A Day of Valor to remember forever

Our country just commemorated the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a momentous date in history when more than 160,000 Allied soldiers—mostly Americans...

June 7th, 2019 |  


Teamwork in the Big Apple

Teamwork in the Big Apple

In many of my blog posts, I tend to tell stories about professional athletes or sporting events and incorporate an inspirational message.I don’t...

June 7th, 2019 |  


They didn’t know

They didn’t know

They didn’t know. That tragic day would be their last day alive. They woke-up and went about their usual morning routine. Coffee, shower, breakf...

June 7th, 2019 |  



A pension for widow Boldman

A pension for widow Boldman

(Editor’s Note: The column below ran on Saturday June, 1, but the headline was wrong. To eliminate any confusing the Daily Times is republishing...

June 6th, 2019 |  


Tasty and teary food memories

Tasty and teary food memories

Buttermilk biscuits and sausage gravy—a staple of the Appalachian culture. A traditional meal for country cook’in the mornings.And my moth...

June 6th, 2019 |  


Keep the golf course

On the evening of Thursday, May 16, I attended a public meeting held by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources at the Shawnee State Park lodge, Nile...

June 6th, 2019 |  


John Lucas Grave Marking Ceremony

The Lucas family holds great distinction in the annals of United States military service. T.K. Cartmell, historian and author of Shenandoah Valley Pio...

June 6th, 2019 |  


Godspeed this weekend

Godspeed this weekend

I’m thrilled to have plans to attend the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 this weekend.Although I don’t follow racing as much as othe...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Stay focused at 230 MPH

Stay focused at 230 MPH

INDIANAPOLIS — Three years ago, a kid I coached in fourth-grade basketball made it big time in the world of auto racing.Zach Veach qualified for...

May 17th, 2019 |  


It’s a New Day

It’s a New Day

This past weekend, Angie and I were in Pittsburgh for a special event.I was joined by Clint Hurdle, the manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, on Saturday...

May 10th, 2019 |