That Shelby County and the immediate area are a bastion of conservative orthodoxy is not in question. It is. One would only have to follow voting patt...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Gloria grateful to write column

Gloria grateful to write column

Writing is something I enjoy. In fact, in many ways after writing for a while, I feel like I’ve come back from a refreshing walk. As a young sch...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Vitale votes ‘No’ on gas tax increase

Vitale votes ‘No’ on gas tax increase

As you may have heard, the state of Ohio is currently working on legislation that would enforce a proposed gas tax increase of anywhere from 10 to 18 ...

March 21st, 2019 |  



A home is more than a place to keep stuff

A home is more than a place to keep stuff

For the better part of the past 18 years, my mother bugged me to get the last remnants of my property out of her house.Last weekend — a little m...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Shelby Soil and Water Conservation District encourages preparedness

Shelby Soil and Water Conservation District encourages preparedness

Shelby Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) would like to encourage all Shelby County residents to become better prepared in the event of an em...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Low sodium diet hard to follow

Low sodium diet hard to follow

Dear Dietitian,My husband was recently in the hospital and diagnosed with congestive heart failure. He has been instructed to follow a 1500 mg sodium ...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Bringing down the cost of college

Bringing down the cost of college

If we want hard work to pay off, we have to get the cost of college under control.When Connie and I went to college, a part-time job was often enough ...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Eight decades deep

Eight decades deep

March is the month of my 80th birthday. I grew up in a hilly and woodsy section of semi-rural Ohio. A neighbor’s car rolled down one of those hi...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Medical marijuana is now available in Ohio

Medical marijuana is now available in Ohio

Signed on June 8, 2016, by former Governor John Kasich, as of January 2019, Ohio’s legalized medical marijuana law is now operational in Ohio. W...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Thanks for successful event

To the editor:This past Saturday, FISH was blessed with a huge amount of food which was collected and delivered by the Boy Scouts from their annual fo...

March 20th, 2019 |