Saturday, April 19, 2014

 Saul Mendoza, 9, watches as volunteer Jane Short helps adjust his saddle Wednesday April 16, at LoveWay Inc. in Middlebury. LoveWay, Inc., is a non-profit organization that provides therapeutic horseback riding services to people with special needs.

Potholes may cost the city of Elkhart an additional $2 million in road repairs, a mysterious wall painting was discovered at Goshen's Hawks Furniture building and three other stories to start your day.

J. C. Lee
Posted 1 hour ago
 Andy Williams of Bristol after he finished the 2013 Boston Marathon. Despite last year's finish line bombing tragedy, Williams will run on Monday, April 21.

Area runners recount how their 2013 Boston Marathon experience affected them as runners and as people. 

Anthony Anderson
Posted at 12:15 a.m.
 Prairie View Elementary students Erika Moyer, 9, gets a high five from volunteer Teresa Jenkins after her weekly ride at LoveWay Inc. in Middlebury.

The Middlebury nonprofit LoveWay Inc. uses horseback riding and equestrian care as a type of therapy for people with special needs.

Sarah Welliver
Posted at 7:10 p.m.
 Frank Lucchese is the incumbent in the upcoming Elkhart County Commissioner race. If elected, he will enter his third four-year term.
Posted 53 minutes ago

Frank Lucchese is up for re-election this year. He'll be challenged by Rick Easton, a political newcomer and engineer for the Elkhart County Highway Department.

 Northridge High School has a new principal.
Posted at 7:27 p.m.

Andrew Wood, who is an assistant principal at Fort Wayne Snider High School, will start at Northridge this fall.

 In this Feb. 1, 2011 photo, Harborside Health Center employee Gerard Barber stands behind medical marijuana clone plants at Harborside Health Center in Oakland, Calif. A new study shows that Indiana had the second highest marijuana arrest rate compared to surrounding states in 2012.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Posted at 5:27 p.m.

A new study shows that Indiana had the second highest marijuana arrest rate compared to surrounding states in 2012.

 Zamale Davis, 19, was arrested by the FBI and U.S. Marshal's service at 7:10 a.m. in South Bend, in connection with the robbery at Key Bank, 121 E. Vistula St., on Aug. 7, 2013.
Posted at 5:21 p.m.

Zamale Davis, 19, was arrested following an investigation by the FBI and Bristol Police. 

 A crowd looks over the third floor of the Hawks building Thursday April 17, 2014 during the ground breaking open house.
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 3:53 p.m.

There may be some history to a painting discovered in Goshen. LaCasa Inc. and DJ Construction are converting the three-story building into a life-work space for artists.

 Ryan's Place is a nonprofit grief support center in Goshen that works closely with children, teens and families in the Michiana area.
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 3:47 p.m.

Find out more about the upcoming Ryan’s Run event coming up Saturday, April 26, in Middlebury.

 Come to the candidates forum sponsored by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce and The Elkhart Truth, set for April 21.
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 3:46 p.m.

The event will feature the hopefuls for the District 48 Indiana House seat, the Elkhart Superior Court 3 judgeship and other county posts. 

 Ian Efsits, 11, serves lemonade to Jerry Matheson of Flushing, Mich., as part of Lemonade Day on Saturday, May 4, 2013, outside the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart. Hundreds of young entrepreneurs set up lemonade stands across Elkhart County with the help of parents and teachers to get a taste of what it takes to run a business, and many donate portions of their sales to charity.
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 3:13 p.m.

Want your child to learn business skills? Here's how to get them signed up for Lemonade Day, coming up on May 3. 

 Larry Calvert (left), director of elections for Governmental Business Systems; Rickey Schrag, clerk election worker; and Chad Clingerman, office manager for voter registration and Elkhart County election board, test a voting machine at the Elkhart County Administration building Thursday, April 17, 2014. The county ran its usual pre-election test Thursday of voting machines.
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 2:24 p.m.

See what Elkhart County clerk Wendy Hudson says voters can expect at the polls on May 6.

 A sign warns drivers of potholes along a stretch of Johnson St. north of E. Bristol St. in Elkhart on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 2:19 p.m.

Elkhart City Council will eventually be asked to approve money to smooth over impact of wild winter weather. 

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