Community supports vets

To the editor:Members of the Sidney American Legion - Post 217 would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to our community for donating monies during o...

December 16th, 2015 |  


Working until the grave

Working until the grave

“My plan is just to work until I die.” That’s how my mom sums up her retirement prospects.She’s worked more than 40 hours a we...

December 16th, 2015 updated: December 16th, 2015. |  


Twins go through combat, life together

Twins go through combat, life together

Many of us are familiar with the Scott and Mark Kelly study that is now going on to determine the impact of a year in space versus the year on earth o...

December 16th, 2015 |  



First archery tournament a success

First archery tournament a success

Well, the first archery tournament to raise money to buy warm clothes for some of the local kids is now in the history books, and it would have to be ...

December 15th, 2015 |  


The gun control law that would solve everything

The gun control law that would solve everything

What? You mean there’s one law that would solve these problems? Yes, and it has already been written. Before that, however, let me look at a few...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Replace elections board

To the editor:“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “to talk of many things: Of shoes — of ships — and sealing wax ̵...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Grandma praises young letter writers

To the editor:Josiah and Jeffrey Nickels, bless both of your young hearts! You both touched my heart in two different ways and definitely brought tear...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Writer criticizes court decision

To the editor:In response to articles about Judge James Stevenson’s and Prosecutor Tim Sell’s supposed opposition to drug abuse, I am urgi...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Grandmother not a cash cow

Dear Grandparenting: This grandparent is a last minute shopper. I always struggle with what to get my three grandchildren. One is a boy, 6. My grandda...

December 14th, 2015 |  


The responsibility of citizenship

The responsibility of citizenship

Even the casual student of ancient history knows the story of Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus, perhaps best known simply as Cincinnatus (for those who ar...

December 13th, 2015 |