Local Opinion

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. ...

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...

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...

Letter: Alternative option available for train problem

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From: Terry Marbach Columbus An alternative to the train problem in Columbus would be the following: Straight-line the...

Letter: News media ‘cried wolf’ on blizzard reporting

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From: Noel Taylor Columbus One of Aesop’s fables is “The Boy Who Cried Wolf.” This week’s public relations blitz about...

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...