For the next decade, it's likely the Indiana Republican Party will continue to dominate the Indiana General Assembly and the state’s Congressional delegation.
You need to focus on the four areas that will impact your disciplined effort results. This column is the first installment of the four.
There are several deer hunting Facebook pages. One is Indiana Rut Report. People have lost their places to hunt. I’ve lost most of my private lands to hunt too, but unlike some, I’m not going on this site to beg. I have a better idea.
Last Thursday’s Herald Bulletin featured a front page news story announcing that a resolution declaring racism a public health threat was under consideration by Anderson’s City Council. As I read the piece, a number of thoughts ran through my mind.
Columnist John Krull writes that power, sadly, often responds only to power. That’s the reality of the redistricting process in which the Indiana General Assembly now is engaged.
When I was a little boy in the ’70s, TV options were scarce in a way kids today struggle to imagine. The first TV I remember in our house was black and white, and while the second one was color, neither of them had a remote control. And so what if they did? There weren’t too many channels to…
Osama bin Laden would be happy about where the U.S. is today, 20 years after 9/11. He wanted to force us, and Western democracies, into a multitrillion-dollar spending spree. And he sought to divide us.
The game of high school football has changed in various ways over the past few decades but, in my estimation, the biggest change is the size of the players. Some of these guys are enormous.
As we approach Indiana’s 2025 goal — that at least 60% of Hoosiers have education and training beyond high school — the commission has released its first annual report card to track progress toward fulfilling the plan’s key metrics and action items. Currently, the state’s attainment rate is at 48.3%, meaning we have less than four years left to close an 11.7 percentage point gap.
The eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides) is a large, fast-growing tree that prefers moist, well-drained soils near wetlands and waterways. These stately trees can grow to well over 100 feet tall, with one record cottonwood in Charlotte, North Carolina, having attained a height of 145 feet.…
Gene Hedin's father had traveled the world by sea. He came from Sweden, worked for a spell in South America, and had been the welterweight champion of Norway.
From celebrating your sweet 16 to the long-awaited car insurance premium reduction, age has always served as a milestone for life’s significant moments. Social security is no different.
Recently a friend lost her puppy. Her pet’s death was unexpected and, in many ways, unexplainable. Most of all, though, it was traumatic and hard.
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, an annoying early 2000s ringtone roused me from my sleep well before the alarm was set to do the same.
You can’t make this stuff up, people say, when a tale seems too crazy — or awful — to be true. Here in South Carolina, where storytelling is a time-honored ritual bound to front porches and swampy nights, it’s a common refrain, even if everybody knows that stories of local origin rarely need…
WASHINGTON — After the Supreme Court recently refused to block a Texas law that makes it functionally very difficult to offer abortion services in the state, people began to ponder in earnest what a post-Roe future might look like. There's a lot of uncertainty about which states would allow …
Can anything good come out of Anderson? From the looks of the latest class in the Anderson Community Schools Hall of Fame, you'd better believe it.
Last week’s column about a leaky boat and extracting fish hooks from my hand left room for more information. I returned to the lake with a challenge and an idea.
The Baltimore Colts drafted John Elway with the first overall pick in the 1983 draft. He never bothered to even pack his bags for Baltimore, demanding to be traded before the dust even settled on the draft. His Hall of Fame career started and ended in Denver instead.
When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic — the most lethal health sequence in Indiana history, which has claimed more than 14,000 lives — the General Assembly moved at the behest of some of the people to crimp the power of our governor.
I have been in the educational world for a long time. My professional years number 44, and, if you count the years as a student, tack on another 20. I have seen many styles of teaching and many paths to learning
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Over the next few years, governmental units in Madison County and Anderson will have close to $50 million in American Rescue Plan funds to utilize.
With too many chefs in the kitchen, such as multiple advisors, money managers, or mutual funds, it is impossible to ensure that all of the investor’s funds are working together.
After an enjoyable, but tiring, trip to Albuquerque, New Mexico, I beat out the rains on my mowing and set myself up for some fishing. My first two attempts were rained out, however, a dark sky and some light drizzle were not enough to keep me at bay Monday evening.
Although there wasn’t an official announcement, Jimmie Johnson is clearly looking at racing on oval tracks in the future to include the Indianapolis 500.
Republican-controlled legislatures across America have been working with haste and fervor to pass new laws they say will protect the "integrity" of their states' elections.
Wabash Valley school children are now feeling the consequences from a significant number of adults being influenced by political rhetoric and rampant misinformation on social media.
If local officials want to discuss COVID-19 policy in their counties, cities/towns or schools, those conversations must occur in public.
It’s been a tough year for everyone. We have been forced to live with the unimaginable amid the COVID-19 pandemic and learned how to help one another in ways we never thought possible. As stud…
Assaults on journalists doesn't dissuade them from doing their jobs, writes Nate Payne, executive editor of the Traverse City (Michigan) Record-Eagle, after one of the paper's reporters was attacked at a public meeting Aug. 26.
With controversies related to vaccines, masks and virtual schools stirred up, school board meetings are enjoying a great deal of public participation, which is a good thing.
A recent statement by the Whitley County commissioners is a perfect illustration of why our country is dealing with yet another resurgence of COVID-19.
Horrific stories came out of Afghanistan in the past couple of weeks as U.S. forces worked to withdraw from a country where they had been at war for 20 years.
In case you haven't heard: On Monday, the FDA granted full approval to the Pfizer vaccine. So what are you waiting for now? A new surge of the coronavirus?
It speaks volumes about the world today that a US president was more worried about the Taliban looking weak than about his Western allies. Britain, France and Germany asked President Joe Biden…
There really is more than corn in Indiana. The row crop remains among the Hoosier State’s top farm products along with soybeans, but Indiana’s agriculture is more diverse than you might realize.
As Afghanistan comes under control of the Taliban in the wake of U.S. troop withdrawals, Republican and Democratic leaders are racing to shift the blame in a display of political theater that ought to be fully transparent.
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