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Oakwood Art Festival Syracuse Indiana 2016

Artists, Art Lovers Brave The Storm

SYRACUSE — Despite stormy conditions, several artists — including painters, sculptors, photographers, glass blowers and more — food vendors and a winery have set up for the Oakwood Fine Arts Festival today, Saturday, Aug. 27. A Chautauqua-Wawasee event, the festival returns to the grounds of Oakwood Resort, 702 E. Lake View Road, Syracuse, and runs until 4 p.m. this afternoon.

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This year the tour is featuring several educational presentations.

Time For 19th Beef Twilight Tour

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — This year’s beef twilight tour offers fun and fellowship for all area beef producers starting at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17. The 19th edition heads to south of Warsaw. All who attend will get to see Angus cattle, and a meal sponsored by the Kosciusko County Cattlemen’s Association. … Read More

Erin Renee Briseno

Briseno Arrested For Stealing Grandmother’s Car

CLAYPOOL —  Erin Renee Briseno, 26, 308 South Main Street, Claypool, was arrested for a level 6 felony of auto theft. On July 28, Briseno and her boyfriend visited her grandmother in Kosciusko County. Briseno and her boyfriend left the residence with their grandmother’s vehicle without her consent. Briseno’s … Read More


Fire Chief Reportedly Resigns, Department Still Operational

NORTH WEBSTER — Word has been received North Webster Fire Chief Jeremy Likens has resigned. While Likens has not confirmed the action, his turnout gear was seen this morning among other firefighters who have left the department.

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Republican Headquarters Opens In Kosciusko County

WARSAW — The Republican Headquarters for Kosciusko County had their grand opening on Friday, Aug. 26. Janet Holcomb, wife of Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, who is a candidate for governor, District 2 U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski, Amanda Banks, wife of State Sen. Jim Banks, who is candidate for … Read More

Members of the Technical Rescue Team bring down a rescued "victim" from the building. (Photos by Maggie Kenworthy)

Warsaw Fire Department Trains For Building Collapse

WARSAW — The Warsaw Fire Department has a group of firefighters specially trained for extreme rescue situations. The Technical Rescue team met today to train on a building set for demolition. During the training, the team simulated a collapsed building situation. The team placed “victims” on each floor … Read More


Shane Beverly Booked For Peeping Through Window, Taking Photos

WARSAW — Shane Beverly, 18, 226 West CR 300, Warsaw was booked for voyeurism, the act of obtaining sexual gratification from observing unsuspecting individuals who are partly undressed, naked, or engaged in sexual acts, on June 1. Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of … Read More