MLK had a dream

MLK had a dream

I was in Memphis in the very early 80s and had done the obligatory tourist sightseeing between my professional meetings: to Graceland where I had my p...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Boundaries and walls are for protection

Boundaries and walls are for protection

Wall has many of meanings, but chiefly its an enclosure for protection or defense. I look at a wall as boundaries, and if you have boundaries, you car...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Just Doc and Old Tom

Just Doc and Old Tom

It was strange, Doc thought. All these years. All these people. It still hurts.Old Tom had died around midnight, and Doc didn’t get more than an...

January 18th, 2019 |  



Butchering days yield yummy sausage

Butchering days yield yummy sausage

Since our move here to “the home place,” which is an Amish term used for the homestead where the parents used to live, we have been blesse...

January 17th, 2019 |  


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January 17th, 2019 |  


To our readers

Opinions expressed in items on this page labeled “Their View” and “Your View” and other columns throughout the newspaper submi...

January 17th, 2019 |  


‘The wall’ will pay for itself

To the editor:With all the financial “geniuses” at Fox Business and the White House, why aren’t we talking about the return on inves...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Stopping the madness at four way stops

Stopping the madness at four way stops

My grasp of the workings of a four-way stop are as follows: all four ways stop. On the face of it, this does not seem to be too complicated. Nor does ...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Solid waste collection frustrations being addressed

Solid waste collection frustrations being addressed

Frustration is defined as the feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially because of inability to change or achieve something. Lately, an increased ...

January 14th, 2019 |  


They think I’m a gold-digger

They think I’m a gold-digger

Dear Grandparenting: I am very involved with a lovely gentleman. We are talking about getting married, and I believe we’re headed to the altar.G...

January 13th, 2019 |