Historic week for U.S. trade, workers

Historic week for U.S. trade, workers

Last week, I participated in a roundtable at Fecon, an agricultural equipment manufacturer in Southwest Ohio. Our discussion included some of the bigg...

January 24th, 2020 |  


From OSSO to OU

From OSSO to OU

Lloyd Buck became a resident of the Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Home in March 1954. He was at that time in the fifth grade.Buck was born in West Virgini...

January 24th, 2020 |  


A tribute to a very special woman

A tribute to a very special woman

All of us have come in contact with certain individuals, and, if we are lucky, many individuals, who have enriched our lives simply by being in their ...

January 15th, 2020 |  



Delivering results for Ohio

Delivering results for Ohio

If you only watched national cable news, you’d probably think not much was accomplished over the past year, and that Democrats and Republicans w...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Kids say the darndest things

Kids say the darndest things

I’ve always heard the phrase “out of the mouths of babes,” but I was reminded of the truth it holds during a recent Wednesday evenin...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Those newly highlighted foodstuffs

Those newly highlighted foodstuffs

It seems to me that those newly highlighted “organic” and “non-meat meat” foodstuff offerings at the grocery store sure make l...

January 14th, 2020 |  


The Methodist Church is coming apart

The Methodist Church is coming apart

The initial reports read to me a bit like the losers won, but the church of my upbringing is on the verge of coming apart after decades of internal tu...

January 9th, 2020 |  


Xenia High School in the 1960’s

Xenia High School in the 1960’s

Going to high school in the 60s was exciting. Because of the newly minted anti-establishment revolution almost all of my classmates were of the opinio...

January 9th, 2020 |  


Will proposal change Ohio’s official beverage?

Will proposal change Ohio’s official beverage?

I like both apples and tomatoes. But my palate does not like the juice from either. Does my taste preference disqualify me from penning this column?Oh...

January 8th, 2020 |  


Wins for Ohio in 2019

The new year is a time to look back on the accomplishments of 2019 and look forward into the new year. Reflecting back on 2019, I’m really proud...

January 6th, 2020 |