Giving thanks real reason for the season

Giving thanks real reason for the season

Cheery Thanksgiving greetings to all!Thanksgiving is a special season to give thanks, an excellent motivator to get our minds geared into a positive d...

November 17th, 2015 |  


Looking at the bigger picture of race relations

Looking at the bigger picture of race relations

Earlier this year, I had the unique opportunity to travel to Columbia, Mo. Located in the middle of the state, it is was a quaint town that just happe...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Cold War survived even after eating the snow

Cold War survived even after eating the snow

Some of my old friends – and I do mean old – and I got to talking about the Cold War the other day.This discussion was prompted by the Tom...

November 14th, 2015 |  



Smoking out for someone you love

Smoking out for someone you love

The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout is held every year on the third Thursday in November. Forty-two million Americans smoke cigarettes...

November 14th, 2015 |  


A local veteran remembers

A local veteran remembers

Now that veterans are finally getting some of the respect they deserve, there are some “wannabes” out there, according to Korean War comba...

November 12th, 2015 |  


A moment of clarity as a season comes to an end

A moment of clarity as a season comes to an end

For me, autumn has always meant one thing — and it’s never been hoodies, hayrides, bonfires or pumpkin-flavored anything.OK, maybe hoodies...

November 11th, 2015 |  


Seasoned deer for deer season

Seasoned deer for deer season

EDITOR’S NOTE: In my travels to Amish settlements from Maine to Montana over the past 25 years, I have seen varying views about hunting. As paci...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Ground Hog (Hunting) Day

Ground Hog (Hunting) Day

Last Friday, I left the safety and sanctity of my little room to look for Steve. You will understand in a moment why I refer to a 10-foot-by-17-foot r...

November 8th, 2015 |  


Edison to hold RN to BSN fair

PIQUA — Edison State Community College is hosting a Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Information Fair on Friday, No...

November 8th, 2015 |  


Holidays are made for family

Holidays are made for family

As the calendar hits November, we are right in the middle of the “holiday season.” Now, I am not speaking specifically of Christmas, but b...

November 8th, 2015 |