Local Opinion

Worry: Misuse of your mind

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Mark Twain once wisely said: “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find...

Rethink roads

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“The measure of a civilization is how it treats its weakest members.” — Ghandi. Approximately one-third of the population does...

Letter: Caring vet staff eased loss of treasured pet

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From: Barbara Laffey Columbus We cannot express enough our gratitude to the loving, caring staff at Hope Veterinary Clinic with...

Letter: Indoor soccer facility would help local teams

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From: Aidan Whitley Columbus We soccer players in Columbus really want a indoor soccer training facility. My friends and I...

Departments’ use of web, social media beneficial

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Local law enforcement today is far more than road patrols, sidearms and handcuffs. Now their tools involve posts and likes and tweets and hashtags. ...

Residents have right to be fully informed about budget, actions

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In a democracy, it is vital that citizens be fully informed about what their elected and appointed officials are doing. Without that information, open...

Nostalgic items find new homes

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Nostalgia can be evoked by a variety of things, some of them pretty darn unusual. For instance, who can get all weepy at the...

Still time to help with United Way donation

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Generosity is one of the great characteristics of Bartholomew County residents. Just ask the local United Way agency. Donations by residents and...

Cummins profits from move to stick with project

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Patience and perseverance are two qualities Cummins Inc. exhibited during a challenging time. The engine company and the Columbus community are benefiting...

Letter: State can get jump on tobacco tax

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From: Debra Richard Tobacco cessation counselor with Reach Healthy Communities Columbus News that state Reps. Ed Clere (R-New...