Editorials

Just Jerry—The tower of my discontent

This week I achieved the seemingly impossible.

Angelkeep Journals—Honk, honk, honk

“Honk, honk, honk,” is Canadian goose for “I love you.” Perhaps.

Remembering Jack Cross ...

Remembering Jack Cross ...

Several weeks ago, I got a call from Mark Miller asking me to come out of retirement and do a story for the News-Banner’s upcoming “Who We Are” special...

Just Jerry - All the news fit to print in my column

With only 578 days until the next presidential election now is a good time to start talking politics. Just kidding!

Angelkeep Journals - A is for April and Attitude

March is a fickle month. Part winter, part spring.

Thank a vet for protecting our freedom to debate

It’s time to clean out the reporter’s notepad following a week of vacation and perhaps one of the more memorable weeks in Indiana history.

Acting on the public’s behalf, we tell Owen Collins’ story

It was the morning of Sunday, Jan. 25, and I brought up a prayer request at the end of our Sunday School class.

Saturday Sub — Reflections on restoration and clarification

I had prepared a rant on another topic for this week’s installment, but in light of the storm in Indy all week long, it seems inappropriate to discuss anything else. That rant will wait.

Just Jerry — Spring cleaning means sprung backs

Despite feeling frozen to the very core of my being for the past six months, I have certainly enjoyed spending a few months not actually working on my house.

Angelkeep Journals — A unique envisioning of The Tomb

Today the view is different. It is possible to look past the point where once a natural blockade eliminated any observation.

Enjoying the last few days of March Madness

The last day of March is always bittersweet for me.

There are unsafe things out there. Keep your eyes open.

I had a fairly pleasant conversation a few days ago with Steve Skiles. He had some concerns about a story we’d written.

Angelkeep Journals—The lull of garden green beans

When some things come to an end it is not life threatening nor earth-shattering.

24 hours in the Windy City

A few observations after a 24-hour visit to what I consider the best big Midwest City: Chicago.

If you see something, say something. I’m not kidding.

You know the childhood admonition, “Nobody likes a tattle-tale”?

Just Jerry - Beards and mustaches for sale — cheap!

Apparently this is a thing now: facial hair transplants.

Summer projects key to city’s ongoing well-being

Friday marks the first day of spring, and the weather these past few days has helped to remind us that warmer temperatures are hopefully here to stay.

Doing something about the weather? Moving is an option

The high temperature today in Bluffton is supposed to be 72 degrees. That’s cool — not in the sense of hot and cold, but in the sense of societal analysis.

Just Jerry—Today is your lucky day! (Really)

Happy Friday the 13th!

Angelkeep Journals—By the probability numbers

The law of averages suggests this is the week for Angelkeep crocus.

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