Lightning rod or seismograph September 25, 2019 - 04:00 Posted in: Viewpoints My Two Cents “Power of the press.” Have you heard that phrase before? Power is relative. Small town newspapers like the Banner Press, Weimar Mercury, and the Citizen, have the power to bring about great good and make a profound difference in the communities they write about, live in, send our children ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!