Levy renewal critical for Tipp schools

To the Editor:As a parent of three Tipp City school district graduates and as a college educator, I am writing in support of Issue 3, the Permanent Im...

September 21st, 2018 |  


“Changing the culture” of sports cliches

“Changing the culture” of sports cliches

When I was growing up and watching football with my dad, I learned the stock phrases that related to the game. By the time I was 10, I knew what a bli...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Writer supports Tipp’s school levy

To the Editor:I am writing a letter to encourage all Tipp City residents to vote for the upcoming permanent improvement renewal levy on Nov. 6.Our fam...

September 19th, 2018 |  



A not so friendly visit

A not so friendly visit

Although I’m generally an animal lover, there are a few of nature’s critters that leave me cold. In fact, I can be quite a scaredy-cat!Som...

September 12th, 2018 |  


President Trump is poor role model

To the Editor:As a teacher for 25 years, I realize how important good role models are for children. They look to others for cues — not only peer...

September 8th, 2018 |  


In memory of a beloved horse

In memory of a beloved horse

When I was growing up, I asked my parents for a pony every Christmas or birthday for about seven years. We lived in the country and had a sufficient b...

September 5th, 2018 |  


The importance of punctuation

The importance of punctuation

I was in the grocery store the other day and saw a woman wearing an unusual t-shirt. It read, “punctuation is important. ‘Let’s eat ...

August 29th, 2018 |  


Communication changes with the times

Communication changes with the times

There was a time when I thought if our son shrugged his right shoulder and muttered “whatever” in a dismissive tone just one more time, I ...

August 22nd, 2018 |  


Insight from the campsite

Insight from the campsite

I recently checked an item off my bucket list that, truth be told, was never actually on my bucket list. For the first time ever, I went to a church c...

August 17th, 2018 |  


He said, she said — how men and women use language

He said, she said — how men and women use language

Several years ago, my husband said to me, “Honey, you talk faster than most people can listen.” I took no offense at this, mainly because ...

August 15th, 2018 |