Looking at the bigger picture of race relations

Looking at the bigger picture of race relations

Earlier this year, I had the unique opportunity to travel to Columbia, Mo. Located in the middle of the state, it is was a quaint town that just happe...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Case grows for use of police body cameras

Citizen complaints against Cleveland police officers fell by 40 percent after the city spent $2.4 million to buy 1,500 body cameras for every front-li...

November 14th, 2015 |  


Cold War survived even after eating the snow

Cold War survived even after eating the snow

Some of my old friends – and I do mean old – and I got to talking about the Cold War the other day.This discussion was prompted by the Tom...

November 14th, 2015 |  



Smoking out for someone you love

Smoking out for someone you love

The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout is held every year on the third Thursday in November. Forty-two million Americans smoke cigarettes...

November 14th, 2015 |  


WorkFORCE helps lineman get back on job

WorkFORCE helps lineman get back on job

TROY — After Dan Cline, an electric lineman for the city of Piqua, injured both of his shoulders in a fall, he was eager to get back to work.Cli...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Women-owned businesses flourish

Women-owned businesses are gaining economic impact and clout.A National Women’s Business Council analysis of U.S. Census data from the 2012 Surv...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Honoring those who have served

Honoring those who have served

Every year, Veterans Day gives us a chance to pause and honor the sacrifices, courage, and patriotism of the men and women who have worn a military un...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Seasoned deer for deer season

Seasoned deer for deer season

EDITOR’S NOTE: In my travels to Amish settlements from Maine to Montana over the past 25 years, I have seen varying views about hunting. As paci...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Ground Hog (Hunting) Day

Ground Hog (Hunting) Day

Last Friday, I left the safety and sanctity of my little room to look for Steve. You will understand in a moment why I refer to a 10-foot-by-17-foot r...

November 8th, 2015 |  


Edison to hold RN to BSN fair

PIQUA — Edison State Community College is hosting a Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Information Fair on Friday, No...

November 8th, 2015 |