A couple years ago I bought a well-used snow blower at an auction, and it has really come in handy this year. There’s only one problem; it works...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Your Pastor Speaks: There is a good kind of pride

Most Christians have been conditioned to feel that any and all pride is wrong. An example of this would be when having a conversation with a grandpare...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Conklin: It takes a barn to make a farm

Conklin: It takes a barn to make a farm

When driving down country roads, do you ever pay attention to the barns at different farms? Some farms have three or four barns, while others may have...

July 5th, 2017 |  



Conklin: Elizabeth called today

Conklin: Elizabeth called today

When I answered the phone, the voice I heard was familiar, but I couldn’t place it until she said, “This is Elizabeth.” (Her name is...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Conklin: Glimpse of life in the children’s home

Conklin: Glimpse of life in the children’s home

My memories of the Children’s Home began when my family first moved two blocks south of the Home, on North Sandusky Street in Delaware. The Home...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Conklin: Moving, moving, moving again

Conklin: Moving, moving, moving again

Editor’s Note: This column is being re-printed due to production errors.Moving, Moving, Moving, Moving, Moving again.We did it so often, we did ...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Cautious optimism remains on climate policy

President Trump has decided to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord, an international agreement to reduce global warming, with each ...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Hetzel column: Destroying public records wrong answer to a real problem

Hetzel column: Destroying public records wrong answer to a real problem

As a lobbyist for the Ohio News Media Association, I sometimes see things in politics that make me want to cry, but I’ve only teared up once in ...

June 11th, 2017 |  


Manley column: Attend the women’s veterans conference

Manley column: Attend the women’s veterans conference

Registration is now open for the Ohio Women’s Veterans Conference, one of the largest gathering of women veterans in the nation.This year’...

June 11th, 2017 |  


Conklin: Moving, moving, moving again

Conklin: Moving, moving, moving again

Moving, Moving, Moving, Moving, Moving, Moving, Moving, Moving,Moving, Moving again! Moving, Moving again!We did it so often, We did it so soon, Leavi...

June 6th, 2017 |