It’s man versus nature at the grocery

It’s man versus nature at the grocery

The worldwide pandemic has changed the way people think and behave. Take me, for instance. I have reverted to the mindset of my hunter-gatherer ancest...

May 9th, 2020 updated: May 9th, 2020. |  


A tribute to some very special people

A tribute to some very special people

A year or so ago, my daughter and son-in-law decided to enroll our then 4-year-old grandson, Carter, in the Miami County Educational Service Center (M...

May 9th, 2020 |  


Fighting for our voice to be heard

Fighting for our voice to be heard

When I go to Columbus, I go to represent my community in Miami and Southern Darke County. We want to do everything we can to protect everyone in our c...

May 8th, 2020 |  



Being concerned is not enough

Being concerned is not enough

Sadly, it has taken a worldwide pandemic to do what should have been done by reasonable people years ago, which is to eliminate the federally and stat...

May 8th, 2020 |  


Small changes can bring big improvements for Ohio elections

Small changes can bring big improvements for Ohio elections

By Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRoseOhio completed its primary election on April 28 in a way that no one ever envisioned, but in a way that was nec...

May 6th, 2020 |  


Jim McGuire: Hooray! It’s May!

Jim McGuire: Hooray! It’s May!

Hooray! Green and glorious May has arrived! The last full month of spring.Spring is nature’s most celebrated transition—a verdant journey ...

May 6th, 2020 |  


A very high calling

A very high calling

Perhaps one of the best known and oft used phrases in society is “actions speak louder than words.” I like to think of it as putting what ...

May 4th, 2020 |  


An ode to trees, and why the community should continue to preserve them

“What a thought that was, when God thought of a tree.” – A quote from a 1906 Piqua Daily Call article, “Public Park for Piqua&...

May 4th, 2020 |  


No through street on South Cedar Street

Editor’s note: This information was received by city of Troy Service and Safety Director Patrick Titterington regarding Cedart Street in Troy: &...

May 3rd, 2020 updated: May 4th, 2020. |  


Supporting Ohio communities

Supporting Ohio communities

We know how hard this crisis is hitting our cities and counties. They need robust, flexible funding to keep serving Ohioans and avoid cutting jobs and...

May 3rd, 2020 |