Letters to editor
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Once again, I want to sing Jared McMurry’s praises for an absolutely amazing job he has done with reporting on the year of sports in our three Montgomery County high schools and those nearby. … more
State Sen. Phil Boots’ office recently sent a legislative update concerning SEA 5 regarding the ability of local elected governing boards to overrule local health departments during a declared … more
I am glad the local DAR chapter dedicated a plaque to honor the veterans of the Revolutionary War. My wife, Diane (Haffner), is descended from Captain Charles Emory, who was George Washington’s … more
  HB 389 that virtually eliminates regulations in Indiana that control erosion causing activities and subsequent degradation of Indiana water was passed by the Governor this week. This week … more

I find it strange that not one person has written in regarding George Floyd’s murder by Derek Chauvin. For three weeks this five-day a week trial has been horrific, shocking, demoralizing, … more
This is to who can get another grocery store in Crawfordsville. Kroger cannot take care of all of Montgomery County. Parking is a nightmare for the elderly and disabled. Since the store closed on the … more
Simple question. The officials who wanted zoning to take control over residents’ decisions over their property are upset that the state wants to do the same to them? Ray … more
I am responding to the column you published from the League of Women Voters on Feb. 19 entitled, “For the love of democracy.” Sadly, this column contains several factual errors that … more
The remaining environmentally essential wetlands in Indiana are gravely threatened. The Indiana General Assembly is considering a bill, Senate Bill 389, that, “Repeals state regulated wetlands … more

As with the beginning of each session of the state legislature, there’s always a multitude of bills introduced on just about any subject or issue. The vast majority never move forward and even … more
This is in response to Steve Wilson’s letter to the editor. No one is trying to silence folks on the right. But people speaking in the public forum must make every effort to be sure the … more
Crawfordsville and Montgomery County have already made great strides in sustainability. With the completion of the latest solar farm, Crawfordsville will have a higher percentage of its electrical … more
This in response to Dan Booher regarding an earlier letter by Mark Allen. I have personally had postings deleted from Craigslist. The issue was that you could vote in Michigan with a driver’s … more
Thank you Mayor Barton, Ed Fain of the Friends of Sugar Creek and all others involved in the long project of getting the low head dam removed from Sugar Creek. I’ve been on the river all of … more

Mark Allen has asked us to boycott businesses and several news organizations. He alleges they are not presenting factual content and are trying to silence half of all American voters. I invite him to … more
The day I read about Rep. Jim Baird’s defense of his recent political actions (Journal Review, Jan. 15), I drafted a response excoriating him for supporting the Texas attorney general’s … more
Nearly 1 in 12 people in Indiana are living with a substance use disorder, according to the Indiana University website on addictions. This represents a devastating problem for the state: a group of … more
Big tech, the liberal media like Apple, CNN, MSNBC, Google and Amazon, as well as the Democrat party are attempting to silence half the voting population in the United States. We must protect … more
State Senator Phil Boots announced the 2021 legislative agenda the other day. The agenda has two serious flaws in it that if enacted would cause harm to the senator’s constituents. Boots … more

Joe Biden will be inaugurated behind fortified non-scalable fencing, streets blocked by military vehicles, and guarded by 20,000 soldiers. Who makes politicians this afraid? Maybe Americans were … more
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