Senior Moments

Senior Moments

When I was a much younger man and covering local radio and television for daily newspapers in three different states there wasn’t much variety w...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Despite the rise of Trump, conservatism isn’t dead yet

Despite the rise of Trump, conservatism isn’t dead yet

By Jonah GoldbergSell your Adam Smith ties, everybody, and smash your busts of Ronald Reagan. It’s all over.Why? Because we have entered a new e...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


One of the earliest roads: Bullskin Trace

One of the earliest roads: Bullskin Trace

By Joan BaxterOne of the earliest roads which provided transportation through Greene County was what was known as the Bullskin Trace or Bullskin Trail...

May 20th, 2016 |  


America must renew its infrastructure or face decline

America must renew its infrastructure or face decline

By Jesse JacksonAmerica is literally falling apart. In Flint, children were poisoned in the lead contamination of the water. In Washington, the subway...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Remembering Dr. S. C. Ellis

XENIA — Dr. S.C. Ellis was a founding partner of Medical Service Associates, one of the first group medical practices in the United States. He w...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Detach and de-stress from politics

Detach and de-stress from politics

By Gery DeerDeer in HeadlinesA July 2014 article in The Washington Post included a headline that read, “Politicians are the No. 1 cause of stres...

May 19th, 2016 |  


More focus needed on medical mistakes

More focus needed on medical mistakes

By Jay AmbroseFirst, do no harm. Doctors get that. They embrace it. It’s nevertheless the conclusion of a major study that medical mistakes kill...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Trump needs money fast; isn’t that an odd turn?

Trump needs money fast; isn’t that an odd turn?

By Andrew MalcolmIn a strange election cycle of unexpected, unpredictable, often inexplicable events, here’s the latest topper: The richest pres...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Clinton, Trump offer voters a stark choice

Clinton, Trump offer voters a stark choice

By Carl P. LeubsdorfTalk about an untraditional election!American presidential races generally match two veteran male politicians. This year, neither ...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor

Concerns about streetsEditor:Two years ago I began voicing my concern to city officials and council regarding the haphazard application by Fairborn st...

May 17th, 2016 |