Praying at Lowes with friends

Praying at Lowes with friends

Katherine “Kitty” Hamilton and her husband, Alphonso “Al” Hamilton lived four houses down from my wife and me on Coalter Stree...

April 19th, 2016 |  


Our economic rollercoaster rolls on

Our economic rollercoaster rolls on

I enjoy a good rollercoaster ride. It’s exciting. The blood rushes to your head. Your heart races. Some people sit and smile, grinning from ear-...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Time still left on Planting Calendar

Time still left on Planting Calendar

I can’t seem to get out of my head that it is April and we had snow. The curiosity got the best of me so I did some digging, (no pun intended) a...

April 15th, 2016 |  



A capital budget for local communities

A capital budget for local communities

Along with the main state operating budget, which was passed and signed into law last summer, Ohio passes a series of other budgets that more narrowly...

April 15th, 2016 |  


A place to gather, grow — just like church

A place to gather, grow — just like church

Hymn – Take my life and let it be, consecrated, Lord, to Thee.I have a fond memory of working as a waitress in the farming community in Iowa tha...

April 14th, 2016 |  


Earning 27 cents the hard way

Earning 27 cents the hard way

Last week I received a document from the Social Security Administration. The neatly typed document explained how much money I can expect from the gove...

April 13th, 2016 |  


Freedom of speech is problematic

Freedom of speech is problematic

Crazy. Insane. Ghetto. Illegal alien. Freshmen. Fatherly. Healthy. Caucasian. American.Are you offended yet? Because I can keep going.Those words R...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Presidential beards and glabrousness

Presidential beards and glabrousness

One of the most famous stories about Abraham Lincoln involves an 11-year-old girl named Grace Bedell.Young Grace was from a family that was politicall...

April 11th, 2016 |  


Kasich works to reduce college cost

Kasich works to reduce college cost

SSCC President Reacts to Gov. Kasich’s State of the StateEarlier this week I had the privilege of attending my fourth State of the State address...

April 8th, 2016 |  


Is there a sportsmanship problem?

I am writing in response to the latest round of comments regarding the SCOL and why Wilmington and Clinton-Massie got the short end. One article sugge...

April 8th, 2016 |