Municipal court judge vacancy needs filled

I am writing today on behalf of the Highland County Local Corrections Planning Board. As I am sure you are aware, our Hillsboro City Municipal Court J...

March 10th, 2022 updated: March 10th, 2022. |  


Doctor says eat your veggies

Doctor says eat your veggies

Dr. Katie Takayasu still loves a “really good steak,” she says.The Delphos native just doesn’t think you should let it fill your pla...

March 9th, 2022 |  


Putin: The epitome of evil

Putin: The epitome of evil

Vladimir Putin has chosen to make a place for himself in the annals of history and in hell next to the likes of Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Pol Pot, ...

March 8th, 2022 |  



Good follows a bad surprise

Good follows a bad surprise

My husband, Peter, and I were traveling in Mexico when we suddenly found ourselves without a place to stay.Over the years, all our accommodations whil...

March 7th, 2022 |  


Jeff GillilandStaff columnist

Jeff GillilandStaff columnist

While I have been encouraged by the Ukranian effort to fight for their land and democracy during the ongoing Russian invasion, I am a bit confused abo...

March 4th, 2022 |  


Time to abandon ‘giving up’

Time to abandon ‘giving up’

The family gathered around the table for dinner last week, chit-chatting about the day and the future, when the topic of giving something up for Lent ...

March 3rd, 2022 |  


It is indeed a small world

It is indeed a small world

On a planet that has almost 57 million square miles of land surface upon which trod nearly eight billion people, it’s indeed hard to see the wor...

March 2nd, 2022 |  


Defining moment for freedom’s forces

Defining moment for freedom’s forces

What the Ukrainian people are fighting for is what we, some say, have come to take for granted — democratic ideals and the freedom of self-deter...

March 1st, 2022 |  


Time passes too quickly

Time passes too quickly

My great-uncle John never buttered his bread.“I don’t have time for butter!” he insisted. I never knew how much time butter took, bu...

February 28th, 2022 |  


X finally marks the spot

X finally marks the spot

Hey, Generation X! It’s nice to finally have the world revolve around us, isn’t it?On many commercials, we hear familiar songs from our yo...

February 25th, 2022 |