Community Revitalization Begins with a Positive Attitude

“Why not move to Columbus, it’s so much better there?”These are the words I frequently hear circulate throughout Scioto County. I lo...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


Uniting Our Voices In Support Of Vital Appalachian Regional Programs

Federal funding for fixing our area’s roads, supporting community health outreach, providing job training, creating and maintaining affordable h...

June 21st, 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 |  


A fawn seeks an unusual refuge

A fawn seeks an unusual refuge

We’ve seen drawings or heard about how a mother, too poor to care for her baby, leaves it in a basket at the door of what appears to be a well-t...

June 16th, 2017 |  


There’s your sign: part 2

There’s your sign: part 2

This is the second in a series of articles concerning the signers of The Declaration of Independence. There were 56 signers. How many can we name? Mos...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Fix our job skills as we fix our bridges

Everyone knows America’s infrastructure is crumbling and in desperate need of attention. But that’s far from the only looming national def...

June 15th, 2017 |  


One man’s leap from activist to shooter is a warning

For weeks, members of Congress have been dragging themselves out of bed around dawn for baseball practice. The annual Congressional Baseball Game, sch...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Sessions provides little fireworks

Honorable men. We paraphrase the rhetoric of William Shakespeare’s Brutus in “Julius Caesar,” a play much in the news today for its ...

June 14th, 2017 |  


On Father’s Day, pull out the comics

Many children bond with their fathers during camping trips or sporting events, but I bonded with my father over the reading of stories. Throughout my ...

June 14th, 2017 |