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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
In these strange, dangerous times, thank you to all the first responders, fire and police personnel, doctors and nurses, grocery and restaurant staff, volunteers, financial institutions, newspapers, … 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 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
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
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
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

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 would like to take a moment to invite the citizens of Crawfordsville and Montgomery County to attend the 2020 State of the City/County Addresses on Thursday on the third floor of Fusion 54. Doors … 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
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
The Montgomery County Plan Commission has been working on the proposed addition of Confined Feeding Operations to the zoning ordinance. I have friends who are farmers, and I wish them well. My … 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
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
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
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
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

U.S. Sen. Mike Braun’s staff will be at the Linden Public Library, 102 S. Main St., from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday This would be an excellent time for people to voice concerns about the … more
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