Spiritual encouragement undergirds the new year

Spiritual encouragement undergirds the new year

It takes no small amount of intestinal fortitude to face the year ahead with positive expectations without giving in to perpetual discouragement and s...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Read the Bible for yourself

Read the Bible for yourself

One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is reading more. When I say “reading,” you likely think of novels, biographies, and m...

December 28th, 2017 |  


BWC to push wellness, workplace safety in 2018

BWC to push wellness, workplace safety in 2018

The new year is almost here, and many of us are thinking about resolutions that include working out, eating healthier and getting in shape.We have our...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Gone but not forgotten

Dear Editor,Some of you folks may remember me from my time as a teacher at GAHS from ‘74-‘81. However, this story is about two of my forme...

December 25th, 2017 |  


Why Dickens plays so well at Christmas

Why Dickens plays so well at Christmas

It can be argued that movie adaptations of works by Charles Dickens are popular any time of the year, but seemingly more so during the Christmas holid...

December 25th, 2017 |  


Meigs Health Matters : Taking stock in the blessings of 2017

Meigs Health Matters : Taking stock in the blessings of 2017

Today, as we celebrate Christmas Eve, please grant me the liberty to share how God has blessed the Meigs County Health Department (MCHD) so it could b...

December 25th, 2017 |  


Be alert : ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive’

Be alert : ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive’

It was December 24, 1960 when my Dad and I started on the trip from Charles Town, W.Va. to Charleston, W.Va. The purpose was to make a Christmas visit...

December 21st, 2017 |  


The truth of the good news

The truth of the good news

The apostle Paul proclaimed, “I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.” (Romans 1:16)John Mark, at the front of his recording of th...

December 21st, 2017 |  


The Prince of Peace

The Prince of Peace

Well, we have made it to the fourth and final week of Advent. Just like the Wisemen, we have followed the star as we approach the birth of Baby Jesus....

December 21st, 2017 |  


Follow the light

Follow the light

Much better than in many places in the world is the view that we have of the night sky in southeastern Ohio. Wide open countryside provides a much bet...

December 21st, 2017 |