Money and politics are bad bedfellows

Money and politics are bad bedfellows

The year 2020 has been interesting in America. We have a nasty virus, civil unrest, anti-racist activism on a scale not seen in decades, and generally...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


Changes in our shopping habits

Changes in our shopping habits

It seems to me that the coronavirus has turned lot of our normal activities upside down, that is changed them in ways that may well have a long term e...

July 1st, 2020 |  


Ignorance, stupidity, or something else

Ignorance, stupidity, or something else

It seems to me that when individuals act in an unusual or peculiar way that is contrary to established custom or practice, figuring out whether this c...

June 23rd, 2020 |  



Times they are a changin’

Times they are a changin’

It seems to me that the demands for “change” are beginning to be heard.Not long ago, the police in a nearby large city were commended for ...

June 16th, 2020 |  


1910 laws for farmers

1910 laws for farmers

The first book of regulations regarding farming in the area was published in 1895, with revisions as the law changed and reprinted from time to time a...

June 12th, 2020 |  


The history of Morris Sons Funeral Home

The history of Morris Sons Funeral Home

This funeral home opened for business in 1886 in Bellbrook.William and Lillie Morris owned a boarding house in the village of Bellbrook, catering to t...

June 5th, 2020 |  


George W. Bush: We rise or fall together — and we are determined to rise

George W. Bush: We rise or fall together — and we are determined to rise

This is a solemn and challenging time in the life of our nation and world. A remorseless, invisible enemy threatens the elderly and vulnerable among u...

June 3rd, 2020 |  


Memorial Day celebrated 100 years ago

Memorial Day celebrated 100 years ago

Memorial Day has been commemorated for many years all around the country.Services are similar in various parts of Greene County and today let’s ...

May 29th, 2020 |  


Whither goest education?

Whither goest education?

Traditionally, in most of my lifetime, Memorial Day marked not just a day of remembrance but a celebration of the beginning of summer, and more import...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Keep survivors of interpersonal violence in mind

Keep survivors of interpersonal violence in mind

These days we are all very focused on staying informed, practicing social distancing and taking care of ourselves and our families. While this has bee...

May 21st, 2020 |