Blan library pays utility bills like everyone else

With the recent controversy surrounding the Blanchester Board of Public Affairs, it has been brought to my attention that some people have the misinfo...

June 20th, 2018 |  


The drinks are on me, my friends

The drinks are on me, my friends

There is nothing like a 12-year-old boy spending the day at Kings Island for the first time. He admitted he was a bit apprehensive as the chartered bu...

June 19th, 2018 |  


When flying, don’t say, ‘We’re just going down’

When flying, don’t say, ‘We’re just going down’

Misunderstanding what someone says is common. Selecting the wrong word when speaking or writing happens far too often. Feeling confused after listenin...

June 18th, 2018 |  



Appreciating our dog wardens

Sometimes the idea of a dog warden or dog catcher takes on a negative image in our minds. I would like to correct that image and take a moment to reco...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Ohio’s next-gen meets manufacturing

Ohio’s next-gen meets manufacturing

This summer marks the sixth year my office is partnering with local companies and organizations to host summer manufacturing camps for young Ohioans a...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Dont wait; call if you need help

Dont wait; call if you need help

When I broke my rib (which I did by coughing too hard … it’s a long story), I immediately went to the doctor and got an X-ray.When I start...

June 15th, 2018 |  


It’s good to be back in the saddle

It’s good to be back in the saddle

I’m back to my desk at the office and it feels really good! I want to thank all the folks of Clinton County for the many thoughts and prayers to...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Unlearning racial bias takes time

Starbucks recently closed its stores for a one-day racial bias training for all its employees. Unfortunately, I think there’s a good chance it w...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Why we hurt, how to seek help

Why we hurt, how to seek help

Our church is studying the book of Job found in the Bible over the next several weeks. We had planned this particular Bible study/sermon series over s...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Never mind walls, they’re building warehouses

Most mornings lately, I’ve woken up to two things. First I hear my toddler, sounding off that it’s time to get up. Then I see the news sto...

June 14th, 2018 |