Hunters answer the call of the wild

Hunters answer the call of the wild

April is the month when wild turkey hunters in Kentucky and Ohio finally get to take to the woods.In Kentucky, the season opens April 15 and runs thro...

March 30th, 2017 |  


I’m not a native

I’m not a native

All across this great country of ours, we find a major network of highways. As I travel, I find the historic and man-made attractions but it’s t...

March 30th, 2017 |  


‘The demon known as heroin’

The obituary for 23-year-old Brittany Kock was gut-punchingly raw. Her parents shared the cause of their only child’s death without sugar-coatin...

March 29th, 2017 |  



Trump takes on the opioid epidemic

He gave repeal a try, Obamacare is still standing and now President Donald Trump is flat on his back, or so goes the narrative. He’s not. He is ...

March 29th, 2017 |  


To the awesome doctors

To the awesome doctors

Dear Editor,I would like to recognize a few awesome doctors on this day. First off, my family doctor; Dr. Jitendra Patel here in Portsmouth. He takes ...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Who’ll fix Obamacare now?

This week in Washington, a staggered president and his party dig out from the rubble of their failed Obamacare replacement effort.As House Speaker Pau...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Forget fighter jets, we need mules

President Donald Trump has called our military “a disaster,” and he wants to remake it with a $54 billion increase in defense spending. He...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Have a heart, and make a profit

When I was 30, I left a career as a hedge fund trader hoping to make a more positive contribution to the world. I founded a nonprofit, Groceryships, t...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Suffer the little children

Suffer the little children

The March issue of Pediatrics has two articles about the littlest children - those under 2. The first one says that nothing we are saying to try makes...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Tipping the balance on tiptoe

Tipping the balance on tiptoe

I’d rather walk like a pigeon than be pinned down like a dissected frog, but at age seven I was instructed I must wear a metal brace to bed̵...

March 27th, 2017 |