Time to embrace the holiday season

Time to embrace the holiday season

Most of my friends know that Sept. 15 is a landmark day for me. It heralds the pending arrival of an important holiday in my life — Christmas. A...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Shop until you drop

Shop until you drop

A couple of weeks ago, we went to Nashville, Ind., for a couple of days. I had heard about Brown County and the wonderful shopping there for a long ti...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Finding things to celebrate this fall

Finding things to celebrate this fall

Labor Day weekend is always bittersweet for me. When I was growing up, it signaled the end of summer break and the start of school. Even though school...

September 7th, 2017 |  



Making education a priority

Making education a priority

It’s hard to believe, but another school term has begun. With summer winding down and more school buses on the streets, students all across Ohio...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Books to read with your kids

Fall is on its way, the summer break has come to an end and kids are back to school. In doing some research I found it is very important that children...

August 30th, 2017 |  


A Bigfoot sighting on South Bass Island

A Bigfoot sighting on South Bass Island

By the time you are reading this, college football season has already started. Not that the weather necessarily changes, but football is the start of ...

August 30th, 2017 |  


McBride’s holiday tour coming to Hobart

Staff ReportsTROY — Break out the Christmas lights and hang your stockings because Grammy Award nominated country superstar, Martina McBride is ...

August 27th, 2017 |  


It’s Back to School mayhem

It’s Back to School mayhem

This week, local kids donned their new school clothes and headed back inside the classrooms for another year behind the desk.For parents like me, Tues...

August 25th, 2017 |  


Lost and found in the Curtis house

Lost and found in the Curtis house

The Curtis household has been beset lately with issues involving losing things. It started a couple of weeks ago when our son returned from a vacation...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Post-Fair Parent Syndrome is real

Post-Fair Parent Syndrome is real

Well, the 2017 Miami County Fair is in the books.And I’m currently suffering from Post-Fair Parent Syndrome.My house has no food. All the clothe...

August 18th, 2017 |