Tribute to Terry

Tribute to Terry

Nurse Ratchet (a.k.a. Terry) of the Branch household is having a dominating reign these days when it comes to administering medicines and giving order...

November 5th, 2020 |  


Be an overcomer

Be an overcomer

You want to be victorious in life? You want to live with peace? You want to live life with a mindset of happiness? You want to be a constant overcomer...

October 29th, 2020 |  


There is a passage significant for you

There is a passage significant for you

Last week I related the time in August when I coded while I was in the hospital and not expected to live. God restored me to life through the quick wo...

October 22nd, 2020 |  



When the Lord tells us to pray

When the Lord tells us to pray

I have been ill the last several weeks. During my most recent stay in the hospital, I had an incredible experience. Not long after being admitted to a...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Wright’s ‘farewell’ to local readers

Wright’s ‘farewell’ to local readers

As I spent my last Friday as Gallia’s senior reporter for Ohio Valley Publishing and the Gallipolis Daily Tribune, I took a last few, long momen...

June 5th, 2020 updated: June 5th, 2020. |  


When, how to feed your plants

When, how to feed your plants

There’s no better way to feed your plants than mixing the fertilizer with the soil when you plant. This has a “timed-release” effect...

May 28th, 2020 |  


A message to Ohio’s 2020 graduates

A message to Ohio’s 2020 graduates

At this time of year, thousands of Ohio students would normally be walking across stages in auditoriums, gyms and arenas to proudly accept their high ...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Safely reopening the economy

Safely reopening the economy

We need a real plan to reopen the economy, safely – because if we don’t do it safely, we’re just going to have to close it again. Pe...

May 2nd, 2020 |  


Graciously use the power of the front

Graciously use the power of the front

Several months ago, I made a trip to the eastern panhandle to visit with one of our boys. Going into town, I made a stop at my favorite grocery store ...

April 30th, 2020 |  


R.I.P. Brother Reid, Brother Statler

R.I.P. Brother Reid, Brother Statler

The Mel-O-Dee restaurant once sat where Frisch’s now sits on Rombach Avenue. Owned by Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Fuller, the popular drive-in was the ma...

April 29th, 2020 |