Editorials

Extra display time for Exhibit Columbus pieces positive sign

Exhibit Columbus was more than a temporary display of art works in the city. It became part of the community, an interactive showcase of...
Infant mortality: State in battle to save children

Tucked into Gov. Eric Holcomb’s State of the State address was a depressingly familiar issue. Indiana’s shameful infant mortality rate, the number of children who...
Public input aiding strides on police complaints review process

Columbus Police Department has had a longstanding process for reviewing complaints from local residents. It involves a review by police supervisors to determine the...
Van for veterans good move by county

Military veterans deserve support for their service to the country. That includes getting the medical help they want and need at Veterans Affairs hospitals. Veterans...
Quick takes – January 27th

Kind gesture Clifford’s town marshal, Charlie DeWeese, has been without an official police vehicle for four months because the one he had been using became...
Messages of MLK Day speakers appropriate, important

Rhetoric of racism and hate against some groups of people unfortunately seems to be more prevalent and emboldened these days across the United States. That...
New soccer complex plan looks like winner for all

Blackwell Park, located on the north side of Columbus not far from the city’s municipal airport, has long been an outstanding recreational area. It has...
Bill allowing ballots of dead voters has merit

State Sen. Greg Walker, R-Columbus, recently authored and introduced a bill in the Indiana Legislature that would allow the votes of dead people to...
Lawsuits not entire solution to community’s opioids issue

The impact of opioids on Indiana counties, and those nationwide, is undeniable. Increasing addiction to such drugs has destroyed lives and families, and caused...
Quick takes – January 20th

Great honor Morgan Proffitt, a hometown hero from the Columbus North High School soccer program, recently earned the 71st Robert L. and William P. McCahill...

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