Man Facing Charges After Crashing Vehicle With Two-Year-Old Passenger

WARSAW — A Warsaw man is facing charges after crashing a vehicle while intoxicated with a two-year-old passenger. Jose Ramos, 2441 West CR 250S, Warsaw, is being charged with neglect of a dependent, a level 6 felony; operating while intoxicated with a minor passenger in the vehicle, a … Read More

Victim Speaks Out About CVS Attack

WARSAW — A female from Warsaw experienced a situation that women hope never happens to them – being attacked. The 19-year-old victim has spoken up about her experience to help prevent this situation from happening to other women. Last night, March 20, at approximately 10:20 p.m., the female … Read More

Judge Orders Competency Evaluation For Christopher Grimmett Murder Trial

WARSAW — A judge has ordered an evaluation to determine whether a Warsaw man who admitted to killing his girlfriend’s two-year-old daughter is competent to stand trial. A hearing was held on March 20 on the defendant’s motion for an evaluation to determine Christopher Grimmett’s competency to stand … Read More

Whitko School District Makes Decision About School Consolidation

LARWILL — An anticipated school closing will not come to fruition for Whitko Community Schools, at least for the 2017-2018 school year. At the Whitko School Board meeting held Monday, March 20, the board decided to find another way to deal with their looming financial troubles rather than … Read More

Sixth Grader At Harrison Elementary Runner-Up In Regional Spelling Bee

  WARSAW — A sixth grader at Harrison Elementary was runner-up in the Journal Gazette’s 63rd Annual Regional Spelling Bee. The spelling bee was held Saturday, March 11 at IPRW’s Rhinehart Music Center. Sixth grader Aditya “Adi” Vaidya placed second of 17 top spellers from northeast Indiana and … Read More

Area Students Participate In Second Annual Elementary Robotics Showcase

WARSAW — Students from elementary schools in the Warsaw Community Schools district were able to participate in the second annual Elementary Robotics Showcase on Saturday, March 18. The Warsaw Area Career Center was filled on Saturday morning with students, teachers and members of the community as students showed … Read More

Mary M. Hooker-Kessel

Mary M. Hooker-Kessel, 90, formerly of Terre Haute, died at 11:02 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Miller’s Oak Pointe, Columbia City where she had been a resident since December 2014. She was born June 3, 1926 in Ferguson Hill, a daughter of the late Morgan and Fern (Hash) Simmons. … Read More

Kristol Lynn “Sis” Miller

Kristol Lynn “Sis” Miller, 40, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Friday afternoon March 17, after struggling with diabetes since the age of 14. Miller was born on Jan. 9, 1977 in Wichita Falls, Texas, to Allen R. and Sharon A. (Carpenter) Heist. Following her birth, her … Read More

Builders Association Home And Outdoor Show Taking Place This Weekend

WARSAW — This weekend the annual Builders Association of Kosciusko and Fulton Counties’ annual Home and Outdoor show is taking place at the Detroit Street Complex, 3454 N. Detroit St., Warsaw. The event is being held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 18 and from noon … Read More

North Webster Community Public Library News And Events

NORTH WEBSTER — Because genealogy continues to grow in popularity, North Webster Community Public Library will offer another beginning genealogy course in April. This four-class course will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Mondays, April 3, 10, 17 and 24. Taught by Local History and Genealogy Center Director Beth … Read More

Milford Public Library News And Events

MILFORD — The following news and events are from the Milford Public Library: ITEMS ARRIVING SOON AT MILFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY Brand new nonfiction, romance, thrillers, and Christian fiction titles are available now at the Milford Public Library. “Portraits of Courage” is George W. Bush’s tribute to members of … Read More


National Weather Service Issues Fog Warning For Kosciusko County

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a fog warning for Kosciusko County and surrounding areas. Fog will persist through the evening hours with some spots of dense fog with visibilities of one quarter mile or less. The NWS warns that individuals should use caution if … Read More