Be a bird brain, won’t you?

Be a bird brain, won’t you?

In making our move to Florida, one of the positive factors that we encountered in the move to the home in which we now live is the convenience to a lo...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Protecting farmland, water, natural areas

Protecting farmland, water, natural areas

There is no doubt that the Little Miami River was important for Native American Shawnee Chief Tecumseh. Born 250 years ago, the Shawnee leader navigat...

May 16th, 2018 |  


The Carroll County accident

The Carroll County accident

Brenda and I had planned to attend the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on her birthday on Saturday, May 14, 1988, but our plans changed and we decided to ...

May 15th, 2018 |  



Cracking down on fentanyl

Cracking down on fentanyl

Unfortunately, we know that illegal, deadly fentanyl is all too common in Ohio – our local law enforcement must deal with it on a nearly daily b...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Savoring the greatest showman

Savoring the greatest showman

A few years ago, we were preparing for a birthday party. I was tired of buying trinkets and baubles for birthday parties — things that might be ...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Gratitude to WPD officers

The week of May 15th begins National Police Week. This week was founded in 1962 as a means to thank all police officers and pay tribute to those that ...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Moms chasing, capturing their dreams

Moms chasing, capturing their dreams

What’s the nicest thing you can give a working wife with children on Mother’s Day? Answer: A week off — a week away from alarm clock...

May 11th, 2018 |  


A tribute to moms of the world

A tribute to moms of the world

For most of my 44 years on this planet, I figured my mom was invincible.This wasn’t necessarily because I was seeing her through the star-crosse...

May 11th, 2018 |  


With God there’s always another season

With God there’s always another season

The Lord brought Abram outside and said, “Look toward heaven and count the stars, if you are able to count them.” Then the Lord said to hi...

May 10th, 2018 |  


Raise your hand if you’re guilty

Raise your hand if you’re guilty

These things don’t happen to you or me. They happen to the other guy.Or, should we say, be it for the grace of God they don’t happen to us...

May 10th, 2018 |