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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
Public health should remain top priority As your readers no doubt know, Montgomery County has 15 swine Confined Animal Feeding Operations. In response to some serious public health and environmental … 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
Concerned reader calls for CAFO moratorium I am a deeply concerned about this county’s lack of action regarding Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation.Montgomery County currently has no zoning … 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

We must overcome the politicizing of climate changeDale Hughes’ Sept. 25 opinion letter raised an important issue — teaching critical thinking and analytical skills in schools. The world would … 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 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
The impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are over. The proceedings were emblematic of the polarity in the country as the left and the right vilified each other, vying for title of … more
More analytical thinking needed in schoolsI recently read the opinion letter of Brock Ervin (Sept. 20). Several times as a matter of fact. The only idea I could grasp from it, is that everyone should … more

I am a firm believer in this community. I love this community and the people in it. I know that in difficult times people have stepped up to support those who need help. The Salvation Army’s … more
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