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One more week of NFL playoff predictions as we get closer to the Super Bowl. My predictions went better last weekend, going 3-1 with the only miss being everyone’s miss — Tennessee going into … more
I come to our readership this week with my tail between my legs. Last week I correctly predicted just one of four NFL opening round Wild Card games. We had such a jam-packed issue last week with … more
To say this holiday season has been a strange one with regard to news flow would be an understatement. I've been doing this for 20 years and I've never had a slower news cycle than the week between … more
Do you have a REAL ID? I had been hearing about the “star on your license” for several months, even receiving a pamphlet about it in the summer. Never being quite sure what it was about … more
It’s inevitable when you buy the pet … it’s going to end badly. You’re purchasing a small tragedy… The words above are courtesy of the late George Carlin, one of the most famous … more
We were blessed with wonderful weather and a great crowd at the Wilton Chamber of Commerce's annual Window Walk downtown Dec. 8. Temperatures were 50 degrees during the day, making for a very mild … more
I had the privilege for the second straight year to serve as a judge in the Durant American Legion’s annual oratorical contest held at the post Dec. 1. The annual contest is beneficial to … more
For those who read this space consistently, readers know that I'm a struggling Detroit Lions NFL football fan. Being a Lions fans can tell you a lot about me. I'm loyal. I don't follow the … more
Veterans Day Nov. 11 was a special one here at the Advocate News. Starting in the morning, we got calls and emails all day from area events and ceremonies held in honor of area veterans in the Wilton … more
Editor’s note: The following editorial was written by Iowa Republican Chair Jeff Kaufmann and Iowa Democratic Chair Troy Price. It was first published by the Cedar Rapids Gazette Nov. 14. … more
Take a moment, if you haven’t already, and see our story on page 2 this week about Wilton High School sophomore Mallory Lange and her quest to help raise mental health awareness. She’s doing … more
With no football games last Friday night for the first time in 10 weeks, I was left to reflect on the recent season. There were ups and downs throughout the year from both teams in our coverage area. … more
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