We sure had fun back then

We sure had fun back then

When the work phone rang the other day I picked it up to find a polite man on the other end. His name was Dick Rehark and he lives in Fairfield. He ha...

May 20th, 2016 |  


For the benefit of all

For the benefit of all

Serving others is something that is a common theme in the Bible, in the church, and with the more than 30,000 Rotary clubs across the globe.I think a ...

May 17th, 2016 |  


Our View: Time to fish or cut bait in Hastings case

The criminal investigation into Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings began in mid-December of last year, meaning it has plugged along for five months. ItR...

May 17th, 2016 |  



Frankenstein Meets The Donald

Frankenstein Meets The Donald

Dr. Frankenstein was adding a chapter to his latest scientific journal, “Think Brain Transplants Are Impossible? Let Me Change Your Mind,”...

May 16th, 2016 updated: May 16th, 2016. |  


Just blame it on the van

Just blame it on the van

For the past few weeks an extra vehicle has been parked in my driveway. It’s not an unfamiliar vehicle. In fact, for the past four-plus years yo...

May 13th, 2016 |  


Peanut butter, a perfect pairing

Peanut butter, a perfect pairing

I’ve talked before about my intense love of chocolate, but I don’t know that I have ever discussed my deep affection for peanut butter. In...

May 10th, 2016 |  


The jealous lovers of the GOP

The jealous lovers of the GOP

In the wake of Donald Trump becoming the presumptive presidential nominee of the Republican Party, nonsensical rants abound from heretofore logical mi...

May 9th, 2016 updated: May 9th, 2016. |  


Yes, honey, I will be there

Yes, honey, I will be there

It was a Sunday afternoon and my wife and I had been out for the weekend without kids. We were on the way home when a sudden burst of laughter broke t...

May 6th, 2016 |  


The darkness in Pike County

The darkness in Pike County

“In the darkest part of night, probably dressed in dark clothes, dark men did a dark, dark deed, bringing us to this place today, leading to our...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Trump, Hastings & the ‘Never’ crowds

Trump, Hastings & the ‘Never’ crowds

Ever since Donald Trump got into the presidential race, the parallels between Trump on the national level and Drew Hastings on the local level have al...

May 2nd, 2016 updated: May 2nd, 2016. |