Saturday Sub: He’s hit the mother lode of Camp No. 13

Although I wouldn’t call myself a “history buff,” I have done a fair amount of reading on World War II and the revolutionary period...

Apparently, I got a raise and didn’t know it

According to the federal government I got a significant raise last year. Funny thing is, I never noticed. According to data recently released by the U.S....

Finally! Fine fall fair fare

I can’t believe I ate the whole thing, right after the other whole thing. When attending the Bluffton Street Fair in fine fare weather,...

Annual festivals that arouse curiosity

One of many reasons it’s so pleasant to call northeast Indiana home is the abundance of annual festivals, fairs, parades and other cultural events...

Let’s have a lot of fun, and make a little money

Starting last night, the No. 1 sound in downtown Bluffton was the hum of economic activity. The Street Fair is a well-choreographed dance when it...

County Council on the right track; more could be done

Back in June, I put aside a copy of The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. The front page headline: “Pay raises lagging in area, study...

And now, let the countdown begin …

My favorite part of the Bluffton Street Fair is not getting the regular countdown notices from Joe Ayers about Bluffton Street Fair. Just kidding — ...

Snorted at by a female — what’s that mean?

No, it was not Gwen. She’s all-forgiving, definitely not a snorter. But the snorting female story would be amiss, if not told “from the very...

One week away from the best five days of the year

As we get closer to celebrating Bluffton’s annual fall festival, it seems only right to dedicate today’s column to building excitement for the Street...

Sometimes, good things do happen to good people

A week ago last Friday, I went to Indianapolis to see Chris Goff’s formal robing ceremony as he joined the Indiana Supreme Court. There...