Two sheriffs served together

Two sheriffs served together

We don’t see each other very often anymore. He lives in rural Highland County surrounded by thick woods and wild game that knows to keep a respe...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


We are gathered here today …

We are gathered here today …

This past Saturday morning, alarm clocks across the nation started waking up thousands of soundly sleeping Americans just before 5 a.m. Eastern Standa...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Strengthen and improve the VA

Strengthen and improve the VA

Any nominee to head the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must be ready and able to strengthen and improve the VA for Ohio veterans.And before I mak...

May 18th, 2018 |  



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 |  


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 |  


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 |