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  • Martin/Incognito situation should make us think Race and sports are strange, but familiar bedfellows. Recently the two have gotten front-page coverage during the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin situation. The drama between these two offensive linemen has sparked racial debate along with a bullyin

    November 16, 2013

  • SPT-WT-110913-TRACY GRABER PIC Seniors finally get chance at state One point. That's how close the Barr-Reeve Vikings were to advancing to the Class A state championship in 2010. The Vikings lost the first two sets in that year's semistate championship match to their 2013 opponent -- Indianapolis Lutheran. Barr-Ree

    November 9, 2013 2 Photos

  • Sprint Cup down to two The 2013 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship all comes down to two. Two drivers, Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth, and two tracks, Phoenix and Homestead. With just seven points separating Johnson and Kenseth, the championship could go either

    November 9, 2013

  • Children's generosity can serve as an inspiration to others In the last few days I have had the privilege of meeting two local kiddos who go above and beyond what we expect from children. These children are not out for money or attention. They simply have one goal -- to help others. I also learned of a harsh

    November 9, 2013

  • Vets Day David Smith Putting a face on one who served Putting a face on one who served Editor: There are very few people that I remember the first time I saw or met them and the last time I saw them; one exception, David Smith. During the Great Depression, the Odon merchants were giving $5 (a generous a

    November 8, 2013 1 Photo

  • Barr-Reeve shines through triumph and tragedy There isn't a Starbucks in Montgomery. There aren't any yoga studios or herbal spas either. In fact, from the outside, there isn't a lot that separates Montgomery from almost any other small town that dots the landscape in Southern Indiana. But for

    November 7, 2013

  • A different kind of 'Healthcare' taking root on Indiana farm There's a potentially game-changing movement coming from America's heartland. It has broad implications regarding the vitality of our farms, the health of our planet and our ability to feed more than 9 billion people who will be coming to dinner by t

    November 5, 2013

  • The French Werewolf of 1764 In several past columns I have featured some of the strange creatures that may or may not roam various areas of the world. There is one that in the past created a panic in France in the 1760s. This was a large wolf-like animal that killed a number of

    November 5, 2013

  • Community support lacking?

     The Washington Hatchet football team's season came to end on Friday night with a loss to Brownstown Central, an undefeated team ranked No. 3 in the state. The Hatchets fought mightily, as they did every Friday nig

    October 31, 2013

  • Standing up as a member of Red Sox Nation My name is Todd and I am a Red Sox fan. For 86 years that is the way Bostonians opened 12-Step meetings. For years, that particular affliction (being a Red Sox fan) is handed down from generation-to-generation like sickle cell anemia or male-patter

    October 26, 2013