Whisper of fall leaves still has appeal

Whisper of fall leaves still has appeal

Even though colorful leaf bags today are more attractive than the black trash bags I filled when I was a kid, the appeal of the leaves themselves hasn...

October 12th, 2015 updated: October 20th, 2015. |  


Junior Fair Board addresses sales tax levy questions

Junior Fair Board addresses sales tax levy questions

Editor’s note: This is the second of a four-part discussion regarding a Nov. 3 referendum to enact a tax levy of one-quarter of one percent for ...

October 10th, 2015 |  


A home of crochet art

A home of crochet art

I can, still, recall the first pieces of crocheting I ever saw.They were medium sized crocheted doilies, done in an ecru color, heavily starched and s...

October 10th, 2015 |  



Without His strength, it doesn’t get done

Without His strength, it doesn’t get done

I am often blessed by life experiences that exemplify and illustrate Bible truths.For example, I decided to cut some wood one day this week. There wer...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Spiritual famine, drought plague our society

Spiritual famine, drought plague our society

In times of famine and drought, the thoughts of a man dwell constantly on food and drink. When scorching winds blow and the rays of the sun beat down ...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Give God first place in everything

Give God first place in everything

Would you like to have $1 million? Probably most of us would answer yes to that question. A famous comedienne by the name of Sophie Tucker once said, ...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Seeing the whole of God’s plan

Seeing the whole of God’s plan

There’s a well-known story come down to us from India concerning a group of blind men sent to examine an elephant.The blind man, who grabbed the...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Standing up for Ohio Valley coal miners

Standing up for Ohio Valley coal miners

A century ago, coal miners would take canaries in birdcages down into the mines with them. Those birds served as workers’ only warning against d...

October 7th, 2015 |  


1985 Blue Devil football teamhonored Friday night

1985 Blue Devil football teamhonored Friday night

GALLIPOLIS — The 1985 Blue Devil football team was honored Friday night during halftime of the Homecoming game against Athens.With an overall re...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


Junior Fair sales tax levy Q&A

Editor’s note: This is the first of a four-part discussion regarding a Nov. 3 referendum to enact a tax levy for relocating the Gallia County fa...

October 3rd, 2015 |