Consider becoming a foster parent

Consider becoming a foster parent

Having four children of her own didn’t stop Kate Yonkura of Delaware County from recognizing the need, raising her hand, and stepping forward to...

September 4th, 2017 |  


Ohio is built for 21st century business development

Ohio is built for 21st century business development

It’s 2017 and our society, economy, and industry have changed. Once considered thoroughly a part of the “Rust Belt,” Ohio has evolve...

August 28th, 2017 |  


A comprehensive view of the heroin and prescription drug epidemic in Ohio

A comprehensive view of the heroin and prescription drug epidemic in Ohio

Heroin and prescription drugs have ravaged our communities. Overdose deaths have become so prevalent that coroners’ offices across the state are...

August 28th, 2017 |  


Opioid emergency declaration overdue

Opioid emergency declaration overdue

Ohioans don’t need a declaration to tell them the opioid crisis is a national emergency. Many of them are living this nightmare every day.This m...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Perry Township happenings

Dear Editor and Perry County residents:County Commissioners Dan Dean and Jack DeWeese explained the county’s EMS cost sharing proposal at our Pe...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


It’s time for a balanced budget amendment

It’s time for a balanced budget amendment

We are quickly approaching a national debt of $20 trillion in our country, and unfortunately, the federal government has managed to balance the budget...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Nominating the next generation of American patriots

Nominating the next generation of American patriots

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 |  


Investments in education make for better back-to-school season

Investments in education make for better back-to-school season

It’s officially that time of the year again—the start of a new school term. This week or next, kindergartners will be getting on the schoo...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Land as a part of community

Land as a part of community

Aldo Leopold in A Sand County Almanac wrote that land is a part of community, that the collective and individual aspects of land, including soil, wate...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Dismantle the white supremacy agenda

Dismantle the white supremacy agenda

Things have been weird lately. I’m blaming most of it on the solar eclipse. According to one random, unverified internet article, a portal opene...

August 16th, 2017 |