Soil activity, veggie recipe for kids

Soil activity, veggie recipe for kids

Youth can learn so much from soil.Give them some opportunities to explore soil and get dirty. As we start thinking of our spring and summer gardens, I...

April 8th, 2020 |  


Women who put Xenia on the map

Women who put Xenia on the map

Did you ever wonder how Xenia got its name?After Greene County was officially recognized as a county (1803) there was a need for a county seat. John P...

April 7th, 2020 |  


Soil sampling and coffee talk

Soil sampling and coffee talk

When was the last time you had your soil tested? We can help with getting your soil tested. Now, the process has been modified just slightly due to th...

April 7th, 2020 |  



Unknown leaders emerge in times of trouble

Unknown leaders emerge in times of trouble

It seems to me that in times of crisis, leaders somehow step forward — sometimes emerging from relative obscurity — to take charge and pro...

April 7th, 2020 |  


Personal conviction can be painful

Personal conviction can be painful

Throughout my career, I have learned personal conviction is both vital to one’s success and the one personal attribute which opens one up to rid...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Unalienable rights?

Unalienable rights?

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights...

April 6th, 2020 |  


How do real teachers do it?

How do real teachers do it?

Like many parents around Ohio, my wife and I have been teachers the last couple weeks as our fourth grader and our kindergartner are participating in ...

April 1st, 2020 |  


Women of note

Women of note

During Women’s History Month I have shared stories about some women you may have known. If you didn’t know them, perhaps you have found th...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Supporting Ohio communities during a pandemic

Supporting Ohio communities during a pandemic

In the middle of this public health crisis, I am in constant communication with Governor DeWine, Ohio Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, and other health ...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Kathleen Parker:

Kathleen Parker:

WASHINGTON — Not since 9/11 has the importance of eloquence been so apparent.For the past several days, Americans have heard two public official...

March 26th, 2020 |