Some advice for ‘18 graduates

Some advice for ‘18 graduates

Congratulations, class of 2018.I am coming to you via this medium because your school administrators would never let me near an open microphone at you...

June 1st, 2018 |  


Roll out the (orange) barrels

Roll out the (orange) barrels

I want you to know that unlike some people from Ohio, I don’t have a built-in prejudice against Michigan. I think there are some great places in...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Roll out the (orange) barrels

Roll out the (orange) barrels

I want you to know that unlike some people from Ohio, I don’t have a built-in prejudice against Michigan. I think there are some great places in...

May 31st, 2018 |  



God: Experience? Or just a theory?

God: Experience? Or just a theory?

I once read an account about a young scholarly bachelor who was assigned to write a treatise on the theme, “What Is Love?” His research wa...

May 31st, 2018 |  


God: Experience? Or just a theory?

God: Experience? Or just a theory?

I once read an account about a young scholarly bachelor who was assigned to write a treatise on the theme, “What Is Love?” His research wa...

May 31st, 2018 |  


City must provide public records

During the past 25 years as a community activist I have requested more than 100 public records from the City of Wilmington. Most of the requests have ...

May 30th, 2018 |  


A comeback to biscuits and brisket

A comeback to biscuits and brisket

Hello … I want to start out today’s column by explaining my absence in the paper for the last three weeks.I traveled to Xenia with my sist...

May 30th, 2018 |  


The ‘belling’ of Andy Dwyer

The ‘belling’ of Andy Dwyer

My dad, Bob Haley, was a man who always went to bed early and woke up early. When he retired for the evening, so did the rest of the Haley family.Whet...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Honoring Ohio law enforcement

Honoring Ohio law enforcement

Each year during National Police Week, we honor our law enforcement officers, and the families who support them. They all give so much in service to t...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Tell the truth and regain trust

Tell the truth and regain trust

Lies, Damn Lies and StatisticsThe exact details of the event are unimportant. I was in the fifth grade — about 11 years old.When I got home from...

May 28th, 2018 |