God is looking for us when we are lost

God is looking for us when we are lost

In Luke, Chapter 15, verses 3-10, Jesus tells the Pharisees and people two stories about someone who has lost something very important to them.In the ...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Unseen spider webs slime your face

Unseen spider webs slime your face

This is the time of year when it seems as though you cannot walk outside without getting slimed by multitudinous spider webs.It is rather irritating. ...

September 8th, 2016 |  


I still proudly wave, Colin Kaepernick

I still proudly wave, Colin Kaepernick

“I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored. I’m your American flag.”That’s the way...

September 5th, 2016 |  



Four seasons and endless change are abound

Four seasons and endless change are abound

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.As beautiful as Hawaii is, I’m not sure I could live there.The climate is the same yea...

September 5th, 2016 |  


Newsroom workings and symphony orchestras

Newsroom workings and symphony orchestras

A wise editor from my past once told me, “Think of the newsroom as a symphony orchestra and you are the conductor. It’s your job to ensure...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


Our flag is more than a symbol

San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick, is getting some attention with his actions, finally, with his protest of his understanding of oppress...

September 3rd, 2016 updated: September 3rd, 2016. |  


Harvest of fall programs planned at Bossard

Harvest of fall programs planned at Bossard

As we turn our calendars to September, we commemorate Labor Day and, with it, the end of another busy summer in Gallia County.According to The Old Far...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


World makes no sense without God

World makes no sense without God

Every day of your life is a day in which you must weigh the messages that rain down upon you.While many of those signals are simply lost in the inform...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Messin’ with scammers and marital fidelity

Messin’ with scammers and marital fidelity

Most of my readers know that one of my favorite pastimes is actually answering scam emails.I loathe, abhor and detest the fact that wicked people try ...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Be kind and watch out for others

Be kind and watch out for others

It is one thing to mow a lawn, but it is another thing to trim it well.Trimming makes an absolute difference. One area of my yard important to me to k...

September 1st, 2016 |