Help needed for remembrance event

PIQUA — In a coordinated effort, the American Legion Post 184 and Veterans of Foreign War Post 4874 are hosting a “Vietnam and Desert Stor...

January 27th, 2016 |  


When you get down to it, the kids are alright

When you get down to it, the kids are alright

You want to know what is the problem with kids today?As near as I can tell, it’s adults who say things like, “You know what is the problem...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Gearing up for the big fight

By Traci BrucknerContributing ColumnistCrop insurance is an important and necessary component of an effective farm safety net. However, it is a very c...

January 24th, 2016 |  



Stars must eventually fall — even old rockers

Stars must eventually fall — even old rockers

All the stars in the sky — even old rock stars — eventually fall from the heavens.That seems to be going on a lot lately. First it was Dav...

January 24th, 2016 |  


School choice matters for Ohio’s families

School choice matters for Ohio’s families

When it comes to K-12 education, America’s parents want more choices.In fact, almost two thirds of parents — 64 percent — say they w...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Teamwork and hot chocolate

Teamwork and hot chocolate

Hello, Friends,My fingers were stiff with the chilly January weather as I pinned the last pair of homemade pants onto the washline before hurrying bac...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Some Boomers face retirement challenges

Some Boomers face retirement challenges

It’s difficult to believe that TV host Pat Sajak, and actresses Suzanne Somers and Diane Keaton will celebrate their 70th birthdays in 2016. The...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Thanks for doing your job so well

To the Editor:Did I mention that I have been told that I am profoundly deaf? It’s 6 a.m. and my smoke/CO detector in my bedroom is relentlessly ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Success is more than a medal

Success is more than a medal

Last fall I volunteered to coach a First LEGO League robotics team through Troy’s very own WACO Historical Society’s learning center.Throu...

January 22nd, 2016 updated: January 22nd, 2016. |  


I don’t need someone else to tell me how great Troy is

I don’t need someone else to tell me how great Troy is

In one of my favorite “Brady Bunch” episodes (Season 2, Episode 21, “The Winner”), Bobby Brady — the youngest of the mal...

January 20th, 2016 |