Introducing the next generation to manufacturing

Introducing the next generation to manufacturing

This summer, for the seventh year in a row, my office is partnering with local Ohio companies and organizations to host manufacturing camps for elemen...

May 30th, 2019 |  


Stolen saddles and a death

Stolen saddles and a death

Linda Watson, a longtime friend, was chopping wood on a Martinsville farm when she came upon an eerie discovery — something she said she would n...

May 29th, 2019 |  


Perry Township happenings

Dear Editor and Perry Township residents:At the May 13 Perry Township board meeting the trustees moved to purchase at a quote of $2,578 “OnSpot&...

May 29th, 2019 |  



Rising from hard times

Rising from hard times

A recent article called “Fighting Fentanyl” in the Washington Post came out highlighting the glum opioid crisis in this country. Fayette C...

May 28th, 2019 |  


Enjoying Crape Myrtle in Ohio landscapes

Enjoying Crape Myrtle in Ohio landscapes

One of our strongest impressions from travels in the South is the abundance of showy Crape Myrtle shrubs and trees everywhere. Colorful Crape Myrtle t...

May 28th, 2019 |  


Honoring Ohio law enforcement

Honoring Ohio law enforcement

Each year during National Police Week, we honor our law enforcement officers, and the families who support them and sacrifice alongside them. They all...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Can we go home again?

Can we go home again?

Memories are embedded in our minds, but people and places change.Someone once said, “Attempting to relive childhood memories is an exercise doom...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Adapting to changes

A few days ago, I was cleaning brush out of a fence row bordering one of our family farm properties. Old fence lines are commonly found along the peri...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


‘Dear Student’…a few words of advice

‘Dear Student’…a few words of advice

Dear Student,This school year seemed to go by more quickly than all of the others. The older you get, the more you’ll realize that yourself. I&#...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Graduation time in America

Everyone looks forward to graduation. For the high school senior it seemed like the day would never come. The college graduate breathes a sigh of reli...

May 20th, 2019 |