Wednesday, August 20, 2014

 In this file photo from May 6, 2012, Karl Shelly (center), co-pastor of Assembly Mennonite Church in Goshen, leads the

The credentials of the Rev. Karl Shelly of Assembly Mennonite Church argues that same-sex unions are “worthy of blessing.”

Posted on Aug. 19, 2014 at 4:49 p.m.
 Christy Bodkin of Winona Lake was arrested on preliminary charges of maintaining a common nuisance and neglect of a dependent on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

Two children were removed from a Winona Lake home Tuesday night after police say they found an active meth lab in the residence.

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 Victor Burson standing in front of his family home.

With higher perceptions of crime in south central Elkhart, many people have presumptions of what life is like in the neighborhood. But the people who live there have different opinions.

Posted at 3:00 a.m.
 David Kolbe is running for the Indiana House District 48 seat.
Posted 1 hour ago

Indiana House district 22 candidate David Kolbe has filed a complaint with the Indiana Election Commission alleging campaign improprieties by his opponent Curt Nisly.

 Jerry Stoner of Edwardsburg worked at a circus for one day when he was 14. Now, 60 years later, he will attend the Kelly Miller Circus when it arrives in Edwardsburg on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.
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As the Kelly Miller Circus comes to Edwardsburg, Mich., on Friday, one man shares his story of a one-day job he had for a circus that came to Osceola, Ind.

 This undated photo shows Nell Ward (right).
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Nell Ward managed the fair’s baby animal barn for 40 years, but has been slowed by health concerns.

 This undated photo shows Cobus Creek, viewed from Elkhart Road, opposite the outlet to Garver Lake in Ontwa Township, Mich. A proposed sewage treatment plant nearby that would discharge into the creek, which flows into Elkhart County, has generated the opposition of Elkhart officials.
Posted at 7:00 a.m.

The Elkhart Board of Public Works cites misleading information in the proposal in a formal letter to Michigan officials.

 Notre Dame Sports Information staff unveil the uniform for the Shamrock series game against Purdue in Indianapolis in September. Following the unveiling coach Brian Kelly took questions from the media Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
Posted at 5:55 a.m.

A Mennonite pastor’s credentials are subject to review, Notre Dame unveils its Shamrock Series uniforms and three other stories to start your day.

 Cassania Knight lives in south central Elkhart. She'd move if finances allowed, but still, she says she likes it there.
Posted at 3:00 a.m.

The median income in south central Elkhart is lower than other parts of the city, it’s the site of a fair share of violent crime in town, but some say it’s unfairly stereotyped.

Posted at 12:35 a.m.
A man struck two police cars during a chase that reached speeds of 80 mph Monday, Aug. 18.
 Mothmen Dance company, featuring Elkhart native Jason Whicker (center, in the black T-shirt), performed in the quarterfinals of NBC'S America's Got Talent on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
Posted at 12:07 a.m.

Voting for the show is open until noon Wednesday, Aug. 20.

 The pastor at St. John's Catholic Church in Goshen requested the city add school zone signs near along street for students and children in that area.
Posted on Aug. 19, 2014 at 8:48 p.m.

The pastor at St. John’s Catholic Church made the request for the city to add signs to make the neighborhood near the church safer. 

 Notre Dame's Sheldon Day (91) works on defensive line drills during practice at the stadium Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 19, 2014 at 8:47 p.m.

After a quietly productive first two seasons, Sheldon Day has taken command of the Notre Dame defensive line.

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