‘No One Travels this Road Alone’

‘No One Travels this Road Alone’

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Why is this so important during the month of Oc...

October 27th, 2020 |  


The execution of Monroe Roberson

The execution of Monroe Roberson

A hard rain fell the day the sheriff led convicted murderer Monroe Roberson to the scaffold in Greenville. The scaffold had served twice in Dayton for...

October 25th, 2020 |  


Unanswered prayer

Unanswered prayer

I have friends that believe God will answer any prayer of faith asked of Him in the affirmative. My initial response to that is, “Take a look at...

October 23rd, 2020 |  



Poetic wisdom to contemplate

Poetic wisdom to contemplate

During this time of social distancing and at least partial self-quarantining, one has time to explore and contemplate the writings of eloquent deep th...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


When death comes calling

When death comes calling

Approximately 220,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 thus far, and more will be departing this earth in the upcoming months as the virus spreads indo...

October 21st, 2020 |  


Trick-or-Treat, pork chop dinner coming

Trick-or-Treat, pork chop dinner coming

The Village of Arcanum has announced Trick-or-Treating in the village for Sunday, Oct. 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. The community is reminded to practice safet...

October 20th, 2020 |  


The Saga of Sloopy

The Saga of Sloopy

I knew nothing about Union City when my wife and I bought a house here. We simply loved the older, well-maintained homes and the downtown under restor...

October 18th, 2020 updated: October 19th, 2020. |  


A person of faith

A person of faith

Everyone is a person of faith.Feathers will ruffle from that statement, and for different reasons. Some will say, “Not everyone is a believer in...

October 16th, 2020 |  


The day the music died

The day the music died

Eddie Van Halen died last week, another inevitable unthinkable event recalling the repeated line in Don McLean’s highly symbolic 1971 hit Americ...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Your decisions on voting

Your decisions on voting

Many who are voting in this election, or who have already voted, are single-issue voters. As I tell my college student, most issues are complex, and s...

October 14th, 2020 |