Rob Portman column: Tax reform making a difference

Rob Portman column: Tax reform making a difference

Tax reform and tax cut legislation that passed at the end of last year has now been in place for six months. It’s time to take stock of how it’s w...

July 12th, 2018 updated: July 12th, 2018. |  


Ken Parrott column: Lake Erie offers lots ofoutdoors fun, diversions

Ken Parrott column: Lake Erie offers lots ofoutdoors fun, diversions

With the boys working hard this summer making money for college and with lots of fair projects in the barn, we decided to stick closer to home for thi...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Sherrod Brown Column: A better farm bill for Ohioans

Sherrod Brown Column: A better farm bill for Ohioans

The best ideas don’t come out of Washington, they come out of conversations with Ohioans.That was on display last week as Republicans and Democr...

July 4th, 2018 |  



Take care to soothe pets during fireworks celebrations

Take care to soothe pets during fireworks celebrations

Take care to soothe pets during fireworks celebrations With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, Phantom Fireworks would like to remind our frie...

July 2nd, 2018 updated: July 2nd, 2018. |  


Column: Have a look at the World’s Fair

Column: Have a look at the World’s Fair

BELLVILLE — On this day, June 28, we are exactly 76 days from the start of this year’s Bellville Street Fair. Attending the fair can get you st...

June 28th, 2018 updated: July 1st, 2018. |  


Father’s Day can provide memorable moments

Father’s Day can provide memorable moments

Today is Father’s Day. When I sat down to work on this week’s article, I took a quick glance through some of my old files and found this article t...

June 18th, 2018 updated: June 20th, 2018. |  


Column: What you should know about estate planning, digital assets

Column: What you should know about estate planning, digital assets

Planning for what happens to our assets after we pass has long included considering a standard list of financial accounts and physical possessions. Th...

June 7th, 2018 updated: June 7th, 2018. |  


Letter: Safety was considered in beehive installation

Letter: Safety was considered in beehive installation

Friday’s article “Commission abuzz with a honey of a problem,” highlighted the concerns our neighbor, Marlena Skeens, has about the honey beehiv...

June 6th, 2018 updated: June 6th, 2018. |  


Letter: So long to a great friend

Letter: So long to a great friend

Recently the Clear Fork valley lost a great friend — a person who lived in the valley all his life, graduated from Clear Fork high school and cared ...

June 6th, 2018 updated: June 6th, 2018. |  


Column: Fishing on Lake Erie heating up now

Column: Fishing on Lake Erie heating up now

If you have been on the fence about taking a fishing trip up to Lake Erie, it’s time to get off that fence and get up there. It appears that the ...

June 4th, 2018 updated: June 6th, 2018. |