Letters to editor
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There are many unwritten rules in society, but one particular rule really gets under my skin. In Crawfordsville, citizens, blue collar workers and white collar workers, pay for coffee at convenience … more
I am writing to express my appreciation for the staff at Franciscan Hospital in Crawfordsville and Franciscan Hospital in Lafayette. On Jan. 2, 2023, my wife had an emergency and I had to rush her to … more
Recently I received a letter from the office of Congressman Jim Baird noting that “Inflation is over 14% in Indiana.” I was quite surprised to read this, as the most recent inflation … more
Beth Swift’s “Our Town” column was so enjoyable. Growing up, I was lucky to live in a home built by the Ristine family and found Ms. Swift’s article about the Ristine, … more

One’s decision to save lives as their own life ends is one of the most selfless acts a person will ever make. Last year, hundreds of Indiana residents became organ and tissue donors, giving … more
I have been following solar and wind power since the 70’s oil scare. So here is my piece of the argument. Solar farms can be utilized by vegetable farmers and sheep farmers while producing … more
It didn’t take long after our county officials finally shooed away the industrial wind companies for a second siege of energy company carpetbaggers to sweep through Montgomery County like … more
My name is Trevor McKinney, and I am a junior at Wabash College studying philosophy and political science. I was recently given a project to help raise awareness for an issue that I am passionate … more
The U.S. Postal Service has been hard at work preparing for the holiday season since January. Rest assured, we’re holiday ready and well prepared to deliver fast and reliable service to every … more

I am writing to voice fire safety concerns about massive 10-plus square mile solar parks. With 13-plus square miles of panels how could the fire department ever get access to fight a fire. … more
A number of letters have recently been published here opposing solar power installations. Many of the comments addressed concerns about the impact on health and the environment, both of which are … more
Does anyone know for which stock car race qualifications are being held on Whitlock Avenue 24 hours a day, seven days a week? The speed limit is 30 mph. Maybe one in 15 vehicles is compliant. The … more
To those of you worried about inflation, don’t blame it on President Biden. No one person can cause inflation. Blame it on the 1% of the population, which are the company bosses who set the … more
Industrial solar farms may not be “potentially spreading like a cancer” across the homeland. But misinformation about them easily does, and a misled public is a far more hideous blight on … more

I’m writing in response to the recent number of letters to the editor from people opposing solar farms in Montgomery County. The letters seem to reflect personal anxieties and grievances that … more
I am writing to voice safety concerns about massive 10 plus square mile solar parks. If you have a well dug, you have to grout the upper 15 feet of the casing usually with Bentonite. The reason … more
Here we go again. This time it is massive sprawling solar panel projects potentially spreading like a cancer across the farm land in Montgomery County. These industrial scale solar projects have the … more
According to the Center for Electrosmog Prevention, little do people know how dangerous solar energy systems can be to their health. The EMFs (manmade electromagnetic fields) produce unnatural … more
In 1993 we purchased a house west of Parkersburg on not quite four acres. Our home is surrounded by hundreds of acres, all owned by various landowners. In 2022 solar tries to come into the county … more

This year, Montgomery County is celebrating its’ bicentennial. Sen. Mike Braun praised the county in his letter to the Congressional Record. He used words like quintessentially … more
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