Government struggles to help us from cradle to grave

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Note: This is the first of two columns by Eric Schansberg. The second part appears in Saturday's paper. Government is supposed to...

To cut spending, military personnel costs must be reined in

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Cutting military spending is hard, but not impossible. Nearly every secretary of defense has canceled or truncated popular weapon systems, often in the face...

IHSAA correct about fighting

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If you’ve checked social media within the past 48 hours, chances are you’ve stumbled upon the brawl that broke out Saturday at Griffith High...

College students: Take more hours, save money

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Kokomo Tribune The percentage of adults with college degrees in Indiana has dropped over the past decade. The Hoosier State’s college attainment...

French Lick had lure of springs before golf, gambling

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The infirm frequented French Lick for its miraculous Pluto water. The rich and famous came to golf and gamble. Since the 1830s,...

Draw on experience to bolster wisdom for decisions

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Would it surprise you to know that there is one question that has the potential to impact all the other decisions you will make...

Spending money on soccer field is waste

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Spending school money on fields no laughing matter To the editor: This has to be a joke. And includes artificial...

Effective estate planning helps ensure wishes are followed

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Your will is one of the most important documents you will ever sign. Unfortunately, many people put them off, rely on them...

Ending Sunday liquor-sale ban not simple issue

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The General Assembly will be taking up the issue of Sunday alcohol sales this session. At the outset, I want to lay...

Obama’s budget features same spending problems

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The president’s budget proposal presents an opportunity to tackle the long-term fiscal crisis facing the nation. Unfortunately, the White House seems positioned...