St. Mary’s News: Winter weather ruins plans

St. Mary’s News: Winter weather ruins plans

I was planning to write about the activities and events that happened during Catholic Schools Week. However, Catholic Schools Week turned out to be pr...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Along the Garden Path: Benefits of Epsom salt in the garden

Along the Garden Path: Benefits of Epsom salt in the garden

Before the busy gardening season begins, check on your fertilizers to see what you need to pick up for the growing season. Epsom salt is actually a ma...

February 21st, 2019 |  


DCCA News: An enjoyable encounter

DCCA News: An enjoyable encounter

We used to have a neighbor who would come over to our house, sit down at our kitchen table, and entertain us with his stories; some of our families...

February 21st, 2019 |  



Back Around the House II: Psychics, voices and dreams

Back Around the House II: Psychics, voices and dreams

Like many normal adults I have always found the various fields of psychic phenomenon very interesting. Even back when our children were young, I would...

February 20th, 2019 |  


On Neff Road: Welcome home, Rufous

On Neff Road: Welcome home, Rufous

Something hid beneath the leaves. A little mound told me so. I learned long before that there were wonders beneath leaves and twigs. So this was well ...

February 20th, 2019 |  


The Rev. Willie McGhee and others

The Rev. Willie McGhee and others

I seem to always select good seats, and when I attended a breakfast on Feb. 2 at the Transformed Life Church in Piqua, I was again lucky. The three-ho...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Amish Cook: Enjoying children while they’re young

Amish Cook: Enjoying children while they’re young

Time is moving on. Many times, the clock’s hands go faster than mine. Whether it makes me glad or causes me to wipe tears, life just merely brin...

February 19th, 2019 |  


New Madison News: Lots happening at the library

New Madison News: Lots happening at the library

The community read event among our area libraries is in full swing. One Book, Many Communities has chosen the book title “The One” by John...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Virtue & Mischief: These quiet Saturday mornings

Virtue & Mischief: These quiet Saturday mornings

Years ago – I’m a little hazy on precisely how far back – my three children participated in an unsanctioned contest every Saturday m...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Arcanum News: Presidents Day

Arcanum News: Presidents Day

In 1971, Congress declared the third Monday in February of each year to be Presidents Day. Prior to that date, starting in 1885 a legal holiday was he...

February 18th, 2019 |