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 |  



Amazon is making workers tweet about how great it is to work there

Amazon is making workers tweet about how great it is to work there

In Corporate World, when trouble pops up and things get sticky, CEOs don’t wring their hands and try to dodge the issue.No-sir-ee, the chief get...

October 4th, 2018 |  


Last year, I watched grizzly bears play. This year, they’re going to be trophy hunted.

Last year, I watched grizzly bears play. This year, they’re going to be trophy hunted.

Last year, I had the pleasure of watching grizzly bears play and interact outside of Yellowstone National Park in Montana.Nothing could have prepared ...

September 7th, 2018 |  


Remembering Harold Seall

XENIA — Harold E. Seall was the band director at the OSSO Home for many years. After he retired, he volunteered to direct the Foody-Cornwell Ame...

September 7th, 2018 |  


Visiting with Frieda Parks

Visiting with Frieda Parks

It is not hard to describe Frieda. She is fun-loving, adventuresome, willing to help when needed along with being very energetic. She recently celebra...

September 7th, 2018 |  


Letters to the editor

Unhappy shopperEditor:This is an open letter to the residents of this city, where I have resided and which I have supported for the past 48 years, to ...

September 7th, 2018 |  


A world designed by playground bullies

A world designed by playground bullies

As the news slaps against my consciousness like road slush, some fragments sting more than others. For instance:“According to the DOJ’s co...

September 7th, 2018 |  


Here out west, ‘smoke season’ keeps getting worse

Here out west, ‘smoke season’ keeps getting worse

Right now, much of the west is affected by wildfires.An unlucky minority will have to evacuate their homes, and some will lose their homes altogether ...

August 31st, 2018 |