Celebrating this season of giving

Celebrating this season of giving

As another year comes to a close, and many of us gather with loved ones to celebrate holidays important to our faiths and filled with traditions dear ...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Extra enforcement on roadways

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Sheriff’s Office will be deploying additional deputies for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s hol...

December 21st, 2015 |  


Twelve days of mayhem

Twelve days of mayhem

Whoever said ‘tis better to give than to receive was more spot-on than she suspected. While the sentiment is pleasant enough, it might be time t...

December 20th, 2015 |  



Secret Santa’s wishes being granted

To the Editor:An unknown male dropped off five Christmas cards Thursday at the (Miami County) Sheriff’s Office.Each card contained a $20 bill. T...

December 20th, 2015 |  


Donahue show broke the mold

Donahue show broke the mold

On Dec. 21, a person who got their start right here in the Miami Valley turns 80. This individual was seen as the father of his craft; a man who liter...

December 20th, 2015 |  


Christmas a little different for Amish

Christmas a little different for Amish

Editor’s Note: This column is a great example of how Amish Christmas celebrations vary from community to community. In the most conservative Swa...

December 19th, 2015 |  


No traveling light for this family

No traveling light for this family

This will be my last column before Christmas so I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! May you al...

December 18th, 2015 |  


No traveling light for this family

No traveling light for this family

This will be my last column before Christmas so I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! May you al...

December 18th, 2015 |  


The value of a ‘bad’ gift

By Mohisha Vasa, M.D.Who hasn’t received that gif t… the vacuum cleaner, ugly sweater, or pack of batteries? None of us has escaped the ex...

December 18th, 2015 |  


The Traveling Teacher

The Traveling Teacher

In 2014, over 94 million people traveled during the holiday season. 9 in 10 travelers drive to their destinations, and the roads are never busier than...

December 17th, 2015 |