It is almost September and classes have begun or are about to start. We detect some reluctance in students, but not in adds for school supplies or with summer-weary parents. Parents and retailers are more than ready. For teachers as well, there is inevitably an autumn bounce in starting anew and getting it right this year.

With Pendleton’s leaders torn between promoting economic growth and preserving a small-town quality of life, it is fortunate that a comprehensive plan for controlled growth and development is in place.

The Republican state representative from Seymour knows so many things that he never needs to apologize, except grudgingly, or acknowledge that he has made a mistake.

Polls show clear majorities favor action on gun control

Those who follow politics in America and around the world are not naive about the challenges of reaching solutions to perplexing problems.

One of the things I am always looking to do as a history teacher is to sprinkle in as much current events content as I can. As I wrote a few weeks ago, we are all in the same River of History as every person who came before us and all who will come after us.

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”

TH North grad wins honor for pole vaulting at ISU

Kylie Hutson liked climbing trees and spinning her body as a gymnast and tumbler while growing up in Terre Haute.

I’m at the Blind Rehabilitation Center on the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital campus. About 35 veterans ranging in age from 23 to 96, all with limited or no vision, take their mid-day meals here in the dining room.

This Week's Circulars


Aleah Nelene, Kinsley Ann, and Gracelynn Shae Carmer, infant daughters of Christopher Carmer and Cassandra Hellmich of Greensburg, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at St. Vincent Women's Hospital in Indianapolis. They are survived by their parents; one sister, Maya Hellmich, Greensbur…

Charles E. Kuntz, 92, of Shelbyville, passed away August 20, 2019 at MHP Medical Center in Shelbyville. Funeral services will be 12:00 noon on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Shelbyville. Burial will be ion Mt. Pisgah Baptist Cemetery. Visi…

Hallie Maxine Thompson Revalee, 88, passed away Monday morning August 19, 2019, at Country Charm Senior Living Center in Greenwood, Indiana, after a long illness. She had previously lived in Greensburg, Indiana, for over fifty-five years. Maxine was the first child of Ray and Helen Cooper Th…

Ann M. Dawson Baker, 47, formerly of Westport, IN died on August 7th, 2019 at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center in Fort Walton Beach Florida. Born October 2, 1971 in Rushville, IN she was the daughter of Harry and Susan (Clemons) Dawson. She was a 1990 graduate of South Decatur Junior/Senior …