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  • Longing for the freshness of spring We won't forget the new words "Polar Vortex," for quite some time. Most of January and February we lived in near-hibernation. When we weren't shoveling our walks, de-icing our windshields or fixing our pipes, we were grocery shopping and preparing fo

    March 1, 2014

  • It starts with the question 'Why?' It appears that the Devan Burris murder case is beginning to come to a conclusion, at least from a legal standpoint. However, as our judicial system weighs its options and justice is handed out, one has to look at what is left over after the headline

    March 1, 2014

  • Let the kids storm The act of storming the court is one of the most polarizing topics in college sports for a variety reasons — most of them are negative. The view on whether or not it's the right time to storm the court after a big win for the home team tends to be ol

    February 22, 2014

  • ISTEP only reason for extended school days The recent decisions by the North Daviess and Washington school boards to extend the school day by one hour are, as expected, difficult. This terrible winter has caused local schools to gauge their communities and ask difficult questions on what to d

    February 22, 2014

  • Access should be important to all Over the last 10 days or so, the Times Herald (and public) have been given access to court documents and access to the proceedings involving a murder case in Washington. We are relieved that our fight for access seems to be over, and for the most par

    February 19, 2014

  • Slatton02 A basketball life well lived In the time that I have spent at the Times Herald, some of the best of those times were spent with Bill Slatton. Bill, the former long-time basketball coach at Elnora and North Daviess who passed away on Tuesday, was always ready to talk about baske

    February 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Is North Korea on the verge? While it might be called the "Hermit Kingdom," North Korea is seeing a lot of change. Some of those changes were evident in the recent Frontline documentary, "Secret State of North Korea." Like many throughout the world, I'm fascinated with North Kor

    February 8, 2014

  • HJR-3 may pass here, but bad for Indiana This week, discussion and debate at the Statehouse has centered on House Joint Resolution 3, a resolution that would put the same-sex marriage ban in the Indiana Constitution. The resolution, which passed the Indiana House this week, is set to begin

    February 1, 2014

  • Seattle will win its first Super Bowl We're more than halfway through Super Bowl week and the hyperbole has reached its usual ridiculous plateau. If you haven't been paying attention here's a recap — Marshawn Lynch is a jerk, Peyton Manning's legacy depends on this game and Richard Sherm

    January 30, 2014

  • Montana still the G.O.A.T. It's the time of year again. I don't mean the lead up to the Super Bowl, but the time when we talk ourselves to death about Peyton Manning's legacy. We simply can't help it, but to compare Manning to fellow great quarterbacks Joe Montana, Dan Marino,

    January 25, 2014