Flipping through a lifetime of clips

Flipping through a lifetime of clips

(This column brought to you by scissors.)Here’s something we should do more: Thank you for reading our newspaper.We also appreciate you reading ...

July 7th, 2019 |  


Xenia Candy Kitchen

Xenia Candy Kitchen

About 1906, a little store was located in the first block of East Main Street in Xenia. This was a candy and confectionary store owned by Clarence Gri...

July 5th, 2019 |  


We are Christ’s hands and feet

We are Christ’s hands and feet

To many who were not directly impacted by the tornadoes on Memorial Day of this year, the event likely seems to be a distant memory. But to those who ...

July 5th, 2019 |  



Do we still need Historically Black Colleges?

Do we still need Historically Black Colleges?

I have been affiliated either as a student, faculty, adjunct or in some other way with four HBCUS ( Historically Black Colleges and Universities) , Ha...

July 5th, 2019 |  


Letters from home

Letters from home

During the past few weeks, the media has been focusing on some of the events of World War II and those who were a part of the military at that timeIf ...

July 1st, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Summer picnics

Fran’s Favorites: Summer picnics

Here at the Governor’s Residence, just like most of Ohio, it’s been a very wet week.Since this is usually the best weather of the summer, ...

June 28th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: A visit with David McCullough

Fran’s Favorites: A visit with David McCullough

What a thrill it was last week to have author David McCullough and his wonderful wife Rosalee to the Governor’s Residence for breakfast.Mr. McCu...

June 28th, 2019 |  


How long can the federal debt keep rising?

How long can the federal debt keep rising?

A few months ago, the federal debt we have accumulated over the past decades crossed the $22 trillion mark. That’s a record. And it’s sure...

June 27th, 2019 |  


Freedom of Religion

Freedom of Religion

In America now we are being asked by some to turn the country into a theocracy, to base our laws on the Bible, something the supposedly revered Foundi...

June 27th, 2019 |  


The Canton Repository, June 21Several days ago, when the Ohio House passed its version of the two-year state budget, lawmakers in that chamber celebra...

June 27th, 2019 |