Thursday, April 24, 2014

 A group of students sang hymns to peacefully protest the preachings of a couple from Texas who visited Goshen College's campus on Thursday, April 24, 2014 to warn students to repent for sins or face hellfire.

A couple from the Texas ministry stopped by the campus today to warn students to repent for sins. A group quickly formed to sing hymns over the couple's preachings.

Angelle Barbazon
Posted at 3:42 p.m.
 A Purple Heart medal is seen in its case prior to the presentation ceremony honoring Staff Sgt. Jesse Williams of Elkhart at the Granger Community Church Thursday, April 24, 2014. Williams was killed in Afghanistan in December 2013. Medals were presented to his mother, father and daughter.

Goshen College students protest of a couple preaching about hellfire, the family of a fallen soldier receives the Purple Heart and new restaurants coming to Goshen.

J. C. Lee
Posted at 5:40 p.m.
 Madison, the daughter of Staff Sgt. Jesse Williams daughter Madison holds a Purple Heart honoring her father that was presented to her that on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Williams' mother, Debbie Passerallo, stands behind her. The woman at left is Williams' youngest sister, Sandy Williams. Williams was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan in December 2013.

The Elkhart native was killed in action in Afghanistan.

Jeff Parrott
Updated at 1:10 p.m.
 Goshen College senior Anna Latsha uses sign language to communicate with children in Peru. She spent time in South America in fall 2012 as part of Goshen College's first hybrid American sign language and Spanish study-service term.
Posted 2 hours ago

Meet Anna Latsha, a Goshen College student graduating this weekend. She spent time in Peru working at an orphanage and school for deaf children.

 Elkhart County Corrections Officer Brandon Shepherd talks with a fellow officer in the intake area of the jail as he works Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Sheriff's Department reduced visitation hours at the Elkhart County Jail due to a staffing shortage.
Posted at 5:07 p.m.

Find out the new hours that will go into effect in May.

 A view of Zimmer's world headquarters in downtown Warsaw.
Posted at 5:07 p.m.

$13 billion buyout represents a huge change for the 'orthopedic capital of the world.'

 Edwardsburgís Katie Kanaby, center, high fives coach Terri Gipson after scoring during Osolo Little League action against Osolo Saturday, July 9, 2011. (Truth Photo By Jennifer Shephard)
Posted at 5:00 p.m.

Costs, travel summer teams and indifference cause too many obstacles.

 Ginny Russell accepts the United Way of Elkhart County's Arthur J. Decio Volunteer of the Year award on behalf of Dottie Arnold.
Posted at 2:56 p.m.

An event on Thursday, April 22 recognized those who volunteer for, and contribute to, the United Way of Elkhart County.

 Middlebury Town Sign
Posted at 2:52 p.m.

Funds from the county's Middlebury East TIF district and town funds will be used to make upgrades.

 Goshen's getting a new Indian restaurant at 127 S. Main St., Goshen.
Posted at 2:22 p.m.

Your weekly roundup of food stories includes big news from Goshen in terms of ethnic food and a look at Cubby Bear Pizza, as well as a couple other things you should know.

 Here, I'm interviewing Jim Buller about the giant earth and moon paintings he created. The artwork hangs at The Electric Brew in Goshen.
Posted at 2:19 p.m.

Reporter Lydia Sheaks reflects on her first year of working for The Elkhart Truth.

 Mark Campbell of EverGreen Recreational Vehicles.
Posted at 2:15 p.m.

Campbell will bring more than 13 years of RV industry experience to his new position at EverGreen Recreational Vehicles.

 Ryan Strausborger, an Elkhart Memorial High School graduate, is with the Triple-A Round Rock Express, the top affiliate of the Texas Rangers.
Posted at 2:14 p.m.

Ryan Strausborger, 26, is an outfielder with the Pacific Coast League's Round Rock Express, the top affiliate of the Texas Rangers.

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