Flags and more flags

Flags and more flags

At 10 a.m. on Friday, July 10, Steve Beshear, Democratic governor of Kentucky, officially opened a traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall in Lexington. At pr...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Where the presidency is headed

Where the presidency is headed

Before the ins and outs of the 2016 presidential contest become a preoccupation for many of us, it seems a good time to step back and look at the offi...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Kasich has tailor-made résumé for GOP

People from outside the Buckeye state ask the same question: Does Ohio Gov. John Kasich really have the name recognition nationally to win the preside...

July 22nd, 2015 |  



Writer disagrees with Obama

To the Editor:We have a president who hates America. I think most people have him figured out by now.The military are not to be armed — the poli...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


It takes a team to help a person suffering from addiction

It takes a team to help a person suffering from addiction

Over the past year local leaders have been meeting to discuss our areas drug problem under the leadership of the Darke County Chamber of Commerce. As ...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Weeds of yesteryear are the treasures of tomorrow

Weeds of yesteryear are the treasures of tomorrow

Days like this, said Doc, a guy has to get out and get his yard work done early, before it gets too hot.“So when does it get too hot, Doc?”...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Reader troubled by columnist’s reasonings

To the editor:I found Ms. (Marla) Boone’s July 20 editorial on reading humorous, but troubling. Why the criticism of Ayn Rand, whom Boone admits...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Too much time on Trump

Too much time on Trump

As Donald Trump surges in a recent poll (albeit one with a small sample size) many are wondering whether Trump’s views on immigration represent ...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Screams of joy

Screams of joy

I am 21 years old. I am just old enough to have grown up in a time where playing outside was really the only form of entertainment we had, plus my mot...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Remembering Operation Babylift

Remembering Operation Babylift

Hindsight is always great, and those who engage in this pastime, especially in war, need to be called to task for the stones they throw at any and all...

July 21st, 2015 |