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Legislators consider who should pay for road infrastructure fix

This is a note of hope to the General Assembly’s Funding Indiana’s Roads for a Stronger, Safer Tomorrow Task Force, known by its friends...
Bring creativity to library’s Digital Underground

The last time I counted all the books in the library, we had approximately eleventy billion. This number does not even include all the...
Pence has pivotal role as Trump’s VP

WASHINGTON — There’s a hidden hand guiding affairs in the nation’s capital, and that hand comes from Indiana. It belongs to Mike Pence, the former...
MLK events opportunity to learn, make a difference

Twenty years ago Columbus went all-in on recognizing the ongoing impact of the late Rev. Martin Luther King, and his dream to see a...
Making syrup good reason to stay outdoors when it’s cold

For most, maple syrup is an artificially engineered thick, brown liquid with a corn syrup base bought in a plastic bottle. But it doesn’t...
Quick takes – January 14th

Important tool A Jan. 6 incident provided another good example of the benefit of Bartholomew County having a text-to-911 option, especially for domestic emergencies. A woman...
Should mentally ill have gun rights?

The Dallas Morning News It’s time. Time to talk about the mentally ill and their Second Amendment rights. It was time to talk about it back...
For better schools, abolish DOE

Guest column by Bruce Meredith and Mark Paige Republicans opposed the Department of Education from its beginning and regularly threaten to abolish it now, arguing...
State of history: Teaching Hoosier past at higher levels important

By Andrea Neal Although Indiana’s bicentennial celebration is now history, there is a move in the Indiana General Assembly that has the potential to preserve...
Rising interest costs will mean headaches

The Chicago Tribune Running up debt, like partying hard on Saturday night, can be great fun. But a late night with lots of cocktails makes...

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