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Indiana Arts Commission

Local Agencies Receive Arts Grants

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Two Kosciusko County agencies have been approved to receive grants through the Indiana Arts Commission. The list includes the following: The City of Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department, receiving $3,938 for arts project support The Wagon Wheel Center for the … Read More


Nguyen Is New Wawasee High School Principal

SYRACUSE — Though he made a significant career decision, Kim Nguyen’s office will only change from the south side of Wawasee High School to the main office in the same building. During a special Wawasee school board meeting Tuesday, June 28, in Syracuse the board approved Nguyen to become the new principal of WHS effective with the 2016-17 school year.

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OCRA Announces Grant Application Availability

INDIAAPOLIS — The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs is accepting applications for the second round of Downtown Enhancement Grants as part of the Indiana Main Street program. Through designation as an IMS, a community gains access to grant opportunities, trainings, conferences and technical assistance. OCRA has invested nearly $352 million into Hoosier communities … Read More

Andrea Baker of the SWCD and Koinonia Nature Preserve, far right, shows a piece of land that is being killed off in preparation for native species planting. (Photos by Amanda McFarland)

Locals Learn About Pollinators

PIERCETON — Pollinators like honeybees can be beneficial in many ways, from producing honey to pollinating many different kinds of crops. Tuesday evening, June 28, area residents gathered at Koinonia Environmental Center, Pierceton, where representatives from the Kosciusko County Soil and Water Conservation District, Farm Service Agency and other local … Read More

Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority

State Announces Plans For 2016 Summer Cooling Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) has released plans for the 2016 Summer Cooling Program through the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which begins July 1 and concludes Aug. 12. As one of IHCDA’s key community service programs, LIHEAP’s program focus is to … Read More


Syracuse Man In Marshall County Crash, Four Injured

MARSHALL COUNTY — Four children were injured in a vehicle/horse-drawn buggy accident Sunday, June 26. The accident occurred at 5:58 p.m. on US 6, west of Plymouth-Goshen Trail. Sean I. Pelikant, 41, Syracuse, driver of the vehicle, was not injured.

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New Paris Teen Injured In Hit And Run

NEW PARIS — Ian Mansell, 16, New Paris, complained of chest pain and suffered abrasions to the forehead, shoulder, elbow and abdomen after being struck by a hit-and-run driver. The accident occurred at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at CR 46 and Clinton Street in New Paris.

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