Creating art, communicating community pride

Creating art, communicating community pride

To fulfill its purpose to provide funds advancing the arts in our community, Darke County Endowment for the Arts annually offers grants to give local ...

March 25th, 2021 |  


Bullying case solved

Bullying case solved

Are you a bully? Have you ever been? Are you a victim of bullying? Do you observe bullying in business, educational or community environments?Have you...

March 24th, 2021 |  


A new baby girl for the Jones household

A new baby girl for the Jones household

A new baby sister arrived at the Jones Household recently — Matt and Ashley welcomed their new little Miss Emory Lynn Jones March 1 at 5:42 p.m....

March 22nd, 2021 |  



God is not in the repair business

God is not in the repair business

As a child, once a year, we would visit my aunt. In a prominent place in her living room was a vase. The vase had roses painted on it. It also had two...

March 19th, 2021 |  


Keeping Ohio moms healthy

Keeping Ohio moms healthy

Maternal mortality is a growing problem in Ohio and around the country. Too many mothers are dying, particularly mothers of color. Nationally, black m...

March 19th, 2021 |  


Compassion is always in fashion

Compassion is always in fashion

You have probably heard the saying that people do not always remember what you say, but they will always remember how you made them feel. I agree. Eve...

March 19th, 2021 |  


A night of magic

A night of magic

Magicians engage in the art of producing entertaining illusions, conjuring up tricks to bamboozle and thrill audiences. Defining magic is not easy; sy...

March 18th, 2021 |  


Acts of hatred against Asian Americans

Acts of hatred against Asian Americans

In my career in higher education, I’ve encountered times when I was the minority. Being a female college president/chancellor during the last tw...

March 17th, 2021 |  


Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day is not the same when you are grieving, in fact, nothing is. If you are missing a loved one, I just wanted you to k...

March 16th, 2021 |  


Lessons from Hogan, Klink, and Schultz

Lessons from Hogan, Klink, and Schultz

One day, when we lived in Germany, I had reason to talk to our landlord.Standing outside his door, I could hear him laughing hysterically inside. Not ...

March 12th, 2021 |