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Enrich your child's summer

Every year as the school year wraps up and students are looking forward to being home for summer I get the questions from parents– “What are some things we can do to help our kids to get them ready for the next school year?” It’s a great que

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Checkered pasts

We all recall Indy 500 winners like Rick Mears, Al Unser, Jr., and A. J. Foyt. Recently, a longtime friend (and race fan for 80 years) reminisced about some of his favorite not-so-famous racing characters. If you’ve never heard of these drivers, that’s

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Thumbs up to the post office letter carriers for the May 12 food drive. God’s Grain Bin Food Pantry, along with six other local food pantries, received 637 pounds of food. All this food stays local to the pantries. Thank you again and may God bless your effor

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More government means less individual freedom

Dear Editor, One of the things that disturbs me about the recent primaries is the number of qualified candidates who ran great campaigns putting forth great ideas that were soundly defeated by candidates that said nothing but, “I support the president,”

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Expensive drugs and unexpected consequences

In one of his recent speeches, President Trump made reference to the high cost of drugs in our economic system. I say “our system” because prescription drugs, most of which are made in the United States, are apparently much more expensive here than anyw

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Selfies for posterity

I’ve been traveling for the past few weeks, trying to cross a few things off my bucket list. Things like “find the Fountain of Youth,” “find a new imaginary friend,” “reconcile with family (but not Bob),” “visi

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What do you think?

“What do you mean Royal wedding? I have no idea what that is.” – Ian Sutherland

What interest do you have in the Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle?

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Robert (Bob) Reece

Robert (Bob) Reece, age 82, passed away peacefully on the evening of Wednesday May 16th, 2018 at home in New Castle with his family at his side. Bob was born April 6, 1936 to Hobart and May (Shaw) Reece in Cadiz, IN. He was one of five children. Being a lifetime re

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