No one who works full time should live in poverty

No one who works full time should live in poverty

Last week, workers in Ohio and across the country participated in a National Day of Action, demanding a living wage for the millions of Americans who ...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Thanksgiving gratitude

Cheery Thanksgiving greetings to all!Thanksgiving is a special season to give thanks, an excellent motivator to get our minds geared into a positive d...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Give thanks for rural health

Thursday, Nov. 19, is National Rural Health Day. On the Thursday before Thanksgiving each year, rural Americans give thanks for our health and the doc...

November 18th, 2015 |  



School attendance sets pattern for rest of life

School attendance sets pattern for rest of life

Have you ever thought about perfect attendance? I recall one of my good friends having perfect attendance all through school. I knew he came to school...

November 18th, 2015 updated: November 19th, 2015. |  


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. |