Wednesday, September 3, 2014

 Notre Dame's Matthias Farley (41) leaps in the air as he celebrates an interception during first half action against Rice Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

View a gallery of photos from the Notre Dame season opener against Rice.

Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 12:16 a.m.
 Northridge boys soccer coach Todd Woodworth (right) accepts congratulations from Northridge athletic director Dave Harms during the ceremony to name the soccer field after the long time coach Saturday August 30, 2014.  Woodworth is the only boys soccer coach the school has had.

The fall prep season continues with action in tennis, football, and soccer, including a surprise for the Northridge soccer coach. Notre Dame started their 2014 campaign.

Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 11:16 a.m.
 Jimtown players wait for the lights to come back on. A power outage delayed the game for over 20 minutes in the second quarter. Jimtown hosted NorthWood in a football matchup in Baugo on Friday night, Aug. 22, 2014.

Prep action got underway in earnest this week with Northridge soccer and the battle for the Mangy Lion in Elkhart. Jimtown, NorthWood battled each other and a power outage. The week also remembered Kristyana Jackson and Karsyn Bell.

Posted on Aug. 24, 2014 at 9:34 a.m.
 The Shamrock Series uniform is topped off with a special helmet as seen Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 19, 2014 at 6:48 p.m.

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

  Woodview Elementary kindergarden teacher Kim Taylor (left) greets a kindergarden student before classes start on the first day of school Thursday August 14, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 17, 2014 at 11:31 a.m.

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. 

 Pastel by Pat Gluckin.
Posted on Aug. 14, 2014 at 8:08 a.m.

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

 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.

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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