Improving school lunches will improve health

To the editor:With the new school year starting, parents’ attention is turning to school clothes, supplies and lunches. Yes, school lunches!In p...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Lunar eclipse not to be missed

Lunar eclipse not to be missed

Sometimes I thank my lucky stars that I get to write this column. If I didn’t, I’d have to go door to door to tell you that our hemisphere...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Learning to make a meal for 14

Learning to make a meal for 14

Hello friends!As a young girl, there were times I couldn’t help but wonder why and how some people could actually thrive on spending time in the...

August 30th, 2015 |  



Now a good time to plan for 2016

Now a good time to plan for 2016

We had a preview of fall like weather this past week. It was nice to be able to shut the air off and have the windows open. Sunday night was the last ...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Library can provide you board games to try

Library can provide you board games to try

It’s Sunday afternoon, your family is visiting for the day, and it’s raining. There’s nothing on television, and the kids are starti...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Playing the numbers game

Playing the numbers game

“When you hear athletic directors talk about character and academics and integrity, none of that really matters. Nobody has ever been fired for ...

August 28th, 2015 |  


‘Bringing down the cost of prescription drugs’

To the editor:It’s not often that I can congratulate a Democrat, but I must congratulate Sen. Sherrod Brown for his effort to bring down the out...

August 28th, 2015 |  


What will I say at your funeral?

What will I say at your funeral?

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die. — Ecclesiastes 3:1,2At times t...

August 28th, 2015 |  


Cover crops are worth the time, effort

Cover crops are worth the time, effort

Cover crops have been an accepted conservation, as well as agronomic practice for hundreds of years. In recent years, there has been a groundswell of...

August 27th, 2015 |  


‘Ease financial burden on middle class’

To the editor:Under the shroud of political correctness, my beloved nation — no, our beloved nation — is totally lost. In your wildest dre...

August 26th, 2015 |