Wednesday, October 1, 2014

 This is a rendering of the field that will be the home of the Northern League’s Elkhart County Miracle professional baseball team. (Truth Photo By Jennifer Shephard)

Though it’s doubtful the Elkhart County Miracle baseball team will play in 2015, owner Craig Wallin remains optimistic about the baseball team’s future in Elkhart.

Posted at 1:18 p.m.
 Scott Albon, 50, of Millersburg was arrested July 9 at River Preserve County Park on a preliminary charge of public indecency.

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department received reports of nudity and sexual activity at the River Preserve County Park. Three separate “covert operations” were done after several complaints were filed by the public.

Posted at 10:07 a.m.

The Elkhart County income tax will go up 0.5 percent for Elkhart County workers starting Jan. 1, 2015.

Posted at 9:49 a.m.
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It has been 49 days since the university announced its probe into improprieties.

 People walk near Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running dispute over President Barack Obama’s health care law stalled a temporary funding bill, forcing about 800,000 federal workers off the job and suspending most non-essential federal programs and services.
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Walorski, seeking re-election to her House seat, allied with a group of GOP lawmakers blamed by some as the force behind the government shutdown, which started Oct. 1, 2013.

 Pat Doherty and Bill Beck on the Newsmakers program Oct. 1, 2014.
Posted at 5:04 p.m.

The latest Newsmakers segment on Truth Radio 1340 delves into an upcoming high school football game that vies two undefeated teams – Concord and Plymouth – against one another. The game is Friday night, Oct. 3.

 The Elkhart Fall Flower Carpet has been installed Central Park.
Posted at 4:24 p.m.

Thousands of mums have been arranged into unique designs in downtown Elkhart and downtown Nappanee.

 The Temptations Revue and the Sounds of the Four Tops will fill up Elkhart's Lerner Theatre on Friday night. Showtime is 7 p.m., and area schools and church choirs will provide the opening act.
Posted at 4:12 p.m.

Nate Evans, who has been a part of two Rock and Roll Hall of Fame groups, tells the story of how he got involved in The Temptations, talks about growing up across the street from the Jackson 5 and names his favorite Motown song.

 Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is questioned by Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, as she testified before the House Oversight Committee in its examination of a security breach at the White House. The agency that protects the president and his family is under scrutiny after a man climbed over a fence, sprinted across the north lawn and dashed deep into the executive mansion before finally being subdued. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Posted at 4:01 p.m.

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday.

Posted at 3:46 p.m.

Riding against traffic is illegal – and dangerous. In case you need convincing, here’s an explanation of why wrong-way riders create problems from community blogger and cycling instructor John D. Yoder.

Posted at 3:15 p.m.

The Elkhart County Republican Party will host its chili cook-off Friday, Oct. 3. The event will coincide with the Goshen First Friday event.

 Actors Donal Logue, left, Jada Pinkett Smith and Ben McKenzie attend the
Posted at 2:54 p.m.

After watching the premieres of fall’s newest shows, TV blogger Clara Bush graded each to let you know which ones are worth your time or can be passed by. 

 All Concord Sectional boys tennis matches moved to Wednesday, Oct. 1, because of weather forecast.
Posted at 2:36 p.m.

The tennis tournament has been moved to Wednesday, Oct. 1, because of forecasted rain and limited availability of indoor courts.

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