Are you the light of Christmas?

Are you the light of Christmas?

“You are the light of the world.” (Matthew 5:14a)If you drive by my home in December you’ll see that I’m a bit excessive in de...

December 21st, 2017 |  


From Roy Rogers to Washington Post

From Roy Rogers to Washington Post

I was introduced to Gary Abernathy, the publisher and editor of The (Hillsboro) Times-Gazette, twice. My first introduction came through his writing, ...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Keeping our local strengths strong

Keeping our local strengths strong

We who live in the Clinton County area are fortunate to have in our midst multiple strengths.For this commentary and the next, I want to say a few wor...

December 20th, 2017 |  


On 50 years of occupation

On 50 years of occupation

Since 1967, Israel has occupied Palestine, controlling the lives and destiny of Palestinians for 50 years. The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) now regulat...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Yes, Jessica, there is a Santa Claus

Yes, Jessica, there is a Santa Claus

Spoiler Alert: There are four, very different, types of Santas.There are Santa helpers (with a small “h”) who wear cheap beards, worn red ...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Helping some with suspended licenses

Helping some with suspended licenses

In Ohio, if a person has had his or her driver’s license suspended, there are fees associated with getting it reinstated.Oftentimes, those with ...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Stay safe from fire during holidays

Stay safe from fire during holidays

During the Christmas and holiday season, it is fun to decorate for the winter holidays, but holiday decorations can increase your risk for a home fire...

December 15th, 2017 |  


I’ll be home for Christmas

In 1943, Bing Crosby sang the song “I’ll be home for Christmas!” I was one year old. While this song was written to honor the soldie...

December 15th, 2017 |  


What pictures do you have of Christmas?

What pictures do you have of Christmas?

A little girl came home from Sunday School waving a paper for her mother to see. “Look Mommy,” she exclaimed, “Teacher says I drew t...

December 14th, 2017 |  


The gift of Christ at Christmas

The gift of Christ at Christmas

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8)My wife and I atte...

December 14th, 2017 |