Plain pumpkin just doesn’t hack it

Plain pumpkin just doesn’t hack it

I was very pleased one afternoon when I found my wife, Terry, in the beginning stages of making pumpkin pies, which is one of my favorite desserts.A b...

April 7th, 2016 |  


Working to create jobs in Ohio

Working to create jobs in Ohio

My top priority in the Senate is to help create more and better Ohio jobs, with higher wages and benefits.Fair and balanced trade with more exports, w...

April 5th, 2016 |  


Strategy to combat drug abuse

Strategy to combat drug abuse

Unintentional drug overdoses claim the lives of nearly four Ohioans every day. We’ve responded to the crisis by creating a dedicated heroin unit...

April 5th, 2016 |  



Touch, healing go hand in hand

Touch, healing go hand in hand

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Heaven is an arm length’s away as I lay on the cotton sheets.Jeanie’s touch ting...

April 4th, 2016 |  


Social Security can help secure retirement

Achieving financial security is an important part of enjoying a satisfying retirement. Social Security has many tools to help you plan for your future...

April 2nd, 2016 |  


Meigs Health Matters

Meigs Health Matters

The Meigs County District Advisory Council convened for its annual meeting on March 29 at the Robert E. Byer EMA/911 Building.Per the Ohio Revised Cod...

April 1st, 2016 |  


Looking at people through love-tinted glasses

Looking at people through love-tinted glasses

In recent articles, we have talked about “What God Sees,” when He looks at a man, that “the Lord looks at the heart,” weighing...

March 31st, 2016 |  


Going with the flow is much easier

Going with the flow is much easier

Have you ever watched the water of the Ohio River or just a stream flow past you? The water just moves effortlessly in the path it is meant to go.If y...

March 31st, 2016 |  


When you have God, you have all you need

When you have God, you have all you need

Our boys were wrestlers in the day.Terry and I sat through a lot of pee wee wrestling tournaments watching them compete. I can remember that it took K...

March 31st, 2016 |  


Knowing God will expel dangers within one’s heart

Knowing God will expel dangers within one’s heart

Of the many dangers in the world, there are many that lurk within our own hearts.Wily and deadly, these “creatures” dwell inside us, dorma...

March 31st, 2016 |