One size really should fit all

One size really should fit all

This is what happens when you don’t have much of an opinion, and you are asked to write a column for the opinion section of the newspaper.You ge...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Check with BBB before choosing a towing company

Check with BBB before choosing a towing company

There’re roughly 220 million drivers in the U.S. Many have required the assistance of a towing company. Nobody ever plans on having a car breakd...

February 19th, 2019 |  


If these walls could talk

If these walls could talk

I’m a millennial (don’t tune me out yet!) who grew up in a nearby suburb and had a picturesque childhood. My parents still live in my chil...

February 18th, 2019 |  



Godfrey Brown builds a church

Godfrey Brown builds a church

Godfrey Brown was born in to slavery in 1768 in Brunswick County, Virginia. He was able to purchase his freedom and that of his family on March 7, 182...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Tales of Xenia: Lincoln Elementary School

Tales of Xenia: Lincoln Elementary School

Let’s sing a song of praise for Lincoln, our school so fine and grand. We want the world to know we truly believe its the best school in the lan...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Every life tells a story

Every life tells a story

When you find yourself saying, “I wish I had asked Gramps about that day on the beaches of Normandy,” it’s time to write your own st...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Help! I’ve been hoodwinked

Help! I’ve been hoodwinked

Yes, I think I really have. And probably hornswoggled too! If that’s more than you can handle, how about something simpler: Misled, bilked, vict...

February 13th, 2019 |  


A true transformation in education

A true transformation in education

Greene County Career Center’s passage of Issue 2 last November is a great example of how reputation, hard work, community support and perfect ti...

February 12th, 2019 |  


Watershed group aiming for 50 talks

Watershed group aiming for 50 talks

A year ago in February, Ohio was celebrating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the nation’s first Scenic River law whose goal was to protec...

February 12th, 2019 |  


Noted elocutionist Hallie Q. Brown

Noted elocutionist Hallie Q. Brown

Miss Hallie Quinn Brown was not a native of Greene County. She was born in Pittsburg, Penn. about 1845, the daughter of Thomas and Frances Brown, both...

February 11th, 2019 |