Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

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Opinion
  • Iraq War: Valor and malfeasance INDIANAPOLIS – We should remember Staff Sgt. Richard Blakley of Plainfield. And Lance Cpl. Matthew Smith of Anderson, Spec. Gregory Paul Sanders of Hobart and Sgt. CraigBoling of Elkhart.These were Hoosiers who answered their nation’s patriotic call

    June 24, 2014

  • Fairs and fests remind of simpler times One of the most vivid memories I have from childhood is cleaning my father’s school bus. My dad, Pete Meyer, was proud of his occupation as a school bus driver and took pride in his bus. My dad would have each of us kids help sweep, scrub and wax the

    June 24, 2014

  • Legislation helps nonprofits As the federal government is forced to reduce spending, community and faith-based organizations are increasingly filling the void. Many Hoosiers depend on the vital services provided by local charities and other nonprofits, and we need to allow them

    June 13, 2014

  • Club thankful for community support Dear Editor, The Batesville Lions Club wants to thank all the area merchants who made the 2014 Radio Days a huge success. The Lions Club will use the money raised to continue our support for the area baseball and softball leagues and other Lions Clu

    June 13, 2014

  • No Headline Provided Dear Editor, Dedicated residents will camp out overnight, and walkers will go around the clock in the battle against cancer when the 19th annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ripley County gets underway at the Batesville High School

    June 13, 2014

  • Why I still have faith in Congress It's depressing to read poll after poll highlighting Americans' utter disdain for Congress. But it's my encounters with ordinary citizens at public meetings or in casual conversation that really bring me up short. In angry diatribes or in resigned co

    June 13, 2014

  • USDA helps millions own their future Owning your own home is part of the American dream. For 65 years, the U.S.Department of Agriculture Rural Development has helped 3.4 million rural families and individuals achieve the dream of homeownership through our affordable home loan programs.

    June 13, 2014

  • Locally-owned business need to be supported If you drove by my house on any given day, there is a good chance you would see me mowing my lawn. As odd as it may seem, lawn mowing is passion of mine. It's where I do my best praying, gather my deepest thoughts and the reason I continuously begged

    June 13, 2014

  • Summer study groups do Legislature's legwork INDIANAPOLIS - Back before the recession of 2008 hit Indiana, Gov. Mitch Daniels launched an ambitious initiative called Hoosiers on the Move. The program aimed to get Indiana's out-of-shape residents exercising while also boosting tourism. Its prim

    June 3, 2014

  • Local police are helpful Local police are helpful Dear Editor, Recently, I was awakened by a call from a family member who observed something suspicious in our neighborhood. She just wanted to inform me and said she had already notified the Batesville Police Department. Jus

    June 3, 2014

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