Of bears, dippers, hunters and autumn colors

Of bears, dippers, hunters and autumn colors

Despite the presence of hunters, we are in the midst of the peak hiking season.Don’t get me wrong. I have no objection to hunters although I wis...

November 12th, 2018 |  


‘Where would any of us be without (veterans)?’

It is time once again to celebrate “OUR” veterans this Sunday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m., as our community will be hosting the Delaware County Ve...

November 10th, 2018 |  


Delaware Mission Court helping veterans

Delaware Mission Court helping veterans

Okay, so maybe it’s not such a big deal for Uncle Sam. After all, he’s been parading Veterans Days up and down our nation’s Main str...

November 9th, 2018 |  



The war to end all wars

It was the 11th month, 11th day, 11th hour 100 years ago this Veterans Day that the guns went silent. By the hundreds of thousands, they climbed out o...

November 9th, 2018 |  


“Until the pain of remaining the same becomes greater than the pain of change, we tend not to change,” Dr. Richard Dobbins. I was introduc...

November 9th, 2018 |  


Dear Bobbie,I was told 4 years ago that I had diabetes. I am not on any diabetes medicine at the time. I was told that I could control my sugars by di...

November 7th, 2018 |  


Killed in the line of duty

Killed in the line of duty

I have a story that I feel needs to be told. A couple of weekends ago, I had the privilege of riding my motorcycle with three very good people.We, as ...

November 7th, 2018 |  


The texture of the universe

The texture of the universe

Back before I retired from Perkins Observatory, I was talking one fine day about the universe to a group of fourth-graders at one of our daytime progr...

November 5th, 2018 |  


Sheriff: Issue 1 doesn’t provide solution

Sheriff: Issue 1 doesn’t provide solution

The police radio broke the silence reporting that two men were observed sleeping in a car in an apartment complex parking lot. It was early in the eve...

November 2nd, 2018 |  


Sometimes you meet people who can really challenge your paradigms or challenge some of your assumptions that you may not even know you have. Recently,...

November 2nd, 2018 |