Just adding to the lists

Just adding to the lists

Back in high school I spent most of my study halls hunched over a notebook; writing until my hand started to cramp; and glancing up at the clock, begg...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Our View: Hastings has earned another 4 years

When Drew Hastings announced he was running for mayor of Hillsboro four years ago, one frequent question was whether the stand-up comedian would take ...

October 20th, 2015 |  


Wisdom is wisdom no matter the source

Wisdom is wisdom no matter the source

One of my favorite movies is the 1986 “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”The film has stuck with me for a number of reasons, one of those be...

October 20th, 2015 |  


Our View: Marijuana – Vote no on Issue 3

Voters in Highland County and across Ohio are being asked this year to approve a constitutional amendment that would legalize the personal and medical...

October 19th, 2015 |  


How to get questions answered

How to get questions answered

Many of you know that the new “smartphone” devices are our mobile gateways to Facebook, Twitter, email, instant messaging, videos, mapping...

October 19th, 2015 |  


Garage keepsakes spin a tale

Garage keepsakes spin a tale

In my garage sits an old table. It has a small round top with a drawer underneath and has been used for many things, but mostly it serves as a reminde...

October 16th, 2015 |  


Zombies and our ‘rainbow of chaos’

Zombies and our ‘rainbow of chaos’

How long did it take to get to October?The logical answer? About 39 weeks, or 273 days, ago. (Thank you, Internet).Thirty-nine weeks … 273 days ...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Doing what’s best is not always easy

Doing what’s best is not always easy

Being a parent, to say the very least, is a rollercoaster ride filled with unexpected twists and turns and innumerable ups and downs. But it’s a...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Term limits, Tom Horst, plaza meetings

Term limits, Tom Horst, plaza meetings

A few political tidbits this week…Downside of term limitsIssue 1, a statewide ballot initiative, would change the way state legislative district...

October 12th, 2015 updated: October 12th, 2015. |  


I still can’t tell you why

I still can’t tell you why

For some reason I decided a little more than three decades ago to try my hand at umpiring adult slo-pitch softball games. Before I knew it 18 years an...

October 9th, 2015 |