Fall Color — Paint box for gardeners

Fall Color — Paint box for gardeners

Now that fall is around the corner, those of us fortunate enough to live in the Ohio Valley will soon be enjoying a show of brilliant fall color compa...

October 8th, 2018 |  


Our View

Ohio Issue 1 boils down to a question about crime and punishment, and what exactly is the purpose of our jails and prisons.It’s no secret the Un...

October 5th, 2018 |  


Take a walk on the weird side

Take a walk on the weird side

As a devotee of YouTube — mostly for movies and TV shows I haven’t seen — I have discovered an entertaining category of videos deali...

October 5th, 2018 |  



The Mummy Man of Sabina

The Mummy Man of Sabina

Recently, I heard a story about a small town’s peculiar claim to fame and it really interested me. I wanted to share it with those who have neve...

October 4th, 2018 |  


‘I will miss us when we are gone’

‘I will miss us when we are gone’

About a year ago I wrote a column about comedians Laurel and Hardy, and about their return to post-war England and Ireland in the early 1950s, in the ...

October 4th, 2018 |  


Placing local food on school lunch trays

Engaged communities and connections with farmers are helping make school lunches even better in rural communities. Across the country, kids are reapin...

October 2nd, 2018 |  


Healthy friendships bring us strength

Healthy friendships bring us strength

I think that our relationships with people around us build the most strength. I mostly enjoy the confluence between friends during friendship. What I ...

October 1st, 2018 |  


America 2018: Even more gilded than 1918

It took 100 years, but America has returned to its unequal past. With a vengeance.The year many consider the height of the Gilded Age, when John D. Ro...

September 26th, 2018 |  


Cut the cord on archaic, broken TV rules

Families in America are “cutting the cord” from less desirable TV bundles in record numbers, capping a ten-year transformation in the way ...

September 26th, 2018 |  


Sausage Man and the belching smoke

Sausage Man and the belching smoke

The country singer and sausage king, Jimmy Dean, lived high above an expansive, picturesque section of the James River, on Chaffin’s Bluff in Va...

September 25th, 2018 |