Opinion column: 20 years after Columbine, schools remain in harm’s way

Opinion column: 20 years after Columbine, schools remain in harm’s way

Last Saturday marked the 20-year anniversary of the Columbine High School Massacre, one of the deadliest school shootings in the history of our countr...

April 24th, 2019 updated: April 24th, 2019. |  


Guest column: Why nothing sticks to Teflon Don

Guest column: Why nothing sticks to Teflon Don

When it comes to Trump, it’s all about Flair.For several years, the media and the Washington establishment have railed against Donald Trump with...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Louise Swartzwalder column: Bellville school projects means memories and mementos

Louise Swartzwalder column: Bellville school projects means memories and mementos

BELLVILLE – The curious, sentimental and saddened people who gathered last week to watch the last days of the 100 year-old Bellville elementary ...

April 24th, 2019 |  



Guest column: Good neighbors are a necessity

Guest column: Good neighbors are a necessity

I am lucky to have good neighbors.It’s especially nice I get along with everyone because I spend so much time at home, sitting at my desk, looki...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Column: Looking at the sad state of special education

Column: Looking at the sad state of special education

Recently, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the U.S. Department of Education engaged in an illegal delay of the implemen...

April 20th, 2019 updated: April 20th, 2019. |  


Guest column: Hoaxes, scams, and your medical care

Guest column: Hoaxes, scams, and your medical care

Hoaxes and scams have been dominating the news lately. We have a marginally known actor faking a hate crime supposedly to raise his Hollywood profile....

April 18th, 2019 |  


Sherrod Brown column: Apprenticeships lead to good jobs

Sherrod Brown column: Apprenticeships lead to good jobs

At a time when hard work isn’t paying off for too many Americans, apprenticeship partnerships are the kinds of innovative programs we need to sh...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Wild turkey season about ready to begin

Wild turkey season about ready to begin

For many hunters, spring brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys as Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird begins, accordin...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Column: Trump should close U.S. border

Column: Trump should close U.S. border

President Trump has repeatedly cited Israel to prove that border walls work. With the President threatening to close the Mexico border, some Democr...

April 11th, 2019 updated: April 11th, 2019. |  


Sherrod Brown column: The fight against fentanyl continues

Sherrod Brown column: The fight against fentanyl continues

There’s not a community in Ohio that hasn’t been touched by the opioid crisis, and law enforcement is on the front lines. Because of the massiv...

April 10th, 2019 updated: April 10th, 2019. |