School’s cruel with lunch money threat

School’s cruel with lunch money threat

You wouldn’t think people would want the title of “America’s Meanest,” but it seems so many are vying for it.Today’s win...

July 31st, 2019 |  


Fighting resurgence of meth and cocaine

Fighting resurgence of meth and cocaine

Here in Ohio, we are finally making progress on stemming the tide of opioid abuse that’s been hitting our communities hard. In fact, from June o...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Connecting Ohio educators with D.C. legislators

Connecting Ohio educators with D.C. legislators

When I first came to the Senate, I met with a number of higher education leaders around Ohio. In these conversations we realized how little opportunit...

July 22nd, 2019 |  



Life’s Lessons

It was a day like any other in 1976. When the mail was delivered to my home at the top of Pine Mountain in Kentucky, unexpectedly, a package was part ...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

Well, it was a different sort of weekend, to say the least.My cousin passed away in December. There was a memorial service at that time, but this fami...

July 11th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

I have heard many preachers bemoan the need to prepare a sermon for a given holiday – be it Christmas, New Year, Easter or any other holiday on ...

July 3rd, 2019 |  


A BLAH morning

Have you ever had a BLAH morning/ When you don’t really feel bad physically, but by the same token, you don’t really feel good either? I d...

June 27th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

In January, a group of people who had participated in mission teams over the past year was invited to help in a mission project right in our own area....

June 20th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

What do you have planned for today? And what if, as so often happens, today seems to sprout wings and fly by without getting that task accomplished?So...

May 30th, 2019 |  


Remembering the real Memorial Day

Remembering the real Memorial Day

I’ve become a stickler about some things after years of editing stories for newspapers and summing them up for a headline. Maybe that’s wh...

May 25th, 2019 |