A 17,000 hog factory

To members of the county commissioners and concerned citizens: I’ve done my due diligence on the large swine facilities.  They started in North Carolina and...

Bayh has Hoosier values?

Guess what?? Who is coming back to run for the senate seat of Republican Dan Coats? Evan Bayh, after leaving Indiana in 2011 to...

Commentary picks on county employees, again

When I read the July 30 editorial, I thought, here we go again. Mark Miller thinks all county employees’ wages should be held to...

Saving the Republic

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the “Republic” for which it stands. One Nation, under God,...

Foster parents make a difference

May was National Foster Parent month and I would like to take a few minutes to thank those families who have opened their homes...

Stopping parks vandalism

I’m writing this letter for two reasons, first and foremost, to applaud the entire Bluffton Parks Department for all the work they do in...

Collection bins are not a junk yard

The Bargain Hut would like to thank the vast majority of our donors who supply us the material that we sort, package, and stock...

Preserving downtown

I find it very disconcerting to see what’s happening in Bluffton downtown! In the 50s and 60s the downtown was booming with businesses and...

Let’s not lose another one

Let me get this straight. In order to “revitalize and economically develop” Bluffton, we need to demolish current infrastructure (the old JC Penney building)...

Election Day thanks

Being 67 years old, I can honestly say that I have worked with a number of people with whom I soon became friends after...