The Traveling Teacher

The Traveling Teacher

I long for the days of the past when planning a theme park trip did not involve preparations equal to that of a small international summit. These days...

October 16th, 2015 |  


Bridge levy good for all

To The Editor:I have been a farmer in Miami County for over 40 years. During that time I have seen a great many changes, both to the landscape of Miam...

October 16th, 2015 |  


Editorial: State Issue 1 a good solution to redistricting overreaches

Every 10 years, the fight begins on how Ohio’s legislative districts will be chopped up to benefit the party in power.If your party didn’t...

October 16th, 2015 |  



Vote YES on bridge levy

To the Editor:As a Bethel Township Trustee and current president of the Miami County Trustees Association, I am certainly aware of the need to keep th...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Cox replies to statements

To the Editor:I was disappointed in the statements made by Chris Anderson regarding his assessment as to the state of affairs of my office.Anderson...

October 15th, 2015 updated: October 15th, 2015. |  


When will the carnage end?

When will the carnage end?

I’ve written at least 75 columns on gun control over the years. It might have been as many as 100.Every time some demented loser would haul a gu...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Bridge levy important to infrastructure

To the Editor:I am writing to urge voters to support the Miami County 0.45-mill renewal bridge levy. Having been the Miami County Engineer for 32 year...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Vote to renew bridge levy

To the Editor:I am writing to endorse Miami County’s 0.45-mill renewal bridge levy. As a construction business manager and a lifelong resident o...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Step up, renew library levy

To the Editor:A community like Piqua shines when it has great amenities. Schools, parks and library are among the most important assets when it comes ...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Good news for kids, farmers, small towns

Good news for kids, farmers, small towns

By John CrabtreeContributing columnistBy John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Center for Rural AffairsSenator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Thad Cochran ...

October 12th, 2015 |