When Facebook takes control

When Facebook takes control

My personal Facebook page barely exists. I do virtually nothing on it. However, that doesn’t stop Facebook from sending messages about me. Such ...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


A salute to the OHSAA

A salute to the OHSAA

On occasion over the years I have both applauded and criticized the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA). This week it gets a big pat on the ...

January 13th, 2017 updated: January 13th, 2017. |  


Medicare Prescription Drug Plan discount

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan discount

Do you know if you are eligible for the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Discount?There are many individuals in our district who are unaware they are e...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Actors are accomplished people

Actors are accomplished people

Editor’s note: The following was sent as an email in response to a column that appeared earlier this week by Gary Abernathy headlined “Whe...

January 11th, 2017 |  


When actors are left unscripted

When actors are left unscripted

One wonders, at what point during Acting College are pupils taught that part of their job is to share their political opinions with the world?Sadly, m...

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


Words change, much is the same

Words change, much is the same

While researching a story about the 1937-38 Hillsboro High School basketball team last week it was hard to keep my focus on the topic at hand. It alwa...

January 6th, 2017 |  


The mountains we climb

The mountains we climb

Heaven’s lungs pulled my breathe away from me. I looked out from the heights and fought to keep my eyes open, breathless and spent. Ragged clouds fo...

January 5th, 2017 updated: January 6th, 2017. |  


Maleva looks into the future

Maleva looks into the future

It had been a year since Maleva the old fortuneteller had camped at the old rest stop on Route 50 on the east side of Hillsboro, and I was excited to ...

January 2nd, 2017 updated: January 2nd, 2017. |  


The true spirit of Christmas

The true spirit of Christmas

Another Christmas has come and gone, and it seems to happen in an instant. After weeks of preparation, buying gifts, putting up decorations and arrang...

December 30th, 2016 |  


White Christmas not all that common

White Christmas not all that common

After yet another Christmas passing without so much as one snowflake, I looked into some things.Incidentally, I came across this little ditty that I w...

December 27th, 2016 |