Our personal best

Our personal best

We don’t have to be the best at what we do we just have to be the best we can. If we continue to do our best over time we will become better unt...

June 21st, 2019 |  


The perfect circle of life

The perfect circle of life

Perfection is an illusion and those who seek perfection will find themselves unfulfilled their whole lives.Perfection is sought by those who fail to c...

June 14th, 2019 |  


Interesting additions: contorted ornamental tree, shrub

Interesting additions: contorted ornamental tree, shrub

There are two unusual trees/shrubs in our landscape that are interesting to look at and may not be understood.In 1998-2000, I had the privilege to ser...

June 13th, 2019 |  



Any day is a good day to hug Dad

Any day is a good day to hug Dad

Have you hugged your dad today? Yeah, it’s corny, but just do it. I can’t.Dad died in his sleep one afternoon in 2007. He told Mom he didn...

June 12th, 2019 |  


Commissioners share recent updates

Commissioners share recent updates

May was acting like April more than April did. April showers became May showers and floods for most of the month.This has been one of the wettest mont...

June 12th, 2019 |  


A helping hand

A helping hand

Tragedy strikes, and we who live in the country know what that means. Neighbors step up. They don’t need to be asked. They don’t need to b...

June 12th, 2019 |  


Restoration 101 almost complete

Restoration 101 almost complete

We have just about finished our personal course in Fire Restoration 101. You may remember that early in June we had to call our local Fire Department ...

June 12th, 2019 |  


Their View What Next? Opportunities to make a difference

Their View What Next? Opportunities to make a difference

Since the recent devastating tornadoes in southwestern Ohio, I have read volumes about the ways in which individuals and groups have rushed to give a ...

June 12th, 2019 |  


Award-winners in New Madison

Award-winners in New Madison

NEW MADISON - Norm Weimer took the challenge and stepped into the medal circle at the New Madison United Methodist Church recent 5K race.Norm came wit...

June 11th, 2019 |  


Summer’s in full swing; ready for some ice cream?

Summer’s in full swing; ready for some ice cream?

Abbottsville UMC, 4135 State Route 49 invites you to their Annual Ice Cream Social on Saturday, June 15 from 3-6 p.m. On the menu will be shredded chi...

June 11th, 2019 |