David Trinko: Things said to children, taken horribly out of context

David Trinko: Things said to children, taken horribly out of context

Kids say the darndest things. As it turns out, so do their parents.We were out and about with the kids recently when one of them started crying over s...

January 21st, 2018 |  


Editorial: Allen County commissioners’ sales tax plan a mixed bag

Editorial: Allen County commissioners’ sales tax plan a mixed bag

The Allen County commissioners laid out a bold plan Monday to raise $3.5 million annually over 10 years to address four large building or renovation p...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Katy Rossiter: Although outside of spotlight, Supreme Court case could impact political landscape

Katy Rossiter: Although outside of spotlight, Supreme Court case could impact political landscape

A real opportunity to drain the proverbial swamp is occurring outside of the political spotlight.While most political enthusiasts are focused on the f...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Letter: Mail, newspaper delivery folks deserve some praise

Letter: Mail, newspaper delivery folks deserve some praise

I’m writing to our unsung heroes.During this extreme prolonged frigid weather, our mail carriers and newspaper delivery people endure it all so ...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Letter: Beware Democrats’ plans on immigration reform

Letter: Beware Democrats’ plans on immigration reform

This past week, President Trump held an interesting meeting with Democrats on immigration with the video press present. The Democrats kept using the t...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Letter: Writers needed courage to criticize Jim Jordan

Letter: Writers needed courage to criticize Jim Jordan

I would like to express my admiration for Sherri Eley and Clarence Roller. It took courage to expose the stooge, Jim Jordan. They had to know they wou...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Michael S. Roth: Partisan division is undermining education

Michael S. Roth: Partisan division is undermining education

One thing that all too many Americans have in common these days is a loss of faith in higher education. The Pew Charitable Trusts’ most recent s...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Teresa Mull: Why the ‘war’ on college is justified

Teresa Mull: Why the ‘war’ on college is justified

Writing in The New York Times recently, Frank Bruni declared it “unsettling” and “dangerous” that college is “regarded w...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Letter: Allen County RTA buses welcome sight at fire scene

Letter: Allen County RTA buses welcome sight at fire scene

I want to thank Allen County RTA for providing the busses and shuttles to the residents of the Mt. Vernon apartments after the fire last week. It was ...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Legal-Ease: Longer lives and special needs trusts

Legal-Ease: Longer lives and special needs trusts

People in our region try to save throughout their lives. The struggle comes when those people who have saved experience long-term care needs, typicall...

January 20th, 2018 |