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Best course still resignation for embattled state attorney general
With every step in the process, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill's status as the state's chief law-enforcement officer grows more tenuous.
Three years ago, on Feb. 24, the Indiana Pacers honored the 1985, ‘86 and ‘87 boys basketball teams of neighboring Marion High School.
Many residents of Miami County have probably heard by now of the Indiana Department of Transportation’s current effort to purchase homes along U.S. 31. In fact, some of you reading this article, may have been directly contacted by INDOT, or been subject to the “leave behind postcard” with INDOT contact information, which has caused some panic and uncertainty among homeowners.
It is election season, so we face several more months of claims about the U.S. economy. Predictably, the economy is neither as good as the incumbents profess it to be, nor bad as those running to unseat them assert.
This community's check-engine light came on last week. It was triggered by school superintendent Rob Haworth's announcement to folks gathered for his State of the Schools address that enrollment in the Vigo County School Corp. had dipped below 14,000 for the first time.
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.
The Wabash River flows cleaner today than it did through most of the 20th century, when the river and its tributaries served as a convenient sewer for homes, industries, meat processors and communities within its watershed. Some healing began when President Nixon signed the federal Clean Water Act in 1972. "Pure" still doesn't fit the Wabash in 2020, but it's healthier than decades ago.
In a past column I featured some of the early history of the Indianapolis area when the state capital was moved from Corydon to a more central location in 1824. There was no building to house this new state capital, so in 1825 a two-story brick building was constructed. It was to serve as a multi-use structure for county, state and federal business. It was located at the present corner of Washington Street and Capital Avenue.
On a wintry Saturday, the aged General, stooped and trembling, returned to the court he once ruled. The crowd roared. As the cameras zoomed in close, Knight’s eyes moistened and teared.
I walked out of the hospital after finishing the 13th of 30 radiation treatments the other night, and the sun was setting dark pink over Lake Ontario. After two years in Canada, I’ve become accustomed to the beautiful water views – I’ve begun to take them for granted, barely noticing what was a jaw-dropping vista for me not that long ago.
Twenty-nine years ago, Dustin Hitt walked the hallways of his western Indiana school, with no hint of the career awaiting him. College seemed out of reach. So, the idea of becoming an educator hadn't entered Hitt's mind.
Voices of reason are desperately needed in America's political discourse, especially among elected officials in the nation's capital.
Stunning Iowa showing puts Hoosier Democrat on competitive primary path
For 8-10 years, all across Indiana, there was buzz in political circles about a smart, ambitious young man who had his eyes on elective office.
I have one message for y’all — the same message — no matter if your political leanings are left or right, if you are a died-in-the-wool Republican or a die-hard Democrat, if you are an Independent or couldn’t care less about politics, or if you are a nasty, ill-tempered human being.
This Week's Circulars
- Woman suffers head trauma in auto accident
- Fleming can't recall details of night Patterson was murdered
- 3-year-old had similar injuries to sibling who died
- Juror's question results in second video being played in trial of Anderson man accused of murdering toddler
- Chesterfield man convicted of murder in toddler's death
- Jury finds man guilty of August 2018 murder
- Family shares memories and grief after 19-year-old dies in car accident
- Woman brings meetings to Anderson to help fight addiction
- Anderson woman starts support group for those affected by gun violence
- Anderson police officer facing 4 administrative charges