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Thursday, April 24, 2014

 Experts around Elkhart County say abuse of prescription drugs is a growing problem.

The Indiana State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration are partnering to collect unwanted prescription drugs in Elkhart and Cass counties on April 26. 

Sharon Hernandez
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 6:19 p.m.
 Edwardsburg beat South Haven 2-1 in girls soccer Wednesday, April 23.

Anna Roberts netted the game-winner as the Eddies impoved to 4-1-1 overall and 1-0 in the Wolverine West.

Truth staff
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:50 p.m.
 Here's Wednesday's girls tennis results.

Northridge, Westview, Bethany Christian, Jimtown also win on courts.

Truth staff
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:50 p.m.
 Stephen Coble, an Edwardsburg High School graduate and Manchester University junior, has been named as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s outdoor field athlete of the week.
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:27 p.m.

Stephen Coble, a junior, has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference's men’s outdoor field athlete of the week after setting a hammer throw record.

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 11:33 p.m.

Kraus also tallies in 2-0 shutout over Buchanan.

 Elkhart Central finished big against Goshen on Wednesday, April 16.
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 11:29 p.m.

The Blue Blazers scored 11 runs in the seventh inning to secure the win over Goshen.

 The view looking north from Dave Gunn's home, which abuts Cobus Creek, on March 5, 2014. Gunn is concerned that a proposed sewer plant in Ontwa Township, Mich., that will discharge into the creek will harm the waterway.
Posted on April 8, 2014 at 8:55 p.m.

Opponents of the Ontwa Township, Mich., sewer plant plans contacted U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, Elkhart County commissioners and Elkhart Community Schools officials.

 Zach Troyer (left) and Ryan Doyle work on the fuel system for the Goshen High School Super Mileage project car Monday April 7, 2014.
Posted on April 7, 2014 at 10:37 p.m.

In case you missed them, here are the top stories you need to know to start your day.

 In this March 24, 2011 file photo, a stack of pancakes is draped in butter and syrup at Stacks Pancake House and Restaurant. The Edwardsburg Lions Club will hold its sixth annual pancake and sausage breakfast on April 5 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post, at 365 U.S. 12, Edwardsburg. (Truth Photo By Jennifer Shephard)|124643
Posted on April 1, 2014 at 8:33 p.m.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to the Lions Club to help the community with eye glasses and eye appointments. 

 Jesse Zepeda (9) is one of the returnees from Elkhart Central's Class 4A state championship baseball team. He was a regular for the 32-1 Blue Blazers (Truth Photo By Ryan Dorgan)
Posted on March 28, 2014 at 7:13 p.m.

Elkhart Central Blue Blazers went 32-1 overall, 14-0 in the Northern Indiana Conference and won it all in Class 4A.

 Investigators collect evidence in the 2100 block of Cassopolis Street Elkhart police are investigating a fatal accident on Cassopolis Street Saturday March 22, 2014.
Posted on March 25, 2014 at 8:04 a.m.

Police said an Edwardsburg woman was involved in the crash that killed 72-year-old Joe Scroggins.

Posted on March 17, 2014 at 5:34 p.m.

A driver in a McDonald's drive-thru was accused of drunk driving after he tried to flee but instead knocked down a police officer and hit a squad car. He was sentenced to two years probation.

 Eagle Lake sits behind a group of trees on a lakefront lot. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has plans to build a boat launch at the east end of Eagle Lake that would close off to the public the road to the water's edge.
Posted on March 11, 2014 at 5:55 p.m.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources proposal would affect public access to the body of water.

Alisenne Turner Aturner@elkharttruth.com
Posted on March 5, 2014 at 11:27 p.m.
 Edwardsburg junior Isaac Vite (33) looks for a pass over Otsego senior Kwayne Gilmore (4). Otsego led Edwardsburg 34-25 at the half time of the Wolverine Conference boys' basketball championship game in Edwardsburg, MI on Thursday, Feb. 27 2014.
Steve Krahskrah@elkharttruth.com
Posted on Feb. 27, 2014 at 11:06 p.m.