It’s past time to put country first

How did America get here? This fractured place where facts matter less and less, and neighbors can’t even share how they really feel.How did we ...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Justice for the ‘Buckskin Girl’

Justice for the ‘Buckskin Girl’

“I called the FBI this afternoon,” I casually told my husband, some months ago.“You did what … why?” he responded-not-so...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Recalling the Thanksgiving snowstorm of 1950

Recalling the Thanksgiving snowstorm of 1950

It seems to me that the recent record-breaking taste of winter has brought on memories of past classic snowstorms. I suppose we all have our own recol...

November 19th, 2019 |  



Phone a friend for facts

Phone a friend for facts

Years ago there was an enormously annoying show called “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” It was hosted by the enormous annoying Regis Philb...

November 19th, 2019 |  


A lesson in capitalism

A lesson in capitalism

It seems to me that with all the whoop-de-do about socialism and what it is or isn’t, I figured an object lesson in capitalism might be appropri...

November 12th, 2019 |  


When adults bully adults, kids suffer

When adults bully adults, kids suffer

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. “Every day thousands of young people experience bullying from their peers while at school, after ...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: No one excelled in Dem debate

Michael Reagan: No one excelled in Dem debate

Twelve presidential wannabes standing in a row on stage for three hours.Three friendly liberal journalists under-handing softball questions to them.To...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Just another ODE boondoggle

Just another ODE boondoggle

When I was a school superintendent I, like my peers, regularly received missives from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) informing us about the la...

October 16th, 2019 |  


School days – not and then

School days – not and then

It seems to me that being in public schools these days is sure a lot different from what we of the geriatric generation experienced. That conclusion i...

October 1st, 2019 |  


It’s a pretty great place to live

It’s a pretty great place to live

As we usher in October in mid-July heat, my mind wanders to the many wonderful things I didn’t realize I loved about living in the Ohio Valley. ...

October 1st, 2019 |