Letter to the Editor

Saving lives: Become an organ donor todayThe Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was founded in April 1986 when residents of Blooming...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Tuesday, April 11, the 101st day of 2017. There are 264 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On April 11, 1947, Jackie R...

April 11th, 2017 |  


New ‘red line’ crossed

So where do you suppose President Trump’s “red line” is in Syria?What is believed to be the worst chemical weapons attack since 2013...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Bill O’Reilly’s alleged escapades, hmmm

Bill O’Reilly most likely can afford to retire and he probably should be thinking about it before he spends all of his life savings on settling ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


The presence of faith within community

The presence of faith within community

The idea of faith within any community usually leads to thoughts about various types of churches and this can definitely be a part of it, however, if ...

April 9th, 2017 |  


More than clothes or a rabbit’s wiggly nose

More than clothes or a rabbit’s wiggly nose

Easter is upon us!Have you noticed how the holidays have gone from celebrating a person or event to a lot of, well, not celebrating an individual or e...

April 9th, 2017 |  


Hype about coloring for adults

Hype about coloring for adults

Some readers know that I use Blackboard Collaborate (on-line, real time) to teach telecommunication employees (AT&T, Avaya, Alcatel-Lucent) from a...

April 8th, 2017 |  


Team TKO ready to fight diabetes again

Team TKO ready to fight diabetes again

For the last five years, our grandson, Tyler Kane Ochs (TKO), along with his family and friends, have participated in the annual Step Out Walk to Stop...

April 8th, 2017 |  


McConnell reaps harvest of division

Call it poetic justice or political karma — the master Mitch McConnell may soon destroy one of his favorite weapons of mass obstruction.To overc...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Making ax work an art form

Making ax work an art form

These days we don’t think much about axes. They’re kinda old fashioned and they are too closely associated with manual labor for them to b...

April 7th, 2017 |