Honor James Brady by passing more gun-control laws

August 5 at 5:17 PM Thank you for your coverage of the death of James S. Brady and for the detailed account of his profound legacy [“Witty Reagan aide and gun control advocate,” front page, Aug. 5]. Because of the steadfast determination of Mr. Brady and his wife, Sarah, the...

Bob FitzSimmonds’s uninformed views on Muslim Americans

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Risk of injury weighs on NBA players who want to play in international games

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‘Nats Plus’ program strikes out with some loyal fans

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A doctor’s battle with Ebola is a moral tonic for the world

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Updated: Former Carey teacher sentenced for attempted sexual battery

A former Carey teacher and girls basketball coach at Columbian High School in Tiffin has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old Carey student. Katie Fazekas, 32, of Tiffin, pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted sexual battery, a...

vanden Heuvel: Making every vote count

By Katrina vanden Heuvel August 5 at 7:48 AM The Electoral College rules that govern our presidential elections are the political equivalent of education’s standardized test. Just as high school classes devolve into test preparation, not learning, presidential elections...

Gilboa man sentenced to 28 years for sex crimes

OTTAWA — Gary Badertscher was sentenced this afternoon to 28 years in prison for sex offenses with children. The 53-year-old Gilboa man, appearing in Putnam County Common Pleas Court, pleaded guilty to felony charges of possessing child pornography and soliciting minors online....
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Bellaire Viaduct, Then & Now…

Milepost 859 As mentioned in my previous post, I was recently looking for some photographs and ran across some that I hadn’t looked at for quite some time. That brings us to the photo above, taken by J.J. Young many years ago in Bellaire, Ohio. I’m not sure how I...

Public invited to Army Corps-Latta flood tour Wednesday

The public is invited to Wednesday’s tour of sites along the Blanchard River with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, according to Sarah Criser, Latta’s communications director. Latta has invited Lt. Col. Karl Jansen, commander of the corps’...