Editorial roundup

Barberton school district is doing the right thingAkron Beacon Journal, Jan. 18The Barberton City School District is doing the prudent thing by allowi...

January 21st, 2020 |  


New Madison grad, rodeo star plans visit

New Madison grad, rodeo star plans visit

A local author has been scheduled for his homecoming and a book signing appearance.Jim Warvell, former resident and New Madison graduate, has written ...

January 20th, 2020 |  


‘This and that’ happening in Arcanum

‘This and that’ happening in Arcanum

Looking for something to do this weekend? How about a family trip to visit the Ark? In an effort to persuade more families to visit, the Ark Encounter...

January 20th, 2020 |  



Would you, could you buy half a cake from a stranger on Facebook?

Would you, could you buy half a cake from a stranger on Facebook?

Facebook is a fascinating, strange, and more times than not frustrating (for lack of a better, printable set of words) place. If it isn’t a mess...

January 16th, 2020 |  


2020:Year of the lavender

2020:Year of the lavender

Lavender is a flower that every time I see it I think of my Mother. She was fond of the color purple and always grew lavender in her garden.In 1976 Th...

January 15th, 2020 |  


It’s winter in Ohio

Now, let’s see. It’s a lot warmer than usual most of the time, and the creek seems to be perpetually high. Occasionally the salt trucks ar...

January 14th, 2020 |  


A brief overview of one mother

A brief overview of one mother

At holidays, I miss my mother. Opal Moore Adams Bowling was overweight, sloppy in her appearance, and never saw a household task she was eager to take...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Arcanum-Butler issues mid-year report

Arcanum-Butler issues mid-year report

I want to take this opportunity to thank the students, parents, families, Board of Education members and the entire Arcanum-Butler staff for an outsta...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Superintendent gives school district update

Superintendent gives school district update

GREENVILLE — Superintendent Doug Fries Greenville City Schools has had a great first semester of the 2019-2020 school year, both academically an...

January 14th, 2020 |  


For the love of the farm and the farmer

For the love of the farm and the farmer

Farms. They are everywhere. They are lifelines of all countries.I remember as a child hearing how the Brethren Church sent young people to other count...

January 13th, 2020 |