Column: Sears was the Amazon of it’s time

Column: Sears was the Amazon of it’s time

At the present, Sears is barely surviving in bankruptcy court. But there was a day when Sears was the Amazon of its time. It made the mail-order catal...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Thanks for helping Operation Christmas Child

Thanks for helping Operation Christmas ChildBecause of the generosity of donors in Galion and across the United States, Operation Christmas Child, a p...

February 6th, 2019 |  


Column: President Trump needs a timeout

Column: President Trump needs a timeout

Editor’s note: I discovered a day or so ago that I accidentally deleted this column from our website a week ago. I assume I was trying to delete...

February 5th, 2019 |  



Weather good for ice fishing

Weather good for ice fishing

Wow! What a great weekend of weather after battling the major snow storm and then the visit from the polar vortex.The sunny thirty degree days never f...

February 4th, 2019 |  


Column: Patriots, pain and passing the torch

Column: Patriots, pain and passing the torch

If not the best, this is one of the best weekends of the year. Not because we’re out of the deep freeze, and because it will be 60 degrees warmer...

February 3rd, 2019 updated: February 3rd, 2019. |  


Column: Where do smart phones go to die?

Column: Where do smart phones go to die?

Two weeks ago, my aging smart phone died.Because of life, pets, my job, my other job, Winter Storm Harper and other assorted weather phenomena, and my...

January 31st, 2019 |  


Ohio Senate president column: We are working for the people of Ohio

Ohio Senate president column: We are working for the people of Ohio

A few weeks ago, the Ohio Senate began the 133rd General Assembly, the two-year legislative cycle that ends Dec. 31, 2020. I was once again selected b...

January 27th, 2019 |  


Don’t be misled: FAFSAs really are free

Don’t be misled: FAFSAs really are free

Don’t be misled: FAFSAs really are freeIt has come to our attention that many potential college applicants and their parents believe there is a ...

January 27th, 2019 |  


Column: Hitching a ride with a snow plow driver

Column: Hitching a ride with a snow plow driver

In case you missed it, we got a little bit of snow last weekend. Yes, that was sarcasm. After spending the majority of last week being bomba...

January 23rd, 2019 updated: January 23rd, 2019. |  


Column: A doctor of death in Ohio?

Column: A doctor of death in Ohio?

The airwaves and Internet are buzzing with the story of an Ohio hospital and doctor. And deceased patients. Death by fentanyl. Incompetence or neglige...

January 23rd, 2019 updated: January 23rd, 2019. |