Columns

Q: I’m already dreading the holidays. Our eight-year-old is a very excitable child and our family is expected to attend numerous holiday get-togethers at the homes of family members. When he’s included in events where there’s lots of excitement and anticipation in the air, he has a reputatio…

There still seems to be an awful lot of confusion out there about the problem of public education funding. I say confusion, but it could just be deliberate deflection and misrepresentation of the roots of the problem in order to serve a political agenda.

Editorials

For the older folks among us, a memo from state education officials in the spring of 2011 that cursive writing would no longer be a part of the required curriculum came as a bit of a shock.

Letters

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is making only its second-ever endorsement in the gubernatorial race, supporting Gov. Eric Holcomb in his re-election bid. The first time the organization made the call was in 2008 for then-Gov. Mitch Daniels.

The recycle receptacles were removed from Greentown. Recycling is a priority in my family. For more than 20 years we've used those receptacles faithfully. We live a ways beyond Greentown, and driving yet further all the way to Kokomo or Taylor, where the paper said were receptacles, isn't co…

Cheers and Jeers

Bret Schreckinghaust of Russiaville sends this Jeer for those who blame guns after every school shooting:

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