Shop small this holiday season — and every day

Small businesses play a critical role in improving our everyday lives – creating jobs, products and services, and serving as launchpads for new ...

December 15th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: The importance of a virgin

Preacher’s Point: The importance of a virgin

Merry Christmas, Everyone!Yeah, I know it is still early December, but we should have Christmas cheer all year long.A few years back, we had a family ...

December 10th, 2021 updated: December 10th, 2021. |  


Reflections: Snippets from past Decembers

Reflections: Snippets from past Decembers

Looking through newspapers from past Decembers I found some interesting “snippets.” Most are not holiday-related, so I am going to share t...

December 10th, 2021 |  



HEAP can assist families in winter

The Holiday season brings many joys, but it also means that winter is quickly approaching, and with it, colder temperatures.Each year though, many Ohi...

December 9th, 2021 |  


Deer gun week has concluded in Ohio

Deer gun week has concluded in Ohio

Ohio’s annual deer gun hunting week concluded yesterday and it got underway with 21,754 deer checked on Monday, Nov. 29, the opening day of the ...

December 6th, 2021 |  


Reflections: Letter written from China in 1944

Reflections: Letter written from China in 1944

Many people who lived in Cardington in the 1940s to 1980 remember Wilbur McAlister. Wilbur came to Cardington in 1938 as a teacher; but when World War...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Living the fool’s life

Preacher’s Point: Living the fool’s life

Sixty-nine verses in the King James Bible include the word “fool.” The most well-known would probably be Psalm 14:1 and Psalm 53:1; both t...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Reflections: Cardington Postal carrier hangs up her bag

Reflections: Cardington Postal carrier hangs up her bag

This week, I’m focusing Reflections on a special lady in Cardington.Ruthy Brown, with her postal bag draped over her shoulder, has been a famili...

November 26th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Giving thanks through COVID-19

Preacher’s Point: Giving thanks through COVID-19

“In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” — 1 Thessalonians 5:18.The Thanksgiving ed...

November 25th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: In the meantime, how do we live?

Preacher’s Point: In the meantime, how do we live?

For roughly two thousand years, Christians have looked to the skies for the return of Jesus Christ.We started looking the moment Christ ascended into ...

November 19th, 2021 |