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 |  



Reflections: Some true and some untrue

Reflections: Some true and some untrue

Although I like to dwell on one subject each week there are times when I prefer to share some of the brief items, especially those found in the papers...

March 10th, 2019 |  


Reflections: The rest of the Gen. Beatty story

Reflections: The rest of the Gen. Beatty story

With no intention of plagiarizing the late Paul Harvey, I want to share information I came across on General John Beatty. I mentioned in a recent colu...

March 3rd, 2019 |  


Reflections: Mystery of bones discovered at Shaw Creek

Reflections: Mystery of bones discovered at Shaw Creek

Normally I like to write upbeat pieces about people and the community and leave the macabre type to others. But I found this story in the March 14, 19...

February 24th, 2019 |  


Reflections: Cahoon: Remembering the Midway Truck Stop

Reflections: Cahoon: Remembering the Midway Truck Stop

It was 1951 and Route 42 was a main highway route for traffic ranging from automobile to heavy trucks. So in June, 1951, The Midway Truck Stop opened ...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Reflections: Cahoon: A Cardington business entrepreneur

Reflections: Cahoon: A Cardington business entrepreneur

I have referenced W. C. Cahoon in previous columns. I realize there is a dwindling number of people who remember him but others have responded with th...

February 10th, 2019 |  


Reflections: Jim Thomas, wooden toy craftsman

Reflections: Jim Thomas, wooden toy craftsman

I wonder how many readers have a wooden toy crafted by Jim Thomas.Jim, dubbed “Santa Claus without the elves,” was known throughout the ar...

February 3rd, 2019 |  


Reflections: Snippets from the past

Reflections: Snippets from the past

Several readers of this column have voiced their appreciation at seeing names from the past, including relatives, friends, friends of their parents, e...

January 24th, 2019 |