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 33 minutes ago

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. 

Danielle Waldron

Posted 1 hour 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.
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 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.

 Robert Boatwright, 24, of Milford, was arrested on a preliminary charge of felony burglary Wednesday, Oct. 22.
Posted at 10:35 p.m.

Detectives detained the 24-year-old man on preliminary charges of felony burglary following several burglaries earlier this year.

 The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is looking for information about a red Dodge Ram truck that might have struck a man Friday night, Oct. 10., along C.R. 18, east of C.R. 23.
Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 6:57 p.m.

Evidence from the scene suggests the truck is a red Dodge Ram with front passenger side damage.

 The Sears store on Hively Avenue in Elkhart will remain open despite plans to close numerous other stores.
Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 5:24 p.m.

A recent report said 77 Sears and Kmart stores would close.

Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 3:52 p.m.

The fire started at about 11:10 a.m. when fiber was ignited in and around the structure’s ductwork. Only one person was injured. 

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