Editorials

As we celebrate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this holiday weekend, let's not forget one of our nation's most courageous daughters: Coretta Scott King.

Come Jan. 20, let’s endeavor to work together and, collectively, give President Trump an open mind and the chance to lead. The only way the issues we face can be solved is with bipartisan resolve.

Editorials

Monday was the 26th anniversary of the first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. So we have to ask: What would the nation’s best-known martyr for civil rights think of 2021 America?

Make no mistake, it could happen here. The pro-Trump insurrection Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol was a warning shot across the bow of statehouses across the country, including the Capitol in Indianapolis.

Three Republican state senators have authored legislation that would limit the authority of local health officers, a bill introduced in response to actions taken during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Nov. 27, 2018, was a terrible day for the Logansport community. Four children — 3-year-old Swayze Hite; 1-year-old Rhylie Hite; 3-month-old Marshall Hite; their mother, Brandi Hite; 10-year-old KaDee Huddleston, and her father, Joseph, were killed in a house fire.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with the Democratic caucus Friday to consider impeachment proceedings as soon as next week against President Trump, after a mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol Wednesday.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New York City and the Pentagon. With Wednesday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, we began the year with another day that will live in infamy.

No state better equipped to handle college tourneys

March Madness is no stranger to Indiana. Actually, college basketball's “big dance” feels quite at home in the Hoosier state.

Indiana Sen. Mike Braun won his Senate seat in 2018 on the simple platform of supporting President Donald Trump at every turn. He has done that, so it should come as no surprise that he is publicly supporting the defeated president’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.

We have the coronavirus to thank for 10 months of uncertainty and loneliness, economic hardship and emotional depression, illness and death.

On Jan. 27, 1967, astronauts Ed White, Roger Chaffee and “Gus” Grissom (a native of Mitchell, and the namesake of Grissom Air Reserve Base) were less than a month away from their Apollo 1 mission. The three-man crew was loaded in the cabin to conduct a test on the launch pad at Cape Canavera…

Indiana utility companies are accelerating their shift away from coal to produce energy, a trend that could spell the end to nearly all coal-fired power plants within the next two decades.

Editor’s note: Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. The work of Francis Pharcellus Church has since become history’s most reprinted newspaper editorial.

The state Department of Revenue soon will start processing Hoosier income tax returns. Tax season is about to begin — and so is that time of year when identity theft is most common.

Congratulations are due to seven Howard County high school seniors on being named finalists for the Community Foundation of Howard County 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.

In an op-ed last week, Indiana Sen. Mike Braun slammed the media for their collective refusal to take seriously questions about voter fraud in the Nov. 3 election.

A national analysis of sexual violence by the Centers for Disease Control found 15% of high school-age females in Indiana reported having forced sexual intercourse in 2009.

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill submitted a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court wrongly arguing that it should reverse a federal appeals court’s ruling that allowed both members of same-sex couples in Indiana to be listed as parents on the birth certificates of their children.

Kokomo is known for three things: Stoplights, auto jobs and — um — a certain gentlemen’s club. But ask someone outside the community about its famous offspring?

Volunteers working the Community Garden near Ivy Tech Community College harvested 16,825 pounds of fresh vegetables during the growing season of 2020, the Howard County Extension Services announced this week.

Rarely does a state election official make a public statement. But Gabriel Sterling, Georgia’s voting system implementation manager, had had enough.

Many of us are taught that every life has a purpose. We’re told God never gives us more than we can handle as we endeavor to realize our full potential.

It's been one rough roller coaster of a year, and it might be difficult for us to find a heart of gratitude on this Thanksgiving Day. But when times are tough, it's all the more important to count our blessings.

Indiana’s two U.S. senators, Todd Young and Mike Braun, have been mostly quiet in the three weeks since Election Day. They have not mounted the same high horse of indignation as some of their Republican colleagues in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s defeat. There have been no wild c…

Of all the forces shaping our politics today, gerrymandering stands alone as the least discussed and most consequential.

Hoosiers support the right to know what government at all levels is up to, and they believe public notices in community newspapers are a trusted source of that transparency.

As Eric Holcomb prepares to embark on his second term as Indiana’s governor, he should heed a passage from Jim Collins’ best-selling 2001 book, “Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap ... and Others Don’t.”

It’s been 10 days since the 2020 general election, and six days since presidential candidate Joe Biden became America’s president-elect. And still, President Donald Trump will not concede defeat.

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