Gov. Holcomb is kicking off his second term with a bold vision for Indiana's future. The governor's State of the State Address reminded Hoosiers of what's possible in Indiana because of the strong foundation Republican leaders have built over the last two decades.

State Sens. Blake Doriot of Senate District 12, Mark Messmer of Senate District 48 and James Tomes of Senate District 49 have introduced Senate Joint Resolution 14.

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We had a violent insurrection Jan. 6 at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Five people died. Many were injured. There was looting. There was vandalism. People erected a gallows and noose!

U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Indiana, must resign. Her participation in the Sedition Caucus after the deadly sacking of the Capitol by pro-Trump insurrectionists was in violation of her oath of office.

Every living American is going to remember where they were and what they were doing Wednesday when they learned that insurgents had taken over our nation's capital. Fearing that Mike Pence would continue to disgrace our great Hoosier heartland, a judgment I now shamefully lament, I tried to …

The violence at the United States Capitol was an attempt to deny the American people their democratic voice. The coup attempt was not unintended.

It’s both saddening and sickening to watch a mob devolve into thinking their rules would ever replace the rule of law. I unequivocally condemn the violence at the U.S. Capitol that we are now witnessing.

The Mission Staff sends a heartfelt thank-you to the compassionate and generous individuals, businesses, organizations and churches that make up this community. We are all aware that this has been a difficult and challenging year for those around us, leaving many feeling hopeless and alone. …

For 25 years, with the help of many, many people, I have been able to give thousands of people a little better Christmas, but my health says it's time I step down.

Ernie Davis was the first Black football player to be awarded the Heisman Trophy. Ernest Davis was born Dec. 14, 1939, in New Salem, Pennsylvania, south of Pittsburgh.

The next two months will be difficult across Howard County. We are in the midst of the largest surge since the pandemic began. The average number of new cases being reported daily has skyrocketed over the past three months and are projected to continue to grow significantly if the spread is …

As President Trump continues to fight for his constitutional rights, Nancy Pelosi has boldly announced she purposely delayed COVID relief to help ensure Biden got elected. Take a moment and think about that.

President Trump’s reluctance to concede defeat after the Nov. 3 election reminded me of a picture my dad showed me of Sewell Avery, chairman of Montgomery Ward. Avery, a renowned businessman in the early 1900s, ran afoul of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal program initiatives by refus…

Over a month ago we knew who won the 2020 presidential election. Joe Biden. He won the popular vote, and he won the Electoral College. Since that time Donald Trump and elected Republicans have been hard at work attempting to destroy our democracy.

Lisa Ellison, coordinator of Adopt-a-Grandparent Program for Samaritan Caregivers, sends this Cheer for those who participate and an invitation to those who would like to:

Nearly all can agree that it is time to put 2020 in the rear-view mirror. But we can’t close the books on what we must do to make the new year as healthy and prosperous as possible.

In his 11-year pro career, he led the NFL nine times in touchdowns, eight times in receptions, seven times in total yards, seven times in receptions per game, eight times in receiving yards per game, and eight times in total points. He was Don Hutson, called “the first modern receiver” who p…

Van Taylor, executive director of the Kokomo Rescue Mission, sends this 'huge thank-you' to the community for its generosity in a trying time:

This paper recently printed an editorial explaining Biden's challenge to bring the country together by having a platform the Republicans can accept.

The 2020 presidential election was very close and revealed a very divided nation. Americans are not trusting either the Democrats or the Republicans with a Congress of one party (unless the Senate seats in Georgia go to the Democrats, which is highly debated).

Tact means to be big, and not belittle, or correcting someone without being a jerk. It’s a fine line that otherwise educated people sometimes unwittingly cross.

Once again Indiana’s elected senators, Mike Braun and Todd Young, are showing us what cowards they are by not congratulating Joe Biden on his popular vote and Electoral College win. Joe Biden is indeed the president-elect.

Cheers and Jeers

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

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