Another county fair in the books

Another county fair in the books

Well, for my family, it’s another county fair in the books.This morning my 11 year-old son sold his market lamb in front of dozens of generous f...

August 20th, 2015 |  


Music Warehouse ‘electrified crowds’

To the Editor:Unless Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir have performed in Piqua, there has likely never been such a tal...

August 20th, 2015 updated: August 20th, 2015. |  


Rock Piqua! needs changes

To the Editor:(Rock Piqua!) — wrong night and location? Thursday or Friday (preferably) would be better suited for the performances. Most area t...

August 20th, 2015 |  



Taking the road less traveled

Taking the road less traveled

This may be the last column I write.I know more people will say it’s about time than say it’s a shame. Most will probably just say “...

August 20th, 2015 |  


Knowing before thinking

Knowing before thinking

It’s a blessing when you acknowledge your intuition’s existence, but what good is it if you don’t listen to it? In my case, it would...

August 15th, 2015 |  


I won the housing lottery

I won the housing lottery

I grew up in an affluent corner of Loudoun County, Virginia, where the median household income is nearly $120,000. In September, I’ll be a junio...

August 14th, 2015 updated: August 21st, 2015. |  


Carolyn StevensContributing Columnist

Carolyn StevensContributing Columnist

Recently, I’ve noticed ads about fried bologna sandwiches, $4 and up. My mother would have been shocked! You see, Mother would never admit to ev...

August 14th, 2015 |  


Editorial roundup

• The Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle, Aug. 1While the enduring debate over abortion — and the right of a woman to have one —...

August 14th, 2015 |  


The ride of my life

The ride of my life

I distinctly remember times during my childhood in which I felt extremely sorry for my parents. Actually, given the fact they had to deal with me, I f...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Wind energy needs zoning

Wind energy needs zoning

Over the past few years we have seen tremendous growth in the efficiency, effectiveness, and use of wind power. In our report Zoned Out, we analyzed d...

August 13th, 2015 |