Friday, October 31, 2014

 A view of the four-way stop at C.R. 11 and C.R. 26 (colloquially referred to as Cable Line Road). According to local legend, the intersection was home to a Cable Line Road monster or ghost, which was associated with a large tree that stood on the northwest corner of the intersection until it was cut down in 1994.

For years, rumors have circulated around Elkhart County that the intersection of C.R. 11 and C.R. 26 (also called Cable Line Road) is haunted by a monster or ghost. We looked into the story for this week’s Ask the Truth. Here’s what we found out.

Posted on Oct. 31, 2014 at 5:30 a.m.
 The Bristol Opera House is supposedly haunted by Percy, a woodworker who lived in the opera house after his home burned down during the Great Depression.

In honor of Halloween, Elkhart County Historical Museum curator of education and community blogger Patrick McGuire shared a few tales of hauntings in the Elkhart County community.

Posted on Oct. 31, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.
 CentralÕs Nick Quarandillo (10) congratulates Devin Jones (97) after Jones made a big defensive play against the Penn offense during action at Rice Field Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. The teams resumed action from Friday after the rain delay.

Here’s a look at the schedule of area high school football team’s playoff games, as well as where you can watch or listen to them.

Bill Beck

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