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Dear Readers: It’s Aug. 1, known by dog lovers as DOGust 1st! It’s the day to celebrate shelter dogs. When you adopt a dog from a shelter, the…

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Dear Abby: I am a small business owner. My store has local (repeat) and one-time customers. The other day, while checking out, one of my local…

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Editor’s Note: Gloria will return next week. Blame me, I encourage Gloria to take some time off when there is a new arrival. As a Dad to a thr…

What a miracle. What complete innocence. I cannot wrap my feeble brain around it. Only God in His Sovereignty could design anything so perfect.

Yes, more toasty summer days, more water fun, and many happy hours with family pets. As I write, the latest pets are three kittens from a stra…

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These summer days really are pressing in. I forgot how muggy it could get in Southern Illinois! Thankfully, the children don’t seem to mind th…

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CIRCLEVILLE — The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) will soon begin aerial treatments designed to control the gypsy moth population in Ohio…

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Good morning from the Yoders. These quiet, pleasant mornings are almost addictive, once you get started, it’s hard to miss a single one. For y…

It was one of those perfect sunny days in the quiet countryside we call home. I had plans of working in the kitchen all forenoon but wasn’t su…

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I don’t recall ever before relishing so much those first warm sunny days of spring. After wiping so many tears from little boys who wanted to …

At the recent 2020 annual board meeting of DeLong Insurance Agency, Inc. Adam DeLong was promoted to the position of Vice President. The annou…

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I received several letters from readers with questions that got my mind spinning. Let’s each grab a cup of tea (okay, you can have your coffee…

The City of Circleville, Department of Public Utilities, has processed the 2019 Consumer Confidence Report and it is available to all of its w…