Reflections: Short news items from years past

Reflections: Short news items from years past

A story from the November, 1950 Independent, describes the pet owl owned by Mrs. E. H. Kanable, a resident of the Center Community.The owl was origina...

March 26th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: The bloodshed of Jesus Christ

Preacher’s Point: The bloodshed of Jesus Christ

King Solomon built the first Jewish Temple. When completed, a dedication ceremony took place. At the ceremony, the Hebrews made sacrifices. The Bible ...

March 26th, 2021 |  


Reflections: Women’s movement in 1874

Reflections: Women’s movement in 1874

We are observing Women’s History Month, 2021. But in 1874, the women’s movement had a totally different purpose.According to a story in th...

March 19th, 2021 |  



Preacher’s Point: God not in the repair business

Preacher’s Point: God not in the repair business

As a child, once a year, we would visit my aunt. In a prominent place in her living room was a vase. The vase had roses painted on it. It also had two...

March 19th, 2021 |  


Fishing action heating up on Lake Erie

Fishing action heating up on Lake Erie

For as rough as February was weather wise, it sure didn’t take long for the ice to disappear on Lake Erie. As soon as the ramps were cleared fro...

March 15th, 2021 updated: March 15th, 2021. |  


Reflections: Recognizing a Morrow County woman

Reflections: Recognizing a Morrow County woman

March is Women’s History month, a perfect time to share the story of Miss Ida McNare. An interview in the March 1, 1945, edition of the Union Re...

March 12th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Lessons From Hogan’s Heroes cast

Preacher’s Point: Lessons From Hogan’s Heroes cast

One day when we lived in Germany, I had reason to talk to our landlord.Standing outside his door, I could hear him laughing hysterically inside. Not w...

March 12th, 2021 |  


Looking for his lost love — an Amigo

For most men, and probably many women as well, memories of a car you drove in your past bring back special memories. It could be the car you drove to ...

March 10th, 2021 |  


Letter: Advisory group process requires input

The Morrow County Health Initiative Citizen’s Advisory Group is now meeting regularly online to evaluate the status of healthcare in Morrow Coun...

March 7th, 2021 updated: March 7th, 2021. |  


Reflections: Remember this church?

Reflections: Remember this church?

It was constructed in 1860 on the corner of Cherry and North streets in Mount Gilead by the Universalist Church with a membership of 12 charter member...

March 5th, 2021 |