Editorial: Township must be transparent to keep public trust

Liberty Township trustees put its collective credibility at risk over an $875 expenditure this week.The trustees, in a 2 to 1 vote, decided against th...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Langston a man of many firsts

Langston a man of many firsts

“The Constitution does not provide for first and second class citizens.”— Wendell Willkie“There is in this country no superior...

February 9th, 2017 |  


The phone call no one wants to get

The phone call no one wants to get

It all started when I answered the phone early in the evening on a spring day several years ago. After I said “Hello,” I heard a man’...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Canis Major follows Orion

Canis Major follows Orion

As in January, Orion the Hunter dominates the southern sky this month. Rising soon after him in the southeastern sky is his companion for all these mi...

February 7th, 2017 updated: February 7th, 2017. |  


Editorial: Nothing wrong with staying in one place

There’s something to be said for living in the same area all your life, knowing your way around and knowing the people around you.Consider this&...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Vital issues and forgiveness

President Donald Trump must be successful in multiple areas but the following are vital. Americans will be unforgiving in four years if he fails in th...

February 5th, 2017 updated: February 5th, 2017. |  


Cookbooks offer recipes for Super Bowl

Cookbooks offer recipes for Super Bowl

With the Super Bowl quickly approaching your mind is likely on one of a few subjects: where am I watching it; what am I cooking; how will the ads stac...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Domestic violence in our midst

Domestic violence in our midst

February is known for Valentine’s Day. Retailers stock aisles and aisles with cards, chocolates, flowers, and stuffed toys – all tokens of...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Bubba and Bevis, the gentle giants

Bubba and Bevis, the gentle giants

Bubba and Bevis were the names of the two draft horses George got in the spring of 2005. George had retired from racing harness horses and had always ...

January 31st, 2017 updated: January 31st, 2017. |  


Two decades after reform, welfare still broken

Two decades after reform, welfare still broken

Two decades ago, Republicans and Democrats in Congress came together to make historic changes to our nation’s welfare program, working to strike...

January 31st, 2017 |