Hope in these uncertain times

Hope in these uncertain times

The world stopped due to a dangerous disease and our lives have unwillingly come to a screeching halt. We long for all the things we naïvely took...

April 20th, 2020 |  


Ignorance is bliss

Ignorance is bliss

When I was younger, nothing was impossible. No jump was too high on my bike, no speed in my car was too fast, no sport was too hard. Invincibility was...

April 20th, 2020 |  


Remember the farmer’s perspective

Remember the farmer’s perspective

I have to apologize; the quarantine has given me too much time to think and too little to do. This overthinking and underdoing have led to a surplus i...

April 18th, 2020 |  



100 years later: How the past made public health matter

100 years later: How the past made public health matter

In 2019, the Meigs County Health Department (MCHD) celebrated two major milestones: the 200th Anniversary of our Home County (of which we are “o...

April 18th, 2020 |  


Dear Editor: The CARES Act and tenants

Dear Editor,The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing financial crisis are dragging basic necessities such as food and shelter into jeopardy for many in Meigs...

April 17th, 2020 updated: April 18th, 2020. |  


Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, VIII

Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, VIII

Do you remember Mordecai’s life-saving feat to save King Ahasuerus from assassination? Despite his service to Ahasuerus, Mordecai’s favor ...

April 16th, 2020 |  


Sitting at home with my sweetie

Sitting at home with my sweetie

That has been the distinct consolation these past four weeks of staying in house. I get to be closed up with Terry. The group she works for has told h...

April 16th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: Don’t play the world’s blame game

Search the Scriptures: Don’t play the world’s blame game

There is a certain human tendency, when faced with tragedy, to attempt to find a culprit upon which to lay the blame for what has happened. When Adam ...

April 16th, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: The opportunity to step back

A Hunger for More: The opportunity to step back

Busyness, when taken away, creates a vacuum. Our stay-at-home situation has disrupted many people’s daily routines, causing their over encumbere...

April 16th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: ‘That Doubting Thomas’

God’s Kids Korner: ‘That Doubting Thomas’

Have you ever been told something, and you just couldn’t believe it was true? Maybe one of your friends won a huge prize in a contest or somethi...

April 16th, 2020 |