Hello, my name is Roxie West. I am writing this letter on behalf of my son. He attends the Middle School here in Connersville, he's currently an 8th Grader. This year he has fallen victim to multiple incidents of bullying and violence. Each incident has been brushed to the side and my son no…

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A few weeks ago, a member of the Core Team of The Seven Mountains Group received a phone call from a member of the board of another community development group. That fact prompts me to introduce the group to the community as a whole. To share our vision and mission and what we hope to accomp…

We got in our cars, all lined up to follow the hearse to Grandpa's final resting place. Weepy, grateful, raw, and hopeful for Heaven's reunion someday, we pulled one by one onto the road. When the first car coming from the opposite way pulled respectfully to the shoulder, I was startled into…

Again I feel compelled to bring to light conditions of Fayette County roads. I continue to notice many missing road number/name signs, and potholes throughout the county. I see where the Fayette County Highway Department has replaced some road signs in the southern part of our county, but ha…

I don't know how many people have been effected by the problem with the IRS and the way they have handled the missing stimulus payments. Let be the 1st, 2nd or 3rd stimulus check that didn't go to where they were supposed to.

Again I feel compelled to bring to light conditions of Fayette County roads. I have driven many roads in the county over the past couple of years, and I'm appalled at the number of missing, damaged and faded road signs. Some have been missing for more than two years. It seems the Board of Co…

Over 200 years have passed since the “noble experiment” of American independence and free-enterprise economics. Our children can continue this journey and excel beyond our highest dreams if we stand up against Critical Race Theory.

I was at Dale Cemetery over the weekend to visit my baby's grave and found that someone had totally removed her locket picture from her tombstone. What kind of person does that. Do they not realize that as a parent I wanted her little picture there so others could see what a beautiful baby she was.

On the day of 8/26/21 at Afghan's Kabul airport a terrible thing happened, the United States of America lost 13 soldiers trying to help Afghan civilians escape a corrupt country. As U.S. citizens what can we do?

I was one of several citizens who attended the July 20 County Commissioners meeting and observed the conversation about the Dollar General building and women's work release program.

Last Thursday, July 22 your Fayette County Area Planning Commission rejected all of the amendment recommendations made by City Council on the Confined Feeding Operations ( CFO) zoning ordinance.

This past week, I had the privilege of attending the Fayette County Commissioners meeting. I have done so in the past, but this time was different. Thanks to an agenda that includes an invitation for citizen comments, a lively, passionate conversation ensured between the Commissioners and se…

Connersville's downtown lost an icon this May. Doyle Amyx retired as barber in his mid 90's.

Last Tuesday night, July 6th, our City Council protected our city , other rural communities, and our water aquafer by rejecting the Area Planning Council new zoning ordinance regarding the future construction of a Confined Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in Fayette County.

Looking back at the 2020-21 school year for Fayette County schools

In support of Kate Thurston

E bikes a growing form of transportationThe E Bike market is a fast growing segment of the transportation industry. In the larger cities they are giving commuters more flexibility and freedom. There are many drive systems to fit the needs of a variety of riders. Build quality of the bikes, b…

VMI votes to remove Stonewall Jackson statue amid accusations of racism

Continuing quest: From 1861, to today, and on to the future

It’s to consider Donald Rainwater for Indiana Governor

As the 2020 election draws near, it is essential that all Hoosiers have the information needed to make an informed decision about their vote for Governor of Indiana.

Time for Republicans and Democrats to consider Donald Rainwater for Governor

Finger pointing is a bad habit

Learn from past mistakes

Public officials need to lead community's COVID-19 response

Fayette County Cancer Society serves local people, needs help

Horrific consequences of pandemic were foreseen

School should not reopen in person

He's not shopping here any more