Saturday, April 19, 2014

 A pitcher and mug of beer rest on the bar at McKee's Pub in Goshen on May 4, 2010. The cheap beers of choice in northern Indiana are Schlitz, Goose Island and Saranac, according to University of Kentucky geographer Matthew Zook.

A geographer from the University of Kentucky has released a map that identifies the alcoholic preferences of different states using Twitter.

J. C. Lee
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 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 at 3:03 a.m.
 Andy Williams of Middlebury 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 on April 19, 2014 at 12:15 a.m.
 Elkhart residents Jim and Joan Strati pose for a portrait in front of a collection of family photos in their home Friday, April 18, 2014. The Stratis are preparing to celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary. They offer
Posted 6 minutes ago

The key to a long marriage? The couple said it's all about working together. 

 Indiana state representative Rebecca Kubacki, District 22, Friday, March 7, 2014.  Photographed at the Elkhart Chamber of Commerce Third House meeting.
Posted at 10:07 a.m.

Incumbent Rebecca Kubacki, challenged in the GOP primary by Curt Nisly, blasts the "despicable" tone of the race.

 Frank Lucchese is the incumbent in the upcoming Elkhart County Commissioner race. If elected, he will enter his third four-year term.
Posted at 3:17 a.m.

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 on April 18, 2014 at 7:27 p.m.

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

 Prairie View Elementary students Erika Moyer, 9, gets a high five from volunteer Teresa Jenkins after her weekly ride at LoveWay Inc. in Middlebury.
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 7:10 p.m.

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

 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 on April 18, 2014 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 on April 18, 2014 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. 

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