Wednesday, September 17, 2014

 Sheriff Brad Rogers of the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department presents his 2015 budget to the Elkhart County Council. Department heads filed in all day Tuesday, Sept. 16, for annual budget hearings, which will continue Wednesday, Sept. 17.

On the first day of Elkhart County’s 2015 budget hearings, council members heard budget proposals from county-wide organizations such as the Elkhart County Clerk, Juvenile Court and ADEC.

Posted at 6:41 a.m.

Mayor Moore announced increase during first of three budget sessions hosted by the city council.

Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 11:51 p.m.

Meetings will span three sessions. 

Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 4:36 p.m.
 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, Republican.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 1:58 p.m.

In a presentation in Lafayette, she said a ’robust pipeline of skilled workers’ is needed to maintain a strong economy.

 Joe Bock, Democratic hopeful for the 2nd District U.S. House seat is shown here Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Elkhart.
Posted on Sept. 13, 2014 at 8:11 a.m.

However, the Democrat says the focus should be on incumbent Rep. Walorski, while the GOPer has zeroed in on Bock’s Missouri record.

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, left; U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, middle; U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, right.
Posted on Sept. 11, 2014 at 4:18 p.m.

The lawmakers emphasized, variously, the import of involving allies and seeking congressional authorization for the action.

 Bodie J. Stegelmann has been named judge of Goshen City Court. Stegelmann is a partner with the law firm of Yoder, Ainlay, Ulmer & Buckingham, LLP, focusing on business planning and real estate law. He replaces Gretchen Lund, who is running unopposed for judge of Elkhart Superior Court 4.
Posted on Sept. 11, 2014 at 2:10 p.m.

Stegelmann replaces Gretchen Lund, who is running unopposed in November for judge of Elkhart Superior Court 4.

 Here's the Truth umbrella that was found at a North Carolina estate sale and returned
Posted on Sept. 11, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.

A local reader found it at an estate sale and thought an Elkhart Truth reporter could use it.

Posted on Sept. 11, 2014 at 8:10 a.m.

Everything you need to know to make sure you’re able to vote in the upcoming elections.

 Curt Nisly was endorsed by the Indiana Right to Life PAC.
Posted on Sept. 10, 2014 at 7:00 a.m.

District 22 Republican candidate Curt Nisly was endorsed by the group Sept. 8, 2014.

 Indiana Reps. Wes Culver, left, and Tim Wesco garnered Champions of Prosperity status from the conservative Americans for Prosperity group. The two Republicans were among five members of the Indiana House to earn the status.
Posted on Sept. 10, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.

The AFP says two Indiana politicians “stand out as champions for economic freedom and those who fail to consistently support policies which protect taxpayers and advance freedom in education and the workplace.”

 U.S. Sen. Dan Coats
Posted on Sept. 10, 2014 at 12:00 a.m.

The staffer will be at the downtown Elkhart Public Library branch on Thursday.

 City trucks line up on stand-by to haul away the surface of Beardsley Avenue during work in, 2010. Council approved additional money Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, for the street department after funds were depleted by extra road repairs related to winter weather.
Posted on Sept. 9, 2014 at 4:58 p.m.

A sum of $735,000 will help replenish funds used to recover from winter road wear.

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