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Monday, July 27, 2015
Staff needs to watch FOX
On July 5, Hillary Clinton did a CNN interview in which she told several blatant lies.
If it’s ‘heritage not hate,’ then step up to plate
I could take my column from last week, update some details, and it would still be just as relevant, given Thursday night’s shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Thanks for making pageant great
To the editor: What are three words to describe the 2015 Miss Jay County Fair Queen Pageant? Weather, change, success.
Family's ash tree had a rich life
I counted something like 50 rings.
Unite to improve Indiana education
To the editor: Guilty? In a July 14 editorial in The Commercial Review, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce is blamed for teacher shortages that are occurring in some Indiana school districts.
Shootings should not be routine
I’d say the two largest news events Thursday were the verdict in the James Holmes trial and the shooting in Chattanooga.
Let’s think about that. Those two stories are about events in which multiple people were shot and killed.
Could issues be new normal?
As local government officials work to figure out solutions to flooding problems, some uncomfortable questions loom out there: What if this extreme weather is the result of climate change? What if this is the new normal?
Virgal Kesler had stories to spare
Virgal Kesler once moved an entire gymnasium 90 degrees without lifting a finger.
Chamber must answer for issues
Suddenly, it seems, it’s difficult to find young teachers to fill open teaching positions in Indiana.
Wet weather can’t dampen spirit
Another Jay County Fair has come and gone.
Message goes beyond religion
I’m not Catholic, but this pope is pretty cool.
JCC offers thanks, asks for support
To the editor:
It’s hard to believe that another successful year has passed at the Jay Community Center as we begin our 2015-16 Annual Sustaining Campaign.
Trump is a problem for the GOP
Entertainment value has never been considered a qualification for the office of the presidency.
Ignorance creates a flooded bliss
It’s hard to believe after the June we’ve had, but there was a time I thought floods were fun.
Coach says thank you for 17 years
To the editor:
Wow, what a great experience.
The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
P.O. Box 1049 Portland, IN 47371