Why we hunt — a ‘rational’ explanation

Why we hunt — a ‘rational’ explanation

In our part of the country, fall means deer hunting. Many of us will dress up like a pile of leaves, go out into very cold weather, and sit still unti...

November 17th, 2015 |  


Support for program appreciated

To the editor:Over the past six years, we have had the privilege and honor to sponsor Stockings for Soldiers. Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home and Gover Ha...

November 17th, 2015 |  


Sidney, Shelby County and the spirit of giving

Sidney, Shelby County and the spirit of giving

Nobel Prize recipient Nelson Mandela spent 27 years of his life in prison. He had every reason to be bitter, and yet, wasn’t. “What counts...

November 17th, 2015 |  



Case grows for use of police body cameras

Citizen complaints against Cleveland police officers fell by 40 percent after the city spent $2.4 million to buy 1,500 body cameras for every front-li...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Grandparents help with stress

Grandparents help with stress

Dear Grandparenting: My daughter, Torrey, and my three grandkids are just getting by. The stress in her voice is as plain as day over the phone. It so...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Smoking out for someone you love

Smoking out for someone you love

The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout is held every year on the third Thursday in November. Forty-two million Americans smoke cigarettes...

November 15th, 2015 updated: November 15th, 2015. |  


Vets go from war to welfare

When American soldiers return home from war with disabilities, they often suffer twice — first from their combat injuries, next from the humilia...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Bravo! OAS has awakened!

At long last, after a decade of timid leadership that condemned it to near irrelevance, the 34-country Organization of American States came back to li...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Ethanol: The common sense approach

To the Editor:Each day we are flooded with advertisements and messages. It’s easy to not know who to trust or what information to believe. But s...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Making dough for a Special Wish

Making dough for a Special Wish

It really does take a community. The change after paying for a meal at the Dayton-area Panera locations really added up. Each café collected all ...

November 13th, 2015 updated: November 13th, 2015. |