The endless days of summer … have ended

The endless days of summer … have ended

The very notion of an “Endless Summer” — long days filled with barbecues, swimming pools and little league baseball games — ha...

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  


Back-to-school sales tax holiday helpful

Back-to-school sales tax holiday helpful

By State Senator Bill BeagleGuest columnistIn our household the back-to-school season brings with it many emotions, excitement, stress, busyness, exha...

July 29th, 2015 |  


The Amish Cook

The Amish Cook

I wanted to step in this week to give Gloria a “summer break” and, more important, to thank readers for welcoming Gloria into your homes a...

July 29th, 2015 |  


The Amish Cook

The Amish Cook

I wanted to step in this week to give Gloria a “summer break” and, more important, to thank readers for welcoming Gloria into your homes a...

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  


Keeping up with the presidential hopefuls

I don’t know about you, but I’m having a hard time keeping up with all the presidential candidates. Your odds these days are about the sam...

July 27th, 2015 |  


The political system is brokekn

The political system is brokekn

​The political system is brokenAs I write this, Ohio’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Richard Ross, is under fire from some sta...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Out-stubborning the cat (a.k.a. cat motherhood)

Out-stubborning the cat (a.k.a. cat motherhood)

Cat parenthood really isn’t that different from being a regular parent.For one, cats are not afraid to be vocal the same way infants are if they...

July 24th, 2015 |  


21st Century Cures Act empowers doctors

21st Century Cures Act empowers doctors

America has made amazing strides in medical research and innovation in the past 15 years. Scientists have completed mapping the sequence of the entire...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


Ohio National Guard considering security measure

Ohio National Guard considering security measure

PIQUA —Recruiters for the Ohio National Guard may get the opportunity to carry firearms, particularly those in “store front” office ...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


Getting help shouldn’t be a challenge

Getting help shouldn’t be a challenge

Being around J.P. was a constant challenge.Which, I have no doubts he would take as the ultimate compliment.I met J.P. 20 years ago when I was the spo...

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |