Reflections: Re-enacting the Gay Nineties era

Reflections: Re-enacting the Gay Nineties era

I was given this photo taken in 1950 of Cardington residents enjoying an evening costumed in Gay Nineties attire. I do not know anymore aboutthe pictu...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: The swelling of the Jordan

Preacher’s Point: The swelling of the Jordan

One of several primary purposes for this column is to wake up Christians to how we live and our heart/spiritual condition. The column attempts to poin...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Boaters should be alert for unseen hazards

Boaters should be alert for unseen hazards

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is warning everyone about the hidden dangers that can occur during a day on the lake, stream, or river. Carbo...

July 19th, 2021 |  



Reflections: July news from years past

Reflections: July news from years past

As I have noted in earlier issues, I love reading past newspapers and learn the changing of what was considered news in years past to what we publish ...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Is it right or is it wrong?

Preacher’s Point: Is it right or is it wrong?

When I was a kid, right and wrong were pretty much straightforward.It does not appear that way anymore.In the movie “Time Changer,” there ...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Reflections: What a difference 65 years makes

Reflections: What a difference 65 years makes

I’m reading a Morrow County Independent dated June, 1956 and one of the lead articles focuses on the poor condition of the Cardington Community ...

July 9th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: The Founding Fathers and America today

Preacher’s Point: The Founding Fathers and America today

Throughout generations, things change. For example, some of the social graces practically no longer exist, such as standing when a woman enters a room...

July 9th, 2021 |  


Letter: Freedoms must be maintained

Just to put a stamp on the 4th of July.Independence: Freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others. Freedom: The power or ...

July 7th, 2021 |  


Hunters may apply for special opportunities

Hunters may apply for special opportunities

Hunters may apply beginning Thursday, July 1 for special controlled hunting opportunities available on Ohio’s public lands during the 2021-22 se...

July 5th, 2021 |  


Reflections: Life of an Army recruit in 1941

Reflections: Life of an Army recruit in 1941

Exactly 80 years ago, July 3, 1941, the following column was printed in the Morrow County Independent. It was submitted by Louis Shaffer, a 1938 Cardi...

July 2nd, 2021 |