The need for finding your dog

The need for finding your dog

“Purchasing a dog should not be a knee-jerk reaction to what you perceive as a want… when it is the need that is important.” —...

February 1st, 2019 |  


LETTER: Thankful for Highland County healthcare organizations

To the editor:My mother, Sara Wilson, recently passed away at the age of 94. We are very fortunate to have many fine organizations available to help u...

January 31st, 2019 |  


Here’s to the losers; bless ‘em all

Here’s to the losers; bless ‘em all

What do a goose and a meadowlark have in common? More than you think — if you are a Harlem Globetrotter fan.Reece “Goose” Tatum, the...

January 31st, 2019 |  



Medical marijuana: What to expect

Medical marijuana: What to expect

I have heard some talk recently in our community about the upcoming medical marijuana legalization. I was really surprised by the range of opinion on ...

January 30th, 2019 updated: January 30th, 2019. |  


Turn snow drifts into sand castles

Turn snow drifts into sand castles

Maybe it was shoveling the snow again Saturday morning, after having to move the giant drifts last weekend.Perhaps it was dealing with school delays o...

January 29th, 2019 |  


Memories of the Blizzard of ‘78

Memories of the Blizzard of ‘78

While the forecast for the Midwest calls for wind chills dropping to well below zero this week, my thoughts veer in a few different directions. First,...

January 28th, 2019 |  


Here’s to opening new doors

Here’s to opening new doors

It was nice to be in attendance this week when the Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to start accepting bids for the constru...

January 25th, 2019 |  


Fight, not flight, in tough times

Fight, not flight, in tough times

It is unbelievable — to me, anyway — that 46 years ago I was in the middle of my first year as a college basketball player at Wittenberg U...

January 24th, 2019 |  


We felt like we knew them

We felt like we knew them

For as long as I can remember, I have had a small lamp hooked over top of the headboard of my bed. It is a treasured reading companion — a compa...

January 23rd, 2019 |  


I’ll take a pass on passwords

I’ll take a pass on passwords

The computer revolution is nearing its end.I predict that in a few short years, the invention that has revolutionized the ways in which we live our li...

January 22nd, 2019 |