The Three Wise Men were my favorite pieces of the plaster of Paris nativity set placed on top of the rabbit-eared Philco TV in childhood years.
I am writing this column in an effort to appropriately thank The News-Banner, express my gratitude for the opportunity I was given this semester, and to share the lessons I learned inside and outside of the journalism...
It seems as if each year goes a little faster than the previous.
Concerning the Adams Street and 200 South intersection:
There were five of us sitting around the dinner table Sunday afternoon — me, my wife, my daughter, my sister, and my brother-in-law.
Sure. We all know Christmas is less than two weeks away, but there are plenty of other things to celebrate in the meantime. Not that we want to take anything away from December 25. Heavens (literally?), no. But these...
It’s that time of year again.
In about four weeks — around the same time Hoosier students return to school after winter break — state legislators will be back in Indianapolis to begin the next legislative session.
I had an old lesson reinforced last week. I have to pay attention at the end of meetings. I need to hang around for the official adjournment.
It is difficult to put a finger on exactly where the wind farm issues are in Wells County.
‘Tis the season to be disinfected, fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la.
The surest way to enjoy a December’s “White Christmas” in this area would be to attend one of the performances in Bluffton by the Wells Community Theater in the lower level of the Arts Commerce and Visitors Centre...
For what it’s worth, I hereby declare the Christmas music season open.
As family situations evolve, we found ourselves — for the first time in 40-some years of marriage and come to think of it, the preceding 20 years of youth — with no plans or places to be for a traditional...
Santa’s mailbox is waiting for your letters in my yard at 122 W. Wiley Ave. Put your letters in Santa’s mailbox, make sure you put your complete name and address in your letter so Santa can write back to you. He...
While many of you were fast asleep in your beds last night, no doubt in something akin to a turkey-induced coma, I was very, very busy.
Score another one for the quality of life in Bluffton and Wells County.
Had a visitor a couple weeks ago who accompanied me to a meeting at the Arts, Commerce and Visitors Centre. He was impressed.
I would like say a big “Thank You” to everyone who contributed to the success of our 4th annual Dan Weldy Boys & Girls Club Chili Cook-Off.
Bluffton received just a few inches of snow this week, which was more than enough to last us all year, in my opinion, which brought forth a deluge of photos on social media of blanketed patio furniture.