New Madison News: Activities continue despite temps

New Madison News: Activities continue despite temps

The unseasonably warm temps of early November are greatly appreciated. The weather cooperated in lawn care and made the storage of summer furniture a ...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Virtue & Mischief: It’s in there somewhere

Virtue & Mischief: It’s in there somewhere

Weekday evenings in the Swensen household are a chaotic combination of assessing how each person’s day has gone as we consume dinner under tight...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Arcanum News: November blessings abound

Arcanum News: November blessings abound

November has to be one of my favorite months; whether I’m working on something at the house, taking a walk, or driving to work or out through th...

November 8th, 2015 |  



Sweet and Sassy: Gone, not forgotten

Sweet and Sassy: Gone, not forgotten

I just can’t believe all of the people I have known who died in recent weeks. Yes, I know this happens, and I know this occurs sometimes in spur...

November 7th, 2015 |  


Today’s Challenges: Sarah and the hairbrush

Today’s Challenges: Sarah and the hairbrush

Young miss Sarah, our great-niece, has lovely hair that flows down over her shoulders. Her grandmother, my sister had a new hair brush, one of the rou...

November 7th, 2015 |  


Versailles News: Happy Veterans Day from a thankful nation

Versailles News: Happy Veterans Day from a thankful nation

Next Wednesday is Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day when it was first established in 1926. Veterans Day honors persons who served in the...

November 5th, 2015 updated: November 5th, 2015. |  


DCCA News: Not for girls only

DCCA News: Not for girls only

Darke County Center for the Arts will present ArtsPower National Touring Theatre’s production of Madeline and the Bad Hat at Henry St. Clair Mem...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Virtue & Mischief: Three stages of a parental getaway

Virtue & Mischief: Three stages of a parental getaway

Krista and I will be the first to confess that we are far from perfect people. This humble column provides too little space to document all the ways I...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Sen. Sherrod Brown outlines push to protect service members from financial harm during deployment

Sen. Sherrod Brown outlines push to protect service members from financial harm during deployment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of Veterans Day, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has urged the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to take action to e...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Attacks on America

Editor:I believe that the two greatest attacks of terror unleashed in America were by The Supreme Court of the United States of America.1. Legalizatio...

November 4th, 2015 |