DCCA News: More than just numbers

DCCA News: More than just numbers

Darke County Center for the Arts’ Family Theatre Series celebrated its 20th year during the just completed 2017-18 “Arts Count” seas...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Back Around the House II: Ants invade

Back Around the House II: Ants invade

It was Sunday morning when I heard some of my favorite words, “Grandma, I’m here!” This statement is usually accompanied by huge gri...

May 30th, 2018 |  


On Neff Road: History by design

On Neff Road: History by design

History by design. Fashions long forgotten yet big in their day. Looking back and in awe of what I do not remember, I find a past opens up with memori...

May 30th, 2018 |  



Cultural appropriation or appreciation – again

Cultural appropriation or appreciation – again

I walk across the area carpet in my living room and think, ‘This carpet is 15 years-plus old, and we’ve spilled all kinds of liquids on it...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Virtue & Mischief: Not interesting and not glamorous

Virtue & Mischief: Not interesting and not glamorous

In the past few weeks, Krista has been on a genealogy tear: looking up burial sites of great-great-whatevers, learning where they came from and where ...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Amish Cook: Illness mars wedding trip

Amish Cook: Illness mars wedding trip

Let me tell you about our recent trip to Ohio.On Friday morning at 3:00, the driver of a Journey Tour bus started making its rounds, picking up four f...

May 29th, 2018 |  


New Madison News: Summer begins

New Madison News: Summer begins

Lots of grills were fired up over the weekend. The weather beckons for us to spend more time outdoors.Gardens are popping up and flowers are gracing f...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Arcanum News: Farmer’s market to begin this Saturday

Arcanum News: Farmer’s market to begin this Saturday

The farmer’s market will be every Saturday this summer in Veteran’s Park in downtown Arcanum next to the Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical So...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Today’s Challenges: Memorial Day thoughts

Today’s Challenges: Memorial Day thoughts

To some Memorial Day is simply a day off work when we grill burgers, brats and hotdogs. But in reality it is much more than that! “Memorial Day ...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Preacher’s Point: The love test

Preacher’s Point: The love test

The opposite of love is not hate; the opposite of love is selfishness.To make that point I go to the beginning of the world’s most famous Bible ...

May 25th, 2018 |