What were they thinking?

What were they thinking?

As one occasionally thinks of one’s mortality, the thought “What was I thinking?” will often come to mind.Like, “what was I th...

January 27th, 2020 |  


Reader says ‘Thank you good Samaritans’

Dear Editor,I am writing to thank Gallia County residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children around the world. The generosity of ...

January 27th, 2020 updated: January 27th, 2020. |  


North and south, right and left

Summer, 1863. The Civil War was raging. Fear raced through Indiana and Ohio like wildfire when General John Hunt Morgan crossed the Ohio River with hi...

January 25th, 2020 |  



A historic week for US trade, American workers

A historic week for US trade, American workers

Last week, I participated in a roundtable at Fecon, an agricultural equipment manufacturer in Southwest Ohio. Our discussion included some of the bigg...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: A word fitly spoken

Search the Scriptures: A word fitly spoken

Mary Poppins famously sang, “A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, “ a helpful reminder that sometimes difficult or arduous task...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Just be faithful

Just be faithful

If each person who professed Christ as Lord and Savior would just be faithful to God, it would make a tremendous difference for spiritual good, not on...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: Where do you turn?

A Hunger for More: Where do you turn?

Having spent what seems to me a great deal of time in hospital emergency rooms, I have learned to appreciate to some extent the solemnity associated w...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: He knows our hearts

God’s Kids Korner: He knows our hearts

Our Scripture for this week is Matthew 4: 12-23. Jesus is beginning His public ministry, and He needs some people He knows that He can lead and teach ...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Cross Words: This is your invitation to rest

Cross Words: This is your invitation to rest

My Fitbit watch tracks my sleep. I got 6 hours and 19 minutes of sleep last night. Not too bad. The National Sleep Foundation suggests 7 to 9 hours of...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Citrus albedo is better than you thought

Citrus albedo is better than you thought

Citrus fruits are among the world’s most popular fruits. Oranges are the king of the juicy orbs. They have grown on orange trees for thousands o...

January 23rd, 2020 |