Advice from a self-published author

Advice from a self-published author

Almost 20 years ago, author Terry Pellman of Sidney, Ohio, retired early from his role as a social services administrator. He reports, “My healt...

July 29th, 2020 |  


Historical Society remains busy during pandemic

Historical Society remains busy during pandemic

The Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society has been busy behind the scenes during the pandemic, organizing and preparing to return later this year wit...

July 28th, 2020 |  


Destruction of the Foundations

Destruction of the Foundations

“If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?” - Psalm 11:3.When I see this verse, the first thought that comes to mind is,...

July 24th, 2020 |  



An existential crisis

An existential crisis

One of the heads of grantmaking for the National Endowment for the Arts has declared the current state of theater an existential crisis, asking “...

July 23rd, 2020 |  


33 years in the Air Force

33 years in the Air Force

Military service. Two years, three, four, five, ten, twenty. How does 33 years sound?Rob Barrow of Troy, Ohio, dropped out of Brandon High School (Flo...

July 22nd, 2020 |  


Brick Street Block Party

Brick Street Block Party

SRL-Troutwine Insurance Agency is hosting a Brick Street Block Party, Friday, July 24 from 4 to 11 p.m. in beautiful Downtown Arcanum with the proceed...

July 21st, 2020 |  


To the graduates of 2020

To the graduates of 2020

We had the pleasure of attending my granddaughter Brooklynn’s High School Graduation Ceremony last week. The local homeschool group hosted the e...

July 17th, 2020 |  


Not too late to consider college

Not too late to consider college

Associated Press writers Collin Binkley and Larry Fenn recently reported that “The number of high school seniors applying for U.S. federal colle...

July 17th, 2020 |  


What might have been (and might yet be)

What might have been (and might yet be)

Darke County Center for the Arts Artistic Director David Warner had lined up a wonderful season for the upcoming year, with diverse artists providing ...

July 16th, 2020 |  


The spirit of Antichrist

The spirit of Antichrist

The Bible talks of a day yet to come commonly called “The Tribulation Period.” The Bible has several names for this seven-year period that...

July 14th, 2020 |