New Madison News: Community plans Easter celebrations

New Madison News: Community plans Easter celebrations

Time to check those weather maps and try to project the next round of sunny days. Field work has been minimal this spring as rain days have pushed the...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Virtue & Mischief: War and peace in Music City, Part 1

Virtue & Mischief: War and peace in Music City, Part 1

Last week I spent a few days in Nashville, Tennessee on both business and pleasure. It had been several years since my last visit, and I was overdue t...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Arcanum News: Holy Week in Arcanum

Arcanum News: Holy Week in Arcanum

Easter is a time of preparation in our community; many special services and activities are being held at our area churches. Please feel free to partic...

April 15th, 2019 |  



Preacher’s Point: Christian, what’s on your feet?

Preacher’s Point: Christian, what’s on your feet?

The middle of Ephesians chapter six is a famous passage among Christians. It describes the armor of God – spiritual clothing every Christian is ...

April 12th, 2019 |  


Versailles News: Strength in weakness

Versailles News: Strength in weakness

What is weakness? According to the dictionary the word weakness is defined as follows: 1) The state or quality of being weak; lack of strength, firmne...

April 12th, 2019 |  


DCCA News: She’s not famous, just good

DCCA News: She’s not famous, just good

A few years ago, Cleveland-area singer/songwriter Diana Chittester became discouraged about the progress of her career, considering becoming a music t...

April 11th, 2019 |  


Back Around the House II: Allergies in full bloom

Back Around the House II: Allergies in full bloom

Last week was a really busy week, but I was not looking forward to the weekend. I knew the weather was supposed to be great, but I also knew my allerg...

April 10th, 2019 |  


On Neff Road: Going home once more

On Neff Road: Going home once more

The old trunk holds photo stacked on photo from past generations of family members. In some relative’s hand, names have been written; however, w...

April 10th, 2019 |  


Vietnam War ended, but did it?

Vietnam War ended, but did it?

On April 30, 1975, the Vietnam War ended, but will it ever end as long as those men and women we know who served move among us and occasionally share ...

April 10th, 2019 |  


Amish Cook: Spring garden yields great salads

Amish Cook: Spring garden yields great salads

Ah, this spring weather gets me going. I can’t wait to start planting the garden. Daniel plowed our garden plot a couple days ago in hopes to ha...

April 9th, 2019 |