Support Ohio’s newspapers vs. Big Tech

Support Ohio’s newspapers vs. Big Tech

Media outlets in America are boxing with the biggies. In this corner: Google and FaceBook (rebranded as Meta). In that corner: multiple newspapers. Sh...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Reflections: Cardington is 200 years old

Reflections: Cardington is 200 years old

I plan to have more on the Cardington history later but I am reading the story of Cardington written by a resident and teacher, now deceased, in which...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Reflections: Tales of girl corn grower

Reflections: Tales of girl corn grower

Yes, this was the headline in a January, 1916 Morrow County Independent newspaper. It was headline news when a girl, “Miss Leelo Jones, was the ...

January 14th, 2022 |  



Reflections: A contrast in news reporting

Reflections: A contrast in news reporting

As you know I love looking through past newspapers and read the contrasts between the news of that time and that of today. For instance, scanning a No...

January 7th, 2022 |  


Ohio, Make 2022 a year to read

Ohio, Make 2022 a year to read

No pressure. No noble goal to read 101 books in 12 months. No guilt. Just read.In 2021, a Pew Research Center survey found that 77 percent of American...

January 5th, 2022 |  


Reflections: Comparing December 1932 to today

Reflections: Comparing December 1932 to today

Reading or listening to the national news today can be discouraging and one wonders if we will once again enjoy more pleasant times.I was scanning a &...

December 31st, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: The temple, the Ukraine and 2022

Preacher’s Point: The temple, the Ukraine and 2022

“But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. Take ye heed, watch and ...

December 31st, 2021 |  


Reflections: A little humor to end the year

Reflections: A little humor to end the year

While going through some Searchlight newspapers published by Cardington High School I found in an issue published January 17, 1949, two columns titled...

December 24th, 2021 |  


Deer gun harvest up this year from past few

Deer gun harvest up this year from past few

Ohio hunters harvested 70,413 deer during the 2021 deer gun week that concluded on Sunday, Dec. 5, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resourc...

December 20th, 2021 |  


Reflections: Christmas means music

Reflections: Christmas means music

I can never get enough Christmas music, whether it be sacred or pop — I can listen to Christmas music the entire year. This week I am looking ba...

December 17th, 2021 |