About Phoebe Muthart

Phoebe Muthart has been The Papers Inc. since 1999. She has won numerous awards, including several from Hoosier State Press Association.
Evan McKinley is running for a county council seat.

WCHS Junior Is Driven, Determined

CLUNETTE — Like a typical teenager, Evan McKinley goes to high school, hangs out with his friends and does his homework. However, he is doing a bit of his own homework after school for a different reason: he is running for an elected position. McKinley is running for … Read More

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Beverage Board Grants New Permit For Oakwood

  WARSAW — The Alcoholic Beverage Board of Kosciusko County approved four alcoholic beverage permit renewals at its hearing Thursday, Jan. 7, in Warsaw. The board also approved new catering hall permits for Oakwood Resort. The three-man board approved two new catering hall permits for alcoholic beverages for … Read More

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UPDATE: Accident At CR 1300N And Warner Road

SYRACUSE  — A two-car accident at CR 1300N and Warner Road in Syracuse resulted in no injuries. The accident occurred at around 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14. The accident was caused by a failure to yield. A van, driven by Everett Beckham, 85, Cromwell, was heading southbound on … Read More

Breakfast With Santa Is A Success In Syracuse

SYRACUSE — Over 500 people, which included children and their families, spent Saturday, Dec. 5 having Breakfast with Santa at the Syracuse Community Center. Children also made crafts, met Santa, and had a free breakfast. The annual Breakfast with Santa event is sponsored by Wawasee Kiwanis Club and … Read More

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Trail Committee Receives $250,000 Donation

SYRACUSE — The Ruth Lilly Philanthropic Foundation has given a generous donation to the trails. “The Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee is extremely grateful to the Ruth Lilly Philanthropic Foundation for their generous donation of a $250,000 to the trail system,” said Megan McClellan, executive director. This donation is not … Read More

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Syracuse BZA Approves Sole Case

The sole hearing was approved as requested at the regular meeting of the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Thursday, Nov. 19. The only item of business was a variance. McDonalds’ petition for a variance is to allow 411.23 square-feet of signage, where the ordinance only allows 200 square-feet. … Read More

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Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee Hears From Earth Source

Syracuse-Wawasee Trails Committee met Monday, Nov. 16, and mainly discussed the Conklin Bay trail section. It also heard of a big donation from the Lilly family foundation. Dave Weadock from Earth Source Inc. was present and took questions. He said the maps of the project are about 50 … Read More

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Trail Committee Hears Eli Lilly, Conklin Bay Updates

SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday evening, Oct. 19, and Executive Director Megan McClellan gave updates on the Conklin Bay and the Eli Lilly Road trail projects. Both trails are moving forward.

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Rick Madden looks over silent items for bid at Saturday’s North Webster Community Center Heart of the Community Charity Auction and Raffle. Over 50 items were auctioned off at the eighth annual event. (Photos by Phoebe Muthart)

Tracy Roberts Wins Grand Prize At North Webster Auction

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster Community Center relies on donations to keep the doors open year round. The North Webster Community Center Heart of the Community Charity Auction and Raffle was held Saturday, Oct. 3 to benefit the community center. As usual, a large crowd filled the gymnasium … Read More

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Ag Cares Program Helps Feed The Community

When the agricultural community asked what projects mattered the most, they proclaimed feeding the hungry. But that’s not all. They also said supporting youth and promoting agricultural education are also ways to give back to the community.

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Syracuse BZA Approves Several Cases, Tables Two

Several cases on the agenda at the regular meeting of Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Thursday, Aug. 20, were approved. An exception and a variance for Oakwood Resort were tabled.

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