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“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.  It’s the life in your years. ” – Abraham Lincoln

WAWASEE HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING TRADES — Building Trades students are, from left, in front, Nicolas Carr, Joshua Webber, Braydon Spore, Samuel Griner, Hunter Magiera, Michael Sautter. In back are Allen Bontrager, Daniel Pedroza, Jordan Graham, Caleb Bolt, Logan Long, Christian Hensley, Austin Burkholder, Jordan Roe. Not pictured are Jeffrey Moore and Carlos Maolagon.

Building Trades Banquet Recognizes Students

SYRACUSE — Wawasee, West Noble and Fairfield high schools recognized their 2016 building trades students at a banquet held Tuesday, May 3, in Wawasee High School’s cafeteria. In all, 31 students have worked throughout the year to build a new home for Troy and Linda Hostetler at 67408 Kensington Drive … Read More


Middle School Bands Hold Spring Concert

WARSAW — The Warsaw middle school bands will present their spring concert, “See You at the Movies,” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 9, in the PAC auditorium. The concert will include favorites such as, “Mission Impossible,” selections from “Harry Potter,” “Circle of Life” and highlights from “The Hunger Games.” The … Read More


Uniting The Two Opposite Age Spectrums

  WARSAW — “The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person,” a quote by Andy Rooney was shared by Brynn Durecki, a participant in Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy. She presented her Project Proud program “Regineration,” during the KYLA graduation ceremony Wednesday evening, May 4. … Read More

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No Alcohol Permit For Mentone Store

WARSAW — Three area locations received approval to renew their alcohol licenses, while one location was denied a permit. The requests came during the regular meeting of the Kosciusko County Alcoholic Beverage Commission meeting, held Thursday afternoon, May 5. Wilby’s, Mentone, the VFW, Warsaw, and Huntington Street Bar and Grill, Syracuse, … Read More

The front of the Pound Store Museum in Leesburg.

Pound Store Museum Fundraiser

OSWEGO — The Kosciusko County Historical Society will be holding a fundraiser at the Pound Store Museum from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. The fundraiser will include a bake sale, yard sale, a lunch and free tours. All the money collected from the fundraiser will go … Read More


Leadership Topic At KYLA Graduation

  WARSAW — Leadership. Key areas to success. This was the topic Jane Wear, president and chief executive officer of Cardinal Services, presented as guest speaker at the 2015-16 Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy Graduation Wednesday evening, May 4. This was the 22nd graduation for KYLA Wear picked out 10 things … Read More

Warsaw Community Development

Volunteers Sought For Downtown Cleanup

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Development Corporation is organizing the first downtown cleanup day Saturday, May 14. The focus of the event is to wash windows, sweep the sidewalks and clean up the alleys before visitors come for downtown summer attractions. Volunteers are meeting at Buffalo Street Emporium at 8 a.m. Those … Read More

Pictured from left are Grace College 2015-2016 Outstanding Prospective Teacher Award winners: Alexis Nelson, Claire Byers, Kyle Hamlin and Laura Dewlin. (Photo provided)

Grace School of Education Presents Outstanding Prospective Teacher Awards

By AMANDA BANKS Director of Public Relations, Grace College WINONA LAKE — The school of education at Grace College presented five students with the 2015-2016 Outstanding Prospective Teacher Award. Each school year Grace College School of Education selects one or more students who demonstrate excellence in their role … Read More


Parkview Occupational Health To Host Open House

WARSAW — Parkview Occupational Health, Warsaw, invites the community to an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 20. Guests will tour the clinic, meet the occupational health team and have refreshments. Services at Parkview Occupational Health will include injury treatment, drug and alcohol testing, … Read More


BMV Kicks Off Motorcycle Safety Month

INDIANAPOLIS — Kent Abernathy, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, announced today that the BMV and Ride Safe Indiana will be participating in the Motorcycle Safety Awareness Rally Thursday, May 5 on Monument Circle in Indianapolis to kick off Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May. The … Read More