Saturday, December 20, 2014




A pickup truck and two cars were involved in the crash, which happened near the intersection of Park and Benham avenues.

Ann Elise Taylor

Updated at 3:25 p.m.
Texas Roadhouse Fire

A kitchen fire at Texas Roadhouse in Elkhart Friday night, Dec. 19, caused structural and water damage. No one was injured during the fire, and the restaurant plans to reopen as soon as possible.

J. C. Lee

Posted at 2:59 p.m.
Starfish Project

Jenny McGee started the Starfish Project in 2006 to offer homeless and sexually exploited women in east Asia shelter, counseling, healthcare and alternative job opportunities.

J. C. Lee

Posted at 8:53 a.m.
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Several organizations are serving up community dinners on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.

Posted on Dec. 19, 2014 at 7:42 p.m.

Dispatch confirms one person has been injured. 

Posted on Dec. 19, 2014 at 7:28 p.m.

There were some flames and smoke in the back kitchen and attic areas. 

Posted on Dec. 19, 2014 at 5:42 p.m.

Gas prices were slated to drop at the beginning of the month. Let us know where you’ve found the lowest prices. 

Posted on Dec. 19, 2014 at 2:59 p.m.

The Elkhart Salvation Army helped hundreds of families in need at an annual event held Friday, Dec. 19.

Posted on Dec. 19, 2014 at 2:40 p.m.

Elkhart’s Monger and Hawthorne elementary schools and Goshen’s Waterford Elementary School were nominated as National Title I Distinguished Schools for their recent academic success, but were not ultimately selected to receive awards.

Posted on Dec. 19, 2014 at 1:59 p.m.

A trailer and riding lawn mower were stolen from an Elkhart business on U.S. 33 Dec. 9, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.

Updated on Dec. 19, 2014 at 3:34 p.m.

City leaders voted to annex the three areas at the heart of the lawsuits effective Jan. 1. Property owners are suing to stop the process.

Posted on Dec. 19, 2014 at 12:28 p.m.

Here’s a look back at the moments that defined 2014 for the Elkhart County community.

Posted on Dec. 19, 2014 at 7:08 a.m.

The Elkhart County Community Foundation granted $750,000 to the Partnership for Children, a collaboration between 11 local youth agencies provide mental health resources and specialized support to at-risk kids.

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