Vote with your wallet, not your heart

To the Editor:I am a 77-year-old senior citizen on a fixed income. We went three or four years out of seven with no increase in Social Security. And y...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Voting yes for library levy good for community

To the Editor: When I moved to West Milton 25 and ½ years ago I had no friends here and didn’t know a soul.The first place I went was the M...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Park clean up deemed success

To the Editor:On Saturday, Sept. 28, the Southview Neighborhood Association held a clean up at Mote Park in Piqua. The activity was a big success due ...

October 21st, 2019 |  



Good to the last bad drop

Good to the last bad drop

September was a very bad month for anyone concerned about the environment and anyone who lives in it. That, you understand, is us.In the first salvo, ...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Time to stop allowing circuses in town

To the Editor: My name is Simone Scribner. I am a student at Van Cleve on team Rocket. I am writing to complain about the circus held at Hobart Arena ...

October 19th, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: Gloria’s great pumpkin recipes

The Amish Cook: Gloria’s great pumpkin recipes

As crispy coolness fills the air with the return of the sweet tang of apples and fresh pumpkins, there is no doubt that summer is fading into fall. At...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Please support Pleasant Hill/Newton Twp. fire levy

Dear Editor,I write this letter in support of the Pleasant Hill – Newton Township Joint Fire District. I have tremendous respect and gratitude f...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Glenn Mollette: We all face our barriers, but yes, nothing’s impossible

Glenn Mollette: We all face our barriers, but yes, nothing’s impossible

A lot of us are faced with the impossible. We may have what seems to be impossible debts, physical illnesses, human relationships and vocational press...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Jim McGuire: October’s call

Jim McGuire: October’s call

Late-October always has the capacity to toll me away from such trivial matters as pending work and scheduled appointments. And I’ll be the first...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Mom’s advice about getting older

Mom’s advice about getting older

By Christina Ryan ClaypoolThe anniversary of losing someone you love can be quite painful. The calendar date, month, or season can bring back the feel...

October 16th, 2019 |