When Palmer Ace Hardware in Elkhart closed after over 50 years in business, locals wondered what would happen to the 20-foot statue, Scotty, that greeted its customers. Turns out he went on a journey across the country.
A crowd of several hundred gathered Monday at Goshen’s Oakridge Cemetery, honoring past and present service members.
Nearly 200 people attended the Memorial Day service at Rice Cemetery. The Elkhart DAV Chapter 19 hosted the event where Indiana dignitaries thanked veterans for their service.