John M. Crisp: A quiet day at the ballpark, 65 years ago

John M. Crisp: A quiet day at the ballpark, 65 years ago

Before we put baseball to bed for the winter, let’s consider this only slightly facetious question: Do we cheer too much at baseball games?As a ...

November 15th, 2017 updated: November 15th, 2017. |  


John Grindrod: The cost of prize and the joys of a retro concert

John Grindrod: The cost of prize and the joys of a retro concert

When it comes to traveling for leisure, my timing, at least for trips of a week or so, always is so very different from what it is for a weekender. Wh...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Joe Blundo: Man reassures middle schoolers they’ll be OK

Joe Blundo: Man reassures middle schoolers they’ll be OK

Robert Post had a big brother who helped him navigate the miseries of middle school.And now he’s acting as a kind of big brother himself.In R...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Jim Krumel: Elida veteran sends a salute to parents

Jim Krumel: Elida veteran sends a salute to parents

Terry White begins most days with a cup of coffee in his hands.The retired major in the U.S. Air Force has sipped his morning joe in 35 different coun...

November 13th, 2017 updated: November 13th, 2017. |  


Dan K. Thomasson: NCAA money machine keeps humming along

Dan K. Thomasson: NCAA money machine keeps humming along

WASHINGTON — With America’s elite college football teams closing in on the playoffs to determine a national champion and a new race to bas...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Michael Reagan: Fake News from Virginia

Michael Reagan: Fake News from Virginia

Will someone please throw an ocean of ice water on the Nancy Pelosi-Chuck Schumer-mainstream media axis of evil?Their ecstasy over the results in Virg...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: The Left: Guns bad, killing babies OK

Thomas Lucente: The Left: Guns bad, killing babies OK

Another mass shooting, another round of hysterical nonsense from cowardly leftists wanting to deprive Americans of a fundamental and natural God-given...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Susan Stamper Brown: Sad day in America when a traitor is freed

Susan Stamper Brown: Sad day in America when a traitor is freed

“I am a soldier. I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight.” — Gen. George S. Patton.Americans are outraged over the Bowe Ber...

November 11th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Why the world needs silly news stories

David Trinko: Why the world needs silly news stories

It’s OK to laugh at the news.Every story has a different purpose. Some inform you about what your government is doing. Some warn you about possi...

November 11th, 2017 |  


Cheryl Parson: See a mechanic before you hit the road

Cheryl Parson: See a mechanic before you hit the road

In the memorable scene from the movie “National Lampoon’s Vacation,” Clark Griswold ran off the end of a road in the middle of nowhe...

November 11th, 2017 |