Thursday, July 31, 2014

 Mack Samuel Stokes was arrested Wednesday morning, July 31, and preliminarily charged with felony burglary of a dwelling.

Police say the claw hammer-wielding burglary suspect was chased away by a man with a .45 caliber handgun.

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 In this file photo, Al Mackowiak examines counterfeit currency during his service as a detective for the Goshen Police Department. Mackowiak was recently appointed as town marshal of Millersburg.

Al Mackowiak, a former Goshen police officer, replaces David Keith Hathaway, who was charged July 17 with two counts of conversion. 

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 Jeffery Hunt (Photo Supplied)

Jeffery Hunt received a similar sentence to his father, Jeffrey Hill, who was sentenced in March.

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The two-vehicle collision happened early Thursday morning, July 31.

 Tours of the Hawks Building were part of the activities with Arts on the Millrace in Goshen Ind Saturday June 7, 2014. The Millrace area is one of several throughout Goshen going through redevelopment.
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Community Development Director Mark Brinson gave the Goshen city council an update on each of the city’s ongoing redevelopment projects. 

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A Bristol man and a Goshen woman collided at the intersection of S.R. 15 and C.R. 14 Wednesday afternoon.

 The Marshall County Blueberry Festival may leave Plymouth. It has been held at Centennial Park for almost half a century.
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 8:43 p.m.

The festival has been held in the city for almost half a century.

 Lifeguard Mandolin Belke watches a sparse crowd at Ideal Beach Wednesday afternoon. Recent cool temps have kept attendance down at the city park.
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 8:41 p.m.

Temperatures only pushed 90 degrees twice this summer, a missing Dowagiac woman calls police to tell them she doesn’t want to be found and more.

 The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department has warned area residents of a phone scam offering to lower credit card scores.
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 7:36 p.m.

Scammers have called several area residents using fake caller IDs, offering to lower credit card interest rates.

 See something you recognize? Lost items that were turned into the fair office can be retrieved until Aug. 29. After that, they'll be sent to charity or thrown out.
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 7:34 p.m.

Items turned into the fair office include keys, phones, clothing, bags, shoes and a stroller.

 The summer 2014 edition of I Do magazine features the wedding and engagement stories of six Michiana couples.
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 7:19 p.m.

The Michiana bridal publication is available for Apple, Android and Kindle tablets, featuring local couples as well as trends and tips for couples planning their own weddings.

 Police in St. Joseph County will be conducting sobriety checkpoints Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2.
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 7:17 p.m.

The checkpoints meant to target drunk drivers will be set up Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2.

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, right, with Lisa Wilken, who advocates on behalf of military sexual assault victims, in a screen grab from the lawmaker's latest political ad, on YouTube at
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 5:59 p.m.

It’s the second ad of the political season for the GOP lawmaker, seeking her second term.


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