Tuesday, July 29, 2014

 A Boy Scout found several potted marijuana plants in a Goshen park Monday morning, July 28, 2014.

A Goshen Boy Scout working on his Eagle Scout project discovered several potted marijuana plants growing in Abshire Park Monday morning.

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 Ricky Hester, seen here, is accused to possessing and distributing child pornography. He was indicted on child pornography charges in June 2014.

A 23-year-old Granger man was charged with possessing and distributing child pornography after a months-long investigation.

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 A plastic carrier holds a variety of school supplies in a classroom in this 2013 file photo.

With the school year starting over the next two weeks, here’s how you can get your child ready if you’re on a budget. 

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 Rose Marie Morris, 25, was reported missing by family members on Sunday, July 27, in Dowagiac, Mich.
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Rose Morris, 25, left a home in Dowagiac around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24.

 Demonstrators march in front of the White House in Washington on Monday, July 7, 2014, following a news conference of immigrant families and children's advocates responding to the President Barack Obama's response to the crisis of unaccompanied children and families illegally entering the U.S.
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Governor Mike Pence asked the federal government for more timely information on the placement of unaccompanied children in a statement released Tuesday.

 Wabash Railroad remnant in Benton Township.
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A few pieces of the Wabash Railroad, which used to run through Elkhart County, remain in Benton Township. 

 In this archive photo, Laura Macias bags groceries at Cueramaro supermarket in Elkhart on Jan. 28, 2013. The Hispanic woman was discussing proposed immigration reform, a big topic for the growing Latino population in Elkhart County.
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The Latino population increased by 82.9 percent from 2000 to 2013, while the white non-Hispanic segment went up by 0.08 percent.

 Kevin Deary, president of the Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County, makes the announcement of the club receiving $500,000 for an expansion project July 29, 2014.
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The Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County made the announcement during a presentation Tuesday morning, July 29.

 Truth Radio 1340 will launch on Monday, May 5, 2014.
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Here’s what you missed in the July 29 broadcast of Truth Radio 1340.

 Bryan Stephens (left) and son Josh pose at their Goshen home with some of the memorabilia they've collected through the course of visiting the ballparks of all 30 Major League teams.
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Josh Stephens, a Fairfield High School senior, and his father, Bryan, collected a slew of memories over the last decade.

 I will remember each moment.
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Due to family health issues, Kari Horton is leaving Heartland Small Animal Rescue. In her final community blog post, she shares the invaluable things she’s learned being part of an organization that saves lives. 

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Indiana State Police were on the scene of an overturned semi truck blocking both lanes of eastbound traffic on the Indiana Toll Road.

 A 15 year old male told police that a man exposed himself to him Saturday, July 26, in a restroom at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair, according to a report from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.
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A new, year-old YWCA program in Elkhart County helps Latina newcomers settle into the area, the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department investigates a report of a flasher at the 4-H fair and more.


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