Friday, December 26, 2014

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For the latest installment of Ask The Truth, our readers wanted to know why the U.S. 20 bypass seems to see a lot of crashes each winter. Here’s what we found out.

Jeff Parrott

Posted 45 minutes ago

Oncologist Dr. William Pletcher will retire at the end of the year after more than 50 years in medicine; Elkhart’s Betty Ferro continues her annual tradition of feeding friends, family and neighbors; and three other stories to start your day.

J. C. Lee

Posted on Dec. 25, 2014 at 9:12 p.m.
Free Christmas Meal at First Presbyterian Church 1

First Presbyterian Church of Goshen served 841 meals to hungry guest and volunteers on Christmas. Organizers had prepared 110 pounds of ham and 327 pounds of turkey to feed a predicted 750 patrons, said David Pepple, who helped organize the event.

Posted on Dec. 25, 2014 at 9:02 p.m.
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Since Elkhart County’s early years, a number of roads have been vacated or abandoned, community blogger Tim Ashley says. With the help of an old map, he was recently able to track one of them down.

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Elkhart Truth photographers share a gallery featuring our favorite photos from the past year. 

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These local stories got more attention by online visitors than any others during the 2014 year. Of course clicks don’t count for everything, but it’s one of the first of many “2014 in review” stories we’ll be posting this weekend.

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Columnist Robert J. Samuelson compiles his favorite stats of the year.

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Scientists working to breed Christmas tree that doesn’t shed its needles

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The department’s Rape Aggression Defense classes start on Jan. 27. 

Posted on Dec. 25, 2014 at 12:09 p.m.

After more than 50 years, Dr. William Pletcher will retire Dec. 31 from his oncology practice at Elkhart Clinic

Posted on Dec. 25, 2014 at 11:27 a.m.

In honor of the season, we asked members of the community to share their favorite holiday traditions with us. Read on to see what they are and tell us your own favorite traditions.


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