Thursday, April 24, 2014

 Firefighters are on the scene of a gas leak at Eighth and Mason streets near downtown Elkhart. The gas leak was reported near 1:15 p.m.

Firefighters are on the scene monitoring gas levels in the air at the scene of a gas leak near downtown Elkhart that was called in around 1:15 p.m.

Krystal Vivian
Posted 1 hour ago
 Staff Sgt. Jesse Williams, who was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan in December, was posthumously awarded a Purple Heart on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

Family and friends of Elkhart native Staff Sgt. Jesse Williams gathered at Granger Community Church for a Purple Heart presentation ceremony.

Jennifer Shephard
Posted 38 minutes ago
 Nineteen-year-old Thomas Harper was arrested in connection with a double shooting that occurred in Elkhart on Thursday, Jan. 23.

The 19-year-old is accused of killing Devonte Patrick in December, 2013. He faces up to 65 years in prison if convicted.

Sharon Hernandez
Posted 2 hours ago
 Goshen's getting a new Indian restaurant at 127 S. Main St., Goshen.
Posted 28 minutes ago

Your weekly roundup of food stories includes big news from Goshen in terms of ethnic food and a look at Cubby Bear Pizza, as well as a couple other things you should know.

 Here, I'm interviewing Jim Buller about the giant earth and moon paintings he created. The artwork hangs at The Electric Brew in Goshen.
Posted 32 minutes ago

Reporter Lydia Sheaks reflects on her first year of working for The Elkhart Truth.

 Mark Campbell of EverGreen Recreational Vehicles.
Posted 35 minutes ago

Campbell will bring more than 13 years of RV industry experience to his new position at EverGreen Recreational Vehicles.

 Ryan Strausborger, an Elkhart Memorial High School graduate, is with the Triple-A Round Rock Express, the top affiliate of the Texas Rangers.
Posted 37 minutes ago

Ryan Strausborger, 26, is an outfielder with the Pacific Coast League's Round Rock Express, the top affiliate of the Texas Rangers.

 The District 48 Indiana House hopefuls at a candidate forum Monday, April 21, 2014, in Elkhart are (from left) Doug Miller, Jesse Bohannon and Adam Bujalski. Several posts are up for grabs in the May 6 primary election and four forums are slated ahead of Election Day.
Posted 48 minutes ago

The NAACP, Americans for Prosperity, Elkhart County Young Republicans and Kiwanis Club of Elkhart are hosting the events.

 A sign at the corner of Wood and Homan streets directs passers-by to a home for sale in Elkhart on July 17, 2013.
Posted 58 minutes ago

The Indiana Association of Realtors senses demand for new homes, but said low inventory holds homes sales back.

 This Jan. 31, 2014, photo shows a Taco Bell facade behind a KFC drive-thru sign in Saugus, Mass. A report from public policy group Demos found that the CEO of YUM!, which owns Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and KFC, earned a total $22,050,180 in 2013.
Posted 1 hour ago

A new report out shows that the gap between how much a fast food employee makes and how much the CEO of a fast food company makes is bigger than every before.

 Retired physician Glen Miller is the author of
Posted 2 hours ago

The retired physician talks about preparing for death and about his own life-threatening medical emergency.

 State representative Timothy Wesco explains what the Indiana House is working on as he addresses the Third House meeting at the Elkhart Public Library on March 7, 2014.
Posted 2 hours ago

Carlin Yoder and Tim Wesco explain why they haven't expressed support for Concord Community Schools' referendum.

 A woman enters the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles branch Thursday, March 7, 2013, on Harrison Street in Elkhart. BMV branches will extend operational hours on May 5 and 6 to accommodate would-be voters needing identification cards.
Posted 2 hours ago

Per state law, voters must show identification when voting in the May 6 primary.

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