Defeating trolls

Defeating trolls

In every article I write, I try to be ‘sunshine and rainbows,’ but lately, that’s been really hard for me to do, thanks to Internet ...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Village life

Village life

I’ll admit it, when my husband and I discussed moving - South Webster wasn’t at the top of my list.While our home in Sciotoville wasn̵...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


“I hope you are never satisfied”

“I hope you are never satisfied”

There are always dumb memes floating around Facebook that tell you to be happy with what you have in life and they all just make me want to bang my he...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Social media in times of crisis

Social media in times of crisis

My heart is breaking for the village of South Webster. When tragedy hits in a small community, it hits hard. I don’t really have the words to de...

June 16th, 2016 updated: June 16th, 2016. |  


Skin Cancer awareness month

What if I told you that there is a certain type of cancer that was 100 percent preventable? Now, what if I told you that this “preventive”...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Welcome to the Welcome Center

Welcome to the Welcome Center

As I write this, Jason Kester, executive director of Southern Ohio Port Authority, is asking Executive Director of the Portsmouth Area Chamber of Comm...

April 15th, 2016 |  


We aren’t just a strong community, we are family

We aren’t just a strong community, we are family

A reoccurring comment I receive from people, from my past days as a staff writer for the Daily Times, to my current position as executive director of ...

March 25th, 2016 |  


‘Groundhog Day’ reflections

‘Groundhog Day’ reflections

If you are like me, you may have spent the years waking up on February second and turning on your television and watching as a favorite morning progra...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Lines Lyrics Language & Lore

Lines Lyrics Language & Lore

I hope readers of all ages will enjoy my trivia column, Lines Lyrics Language & Lore! The column consists of six questions: one “line”...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Lines Lyrics Language & Lore

Lines Lyrics Language & Lore

I hope readers of all ages will enjoy my trivia column, Lines Lyrics Language & Lore! The column consists of six questions: one “line”...

January 19th, 2016 |