Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward

I’m stepping out of my normal format this week. I’m not writing about a hospice patient; but about Charlie. I’m writing about one of...

September 6th, 2019 |  


What Are You Holding On To?

What Are You Holding On To?

I was told a story about a boss that was a pure tightwad, he would not let loose of any money to improve the office and yet he expected the best from ...

September 6th, 2019 |  


Lucasville Center Street Church

Lucasville Center Street Church

Once a year the Kiwanis Club of Lucasville sets up an ice cream station on the parking lot of a church on Center Street in Lucasville. In recent years...

September 6th, 2019 |  



Fairview Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1625 Piketon Road in Lucasville, invites you to our weekly worship services. Service times are as follo...

September 6th, 2019 |  


Franklin Furnace United Methodist Church

Franklin Furnace United Methodist Church

In this place, an old church and a new church sit side by side. An old Furnace and the first school in this part of the county existed here. Before we...

August 30th, 2019 |  


Candy Run Weslyn Tabernacle

Candy Run Weslyn Tabernacle

A church that Beverly and I recently attended provides local youth an opportunity to sit around campfires singing kumbaya and other youthful but relig...

August 24th, 2019 |  


“Well kids, the ox is in the ditch.”

“Well kids, the ox is in the ditch.”

Jim was eighty-eight when he enrolled in hospice with end-stage heart failure. Jim was born and raised in the area of Portsmouth historically known as...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Where Is the Mercy

Where Is the Mercy

Every now and then, we need to look at our lives and the way we respond to others and ask, “Where is the mercy?” I believe we are very lac...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


The Mark Dubbeld Family will be in concert at Plymouth Heights Church of the Nazarene, 25 Arnette Drive (behind Green High School), Franklin Furnace, ...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


“Thank you for giving to the Lord”

“Thank you for giving to the Lord”

This is part two of a two-part series about Jun and his wife, Pat. Allow me to recapitulate for those who missed part one, “Where are the Heroes...

August 9th, 2019 |