A Teacher in every sense of the word

A Teacher in every sense of the word

The reason I have consistently railed against politicians dictating what we do in education is because my own life experiences have shown me that the ...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Chance’s storyChance is a great boy who was found stray in a neighborhood, is quite friendly, and easy going. He is currently awaiting his famil...

May 13th, 2018 |  


New ‘road diet’ a good choice

New ‘road diet’ a good choice

Sometime right after our annual Strawberry Festival, something is going to go on a diet. After years of research and discussion, it has become painful...

May 11th, 2018 |  



A tribute to moms all over the world

A tribute to moms all over the world

For most of my 44 years on this planet, I figured my mom was invincible.This wasn’t necessarily because I was seeing her through the star-crosse...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Cracking down on fentanyl

Cracking down on fentanyl

Unfortunately, we know that illegal, deadly fentanyl is all too common in Ohio – our local law enforcement must deal with it on a nearly daily b...

May 9th, 2018 |  


House Bill 123 not the answer for Ohioans

By Ted SaundersFor nearly a year, the Ohio Consumer Lenders Association (OCLA) worked in good faith with members of the Ohio legislature on a short-te...

May 9th, 2018 |  


‘Namaste’ is here to stay

‘Namaste’ is here to stay

The last time you heard about my friend Chris was when she invited me to her Zumba class. I didn’t know exactly — or at all — what Z...

May 6th, 2018 |  


If you don’t care about your safety, who will?

If you don’t care about your safety, who will?

Slips, trips and falls, overexertions and motor vehicle accidents are responsible for more than 60 percent of disabling workplace injuries. In the wor...

May 4th, 2018 updated: May 6th, 2018. |  


Learning to live a life with purpose

Learning to live a life with purpose

He is probably one of the most controversial individuals that you have never heard of. If you have heard of him, there is no doubt you either love him...

May 4th, 2018 updated: May 4th, 2018. |  


A night you’ll never forget … unless you aren’t there

A night you’ll never forget … unless you aren’t there

Prom is a magical night on which all of a high school student’s hopes and dreams come true. The annual spring rite of passage will create memori...

May 2nd, 2018 |