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. |  


Candidates have some moments that are not too Swift

The writer Jonathan Swift died 270 years ago this fall and thus is not around to comment on the 2016 election. More’s the pity.That’s beca...

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


Editorial roundup

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, Nov. 6Last Tuesday’s rebuke ...

November 12th, 2015 updated: November 12th, 2015. |  


A local veteran remembers

A local veteran remembers

Now that veterans are finally getting some of the respect they deserve, there are some “wannabes” out there, according to Korean War comba...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Seasoned deer for deer season

Seasoned deer for deer season

EDITOR’S NOTE: In my travels to Amish settlements from Maine to Montana over the past 25 years, I have seen varying views about hunting. As paci...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Ranch owner needs help to get home

Ranch owner needs help to get home

I was invited recently to join Bob Milford, manager of the prestigious Diamond W Ranch, on a drive-around tour of the place. It’s a huge, privat...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Court rules private college’s police dept. is public agency

Court rules private college’s police dept. is public agency

In 1963 the Ohio Legislature enacted the first version of Ohio’s Public Records Act. The simple philosophy behind the act was that public record...

November 10th, 2015 |