Where did that come from?

Where did that come from?

A four-inch straight red line is cut across my forearm. I have absolutely no idea how I got it. I’m not entirely sure when I got it. It’s ...

March 20th, 2019 |  


One night at Waffle House

One night at Waffle House

The first time I met David Lieurance, I stood at the police counter in the old Wilmington City Hall as I began my first tour of duty as a police offic...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Bringing down the cost of college

Bringing down the cost of college

If we want hard work to pay off, we have to get the cost of college under control.When Connie and I went to college, a part-time job was often enough ...

March 19th, 2019 |  



Planting too deep can kill your tree

Planting too deep can kill your tree

After over-watering, planting too deep is the second most frequent cause of death for young trees. Trees need water, oxygen and warmth, so they natura...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Supportive energy policy shines spotlight

As renewable energy continues to bring prosperity to states with supportive policies, rural communities are in the spotlight. Solar and wind energy pr...

March 15th, 2019 |  


There’s no time for regrets

There’s no time for regrets

The finest stories begin with, “Once upon a time,” and end with “lived happily ever after.”Most stories in real life fall some...

March 13th, 2019 |  


College admissions scam — Fast track to jail?

Is it possible to have a “new” news story? We now have a college admission’s scandal. Breaking stories of wealth and influence trade...

March 13th, 2019 |  


How to succeed with roses

How to succeed with roses

In a classic case of bad timing, roses have slipped from their perch as America’s favorite landscape plant. In our hectic, time-starved lives, r...

March 11th, 2019 |  


American cars, American jobs

American cars, American jobs

It’s time for the president to keep his promises to Ohio autoworkers.As GM began laying off workers in Lordstown last week, we also heard the co...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Guide to driving on snow and ice

Guide to driving on snow and ice

As near as I can tell, there are three theories when it comes to driving when winter weather hits Ohio: 1) Drive really, really fast and put everyone ...

March 8th, 2019 |