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Exotic animal escape in Ohio raises some red flags

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Editor: Tuesday, Oct. 19. The weather today — gray, overcast with rain. The headline — Exotic Animals Roaming Ohio. When I first heard the news late last night I was in shock. Shock that this is the second animal owner to die in Ohio in less than six months. As an animal owner myself, I […]

LETTER: Take all factors into consideration before voting for levy

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Are there more facts we should know (about the United Local Schools levy)? Enrollment is declining, as is tax revenue collected, while schooling expenses are going up. Is this a healthy trend or a formula for disaster? Voters, you decide.

LETTER: Even a fourth-grader can appreciate a good deal

Thursday, October 13, 2011

I have served as the United High School band announcer for many years and wish to relate a recent conversation I had.

LETTER: United Local School District levy unnecessary

Thursday, October 6, 2011

The United Local School District has received well over $5,004,849 in extra tax dollars in just the past six years. ULSD extra taxes are a one mill levy, a three mill levy, and a 1/2 percent income tax levy. These three “extra taxes” are over and above your regular assessed property taxes.

Horse owners need options for humane disposal of animal

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Editor: I would like to know when will people wake up to the problems American horses and their owners are facing. The horse industry is all but been destroyed since the processing plants closed in 2007. There are a large number of horses being starved to death, turned out to fend for themselves, turned loose […]

Budget cuts at Columbiana Co. dog pound don’t make sense

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Editor: As I read of the continuing cuts by Columbiana County Commissioners in order to preserve money, an area that seems to be overlooked is the Columbiana County Dog Pound and Adoption Center. Let me be clear, in no way am I endorsing reduction in manpower or any service they provide. God knows, they can’t […]

9/11 anniversary reminds us of loss of innocent lives

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Editor: Who can forget the 3000 who died on that horrific day ten years ago? Our government has been retaliating ever since against those responsible. That same government protects those who murder 3000 innocent daily in abortion clinics. It’s easy to ignore or forget what we don’t see. W.J. McChesney New Galilee, Pa.

The past deserves reflection today

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Editor: Today I remember that Tuesday morning as if it were yesterday. I sat at my desk having my coffee listening to the morning broadcast when suddenly the announcement was made: “A plane has just struck the World Trade Center.” I thought to myself, “It must have been a prop plane.” It didn’t take long […]

LETTER: Hybrid cats are not dangerous animals

Thursday, August 25, 2011

I would like to know since when having a hybrid cat is dangerous — cat hybrids such as Bengal and Savannah cats and so on.

Fuel efficiency standards on heavy duty vehicles is funny

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Editor: This letter relates to an article on page C6 of the Aug. 18 edition of the Farm and Dairy regarding efficiency standards for heavy duty vehicles (“Obama outlines details of heavy-duty vehicles fuel efficiency standards.”) What is in it for this industry to (ask) the government to place more stringent regulations on their product, […]


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