Letters to the editor

Important renewal leviesEditor:I write this letter in support of the Greene Memorial Hospital levy, Issue 5, a renewal with no new taxes, to be on the...

October 26th, 2018 |  


America 2018: Even more gilded than America 1918

America 2018: Even more gilded than America 1918

It took 100 years, but America has returned to its unequal past. With a vengeance.The year many consider the height of the Gilded Age, when John D. Ro...

October 25th, 2018 |  


Stealing the vote

Stealing the vote

The GOP isn’t out to “win” elections anymore. They’re just trying to make sure anyone who might vote against them can’t....

October 25th, 2018 |  



Lie and deny

Lie and deny

It is difficult to keep my head from exploding with each new day’s political developments. So now Rod Rosenstein is quitting or may be fired, le...

October 24th, 2018 |  


Remembering Tom Taggart

XENIA — Born in Ireland in 1856, Tom Taggart came with his family to Xenia when he was five. As a young man his first job was sweeping floors in...

October 12th, 2018 |  


The history of the grand hotel

The history of the grand hotel

A couple of weeks ago, I shared the story of Merrick’s Hotel, also known as the Ewing House, which closed when stagecoach travel ceased to be po...

October 12th, 2018 |  


It’s your post office: Keep it

It’s your post office: Keep it

Take it from a postal worker: If the U.S. sells its public mail service, consumers will lose big time.This summer, the White House proposed selling of...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Letter to the editor policy

The Xenia Daily Gazette and Fairborn Daily Herald encourages readers to write letters to the editor:Election lettersDeadline for Nov. 6 election lette...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Sausage Man and the belching smoke

Sausage Man and the belching smoke

The country singer and sausage king, Jimmy Dean, lived high above an expansive, picturesque section of the James River, on Chaffin’s Bluff in Va...

October 4th, 2018 |  


Fantastic news: God has no middle children

Fantastic news: God has no middle children

1 John 3:1a “See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God …”God is not a God of favor...

October 4th, 2018 |