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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

 Maggie Edel, 10, Mariah Rice, 10, and Jessie Florea, 8, make candy-filled crackers at an Eastwood Elementary School Pay It Forward Club meeting on Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence proclaimed Thursday, April 24, Pay it Forward Day for Indiana. Here's how you can get involved.

Emily Pfund
Posted at 9:10 a.m.
 Middlebury Third Fridays features fun, food and shopping in downtown Middlebury each month.

Middlebury Third Fridays offers shopping, food and fun the third Friday of every month - except this month it's really the fourth Friday.

Miriam Nowak
Posted 37 minutes ago
 Jesse Williams, right, is introduced to his daughter, center, for the first time in this Elkhart Truth file photo published on May 14, 2008. (Truth file photo by Tom Lange)

The family of Staff Sgt. Jesse Williams, who was killed in Afghanistan in December, will be presented with the Purple Heart award this Thursday.

Emily Pfund
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 5:29 p.m.
 Alex Oberlin won three events Tuesday, April 22, in helping Fairfield top Westview in boys track and field.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:41 p.m.

Elkhart Central, Penn both win Northern Indiana Conference three-way meets.

 Elkhart Memorial's Allie Hoefle (right) won the girls' 400m dash. Elkhart Memorial hosted Elkhart Central in a track and field meet on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Elkhart.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:39 p.m.

Fairfield, Penn also triumphant.

 The Elkhart Fire Department responded to a fire that destroyed a trailer on Jon Drive early Sunday morning, March 23, 2014.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 6:57 p.m.

Lt. Aaron Gerber is filling in the position left vacant after chief investigator Rob Smith retired. 

 A panoramic image showing the Calendar Garden at DeFries Gardens Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 6:47 p.m.

View a gallery of images by Truth photographers taken Tuesday April 22, Earth Day 2014. 

 A large crowd gathered to voice concern to some of the four annexation areas during hearings Monday night, April 21.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 6:38 p.m.

City council heard plenty from property owners living in four areas targeted for annexation during a public hearing Monday night, April 21. Final decision is set for June 2.

 Police say a woman abducted her 5 year old daughter in Kosciusko County on Sunday, April 13, 2014, and led police on a chase into Michigan.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 6:32 p.m.

A man was taken to Memorial Hospital in South Bend following the crash.

 From left to right, the District 48 Indiana House hopefuls at a forum Monday, April 21, 2014: Doug Miller, Jesse Bohannon and Adam Bujalski. The three appeared at the Pitch and Pull, a forum sponsored by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce and The Elkhart Truth.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 4:41 p.m.

Jesse Bohannon, Adam Bujalski and Doug Miller are competing for the Elkhart County-based seat.

 Fairfield students Kathryn Hochstetler, Noah Corbin and Jonah Yoder rehearse
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:28 p.m.

Here's what the show is about and how you can get tickets.

 Bob Weldy and his wife, Juanita, of Wakarusa are seen in this September 2009 file photograph looking over the progress of restoring a 1957 John Deere tractor. Weldy painted the tractor pink to raise awareness in the fight against cancer. Juanita was fighting cancer. Weldy showed the tractor at the Nappanee Apple Festival in 2009.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:26 p.m.

Weldy, known for riding an iconic pink John Deere tractor, passed away April 20.

 Athreya Sundaram of Discovery Middle School (from left), Jonathan Harley of Discovery Middle School and Garrett Rodino of Northridge Middle School won awards on April 16, 2014, at Huntington University's regional math competition for middle school students.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:24 p.m.

The goal of the annual contest at Huntington University is to support kids who are good at math, according to the school.

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