Another county fair in the books

Another county fair in the books

Well, for my family, it’s another county fair in the books.This morning my 11 year-old son sold his market lamb in front of dozens of generous f...

August 20th, 2015 |  


Taco pizza: Simple and scrumptious

Taco pizza: Simple and scrumptious

Greetings from Illinois.“Thanks so much, I’m looking forward to it,” I said as I hung up the telephone. I had been talking with Mom;...

August 20th, 2015 updated: August 20th, 2015. |  


I won the housing lottery

I won the housing lottery

I grew up in an affluent corner of Loudoun County, Virginia, where the median household income is nearly $120,000. In September, I’ll be a junio...

August 20th, 2015 |  



The truth about handing out trophies

The truth about handing out trophies

If this column isn’t an award-winning piece of journalism, I may not get paid for writing it.Well, at least that’s how it would be if Jame...

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 19th, 2015. |  


Editorial roundup

• The Columbus Dispatch, Aug. 15The work of policing in America is under scrutiny as never before, and that’s a good thing. The origin of ...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Thinkin’ that Lincoln is sinkin’ in questions

Thinkin’ that Lincoln is sinkin’ in questions

Mainly because Steve is such a charmer we have recently become friends with two other couples. These four people have many attributes. They are well-r...

August 16th, 2015 |  


Invalid petitions raise questions

Invalid petitions raise questions

In a bit of irony, the odd-numbered year elections seem to be the busiest time for election officials. In these odd-numbered years, we aren’t el...

August 16th, 2015 |  


The sacrificial love of letting go

The sacrificial love of letting go

“These are special days.” It was almost two decades ago, but I vividly remember my friend’s words as she wrapped the receiving blank...

August 15th, 2015 |  


Come out and support veterans

To The Editor:All motorcyclists are encouraged to show up at the Shelby County Fairgrounds Friday morning, September 18 by 8am to escort the a group o...

August 15th, 2015 |  


The sacrificial love of letting go

The sacrificial love of letting go

“These are special days.” It was almost two decades ago, but I vividly remember my friend’s words as she wrapped the receiving blank...

August 15th, 2015 |