Indiana is home to about 1 in 6 of all Amish Americans, with estimates from 2022 at about 62,000 adherents.Read More
Four officials from the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles convened a public hearing Tuesday evening, Aug. 23, on the state’s proposal to close the Nappanee license branch.
In the local vernacular, they got everything they came for, and then some.
Eva Chupp was raised Amish in Michigan. Now, she’s training to fly on refueling missions at Grissom Air Reserve Base.Read More
Art, they say, imitates life, and the Amish culture is no exception. Beginning Monday, June 4, the Goshen College Art Department and the Mennonite-Amish Museum Committee will sponsor “Amish Arts 1900-1940: From the Pottinger Collection” in the Hershberger Gallery of the college’s music center. The exhibit will remain at … Read More
MARSHALL COUNTY — Police say five people were ejected from a buggy when it was rear-ended by a car June 27 in Marshall County.Read More
FULTON COUNTY — Five Amish teens face alcohol-related charges after their 2001 Dodge Caravan was clocked at 110 miles per hour.Read More
By ANDREA NEAL In an era of declining church membership for most Christian denominations, one group of believers is experiencing healthy, unprecedented growth. In 2014, the estimated Amish population in Indiana exceeded 50,000, according to the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College. That’s bigger … Read More
NAPPANEE — The LaGrange County Commissioners have turned down requests for an ordinance requiring horses to wear manure collection bags. According to reports by the Goshen News, the meeting only lasted about 10 minutes and the decision was unanimous. During that time, Commissioner Terry Martin reported testing one of the … Read More
An Indiana State Police officer discovered an underage drinking party early Saturday morning that led to charges against 10 juveniles, mostly Amish. Lt. Chad Larsh tells StaceyPageOnline.com that he came upon three vehicles on a gravel stretch of CR 1200 North near 600 West, rural Nappanee. Officer Larsh … Read More
In a two-day jury in October, Paul A. Graber, 46, was found guilty by a 12-member jury on two counts of fraud on a financial institution. In Kosciusko County Circuit Court today, approximately 20 members of the Amish community were present for Graber’s sentencing. One man said loudly … Read More
Elkhart County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s held in identifying suspects who were involved in two separate robberies that occurred earlier this morning outside of Nappanee. At approximately 4:40 a.m. two male suspects in a light colored passenger car confronted Merle Miller, 29, who was riding … Read More
Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers has partnered with the Northern Indiana Safety Association to better educate those who operate horse drawn vehicles and reduce the number of crashes. Just one year ago, two children were killed near Middlebury when the pony cart they were in was involved in … Read More
Two Marshall County children were critically injured Friday in an Amish buggy incident in Kosciusko County. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies and emergency personnel responded today to the location of 6955 West, County Road 650 North, Etna Green, after receiving a 9-1-1 call at approximately 2:28 p.m. of two … Read More