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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.

Saltcreek Township Trustees ask voters to approve Issue 16

In this letter to the editor The Saltcreek Township Trustees ask voters in Holmes County to approve Issue 16.

What is our part when it comes to relationships?

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses ways we can contribute in relationships.

Speaking directly to sickness in faith

Columnist Amber Miller talks about her belief in speaking directly to sickness through the authority in Christ.

A good time for a chilly house and some braised pork

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses his preference to keep the windows open in the fall and shares a recipe.

Nothing matters but integrity

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses integrity and the upcoming presidential election.

You take the bad with the good in this life

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his perspective on fairness in life and taking the bad with the good.

Battle on soldiers of the season

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his fall nemesis: the fallen leaves

The magic of living in two states at the same time

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses the transition he and his wife are making from life in Ohio to life in Virginia.

Another birthday passes by with memories of the year before

Columnist Missy Herrera shares memories from her year as another birthday passes by.

How much does a funeral cost?

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses funeral costs.

What you should know about juvenile solitary confinement

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses solitary confinement.

Merlins and peregrines can make your day

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses his last day at Lake Michigan near the town of Onekama, Michigan, where he observed a merlin falcon at odds with a peregrine.

The reality is we have to make up our minds

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses the current presidential race.

Are our relationships helping us or hurting us?

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses helpful and hurtful relationships

Unlearning the junk to get filled with the truth

Columnist Amber Miller continues her discussion on her belief in divine healing.

The park, the garden and going to church in Poland

Columnist Hannah Miller discusses a church in Poland that she attended and her transition into the culture.

The best way to travel back in time isnít fantasy

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares about traveling back in time.

You donít get to tell me Iím wrong

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her love for chocolate to make a point about preferences.

Remembering the Mountain Keeper

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses an anti-mountain top mining activist that influenced her.

Winter cheese? What is winter cheese?

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses winter cheese, which came to his attention during a reunion.

The fun at Denali continues in Alaska

Columnist Bob Hanna finishes his story about his trip to Alaska.

Apply for federal financial aid now

Columnist Darla Stitzlein talks about the FAFSA and the benefits of applying for it early.

My biggest regret up to this point in life

Columnist Chad Curry shares what he calls his biggest regret.

Flu vaccines designed specifically for seniors

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses flu vaccines made specifically for seniors

What can be done about hacking?

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses different methods of hacking and ways to prevent being hacked.

Are we men and women of our word?

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses the importance of keeping one's word.

Saltcreek Township Trustees request that voters pass Issue 11

In this letter to the editor the Salt Creek Township Trustees request that voters pass Issue 11.

By his stripes we are healed

Columnist Amber Miller shares her belief that healing is just as much of the atonement of Christ as forgiveness of sins.

When lowering your standards really means being content

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her attitude toward Pinterest and home decorating.

I cannot wait to get back to the ball game

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his love for baseball.

Birding along Lake Michigan in the state of Michigan

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses some time that he and his wife spent birding around Lake Michigan.

I love what the Cleveland Indians are doing

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses the Cleveland Indians making the playoffs.

October often brings many surprises, especially this year

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares about October surprises.

The American flag is an emblem of our freedom

Columnist Chad Curry discusses the American flag and the athletes who refuse to stand for the national anthem.

How and when to apply for Social Security retirement benefits

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses applying for Social Security retirement benefits.

Dividing an OPERS account after divorce or dissolution

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses dividing OPERS accounts after divorce or dissolution.

If youíre lucky enough to get another tomorrow, donít waste it worrying about yesterday

Columnist Mike Dewey talks about an unsettling question his wife asked him.

An American on a mission in Poland

Columnist Hannah Miller talks about her trip to Poland for Mission Nannys.

Embracing times of stillness helps combat a noisy world

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares about the importance of stillness in our lives.

Those who live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution

Columnist Amber Miller discusses what it means to suffer for Christ.

ĎThe Bobolinkí and ĎThe Journey of Wings:í Area birding publications continue to grow and mature

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses "The Bobolink" and "The Journey of Wings."

The 3 Es that affect life and make it unique

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses his thoughts on what it means to have a full life.

Donít miss autumn to find Christmas

Columnist Missy Herrera talks about her manner of slowly transitioning through seasons.

God can move all of our mountains

Columnist Kyle Snyder talks about the power of prayer and Jesus' power to move mountains in our lives.

Winning with a conscience should always be present

Columnist Bryan Schaaf talks about how there is a right way to win and a wrong way to win.

Meal service-delivery options for seniors who donít cook

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways for seniors who don't cook to get healthy meals.

Letís get social: How to communicate with your doctor online

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses electronic communications with health care employees and doctors.

On flea markets, grungy neighborhoods and staying spontaneous

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses an outing to Cleveland to visit a new scene.

Godís will is for you to be healed

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her belief in divine healing.

Putting first things first

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses the importance of setting goals and having priorities.

Seeking help is not a sign of weakness

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his road to recovery from a battle with depression.

This isnít the first time the Royal Doulton Beswick plate has been broken and fixed

Columnist Mike Dewey talks about a plate that has been in his family for years and his determination to restore it himself.

Health tips and advice for senior travelers

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller gives advice to seniors who are planning to travel.

Alcohol regulation in Ohio: What is legal?

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses alcohol regulations in Ohio.

Reflections on life and death

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh talks about time he spent with his granddaughter in nature and the passing of his wife's cousin.

Nashville Elementary students enjoy their new playground

Nashville Elementary School expresses its gratitude to Nashville Primary Parents and Totally Outdoors LLC for the playground makeover.

Birding in East Africa

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses a time he spent birding in East Africa back in 1970.

Why such a large herd of caribou?

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses more of his Alaska trip when he visited Denali National Park and saw an extremely large herd of caribou.

Whatís the point of being the smartest person in the room if youíre all alone?

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his theory on the smartest animal.

Get ready to come on a journey with me

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her belief in tongues and healing.

Over the mountains and through the woods

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares a story about how he and his wife accidentally bought a house.

Part 1 of 2: The beginning of the emotional journey of grief

Columnist Chad Curry discusses the depression he experienced after his brother passed away.

The gray kitten who had no name

Columnist Missy Herrera shares a horror story and a recent event that caused her to own her first cat in 15 years.

Sometimes we just need a good laugh

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his view on the importance of laughter.

Cheap cellphone plans for seldom-calling seniors

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses low-cost cellphone plans for seniors who use cellphones infrequently.

Transgender issues in the workplace: What you should know

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses transgender issues in the workplace.

Adoption: A picture of oneís relationship with God

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his recent adoption of a baby girl and how it has helped him to better understand his relationship with God.

Rare birds are being reported around the state as August comes to an end

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses some rare bird sightings including the swallow-tailed kite and black-headed grosbeak.

The age-old conundrum: Is it better to be the dumper or the dumped?

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his college days as well as the heartbreaks that come with relationships.

All the small stuff will sooner or later work itself out

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his belief about giving the little things in life to God as well as the big things.

What is the condition of your soil?

Columnist Amber Miller uses an example from her garden to bring out a spiritual truth.

How to prevent falls at home

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways to prevent seniors from falling at home.

DIY project coming up? Confirm your zoning requirements

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses laws and penalties surrounding zoning requirements.

When our words have lost their peace

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses the negativity behind many of the words directed at people and advises people to be more careful.

I love yoga, and my wife isnít jealous

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses why he loves yoga.

What is endorser liability?

This "Law You Can Use" column discusses endorser liability.

Kidron Volunteer Fire Department expresses gratitude to the community

In this letter to the editor the Kidron Volunteer Fire Department expresses its gratitude to the community.

Godís plans are always better than ours

Columnist Chad Curry talks about how God changed his family's plans in a way that has blessed them.

American white pelicans are on the move

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses pelicans and a sighting of American white pelicans at Fidler Pond in Goshen.

Sleeping in has surprising, interactive rewards

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses a walk he took on Saturday and some activities the days prior that caused him to sleep in.

Donating old hearing aids, eyeglasses and mobility equipment

Savvy Senior Columnist Jim Miller discusses options for donating hearing aids, eyeglasses and medical equipment.

Bats prefer a log home to their own bat house

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses the bats that have taken residence outside her home and various details about bats.

Butter or margarine: The internet is groaning under the weight of arguments

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses the history of butter and margarine and the differences between the two.

Back to school brings back memories

Columnist Darla Stitzlein discusses her memories of college and how some things have changed.

A family rendezvous in New York City

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses a family trip to New York to visit her son.

Adults tend to bully with words

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her understanding of what the Bible says about a believer's approach to negativity from other people.

The trip to Talkeetna, Alaska, was well-worth it

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses more of his Alaska trip, describing the time he spent in Talkeetna.

The unlikely has happened: I may have been wrong

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses an instance in which he believes he may have been wrong.

Reader expresses congratulations to Fair Board

Sandy Pipes expresses her congratulations to the construction of Harvest Ridge in this letter to the editor.

Make friends with a gardener and try zucchini

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses the various ways to use zucchini with all the abundance that comes this time of year.

Owls of the world: Figuring out how owls are related is an on-going process

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses the different species of owls.

Watching the major news networks is a good way to get discouraged

Columnist Kyle Snyder advises people to turn off the news and get busy helping others.

Child support payments and the special needs child

Law You Can Use discusses the rules and laws behind child support and government benefits for special needs children.

How to track down things you routinely misplace

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses devices that can be used to locate missing items for people who often lose things.

Unstructured outdoor play relieves stress

Columnist Herb Broda discusses the various reasons to provide children with unstructured outdoor play.

I remember I thought I looked pretty cool with my hair past my ears and down my neck

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses the days of his past when he was finally able to begin growing his hair out.

A wedding anniversary in D.C. can be most eventful

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his recent wedding anniversary spent in Washington, D.C.

Allow God to pursue you with his love

Columnist Amber Miller uses an example of a conversation with her son to remind people how much God loves them and that they need to receive his love.

All the sights and sounds say August is waning

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses all the different sights, sounds and events that are associated with the close of August and coming of September.

Ride with me on my pink Huffy bike through Berlin

Columnist Missy Hererra discusses her memories of the Berlin she grew up in as opposed to the changes taking place today.

Medicare coverage for nonworking spouses

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses Medicare coverage for nonworking spouses.

Alaska vacation can be checked off of the somedays list

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses the details and events of his Alaska vacation.

What renters should know about keeping pets

Law You Can Use discusses the various rules and laws connected with renters and pets.

The toy car principle: How to move forward

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses the toy car principle and how he believes it applies to life.

A country road trip equaled a drive down historyís highway

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses a road trip he went on, driving the length of Port Washington Road, Ohio's first state highway.

Iím mostly a writer of small pages

Columnist Missy Hererra discusses the novel she is writing and her determination to complete it.

Donít let your past stop you from being used by God in the future

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her view on Paul's message of focusing on the future and not on past mistakes.

Patience is a virtue that will get you better food than McDonaldís

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his family's long wait at a restaurant where he had to face the choice of leaving for another place or staying.

Observe the dazzling Perseids meteor shower and take time to appreciate our planet earth

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses the Perseids meteor shower that will happen from Aug. 11 through Aug. 13.

Those amazing barn swallows

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses topics such as barn swallows and fall birding.

We need to toughen up

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his perspective on offensive people and his view on how to respond.

Paulís testimony of a changed life reveals what it means to be righteous

Columnist Amber Miller writes about Paul's changed life and how she believes it can teach believers an important lesson.

FAA establishes new drone regulations

Law You Can Use covers the different laws and regulations surrounding drones.

The joys of a perfect mid-summer day

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses his view of a perfect summer day.

Golden summer, Pioneer Days and a sky full of freedom

Columnist Missy Hererra looks back on her childhood summers spent reading and participating in Pioneer Days.

Everyone always wants to remember you at your worst

Columnist Mike Dewey talks about his first trip home in a long time and how everyone always wants to remember people at their worst.

More than a table: It is the thing memories are made of

Columnist Chad Curry talks about his kitchen table, which has been in his family for generations and created many memories.

How to find financial assistance for elderly parents

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses different ways for seniors and their families to locate financial help in various forms.

Democracy hijacked at DNC

Columnist Randi Pokladnik explains her experience and treatment as a Bernie Sanders' delegate at the Democratic National Convention.

Find a farmersí market you like and enjoy the blessings of home

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses the benefits of fresh produce and suggests visiting a local farmers' market

Waterbirds, seawatching and a book to add to your shelf

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses a book he recently found on seawatching and waterbirds that he highly recommends.

Crossbows, elk and the Whole 65 diet

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses the Whole 65 diet as well as elk hunting and crossbows.

Marijuana in the workplace

Columnist Law You Can Use discusses the different laws concerning the legalization of medical marijuana in Ohio.

Stop adding sugar to your salsa, or Iíll unfriend you

Columnist Missy Hererra discusses meals that she loves to make and eat during the summer season.

Are we a killjoy to ourselves?

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses the importance of a positive outlook as opposed to being one's own killjoy.

Now and then life nails you when you least expect it

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh compares life's problems to flat tires and discusses his belief on the best way to respond to such obstacles.

Acupuncture can help relieve pain and many other ailments

Columnist Savvy Senior discusses various pieces of information about acupuncture.

Jesus died for sins, once for all

Columnist Amber Miller declares that Jesus came once to pay for all our sins and gives many scriptural examples to back up her beliefs.

Colleges A to Z: Itís OK to change your mind

Columnist Darla Stitzlein explains that it is OK for people to change their mind when it comes to which college to attend, and she explains some advice on choosing the right college.

Here I go again, breaking my own rule

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his rule of not using social media to discuss politics and how he broke this rule.

Nothing less worthwhile than trying to control a child

Columnist Emily Votaw discusses her years as a preteen and how it has helped her relate to children that she works with at a fine arts kids camp.

10 ways seniors can avoid identity theft

Columnist Savvy Senior discusses 10 ways to protect oneself from identity theft.

Common condominium questions

Columnist Law You Can Use discusses specific laws and regulations surrounding condos.

Hope: My favorite word this side of love

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his recent trip home as well as Donald Trump and Trump's wife.

Garden Tour a success for local organization

In this letter to the editor Eleanor Runyan thanks the community for a successful Holmes County Friends and Neighbors of OneEighty Garden Tour.

Let me tell you a little bit about my life

Columnist Amber Miller shares how she was before understanding grace and how she now is after getting what she calls a deeper revelation of the new covenant that Jesus purchased for believers.

Why Iím glad I didnít have to go camping

Columnist Chad Curry discusses why he decided to stay at home alone while his wife and daughter went camping.

Jo Muse Memorial Golf Scramble committee thanks community for support

In this letter to the editor the Jo Muse Memorial Golf Scramble committee sends out a thank you to the community.

Anger can be used for both good and evil

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses the ways that anger can be used for good rather than evil.

What made us great then and now

Columnist Missy Hererra argues that our country is still great despite many of the things making news today.

The perks of staying in a fancy hotel

Columnist Leah Brown discusses her stay at a fancy hotel in Washington, D.C.

Birding in New Hampshire and Maine

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses some birding he was able to do while on vacation in the New England states.

Lakeside: Ohio is a dreamy place to vacation

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares about Lakeside being a dreamy vacation destination.

Head, heart, hands and health

Columnist Emily Votaw recalls her years spent in 4-H growing up and how it helped her to become who she is today.

Just living my life in a silly cartoon

Columnist Leah Brown tells a story of a cartoon-like encounter she had with an old man while walking her dog.

How to choose an adult day care service

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller discusses ways to choose a good adult day care for loved ones.

Free stuff costs how much?

Columnist Law You Can Use talks about different laws and rights surrounding companies offering free items or deals.

Why the graveyard seemed the most logical place

Columnist Mike Dewey explains why meeting his sister at the graveyard seemed the most logical choice for when he returns home at his next visit.

Diners, motels and neon signs: What youíre missing on Americaís byways

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her love for motels during her travels.

Are we at a turning point or at a tipping point?

Columnist Chad Curry gives a call for unity, wondering if our nation is at a turning point or a tipping point.

Reader supports columnistís Ďnuggets of truthí

In this letter to the editor, a reader defends columnist against a recent hyper-grace argument.

I need to just get a few things off my chest

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses the racial violence that he recently saw on his TV.

Some ingredients have a certain reputation for being pretentious

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses the reasons for using different kinds of salt, pepper and other ingredients in recipes.

I donít know how many ways to say wow

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses his recent trip to Alaska.

The peak of summerís goodness is upon us

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh describes numerous things in nature, stating that summer is at its peak.

You have my permission to rest and relax

Columnist Kyle Snyder gives advice about balancing work with rest and relaxation.

When you give your children room to fly, donít expect a return

Columnist Missy Hererra discusses her three children and the lives they have chosen to pursue.

Covered bridges, a history with purpose beyond aesthetic pleasure

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses the history of covered bridges and his recent viewing of them in Ashtabula County.

Iíd trade every bowl of Jiffy Pop for a single serving of my motherís singed taste treat

Columnist Mike Dewey talks about Jiffy Pop and his days in the McGovern campaign.

If righteousness comes by the law, Christ died in vain

Columnist Amber Rice Miller shares a scenario that she believes many believers fall into.

Reader warns against the ĎGrace Revolutioní

In this letter to the editor Randy Krabill discusses a doctrine called hyper-grace, which he believes to be dangerous and contrary to Biblical teaching.

The wonderful world of thrushes

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses the many types of thrush birds and how the American robin is found almost everywhere in America.

Whatís wrong with kids nowadays?

Columnist Chad Curry discusses what he believes to be the core problem behind the behavior of children in this generation as a response to a question his father asked.

Splendid summertime solitude in the shed

Columnist Emily Votaw talks about her summers spent in her parents' shed during her younger years.

Great gadgets for aging golfers

Columnist Savvy Senior discusses products that help older golfers play golf with less difficulty.

Hereís why Iím happy to be called a Garbage Friend

Columnist Leah Brown discusses some confusion that took place in the mail and how she received the title of Garbage Friend.

What you should know about court-ordered mental health treatment in Ohio

Columnist Law You Can Use discusses the different laws surrounding issues of mental disabilities and treatment.

Itís all about number 1, but what about the other numbers?

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his perspective on selfishness and what one should do about it.

When all else fails, pull the NASA card

Columnist Mike Dewey expresses his view on America's current situation and its political race.

On the mysteries of my first nonsunburn of the season

Columnist Leah Brown talks about her first sunburn of the season and how this one was different than any other.

Grateful for the opportunities to assist the America that I love

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares about being grateful for the America he loves and the privileges he has been afforded, if only by birth and geography.

The current status of whatís been filling up my weeks

Columnist Missy Herrera talks about her summer activities with family.

End of June birding updates

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses birding updates for the end of June as well as some sources for birding updates and information.

Eligibility for Social Security survivor benefits

Columnist Savvy Senior discusses rules and eligibilities for Social Security survivor benefits.

Courts may impute income to parents owing child support

Columnist Law You Can Use discusses different laws surrounding child support and payment obligations.

The divine vacation to Alaska and the Whole 30 diet update

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses a trip to Alaska and the results of a new diet.

Why did we buy all this stuff in the first place?

Columnist Randy Pokladnik talks about materialism and the idea of being a minimalist.

B.Y.O.P. is all thatís keeping me alive

Columnist Emily Votaw talks about her crisis-management plan: B.Y.O.P.

My take on what denying self means

Columnist Amber Rice Miller discusses the spiritual application of denying self and her view on the right mind-set behind such acts.

Coincidence calls for patriotic shivers

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses some history concerning Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and the Fourth of July. He also gives out a recipe connected to his story.

O.J., the last judgment and natural degradation

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses O.J. Simpson, his Catholic upbringing and the last judgment.

Identifying the dividing forces in our country

Columnist Chad Curry talks about his view on division, the media and the government.

How Medicare handles second medical opinions

Columnist Savvy Senior discusses Medicare information concerning second opinions from different doctors.

House harassment has been overlooked for far too long

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her view on an overlooked issue: house harassment.

First Amendment gives journalists limited newsgathering rights

Columnist Law You Can Use discusses the First Amendment and how it works for the press when gathering information.

Nothing like the smell of burning rubber in the summer

Columnist Emily Votaw discusses a summer memory when she got into a car accident.

So this is how it feels

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses the championship victory for the Cavs in game seven.

Slow and steady wins the race

Columnist Darla Stitzlein discusses how a slow and steady pace toward a goal will prove successful.

Letís hope Cleveland sports fansí fatalism is finally over

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses how the Cavs victory has broken "the curse."

Busyness has become the norm

Columnist Herb Broda talks about some local areas that provide outdoor fun for families and the benefits of being outside in nature.

Birding in unusual places with success

Columnist Bruce Glick talks about his recent birding in unusual places, spotting five birds that were new to him in Indiana.

We have access by faith into this grace that Jesus has provided

Columnist Amber Rice Miller discusses grace through faith in Christ and how a response of faith to this grace is not a work.

Itís time to unpack our baggage

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses his strategy on dealing with baggage.

ĎWorkí is the only way to describe how honey is made

Columnist Scott Daniels explains the various uses for honey and the importance of preserving the honey bee.

June birding: Nesting birds take center stage

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses the prominence of nesting birds in June.

Deciding what to do in retirement

Columnist Savvy Senior discusses good resources for planning time and activities once a person reaches retirement age.

I spent most of my first paycheck on a color TV

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses the purchase of his first color TV and "The Wizard of Oz."

I admit I have neglected the garden too much

Columnist Kyle Valentini discusses her experience with gardening this year and her daughter's orchestra concert.

The law of riding a bicycle in Ohio

Columnist Law You Can Use discusses bicycle laws in Ohio through Q-and-A form.

The gradual transition from spring to fall comes in many forms

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses how he spent time in the park enjoying nature and was reminded that summer is here.

The evil that grows inside all of us

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses a recent tragedy and her response to such things.

The most valuable lesson I learned from my dad

Columnist Chad Curry discusses lessons that he learned from his dad while growing up.

The first step of partaking what Jesus provided is knowing what has been given

Columnist Amber Rice Miller discusses the importance of knowing what Christ has purchased for believers.

I may be a loser, but at least Iím having fun

Columnist Leah Brown talks about her mass losing streak in board games and how she found a game that may play to her greatest strength: losing.

The next resource wars will be over water

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses a recent decision on radiation allowed in water.

Looking toward God when we face trials of many kinds

Columnist Kyle Snyder continues to explain his perspective on the proper response to trials.

Adventures in solitude

Columnist Emily Votaw discusses her natural tendency toward solitude and her recent endeavors with human interaction.

Regionally odd name for green peppers apparent to me for the oddity it is

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses a term in vegetables that is common for some in regional areas of Ohio but odd for most.

What you should know about changing custody agreements in Ohio

Columnist Law You Can Use discusses the Q-and-A about changing custody agreements in Ohio.

The new MIND diet may help prevent Alzheimerís

Columnist Savvy Senior discusses the new MIND diet and how it can lower the risk of Alzheimer's.

Time with your kids at home goes quickly: Savor it

Columnist Karen Wilson discusses ways to discipline and structure children during the summer season.

One of the first times we went somewhere without much of plan

Columnist Chad Curry talks about his trip to Maryland and his experience eating crab.

On aging, Ali and an acute sense of awareness

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses a conversation with his wife about aging and the death of Ali.

Why did the geese cross the road? After watching I still donít know

Columnist Leah Brown tells her story about a family of Canada geese crossing the road.

Recognizing my father in myself, even if others have to point it out

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares about recognizing that he is his father's son.

Plants in a plastic bucket stir up emotions; this is a real phenomenon

Columnist Emily Votaw discusses how flowers and color bring her a sense of joy.

The Michiana Meadowlark Spring Birding Challenge

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses a three-month birding challenge in which his team got second place.

Life will be a whole lot easier without all of the trials, right?

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses how trials can help strengthen character development rather than be a problem.

Amazing truths of who we now are in the Spirit of the new covenant

Columnist Amber Rice Miller discusses her beliefs about the gifts and promises believers have in Christ's Spirit.

Yes, you can eat cicadas

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses his recent finding that cicadas can be eaten in many various ways.

Be patient, this canít last forever

Columnist Kyle Valentini discusses her enjoyment of the cicada's emergence.

Simple smartphones for seniors

Columnist Savvy Senior discusses three options for smartphones that would be good for seniors new to modern technology.

The changing of the seasons

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses recent birding and an upcoming activity that he is excited about.

Boo forever

Columnist Emily Votaw discusses how memories can be like ghosts.

Reader defends columnist

In this letter to the editor Brad Olsen defends Amber Rice Miller's right to express her spiritual beliefs.

Trouble sleeping and the comfort of Lennon

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses his difficulty sleeping and the encouragement he receives from the words of John Lennon.

When all glory bursts through to awaken you

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses the beauty of Lakeside Chautauqua during a Sunday morning stroll around Lake Erie.

A tiny house: The decision between mobility or ďstuffĒ

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her new love of tiny homes but prefers a life with "stuff" over quick mobility.

A tiny house: The decision between mobility or 'stuff'

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her new love of tiny homes but prefers a life with "stuff" over quick mobility.

Stop trying to get from God, but instead know what he has already provided

Columnist Amber Miller discusses the blessings of Christ and His Spirit inside of believers.

The neighbor and the $5 patio set that saved me

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses how her neighbor and a $5 patio set got her and her husband through a turbulent time.

Valentine Act protects trade and competition in Ohio

Columnist Law You Can Use discusses the different Q-and-A associated with the Valentine Act and competition in Ohio.

There is a red flag when your doctor tells you you have to change your lifestyle

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses his new diet as well as daily activities and how they apply to his philosophy on life.

Sneezing, springtime snow and how Pepper may learn to track

Columnist Leah Brown discusses the natural beauty in Minnesota but how it affects her and her dog's sinuses.

A life full of rocks: Rock hounds love collecting rocks

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses her sister's passion for collecting various types of rocks.

Baked apple pancakes from Germany were worth searching for

Columnist Scott Daniels talks about how a movie helped him find the recipe for baked apple pancakes.

Making meaningful memories now ensures cherished memories for the future

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh discusses the various memories that have found a place in his mind throughout life.

All of a sudden, a strange silence has descended

Well, it had to happen, and this week it did. Mike Dewey's longtime partner in music enjoyment, his 25-year-old amp, suddenly gave up the ghost, creating a void in his life that has yet to be filled.

We've come to the end of the 2016 spring migration

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses his recent birding experiences around the end of May.

Sometimes the hardest thing to overcome is ourselves

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses that a person's biggest obstacle is often the one in the mirror.

Tips to get out of college debt free

Columnist Darla Stitzlein discusses ways for graduates to avoid debt from college.

Did you ever have to make up your mind?

Columnist Emily Votaw discusses how keeping a sketchbook and taking notes has helped her to put things in perspective.

Thankful for my freedom even though it wasnít free

Columnist Chad Curry discusses his gratitude toward veterans for his freedom.

Little or much: What is the real blessing?

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses a time she spent on her porch pondering what it means to be blessed.

Where the law demanded, grace freely supplies

Columnists Amber Rice Miller shares more on her view of how the new covenant differs from the old covenant.

My generation is embarrassed by the tendency for the rest of the world to think we use technology in place of interpersonal relationships

Columnist Emily Votaw discusses her observations of technology and social media and how she felt moderating herself from such things was liberating.

The clearly marked path of the most defiant

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses her past as more of a conformist and explains her change in thinking over the years, which led her to desire the path less taken.

Whatís the worst that could happen?

Columnist Leah Brown discusses her recent experience of trying out for an ultimate frisbee team that travels the world.

Excuse me, but this is a drama-free zone

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses the reasons for drama and how to avoid it.

Amber kills a sacred cow in revealing the true meaning behind the Lord’s supper

Columnist Amber Miller discusses her beliefs on the Lord's Supper and its purpose.

Rights of parents versus grandparents in custody battles

This column discusses rights of parents versus grandparents in custody battles.

A wild week of birds and birding in Ohio and Indiana

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses various rare birds he observed while birding in Ohio and Indiana.

Sometimes a day at the beach is much more

With his sister and brother-in-law in town for a few days, Mike Dewey caught a break when the stars aligned and provided excellent conditions. Then, the fun really began.

Keep looking up to keep life positive

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh receives advice that he had once given and reflects upon its implications in connection with the constant distractions from technology.

A tattoo parlor seems an odd place for spiritual enlightenment but opportunities are everywhere

Columnist Chad Curry discusses how faith-based questions at a tattoo parlor caused him to think more deeply about his personal beliefs.

Reader says grace-in-a-box theology doesnít change us

In this letter to the editor Larry Wilgus discusses his view on God's grace as opposed to works-based theologies.

Learning how to pick your noís

Columnist Kevin West discusses the mind-set of high performance business owners and how saying "no" is often needed in strengthening one's performance.

That feeling youíve got to check on something

Columnist Bob Hanna discusses an opportunity to go hunting that came about while applying for a tag in the Kentucky elk lottery.

The 17-year cicadas are about to emerge

Columnist Herb Broda discusses the coming event of the 17-year cicadas.

By the 1970s, American beer bore little resemblance to its pre-prohibition ancestors

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses how beer quality dropped after Prohibition, but now there is variety in regional craft brews where quality can be found.

Cleaning up an environmental mess after the fact is not sustainable

Columnist Kyle Valentini discusses the damage that mining and other forms of pollution have caused to the watershed. She commends some of the organizations that are helping on these matters but encourages people to stop the damage proactively.

Misclassification matters because many tax, employment and employee benefits laws apply only to employees

This article provides information on independent contractor misclassification.

May is for the birds, which is a very good thing

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares his thoughts on springtime's returning birds.

This house is a place to call home

Columnist Missy Herrera recounts her experience of how a fixer-upper became her family's beloved home. In the end, she learned that a home is what you make it to be.

Knock-knock ó wait, you might not want to hear this

Columnist Leah Brown enjoys a phone conversation she has with her grandpa.

Buckle up, friends: The rideís going to be ugly

Well, we've got about 100 days until America chooses its 45th president, and columnist Mike Dewey has some advice on the best way to survive what promises to be a "disgraceful, disgusting and demeaning excuse for a campaign."

What I write and what I say to people is naturally who I am

Columnist Chad Curry writes, "Aren't we all labeled by the things we say or do?"

Name-calling and accusations certainly do not reflect the spirit of grace

A reader writes to the editor about what he believes to be the dangers of the "grace revolution."

3 critical habits that overcome a confidence crisis

Columnist Kevin West has advice for business leaders lacking in confidence.

Another day, another stain on the carpet

Emily Votaw's English bulldog, Bag, is being a bad girl. But who could scold such a sweet face?

Spring cleaning is possible without all the chemicals

According to columnist Randi Pokladnik, it is great to be clean but not at the expense of your family's health.

How to pick a Medicare Advantage plan

Pick a Medicare Advantage plan based on your needs.

I have enough guilt in my life without being blamed for the changing climate of a whole planet

A nonstick skillet and large and small sauce pans with lids for less than $30? Columnist Scott Daniels says he really should have known better.

Simplified tablets designed for tech-challenged seniors

There are several options when it comes to simplified tablets.

You who desire to be under the law, do you not hear the law?

Amber Rice Miller shares how an Old Testament story shows symbolism of a new covenant truth.

Prayers and the common ailments of social media

Columnist Missy Herrera writes about her approach to social media.

Iím just walking my dog

Columnist Emily Votaw embarks on a new adventure with Bag, her K-9 pal.

Remembering Mom: Thoughts knowing on the unknowable

Death is a fact of life, as everyone past infancy understands. This week, though, columnist Mike Dewey challenges his loyal readers to make a decision on the inevitable: Would you want to know when and where?

Walking the same walk, always with new results

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh shares the benefits of regular walking.

Itís springtime again

Columnist Kyle Snyder encourages readers to enjoy the great outdoors.

Police use of lethal force: what you should know

Questions are answered about when and why police are allowed to use lethal force.

The real story of Leicester, at least as far as recent history, started 2 seasons ago

If you care at all about athletics and competition, you need to know the story of newly crowned English Premier League champion Leicester City.

The birds are back

Normally, the peak broad-winged hawk migration occurs around April 20, but this year it was later.

I have a mom whoís been a staple in my life no matter my age or the circumstances

Columnist Chad Curry shares a story about his mom in honor of Mother's Day.

With so many people writing and blogging about cooking and recipes I have to wonder

There are plenty of good recipes to be found on the Internet, but columnist Scott Daniels suggests using common sense when deciding whether to try them.

Kidron VFD chief is thankful for support

The Kidron Volunteer Fire Department thanks the community for supporting the department at its latest fundraiser.

In which I learn that cooking equals love: Part II

Missy continues to tell readers about the impact that her relationship with cooking has made on her life.

Country air has its own charm and appeal

The smell of top-dressed fileds in spring reminds columnist Kyle Valentini about growing up on the edge of town where she could smell "country air" a couple times a year.

No one needs a phone number repeated four times

Even though it's a relatively benign and minor annoyance, it's more than enough to send Mike Dewey into a paroxysm of vituperative angst as he lets his fetid imagination roam freely in this week's essay.

The day has finally come: nothing to say

Sometimes it's hard to dive into an entirely new job.

A yearly springtime nemesis

Chad Curry vs. birds of springtime.

Completing a personal Ďsomedayí

Columnist Bob Hanna completes one of the many things on this "someday" list.

True confessions of a weekly newspaper columnist

True confessions of a newspaper columnist.

In which I learn that cooking equals love: Part I

Missy learns that there is a lot more to cooking than just preparing food.

April birding will soon change to May warbler watching

April bird watching will soon change to May warbler watching.

Steps to success in higher education

Columnist Darla Stitzlein encourages us to take the steps, wherever life takes us.

You will be surprised to know what strengthens sin

Columnist Amber Rice Miller writes that the law didn't help us against sin but actually strengthened sins hold on us.

Whatís broken in your business that you should not fix?

Just because something is "broken," doesn't mean that you have to "fix" it.

Oh, the many advantages of living the rural life

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh writes on the perks of living a rural life.

Are no-injury class action lawsuits permitted in Ohio?

What you should know about no-injury class action lawsuits in Ohio.

How to downsize your stuff before a move

How to downsize your belongings for a move into a smaller home.

9 core truths to consider when starting a business

Columnist Kevin West shares more insights for business leaders.

We are justified by faith, the law is not faith

Columnist Amber Rice Miller continues to share about the new covenant and her belief that justification could not come by the law but only by faith.

Once more taking on the secrets of the universe

When you mix together Shakespeare, Dylan and Berry Manilow, it must be time to talk about the strange and wonderful thing that is love. Mike Dewey turns his jaundiced eye to, well, you know.

On writing the words

Missy writes on the joys and, sometimes, the difficulties of being a writer.

Why Iíll never be a Ďcollectorí

If there's one thing Emily can't stand, it would have to be record and book "collectors."

Trying to watch the match from the stands

Chad writes on the race for the Republican Party nomination this presidential election year.

A lifetime friendship that now includes simultaneous colonoscopies

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh writes on the importance of having a few good friends.

When it pays to take Social Security early

Here are some scenarios where it may make sense for you to collect early.

When can a city be sued for personal injury?

Chapter 2744 of the Ohio Revised Code contains the Political Subdivision Tort Liability Act, which governs when a political subdivision or political subdivision employee may be held liable for injuries.

Ideally lobster should be purchased on the way to the pot

Columnist Scott Daniels shares tips on cooking lobster at home.

Busy birding in a winter that refuses to leave

Columnist Bruce Glick has a busy week of birding despite the blustery conditions.

Anger is 1 of the 7 deadlies for a good reason

Though he'd rather be known as a lover, Mike Dewey has a history as a fighter; but it's pretty much a brief and rather regrettable chapter of his life.

Always make it work

Leah writes on how she "makes it work."

We are all closer than we think

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh writes that most folks have more in common than they think.

Are you a Paul or a John? Or, perhaps, a Yoko?

There are a lot of important questions out there. But which Beatle are you most like? That's what I'd like to know.

No day without music

Melissa writes on the importance of music in her life.

Where have the past 30 years gone? Part V

Kyle writes part five of his series based on the lessons he's learned throughout the past 30 years.

Our sins and lawless deeds, He remembers no more

Amber shares some amazing truths from scripture that you have to read to believe.

Some cooked vegetables can be eaten without utensils

Artichokes are typically eaten without utensils. Turns out edamame can be as well, and it is socially acceptable to do so.

Though not easily confirmed, fish crows may be coming our way

Bruce writes on the possibility of fish crows coming into the area.

The many, many perks of naÔve enthusiasm

Outside of being a great movie featuring the voice of Holmes County's own Nate Torrence, "Zootopia" is also an accurate description of Emily Votaw's summer spent interning in NYC.

Where have the past 30 years gone? Part IV

Columnist Kyle Snyder says that difficult times force us to grow up and discover our greatness within.

Strength born out of tragedy

Chad takes an up close and personal look at the meaning of the phrase "everything happens for a reason."

The most overlooked skill that leaders need to develop

Kevin West writes on a skill that is often overlooked in the business world.

Learning never stops, nor should it

Learning should not stop with the end of a formal education, and that's the way that Leah Brown likes it.

You are enough, sweet wives and mothers, but donít forget your ambitions

Missy Herrera reminds mothers and wives that they are not only "enough," but that they must remember their own ambitions, too.

Important booster shots for seniors

Most people think that vaccinations are just for kids, but adults, especially seniors who tend to have weaker immune systems, need their shots too.

Meet the Eddie-Ettes, the always best part of us all

As spring begins, and, with it, baseball season, Mike Dewey remembers what it was like to play every summer from 1962 to 2000, focusing his attention on a group of fans that was unlike any other.

Enjoying my own secret winter garden

Bruce Stambaugh writes on exploring the greenway on Amelia Island in Florida.

The leading of the spirit is a better way to live

Amber shares another new convenant truth about being led by the spirit rather than the law.

What you should know about firearms in Ohio

Learn about the laws concerning firearms in Ohio.

April snowstorms bring May flowers, or something like that

Kyle Valentini says that snow in April is quite normal in our neck of the woods.

Nuts are a better choice for snacking and come with numerous health benefits

Columnist Scott Daniels says skip the chips and opt for nuts for a healthier snack as you try to shed the weight you put on this winter.

Cancer sucks, so eat One-Egg Cake with chocolate sauce

Missy writes on how cake is, in good times and bad, usually the answer.

Truly nothing worse than a cold sore

Leah writes on handling worries she has about her appearance.

Where have the past 30 years gone? Part III

Columnist Kyle Snyder shares with readers the lessons he has learned over the years.

A walk of life project

"Walk of Life" is more than a 1985 radio hit.

The comfort of routine, the necessity of change

New Holmes County Bargain Hunter columnist Chad Curry introduces himself with his first column.

Whew, I feel better now that I have shared this vision

No one can control much anymore, but that doesn't mean that Mike Dewey has given up the fight against stupidity. This week he lays down his basic premise, with which you may or may not agree.

How to protect your personal information

This column provides tips on keeping your personal information safe.

Words I would never use, except now, of course

Columnist Bruce Stambaugh utilizes his wide vocabulary.

Step out of the shadows and into the real light

Amber continues to contrast the old covenant of the law with the new covenant of grace.

Donít miss scholarship deadlines

Darla writes on the importance of not missing scholarhsip application deadlines.

The consequences of dying without a will

What happens to a person's money and possessions if he or she dies without a will?

Iíve avoided using a slow cooker

Columnist Scott Daniels does not think much of the slow cooker that seems more of a chore than a convenience, but he does have a recipe suited for one.

Missyís life inside of the fence

Missy writes on the securities a fence can provide and also the borders it can also put up.

Jesus became the sacrificial lamb

Have you ever seen a newborn lamb? Amber shares what her newborn lambs remind her of.

Where have the past 30 years gone? Part II

Part two of Kyle's series revealing the lessons he's learned over his 30 years.

It isnít always easy for an emerging leader

Kevin writes on the joy of working with emerging leaders.

Nature Notebook: Herbís way of sharing a sense of wonder

Through Nature Notebook, columnist Herb Broda hopes to share activities, stories and locations that will encourage you to step outside.

Unexpected trouble: Wild turkeys

Leah writes on the woes of living in a world with a surplus of wild turkeys.

Memories at $7.90 an hour

Sometimes you meet your best friends doing miserable work for next-to-no pay. But, usually, you don't.

Delightful Ohio birding for this Indiana resident

Bruce enjoys a delightful day of birding in Ohio.

If itís March, itís time for some Madness memories

Well, Mike Dewey's won more than his fair share of NCAA bracket contests, but he's not here to gloat, since this time around his prediction skills will be of absolutely no use to anyone. Instead, he looks back fondly on a time when it was all paper, collective effort and just having fun.

A different kind of March Madness

Bruce writes on celebrating his wedding anniversary on Easter.

New real estate closing disclosures: Know before you owe

Get information on new real estate closing disclosures.

As with most dishes in America, pot roast comes to us from somewhere else

There are many variations of pot roast, which is a tougher cut of meat, usually beef, browned and then slowly braised for several hours. The cooking process coaxes the meat into tenderness, while the liquid flavors the meat, making a perfect gravy base for serving.

The freelancerís guide to working from home

Melissa writes on what it's like to work from home.

Exciting: a great cormorant in spotted Cleveland

A great cormorant in Cleveland has been providing quite a show for Ohio birders.

Ch-ch-changes: Spring awakens

Buzz buzz buzz goes the honey bee, and tweedily-tweedily-dee goes the bird - nothing excites Emily more than the awakening of spring.

Rightly dividing the Word to see the old covenant has passed away

Does the Bible all run together to you? Amber shares scriptures showing that there is a distinct difference between what she believes is the old covenant of the law and the new covenant of grace.

Where exactly did those 30 years go?

Kyle wonders where the past 30 years went.

Another leap year and protecting our most precious animal species

Bob Hanna is a Leap Year baby, and he just celebrated his "15th" birthday. He also invites hunters to join the fight to preserve animal species that are in jeopardy.

The best of us reach out a hand to those in need

Ever on the cutting edge of modern technology, Mike Dewey offers solace and solutions to those who have been victimized by Internet idiots.

The idiosyncrasies of daylight saving time

Bruce writes on the ramifications of daylight saving time.

Including pets in civil protection orders for victims of domestic violence

Information on including pets in civil protection orders for victims of domestic violence.

You can make perfect hard-boiled eggs

Columnist Scott Daniels follows Julia Child's recipe to make perfect hard-boiled eggs every time.

Recent U.S. Supreme Court decision and how it affects same-sex parents

How does a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling affect married couples who are of the same sex?

Retirees can save on prescription eyeglasses

Seniors can save serious cash on prescription glasses.

Looking for a column to put you to sleep? Dewey asks you to read on.

When it comes to insomnia, Mike Dewey isn't the guy to take it lying down. This week he's on a quest to help everyone who's having trouble sleeping to get the rest that they deserve.

Bruceís favorite Floridian bird: the white-tailed kite

Bruce writes on his favorite bird that he spotted while in Florida: the white-tailed kite.

Life is enriched both by books and movies in entirely equal measure

Melissa writes on how her life is enriched by books and movies.

5 traps that block your path to the next level

Kevin teaches us about five things that may be blocking our way to the next level.

Renourishment for the beach and beachgoers alike

Bruce writes on a recent event in his life wherein he saw the value of nourishment and renourishment.

The reason why many Christians have a truly flawed perception of their God

Amber writes on why she feels that many Christians have a "wrong" perception of God.

Friendship: making life better one goofy adventure at a time

Emily writes on the importance of friendships.

Itís OK to be completely human, no one is perfect

Kyle reminds his readers that no one is perfect.

Oh, the many bizarre problems a lowly cup can cause you

Leah writes about all the trouble a cup can cause.

Gender roles and Feb. 29ís ĎPour It and They Will Comeí

A reader submits a letter to the editor about Girls' Night Out.

The thing that trumps cheapness these days, especially among the millennial generation, is convenience

We're becoming a nation that doesn't want to leave the couch, would rather skip having to deal with other people to get what we need or want, and perhaps worst of all, we drink bad coffee because it's easy, according to columnist Scott Daniels.

What you should know about your health insurance and 1095 tax forms

These forms report to the IRS if you satisfy the 'individual mandate' to have health insurance and determine whether you are eligible for a premium subsidy.

Times may be bad, but we can always try to rise above it all

Kyle writes on rising above negativity in the world.

Christians: Taking a leap of faith can change your life

Amber shares some examples of people who didn't let fear stop them from being used by God.

The magic of ordinary days

Missy writes on the magic of very ordinary days.

Squirrels: They can be interesting too

Leah writes on some interesting squirrel varieties.

Hereís to the year of the quirky calendar

Bruce writes on the wacky calendar for 2016.

Another birthday already? Where does time go?

You know the feeling: another year older, another year wiser, or so we all hope. This week Mike Dewey takes a trip back in time to when turning 21 was a game changer, if not a life saver.

What do you do when you find yourself no longer a leader?

Kevin meditates on what happens when you step down from a leadership role.

Clear sight in more ways than one

Emily writes on how receiving her first pair of glasses was a life-changing experience in more than one way.

Readers urged to support Saltcreek Township Issue 5 renewal

The Saltcreek Township Trustees, Holmes County, ask the voters in Saltcreek Township to vote on March 15 for the 1-mill, five-year renewal levy for current operating expenses.

Be comfortable with what you know and remain always ready to learn more

Columnist Scott Daniels doesn't make over-the-top dishes everyday. Sometimes simple is best when it comes to daily cooking.


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