Thursday, July 31, 2014

 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.

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

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 10:40 a.m.
 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.

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

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 6:43 p.m.
 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.

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.

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 5:24 p.m.
 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. 

 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.
Posted on July 20, 2014 at 1:38 p.m.

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

 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.
Posted on July 13, 2014 at 3:19 p.m.

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

 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.

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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