Friday, August 22, 2014
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 Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore reads a statement about the aftermath of the Garfield Avenue incident involving a police officer in July. The mayor answered questions from the media in the council chambers after reading his statement Friday, August 22, 2014.

The Elkhart mayor held a press conference Friday morning, where he talked about recent incidents between police and residents living in the West Garfield  neighborhood.


Updated at 10:25 a.m.
 The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is warning residents to keep their car doors locked in the wake of several robberies across Elkhart County made possible by garage door openers in unlocked vehicles.

Thieves apparently used garage door openers from unlocked cars to get into garages in Osolo Township.


Posted at 7:28 a.m.
 The Mangy Lion Trophy currently resides on 1 Blazer Blvd., home of the Elkhart Central Blue Blazers. Central will travel crosstown to rival Elkhart Memorial on Friday, Aug. 22.

Elkhart Central has owned the trophy for two years, but Elkhart Memorial is playing at home in 2014. 


Posted 2 hours ago
 The Elkhart County Agricultural Society has announced the recipients of its 2014 awards. The award winners will be honored at an upcoming banquet at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Posted 1 hour ago

This year’s Farm Family Award was given to Michael and Sue Martin of Wakarusa. Award winners will be honored at an upcoming banquet.

 The WHME TV-46 telecast crew of (from left) Bob Nagle, Chuck Freeby and Bo Hundt will bring another season of high school football to northern Indiana airwaves in 2014.
Posted at 6:22 a.m.

A Friday night lineup for where you can listen and watch everything happening under the Friday night lights.

 Chris Conklin tells the Elkhart County Board of Zoning Appeals about her positive relationship with the feral cats she and her husband give food, water, and occasional outdoor shelter to at their home on Ideal Beach.
Posted at 6:03 a.m.

Elkhart Central High School was on a temporary lockdown Thursday afternoon, the Elkhart County Board of Zoning Appeals voted unanimously in favor of an appeal made by feral cat caretakers and three other stories to start your Friday. 

 This image was taken from a video provided to The Elkhart Truth. The video shows Elkhart Police Department patrol vehicles along West Garfield Avenue during the arrest of 21-year-old Reese Tommy Haithcox on July 3 in Elkhart.
Posted at 6:00 a.m.

Community blog: City officials have tried to explain away increased police activity after Cpl. Dustin Young was injured in the neighborhood. But the evidence points to police harassment.

 Church Community Services Seed to Feed co-cordinator Katie Jantzen arranges large quantities of vegetables that were made available as part of the CCS’ first Free Farmers Market for area food agencies in July.
Posted at 5:00 a.m.

A group of Elkhart County leaders hope extra space in the jail kitchen can be used to help provide more fresh, local food for the county.

 Participants in a recent Riding To Remember cruise along C.R. 3 in Elkhart County. This year's charity ride will be Sept. 7.
Posted at 5:00 a.m.

Elkhart Bike Night will be Friday, Sept. 5, at Central Park. The Riding to Remember charity ride will be held two days later to benefit Jesse’s Warriors.

 Evan Bayh
Updated at 10:19 a.m.

The two-term governor and former U.S. senator still has nearly $10 million in his campaign fund.

Updated at 6:10 a.m.

The parents of the child were home when he was found unresponsive in the bathroom.

 Police responded to a report of a submerged vehicle on Thursday night, Aug. 21, neat the Warsaw License Branch.
Posted on Aug. 21, 2014 at 10:17 p.m.

The people inside the vehicle were able to get out on their own.

 Chris Conklin tells the Elkhart County Board of Zoning Appeals about her positive relationship with the feral cats she and her husband give food, water, and occasional outdoor shelter to at their home on Ideal Beach.
Posted on Aug. 21, 2014 at 8:25 p.m.

An Osolo Township couple has successfully appealed a county zoning ruling that advocates say would have had devastating consequences for the local feral cat population.

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