Twelve days of mayhem

Twelve days of mayhem

Whoever said ‘tis better to give than to receive was more spot-on than she suspected. While the sentiment is pleasant enough, it might be time t...

December 20th, 2015 |  


Secret Santa’s wishes being granted

To the Editor:An unknown male dropped off five Christmas cards Thursday at the (Miami County) Sheriff’s Office.Each card contained a $20 bill. T...

December 20th, 2015 |  


Donahue show broke the mold

Donahue show broke the mold

On Dec. 21, a person who got their start right here in the Miami Valley turns 80. This individual was seen as the father of his craft; a man who liter...

December 20th, 2015 |  



Christmas a little different for Amish

Christmas a little different for Amish

Editor’s Note: This column is a great example of how Amish Christmas celebrations vary from community to community. In the most conservative Swa...

December 19th, 2015 |  


The quest for ‘The Perfect Tree’ is real

The quest for ‘The Perfect Tree’ is real

With Christmas less than a week away, the spirit of the holidays finally feels some what real.My son has caught the Christmas spirit singing “Fe...

December 18th, 2015 |  


Editorial roundup

The (Lorain) Morning Journal, Dec. 10While presidents and Congresses for many years have refused to deal with entitlement reform, states have no choic...

December 18th, 2015 |  


The value of a ‘bad’ gift

By Mohisha Vasa, M.D.Who hasn’t received that gif t… the vacuum cleaner, ugly sweater, or pack of batteries? None of us has escaped the ex...

December 18th, 2015 |  


Editorial roundup

Akron Beacon Journal, Dec. 11…On Dec. 9, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved an overhaul of No Child Left Behind, echoing the House and send...

December 17th, 2015 |  


Please know that others notice what you’re doing

Please know that others notice what you’re doing

By Justin CobyContributing columnistRecently, I made a trip to Columbus to attend a ceremony organized by a dear friend. I, as many do, know I didn...

December 17th, 2015 |  


May the force be with us all

May the force be with us all

A long time ago, in a movie theater just down the street, a young boy’s life was forever changed …OK, it was only changed for about 15 yea...

December 16th, 2015 |