Reflections: News items from 100 years ago

Reflections: News items from 100 years ago

• A two night vaudeville program sponsored by Cardington’s American Legion Post 97, was a financial and numerical success. The house was f...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: World on the brink of prophecy

Preacher’s Point: World on the brink of prophecy

There are many parallels between the United States today and Israel in the time of Jeremiah the prophet. Both nations were heavy into sin, and the sin...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Many fishing opportunities throughout Ohio

Many fishing opportunities throughout Ohio

The Fish Ohio program recognizes noteworthy catches of 25 different species at inland lakes and reservoirs, Lake Erie, the Ohio River, and other publi...

May 10th, 2021 |  



Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

When I was growing up, there was a standing rule in our house - if the teacher punished us at school, dad punished us at home.This rule was no questio...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Reflections: Unusual news from past Mays

Reflections: Unusual news from past Mays

As I have mentioned numerous times, I love reading what was published news in years past.• For instance in May, 1935, the Morrow County Independ...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Reflections: The merry month of May

Reflections: The merry month of May

Growing up I loved it when the calendar turned to May — the month of graduations and May Day at school. Looking through school Searchlight newsp...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Turkey season can provide great experiences

Turkey season can provide great experiences

The turkey season opened in the area with near perfect weather. It was a bit chilly but the calm winds made it ideal for hearing things.I was reminded...

April 26th, 2021 |  


Reflections: More April events from the past

Reflections: More April events from the past

I lifted the top page on past April stories and the headline said “April Ice Storm Topples Telephone Poles!” It wasn’t ice I woke up...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

When I was growing up, there was a standing rule in our house - if the teacher punished us at school, dad punished us at home.This rule was no questio...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


Reflections: April news from years past

Reflections: April news from years past

I found some interesting information in past newspapers describing events happening in Morrow County.For instance, in the Marion-Independent April 11,...

April 16th, 2021 |