Missing out on the big storm OK by me

Missing out on the big storm OK by me

“Yet cease your ire, you angry stars of heaven! Wind, rain, and thunder, remember earthly man Is but a substance that must yield to you.”I...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Taking the dog’s cue, he’s a trained professional

Taking the dog’s cue, he’s a trained professional

Last Wednesday night, like most of Miami County, I weathered the storm alongside my son and my dog in the basement of my home for about 30 minutes.I u...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Lehman seniors honored at awards assembly

Lehman seniors honored at awards assembly

SIDNEY — Parents, teachers, and underclassmen applauded the Lehman Catholic High School graduating class of 2017 when the school held its annual...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Remembering two Ohio heroes

Remembering two Ohio heroes

This Memorial Day weekend, we’ll gather together with family and friends to usher in the unofficial start of summer. We will do so in peace, sec...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Students get last word on commencement

Students get last word on commencement

“Don’t let complexity stop you,” Bill Gates once told graduating Harvard seniors. “Be activists. Take on the big inequities. I...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Honoring America’s fallen soldiers

Honoring America’s fallen soldiers

What does being an American mean to you? Each of us has our own ideas of what makes up the character of our great nation, but there are certain indivi...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Back to being one of the cool kids — if only for a short time

Back to being one of the cool kids — if only for a short time

Somewhere along the way, I stopped being just “Fong” and became “Mr. Fong.”I became a dad and started telling dad jokes, drivi...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


Rep. Davidson’s votes detrimental to area employees

By Jennifer RiegerGuest ColumnistEDITOR’S NOTE: Jennifer Rieger is a spokesperson for the Butler County Democratic Party.Warren Davidson sure lo...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


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 |  


Remembering the Battle of the Bulge

Remembering the Battle of the Bulge

For some, Memorial Day means a day off work, grilled food, ice-cold beer, and friends and family. It’s also the day to remember the war dead and...

May 23rd, 2017 |