Tuesday, July 29, 2014

 Kate Jones talks to Marcie TerBush at the 50th annual Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 in Nappanee, Ind. The 2013 festival will be Aug. 1-4, 2013. (Truth Photo By Evey Wilson)

The jam-packed event brings in nearly 60,000 visitors each year.

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 1:11 p.m.
 Brooke Wilson

Brooke Wilson faces a child seduction charge following allegations that she went out on two dates with a student. 

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 3:49 p.m.
 Patricia Wyant announced Saturday, July 19, that she plans to run for the Mayor of Nappanee. The new term starts in 2016.

Patricia Wyant is running to replace Larry Thompson in 2016. 

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:56 p.m.
 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.
Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:46 p.m.

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

 NorthWood's Logan Kauffman reacts to a shot during an April 24, 2014 match against Elkhart Central at Christiana Creek Country Club in Elkhart.
Posted on July 22, 2014 at 11:42 a.m.

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

 Sarah Stump won the Fair Queen Contest held at the grandstand at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Friday evening, July 18, 2014.
Updated on July 24, 2014 at 3:16 p.m.

Born without a full left arm, Sarah Stump embraced the notion that all people are “imperfectly perfect.”

 The Indiana State Police are warning the public about a phone scam in which callers impersonate IRS agents.
Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:13 p.m.

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

 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.