Thursday, October 2, 2014

 Michael Shoun, 26.  Shoun was arrested on warrants for three different court cases, in which he has been charged with failure to return to lawful detention, operating a vehicle as a habitual traffic violator, resisting law enforcement and possession of marijuana.   (Photo Supplied)

Michael Shoun will face life in prison without parole if he is convicted of the murder of 17-year-old Tiana Alter.

Posted 2 hours ago
 Scott Albon, 50, of Millersburg was arrested July 9 at River Preserve County Park on a preliminary charge of public indecency.

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department received reports of nudity and sexual activity at the River Preserve County Park. Three separate “covert operations” were done after several complaints were filed by the public.

Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 10:07 a.m.
 Steven Clippenger, 43, was convicted on Oct. 1, 2014, in the 2012 double murder of his brother and sister-in-law.

Prosecutors are asking that Steven Clippenger be sentenced to life without parole. He served time in the early 1990s for another murder.

Posted at 8:57 a.m.
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 Sam Hale looks east down a long line of railcars that are stopped on the northern most tracks in Dunlap near Oxbow County Park Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Trains have been stopping for long stretches of time causing issues for residents on the north side of the tracks and businesses on the south side of the tracks.
Posted 34 minutes ago

Norfolk Southern said a train was stopped in Dunlap for more than 3 hours yesterday because the “train crew ran out of time.”

Posted 2 hours ago
Supreme Court takes no action Thursday on same-sex marriage appeals.
 Notre Dame wide receiver Corey Robinson (88) makes a play as he is pursued by Rice's Ryan Pollard (22) during action at Notre Dame Stadium Saturday, August 30, 2014. The Irish defeated the Owls 48-17 in the season opener.
Posted at 6:29 a.m.

Notre Dame wide receiver Corey Robinson wasn’t known much beyond his big-play abilities until a more rounded version of himself emerged against Syracuse.

 A mock-up of the back of the Blue Knights t-shirt being printed to support breast cancer awareness.
Posted at 6:00 a.m.

Proceeds from the Blue Knights’ T-shirt fundraiser will go to Memorial Regional Breast Care Center in South Bend. Read on to find out how you can help.


 The Elkhart Fall Flower Carpet has been installed at Central Park.
Posted at 5:55 a.m.

Start your day with these top stories from Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee and across Elkhart County.

 Concord freshman Will Boyer rallies with Central senior Eric Burton during the number one singles match at Concord Sectional boys tennis semifinal on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Concord in Elkhart. After 3 hours and 36 minutes Boyer beat Burton and helped Concord advance to the sectional finals.
Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 10:43 p.m.

Minutemen, Northridge earn spots in Concord Sectional tennis final with wins over Central, Memorial.

 KeiVarae Russell (6) straps on his helmet during Notre Dame spring football drills Monday March 3, 2014.
Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 7:15 p.m.

It has been 49 days since the university announced its probe into improprieties.

 People walk near Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running dispute over President Barack Obama’s health care law stalled a temporary funding bill, forcing about 800,000 federal workers off the job and suspending most non-essential federal programs and services.
Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 6:28 p.m.

Walorski, seeking re-election to her House seat, allied with a group of GOP lawmakers blamed by some as the force behind the government shutdown, which started Oct. 1, 2013.

 Pat Doherty and Bill Beck on the Newsmakers program Oct. 1, 2014.
Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 5:04 p.m.

The latest Newsmakers segment on Truth Radio 1340 delves into an upcoming high school football game that vies two undefeated teams – Concord and Plymouth – against one another. The game is Friday night, Oct. 3.

 The Elkhart Fall Flower Carpet has been installed Central Park.
Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 4:24 p.m.

Thousands of mums have been arranged into unique designs in downtown Elkhart and downtown Nappanee.

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