Tuesday, September 16, 2014

 Police tape blocks off Seqouia Drive at Mallard Court as the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department investigates a fatal shooting on Falcon Court.

The 18-year-old killed last week was taking part in a drug robbery with several accomplices, according to court documents.

Updated on Sept. 15, 2014 at 3:25 p.m.
 Cher performs during the D2K Tour 2014 at the BB&T Center on May 17, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida.

Cher is making a stop to the Hoosier State next month, a house fire was started by incense, and three other stories to start your day. 

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 Nayo Ulloa and his wife, Heather Bridger-Ulloa pose for a photograph Goshen home Monday, September 8, 2014. The couple has been working to form a Latin American culture and language center, and have been giving Spanish classes to the community.

After several months of working to start a Latin American culture and language center, a Goshen couple found volunteers that will begin teaching ESL classes starting mid-September.

Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 4:45 p.m.
 In this file photo, Maria Martinez, Goshen, gets a breakfast burrito at San Marcos Restaurant. Not many from the Latino Community in Goshen plan to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.  (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen)
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Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, and celebrates the history, culture and achievements of the Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and South and Central America. 

 Construction of the new Ox Bow Tower continues as of Monday Sept. 15, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 5:56 p.m.

Construction is continuing after the original structure was destroyed by an arsonist. 

 Satchel Piece competes in the region portion of the Drive, Chip and Putt contest hosted by the PGA, USGA and The Masters at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel. The final is scheduled for April 5, 2015, on the historic 18th green at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 5:22 p.m.

Pierce, a member at Christiana Creek Country Club in Elkhart, made it through three stages in order to participate in Augusta in the Boys 10-11 age division. 

 San Diego Padres starting pitcher Eric Stults throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Phoenix.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 5:16 p.m.

Eric Stults has a 7-16 with a 4.49 earned-run average, but his manager on the San Diego Padres acknowledged that run support has been a problem.

 In this file photo, the Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety and Stormwater reviews opens bids for a utility and street project at Dickerson Landing. From left is Michael Landis, mayor Allan Kauffman and Rudy Stegelmann.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 5:09 p.m.

The Goshen Board of Works will discuss building a new railroad crossing at College Avenue and Jefferson Street. 

 Truth Radio 1340 will launch on Monday, May 5, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 4:42 p.m.

The Monday, Sept. 15, broadcast included a visit from U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly and what’s coming up in the city of Elkhart.

Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 4:36 p.m.

Meetings will span three sessions. 

Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 4:27 p.m.

Per the request of a Baugo Township resident, the Elkhart County Commission might revisit allowing golf carts on some county roads.

 Wakarusa Elementary kindergarten student Nerick Sanchez-Hernandez holds a flag as he and other students assemble for the school's National Anthem Day activities Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 4:10 p.m.

Here’s some photos and video from Wakarusa Elementary’s annual celebration of The Star Spangled Banner and local veterans. 

 The Elkhart County Council will decide the 2015 budget.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 4:03 p.m.

Over the next few days, Elkhart County departments will present their budgets to county officials. If you want to attend the hearings, here’s what you need to know.

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