Christmas trees you can plant

Christmas trees you can plant

Many families we know have a yearly ritual of planting a live tree each Christmas, creating terrific windbreaks or landscape plantings that increase t...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


In search of an underdog in these times

In search of an underdog in these times

I don’t know about you, but I could use a sports underdog right about now.The world is so full of anger and animosity. I’m sure you can lo...

November 29th, 2019 |  


A practical, real-world education

A practical, real-world education

“Will I need to know this?”It’s a question that students often ask about school subjects and assignment. They want to know the pract...

November 29th, 2019 |  



A strategy for the holiday season

The holidays can be glad, sad or bad. Take your pick and choose a direction.I choose glad. Who wants to be sad and who needs bad? I don’t want e...

November 26th, 2019 |  


Japanese Honeysuckle Invasion — The Sequel

Japanese Honeysuckle Invasion — The Sequel

I wrote recently about invasive Japanese Honeysuckle, sounding the alarm and passing along some suggestions from ODNR about how to get rid of this pes...

November 25th, 2019 |  


Our tax dollars shouldn’t go to fuel China’s rise

Our tax dollars shouldn’t go to fuel China’s rise

When U.S. taxpayers send their hard-earned money to the government, they shouldn’t worry that it’s being used to fuel economic and militar...

November 22nd, 2019 |  


Small Business Saturday set for Nov. 30

Small Business Saturday set for Nov. 30

As we enter the holiday season, our thoughts shift to gift giving, holiday decorating and the memories we will make with our family and friends. Meanw...

November 19th, 2019 |  


A date with some squirrels

A date with some squirrels

When the trials and troubles of the daily grind get to be too much, occasionally I just go for a drive. Usually that drive will take me to a backgroun...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Never underestimate your enemies

The number one ranked Kentucky basketball team hosted the Evansville, Indiana Purple Aces on Nov. 12 and were defeated. The Aces were ranked in the pr...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Prune young trees now to fix defects

Prune young trees now to fix defects

Many people are afraid to prune or cut trees for fear of damaging or killing them. This fear prevents them from making simple corrections when they...

November 18th, 2019 |