Our View: New state law should help get grads college ready
Graduation from high school can be a hollow achievement for those who haven’t truly mastered the skills and subject matter to prepare themselves well for higher education.
Letter to the editor: Variation in gasoline costs worth noting
This letter is intended for motorists of Madison County, especially Anderson. Research gasbuddies.com.
Letter to the editor: Constitution not a Christian document
If a Christian document had been the goal of the framers, that sentiment would have been explicitly included in the Constitution.
Letter to the editor: Republican tax cut is for only the rich
Don’t judge this bunch of phony majority demagogues in Indianapolis by who gets a tax cut, because if you are a middle class member working stiff, you won’t get one. At least for over $10 a year, while the rich of Indiana will get millions in cuts. Same old crap!
Alcohol sales rules lack consistency in Indiana
Indiana’s current alcohol-sales limitations on convenience stores, groceries and pharmacies are unfair to the retailers and frustrating for consumers.
Government seizure of AP records violates First Amendment spirit
Distrust of government secrecy has been elevated to a higher level with the disclosure that the Justice Department covertly examined two months of Associated Press phone records to determine who leaked details to the AP about a foiled terrorist plot.
Editorial: Sonny Ray’s area needs close scrutiny
This is a serious situation at Sonny Ray’s Bar. Three shootings in a month? That’s out of hand.
Editorial: New bridge would be great for city
It would be nice if the county can get its hands on the $15 million federal grant to replace the Eisenhower Bridge on Eighth Street. This iconic bridge and entryway into the city from the Park Place and Anderson University area is overdue for an update.
Primus Mootry: Confessions of a weekend golfer
They say if you don’t like the weather around here, just stick around. I was all set to play golf this weekend. Cleaned my clubs. Polished my golf shoes. Got a good night’s sleep, and woke up in Antarctica. No golf.
Emmett Dulaney: Micro lending strives for big heights
Every now and then, a topic will come along that you hear a great deal about but don’t really understand what it is. In the world of IT, for example, “cloud computing” could fall into this category since everyone talks about it but the definition of what it actually is changes to fit whoever has something to peddle at the moment. Similarly, around central Indiana the Microloan Program is something that I have heard a great deal about, but have had difficulty fully understanding exactly what it is.
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