Remembering Lloyd Kauffman

Lloyd Hershey Kauffman was born in Osborn in 1896. He graduated from the Osborn High School in 1914 and then completed three years of college. Later h...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Fall is football season

Fall is football season

It seems to me that the decision by various governing bodies to have football this fall is most appropriate.You see, to me — and surely many oth...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


In the social distancing era, rural America needs broadband to survive

In the social distancing era, rural America needs broadband to survive

Over the last six months, the United States has seen various forms of lockdown as we have worked to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These uncer...

September 21st, 2020 |  



Some comments on surveys and polls

Some comments on surveys and polls

It seems to me that some business activities haven’t suffered the downturn as have so many others.Of course, the face mask and rubber glove ente...

September 15th, 2020 |  


The City of Xenia profile

The City of Xenia profile

Let me begin by saying I do not live in Xenia. Have not since the late 70s.I lived in Amlin Heights during the mid 70s to 1982 when we moved to Wilber...

September 10th, 2020 |  


A law enforcement model

A law enforcement model

It seems to me that among the results of all the protests, riots, arson, and such are demands that our law enforcement system be changed. Recommendati...

September 8th, 2020 |  


Back to school time

Back to school time

Parents wishing for their children to obtain a proper education would often deed a portion of their property to the local school district for the purp...

September 4th, 2020 |  


Buccaneer football during a pandemic

Buccaneer football during a pandemic

We went to the first home XHS football game last Friday.I probably went to my first XHS football game when I was about six. My brother Robert “M...

September 3rd, 2020 |  


Let the buyer beware

Let the buyer beware

It seems to me that we are besieged with all kinds of gimmicks, some almost tricks, designed to get us to spend our money on some particular goods or ...

September 2nd, 2020 |  


Write that letter

Write that letter

Have you always wanted to tell a parent, a sibling, a partner, a friend how you feel about him/her, the ways in which that person has had a positive i...

September 2nd, 2020 |