Tuesday, September 2, 2014

 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.

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.

Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 8:54 a.m.
 This sign welcomes motorists entering Middlebury from the west on U.S. 20.

The funds from a tax incremental financing district could be used to improve the town’s north and east entryways.

Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 11:51 a.m.
 Tyler McIntire-Congemi, 19, was arrested on charges of child molesting, performing sexual conduct in the presence of a minor and dissemination of material harmful to minors.

Court documents say a 19-year-old Middlebury man admitted to several incidents involving three relatives.

Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 4:43 p.m.
 The 2014 Northridge returning letter winners are pictured Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. They are (front row, from left) Wyatt Allen, Bryce Johnson, Austin Reilly, Cam Ridenour, Sven Johnson, Mikey Kyle, Dean Ridenour, Matt Miller, David Welker, coach Tom Wogomon; (middle row) Payton Carson, Brody Miller, Dylan Swank, Logan Zimmerman,Travis Schlabach, Darian Johnson, Christian Miller, Mitchell Slaven, Tyler Stringfellow; (back row) Jake Wargo, Austin Healy, Michael Fickert, Clayton Crisman, Isaac Zickafoose, Derek Woolsey and Jacob Nine.
Posted on Aug. 20, 2014 at 12:04 p.m.

Head coach Tom Wogomon will have seniors in 20 of 22 starting slots when the season opens Friday against South Bend Adams.

Posted on Aug. 20, 2014 at 12:35 a.m.
A man struck two police cars during a chase that reached speeds of 80 mph Monday, Aug. 18.
 Thirteen-year-old Miranda Kane of Bristol got a chance to make friends with a corn snake at one of the nature booths at this year'€™s 5th annual Riverfest held in Riverbend Park in Middlebury.
Posted on Aug. 16, 2014 at 8:50 p.m.

The fifth annual event showcased bats, fish and more. 

 Gregory Rose, 56, faces up to 68 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of two counts of child molesting Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 15, 2014 at 8:04 a.m.

Gregory Rose, 56, was found guilty on charges related to the 2010 molestation of a 10-year-old family member.

 Katy Pickett won the right to ring the bell opening NASDAQ trading Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, when her district won Fastenal's quarterly sales contest.
Posted on Aug. 15, 2014 at 6:27 a.m.

The northern Indiana district manager for Fastenal earned the honor of opening trading Monday, Aug. 18, on the NASDAQ stock exchange after her company exceeded its quarterly sales goal by 201 percent.


 Middlebury's 2014 Distinguished Young Woman, Hanna Zook, waived to the crowd during the Middlebury Summer Festival Parade.
Posted on Aug. 9, 2014 at 9:49 p.m.

A large crowd lined Main Street in Middlebury on Saturday to enjoy the 47th Annual Middlebury Summer Festival Parade.

 Buggy parking filled up outside the festival. Middlebury's Summer Festival continued on Friday, Aug. 8 with a  performance by the band Dang!, a garden tractor pull and lots of food and craft vendors.
Posted on Aug. 8, 2014 at 10:01 p.m.

This year’s festival, held in Middlebury’s charming downtown area, featured shiny hot rod tractors, fun rock bands, family activities, fair food and more.

 Goshen Middle School students make their way from the buses to the building to start the first day of the school year Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.
Posted on Aug. 8, 2014 at 3:28 p.m.

Teachers have to take a different approach when teaching kindergarteners and middle school students. Here’s how two of Elkhart County’s newest teachers plan to win over their classes.

Posted on Aug. 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Pasquale Rulli was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Aug. 6 after violating his probation by being arrested for public intoxication, among other offenses.

 Some of the escaped Kidnapped girls of the government secondary school Chibok, attend a meeting with Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, in  Maiduguri, Nigeria, Monday, June 2, 2014.  Nigerian police banned protests in the capital demanding that the government rescues the more than 200 girls still held captive by Boko Haram militants.
Posted on Aug. 6, 2014 at 3:07 p.m.

Most of the schoolgirls who were kidnapped by militant Islamists in April belong to the Church of the Brethren, which has several locations in Elkhart County. Here’s information on where and when to attend prayer services.

 The ETHOS Science Bus will be at Riverfest.

Posted on Aug. 5, 2014 at 10:27 p.m.
 The Middlebury Town Council approved allowing the Middlebury Fire Department to burn down this vacant building owned by the Essenhaus as part of a training exercise on around 6 p.m. Aug. 19.

Posted on Aug. 5, 2014 at 12:05 p.m.
 The Middlebury American Legion Color Guard marches in the Middlebury Summer Festival Parade.

Posted on Aug. 4, 2014 at 4:37 p.m.