Convention a bit of a disappointment

Convention a bit of a disappointment

There I was, standing in the street, watching lots of armed people in uniforms patrol the area while high fences cut off access from other areas of th...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Candidates have own brand of deceivery

Candidates have own brand of deceivery

Here we are, caught in between that time between the two national conventions of the major political parties. Perhaps even more saddening is the fact ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Thanks for successful fundraiser

To the Editor:We want to thank all the donors and participants with this year’s “Christmas in July Golf Fundraiser” held in memory o...

July 24th, 2016 |  


The quest for roots

The quest for roots

Who are you? What if you’re not what you thought?The persons producing “DNA Detectives,” “Swab Stories,” “First Pe...

July 21st, 2016 |  


A sporting event in which everyone was a winner

A sporting event in which everyone was a winner

I’ll never forget the first time I cried while watching a sporting event.It was Feb. 22, 1980, and I was a little kid watching the Winter Olympi...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Editorial roundup

The Lima News, July 16The hugs, handshakes and energizing sound bites that have become the hallmarks of national political conventions won’t be ...

July 20th, 2016 updated: July 20th, 2016. |  


Finding hope in a lemonade stand

Finding hope in a lemonade stand

For a couple years, there was what I affectionately nicknamed, “The Posse” that assembled whenever there was trouble in my neighborhood. T...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Editorial roundup

The Lima News, July 16The hugs, handshakes and energizing sound bites that have become the hallmarks of national political conventions won’t be ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Paying off the unemployment debt

Paying off the unemployment debt

Some bills we pass in the Ohio Senate generate front-page headlines and constituent emails by the hundreds, while others travel through the legislativ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Help on the way in fight against addiction

Help on the way in fight against addiction

About once a month, I have a teletownhall — a big conference call with tens of thousands of people from across our state to take their questions...

July 18th, 2016 |