Jim McGuire: Signs and seasons

Jim McGuire: Signs and seasons

February has long been viewed as winter’s midpoint. “We’ve crossed the hump,” an old uncle of mine liked to say—usually ...

February 6th, 2020 |  


The love story lie

The love story lie

It’s hard to believe it’s been 50 years since the classic movie, “Love Story” first hit the silver screen in 1970. If you̵...

February 5th, 2020 |  


Dire need for new schools in Troy

To the Editor:This letter is to show support for the upcoming levy to build new schools for Troy City Schools. As a member of the community, parent, a...

February 5th, 2020 |  



Larry Hamilton: It’s time to understand before becoming understood

Larry Hamilton: It’s time to understand before becoming understood

How ironic is it that nearly three decades ago I began a commentary that referenced a mindset of some local residents which suggested a need to priori...

February 5th, 2020 |  


Commit to what is right

To the Editor:The following are but some of the traits and characteristics of a narcissistic personality:One who promotes the greatness of self for al...

February 3rd, 2020 |  


New schools would mean better security

To the Editor:Troy, Ohio is one of the best family oriented communities we have ever lived in. Our city does an excellent job of always making sure th...

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


It’s our turn Troy

To the Editor:On March 17, the Troy schools’ community will have an opportunity to make a long-lasting positive difference in our schools and co...

February 3rd, 2020 |  


Retired teacher, counselor asks for support

To the Editor:Having served as a teacher and elementary counselor in Troy schools for 36 years, I have a deep affection for our community. It has been...

February 2nd, 2020 |  


Choose Troy schools in March

To the Editor:In 2001, I began my teaching career, and I chose Troy. Since then I have taught, coached, and advised thousands of Trojans at Troy High ...

February 2nd, 2020 updated: February 4th, 2020. |  


Mysteries of the universe — like oysters

Mysteries of the universe — like oysters

There’s a president being impeached. A pandemic getting started in China. Earthquakes shaking up the Caribbean.When momentous events like this h...

February 2nd, 2020 |