Letters to editor
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Under protest, I will pay the “fine on Count I of $20 and court costs of $135.50” for a speeding ticket I received on County Road 700E. Having never received a speeding ticket in my 46 … more
Reading about the Montgomery County teachers visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in the Journal Review provoked me to respond, especially the end of the article which adds an Eleventh … more
I was deeply troubled by Christine Flowers’s column in the Journal Review in which she suggests that parents not “force” their sons to see the film Little Women because, to her, it … more
I’d like to express my gratitude to the community for all the support offered to teachers on Red for Ed action day. While marching with my colleagues in Indianapolis, I proudly showed off … more

On Nov. 19 I saw something beautiful. Just before noon, I left my basement office at the Wabash College library, and walked to the courthouse. It was not a pretty day — a cold drizzle was … more
This space is for voicing opinions and I would like to voice mine. It concerns the Republican candidate running for a seat on the Hillsboro Town Board and the contents of his platform. He thinks … more
I compliment the Crawfordsville Street Department for the excellent work they do. Our streets are well prepared before the bad weather and they are well taken care of after a snow fall. John … more
I saw the article about county employees possibly being able to carry a firearm while at work and the question I have is why? Why would a county employee who isn’t a member of law enforcement … more
In my opinion, the best candidate for Hillsboro Town Board is Republican candidate Cliff Wrede. The days of living in the Wild West are long over and those who have served on the town board in the … more

On Friday, the League of Women Voters’ column “Loopholes put Indiana students at risk” discussed homeschooling. Not surprisingly, they are strongly hinting at needing more state … more
February is American Heart Month, an annual event that focuses on assisting all Americans achieve better heart health. There are lots of things you can do to help your heart, like eating lots of … more
I am a concered citizen of the United States. I am loyal to God, my country and the flag. Many men and women died so that I can proudly fly my flag in my yard. I am writing this because I watched the … more
Back in the early “80s” the late Bob Summers of Hillsboro heard that the Area IV Council on Aging in Lafayette was expanding a program to furnish a means of transportation to smaller … more
This is a letter of support for Indiana teachers in recognition of the “Red for Ed” rallies at the Indianapolis courthouse on Tuesday. To the teachers of the Crawfordsville Community … more

Take a moment and imagine, a child who has been sleeping in a car grabs your hand, runs up stairs and says to you, “look i have an upstairs and a bedroom” even though they are sharing … more
The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared, For … more
As all of America watches our President address the nation on the current pandemic I was amused and concerned about his proposal to Congress to provide financial assistance to small business and … more
With the new virus to contend with, the eating facilities in Crawfordsville, need to be aware that their level of cleaning has been an issue for some time. Even when new buildings are replacing old … more
The Downstream Project, sponsored by the Citizens Action Coalition Education Fund, works to promote the effective environmental regulation of industrial agriculture, such as concentrated animal … more

We are certainly living in a time unprecedented by anything most any of us can recall as we face the uncertainties of the COVID-19 virus. We can listen to daily briefings from our federal government … more
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