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May 2, 2016

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  • Readers Write – Heroin Dealer

    by - May 1, 2016
    I believe that anyone caught trafficking drugs in a school zone should be imprisoned immediately. Yet there was an article in your paper where a gentleman was caught doing this. FOR THE SECOND TIME IN ONE...
  • Ag in the City update

    by - Apr 26, 2016
    Agriculture in the City is a state funded program which teaches agriculture education to students in city schools. This program is being piloted in one high school and one elementary in Cleveland and Cincinnati. The schools...
  • I will not be turning the Big L

    by - Apr 25, 2016
    I am now less than two months away from turning the Big L. The Big L, you ask? I thought it would somehow make me feel a little better about myself if I described my next...
  • Legislators stand in strong opposition

    by - Apr 21, 2016
    In Ohio we have recognized Obamacare for the failure it is and rejected Washington’s attempt to burden Ohioans with the bureaucratic responsibility of managing his federal health care exchange.  Our state budget has been choked by...
  • Readers Write – 5 Opinions: In Part

    by - Apr 14, 2016
    Part 1: Moving forward from our present time: using verbalism is the same dangerous situation happening today as the Nazis transforming their people. When using forward in politics is a (social move) and a (song) by...
  • Readers Write – Get Over Yourself

    by - Apr 12, 2016
    Dear County Commissioner Mike Stegall, Yes, I’m sure you’d prefer to be called “the real man’s man” Stegall or “defender of tramps” Stegall, or whatever else would satisfy your obvious lust for being recognized as the...
  • Ohio’s Internship and Co-op Appreciation

    by - Apr 12, 2016
    Many people can trace their career success to participation in an internship or co-op. Internships and co-ops prepare the next generation of professionals to become leaders and step into important roles with work experience and a...
  • Dear Generation…Millennial

    by - Apr 9, 2016
    I have learned a lot of useful things in my life. Things like don’t spit into the wind, play nice with others, wear clean underwear if you are in an accident, and other bits of knowledge that have...
  • Marriage is Worth the Work

    by - Apr 9, 2016
    It’s hard to believe I have nearly 20 years of marriage under my belt. Even more incredible is that all of those years have been with the same woman. I’m scratching my head on that one,...
  • Dear Generation Cupcake

    by - Apr 7, 2016
    Yes, I know you prefer to be called millennials, or whatever else you choose that doesn’t scare or offend you, but I think you are proving to all of us the millennials name doesn’t quite describe...
  • Stop the war on our family farms

    by - Apr 7, 2016
    In western Ohio, we enjoy the good fortune of traditional family farms that use the latest technologies to provide affordable, wholesome options at our local grocery stores.  All-too-often it seems our local agriculture is under attack...
  • Eat traditionally – disease free meat

    by - Apr 1, 2016
    In western Ohio our family farms are working diligently to provide high quality wholesome food to the world.  Yet, elitist vegetarians and the HSUS are working to destroy production agriculture piece by piece. In particular you...
  • Commissioners’ Corner

    by - Mar 31, 2016
    March did what it is supposed to do; come in like a lion and go out like a lamb. We have had a pretty good March so far, with just a few shots of severe weather....
  • Breathing Sounds – Creepy or Relaxing?

    by - Mar 26, 2016
    With my oldest daughter in dating mode, my wife has been open and honest about life when we were dating. I’ve determined she is crazy. I know it’s been 20 years since we were dating, but...
  • Favoritism, Cronyism and the Corruption of Power

    by - Mar 25, 2016
    We’ve all heard, seen or experienced firsthand favoritism, cronyism and corruption of power at some point in our lives. It is certainly alive and well and unfortunately tolerated and accepted all too often. We are very...
  • Reduced taxes spur economic growth

    by - Mar 24, 2016
    Its tax season again, and local farmers are concerned by increased property tax bills.  Like last year these increases are caused by structural problems with the Current Agricultural Use Value Formula (CAUV).  Since the ultimate fix...
  • Honoring women during special month

    by - Mar 23, 2016
    Originating from a one week celebration in 1978, Women’s History Month has been celebrated since 1987 as a time to recognize women’s significant contributions to the fabric of our nation. Even with the vast progress that...

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