Matamoras Minute: The Cunningham family


The Matamoras Area Historical Society and its museum are located at the intersection of Main Street and Ohio State Route 7. The man who had the structure built was R.H. Cunningham. He had served in the Civil War and came home with a plan for his future. Robert Henry Cunningham was born in 1844 ...

Federal food aid critical for local workers, seniors, economy


The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, provides basic food help to about 19,000 different people each month across its 10-county service area. More than one in four people we serve are seniors. Even as we continue to see historically long lines at the ...

Be careful when photographing wildlife


Our communal outdoor areas are enjoying a popularity level that they haven’t seen in a long time. As people emerge from their COVID quarantines they are traveling to our national parks, beaches and forests to experience nature. Nature of course includes wildlife that never left the ...

Go get the shot now


Remember how hard Gov. Mike DeWine’s administration pushed to get the number of vaccine doses he believed Ohio needed delivered to the state? Remember his plea that if we could just get the vaccines and get them into arms, the Buckeye State could begin to put this terrible plague behind ...

Dig a little deeper


King Bureaucracy and its partners in the private sector have become masters at bleeding taxpayers’ dry — a little here, a little there, a little hidden in this pile of red tape, a little disguised as that “service” ... the possibilities are endless. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has ...