David Trinko: Dad doesn’t really hate your boyfriend

David Trinko: Dad doesn’t really hate your boyfriend

The rule in our house is you can’t have a boyfriend until you’re 16 years old.It worked wonderfully for, oh, about 16 years, until my olde...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Legal-Ease: Passing farm machinery on the road

Legal-Ease: Passing farm machinery on the road

Agricultural professionals expect that up to 75 percent of our region’s crops could be planted within seven days after the first day of suitable...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Dr. Marilyn Kindig Stahl: This mom and doctor gets an eye-opener

Dr. Marilyn Kindig Stahl: This mom and doctor gets an eye-opener

This past Christmas day, our son Wyatt was driving his car in the country north of Lima to a friend’s house. Someone who was wanted by the polic...

April 20th, 2018 |  



Column: Why you should be wary when driving on 4/20

Column: Why you should be wary when driving on 4/20

Glorifying marijuana use is now a staple across pop culture, music and Hollywood, where getting high is celebrated with nary a mention of the public s...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Cal Thomas:

Cal Thomas:

When President Bill Clinton signed the welfare reform act in 1996, which he negotiated with then-Speaker Newt Gingrich, the left claimed people would ...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Lori Borgman: To answer, or not to answer, that is the question

Lori Borgman: To answer, or not to answer, that is the question

We still have a landline. Most of our friends and family routinely call our cell phones, but we keep the old landline because it makes our Wi-Fi cheap...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: What happened in Starbucks isn’t really about Starbucks

Leonard Pitts Jr.: What happened in Starbucks isn’t really about Starbucks

I don’t drink coffee, so I can’t boycott Starbucks. But I wouldn’t if I could.Yes, I understand — and share — the nation...

April 19th, 2018 updated: April 19th, 2018. |  


Christina Ryan Claypool: Happy endings still in style in movies

Christina Ryan Claypool: Happy endings still in style in movies

Hollywood movies are a lot different today than they once were. We could almost always count on the fact, no matter how dark the story, there would be...

April 18th, 2018 |  


John M. Crisp: Syria raid raises an important question

John M. Crisp: Syria raid raises an important question

The video of the aftermath of Bashar Assad’s recent chemical attack on his own people displayed gruesome images that would challenge even the mo...

April 17th, 2018 |  


John Grindrod: A call to arms to combat hopelessness of suicide

John Grindrod: A call to arms to combat hopelessness of suicide

In early March as I was returning from the mailbox with the usual handful of bills and solicitations, I ruminated a bit on my yesterdays when the mail...

April 17th, 2018 |