Concord High School’s dean of students and head football coach turns to the game in the face of adversity, Elkhart County makes alternative plans to increase the quality of pre-K education and three other stories to start your day.
Dawson was back in the locker room last week at the Grange Insurance All-Star game in Indianapolis and found a safe haven even in the face of hurt and loss — all while keeping his son’s spirit alive.
“Things happen in life and this is adversity. It’s not the crisis, it’s how you respond to it ... ” Dawson shared with his players before they took to the field, “TJD” adorning their helmets in memoriam.
Elkhart County was not chosen as one of the five Indiana counties to receive pre-K funding
Do you want to be a Hoosier millionaire? To celebrate it’s 25th anniversary, Hoosier Lottery is hosting a free show at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Lerner Theatre. Six contestants will go head-to-head and the top cash winner will advance to the finals at the Indiana State Fair next month.
If competing isn’t your thing, you might also catch hosts Mark Patrick, Tony Lamont and Barbara Hobbs, who will be meeting audience members and signing autographs — so really everybody is a winner.
The Eash family meets continued success at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair harness races
Wayne Kramer, advertising director at the fair board and coordinator of the Bike to the Fair event, said the number of bicycles has not exceeded the number of parking slots thus far, but he said he expects to see an increase of bike traffic to the fair in the future.