A Grandparent’s Voice: United in one diversity

A Grandparent’s Voice: United in one diversity

United in one diversity we are even stronger. - Thomas Bach, IOC presidentLast night I watched the closing of the 2016 Olympic Games. It was one of ma...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Back Around the House II: Funerals for fair fish

Back Around the House II: Funerals for fair fish

The Great Darke County Fair is over, but the goldfish may go on for a while.On Tuesday of Fair Week our 4-year-old granddaughter Laura came into the h...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Virtue & Mischief: Of antiseptic soap, oxygen machines, Part 1

Virtue & Mischief: Of antiseptic soap, oxygen machines, Part 1

My sister, Susie, was born in 1954 with a heart defect. I’m certain there is a medical term for it, and that the term is splashed across her rat...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Arcanum News: End of summer brings start of new school year

Arcanum News: End of summer brings start of new school year

Arcanum-Butler Schools announce opening information for the first day of school on Aug. 30.Parents are urged to register students new to the district ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


The Amish Cook: Rolling up with the Yoders

The Amish Cook: Rolling up with the Yoders

The air was thick enough to be sliced. In a matter of minutes, we’d find out whether our dream would become a reality. For weeks we had been wai...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Today’s Challenges: Scratching it out

Today’s Challenges: Scratching it out

A minister was sitting at the kitchen table working at writing a sermon. His young daughter came in and asked what he was doing. He said, “IR...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Preacher’s Point: Sowing the word

Preacher’s Point: Sowing the word

On the road on which I live, I need to go 12 miles in either direction to not have farmland on one side or the other. In fact, most of that 24 miles h...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Sweet & Sassy: Loving some good old fairtime

Sweet & Sassy: Loving some good old fairtime

This year of time of year I find myself questioning what I would do if I could never cover another Great Darke County Fair.I admit I always dread its ...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Versailles News: Y.O.L.O. of Darke County Inc.

Versailles News: Y.O.L.O. of Darke County Inc.

Y.O.L.O. of Darke County Inc. is a non-profit organization founded by Phillip and Jodi Pierri because of their passion for giving back. They chose the...

August 19th, 2016 |  


DCCA News: See you at the fair

DCCA News: See you at the fair

Thousands of people attend the Great Darke County Fair; whether their interest is in agriculture, livestock, horse-racing, the midway, flower arrangin...

August 19th, 2016 |