Big Tobacco’s New Assault on Our Children

Protecting our children from the dangers of tobacco products has always been a challenge — and now Big Tobacco has a new product it is actively ...

July 7th, 2015 |  


West Alex event a success, thanks offered

The West Alexandria Celebration Committee hopes that everyone enjoyed the Party in the Park, Big Bang Boom Car Show, both parades and the fireworks.We...

July 7th, 2015 |  


Stopping the revolving door in the criminal justice system

There are a record number of people behind bars today and about 95 percent of them will one day be released. Over half of those former inmates will en...

July 7th, 2015 |  



Ladies Auxiliary says ‘thank you’

Editor:On behalf of the veterans and their families of Preble Memorial Post 8066, we would like to the the Kettering Health Network for the fantastic ...

June 30th, 2015 |  


Standing up for Ohio workers and getting results

When I travel around Ohio, I hear from constituents on a range of issues — from how we should fight terrorism to the rising costs of health care...

June 30th, 2015 |  


Kasich veto needed to help journalists do their jobs

There are times when it is necessary and in the public’s best interest for journalists to ask if someone has a concealed carry permit.For exampl...

June 30th, 2015 |  


Boehner, Portman show leadership on IRS reform

In 2013, the IRS Tea Party scandal broke. America found out that the IRS, in the form of Lois Lerner and others, was using its power to try and intimi...

June 30th, 2015 |  


End of school year doesn’t have to mean an end to good nutrition

For most Ohio children, the school year is ending and summer has begun. Summer ought to be a time for our kids to enjoy playing outside, reading for p...

June 23rd, 2015 |  


President Obama Owes Our Vets a Real Plan for Fixing the VA

It has been more than a year since General Eric Shinseki resigned as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs after widespread mismanagement and secret wait ...

June 23rd, 2015 |  


Campaign Committee established for library levy renewal

Five years ago, in the face of devastating state funding cuts, library supporters in Preble County approved a one-mill, five-year property tax to keep...

June 23rd, 2015 |