Local sanctuary attains Humane Society status

His Hands Extended Sanctuary, in St. Paris, has applied for and been granted, in accordance with Ohio Revised Code, Humane Society status. It will now...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Goofs, gaffes, and assorted embarrassing moments

In a certain sense, I have blundered my way through 67 years of life. Some people are accident prone; others frequently “open mouth, insert foot...

July 26th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Retail tales

My parents seldom used the word “shopping.” My father talked about the stores where his family did their “trading” during the ...

July 19th, 2015 |  



Vitale explains federal law does not trump the Ohio Constitution

Vitale explains federal law does not trump the Ohio Constitution

In 2004, 62 percent of Ohio voters approved a 55-word amendment to the Ohio Constitution. It clearly states that, in Ohio, only a marriage between one...

July 14th, 2015 |  


Pull the plug on the Ex-Im Bank

“I’m not a Democrat who believes that we can or should defend every government program, just because it’s there. Like … the Ex...

July 14th, 2015 |  


4-H provides Sharing Communities opportunity

4-H provides Sharing Communities opportunity

During the week of June 15, Champaign County 4-H and Cuyahoga County 4-H participated in the first Growing Youth to Youth Sharing Communities program....

July 13th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Coloring books for the ages…and sincere appreciation

We always had at least a few coloring books in our toy cupboard on River Road. Some were gifts; others Mother had purchased. Some were advertisements ...

July 12th, 2015 updated: July 13th, 2015. |  


4-H grateful for community support

The Champaign County 4-H Committee and Champaign County Extension Office would like to thank the community, businesses, 4-H advisors and members who r...

July 2nd, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Grab a broom and sweep

My siblings and I have been working “outside the home” for most of our adult lives. Three sisters are or have been in charge of payroll, e...

June 21st, 2015 |