Retired library director responds to column

To the Editor:I am James Miley, retired director of the Troy Miami County Public Library from 1983-2008. I am writing in reference to a column by Patr...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Combatting the influx of fentanyl

Combatting the influx of fentanyl

Fentanyl, a synthetic form of heroin, has become the number one killer in Ohio’s opioid epidemic. Overdoses have overtaken car accidents and oth...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Why they still come

Why they still come

What goes around comes around. This familiar phrase explains why Central American families and children are coming up to our back door, seeking asylum...

July 13th, 2018 |  



Myrtle Beach: Paradise to Ohioans

Myrtle Beach: Paradise to Ohioans

Pack the car. Grab your AAA trip-tic travel planner (or program the GPS). Buckle up the kids and grandma. Or catch a flight to sun-drenched delight. D...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Why didn’t WACO continue?

To the Editor:As I was flipping through the pages of the Miami County 2018 Community Guide, I came to the pages of the WACO program. Why didn’t ...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Library a landmark worth preserving

The Troy-Miami County Public Library is a modern masterpiece that has been recognized for its design nationally as well as within the state of Ohio. T...

July 11th, 2018 |  


A birthday gift: being less embarrassing

A birthday gift: being less embarrassing

So we were engaged in the Great American Family pastime of watching pro wrestling the other night when one of my favorite current wrestlers, “Gl...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Ohio fairs offer fair deal

Ohio fairs offer fair deal

We’re blessed in Ohio. Be it our natural resources, our climate, our places or our people - we are lucky to live where we do. This summer and fa...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Stopping youth suicide takes a team

Stopping youth suicide takes a team

“Suicide is the second leading cause of death among school age youth. However, suicide is preventable. Youth who are contemplating suicide frequ...

July 8th, 2018 |  


Three cheers for the red, white and boom!

Three cheers for the red, white and boom!

You have to say this about the grand finale at the Troy fireworks on July 4: it really was, well, grand.At the end of the fireworks Wednesday, I was s...

July 8th, 2018 |