GLENWOOD, Iowa, U.S.A. – President Barack Obama delivered an inspiring eulogy at the funeral for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney last week that may resonate for years to come.
Pinckney, the pastor at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, was leading the Bible study group June 17 when a man who was welcomed as a visitor shot and killed him and eight people in his congregation.
GLENWOOD, Iowa, U.S.A. – As it is, does there happen to be a context to pulling a gun on innocent people? Or a context for pulling one in a church prayer circle because of the race of the worshippers?
In Charlestown, South Carolina this week, there was what many would call a “church massacre” when a gunman killed six women and three men.
GLENWOOD, Iowa, U.S.A. – The local high school principal was one of several people hurt in a shooting near his home early this week.
Principal Richard Hutchinson, who is in his second year at Glenwood Community High School, is recovering from the Sunday afternoon shooting.