Reflections: They gave their lives

Reflections: They gave their lives

I noted previously that I feel those who gave their lives during wartime conflicts should never be forgotten and I choose to remember them, not only i...

May 16th, 2019 updated: May 19th, 2019. |  


Reflections: Memorial Day reflections

Reflections: Memorial Day reflections

Memorial Day is approaching and I want to use this column to remember just a few of the many young people who gave their lives so we can enjoy the fre...

May 12th, 2019 |  


Reflections: A Mother’s Day tribute

Reflections: A Mother’s Day tribute

She was born 110 years ago and grew up on the farm that was purchased from the U S. government, by her great grandfather in 1853 with the deed signed ...

May 5th, 2019 |  



Reflections:Cardington Graduation 119 years ago

Reflections:Cardington Graduation 119 years ago

May is traditionally the month of graduation. I have been a part of and attended many commencement programs, most of them at Cardington High School. I...

April 28th, 2019 |  


Reflections: Remembering May Day

Reflections: Remembering May Day

I have reflected on May Day in the past but this week I want to reflect on it from a more personal view. I remember while in school the excitement tha...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Reflections: A horticulture winner

Reflections: A horticulture winner

Her smile was as dazzling as the roses she raised. GaNell Durfey was born to raise and nurture anything flora. A 1935 graduate of Cardington High Scho...

April 14th, 2019 |  


Reflections: Snippets from the past

Reflections: Snippets from the past

Many of the readers of this column tell me they like seeing names, theirs or others that are familiar and the activities in which they were involved i...

April 7th, 2019 |  


Reflections: Remembering a military officer

Reflections: Remembering a military officer

I’ve always been impressed with the way Morrow County citizens have answered the call to military service as far back as the Civil War. Many of ...

March 31st, 2019 |  


Reflections: A Cardington artist, historian

Reflections: A Cardington artist, historian

I enjoy researching and writing about Morrow County people who have excelled in areas that help to make our county an attractive place in which to liv...

March 24th, 2019 |  


Reflections: Looking back a few decades

Reflections: Looking back a few decades

I love to read newspapers from past years; sometime way past years where I catch names or events that my parents talked about or a bit later, events t...

March 17th, 2019 |