Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Concord High School soccer coach has been charged with child seduction, Martin’s Super Markets plans to open a new store in Goshen called Martin’s Express and three more stories to start your day.

Sarah Duis

Posted 2 hours ago

A former Concord girls soccer coach was charged with child seduction after a student’s parents told police about a sexual relationship between the two.

Emily Pfund

Posted on Oct. 22, 2014 at 11:46 a.m.
 Crews battle a fire at Better Way Products Plant 2 in New Paris, Ind., on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

Several fire departments are on scene at Better Way Products in New Paris, where a fire has been burning for hours.

Krystal Vivian

Posted 1 hour ago
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 Leonardo Cruz, 9, listens to trainer Eva Young, left, Monday, Oct. 20, at St. James Boxing Club in Elkhart.
Posted 28 minutes ago

The St. James Athletic Center is taking up residence at the former Elpaco Paints shop on Old U.S. 33, thanks to a donation by property owners Harold and Gisela Peter.

 Libertarian candidate Joshua O'Brien is challenging Republican incumbent Wes Culver in the race for the District 49 House seat.
Posted 1 hour ago

O’Brien is an advocate for lower taxes, limited government and personal liberty. He’ll face Republican incumbent Wes Culver on the Nov. 4 ballot.

 State Rep. Wes Culver is seeking his fourth term as District 49 House representative.
Posted 1 hour ago

Culver is seeking his fourth term representing District 49, which includes Goshen and northwest Elkhart County. He’ll face Libertarian candidate Joshua O’Brien on the general election ballot.

 Concord West Side first-grade teacher Kari Waltz holds up the tiny harmonica attached to her staff badge Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. She blows the harmonica to get students' attention as they begin or end an activity, part of the PAX Good Behavior Game that Elkhart County schools have started using to improve students' behavior.
Posted 1 hour ago

Horizon Education Alliance helped local teachers implement the PAX Good Behavior Game. Teachers say their students love the game, and teachers themselves are less stressed about behavior issues. 

 Jodi Buoscio is shown here Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in downtown Elkhart. Buoscio is the Democratic candidate for the District 21 Indiana House seat.
Posted 1 hour ago

The group, a PAC of the Indiana State Teachers Association, was the biggest single donor in the contest for the District 21 post. 

 Tony Coleman smiles for a photo with wife, Barbara, and grandaughters Shelly Moore, 13, center, and Angel Moore, 10, on Oct. 2, 2014, outside their home in Elkhart. Coleman suffers from end-stage renal disease and is on a waiting list for a kidney transplant.
Posted 2 hours ago

Through kidney failure, countless rounds of dialysis and an endless stream of doctor’s appointments, Tony Coleman has waited for an organ donor to save him. Find out how you can help at an upcoming event.

 Bristol Town Hall
Posted at 9:19 p.m.

The loan will be worth $625,000 and will be repaid in 42 months. The town owes $1,240,000 on the bonds and will pay the remainder owed from saved funds.

Posted at 9:10 p.m.

Rogers is running for re-election as sheriff of Elkhart County and is a strong advocate of gun rights.

 The Elkhart Memorial volleyball coaching staff (from left) Sarah Snyder, JV; Lisa Baker, JV; John Himschoot, varsity; and varsity head coach Jacquie Rost discuss their next drill at practice Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Elkhart. Baker and Rost have been coaching together for 20 years and said a large part of their success comes from the program they've built together and their ability to keep coaching staff.
Posted at 8:00 p.m.

Jacquie Rost and top assistant Lisa Baker have been together for more than 500 varsity victories for the Crimson Chargers.

 Goshen Mayor Alan Kauffman (left) has endorsed Democrat David Kolbe in his bid for the District 22 House seat. District 22 covers much of northern Kosciusko County and part of southern Elkhart County.
Posted on Oct. 22, 2014 at 6:10 p.m.

Democrat and Warsaw resident David Kolbe is running for the District 22 House seat. 

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