Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Feeling a little discouraged? Think of Little Lou

Regular visitors to this Saturday space may recall remarks that one of the best benefits of being in this business is the people I...

Wind turbine article deceiving

The wind turbine article in the Tuesday, Jan. 19 edition is deceiving. It talks of saving a school’s energy costs. Let’s look at what...

Cemetery damage not even reported

To the people of Bluffton and Lancaster Township. I am a descendant of Ebenezer and Isabelle Parkison. This past year I decided to...

Parkinson’s is with us, but I really wish it wasn’t

I was reading the December 2015/January 2016 of “Neurology Now” magazine the other day, which made me think about how much my life has...

An open letter to Jeb Bush

Dear Gov. Bush: There are many ways to express your love of country. One is to serve as president. In your case, that path...

Cemetery damage was reported, is regrettable

Reply to the “Cemetery damage not even reported” published in the News Banner in the “Letters to the Editor” on 02/22/2016 The Lancaster Township Board...

A theory of change to believe in

BERKELEY, Calif. — If Republicans are engaged in a three-sided civil war, Democrats are having a spirited but rather civilized argument over a very...

Frontal assault on the ‘con man’

Does the Republican field have the sense to change tactics when the very nature of the party and country are at stake? Ted Cruz, who...

The age of working-class discontent

We live in the age of working-class discontent, which, if it wasn’t obvious before, has been made plain by the passions roiling 2016...

Silent precipitation

Once a month it is necessary for snow loathers of Indiana to meditate (or write about) the positive aspects of the frozen precipitation. That...