I am so disheartened! What a blatant disregard for diversity for our school board to choose to have no advisory committee comprised of residents of color, and online poll results have 50% of the community not wanting an advisory committee with residents of color.
Last month, February, ended the traditional annual celebration of Black History Month. The month is a time of both historical reflection and the highlighting of significant achievements of African Americans.
Citizens are wanting inclusivity and top-notch professionals for our children. The demographics of the public school system have changed and new people, processes, and technologies are critical for success.
Feb. 7 was the first-year anniversary of Donald J. Trump telling writer Bob Woodward that the virus was deadly stuff, more deadly than the flu. National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien told Trump the virus would be the largest national security crisis of his presidency.
Welcome news for all Americans. President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 will be passed and money will be going out to low-income people and so much more. It will help to speed up vaccine doses and distribution will help to get more people protected. It will also help state and local governments to keep first responders on the job.
My sister and I witnessed the C-SPAN showing of Jan. 6 from 1 to 10:30 p.m. We had hoped to update our education with a current civics lesson and, instead, were horrified to see the orderly change of presidents turn into insurrection.
I am greatly troubled by the news that the Anderson Community Schools board of education has been unwilling to accept the offer of a biracial group of city leaders to meet and share thoughts about the hiring of a new school superintendent.
I recently heard Mr. Trump speak again, and have also been listening to his followers repeat over again that the recent election was "stolen" from Mr. Trump, and that he actually won. This, despite massive evidence that this is simply not true on any level.
Imagine an Indiana without the wetlands that play host to a vast variety of migrating waterfowl. Imagine an Indiana without the estimated 300 nesting pairs of our national symbol, the bald eagle. Imagine an Indiana without winding nature trails and nature parks built around isolated wetlands…
When schools closed at the beginning of the pandemic, teachers were praised for the measures they took to care for the health and well-being of their students. Here in the Hoosier state, that sentiment did not last.
I am nonplussed by the Anderson Community Schools board’s refusal to add a minority ad hoc community representative to the discussion regarding the choice of a superintendent. In fact, why only one? Why not at least two?
The Republican assault on public education continues. Under the last three Republican governors and assemblies we have witnessed an unprecedented transfer of funds from public education to private education.
Our democracy is always under attack by its foreign enemies and domestic enemies/traitors. These attacks are usually done by legislations that block legal voters and make voting more difficult.
If you think following medical experts' advice about COVID-19 is infringing on your rights, makes you uncomfortable, compare yourself to those in POW camps, storming beaches, crawling in mud, floating in shark-infested waters and much more.
Last year, for four months, I had a personal health crisis. Seems I had huge kidney stones in my kidneys, and some blocking my ureters as well.
Indiana’s senators, Todd Young and Mike Braun, responded to the Jan. 6 attack on the nation’s Capitol by condemning the violence. But, true to form, they placed no blame on the instigation of insurrection by President Trump.
I would like to say "thank you" and add a one-word critique. To the Madison County Board of Health COVID-19 vaccination team, the word to describe our experience could only be, "WOW!"
There is a great thought that says, "When you label me, you negate me." When people try to put a label on you, it is because they have no truth to offer the conversation. So they resort to labels.
Twenty years ago, Hoosier legislators took a far-sighted and important step to protect the vanishing wetlands in Indiana that the federal Clean Water Act doesn’t cover. On Jan. 25, the Indiana Senate Natural Resources Committee passed a bill that would strip those protections, Senate Bill 389.
I have just returned from receiving my COVID-19 vaccination. Indiana has within my view done a great job. Appointment was easy online and confirmed.
Mr. Trump's legacy will be that he destroyed the lock solid control of all three branches of government that were controlled by Republicans in 2016, to a solid control of government to the Democrats in his four years in office.
Editor’s Note: The Indiana Maternal Mortality Review Committee published its findings in December 2020. Of the 63 pregnancy-related deaths identified the majority occurred postpartum, and the most common contributing factor was substance abuse disorder. Accidental overdose was overwhelmingly…
When Black Friday hit this nation in 1929 thousands were thrown out of work. More soup kitchens opened and bread lines increased. A plan was created by many groups to aid those facing unemployment. One of these groups affected were the artists in this country.
After reading a few letters to the editor I find that Donald Trump lovers are whining about our local paper spreading lies about Trump. What a joke.
Regarding the recent picture of the 24 wooden crosses in Grove Lawn Cemetery that states "24 white crosses stand at the graves of servicemen buried at Grove Lawn Cemetery in Pendleton who served their country in World War II" is not true.
Before our beloved former UAW 662 President David Tierney passed away on Dec. 22 he spent about 16 or 18 months at Sugar Fork Crossing assisted-living facility.
Per The Herald Bulletin on Jan. 7, Glenn and Peggy Hall attended a Washington, D.C. “rally,” the purpose of which was to prevent the certification of Joe Biden’s election. (Note there was no voter fraud). This certification is required and not an option.
As the dying embers smolder in the mist of the early morn, the pieces of the Constitution scatter on the heels of a cold breeze. Her restoration will be tedious. It will happen one piece at a time.
In reading the Ken de la Bastide article relating to the "National debt out of control" dated 12-26-2020, I want to point out that the ratio of national debt to population is not a proper barometer of the significance of the national debt.
Our devoted politicians never miss a chance to take advantage during a crisis. In 1977, Congress gave the federal government free hand in printing all the money they think they need to control the economy.
250 words couldn't even start to allow me to express the outrage I feel toward this "paper," the editor, the Democrats, and news media in general.
I have lived my life as a racist. For 48 years I lived a biased and prejudiced life against those who are Black. Don’t misunderstand me. During that time I never spoke disrespectfully or insulted a Black person. I never committed an act of violence against a Black person. I never refused ser…
It’s over. Donald Trump lost the election. He knows it. Mike Pence knows it. Mike Braun and Todd Young know it. But apparently several thousand American citizens don’t know it. They are clinging to Trump’s words.
Measures to help older foster youth struggling during the pandemic were tucked into the latest COVID Relief Package signed by President Trump. At a time when more than half of Americans under 30 have moved back home with their parents, these young adults don’t have families to rely on and are in desperate need of lifelines.
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