Look! Up in the sky! It’s Chinese fireworks!

So, this weekend a now defunct Chinese space station is destined to fall down to earth. The only problem is, nobody knows exactly where...

A spring quiz for baseball fans

“There’ll be two buses leaving the hotel for the park tomorrow. The 2 o’clock bus will be for those of you who need a...

Grow or else: A challenge for anyone who cares

It is pretty obvious to this writer — and I would bet the vast majority of those reading this — why Bluffton and Wells...

Golgotha — Hickory and Osage

Maundy Thursday — today — is the modern observance of the maundy, the washing of feet, what scripture notes the Master did for His...

The teenage demagogues

All you needed to know about student activist David Hogg’s speech at the “March for Our Lives” in Washington, D.C., over the weekend was...

Indiana Legislature grapples with sex education ‘opt out’

Let’s hear a faint word of encouragement for “family values,” that concept heaped with so much derisive scorn by too many liberals and showered...

Bolton’s beliefs are a recipe for diplomatic delusions

Because John Bolton is five things President Trump is not — intelligent, educated, principled, articulate and experienced — and because of Bolton’s West Wing...

The fate of the Centennial Block and the fate of Bluffton’s downtown

It saddens me to hear that Bluffton NOW! has raised the funds to destroy the oldest building in downtown Bluffton, the 1876 Centennial Block...

Revitalization leaders respond: We are trying to save downtown

The members of Bluffton NOW! (New Old & Wonderful) agree that it certainly is sad that the oldest brick building in our downtown has...

A March to remember

As we near the end of the first quarter of 2018, it’s time for this reporter to empty his notepad. ----- Students held rallies around the...