Wednesday, September 17, 2014


Greg Zipadelli, competition director of Stewart-Haas Racing, addresses members of the media before a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Watkins Glen N.Y. Zipadelli said Tony Stewart would not drive Sunday after he struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the track trying to confront Stewart during a race in upstate New York on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton) (Derik Hamilton)
5 things to know for your Monday in Indiana
Posted on Aug. 11, 2014 at 5:53 a.m.

Woman stabbed by daughter in Kosciusko County

Faye Dill, a resident of North Webster, was stabbed in the chest by her daughter Sunday afternoon, Aug. 10, according to a report from Stacey Page Online

Dill was taken to the hospital in an ambulance, but her injuries are non life-threatening, according to The Elkhart Truth’s news partner WNDU

This week’s Ask the Truth voting is now open

Readers asked about no-kill shelters in the area, the number of swans on the St. Joseph River and the lack of a crossing over the river between Johnson St. and C.R. 17. 

What should The Elkhart Truth’s reporters research this week? Choose between the three questions and cast your vote

Indiana losing funding to help residents fight drug addiction

The federal Access to Recovery grant provided more than $3 million to Indiana nonprofits treating people struggling with drug addictions over the last four years, but Family and Social Services Administration spokeswoman Marni Lemons said Congress has slashed funding for the program.

Access to Recovery focused on helping people battling poverty, military veterans and those in the criminal justice system.

The funding is expected to run out at the end of this year. 

No criminal charges imminent for NASCAR driver Tony Stewart after fatal accident

Stunt driver Kevin Ward Jr. climbed out of his car on the track during a race Saturday night, and was hit by Stewart.

Authorities questioned Stewart at the time but said no criminal charges were imminent.

Stewart planned to race in an event Sunday, but a spokesperson for Stewart-Haas Racing said Stewart “feels strongly” he should not race at Watkins Glen following Kevin Ward Jr.‘s fatal accident.

37 people arrested in Elkhart County last week

Charges for last week’s arrests include public intoxication, theft, trespassing and others.