Area briefs

Transition Fair plannedPIQUA — The Miami-Shelby Special Needs Transition Fair has been set for 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13. The fair is aimed ...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Bush 41 — backstabber

Bush 41 — backstabber

Is Bush 41 a backstabber? The Republican Party has carried his family throughout their entire lives. Now at the age of 92, is this what he has to offe...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Valet grocery service the best thing since sliced bread

Valet grocery service the best thing since sliced bread

Watching my parents attempting to use and interact with technology is cute.My mom has the laptop and Internet usage down fairly well. While on vacatio...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Family grateful for support

To the Editor:The family of Loretta (Warner) Hoffman would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and support during the loss of our mother...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Education in the Technology Age

Education in the Technology Age

I recently had the opportunity to tour some of the educational facilities here in Miami County, including my alma mater, Troy High School. As I prepar...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Editorial roundup

The London Evening Standard on the resignation of David Cameron:David Cameron is only 49 and has been an MP for just 15 years. Yet he has decided to r...

September 21st, 2016 updated: September 21st, 2016. |  


Thirty years just passed in a heartbeat

Thirty years just passed in a heartbeat

The six of us stood just inside the door of St. Patrick Elementary School last Saturday, shifting nervously as we awaited the arrival of the rest of o...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Prevention key in fighting addiction epidemic

Prevention key in fighting addiction epidemic

It was Benjamin Franklin who said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Today in Ohio, we are spending an increasing amount ...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Hillary’s health the biggest problem?

Hillary’s health the biggest problem?

Hillary Clinton has been sick, as the media has reported. We’ve heard about her pneumonia, seen her coughing at the podium and struggling to sta...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Editorial roundup

Sept. 13, The New York Times on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the poor:Poverty in the United States is deeper than in all other wealthy nations. Y...

September 18th, 2016 |