Words, actions, accountability matter

Words, actions, accountability matter

Joanne Freeman, a history professor at Yale University, says that we are in a battle of words, not just politics. Freeman cites what happened last wee...

January 19th, 2021 |  


My name is Scott Gallimore. I’ve been a Hillsboro resident for 10 years. In addition to theHumane Society, I volunteer at the Habitat for Humani...

January 18th, 2021 |  


A stretch pants lifestyle

A stretch pants lifestyle

I don’t remember exactly when I took to living in stretch pants full time.The process was gradual, I’m sure of that. I started out wearing...

January 18th, 2021 |  



They say I have no faith

They say I have no faith

It started a few years ago on a field goal try during an Ohio State/Michigan football game. It was a somewhat important kick and, if I remember correc...

January 15th, 2021 updated: January 18th, 2021. |  


Patricia A. Walker

Patricia A. Walker

Patricia A. Walker, 82, of Hillsboro, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021.She was born in Rainsboro on Sept. 27, 1938, the daughter of the late Ja...

January 15th, 2021 |  


What would I tell grandfather?

What would I tell grandfather?

When I was growing up I spent quite a bit of time with my grandfather. He was born in 1900. He saw so many things come and go in his 95 years on earth...

January 14th, 2021 |  


Country has double health crises

To whom it may concern:Our country is in the middle of a double health crises. One is a pandemic, COVID-19, the other is the opioid epidemic. Yet they...

January 13th, 2021 |  


Google monopoly not newspaper game

Google monopoly not newspaper game

It is no secret that Google has secured a near monopoly in the search and local advertising world. However, the impact on newspapers hasn’t been...

January 13th, 2021 |  


Biden’s job is to heal nation

Biden’s job is to heal nation

Was last week’s disgraceful insurrection and assault on the U.S. Capitol a redux of the 1814 burning of the Capitol building? In a manner of spe...

January 12th, 2021 |  


Hard to measure bag’s worth

Hard to measure bag’s worth

Dax stared at me in disbelief. I am the Treat Lady, and I had no treats. It was inexplicable.Dax is one of my regular customers. He is a young black d...

January 11th, 2021 |