There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home

Home from vacation and glad to be in corn and wheat after enjoying a visit to grape country at the lake in New York. It is nice to experience a change...

July 9th, 2019 |  


A kaleidoscope topic

A kaleidoscope topic

Darke County Center for the Arts’ 2019-2020 “Kaleidoscope” season for youngsters and their families gets off to a brilliant start on...

July 4th, 2019 |  


Deceit is personal

Deceit is personal

At some point in life everyone walks the line between honesty and deceit. Often we deceive ourselves with rationalizations; attempting to explain or j...

July 4th, 2019 |  



Their View An unspeakable disgrace

Their View An unspeakable disgrace

America’s war on children must stop.What’s happening on our southern border — migrant children in overcrowded, unsanitary and unsafe...

July 3rd, 2019 |  


Independence Day for some

Independence Day for some

In speaking of Independence Day, John Adams, vice president under George Washington, said, “It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliveranc...

July 3rd, 2019 |  


Reader urges support for Coach Joseph

To the Editor:I commend the renewal of Coach Joseph’s contract. I was intimately involved with the boys basketball program these last four years...

July 3rd, 2019 |  


A moving day decision

A moving day decision

Moving day was coming up for our son and his wife.I considered the options. I could lift heavy boxes and tote them to or from a truck and then unload ...

July 3rd, 2019 |  


Shoes of a different color

Shoes of a different color

Hers didn’t match.In fact, one shoe wasn’t even hers. One belonged to Gabby’s friend. The girls decided that they would have a littl...

July 3rd, 2019 |  


And just like that it’s JULY!

And just like that it’s JULY!

Are you sizzling in this heat? The Arcanum Public Library is a great place to cool your heels - read a book, a magazine or newspaper or use a computer...

July 2nd, 2019 |  


Post-renovation spring cleaning

Post-renovation spring cleaning

In my last column I told you that reconstruction of the damage done by the fire we had last month was nearly complete. At least the rebuilding necessa...

July 1st, 2019 |