Savoring late summer

Savoring late summer

August’s final days showcase a season in the midst of change. Just take a moment to look around around any nearby meadow, prairie, or rural fenc...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


August moves along

August moves along

The great celestial clock is forever ticking—days and weeks spending themselves, one after another, in steady unspooling.“Devouring time,&...

August 9th, 2019 |  


Summer moves along

Summer moves along

On a recent morning, I sat on a makeshift bench a short distance from a familiar roadside pullout. The spot is located not too far from the little vil...

July 26th, 2019 |  



Bath hardware makes a stylish splash

(AP) — Step in the bathroom, turn on the tap. Step in the shower, turn on the faucet.Just mundane parts of the daily routine, right? Yet for bat...

May 3rd, 2019 |  


Simple strategies for larger tomato harvest

Simple strategies for larger tomato harvest

By Melinda MyersFor Miami Valley TodayNothing is more frustrating than investing time, money and energy in planting and growing tomatoes only to watch...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Container gardens for every occasion

Container gardens for every occasion

By Melinda MyersFor Miami Valley Sunday NewsMake every occasion special by designing and growing containers for summer holidays, weddings, anniversary...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Safety tips to prevent falls this autumn

Safety tips to prevent falls this autumn

By Michelle FranciscoThe autumn season is finally here but as the temperatures start to cool and the leaves begin to sweep the ground, it’s impo...

October 13th, 2018 |  


Public meetings set for county’s mitigation plan

Staff ReportTROY — A public informational meeting to review the updated Miami County Hazard Mitigation Plan is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, May...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 22nd, 2017. |  


Birth plan can lay foundation for mom’s desires

Birth plan can lay foundation for mom’s desires

By Neil Salas, MDContributing columnistWomen play an active role in their health care decisions more than ever before and the birth of their child is ...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Most women will develop uterine fibroids during lifetime

By Neil Salas, MDContributing columnistUterine fibroids may affect up to 80 percent of women by the time they turn 50 years of age. Some of the sympto...

September 8th, 2016 |