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Signs of the times

Dick Isenhour The Reluctant Curmudgeon A number of my friends on Facebook are posting inspirational sayings and slogans, such as: “Apologizing does not always mean you are wrong and the other person is right. It […]

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Why do we dislike water!

November 18, 2011 Wendell Fowler

When wild animals, cavemen, Druids, Celts, kings and princesses took a drink from their wells, your glass of water was part of those wells. Life-sustaining water has been here since the creation of earth. Humans […]

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Front Page News

Special Olympian is a talented titan

November 18, 2011 Clint Smith

Beech Grove resident Nick Newlon is a Special Olympics athlete, an exemplary employee, and a wildly-talented musician. But to describe this young man as a “triple threat” would be a hasty circumscription. In the face […]

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Cranberries bog you down?

November 10, 2011 Wendell Fowler

Do you slather canned, high-calorie, candied cranberries on everything just once a year? It can be quite a bummer when fresh, health-giving, tart cranberries are everywhere in the late fall. Did you miss the memo […]

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Personal Finance

I’ll take law for a $100

November 10, 2011 Steve Maple

If you’re hooked on Jeopardy, then this article is for you. The category is “Law.” The answers are at the end of the article. You will not be required to answer with a question. Let’s […]

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Chocolate lava for chocolate lovers

November 10, 2011 Clint Smith

My wife said, “You should do something sweet.” But just as I leaned in to give her a kiss, she said, “No—I mean something sweet for your column.” So, dear reader, here we are. Technically […]