Summer break shouldn’t mean going hungry

Summer break shouldn’t mean going hungry

Last week, I outlined our top priorities for the upcoming year – and we are getting to work immediately on one of them: renewing and expanding n...

January 26th, 2016 |  


Medical marijuana in perspective

Last November, Ohioans resoundingly rejected a ballot measure that would have not only legalized marijuana in the state, but also paved the way for a ...

January 25th, 2016 |  


Making America safer and stronger

Making America safer and stronger

America is facing a number of challenges, both at home and abroad. We need to have a comprehensive strategy to defeat ISIS. We need tax reform and reg...

January 25th, 2016 |  



Thank you school board members

Thank you school board members

School board members exemplify local citizen control and decision-making in education. They volunteer hundreds of hours and an immeasurable amount of ...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Hospice kicks off membership drive

Hospice kicks off membership drive

Hospice of Fayette County has officially kicked off its 2016 membership drive. Cost for membership is $15 for an individual or $25 for a couple.Member...

January 20th, 2016 |  


A busy year ahead

A busy year ahead

In his final State of the Union address last week, President Obama said that “the future we want — opportunity and security for our famili...

January 19th, 2016 |  


Drug addiction hits home

Drug addiction hits home

The Wilmington News Journal published a chilling story last week, one that hits especially close to home in our community and reminds us of Ohio’...

January 18th, 2016 updated: January 18th, 2016. |  


Unreasonable searches

On the evening of March 16, 2011, a Lake Township patrol officer and canine handler – Kelly Clark – pulled from the median on Interstate 2...

January 18th, 2016 |  


Don’t bet against the auto industry

Don’t bet against the auto industry

Last week, we received confirmation of what so many of us in Ohio have known all along: that you should never bet against the American auto industry.A...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Soaring to New Heights

The sound barrier is quite extraordinary. Anytime that I see a video of a fighter pilot aircraft breaking the sound barrier, it is almost certain for ...

January 13th, 2016 |