INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. senators take this oath: "I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God."
It is almost September and classes have begun or are about to start. We detect some reluctance in students, but not in adds for school supplies or with summer-weary parents. Parents and retailers are more than ready. For teachers as well, there is inevitably an autumn bounce in starting anew and getting it right this year.
With Pendleton’s leaders torn between promoting economic growth and preserving a small-town quality of life, it is fortunate that a comprehensive plan for controlled growth and development is in place.
The Republican state representative from Seymour knows so many things that he never needs to apologize, except grudgingly, or acknowledge that he has made a mistake.
Polls show clear majorities favor action on gun control
Those who follow politics in America and around the world are not naive about the challenges of reaching solutions to perplexing problems.
One of the things I am always looking to do as a history teacher is to sprinkle in as much current events content as I can. As I wrote a few weeks ago, we are all in the same River of History as every person who came before us and all who will come after us.
Somehow, Michael Tingley, his girlfriend had fallen asleep on a blanket in the final, predawn hours of Woodstock.
"The subject is on fire," the police dispatcher said. "It will be a minute before I am en route," veteran officer Mark Dawson replied.
“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
"My wife and I, my brother and sister-in-law, and my mom drove from Terre Haute to Aurora to see the Ohio River town of 3,700 residents again. Aurora looked dapper in its 200th year."
This Week's Circulars
NEW PARIS [mdash] Doris Marie Runyan, 84, died Wednesday. Surviving are son, Jack (Laura) Runyan Jr.; five grandchildren; and brother, Douglas (Audrey) Truex. Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. Sunday, with the service following at 2 p.m., all at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen.
GOSHEN [mdash] Elias R. Martin, 34, Goshen, died at 4:47 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at South Bend Memorial Hospital, from injuries received after a fall Monday morning in Culver. He was born June 19, 1995, at home in Goshen, to Glenn and Rhoda (Ramer) Martin. Elias lived his lifetime in this a…
SHIPSHEWANA [mdash] Sandra Felder, 70, of Shipshewana, died Friday, Aug. 9. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 followed by a 5 p.m. memorial service at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 S. Main St., Middlebury.
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- Indiana Republican Rep. Jim Lucas knows so much
- New Culver's restaurant planned for Goshen
- Two vacant Goshen homes targeted for demolition
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- Wife of IOI owner files legal action, claims husband may soon face fraud prosecution
- Military convoy to make stop in Goshen
- IOI declares bankruptcy amid wire fraud claims, new lawsuit
- POLICE NEWS: Multiple OWI arrests, thefts reported since Friday