About Phoebe Muthart

Phoebe Muthart has been The Papers Inc. since 1999. She has won numerous awards, including several from Hoosier State Press Association.

Woman Feels Led To Help Those In India

WINONA LAKE — Some people feel led by the Lord. While some might be apt to brush his work or message aside, Abisha Gross of Winona Lake does not. Gross is president of the USA division of 500K Churches, a non-profit organization. The organization 500,000 Churches is a … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

Syracuse BZA Approves Two Variances

SYRACUSE — Two variances were approved at the regular meeting of the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Thursday, July 20. Wawasee Plaza LLC’s petition for a variance was approved after much discussion. It wants to allow the change and alteration to previously granted variances by allowing three additional … Read More

Trail Committee Hears From Concerned Citizen

SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee heard from a concerned homeowner at its meeting Monday, July 17. A concern was raised by a homeowner on Harkless Drive regarding flooding. Arlene Dickerson, who has lived on Harkless Drive since 1996, said water from the sidewalk/trail is coming into her house. … Read More

Fair Board President Gearing Up For ‘Family-Friendly’ Fair

WARSAW — Randy Shepherd, fair board president, is in his second year in leadership and is excited for the changes at this year’s 101st annual Kosciusko County Community Fair. Shepherd, who joined the fair board in 2006, said the new changes are a reflection of what the community … Read More

Summer Lunches Feed Hungry Kids

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Who said there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Warsaw Community Schools is offering free summer meals to children ages 1 to 18 Monday through Friday at two area parks. Free lunches will take place at Winona Lake Park and Center Lake Park (Bixler … Read More

Kosciusko County 4-H Royalty To Be crowned July 6 

KOSCIUSKO — The 2017 Kosciusko County 4-H Royalty will be announced at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at the Kosciusko County Extension Office, 202 W. Main St., Warsaw. The Kosciusko County Royalty Contest began in 1968. At that time, the 4-H Junior Leaders selected their “King” and “Queen.” … Read More

syracuse wawasee trail

Committee Discusses Syracuse-Webster Road Trail Proposal

SYRACUSE — The proposed Syracuse-Webster Road trail was discussed at the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee meeting Monday, June 19. Megan McClellan, executive director, and Ben Plikerd, owner of Brook Pointe Inn, talked to the Kosciusko County Highway Department about permitting for the trail along the west side of the … Read More

Syracuse BZA

Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Discuss Variances, Exception

SYRACUSE — Two variances and an exception were discussed at the regular meeting of the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Thursday, June 15. Wawasee Plaza LLC’s petition for a variance was discussed at length. The variance is to allow the change and alteration to previously granted variances by … Read More

Gladys Deloe

Winona Lake Woman With PPS Supports Others

  WINONA LAKE — Gladys Deloe was just 7 years old when she contracted polio. While she recovered from polio, Deloe later contracted post-polio syndrome a decade ago, and has since started a post-polio support group. Born in 1935, Deloe grew up in Randolph, N.Y. She was diagnosed … Read More

syracuse wawasee trail

Trail Committee Hears Recent Event Updates

SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday, May 15. Megan McClellan, executive director, told the board several recent events for the trails were successful. “The trail clean-up went well,” reported McClellan. The clean-up was April 21. The Couch to 5K program started April 18. Six women have signed … Read More

syracuse wawasee trail

Major Progress Made On Conklin Bay Boardwalk, Trail

SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee recently received a $100,000 grant from the Dekko Foundation, as well the opportunity of $100,000 more in matching funds. Planning for the Conklin Bay boardwalk and trail has been progressing slowly during the past two years, but things are speeding up now. All … Read More

Jenn kerns

TVHS Graduate Enjoys Promoting The Chamber

WARSAW — Jennifer Kerns has dual roles at the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce. She is the Main Street coordinator and is the chamber’s member relations manager. A 2011 graduate of Tippcanoe Valley High School, Kerns, 25, grew up in the Akron and Mentone area. She has three siblings … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Grants Four Variances

SYRACUSE — Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals heard four variance requests at its meeting Thursday, Feb. 16. All four cases were approved. Danny and Linda Strombeck petition for a variance was approved. The couple want to allow the construction of a new residence 20 feet from the road’s … Read More

Joe’s Kids in Warsaw Moves To New Location

WARSAW — At Joe’s Kids, special children receive physical, occupational, and speech therapy in order to help them reach their maximal level of independence. These are in the areas of gross motor skills and mobility, fine motor skills, sensory processing, self care, feeding and swallowing, and speech and … Read More

Jill boggs

CVB Director Enjoys Promoting The County

WARSAW — As Jill Boggs drives to work every day, she gets to enjoy the beautiful scenery northern Indiana has to offer. Her 40-minute commute, from Albion to Warsaw, and then back home again, gives Boggs time to contemplate how best to promote Kosciusko County, home to in … Read More

syracuse wawasee trail

Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee Discusses Financial Report

SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday, Feb. 20, and discussed the financial report at great length. Due to the amount in the available general funds account, Megan McClellan, executive director, suggested moving some of the money into another account. She said the amount may be a deterrent … Read More