Storm angered the snakes

Storm angered the snakes

This past weekend, Brenda and I were telling grandson Jack about the heavy rains that came to Clinton County last week, and how the streams were out o...

March 7th, 2017 |  


PRIMARY ELECTION LETTERS POLICIESThe deadline for the News Journal to receive election-related Letters to the Editor pertaining to issues or candidate...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Try not to be too busy

Try not to be too busy

Up until this past year, I have always been a busy person.That’s not a complaint or a concern. It is simply a statement.Since I’m no longe...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Celebrating Ohio’s history

It is no secret that I am a history enthusiast, especially when it comes to the stories of our state and nation. This week marked Ohio’s 214th b...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


Gearing up for planting season

Gearing up for planting season

It won’t be long before planting season will be upon us and in full swing. So I thought I would share some information as it relates to soybean ...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


A giant lost and found bin

A giant lost and found bin

From my sight to my sanity, I have a bad habit of losing things.All my life, I’ve never been very good at keeping track of things. Every morning...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


Fake news, journalism’s mask

What if I told you that a majority of what we define as fake news is actually a misguided definition of something else? Whether we are aware of it or ...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


FAQ: Why should I trust the Bible?

FAQ: Why should I trust the Bible?

One of the questions I am most frequently asked by inquirers regarding the churches where I have served is “What kind of preacher are you?”...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


A speech to make US proud

A speech to make US proud

I am not sure who wrote President Donald Trump’s address to Congress speech delivered Tuesday night but, dang, that was some speech.I wasn’...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


County meets all jail standards

County meets all jail standards

Much attention has been given to the new certification standards for Ohio law enforcement agencies, better known as the Ohio Collaborative.The Ohio Co...

March 2nd, 2017 |