Preacher’s Point: All these things

Preacher’s Point: All these things

In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus said, “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto yo...

July 2nd, 2017 |  


Today’s Challenges: Bringer of the light

Today’s Challenges: Bringer of the light

Have you ever met one of those people who as they say, “lights up the room when they come in”? I hope you have, because I have and it give...

July 2nd, 2017 |  


Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in Ohio

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in Ohio

Ohio’s most pressing and urgent issue is the drug abuse and addiction epidemic that is ravaging our families and communities. Because the crisis...

July 1st, 2017 |  


Who was my war hero father?

Who was my war hero father?

Joseph LaPointe, III, was born on Jan. 20, 1969, and his father, a combat medic, conscientious objector and Medal of Honor recipient, Joseph “Gu...

July 1st, 2017 |  


DCCA News: 20 years and counting

DCCA News: 20 years and counting

Darke County Center for the Arts’ Family Theatre Series was inaugurated in 1997 for a number of very good reasons. (1) To offer accessible theat...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Versailles News: Is it the times that makes the people or the people that make the times?

Versailles News: Is it the times that makes the people or the people that make the times?

In a recent conversation someone suggested that people are not so different today than in years past, but rather it is our culture that has changed. I...

June 30th, 2017 |  


New Madison News: Hometown celebration upcoming

New Madison News: Hometown celebration upcoming

The summer holiday is welcomed to New Madison every year with a hometown parade, food and a splendid fireworks show.This 4th of July celebration inclu...

June 29th, 2017 |  


The Amish Cook: Patience an ingredient for baking with kids

The Amish Cook: Patience an ingredient for baking with kids

“Would you like to help me bake cookies?” I asked Julia and her six-year-old cousin Japheth who was here visiting.“Yes! Yes!” ...

June 29th, 2017 |  


On Neff Road: Zebra lines and candles

On Neff Road: Zebra lines and candles

So I had a birthday. Yep, one more orbit, and I chalk up another line on the wall. By now, my wall looks like an overly-striped zebra. Well, I donR...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: The ugly face contest

Back Around the House II: The ugly face contest

No matter how hard you try, when the grandkids grow in number beyond 24, the great-grandkids start coming, and some of them live out of town, and you ...

June 28th, 2017 |