Using deliberative forums to dismantle and shift old paradigms

Using deliberative forums to dismantle and shift old paradigms

“We believe that politics as usual isn’t working. We’re politically divided but we don’t talk to people in our own communities...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Life is wonderful

Life is wonderful

Life is wonderful! What a bold statement. I hear a lot of drag from others about their outlook on life. A lot of poor mentalities are developed around...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Perry Township happenings

Dear Editor and Perry Township Residents:At the April 10 Perry Township board meeting, trustee Dusty Smith reported that the Knorr property in New Mar...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Raising awareness for families with autism

Raising awareness for families with autism

April is Autism Awareness Month, a nationwide effort championed by the Autism Society for nearly 25 years. I believe it’s the calling of any per...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Stop breeding dogs for profit

Fayette County will soon be home to a puppy mill, also euphemistically called a high volume dog breeder. On April 10, the Fayette County zoning board ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Five ways to change the opioid epidemic in Ohio

Five ways to change the opioid epidemic in Ohio

1. Change the lawThe state of today’s opioid epidemic is the shaping of 103 years of legislature.When the Harrison Act was passed in 1914 the fe...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Vote ‘Yes’ on mental health & prevention levy

Dear Editor,The Paint Valley Mental Health & Prevention levy deserves our support on the May 2, 2017 ballot.Children and families in our communiti...

April 18th, 2017 |  


House makes children with illnesses a priority

House makes children with illnesses a priority

I believe the role of our state government, in today’s society, is to promote and enact policies that allow our citizens to choose their own pat...

April 17th, 2017 |  


The Buck 50: Live compassionately

The Buck 50: Live compassionately

On a Thursday I get a text… It’s a friend.“Hey Trey. We need a runner for a relay race tomorrow. It’s 10 people. 150 miles. So...

April 11th, 2017 |  


‘State of the State’ a call for innovation

‘State of the State’ a call for innovation

Last week, Governor John Kasich gave his seventh annual State of the State address, a requirement in Ohio’s Constitution that the governor must ...

April 10th, 2017 |