Entering the ‘empty nesters’ phase

Entering the ‘empty nesters’ phase

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comAmong the many facets of life is one which many refer to as the ‘empty nesters’ phase. It...

August 20th, 2015 updated: August 20th, 2015. |  


Too cold for comfort food

Too cold for comfort food

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comI just returned from shivering through my entire lunch. I didn’t enjoy the food because all I could think o...

August 14th, 2015 |  


The Voting Rights Act 50 years later

The Voting Rights Act 50 years later

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comThere are some things we cannot afford to forget that should be etched in our memories for as long as we live. I ...

August 7th, 2015 |  



‘Embrace Your Greater’

‘Embrace Your Greater’

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comIn the book of John 14:12 our Savior Jesus Christ said these words: “Verily, verily, I say unto...

August 6th, 2015 |  


Thanks for your civility

Thanks for your civility

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comI believe we are living in the most lawless of times since the wild west. People have become desensitized to deat...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Shop local, shop unique, shop small

Shop local, shop unique, shop small

By Joseph Prattrpratt@civitasmedia.comWe recently celebrated my wife’s birthday earlier this month. It was the first one I spent with her and I ...

July 24th, 2015 updated: July 24th, 2015. |  


Let your joy be untouchable

Let your joy be untouchable

By Portia Williamsportiawilliams@civitasmedia.comSince I was a little girl, I have heard the words of the gospel music favorite, ‘This Joy That ...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


Letters to the editor

We have been a loyal customer of AEP for quite sometime.I have been thru many winter storms in Southern Ohio.But this last power outage has really bee...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


A history long forgotten

A history long forgotten

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July 16th, 2015 |  


Shonkwiler is always there

Shonkwiler is always there

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July 10th, 2015 |