When Palmer Ace Hardware in Elkhart closed after over 50 years in business, locals wondered what would happen to the 20-foot statue, Scotty, that greeted its customers. Turns out he went on a journey across the country.

J. C. Lee

Posted at 5:30 a.m.

The Elkhart Truth has compiled a list of celebrations, services and closings for Memorial Day 2015, a WNIT Public Television documentary about Art Decio airs at 8 p.m., and three more stories to start your day. 

Michelle Sokol

Posted at 5:59 a.m.
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Alvin Johnson, 64, said he is sure he has made a difference in the life of children during his 37 years as a custodian. But now he’s ready to rest.

Michelle Sokol

Posted at 6:00 a.m.
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