Frustrated still, I am. But end soon it all will.

About six months ago, I wrote a column about my struggles with the Republican primary for U.S. Senate — which of the three candidates...

Smile! Say ‘cheese’! (And be careful)

Here’s a did-ya-know: Since 2011 a total of at least 259 people have died worldwide while taking a selfie. Now the first thing that might...

Indian summer is climate déjà vu

Déjà vu is remembered by most athletic minded folk from the Yankees’ Yogi Berra line, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Of course Yogi...

A look at the process of requesting ‘public’ records

I’ve filed several public records requests of state agencies over the years, but my latest venture leaves me a little perplexed. The bridge on 1100S...

Can we work together? Wisdom from Canned Heat

A friend of mine told me very recently that she really likes my column on Mondays. “I do too, when I’ve got something to write...

Some teeth grinding from an ‘underserved individual’

Some things make me grit my teeth. This is one of them. State Rep. Bruce Borders, a Republican from Jasonville (a small burg in Greene...

Rumors, conspiracies and human blood (Part 2)

Thanks for tuning back in! If you missed last week’s column check our website.  Last week I explained what I had learned about the business...

Movement is starting hard, and necessary, conversations

Some people may not realize the power of a flippant phrase. To children still forming opinions and those who have been sexually assaulted, that power...

Mole death X2. Unsolved cold case No. 8.6

Two, not one, moles floated in an earthen planter partially filled with rainwater. Discovered decaying corpses explained the pungent odor at the base of...

A soldier who came back — and the history of service...

There they are, in the same picture of about two dozen men, standing in front of the Wells County Courthouse. Front row: Grover C. Sheets,...