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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 |  

Open government in China vs. U.S.

For a demonstration on how words can sound great, but have no effect without action, read the platitudes given by …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Cardington’s first fire departments well staffed

Cardington’s first fire departments well staffed

I could not mention last week all of the gas stations that were in business in Cardington before I-71 opened, …

August 19th, 2015 |  

Global warming is human caused

Dear Editor, I am responding to letters to the Editor that I see in many local papers about global warming …

August 19th, 2015 |  

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