Reflections: Revolutionary War soldier left his mark in Cardington

Reflections: Revolutionary War soldier left his mark in Cardington

During a recent piece I noted there is one Revolutionary War soldier buried in Glendale Cemetery. That man was Martin Brockway, who died in 1844 at th...

July 22nd, 2018 |  


Reflections: Cardington Day preceded street fair

Reflections: Cardington Day preceded street fair

Cardington village recently celebrated its annual Street Fair, our two-day event. But almost 105 years ago, August, 1913, the village observed Carding...

July 15th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Entertainment for youth in past years

Reflections: Entertainment for youth in past years

I was watching a PBS program one evening this week and it was a review of the life of Mr. Fred Rogers, “Welcome to my neighborhood.”This l...

July 8th, 2018 |  



Reflections: The Fourth of July — a favorite holiday

Reflections: The Fourth of July — a favorite holiday

I really like holidays. My favorite is always the current one and so July 4 or Independence Day is my favorite holiday today. Patriotism with music an...

July 1st, 2018 |  


Reflections: The Centennial Celebration, continued

Reflections: The Centennial Celebration, continued

Morrow County was one of the last counties to be formed in Ohio (1848) with settlers moving into the area as early as 1808. As the population grew, th...

June 24th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Morrow County’s 100th birthday party

Reflections: Morrow County’s 100th birthday party

Excitement was building in June, 1948 as plans for the commemoration of the 100th birthday of Morrow County continued.The Morrow County Sentinel, The ...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Reflections: My memorable dates

Reflections: My memorable dates

I’m a “date” person; not those edible or romantic ones but the numbers.I like to remember birth dates, anniversaries, etc. Dates of ...

June 10th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Remembering the freedom of summer

Reflections: Remembering the freedom of summer

The calendar says it’s still spring, but when school is officially out for the year, to me it’s summer.Each year I pause, look back and re...

June 3rd, 2018 |  


Reflections: Memorial Day, my view

Reflections: Memorial Day, my view

I view Memorial Day as one of somber remembrance reflected through flags, flowers, and services held throughout the country. Here, in Morrow County ou...

May 20th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Another event during May

Reflections: Another event during May

Last week I noted some of the events that take place in May including Mother’s Day and Memorial Day. I also elaborated on one particular May Day...

May 13th, 2018 |