A long overdue farewell to robocalls

It’s not too often that I agree with the news that comes out of Washington, D.C., but...

Markle News: 06-11-2019

Today I’m bringing you a few travelers tales. A man was sitting on a...

Reflections on fatherhood, and the blessings of children

There are three ways a guy like me can look at Father’s Day. •...

Saturday’s Sub: Marking anniversaries can make you feel a bit like a bug

Anniversaries have been on my mind this week. I was so surprised last weekend...

Just Jerry: My latest brainstorm: simplifying sports

Some of us love sports—all sports, maybe, or one specific type of sport. The rest of us...

The killing field of Angelkeep

With spring in its waning weeks, in the final month of survival for another year…

A centennial celebration of student journalism

The beginning of June each year is always a busier-than-normal time around The News-Banner as we work...

Visit Wells County? Why not? It’s a pretty good idea.

Quick. Give me a reason to come to Wells County. Well, maybe not me....

History is honored: Grandpa Bricker’s tree will live on

I was driving south on Main Street through downtown a couple weeks ago — just after the work...

Just Jerry: File this one under: I just can’t believe it

Last week Nate Roman, from Marlborough, Massachusetts, came home from picking up his son at school and...