From Paycheck show, Rocky has a new official portrait

From Paycheck show, Rocky has a new official portrait

I enjoyed the Mike Judge show on Cinemax about Johnny Paycheck from the “Tales From the Tour Bus” series, even though it was riddled with ...

October 9th, 2017 updated: October 9th, 2017. |  


Maybe I’m just old-school

Maybe I’m just old-school

Maybe I’m just old-school. Maybe I’m completely politically incorrect. Maybe I’m just plain ignorant. Maybe I don’t care.Regar...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Our View: Council has big issues aside from the mayor’s tweets

Our View: Council has big issues aside from the mayor’s tweets

Hillsboro City Council has some important issues to address before the end of the year. Among them is a decision on whether to join the Paint Creek fi...

October 6th, 2017 |  



Our View: Newspapers — A week to be reminded of their importance

Our View: Newspapers — A week to be reminded of their importance

October 1-7 is National Newspaper Week, a time to remember that even with all the technological advances in how people receive news and information, l...

October 4th, 2017 |  


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 |