Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Here’s what you missed at the Bristol Town Council meeting Thursday, Oct. 16. 

Posted on Oct. 17, 2014 at 10:10 a.m.
 This undated photo shows the Karsyn Bell Playground in Congdon Park, Bristol, Ind.

The Bristol Park Board is working on drafting a five-year plan for the town’s park system. Residents say they would like to see permanent restrooms and walking trails at two town parks.

Posted on Oct. 15, 2014 at 12:29 p.m.
 Elkhart County has always been something of an industrial town. Click through the timeline to learn more.

Although the manufactured housing industry isn’t exactly suffering these days, it’s still a different beast from what it was before the Great Recession. 

Jeff Parrott

Posted on Oct. 12, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.
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 Cats ate on Linda Powell's deck last winter.
Updated on Oct. 6, 2014 at 10:28 p.m.

Linda Powell started feeding one cat she noticed in her neighborhood, but soon one cat turned into 12. 

 Oak Ridge Cemetery
Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 4:31 p.m.

The cemetery’s streets will be repaved during its closure from Oct. 9 through 10.

 Chassix employee Travis Conner works on a  rear lower control arm on a processing line at the Bristol plant Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 5:00 a.m.

The local manufacturers are asking the Elkhart County Council for tax abatements that could lead to job growth in the next few years.

 Corporal Skyler Gardner of the Bristol Police Department was diagnosed in June with Myxoid Sarcoma, a form of tissue cancer. The police department is hosting an online auction to help raise funds for Gardner's family and his cancer treatments.
Posted on Sept. 25, 2014 at 4:13 p.m.

Family and friends of Cpl. Skyler Garner are raising money to help cover his medical bills while he battles a form of tissue cancer.