Wednesday, November 14, 2018

On a serious note, and not

On a serious note, the 27th is problematic You have to feel their pain. We’re talking about county employees, whose bi-weekly pay will actually go down in...

Many thanks for event’s success

Last year’s Bicentennial Holiday Celebration was such a great success (despite some sketchy weather) that the planning committee was encouraged to make Parlor City...

The best place to live in Indiana (for some)

According to Business Insider magazine, Fort Wayne is Indiana’s most livable city. No punchline required. That’s the complete joke right there. According to Business Insider, Fort...

‘There’s nobody left to take to practice’

We were having breakfast Saturday morning at a local restaurant when my wife starting singing: “Those were the days, my friend, I thought they’d...

Earbuds everywhere on recent stroll through college campus

Observation. It’s a reporter’s bread and butter. One of the first lessons any good reporter learns at journalism school is to always observe what’s around you...

Cheap Hawaiian vacations coming soon

Now is certainly not the time to make light of a serious situation. However, I would be amiss for not mentioning that it seems...

Looking for people who have stories about impaired driving

I’ve been tracking the numbers. So far this year, Wells County has had dozens of people arrested for driving intoxicated on our roadways. Last year, the...

Let me make this perfectly clear …

A few weeks ago, my wordsmithing eccentricities surfaced while sharing some details from a News-Banner article written in 1957. The article used the redundant...

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...

News Flash: Researchers say kids should play outside

In what many would consider the most pedantic piece of medical advice ever, medical researchers have recently finished a study which suggests that kids...