Editorials

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Editorials

Kelly Authors Thank You Letter to Clinton County Residents

Greetings Residents of Clinton County: I appreciate the opportunity to share this letter with all of you! I want to take a moment and give thanks to Mark Mitchell, Matthew Myers and Jerrad Blacker for their continued dedication and service to our community. Each of us put our hopes and dreams into this election, and…

Letter to the Editor Received on Teacher Appreciation Week

During this Teacher Appreciation Week, we celebrate school librarians. Many people do not realize that school librarians are licensed teachers who attain additional certification for school librarian. Unfortunately, many Indiana school districts have cut the number of certified school librarians, further risking our children’s digital and information literacy and achievement in college, career and life.…

Crouch: More Than 200 Reasons to Explore Indiana

By Suzanne Crouch Indiana Lieutenant Governor Every time my travels across Indiana steer me towards the northwest region of our great state, I make a point to stop at Fair Oaks Farms. Whether I am grabbing a scoop of their famous ice cream, or taking part in their interactive exhibits, I am always blown away by…

Secretary of State Wants to Make Sure Your Vote is Protected

By Connie Lawson Seventeen months later, Americans are still talking about the 2016 election. Discussion continues in regards to foreign interference, and perhaps most significantly, cybersecurity and election infrastructure. While there is cause for vigilance, I want to assure all Hoosiers that Indiana has taken great precautions to safeguard our election systems. Cybersecurity is one…

Everyone Urged to Take Part in Drug Take Back Day Event

By Michael Dora, USDA Rural Development Indiana State Director In 2016, Ohio corn and soybean farmer Roger Winemiller lost two of his three children to drugs.  Roger is not alone.  Last year, over 64,000 Americans died from a drug overdose.  At almost 174 people each day, this is more than the number of Americans who died…

Editorial From Rich Kelly

COOPERATION WITHOUT COMPROMISE Clinton County needs strong leadership to further develop ongoing resources and programs to assist the citizens of our community. As Sheriff, I will cooperate with church leaders, health officials, law enforcement personnel and other liaisons in the community. This means we will work together to educate, incarcerate and rehabilitate individuals until we…

USB Chairman Releases Letter on State of Frankfort Utilities

To the Frankfort Community: In keeping with the Frankfort Municipal Utilities’ ongoing commitment to communications and transparency, I want to address the Utility Service Board’s review of General Manager Todd Corrie’s job performance and subsequent pay raise. But first, I want to provide the community a snapshot of the Frankfort Municipal Utilities’ overall mission. FMU…

Letter To The Editor

To whom it may concern: My name is Richelle Lutz. I have chose to run in the upcoming Primary for Clinton County Commissioner District 3. My family has been in Clinton County since 1830. Plotting out 80 acres in what is now commonly known as Boyleston. I live in the home my Great great grandfather…

Secretary of State: Exercise Your Right to Vote

This is the most important election in our lifetime. That phrase is often deployed by candidates near an election, and it’s become a cliché for those who follow political campaigns. It’s easy to mock it as hyperbole, yet there is a lot of truth in that statement. In many ways, every election is the most…

School Safety is a Shared Hoosier Responsibility

By Tami Silverman The scene from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is one we have seen far too often: terrified students fleeing a school, parents frantically searching for their children, law enforcement swarming a campus. While our immediate concern is for those directly involved in these tragedies, instinctively we also wonder if…