Letter to the editor

Thank you, Paul Wohlfarth, for your Aug. 3 letter to the editor raising awareness about the hazards of pipelines and the Waterville compressor station...

August 10th, 2015 |  


Letter to the Editor

Over the last two weeks Wood County Judge Reeve Kelsey and Fulton County Judge James Barber ruled in favor of a temporary restraining order allowing t...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


Life’s Lessons

When I worked in the coal mines, a favorite saying of one of the miners at times when he thought situations could definitely be handled better was, &#...

July 29th, 2015 |  



Mayor’s Corner

Wow! This summer is flying by as the baseball and softball season is winding down and football, soccer and cross country cleats are starting to gear u...

July 27th, 2015 |  


The tales of three bears

Years ago I was walking a well traveled, paved trail in a state park in Virginia. Alone, I was enjoying the quiet and the scenery. Then, coming around...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


The joy of grandchildren

I was enthralled the other evening to hear a neighbor replay how nicely his grandson reported on his recent mission trip to Philadelphia. He listened ...

July 15th, 2015 updated: July 15th, 2015. |  


Life’s Lessons

When I learned this jingle as a kid, I had some serious questions come to mind. What was a weasel? Why was the monkey chasing it? Why would the money ...

July 8th, 2015 |  


Metamora man named director at Wolf Creek

Lutheran Homes Society (LHS) recently announced the appointment of Jason Napierala as Executive Director for Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek, a senior ...

July 6th, 2015 updated: July 20th, 2015. |  


God said ‘no’

Know what I really enjoy about writing these weekly columns? The times when a column is just burning in my heart to be written. That makes it SO easy!...

July 1st, 2015 |  


A job for Eve

I read this dog story in “Man’s Best Hero” by Ace Collins.A mail carrier found Eve, as she would be named, when she heard a faint wh...

June 24th, 2015 |