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How the tooth fairy can teach your kids about money

How the tooth fairy can teach your kids about money

When those first baby teeth start wobbling, you and the Tooth Fairy can combine forces to teach your kids about …

August 31st, 2015 |  

School lunch may be healthier than packed

School lunch may be healthier than packed

Q: Generally, which is healthier for kids, a packed lunch or a school lunch? A: Obviously, this could go either …

August 31st, 2015 |  

5 ways to help prepare children for success

5 ways to help prepare children for success

The new school year has started and families are busy with classes, homework and extracurricular activities. This time of year, …

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  

Money prep for prospective parents

Money prep for prospective parents

It costs parents an average of $245,340 to raise a child from birth to age 18. That figure from the …

August 30th, 2015 |  

The rise of the non-politician

The rise of the non-politician

Donald Trump. Ben Carson. Carly Fiorina. What do these three Republican presidential contenders have in common? None of them has …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Stand firm on absolute truth

Stand firm on absolute truth

A few years back I worked for Daystar Television in Ashland Kentucky as the host of an afternoon program called …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Ohioans shouldn’t be left in the dark on trade

Ohioans shouldn’t be left in the dark on trade

NAFTA. CAFTA. Trade relations with China. Ohioans have seen first-hand what so-called free trade agreements have done to our state …

August 29th, 2015 |  

A few bad apples

A few bad apples

If you shake your family tree, what falls? Surprisingly, my tree’s fruit formed a rich mosaic of America. Each of …

August 29th, 2015 |  

There’s something about Trump

There’s something about Trump

He has the “it” factor. While travelling through Ireland with a tour group earlier this summer, the first question I …

August 29th, 2015 updated: August 29th, 2015. |  

Abortion is funded by tax dollars

Dear Editor, This is in response to the letter to the Editor in the August 19 issue which stated in …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Research, harvest of fetal tissue should stop

Dear Editor: When Ben Carson was asked about research on fetal tissue, he said, and I quote, “My primary responsibility …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Rice-cereal and a ‘sensitive awareness’

Rice-cereal and a ‘sensitive awareness’

Here’s the good news: We live in a world of differences. Everywhere we go and every person we meet has …

August 27th, 2015 |  

‘A bubbly blonde’: Remembering Alison Parker

‘A bubbly blonde’: Remembering Alison Parker

ROCKINGHAM — I was downstairs in the Richmond County Judicial Center chatting with one of the bailiffs following a double-murder …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Remember Alison Parker and Adam Ward, not the killer

Remember Alison Parker and Adam Ward, not the killer

WDBJ-TV Virginia television reporters Alison Parker and Adam Ward were executed while doing their jobs. They were good people who …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Remembering school days of years ago

Remembering school days of years ago

The opening of school for the new year always brings back some nostalgia for me – and if you told …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Did Congress ever confer citizenship on anchor babies?

Ever since he announced his candidacy for president in June, Donald Trump has been setting the agenda for the rest …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Cadillac taxes for everyone!

Employers have played a key role in financing their employees’ healthcare since World War II, when they threw in tax-free …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Standing up for rural postal delivery

Post offices are crucial anywhere, but especially crucial in rural areas that depend on the postal service to stay connected …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Why the establishment fears Trump

Critics of a Donald Trump presidential candidacy have made two separate, contradictory claims regarding his electability in the 2016 general …

August 21st, 2015 |  

On voting … and not

On voting … and not

The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters …

August 21st, 2015 |  

When did critics stop caring about oil profits?

Attacks on oil-company profits were once standard fare among anti-fossil-fuel activists. As Daniel Weiss of the Center for American Progress …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Sen. Bob Corker moans about Iran deal his bill authorized

“Sen. Bob Corker: Congress should reject the bad Iran deal.” That was the rather unbelievable headline of a Washington Post …

August 20th, 2015 |  

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