Sweet & Sassy: Family thankful for support

Sweet & Sassy: Family thankful for support

Yes, our world was turned upside down last week with the death of our father.He has since been laid to rest and already missed. It was hard to let him...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Keeping more of your hard-earned money: Ohio’s Sales Tax Holiday returns

Keeping more of your hard-earned money: Ohio’s Sales Tax Holiday returns

As the father of two school-age children, I know how expensive it can be to prepare students to return to the classroom for another school year. That ...

July 29th, 2016 |  


DCCA News: All politics aside

DCCA News: All politics aside

What you are about to read is very partisan, reflecting sincerely held beliefs and passionate opinions from which I cannot be dissuaded. But do not fe...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Versailles News: Our wake up call

Versailles News: Our wake up call

I recently read an email that tactfully described the state of our present day society, which I paired with a two paragraph quote from Rick Warren, an...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Paying off the unemployment debt

Paying off the unemployment debt

Some bills we pass in the Ohio Senate generate front-page headlines and constituent emails by the hundreds, while others travel through the legislativ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Thinking about health: Healthcare consumers get little help resolving complaints

Thinking about health: Healthcare consumers get little help resolving complaints

Who protects consumers of healthcare?Two recent emails from readers got me thinking about that question. I don’t mean consumers in their role as...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Stateline Heritage Days August 3-6

Stateline Heritage Days August 3-6

The annual Stateline Heritage Days in downtown Union City will carry on the tradition of family and friends getting together for fun, food and enterta...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Try Strawberry Soup for an easy supper

Try Strawberry Soup for an easy supper

I love being a mother. There’s nothing in the entire world I’d rather do than be a wife to my beloved husband Daniel and be called mother ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


New Madison News: Summer reading program ends this week

New Madison News: Summer reading program ends this week

Politics have taken center stage as the conventions wind up, and wind down. Knowing the outcome for weeks, following a long primary process, has chang...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Medical Marijuana in Ohio: What’s Ahead?

Medical Marijuana in Ohio: What’s Ahead?

During my time in the state legislature, I have fought tooth and nail to protect families all across our state. As you may know, Governor Kasich recen...

July 27th, 2016 |