Elkhart and Kosciusko Edition

Elkhart woman finds passion with puppies and service

Bernice Simms’ cheerful laugh filled the room as she tried to pose for a photo with one of her favorite things, a little grey pitbull puppy.

Help put SCAMMERS out of Business

Today’s seniors grew up trusting strangers in a society that was far more trustworthy.

Toronto and the rain

We spent 10 days in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, last summer and saw very little of the city during that time.

Health Care Centers Fill the Family Holiday Gap

Not everyone can go home for the holidays. And some have no family to visit them.

Memories of the Christmas angel

It was an agonizing 3 or 4 weeks before Christmas back in the early 1950s.

How to treat family with dementia during the holiday season

The “holiday quarter” can present special challenges for families with a loved one suffering from dementia.



Cheers - November

Send someone a card to remember them on their special day!

Grandma and the Christmas cookies

(EDITORS NOTE: This is the second of a three-part series.)

Flying on the ground

Kenton King has enjoyed a few hobbies in his life, but one day 11 years ago, when a co-worker came to work with an electric, radio-controlled airplane, King discovered a hobby that he continues to enjoy as much as when he started.

Community is willing to help

There are many different places individuals in need can go to get help in Elkhart and Kosciusko counties.

Sedona and the red rocks

On an outing to Chandle, Ariz., to visit two of Bud’s sisters and their families, we headed north, 120 miles, to Sedona with its unique red rock formations.

Cheers (October)

Send someone you know a special greeting on their special day!

A man for all seasons

What began as an “off the cuff” lark seven years ago has become a consistent year-round passion for Elkhart County resident Bruce A. Wells.

Waiting a lifetime to pubish a book

Sometimes, 70 years isn’t too long to wait.