Budget deal has implications for agricultureCenter for Rural Affairs

The White House and Congressional leaders recently struck a tentative budget deal that provides a framework and additional funding needed to allow Con...

November 7th, 2015 |  


Chow Line: Canned pumpkin offers nutrition, convenience

Chow Line: Canned pumpkin offers nutrition, convenience

We attended a chili cook-off recently, and one of the entrants said she used canned pumpkin in her recipe. She said pumpkin helps thicken the chili an...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Portman calls on administration to halt harmful opioid rule

Portman calls on administration to halt harmful opioid rule

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced that he has joined a bicameral group of 23 Republican lawmakers in urging the Office of Management and Bud...

November 6th, 2015 |  



No, tipping isn’t ‘wrong’

No, tipping isn’t ‘wrong’

Recently, a well-organized public relations campaign was launched to convince the public that the practice of tipping is “wrong.” The sour...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Why Ben Carson may win in 2016

Why Ben Carson may win in 2016

No one knows for sure who will win the Republican nomination for President. Currently, Dr. Ben Caron and Donald Trump are the leaders but things chang...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Contest creates opportunity to talk to children about safety

Contest creates opportunity to talk to children about safety

About 1.3 million children have been reported missing this year in the United States, more than 18,000 of them in Ohio. Today, there are more than 600...

November 6th, 2015 updated: November 24th, 2015. |  


Why we shouldn’t fall back

In the words of no one — ever: It sure is nice that it’s dark by 5 p.m.Welcome to daylight saving time, that annual event that had much of...

November 3rd, 2015 |  


Increasing access to timely, quality prenatal care

Each year, more than one million babies are born to mothers who did not receive adequate prenatal care.These babies are three times more likely to be ...

November 2nd, 2015 |  


A big box of joy

A big box of joy

Cardboard box to be exact!I am convinced that everyone reading this has experienced on some level the joy of watching a child or grandchild open a pre...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Reader wants yes to Issue 2, no to Issue 3

Letter to the Editor:Save our Kids. Vote Yes on #2 & No on #3!Give them God, not marijuana!Will we allow the legalization of marijuana? It is the ...

October 28th, 2015 |