Sunday, October 26, 2014

 Indiana will bring back work requirements for food stamp benefits around March, April or May next year.

Around 65,000 Hoosiers will be affected by the time limit on food stamp benefits unless they have a job or participate in a work training program.

J. C. Lee

Posted at 6:05 p.m.

In 2015 drivers of scooters with engines of 50cc or less will need to pass BMV tests and buy license plates. Drivers of scooters with larger engines will have to follow motorcycle requirements.

Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 9:24 a.m.
 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.

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.

Posted on Oct. 25, 2014 at 10:47 a.m.
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 Fairfield Falcons stand with their eleventh IHSAA Sectional Championship trophy in a row. (Left to right) (Top row) Cara Dubois, Lairen Miller, Riley Miller, Felicity Bontrager, Andrea Hagar, Hannag Siegel, Makayla Bell, Callie Patrick, Trivett Miller. (Middle row) Rainbow McGregor, Samantha Shank, Tarin Cosby, Cheyenne Chupp, Brooklyn Luke, Julia Brown. (Bottom row) Lauren Streit, Kelsey Schiffli, Haley Lockwood.
Posted at 10:33 p.m.

Fairfield defeated NorthWood  25-18, 25-21, 25-18 to advance to the regional round of IHSAA tournament play.

 Memorial's volleyball team rejoices after scoring game point against Concord, capturing the the 4A sectional final on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Concord in Dunlap. The Crimson Chargers beat the Minutemen 25-18, 25-17, 26-24.
Posted at 10:31 p.m.

Elkhart Memorial captures its seventh 4A sectional volleyball championship in eight years with a 3-0 win over Concord.

 Ayden, left, and Bella Cooper pose as they leave Island Park Safe Trick or Treat in Elkhart on Oct. 25, 2014. Ayden, 5, is dressed as Elsa from Disney's Frozen, while Bella, 9, came dressed as a football player (her took off her helmet earlier in the afternoon.)
Posted at 8:42 p.m.

Little superheroes, princesses and zombies take over Elkhart’s Island Park for Safe Trick or Treat. 

 The Walk for a Dog app allows you to donate to local animal shelters and rescues – such as the Humane Society of Elkhart County – by walking your dog.
Posted at 6:46 p.m.

The Walk for a Dog app donates between 11 to 25 cents to an animal shelter of your choice for every mile you walk with your dog.

 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.
Posted at 3:32 p.m.

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 on Oct. 25, 2014 at 2:44 p.m.

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.
Posted on Oct. 25, 2014 at 1:55 p.m.

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 on Oct. 25, 2014 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 on Oct. 25, 2014 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.


 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.
Posted on Oct. 25, 2014 at 10:27 a.m.

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.

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