Letter: You can’t have it both ways

Letter: You can’t have it both ways

In the Feb. 8 issue of the The Lima News, Sam Shriver wrote an article regarding the proposed $15 minimus wage. Mr. Shriver discounts the concerns of ...

February 12th, 2021 |  


Doyle McManus: Why George P. Shultz was the best recent secretary of state

Doyle McManus: Why George P. Shultz was the best recent secretary of state

When foreign policy scholars list the best secretaries of state of the last half-century, the usual choices are Henry A. Kissinger, the brilliant but ...

February 12th, 2021 |  


Ken Pollitz: Our all too common ground

Ken Pollitz: Our all too common ground

Though the path to its origin may be somewhat circuitous, the connective tissue remains undeniable. Embedded in this world and in relationship to both...

February 12th, 2021 |  



Editorial: Ending drilling on federal land isn’t going to stop oil consumption

Editorial: Ending drilling on federal land isn’t going to stop oil consumption

Most Americans, in fact nearly all Americans, get around using vehicles that use gasoline. And nearly all of our goods are delivered in trucks that us...

February 11th, 2021 |  


Letter: Democrats always there to save us

Letter: Democrats always there to save us

We received an email from Jim Jordan proclaiming liberals hate America. I am offended and angered by this statement, given this buffoon has consistent...

February 11th, 2021 |  


Lori Borgman: Valentine’s Day scariest day of the year

Lori Borgman: Valentine’s Day scariest day of the year

Valentine’s Day was the scariest day of the year when I was a kid.It was before the Mandatory Valentine Edict went into effect — the rule ...

February 11th, 2021 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: This is not a feel-good story

Leonard Pitts Jr.: This is not a feel-good story

This is not a feel-good story.Of course, it’s easy to see why it has been positioned as one. Certainly, it contains all the elements: vulnerable...

February 10th, 2021 |  


Letter: Snow heroes are special

Letter: Snow heroes are special

We have the best snow heroes here in Cairo. They are Thad and Jan Jesko. My husband and I have had a lot of medical problems this year and Thad and Ja...

February 10th, 2021 |  


John Grindrod: Dr. Stechschulte’s career epiphany

John Grindrod: Dr. Stechschulte’s career epiphany

For retired Lima pediatrician C. John Stechschulte — following that teenage operation to address an injury sustained chasing a fly ball, an oper...

February 10th, 2021 updated: February 10th, 2021. |  


Trump trial: Courage or cowardice?

When two white men went on trial in Mississippi in 1955 for murdering Emmett Till, a Black teenager, the jury swiftly acquitted them despite indisputa...

February 9th, 2021 |