Vet with boy
11 November 2021

We republish this article from 2015. US Army veteran Gena Smith (pictured above) served in Iraq as an intelligence specialist and experience combat many times during her year-long deployment. She is also a victim of Military Sexual...

23 October 2021

No surprise is how the Columbus Division of Police and its union, the Fraternal Order of Police Capital City Lodge #9, are...

Collage of photos of three women
17 October 2021

Columbus Police Chief Elaine Bryant repeatedly stated during her first four months of leadership that she will hold her officers accountable for any misconduct. 

As recently as October 6 at the meeting of the...

11 October 2021

October has beennamed “Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” In its honor and for breast cancer patients … 

Who started Breast Cancer Awareness Month?

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, “October...

Esther Flores
08 October 2021

The Columbus Free Press Libby Award for Community Activism for 2021 honors Esther Flores, born for such a time as this.

Esther Flores is a registered nurse fiercely committed to restoring the dignity...

01 October 2021

When people hear the word “radiation" they most likely think of the horrible human and environmental devastation of Hiroshima, Three Mile Island, Chernobyl or Fukushima, and they are correct to think that. Scientists and the data have...


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