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Sunday, June 26, 2016
Opinion Column
Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable disease (06/26/16)
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, unpredictable disease of the central nervous system (CNS), which is made up of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. It is thought to be an immune-mediated disorder, in which the immune system incorrectly attacks healthy tissue in the CNS...
Nothing for kids to do here? Better look again ... (06/23/16)
Perhaps nothing is quite as irritating as listening to people making sweeping generalizations without pausing to ever consider the facts. One of our favorites among those comments -- favorites, as in fingernails-scraping-the-chalkboard favorites -- is the tired, old complaint: "There is nothing for kids to do in this town."...
Opinion Column
For those eligible, voting should be easy (06/23/16)
The elections process is not usually grist for inflammatory rhetoric. But this year has been different. Republican Donald Trump labeled the GOP primary process "crooked." Democrat Bernie Sanders suggested his party's use of super-delegates made its nominating process a "rigged system." For many voters, the intricacies of voting rules quickly became a topic of overriding interest...
Letter to the Editor
SPHS Post Prom thanks sponsors (06/23/16)
To the Editor: The 2016 South Putnam Post Prom Committee would like to thank our sponsors for their support. We would also like to thank the Indiana National Guard and Capt. Tom Helmer of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department for donating their time for our event...
Letter to the Editor
Warning of dangerous weed invasion (06/23/16)
To the Editor: I am writing this letter to alert the people of Putnam County and the surrounding areas of the invasion of an obnoxious weed called Poison Hemlock. You can see it wildly growing along roadsides and fields now. It is a very large, sturdy plant, growing three- to eight-feet tall with white blooms which can produce millions of seeds, so it spreads readily...
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