Not much ado about May Day

Not much ado about May Day

Workers of the World Unite! Today is May Day, which can be a little bit confusing if you live anywhere but in the U.S. We pretty much ignore it here, ...

April 30th, 2017 |  


Higher education, not higher debt

Higher education, not higher debt

It’s that time of year again. Flowers are flowering, spring is springing, and across the country college graduates are graduating with their new...

April 30th, 2017 |  


Is there a poem in your pocket?

Is there a poem in your pocket?

As a nation we grapple with a host of issues from fear of nuclear missiles to violent demonstrations, and economic inequalities. Each issue is complex...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Tripping through the halls of law

Tripping through the halls of law

This is going to come out sounding very cranky but if you are a third-grader selling something to fund a class trip, please do not knock on my door. I...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Helping homeless kids find shelter

Helping homeless kids find shelter

Homelessness is dangerous, especially for kids. They are more vulnerable to become victims of crime; they’re more vulnerable to disease, and the...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


CALLING AROUND COVINGTON

CALLING AROUND COVINGTON

I’ll begin this week’s column with a thank you note after a big successful event a few weeks ago. The Fields of Grace Worship Center would...

April 21st, 2017 |  


An attitude of gratitude

An attitude of gratitude

“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.&...

April 21st, 2017 |  


The games children play still matter

The games children play still matter

Way back when I was at the beginning of my journalism career — more than 20 years ago when I was writing for my college newspaper — I had ...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Hard work gives hope to Haiti

Hard work gives hope to Haiti

On behalf of the Hope for Haitians committee, we thank Sharon Semanie and the Piqua Rotary Club and the Piqua area donors for their heartfelt gifts of...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Another Korean War?

Another Korean War?

From 1950 to 1953, they were shipped to a part of the world where most had never been. And they were expected to engage North Koreans in combat, send ...

April 18th, 2017 |