Editorials

State lawmakers not taking needed stand against tobacco products

This editorial first appeared in the South Bend Tribune. After years of failing to put adequate resources into fighting the losses — measured in human...
New jail mail policies showing positive changes toward safety

Jail is supposed to be a place where a person serves punishment for the crime they committed, not where they go to be a...
Black History Month events aid education, understanding

Americans are living in a time when racial tensions seem to be greater than in several decades, with hateful rhetoric filling social media and...
Quick takes – February 10th

Cause worth helping Looking for a good cause to help? Lend a hand with Dance Marathon on Feb. 24-25. The annual event raises awareness of domestic...
New addiction program would be positive step in treatment

Bartholomew County has been working diligently for more than a year to come up with solutions for dealing with the local drug addiction and...
Blaze reveals importance of firefighters’ brave efforts

We are reminded of the important role firefighters play in ensuring public safety with the Jan. 24 four-alarm fire in Columbus. The Columbus Fire Department...
Lack of evidence shouldn’t mean sexual predators walk

This editorial first appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Gut-wrenching stories from 265 women detailing sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar...
GOP leaders fail in fundamental task

Bloomberg View (TNS) The full story of Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election is not yet known. Nor is it known when special prosecutor...
Parents can take greater action in decisions to delay, cancel school

School districts across Indiana have to made choices each winter about whether to go ahead with classes as planned, call a two-hour delay or...
Third House sessions still important, informative

Sunday alcohol sales, opioid addiction and redistricting are among the many legislative issues being debated at the Statehouse in Indianapolis during the Indiana General...

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