‘Water Demon’ didn’t wait for Halloween

‘Water Demon’ didn’t wait for Halloween

The water demon didn’t wait for Halloween to haunt my house.It was March 2006. I’d just settled on the couch, when my oldest son, Ben, str...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Editorial: Devil in the details when it comes to Issue 3

Editorial: Devil in the details when it comes to Issue 3

Voters need to be aware of what’s wrapped inside the package known as Issue 3. You don’t have to scratch the surface too hard to find prob...

October 23rd, 2015 |  


Time to stop playing church with God

Time to stop playing church with God

The one Psalmist does not use those exact words, but he drives the same point: God is tired of people attempting to play church, both actual saints an...

October 22nd, 2015 |  



Looking at Christ through spiritual lens never distorts

Looking at Christ through spiritual lens never distorts

One of the things that fascinated my children when they were much younger, and still does with babies I sometimes hold, is my having to wear eyeglasse...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Giving thanks to those in our church

Giving thanks to those in our church

I know you all remember that Halloween is in October, but October is also designated as “Pastor Appreciation Month.”Many churches around t...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Issue 2 is‘poison pill’for Democracy

You may think it is a horrible idea to legalize marijuana, or you may think there is merit to the concept. Either way, you now have the chance to vote...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Vote for Meigs County health levy

Dear Editor:The Meigs County Health Department’s mission statement reads: Protecting the public’s health by working to assure availability...

October 20th, 2015 |  


What I learned in Colorado about marijuana

What I learned in Colorado about marijuana

As a former county prosecutor, I feel that the best way to get the truth about something is to get out and observe it firsthand.Ohioans will vote on a...

October 20th, 2015 |  


Manufacturing day in Ohio

Manufacturing day in Ohio

America is better off when we are making things.We have a powerful service economy, but the backbone of our greatness has always been those who make t...

October 20th, 2015 |  


Whisper of fall leaves still has appeal

Whisper of fall leaves still has appeal

Even though colorful leaf bags today are more attractive than the black trash bags I filled when I was a kid, the appeal of the leaves themselves hasn...

October 19th, 2015 |