Scenes from last week’s tornadoes that ripped a deadly path through parts of Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri are devastating and heartbreaking. Severe storms also brought death and destruction to parts of Arkansas and Tennessee.
COVID cases are spiking again across Indiana. Hospitalizations have increased at an alarming rate. A stubbornly high number of Hoosiers continue to refuse to be vaccinated. And now, a new variant looms.
Hoosiers showed their hospitality in ways that long will be remembered by refugees from Afghanistan who briefly called Camp Atterbury home.
In July, Russian President Vladimir Putin released a long-winded treatise on Ukraine — the country’s history both medieval and modern, its kinship with the Russian Motherland, and its latter-day relations with the West. Mixing truths with half-truths and outright falsehoods, it rested on the dominant theme that the notion of Ukraine as its own nationality, ethnicity, culture and language is a figment, and that Ukrainians and Russians have always been, and always will be, “one people.”
Robert J. Dole — war hero, senator, presidential candidate, Kansan — has died, at the age of 98.
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One week ago, emergency responders pulled the body of 2-year-old Emma Sweet from the frigid water of East Fork White River, bringing closure to her family and to a community that had hoped and prayed for a different outcome.
Our community lost a gentle giant recently with the passing of the Rev. Annette Barnes. A leader at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church who ministered to those who have lost loved ones and those fighting for their own lives, Barnes’ selfless gifts touched so many people. She died last week at 85.
Sometimes, doing nothing is the best thing our legislature does.