Elby Adamson, a long-time, now retired, instructor of many through the gifted program for USD-379 Clay County School, has been a contributing writer for The Dispatch for almost four decades. He is best known for his 'Outdoor Insights' pieces, which appear on the front page as regularly as a …

If you’ve noticed The Dispatch has done a lot more local coverage in the last 11 years than it did before, it’s because of news/opinion editor Ryan Wilson, who wants to continue that trend.