Thursday, October 2, 2014

 The Elkhart Fall Flower Carpet has been installed at Central Park.

Start your day with these top stories from Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee and across Elkhart County.

Posted 28 minutes ago
 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 on Oct. 1, 2014 at 10:07 a.m.

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

Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 9:49 a.m.
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 A mock-up of the back of the Blue Knights t-shirt being printed to support breast cancer awareness.
Posted 23 minutes ago

Proceeds from the Blue Knights’ T-shirt fundraiser will go to Memorial Regional Breast Care Center in South Bend. Read on to find out how you can help.


 Concord freshman Will Boyer rallies with Central senior Eric Burton during the number one singles match at Concord Sectional boys tennis semifinal on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Concord in Elkhart. After 3 hours and 36 minutes Boyer beat Burton and helped Concord advance to the sectional finals.
Posted at 10:43 p.m.

Minutemen, Northridge earn spots in Concord Sectional tennis final with wins over Central, Memorial.

 KeiVarae Russell (6) straps on his helmet during Notre Dame spring football drills Monday March 3, 2014.
Posted at 7:15 p.m.

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.
Posted at 6:28 p.m.

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 on Oct. 1, 2014 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 on Oct. 1, 2014 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 on Oct. 1, 2014 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 on Oct. 1, 2014 at 4:01 p.m.

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday.

Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 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 on Oct. 1, 2014 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.

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