Preacher’s Point: O beautiful for spacious skies

Preacher’s Point: O beautiful for spacious skies

My wife and I recently returned from a vacation. We drove west. The Grand Canyon, Petrified Forrest, Painted Dessert, an Ice Cave, and a volcano were ...

August 6th, 2021 |  


Reflections: More about Col. Jack Short

Reflections: More about Col. Jack Short

Last week I focused on Col. Jack Short, a regular contributor to the Morrow County Independent from 1927 to 1941. Most of his comments were “ton...

August 6th, 2021 |  


ODNR launching new program for hunters

ODNR launching new program for hunters

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife recently launched a new incentive program that provides a path for Ohio hunters to acces...

August 2nd, 2021 |  



Reflections: Col. Jack Short a man of three names

Reflections: Col. Jack Short a man of three names

I’m not sure how many readers have heard the name Col. Jack Short or even the Killdeer Knob. These names are related to the late J. W. Blakely, ...

July 30th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: If I should die before the rapture

Preacher’s Point: If I should die before the rapture

This week’s column is an open letter to the world, especially my grandchildren and all those that should live beyond my demise.I was born again ...

July 30th, 2021 |  


Reflections: Re-enacting the Gay Nineties era

Reflections: Re-enacting the Gay Nineties era

I was given this photo taken in 1950 of Cardington residents enjoying an evening costumed in Gay Nineties attire. I do not know anymore aboutthe pictu...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: The swelling of the Jordan

Preacher’s Point: The swelling of the Jordan

One of several primary purposes for this column is to wake up Christians to how we live and our heart/spiritual condition. The column attempts to poin...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Boaters should be alert for unseen hazards

Boaters should be alert for unseen hazards

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is warning everyone about the hidden dangers that can occur during a day on the lake, stream, or river. Carbo...

July 19th, 2021 |  


Reflections: July news from years past

Reflections: July news from years past

As I have noted in earlier issues, I love reading past newspapers and learn the changing of what was considered news in years past to what we publish ...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Is it right or is it wrong?

Preacher’s Point: Is it right or is it wrong?

When I was a kid, right and wrong were pretty much straightforward.It does not appear that way anymore.In the movie “Time Changer,” there ...

July 16th, 2021 |