There’s a fine line between helping and taking over. If that line could be established, much anguish could be prevented.
It is always interesting when the use of County Economic Development Income Tax funds is discussed. This past week was no exception. The county can participate in a Federal Emergency Management Agency program to buy out...
When did John Cusack lose his hair? It seems like only yesterday he was jumping off a bridge in “Better Off Dead” (only to end up in a passing garbage truck) and holding up a boombox to impress a girl in “Say...
The power of the press rests in the ability of journalists to hold government accountable, to mobilize public opinion on matters that are important to individuals, communities or the nation, and to provide necessary...
“I need to learn how to tie a bow tie,” I heard the man say to the boy who I presumed was his teenage son. “YouTube,” the teen responded as he and his dad walked down the midway at the Street Fair a couple of...
“There is a lesson there,” I thought to myself as I walked out of a convenience store Sunday afternoon. Had left Bluffton shortly after lunch, driving down to Kokomo to pick up one brother. We had talked all summer...
For the first time in nearly a year I have nothing to do this weekend.
Many a pleasant day is spent on the patio between the first and last day at Angelkeep when the temperature is at least sixty degrees. Some hours are spent, as in this particular moment, tapping away at laptop keyboard...
Another year and another Street Fair has come and gone. My notebook has a few pages of Street Fair 2015 observations to share in today’s space.
There was trouble brewing last Thursday night. They say there is safety in numbers, and I was never so glad to see that I wasn’t alone as I moved toward that trouble.
It’s nice to be known for something.
You may not have noticed, but the Bluffton Street Fair is happening this week.
I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.
The calendar says the first official day of fall isn’t until Wednesday, but for me autumn’s arrival isn’t tied to the equinox.
I apologize in advance — to my friends and family, to my co-workers, and possibly to you, the readers of the News-Banner.
There are four of them.
I’ve always thought it prudent to travel light.
Growing up in near Bluffton in the 1950s and continuing for a while into the 1960s gave the opportunity to see oddities displayed in tents along the midway of the Free Bluffton Street Fair.
When I think of the case of Kim Davis, the clerk of Kentucky’s Rowan County, I’m reminded of the genius of the Kernan-Shepard report.
Technology is a moving target.