Local Opinion

Debt, taxes have increasingly massive impact on U.S. economy

By Lee Hamilton As Republicans in Congress move forward on their tax plan, it’s worth remembering one thing: whatever the legislative particulars, keep your eye...
Pollinator park on idle land a sound idea

What was once a residential neighborhood for adults and children could become a vital habitat for insects such as butterflies and bees. Some local residents...
Letter: Leave power in hands of elected government

From: R. Andrew Robertson Columbus In their zeal to do something, anything, about gerrymandering in Indiana some have put misplaced hope in entities other than the...
Historical footprint: Chuck Taylor All-Stars an iconic shoe that has endured

By Aaron Miller I just bought a new pair of Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars. Yes, this is a column about shoes. But Chuck Taylors, also...
Couple’s support of Brown County arts colony commendable

Mention the name T.C. Steele, considered the father of Indiana impressionism, and one is likely to think of Brown County. For good reason. Later in...
Education coalition model for collaboration

Collaborating is defined as working together in an endeavor. A perfect, real-life example is the Columbus-based Community Education Coalition. The 20-year-old organization is a partnership...
When faith shook the world

INDIANAPOLIS — The conversation focuses on a moment in history that split half the world and set souls on fire. We were talking about the...
Letter: Money wasted on bridge’s cosmetics

From: Mike Lovelace Columbus I drove over the remodeled State Street Bridge the other day. It amazes me that the city can throw so much money...
Mutual fund distributions a risk you can avoid

Corrections, bear markets and recessions are parts of the normal investing landscape and can’t be avoided. If you’re invested in stocks, this is what...
Quick takes – November 11th

Recognition deserved Bob Miller is recipient of this year’s Patriot Award, which is presented to individuals or organizations by the Honoring Veterans Committee in Bartholomew County for...

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