Commentary

THE NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: New law would help stop nuisance phone calls

Hoosiers have had it with unwanted telephone calls. And we think a bill that passed the Indiana House this week could help stop this growing problem. Republican Rep. Jeff Ellington of Bloomington is the author of House Bill 1123, which is designed to help prosecutors in charging people who use ...

GUEST COLUMN: What has happened To America?

Its a rare occasion when we have a president or any politician willing to stand up for our founding principles, national security or the people. We are living in a rare time in American history because we have such a president in Donald Trump. Throughout his campaign, at his inauguration, on ...

LAST WORD: Reboot of “Twilight Zone” will have to go some to beat original

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man's fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is ...

LAST WORD: Jumpin’ Johnny Wilson: Another Hoosier basketball legend leaves us

The sportswriter in me can’t resist this opportunity to make sure News-Sentinel.com acknowledges a second Indiana high school basketball hero who passed away this month. In an editorial last week, we lauded the life and career of the “Splendid Splinter” from Kokomo, Jimmy Rayl, who died ...