King remembered today


Today, Americans of all races and religions mark the observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. We think there can be no better way to remember his legacy than by offering the text of the speech he delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, ...

Here’s what I know to be true at the moment

Local Columns

Here’s what I know to be true today as I write this column on the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. -- We’re mid-way through January practically and well, the “S” word has been pretty much not around for the winter of 2021-22. So far, anyway. There hasn’t been very much ...

Steelers look to keep season alive


It was just a few weeks ago that fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers throughout the Tri-State Area had resigned themselves to accepting that what is likely Ben Roethlisberger’s last year as the team’s quarterback would end as another without a trip to the playoffs. But thanks to wins over ...

Good Neighbors drive a success

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Wintersville Good Neighbors want to thank all of our friends and volunteers who blessed us to make our Christmas drive a huge success. Countless numbers of concerned citizens from our area churches, businesses and volunteers made it possible for 64 families, including 148 ...

Expensive collisions

Local Columns

Looking to get caught up as we move forward in the new year: • We finally have gotten our first real taste of wintry weather and, when all things are considered, it didn’t add up to much at all. Our region has been fortunate to have been able to avoid a great deal of the bad weather that ...

Billionaires take the risks

Letters to the Editor

==To the editor: In October, Capt. Kirk, William Shatner, age 90, finally made it to space for real, as a passenger aboard Jeff Bezos’ rocket, Blue Origin. Celebrity former athlete Michael Strahan has followed. Some dismiss it; publicity stunts, they sniff. So? I say. I’d go in ...