DCCA News: Tell me why

DCCA News: Tell me why

When someone is asked why they do not plan to attend an upcoming Darke County Center for the Arts presentation, one of two responses usually is heard:...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Versailles News: Happy Easter!

Versailles News: Happy Easter!

I would like to share a story that Pat Showalter recently sent to me.“The grandkids were four and five years old and I was babysitting them when...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 14th, 2017. |  


Along the Garden Path: Pioneer Woman – “The Merc”

Along the Garden Path: Pioneer Woman – “The Merc”

Pawhuska is a city in and the county seat of Osage County, Oklahoma, United States with population of 3,584. It was named after the 19th-century Osage...

April 13th, 2017 |  


The Amish Cook: A wedding not to trifle with

The Amish Cook: A wedding not to trifle with

You may remember last week’s letter where I told of our plans to travel to Pennsylvania to attend a wedding where two of my cousins would be mar...

April 13th, 2017 |  


A Grandparen’ts Voice: Resurrect the spirit

A Grandparen’ts Voice: Resurrect the spirit

[Old English Easterdæg, from Eastre (Northumbrian Eostre), from Proto-Germanic *Austron, a goddess of fertility and spring, probably originally o...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: One of the great ones

Back Around the House II: One of the great ones

Easter 2000 was one of the great ones. Everybody made it home.We baked the ham Saturday night, so it was cool enough to slice for dinner Sunday mornin...

April 12th, 2017 |  


New Madison News: A special time of year

New Madison News: A special time of year

The community egg hunt had sunshine and warming temperatures last weekend. Children had a good time with the tradition of this special season.Local ch...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Virtue & Mischief: Taking a Tour

Virtue & Mischief: Taking a Tour

The sun came out Saturday afternoon. Perhaps you saw it. It had been so long since we had experienced that bright orange orb, and the relative warmth ...

April 11th, 2017 updated: April 11th, 2017. |  


Arcanum News: Holy Week thoughts

Arcanum News: Holy Week thoughts

In preparing for the arrival of Easter, I found these two stories about Easter enjoy and feel free to share them.The Legend of the Dogwood TreeAn old ...

April 10th, 2017 updated: April 11th, 2017. |  


Preacher’s Point: More than clothes or a rabbit’s wiggly nose

Preacher’s Point: More than clothes or a rabbit’s wiggly nose

Easter is upon us!Have you noticed how the holidays have gone from celebrating a person or event to a lot of, well, not celebrating an individual or e...

April 9th, 2017 |