Fentanyl is still in town

Fentanyl is still in town

When you really want to know what’s going on in the illicit drug world in Ohio, who ya gonna call? People with drug addictions. People in recove...

February 23rd, 2020 |  


The bear nearly big as a house

The bear nearly big as a house

This is one of those “let the reader decide” kind of columns. It involves two incidents.The first is a report by the Associated Press in n...

February 23rd, 2020 |  


2020 Is A Year for Savings – 8 in 10 People Plan to Save More

Most Americans don’t have $400 saved to cover for an unexpected emergency, but a recent poll from Chase found that consumers may be ready to cha...

February 21st, 2020 |  



Chuck Ealey the titan who rocketed to football glory

Chuck Ealey the titan who rocketed to football glory

Growing up in Portsmouth and going to Notre Dame High School, the name Chuck Ealey was synonymous with local football legend. Stories were abundant as...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Get your Social Security benefit statement (SSA-1099 / SSA-1042s)

Tax season is approaching, and we have made replacing your annual Benefit Statement even easier. The Benefit Statement, also known as the SSA-1099 or ...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Hunting-killing for sport is barbaric

Hunting-killing for sport is barbaric

Humans eat animals. Cow, hog, chicken, turkey, deer, squirrel, racoon, reindeer, rabbit, fish, and many other creatures. Animal meat provides subsiste...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Let’s go to Tokyo

Let’s go to Tokyo

Opportunity.It’s the chance to do something unique and productive.The old saying goes that opportunity might knock only once.In my case, this is...

February 19th, 2020 |  


There’s no place like home!

There’s no place like home!

Dorothy had it right when she clicked her ruby slippers together and uttered those famous words “There’s no place like home!” Home t...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Social Security and America saves week

This year, America Saves Week (ASW) runs from February 24 through 29. The week is an opportunity for organizations to promote good financial habits. I...

February 18th, 2020 |  


Humbled by a master

Humbled by a master

When it comes time to regenerate, I usually head south. Nashville or the Smokeys are my usual destinations. This weekend, we headed to Nashville. It h...

February 18th, 2020 |