Be Ohio Proud, Shop Local for the Holidays

Dear Editor:‘Tis the season when family and friends gather together to eat, give thanks and celebrate the holidays. As you begin your holiday sh...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Judge blocks overtime rule

In a blow to more than 12 million American workers, including 351,000 in Ohio, a federal judge has blocked implementation of an overtime rule set to t...

November 30th, 2016 |  


‘If I’ve got the mashed potatoes and you’ve got the gravy, we need to get together’

Though my great-aunt Mary passed away at age 101 in 1968, her spirit and spunk transcend time. At this time of painfully raw divisions in our nation a...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Working to deliver results

The campaign season is finally over. It was spirited this year and the ads were nonstop. And most of us probably won’t miss it.I’m gratefu...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Attorney General DeWine warns of holiday scams

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned consumers of scams to avoid this holiday season.“Scams don’t take a break ...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Senior Edition

EATON — The Preble County Council on Aging/Senior Center is Closed Nov. 24 through Nov. 27.You Are Invited to “Lunch with Jake”. On ...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


‘An Ideal Tragedy’

The 29th of December in 1876 was a windswept, snowy night in northeastern Ohio. A blizzard had pummeled the town of Ashtabula all day Friday, and almo...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Ohio should increase funding for public childcare so more working families can make ends meet and communities can enjoy the economic benefits, a new P...

November 17th, 2016 |  


How safe are our crumbling bridges and vulnerable buildings?

America’s bridges need work.So do some of the nation’s buildings – both old and new – that were designed to avoid collapsing d...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Defending property rights, expanding healthcare in Ohio

COLUMBUS — On Tuesday, The Buckeye Institute released Policy Briefs on two important issues for the General Assembly to address in its “la...

November 17th, 2016 |