Within 30 minutes of the opening of the filing period for candidates in the 2020 election, nine Jennings County residents showed up at the election office at the county courthouse in Vernon to toss their hats into the ring.
It has been a wild and wooly last few weeks in Washington. First, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted two articles of impeachment for the removal of President Trump, then House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held back the articles from the Senate until she is assured there won't be a sham trial. Wednesday, January 8, 2020
State Rep. Jim Lucas does not mince words when it comes to his efforts to legalize marijuana in Indiana. As Lucas has told the Plain Dealer and other news media, he fully believes the benefits of cannabis far outweigh any potential dangers. He is not afraid to loudly voice his support of legalizing what some still call "demon weed." Wednesday, December 11, 2019
When a large group of Indiana educators staged a rally at the Statehouse in March to push for more funding for K-12 and education reform, their words fell largely on deaf ears. That was largely because their protest was on a Saturday when the state legislature was not in session and most lawmakers were gone. Wednesday, November 27, 2019
To many people, Thanksgiving is merely a warmup for the Christmas and New Year's holidays. To others, Thanksgiving is all about food. This November holiday should be more than that, however. It should be about getting together with family and loved ones, friends and neighbors, and giving thanks for our blessings. Wednesday, November 20, 2019