A community with no local newspaper? That’s bad news

A community with no local newspaper? That’s bad news

What would my town be without a newspaper? If you haven’t asked yourself that question, perhaps it is time to consider just what the newspaper m...

August 19th, 2020 |  


Community colleges meet workforce challenges

Community colleges meet workforce challenges

Though the economic downturn that’s come on us so suddenly has its roots in something none of us have ever experienced—a global pandemic &...

August 18th, 2020 |  


Whatever happened to America? Respect and lack thereof in US

Whatever happened to America? A question that is being asked by many law abiding citizens today! I believe it is all about one word “Respect ...

August 17th, 2020 |  



Well-learned love of pizza

Well-learned love of pizza

Dad was raised in the hills and hollers of eastern Kentucky. He was always very proud of his hillbilly roots.Some people might have been offended if y...

August 17th, 2020 |  


Estimating yields ahead of time: Best methods for corn, soybean crops

Estimating yields ahead of time: Best methods for corn, soybean crops

The devastation from the severe derecho storm experienced by our farm families to the West in parts of Indiana, Illinois and of course a large portion...

August 14th, 2020 updated: August 14th, 2020. |  


Dancing through my bipolar life

Dancing through my bipolar life

Have you ever heard “Dance like no one is watching,” a song lyric by Susanna Clark and Richard Leigh from “Come from the Heart”...

August 13th, 2020 |  


Stop when the bus stops

Stop when the bus stops

School starts soon, and once again we will share our streets with those friendly, yellow buses. Many of us have fond memories of riding the school bus...

August 13th, 2020 |  


Students learning safely, effectively

Students learning safely, effectively

With the new school year set to begin for many Ohio students, we need to ensure that our communities have the support and resources they need for our ...

August 12th, 2020 |  


How it was and how it could be

How it was and how it could be

This is an account of two conversations about face masks, which Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has mandated, as a measure to quell community spread of COVID-19...

August 11th, 2020 |  


Forgiveness and cuddles

Forgiveness and cuddles

About 40 years ago, the hospital CEO decided that we needed to demonstrate a stronger presence throughout our healthcare service area. He assigned a f...

August 10th, 2020 |