About Phoebe Muthart

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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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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Disgruntled Property Owner Confronts Trail Committee

SYRACUSE — A disgruntled man attended the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee meeting Monday, July 20, voicing his displeasure with a new section of the trail in front of his property. Mike Acker, who lives on Harkless Drive, said while the trail is complete from Palm Drive to S.R. 13 … Read More

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Livestock Auction Set For Friday, July 17

WARSAW — The 2015 Kosciusko County 4-H Livestock Auction will be Friday, July 17. The auction starts at 10 a.m. and the Sale of Champions starts at 7 p.m. Peg Zimmerman is the chairperson. The 4-H Auction is the culmination of a year of hard work and dedication … Read More

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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


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