Celebrating Women’s History Month

Celebrating Women’s History Month

I have an idea I’d like to share: Let’s celebrate the women this month whose names will never appear in a history book but who are importa...

March 13th, 2019 |  


Amish Cook: Bread at the push of a button?

Amish Cook: Bread at the push of a button?

I know it sounds lazy, but if I could, I’d just press a button and have a whole batch, yes a whole batch, with five loaves of fresh steaming bre...

March 12th, 2019 |  


New Madison News: Time for a fresh beginning

New Madison News: Time for a fresh beginning

I’m feeling that little nudge to dig into my closets and reject and eject items that are never worn or used. That feeling is whispering about sp...

March 12th, 2019 |  



Arcanum News: New baby boy for the Kessler family!

Arcanum News: New baby boy for the Kessler family!

Nick and Megan Kessler welcomed another boy on Feb. 25, 2019. Donovan “Van” James Kessler was born at 8:49 a.m. at Trident Medical Center ...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Preacher’s Point: Easter is late this year

Preacher’s Point: Easter is late this year

Easter is about six weeks away.The date for Easter changes each year. Easter usually comes the first week of April; therefore when Easter is in March,...

March 8th, 2019 |  


Versailles News: Speculation

Versailles News: Speculation

I really don’t watch much television, but my husband does, especially sports and all the related sports programs such as the pregame programs. N...

March 8th, 2019 |  


Along the Garden Path: Forcing branches into early bloom

Along the Garden Path: Forcing branches into early bloom

Spring has not officially arrived as we still have more days of snow, sleet, rain, mud and slush.We’re starting to see some forced branches appe...

March 7th, 2019 |  


DCCA News: Sharing our shared history

DCCA News: Sharing our shared history

This week, as part of Darke County Center for the Arts’ Arts In Education series, troubadour Lee Murdock is teaching local fourth through sixth ...

March 7th, 2019 |  


Back Around the House II: Cleaning the house and other chores

Back Around the House II: Cleaning the house and other chores

Cleaning house is not one of my favorite pastimes. When our children were little, I thought I hated housework because I never got it done. No matter h...

March 6th, 2019 |  


On Neff Road: A dog’s life

On Neff Road: A dog’s life

As usual I am at a loss as to what to write. Emma is home sick and hanging with Loren and me. I asked her what I should write about. She suggested I w...

March 6th, 2019 |