Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

When I was growing up, there was a standing rule in our house - if the teacher punished us at school, dad punished us at home.This rule was no questio...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Reflections: Unusual news from past Mays

Reflections: Unusual news from past Mays

As I have mentioned numerous times, I love reading what was published news in years past.• For instance in May, 1935, the Morrow County Independ...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Reflections: The merry month of May

Reflections: The merry month of May

Growing up I loved it when the calendar turned to May — the month of graduations and May Day at school. Looking through school Searchlight newsp...

April 30th, 2021 |  



Turkey season can provide great experiences

Turkey season can provide great experiences

The turkey season opened in the area with near perfect weather. It was a bit chilly but the calm winds made it ideal for hearing things.I was reminded...

April 26th, 2021 |  


Reflections: More April events from the past

Reflections: More April events from the past

I lifted the top page on past April stories and the headline said “April Ice Storm Topples Telephone Poles!” It wasn’t ice I woke up...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

When I was growing up, there was a standing rule in our house - if the teacher punished us at school, dad punished us at home.This rule was no questio...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


Reflections: April news from years past

Reflections: April news from years past

I found some interesting information in past newspapers describing events happening in Morrow County.For instance, in the Marion-Independent April 11,...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Christians need revival

Preacher’s Point: Christians need revival

The church needs revival. Before shouting, “Amen!” to that comment, “Oh my!” may be more appropriate. “Amen” to th...

April 16th, 2021 |  


CARA 3.0 will help Ohioans beat addiction

CARA 3.0 will help Ohioans beat addiction

For years, the United States has struggled to overcome an epidemic of addiction that has devastated communities in Ohio and across the country. Unfort...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Turkey season about ready to start

Turkey season about ready to start

Ohio’s 2021 turkey season is almost here. The youth turkey hunting season is April 17 and 18. Following the youth season, Ohio is divided into t...

April 12th, 2021 |