Elkhart and Kosciusko Edition

Local composer still captivating audiences

Howard Terrell is not sure what inspired him to begin composing music at an early age. “I just felt compelled to create,” he said.

Former Wakarusa town manager successfully transitions to RV industry

Even if he didn’t know it at the time, former Wakarusa Town Manager Tom Roeder was ready for a career change.

Raising vegetables more than a hobby for Dempster

Linda Dempster of Bristol enjoys raising vegetables — in more ways than one.

Beavers, Indian mounds and 'eagles'

Each month Senior Life will be printing a short story by Woodworth, which relates to days gone by. This is the first of two parts on the chapter titled “Beavers, Indian mounds and ‘eagles’” from the book “Growin’ Up Poor.”

Cheers - May

Send card to remember those you know on their special day!

Coach reflects on championship season

Most high school baseball coaches only dream of winning a state championship. Last year, Steve Stutsman, head baseball coach at Elkhart Central High School, lived it out when his team took home the Class 4A state champion title.

Cowboy church offers different worship experience

Pastor Carl Adams believes many people are looking for something different in their worship experience. He also believes he has something to offer that is unique to the community.

A chance encounter leads to a career

For those who believe in destiny, Rhonda Helser is living proof that it works.

Ready, Set, Gunkle - a racer's story

Car racing became a family affair for Harold Gunkle of Leesburg.

Harbor cruise was fun and educational

Our must do list for Hamburg included a tour of the harbor. The cruise starts on the Elbe River and ventures out into the busy harbor with the first part of the trip along the shore line.

Special Olympics coach encourages athletes

Warsaw resident John Bonitati was chosen Coach of the Year for Special Olympics Indiana Area 5 last fall.


Each month Senior Life will be printing a short story by Woodworth which relates to days gone by. This is the second of two parts on the chapter titled “Grandpas” from the book “Growin’ Up Poor.”

Leesburg man to walk across state

During the course of 11 days later this month, Leesburg resident Jeff Blair will walk 150 miles across northern Indiana, following the 1928 alignment of the historic Lincoln Highway.

Elkhart man publishes family history

In John Weaver's search for a Civil War letter following his grandmother's death, he was not prepared for what else he would find.

Local artist loves his job

Local artist Jake Webster, Elkhart, likes to spend time in his studio creating one-of-a-kind sculptures and composing what he calls, “terrible poetry.”