George Will: Infrastructure spending won’t transform America

George Will: Infrastructure spending won’t transform America

“MASON CITY. To get there you follow Highway 58, going northeast out of the city, and it is a good highway and new.”— Robert Penn Wa...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Children leaving home leave mother with life’s greatest lessons

Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Children leaving home leave mother with life’s greatest lessons

Born Catholic, Southern and female in the late 1950s, I was taught from an early age the art of selflessness, also known as “You be sweet now, h...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Kathleen Parker: Invasion of the bots

Kathleen Parker: Invasion of the bots

WASHINGTON — If you want to know whether Democrats will take back the House and/or Senate in November, just ask Russia. Or rather, ask the Russi...

February 13th, 2018 |  



John Grindrod: Some final football thoughts and the rarest of tweets

John Grindrod: Some final football thoughts and the rarest of tweets

With the Super Bowl’s afterglow finally waning after the NFL’s final game of a season that saw me watch less football than I have since I ...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Bath trustees: Township must find a better way

Bath trustees: Township must find a better way

As the elected representatives of our Bath Township residents, we have a mandate to insure to the degree possible that our residents receive the basic...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Jerry Zezima: This caveman is a cool guy

Jerry Zezima: This caveman is a cool guy

People who know me and are willing to admit it (which narrows the field considerably) will gladly tell you that I have frequent bouts of brain freeze ...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Kathleen Parker: Governing with the enemy

Kathleen Parker: Governing with the enemy

WASHINGTON — When White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned Wednesday amid allegations that he abused his two ex-wives and a former girlfr...

February 11th, 2018 |  


Gina Barreca: Getting the job done with dignity, respect

Gina Barreca: Getting the job done with dignity, respect

If you’d told one of my grandparents, “What I really want from a job is relevance, flexibility and autonomy,” they wouldn’t ha...

February 11th, 2018 |  


Phil Buell: Greater Lima Region should address housing shortage

Phil Buell: Greater Lima Region should address housing shortage

The Greater Lima Region needs 22,000 additional workers by 2025. Regional economic development groups, employers, schools, colleges, universities, and...

February 10th, 2018 |  


B. Lamont Monford: Police body cameras are a tool, not a weapon

B. Lamont Monford: Police body cameras are a tool, not a weapon

“Be careful what you ask for.”When I heard these words spoken by Lima City Council President John Nixon, in response to the outcry from th...

February 10th, 2018 |