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  • 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

  • Why we asked for the records There is one court in the United States that controls everything inside and outside its chambers. Those covering that court's proceedings have to get permission from the court to cover actions therein. And, when reporters ask for records, they most g

    January 25, 2014

  • We must come together to end drug violence We must come together to end drug violence Dear Editor: Seventeen years ago, I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. With his deep blue eyes and curly blonde hair, he looked like an angel. I had him at a time when I was struggling with life. That nigh

    January 25, 2014

  • Green Candy: A toddler's holiday reflection You might think my age (2 and a half years) would be a disadvantage when it comes to writing, but it isn't. I can't yet speak fluent English, but I can write with the best of the area's literary rug rats. In fact, after my last column ran in the Time

    January 23, 2014

  • Are you making good on your New Year's resolutions? It's that time of the year...the time for resolutions. Are you going to lose weight? Get healthier by getting in better shape? Quit smoking? Be better organized? Or perhaps all of the above. After years and years of making resolutions and breaking th

    January 18, 2014