Analysis: Cheney could be ‘toast’ in fight with Trump over GOP future

Analysis: Cheney could be ‘toast’ in fight with Trump over GOP future

WASHINGTON — House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy wants his party to stand firmly with Donald Trump, despite the former president’s fals...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Phil Hugo: Armchair philosopher reflects on the side effects of life

Phil Hugo: Armchair philosopher reflects on the side effects of life

It’s 11:45 p.m. and I’m winding down my day watching “Gunsmoke” starring James Arness as Matt Dillon, US Marshal. If you watch...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Column: Speaker of House: Jim Jordan?

Column: Speaker of House: Jim Jordan?

Here’s the headline: Ohio is losing one of its 16 U.S. House seats.Here’s the question: Will anyone notice?After all, because of rigged co...

May 4th, 2021 |  



John Grindrod: For Z, a posthumous pandemic-deferred farewell

John Grindrod: For Z, a posthumous pandemic-deferred farewell

There are so many aspects to the pandemic that have been so very sad that it would be difficult to list them in any prioritized fashion. But, should a...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Jerry Zezima: Mother and (grown-up) child reunion

Jerry Zezima: Mother and (grown-up) child reunion

I was born more than three weeks past my due date, an act of monumental tardiness that kept my mother waiting for nearly 10 months to give birth to an...

May 3rd, 2021 |  


Jim Krumel: A mom is always a mom — always

Jim Krumel: A mom is always a mom — always

If they don’t know already, Shelley Ferguson of Lima, Carli Brown of Wapakoneta, Nicole Butler of Van Wert and Joanna Kaufman of Bluffton will s...

May 3rd, 2021 updated: May 3rd, 2021. |  


Mark Figley: Free speech not compromised

Mark Figley: Free speech not compromised

In today’s wacky world, the preponderance of news that gets reported is that which promotes the narrative of the left. Short of being misreprese...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


Sharetta Smith: Ready to lead on Day One

Sharetta Smith: Ready to lead on Day One

For the first time in three decades, someone new will lead our city. There are four candidates. All of us are calling for change. In choosing our next...

May 1st, 2021 |  


Hayes column: We don’t have to live this way

Hayes column: We don’t have to live this way

Lima is a city in pain. Right now many people in our city lack basic foundational needs: healthy nutritious foods, a safe living environment, and stro...

May 1st, 2021 |  


Hardesty column: It’s been a special time

Hardesty column: It’s been a special time

I feel we’ve talked enough policy and given plenty of reason’s “why.” Now is time for positive experiences and thank you’...

May 1st, 2021 |