Christine M. Flowers: Longing for the comforts of home while searching for Thanksgiving in France

Christine M. Flowers: Longing for the comforts of home while searching for Thanksgiving in France

In 1981, I spent my junior year in Paris. It should have been a magnificent time, something that people with English majors and literary aspirations w...

November 18th, 2018 |  


Jim Krumel: Fire, faith, new home and the holidays

Jim Krumel: Fire, faith, new home and the holidays

Jodi and Brian Young are looking forward to the holidays like never before.A year ago at this time, they were homeless, not knowing what the next day ...

November 18th, 2018 |  


Michael Reagan: Escaping the politics of anger

Michael Reagan: Escaping the politics of anger

I realize the Democrats took over the House, which is not new news.But I’m tired of hearing Nancy Pelosi and other liberals in Congress say that...

November 17th, 2018 |  



Column: Gang violence a forgotten horror of mass shootings

Column: Gang violence a forgotten horror of mass shootings

Seven days before the game-changing midterm elections, CNN host Don Lemon blurted incendiary comments that resulted in a social-media firestorm. Speak...

November 17th, 2018 |  


Letter: Kasich ‘the bull’ on local funding

On Sunday, Nov. 11, The Lima News published an article, “Kasich reflects.” Comments made by me during a meeting I attended in 2015 were us...

November 17th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Michelle Obama tells her truth

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Michelle Obama tells her truth

So now Michelle Obama finally tells her truth.There has always been about her a sense that she did, indeed, have a truth of her own and that it was, ...

November 17th, 2018 |  


David Trinko: Finding joy in your favorite belongings

David Trinko: Finding joy in your favorite belongings

We had a crisis in our home the other day. No one could find Baby Blankie.To be clear, we did not lose a baby. We lost a blanket one daughter has had ...

November 17th, 2018 |  


Legal-Ease: How are my life systems?

Legal-Ease: How are my life systems?

When it comes to my truck that I drive to work every day, I know that I need a reliable transmission, working engine and a fully functional electrical...

November 17th, 2018 |  


Ron Lora: Restraining President Trump

Ron Lora: Restraining President Trump

It’s been two weeks since the midterm election, which produced the highest percentage of eligible-voter turnout in a century. Analysts will hash...

November 16th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: ‘Enough’ was a long time ago

Leonard Pitts Jr.: ‘Enough’ was a long time ago

Maybe this is futile. After all, there’s little point in talking back to a deranged person, especially if he is dead.Both descriptions fit the m...

November 15th, 2018 |