Cory Martin (center), regional director at the Goshen office of U. S. Congressman Mark Souder, discussed changes at the Bristol post office with audience members at the December 17 meeting of the Bristol Town Council. Bill Wuthrich (left), town manager, and Tom Stutsman (right), president of the council, are pictured with Cory. Photo by Jim [...]
Archive for December, 2009
Cory Martin, who runs the Goshen office for Rep. Mark Souder, will be present at the next meeting of the Bristol Town Council (BTC) on Thursday, December 17, at 7:00 p.m.
Cory will be responding to a list of pointed questions sent to Congressman Souder about the rumored closing of the Bristol post office. He also [...]
Audience members at the December 11 meeting about the Bristol post office's changes and possible move.
About 30 persons attended a meeting at the Open Door Center on Friday, December 11, to express their opposition to changes in Bristol area mail delivery, especially the possible closing of the Bristol post office. Dan Watson and Ann Andre [...]
Santa’s Pantry has raised 9,570 pounds of food for local food pantries since it started in January 08. We want to exceed our goal of 10,000 pounds by December 18th, 2009.
Santa’s Pantry is a perfect example of how “every donation helps”. The bulk of the food already raised and donated has come in small quantities [...]
We wish to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to Bill Knapp, and our other service men and women, for their
dedication and service to our country.
God bless you and Merry Christmas!
William Joseph Knapp Jr.
Bill is a 2007 graduate from Northridge High School. He enlisted after graduation and completed Basic Training at Fort [...]
Serving the Bristol area since it was originally established in 1835, the Bristol Post Office is currently located in a leased building located on Vistula St. (Photo by Laurie Eads)
According to Elkhart County sources, speaking to The Bristol Bugle on condition of anonymity, the U.S. Postal Service is planning a consolidation of rural delivery service [...]
Kinsey Fisher rides her horse Babe through one of LoveWay’s wooded trail last summer during horse camp. (Photo provided)
Enrollments are now open for winter horse camp at LoveWay, Inc.’s heated barn and arena. Camps are open to any child without a disability that is between the ages of 6-14 years old. Campers will enjoy a [...]
Richard Denney, shop foreman at Star Tank, is pictured above as he prepares a semi trailer from Robert Weed Plywood for sandblasting and painting. (Photo by Laurie Eads)
Star Tank Corrosion Control (STCC) is a new Bristol firm, located at 710 S. Division Street (SR 15 S). A sign in front of the building advertises “sandblasting [...]
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At right, Fay Kemp is pictured after filling her new position as fire chief at the Bristol Fire Department. (Photo by Laurie Eads)
The board of directors of the Bristol Fire Department (BFD) recently appointed Fay Kemp as its new fire chief, effective January 1, 2010. The position became open when Bill Dempster, current head of [...]
Giving Basket: For the past several years, the Bristol Library has had a large basket available for donations of warm outerwear to give to children in need. Won’t you please join us in helping to keep kids warm this winter?
Preschool Storytime: Story times in December are Monday’s December 7th & the 14th at 10:30 a.m.; [...]
Bristol Church of the Nazarene, 401 Hilbish Boulevard, Bristol will be offering free hair cuts for the unemployed and their families on December 5, 2009 from 2-5 p.m. No appointments are necessary just walk in with freshly shampooed hair and you will receive a free cut. Four stylists, Carla O’Connell, Pat Hashberger, Dottie Sharp and [...]
Our cases were down in the month of November. We remind everyone to use safety, secure your home and vehicles. Most importantly, be watchful of your neighborhood and please report any suspicious activity or what appears out of place to you. Also be guarded on giving any important personal information over the phone or internet. [...]
[ December 17, 2009; 7:00 pm; ] Barb Long chaired the November 19 meeting of the Bristol Town Council (BTC) in the absence of its president, Tom Stutsman. She took the opportunity to open the meeting by offering congratulations from the BTC members to Gary and Ann Andre, who were present in the audience.
The Andres are owners of the Murphy Guest House, [...]
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The weather forecast is for winter weather to arrive now! It’s time for snow and cold. Do you have all your outside chores done? Have you applied winterizer to the lawn, cut the lawn for the last time, and have you planted tulips or other spring flowering bulbs? Yes, these [...]
[ December 12, 2009; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Children are invited to the Elkhart County Historical Museum to learn about the holiday customs immigrants have brought to Elkhart County. This children’s activity day will be held on Saturday, December 12th from 10:00-4:00 and will feature crafts and activities for all to enjoy.
“The holiday season is full of fun and festive traditions and many [...]
Elkhart Civic Theatre, in conjunction with the Friends of the Bristol Opera House, announces their Christmas musical cabaret, A Heartfelt Christmas on December 5th at 6pm and 10pm.
Join the fun at the Old Bristol General Store, 110 E. Vistula Street in Bristol. Built in 1820, the Old General Store has been beautifully decked out for a Christmas [...]
Greetings, Bristol! As we usher in the holiday season, with all of its joyful family occasions and festivities, let’s not forget the friends and loved ones in our community who may feel depressed and lonely. Having lost my own grandmother recently, I understand that worry or fear can add to the anticipation. My aim this [...]
Help Santa in the fight against animal homelessness at the Humane Society of Elkhart County (HSEC) annual Holiday Open House on December 6 starting at noon.
“The Humane Society of Elkhart County is opening its doors on a special day of Sunday, December 6 to accommodate busy pet lovers during the holiday hustle and bustle,” said [...]
[ December 5, 2009; 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Winter Wonderland Bazaar and Craft Show at St. Mary’s of the Annunciation Catholic Church at 411 W. Vistula St., Bristol Today, Dec. 5 from 8am to 2pm. Breakfast and lunch available. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be present to have pictures taken with children. More than 40 vendors, bake sale, handmade crafts and much more!
[ December 6, 2009; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Humane Society Open House, Dec. 6 from 12 noon to 3 PM. Join us for refreshments and visit the animals. Have your pet pictured with Santa and for a blessing of the pets at 1:30 PM. The Red Barn Resale Shop will also be open.
[ December 11, 2009; 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. December 12, 2009; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] -Adopt-A-Pet Adoption Event Sponsored by: The Humane Society of Elkhart County on December 11, 12:30 – 3 pm and December 12, 10 am – 3 pm at Pet Supplies Plus, 4024 Elkhart Road, Goshen.
[ December 11, 2009; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. December 12, 2009; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Humane Society of Elkhart County Red Barn Resale shop on December 11, 10 am – 4 pm and December 12, 10 am – 4 pm. At the Humane Society of Elkhart County, 54687 County Road 19 Bristol.
[ December 12, 2009; 7:00 pm; December 13, 2009; 2:00 pm; 7:00 pm; ] Christmas Cantata at Hillcrest United Methodist Church of Elkhart, Dec. 12 at 7pm; Jamestown United Methodist Church, Dec. 13 at 7pm; and Elkhart First United Methodist Church, Dec. 13 at 2pm. They will be presenting, “One Incredible Moment.” A Christmas Cantata sung by the Hillcrest Cornerstone Choir, Jamestown UM Choir, and Elkhart First UM Choir. [...]