Just fine in ‘our little world’

Just fine in ‘our little world’

The other night while watching YouTube I heard a song by country singer Tom T. Hall called “Our Little World.” He sang of the tranquility ...

May 8th, 2019 |  


Celebrating Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to my dear wife who is a great mom and to every Mother everywhere!My brothers and sisters were all gone from home by the time...

May 8th, 2019 |  


Supporting all Ohio children

Supporting all Ohio children

As a society, we are leaving too many children behind.Our child welfare agencies are overwhelmed by the number of kids entering the system, and the ad...

May 7th, 2019 |  



Choosing and using the right mulch

Choosing and using the right mulch

“You are what you eat” is an old saying, and it points the way to picking the right mulch for your landscape. It’s common sense that...

May 7th, 2019 |  


A promise finally kept

A promise finally kept

After somewhere around 37 years, a lost class ring is finally on its way back to its original owner.Last week in this space I wrote about keeping a pr...

May 6th, 2019 |  


A partial return to indefinite sentencing

Good morning, afternoon, evening, midnight, or whatever other time of day you find yourself reading this article. Recently, I was discussing with Ryan...

May 6th, 2019 |  


Jail could be condemned without levy

Dear Editor,If the jail was to be condemned and the county had to haul inmates to other facilities, the following would be the result:It would cost $6...

May 3rd, 2019 |  


Vote ‘Yes’ on the new jail levy

The Record-Herald is encouraging county voters to vote “Yes” for the new jail levy at Tuesday’s election.The current Fayette County ...

May 3rd, 2019 |  


Census of Agriculture shows more renewables on farms

Farmers are increasingly adopting renewable energy on their farms. According to the U.S. Census of Agriculture, released on April 11, 2019, solar and ...

May 3rd, 2019 |  


The stigma surrounding community colleges

The stigma surrounding community colleges

A good colleague of mine at Owens Community College in Toledo started a Twitter campaign with the hashtag #EndCCStigma. From this campaign, stories ac...

May 2nd, 2019 |