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Sunday, April 20, 2014

 Prairie View Elementary students Erika Moyer, 9, gets a high five from volunteer Teresa Jenkins after her weekly ride at LoveWay Inc. in Middlebury.

The Middlebury nonprofit LoveWay Inc. uses horseback riding and equestrian care as a type of therapy for people with special needs.

Sarah Welliver
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 7:10 p.m.
 Northridge High School has a new principal.

Andrew Wood, who is an assistant principal at Fort Wayne Snider High School, will start at Northridge this fall.

Lydia Sheaks
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 7:27 p.m.
 Ryan's Place is a nonprofit grief support center in Goshen that works closely with children, teens and families in the Michiana area.

Find out more about the upcoming Ryan’s Run event coming up Saturday, April 26, in Middlebury.

Angelle Barbazon
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 3:47 p.m.
 AlphaGraphics Elkhart has bought Middlebury Graphic Arts, adding its equipment and four employees to the Elkhart location.
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 1:14 p.m.

The owners of Middlebury Graphic Arts are retiring and its operations are being absorbed by the Elkhart business.

 Graduating senior Madelyn Schwartz receives a rose from Superintendent Joe Sabo at NorthWood's graduation ceremony  June 7, 2013. NorthWood was one of four schools in Elkhart County named a
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:03 p.m.

To make the four-star rank, the school has to be in the top 25th percentile of highest test scores. 

 Rachel Shenk, owner of Rachel's Bread in Goshen puts the finishing touches on a croissant dough on a marble topped table Friday, April 11, 2014. After rolling the dough it was refrigerated before forming them into the flaky creations.
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 11:13 p.m.

In case you missed them, here are the top stories you need to know to start your day.

 Scott Gould of EverGreen Recreational Vehicles.
Posted on April 11, 2014 at 7:44 p.m.

The latest hires, promotions and achievements at locally operated businesses.

 West Goshen School third-grader David Perez reads during class Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Some local schools will be extending their school day starting Monday, April 14. (Truth Photo By Jennifer Shephard)
Posted on April 11, 2014 at 4:57 p.m.

Students coming back from spring break are starting longer days, at least in some school districts. 

 Kids participate in an Easter egg hunt at Greenleaf Living Center in Elkhart on Saturday, April 11, 2009.
Posted on April 11, 2014 at 12:35 p.m.

Whether you're willing to shell out some cash or are looking for free activities, you're in for some fun at events around the area this weekend.

 Woodland Elementary School kindergarten student Nevaeh Olsen, right, turns the page of a book she is reading to classmate Lessly Guerrero during class Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Area schools will soon be enrolling students in kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year.
Posted on April 10, 2014 at 3:37 p.m.

Several Elkhart County schools are gathering information about incoming kindergarten students. What should you know for your little one?

 Behind the Riverbend Park sign are the stumps and limbs of dead ash trees that had to be cut down due to the emerald ash borer.  On April 26, the Middlebury Tree Board and volunteers will plant around 25 new trees in the park in celebration of Arbor Day.
Posted on April 9, 2014 at 11:42 p.m.

The Middlebury tree board and volunteers will plant around 25 trees in Riverbend Park, and the Middlebury Garden Club will plant a maple tree on the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail at West Lawrence Street.

 A Pak-A-Sak employee has volunteered to be shot with a stun gun Saturday, April 12, as part of a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Posted on April 9, 2014 at 11:39 p.m.

A store employee has volunteered to be shocked by a stun gun as part of Pak-A-Sak's annual fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

 Gerald Rasler, the principal of Northridge High School, was selected for the Book of Golden Deeds award from the Crystal Valley Exchange Club of Middlebury. Rasler will retire in May.
Posted on April 8, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Middlebury Community Schools educator Gerald Rasler is retiring this year after 43 years and a local group will honor him.

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