Say ‘no more’ to addictions that impact our community

The audio of a 911 call fills the auditorium. The man on the phone with the dispatcher is jessica-williamsfrantic after he found his wife unconscious on the floor ...

Identity politics are bad for everyone

Identity politics have become an engrained part of our culture — and one that threatens to tear us apart. We no longer embrace the...

An excess of intellectual emptiness

In 2013, a college student assigned to research a deadly substance sought help via Twitter: “I can’t find the chemical and physical properties of...

Jim’s legacy of hard work, service still inspiring

I sometimes get asked by our readers and by my family members what the secret is each week to coming up with a topic...

Kind of keeping up with the news while on vacation

Getting away from work to travel to sunny south Florida is always a great way to spend a vacation. My family and I spent...

A U.S. retreat from the world order

Several years ago I asked a farmer friend of mine in Decatur County if he was seeing the impacts of climate change. “More severe...

What the Stanford rape case reveals

The phone has been ringing off the hook at Judge Aaron Persky’s chambers at the Santa Clara County court for the past several days....

Love, joy, peace for the season. Also, patience

I’m a guy, so there’s plenty of time to do my Christmas shopping. I’ve never come home with a commemorative cigarette lighter from the...

Statistics on Obama’s impact in Indiana

For only the second time in American history, we’ve witnessed the conclusion of a third consecutive two-term presidency. Barack Obama handed the levers of...

Can the pope save Trump?

If anyone ever needed a conversion experience — and fast — it is President Trump. The issue here is not switching religions. What he...