I really liked that old jug

I really liked that old jug

Another Christmas is behind us and I hope it left you with rich memories, and a little money in your bank account.Christmas means many things to many ...

December 25th, 2015 |  


It is all those little things

It is all those little things

I don’t know about you, but Mondays don’t tend to be my cup of tea. It is always a little hard to get out of the restful state I was just ...

December 22nd, 2015 |  


That pleasurable rush to judgment

That pleasurable rush to judgment

“I’m interested in that drive, that rush to judgment, that is so prevalent in our society. We all know that pleasurable rush that comes fr...

December 20th, 2015 |  


Despite the pinch, it’s all good

Despite the pinch, it’s all good

It’s that time of year again — tinsel hanging, cookie baking, present wrapping — and it seems to have snuck up faster than it usuall...

December 15th, 2015 |  


The president gets passionate

The president gets passionate

President Obama is not known as a particularly passionate person, at least on the outside. But a tale of two press conferences within a week revealed ...

December 14th, 2015 |  


Two words trigger memories

Two words trigger memories

If you hang around gymnasiums long enough, it’s likely you’ll have some stories to tell. Robert Stegbauer, our sports editor here at The T...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Remember what we have and why

Remember what we have and why

Nearly three quarters of a century have passed since a Japanese strike force descended on a sleepy Pearl Harbor in the early morning hours of Dec. 7, ...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Drew and the Facebook trap

Drew and the Facebook trap

The people of Hillsboro have long been aware of Drew Hastings’ sometimes controversial Facebook posts over the years, and they still re-elected ...

December 7th, 2015 updated: December 7th, 2015. |  


Christmas lights in March

Christmas lights in March

This column marks a milestone of sorts. It’s my 200th in this most recent series. What that means I don’t really know. Except that I have ...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Every dog should have a kid

Every dog should have a kid

We’ve all heard about the health benefits pets can have for people. Sometimes it works the other way around, too, especially when it comes to ch...

November 30th, 2015 updated: November 30th, 2015. |