What’s wrong with the world?

What’s wrong with the world?

This week The Times-Gazette published a letter to the editor from a local resident suggesting that the amount of violence on television and in movies ...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Influence of violence is all around us

National crises cause our society to examine itself. In the United States in 2019, there were 423 mass shootings, and already in 2020, public acts hav...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Bigger, better, but not both

Bigger, better, but not both

Carrie Fisher said some wonderfully pithy things. One of my favorites is, “Instant gratification takes too long.” Another is, “As yo...

January 22nd, 2020 |  



Float your way to peace, quiet

Float your way to peace, quiet

Adam didn’t know how good he had it.There he was in the Garden of Eden, with the trees, pleasing to the eye and good for food. He had the livest...

January 21st, 2020 |  


A reason for hope

A reason for hope

When I walked into this week’s Hillsboro City Council meeting, settled into a seat and got all my things in order, then looked around the room, ...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Please hand me the Ben Gay

Please hand me the Ben Gay

As You may or may not know, I am an avid football fan. College football is OK, and I will watch it with some interest, but I am an NFL freak.I started...

January 20th, 2020 |  


One step closer to liberty and justice for all

One step closer to liberty and justice for all

Editor’s Note — This piece was submitted by Fairfield High School students Ariel Hayslip, Grace Matthews, Chaise Reffitt, and Ethan Yates....

January 17th, 2020 |  


Lessons learned from a new puppy

Lessons learned from a new puppy

A new puppy started sprinting through our house this week, introducing both chaos and joy into our home.As we’ve learned to adjust to the quirks...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Tribute to a very special woman

Tribute to a very special woman

All of us have come in contact with certain individuals, and, if we are lucky, many individuals, who have enriched our lives simply by being in their ...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Kids say the darndest things

Kids say the darndest things

I’ve always heard the phrase “out of the mouths of babes,” but I was reminded of the truth it holds during a recent Wednesday evenin...

January 13th, 2020 |