Our View: Bullying on the decline, but still must be addressed

The family photo of third-grader Gabriel Taye of Cincinnati exudes happiness. The sharply dressed boy stands against a wall at his elementary school, ...

May 18th, 2017 |  


The Amish Cook: Penn Dutch not Greek to Amish

The Amish Cook: Penn Dutch not Greek to Amish

Editor’s Note: The Amish live in the United States and Canada. Some Beachy Amish Mennonite churches (a more liberal sect of the Amish) can be fo...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Every day is Mother’s or Father’s Day

Every day is Mother’s or Father’s Day

Mother’s Day for 2017 has come and gone. The bouquets of flowers have wilted, and the best candies in those gold-foil boxes have been devoured.W...

May 17th, 2017 |  


A Grandparent’s Voice: A song unwritten

A Grandparent’s Voice: A song unwritten

In searching through some papers, I ran across older pieces I had written many years ago. Some were as far back as my high school years.Slightly yello...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: Feeling safer in the kitchen

Back Around the House II: Feeling safer in the kitchen

Moving day was coming up for our son and his wife.I considered the options. I could lift heavy boxes and tote them to or from a truck and then unload ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


New Madison News: Memories of the past

New Madison News: Memories of the past

This time of year wraps up educational journeys for high school and college students. It also brings back memories of the past with alumni and class g...

May 16th, 2017 |  


St. Mary’s News: Volunteer will be missed

St. Mary’s News: Volunteer will be missed

Usually when I write a column, I like to begin with a funny little anecdote. Today it is quite impossible for me to do so.Our hearts are very heavy at...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Arcanum News: Old Fashioned Days this weekend

Arcanum News: Old Fashioned Days this weekend

Arcanum’s Old Fashioned Days will be held this weekend; the festival runs from Friday, May 19 through Sunday May 21. Along with all of the music...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Today’s challenges: Is 49 percent enough?

Today’s challenges: Is 49 percent enough?

DID YOU KNOW…Any cheese which is labeled as “processed cheese” is really only 49 percent cheese (even thought it is labeled as ̶...

May 14th, 2017 |  


Preacher’s Point: 7 churches and only 7

Preacher’s Point: 7 churches and only 7

There are seven churches in the book of Revelation. Much can be said of these churches individually and as a group. Specifically, these seven churches...

May 14th, 2017 |