Self-dealing by nursing home owners threatens patient care

The outsourcing of logistical support services, which became commonplace in the U.S. military in the 1990s and later was adopted by state prison syst...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Puerto Rico’s lingering calamity

In the best of times Puerto Rico suffers the pangs of poverty. The island’s 3.4 million residents struggle to keep afloat. Government teeters on...

January 17th, 2018 |  


What took so long with the Sandy Hook Report

It’s outrageous that it has taken Connecticut State Police five years to release their “after-action report” on the Sandy Hook Eleme...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Let’s grow

Let’s grow

Column Head: Retaining Walls Solve Many Landscape ProblemsBlog Title: Retaining Walls Solve Many Landscape ProblemsOne of the most cost-effective and ...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Johnson: ARC report ‘disgusting’

Most recently the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) again designated Scioto County as having a “distressed” economy; which means we co...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Letting go

Letting go

Imagine you with endless mental, physical, and spiritual energy.Imagine you off that emotional roller coaster focused, creative, and ready to live you...

June 25th, 2017 |  


So how nutty is a squirrel?

So how nutty is a squirrel?

I heard a tapping on the glass of my bathroom window. I put my face up close and was looking into the eyes of the neighborhood red squirrel. Just behi...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


There’s your sign: Part 3

There’s your sign: Part 3

The Declaration of Independence was the brainchild of the young American Congress, the masterpiece of Tom Jefferson and “in your face” for...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Release the power within the rock

Release the power within the rock

I poured the orange juice on the potted plant with the most regal of intents. The vitamin packed liquid would provide the plant with a ton of nutritio...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Why we lie

Why we lie

Last week, we talked about how political affiliation can affect your opinion about the causes of obesity and public policies to address it. How somebo...

June 19th, 2017 |