Drug Problem in Southern Ohio

Drug Problem in Southern Ohio

Dear Editor,I was just looking at the PDT webpage, what did I see? LETHAL NARCOTIC ALERT. It will probably make the front page of the PDT tomorrow and...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Dick Meyer: The Middle Finger Economy

My employer provides a benefit that, I think, is similar to a health savings account. I got a new card for it in the mail but needed to activate it by...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Reversing the decline in military readiness

On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump signed an exceptionally important executive order initiating both the beginning of the rebuilding of the U.S. armed...

February 5th, 2017 |  


A great place to live

A great place to live

I was talking to an old friend this past week and we quickly agreed that our small town America upbringing was not only typical for many but the sourc...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Smallmouth bass and ships’ graveyard

Smallmouth bass and ships’ graveyard

Most fishermen are creatures of habit, especially when it comes to returning year after year to camps where smallmouth bass are promising a rambunctio...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Overexposed but Underdeveloped

Overexposed but Underdeveloped

This is part two of a series on Joe, a fifty-nine year old gentleman admitted to hospice with lung cancer. Joe was very intelligent. His wife, Nancy, ...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Buzzards and Bumblebees

Buzzards and Bumblebees

I don’t know but have I ever told you what Buzzards and Bumblebees have in common? First let us examine the life of a Buzzard. Did you know that...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


How Trump can remake federal judiciary far beyond Supreme Court

The political world focused Tuesday night on President Donald Trump’s live-from-the-White House announcement of his nominee for the U.S. Supreme...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Will John McCain lead the loyal opposition?

John McCain has long prided himself on his reputation as a maverick, a Republican willing to buck his party’s leaders. Now he faces what may be ...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Compassion, security and our national identity

I’ll never forget two Iraqi citizens who I served alongside in Iraq.As I was serving as a combat surgeon, they were both working on behalf of th...

February 2nd, 2017 |