Working for the Lord in Costa Rica

Working for the Lord in Costa Rica

I pick up the March 11, 2019, issue of “Time,” and I ignore the cover caption “15 People Changing Comedy.” Frankly, I’m ...

March 6th, 2019 |  


Amish Cook: Gloria juggles kids, cookie-baking

Amish Cook: Gloria juggles kids, cookie-baking

You’ve got to try this recipe. Every time Daniel takes a bite, he almost goes into dreamland.My uncle, Paul, sells these homemade cookies in his...

March 5th, 2019 |  


New Madison News: Ash Wednesday and tournament basketball coming up

New Madison News: Ash Wednesday and tournament basketball coming up

Ash Wednesday will be marked by the New Madison United Methodist and Fort Jefferson Methodist Churches at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The service will be at For...

March 5th, 2019 |  



Virtue & Mischief: Let’s be clear

Virtue & Mischief: Let’s be clear

The amigos are teenagers now. This means several things, among them: (1) The largest budget item in the Swensen household is food, by a wide margin (b...

March 5th, 2019 |  


Arcanum News: Happy 80th birthday to Bud Baker!

Arcanum News: Happy 80th birthday to Bud Baker!

Happy 80th birthday to Bud Baker! Please shower Bud Baker with cards on March 8 as he celebrates his 80th birthday. Visits from family and friends are...

March 4th, 2019 |  


Preacher’s Point: The sin no one talks about

Preacher’s Point: The sin no one talks about

There is a sin that has plunged the world into judgment, literally, once before and is currently widespread. It is also a sin that only Christians can...

March 1st, 2019 |  


Versailles News: The cancer cure quest

Versailles News: The cancer cure quest

Cancer is defined as a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body. Lately it seems too many people are dealing...

March 1st, 2019 |  


DCCA News: Ode to state aid

DCCA News: Ode to state aid

In order to achieve its goal to present and promote the arts and encourage cultural enrichment, Darke County Center for the Arts brings outstanding ar...

February 28th, 2019 |  


Back Around the House II: When children get lost

Back Around the House II: When children get lost

Years ago, when our children were growing up, it was a given that if you took kids shopping with you they were going to get lost, usually one at a tim...

February 27th, 2019 |  


On Neff Road: On a wagon in a field

On Neff Road: On a wagon in a field

And, the movie of the year is … Green Book!!! Oh, yes, I cheered. We saw the movie and fell in love with it. Not only did it take me to the past...

February 27th, 2019 |