Proposed Ohio House Bill 338: Helpful or harmful

Proposed Ohio House Bill 338: Helpful or harmful

“Despite the fact that most people with serious mental illnesses are never violent, and 95-97% of gun violence is not caused by a mental illness...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Election letter deadline is Oct. 25

The deadline for any letters to the editor dealing with the November election is Friday, Oct. 25, at 5 p.m. Readers may submit one letter to the edito...

October 11th, 2019 updated: October 17th, 2019. |  


California law has college sports staring at disaster

California law has college sports staring at disaster

California is known for prepping its residents to be earthquake-ready, and it’s been a while since a major one hit the Golden State on the Pacif...

October 10th, 2019 |  



Why so sad?

Why so sad?

Statistics suggest that young people today suffer from mental health disorders like anxiety and depression like never before, and there is no reason t...

October 10th, 2019 |  


Congress can lower out-of-pocket Rx costs for Medicare beneficiaries

Congress can lower out-of-pocket Rx costs for Medicare beneficiaries

As Congress considers proposals to bring down drug costs for seniors, one plan they must consider is capping the out-of-pocket costs for Medicare Part...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

Excerpts from recent editorials:Oct. 1, The San Francisco Chronicle on a new California law allowing college athletes to collect pay:The NCAA should c...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Vote for Carter for Municipal Court judge

To the editor:Gary Carter did not get into this race for Municipal Court Judge on a whim. He entered it with encouragement from attorneys, law enforce...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Two houses, two lives

Two houses, two lives

We give and take advice on a daily basis. Yet seldom do you give advice to someone 200 years in advance. But when James Burns in Ireland wrote to his ...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Encampment shows homeless problem

Encampment shows homeless problem

SIDNEY—Just beyond the Shelby County Courthouse, nestled under the Court Street Bridge, sits an encampment scattered with trash, blankets, backp...

October 8th, 2019 |  


Become a prayer warrior

To the editor:I would like to call everyone to become a prayer warrior. There is no organization or list of who or what to pray for. I borrow the phra...

October 8th, 2019 |