White supremacy is alive and all too well

White supremacy is alive and all too well

Our system amounts to affirmative action for white people.A New York Times obituary for Julian Bond, the civil rights icon who passed away this August...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Another truly American custom

Another truly American custom

It seems to me that some folks figure either I already know the answers to all their questions or I can somehow get them - regardless of the subject. ...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Taking back our communities

Taking back our communities

After I had knee surgery last month, I was prescribed the same pain killers that are subject to abuse and illegal drug sales. I took one the first nig...

September 12th, 2015 updated: September 12th, 2015. |  



More jail beds: A good way to spend our money?

Not long ago I saw a newspaper article reporting that Greene County planned to open more jail beds at a significant expense. It struck me as odd, give...

September 12th, 2015 |  


The history of John M. Scott

The history of John M. Scott

Sometimes referred to as “Mr. Beavercreek,” John M. Scott loved being a part of this Greene County community.He was born in Indianapolis a...

September 11th, 2015 |  


You name it, someone will sell it

You name it, someone will sell it

You name it and somebody probably is trying to sell it right now by running an advertisement in a local daily or weekly newspaper.If you don’t b...

September 11th, 2015 |  


Remembering Aaron Coy

BEAVERCREEK - Born in Greene County in 1846, he continued to live on the farm where he was born. The farm which consisted of 163 acres was located on ...

September 11th, 2015 |  


Struggling to care for seniors at home

Struggling to care for seniors at home

A recent article in The Atlantic discussed the question of the difficulty of finding adequate care for America’s senior citizens as more of them...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Creating a constituency for the news

Creating a constituency for the news

In the wake of runaway media consolidation, it’s getting harder to stay informed about your own community.There’s a crisis in journalism. ...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Pensions powered by climate change

Pensions powered by climate change

Fossil fuel executives have gained financial security while leaving everyone else behind.If I had $17 million in savings, I’d take advantage of ...

September 9th, 2015 |