Grass growth is as sneaky as sin

Grass growth is as sneaky as sin

Even though it has not rained much lately, I still have to often mow the grass in my yard. I mowed grass last Saturday, and this following Tuesday had...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Protecting students, taxpayers from charter school fraud

Protecting students, taxpayers from charter school fraud

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education answered my call to strengthen oversight of Ohio’s charter schools and ensure that our tax dollars a...

September 21st, 2016 |  


How to smoke out negative vibes

How to smoke out negative vibes

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Sitting around a campfire, you may hear someone say, “Smoke follows beauty.”It m...

September 19th, 2016 |  



How to smoke out negative vibes

How to smoke out negative vibes

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Sitting around a campfire, you may hear someone say, “Smoke follows beauty.”It m...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Faulty meme logic is dangerous

Faulty meme logic is dangerous

My phone chirped letting me know someone had sent me a text. As is usually the case it was one of my amazing church members.The text read, “Hey ...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Some words just not very useful

Some words just not very useful

Readers probably haven’t seen one particular word in this newspaper very often? It’s a pet peeve of mine. Every time I see it, I delete it...

September 18th, 2016 |  


Rough Writer

Rough Writer

Readers probably haven’t seen one particular word in this newspaper very often? It’s a pet peeve of mine. Every time I see it, I delete it...

September 17th, 2016 |  


Social Security joins Hispanic Heritage Month celebration

Social Security joins you and your family in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.We know the contributions of His...

September 17th, 2016 |  


With job title comes responsibility

With job title comes responsibility

Seven years and one day after I began my journalism career as a sports reporter for Ohio Valley Publishing, I’m back.This time it isn’t sp...

September 17th, 2016 |  


Don’t let burnout affect your spirituality

Don’t let burnout affect your spirituality

Have you ever felt burned out? You know … that feeling of frustration and weariness of soul that has no clear vision for renewal.“Burnout ...

September 15th, 2016 |