Safe Driving Awareness Month

Life is full of distractions. Driving can offer a rare moment of escape from the buzzing of our smart phones and the demands of the day. By making the...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Ohio’s Sales Tax Holiday to help families

The back-to-school shopping season is a busy and often costly time of year for many Ohio families. I’m pleased to announce that the state of Ohi...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Need a caterer for an upcoming event – check with your BBB

The catering business is more than an $8 billion a year industry. Caterers provide food service at remote sites, such as hotels, homes, meeting spaces...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Sales Tax Holiday this weekend

COLUMBUS — State Senator Kevin Bacon (R-Minerva Park) encourages all Ohioans to mark their calendars for the state’s widely popular Sales ...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Relay participant says ‘thanks’

Editor:All of the Preble County Relay For Life Teams, American Cancer Society Staff Members along with myself would like to thank everyone who partici...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Interested in being a ‘Host Family’ for Talawanda?

Editor:We are currently looking for families in Talawanda School District to host one of our amazing international exchange students this coming fall....

June 9th, 2016 |  


Extra work should equal xxtra pay

Right now, American workers know they’re working more than ever before and for less pay. Since the 1970s, middle class wages have stagnated, whi...

May 25th, 2016 |  


May is Mental Health Month

We often hear the clinical terms used by doctors and other professionals to identify the symptoms of mental illness…but if someone hasn’t ...

May 10th, 2016 |  


Making a difference by combatting the heroin epidemic

At a recent town hall in Darke County, I asked those in attendance how many of them had family members or friends who had been impacted by addiction. ...

March 22nd, 2016 updated: March 22nd, 2016. |  


Writer endorsing Robertson

Editor:I would like to throw in my endorsement for Denise Robertson for county commissioner. I’ve known Denise for 7 years and she is a devoted ...

March 1st, 2016 |