What fruit should we be bearing?

I discovered a precarious situation in my medicine cabinet this morning.There were two roll-on bottles in there. One was a bottle of antiperspirant, a...

January 12th, 2017 |  


When actors are left unscripted

When actors are left unscripted

One wonders, at what point during Acting College are pupils taught that part of their job is to share their political opinions with the world?Sadly, m...

January 11th, 2017 |  


The man from Clarksville

The man from Clarksville

There is no other place on earth like the Ohio House of Representatives.The historical elegance is breathtaking. The red velvet curtains behind the ro...

January 10th, 2017 |  


The joy of serendipity

The joy of serendipity

I really like the word “serendipity.” The Oxford English Dictionary defines serendipity as “making happy, unexpected discoveries com...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Delivering results for Ohio

Delivering results for Ohio

Ohioans, regardless of political party, expect their elected officials to represent the best interests of their constituents and to produce results on...

January 9th, 2017 |  


I am commenting on the Dec. 8 editorial cartoon in the News Journal — a skeleton pointing out the first two letters in “Ohio” with t...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Helping find forever homes

The News Journal is now teaming up with both the Clinton County Humane Society and the Wilmington Area Humane Society to run a Pet of the Week feature...

January 9th, 2017 |  


The mountains we climb

The mountains we climb

Heaven’s lungs pulled my breathe away from me. I looked out from the heights and fought to keep my eyes open, breathless and spent. Ragged cloud...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Is health care plan a ‘Better Way’?

Since 2010, Republicans in Congress have made it their mission to replace Obamacare. In a recent article, Congressman Stivers expressed his concern fo...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Welcome 132nd General Assembly

Welcome 132nd General Assembly

This week, the state legislature held its opening session day of the 132nd General Assembly. A day of formality filled with much ceremony and history,...

January 6th, 2017 |