Honoring Ohio law enforcement

Honoring Ohio law enforcement

Each year during National Police Week, we honor our law enforcement officers, and the families who support them. They all give so much in service to t...

May 25th, 2018 |  


The taste of freedom

The taste of freedom

“Freedom has a taste to those who fight and nearly die for it, that the protected will never know.”Those words, etched into an American PO...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Moral justice with exercise

Moral justice with exercise

What I love about athletics, sports and the expression of fitness is that it applies to so much about being human. Moving the body has taught me about...

May 24th, 2018 |  



The STOP Act will help keep deadly synthetic opioids out of Ohio

The STOP Act will help keep deadly synthetic opioids out of Ohio

“A toxicology report confirms fentanyl as the cause of death.” We’re seeing this headline way too often in Ohio. Fentanyl—or s...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Recognizing JROTC students for Memorial Day

Memorial Day has focused our attention on those who sacrificed all in service to our country. It’s also a reminder to be grateful throughout the...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Making stepping stone paths professionally

Making stepping stone paths professionally

Natural stone paths look good in almost any landscape. They never go out of style like so many man-made paver materials. Like most things made of ston...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Value-added producers benefit from grants

Businesses that receive Value-Added Producer Grants (VAPG) are less likely to fail and are more likely to hire employees, according to a May 2018 U.S....

May 21st, 2018 |  


Strengthening the VA

Strengthening the VA

Any nominee to head the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must be ready and able to strengthen and improve the VA for Ohio veterans.And before I mak...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Protecting farmland, water, natural areas

Protecting farmland, water, natural areas

There is no doubt that the Little Miami River was important for Native American Shawnee Chief Tecumseh. Born 250 years ago, the Shawnee leader navigat...

May 17th, 2018 |  


The Carroll County accident

The Carroll County accident

Brenda and I had planned to attend the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on her birthday on Saturday, May 14, 1988, but our plans changed and we decided to ...

May 15th, 2018 |