Life’s Lesson

I once had the privilege of choosing a name for a newborn. The father, who had two previous children, drove in, got out of the truck and came over to ...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Life’s Lessons

The first fall after I moved to town, I watched a tree down the street where Kelly and I walk regularly. It had a few leaves that season, but it did d...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Mayor’s Corner

Well the school busses are rolling and the apple trees are ready to be picked. It’s that time of the season again.Fall is such a busy time of ye...

September 2nd, 2015 |  



Life’s Lessons

This whole story began when I was volunteering a “577” in Perrysburg. The 577 is actually the street number for the Stranahan Foundation o...

August 26th, 2015 |  


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. |