Switching to a healthy lifestyle

Switching to a healthy lifestyle

The Meal Prep Company going strong — and in good health By Darian Gillette Matt Keeney in front of The Meal Prep Company store and van. Robert Henry, Matt Keeney, and Fransisco Alferez preparing meals. Beast Bowls from Keeney’s Kitchen. Acai bowls from Keeney’s Kitchen. Matt Keeney and Fransisco Alferez from Keeney’s Kitchen. LUCASVILLE — […]

A spring tree blooms to life on Vine Street in Hillsboro. “The rabbit hops its gentle step The lark sings lyric songs All the world’s alive again Spring rights the winter wrongs. — Jennifer Gunner

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Ah, when kids were like house plants

Some people pine for the “good old days” when life was simpler. Living in modern times is anything but simple. Young people today have it harder than anyone in history. The pressure! If a guy asks a girl to marry him, it has to be a two-camera shoot and a viral video, or it doesn’t […]

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

Clyde Beatty’s circus comes to life on a smaller scale By John Hackley Bainbridge, Ohio native Clyde Beatty gained immense notoriety in the early 20th century as an animal trainer and circus impresario. And local business owner Wade Hamilton has reignited the era of Beatty’s heyday by rebuilding a scale model of the renowned Clyde […]

In the kitchen with Lou Ann

In the kitchen with Lou Ann

Fayette County local Lou Ann Thompson enjoys being creative both in and out of the kitchen. Not only is she a cooker and baker, Lou Ann gardens her own products to use in the kitchen, does her own canning, and crochets and sells various projects. “You are creating when you cook. Some people are naturally […]

Our Ohio neighbors are creatively making many crafts in their free time: — — — Sarah Mellington-Smith and Ben Smith of Wilmington, Ohio: “The Bearsmith” Hand-knitted and customized (color, lettering. logos, etc.) bears, plus cats, foxes & more. Including Memory Bears made from clothes of a loved one. From $30 (lower based on quantity ordered). […]

Too many choices, too little time!

As times change, it seems our choices get vaster and more varied. I can remember when buying sheets was easy. Now it’s downright complicated. They’ve got more bed sizes, like California King (I supposed the Rhode Island King is much smaller. Or maybe they’re called Rhode Island Pawns). Some sheets have “deep pockets” (which is […]

Giving back in so many ways

Giving back in so many ways

CMH provides health care — and much more to community By News JOurnal staff Providing outstanding patient care is what drives Clinton Memorial Hospital (CMH) employees — and often, that care doesn’t stop at the hospital doors. From fundraisers to professional partnerships, CMH is heavily engaged in the health and well-being of the community. Whether […]

To collect, preserve and interpret

To collect, preserve and interpret

Ohio home to National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center Twenty-eight years before the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened in Washington, D.C., the doors of the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center opened at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio. The state was ahead of the curve in showcasing the history, contributions […]