A Grandparent’s Voice

A Grandparent’s Voice

“Now, we are going to play a new game,” I explained to my granddaughters.They were preteens sitting in the car with their Grammy waiting f...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Virtue and Mischief

Virtue and Mischief

In August of last year I wrote a “Virtue and Mischief” column entitled “You Can’t Get There From Here,” a little essay d...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Arcanum News

Arcanum News

Carl and Betty (Sleppy) Weisenbarger of Arcanum will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on August 26. An Open House hosted by their children wil...

August 10th, 2015 |  



Sweet and Sassy

Sweet and Sassy

I enjoy most genres of music. Country is my favorite, with rock ‘n roll (from the ’50s and ’60s) being my next favorite.So, I just h...

August 8th, 2015 |  


Giving Ohio tire workers a fair shot

Giving Ohio tire workers a fair shot

The tire and rubber industry has a proud history in Ohio from Akron to Findlay, and beyond. For over one hundred years, generations of Ohio workers ha...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Versailles News

Versailles News

Recently my husband and I participated in our first 7k race which was held at the Ohio Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio. On hand were 3,000 runners with...

August 7th, 2015 |  


DCCA News

DCCA News

Tickets are now available for Darke County Center for the Arts’ awesome 2015-16 season, and you should secure yours now so that the dates get ma...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Commissioner’s Corner

Commissioner’s Corner

From wet and cool to hot and humid, July has certainly been a mixed bag of weather. The first half of the month was a continuation of June with rain a...

August 6th, 2015 |  


The Amish Cook

The Amish Cook

Greetings from Illinois!How about taking a peek into our home on a warm July day? The air feels thick and muggy; the way it looks, we’ll have a ...

August 6th, 2015 |  


Tax relief for Ohio’s non-profit veterans and fraternal organizations

Tax relief for Ohio’s non-profit veterans and fraternal organizations

Two years ago we provided a property tax exemption in Ohio law for veterans and fraternals but bureaucrats in the tax department failed to recognize s...

August 6th, 2015 |