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Understanding the Importance of Independence Day
History, Lifestyle

Understanding the Importance of Independence Day

We all celebrate it, but do we know why we do? Many people think it’s because that is the day we received our Independence from England, but that’s not the entire reason. From 1776 to the present day, the Fourth of July has been celebrated as the birthplace of American independence with fireworks, parades, and…

Clark County Park District Has Programs Galore
Around Town, Education, Entertainment, History, Lifestyle, Local, Local Entertainment

Clark County Park District Has Programs Galore

The Clark County Park District encourages local citizens to get out and enjoy nature as the winter weather fades away and spring is right around the corner. There are endless activities to enjoy at the parks all around Clark County including things like exploring trails, observing birds returning to the area after flying south for…

Heritage Center a Blast from the Past
Around Town, Business, Education, History, Local Business, News

Heritage Center a Blast from the Past

The Clark County Historical Society (CCHS) has written their own unique chapter in Ohio’s history. Their formation and subsequent activities predate almost all other historical institutions in the State, including the Ohio Historical Society. One of their more visible projects is The Heritage Center (THC), a non-profit museum located in downtown Springfield at 117 S….

Black History Month Profile: Morgan a Famous Inventor
History, Lifestyle

Black History Month Profile: Morgan a Famous Inventor

Garrett Morgan, born March 4, 1877, was the seventh of 11 children born to Elizabeth (Reed) Morgan, a woman of African American and Native American descent, the daughter of Baptist minister Rev. Garrett Reed, in Paris, Kentucky. His father, Sydney Morgan, was the mixed-race son and former slave of Confederate Colonel John Hunt Morgan, of…

Words of Wisdom

 

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career, I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and I missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

— Michael Jordan

 

 

“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”

Oprah Winfrey

 

“Remember no one can make you feel inferior in life without your consent.”

— Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

— Stephen Covey

 

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

— Ronald Reagan

 

 

 

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