Incubate your soul garden

Incubate your soul garden

Why are crocuses the forerunners of the glory that is to come when spring rains coax petals of every variety to gaze skyward and flood the fields with...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Reader takes issue with ‘gerrymandering’ letter

Dear Editor,I’m writing in response to the letter “Reader wants an end to gerrymandering” published March 31 in your paper. We are l...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Play a part in keeping children safe

Play a part in keeping children safe

Did you know Meigs County’s rate for children abused and neglected is 18.7, compared to the state’s rate of 6.8? (KidsCount Data Center) T...

April 14th, 2018 |  



Where does DeWine stand on Medicaid expansion?

Dear Editor,Ohio’s Medicaid expansion has been a lifeline for hundreds of thousands of Ohioans, including many rural Ohioans who now have health...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Cruciform is critical for the Christian

Cruciform is critical for the Christian

A term critical to the Bible story of redemption and the Cross of Christ is “cruciform.” It is an adjective meaning “cross-shaped.&#...

April 12th, 2018 |  


The harvest you reap

The harvest you reap

It is a universal truth, although not universally acknowledged, that there are no exceptions to the rules of God.Quite a few men, in their self-centri...

April 12th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: The domino effect

God’s Kids Korner: The domino effect

The Risen Jesus appeared to the Disciples several times after Easter. At first, the Disciples were afraid. They thought they were seeing a ghost. Jesu...

April 12th, 2018 |  


We honor God when we honor them

We honor God when we honor them

In our area this week there is a special effort by many to extend a genuinely heartfelt expression of appreciation to people in our community who serv...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: Calling all tired Christians

Teen testimony: Calling all tired Christians

I often grow tired of following Jesus. Why? Because I focus more on my efforts than God’s grace. Every night, nothing stands out more in my mind...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Answering concerns in Middleport

Dear EditorAfter reading the previous letter in reference to Middleport Fire Department, Jeff Darst made some statements that may or may not be mislea...

April 11th, 2018 |