When a relationship comes to an end

When a relationship comes to an end

When my wife said she wanted to talk to me about a very serious matter, I could tell it was a conversation that probably wasn’t going to end wel...

April 27th, 2018 |  


Letter to the Editor: Insider Wilkin has not answered questions

To the editor:“Once Upon A Time; Long, Long Ago, Truth Was Important…” It is a privilege to be an American and our highest allegianc...

April 26th, 2018 |  


The old ball hat and me

The old ball hat and me

“Would you like me to wash your ball hat?” Brenda cheerfully asked me the other day.“Sure, but please be careful,” I replied. ...

April 26th, 2018 |  



Time to embrace arctic overlords

Time to embrace arctic overlords

OK, Mother Nature.You win. We lose. We have officially tapped out. Given up. Thrown in the towel. You are our superior and we bow down before you and ...

April 24th, 2018 |  


We love food; forum was great; 30 years of Homemakers Show

We love food; forum was great; 30 years of Homemakers Show

We were getting ready last week to post onto Facebook reporter David Wright’s story on LaRosa’s moving into the former Dakota’s buil...

April 23rd, 2018 updated: April 23rd, 2018. |  


Moving on but not forgetting

Moving on but not forgetting

It has struck me often in the past decade or so as I watched classmates of the late Anna Reno, and others of all ages, walk around uptown Hillsboro. I...

April 20th, 2018 |  


The men of the Flying Boxcars

The men of the Flying Boxcars

The Wilmington News Journal, a sister publication of The Times-Gazette, is publishing a daily story on the 1964 air tragedy through Saturday, the day ...

April 18th, 2018 |  


No place else I’d rather be

No place else I’d rather be

As you sat there last Monday morning, looking at the layer of snow on the ground in front of you and realizing Easter was behind you, everyone would h...

April 17th, 2018 |  


An interesting week in local politics

An interesting week in local politics

There’s never a dull moment in local politics, and last week was no exception. Three items of interest…Gary LewisIt took nearly four weeks...

April 16th, 2018 |  


The battle was over ballots

The battle was over ballots

A road trip with my late brother, Jim, was always an adventure, and usually not uneventful.He was an ideal traveling companion — fun loving, fun...

April 11th, 2018 |