Rob Portman column: End government shutdowns for good

Rob Portman column: End government shutdowns for good

Let’s shut down government shutdowns. They don’t work for anyone. Even the threat of government shutdowns hurts the economy, and when you look ...

May 3rd, 2017 updated: May 3rd, 2017. |  


Clinger’s Corner: It’s been a while

Clinger’s Corner: It’s been a while

I feel like it has been ages since I last graced everyone with a column. Life has been crazy, I have been busy and that’s all that I am going to...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Column: A scientist is lurking within

Column: A scientist is lurking within

If I hadn’t become a writer, or reporter, or journalist, or copy editor, or paginator, or editor, or cat herder, I probably could have been a pr...

April 30th, 2017 |  


Rob Portman: Mail delivery of synthetic heroin must stop

Rob Portman: Mail delivery of synthetic heroin must stop

It happens daily, but we can stop it Every day, poison is being shipped from China and other nations into our communities through our mail system. ...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Wes Goodman column: Being responsible with taxpayer dollars

Wes Goodman column: Being responsible with taxpayer dollars

As we put tax day behind us, discussions are intensifying about how the state will be spending your money the next two years. House Bill 49, which set...

April 22nd, 2017 updated: April 20th, 2017. |  


Column: The wisdom of Winnie the Pooh

Column: The wisdom of Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh is my new role model. He should be a role model for all of us. I had a Winnie the Pooh book or two growing up. I read Winnie the Po...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 20th, 2017. |  


Column: Tax time in the Kent compound

Column: Tax time in the Kent compound

I’m going to try something new this weekend. There are lots of things I’ve never done before. I’ve not jumped from an airplane. I’ve not be...

April 16th, 2017 updated: April 16th, 2017. |  


Column: Making sense of scents

Column: Making sense of scents

Which of your five senses trigger the strongest emotions? That question popped into my mind Monday morning as I arrived for work. A neighbor of ...

April 12th, 2017 updated: April 12th, 2017. |  


Russ Kent: Can it! These are a few of my favorite things

Russ Kent: Can it! These are a few of my favorite things

If you know me, you know I love to cook. I also like to write, read, watch TV and eat. When I can combine all of those things, a lot of my probl...

April 9th, 2017 updated: April 9th, 2017. |  


Spring turkey season to start soon

Spring turkey season to start soon

For many hunters, spring brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys as Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird begins.New for t...

April 5th, 2017 |