From the Editor:

I don’t usually do this as a reporter, but in this case, I am making an exception. I am going to write and tell this story from my own perspective because this one is personal to me.

The Miami County Democrat Party has qualified candidates for county positions that have been held by a one party system for way too long.

Once again, it’s decision time as to who we support and why we need to elect individuals who will stand up and fight for the rights of all citizens.

Family gatherings, picnics and fireworks. Today people from all across our country will celebrate Independence Day. We hope that you will take a moment and reflect on how our great nation came to be and remember the sacrifices that many have made to make today possible.