About Amanda McFarland

Amanda McFarland is a 2008 graduate of Bethel College. She attends Nappanee Missionary Church. In her spare time she enjoys reading, fiber arts and spending time with family and friends.

Torchbearer Alt Has Filled Many Roles

WARSAW — Willis Alt has a long list of accomplishments and, among them, perhaps his most notable was the role he played in the founding of the K21 Foundation. Alt is one of 22 Kosciusko County residents chosen to carry the torch in the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay, which will … Read More

Reminder: Friday Is The Deadline To File For School Board Elections

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Noon tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 26, is the deadline to file for a seat on one of six area school boards. Boards with positions up for election this year include Warsaw Community Schools, Wawasee Community School Corporation, Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation, Triton School Corporation, Whitko Community … Read More

Jail Bookings

Kosciusko The following person was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: Elkhart The following persons were booked in the Elkhart County Detention Center: … Read More

Pierceton Days To Include Food Drive For Tornado Victims

PIERCETON — In light of recent tornadoes that hit the Kokomo area, the Pierceton Fire Department is holding a food drive this weekend during the town’s 150th anniversary celebration. Boxes will be located throughout town during the festival. Those who wish can drop off non-perishable food items, which … Read More

Triton Sports

Friday Is Deadline To File For Triton School Board

BOURBON — The deadline to file for candidacy on the Triton School Board is rapidly approaching. Those wishing to file for these positions should do so at the Kosciusko County clerk’s office in the justice building, downtown Warsaw. Positions up for election in November include at-large and district 3. Requirements are as follows:  At-large: Candidates … Read More

Area Schools Recognized For Promising Practices

WARSAW — The Indiana Department of Education has recognized three Kosciusko County schools for implementing “Promising Practices.” They include Washington STEM Academy, Lakeview Middle School and Milford Schools. Washington STEM Academy, part of Warsaw Community Schools, was among 20 added to the list earlier this month. IDOE chose Washington for, “authentic learning through … Read More

Bohlsen Booked For $25,100 In Bad Checks

WARSAW — Thomas Tad Bohlsen, 52, 4926 E. CR 575N, Whiteland, has been arrested after knowingly writing $25,100 in bad checks for land contract properties. The Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the case. In 2015, Bohlsen allegedly purchased a home on land contract. According to an affidavit … Read More

Deadline Approaching To File For Wa-Nee School Board Positions

NAPPANEE — The deadline to file for a position on the Wa-Nee School Board is this week. Those wishing to file for these positions should do so at the Kosciusko County clerk’s office in the justice building, downtown Warsaw. Positions up for election include the following: Olive Township: Candidates must be … Read More

police reports

Area Police Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incident: 10:25 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 100 block of West Van Buren Street, Leesburg. Paul Anthony Elvidge reported a battery. Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following incident: 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 22, 2100 … Read More

Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 9:19 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, West US 30 east of North 875W, Etna Green. Driver: Jessie J. Reichert, 39, Apple Road, Bourbon. Reichert’s vehicle struck a deer. Damage up to $5,000. 6:20 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, … Read More

Parents Learn The Tough Stuff About Drugs

WARSAW — A roomful of parents gathered Wednesday evening, Aug. 24, at the Parkview Warsaw YMCA to learn about teens, drugs and prevention. Detective Sergeant RJ Nethaway, Narcotics, Warsaw Police Department and Trooper Andrew Cochran, Meth Suppression, Indiana State Police teamed up for a brief seminar to teach parents how … Read More

New Partnership Gives Cosmetology Students Real-Life Experience

WARSAW — Area students wishing to pursue the world of cosmetology have a new opportunity thanks to a partnership between the Warsaw Area Career Center and Inspire College of Cosmetology. Inspire, located in the Center Center just off US 30, held its grand opening last evening, Tuesday, Aug. 23, and unveiled its … Read More

Deadline To File For Whitko School Board Is This Week

LARWILL — The deadline to file for candidacy on the Whitko Community Schools Board of Trustees is rapidly approaching. Districts up for election in November include districts one and two, both in Kosciusko County. Those interested in seeking a seat on the Whitko school board have until Friday, Aug. 26, to file … Read More