Portsmouth mayor wrong to use “B” word

Portsmouth mayor wrong to use “B” word

You know what the “B” word used to be? The worst thing you could call a woman, the put down you would resort to when you wanted to make su...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Johnson calls for passage of Charter amendments

First Ward City Councilman Kevin W. Johnson has sent a letter to the Daily Times calling for voters in the city’s six wards to vote for passage ...

February 16th, 2016 |  


‘Groundhog Day’ reflections

‘Groundhog Day’ reflections

If you are like me, you may have spent the years waking up on February second and turning on your television and watching as a favorite morning progra...

February 10th, 2016 |  



Lines Lyrics Language & Lore

Lines Lyrics Language & Lore

I hope readers of all ages will enjoy my trivia column, Lines Lyrics Language & Lore! The column consists of six questions: one “line”...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Going Back To The Future

Going Back To The Future

I can remember pulling into a gas station when I was a child riding in the back seat of my parent’s car. My dad would roll down the window, and ...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Social Security Celebrates Black History Month

Throughout the month of February, we celebrate Black History Month. Created in 1926, this event coincides with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln on Feb...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Getting our financial house in order.

January 25-29, 2016That was a theme Gov. Matt Bevin returned to several times as he gave his first budget address on Tuesday night during a joint sess...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Watch your tailpipe

Watch your tailpipe

Sometimes the things you don’t pay attention to may kill you. That turned out to be the case on Monday when I got a call from fellow employee Mi...

January 26th, 2016 |  


Reevaluating my value system

Reevaluating my value system

When I was young, and I was young once, adults used to talk about the importance of having a value system. I never gave it much thought until recently...

January 26th, 2016 |  


Here to Help with Federal Agencies

Here to Help with Federal Agencies

We all are too familiar with how bureaucratic and cumbersome the government has grown, and citizens too often feel overwhelmed when trying to deal wit...

January 25th, 2016 |