About Deb Patterson

Deb Patterson has been with The Papers Inc., full time since 1978. Starting out rewriting general news releases, Patterson has expanded to covering all areas in the reporting field and won numerous awards through HSPA. She is also the former editor of four northern Indiana Senior Life publications.

Loos Encourages Everyone To Step Up To The Plate

  LEESBURG — Trent Loos, a sixth generation farmer with a passion for agriculture, returned to speak at the Annual Appreciation Dinner at Tom Farms, Thursday, Aug. 17. Loos was the speaker at the first event nine years ago. Loos, who resides in central Nebraska where he trains … Read More

Mentone Man Arrested On Counterfeiting, Theft Charges

MENTONE — Franklin Lamar Sherrod, 34, 2774 S. 900W, Mentone, was arrested and charged with two counts of counterfeiting, level 6 felonies, and two counts of theft, class A misdemeanors. Court documents state Warsaw Police responded to reports of counterfeit bills being used at Clearwater Carwash and at … Read More

Official Charges Filed Against Waid In Auto Thefts

WARSAW — Steve A. Waid Jr., 41, 6687 E. Old Road 30, Pierceton, has been charged with two counts of burglary, one a level 4 felony, the other a level 5 felony; two counts of auto theft, both level 6 felonies; and resisting law enforcement, a level 6 … Read More

Charges Filed Against Franklin In Counterfeiting Crime

WARSAW — Details and charges have been released on the actions of Shawndrell Malik Franklin, 21, 244 W. Butler St., Fort Wayne, following his arrest Saturday, Aug. 12, on counterfeiting charges. He was held on $5,250 surety and cash bond. Documents filed Aug. 17, in Kosciusko Superior Court … Read More

Republican

Republican Hall Of Fame Dinner Aug. 31

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The time honored Kosciusko County Republican Hall of Fame Dinner will be held Thursday, Aug. 31, on the SS Lillypad, The Frog Tavern, 1116 S. Harkless Drive, Syracuse. Boarding will be at 6:30 p.m. The annual dinner will include the announcement of the 2017 Man … Read More

accident reports

Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accident: 2:36 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, East Eli Lilly Road, west of North Bishop Road, Syracuse. Drivers: Courtney B. Moore, 22, North CR 600W, Ligonier; and Jonathon M. Skordos, 29, Gerke Avenue, Fort Wayne. Skordos was loading … Read More

police reports

Area Police Reports

Syracuse Officers with the Syracuse Police Department investigated the following incidents: 7:56 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 100 block North Medusa Court, Syracuse. Police located a 2008 Nissan Altima. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 600 block West North Street, Syracuse. Crystal M. Munson reported an incident of criminal recklessness … Read More

Jail Bookings

Kosciusko The following persons were booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: Elkhart The following persons were booked in the Elkhart County Correctional Facility: Marshall The following individual was booked in the Marshall County Jail: … Read More

Probable Cause Releases More Details On Counterfeiting Arrest

WARSAW — More details and charges have been released on the actions of Indiasa Angelica Wallace, 21, 836 Oak Lawn Court, Fort Wayne, following her arrest Saturday, Aug. 12, on counterfeiting charges. She was arrested Saturday and held on $5,250 surety and cash bond. Documents filed Aug. 17, … Read More

accident reports

Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents: 6:24 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, South Buffalo Street and West Winona Avenue, Warsaw. Drivers: Jeanne A. Thomas, 57, Hillcrest Drive, Noth Manchester, and Scott H. Clark, 60, West Maple Lane, Claypool. Thomas backed her vehicle for a … Read More

police reports

Area Police Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incidents: 8:31 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 300 block East Levi Lee Road, Warsaw. Lucina Marie Clark reported a theft from her vehicle. Value: $300. 7:44 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2200 block East CR 550S, Warsaw. Police responded … Read More

White Charged With Aiding In North Webster Theft

NORTH WEBSTER — Cherry Lynn White, 47, 115 EMS W30 Lane, North Webster, was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 15, on a charge of aiding, inducing, causing theft, a class A misdemeanor. That charge has been enhanced to theft, a level 6 felony due … Read More

accident reports

Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 9:11 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, East CR 350N, west of North CR 100E, Warsaw. Driver: Charles A. Reuse, 76, North CR 175E, Warsaw. Reuse’s vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason, then went left of … Read More

police reports

Area Police Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incident: Tuesday, Aug. 15, 8200 block East US 30, Pierceton. Maria I. Hernandez reported an unwanted person at the residence. Milford Officers with the Milford Police Department investigated the following incident: 12:33 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 400 … Read More