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Editorials

Don’t be lulled by bystander fatigue

FBI investigators introduced a term few may have heard in describing how Connor Betts managed to reach the point of killing nine people in Dayton before being killed by police: bystander fatigue. A man who had fantasized for years about mass shootings, serial killings, sexual assault and ...

Wellness important for first responders

First responders endure more in the line of duty than most of us can fathom. If you know someone who is a firefighter, law enforcement officer, emergency medical responder, dispatcher, corrections officer or in the military, you may have heard then occasionally discuss what a day at work is ...

New tools given to OSHP were needed

Ohio State Highway Patrol officials decided it was time to do something to support troopers AND civilians when they began to investigate the possibility of body camera systems for every state trooper. Beginning this month, OSHP is rolling out cameras that will be connected to in-car systems. It ...

Consequences to opioid epidemic

As it became increasingly evident that the opioid epidemic was sparked and fanned by “legal” drug dealers such as doctors, pain clinics and pharmacies, residents across Appalachia and the Rust Belt cried out for justice. Earlier this week, they got a little. A federal jury in Ohio decided ...

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

On Nov. 20, Out MOV commemorated the Transgender Day of Remembrance at Muskingum Park in Marietta. It was amazing to see those I haven’t seen in a long time and meet others for the first time. Then, I remembered what brought us there. I remembered the pain and the suffering that my ...

Being thankful

Though few of us are involved in the harvest season these days, most of us take part in the celebration of all for which we have to be thankful — including the embarrassment of riches with which we are blessed in this country. It is easy, when faced with day-to-day struggles, to forget how ...