Friday, October 31, 2014

 A view of the four-way stop at C.R. 11 and C.R. 26 (colloquially referred to as Cable Line Road). According to local legend, the intersection was home to a Cable Line Road monster or ghost, which was associated with a large tree that stood on the northwest corner of the intersection until it was cut down in 1994.

For years, rumors have circulated around Elkhart County that the intersection of C.R. 11 and C.R. 26 (also called Cable Line Road) is haunted by a monster or ghost. We looked into the story for this week’s Ask the Truth. Here’s what we found out.

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 Trick-or-treaters make their way up to a house on Strong Avenue in Elkhart on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.

Before you head out for Halloween freebies and trick-or-treats, check out what you’ll need to know to make the most of Halloween in Elkhart County. 

Sarah Duis

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 Phil Burkey talks about the gardens at Faith Mission on Aug. 16, 2014. Burkey has maintained the gardens, providing fresh produce to be served to the residents.

One-time Faith Mission resident Phil Burkey has returned to the mission, overseeing the gardens that provide food for the tables. He’s grateful for the chance to give back.

Jennifer Shephard

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