Come fly the un-friendly skies

Come fly the un-friendly skies

Well, traveling by plane has really become an air sickness bag full of fun, lately, hasn’t it?If you happen to have been anywhere in the world t...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Renew levy and #preserveexcellence

To the Editor:In November 2015, my wife and I moved our family, which includes four school-age children, from Japan where I worked for the US Air Forc...

April 12th, 2017 |  


See the value in Tipp schools

To the Editor:Sometimes, we have to take a step back to see things more clearly. A painter steps back to check her work, a quarterback drops back to a...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Trees still have not come to fruition

To the Editor:Eleven years ago, I had to climb a tree to draw attention to the Troy Board of Education’s sneaky hope to destroy some historic tr...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Newton Local SchoolsPLEASANT HILL — Newton School has named honor students for the third grading period of the 2016-17 school year.PrincipalR...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Stricter abortion limits needed

Since the beginning of abortion rulings, there have been problems meeting ends with pro-choice and pro-life advocates. Women since the 1973 Roe v. Wad...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Listen carefully to what they say

Listen carefully to what they say

Those of us who have been around for a while (which is a polite way of saying “those of us who are old”) have learned that the most import...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Wondering about horse scents

Wondering about horse scents

Pardon my asking, but do you have a scent? Scent as in perfume. Because a lot of people do. So you can understand the gist of my question.We live on t...

April 9th, 2017 |  


Quintet to perform at Hayner

Quintet to perform at Hayner

Staff reportTROY — The Wittenberg Woodwind Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center for the Drawin...

April 9th, 2017 |  


Interns have a lot to learn

Interns have a lot to learn

Here in the newsroom, we are blessed to have a Troy High School senior serve as an intern twice a week.We learn just as much from them as they are sup...

April 7th, 2017 |