Register Herald- RSS OPINION Feed http://registerherald.com/section/OPINION http://registerherald.com/section/OPINION Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:13:58 EST 1800 Lessons learned now help mold players for the future http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150230776/Lessons-learned-now-help-mold-players-for-the-future Few things are as sacrosanct to so many people as high school football.That's what makes the decision by a New Jersey school to shut down the season in response to allegations of sexual abuse all that more empowering. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:23:11 EST Ready to assist veterans http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/150148284/Ready-to-assist-veterans WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hearing directly from veterans in our own region on the veterans' benefit claims backlog is what led to my pressing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for answers and accountability years ago. Our veterans deserve... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:50:07 EST Constitution made ‘only for a moral and religious people’ http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150148010/Constitution-made-only-for-a-moral-and-religious-people Editor: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:37:06 EST Recognizing National Newspaper Week http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150126843/Recognizing-National-Newspaper-Week Forgive us if we're not willing to write an obituary for newspapers — and will even challenge those who would espouse the idea.Pundits and skeptics use clever connotations such as dinosaurs facing extinction. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:02:06 EST Gratis Twp. Trustees explain levy need http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150126231/Gratis-Twp.-Trustees-explain-levy-need Editor:The Gratis Township Trustees have placed on the ballot this November, a 1 mill levy for Road and Bridge improvements. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:24:08 EST Election letter deadline near http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150070771/Election-letter-deadline-near Deadline for original letters regarding the Tuesday, Nov. 4, General Election, will be this Friday, Oct. 10. Last date for print publication of election letters will be noon, Wednesday, Oct. 15. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 17:25:08 EST Reset America’s economic foundation http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/50783595/Reset-Americas-economic-foundation WASHINGTON, D.C. — If you look at America's economy, it's flat – it hasn't been growing as it should. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 16:03:11 EST Farewell to a forest friend http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/50782002/Farewell-to-a-forest-friend And the leaves that are green turn to brown, these words penned by Paul Simon, aptly describe the ever- changing fall landscape here in Preble County. The crops are maturing and the trees in the woodlands are putting on their yearly show. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 14:44:14 EST Treating opiate addiction in Ohio communities http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/50163893/Treating-opiate-addiction-in-Ohio-communities Addiction to opioids, like prescription painkillers and heroin, has increased significantly in the past few years, devastating communities across Ohio – rural, suburban, and urban. In 2012, a record 1,914 Ohioans died from accidental drug... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 14:37:18 EST MHRB & Suicide Coalition offer thanks http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150045309/MHRB--Suicide-Coalition-offer-thanks Editor:The Walk to Remember, Walk for Hope committee thanks the following sponsors for their support of the fourth annual Preble County Suicide Awareness Walk: Wed, 8 Oct 2014 14:37:15 EST An update on library funding http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150046128/An-update-on-library-funding Editor: Wed, 8 Oct 2014 14:37:13 EST ‘Heads up, taxpayers’ http://registerherald.com/news/letters/150046192/Heads-up-taxpayers Editor:Just a little heads up for Preble County taxpayers, two big money issues are on the taxpayers' table. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 14:34:06 EST Commissioners’ Corner http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/50719705/Commissioners-Corner Congratulations to the Pork Festival Committee and the many volunteers for another successful Preble County Pork Festival. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:24:09 EST Postal carriers say ‘thanks’ for donations http://registerherald.com/news/letters/50716508/Postal-carriers-say-thanks-for-donations Editor:Thank you very much to all of our customers who made donations to our food drive on Saturday, May 10. A total of 2,300 pounds of food was collected in the Eaton and Camden areas. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:24:07 EST Senior Edition http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/50635311/Senior-Edition EATON — We are celebrating National Senior Center month at the Preble County Senior Center, 800 East St. Clair Street, Eaton, using the 2014 theme Experts at Living Well. Senior Centers provide a vital service in our communities. Across the... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:40:07 EST Making corporate taxes fair, competitive http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/50536524/Making-corporate-taxes-fair-competitive WASHINGTON, DC — Last week, Burger King Worldwide announced a merger with Canadian restaurant Tim Hortons, creating one of the largest fast-food operations in the world. While Burger King will continue to be based out of Miami, it will make... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:39:16 EST Preble County Stingrays offer thanks http://registerherald.com/news/letters/50559993/Preble-County-Stingrays-offer-thanks Editor: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:38:09 EST From the bench: Merged Sentences http://registerherald.com/news/opinion_columns/50316504/From-the-bench:-Merged-Sentences COLUMBUS — In 2009, a jury found David Washington guilty of several offenses, including a third-degree-felony of failure to comply with a police officer and a fifth-degree-felony of obstruction of official business. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:36:09 EST PCGHD thanks area businesses http://registerherald.com/news/letters/50536176/PCGHD-thanks-area-businesses Editor: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:21:15 EST Camden Day participants thank donors http://registerherald.com/news/letters/50524437/Camden-Day-participants-thank-donors We would like to thank the following donors for their donations to the Camden Day golf outing: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:11:12 EST