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Helping to work for a cure

October 26, 2014 We’re been fortunate for the past couple of years to have been able to bring some top-quality programs to town as part of the Herald-Star, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Speaker Serie. more »»

Autumn brings banquets and apples

October 26, 2014 Two things that happen for certain in the autumn are the 4-H adviser and recognition banquet, arriving as activities close down for the year and in observance of Ohio 4-H Week, and the 36th-annual... more »»

Paws off — the wine is mine

October 25, 2014 Our new kittens are jerks. And I think the fluffy one may have eaten paint chips or something, because it isn’t the brightest bulb in the bunch. It spends a lot of time staring into space. more »»

Stars continue to shine

October 19, 2014 While it remains easy to point out all of the bad things that are happening around us, it’s important to remember that there are still good people who are involved with good things and who are... more »»

Small victories can generate big smiles

October 19, 2014 Small victories in what was a week of plain old normal living brought big smiles in the Kiaski household. more »»

Guest column/Baseball’s legacy must be protected for future generations

October 19, 2014 Major League Baseball posted its 11th consecutive year of record industry revenues with an all-time high exceeding $8 billion in 2013. more »»

Apple talk, a fashion show and more

October 19, 2014 I have the privilege of meeting many people from all over the county and on over to Weirton in my wor. more »»

Homecoming weekend fun

October 18, 2014 It was homecoming weekend, and we had a busy one. I need a weekend to recover from this past weekend. I spent two hours curling Sass’ hair, while using copious amounts of bobby pins and hairspray. more »»

Guest column/Is it possible to think your way to better health?

October 18, 2014 “Now think, men, think!” Professor Harold Hill’s desperate plea as he stands before his ill-prepared River City Boy’s Band with a broken pool cue for a director’s baton, is the iconic and ironic... more »»

Impact felt around the world

October 12, 2014 It sometimes becomes easy to take the good things in our community for granted. more »»

Having a super sparkly day regardless

October 12, 2014 It’s not always easy to have a good attitude. more »»

Guest column/Some politicians are willing to listen to concerns

October 12, 2014 You know for years, I have been hearing about how we cannot let the government take control of our health care system with Obamacare. more »»

Catching up on some special e-mails

October 12, 2014 This will be a column to get many clippings and e-mails out of my file and into print. I kept these because they are meaningful to me. See if some catch your attentio. more »»

A tale of two kitties

October 11, 2014 “What do you want for your birthday, Sass?” I asked. Our Sassy Saint is turning 15. “A kitten!” Sass always asks for a kitten — for every holiday, every year for the past 10 years. more »»

Caring in our community

October 5, 2014 In case you have been trying to find another example of what a big impact a relatively small number of people can have on our community, you need look no further than what happened in our area on... more »»

Some interesting comments I’ve heard

October 5, 2014 I’ve heard some interesting comments in recent weeks — some statements, some questions. more »»

Volunteer recognition dinner Oct. 14

October 5, 2014 At 6 p.m. on Oct. 14, the Jefferson County 4-H committee will hold its annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. more »»

Eyes and kitchen fun

October 4, 2014 I couldn’t find eyes anywhere. I was looking high and low, but no one had eyes for sale. I had even recruited Grampy Grumpy and Grandmama to help me search, but they also came up eyeles. more »»

Guest column/Lindbergh model for balanced budget

October 4, 2014 It was 1944 and the American War effort in the Southwest Pacific Theater against the Japanese was a meat grinder for personnel. more »»

Community Stars will shine

September 28, 2014 Some of you might call them unsung heroes. Others might consider them as the go-to people whenever there’s a tough job to be done. more »»

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