Wednesday, August 20, 2014

 The Shamrock Series uniform is topped off with a special helmet as seen Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

Players, coaches and media gathered at the stadium on Notre Dame campus for media day Tuesday, Aug. 19.

Posted at 6:48 p.m.
  Woodview Elementary kindergarden teacher Kim Taylor (left) greets a kindergarden student before classes start on the first day of school Thursday August 14, 2014.

Students from Concord, WaNee, and Elkhart marked the first day of school this week. Pet lovers celebrated at Pet Fest and a local church held a candlelight vigil in response to the news from Ferguson, Missouri. 

Posted on Aug. 17, 2014 at 11:31 a.m.
 Pastel by Pat Gluckin.

Pat Gluckin recently combined her love of horses and art creating a pastel based on an Elkhart Truth photograph.

Posted on Aug. 14, 2014 at 8:08 a.m.
 Chris Mehl plays on an old artillery gun in Memorial Park. Middlebury's Summer Festival continued on Friday, Aug. 8 with a  performance by the band Dang!, a garden tractor pull and lots of food and craft vendors.
Posted on Aug. 9, 2014 at 8:47 p.m.

Check out some of our favorite photos from this week. 

 Kierstyn Combs sets up for a dig attempt during the beach volleyball tourney in Goshen Ind Saturday August 2, 2014. Combs plays for Ares Fitness on a four person team.
Posted on Aug. 3, 2014 at 1:19 p.m.

550 pounds of sand turned Lincoln Avenue into beach volleyball courts for Goshen’s First Fridays.

 Louis Kissinger hits a spike during beach volleyball in Goshen Ind Saturday August 2, 2014.  Kissinger was playing on the four person team Scared Hitless.
Posted on Aug. 3, 2014 at 12:39 p.m.

Beach volleyball, Notre Dame Stadium and local businesses make this week’s edition of Photos of the Week.

 Four-year-old Aaron Gregg smiles and checks out his 1st place trophy after winning his age group of the pedal car races at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Posted on July 27, 2014 at 10:40 a.m.

The 2014 Elkhart County 4-H Fair dominated our work this week.

 Madison Miller, 17, gives her dairy cow a hug and a kiss before entering the ring for the Open Dairy Class judging at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Posted on July 26, 2014 at 6:43 p.m.

View a gallery of motorcycle races, ring action from the open dairy show and a few features from Saturday, July 26.

 Caleb Kauffman, 16, left, smiles as he talks with Jesi Roan, 15, as they lounge around the Swine Barn on auction day at the Elkhart  County 4-H Fair Friday, July 25, 2014. The fair winds down for the 4-H'ers with the auctions for the livestock. Kauffman shows hogs and Roan shows horses.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 5:24 p.m.

4-Hers are busy with the livestock auctions around the fairground Friday, July 25, as other fairgoers continue to find the fun in other areas like the Farmer to Market driving course and chasing after the well-dressed geese.

 Sandy Jenkins, left, congratulates her grandson Jackson Jenkins after he competed in the pedal car races at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Thursday, July 24, 2014. Jackson's cousin Morgan Jenkins, right, holds Jackson.
Posted on July 24, 2014 at 11:50 p.m.

Children started the day with pedal car races before the big boys took over at the grandstand for the Lucas Oil Tractor Pull.

 Teddy Evans, 6, gives an enthusiastic wave to onlookers on the ground as he rides the planes and helicopters ride on the midway at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Wednesday was busy on the midway as it was Kids Day.
Posted on July 23, 2014 at 5:09 p.m.

View a gallery of photos from families having fun at Kids Day at the fair.

 The Swon Brothers played a concert at the grandstand at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Tuesday, July 2, 2014.
Posted on July 23, 2014 at 5:54 a.m.

Danielle Bradbery, winner of “The Voice” in 2013 and third-place finishers The Swon Brothers both performed at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. See all the up-close photos here.

 Three Doors Down played at the grandstand at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Saturday evening, July 19, 2014.
Posted on July 20, 2014 at 6:05 p.m.

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

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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