Letters to the Editor 02-17-18

GIVE KILLERS LESS PRESS This letter is written after the school shooting in Florida. That was an unspeakable, heart-rending occurrence and my sympathy and prayers go out to all those affected, especially the friends and families of those who were murdered or injured. In...

Get hip and motivate younger hunters

Many of us buy a hunting or fishing license and feel we’ve done enough to support our state’s wildlife resources. Some join a local outdoor club to be part of a group with common interests, counting on club officials to deal with conservation issues. Some attend...

Thumbs

UP: While motorists already may be weary of road construction, taxpayers should be pleased with one of the main focuses of Findlay’s capital improvement plan: roads. Altogether, about $32 million will be spent in 2018 if council gives the go ahead to the plan. That figure...

Letters to the Editor 02-16-18

IT’S TIME TO GET SERIOUS Dec. 1, 2017, Courier headline: “More school doors getting The Boot, $117,000 needed.” In the article itself, it stated that installing The Boot on a total of 1,871 doors will cost about $425,000. This is an admirable effort, but let me...

Letters to the Editor 02-15-18

FRISCHE’S BEHAVIOR WAS CHILDISH I am a longtime Findlay resident and have watched City Council meetings since the ’80s or early ’90s, and have continued to right up to the Feb. 6 meeting. I have to say that was the most deplorable, embarrassing display out of...

Solve a crime

Hancock County’s recent run of homicides is troubling. It’s another reminder that we are not the quiet little city that we once were. Yes, we’re still small, but big-city crimes, like robberies, drug activity, overdose deaths and yes, deadly shootings, are...

Letter to the Editor 02-14-18

SO MUCH FOR THE LAND OF THE FREE A man in southern Michigan searched the United States tax code and discovered there never has been a law requiring a citizen to pay an income tax. In 2003, he published a book, “Cracking The Code,” which explains the code, and ever...

The ‘outsiders’

State party endorsements can go far to influence election results. Those candidates who receive political backing, especially on the state level, can get more financial aid and greater notice on party-paid election mailings. That helps get their name out in front of more voters....

Letters to the Editor 02-13-18

WHY CAN’T THE WORLD GET ALONG? I have never met anyone who does not like to watch the Olympics. I am amazed at athletes’ dedication and their “stick-to-itiveness” to practice daily to win that medal of gold, bronze or silver, although they are all aiming...

Conservation Tillage Conference is largest ag meeting in NW Ohio

In less than a month, the agriculture community will meet at the Conservation Tillage Conference, the largest agriculture meeting in northwestern Ohio. This annual two-day conference will be held March 6 and 7 on the campus of Ohio Northern University in Ada. The meeting and...