Only Believe

Only Believe

I was teaching a lesson I wrote on Miracles to my class a couple of weeks ago and I defined a miracle as an instant 180-degree change in circumstances...

March 10th, 2017 updated: March 10th, 2017. |  


Ohio Court of Claims Provides Public Records Claims Program

Q: Where can I file a complaint regarding denial of access to public records?A: You must choose one (not both) of two legal options:1) Ohio law says y...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Giving to those in need

Giving to those in need

I grew up poor, but I was happy.I spent a majority of my childhood huddled beneath the window panes in our single-wide trailer. I remember my mother p...

December 13th, 2016 |  


The imposter and me

The imposter and me

This past Friday, my friend Adrienne and I were making our way home from dinner in Ashland, discussing our career accomplishments, scholastic hopes an...

October 25th, 2016 |  


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 |