THE LAST WORD: Golf world will miss Pete Dye’s work


In August, my wife Beth and I drove to the French Lick Resort in southern Indiana, two hours south of Indianapolis, to see the historic domed lobby of the West Baden Springs Hotel and the sites of the sulfur springs there and at the French Lick Springs Hotel. During our weekend stay, we drove ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Will governor act on teacher pay sooner?


Is Gov. Eric Holcomb changing his tune on the urgency of increasing teachers’ pay? More than a month ago Holcomb said that while he supported getting the state’s teachers to salary levels that ranked in the top three in the Midwest, that teacher pay couldn’t be addressed in the 2020 ...

THE LAST WORD: What do you do if your vehicle plunges into a pond?


We don’t know all the details of the crash on New Year’s Eve in Mishawaka in which a minivan driven by a northern Indiana woman plunged into a retention pond, killing two of her three children. The crash is still under investigation. All we know is that Mishawaka firefighters that ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: New baby boxes are welcome additions


In November News-Sentinel.com wrote about a new Safe Haven Baby Box being added in Angola that allows people to anonymously leave newborns in hospitals and fire stations. That increased the number of baby boxes in the state to 16 at that time. We also pointed out that Allen County had only one ...