| Feb 14, 2010
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 36 ||
|| 2. || First Rule by Robert...
| Mar 16, 2010
The fiancée of an animal lab technician accused of killing Yale University graduate student Annie Le submitted saliva samples to police late last year after she was served with a search warrant, her attorney said.
The warrant, obtained by police Nov....
| Apr 9, 2010
The New Orleans Museum of Art and the Amistad Research Center have teamed up to present the latest show at the museum.
"Beyond the Blues: Reflections on African America" from the Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center will be at the museum...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 4:22 PM
SOUTH BEND — About 700 workers laid off from South Bend's A.J. Wright distribution center are looking ahead, and local organizations are leading the push to help them.
Mountains of snow hid the dozen or so cars in the parking lot outside A.J....
| Feb 6, 2011
| 12:43 PM
SOUTH BEND — Community leaders gathered Saturday at La Casa de Amistad to protest Senate Bill 590, a proposed Arizona-style immigration law making its way through the Indiana General Assembly.
"We gather today as concerned members of the Michiana...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 2:16 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Two local groups are planning to speak out against a proposed immigration enforcement bill in Indiana Saturday.
La Casa de Amistad and Transforming Action both oppose Senate Bill 590. The groups say the legislation is a distraction from...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 9:16 AM
Help is available for area students and their parents in completing financial aid forms for college and other post-secondary schooling.
The University of Notre Dame’s Trio programs office will offer free help from 9 a.m. to noon each Saturday...
| Jan 4, 2011
When British actor Pete Postlethwaite was studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the 1970s, the head of the school predicted he would fare well as an actor but couldn't resist telling him that he had a face like a "stone archway."
"It's all in...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 9:37 AM
With a piece of India
n flour bread in his pocket and hopes of becoming a free man in his heart, James W.C. Pennington ran away from Rockland Estate in search of freedom.
The so-called fugitive blacksmith would go on to become a minister in Presbyterian...
| May 17, 2011
| 2:58 PM
In the past year, Lyric Hall's defined itself as one of the premiere emerging arts venues for New Haven. The vaudeville-era theater has hosted everything from the New Haven Review's “Silent Movie, Live Music” series to A Broken Umbrella...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 8:57 AM
A big carrot dangles in front of People Gotta Eat, an effort to stock food pantries in St. Joseph County. Anonymous donors have pledged that they'll match donations dollar for dollar up to $125,000.
So far, about $630 has been donated, says Karen...