Thursday, April 17, 2014

 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 2 hours ago
 David Summerfield, an employee at Saint Mary's College, has been charged with voyeurism and felony theft.

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. 

Ann Elise Taylor
Posted at 5:10 p.m.
 A few of the political signs sprouting around Elkhart ahead of the May 6, 2014, primary.
Posted 1 hour ago

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 1 hour ago

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 2 hours ago

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 2 hours ago

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 2 hours ago

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

 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. 

 Elkhart's Nathan Palmer signed with the Denver Broncos as a late-season free agent pickup.
Posted at 4:53 p.m.

Elkhartan shares thoughts on the Richie Incognito melodrama, Peyton Manning and a Super Bowl.

 People wanting to tour the Hawks building line up outside Thursday, April 17, 2014.  In addition to a ground breaking there was a tour of the building.
Posted at 4:45 p.m.

The former Hawks Furniture building near downtown Goshen will be transformed into a new live-work space for local artists and entrepreneurs.

 This Keystone RV Montana fifth-wheel is among the models being recalled by the Goshen-based RV maker because of defective microwaves made by Frigidaire.
Posted at 4:44 p.m.

Goshen-based Keystone RV is recalling 1,957 fifth-wheel travel trailers because their microwave ovens might self-start, posing a fire risk.

 The latest Indiana High School Golf Coaches Association rankings are out.
Posted at 4:42 p.m.

The latest Indiana High School Golf Coaches Association rankings are out and the Tigers are No. 11.

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