Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The curiosity of Calico Cardinal

No other name so fit this female cardinal. It was curiosity that killed Calico Cat. Calico Cardinal it became, nearly from day one of...

Six Mile marking 180 years

On Sunday September 2, 2018 Six Mile Church will celebrate it’s 180th anniversary. What an amazing milestone.    At a time when thousands of...

An ‘unbelievable’ experience that is quite common

Larry Bush lived in Uniondale for 22 years, so he’s quite familiar with the U.S. 224 and 100W intersection I’ve covered for a year. He...

Welcome news as another U.S. company phases out plastic

Another major U.S. company announced last week that it will join others around the world to phase out plastic bags at its stores —...

Bobby and Sarah are getting married. I’m getting excited.

This is all starting to get serious. As of today, it’s only 12 days before Dave and Susan officially have an empty nest. I know,...

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...

Golf: Only for the brave — even the watchers

Some people say golf doesn’t classify as a sport because there is no danger of anyone getting hurt. They say things like, “It’s not a...

No, the sycamore did not get sunburned

Every summer, usually on the first really warm day when the sun glows to hot, shirt sleeves grow short. On occasion, a work day...

We’re not ‘fake’ or ‘the enemy of the people’

Covering a meeting of a board I’ve covered for more than five years, I heard a statement that troubled me Monday morning. An official at...

Appalled by health dept. inaction

I am appalled by what I read in the Friday, Aug. 17, News-Banner concerning the two restaurants and bakery cited for violations. The Wells County...