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Saturday, April 19, 2014

 A sign warns drivers of potholes along a stretch of Johnson St. north of E. Bristol St. in Elkhart on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

Elkhart City Council will eventually be asked to approve money to smooth over impact of wild winter weather. 

Dan Spalding
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 2:19 p.m.
 Elkhart residents Jim and Joan Strati pose for a portrait in front of a collection of family photos in their home Friday, April 18, 2014. The Stratis are preparing to celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary. They offer

The key to a long marriage? The couple said it's all about working together. 

Lydia Sheaks
Posted 2 hours ago
 Ian Efsits, 11, serves lemonade to Jerry Matheson of Flushing, Mich., as part of Lemonade Day on Saturday, May 4, 2013, outside the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart. Hundreds of young entrepreneurs set up lemonade stands across Elkhart County with the help of parents and teachers to get a taste of what it takes to run a business, and many donate portions of their sales to charity.

Want your child to learn business skills? Here's how to get them signed up for Lemonade Day, coming up on May 3. 

Lydia Sheaks
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 3:13 p.m.
 Come to the candidates forum sponsored by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce and The Elkhart Truth, set for April 21.
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 3:46 p.m.

The event will feature the hopefuls for the District 48 Indiana House seat, the Elkhart Superior Court 3 judgeship and other county posts. 

 Ephram Lake, 9, suffered a concussion when he was injured in an incident at Concord South Side Elementary in Elkhart on April 15, 2014. Photographed at the Lakes' home in Elkhart on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:03 p.m.

A fight between three students at Concord South Side Elementary sent one child to the hospital.

 A few of the political signs sprouting around Elkhart ahead of the May 6, 2014, primary.
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Morrison leads the way in sign count in the Democratic race for the U.S. House, Cataldo and Hicks have the edge in the Superior Court 3 contest.

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 6:28 p.m.

Tyrone Winkleman was convicted of robbery, kidnapping and criminal confinement following a two-day trial in March.

 Bryan Vindl, 10, jogs around the building in an after-school activity at the Salvation Army in Elkhart on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The Salvation Army is expanding its youth offerings with a new youth ministries coordinator position.
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 5:21 p.m.

The nonprofit has hired a youth ministries coordinator, who is expanding programs for children.

 Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore presents Diana Stamper with a key to the city for her 40 years of service at Elkhart schools. He also gave this award to three other Elkhart school employees at a meeting on Tuesday, April 15.
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 5:17 p.m.

Four employees of Elkhart Community Schools were recently honored for 40 years of service.

 Concord Schools superintendent Wayne Stubbs speaks at a school board meeting Monday Jan. 13, 2014.
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 5:02 p.m.

Boys and Girls Club officials are encouraging others to vote "yes" for Concord schools' referendum on May 6. 

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 2:22 p.m.

Wesco said Elkhart Community Schools is "making specific and reasonable requests" for funds.

 In this archive photo, the sign in front of the Concord Township Fire Department at 23625 C.R. 18 flashes messages to cars driving by, Aug. 17, 2009.
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 1:16 p.m.

The workers, including the deputy chief, acknowledged failing to follow township rules related to handling of narcotics.

 Families gather at the RiverWalk in Elkhart on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at ADEC’s annual Light the Way for Autism Awareness. This year's event will be on April 26, 2014, at ADEC's space in downtown Elkhart at 319 S. Main St.
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 12:23 p.m.

Learn about ADEC’s Light the Way for Autism Awareness event coming up April 26.

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