Undead lurch in dreams, somewhere

Undead lurch in dreams, somewhere

A couple weeks ago I dreamed of zombies. That is odd since I don’t tend to partake in anything in which the subject matter is zombies unless, of...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


On the topic of open government

On the topic of open government

Two stories last week spoke to the issue of openness in government and accountability by public officials, each representing opposite ends of the spec...

September 21st, 2015 |  


The old clock on the wall

The old clock on the wall

We called them the old clock on the wall, and they were as reliable as any Rolex.When I was in grades 7-12 in the Hillsboro City Schools, we did not h...

September 18th, 2015 updated: September 18th, 2015. |  


‘The same as having wings’

‘The same as having wings’

This time last week I was probably evading Darth Vader as he tried to take a “rebel spy” from our Star Tours ship. Or, I might have been p...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Well, that question is answered

Well, that question is answered

Being in the common pleas court room so much, during some of the downtime I’ve often found myself wondering what I would do in a situation like ...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Silence is golden but in short supply

Silence is golden but in short supply

“It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”That quote, more appropriate than ever in the...

September 14th, 2015 updated: September 14th, 2015. |  


‘Stand By Me’ comes to mind

‘Stand By Me’ comes to mind

By the time you read this another Highland County Fair will have nearly come and gone, if it’s not already over. When I think of the fair years ...

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 11th, 2015. |  


OUR VIEW: Paint Creek should hit the reset button

The recent controversy involving the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District and the only chief it has ever had, Bradley George, provides several lessons,...

September 10th, 2015 |  


So long as somebody loves you

So long as somebody loves you

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely place...

September 9th, 2015 |  


McClain is more than memories

McClain is more than memories

It was bittersweet to walk away from my alma mater on Sunday after a rededication ceremony of McClain High School, which was celebrated this past week...

September 8th, 2015 |