Dogged by gambling habit

Dogged by gambling habit

I have a gambling problem.For years, I’ve had trouble turning down a good wager, particularly if it involved a sporting event. I think after wat...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Editorial roundup

The Columbus Dispatch, May 12Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump May 9:The Fake News is working overtime. Just reported that, despite the tremendous succ...

May 16th, 2018 |  


The lasting impact of teachers

The lasting impact of teachers

Ohio students spend an average of 6.61 hours a day for 180 days per year for 13 years in school. Add to this the additional hours for persons who purs...

May 15th, 2018 |  



Appropriation or appreciation?

Appropriation or appreciation?

Recently, Keziah Ginger Daum, 18, wore a “qipao,” a traditional Chinese dress, to her prom in Utah. Were some offended? Yes. And the nasty...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Lessons from high school are timeless

Lessons from high school are timeless

It’s getting close to graduation time, which brings back some memories of my days at Troy High School back when the boys had long hair, the girl...

May 13th, 2018 |  


CALLING AROUND COVINGTON

CALLING AROUND COVINGTON

It’s Circus Day here in Covington! The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus will be in town, sponsored by the Covington Chamber of Commerce. Ther...

May 13th, 2018 |  


A Teacher in every sense of the word

A Teacher in every sense of the word

The reason I have consistently railed against politicians dictating what we do in education is because my own life experiences have shown me that the ...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Chance’s storyChance is a great boy who was found stray in a neighborhood, is quite friendly, and easy going. He is currently awaiting his famil...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Happy Mother’s Day, Mrs. Beasley

To the Editor: What to get a Mom for Mother’s Day, a lady whom has everything? The only thing I could come up with was to tell as many people as...

May 10th, 2018 |  


A tribute to moms all over the world

A tribute to moms all over the world

For most of my 44 years on this planet, I figured my mom was invincible.This wasn’t necessarily because I was seeing her through the star-crosse...

May 9th, 2018 |