Women athletes deserve credit they are due

Women athletes deserve credit they are due

Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszú, aka the “Iron Lady,” swam the race of her life on Aug. 6, claiming Olympic gold and shattering a wo...

August 19th, 2016 |  


We count on the mail

I got the mail today. A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that w...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Camp iRock is a true blessing

Camp iRock is a true blessing

I simply can’t believe it. After a year of planning, recruiting, fundraising … with a little anxiety thrown in … Camp iRock is over....

August 5th, 2016 |  


Give baseball the credit it’s due

Give baseball the credit it’s due

Recently, I was asked to cover the Big League World Series, an assignment to which I readily agreed. I’d never covered baseball before, but I kn...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Pumpkin spiced coffee, football and politics

Pumpkin spiced coffee, football and politics

The first week of August has arrived, which means it’s time to begin preparing for fall and all the wonderful things that come with it. Things l...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Addiction is no laughing matter

Addiction is no laughing matter

My sister-in-law posted an old photograph that she had found of my brother on Facebook a few days ago … and it broke my heart. Not a normal reac...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Looking back brings a chuckle or four

Looking back brings a chuckle or four

As is my custom during the closing days of July, I talk about my mother as we celebrated another birthday for the most loved woman in my life.That isn...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Nintendo, you have my full attention

Nintendo, you have my full attention

By nature, I’ve never been a very materialistic person. I shop at second-hand stores and yard sales for my household decor and I buy generic bra...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Hindsight is 20/20 — especially when lives are at stake

Hindsight is 20/20 — especially when lives are at stake

When you’re in the business of reporting the news, you can never really take a vacation. The phone still rings, the emails still come in and Fac...

July 15th, 2016 |  


All lives matter — we need to remember that

All lives matter — we need to remember that

I told my friend I admired and respected him very much as a Christian, father, husband, and community leader. I did not intend to offend him, but aske...

July 13th, 2016 |