Rest in Peace Chief White

Rest in Peace Chief White

Thomas “Tommy” White of Blanchester was first and foremost a policeman.Tommy began his career in law enforcement with the City of Wilmingt...

May 9th, 2018 |  


A dog and his truck

A dog and his truck

In the years I was growing up we almost always had a pickup truck. Other than the time I ran out of gas in one, with a date, on a back road – an...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Faraway trains tell many stories

Faraway trains tell many stories

Robert Louis Stevenson reminds us in his poem, “From a Railroad Carriage,” of the beauty and adventure found in trains.“All through ...

May 2nd, 2018 |  



Finally, a documentary on Elvis worthy of its subject

Finally, a documentary on Elvis worthy of its subject

“Elvis Presley: The Searcher,” showing now on HBO, is a new two-part, three-hour documentary directed by Thom Zimny that stands apart beca...

April 30th, 2018 updated: April 30th, 2018. |  


When a relationship comes to an end

When a relationship comes to an end

When my wife said she wanted to talk to me about a very serious matter, I could tell it was a conversation that probably wasn’t going to end wel...

April 27th, 2018 |  


The old ball hat and me

The old ball hat and me

“Would you like me to wash your ball hat?” Brenda cheerfully asked me the other day.“Sure, but please be careful,” I replied. ...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Time to embrace arctic overlords

Time to embrace arctic overlords

OK, Mother Nature.You win. We lose. We have officially tapped out. Given up. Thrown in the towel. You are our superior and we bow down before you and ...

April 24th, 2018 |  


We love food; forum was great; 30 years of Homemakers Show

We love food; forum was great; 30 years of Homemakers Show

We were getting ready last week to post onto Facebook reporter David Wright’s story on LaRosa’s moving into the former Dakota’s buil...

April 23rd, 2018 updated: April 23rd, 2018. |  


Moving on but not forgetting

Moving on but not forgetting

It has struck me often in the past decade or so as I watched classmates of the late Anna Reno, and others of all ages, walk around uptown Hillsboro. I...

April 20th, 2018 |  


The men of the Flying Boxcars

The men of the Flying Boxcars

The Wilmington News Journal, a sister publication of The Times-Gazette, is publishing a daily story on the 1964 air tragedy through Saturday, the day ...

April 18th, 2018 |