Henry County Art Center: open 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 218 S. 15th St., New Castle. Masks required. On display: permanent collection pieces up through December. Information: 529-2634.

Henry County Art Center: open 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 218 S. 15th St., New Castle. Masks required. On display: permanent collection pieces up through December. Information: 529-2634.

2020 – What can I say about 2020? Nothing that has not already been said. We have all suffered in one way or another, be it financially, medically, emotionally and mentally.

I always knew when the day came to write this column, it would be hard. I just didn’t know how hard.

Henry County Art Center: open 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 218 S. 15th St., New Castle. Masks required. On display: permanent collection pieces up through December. Information: 529-2634.

Christmas is always a busy time. But strip away the hustle and bustle, the trees, cookies, and extra pounds; get rid of the reindeer, the dancing snowmen, and the jolly ol’ elf; remove the pageants, programs, and parades.

It goes without saying how much my family and I love The Cake Bake Shop in Carmel. Owner Gwendolyn Rogers and I have become friends over the years and it amazes me to continuously watch her grow and expand her business. She is multitalented to say the least.

The greatest sermon on Christmas night wasn’t preached in a temple, a synagogue, or a cathedral. Rather, it was delivered by an angel to some lowly shepherds in the Judean hills.

A great hymn of the Church that I love is called “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.” The first few lines don’t offer the most promising words of Longfellow, words like, “And in despair I bowed my head. ‘There is no peace on earth,’ I said, ‘For hate is strong, and mocks the song of peace o…

I saw Santa at the Children’s Museum with a feather of a child pleading her case. They were locked in discussion, a confessional of sorts, as she entered into detail of her every Christmas wish.

“Miracle on 34th Street A Live Radio Play:” directed by Evan McGrew, Guyer Opera House, downtown Lewisville; tickets are available for the 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 show and the 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinee. Tickets can be reserved at guyeroperahouse.com, $12 for adults and $8 students. To hel…

Students make the grade at Olivet Nazarene University

I have known Cindy Shelton and her family all my life, but it was not until a few years back that we really got to know each other.

KNIGHTSTOWN — While reading early minutes of the Major Hugh Dinwiddie Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), I come across some interesting bits and pieces.

Over the phone, my wife was offered a $775 certificate for a cemetery plot. The next day a man with a briefcase arrived, handing her the nontransferable certificate, with the statement, “You have to use this within fifteen days!”

Wilbur Wright Birthplace Christmas Walk: 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. Some 50 decorated trees to enjoy viewing free. Donations welcome to help support the museum complex. Will offer chicken and vegetable soup dinner with dessert and drink for $5. Museum and birthplace also open free to enjoy. …