Not all traditions are good

Not all traditions are good

Autumn brings us many enjoyable, time-honored traditions such as Friday night high school football games, colorful mums adorning people’s porche...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Painting some family time

To the Editor:In the fast paced world of 2019 it is easy to get wrapped up in all that the world has to offer. We want to give our kids the world, don...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Greenland a good real estate deal

Greenland a good real estate deal

President Trump made a bunch of people mad a few weeks ago (so what else is new?) when he said the United States might want to buy Greenland.You know,...

September 17th, 2019 |  



Helpful people may have saved brother

To the Editor:My name is Harry Selsor. I grew up in Shelby and Miami counties, graduated from Houston in 1971. Parents were from Piqua.My brother, a l...

September 17th, 2019 |  


Testing in Ohio schools: At what cost?

Testing in Ohio schools: At what cost?

Butterflies in stomach. Heart pounding. Fear of failing. Do you remember how you reacted to taking tests? Fast-forward to state standardized testing.&...

September 16th, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: Chalupas add a Tex-Mex twist

The Amish Cook: Chalupas add a Tex-Mex twist

Last week we talked about the little fishing trip we had for Daniel’s birthday. Now this week, I’ll fill in a bit about his birthday suppe...

September 10th, 2019 |  


New circle, old problems

New circle, old problems

In 1962 The Kingston Trio asked, “But did he ever return? No, he never returned. And his fate is still unlearned. He may ride forever ‘nea...

September 9th, 2019 |  


It Happened Years Ago: Troy’s first Chief of Police

It Happened Years Ago: Troy’s first Chief of Police

Today’s world is pretty mobile, especially here in North America. For example, what use to take weeks to arrive at a destination can now take me...

September 7th, 2019 |  


Who doesn’t go to the dollar store?

Who doesn’t go to the dollar store?

What does the typical dollar store shopper look like? It’s difficult to define that demographic, because all kind of folks frequent them. In the...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Website publishes facts that support position

To the Editor:This is a reply to George Riegle and his Letter to the Editor on Aug. 30.You are correct. The House Bill I meant to refer to was HB178, ...

September 5th, 2019 |