Wednesday, July 23, 2014

 Wesley Fluke races back to the start line to pick up the second keg during the keg race at the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course.

View a gallery of photos from the past week in Elkhart County.

Posted on July 20, 2014 at 1:38 p.m.
 Three Doors Down played at the grandstand at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Saturday evening, July 19, 2014.

Check out photos from the grandstand as 3 Doors Down rocked the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. 

Posted on July 20, 2014 at 6:05 p.m.
 Middlebury's Chandos Hickman starts the running segment of the 10th annual Kids & Teens Try-athlon as volunteer Stan Atkinson watches the transition area Saturday morning at Shanklin Park in Goshen.

Children of all ages took over Shanklin Park Saturday morning for the Goshen event

Posted on July 13, 2014 at 3:19 p.m.
 People gathered across the sprawling greens of the golf course and surrounding blocks for the festivities. Celebrate America held its 2014 celebration and fireworks at Black Squirrel Golf Course in Goshen on Sunday, July 6, 2014.
Posted on July 7, 2014 at 6:39 a.m.

The biggest bangs drew oohs and applause from the crowd, spread over acres of rolling lawn to watch Goshen’s fireworks show

 Cleveland cheers in between innings. Baugo defeated Cleveland Little League baseball 3-2 in a game at Baugo in Elkhart on Sunday, July 6, 2014.
Posted on July 6, 2014 at 6:03 p.m.

Cleveland held a slim lead for most of a defensive baseball game, but Baugo came bounding back at the end.

 Elkhart put on a display of fireworks and music on Rice Field at Elkhart Central High School on July 4, 2014.
Posted on July 5, 2014 at 6:33 a.m.

Elkhart Central hosted a dazzling display of fireworks over Rice Field for the Fourth of July. If you missed them, check out our photos.

 St. Vincent de Paul historian John Karasch replaces one of the large windows near the top of the steeple at the church.
Posted on July 2, 2014 at 11:29 a.m.

Searching for the right vantage point at the start of construction on the Prairie Street overpass led photographers to Church.

 Fireflies light up a field Saturday night in Edwardsburg, Mich.
Posted on June 30, 2014 at 12:40 p.m.

Elkhart Truth photographer Sarah Welliver explains how to capture those magical nighttime moments.

 A racer bolts out from under the final group color cloud at the Colors For Kids 5K color run benefitting the Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart Saturday, June 28, 2014 in downtown Elkhart. The racers ran through clouds of colored corn starch at various points along the course before tossing colors in the air making a large color cloud as a group at the finish.
Posted on June 28, 2014 at 5:55 p.m.

Same-sex marriage, the economy and sports from NFL players to Little League were in the news in Elkhart this week, and Truth photographers captured it all. See our faves from this week here.

 Dominic Bonner grabs the football and starts running a drill at the second annual NaPalm Football Camp at Rice Field Saturday, June 28, 2014. Campers were taught a variety of football skills and got to work with Nathan Palmer.
Posted on June 28, 2014 at 3:53 p.m.

Elkhart native Nathan Palmer of the Denver Broncos works with football campers at Central’s Rice Field.

 Sally Lee, left, owner of That's Dancing Studio, dances with Jacob Wilson at the Civic Plaza stage, kicking off Summer Dance Elkhart. The first full night of Elkhart's 2014 Jazz Festival took place on a hot night in downtown Elkhart, Friday, June 20, 2014.
Posted on June 22, 2014 at 6:38 a.m.

One of the busiest Saturdays of the year kept the staff busy with Yoga in the City, the Pumpkinvine Ride, Rotors ’n Ribs Fly-in in Goshen, and of course the 27th annual Elkhart Jazz Festival.

 The Parkview Hospital Samaritan helicopter arrives at the Goshen Airport as a Huey helicopter flies in the background Saturday June 21, 2014.  The annual Rotors 'n Ribs fly-in was held Saturday.
Posted on June 21, 2014 at 10:36 p.m.

Helicopters big and small and rib eaters also big and small were in attendance at the Goshen Airport at the 3rd annual Rotor ’n Rib helicopter fly-in.

 Pumpkinvine Trail Ride riders ride north on the Trail near C.R. 26 and C. R. 31 during the 15th annual Pumpkinvine Bike Ride Saturday June 21, 2014.
Posted on June 21, 2014 at 10:27 p.m.

Once again, bicycle riders from around the Midwest gathered in Goshen and Shipshewana to ride a lot of miles on the Pumpkinvine Trail to raise money to support the Trail.

Jennifer Shephard
Jennifer Shephard
Jennifer Shephard fell in love with photography in high school. While that was quite awhile ago, she still loves capturing a great moment with her camera.

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