Get an IUD while you can

Get an IUD while you can

With a new Congress threatening birth control access, millions of women are looking at long-term solutions.As soon as the presidential election result...

December 8th, 2016 |  


What Trump could learn from Alexander Hamilton

What Trump could learn from Alexander Hamilton

By now you’ve probably heard that Vice President-elect Mike Pence was booed by fellow theater-goers at a performance of the musical Hamilton, an...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor

Concern about barrel factory columnEditor:I recently read your Nov. 10 issue and took exception with the column, “The fire at Lammer’s bar...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Self-defense for whom?

Self-defense for whom?

Our legal system fails young girls when they need help the most, and then punishes them for the result.In every state in the country, the right to sel...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Prayers for Gatlinburg

Prayers for Gatlinburg

It’s always sad to see the destructive forces of Mother Nature. Whether a tornado, hurricane or natural disaster, it weighs on your psyche.But w...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Bipartisan unity in a deep red state

Bipartisan unity in a deep red state

A politically diverse coalition fighting predatory lenders in South Dakota offers hope for all of us in a divisive time.A couple years ago, two South ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


The history of United Voluntary Services

The history of United Voluntary Services

The year was 1936. There were folks in the Greene County area who needed a little help and more folks who were willing to provide the help. The county...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Remembering Lucille Cowan

XENIA — Lucille Cowan was an active member of many organizations including United Voluntary Services, YMCA and especially Xenia Business and Pro...

December 6th, 2016 |  


A response to a reader

A response to a reader

It seems to me that one feature of this column is that I respond to readers’ comments and questions either in print or directly to the individua...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Koch Kollege for right-wing social engineers

Koch Kollege for right-wing social engineers

The billionaire Koch brothers are funding a school to promote their views, but the message is hard to swallow.Breaking news: An amazing new school for...

December 6th, 2016 |