Studebaker fought different kind of battle in Vietnam

By Joel FreedmanGuest columnistTed Studebaker and I became friends when we were fellow social work students at Florida State University. After we rece...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Rep. Davidson’s votes detrimental to area employees

By Jennifer RiegerGuest ColumnistWarren Davidson sure looked like the right candidate on paper. Served his country, became an elite Army Ranger, garne...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Two ways Congress can make police safer

Two ways Congress can make police safer

Earlier this month Ohio experienced a tragic loss, as another police officer was killed in the line of duty. He responded to a call for help and was a...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Remembering an inspiring woman

Remembering an inspiring woman

This past weekend we celebrated Mother’s Day and I found myself remembering my own mom, Matt’s mom, and other women who have inspired me. ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Graduates, the world is yours

Graduates, the world is yours

It’s hard to believe that calendar says it is the middle of May. The last few weeks have been dreary and cold. The weather gives a vibe that is ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Observe peace officers today, everyday

To the Editor:On Monday, May 15, the nation observes Peace Officers Memorial Day and the start of National Police Week as a tribute to federal, state ...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Observe peace officers today, everyday

To the Editor:On Monday, May 15, the nation observes Peace Officers Memorial Day and the start of National Police Week as a tribute to federal, state ...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Let’s address the problem of drug addiction, not retreat

Let’s address the problem of drug addiction, not retreat

Last week the media reported that the White House is considering cutting 95 percent of the funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (OND...

May 14th, 2017 |  


Luminaries lights way to continuing fight

By Kelly HindermanGuest ColumnistIn 1987, Seattle was preparing for their Relay for Life.They had arranged for lights but discovered at about noon on ...

May 13th, 2017 |  


When the outside comes in

When the outside comes in

Living in the country has many wonderful aspects. I love it, I really do. I’m a city girl by birth and my husband moved me to the country about ...

May 10th, 2017 |