Wednesday, September 17, 2014

 In this 2012 file photo, Kim Milas (left) and Stacey Cline (right) talk as they eat a cake they just made at the ADEC office at the YMCA in Elkhart. The Elkhart County Council has debated whether to continue giving money to the organization in 2015 after helping fund them for about 40 years.

The county has helped fund the organization for the disabled for about 40 years. Now, some officials are asking if giving ADEC tax-payer dollars is still appropriate.

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 Scarletta performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, in Elkhart's Lerner Theatre. Singer-songwriter Paul Erdman opens. Tickets available at

Scarletta, which was named one of Billboard’s top 10 country artists to watch, will play at The Lerner Theatre Thursday, Sept. 18. 

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 Notre Dame running back Tarean Folston, right, stiff-arms Stanford safety Jordan Richards, left, during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 27-20. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Now that Notre Dame has three games under its belt, here’s a look at the next three on the docket. The games get harder, but they don’t look impossible for the Irish to conquer.

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 Concord High School junior Sierra Frantz plays her flute after band practice at the school Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Sierra has a few physical limitations, but hasn't let that keep her from competing with the Marching Minutemen.
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Sierra Frantz says her passion for music keeps her involved in high school’s marching band.

 Fifth Street between Jefferson and Madison streets in Goshen, Ind., was closed down Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, for a resurfacing project. The street will be closed for a few weeks because a sanitary pipe collapsed.
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The resurfacing of a stretch of Fifth Street was expected to take no longer than a day, but now the street will be closed for three weeks.

 Samantha Shank, 16, of Elkhart, holds one of her reusable towel designs that she makes and sells. Shank started The Parsi Company earlier this year after she won start-up support through the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce's Young Entrepreneurs Academy. The chamber is accepting applications now for this year's Young Entrepreneurs Academy.
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Samantha Shank and Karen Lopez are two local teens who've started their own businesses through the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, a nine-month program offered by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce. 

 This undated file photo shows attendees at a previous Elkhart County Board of Zoning Appeals.
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The committees who make the changes say the updates could save time and money on routine requests.

 President Barack Obama arrives to a graduation and commissioning ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in West Point, N.Y.  In a broad defense of his foreign policy, the president declared  that the U.S. remains the world's most indispensable nation, even after a
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Representatives from the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Coast Guard Academy will be available to answer questions at an event at the Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library.

 Truth Radio 1340 will launch on Monday, May 5, 2014.
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Also on the program, Lydia Sheaks answered the latest Ask The Truth question — this one on the Interurban Trolley.

 An officer with the Elkhart Police Department investigates the side of a van Wednesday, Sept. 17 after a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Lexington and Third Street in Elkhart.
Posted at 1:51 p.m.

One person — the driver of a minivan — was taken to the hospital. Two people in the other vehicle were not injured.

 NorthWood golfer Summer Stillson, the team's sophomore captain, puts.
Posted at 1:07 p.m.

After losing two of its top players, NorthWood girls golf started the season with questions of whether the team could match its success in recent years. But the Panthers were determined to prove they could succeed after their star players graduated.

Posted at 12:45 p.m.

Deer hunters lucky enough to have too much venison on their hands may donate it to the Sportsmen’s Benevolent Fund, which gives the fresh meat to food banks in Elkhart County and across Indiana.

 Bristol's water tower sits on the east side of S.R. 15.  The new well in the Bristol Park for Industry will be tied into Bristol's existing water system.
Posted at 8:36 a.m.

A new building will be built for the wellfield. Once that’s complete, controls to tie the new well into the town’s existing water system will be added.

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