Not normal times

Not normal times

Truthfully, we don’t know much. We don’t know if the COVID-19 virus will continue to spread, we don’t know if the pandemic will stil...

June 4th, 2020 |  


Do lives of black men matter?

Do lives of black men matter?

Will you take a minute to read this column and consider my position, while acknowledging that we each bring our histories to any issue and those issue...

June 3rd, 2020 |  


Arcanum scholarship winners

Arcanum scholarship winners

Congratulations to the Arcanum High School Class of 2020! Graduation exercises were held this past Saturday albeit very different from the normal, all...

May 28th, 2020 |  



Agent of hope

Agent of hope

The arts offer joy, comfort, escape from daily cares and woes, not only during difficult times but always. However, difficult times bring that truth t...

May 28th, 2020 |  


After Memorial Day

After Memorial Day

Now that Memorial Day has come and gone, how are you choosing to honor those who served? Veterans of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Peonies a floral delight in the garden

Peonies a floral delight in the garden

The Peonies are so welcomed at this time of Spring - the most dramatic, show stopping plant with blooms and sweet scent that make a beautiful addition...

May 28th, 2020 |  


What a difference year makes

What a difference year makes

Just a little over a year ago, Darke County Center for the Arts’ shining Ruby Anniversary season concluded with a sparkling performance by Toled...

May 20th, 2020 |  


Ivester Park Beautification Project

Ivester Park Beautification Project

Have you driven through Ivester Park this past week? It certainly looks wonderful, a special thanks to all the volunteers who helped mulch trees in Iv...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Moving ahead in May

Moving ahead in May

Last month we said we were holding out hope that April would be different from March. It wasn’t. We are still under all sorts of restrictions an...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Kim Cromwell, accredited judge for The Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, Inc.

Kim Cromwell, accredited judge for The Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, Inc.

The Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, Inc. has a new Accredited Judge in the Region 3 which includes Darke, Preble and Montgomery Counties.Kim Cromwel...

May 13th, 2020 |