Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Back to school

Getting ready for “back to school” means morning routines, new daily structures, after school schedules, and bedtime routines. With the start of the new...

C.B. Stepp reunion held in Montpelier

The C.B. Stepp reunion was held Sunday, Aug. 6 at the Montpelier Civic Center. Cibert (C.B.) and Carrie (Karns) Stepp were married in 1902. There...

Peeling bark is normal for sycamore trees

Q.  We have a large sycamore tree in our yard. Every summer it sheds its bark over a few weeks’ time. I think as...

Zanesville News 08-07-2017

The Lions Festival is over for this year and everyone was pleased with how it went. I, as of yet, do not have any...

Man on a mission

Davis Rockwell carries readied backpacks from the ...

Summer hospitality

Summer is a great time for entertaining. Summer is a great time to have house guests; and to be house guests. Part of learning...

Markle News: 8-1-17

Everybody should be reaping their harvest from all of the gardening they have done this year. Not me, because last month I put in...

Garden harvest time underway

HOME (Indoor plants and activities) • Take cuttings from plants such as impatiens, coleus, geraniums and wax begonias to overwinter indoors. Root the cuttings in...

Funny things kids say…When mom and dad are away

Eva, 3, is learning when she should (and should not) say certain things. Eva and her sister Maria, 1, were staying with a babysitter...

A safer world for our kids

Summer is always a good time to pay closer attention to the children. How can we each make their world just a little bit...