Three months to prepare for a 13-mile trip around Indy

February is always an exciting month for me, one in which I find myself more chipper and...

Surviving the telemegeddons about the snowmegeddon

I’ve always had mixed feelings about the weatherman. They all seem like nice guys and gals, but...

Angelkeep procrastination vindicated

It’s somewhat hidden by its placement in front of the windows on the back side of the...

Finally, you can pick up your next book with your news

My “quest” a year and a half in the making has landed at The News-Banner’s front door...

Who knew you needed to be flexible to own a dog

One of the tests that I never looked forward to taking in physical education class was the...

It’s not all good news, but we’re doing something right

Here’s something you didn’t know about Indiana: We are No. 1 when it comes to counties with...

Catching a breakthrough case of COVID-19

Wanderlust — that strong desire to want to travel — always seems to strike me during winter...

Wait. What words we wonder are ‘woke’

It all boils down to self-promotion, but I find it interesting nonetheless. The dictionary websites and a...

The Christmas bells rang; all is not so weary

In one of my final 2021 entries in this Saturday morning space, there were lamentations about this...

BPD cracks down on distracted driving

Over the course of 2021, Bluffton earned a reputation for enforcing the distracted driving law.