We came for the ice cream, but we stayed for the high school football.
As we approach Thanksgiving, Connie and I are reminded of all that we have to be grateful for this year. For us, the day marks a chance to gather with family and friends to share a meal and give thanks for our blessings.
By David BeseckerGuest Columnist
It's nice to be vindicated, even in a bad way. This is my conclusion after discovering that an adorable little quirk of mine has a name. Steve has his own name for it. He calls it my maddening obsessive rigid opinionated behavior. That is not,...
You've listed your home for sale, and have high hopes of attracting a great offer. You're excited and enthusiastic because your home has been shown several times.
In a recent development aimed at solving one of the great mysteries of education (just kidding), Governor Kasich and the General Assembly have asked state superintendent Richard Ross to submit a report by January 15, 2015, on the amount of testing...
By Jim McGuireContributing ColumnistSnowflakes were swirling about as I exited my optometrist's office a week and a half ago — though it's a wonder I saw them.
By Tom KendallContributing Columnist
I am a graduate of The Ohio State University.My younger sister is a graduate of The Ohio State University.
The birth of a child is a cause for celebration. For most families, a new baby brings feelings of excitement and anticipation for the future. Unfortunately, one in every nine babies born in the United States is premature. For these families, the...
It is November in Ohio. I have lived my whole life in Ohio, and I can say that every November the same thing happens. It gets colder.
This week, in honor of Veterans Day, we pause to remember those who have fought to preserve the rights we hold dear. This year marks the 60th observance of Veterans Day and the 95th anniversary of Armistice Day, which commemorates the end of the First...
It's easy for a politician to pound the pavement, press the flesh and kiss babies while on the campaign trail — in fact, it's pretty much a job requirement.
In today's edition of the Troy Daily News, our photographer Anthony Weber captured the scene of a Fletcher farm's barns burning down and the loss of property.
Every Nov. 11, we rightly honor the men and women who have fought to keep us safe and free. We need to do a better job of fighting for them, both while they are in the service and when they join the ranks of our veterans.
Editor's Note: Rep. John Boehner submitted the following column on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day.
Unless it involves the two well-known basic food groups, saturated fat and cholesterol, breakfast doesn't excite me very much. And since a breakfast involving fat and cholesterol also involves extra workouts at the Y, I try not to indulge. All...
By Kathy HenneGuest Columnist
You'd think, after all these years as an incorrigible smallmouth addict, I'd be pretty immune to any disconcertion brought about by the obvious reality that another stream-fishing season is fast drawing to a close.
Debacle. Bloodbath. Drubbing. Call it what you will. For Democrats, this was an ugly Election Day. But there's no mandate for right-wing policies in its aftermath.
Robert Corlew began working for Honda of America Manufacturing Inc., in 1988. After 15 years on the job, he was injured at work on Dec. 5, 2003. His subsequent workers' compensation claim was allowed for several injuries, including contusion and...
After being disinterested in it for so long, I finally decided to give Instagram a shot. Three weeks later, I can say it's my favorite among all the social media sites I use.
You discover some things when you're a grandfather.
In a previous article, I criticized state superintendent Dr. Richard Ross for his claim that the state's quest for transparency is the driving force behind the Ohio Department of Education's (ODE) School District Report Card. I suggested...
Weekly Column from U.S. Senator Rob Portman
This past weekend I went out to Indianapolis for my alma mater's homecoming. But mainly, I missed my beloved city. I'll admit there are plenty of benefits to living in in a rural county and having the peace and quiet that is my...
By Holly McElwee