Lt. Thomas K. Coles 91st Ohio Volunteer Infantry

Lt. Thomas K. Coles 91st Ohio Volunteer Infantry

As I was walking through Greenlawn Cemetery, I spotted a large monument midway through the cemetery. The memorial seemed to be reaching toward the hea...

November 9th, 2018 |  


In the hours just before dawn in November 1833, the skies across Scioto County were lit up by thousands of meteors.Churches in Scioto County were the ...

November 2nd, 2018 |  


The mysterious Captain Shackford

The mysterious Captain Shackford

If you’re ever at Greenlawn Cemetery in section 23/24, you may want to stop and take a gander at Capt. Josiah Shackford’s tombstone. Capta...

October 26th, 2018 |  



Pioneer burying grounds – old Kinney Cemetery

Pioneer burying grounds – old Kinney Cemetery

History can be gauged by how we preserve the most important monuments that we erect. In doing so we make known of what it took to persevere for the co...

October 19th, 2018 |  


“Take Charge” of Your Pathway to Wellness, Recovery From Addiction

“Take Charge” of Your Pathway to Wellness, Recovery From Addiction

It’s no secret that America is ensnared in a national opioid epidemic that is exacting a devastating toll on families and communities. We’...

October 17th, 2018 |  


6 Key Character Traitsof People Who Win with Money

Meet the Smith family.Both parents work, and they make good money. From the outside, life looks good — a new Tahoe, a big house, and private sch...

October 14th, 2018 |  


John R. Turner Pioneer of Portsmouth

John R. Turner Pioneer of Portsmouth

The beginning of Portsmouth was due to the pioneers who shaped the history that would become our heritage today. In order to begin a settlement the pe...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Newspaper people make a difference in Washington –and Ohio

I like the idea that National Newspaper Week and Great Books Week both happen on Oct. 7-13.Journalism has been famously –and accurately– d...

October 8th, 2018 |  


Myrtle Beach is paradise to Ohioans

Pack the car. Grab your AAA trip-tic travel planner (or program the GPS). Buckle up the kids and grandma. Or catch a flight to sun-drenched delight. D...

July 9th, 2018 |  


People are not mind-readers

People are not mind-readers

Unless you’re a psychic, clairvoyant, or telepathic, you cannot read another person’s mind. You can observe body language, facial expressi...

July 8th, 2018 |