Getting serious about terrorism

Getting serious about terrorism

The actor Rob Lowe, currently starring in a new and very funny ABC sitcom called “The Grinder,” caught flak over the weekend because of a ...

November 16th, 2015 updated: November 16th, 2015. |  


When basketball was better

When basketball was better

As autumn fades into winter and local sporting events shift from football and soccer fields into the warmth of gymnasiums, I am haunted by sounds of t...

November 13th, 2015 |  


‘Cash for grades’ and being bold

‘Cash for grades’ and being bold

“Think and grow rich? Michigan school offers cash for grades.”So reads the headline of a USA Today article I stumbled across recently.My f...

November 11th, 2015 |  


Eight-legged creepies under my desk?

Eight-legged creepies under my desk?

A couple years ago I wrote about a spider that spent the summer on my back porch. It was a type of orb weaver with a very interesting body. It was u&#...

November 10th, 2015 |  


A new guard emerges in Hillsboro

A new guard emerges in Hillsboro

As we all know, “Getting Drew” has become an unhealthy obsession for a few people, and last Tuesday’s election result is not likely ...

November 9th, 2015 updated: November 9th, 2015. |  


Our View: Hillsboro deserves a chance for harmony

For the third election in a row, a strong majority of Hillsboro voters sent a message that they support Mayor Drew Hastings and his vision for the cit...

November 4th, 2015 |  


Kitchen memories and ‘important stuff’

Kitchen memories and ‘important stuff’

I can’t count how many of my memories are dusted in flour or sprinkled with spices.Food is an important part of life – and not just as fue...

November 4th, 2015 |  


OUR VIEW – Vote: This is an important election year

Elections like the one we are having this year are often referred to as “off-year” elections because there are no statewide or federal can...

November 2nd, 2015 |  


Thank goodness, it’s only Frankenstein

Thank goodness, it’s only Frankenstein

A few days ago when my sister, Ann, convinced me that I had to play a role among all the other spooky characters on hand at The Times-Gazette’s ...

November 2nd, 2015 updated: November 2nd, 2015. |  


Highland County GOP officials urge ‘no’ vote on Issue 3

In a brief statement issued Sunday, Highland County Coroner Jeff Beery said that Highland County Republican officials urge a “no” vote on ...

November 2nd, 2015 |