Chamber Thanks Members With Appreciation Cook-Out

WARSAW — If you drove down Buffalo Street south of Winona Avenue, Warsaw, this afternoon, Aug. 18, you may have gotten a whiff of something tasty. The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a member appreciation cookout from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. behind their location at 523 S. Buffalo Street. Maple … Read More

Smartphone App Launched For InkFreeNews

KOSCIUSKO — Kosciusko County’s only digital daily newspaper has officially launched a new smartphone app. Whether it’s breaking news, the latest jail bookings, sports news or obituaries, the InkFreeNews app fits easily into your busy lifestyle. This new app features faster loading times, the ability to receive news notifications … Read More

Local Eye Doctor Offers Advice For Viewing The Eclipse

WARSAW — Local optometrist Dr. Scott Caughell offers some safe-viewing advice for the upcoming eclipse occurring on Monday, Aug. 21. “The upcoming solar eclipse offers a chance to view a rare sight. Here at Warsaw Family Eyecare we have received a lot of questions related to how to … Read More

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Area Police Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incidents: 2:37 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 4200 block North Runkle Drive, Warsaw. Carmen N. Finken reported a possible break in. 3:01 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2500 block North Fox Farm Road, Warsaw. Allen Stockberger reported criminal mischief … Read More

Drug Court Saves Taxpayer Money, Loss Of Grant Leaves Future Uncertain

WARSAW — The Kosciusko County Drug Court is facing some possible set backs this fall. The grant funding the court’s full-time coordinator and case manager was not renewed for extension and will expire on Sept. 30. The drug court offers a sentencing alternative for non-violent offenders who are addicted … Read More

Development Breaks Ground On McAlister’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill

WARSAW — JDF Development broke ground on Monday, Aug. 14, in front of Meijer on Lake City Highway in Warsaw, marking the start of construction on the retail shopping center to be named Lake City Plaza. A press release issued by JDF Development states that the plaza will … Read More

Library Raises Non-Resident Library Card Fees

WARSAW — It was business as usual at the monthly meeting of the Warsaw library board of trustees Aug. 14. Changes to non-resident library card issuance, including raising prices of non-resident cards, were discussed. Residents of the library district are issued cards with no fees because they support … Read More


Complaints Dominate Pierceton Council

PIERCETON — Pierceton Town Council saw no major new business at last night’s monthly council meeting, Aug. 14. The meeting managed to get heated as residents brought forward complaints, leading to the council advising the issue go through Pierceton Police Department. The first complaints came from organizers of … Read More

Two Individuals Caught Dealing Methamphetamine Sentenced

WARSAW — Two individuals who were caught in separate instances dealing methamphetamine in 2016 were sentenced today, Aug. 14, in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Duane Huffer presiding. Abel Adrian Villegas, 28, 9838 E. King Arthur’s Road, Cromwell, was one of 14 individuals arrested on drug warrants served … Read More

Morrison Sentenced In North Webster Armed Robbery

WARSAW — Matthew Michael Morris, 38, 200 Maple Street, Millersburg, was arrested May 12 as the second suspect in a North Webster armed robbery after a man was falsely accused of participating. Morris was sentenced today, Aug. 14, in Kosciusko Circuit Court for burglary, a level 2 felony, and … Read More