I’ll never forget the first time I walked into The News-Dispatch.
In this week's installment explaining why social media is simultaneously the best and worst thing to happen to the world, I bring you the saga of the ill-fated garage sale ordinance.
I've never affiliated myself with either of the major political parties. I don't view myself as a Republican, though there are viewpoints in the party's platform that I identify with. I also don't see myself as a Democrat, though I often agree with the major tenets of that party, too.
The good thing about the social media age is that there's a plethora of information available on any given subject at any given time from any given number of people.
As the editor of a newspaper, it's my sincere hope that our readers soak in everything we put into each edition of our paper. Hopefully you learn something or hopefully we can make you smile.
When I was young, we didn't need handheld computers or fancy tablets in order to receive a quality education. All we needed was some books and some good, old-fashioned hard work.
Last year, Michigan City Planning Director Craig Phillips told me that this town currently has a perfect storm of resources and like-minded people in positions of power. This is crucial for positive momentum with regard to economic development.
There's nothing good about the news that Jackie Robinson West Little League has been stripped of its U.S. championship after the team was found to have used players from outside of its designated boundaries.
I have to give you credit, loyal N-D readers. In about a year on the job as the Managing Editor here, you really kept the "Stick to sports, Parkhouse" comments to a minimum.
What if I told you that there an option to fully restore a building in the much-discussed and rising-from-the-dead area of Franklin Street known as the Uptown Arts District?
In case there was any doubt left, erase it from your mind.New Prairie’s football team is absolutely for real. No more silliness about the strength of its schedule — which I was also guilty of — or how the team wouldn’t know how to respond if it ever trailed.Coach Russ Radtke has his Cougars …