Baugo Community Schools in Elkhart County is dealing with some serious staffing shortages. And it's all because of the coronavirus. They're so short-staffed, they've had to lean on a neighboring school district for help. Baugo Community Schools only has around 1,900 students in total, but 94 of them are in quarantine because of exposure to the coronavirus. And the problems don't stop there.
A group of about 20 family and community members are praying and remembering a young girl whose life was cut short. Chrisyah Stephens was shot in a drive-by shooting on August 29 while she was at another child’s birthday party. Her shooter is still on the loose. The prayer vigil is hosted by the On-Site Prayer Ministry. It’s at Chrisyah’s memorial site at Donald Street and High Street. Tonight's vigil is giving community and family members a chance to share their thoughts and prayers.
Goshen Police are investigating the theft of money from some clients at ADEC. That’s the Association for the Disabled of Elkhart County. We've been talking to employees and got a statement from the CEO. They say this goes against everything the company stands for. ADEC is a nonprofit that serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Elkhart and St. Joseph County.