Have a ball being princess for a day

Have a ball being princess for a day

This Saturday, Fields of Grace Worship Center will once again be hosting their fifth annual Princess Ball. Cinderella will be the special guest of hon...

February 10th, 2019 |  


Owning up to horrible actions

Owning up to horrible actions

First, we had Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam confessing to being in either blackface or a Ku Klux Klan robe in a photo on his medical school yearbook pag...

February 8th, 2019 |  


Free, black and 21

Free, black and 21

I ran into a twenty-something fellow wearing a T-shirt that said “I love being black.” I had a wave of fond nostalgia remembering how my m...

February 8th, 2019 |  



Every life tells a story

Every life tells a story

When you find yourself saying, “I wish I had asked Gramps about that day on the beaches of Normandy,” it’s time to write your own st...

February 8th, 2019 |  


Going around in circles over traffic

Going around in circles over traffic

If you’re going to have friends (and I strongly recommend that you do), have friends that are smart and helpful. I am lucky enough to have sever...

February 8th, 2019 |  


A missed opportunity

A missed opportunity

A few months ago, I wrote a column about the shocking and untimely death of one of my former assistant basketball coaches at Wittenberg University, La...

February 7th, 2019 |  


Get some rest, mom, you’ve earned it

Get some rest, mom, you’ve earned it

When the end came calling for my mother, she faced it just the same way she had everything else in her life: with her head held high, fearless in the ...

February 6th, 2019 updated: February 6th, 2019. |  


A library lover all year long

A library lover all year long

“Love you guys!” These three words came out of my mouth spontaneously, when I only meant to think them, not say them out loud. I wasn̵...

February 6th, 2019 updated: February 6th, 2019. |  


What’s in store for higher education?

What’s in store for higher education?

I have always been warned to not take one example and make a universal rule out of that one instance. I have learned many times that in those times, I...

February 4th, 2019 |  


Local insurance agencies recognized

PIQUA — Buckeye Insurance Group is pleased to announce two local insurance agencies, Koverman Staley Dickerson and Miami Valley Insurance Agency...

February 2nd, 2019 |