Letter: Putnam in good shape? Get real

It’s about time Putnam County Commissioners woke up and made a sound money saving decision. The removal of Jack Betscher is a start.What’s...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Editorial: History shows that walls work

Editorial: History shows that walls work

Despite derisive comments by opponents concerning President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall _ calling it a fourth-century solution _ such st...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Warren stumbled in starting gate and may not recover

What if you entered a presidential race and no one really cared?That was the ho-hum reaction to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s New Year&#...

January 16th, 2019 |  



Editorial: Householder makes power grab in Ohio House

New Speaker Larry Householder had the first laugh, but we hope he doesn’t also get the last laugh over his Democrat-driven selection last week t...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Don Stratton: No gear shift lever? Say it isn’t so

Don Stratton: No gear shift lever? Say it isn’t so

My life-long love affair with automobiles has caused me a lot of pleasure over the years. I have owned a lot of cars, and all but one of them — ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Letter: Shutdown felt by all Americans

Democrat, Republican, Independent etc … When it comes down to it, we are all Americans. We all want to have security, a chance for a future for ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


: Gov. DeWine makes a good first impression

: Gov. DeWine makes a good first impression

Mike DeWine began his inaugural address, “Today, we are united as Ohioans.” The new governor then proceeded to identify the priorities Ohi...

January 15th, 2019 |  


George Will: Brexit shows how direct democracy can be dangerous

George Will: Brexit shows how direct democracy can be dangerous

“In my country the people can do as they like, although it often happens that they don’t like what they have done.”— Winston C...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Letter: America causes problems that the wall aims to solve

Letter: America causes problems that the wall aims to solve

America’s immigration problems are less than Europe’s, but identical in cause: atrocious foreign policy. The West has stripped Asia, Afric...

January 15th, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: Searching for Robert Frost’s less-traveled roads

John Grindrod: Searching for Robert Frost’s less-traveled roads

Robert Frost’s poem “The Road Not Taken,” published in 1916, is one I always included in my lesson plans for my juniors back in my t...

January 15th, 2019 |