Open House Kicks Off 41st Season At Debra Collier’s School Of Dance

WARSAW — Debra Collier’s School of Dance is kicking off their 41st season with an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24.  Families can enjoy free classes, face painting, multiple door prizes and performances by Class Act Dance Troupe.  Kosciusko Literacy Services will also be … Read More

InkFreeNews Launches New App For Smartphones

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

Couple Arrested For Using Counterfeit Money At Warsaw Businesses

WARSAW – On Saturday, Aug. 12,  officers with the Warsaw Police Department were called to Payless Shoes where a black female attempted to make a purchase with a counterfeit $100 bill. The clerk identified the counterfeit bill and the female left and went to Bath & Body Works. … Read More

Male Arrested After Stealing Alcohol On A Sunday

NORTH WEBSTER — A male was seen leaving a local grocery store with three cases of beer. The grocery store employees immediately knew he was stealing because Indiana does not sell alcohol on Sundays. Terry Lee Bailey, 46, 115 EMS W30 Lane, North Webster, is being charged with … Read More

Winona Lake Family Honored For Saving Man’s Life

WINONA LAKE — The Hoover family was honored for saving Don Laughlin’s life during the Winona Lake Town Council meeting held on Tuesday, Aug. 15. On July 19, Don was fishing on Winona Lake. When it started getting a little too warm out, he started his boat motor … Read More

Winona Lake Town Council Approves Vacation Of Portion of Hamiliton Boulevard

WINONA LAKE — Although they were met with opposition and confusion, the Winona Lake Town Council approve the vacation of a portion of Hamilton Boulevard during the council meeting held on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Attorney Stephen Snyder, presented a summary of the full request that was given last … Read More

Warsaw Housing Authority Begins New Study In Warsaw

WARSAW — In hopes to help receive future grants, Warsaw Housing Authority is conducting a Healthy Homes Study with assistance from IPFW nursing students. “We are a rural community and we have some people in this community that make more money than in other communities, said Pam Kennedy, … Read More


UPDATE: Female Runner Injured After Being Struck By Truck

WARSAW — At 4:48 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 14, a vehicle-pedestrian accident occurred near Rozella Road and Logan Street, behind Warsaw Community High School. The driver of the truck was William C. Brinkerhuff, 47, South SR 15, Warsaw.Brinkerhuff was westbound on Rozella Road and momentarily looked at an eastbound … Read More

Plan Commission Moves Forward With Updating Sexually Oriented Business Ordinance

WARSAW — The Warsaw Plan Commission met briefly on Monday, Aug. 14 to discuss the proposed revisions for the sexually oriented business ordinance. The main changes to the ordinance include the following: Extending the minimum distance between a school, church, youth oriented business, residential zone, daycare and the … Read More

Warsaw Residents Gather Together In Unity

  WARSAW — Around 100 local residents gather together in unity Monday, Aug. 14 at the Kosciusko County Courthouse. The gathering was a solidarity vigil held following a violent weekend in Charlottesville, Va. Brian Smith, chairman of Kosciusko County Democrats, welcomed everyone to the vigil. “What happened this weekend … Read More

Breaking News

BREAKING — Pedestrian Airlifted After Being Struck By Truck

WARSAW — At approximately 5 p.m. a call was received regarding a vehicle-pedestrian accident near Rozella Road and Logan Street, behind Warsaw Community High School. The female victim was struck by a Ford truck near the roadway. She was breathing but not responding properly according to dispatch. A … Read More

Pierceton Man Charged With Child Molestation

PIERCETON — A Pierceton man has been charged with molesting a minor female after the Indiana Department of Child Services conducted an investigation. Steven Ray Slabach, 34, 5241 E. Washington Road, Pierceton, is being charged with child molesting, a level 4 felony, and sexual misconduct with a minor, a … Read More

Charlottesville Solidarity Vigil Being Held In Warsaw Tonight

WARSAW — After a violent weekend in Charlottesville, Va., local community members have planned a solidarity vigil for Kosciusko County residents to show their support. A peaceful assembly for unity will occur at 8 p.m. tonight, Aug. 14, at the courthouse in Warsaw.  On Saturday, Aug. 12, white … Read More