Thursday, April 17, 2014

 Ephram Lake, 9, suffered a concussion when he was injured in an incident at Concord South Side Elementary in Elkhart on April 15, 2014. Photographed at the Lakes' home in Elkhart on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

A fight between three students at Concord South Side Elementary sent one child to the hospital.

Lydia Sheaks
Posted 2 hours ago
 This undated file photo shows several recreational vehicles lined up on a factory lot in Elkhart County. One RV transport company is conducting a job fair to hire drivers to deliver the RVs across the country.

Job fair will be April 26 at a Disabled American Veterans post.

Jeff Parrott
Posted at 12:30 p.m.
 John Swoveland Jr., 2, was killed Wednesday night when he was struck in the chest with a bullet from a nearby shootout between two rival groups. Prosecutors charged eight individuals between the ages of 15 and 23 in connection to the incident.

St. Joseph County Metro Homicide announced Thursday, April 17, that the eight people charged in the case face murder and illegal gun possession charges. 

J. C. Lee
Posted at 5:16 p.m.
 A free course in South Bend will teach participants how to build a computer from parts.
Posted 2 hours ago

The class will be April 22-25 at WorkOne Saint Joseph County in South Bend.

 Rich Enfield of Ruoff Home Mortgage.
Posted 2 hours ago

The latest hires, promotions and achievements at locally operated businesses.

 Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey yells instructions to his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boston College in Boston on Feb. 16, 2014.
Posted 2 hours ago

The event is part of the local “Men of Heart” initiative, aimed at raising awareness surrounding men’s heart health. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in America, with more than 2,500 heart attacks and 2,100 strokes occurring each day.

 A few of the political signs sprouting around Elkhart ahead of the May 6, 2014, primary.
Posted at 6:30 p.m.

Morrison leads the way in sign count in the Democratic race for the U.S. House, Cataldo and Hicks have the edge in the Superior Court 3 contest.

Posted at 6:28 p.m.

Tyrone Winkleman was convicted of robbery, kidnapping and criminal confinement following a two-day trial in March.

 Bryan Vindl, 10, jogs around the building in an after-school activity at the Salvation Army in Elkhart on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The Salvation Army is expanding its youth offerings with a new youth ministries coordinator position.
Posted at 5:21 p.m.

The nonprofit has hired a youth ministries coordinator, who is expanding programs for children.

 NorthWood High School senior Zach Zurcher (front row,  center) poses Wednesday, April 16, after signing to play basketball at the University of Indianapolis. He's joined by (from left, front row) family friend Ron Chrobot  and mom Jennifer Zurcher; (back row) NorthWood head coach Aaron Wolfe, brother Luke Zurcher and NorthWood athletic director Norm Sellers (Photo Supplied)
Posted at 5:18 p.m.

He goes from a 21-3 Panther program to a 24-5 Greyhound program.

 Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore presents Diana Stamper with a key to the city for her 40 years of service at Elkhart schools. He also gave this award to three other Elkhart school employees at a meeting on Tuesday, April 15.
Posted at 5:17 p.m.

Four employees of Elkhart Community Schools were recently honored for 40 years of service.

 David Summerfield, an employee at Saint Mary's College, has been charged with voyeurism and felony theft.
Posted at 5:10 p.m.

David Summerfield was formally charged with voyeurism and felony theft after admitting to watching students shower without their knowledge and stealing students' clothes from a school laundry room. 

 Concord Schools superintendent Wayne Stubbs speaks at a school board meeting Monday Jan. 13, 2014.
Posted at 5:02 p.m.

Boys and Girls Club officials are encouraging others to vote "yes" for Concord schools' referendum on May 6. 

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