Thanksgiving: A season of gratitude

Thanksgiving: A season of gratitude

It’s hard to believe, but the first Thanksgiving was held almost 400 years ago in 1621 at Plymouth Rock. Without the help from the Abenaki, Pawt...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Grateful for unbounded blessings

Some surviving family writings from the 1800s provide perspective on being thankful for a wide variety of things. Thus we may be thankful:For natural ...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


The Hounds of the Road

The Hounds of the Road

Natural Bridge is nestled in the mountains and rests within a gorge in Rockbridge County, Virginia. It’s midway between Lexington and Roanoke, a...

November 21st, 2017 |  


The difference one life makes

The difference one life makes

John Howland’s name is not easily recognizable.At the time of his near-fatal accident, he wasn’t a famous person. He boarded the Mayflower...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Ensuring funds go to truly needy

Ensuring funds go to truly needy

One of the most essential principles of a good legislator, governor, or other public official is to be a responsible steward of taxpayer dollars. As w...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Soil compaction becoming a problem

Soil compaction becoming a problem

The weather has created an uphill climb to complete this year’s harvest. Rain earlier in the week on Wednesday and rain predicted this Saturday,...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Nobody likes rehearsals … do they?

Nobody likes rehearsals … do they?

Being a die-hard Buckeye fan to the core, like most of my ilk, I find that I enjoy more than just the team on the field of play. Having attended many ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Rest, recharge and refuel on Sabbath

Rest, recharge and refuel on Sabbath

I love the Fall … the pumpkin spice coffee, the smell of banana bread, the applesauce cooking on the stove. I love decorating our house for Fall...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Another season comes and goes

Another season comes and goes

I have grown another year older.I know this because another high school football season has come and gone.Since I was a junior in high school, I have ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Saying goodbye to traditions

Saying goodbye to traditions

Mom grew up in Crothersville, Indiana. Dad’s family moved from eastern Kentucky to Austin, Indiana, just a few miles south of Crothersville, in ...

November 13th, 2017 |