Finding thanks in uncertainty

Finding thanks in uncertainty

As always, Thanksgiving has a way of getting minds geared toward things we’re thankful for, like food and family and faith. This year is no diff...

November 25th, 2020 |  


BIG WALNUT HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

BIG WALNUT HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

FIRST QUARTER (2020-2021)Grade 12Acree, Sean Thomas; Allman, Audrey Elizabeth; Ames, Mackenna Lee; Anderson, Annika Martin; Baker, Samantha Grace; Bar...

November 19th, 2020 |  


Cherishing little one’s early years

Cherishing little one’s early years

Joshua is no longer a newborn, but still a little hero by all. At three months old, he loves to be a part of the action, and splashes smiles on whoeve...

October 14th, 2020 |  



Celebrating end-of-summer birthday

Celebrating end-of-summer birthday

Julia’s birthday is rounding the corner. My girl, who was a baby but yesterday, is having her ninth birthday on Sept. 11. Memories flood back. I...

September 5th, 2020 |  


Joshua David’s first summer

Joshua David’s first summer

Little Joshua is doing well and is the center of attention. Everyone dotes over him. Yep, our long wait is over. It’s hard to believe that he is...

August 12th, 2020 |  


ODNR: Always boat sober

ODNR: Always boat sober

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Alcohol and boating don’t mix! The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is reminding everyone that operating a boa...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Sundays are for relaxation

Sundays are for relaxation

Somehow Sundays just put a relaxing slant on everything. I’m not sure what it really is, perhaps, it is the family times or the fact that itR...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Cooling down during summertime

Cooling down during summertime

These summer days really are pressing in. I forgot how muggy it could get in southern Illinois! Thankfully the children don’t seem to mind the h...

June 25th, 2020 |  


Local youth make challenge finals

Local youth make challenge finals

COLUMBUS – A team of two Ohio high school students took first place in the 2020 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge finals for its policy proposal abou...

June 23rd, 2020 |  


The more, the merrier

The more, the merrier

This week I’d like to introduce you to our two new pets at the Yoder household.Gumdrop has captured all of our hearts. We were all eagerly waiti...

June 17th, 2020 |