Saturday, October 25, 2014

 Doug Slabach, parenting instructor at Child and Parent Services (CAPS), an Elkhart nonprofit focusing on child abuse prevention, gave working parents some tips Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at a monthly lunch meeting of the Young Professionals, a subgroup of the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce.

Doug Slabach, who teaches parenting classes at Child and Parent Services (CAPS), provided some advice for working parents at a recent event. Read on to find out when more classes are being held.

Jeff Parrott

Posted at 10:27 a.m.
 Volunteers listen to organizer Michelle Kercher talk about the Real Men Read program Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 15, at Grace Community Church in Goshen. The four-week event brings in male community leaders to read children's books to first, second and third graders in Goshen schools.

Male community leaders read to first, second and third-graders in Goshen schools as part of the Real Men Read program, which encourages students to read. 

J. C. Lee

Posted at 8:06 a.m.

The victim told police that he was punched and robbed by five masked men in their 20s.

Sarah Duis

Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 12:10 p.m.
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 Goshen players head over to greet their fans after knocking off top-ranked Chesterton 2-0 in a Class 2A Warsaw Semistate semifinal Saturday, Oct. 25. The Redskins advanced to the 7 p.m. title game.
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Isaac Huerta, Jesus Dominguez Olvera scored goals just 3:18 apart midway through the second half as the Redskins stunned the Trojans.

 C.R. 15 and the westbound lane of East Bristol Street will be closed for construction work beginning Monday, Oct. 27.
Posted 1 hour ago

C.R. 15 will only be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 27, and the westbound lane of E. Bristol Street will be closed from Monday, Oct. 27, until Wednesday, Oct. 29.

 A four-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle Friday, Oct. 24, in Warsaw.
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The girl was walking outside the Carniceria San Jose store in Warsaw when she was struck by an eastbound vehicle.

 Satchel Piece competes in the region portion of the Drive, Chip and Putt contest hosted by the PGA, USGA and The Masters at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel. The final is scheduled for April 5, 2015, on the historic 18th green at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.
Posted at 12:08 p.m.

Satchel Pierce, a member at Christiana Creek Country Club in Elkhart, won six of the seven Indiana Junior Golf events he entered in 2014. He was recently named Indiana Golf Prep Tour Boys Player of the Year.

 Northridge's Sven Johnson, center, and teammates raise their helmets and celebrate a win over Fort Wayne Dwenger in the first round of Class 4A football sectional play on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Northridge in Middlebury. The Raiders beat the Saints 21-0.
Posted at 11:14 a.m.

Cam Ridenour, Austin Healy and Payton Carson each had adventurous, variety-filled evenings as Northridge High School beat Bishop Dwenger High School for the first time ever.


 People react as they wait at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.
Posted at 10:47 a.m.

A freshman homecoming prince, reportedly angry about a girl, pulled out a gun and opened fire in a crowded cafeteria at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday, killing one classmate and wounding four others before fatally shooting himself.

 Fairfield High's Blake Glogouski goes down after being intercepted by Jimtown's Jake Grove and Nic Weiss Friday, Oct. 24 during their Class 3A sectional game at Knepp Field.
Posted at 9:55 a.m.

Fairfield absorbed shots early and kept up the fight, but Jimtown was too fast and physical in 3A playoff meeting Friday, Oct. 24.

 Walgreen's pharmacy manager, Whitney Workman injects a customer with a flu vaccine Sept. 1, 2009, in Columbia, S.C. The Elkhart County Health Department will hold three flu vaccination clinics from October to November in Elkhart.
Posted at 9:31 a.m.

The Elkhart County Health Department will hold flu vaccination clinics on Oct. 28, Nov. 3 and Nov. 18 in Elkhart.

 Elkhart area resident Terry Karre talks during a meeting  Wednesday in Indianapolis before a study committee looking at annexation concerns. Karre joined others from the Elkhart area by wearing shirts provided by folks from Brownsburg, who are currently fighting an annexation proposal. Also pictured is committee chairperson Rep. Sharon Negele and and Randy Head.
Posted at 9:17 a.m.

A legislative committee is looking at ways to clamp down on the ways cities can annex properties.

Posted at 7:30 a.m.

Area Sears and Kmart stores are unaffected by nationwide closings, the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department looks for more information related to hit-and-run and more. 

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