Fran’s Favorites: Easter dinner

Today I am making my final preparations for Easter dinner.Most of our family, plus a lot of our extended family, is coming for dinner and I think it i...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Power over death

Power over death

Mark 15:39. “When the centurion, who was standing right in front of Him, saw the way he breathed His last, he said, “Truly this man was th...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites

Fran’s Favorites

Here at the Governor’s Residence we have been busy getting ready for the Easter holidays.It has been a beautiful and warm week so all the wildfl...

April 13th, 2019 |  



Women’s basketball in Greene Co.

Women’s basketball in Greene Co.

After James Naismith hung that peach basket on a pole to encourage the young men in his area to get more active during the winter months, basketball h...

April 12th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Recipes from U.S. First Ladies

Fran’s Favorites: Recipes from U.S. First Ladies

My friend Ann recently found an old copy of The First Ladies Cook Book: Favorite Recipes of all the Presidents of the United States. Before I put it o...

April 9th, 2019 |  


Self-education is power

Self-education is power

During the last few decades, the politicization of education has changed its purpose from creating an informed citizenry AND an educated workforce to ...

April 5th, 2019 |  


Trudy Rubin: NATO celebrates 70th birthday, ponders uncertain future

Trudy Rubin: NATO celebrates 70th birthday, ponders uncertain future

Every child knows if he is attacked by a bully in a schoolyard it helps to have buddies alongside him. All the more so for nation states: Military all...

April 2nd, 2019 |  


Veterans eligible for many benefits

Veterans eligible for many benefits

Dear Veterans,First, let me say, as “location, location, location” is to real estate, “benefits, benefits, benefits” is to our...

March 29th, 2019 |  


Career-tech competitions help students develop skills

Career-tech competitions help students develop skills

It is competition season at Greene County Career Center as career-technical student organizations (CTSO’s) prep for state and national skills ev...

March 15th, 2019 |  


Our children deserve better than this

Our children deserve better than this

Nothing better exemplifies the random and absurd manner in which the Ohio Legislature creates laws than Senator Peggy Lehner’s Third Grade Readi...

March 11th, 2019 |