He speaks in the seasons

He speaks in the seasons

Of all the voices the Almighty uses to speak to his children, I find the changing seasons to be one of the most subtle and holy.There is warmth and li...

April 6th, 2018 |  


Everyone can skate, but can you?

Everyone can skate, but can you?

“Do you think I can skate?” I asked the burley man with the big smile standing inside Roller Haven’s skate storeroom.“Everyone...

April 4th, 2018 |  


There are two ways to be an auditor. This way works best.

There are two ways to be an auditor. This way works best.

Serving as an elected auditor of a municipality or county can be a peaceful, low-stress job.You have clerks who handle the bulk of the day-to-day acti...

April 2nd, 2018 |  



I am part of the problem

What a strange week I have had. I was sitting down for lunch in my office at the health department, eating some left over ribeye steak (the best cut o...

March 27th, 2018 |  


In Hastings demo case, the truth finally gets a boot on

In Hastings demo case, the truth finally gets a boot on

I have suggested to Drew Hastings more than once in recent months that he should resign as mayor of Hillsboro — not because he’s not a goo...

March 26th, 2018 updated: March 26th, 2018. |  


Some advice for the seniors

Some advice for the seniors

I’m sorry, seniors, but your time is rapidly coming to an end.(Don’t worry … I’m talking about seniors in high school, not sen...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


The Chet Atkins Appreciation Society

The Chet Atkins Appreciation Society

June 30, 2001, the day Chet Atkins died, was a sad day in Nashville, Tenn. The headline in Music City whispered, “Guitars Gently Weep as Nashvil...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Asian markets key to Ohio ag growth

Asian markets key to Ohio ag growth

When you think of Ohio, agricultural exports may not be the first thought that comes to mind. But did you know that Ohio is the sixth largest exporter...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Eastern Standard Time good, Daylight Savings Time bad

Eastern Standard Time good, Daylight Savings Time bad

Allow me to cast my vote in favor of doing away with Daylight Savings Time.There were various reasons stated for making Daylight Savings Time standard...

March 19th, 2018 updated: March 19th, 2018. |  


Phone scams are on the rise with technology

Phone scams are on the rise with technology

Today, in the age of technology, we have an even greater responsibility to protect ourselves from fraudulent and predatory business practices that con...

March 16th, 2018 |