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 Hazel Coleman gets her hands up as Elkhart pastor and My Hood Needz Me founder Jermaine Sanders performs Sunday afternoon at the Southside Family Fun Fest at Roosevelt Park.

Elkhart police joined residents of the city’s south side for a Labor Day weekend celebration that included a barbecue cook-off in Roosevelt Park.


Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 7:42 p.m.

Planning for a long holiday weekend? Find out which offices and services will be shut down on Labor Day.


Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 7:00 a.m.
 The smell of barbecue and the sound of music will fill Elkhart's Roosevelt Park Sunday for the Southside Family Fun Fest.

The Southside Family Fun Fest will run from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, at Roosevelt Park.


Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 1:39 p.m.
 Bobby Switzer holds his sign reading
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 8:28 p.m.

A small crowd rallied in Goshen on Saturday in support of minorities in Ferguson, Mo. 

Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 2:04 p.m.

Mayor Moore suggests tight finances won’t leave room for major pay hikes for police in 2015.

 LoveWay equine manager, and PATH certified instructor, Juanita Chupp, stands with with Megalomanic, LoveWay's new Gypsy Vanner horse. LoveWay will introduce Megalomanic to the public at an open house on Saturday, September 6 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 8:54 a.m.

There are only 3,500 Gypsy Vanner horses in the United States, and now LoveWay Therapeutic Equestrian Services has one. Read on to find out how you can meet him and celebrate his arrival in Elkhart County.

 The Elkhart Memorial Crimson Chargers Band moves along the parade route in the 2012 Labor Day Parade in Elkhart. The 2014 parade was canceled for a lack of entries.
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.

The annual event was canceled because of the lack of entries.

 In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, Theo Murphy, left, of Florissant, Mo., and his brother, Jordan Marshall, 11, light candles at a memorial on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo., where where unarmed Michael Brown was fatally shot by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. A group of Goshen residents are planning a rally in solidarity of Ferguson residents Saturday, Aug. 30.
Updated on Aug. 30, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

The peaceful rally will take place in front of the Elkhart County Courthouse on Saturday, Aug. 30.

 Gov. Mike Pence, fourth from the left, and members of the U.S. 31 Coalition at the ceremony Aug. 27, 2014, to open the new section of U.S. 31 between South Bend and Plymouth. Also in the photo are Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce President Kyle Hannon, third from left, and Elkhart County Council President John Letherman, third from the right.
Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 1:23 p.m.

Around 46 miles of U.S. 31 from South Bend to Indianapolis will be upgraded by 2015, but that leaves 70 miles of road untouched.

 Jeff Hall waits on a customer at John HallÕs True Value Hardware, Goshen Ind Monday August 25, 2014. John HallÕs True Value Hardware has been awarded the 2014 Agribusiness Award of Excellence from the Purdue Extension Agriculture Society Committee. Hall is president of the store.
Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 1:09 p.m.

A revised plan of the U.S. 33 northern connector will spare Goshen High School’s baseball field, Maple City and IU Health break ground for the health center’s second location, and three other stories that came out of Goshen this week. 

Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected in Elkhart throughout the holiday weekend.

 Jermaine Sanders, a leader of My Hood Needz , speaks at the Back2School event at Concord Mall on Saturday, July 27, 2013. (Truth Photo By Mark Shephard)
Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 10:04 a.m.

Elkhart Roundtable, My Hood Needz Me and Nine Blocks are all focused on improving life in south central neighborhoods.

 In this file photo, The Tumbleweed Jumpers play at the Celebrate Elkhart block party Aug. 9, 2014. The Tumbleweed Jumpers will play at the Goshen Art House Theater on Friday night, Aug. 29.
Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 7:39 a.m.

If you’re a fan of live music and fresh summer tomatoes, Goshen has several events for you this weekend.



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