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. |  


Small game and bird seasons have been proposed

Small game and bird seasons have been proposed

The 2019-2020 small game and migratory bird hunting seasons and trapping seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 9, acco...

January 21st, 2019 |  


Column: Put the fun back in sports

Column: Put the fun back in sports

For many kids, organized sports aren’t much fun anymore. Overbearing parents, over-the-top coaches and overzealous competition are frequent image...

January 21st, 2019 updated: January 21st, 2019. |  


Column: Dear mom and dad: Cool it!

Column: Dear mom and dad: Cool it!

Editor’s note: This column was provided by the Ohio High School Athletic Association If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete in ...

January 19th, 2019 updated: January 19th, 2019. |  


Guest column: Thank you school board members

Guest column: Thank you school board members

By Jim Grubbs, superintendent of Galion City Schools School board members exemplify local citizen control and decision-making in education. They vo...

January 18th, 2019 updated: January 18th, 2019. |