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 |  



Reporting 2018

Reporting 2018

In 2018, I …watched a man’s reaction as a jury acquitted him of rape for the second year in a row; outlined tumor profiling for cancer pat...

January 2nd, 2019 |  


Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth. Is it a great concept, a good idea or just a fairytale that kids sing about to bring hopeful harmonious wishes into the world that the...

January 2nd, 2019 |  


Yearlong practice of regifting

Yearlong practice of regifting

I have known about the art of regifting ever since I tried to take a bit of Aunt Mildred’s fruit cake when I was a child. I lost two teeth (fort...

December 28th, 2018 |  


Slow down and relax

Slow down and relax

It’s not easy to look forward to the holiday season when it feels like there is a lot left to do. The to-do list seems to grow and we end up fee...

December 24th, 2018 |  


Ohio Scenic Rivers Program celebrates 50th anniversary

Ohio Scenic Rivers Program celebrates 50th anniversary

It was a banner year for the Ohio Scenic Rivers Program.The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) celebrated 50 years of protecting and promotin...

December 20th, 2018 |  


Picky eating is normal part of early childhood

Question: My 4-year-old refuses to eat anything that is the color red — no red apples, tomatoes, red peppers or even pepperoni on his pizza. He ...

December 20th, 2018 |  


Their View

Thanks for hall supportEditor:We would like to give our sincere thanks to the following individuals, businesses, and organizations for their financial...

December 19th, 2018 |