Get child safety seats inspected

Get child safety seats inspected

Three out of four child safety seats are improperly installed in vehicles, according to research by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

November 27th, 2015 |  


Gloria’s grandmother’s dressing a holiday must

Gloria’s grandmother’s dressing a holiday must

Hello friends!These past several months my husband Daniel and I have been enjoying our term as youth leaders. The married couples in our church take t...

November 27th, 2015 |  


Seeking office takes courage

Seeking office takes courage

When someone chooses to run for public office, their only consideration cannot be whether they are qualified to do the job or whether than can get ele...

November 26th, 2015 |  



Building a foundation for those in need

Building a foundation for those in need

Earlier this fall, I worked alongside fellow Ohioans with Habitat for Humanity to build a home for Air Force veteran, Mark Jones, in Nelsonville, Ohio...

November 26th, 2015 |  


What a wonderful world it would be

What a wonderful world it would be

Back in 1973, Herman’s Hermits wrote a very popular song entitled, “What a Wonderful World It Would Be.” Some of the lyrics were as ...

November 26th, 2015 |  


Chaffin: Random things I’m thankful for this year

Chaffin: Random things I’m thankful for this year

Every Thanksgiving serves as an opportune time to think about the things for which we are thankful.Common answers include family and friends, a roof o...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Kicking through the leaves

Kicking through the leaves

Ah … the smell of fall. The brisk wind pulls at the few remaining leaves pulling them from their branches. The yellows, the greens, the oranges ...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Demand drives Thanksgiving bargain blitzes

As more big-box retailers offer Black Friday bargains a day early, many Americans fear the Thanksgiving holiday is being co-opted and commercialized.R...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Giving thanks: Our character as a nation

Giving thanks: Our character as a nation

“Perhaps no custom reveals our character as a Nation so clearly as our celebration of Thanksgiving Day.” — Ronald Reagan, Thanksgivi...

November 24th, 2015 |  


No one who works full-time should live in poverty

No one who works full-time should live in poverty

Last week, workers in Ohio and across the country participated in a National Day of Action, demanding a living wage for the millions of Americans who ...

November 23rd, 2015 |