Tuesday, September 16, 2014

 NASCAR auto racing driver Tony Stewart reads a statement during a news conference at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will

Kevin Ward Jr. was killed on Aug. 9, 2014,

Posted 16 minutes ago
 The Elkhart Police Department is seeking the public's help to identify two men, shown here in surveillance footage, who stole several items from a CVS Pharmacy on Saturday, Sept. 13.

The Elkhart Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify two men who they say stole several items from a CVS Pharmacy.

Posted at 8:07 a.m.
 A woman enters the BMV License Branch Thursday, March 7, 2013, on Harrison Street in Elkhart. The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles announced that 180,000 people will be getting refunds after $29 million of overcharges were discovered.

Around 180,000 people will be getting refunds because of the overcharges.

Updated 1 hour ago
 This screenshot of a Google Map shows the approximate boundaries of the Orchard Subdivision. Residents asked the city to extend water and sewer services to their home.
Posted 20 minutes ago

After residents of the Orchard Subdivision have expressed opposition to a proposal that be annexed into Goshen, the city is talking about whether to proceed with the annexation process.

 Artist Florindo Rozante poses in the living room of his downtown Elkhart loft apartment.
Posted 1 hour ago

Florindo Rozante, whose career path took him from Yves Saint-Laurent to The Art Institute of Chicago, could have chosen to live somewhere a bit more artsy – however, Elkhart’s charm got to him. Read on for more about the artist, as well as his beautifully decorated apartment on Main Street.

 Truth Radio 1340 will launch on Monday, May 5, 2014.
Posted 1 hour ago

The Tuesday, Sept. 16, broadcast also included details on the upcoming Elkhart County Heart Walk.

 From left Allan Dueck, principal of Bethany Christian Schools, presents awards to salutatorian Hanna Hochstetler and valedictorian Adam Krahn. Bethany Christian High School graduated 35 students in a commencement ceremony in the gym at the school on Sunday, June 1, 2014, in Goshen. The school is hosting an alumni reunion for certain classes at the end of September 2014.
Posted 1 hour ago

Former students of the private school in Goshen are welcome to attend a boys soccer game. A class reunion is also being planned for certain graduating classes.

 Our family wore jerseys, we watched football, we had a tailgate style party and football games – we didn't dwell on the small guest list. He had a blast, and so did our entire family.
Posted at 12:04 p.m.

Sometimes life with a special needs child doesn’t turn out how you’d always imagined it would. However, community blogger Kari Horton says the trick is learning to find happiness in the midst of the storm.

 McDonald's is giving away a free small coffee to customers during breakfast hours from Sept. 16 to Sept. 29, 2014.
Posted at 11:09 a.m.

Need a caffeine fix in the morning? McDonald’s is giving away small cups of its McCafe coffee for free for the next two weeks.

Posted at 9:29 a.m.

There are eight entries, but only one will be featured on The Bacon Strip’s regular menu. Find out how you can vote here.

  Mary Russell talks about her experience at the SPA Ministry, Thursday Sept 11, 2014. At left is Debra Daisy.
Posted at 8:22 a.m.

Based in Elkhart, the SPA Women’s Ministry offers residential treatment, guidance and support for women dealing with addictions and abuse.

 A view of the Lerner Theatre.
Posted at 8:03 a.m.

Scaletta, Kidz Bop Kids and other performances are coming to downtown Elkhart.

 Matthew Eddy, 24, faces a charge of furnishing alcohol to a minor, a level 6 felony, according to a news release from the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s office.
Posted at 7:45 a.m.

After a teenager died of alcohol poisoning in New Carlisle, a St. Joseph County man faces a charge of providing alcohol to a group of underage adults.

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