Individuals, religion, and politics

Individuals, religion, and politics

Can anyone keep their religion out of their politics? The answer lies in how much they adhere to their religion.Every religion has sacred writings. Ch...

February 26th, 2021 |  


This too shall pass — the blues

This too shall pass — the blues

Blues are not just a color scheme or a music genre. You can call it the blues, doldrums, gloominess, downheartedness, unhappiness, etc. The fact is li...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Experience performing arts joy — virtually

Experience performing arts joy — virtually

As you know, Darke County Center for the Arts is not currently presenting live performances in our community due to health guidelines made necessary b...

February 25th, 2021 |  



One person can make a difference

One person can make a difference

My life in higher education has been spent in working for inclusion whether I was Chancellor of Rancho Santiago Community College District, one of the...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Remembering the Sutton Family, grocery store

Remembering the Sutton Family, grocery store

Last year in the month of March, our life began to change dramatically due to the impending pandemic and all the changes that would come. Here in Arca...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Heart, mind, and soul

Heart, mind, and soul

Jesus had a way of having the last word. A good example is when the scribes and Pharisees brought to Jesus the woman “taken in adultery.” ...

February 19th, 2021 |  


In times of test, family is best

In times of test, family is best

There is no connection stronger than the family connection. This connection may be stretched from time to time but they never break. Families are indi...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Monet and Chicago

Monet and Chicago

The city of Chicago has a long history with Claude Monet, stretching back to the time when the Art Institute of Chicago in 1895 hosted the first-ever ...

February 18th, 2021 |  


What is your opinion?

What is your opinion?

I was brought up in a household in which my father was a Democrat and my mother, a Republican. Their four children? Three Republicans and one Democrat...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Thinking ahead to spring events

Thinking ahead to spring events

As I sit and prepare this week’s column, I have been inundated for the past several days by the media on radio, television, and social media for...

February 16th, 2021 |