Ex-Cubs catcher Ross on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Ex-Cubs catcher Ross on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

The Chicago Cubs think David Ross could be a real factor this season. He has excellent footwork, knows the swing and can handle a partner, all the ele...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Hints of a ‘shop-‘til-you-drop’ presidency

WASHINGTON — It was the most perplexing speech of Donald Trump’s career.Watching the 45th president deliver an address to Congress mercifu...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Enough delay on Obamacare repeal

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, recently made headlines when she told her state’s Legislature she would not support an Obamacare repeal bill elim...

March 1st, 2017 |  



A misinformed position

A misinformed position

Dear editor,Scioto County Commissioner Crabtree is misinformed with respect to the Village of Piketon’s long held position on the cleanup and re...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Will today’s town hall crowds turn into a liberal tea party?

I get a kick out of the Republican members of Congress who claim the angry constituents at their town hall meetings are paid agitators. I remember how...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Opioid addiction can start in ER

There’s a common thread in many accounts of opioid addiction: It all started with a single prescription after a minor injury or other medical is...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Bypassing bypass surgery

Bypassing bypass surgery

This week’s New England Journal of Medicine has one report about the success of weight loss surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes (1) and...

February 27th, 2017 |  


The distinct pleasure of being different

The distinct pleasure of being different

I was pretty brave for a girl. I’d venture onto rooftops to fetch a runaway bouncy ball, traipse across the yards of neighbors’ other kids...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Share your insignificant worries

Remember how Twitter felt before a TV loudmouth with no political experience ran for president? Before a thin-skinned narcissist assumed command of Am...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Telephone Marketing Scams: How to Avoid Falling Prey

You answer a telephone call. A marketer says her company can get you out of debt, save you from a problem detected with your Windows computer or exten...

February 26th, 2017 |