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Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • To the editor: We at Jayland Partners would like to acknowledge the support from our community in 2019 to promote activities.
  • When was the last time you encountered a traveling salesman?
  • Brewster was one of the good ones
    The summer of 1952 was the year the Cleveland Browns moved their training camp to Hiram College in the one-stoplight village of Hiram, Ohio.
  • Flooding issue needs to be fixed
    Anytime we get a decent rain, the street basin at the corner of the intersection plugs up, and at times water almost goes clear across the street.
  • Government is about compromise. Sometimes that compromise is difficult to find.
  • To the editor:

    Recently, 40-year firearms hater and former vice president Joe Biden told us, “With all due respect to the governor of Texas, it is irrational what they’re doing. On the very day you see a mass shooting … and we’re talking about loosening access to have guns, to be able to take them into places of worship … I mean it’s just absolutely irrational. It’s totally irrational.”
  • There’s a lot of credit to go around
    This has been painful. But it has worked.
  • Is there anything more guilt-inducing than New Year’s resolutions?
  • Thursday was the first day back to school after the holiday break. In my role as student service coordinator at East and General Shanks elementary schools, it is good to see the students again and hear about their holidays.
  • New Year’s resolutions — both making them and breaking them — are beyond cliché.
  • Secret Families Christmas Charity would like to say thank you to the Jay County community for making our 4th Annual Event Day on Dec. 14 such a huge success.
  • Some letters to Santa from local children ran in Friday’s special Christmas Greetings section. More will be printed in the Christmas Eve newspaper. But what about us?
  • To the editor: Can you believe that the new year is already here?
  • To the editor: I certainly want to take this opportunity to publicly apologize to Jeanne Houchins and the other current Jay County Council members on my error in speaking out.
  • “Audrey’s grown another inch,” said my wife as I wandered through the kitchen.
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The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
P.O. Box 1049 Portland, IN 47371