Agonizing dilemma: Health or job?

Agonizing dilemma: Health or job?

Last week we celebrated Labor Day, and we welcomed an important step forward for American workers, with the President’s announcement that federa...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Teal season is a September highlight

Teal season is a September highlight

‪September is here and with it comes the long awaited teal season.Teal season has become one of my favorite times of the year. It is a prelude o...

September 14th, 2015 updated: September 14th, 2015. |  


Cardington’s phone switch from battery to dial in 1964

Cardington’s phone switch from battery to dial in 1964

We have so very many ways to communicate today, it’s hard to imagine that it was just 119 years ago the telephone came to Morrow County.I touche...

September 10th, 2015 |  



Resolving public records disputes without a lawsuit

Ohio’s Public Records Act was enacted in 1963 to promote open, transparent government through orderly access to public records. However, dispute...

September 5th, 2015 updated: September 5th, 2015. |  


First Cardington telephone was installed in grocery store

First Cardington telephone was installed in grocery store

With the myriad of choices in private communication today I decided to research the history of the telephone in Cardington and Morrow County.We all kn...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Rice-cereal and a ‘sensitive awareness’

Rice-cereal and a ‘sensitive awareness’

Here’s the good news: We live in a world of differences.Everywhere we go and every person we meet has their own unique histories and passions. P...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Remembering school days of years ago

Remembering school days of years ago

The opening of school for the new year always brings back some nostalgia for me - and if you told me that 70 years ago I would not have believed you. ...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Cardington’s first fire departments well staffed

Cardington’s first fire departments well staffed

I could not mention last week all of the gas stations that were in business in Cardington before I-71 opened, but I did miss one that I should have na...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Early gas stations in Cardington offered services

Early gas stations in Cardington offered services

Because our nation runs on wheels, I checked the history of our village, Cardington, and found that wheels have been a part of its history, too.Buggie...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Bird hunting dates have been approved

Bird hunting dates have been approved

The Ohio Wildlife Council approved early migratory bird hunting season dates, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Sept. 1 is Ohio&#...

August 10th, 2015 |