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Preschool-age children and their adults are invited to Salamonie Preschool’s “F is for Frog” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 20 at Salamonie Interpretive Center in Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews, according to interpretive naturalist Teresa Rody. Read more



With a squad comprised of four freshmen and nine sophomores, Southwood’s varsity softball season ended with a final record of 6-17 but their improvements were across the board for a team that utilized this season as one that they could find their bearings with. Read more

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I woke up this morning and my good woman wasn’t gone, she was asleep beside me, I didn’t feel an aching in my head, no blues around my bed. I made coffee, it tasted fine, not like turpentine. I could put gin in the coffee and make it taste like turpentine but why would I? And that’s how I feel about the Six Supremes who’re trying to take us back to the 19th century. No need to grieve over it, November is coming, and the simple solution is to throw the bums out. Elect a Congress with a two-thirds majority in favor of enlarging the Court to fifteen, which will reverse the reversals. Ninety million eligible voters sat out the 2016 election and that’s how we wound up where we are with this ambitious minority in power.

I was happy to learn the San Francisco-based company Eat Just is planning to build the world’s biggest cultivated-meat factory in the United States. For those who don’t know, cultivated meat is grown from animal cells, without slaughter. The planned facility will have ten 250,000-liter bioreactors, capable of producing 30 million pounds of this revolutionary protein every year.