Looking back, taking on the new

Looking back, taking on the new

A little over a month ago, I was standing at the podium presiding over Senate session as president of that body. Now, I am sitting in my predecessor&#...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Grandparent bemoans grandkids lack of handwriting skills

Dear Grandparenting: Jan. 23 is the birthday of John Hancock, the guy with the massively elegant signature at the bottom of America’s Declaratio...

February 19th, 2017 |  


To our readers

Opinions expressed in items on this page labeled “Their View” and “Your View” and other columns throughout the newspaper submi...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Helping Habitat for Humanity help more Ohioans

Helping Habitat for Humanity help more Ohioans

I’m a strong supporter of the work that Habitat for Humanity and their 55 affiliates do across Ohio. Habitat provides about 5,000 homeownership ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


The Ohio National Guard’s ties to Presidents’ Day

The Ohio National Guard’s ties to Presidents’ Day

Each year on the third Monday of February, we celebrate George Washington’s Birthday. One of the 11 permanent holidays established by Congress, ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


President Trump, keep us out of Syria

President Trump, keep us out of Syria

President Trump must not authorize troops on the ground in Syria. Once our troops are moved to a country, they never leave. Iraq and Afghanistan are c...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 17th, 2017. |  


The Amish Cook: Family sings grandfather through dying moments

The Amish Cook: Family sings grandfather through dying moments

February brings special memories of Grandpa. A year ago we were savoring our final moments with Dawdy (Grandpa), knowing that his days were rapidly wi...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Nominate a volunteer senior citizens to be honored

To the editor:Since I became the the director of the Shelby County Historical Society people from all over the state of Ohio continue to ask me, ̶...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Sidney Salvation Army responds to letters about organization

To the editor:This letter is being written as follow-up to recent letters to the editor from Mr. Bob Baird and Mayor Mike Barhorst. Those letters spec...

February 15th, 2017 |  


You Lost Your Purse? Where?

You Lost Your Purse? Where?

When I realized I had lost my purse, what was I to do?First, I searched my house, high and low. I did this three times. Next step was my vehicle. Thir...

February 15th, 2017 |