Buyer’s guide to the mortgage loan process

Buyer’s guide to the mortgage loan process

When you’re ready to purchase your next home, you’ll usually have a mortgage loan. Here are several types of home mortgage loans and their...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Create a healthy foundation for fall plantings

Create a healthy foundation for fall plantings

By Melinda MyersFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsFall is a great time to start a garden or renovate an existing planting bed. The soil is warm while th...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Quality time on the road

Quality time on the road

Gloria, what would be your thought about packing up and going to Ohio for a couple days?” It was my husband Daniel with one of his brainstorms. ...

August 15th, 2018 |  



Staging your home for sale

Staging your home for sale

Do you have a flair for staging your home? Here’s some tips to consider:Do you have clutter around your home? Don’t move everything into t...

August 11th, 2018 |  


Johnsons celebrate 50 years of marriage

Johnsons celebrate 50 years of marriage

TROY — Al and Marion (Crist) Johnson are pleased to announce their 50th wedding anniversary.They were married in Troy, Ohio, on Aug. 10 at the U...

August 11th, 2018 |  


Wilson, Whalen wed

Wilson, Whalen wed

CHICAGO — Jessica Wilson Whalen and Robert Kennedy Whalen were married on July 6, 2018, in Chicago.The bride is the daughter of Karl and Jill Wi...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Finding comfort in cupcakes

Finding comfort in cupcakes

I stood beside the coffin, tears streaming down my face. Not because I was upset or worried about Grandma, but because I loved her and she loved me. E...

August 7th, 2018 |  


When life gives you lemons, make pie

When life gives you lemons, make pie

EDITOR’S NOTE: Gloria Yoder’s grandmother passed away last week after battling complications from a stroke for over a week. The Yoder̵...

August 4th, 2018 |  


Holiday Evening at Edison to present Lucky Chops

Holiday Evening at Edison to present Lucky Chops

PIQUA — The 21st annual Holiday Evening at Edison State will be held on Nov. 28 at the Edison State Community College.Five-member brass band Luc...

August 3rd, 2018 |  


David Trinko: Unexpected math of a devoted spouse

David Trinko: Unexpected math of a devoted spouse

Some people say marriage is a 50-50 partnership.Bologna, I say. If you’re not giving 100 percent, you’re not doing your part.Today marks t...

August 1st, 2018 |