Advocating to change hospital to a nonprofit, suggested benefits

Dear Editor,The Morrow County Hospital currently operates under Revised Code Chapter 339 as a county hospital. I am advocating for a change in in the ...

April 19th, 2022 |  


Time passing — bong, bong, bong

Time passing — bong, bong, bong

We live in a typical small Midwestern town. Population 2,533, or so says the welcome sign. Honestly, I think that may be a slight exaggeration. The to...

April 19th, 2022 |  


Reflections: Blizzards and other past events

Reflections: Blizzards and other past events

I recently recounted the background of “electric lights” coming to Cardington.This week I want to share the story about how and when the v...

April 19th, 2022 |  



Youth turkey weekend numbers down this year

Youth turkey weekend numbers down this year

Ohio’s youth wild turkey hunters braved blustery spring weather with rain and snow showers to check 1,103 birds during the special hunting weeke...

April 18th, 2022 |  


Editorial: Vote yes for Mount Gilead fire levy

Editorial: Vote yes for Mount Gilead fire levy

Voter approval of the .25% income tax levy for the Mount Gilead Fire Department will provide funds needed to provide services and staffing at their cu...

April 18th, 2022 |  


The magnitude Of Easter from virgin birth to resurrection

The magnitude Of Easter from virgin birth to resurrection

There are two events that, if they did not happen, Christianity would crumble. Those events are the virgin birth and the resurrection. Those events ar...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Reflections: Blizzards and other past events

Reflections: Blizzards and other past events

Last week I related a story from the March 20, 1952 edition of the Morrow County Independent about Cardington native Orto Koeppe, his German wife and ...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Op-Ed: Generation Z deserves better than a doomist climate movement

As the world marches deeper into the 2020s, we approach the dreaded “climate deadline” – 2030, by which point global carbon emission...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Finding stability in these times

Finding stability in these times

One thing about the last two years I think everyone could agree on - if you went back to 2019 and someone described to you the events of 2020-2022, &#...

April 5th, 2022 |  


Reflections: Blizzards and other past events

Reflections: Blizzards and other past events

This story was published in the March 20, 1952 edition of the Morrow County Independent and because it is lengthy with a story that can’t be sho...

April 5th, 2022 |