- Primus Mootry: A call for leadership in the 21st century Driven largely by information and computer technologies, our world has been turbo-charged. Those who long for "the good ol' days" can forget about it. Those days are gone forever.
- Maureen Hayden: Longtime Pence political ally stung by business tax plan Rushville Mayor Mike Pavey has pushed back hard against Gov. Mike Pence’s proposal to eliminate a business tax that generates about $1 billion a year for schools, libraries and local governments.
- Scott Underwood: Spring full of reasons to celebrate When we poll readers and ask which season they favor in Madison County, the more temperate (ahem) times of year – spring and fall – invariably rank at the top.
- Charo Boyd: When 'storms' hit, Social Security has you covered Whether the storm that hits you unexpectedly is a disability, the loss of a loved one, or an unexpected early retirement, Social Security’s umbrella of coverage will keep you protected from the harsh weather.
Rick Teverbaugh: Lions are just fine big picture
There are those who think everything can be found in who wins and who loses. That is small picture thinking. By that yardstick, there is nothing but total defeat to be found in Liberty Christian's loss to Marquette Catholic on Saturday in the Lafayette semistate title game.
- Ken de la Bastide: Politics behind annexation defeat for Anderson With Anderson missing out on the last bite of the apple for access to Interstate 69, the back story on the decision not to annex to exit 219 is fraught with political intrigue.
- Nancy Vaughan: True grit in the heartland Grit may be the new fad in education, but it’s nothing new in the world of social services.
- Howard Hewitt: Get ready to pour at Indiana State Fair Indiana winemakers are anxious to pour their wines at the Indiana State Fair. Hoosier grape growers are ready to stand alongside Indiana’s other agricultural producers.
- Jim Bailey: Pompeii movie fiction, but portrayal all too real Producer-director Paul W.S. Anderson’s movie, “Pompeii,” built a story around the famous plaster casts of two lovers entombed in the ruins of the 79 A.D. eruption of Italy’s Mount Vesuvius. But except for a few details sacrificed for dramatic effect, portrayal of the historic event itself was all too real.
- Maleah Stringer: Volunteer dedication keeps APL moving forward Volunteers help us clean and feed the animals, walk dogs, pet cats, do office work, mow the yards, take animals to events, fund raise, foster animals, transport to rescues, give us much needed money and so much more.
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