Friday, October 24, 2014

The Humane Society of Elkhart County’s annual Woof-O-Ween party on Oct. 25 will feature pet costume contests, treats and adoption specials.

Sarah Duis

Posted on Oct. 23, 2014 at 12:27 p.m.
 Bristol Town Hall

The loan will be worth $625,000 and will be repaid in 42 months. The town owes $1,240,000 on the bonds and will pay the remainder owed from saved funds.

Posted on Oct. 22, 2014 at 9:19 p.m.

Here’s what you missed at the Bristol Town Council meeting Thursday, Oct. 16. 

Posted on Oct. 17, 2014 at 10:10 a.m.
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 This undated photo shows the Karsyn Bell Playground in Congdon Park, Bristol, Ind.
Posted on Oct. 15, 2014 at 12:29 p.m.

The Bristol Park Board is working on drafting a five-year plan for the town’s park system. Residents say they would like to see permanent restrooms and walking trails at two town parks.

 Elkhart County has always been something of an industrial town. Click through the timeline to learn more.
Posted on Oct. 12, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.

Although the manufactured housing industry isn’t exactly suffering these days, it’s still a different beast from what it was before the Great Recession. 

 Cats ate on Linda Powell's deck last winter.
Updated on Oct. 6, 2014 at 10:28 p.m.

Linda Powell started feeding one cat she noticed in her neighborhood, but soon one cat turned into 12. 

 Oak Ridge Cemetery
Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 4:31 p.m.

The cemetery’s streets will be repaved during its closure from Oct. 9 through 10.

 Chassix employee Travis Conner works on a  rear lower control arm on a processing line at the Bristol plant Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 5:00 a.m.

The local manufacturers are asking the Elkhart County Council for tax abatements that could lead to job growth in the next few years.

 Corporal Skyler Gardner of the Bristol Police Department was diagnosed in June with Myxoid Sarcoma, a form of tissue cancer. The police department is hosting an online auction to help raise funds for Gardner's family and his cancer treatments.
Posted on Sept. 25, 2014 at 4:13 p.m.

Family and friends of Cpl. Skyler Garner are raising money to help cover his medical bills while he battles a form of tissue cancer.