The firefighter quietly prayed

The firefighter quietly prayed

I remember the ride like it was yesterday.The Ohio River was muddy as we crossed at Cincinnati in our old Ford F-150. Our son, Greg, had recently grad...

July 25th, 2017 |  


What to do with the Colony space? Start thinking now, show up Wednesday

What to do with the Colony space? Start thinking now, show up Wednesday

What to do with the space that remains along North High Street in uptown Hillsboro between two buildings after the Colony Theatre was torn down will b...

July 24th, 2017 |  


It doesn’t seem so long ago

It doesn’t seem so long ago

Sometimes it seems like my high school days passed long ago, but other times it doesn’t seem that far in the past at all. I have had occasions t...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Dreams of Mendelssohn, Cash

Dreams of Mendelssohn, Cash

I like to periodically take stock of my dreams. They don’t come often, but when they do, I become aware Felix Mendelssohn and I have something i...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Hoping for the Parks & Rec job

Hoping for the Parks & Rec job

The City of Hillsboro is considering the creation of a Parks and Recreation district. I hope they do, because I’ll apply for the job of director...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Friday is for high school football

Friday is for high school football

Walking out of the back of the door of The Times-Gazette offices the other day, I heard a noise off to my left.It sounded like someone talking over a ...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Sad to see Colony Theater go

A friend sent me an article about the demolition of the Colony Theater. It saddens me greatly that it is now gone. Many small towns and cities are tea...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Let’s admit it, conservatives love the mainstream media

Let’s admit it, conservatives love the mainstream media

Here’s a secret the mainstream media should know about Republicans, conservatives and Trump supporters. Disjointed alliance that they are, they ...

July 10th, 2017 |  


It’s an old family tradition

It’s an old family tradition

It has been strangely odd, in some ways, that twice in the last couple weeks rescuers have been called to scenic Rocky Fork Creek Gorge to rescue stra...

July 7th, 2017 |  


The line between public issues and private decisions

The line between public issues and private decisions

On Monday, The Times-Gazette filed a public records request with the city of Hillsboro for a tape recording made of an executive session conducted by ...

July 4th, 2017 |