When drinking water and manure runoff mix

The Columbus Dispatch recently reported, citing a study by two environmental groups, that at least half the manure in the Maumee River’s watersh...

April 26th, 2019 |  


Consider these when planting corn

Consider these when planting corn

The calendar says it is now late April, and I am sure our farmers are starting to wonder about getting crops planted in a timely fashion for 2019. We ...

April 26th, 2019 |  


‘Just the facts’ — as they see it

‘Just the facts’ — as they see it

There are so many choices for news and information these days that it is rather confusing what to believe and what not to believe.I heard an ad for a ...

April 25th, 2019 |  



Going green … when our system isn’t

Every year around Earth Day, I’m reminded of papers I graded in an environmental sociology class.The assignment was to assess your values, expla...

April 25th, 2019 |  


AG’s conduct was honorable

The outrage, from certain quarters, directed at Attorney General William Barr following his Thursday press conference is as clear a case of “kil...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Mom, you’re missing the ‘fun’

Mom, you’re missing the ‘fun’

Sunday marked the first holiday I ever had to spend without my mother since her passing, and it’s left me wondering one thin: Did she leave this...

April 24th, 2019 |  


More money in pockets of Ohio’s families

More money in pockets of Ohio’s families

As Ohioans filed their taxes this spring, more and more people saw President Trump’s and Congressional Republicans’ tax scam for what it r...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Praying for those considering abortion

I am writing in dismay as I heard about New York allowing late-term abortions. I know there are tears in Heaven over the loss of these babies.I would ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


The life that changed the world

The life that changed the world

Being raised in a small Baptist church, we celebrated Easter, but, unlike many Christian denominations, we didn’t spend any time talking about t...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


McKay a friend to community

Jonathan McKay and I have been friends for over a decade; while I don’t remember the moment we met, I’ve seen him introduce himself enough...

April 19th, 2019 |