It’s time for grown-up leadership

As a nation, we have become Nero, dancing to the fiddle of partisan politics, as our infrastructure, global leadership and alliances burn. We face a s...

October 31st, 2019 |  


Ex-sports editor enjoys usher’s view

Ex-sports editor enjoys usher’s view

The fans on the third-base side of Nationals Park don’t know all that much about the usher patrolling sections 116 and 117, just above the third...

October 29th, 2019 |  


Let music work its magic

Let music work its magic

Music has always been something that I have thoroughly loved. My love of music began when I was just a young kid. My parents would sing all of the tim...

October 28th, 2019 |  



Early detection and more life

Early detection and more life

Every October the local newspapers that I oversee as editor attempt to bring our readers stories about their mothers (and fathers), wives, sisters and...

October 24th, 2019 |  


A lie is a lie is a lie

A lie is a lie is a lie

In the many articles I have written about how children become educated, a recurring theme has been the role parents play in educating their kids. I am...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


Grandparents are not cool?

Grandparents are not cool?

One of our granddaughters turned 13 this week and the topic of discussion for my wife and I the past couple of weeks has been taking an inventory of h...

October 21st, 2019 |  


A pound of opportunity

With a new hot water heater, some other needed and appreciated improvements approved by the Highland County Board of Commissioners, the success of Bar...

October 21st, 2019 updated: October 21st, 2019. |  


A night to remember

A night to remember

It is that time of year. No, not the time when autumn smells are wafting through the air, but the time when high school basketball practice is startin...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Mom’s advice about getting older

Mom’s advice about getting older

The anniversary of losing someone you love can be quite painful. The calendar date, month, or season can bring back the feeling of the initial grief, ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


No newspaper? Say it can’t happen

No newspaper? Say it can’t happen

It was disheartening to read a recent editorial page column about today’s decline in the number of newspapers, including the fact that some citi...

October 16th, 2019 |