Jim McGuire: My hearth axe

Jim McGuire: My hearth axe

I keep three tools on the hearth beside the woodstove. Along with the usual poker and ash shovel, there’s a short-handled hewing axe. I use it t...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Jim Krumel: Three men, three thoughts on gun control

Jim Krumel: Three men, three thoughts on gun control

They came.They talked.And they disagreed.That pretty much sums up the conversation about gun control that took place during the annual Associated Pres...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Feb. 22 is Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day

To the Editor:February is American Heart Month — a time to bring greater awareness to heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United St...

February 17th, 2020 |  



Trump causes unhappiness, stress

To the Editor: I’m dumbfounded to understand how anyone can support Trump.All I see is a very disgusting man:1) He’s ignorant and crass an...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Who could ask for more when you’re 64?

Who could ask for more when you’re 64?

Back in 1967, when I was 11 years old, I never thought I’d be part of a Beatles song.But it’s true. Here I am all those years later, livin...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Save Troy’s schools and taxpayer money

To the Editor:The cost of the school bond levy issue on the March 17 ballot will be $248 per year or $20 a month per $100,000 home for 37 years. Six e...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Lori Borgman: When appliances are all washed up

Lori Borgman: When appliances are all washed up

We need a new washing machine, but one does not simply dash out and buy a new machine these days, one first does research.I know this because I tried ...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Patrick D. Kennedy: Heritage preserved at Johnston Farm

Patrick D. Kennedy: Heritage preserved at Johnston Farm

We are fortunate in our county to have a great heritage. We have events and people of historic significance that are part of our county history. Along...

February 13th, 2020 |  


Continue the legacy of excellence with schools

To the Editor:Our children have been very blessed to graduate from an excellent Troy City Schools system. It has set them up to be successful at the c...

February 13th, 2020 |  


Princess ball has overwhelming response

To the Editor:On Feb. 8, Fields of Grace Worship Center hosted their Sixth annual Princess Ball.The attendance was unbelievable and due to this next y...

February 13th, 2020 |