Friday, October 31, 2014
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 The Goshen Redskins mascot races around the floor with large

Native Americans have long been protesting the use of the word Redskins. As support for their cause builds, it’s high time we all start paying attention to them, community blogger Rich Preheim says.

 

 

 


Posted on Oct. 17, 2014 at 1:36 p.m.
 Jennifer Melsop, 26, left, and Erika Turner, 26, from Centreville, Va. hold their hands after exchanging wedding rings during a ceremony officiated by Rev. Linda Olson Peebles in front of the Arlington County Courthouse in Arlington, Va., Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. The court's order effectively makes gay marriage legal in 30 states.

While opponents may foretell doom, despair and destruction, allowing gays and lesbians to marry won’t lead to the fall of civilization in Indiana or elsewhere, community blogger Rich Preheim says.


Posted on Oct. 9, 2014 at 10:16 a.m.

Until all Christians – conservative and otherwise – can engage in respectful dialogue and pursue mutual understanding of one another’s beliefs regarding homosexuality, we’ll remain mired in rancor and division. And the world is watching.


Posted on Sept. 23, 2014 at 11:26 a.m.
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 A bicyclist rides west on Beardsley Avenue as a motorist drives around him July 29, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 1, 2014 at 2:39 p.m.

Too many bicyclists ride facing traffic rather than with it. Not only is it illegal, it puts motorists as well as riders at risk.

 This image was taken from a video provided to The Elkhart Truth. The video shows Elkhart Police Department patrol vehicles along West Garfield Avenue during the arrest of 21-year-old Reese Tommy Haithcox on July 3 in Elkhart.
Posted on Aug. 22, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.

Community blog: City officials have tried to explain away increased police activity after Cpl. Dustin Young was injured in the neighborhood. But the evidence points to police harassment.

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Rich Preheim lives in Elkhart, where he is a freelance writer and historian, ignores the mess in his office, roots for the Hoosier, listens to classic rock and still thinks he’ll play Major League Baseball.


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