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Thank you for the large American flag

Editor, The American flag on the old drive-in screen south on St Rd 3 is a wonderful addition to the Henry County landscape! How proud I am as I drive past it…what an excellent way to show patriotism and love for our veterans and country. A BIG thank you to t

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Reader says there's no such thing as an unbiased candidate

To the Editor, In the June 11 Travis Weik article (No Date Set for Wind Farm Permit Hearing) he cites the following State statute as reference for potential conflicts of interest in voting regarding industrial turbines in Henry County: “According to Indiana C

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THUMBS UP, THUMBS DOWN

Thumbs up to Julia Anderson, Sarah Wilson, GEO, sponsor Heritage House Rehabilitation and all those involved with the AngelWorx program, especially to those who donate pantry foods, personal-care items and unique gifts to provide gift bags twice a year to low-

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Community invited to join League of Women Voters

Editor, In a time contemporaneous with the daring cinemagraphic feats of super-heroine, Captain Marvel, Henry County realized an important development. As Captain Marvel employs critical thinking and impressive skills to protect our American way of life, The Henry

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What do you think?

“My dad told me not to wish away time. My mom’s best advice was ‘don’t learn to drive the tractor, because if you do, you’ll have to plow the fields.” –Donna Cronk

In honor of Father’s Day, what’s the best advice your parents ever gave you?

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Thanking my father for who I am

In the United States, Father’s Day is a fairly recent holiday. Even though sources say it has been celebrated nationally since the early 20th century, I don’t remember it being around when I was a kid. This may be because I don’t remember a father

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THINKING ABOUT HEALTH

The Senate Special Committee on Aging has just released one of the most damning reports on the nation’s nursing homes that I’ve seen in a long time. The short document should be required reading for any family thinking of moving a relative to a nursing

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Everyone needs a future story

Planning is underway for our next Forward S.T.E.P.S. graduation that will happen on August 29th here at Second Harvest. If you have never attended one, please put it on your calendar, you could be moved to tears. We have eight families that are currently participat

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Filling Indiana's skills gaps is vital for small businesses

As I’ve toured the Great Lakes Region and met with small businesses across Indiana, I’ve heard countless times about many not being able to grow (and sometimes sustain) because of their inability to find skilled workers to fill the job opportunities. No

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Furthering broadband access in rural Indiana

During the 2019 legislative session, I authored Senate Enrolled Act 460 to address the growing disparity among rural communities and their urban and suburban counterparts. SEA 460 establishes a rural broadband grant program to ensure that unserved and underserved c

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Democrats running for president should run for the Senate - the state Senate

By Patricia Murphy Maybe it’s the book sales. Maybe it’s the national press. Maybe they really do think they’re just “born for it.” Whatever the allure of running for president is this year, about two dozen Democrats are giving it a sh

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Don't let Trump turn Fourth of July into a political rally

In happier days, the suggestion that a president might put in an appearance at a Fourth of July celebration wouldn’t occasion much opposition. But it’s not surprising that a controversy is raging over news that Donald Trump will speak at Independence Da

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Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

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