Tribune Editorials

Pot raid should be commended

Some of Lawrence County’s underground horticulturalists are discovering their plants have become the target of a widespread eradication effort by the sheriff’s office. This week, ... Read more

Safety plan is lauded

Typically, the No. 1 thing a parent thinks about when it comes to their child’s school is the quality of education. Safety is, and should ... Read more

Scouts work to help town

Despite the fact local Boy Scouting participation has waned in recent years, that isn’t stopping members from working to improve the community. This past weekend, ... Read more

Dog tags have dual benefits

Over the past several years, pet owners throughout Lawrence County have been required to purchase tags for their pets. Those tags serve multiple purposes for ... Read more

Tribune Columnists

Crime: What’s the solution?

As someone who grew up in South Point and graduated from South Point High School, it is extremely disheartening to see the recent rash of ... Read more

Where is the line drawn?

When I was a little girl, I was pretty well behaved. I never got into trouble at school, I followed the rules and I certainly ... Read more

Hard work essential virtue

As the old saying goes, hard work pays off. As the county fair wrapped up for 2014, the culmination of a year’s worth of work ... Read more

Child neglect uncalled for

I’ll be the first to admit. I am a crier when it comes to sappy movies. I think I’ve always been that way. I remember ... Read more

Editorial Cartoon

Letters to the Editor

Memories fond of produce man

As we drove down State Route 93 a few years back, we came to know a man with a produce stand. He would sit on ... Read more

Helmets mean protection

Our children are the future and we need to protect them. One way to prevent injuries and save lives is by putting a helmet on ... Read more

Children deserve more

You haven’t heard that much about children’s issues in this year’s campaigns for statewide offices and Congress in Ohio and Michigan. The flippant explanation is ... Read more

Charter schools accountability

On Tuesday, members of the State Board of Education witnessed something extraordinary. A group of former teachers testified in public session about their disturbing experience ... Read more

Opinion Columnists

Stop listening to left

The language in the Obamacare statute has always been crystal clear. Eligibility for the “affordability tax ... Read more

Ohio serving as blueprint

Ohio sits above the Utica and Marcellus shales, two geologic formations that have rich energy potential ... Read more