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Getting a handle on prescription medications

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways to save money and be safe with prescription drugs for seniors.

Because of you, not despite you

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses the impact her mother has had on her life.

But then life — as is its wont — careened out of control

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses a time in life when things were going bad and then how he got a job as a sports writer.

Lessons learned from sunflowers

Columnist Amber Miller discusses two different sunflowers in her garden and a parallel she sees in them as compared to believers.

The Grand Tetons are grand indeed

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses a trip to the Grand Teton National Park and the wild life he was able to observe while there.

Embracing the sensory qualities of October

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses October as his favorite month and compares the scenery from Ohio to his present home in Shenandoah Valley.

70 years of conservation

SWCD columnist Michelle Wood discusses what local Soil and Water Conservation Districts do and what their priorities are.

A cheap death: How to donate your body to science

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses how to donate one's body to science after death.

Whether in kindness or fury

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her changing personality over the years.

I'm still OK with the transistor radio

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses a recent hair cut and his view on modern technology.

Don't let the cost of college scare you

Columnist Darla Stitzlein discusses student loans, grants and applying for the FAFSA.

We can be free of condemnation

Columnist Amber Miller concludes her series on her belief in the free things believers gain through Jesus.

Letter: Mohican is not a tree farm

In this letter to the editor, Lucas resident Irv Oslin expresses his reasons against logging in Mohican Memorial State Forest.

Losing a friend who was a friend to all

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares about a friend from a writing group who passed away.

The fall migration continues

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses birds sighted during fall migration.

I love this time of year

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses hunting season and trips to Cabela's in numerous areas.

Outdoor sports community sees the effects of climate instability

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses her views on climate instability and its effects on outdoor sports and economics.

Exercises that help ease arthritis pain and stiffness

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses exercises to assist people with arthritis pain.

All we knew was we had to run, run, run

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses Notre Dame and his introduction to campus life there.

We have all been given the power of Jesus

Columnist Amber Miller shares her belief about the power and authority believers have been freely given through Jesus.

Killbuck resident against commercial development of monuments

In this letter to the editor, Killbuck resident Suzanne Watson expresses her concern for national monuments.

It's the sausage gravy that binds us

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses the things she and her husband do together to unwind.

The center of the universe is a relative idea

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses a mayor who declared Wallace, Idaho, to be the center of the universe and applies the man's idea to one's home location.

Mohican should be preserved

In this letter to the editor, Lucas resident Annette McCormick expresses her stance toward commercial logging in Mohican Forest.

How to find a better Medicare prescription drug plan

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses Medicare prescription drug plans.

Logging Mohican a concern to reader

In this letter to the editor, Ashland resident Ashley Clark expresses her concern for logging in Mohican Forest.

Confess your unpopular opinion: Part deux

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses unpopular opinions as a follow-up to a previous column.

Every time I woke up, it seemed the world had been rocked on its very axis

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses a vacation during his younger years and the game of ping-pong.

For farmers field work doesn't end with the harvest

Columnist Chuck Reynolds discusses things needed done by farmers after harvest.

God is not mad at you

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her view on God's outlook toward sin and sinners.

Say goodbye to summer and hello to fall

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses the change of seasons from summer to fall.

Hurricane Irma brings a sooty tern to our area

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses a sooty tern located near Dover.

Driving the interstate highways is not a good way to see the country

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses his return trip from the hunt in Maine.

Another reason to not be late

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses the routine changing of pies during fall banquets.

Top new cars for older drivers

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses cars for older drivers.

Annual rant: I'll do it on my time

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses the transition of seasons and her stance on decorating.

That summer I was part of something entirely different

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses a summer job he had that taught him some things.

Don't believe someone else is going to do the work for you

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses "The Simpsons" and Homer's lazy attitude in comparison to society.

We are free from the law of sin and death

Columnist Amber Miller believes we are free from sin through Christ and also free from the law that stirred up sin.

Lessons learned from an outing with an 11-year-old

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses a hike with his grandson in Shenandoah National Park.

The bird life in Idaho is quite varied

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses the varied bird life in Idaho.

Faith communities working toward a sustainable future

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses Faith Communities Together for a Sustainable Future and the group's statewide meeting in Dover.

Check-in services that can help seniors stay put

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses check-in services for seniors living alone.

Logging Mohican a concern to reader

In this letter to the editor, Kevin Clark discusses his concern over rezoning in Mohican-Memorial State Forest.

Evacuating the hurricanes we create

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her view on how change in life can be good or bad.

Imagine being able to actually set foot on a Major League Baseball field

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses a recent event at a baseball game and connects it to his past years in baseball.

Some education requires more than texts and lectures

Columnist Karen Wilson discusses hands-on skills and applying knowledge.

Red Cross helps at home and away

Red Cross columnist Lara Kiefer discusses first-aid services in disaster and at home.

A long-tailed jaeger delights birders at Findlay Reservoir

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses his viewing of jaegers.

You can help monarchs make their journey south

SWCD columnist Karen Gotter discusses milkweed and its importance for monarch butterflies.

The mountain welcomed me like a long-lost friend

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his visit to Mt. Rainier National Park.

Plan the hunt, and hunt the plan

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses the planning for the bear hunt in Maine.

Making pasta on a cool September day

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses making pasta from scratch.

How to stop unwanted junk mail and guard against mail fraud

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses junk mail and mail fraud.

Reader applauds recycling efforts of the commissioners

In this letter to the editor, Theresa Clark speaks in support of the Holmes County commissioners' recycling efforts.

Claiming colorblindness in a multi-colored world

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses melanin and colorblindness.

Summer's fading away, and I'm ready for fall

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses the transition from summer to fall.

Don't tell me what I want to hear

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses being honest with people.

How shall we that are dead to sin live any longer therein?

Columnist Amber Miller continues her discussion on saved by faith and her view on how that should affect one's actions.

Experiencing a trip that eclipsed the eclipse

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses a trip he made out west to visit friends while also getting to watch the eclipse.

Pocatello is described as one of the best birding spots in Idaho

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses a trip to Idaho and the birds he spotted while there.

Finding money for long-term care

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways to obtain financial help for long-term care.

How much do you know about joint bank accounts?

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses joint bank accounts.

Our children need us to let them go

Columnist Missy Herrera reminisces of her kids' days in school and their growing into adults.

On dinosaurs and drive-in movie theaters

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his days at drive-in movie theaters and a recent event at one with his family.

He became sin so we could become righteous

Columnist Amber Miller continues her discussion on godly righteousness.

We're looking forward to uncovering exciting new places

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his trips around his new home to get to know the area.

Most hunters don't like to talk about their blunders

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses a blunder with bear spray and an upcoming hunting event for youth.

The breeze stilled and the katydids quit buzzing

Feature writer Nancy Davis shares her experience in Dover, Tennessee, where she viewed the eclipse in totality.

The whole thing had been plotted by vacation angels

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses his recent vacation in South Carolina and the food he had while there.

A long drive makes for an unforgettable solar eclipse

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses her trip to Hopkinsville, Kentucky, where she viewed the recent eclipse in totality.

Low-cost wireless plans for seniors who use smartphones

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses low-cost smartphone plans for seniors.

Ohio law and common law address dog bites

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses laws and compensations surrounding dog bites.

There is a difference between self-righteousness and God's righteousness

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her view on self-righteousness in comparison to God's righteousness.

The only time I had lost anything of any value was a pair of Notre Dame sunglasses

Columnist Mike Dewey finishes his story about his adventure with the banana boat.

The Red Cross is a vital part of the community

In this Red Cross column Lara Kiefer discusses the services provided by the organization and how it has impacted Wayne and Holmes counties.

Shorebirds are in the spotlight these days

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses shorebirds he saw during a trip to some flooded fields.

'They're just a little different than us'

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses the views she was raised under and her change of beliefs over time.

The art of listening is hard to learn

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses the importance of listening.

Emotions can run high for everyone as we get ready for the start of school

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses the gambit of emotions people experience as school approaches.

Forest bathing is not what you think

Columnist Herb Broda discusses forest bathing, which is much different than what it sounds like, and Queen Anne's Lace, his wild flower of the month.

Finding help for seniors addicted to opioids

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses help for seniors with opioid addictions.

Confess your unpopular opinion: A purging

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses some of her opinions after finding a hashtag challenge that said: #confessyourunpopularopinion.

Be careful what you wish for

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses a boating experience gone wrong.

Thankful for a colorful sendoff

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh recalls his sendoff by describing the budding nature around him and the relationships had with people throughout the community.

Never take anything for granted and learn from mistakes

Columnist Bob Hanna uses a hunting story to discuss his view on learning from mistakes.

The future looks bright for bald eagles

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses bald eagles and their growing numbers in Ohio.

Not knowing how the sausage is made misses the mark

Columnist Scott Daniels says you only realize how many times you have to bend, twist and lift things in the kitchen once you can't do so very easily.

How to choose the right type of walker

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses different types of walkers and how to choose walkers for one's needs.

There is nothing wrong with having one's own way of doing things

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his perspective on people who believe their way is the only way.

What remains of a cracked coffee cup

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her view on decluttering and the memories behind some of the items we keep.

And even though it's too late, I'd like to say I'm sorry

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses responses he has received in the mail and a woman he feels he let down by not replying to her letter soon enough.

Justified freely by his grace through Jesus

Columnist Amber Miller discusses being justified freely by grace through faith in Jesus.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness was created to encourage borrowers to go into public service

Columnist Darla Stitzlein discusses Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

Today is the day on which we need to focus

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses how no two days are alike at Lakeside and how he believes we should all focus on the day we are in presently.

A seasonal, plant-based diet is healthier for the planet

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses her belief that food choices can affect climate change.

Keeping cool has become a full-time effort

Columnist Laura Moore discusses the pros and cons of summer.

A huge step in the right direction for the sports world

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses why he is happy with the decision Kyrie Irving made to leave the Cavs.

You're making everything taste like bottled Italian dressing

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses marinades and his belief that Italian dressing is not the way to go unless making a salad.

How to find and claim your family's unclaimed money

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways to find unclaimed money within the family.

When a loved one dies, who pays the bills?

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses bills pertaining to a deceased person.

Indifference defined in 140 characters or less

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her view on being aware of things happening in the country and discerning truth.

I had the feeling that this time I'd climbed too high

Columnist Mike Dewey compares his experience looking down from the Empire State Building to a news story that caused controversy during his days in a local news outlet.

There can be unfortunate clashes when critters run into each other

Columnist Laura Moore discusses the noise that arises when critters outside her home take offense to one another.

A summer vacation at Lakeside became a standing reservation

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses Lakeside, a place his family has made a regular vacation spot.

A super rare wandering tattler visits a rocky jetty along Lake Michigan

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses a really rare bird that was found near Lake Michigan.

Hunters must support conservation efforts

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses conservation efforts, both local and international.

We have freely been given a new spirit

Columnist Amber Miller discusses body, soul and spirit and scriptures pertaining to the Spirit of Christ indwelling believers.

There can be unfortunate clashes when critters run into each other

Columnist Laura Moore discusses the noise that arises when critters outside her home take offense to one another.

Cleanliness matters in a proper kitchen

Just as it is second nature to think constantly about other drivers, traffic laws, safety measures and road conditions while you're driving, so you should be thinking about what you are doing while you cook and be mindful of how sloppy food preparation can easily make people very, very sick.

The hidden dangers of heartburn

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses heartburn and ways to treat it.

How to get the most from an attorney-client relationship

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses attorney-client relationships.

The only problem was keeping it a secret from my wife

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses a birthday idea gone wrong.

There is a place for fast food

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses his love for fast food.

Searching to know our freedom in Christ

Columnist Amber Miller shares her thoughts about the word free and how she wants to dig in deeper to what that truly means.

Surviving summer without a fairy garden

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses the details of her summer.

Why don't you just focus?

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses focus and time management.

Move over kids: Grandma's heading for the playground!

Columnist Herb Broda discusses outdoor exercise areas for older adults and stargazing.

It's been a banner year for sedge wrens and others

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses certain rare birds that have been spotted around the country in greater numbers than usual.

When everything falls into place

Bruce Stambaugh shares about everything falling into place regarding his move to Virginia.

Refrigerator pickles are easy to make

Columnist Scott Daniels talks about pickles and a recent attempt he made at making his own jar of pickles.

Thanks for giving support to charity

In this letter to the editor, the Jo Muse Memorial Golf Scramble Committee expresses its thanks to all who helped make the event a success.

Your story is a raging fire: Tell it

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her belief that people should get their stories out there.

How we spend time is determined by what we find most important

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses his view that the way we spend our time reflects our priorities in life.

I do wonder if I could still play the game

Columnist Mike Dewey talks about his Church League softball days.

Fun names just make a lot of sense

​Columnist Bruce Stambaugh remarks about the unique names of both Rockingham County and Holmes County.

This smoke is your life until Halloween at least

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses how he will be grilling on his kettle grill until Halloween at least.

Summer fun: Keep it simple so that it is simply fun

Columnist Karen Wilson offers simple ways to have fun with the family during summer.

I've noticed several different levels of smiles that Gilbert evokes

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his little dog and the smiles it brings to others.

Stop beating yourself up over something you've been forgiven

Columnist Amber Miller discusses a recent event that caused her to feel ashamed and how being reminded of what Jesus did helped her.

I've decided the lamb's ear must go

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her difficulties with getting rid of the beautiful but highly invasive lamb's ear.

Regenerative design solves the large-scale trash problem

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses regenerative design, an idea that seeks to parallel nature and attempts to be waste free while being used to design buildings, create landscapes and manufacture consumer products.

Welcome to my imperfect home

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses differing views on hospitality and what it means to her.

Fresh air makes a house happy

Columnist Laura Moore discusses open windows and screen doors along with the creatures outside that like to invade a home when able.

An open letter to the powers that be in Major League Baseball

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses Major League Baseball and its attempts to speed up the game and make it more entertaining for some viewers.

Less really is more

Bruce Stambaugh shares how downsizing helped him realize that less is really more.

Auto safety devices that can help seniors with older cars

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses devices that can help seniors drive safely.

Some birds are rarely seen away from the oceans of the world

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses ocean-dwelling birds and some rare bird sightings.

In the end it is worth trusting

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his view on trusting God and waiting on God.

Trust in God's opinion of you more than others

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her experiences as a stay-at-home mom and her battle with being more concerned with people's view of her than God's.

The best wine is the wine you like

Ohio has a long and important history in wine-making, beginning in the 1820s along the Ohio River. Ohio was the largest producer of wine in the United States until crop failures and the Civil War brought things to a standstill.

I feel so small when I try to compare myself to this unknown hero

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses the tragic death of a man who rushed into the ocean to save two drowning teenagers.

70 times 7 until it hurts

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her perspective on freedom and giving.

We can each have our own independence day

Columnist Chad Curry discusses examples of personal independence days for individuals who have overcome troubles that enslaved them.

The Founding Fathers showed compassion and empathy

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses the Founding Fathers, the U.S. Constitution and some of its amendments.

Reports of rare birds come from a number of birders

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses reports of rare birds seen in the region, including Killbuck Marsh, a big place with lots of excellent habitat. Several least bitterns have been reported. These bitterns are found annually but in small numbers.

Accepting challenges and facing adversity

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses his reason for hunting and how God has helped him in life throughout difficult times.

We're still not sure exactly where hot dogs come from

Columnist Scott Daniels shares the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council says over the Fourth of July holiday Americans will consume enough hot dogs to stretch, end-to-end, from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles five times.

Let your kids take the bumpy road

Will students be prepared on how to deal with what life throws at them? Most likely the answer is no if you’ve smoothed out the road for them for the past 18 years.

Long days and slow sunsets signal summer’s here

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his love for summer.

The playhouse my grandpa built

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses a playhouse her grandfather built for her as a child and the memories it created for her and her children.

Losing your independence has to be difficult

Columnists Chad Curry share his thoughts about losing independence and asking for help.

God parts seas so we can walk through them by faith

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her thoughts on faith concerning the story of God parting the Red Sea and its devotional application to individuals.

It's firefly season

Columnist Herb Broda discusses declining firefly populations and summer activities.

My consent is not yours to take

Columnist Missy Herrera shares why consent is the last line of self preservation.

Know the laws for a safe and pleasant hunt

Columnist Bob Hanna gives sound advice that will lead to a safe and pleasant hunt when you follow all the rules.

Visiting some old friends

Columnist Laura Moore visits a few old friends on a trip.

Include reading in your summer plans

Summer is a great opportunity to share your favorite authors from your childhood with your kids. Read together or listen to audiobooks.

Dads are a pretty precious commodity

Columnist Scott Daniels recalls his dad's disdain for any vegetable other than the potato.

True happiness comes by fulfilling our purpose

Columnist Kyle Snyder continues his column on finding purpose.

Being a father brings lots of lessons

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses things he learned throughout his years as a father from his own parents as well as from his children.

Water infrastructure is a bipartisan effort

Republican Bob Gibbs represents Ohio's 7th Congressional District and is the former chairman of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment. He writes this column to praise the president on some bipartisan reforms that passed the House nearly unanimously.

Summer as seen through 3 tomato plants

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses the planting of some tomato plants she recently obtained.

Optics Fling is a big success

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses an event he traveled home to attend called the Optics Fling.

God loves when we take from him

Columnist Amber Miller shares some things she believes people can learn from the biblical story of Mary and Martha.

Pushing the envelope can lead you to amazing experiences

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses some food items he has been considering to attempt to make.

I will not slice open the vein of what’s threatening my very existence

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his reasons for not returning home this year with his wife.

Casting your nets

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses a project plan and a fishing trip.

2 days at Movement Festival

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her bucket list and two days at Movement Festival.

Settling into our new home settles our spirits

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses settling in to his new home in Virginia.

Turn your music up, open the windows and boogie

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his 6-year-old daughter's free spirit and her desire to dance anytime she hears music.

Grace in the madness of mothering

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses cycles of life and looks back upon the days of early motherhood.

Questions men have been grasping at since the dawn of time

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses questions concerning the meaning of life.

We might have extra eggs

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses a recent decision to acquire chickens and all that comes along with them.

The seasons are determined for me more by my closet than by the calendar

Columnist Herb Broda discusses summer activities to do outside.

I want to encourage you to be an encourager

Columnist Amber Miller encourages believers to use words to build others up.

We allow that little guilt monster to deprive us of so many good things to eat

Columnist Scott Daniels encourages readers to enjoy life and food.

Magee Marsh and the biggest week of birding

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses birding at two locations and an increase in new birders of all ages.

Grateful for a creative mother who shared life’s beauty

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh remembers his creative mother.

Remembering Mom on Mother's Day

Columnist Mike Dewey recalls memories of his mother and considers what her thoughts and actions might have been toward the current political landscape.

Strawberry jelly and blissful chaos

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her writing and a home system she describes as blissful chaos.

Most people can relate to those moments in life when all just seems right

Columnist Chad Curry discusses a realization he had while standing in front of the mirror.

Flowers are never a bad idea as a gift

Columnist Randi Pokladnik recalls memories of her mother's love for trees and flowers.

Wildlife conservation requires planning and cooperation

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses conservation and his view on how hunting plays into conservation efforts.

It’s not all beach sunsets and seafood dinners

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses relationships and Newton's Third Law of Motion.

God loves to have fellowship with us

Columnist Amber Miller recalls an experience from her college volleyball days and compares it to her understanding of how God feels about people.

Bees are buzzing me for absolutely no good reason

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her situation with bees around her home.

Coaches and fans look beyond crimes when it helps their team win a game

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses his view on inappropriate behavior from NFL sports figures.

Wildlife conservation requires planning and cooperation

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses conservation and his view on how hunting plays into conservation efforts.

Spring is much more than warmer weather

Columnist Herb Broda discusses ways to enjoy spring with all of one's senses.

'Man Who Came to Dinner' gets rave review

Writer Scott Daniels gives a review of the Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County's "The Man Who Came to Dinner."

Consider adopting a new eco-consciousness

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses her view on nature and the human race.

Reader believes politicians must be committed to the people

In this letter to the editor Graciela Estill of Millersburg discusses her view on lobbying, politicians and the Constitution.

We need to protect the dream in our heart

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his belief that God gives us dreams to follow.

Learning to type matters even when it doesnít

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses typewriters and learning to type.

Delicious shores and endless brunches of South Florida

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses a vacation she and her husband went on in South Florida.

A lesson learned from packing to move

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses a lesson learned while packing for the move to Virginia.

Skilled birder passes on her wisdom and love to others

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses a respected birder in Ohio and recent bird migrations.

Month-to-month tenancies in Ohio

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses month-to-month tenancies in Ohio.

Coping with ringing in your ears

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways to deal with ringing ears.

If I were younger and richer, Iíd love to rehab an old home

Columnist Laura Moore discusses older homes and her desire to rehab one.

In Northeast Ohio weíre good at taking things for granted

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses Cleveland sports and its fans.

Itís only the truth that will set you free

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her belief in specific revelations that affect healing.

Thereís a lot to be said about people who fall in love in the darkest time of the year

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses relationships and his belief that relationships that begin in winter are unlikely to succeed.

I tend to be a black-and-white thinker

Columnist Chad Curry discusses two things he previously said he'd never do again but later changed his mind on.

Indians fans do what weíve always done: We hope

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses the business side of Major League Baseball and what renewed his joy in the sport.

All is fair in yard work and war

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her battle with the lawn each year.

Looks like lamb is off the Easter menu

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses Easter meals and a change on the menu this year for his family.

Recent changes to Ohioís gun laws: What you need to know

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses the recent changes to Ohio's gun laws.

How working in retirement can affect your Social Security benefits

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses how working in retirement affects Social Security.

Coyotes have become the whipping post of several groups

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses coyotes and the way they contribute to an ecosystem.

Snoopy is the epitome of what a cartoon pet should be: Aloof, amusing and a bit arrogant

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses cartoon pets and his belief that Snoopy is the greatest of them.

Standing on the authority we have through Jesus

Columnist Amber Miller shares the healing testimony of a woman named Katie.

Itís called a davenport

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her belief in the value of resting.

Surfing the web in a sea of opportunities

Columnist Darla Stitzlein discusses a cruise she went on and how it reminded her of the opportunities available in the tourism and hospitality industries.

Watching migrating raptors at Maumee Bay State Park

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses birding at Maumee Bay State Park and in Indiana.

Does a hunter’s story ever really end?

Columnist Bob Hanna continues his story about Taryn's cow elk hunt and tells of a trophy she found.

Why canít men change the empty toilet paper roll?

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his frustration with men who won't change the roll of toilet paper when it is finished.

How to pick a medical alert system

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses medical alert systems with a panic button for seniors.

Fingerprints wonít last forever

Columnist Chad Curry discusses a lesson he learned from an illustration a friend gave him.

Even short doses of outdoor time can provide benefits

Columnist Herb Broda shares his view on drive-thrus and getting outside for exercise.

Reader questions leaders’ moral compass

In this letter to the editor Graciela Estill expresses her disagreement with the decisions of America's current leaders.

Itís possible to go anywhere through our imagination

Columnist Kyle Snyder continues his discussion on the value of imagination.

Before you pay your taxes, organize the spice cabinet

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his recent drive to get things done around the house.

Rest in what Jesus has done for you

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her belief in resting in the finished work of Jesus.

Letting out the whirling dervish of potential we so often abandon

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her changing perspective in life and how it affects her writing.

Ivory gull: Bird of mystery

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses the rare ivory gull and a recent sighting of one.

Taking time to appreciate my wonderful wife

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh expresses his gratitude for his wife and all she does.

Escort services that can help seniors with the rigors of travel

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses travel services for seniors.

ABLE Act Accounts help people with disabilities save for the future

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses Able Act Accounts for people with disabilities.

Reader supports strong borders

In this letter to the editor Janet Lahm discusses her stance on immigration and her support of strong borders.

Trumpís budget blueprint would disinvest in proven programs

In this letter to the editor Lisa Hamler-Fugitt disagrees with the Trump administration's budget blueprint.

Most of the time my culinary ad-libs work

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his first use of the deep fryer he'd gotten for Christmas years ago.

There is no right or wrong way, only how it happened

Columnist Missy Hererra gives her view on immigration.

ĎOnceí is like nothing youíve seen before

Writer Scott Daniels gives a review of "Once," the musical, which will come to the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center.

Spring is just around the corner

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses Ohio weather in March and the coming of spring.

Kentucky elk hunt proves more challenging

Columnist Bob Hanna continues his story about the Kentucky elk hunt.

March is waterfowl month

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses the waterfowl migration and some recent bird sightings.

Veterans Service Commissions assist veterans and their dependents across Ohio

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses different services offered to veterans through county Veterans Service Commissions.

How to stop snoring

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways to prevent snoring.

The Queen of Kitsch: Simplifying and meaning it

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her view on simplifying.

Donít allow fear of failure to stop you

Columnist Amber Miller discusses a time when she did not see the manifestation of her belief and what she learned from the experience.

She could turn the world on with her smile

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses Mary Tyler Moore and his belief in the power of a good smile.

Chocolate cookies can unite opposing parties

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his experience as an observer at the rally in Millersburg.

The older I get, the colder I get

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses how he benefits from going south during cold winter months.

Ohio tackles opioid epidemic

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses Ohio's approach to the opioid problem.

The ABCs of picking a Medicare supplemental policy

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses Medicare supplemental policies.

The demand and disregard for the pleasurable distraction of entertainment

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her love for entertainment and the arts as well as her view on every person's right to have an opinion.

Small miracle saves my wife a world of trouble

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses a mysterious event that saved his wife a lot of trouble.

We will go far with a little imagination

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his love for imagination and his belief in using one's imagination in everyday life.

Examples of what this column is for

Columnist Bob Hanna lists a few examples of what he wants his column to accomplish and continues his story about Taryn's elk hunt.

The many benefits of a snowbird breakfast

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses an early morning breakfast near a beach in Florida.

Like birds in coal mines, their deaths warn us of our own fragility

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses two female scientists and writers who had an impact on her life.

Asking questions is what I do

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his interest in people and people he has met through social media.

The power of the fountain pen

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses some school projects that came back to his memory on Presidents Day.

Keep walking by faith and not by sight

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her belief in healing and her belief that it is important to not lose faith when it doesn't happen immediately.

Winter offers up naked trees and maple syrup

Columnist Herb Broda discusses maple syrup and observing trees in the winter months.

Dropping the 'us before them' way of thinking

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her desire to get to know others and her belief in helping all people.

Itís only February, but you wouldnít know it for the last week

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses birding during the unusually warm weather in February.

Time is more than just seconds, minutes and hours

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his view on the passage of time and the various ways time has been told over the years.

Real estate contracts: Be careful when using email and voice mail

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses some of the issues that can arise when establishing real estate contracts by email or voice mail.

Choosing the best assisted living facility

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses choosing an assisted living facility.

Reader opposes President Trumpís order to build a wall

In this letter to the editor Suzanne Watson expresses her disagreement with President Trump's order to build a wall.

Heritage Ohio thanks Millersburg

In this letter to the editor Joyce Barrett, executive director of Heritage Ohio, expresses her thanks to Millersburg for hosting the Heritage Ohio Main Street Program's Revitalization Training.

Our hardships encourage others not to give up

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his belief for why God allows certain things to happen.

What super power would you want to possess?

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses super powers, the movie "Carrie" and his view on current political issues.

Not paying attention to details can be costly

Columnist Darla Stitzlein discusses her belief in the value of paying attention to detail.

Choosing each other daily in a heart-shaped-box world

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her belief of giving time and effort in relationships.

Assault of the Ohio River: Waste dump or drinking water?

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses the Ohio River and her view on industrial waste from fracking.

Kentucky elk trip had its ups and downs

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses his wife's Kentucky elk trip.

Leadership models that are still needed today

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses George Washington and Abraham Lincoln as presidents.

How Medicare covers preventive health services

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses preventive health services covered under Medicare.

Think twice before making a do-it-yourself lease

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses leases and issues with do-it-yourself leases.

I should have quit watching before Lady Gaga fell from the roof

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his regret for watching the Super Bowl.

Feel the butterflies, then chase them away

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her belief in the importance of beginning when it comes to accomplishments and goals.

Comparing ourselves to others could be a hindrance of our faith

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her belief that comparing oneself to others can be a hindrance to one's faith.

Death seems unfair because we spend our lives building loving relationships

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his brother's passing and his thoughts on death.

Romantic notions about Valentineís Day can be squashed like the February stink bugs if you start looking too closely

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses notions about Valentine's Day and gives the history of the holiday.

Remember to be kind to yourself

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his change in perspective toward forgetfulness.

DUI tests may be an offer you canít refuse

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses OVI laws in Ohio concerning blood and breath tests.

Do you need to file a tax return in 2017?

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses tax return information for seniors.

Nowadays itís easy to scratch a particular cinematic itch

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses some of his favorite movie and book stories that take place on trains.

Birding along the Colorado River

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses some birding he did along the Colorado River.

Civility amongst the stampeding hordes

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her belief in being able to talk and disagree with people in a civil manner.

Community thanked for their generosity

In this letter to the editor Christy Bloom thanks the community for its support of Operation Christmas Child.

Everyone needs an enjoyable day like this day

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses an enjoyable day he and his wife had in Florida.

Preparations being made for upcoming hunts

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses the preparations that are being made for an upcoming hunt.

How to help older drivers give up the car keys

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways to help seniors transition away from driving once it becomes unsafe.

People who love books and bookshelves are my tribe

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her love for reading.

Receive the forgiveness and healing made available

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her thoughts about a passage in Luke.

It is time to listen and learn from each other

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his belief in less talking and more listening.

In America we are still allowed to think for ourselves

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his view on politics and some things he has realized about himself over the recent course of political events.

Once youíre part of Our Ladyís family, itís always going to feel like home

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses an invite he received to a college reunion and his days at Notre Dame.

Somehow I feel cheated by what adulthood turned out to be

Columnist Scott Daniels recalls a restaurant from his past and discusses how his expectations of adulthood have been betrayed.

Believe it or not, it takes work to retire

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his transition into retirement and his time in Florida.

Casino Control Commission oversees Ohio casinos

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses regulations for Ohio casinos.

How to guard against Medicare fraud

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways for seniors to guard against Medicare fraud.

Bird watching along the California coast

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses a recent birding experience at Pismo Beach.

Erasing violence and spreading love: A 2:30 a.m. phone call

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses a shooting in a club her daughter was at.

Snow is like a fancy hat for our house

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her view on how snow decorates a house.

Enjoying a fulfilling evening with friends through reflection

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses a conversation had over dessert with a diverse group of friends.

And one man was responsible for transforming the town and the school into someplace special

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his Ashland College experience and the man that gave its basketball team national attention.

My December impulse purchase is staring me down in January

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses ways to use leftover candy canes after the holidays.

The winter silence can be calming

Columnist Herb Broda discusses quiet time spent outside in the winter.

The proper ingredients to producing success in college

Columnist Darla Stitzlein discusses considerations that she believes will help with college success.

Who is your guide in life?

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses his wife's elk hunt in Kentucky.

What you should know about Ohio firearm owner rights and responsibilities

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses firearm laws in Ohio.

Tax help for caregiver of elderly parents

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses tax help for caregivers of elderly parents.

Wood-boring beetle devastates ash trees in region

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses invasive species and how they affect trees and forests.

Holding a door open for someone holds a lot of value

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his belief in the value of holding the door for someone.

Letís be honest about working out

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses his view on working out.

A nervous abode will need attention

Columnist Laura Moore discusses wiring and electrical work in homes.

Spicy shrimp from a modified copycat recipe

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses copycat recipes and an attempt he made at a copycat shrimp recipe.

3 things I learned about ice skating that winter

Columnist Mike Dewey shares a memory from his past about ice skating.

As I live these last few days in Poland, I remember how I got here

Columnist Hannah Miller reflects upon her time in Poland as it comes to a close.

Broadway's '42nd Street' sets up at the Performing Arts Center

Freelance writer and columnist Scott Daniels gives a review of "42nd Street," which is coming to the Kent State University Performing Arts Center in New Philadelphia.

Rural broadband access: Why you donít have it and what you can do about it

Freelance writer Amber Kanuckel says the internet has become a vital part of both the economy and education system and as such should be available to all.

Found magic inside the dusty jacket of an LP

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses music and a situation from her past concerning Amy Grant.

Holidays highlight bittersweet moments of our last events in Ohio

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses family, friendships and traditions as his time to move to Virginia draws closer.

Ohio Court of Claims provides Public Records Claims Program

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses public records disputes.

Help for seniors with bladder control problems

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses bladder problems and ways to treat them.

Reader disagrees with columnist

In this letter to the editor Russell Linz of Millersburg disagrees with columnist Mike Dewey's opinion about Donald Trump.

Letís turn our New Yearís resolutions into New Yearís commitments

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses New Year's resolutions and his perspective on commitment.

I donít think any of us get back to normal after the death of a parent

Columnist Mike Dewey recalls the night his mother passed away.

Do not be afraid, only believe

Columnist Amber Miller discusses a passage in scripture about Jairus.

Birding in New Mexico

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses birding in Southern New Mexico.

You never really know if youíre doing them right unless you taste the real thing

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses some recipes associated with New Orleans and Mardi Gras.

Whatís bubbling in your kitchen when winter arrives at its thickest?

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses one of her favorite seasons and her cooking tendencies during this time.

Whatís retirement? I guess Iíll find out

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his transition into retirement and the many jobs he has had throughout his life.

Housing authorities develop and operate low-income housing in Ohio

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses housing authorities for low-income housing in Ohio.

How to organize your affairs

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses how to get your personal and financial affairs in order.

Lack of reliable broadband access is leaving rural Americans behind

Amber Kanuckel talks about a huge problem that rural Americans face on a day-to-day basis: the lack of a reliable broadband internet connection.

What we can learn from a woman who acted out of her faith

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her view on healing from a passage of scripture in Mark.

Waving goodbye and not looking back

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses things she learned and experienced over the course of 2016.

The spirit of Christmas should happen every day

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his belief that Christmas should happen every day by people helping others.

2016 was the year we lost our collective minds

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses his view on 2016 and his hope for 2017.

I normally donít make New Yearís resolutions

Columnist Chad Curry discusses New Year's resolutions.

Iíve got better things to do in the New Year

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses the president-elect and the New Year.

Itís fascinating to experience a culture so different from my own

Columnist Hannah Miller discusses the cultural differences of the Christmas season in her area and various Christmas markets and sites she visited.

The millennials have put their culinary foot down on tradition

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses the tradition of pork and sauerkraut on New Year's.

Make a resolution for the planet

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses astronauts and how their view of our planet from space affected their beliefs.

Read all the news that wasnít in 2016

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh lists numerous news events that occurred over the course of 2016.

Donít just imagine your perfect day

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses taxidermy and what made his Christmas close to perfect.

Ohio changes the way it sells abandoned properties

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses laws about abandoned properties.

Getting old pays off

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses the various discounts available to seniors.

Let me tell you a little bit about Eva

Columnist Amber Miller shares a story about a girl named Eva.

Christmas brings back fond memories

Columnist Kyle Snyder shares some of his favorite Christmas memories.

My dream is a dedicated guest room with actual room for a guest

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her desire to have a dedicated guest room in her home.

For me and many like me, itís about what weíre not doing

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses the benefits of Christmas break for both teachers and parents.

Sometimes the white lie is a better alternative

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his view on the value of a white lie.

ĎTis the season for Christmas Bird Counts and planning for 2017

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses Christmas Bird Counts and a red-tailed hawk he spotted.

Winter is no reason to stay indoors

Columnist Herb Broda discusses outdoor activities that are available in the winter.

Cookies are still a Christmas tradition in my family

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses a family tradition of making cookies.

The paradox of Christmas should be our inspiration

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his belief in helping others, especially during the Christmas season.

Trying to get into the spirit of the season

Columnist Chad Curry discusses how his Christmas spirit has been growing over the past few years.

Unconditional love found on the cold streets

Columnist Missy Herrera continues the story of her husband's childhood when he was lost.

How to spot and fix medical billing mistakes

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses how to spot and fix medical billing mistakes.

Ohioís constitution gives municipalities home rule, self-government authority

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses home rule authority for municipalities.

Take time to listen to the music

Columnist Chad Curry discusses music and a local band.

Christmas is the time to honor Christ

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses the meaning of Christmas.

Let others come into focus this Christmas

Columnist Missy Herrera shares a story of a poor child in search of love during Christmas.

Life-altering results by learning the truth about healing

Columnist Amber Miller shares a testimony about her friends.

Houses love to get dressed up for a party

Columnist Laura Moore discusses house parties.

Perfection simply isnít attainable

Columnist Mike Dewey gives his perspective on perfection.

What should you be doing to prepare for college during winter break?

Columnist Darla Stitzlein discusses ways to spend winter break for those preparing for college.

Two new bird books from 2016

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses two bird books from 2016.

Donít make Christmas a shopping frenzy

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses her belief on materialism and Christmas.

Fruitcakes: The stuff of legends

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses fruit cake and plumb pudding.

Rainbow Street is really a dirt road full of potholes

Columnist Hannah Miller shares a story about the boys misbehaving and discusses Polish culture.

Wonderment and risk-taking flavor this Christmas story

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares a Christmas story about two local women.

Christmas and hunting are both times for making memories

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses hunting memories with family and friends.

The whys and wherefores of contingent fees

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses contingent fees.

How to create a safe aging-in-place home

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses aging-in-place options.

Unbelief hinders the flow of healing

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her belief in healing and how unbelief is a hindrance.

Believe like a child

Columnist Chad Curry discusses a recent Christmas event where his child and grandchild met Santa.

My plans for the shed include plumbing, lighting and a trellis

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her plans with the shed.

It may be time to just cut the cord

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his feelings toward TV today and his memories of it growing up.

A western tanager shows up in Holmes County

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses a rare bird that was spotted in Holmes County.

I lost sight of the caveat about being careful

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses safety in the kitchen.

Lifeís river flows in you and me

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares a tale of inter-related events that led him to a home with a girl playing piano.

Old Man Winter, please come swiftly, bringing your wares

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her love for snow and shares some memories of winter.

Helping another this Christmas season

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses giving during the Christmas season.

Locating lost life insurance policies

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways to locate lost life insurance policies.

What you should know about determining capacity in Ohio

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses the issue of legal capacity when creating documents that have a beneficiary.

This is the season to listen

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his view on listening and caring during the Christmas season.

Me: Before and after

Columnist Missy Herrera talks about who she was in the past and who she is now.

What really matters is we experience things together

Columnist Chad Curry discusses the importance of spending time with your children.

Your house will survive if you donít dust

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her view on dusting.

Tradition is part of what makes this time of year special

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses Christmas music and the traditions of the season.

Winter birding options

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses birding options in the winter in Ohio and other areas.

The unexpected thing in the woods

Columnist Mike Dewey stumbles upon something unexpected in the woods.

Sugar is wreaking havoc on our health

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses sugar and its effects on health.

A raw oyster is an absolute culinary delight

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses ways to prepare and eat oysters.

Language barrier is a challenge in Poland

Columnist Hannah Miller shares stories of different problems the language barrier has caused for her.

Misfortune leads to a good story

Columnist Bob Hanna tells a story of a series of unfortunate events that happened while driving.

Listen, live, lead for a better you and a better world

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses a message he read in both a column and email.

How much youíll pay for Medicare in 2017

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses the cost of Medicare in 2017.

Supreme Court of Ohio passes rule to end automatic shackling of juveniles

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses juvenile shackling and its most recent rule in Ohio.

Using Godís word to call the things that do not exist as if they did

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her belief in speaking things that have not happened yet as though they will happen.

A humorous look at the things that annoy us at Christmas

Columnist Chad Curry discusses pet peeves that people have during the Christmas season.

Just because we feel defeated, doesnít mean we are

Columnist Kyle Synder discusses his desire to be a writer and his belief in perseverance in times of defeat.

Stopping the maddening dash to Christmas

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses the transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas.

Make the best of the bad, just laugh it off

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his favorite concert from his college years.

Lots of birds are still coming through, heading south for the winter

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses some bird sightings as the weather turns colder.

Not all recipes should include peanuts

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses his thoughts on peanuts in recipes.

I hope the light shines brightly in your lives wherever you may be

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses the tradition of lights during this time of year.

Be careful when expressing yourself online

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses laws about blogs and online posts.

Thyroid disorders often missed in seniors

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses thyroid disorders in seniors.

It is a reality show with heroes and villains

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses the election and the loss of the stone in his class ring.

Is life or death coming out of your mouth?

Columnist Amber Miller shares her belief in the importance of our words.

Accepting ourselves the way we are can be difficult but not impossible

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his belief in the importance of accepting yourself.

Gathering up the shadows in the waning light

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses the change of the season, a book she is reading and a trinket that brings her happiness.

Stopping the spread of false information is certainly a good start

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses false information and the purpose of news media.

Outdoor gifts send a message you value outdoor experiences

Columnist Herb Broda discusses various items to get children for outdoor activities.

A big win for hunting and Second Amendment rights

Columnist Bob Hanna shares a story about a deer going to the butcher as well as his view on the recent election.

Coming back to Radwanice after a weekend away felt like coming home

Columnist Hannah Miller discusses time she spent working in a school with English learners and a trip to the Tatra Mountains.

A day of birding along Lake Erie from Toledo to Huron

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses some birding he did around Lake Erie.

Cotton replaced hemp in the world of fiber by chemical giant Dupont

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses cotton, organic cotton and hemp.

Be on guard against a lack of gratitude for everyday gifts

Columnist Scott Daniels speaks about being thankful for everyday things.

Remembering those whoíve lost loved ones during the holiday season

Columnist Chad Curry discusses the holidays and urges readers to remember those who are grieving during the holiday season.

Using Qualified Income Trusts to qualify for Medicaid

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses Qualified Income Trusts as a way to qualify for Medicaid.

Caregiving tips for long-distance caregivers

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller shares caregiving tips for long-distance caregivers.

Any day can be a good day if we make it so

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses a recent trip he made to Mt. Hope and Winesburg to visit the schools he once served.

Why are you still wearing a mask

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his belief in being open with those close to us rather than wearing a mask.

Community is a feeling of fellowship with others

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his love for his community and Holmes County.

Ring those bells: Election season is finally over

Columnist Missy Herrera expresses her joy at election season being over and discusses an unusual effect it has had on her.

Meditating on Godís word is health to our flesh

Columnist Amber Miller talks about meditating on verses of scripture and lists numerous verses.

NaNoWriMo coverage welcomed by local writer

In this letter to the editor a local writer expresses his gratitude to the Bargain Hunter for its recent NaNoWriMo article.

The radio, as it is so often does, delivered the bad news

Columnist Mike Dewey shares memories of his mom that were brought about by the recent election and World Series.

A day at the big lake

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses some birding he did around Lake Michigan.

Real Irish coffee is the perfect after-dinner dessert

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses Irish coffee as a dessert.

November is National Scholarship Month

Columnist Darla Stitzlein offers advice for the college application and scholarship process for National Scholarship Month.

Fickle fall foments melancholy mood

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses the feelings and emotions the changing season brings within him.

College students often caught off guard by code of conduct

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses college codes of conduct.

Automatic Medicare Advantage enrollment causes confusion

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses automatic Medicare Advantage enrollment.

Observing a Sabineís gull is a rare fall treasure in Ohio

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses the gull genus with a focus on the Sabine's gull.

Local couple supports sales tax increase

In this letter to the editor a local couple expresses support for the increase in sales tax.

Local business owner supports Issue 16

In this letter to the editor a local business owner expresses support for Issue 16.

Life goes on after the election

Columnist Chad Curry talks about how he believes life will go on after the election, no matter the outcome.

There is never a dull moment as a mission nanny

Columnist Hannah Miller discusses a Bible study and a recent adventure in a parking garage.

If your mind is closed, thereís nothing I can do to help

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his love for the Outer Banks and his recent anniversary there.

Renewing our minds brings out the faith in us

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her belief in renewing one's mind through reading the Bible and meditating on it.

Split-second decisions can make the difference between success and failure

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses a hunting opportunity and compares it to current Cleveland sporting events.

In the quiet stillness of the voting booth

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her memories of voting.

Stand up to fracking in the Wayne National Forest

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses her view on fracking and the upcoming auction of land in Wayne National Forest.

A steak for 6 isnít meant for 1 person

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses ways to eat steak while being practical and not spending too much.

Living a life in consideration of others

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his time spent at game one of the World Series.

Our victories are what keep us going

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his belief in remembering past victories to motivate a person during the hard times.

Medical marijuanaís impact on residential landlords: What you should know

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses medical marijuana's impact on residential landlords.

Incentive trusts can motivate your heirs

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses incentive trusts.

Weíre happy our house likes coexisting with natureís creatures

Columnist Laura Moore discusses the various creatures that coexist with her home.

We have been given the measure of faith

Columnist Amber Miller discusses how she believes Christians are given the faith necessary to to see the manifestation of healing through Jesus.

Vienna cuisine takes cues from hearty German fare

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses Vienna cuisine and shares a recipe.

Autumn is an appropriate metaphor for life

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh believes autumn can be a picture of life.

Of harvest moons and bright plastic masks

Columnist Missy Herrera shares her childhood memories of autumn and Halloween as well as her memories with her kids at this time.

The coming weeks should bring the usual burst of rare birds

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses the many rare bird sightings that take place during this time of fall migration.

How to find and hire a good handyman or contractor

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways to hire good handymen or contractors.

Rules determine what evidence can be presented at trial

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses the rules that apply to evidence in a trial.

The top five aerobically fit countries might surprise you

Columnist Herb Broda discusses possible problems with not going outside and pumpkins in October.

We believe first and see the manifestation second

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her belief in healing and how faith must come first.

Fall migration update

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses bird sightings during the fall migration.

The wrong bus leads to adventure and a lesson learned

Columnist Hannah Miller tells a story about when she got on the wrong bus.

God helps us do what we cannot do on our own

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his belief in depending on God.

Iíve wondered if my vote even matters

Columnist Chad Curry talks about the presidential election and how he believes building his family and community would be a more productive focus.

The small things we overlook can be very important

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses things in nature that seem small but have great value.

Greek chicken stew is delicious even if itís not Greek

Columnist Scott Daniels shares a recipe that may or may not be Greek.

Seriously? Regular season football over playoff baseball?

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses his anger at ESPN for covering regular season football over the Indian's victory in playoff baseball.

Once I learned the rules of the game, I did very well

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses a time in college when he had to get one of his grades up.

I cook better when the chill winds of October blow

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her love for cold weather and tamales.

God is our road map through lifeís twists and turns

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses a hunting trip and how God is his road map in life.

Living where you work builds lasting relationships

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his joy at living in the area he worked over the years.

Forgetfulness: Whatís normal, whatís not?

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses memory loss and assessments for memory loss.

Understanding the evolution of Ohioís liquor laws

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses the evolution of Ohio liquor laws.


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