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Phoebe Muthart has been The Papers Inc. since 1999. She has won numerous awards, including several from Hoosier State Press Association.
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Midget Car Jamboree Coming To Kosciusko County

The cover of thousands of King Midget brochures touted it as, “America’s Number One Fun Car!” A true statement, and these days, there’s a club and a jamboree to match. The mail-order King Midget micro-cars were built in Athens, Ohio, for 20 years following World War II, with … Read More

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Children’s Fair Pageant Held Saturday Night

The 2015 Kosciusko County Community Fair Children’s Pageant was held Saturday, June 27, at the fairgrounds in Warsaw. Thirty-seven children ages 2 to 12 years old entered the pageant this year. There was a tie in two categories: Little Miss and Junior Miss. So, round two was conducted … Read More

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Syracuse BZA Approves All Cases

Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals approved all the cases that were presented Thursday, June 18. PW Realty LLC’s petition for a variance and an appeal were both approved. The company wants to allow a 20-foot buffer requirement to be relieved along the west property line and north property … Read More

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Sixteen Vying For Queen Of Lakes

There will be 16 young ladies vying for the title of 2015 Queen of Lakes at this year’s North Webster Mermaid Festival. The 2015 Queen of Lakes pageant will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 27, in the North Webster Community Center. The pageant is sponsored by the … Read More

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Syracuse Trail Commitee Discusses Eli Lilly Trail Project

Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday night and discussed the Eli Lilly Road trail widening project. The committee has received a couple of donations for the widening project, including one for $1,000. “We have a long way to go,” said Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee Executive Director Megan McClellan. So far, … Read More

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Syracuse BZA Approves Three Cases

The regular meeting of the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals was Thursday night and three variances were approved. PW Realty LLC’s petition for a variance to allow a new industrial building to be constructed was approved. It requested employee parking and loading and unloading facilities in a street … Read More

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Trail Committee Discusses Harkless Drive Project

Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee discussed the Harkless Drive section of the project at Monday night’s meeting. Megan McClellan, executive director, said this section of the trail is due to be finished on time and under budget. There is an additional stormwater drain that needs to be installed. There are … Read More

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Syracuse Trails Discusses Boltage System For Schools

Syracuse Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday night and discussed a Boltage recording system for two, local Wawasee schools. Megan McClellan, executive director, said the cost for two systems is $12,140. They will be located at Syracuse Elementary School and Wawasee High School. “It’s a counting system,” she said. … Read More

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‘Awesome’ Turnout For First Syracuse Mother Son Dance

About 130 people turned out for tonight’s Mommy Son Dance at the Syracuse Community Center. The dance was held as a benefit for Rose Home North of Syracuse. Tammy Cotton, president of the Rose Home, said the turnout was “awesome” for the first year. “I am very excited. … Read More

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Exception, Variance Granted By Syracuse BZA

An exception and a variance were approved at Thursday night’s Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals meeting. A petition for National Oil and Gas Inc. was approved. The property is located at 1200 S. Huntington St. A petition for an exception is to allow a temporary remediation trailer to … Read More

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Syracuse BZA Approves Two Cases

There were only two cases on the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals agenda Thursday night and both were approved. Syracuse Pentecostal Church’s petition for a variance to allow two uses on one tract of ground (a residence and a church) was approved. The property is located at 605 … Read More

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Trail Committee Discusses Updates, Projects

Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday night to discuss several ongoing trail projects, as well as updates on existing projects. Plans for the Conklin Bay portion of the trail were discussed. Megan McClellan, executive director, said the wetland delineation will cost $4,620. “We have money for this section but … Read More

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New YMCA Serves The Whole Community

The new Parkview Warsaw YMCA in Warsaw has opened and is serving the community in many positive ways. The new Parkview Warsaw YMCA hopes to exceed expectations and promises to continue to make a positive impact in the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The … Read More

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WCHS FFA Enjoying Continued Success

The Warsaw Community High School FFA chapter has 72 members this year. Advisor is Lynnette Markley. She is in her 19th year at Warsaw, and she has taught agriculture for the past 20 years. “Our chapter has been actively involved in a lot of community service projects this … Read More

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Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee Discusses Updates

Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee discussed updates regarding ongoing projects at Monday evening’s meeting. Executive Director Megan McClellan met with several homeowners along Eli Lilly Road to discuss widening the narrow section of this trail. The committee is hoping to get donations from a few families to match the donations … Read More

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Trail Committee Receives Grant From K21

K21 Health Foundation has awarded the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee a generous grant for the construction of a sidewalk-trail on Harkless Drive from Palm Drive to SR 13. The trail committee received a $50,000 grant from the foundation. The committee met Monday evening to hear the good news. K21 … Read More