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Christmas Wishes

December 21 and just three more days until Christmas Eve is here again. The lights and decorations are up, the presents are bought and wrapped, the baking is done and…

Let’s not forget those that are close to our hearts

As many of us are about ready to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s it is time to reflect on 2012 and some of the major events that took place. Just…

Winter arrives

There’s only an inch or so of snow on the ground around our house, but there are icy spots on the back roads and when I went to the doctor’s…

Let’s give “Right to Work” a chance to work

My family held its Christmas last weekend. My four siblings, their spouses and their kids and grandkids all congregated at the assisted living home where my mother (bless her soul)…

Only 17 shopping days left

I just don’t know how it happened so fast but the holiday is nearly “upon us” already. There is now less than three weeks until Christmas and even less for…

Jody fights back after Stage 4 diagnosis

Like everyone else trying to make it in this sometimes cruel world, I know of many friends and family members that have had to fight off cancer of one form…

The ultimate threat- a Colt 45 to the side of my head

In my over thirty years as a journalist I have covered my share of crazy stories. It never ceases to amaze me, however, the reaction of some people to those…

It was a great holiday

Holiday weekends are really the best, aren’t they? And, this was one right up near the very top of my list of person best times. It was as close to…

Giving thanks

It is Thanksgiving week again and the perfect time to think about all of those things we have to be thankful for. Most of the time we (Jack and I…

A prank turns into gunfire

I don’t know what David Osborne was thinking Saturday, but I do know he wasn’t thinking very clearly. Osborne, 42, who lives on Battle Rd. in Farwell, is sitting in…