The music sounds different

The music sounds different

Recently, I put a radio station (www.HerbDayRadio.com) on the air playing ‘50s, ’60s and ’70s rock ‘n’ roll music. Not a...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Importance of play in a child’s life

Importance of play in a child’s life

If you are someone who enjoys listening to people with more knowledge and expertise than you possess in fields that interest you, you may want to inve...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Ignorance of law should be an excuse

Ignorance of law should be an excuse

Not even the federal government knows how many criminal statutes exist. Seriously. The last time anyone tried to count them was in 1982 when the Depar...

July 18th, 2019 |  



A tinge, twinge and a singe

A tinge, twinge and a singe

As a practical joker myself, I know revenge can be sweet. Several names of friends, the usual suspects, crossed my mind when I opened our mailbox rece...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Lost at Fort Hill

Dear editor:Your column in which you tell of getting lost at Fort Hill really brought back long ago memories. I am now 98 and when two of our now grow...

July 16th, 2019 |  


New holiday will hang the moon

New holiday will hang the moon

It’s time to give our national holidays an upgrade. Let’s make July 20 Moonwalk Day.July 20 is, of course, the day that man first walked o...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Live life to the fullest

Live life to the fullest

This past Sunday, Mike Brown, pastor at Southside Praise and Worship Center in Hillsboro, taught on living life to its fullest. Believe me, this is a ...

July 15th, 2019 updated: July 16th, 2019. |  


It was the summer of ‘82

It was the summer of ‘82

As I was talking to longtime local radio personality Herb Day this week about the new online radio station he has created, something he said especiall...

July 12th, 2019 |  


Flipping through a lifetime of clips

Flipping through a lifetime of clips

(This column brought to you by scissors.)Here’s something we should do more: Thank you for reading our newspaper.We also appreciate you reading ...

July 11th, 2019 |  


Be fair in administering policies of the school district

To Mr. Davis and members of the Hillsboro Board of Education:I was shocked when I read The Times-Gazette article about a recent FFA outing and learned...

July 10th, 2019 |