A consideration for a news story: What’s next to it?

Think along with me about last Friday night, will you? Almost always, a two-person news staff puts out Saturday morning’s News-Banner. Saturday is when we...

Then and now; differences and similarites. Part 2

Then and now. Similarities and differences. Differences and similarities. Last week, this space shared some details from a 1954 strategic planning document for the City...

Give me the dog’s life — please!

I just saw an advertisement for a small, adjustable staircase you are supposed to put next to your bed to allow your dog easier...

We otter end the otter saga

It’s a rare new arrival to Angelkeep territory that earned a three-week serial story for Angelkeep Journals’ column. It took something above and beyond...

It’s still hard to make predictions about the future

It was supposed to be enjoyable again Wednesday morning. No more horrible political ads during the news. But alas, Joe Donnelley ran a spot,...

Recidivism is out of control — now cut my grass

Last week while I was working Boston, a man in Franklin got so drunk he decided to mow his neighbor’s lawn. Was the neighbor grateful?...

Angelkeep river otter, the sequel

Last week’s Angelkeep Journals could have covered the entire editorial page. To allow for the opinion page to continue publishing interesting views on political...

Gold Mile makes 2018 Indy half-marathon unforgettable

Running a half-marathon each spring in downtown Indianapolis has turned into one of my favorite May activities. This year’s race was another one that I’ll...

Daytona vs. Indianapolis? It’s Indianapolis — for now

One calls itself the World Center of Racing and it’s home to “The Great American Race.” The other is called (it doesn’t call itself this)...

Reformers Unanimous makes freedom possible

Let us talk about the bottom line when it comes to addiction. Most people of addiction seek sobriety instead of complete freedom from addiction....