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Remember our veterans today

November 11, 2015 Today, Veterans Day 2015, is a day that is set aside to call attention to the valor and service of American armed services personnel. more »»

Working together makes area better

November 10, 2015 Cross pollination in the plant world is a vital step in the production of healthy plants and crops. In the world of economic development, it’s often called regionalization. more »»

Truth often missing from climate debate

November 9, 2015 Alarmism over climate change serves no one. While many scientists agree the earth is warming, how much and how fast that will continue to occur is uncertain. So is the cause of the phenomenon. more »»

Remember the less fortunate among us

November 8, 2015 There’s a hurting world right outside our doorsteps, the Rev. Ashley Steele of Urban Mission Ministries has reminded all of us in recent days, and all we have to do is realize it. more »»

Interesting results from Tuesday’s vote

November 7, 2015 Tuesday’s general election had some surprising results. One of which was the higher-than-anticipated voter turnout. Board of elections officials had anticipated a 40 percent voter turnout but 46. more »»

Bethany baseball brightens lives

November 6, 2015 The Bethany Bison baseball team has, for the second year in a row and on an ongoing basis, provided an example of the best of what sports can and should be. more »»

Area teams set for playoff runs

November 5, 2015 The nature of playoff football means that fans and players will turn up the intensity just a little, but when you throw in a first-time event for a local school and the renewal of a backyard rivalry... more »»

Quillen has served health center well

November 4, 2015 We join what we are sure is a chorus of well wishers for Ann Quillen, who is leaving the position of director of the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center on Dec. 4. more »»

U.S. troop numbers just don’t add up

November 3, 2015 Members of U.S. military special operations units are very, very good at what they do. But they are not that goo. more »»

Make your voice heard Tuesday

November 2, 2015 Tuesday is the general election for Ohio. It is a grass roots election with city, village, township and boards of education races on the ballot. more »»

Poor debate conduct will lead to changes

November 1, 2015 The third debate for the wide-ranging Republican field for the presidential nomination on CNBC was supposed to be about the economy and economic policy. more »»

Smoke detectors help to save lives

October 31, 2015 As you make your way around the house today changing clocks back one hour, remember to check the most important items in the house — smoke detector. more »»

Issue 1 makes much sense for Ohio voters

October 30, 2015 Seldom is the process of redrawing political district lines for purposes of electing state and federal legislators accomplished without allegations of gerrymanderin. more »»

Safety first when you trick-or-treat

October 29, 2015 As children prepare to make their annual costumed trek throughout the Tri-State Area during the next few days, we ask parents to put safety first this Halloween. more »»

Harrison levy earns support

October 28, 2015 Our communities have been facing tough economic times for several years. more »»

Ohioans should say ‘no’ to state Issue 3

October 27, 2015 Thoughtful Ohio voters would not think of granting a monopoly to a few people to grow corn and sell it on the wholesale market. more »»

Chamber speakers looking to future

October 26, 2015 The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce honored its own on Wednesday, presenting awards for lifetime achievement to longtime area Realtor Gary Cain; young professional of the year to Jeff Schuetz o... more »»

Stars will shine Monday evening

October 25, 2015 There’s a common thread that connects each of the 10 people who will be honored Monday night as Community Stars — they all do the right thing for their friends, their neighbors and their communities... more »»

Edison renewal deserves a ‘yes’

October 24, 2015 Keeping the Edison Local School District financially solvent for some years to come means passage of the 2-mill renewal levy renewal facing voters on Nov. 3. more »»

Indian Creek renewal levy deserves support

October 23, 2015 Voters in the Indian Creek Local School District will be asked to approve a 7.9-mill renewal levy when they head to polls on Nov. 3. We urge them to say “yes. more »»

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