Why are young people so sad?

Why are young people so sad?

Statistics suggest that young people today suffer from mental health disorders like anxiety and depression like never before, and there is no reason t...

October 8th, 2019 |  


Did you ever stop to think?

Did you ever stop to think?

There are so many wonderous things in the world, and I suppose it’s a good thing that others take it upon themselves to ponder them, because if ...

October 7th, 2019 |  


School administrator’s wife’s memories

School administrator’s wife’s memories

One of my greatest life blessings was the opportunity to be a school administrator’s spouse. For the past 17 years, since marrying Larry Claypoo...

October 4th, 2019 updated: October 4th, 2019. |  



If only Big Chuck were with us

If only Big Chuck were with us

It has been quite some time since I thought about Big Chuck.Memories of him popped up the other day after reading an upcoming column by Christine Flow...

October 3rd, 2019 |  


Two houses, two lives

Two houses, two lives

We give and take advice on a daily basis. Yet seldom do you give advice to someone 200 years in advance. But when James Burns in Ireland wrote to his ...

October 2nd, 2019 |  


Not all traditions are good

Not all traditions are good

Autumn brings us many enjoyable, time-honored traditions such as Friday night high school football games, colorful mums adorning people’s porche...

October 1st, 2019 |  


It’s a pretty great place to live

It’s a pretty great place to live

As we usher in October in mid-July heat, my mind wanders to the many wonderful things I didn’t realize I loved about living in the Ohio Valley. ...

September 30th, 2019 |  


A part of innocence lost

A part of innocence lost

Exactly when I became hooked I am not sure. But the first real taste I can remember came while riding in a car with my parents pulling a Columbus and ...

September 27th, 2019 |  


Clarifying drug coalition story

Dear Editor:Thank you for the Times-Gazatte’s coverage of the Highland County Drug Abuse Prevention Coalition’s meetings, including Ms. Ca...

September 27th, 2019 |  


It’s the little things in life

It’s the little things in life

It’s the little things that make life easier.I didn’t realize how spoiled I’d become until the turntable in the microwave stopped do...

September 26th, 2019 |