Luis and Joshua Tolentono
On Monday, April 29, deputies from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to a burglary in progress at 251 Oak Street, which is in Timberbrook Mobile Home Park near Bristol. (Ironically, on that day this paper had completed work on the article printed on page 7, urging public awareness and [...]
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Luis and Joshua Tolentono
Students of the Month
Students of the Month
The student of the month for April is a nice and caring student. This student is involved in the orchestra program before school. This student is also involved in activities after school such as math bowl and spell bowl. The student of the month for April is an [...]
The first meeting for the Bristol Homecoming Princess Pageant will be held May 9th at 6pm at the Bristol United Methodist Church in Bristol. There will be a $15 application fee. Eligible girls must be from 8- 15 years old. Princess Pageant leaders are Meghann Knapp, phone: 849-8696 and Rose Knapp, phone: 370-2683. Applicants must have [...]
It’s easy to see the love and care that goes into every plant, flower and hanging basket available at Millers Farm Market and Greenhouse. Judy is pictured above.
The days leading up to Mother’s Day (which falls on May 12 this year) are always busy for Lloyd and Judy Miller, who own and operate Millers Farm [...]
Elizabeth (Kaitrin Higbee) is threatened by Mr. Hyde (Tony Venable) in this scene from Elkhart Civic Theatre's award winning production of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Jeffrey Hatcher. (Photo supplied)
Elkhart Civic Theatre’s production of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” has won six awards at the American Association of Community Theatres (AACT) Region III [...]
John Sherck operates a “one-man” enterprise on his eight-acre farm in the Bristol Fruit Hills, which will surprise first-time visitors with the hundreds of varieties of plants offered for sale. Even summer shoppers at John’s produce stand might find something new by stopping in May to look over the diversity of garden plants on display.
At the April 18 meeting of the Bristol Town Council (BTC) its members approved a request for funding from Dorinda Heiden-Guss, president and CEO of the Elkhart Development Corporation of Elkhart County (EDC). The amount approved for 2013 was $3,292.
The EDC is a non-for-profit corporation funded by donations from area businesses and by appropriations from [...]
A series of residential break-ins and burglaries, some in broad daylight, in the past several months are a cause of concern to some Bristol area residents. Authorities say that public awareness of the problem and proactive reporting of suspicious activity are the best deterrent to such crimes.
Marshal Michael Swallow of the Bristol Police Department (BPD) [...]
J & J Lawn and Garden Equipment, located at 19976 CR 6, next door to Kruse Farm Supply, is undergoing some changes. Steve Dolby, president and general manager, is in the process of purchasing the business from Dick Jenks, who will “stay on for a year during the transition process.”
Dolby has recently retired from the [...]
Applications are now available for the Bristol Homecoming Queen and Senior Queen Pageants. Applicants must be 13 to 19 and have a parent or grandparent that lives in Bristol for the Miss pageant. Senior Queen applicants must be 55 years or older and have to live in Bristol. Applications will be due by May 17. [...]
Bonneyville Mill, the oldest continuously operating water-powered gristmill in Indiana opened for the 2013 season on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The Mill will be open Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., May through October.
Established in the mid-1830′s, Bonneyville Mill continues to produce stone ground flour the old fashioned way by harnessing the power [...]
Town cleanup will be held on May 3 and 4 in Hermance Park, and that an E-dumpster will be on hand to accept electronic items.
Town leaf machine will pick up leaves in town for the last time from May 6 to May 9.
Old Bristol High School Preservation Fundraiser Pancake & Sausage Breakfast. May 18, 6-11 [...]
The Humane Society of Elkhart County will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, May 22 at 6:00 p.m. at Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center located at 240 U.S. 20 in Middlebury. Residents interested in advancing animal welfare on a local level or would like to learn more about the Humane Society of Elkhart County are [...]
Our April Books and Cookies Sale was a huge success. A big Thank You goes out to all the fantastic volunteers that helped before, during, and after the sale as well as all the wonderful bakers that donated all those scrumptious cookies!
The raffle winner for the Notre Dame Blue and Gold football game tickets was [...]
It’s Food Drive time again. On May 11 the USPS mail carriers will collect food for the Bristol Food Pantry and Jefferson Township Food Pantry. Last year, Bristol Post Office collected over two tons of food.
To contribute, simply put your donation out on your mailbox on Saturday Morning, May 11. Put a reasonable amount of [...]
Above is a historic photo of Grace Lawn, a scene looking Northwest just inside the Middlebury Street entrance, probably taken around 1920. (From the collection of the Elkhart County Historical Society, Bristol, Indiana.)
Bristol—The Elkhart County Historical Museum and the Elkhart Civic Theatre will return to Grace Lawn Cemetery in Elkhart for the annual cemetery tour. [...]
SOUL, INK Soul, Ink writing group has put together a variety of stories, essays and poems that our local authors are proud to announce is available at the library. Stop in if you are interested and take a look. If you want to own a copy of the local author’s work it is available for [...]