Saturday, October 25, 2014

 Volunteers listen to organizer Michelle Kercher talk about the Real Men Read program Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 15, at Grace Community Church in Goshen. The four-week event brings in male community leaders to read children's books to first, second and third graders in Goshen schools.

Male community leaders read to first, second and third-graders in Goshen schools as part of the Real Men Read program, which encourages students to read. 

J. C. Lee

Posted 2 hours ago

The victim told police that he was punched and robbed by five masked men in their 20s.

Sarah Duis

Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 12:10 p.m.

In 2015 drivers of scooters with engines of 50cc or less will need to pass BMV tests and buy license plates. Drivers of scooters with larger engines will have to follow motorcycle requirements.

Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 9:24 a.m.
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 Fairfield High's Blake Glogouski goes down after being intercepted by Jimtown's Jake Grove and Nic Weiss Friday, Oct. 24 during their Class 3A sectional game at Knepp Field.
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Fairfield absorbed shots early and kept up the fight, but Jimtown was too fast and physical in 3A playoff meeting Friday, Oct. 24.

 Walgreen's pharmacy manager, Whitney Workman injects a customer with a flu vaccine Sept. 1, 2009, in Columbia, S.C. The Elkhart County Health Department will hold three flu vaccination clinics from October to November in Elkhart.
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The Elkhart County Health Department will hold flu vaccination clinics on Oct. 28, Nov. 3 and Nov. 18 in Elkhart.

 Elkhart area resident Terry Karre talks during a meeting  Wednesday in Indianapolis before a study committee looking at annexation concerns. Karre joined others from the Elkhart area by wearing shirts provided by folks from Brownsburg, who are currently fighting an annexation proposal. Also pictured is committee chairperson Rep. Sharon Negele and and Randy Head.
Posted 1 hour ago

A legislative committee is looking at ways to clamp down on the ways cities can annex properties.

Posted at 7:30 a.m.

Area Sears and Kmart stores are unaffected by nationwide closings, the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department looks for more information related to hit-and-run and more. 

 Jodi Buoscio, Democratic candidate for  the District 21 seat in the Indiana House, talks with a reporter Monday, Oct. 20 at The Elkhart Truth building in downtown Elkhart.
Posted at 4:00 a.m.

The Democrat is hoping to unseat two-term incumbent Rep. Tim Wesco, a Republican.

 State Rep. Tim Wesco, a Republican seeking his third term in office, listens to a question during an interview at The Elkhart Truth on Oct. 16, 2014.
Posted at 4:00 a.m.

The Republican faces a challenge from Democrat Jodi Buoscio for his District 21 Indiana House seat.

Posted at 12:14 a.m.
 Commuters ride inside an L Train subway car, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in New York. Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders physician who tested positive for the Ebola virus after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, had taken the train after visiting a bowling alley in Williamsburg. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Posted at 12:00 a.m.

Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, returned from Guinea a week ago and sought medical attention immediately after he began displaying symptoms.

 Jimtown High's Nik Olson tries to get past Fairfield High's Nolan Miller Friday, Oct. 24 during the Class 3A sectionals game at Knepp Field.
Posted at 11:37 p.m.

Nik Olson scored three touchdowns as Jims hand Falcons a 42-6 loss in Sectional 26.

 Northridge quarterback Payton Carson (34) hands the ball off to Cam Ridenour during a game against Dwenger in the first round of Class 4A football sectionals on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Northridge in Middlebury. The Raiders beat the Saints 21-0.
Posted at 11:28 p.m.

The Raiders rack up five takeaways and allow just six first downs while blanking the storied Saints 21-0.

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