Village News welcomes new editor/reporter
Chester by way of Montana. That’s the route of Caleb M. Soptelean, the Village News’s new editor/reporter. Soptelean comes to the newspaper with 20 years of experience as either a newspaper reporter or editor. He fills the position of founding editor Mark Fausz, who plans to enjoy his retirement... Read more
In 1989, I received my certification as a cardiac technician, and in 1991, I became a nationally registered paramedic. So, for over twenty years, I did Advanced Life Support as a firefighter. This certification required numerous hours of continuing education and the requirement to renew my certification through the... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. The good news is that we are now in the month of March and closer to spring than ever before…come on spring! I am so tired of cold, yucky weather. Even if it is cold out or there... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. I had to think a minute or two about the title of this article since I was going to say “Dodged a bullet.” But in today’s environment that would be probably not be good thing to do, even... Read more

Dogpound winter tales

Dogpound January 31, 2018

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Well, not so great; one of my water lines froze up and as of this writing my plumber has not been able to determine if the line is frozen under the house or outside where it joins the... Read more
I heard a grandmother telling a story the other day about her granddaughter. She had been in another room, and when she came in the room where adults were,she had a red mark on her nose. When she was asked what happened to her nose, she said something to... Read more

Dogpound paint clothes

Dogpound November 22, 2017

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. In the last article, I was telling you about my front door painting experience. One thing about painting…at least for me…is that I get a lot of paint on other things that I am not supposed to get... Read more
T hanksgiving is a time when families gather around a table full of turkey, dressing, and all the fixings. Unless you buy a fully prepared meal, someone is going to get to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. In other words, a lot of cooking normally takes... Read more
Hello, and welcome back to the thankful world of the Dogpound. As you are awareI have been writing furiously to get ahead of my Master’s demands for the month of November. I am in crunch time, since every week in November I have something going on to make it... Read more

Flying in the Dogpound

Dogpound November 19, 2017

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful holiday world of the Dogpound. I hope everyone in the pack had a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving; spending it with all of your loved ones and eating more food that you should at any one meal setting. As for me, in a... Read more