I’m sorry if you offended me

I’m sorry if you offended me

I’m sorry if you’ve ever said something offensive about me and I didn’t notice.I’m sure that’s happened, and the more ti...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


No, it shouldn’t be that way

No, it shouldn’t be that way

When my office phone line rang the other day it was a slow news day, and I was hoping someone might be calling with a story idea.Instead, the elderly-...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Murphy Theatre a community treasure

Murphy Theatre a community treasure

Mary Lou Sprowle, a former Wilmington resident, loves the Murphy Theatre. During her Wilmington years, she lived just down the street near the old Gre...

September 27th, 2017 |  



Another sequel; Trump v. the NFL; Skyping with future journalists

Another sequel; Trump v. the NFL; Skyping with future journalists

More sequelsAfter Drew Hastings’ trial ended last November with his acquittal, I don’t know about you, but I was exhausted with five years...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Community came together over passing of Dylan Trefz

To the editor:I just wanted to sit down and write a few words concerning the passing of Dylan Trefz. What a tragedy, but what a blessing to see a smal...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Reflections, 16 years later …

Reflections, 16 years later …

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil for you are with me.” In his address to a nation in shock af...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Surprise – Trump’s not a Republican or a Democrat, he’s a dealmaker

Surprise – Trump’s not a Republican or a Democrat, he’s a dealmaker

Both during the presidential campaign and during his first few months in office, President Trump said that if necessary he would cut deals with the De...

September 11th, 2017 updated: September 12th, 2017. |  


We are a nation that dreams

We are a nation that dreams

The year was 1980. A man stood on a platform before a crowd and spoke words that would reverberate across a generation.“For the first time in ou...

September 5th, 2017 |  


New HPD chief coming from outside probably a good idea

New HPD chief coming from outside probably a good idea

It looks like the next permanent chief of the Hillsboro Police Department will come from outside the ranks of the department.Sgt. Steve Browder resign...

September 4th, 2017 |  


The big fight brought memories

The big fight brought memories

As I was driving home from Columbus last Saturday I received a phone call from my wife. It was a typical call, asking how the day had gone and such, t...

September 1st, 2017 |