Thursday, September 18, 2014

 There was a reported robbery at a BP station on S.R 120. Three men stole 10 packs and four cartons of cigarettes.

Three men with at least one hand gun robbed a BP station Thursday. The men stole 10 packs and four cartons of cigarettes. Authorities are still investigating. 

Posted 2 hours ago
 Miguel and Christy Reyes pose for a portrait surrounded by a few of MiguelÕs favorite Bears memorabilia at their home Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Miguel was diagnosed with a brain tumor in June and has been under going treatment. Miguel will be honored at the Concord football game Friday.

Miguel Reyes, 13, and his family were thrown for a loop when doctors discovered he had a brain tumor in June. He’ll begin chemotherapy on Oct. 16 and will be honored at Goshen-Concord football game on Sept. 19.

Posted at 1:35 p.m.
 Freddie Rhodes, 18, was arrested on a preliminary charge of murder on Sept. 11, 2014, in connection with the Sept. 10 shooting death of 18-year-old Dre Tarrius Rodgers in the Wildwood Estates subdivision in Elkhart County.

Freddie Rhodes, 18, and Deante Dalton, 16, both face up to 65 years in prison if a jury convicts them of felony murder.

Posted at 10:09 a.m.
 FILE PHOTO: ADEC client Angie Reed, right, and ADEC Direct Service Provider Adrianna Scherer use an ipad with an app for teaching how to count money. Reed hopes to get a job that requires her counting money after mastering the app. The local agency is using iPads with a variety of apps to help teach clients skills such as how to make coffee and also to Skype with their families. ADEC received a total of $213,000 in health grants from United Way of Elkhart County this week.
Posted 59 minutes ago

Readers reacted to news that Elkhart County government officials were considering cutting or discontinuing its share of funding for ADEC, which helps with developmental and cognitive disabilities.

 Truth Radio 1340 will launched May 5, 2014.
Posted 1 hour ago

Highlights from Thursday’s Truth Radio 1340 Early Edition.

 Carmen Kingsley (top) and Peter Gilbert rehearse in preparation of the fifth annual Art in the Barn community art show. The show is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 19, and Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.
Posted 1 hour ago

The fifth annual community art show will feature aerial performers and display other forms of art along the Millrace Canal. 

 You don't have to get as dressed up as these buccaneers and the beauty to get free donuts and discounted rum on International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.
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Hacienda and Krispy Kreme are giving away free food to buccaneers who talk like a pirate Friday, Sept. 19.

 Four Winds Field, home to the South Bend Silver Hawks, are to house the low-Class A team for the Chicago Cubs, beginning in 2015. The artificial surface is also going back to grass.
Posted at 12:09 p.m.

The Hawks had been a farm club of the Arizona Diamondbacks since 1997 and were with the Chicago White Sox before that. A new name, uniform and logo are on the way.

Posted at 10:16 a.m.

This map from The Elkhart Truth shows incident reports from the Elkhart Police Department each day between Sept. 10 and Sept. 17

Posted at 7:51 a.m.

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers of an email scam used by con artists to steal a victim’s identity.

 This Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, photo shows construction work which recently started on a stretch of S.R. 19 in Elkhart.
Posted at 6:58 a.m.

Sections of the roadway, also known as Nappanee Street, will be replaced from Beardsley to Magnolia avenues.

 Concord junior Sierra Frantz plays her flute after band practice at the school Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Frantz has a few physical limitations, but hasn't let that keep her from competing with the Marching Minutemen.
Posted at 5:53 a.m.

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 Notre Dame safety Drue Tranquill (23) watches a drill during practice at Culver Academy on Aug. 4, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 17, 2014 at 10:24 p.m.

When Notre Dame safeties started dropping like flies, a freshman from Fort Wayne was ready for his moment in the sun.

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