Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

As summer winds down, high schools across Ohio are opening their doors for yet another academic year.For the seniors, this school year signals an impo...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Gloria’s cool summer

Gloria’s cool summer

We are having the most pleasant summer that I can remember. I have always thought southern Illinois summers were a bit excruciating at times but so fa...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Changing things up

Changing things up

Do you periodically experience burnout? I think, no matter how good life is, just about everybody wants a change once in a while. Champagne and caviar...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Careful: Some people foods just aren’t good for dogs

Careful: Some people foods just aren’t good for dogs

My dog loves to sit under the table during dinner near the kids’ chairs in hopes of finding tidbits that may fall from their plates. I’ve ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Defense issuesimpactingcentral Ohio

Defense issuesimpactingcentral Ohio

Across Ohio, there are military bases that support our national security, and simultaneously create thousands of jobs and infuse our local economies. ...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Improving theeducation benefitsveterans have earned

Improving theeducation benefitsveterans have earned

At a time when it doesn’t seem like there’s much cooperation across the partisan divide, my bipartisan legislation to expand education opp...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

Making a difference by combating the heroin epidemic

Federal regulations should do their critical job of protecting public health, safety, and the environment while not unnecessarily hurting job creation...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Blowing out candles on birthday cake is gross to some, but not dangerous

Blowing out candles on birthday cake is gross to some, but not dangerous

I’ve always felt grossed out when people blow out the candles on birthday cake and then everyone else eats the cake. Am I wrong to feel that way...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Take comfort with Oscar the Grouch Cookies

Take comfort with Oscar the Grouch Cookies

Two weeks ago, while minding my own business in my own neighborhood, finishing up errands on a Sunday, I was the victim of a nasty little scam known a...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Gloria’s Haitian hospitality

Gloria’s Haitian hospitality

Editor’s Note: There is a wide variation among the Amish in regards to missionary work. Some of the more progressive Old Order groups and New Or...

August 11th, 2017 |