Reflections: Tombstone unearthed in back yard

Reflections: Tombstone unearthed in back yard

It was almost 30 years ago that Jay and Diane Haycook were Roto-tilling a small plot of earth behind their home, 534 S. Marion St., in Cardington, pre...

January 20th, 2019 |  


Reflections: Cardington native’s escape from Germany

Reflections: Cardington native’s escape from Germany

I want to share with you a story I read in the March 20, 1952. edition of the Union Register about Cardington native Otto Koeppe, his wife and daughte...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Reflections: Remembering Singer Livery Barn

Reflections: Remembering Singer Livery Barn

Although it was razed exactly 45 years ago, I wonder how many remember the Singer Livery Barn. It was located on North Marion Street at the southeast ...

January 6th, 2019 |  



Reflections: Potpourri of Cardington history

Reflections: Potpourri of Cardington history

I love reading items about Cardington’s people and what they contributed in the past.For instance, in a story published in the Morrow County Ind...

December 30th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Village bios interesting

Reflections: Village bios interesting

I collect information about Cardington and Morrow County. Some are short pieces so am using this last edition of 2018 to share one.There was a publica...

December 23rd, 2018 |  


Reasons to start your resolutions early

Chances are, if you’re contemplating a New Year’s resolution, shedding those extra pounds is at the top of your list, according to a Maris...

December 20th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Cooks contribute to Christmas palate

Reflections: Cooks contribute to Christmas palate

The Christmas holiday means gifts, music, greeting cards, church services, etc. I also recall those mouthwatering seasonal food dishes made for this h...

December 16th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Say it with holiday music

Reflections: Say it with holiday music

I love Christmas music and never tire of it. I love the carols, “Silent Night,” “O, Come All Ye Faithful,’ “The First No...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Christmas shopping in the past

Reflections: Christmas shopping in the past

This column is titled Reflections for a reason. I find looking to the past is usually an interesting, sometimes striking contrast.For instance, as a c...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


Reflections: Christmas 80 years ago

Reflections: Christmas 80 years ago

It’s the Christmas season when many programs will be presented.I have heard from many of you who like seeing the names of your older relatives o...

November 25th, 2018 |