Wolfsie: Moose calls
Warning: There’s another case of food impropriety in the news. A popular frozen dinner option is being removed from ovens over in Scandinavia in another half-baked scandal.
Stuart: Cursing, make that cruising toward a cruise
We took a cruise for our spring break vacation this year. It worked out just as I hoped it would; a ship far out in the ocean was the only place I could run and hide from my co-workers’ mockery of my NCAA basketball tournament bracket.
Mauzy: Narcissistic behavior during mediated communication
Advanced technology allows us to stay connected with others and communicate with ease.
Ward: Days of little stress and lots of fun
During the 1940s Rushville and Rush County were busy rural communities. Although World War II started in 1941, basically we managed to live a fairly regular life.
Let the people decide for themselves
George Orwell warned of the dangers of a tyrannical government that justified its rule in the name of the greater good in his classic novel 1984.
Legislature heads into final negotiations stretch
The Indiana General Assembly has slogged its way through hundreds of bills since convening in January but in some critical ways, the real work has just begun.
Barada: If it sounds too good to be true ...
Have you been paying any attention to any of the ads that dot the television landscape lately? It could just be me, but it seems like there are more and more products and services that are aimed toward the “Baby Boom” generation than ever before.
Wolfsie: Jarring experience
The sign in Grannie Fuchs’ store in Metamora is pretty direct: “You break it—you own it.” Fair warning to those who cruise the tiny shop full of items easily shattered. But the admonition also applies to an honor about to be bestowed by the folks at Guinness World Records who agree that once a record is broken you also own it…at least until they say otherwise.
Ward: Remembering a submarine in the Flatrock River
Every year around this time my thoughts go back to the best April Fool’s joke in my lifetime. It was after the war and in my mind one of the best most interesting spoofs ever perpetrated on the Rushville community. I would also surmise that Tippy Coons, being the publisher of the Republican and having an overactive imagination, helped lots.
Ziemke: All about the kids
One of the most rewarding aspects of being a legislator is seeing the positive impact legislation has on Hoosiers. It is truly a collaborative effort, Republicans and Democrats, to make a real difference and craft sound legislation. Every bill is crafted to improve the lives of Hoosiers by way of education, the economy, core services and all the other areas under the umbrella of government.
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