Passing the time: enjoy it and do well

Passing the time: enjoy it and do well

One of the things people don’t like to talk about very much is the progression of time.You can put reality away, and just remark lightly that it...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Deer harvest up from last year

Deer harvest up from last year

The extremely mild weather last week was very beneficial as deer hunters checked 72,814 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2017 weeklong deer-gun h...

December 4th, 2017 |  


What is one to believe?

What is one to believe?

There are times you want to turn the other way when you hear yet another admission from someone you once revered.As a follower of all the recent, some...

November 30th, 2017 |  


McZENA MUSELouise Swartzwalder

McZENA MUSELouise Swartzwalder

RURAL OHIO — Oh, Robert Mugabe.I hardly knew you.There you were, wielding power in Zimbabwe.I was fortunate enough to visit that country, doing ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Battles abound: rural Ohio farm life

Battles abound: rural Ohio farm life

SUBURBAN MCZENA — Last night there was some major competition at the farm on County Road 37.For the record, this is now my farm.This is the home...

November 15th, 2017 |  


The winding road to work

The winding road to work

STATE ROUTE 95 —If you think your day is going swimmingly — goals met, appointments covered, photos taken — you probably need to thi...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Weather not great for waterfowl season start

Weather not great for waterfowl season start

The youth waterfowl season as well as the regular waterfowl opening weekend has come and gone. The weather was certainly less than desirable. It was m...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


McZENA MUSELouise Swartzwalder

McZENA MUSELouise Swartzwalder

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — When you get to Friday the 13th, things going on around you can be misleading.This day dawned with the area covered by very ...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Wild turkey season is almost here

Wild turkey season is almost here

Ohio’s hunters have the opportunity to pursue wild turkeys during a six-week season from Saturday, Oct. 14, through Sunday, Nov. 26. Gobblers an...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Deer archery season about to start

Deer archery season about to start

Hunters will have their first opportunity to pursue white-tailed deer when archery season opens on Saturday, Sept. 30, according to the Ohio Departmen...

September 25th, 2017 |