Letters to the Editor 01-04-18

POT IS NOT A DRUG Why do column writers feel compelled to show their pure ignorance on a subject they know nothing about, other than what they have been told their entire life by people who hate the most important plant on earth? The American Medical Association is just one that...

Letters to the Editor 01-03-18

TAKE TIME TO FIND — THE BETTER PERSON As a new year begins with families celebrating conflicting sociopolitical confluences premised toward reaching beyond Michael Flynn’s guilty plea imputing Putin-infused Trump tampering. Alternatively, we are perplexed at...
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Ask the Experts: 01/02/18

Publishing the first and third Tuesday of each month, The Courier ‘Ask the Experts’ advice column features local ‘Experts’ answering frequently asked questions related to their area of expertise.  

10 issues and events that affected Hancock County farmers in 2017

Each year, agriculture has its challenges and 2017 was no exception. A review of the year reveals 10 issues or events that affected farmers in Hancock County. Grain prices Grain prices continued to remain low in 2017. Low grain prices are projected in 2018 with the abundance of...

Letters to the Editor 01-02-18

HE PREFERS LESS TO MORE Sharon Oldman (letter, Dec. 30) resides in the myopic social justice camp of Barack Obama: A philosophy where government dictates outcomes for certain groups perceived as victims. The Bill of Rights was created to protect the people from government. A...

Letters to the Editor 12-30-17

WRITER IS IN THE MINORITY When I read Michael Janton’s letter (Dec. 23) praising Donald Trump for undoing so many of the accomplishments of Barack Obama, I took comfort in the fact that Janton is in the 35 percent of Americans who approve of Trump, which means up to 65...

Outdoor hobbies can help fulfill your resolutions

I’ve read that the most popular New Year’s resolutions revolve around losing some unwanted weight. I’m not certain that it’s true, but I’m pretty sure I know what the failure rate of that pledge ends up being. Well, I’ve made the decision that...

Thumbs

UP: We know it was a public relations thing, but we like it when police officers mix and mingle with the public in non-confrontational ways. That’s what happened in Fostoria on Christmas Eve when a police officer and city councilman handed out gift cards instead of tickets...

Plan B

The Hancock County commissioners have been left with no choice but to move forward in 2018 with plans to renovate the existing juvenile/probate court building on Dorney Plaza. The decision was actually made by voters in November, when they rejected a 20-year, quarter-percent...

Letters to the Editor 12-28-17

DEVIL CAN TAKE A VACATION I have a question, Larry Richards (letters, Dec. 11, 18). Have you eaten the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge in the Garden of Eden, and now you are as gods, knowing both good and evil? There are those who go to churches that teach...