Back Around the House II: From Miss to Ma’am

Back Around the House II: From Miss to Ma’am

One of the 30-something girls called the other day. After talking in circles for a while, she finally got to the core of the call.“Yesterday the...

October 17th, 2018 |  


A Grandparent’s Voice: An empty space

A Grandparent’s Voice: An empty space

Last night my granddaughter’s old Honda was stolen. Not a fancy car. Just a car for a teenager to drive to school and back. A car to take her to...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Confused by Time’s Up?

Confused by Time’s Up?

Some men are feeling collective guilt as women are coming forward about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault. They are asking themselv...

October 17th, 2018 |  



Amish Cook: ‘There’s a cow in the garden!’

Amish Cook: ‘There’s a cow in the garden!’

We were on our knees having our morning prayer together when I heard the “tingle, tingle” of a bell.“What could it be?” I wond...

October 16th, 2018 |  


New Madison News: A pleasant time of year

New Madison News: A pleasant time of year

It is the time of year for caution on roadways as farm wagons and trucks loaded with soybeans and corn are moving. Also you often encounter large equi...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Arcanum News: What is Indian Summer?

Arcanum News: What is Indian Summer?

Indian Summer seems to come for a few days every autumn. The last few days have been beautiful after an unseasonable hot and humid week. What is India...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Preacher’s Point: Meekness

Preacher’s Point: Meekness

“Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.” – Matthew 5:5.Often people will confuse being meek with being timid. Someo...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Versailles News: Pickleball this fall, y’all

Versailles News: Pickleball this fall, y’all

I can’t help but smile as I write about Pickleball. The name just causes me to grin and chuckle, and for those who actually play the game it can...

October 12th, 2018 |  


DCCA News: Real treasures

DCCA News: Real treasures

Darke County is home to many treasures including Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall, the bejeweled Beaux Arts building that hosts many Darke County Center ...

October 11th, 2018 |  


Back Around the House II: Child of my heart

Back Around the House II: Child of my heart

Katie is a beautiful little girl who is 4 years old. She is petite and had long, dark, curly hair and big brown eyes. Several months ago, when she had...

October 10th, 2018 |