Their view

I started planning my retirement in the ninth grade when I was in high school. My dad’s first cousin was a pharmacist and he owned several pharm...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Letter to the Editor: Showing and returning respect during tragedy

Dear Editor,On behalf of the Shane Filkins family, I would like to express our awe and gratitude for the outpouring of support and expressions of resp...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Girls play baseball, too!

Girls play baseball, too!

Did you watch the 1992 movie, A League of Their Own? Many viewers, including me, learned about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AA...

April 17th, 2018 |  



Incubate your soul garden

Incubate your soul garden

Why are crocuses the forerunners of the glory that is to come when spring rains coax petals of every variety to gaze skyward and flood the fields with...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Incubate your soul garden

Incubate your soul garden

Why are crocuses the forerunners of the glory that is to come when spring rains coax petals of every variety to gaze skyward and flood the fields with...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Reader takes issue with ‘gerrymandering’ letter

Dear Editor,I’m writing in response to the letter “Reader wants an end to gerrymandering” published March 31 in your paper. We are l...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Play a part in keeping children safe

Play a part in keeping children safe

Did you know Meigs County’s rate for children abused and neglected is 18.7, compared to the state’s rate of 6.8? (KidsCount Data Center) T...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Where does DeWine stand on Medicaid expansion?

Dear Editor,Ohio’s Medicaid expansion has been a lifeline for hundreds of thousands of Ohioans, including many rural Ohioans who now have health...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Cruciform is critical for the Christian

Cruciform is critical for the Christian

A term critical to the Bible story of redemption and the Cross of Christ is “cruciform.” It is an adjective meaning “cross-shaped.&#...

April 12th, 2018 |  


The harvest you reap

The harvest you reap

It is a universal truth, although not universally acknowledged, that there are no exceptions to the rules of God.Quite a few men, in their self-centri...

April 12th, 2018 |