Latest wind bill deserves closer look

For several years before his resignation from the Ohio Senate, Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, had pushed hard to create wind-energy opportunities for the state. Wind has not always been a popular GOP cause, but Hite’s advocacy was based, in part, on the fact that his district...

Letters to the Editor 12-14-2017

A WIN FOR DEMOCRACY Wednesday morning our nation could celebrate a victory for democracy. In spite of pleas to vote for the party not the person, the voters of Alabama let the country know that character matters. I say this from a nonpartisan viewpoint because I believe it could...

Letter to the Editor 12-13-17

PRESIDENTIAL COOL A VIRTUE I understand Dave Malone (letter, Dec. 11) being critical of President Obama’s foreign policy. Obama underreacted by not taking decisive actions which may have been needed in the Mideast. My sense is that Obama was elected by a majority of voters...

350 Hancock farmers completed fertilizer certification program

Northwestern Ohio is now seeing full implementation of Ohio’s Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification regulation. The regulation was result of Senate Bill 150, which was co-sponsored by former state Sen. Cliff Hite (http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/905.322 and...

Letters to the Editor 12-11-17

OBAMA NEEDS TO THANK TRUMP Over the last several years I have written much in letters to the editor about the wars in the Middle East. Many times I have commented on how, under President Obama, terrorism had grown and prospered because of events like our rapid withdrawal from...

Letters to the Editor 12-09-17

THE TAX PLAN’S FALSE NARRATIVE The dishonest socialist snake oil salesmen have maliciously contrived the false narrative that the proposed tax cuts will devastate the poor, burden the middle class with higher taxes, and further enrich the wealthy. The proposed cuts include...

Naturalization

The nation’s immigration debate, in high gear since last year’s election, was briefly put on hold Wednesday, at least in Findlay, as 52 immigrants from 25 countries took the giant step to become U.S. citizens. Naturalization ceremonies, like the one that took place at...

Northern visitors let us know winter is coming

Last Sunday, I was driving down Hancock County 234 near the Findlay reservoirs. I was feeling somewhat nostalgic about the upcoming holiday seasons and needed a bit of a lift. Leave it to nature to surprise me. As I drove along, a dozen white ghosts of a Christmas coming drifted...

Help police

Hancock County is fortunate to have a relatively low violent crime rate. Yes, murders happen here, but they are rare and, more times than not, are solved. When one isn’t, though, the mystery creates a wound that never really heals for the victim’s family and friends...

Letter to the Editor 12-08-17

IN THE NAME OF RELIGION As many conservative religious adherents declare themselves to be morally superior, they fail to examine themselves and their own behaviors. At the same time, they look down on others as lazy infidels. Some calling themselves conservative falsely believe...