Thanks to city of Hillsboro

To the city of Hillsboro:I want to take the time to thank the city of Hillsboro for its cooperation through the recent resurfacing project on U.S. Rou...

August 24th, 2017 |  


The best 4 (or 5) years of your life

The best 4 (or 5) years of your life

It was supposed to be the greatest four years of my life … at least, that’s what everyone kept telling me.That entire summer preceding my ...

August 24th, 2017 |  


Kasich 2020: Count on it

Kasich 2020: Count on it

John Kasich took to the CNN airwaves (or cable-waves) over the weekend to weigh in on everything from the White House’s firing of Steve Bannon t...

August 21st, 2017 updated: August 21st, 2017. |  



So when did that happen?

So when did that happen?

Earlier this year my wife and I were trying to plan a vacation that everyone in the immediate family could be part of. It is not an easy task when we ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


The ultimate southerner celebrated breaking the bonds of slavery

The ultimate southerner celebrated breaking the bonds of slavery

The 40th anniversary Wednesday of Elvis Presley’s death naturally prompts some comments from yours truly, a lifelong fan. But the events over th...

August 15th, 2017 updated: August 15th, 2017. |  


It’s most definitely an issue

It’s most definitely an issue

It has been an issue just about ever since I can remember – my hands and feet sweat more than most people’s.Yes, I know, it seems like a r...

August 11th, 2017 updated: August 11th, 2017. |  


Things to do in Mockmuhl

Things to do in Mockmuhl

Lora and I have been trying to figure out where to go, if anywhere, on a vacation. My traditional top two choices are the universal destinations of al...

August 7th, 2017 updated: August 7th, 2017. |  


Why not build a skate park?

Why not build a skate park?

There has been talk recently about the city of Hillsboro placing a skateboard park on the old tennis courts at the city park on Railroad Street. IR...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Our community lifts people up, and we’re blessed by it

Our community lifts people up, and we’re blessed by it

It occurred to me in the course of The Times-Gazette’s first-hand coverage of numerous events over the past week how much our citizens are engag...

July 31st, 2017 updated: July 31st, 2017. |  


The GOP had three chances to repeal Obamacare, and whiffed every time

The GOP had three chances to repeal Obamacare, and whiffed every time

If it wasn’t so serious, it would be hilarious watching Republicans try to pass health care legislation – hilarious if you enjoy the kind ...

July 28th, 2017 |