Glenn Mollette: America seeks ‘hope’ this Fourth

Glenn Mollette: America seeks ‘hope’ this Fourth

The words in our Declaration of Independence are powerful — “That all people are created equal, endowed by our Creator with certain unalie...

July 3rd, 2020 |  


Jennifer Walton: ‘Urban Cowboy’’s cultural influences reverberate 40 years later

Jennifer Walton: ‘Urban Cowboy’’s cultural influences reverberate 40 years later

Forty years after its release, “Urban Cowboy” continues to resonate today.However, those who are fixated on a mechanical bull, cowboy hats...

July 3rd, 2020 |  


Column: Why taking down statues matters

Column: Why taking down statues matters

SMG-COLUMBUS-STATUE-SYMBOLS-OF-OPPRESSION-GO-FAR-BEYOND-629-20200629Columbus statue: Symbols of oppression go far beyond the Confederate flag (Comment...

July 2nd, 2020 |  



Lori Borgman: Hands down, this is a difficult mandate

Lori Borgman: Hands down, this is a difficult mandate

While the pandemic is flattening in some areas and surging in others, the fundamental caution remains in place: Do not touch your face.The bad news is...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


Cynthia M. Allen: Black lives matter. As we address racism, we must talk about the unborn ones, too

Cynthia M. Allen: Black lives matter. As we address racism, we must talk about the unborn ones, too

Black lives matter.That statement, now ubiquitous, was once controversial because it seemed exclusive.But in the wake of George Floyd’s killing,...

July 1st, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Parkinson’s disease studies continue

Ask a Doctor: Parkinson’s disease studies continue

Question: What is Parkinson’s disease? What causes a person to get it? Is it passed on by heredity? Why do people like Michael J. Fox and Muhamm...

July 1st, 2020 |  


Cal Thomas: DC is already a ‘state’

Cal Thomas: DC is already a ‘state’

In the latest of many cynical and highly political moves, the House of Representatives last week passed a measure that would transform the District of...

July 1st, 2020 |  


Crisp column: Rethinking the Fourth of July

Crisp column: Rethinking the Fourth of July

The nation is in a skeptical, questioning mood this Fourth of July weekend. Statues and monuments that glorify the Confederacy and white supremacy hav...

June 30th, 2020 |  


Letter: Lima Senior sculpture is about freedom

Letter: Lima Senior sculpture is about freedom

It was 1989. The image of a single student standing in front of an army tank during the Tiananmen Square protests in China captured the attention of m...

June 30th, 2020 |  


John Grindrod: Among this summer’s virus victims, festivals and fairs

John Grindrod: Among this summer’s virus victims, festivals and fairs

As we approach the big holiday weekend, one diminished somewhat here in Lima because of the cancellation of the Star Spangled Spectacular, there’...

June 30th, 2020 |