Town garage sale weekend June 23-26

Town garage sale weekend June 23-26

Arcanum Community Garage sales are coming up next week here in town. They are scheduled to be June 23 to 26. The community welcomes all the visitors t...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Don’t just read — study!

Don’t just read — study!

Throughout Christianity today, there is a growing problem of Bible ignorance.Often in letters from Civil War soldiers, you will read some incredible i...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Four things in life

Four things in life

“There are four things in this life that will change you. Love, music, art, and loss. The first three will keep you wild and full of passion. Ma...

June 11th, 2021 |  



A ‘virus’ of a different kind

A ‘virus’ of a different kind

Hans Luijten is not a well-known name to me, but a statement by the historian and Dutch literature scholar recently quoted in a New York Times Magazin...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Carrying on a tradition of service

Carrying on a tradition of service

As a student at Northmont High School in Clayton, Ohio, Caitlin Donnelly was proud to tell her friends that her mother, Kimberly Donnelly, was active ...

June 9th, 2021 |  


Window Sponsors announced for the Opera House

Window Sponsors announced for the Opera House

This past week the Arcanum Preservation Society announced the first round of window sponsors at the old Opera House. Please join me in thanking these ...

June 8th, 2021 |  


Itching ears and the power of God

Itching ears and the power of God

The goal of this week’s column is twofold. One, to convince preachers to preach something more than fuzzy-wuzzy, “God loves you sermons.&#...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Seniors keep active with Silver Sneakers

Seniors keep active with Silver Sneakers

Next week classes at the YMCA in Versailles and Greenville resume and for the first time since Covid Silver Sneakers is among the classes. The Silver ...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Something’s happening here

Something’s happening here

Can you feel the buzz of excitement, the thrill of anticipation currently in the air? Well, something is definitely happening here! Darke County Cente...

June 3rd, 2021 |  


A post-Memorial Day story

A post-Memorial Day story

We just honored America’s war dead on Monday of this week, and I want to tell you the story of one who didn’t die and how his community is...

June 2nd, 2021 |