Preacher’s Point: Uneasy preachers

Preacher’s Point: Uneasy preachers

God uses different preaching styles to bring the same message.Jesus was a storyteller; the gospels are full of parables that Jesus used to rivet home ...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Sweet & Sassy: Huge milestone approaching

Sweet & Sassy: Huge milestone approaching

Well, it’s fast approaching.My 50th anniversary of working for the newspaper will be here before the week ends. I’m saying, it’s Mon...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Stopping deadly opioids 
at the border

Stopping deadly opioids at the border

The opioid addiction epidemic takes far too many lives and destroys too many families across Ohio, and one of the biggest culprits of the deadly overd...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Clearing the fence row and trimming back overhanging branches

Clearing the fence row and trimming back overhanging branches

The weather is finally beginning to cooperate and we are beginning to get in the fields. As farmers enter the fields this spring they will find that, ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Versailles News: Great things happening

Versailles News: Great things happening

Versailles is truly a community of concerned citizens, with thriving churches, meaningful organizations, dedicated professionals, and ardent volunteer...

April 21st, 2017 |  


DCCA News: Feelin’ so good

DCCA News: Feelin’ so good

We all know what feelin’ blue means; getting the blues is synonymous with being melancholy, unhappy, miserable. So why does the news that Darke ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Amish Cook: Easter Sunday a special time of year

Amish Cook: Easter Sunday a special time of year

Easter Sunday is one of the most special days of the year to me. It is a special day to celebrate our Lord and Savior.Early on Easter Sunday morning I...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Commissioner’s Corner – March

Commissioner’s Corner – March

March has been a busy month in the Commissioner’s office. We have been busy with all kinds of things from working on grants, to FFA banquets, me...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: Good pets to good folks

Back Around the House II: Good pets to good folks

One morning last week I found myself on my pre-retirement work day schedule — up early and alone. Bill had gone off with son Joe for the day.It ...

April 19th, 2017 |  


A Grandparent’s Voice: In the backseat of the car

A Grandparent’s Voice: In the backseat of the car

“Let’s count buses,” I said to the twins on the way to preschool. They were 3 at the time.The two restless toddlers zeroed in on the...

April 19th, 2017 |