Melissa Martin column: Ohio’s suicide rate alarming

Melissa Martin column: Ohio’s suicide rate alarming

Suicide is tragic and traumatizing. But, prevention, intervention, and postvention need to be consistently discussed in homes, schools, and communitie...

June 20th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

June 11, The Wall Street Journal on Democratic state Attorneys General suing to block T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint:Ten Democratic state Attorne...

June 19th, 2019 |  


When science and life don’t mesh

When science and life don’t mesh

This article is going to betray my age, and it will probably betray yours, too. If you are in your 60s or older, the story that follows may elicit a s...

June 19th, 2019 |  



Alpo and Iams and deers, oh my!

Alpo and Iams and deers, oh my!

Dogs. I love ‘em. Most dogs love me. Two notable exceptions are Baron, a very large, very disgruntled German shepherd who bit me every time he s...

June 18th, 2019 |  


Sometimes heaven comes in small doses

Sometimes heaven comes in small doses

Steve looked out from the turret of his cabin and watched the sun set behind the mountain. Branding is over for the spring, and he was able to get awa...

June 18th, 2019 |  


Combating illegal fentanyl trafficking

Combating illegal fentanyl trafficking

Fentanyl is responsible for too many deaths in our state and too much of it continues to be trafficked into our neighborhoods from China and Mexico.Oh...

June 18th, 2019 |  


The role chores play in lifelong success

The role chores play in lifelong success

Dear Grandparenting: My four grandchildren are taking over my old house and that’s fine and dandy. The grandkids make this house feel like a hom...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Get up, stand up

Get up, stand up

Often times, I think of the scenario of how Jesus, the Son of God, came down from His throne to walk with us as a man. To face temptation as we do. To...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Opportunities to make a difference

Opportunities to make a difference

Since the recent devastating tornadoes in southwestern Ohio, I have read volumes about the ways in which individuals and groups have rushed to give a ...

June 17th, 2019 |  


To our readers

Opinions expressed in items on this page labeled “Their View” and “Your View” and other columns throughout the newspaper submi...

June 17th, 2019 |