Thursday, November 20, 2014

 The Brimar Wood Innovations Inc. team that helped build a desk for musician and entrepreneur Sean Combs poses behind the finished product for a photo on Nov. 13, 2014. Pictured from left are Gene Short, Jim Dittmann, Barry Geyer, Sofia Gallegos, Thad Frye and Loren Rhude.

Brimar Wood Innovations Inc., a company that builds high-end office furniture, started in a garage in Goshen 10 years ago.

Sharon Hernandez

Posted at 10:59 a.m.
 A bobcat walks on a patio. Bobcat sightings are on the rise in Indiana, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

The increased sightings could lead to Indiana allowing a limited fur-trapping season. 

Posted at 4:02 a.m.
 The Elkhart County Criminal Justice Complex administration building is shown in this Elkhart Truth file photo.

The man, who applied for a job with the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department, says he can still fire a gun, although it's not part of a jail guard's duties.

Jeff Parrott

Posted on Nov. 19, 2014 at 2:04 p.m.
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 During a hearing in October, Marquise Curry pleaded guilty to one count of armed robbery and agreed to a stipulated sentence of 16 years in prison, with five of those years suspended, in connection with a home invasion at 20 East Apartments.
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Community blogger Jessica Baldanzi reviews “Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir,” which delves into a middle school girl’s struggles with learning how to be an outsider and navigating gender roles.

 Wayne Stubbs, Concord Community Schools superintendent poses for a photograph. Stubbs is set to retire on June 30, 2015.
Posted at 10:13 a.m.

Wayne Stubbs has served as superintendent of Concord Community Schools since 2011. He will retire in June 2015.

Posted at 8:20 a.m.

Two people were taken to IU Health Goshen Hospital after a two-car crash near Millersburg, but neither patient had life-threatening injuries.

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On a commute home during a rainstorm, community blogger John D. Yoder was fortunate enough to receive help from a young woman with an umbrella. 
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The Indiana Department of Child Services wants to analyze the department’s workload before seeking more money to hire additional case workers.

 Rep. Curt Nisly, R-Goshen (second from right) is sworn in at the Statehouse on Tuesday, Nov. 18, for first official meeting of the 119th General Assembly.
Posted at 6:17 a.m.

He represents District 22, which covers a large part of northern Kosciusko County and part of southern Elkhart County, including Nappanee and New Paris. 

 Pedestrians walk on the new sidewalk heading south on Main Street as a crew from Rieth-Riley paves further south. The cold, damp weather causes steam to rise from the hot paving material.
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Winter weather threw a wrench and pushed back the opening of South Main Street, plus four more stories to start your day. 

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