Thursday, July 24, 2014

 Truth Radio 1340 will launch on Monday, May 5, 2014.

Dan Spalding of The Elkhart Truth and Lt. Cindy Kilgore of the South Bend police talk current events.

Posted at 12:15 p.m.
 Brooke Wilson

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

Posted at 3:49 p.m.
 A house at 1827 Roys Ave. stands vacant and deteriorating after it fell into foreclosure. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia)

Money comes from same pool of federal funds used for foreclosure assistance.

Posted 2 hours ago
  Hilary Laidig, center, tries to block Becca Kropf, left, Thursday afternoon during the girls 16 and over 3 on 3 semi-finals at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.
Posted 1 hour ago

Seven 3-on-3 teams were also crowned on the last day of basketball activity.

 Several supports of the bike ordinance wore shirts supporting their cause at Thursday's council committee hearing.
Posted 2 hours ago

Proposal would require motorists to leave three-foot gap when passing cyclists.

   Luis Lozano (center) of Goshen smiles as he talks with friends during Latino Bands Night at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Friday.
Posted 2 hours ago

The event will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Heritage Park Stage.

 Shirley Hershberger spins wool into yarn with a hand wheel at the Home and Family Arts building on the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds in Goshen. Hershberger and other spinners and weavers gave a craft demonstration July 24 at the fair.
Posted at 8:30 p.m.

Local spinners say it’s an art that needs to get going again.

 This tractor was provided for the Elkhart County 4-H Fair tractor pull in honor of Denny Fisher, a volunteer and coordinator who passed away this year after 35 years working with the event. Staff and volunteers paid tribute to Fisher at the tractor pull Thursday, July 24.
Posted at 8:18 p.m.

Volunteers wore “Remembering Denny” T-shirts. The announcer called for 30 seconds of silence in tribute to the former Elkhart County 4-H tractor pull volunteer.

 Visitors to the Elkhart County 4-H Fair sit in the grandstands and watch the tractor pull Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Posted at 7:45 p.m.

Date? Family reunion? Father-son day? All that and more happens at the fair’s tractor pull.

 Gabbie Yeazel (left) and llama Ulla won a costume contest Thursday, July 24, at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.
Posted at 7:03 p.m.

Among costume contestants is Gabby Yeazel, who has animals in almost every barn on the grounds.

 Kim Williams holds Johnny Riblet after he used a lift chair to get into the pool at Pierre Moran Pool in Elkhart Thursday. At left is the chair and to the right is a new stairs designed to assist people with disabilities. The equipment was unveiled Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Posted at 5:37 p.m.

Lift chair and special stairs ready for use at Pierre Moran Pool in Elkhart. 

 The lit-up sign in front of the Concord Township Fire Department flashes multiple messages to cars driving by Aug. 17, 2009.
Posted at 4:50 p.m.

With little evidence, an Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department inquiry has “gone cold,” according to a Concord Township official said.

 A screenshot from Aaron Vos' aerial video of the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds. Vos uses a drone equipped with a camera to record video at the fair.
Posted at 3:59 p.m.

A local business owner is recording birds-eye videos of the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds for the fair board.


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