Tuesday, July 22, 2014

 Cars drive by a noise ordinance sign Wednesday on Bristol Street in Elkhart. Starting Sept. 1, 2014, repeat violators of the county noise ordinance will pay increased fines for multiple offenses.

Starting Sept. 1, repeat violators can expect to shell out more in fines.

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 NorthWood's Logan Kauffman reacts to a shot during an April 24, 2014 match against Elkhart Central at Christiana Creek Country Club in Elkhart.

Carmel’s Stone shoots 143, while Kauffman closes at 145 in 63-player field.

Posted at 11:42 a.m.
 The Indiana State Police are warning the public about a phone scam in which callers impersonate IRS agents.

Victims are being asked over the telephone to pay overdue taxes.

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:13 p.m.
 Construction on the bridge over Dausman Ditch on C.R. 46 will start around the beginning of August 2014.
Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:11 p.m.

The bridge will get a new deck, guardrail and beams. Construction will begin in about 2 weeks. 

 Members of the Elkhart County Council.
Posted on July 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

Funding requests Saturday, July 12, came from the highway department, sheriff’s department and several other county entities. 

 David Rodriguez holds a firehose in a game of waterball, in which two teams use firehose streams to push a ball back and forth similar to tug-of-war, sponsored by the Nappanee Fire Dept. Nappanee held a Fourth of July festival in Stauffer Park in Nappanee on Friday, July 4, 2014.
Posted on July 4, 2014 at 6:38 p.m.

Check out photos of firehose games, a talent competition and a festive Fourth of July parade from Nappanee.

 Napanee's Fourth of July parade wound its way through town on Friday, July 4, 2014. Betsy Numemaker and Kennedy Wiens rode their tandem bike all the way to Stauffer Park.
Posted on July 4, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Some Nappanee families celebrated the Fourth by taking their kids to Stauffer Park for a mini-festival with face painting, bounce houses and barbecue and ice cream vendors.

 Ceci takes a cat nap on a desk at Nappanee City Hall, where she has lived for the past 13 and a half years. Ceci will be moving to Elder Haus Senior Center in Nappanee on Monday, July 7, 2014.
Posted on July 3, 2014 at 1:43 p.m.

After living at city hall for more than a decade, Ceci will be moving to a new home on Monday, July 7.

 Kim Ingle completed here last day as clerk-treasurer of Nappanee on Monday, June 30, 2014. She was elected eight times to the post, starting in 1983.
Posted on July 1, 2014 at 8:55 a.m.

She started working for Nappanee in 1980 and won the first of eight elections to the clerk-treasurer post in 1984.

 Brooke Wilson
Posted on June 30, 2014 at 11:33 a.m.

Brooke Wilson was fired after the accusations came to light. She has been charged with child seduction for her conduct with the teen.

 Cody Sanford, left, and Ulises Juarez, pose for a portrait after getting a marriage license at the courthouse in Elkhart Thursday, June 26, 2014. The couple wanted to acquire the license and are  making plans to marry, but are not rushing to a ceremony.
Posted on June 26, 2014 at 9:58 a.m.

Cody Sanford and Ulises Juarez have been talking about getting married for a year. On Thursday morning, June 26, they were able to do that in Elkhart.

 A truck exits State Road 19 as a minivan waits at the light to turn onto the highway from State Road 119 Wednesday, August 21, 2013. The intersection is where the proposed round-a-bout is to be located. Traffic flows in many directions with the
Posted on June 26, 2014 at 7:33 a.m.

Local farmers are concerned that a new roundabout would be a safety hazard for trucks carrying milk or livestock.

 This year's Fair Queen contest is scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday, July 18. Pictured: 2013 Fair Queen Sierra Mae Walter sits in front of runner-ups Taylor Elizabeth Poling, Morgan DeAnn Kerrn, Marissa Elizabeth Lorenz, and Sarah Elizabeth Kezar during the Elkhart County 4H Fair Queen Contest Friday, July 19, 2013. (Truth Photo by Julia Moss)
Posted on June 26, 2014 at 12:21 a.m.

The pageant is at 8 p.m. Friday, July 18, at the grandstand.