Saturday, January 20, 2018

A steaming bowl of Christmas carp?

There are Christmasy things that ring with tradition but may not be the “gotta-have gift” or “go to” seasonal event. Some are best left...

Tis the season for Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’

I’m not sure how long it takes for an annual event to become a tradition. A quick Google search revealed more than 200 million...

Today’s Christmas music may not be tomorrow’s

A little more than five years ago, my daughter walked down the aisle of the First Church of Christ here in Bluffton holding on...

Upon further review by the judges, we are blessed

It was one of those quiet “wow” moments. Or maybe more like a verbal “Hmmm.” One of those moments when you realize how fortunate you...

Spoiler alert: Latest ‘Star Wars’ will delight and disappoint

No matter who you are or what you’ve been doing you likely know that the latest installment in the “Star Wars” film franchise opens...

What’s in a name? Meet John Doe

The best thing about research of the unknown is, even if you don’t find an answer to the query, an abundance of interesting knowledge...

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...

Gaining knowledge and tools you hope you don’t use

About 30 people were trained in using opioid overdose-reversing naloxone — often referred to as its trademark name of Narcan — Tuesday at Family...

Graduation requirement changes unnecessarily rushed

Earning a diploma will no longer be enough to graduate from Indiana’s high schools beginning in 2023 because of a complex and controversial plan...

Looking for other presents, I missed the best one of all

To this day, I can’t believe I missed it. On Christmas morning some years ago, preadolescent me dashed down the stairs from my bedroom and...