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BRISTOL — When welding equipment fell from a forklift and killed 43-year-old Shawn Gray on June 7 at Bravo Trailers, the employer was at least partly responsible, according to documents from the Indiana Department of Labor.

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BRISTOL — The Elkhart County Parks Department is looking for volunteers to lend a helping hand at a Volunteer Work Day at Bonneyville Mill County Park from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

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BRISTOL — The community has been invited to give blood in memory of Kyle Kubina at a special American Red Cross blood drive held in his honor from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Pinnacle Transport in Bristol.

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BRISTOL — Several retired police uniforms from the Bristol Police Department have been upcycled into a memory quilt to honor local law enforcement.

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BRISTOL — Though two companies filed late tax abatement paperwork in Bristol this year, only one will be subjected to a penalty.

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BRISTOL — Satellite Industries celebrated the completion of a 120,000-square-foot addition to its existing plant with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday.

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PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Bristol man was injured Sunday morning in a hit-and-run crash in Porter Township, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

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BRISTOL — A recent series of disagreements circulating around public comment at the Bristol Town Council meetings has resulted in a new policy.

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BRISTOL — An attempted child abduction reported to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office is prompting residents of the neighborhood and police alike to ask people to stay alert.

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BRISTOL — Elkhart-based Great Lakes Forest Products has announced plans to establish a new sister company in Bristol, potentially creating 100 new jobs in coming years. 

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GOSHEN — Annexation isn’t an option, so county officials found another way to give Bristol jurisdiction over an area where Lakota Trailers plans an $11 million expansion.

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BRISTOL _ Questions and concerns arose on Monday as the Bristol Town Council discussed ways to finance the new municipal complex they hope to build.

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BRISTOL — About 50 participants came together on Saturday to literally raise the roof of a house destined for a Habitat for Humanity family.

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ELKHART — The closure of the Sherman Street Bridge near Riverside Drive and Bower Street has been the subject of many questions for Elkhart residents.

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BRISTOL  —  Five co-workers at the Chassix plant in Bristol can breathe a little easier when the plant shuts its doors in the next few months. The five are winners in the Hoosier Lottery.

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ELKHART — At over 70 years old, John Salomon continues to soar to heights not many men can achieve. The Senior Master at Elkhart Martial Arts has achieved his sixth-degree black belt in Chun Moo Hapkido.

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ELKHART — Universal Trailer Corporation is heading to a new location in Bristol.

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ELKHART COUNTY _ While walking around the Bristol library, people may come across a furry feline among the stacks of books.

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BRISTOL – Many topics were addressed at the Bristol Town Council Meeting on Thursday, March 15, including some necessary traffic changes.

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BRISTOL – A garbage truck exploded Friday morning while in the parking lot of Bristol Elementary School, according to media reports.

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BRISTOL – “It’s the face of Bristol,” Bristol Town Council member Jeff Beachy, said. “As people come to our town and consider moving to Bristol, that’s the first thing they see.”

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BRISTOL – On Dec. 22, Bill Wuthrich, town manager for Bristol announced his retirement after over 50 years of service to the town.

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Due to weather and road conditions, the delivery of The Elkhart Truth may be delayed on Thursday, Jan. 4.

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BRISTOL – The Elkhart County Commissioners met on Monday, Dec. 18 to begin the process of moving forward with the Quaker Trace Trail addition along County Road 8 in Bristol.

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BRISTOL — Bristol Fire Department visited the Bristol Public Library on Saturday, Nov. 18 to help children get fingerprinted.

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BRISTOL — The possible rezoning of an unused portion of land on State Road 15 brought nearly 20 residents out to Thursday night’s town council meeting and right from the start, tensions were high.

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BRISTOL — Based on the perennial holiday movie favorite, A Christmas Story, the Musical, takes place in 1940s Indiana, where a bespectacled boy named Ralphie wants only one thing for Christmas – an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model BB Gun. But almost everyone else is con…

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BRISTOL – At the Bristol Fire Department, dancing, bobbing for apples, a haunted house and hayride were held. Hundreds of visitors came to the Bristol Fall Town Party Saturday, Oct. 28, to enjoy the evening.

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BRISTOL— Bristol Firefighter and Paramedic Josh Stahl returned home on Wednesday after spending 40 days helping victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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BRISTOL – Bristol has been working to improve their parks system. Equipped with basketball courts, a splash pad, walking trails, new benches and a new grill, the parks aren’t even close to done yet.

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BRISTOL _ The two winning troupes from Elkhart Civic Theatre’s Comedy Criminals Improv Festival and Competition in April will be presenting extended performances at ECT’s Winners’ Night, Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the Bristol Opera House.

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ELKHART COUNTY — When Francisco Alejandro reflects on the administration of Donald Trump’s announcement Tuesday, Sept. 5, to rescind the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program, two words came to mind - heartbreaking and cruel.

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BRISTOL _ Searchlights will be blazing at Elkhart Civic Theatre’s World Premiere performance of the new Elaine Liner play, Finishing School. The show will continue for two weekends at the Bristol Opera House.

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BRISTOL – The Town of Bristol is hoping to make some changes to railroad crossings in the future, assuming they can gather property from landowners nearby.

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