Well, here’s another nice mess …

Well, here’s another nice mess …

It has been said, “To laugh and to cry comes from the same point of the soul, be it comedy or tragedy.”I had an unexpected brush with both...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Thank you to VFW, all veterans

A belated thank you to the VFW for the meal they prepared to celebrate our veterans going to Washington, D.C. for the Honor Flight. The food was delic...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Bringing bullying to forefront

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

May 22nd, 2017 |  


A passion for people

A passion for people

People get disappointed when their prayers are not answered. Then they worry, or question God.If their prayers are not answered, in exactly the way th...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Critical thinking and one-stop TV

The May 17 News Journal featured three letters. Two in particular struck me as the absolute reflection of our current state of the Divided States of A...

May 19th, 2017 |  


We won’t have another bailout

We won’t have another bailout

Too many in Washington and on Wall Street seem to have amnesia about the devastation the Great Recession wreaked in communities across the country ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Making replant decision locally

Making replant decision locally

The weather finally allowed our farming community to have a somewhat successful week of planting both corn and soybeans.There is still lot’s to ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Supporting business development

Supporting business development

The state of Ohio and its southwestern region in particular have so much potential for growth and development. We continue to see companies and people...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Honoring law enforcement officers

Honoring law enforcement officers

On October 1, 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed into law a measure to officially designate May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day, and th...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Don’t retreat from drug problem

Don’t retreat from drug problem

Last week the media reported that the White House is considering cutting 95 percent of the funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (OND...

May 18th, 2017 |