I spent a lifetime getting here

I spent a lifetime getting here

I spent the first 25 years of my life looking for love in all the wrong places.Turns out, however, there weren’t too many ladies out there looki...

July 5th, 2018 |  


Supporting Ohio grandparents

Supporting Ohio grandparents

We all know how devastating the addiction epidemic has been for our state, and it has far-reaching consequences for Ohio families. It’s often gr...

July 5th, 2018 |  


Retaining walls that last — It’s in the ‘batter’

Retaining walls that last — It’s in the ‘batter’

It’s tragic to spend the time and money to build a retaining wall only to have it fail. Unstable walls can be dangerous; at the very least they ...

July 4th, 2018 |  



15 tips to stay safe this summer

Summer is traditionally a season of relaxation and recreation, yet it’s also a common time for injuries as people step outside to enjoy the weat...

July 4th, 2018 |  


Six months in, tax reform is making a real difference

Six months in, tax reform is making a real difference

The tax reform and tax cut legislation that passed at the end of last year has now been in place for six months. It’s time to take stock of how ...

July 2nd, 2018 |  


Supporting Ohio colleges and universities

Supporting Ohio colleges and universities

Last week, my office convened our 11th annual Ohio College Presidents Conference.The idea for this conference was sparked during a roundtable discussi...

July 2nd, 2018 |  


Program helps Latinos gain access to farming resources

Hilda Moreno and Carlos Alvarado dream of setting their children up for success through opportunity. They want to show their sons that it’s impo...

June 29th, 2018 |  


Farm bill proposal would leave rural businesses behind

Anyone familiar with rural communities knows that locally-owned businesses are the jewels that make them vibrant. However, in many rural communities, ...

June 27th, 2018 |  


It’s puppy love — at first sight

It’s puppy love — at first sight

I’ve envisioned myself doing many things throughout the course of my life including, but not limited to: astronaut, professional wrestler, horse...

June 26th, 2018 |  


Perry Township happenings

Dear Editor and Perry Township residents:The Perry Township Trustees held their monthly board meeting on Tuesday, June 12. Trustee Dusty Smith and fis...

June 26th, 2018 |