Wednesday, September 17, 2014

 Scarletta performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, in Elkhart's Lerner Theatre. Singer-songwriter Paul Erdman opens. Tickets available at

Scarletta, which was named one of Billboard’s top 10 country artists to watch, will play at The Lerner Theatre Thursday, Sept. 18. 

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 Chuck Hamilton, seen in the black shirt, talks during a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, to promote the upcoming remote control model airplane show. The three-day event begins Thursday at Elkhart Municipal Airport. In the foreground is one of the planes that will participate in the show.

This weekend’s model airplane show is the first of two big airplane events planned on back-to-back weekends at the Elkhart Municipal Airport

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 Samantha Shank, 16, of Elkhart, holds one of her reusable towel designs that she makes and sells. Shank started The Parsi Company earlier this year after she won start-up support through the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce's Young Entrepreneurs Academy. The chamber is accepting applications now for this year's Young Entrepreneurs Academy.

Samantha Shank and Karen Lopez are two local teens who've started their own businesses through the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, a nine-month program offered by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce. 

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 Local hospitals and midwives announce recent births.
Posted at 1:03 p.m.

Check out a list of birth announcements for babies born from Sept. 12 to Sept. 15, 2014.

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Deer hunters lucky enough to have too much venison on their hands may donate it to the Sportsmen’s Benevolent Fund, which gives the fresh meat to food banks in Elkhart County and across Indiana.

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The latest clubs and organizations news from Elkhart County.

Posted on Sept. 17, 2014 at 12:00 a.m.

All former employees and their spouses, and the spouses of deceased former employees, are invited.

Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 6:22 p.m.

You can win a Hitachi gas-powered leaf blower through The Elkhart Truth.

 James Wylder launched his latest book of poems,
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 5:31 p.m.

James Wylder’s latest book explores 50 years of Doctor Who through poetry. 

 Artist Florindo Rozante poses in the living room of his downtown Elkhart loft apartment.
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 2:19 p.m.

Florindo Rozante, whose career path took him from Yves Saint-Laurent to The Art Institute of Chicago, could have chosen to live somewhere a bit more artsy – however, Elkhart’s charm got to him. Read on for more about the artist, as well as his beautifully decorated apartment on Main Street.

 Local hospitals and midwives announce recent births.
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.

Parents announce the births of their newborn babies.

 Our family wore jerseys, we watched football, we had a tailgate style party and football games – we didn't dwell on the small guest list. He had a blast, and so did our entire family.
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 12:04 p.m.

Sometimes life with a special needs child doesn’t turn out how you’d always imagined it would. However, community blogger Kari Horton says the trick is learning to find happiness in the midst of the storm.

 This stretch of road, now known as C.R. 43, was once an alternate route for S.R. 13 in Elkhart County.
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 11:12 a.m.

Once, C.R. 43 in Elkhart County was an alternate route for S.R. 13 known as S.R. 13A. Here’s a look at how the road has evolved in response to other changes time has brought to the area.

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