Friday, August 1, 2014

 Nappanee's Fourth of July parade wound its way through town on Friday, July 4, 2014. The city recently made a list of top 50 safest cities in Indiana.

The rankings were compiled by a website that offers home security and safety advice.

Posted 1 hour ago
 Store entrances were padlocked with chains at some of the stores after the June raids in Elkhart.

Additional blight, inconvenience and added work for the city are all part of the fallout, he said. 

Posted at 6:14 a.m.
 Carved owner John Webber shows a sample of redwood burl in the company's work area Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

Casual in demeanor, yet passionate and focused, 28-year-old John Webber launched his first company at age 15 and now runs four enterprises that pull in millions of dollars a year.

Posted 2 hours ago
 Jeff Petermann has suspended his Libertarian bid for the U.S. House and stepped down as chairman of the Elkhart County Libertarian Party, citing disillusionment with the party.
Posted on July 31, 2014 at 6:54 p.m.

The third-party hopeful cited lack of support and disillusionment with the Libertarian Party.

 On Wednesday, Sandy and Kenny Lingofelter were putting out items in a tent in their yard for their garage sale.
Posted on July 31, 2014 at 5:35 p.m.

Lingofelters raise money for ADEC with their garage sale.

 Elkhart Co. native Zach DuBois will perform downtown at the upcoming Celebrate Elkhart block party hosted by The Elkhart Truth.
Posted on July 31, 2014 at 5:24 p.m.

A week of events celebrating The Elkhart Truth’s 125 year anniversary will culminate in a block party Saturday, Aug. 9.

 In this file photo, Adrina Bradshow, 5, tries to catch a ball to get a pencil at the Night Out Against Crime at the Civic Plaza in Elkhart on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. The Elkhart Education Foundation is hosting a kick-off to the school year at the Civic Plaza Saturday, August 9, 2014.
Posted on July 31, 2014 at 5:09 p.m.

The Elkhart Education Foundation is throwing a party for Elkhart schoolchildren to start off the year — and it’s free. 

 Angel Barsoda holds her daughter Wyllow while pointing at missing ceiling tiles in her daughters' room July 18, 2014. The Barsodas are being told to leave their apartment at 121 W. Washington St. because the property is being foreclosed.
Posted on July 31, 2014 at 2:26 p.m.

Other than filing a civil suit, there are few options tenants have to force a landlord to address issues quickly. One Goshen couple faces homelessness as a result.

 Davon Crenshaw  (Photo Supplied)
Posted on July 31, 2014 at 2:12 p.m.

One of three men charged with burglary and robbery in connection with a home invasion in Goshen filed a request to have his case be separate from his other co-defendants.

 In this file photo, Al Mackowiak examines counterfeit currency during his service as a detective for the Goshen Police Department. Mackowiak was recently appointed as town marshal of Millersburg.
Posted on July 31, 2014 at 12:25 p.m.

Al Mackowiak, a former Goshen police officer, replaces David Keith Hathaway, who was charged July 17 with two counts of conversion. 

 Jeffery Hunt (Photo Supplied)
Posted on July 31, 2014 at 10:25 a.m.

Jeffery Hunt received a similar sentence to his father, Jeffrey Hill, who was sentenced in March.

 Tours of the Hawks Building were part of the activities with Arts on the Millrace in Goshen Ind Saturday June 7, 2014. The Millrace area is one of several throughout Goshen going through redevelopment.
Posted on July 31, 2014 at 8:43 a.m.

Community Development Director Mark Brinson gave the Goshen city council an update on each of the city’s ongoing redevelopment projects. 

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, right, with Lisa Wilken, who advocates on behalf of military sexual assault victims, in a screen grab from the lawmaker's latest political ad, on YouTube at
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 5:59 p.m.

It’s the second ad of the political season for the GOP lawmaker, seeking her second term.

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