St. Mary's grateful for community's help
Dear Editor: On behalf of the St. Mary's Festival Committee and On Eagles Wings 5K Committee, we would like to thank the following: The City of Greensburg Mayor Gary Herbert, the Board of Works and the Decatur County Commissioners for al
September 12, 2013
What kind of math-illiterate kids are we raising?
Dear Editor: I visited a local Rushville store last week. As my purchases were small, I decided to use cash rather than the usual check. My small total came to $4.77. Having accumulated a lot of pocket change, I elected to pay th
September 10, 2013
Alabama inmate looking for relatives
Dear Editor: I was born in Decatur County and started grade school there. Not long afterward, my father lost his job, so my parents decided to move to Nashville, Tenn. As we were moving, we had a bad car accident and my parents were killed.
September 5, 2013
What if Bennett was right?
What if Tony Bennett was right and the Associated Press got it wrong? Time, and a few investigations, some credible and some not, hopefully will tell the full story, but you may start preparing yourself for the p
With current spending, city is unsustainable
|Dear Editor: I recently read the
letter by Rick Fayette about non-profits being exempt from property taxes on
rental properties. Tax laws are the
purview of state governments, so the local argument may be a moot point unless citizens
all across Indi
A good and honest record
Dear Editor: The attacks by Hershel Houk, Christine Townsend and Jean Johannigman were unwarranted and uncalled for. Hershel Houk owes a lot of people an apology. He is not a property owner. His rent pays very little toward all
August 20, 2013
4-H members and supporters thanked
Dear Editor: As the new 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator in Decatur County, I would like to thank the entire 4-H Community for all the time and effort that was expended to make the 2013 Decatur County 4-H Fair a huge success! Th
August 15, 2013
Parent gives school grading system an "F"
Dear Editor: Parents and community members did not ask for a grading system of schools. As a mother of four children, I don't care about a letter grade that can be manipulated by politicians and that only really reflects children's socioec