Fear can’t hold progress hostage

Fear can’t hold progress hostage

Before we venture into today’s main topic, let’s clarify an item on the Drew Hastings investigation that was presented elsewhere last week...

April 11th, 2016 |  


The wonder in a kid’s eyes

The wonder in a kid’s eyes

It struck me when we pulled into the Rocky Fork State Park Campground last weekend for the annual Kids Trout Derby and I could see from a distance tha...

April 8th, 2016 |  


There’s a whole lot to love

There’s a whole lot to love

While the powers of invisibility can have its perks, it is not always all it’s cracked up to be.As so many of my previous columns have come, thi...

April 5th, 2016 |  



The remarkable Emily Davis

The remarkable Emily Davis

I sat across the table from little Emily Davis and her aunt, Pam Chaney, at the Hillsboro Rotary meeting last Tuesday. Emily was the poster child for ...

April 4th, 2016 updated: April 4th, 2016. |  


Good night, Mr. Hamner

Good night, Mr. Hamner

Other than “The Wonderful World of Disney,” no doubt my favorite television program growing up was “The Waltons.” So, when I r...

April 1st, 2016 |  


A window into yesterday, today

A window into yesterday, today

My oh my, how things have changed. And while that is something we all know, it always is a bit of a shocker to see the evidence of just how much thing...

March 29th, 2016 |  


The PC world gets rattled

The PC world gets rattled

A headline caught my eye a few days ago. It read, “Washington Post staffer says Donald Trump hit on her.”Goodness, I thought to myself, wh...

March 28th, 2016 |  


A place of warmth and refuge

A place of warmth and refuge

For the past several weeks The Times-Gazette has published stories authored by Robert Kroeger, a retired Cincinnati area dentist who has painted 11 ba...

March 25th, 2016 |  


A salubrious thing is this

A salubrious thing is this

“Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling,” said James E. Starrs, editor of “The Literary Cyclist: Great Bicycling Scenes in Litera...

March 22nd, 2016 |  


GOP’s big tent? Never mind

GOP’s big tent? Never mind

Donald Trump’s candidacy for president has, by nearly all accounts, brought new voters to Republican primaries, often in record numbers state af...

March 21st, 2016 updated: March 21st, 2016. |