Football results: Franklin 61, Seymour 7 (Final Score)
Football results: Edinburgh 62, Manual 8 (Final score).
Football results: Whiteland 36, Lafayette Jeff 14 (End of 3rd quarter).
Football results: Warren Central 12, Center Grove 9 (Final score).
Football results: Southport 27, Roncalli 13 (Final score).
Football results: Greenwood 56, Perry Meridian 28 (Final score).
Football results: Indian Creek 56, Knightstown 7 (Final score).

Editorial: Common-sense fix needed for Hatch Act




When Sheriff Doug Cox ran for office, his candidacy was challenged on the basis that he was violating the federal Hatch Act.

That law, approved in 1939, is designed to keep partisan politics out of the governmental workplace. One of its three rules is that state and local employees whose jobs are connected to federal funding cannot run for political office.

But an inadvertent consequence of the law might be that it prevents qualified candidates from seeking office.

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