Health insurance open enrollment ends soon

Since 2013, more than 800,000 Ohioans have obtained insurance coverage through the health law — many for the first time. During open enrollment,...

December 16th, 2015 updated: December 16th, 2015. |  


Wapakoneta case on free speech worth watching

Government workers everywhere should be observing closely a federal case involving Wapakoneta, Ohio.Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixt...

December 8th, 2015 |  


A home, two Ohio families, and Pearl Harbor

A home, two Ohio families, and Pearl Harbor

(Editor’s note: This column was prepared in honor of Monday’s observance of “Pearl Harbor Day.”)I miss a man I never met. Howa...

December 8th, 2015 |  



Make sure you give joy, not frustration

In this season of giving, one item stands out as a convenient present that doesn’t require a package or bow: the gift card. A shopper can choose...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Talk to children about safety

About 1.3 million children have been reported missing this year in the United States, more than 18,000 of them in Ohio. Today, there are more than 600...

December 1st, 2015 |  


Demand drives Thanksgiving bargain blitzes

As more big-box retailers offer Black Friday bargains a day early, many Americans fear the Thanksgiving holiday is being co-opted and commercialized.R...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Newspaper media inform readers about the best deals on Black Friday and throughout the season

Newspaper media inform readers about the best deals on Black Friday and throughout the season

The infamous day-after-Thanksgiving retail bonanza – affectionately dubbed “Black Friday” – is always a major event for newspa...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Community’s ‘generous spirit’ helped team in its success

Editor:Please allow me to take this opportunity to recognize the generous spirit of our extended community. Many members of Eaton Community Schools, o...

November 11th, 2015 |  


Increasing access to timely, quality prenatal care

Each year, more than one million babies are born to mothers who did not receive adequate prenatal care.These babies are three times more likely to be ...

November 11th, 2015 |  


‘Thanks’ to library issue voters

Editor:On behalf of Preble County District Library and all those who worked as part of the campaign committee in support of Issue 27, I’d like t...

November 11th, 2015 |