Godfrey Brown builds a church

Godfrey Brown builds a church

Godfrey Brown was born in to slavery in 1768 in Brunswick County, Virginia. He was able to purchase his freedom and that of his family on March 7, 182...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Pendulum swinging back to traditional careers

Pendulum swinging back to traditional careers

One challenge that all high school career-technical centers face on a national level is convincing high school sophomores and their parents of the adv...

February 13th, 2019 |  


A true transformation in education

A true transformation in education

Greene County Career Center’s passage of Issue 2 last November is a great example of how reputation, hard work, community support and perfect ti...

February 12th, 2019 |  



Ending the government shutdown

Ending the government shutdown

The President must immediately reopen the government, so workers can get back on the job earning a paycheck and serving Ohioans.Right now, 6,569 Ohio ...

January 25th, 2019 |  


Time to reclaim our intelligence

Time to reclaim our intelligence

Anti-intellectualism aka the Cult of the Stupid is more dangerous than any terrorist to America.“There is a cult of ignorance in the United Stat...

January 25th, 2019 |  


What is it about dogs?

What is it about dogs?

“Histories are fuller of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.” Alexander PopeWhat is it about dogs?In the wild they search fo...

January 22nd, 2019 |  


Two floods and a wedding

Two floods and a wedding

Do you ever get an urge to jump in your car and go someplace on a moment’s notice? Well, that happened last year when our daughter and son-in-la...

January 15th, 2019 |  


More is not always better

More is not always better

“If I only had more,” said the people. How many of us have made (or thought) this very same comment? How many of us have envied or resente...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Revisiting Mark Twain

Revisiting Mark Twain

It seems to me that my memory has a will of its own - you know, sometimes when I try to remember something it balks and then, later says in effect ...

January 8th, 2019 |  


A pragmatic approach to resolutions

A pragmatic approach to resolutions

As I pause to look back over my accomplishments versus my resolutions in 2018, I notice a couple of things. First, the overwhelming urge to drift off ...

January 8th, 2019 |