Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune created a bit of a stir when he framed his position on the minimum wage by recalling how much he made in his first job as a kid growing up in South Dakota.
Those who want to understand Indiana's rich basketball heritage should watch Terre Haute filmmaker Gary Ulrich's new documentary, "Playing for Wooden," as a prerequisite to binging on March Madness.
When the gavel signaled the start of the 2021 session of the Indiana General Assembly, lawmakers began considering the merits of many healthcare-related bills.
For the past four decades, I've covered the Indiana General Assembly as a reporter and monitored it as a columnist and publisher. What occurred on the House floor and out in the Statehouse hallways last week has been described as a "racial" clash. And I will tell you up front that while there has been racial tension throughout Indiana's two centuries of statehood, this is the first time in my memory that it bubbled up so publicly at the Statehouse.
The dazzling images of NASA's Perseverance rover landing on Mars have excited space scientists and amateur astronomers. Now-retired Rose-Hulman professor Rick Ditteon — who oversaw the college's Oakley Observatory for decades — helped lay the groundwork for Red Planet missions.
The Supreme Court decision on school desegregation in 1954 and the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955 led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., marked the first phase of the modern civil rights movement.
Recent local news and television reports have featured stories on Anderson’s all-white school board’s refusal to allow Blacks and Hispanics to serve as non-voting members of the committee to interview candidates for the superintendency. Not only do I think such refusal is shameful, it is also likely to guarantee the selection of a superintendent who may not be the best choice for the position.
Embrace hope as we mourn a half-million
As the one-year anniversary of the month during which the COVID-19 pandemic began in the U.S. nears, a milestone signifying the severity and seriousness of the public health crisis has already arrived.
There’s a reason that President Truman had a sign on his desk reading “The Buck Stops Here.” There’s a reason that a statue of Gov. Oliver P. Morton along with two Union soldiers guards the east entrance to the Indiana Statehouse.
It takes tenacity to complete almost any project in this pandemic.Candy Beard’s determination to bring her Terre Haute indie film company’s 10th production — a feature movie titled “The Text” — has been brewing since 2019. A cluster of obstacles has
In The Herald Bulletin's daily online poll, a vast gap in opinions about Donald Trump appears whenever we've posed a question about his comments, policies, actions or behavior.
I am a student of Abraham Lincoln; I can think of no better teacher. And so, as we celebrate him and our other presidents on this day, I hope ... we remember what he stood for.
This Week's Circulars
- UPDATE: 3 Miami Co. children killed in house fire identified
- Kokomo Engine Plant set to open in October
- Kokomo woman indicted on animal cruelty charges
- Reich offers hints on how he'd fix Wentz
- Local Stellantis workers face uncertain future in an era of electric vehicles
- Converse man faces child exploitation, pornography charges
- Ryuzashi Ramen brings craft ramen to Kokomo
- Police: US 31 driver caught at 112 mph
- New program offers entrepreneurs free downtown storefronts
- Howard County moves to yellow COVID advisory level