Make your judicial vote count

Make your judicial vote count

By Maureen O’ConnorChief Justice of the Supreme Court of OhioAs the voting patterns were analyzed after the Nov. 6, 2012, general election, one ...

September 19th, 2015 |  


Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

People of all faiths, and Catholics especially, look forward with great joy to Pope Francis’s visit to the United States from Sept. 22 through S...

September 19th, 2015 |  


Let’s keep talking about heroin

Let’s keep talking about heroin

When an individual becomes an addict, they aren’t who they once were. A formerly honest person will lie, cheat, or steal to get their next fix. ...

September 18th, 2015 |  



The Traveling Teacher

The Traveling Teacher

Manners, please!Now that we’re back to school, and I’ve gotten to know my students, I see a disparity in the way manners are displayed. So...

September 17th, 2015 |  


The activist’s dilemma, pt. 2

The activist’s dilemma, pt. 2

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second column in a three-part series exploring poverty, activism, and philanthropy. The views expressed are those of the ...

September 17th, 2015 updated: September 18th, 2015. |  


We can — and should — help refugees

We can — and should — help refugees

Imagine that 58 million Americans were streaming into Canada and Mexico, many with only a small satchel and the clothes on their backs. Picture anothe...

September 17th, 2015 updated: September 17th, 2015. |  


I wrote the book on Troy-Piqua rivalry … literally

I wrote the book on Troy-Piqua rivalry … literally

I’ll never forget the first time I fell in love. It was a night that began much like most other nights for me in high school — with my best fri...

September 17th, 2015 updated: September 18th, 2015. |  


Customer service in city service

Customer service in city service

My name is Gary Koenig. I am running to be elected mayor and 5th Ward City Commissioner for the city of Piqua on Nov. 3. I have started my campaigning...

September 16th, 2015 updated: September 16th, 2015. |  


Kim Davis, marriage licenses and down the road

Kim Davis, marriage licenses and down the road

If you take a job for the government then you should abide by the rules of the job. If you don’t agree with the rules then you should resign. Wh...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Cruizers car show benefits Hospice

To the Editor:On Aug. 22, Cruizer’s Bar and Grill in Russia hosted its Fifth Annual Car Show to benefit Hospice of Miami County. Susan Hemm, mar...

September 15th, 2015 |