Humble Pie has many recipes

Humble Pie has many recipes

By Justin CobyContributing columnistHumble Pie is a bitter-tasting dish. No matter how it’s served. We’ve all been forced to strap on the ...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Edison students complete police training

PIQUA — Edison State Community College’s Peace Officer Academy honored 14 students in December following their successful completion of th...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Keep the momentum going with arena

Keep the momentum going with arena

Well, the results are in and on first blush, they certainly aren’t pretty. Last September, city council authorized the city to bid the Hobart Ar...

January 11th, 2016 |  



​Ignoring the facts doesn’t mean they don’t exist

​Ignoring the facts doesn’t mean they don’t exist

During the first week of December, the Associated Press ran a story in newspapers around Ohio discussing the effect poverty has on student performance...

January 6th, 2016 |  


The GOP’s pro-corporate prescription

The GOP’s pro-corporate prescription

By Richard KirschThe conventional wisdom in Washington is that tax breaks for corporations lead to economic growth. Tax assistance for working familie...

January 6th, 2016 |  


Thyroid disease can affect many areas of a woman’s health

Thyroid disease can affect many areas of a woman’s health

A thyroid is a small gland at the base of the neck that has much more power over a person’s health than its size might suggest.According to the ...

January 2nd, 2016 |  


Observations from an adventure

Observations from an adventure

Two weeks ago my wife and I left the sleepy suburbs of Ohio aboard a 12-passenger van, bound for the city that never sleeps. Our destination was the u...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Help for new electronics

Now that the holiday season is in our rear view mirror we can step back and take a deep breath. Many of you may have received some type of high-tech p...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Please know that others notice what you’re doing

Please know that others notice what you’re doing

By Justin CobyContributing columnistRecently, I made a trip to Columbus to attend a ceremony organized by a dear friend. I, as many do, know I didn...

December 22nd, 2015 |  


Secret Santa’s wishes being granted

To the Editor:An unknown male dropped off five Christmas cards Thursday at the (Miami County) Sheriff’s Office.Each card contained a $20 bill. T...

December 22nd, 2015 |