Wawasee Sports Wrap – Jan. 18

Memorial Runs Past Lady Warriors Wawasee’s girls basketball shooting woes continued Saturday in a 54-30 road loss to Elkhart Memorial. Wawasee made just three shots from the floor in the first half and only one in the second quarter in what became the pivotal point of the contest. … Read More

Irwin Leads Lancer Rally

WINONA LAKE – Things looked grim late for the Grace College  men’s basketball team, trailing No. 24 Huntington by eight with three minutes to play. But Logan Irwin and Greg Miller found some late-game magic to lift the Lancers to their third straight upset, winning 81-76 on Saturday. … Read More

Huntington Outlasts Grace Women

HUNTINGTON – The Grace College and Huntington’s women’s basketball teams needed two overtime periods to decide a winner in a hotly contested game on Saturday. In the end, the Foresters prevailed 76-74 in double overtime on a last-second basket. The Lady Lancers (8-12; 4-4 Crossroads League) were aiming … Read More

Update: Possible Gas Leak at Wal-Mart

Update: Warsaw Fire Department was unable to identify the cause of the gas odor at Wal-Mart last night. A thorough investigation revealed there was no actual gas leak. Warsaw Fire Department is currently responding to a report of a possible natural gas leak at Wal-Mart in Warsaw. A … Read More

Wawasee Stands Tall As Champs; Morgan A Double Winner

DUNLAP – Saturday’s Northern Lakes Conference Girls Swimming Championships certainly will be remembered by Wawasee fans as a historical day. Wawasee pulled off what a dozen season’s worth of NLC teams have not been able to do, beat Northridge, and did so resoundingly by scoring 447 points to … Read More

Roads Slick After Persistent Snow

We’re receiving reports of slide-offs all around Kosciusko County. It seems after steady snowfall since early afternoon, the roads are becoming rather treacherous. Several of our readers reported that US 30 is slick, and there was a wreck west of Columbia City. Chatter on the police scanner indicates … Read More

Memorial Overpowers Reinhard, Warriors

SYRACUSE – And the streak goes on. For the seventeenth consecutive time the Wawasee Warriors boys basketball team has lost a Northern Lakes Conference game. Friday night at the Hardwood Tee Pee the Warriors had their chances to end the streak but it was Elkhart Memorial who played … Read More

Kosciusko County Democrats Resolution Opposing HJR-3

The Indiana Marriage Protection Act, House Joint Resolution 3 if passed would put to a vote in November a constitutional amendment as follows: “Only marriage between one (1) man and one (1) woman will be valid or recognized as a marriage in Indiana. A legal status identical or … Read More

AMA CEO Lauds YMCA Diabetes Prevention

In yet another sign of changing perceptions about the YMCA as a leading organization in chronic disease prevention, the CEO of the American Medical Association has lauded the YMCA as a “model community asset.” Speaking to the AMA’s House of Delegates during that policy-making body’s Interim Meeting in … Read More

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Merkle

Marry ‘Betty’ Elizabeth Merkle

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Merkle, 97, a resident of Grace Village Health Care, Winona Lake, Indiana, and formerly of Claypool, Indiana, passed away at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. She was born on Sept. 14, 1916, in Blanca, Colo., to Wilbur Albert and Josephine Blanche (Pavy) Campbell. They … Read More

Asante Children’s Choir Performing Locally

The Winona Lake Free Methodist Church will be hosting the Asante Children’s Choir at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22. A last minute change in their tour schedule has allowed the church to take the opportunity to welcome the choir. “Asante” is a Swahili word translated to “Thank You” in … Read More

Technology, Assessment Event At Syracuse Elementary

On Thursday, Jan. 23, Syracuse Elementary School, 502 W. Brooklyn St., is sponsoring a Technology and Assessment Information Night from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for community members, parents and students. At 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m., there will be short question and answer sessions about the assessments … Read More

Youth Sought For D.C. Tour

Kosciusko REMC is seeking current high school juniors, who are the dependents of KREMC members, to apply for the 2014 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Two winning students from KREMC’s service area will have a chance to join other Indiana youth on this all-expenses paid trip … Read More