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Township Board To Undergo State Budget Review

Turkey Creek Township Trustee Barb Griffith announced Monday, Aug. 16, the township will undergo a routine annual budget review by the state department of local government finance. The meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, in Warsaw. “All entities in the state that have budgets … Read More

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Renovation Plans Proceeding For Turkey Creek Fire Stations

Architects are drawing up plans for renovations to Turkey Creek Fire Territory stations 1 and 2, township attorney Andrew Grossnickle reported at the Monday, Aug. 16, fire board meeting. “I reached out to the architect, who sent someone to look through Station 2 a couple weeks ago,” he … Read More

Rain Holds Off For Successful Oakwood Car Show

The second annual Syracuse-Wawasee Park Foundation car show soldiered through to a successful conclusion under the continual threat of foreboding rain clouds Sunday, Aug. 6, on the grounds of Oakwood Park in Syracuse. Thirty pristine automobiles, a dune buggy and one cobbled-together home-built contraption were displayed on the … Read More

A Great Escape

Think of it as “The Breakfast Club” meets “CSI.” A group of people, consigned to after-school detention, needs to leave within the hour to attend a friend’s party. But the door is locked and no one from the outside will release them. Within the room are hidden a … Read More

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Township Board Adds Member, Approves Proposed Budgets

Turkey Creek Township Advisory Board Monday, July 10, welcomed new board member Sylvia Gargett to its ranks. Gargett, sitting in on her first official meeting, replaced Kim Cates, who resigned her position on the board to join the Kosciusko County Council. Gargett has served on several boards, including … Read More

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Fire Board Welcomes Member, Approves Budget Proposal

Turkey Creek Fire Board Monday, July 10, welcomed Corky Wong to fill its long vacant fifth seat. Wong served on the territory’s fire department for almost 30 years and was an officer on the Syracuse Police Department for six years. He met with board members during an interview … Read More

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Tippecanoe Valley On-Site Registration Dates Set For July 25, July 27

AKRON —  The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation will hold on-site registration for the 2017-2018 school year at each of its schools on July 25 and July 27. Akron Elementary, Mentone Elementary, Tippecanoe Valley High School and Tippecanoe Valley Middle School will each hold on-site registration from noon to … Read More

Wooden Boat Show Turnout ‘Pretty Decent’

About two dozen wooden boats bobbed with the waves at the Oakwood Resort piers and another 10 or so were proudly displayed on resort grounds during the Saturday, June 24, Lake Wawasee “classic boat gathering.” “It’s really more like a rally than a boat show,” said Jeanne Knecht, … Read More

Cutie Parade Kicks Off Mermaid Festival

The weather was picture perfect for the storybook characters who marched in this year’s Cutie Parade Wednesday, June 21 in downtown North Webster. The parade, which served as the midweek kick-off of the 72nd Mermaid Festival, featured 81 entrants depicting fairy tale and storybook characters who participated in … Read More

Fire Board Approves Purchase Of New Tanker

Turkey Creek Fire Board Monday, June 12, approved a $286,080 bid to purchase a 2018 tanker with a vacuum pump. The tanker will replace the 1999 tanker currently in use by the fire department. Fire Chief Mickey Scott reported he received two bids by the June 9 deadline. … Read More

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Heckaman To Replace Cates As Fire Chair

Turkey Creek Township Advisory Board Monday, June 12, elected John Heckaman to replace Kimberly Cates as fire board chairman. Cates was compelled by operation of law to resign Thursday, June 8, when she was sworn in to replace county council member Bob Sanders, who passed away in May. … Read More

Farm Camps: Kids, Cows And Science

  Thanks to Purdue Extension and the Kosciusko County Ag Awareness Committee, two groups of area children will have an opportunity to get up close and personal with the bovines that feed us. On Thursday and Friday, June 8 and 9, up to 30 “youth just completing grades … Read More

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Board Reviews Proposed Fire Station Improvements

The Turkey Creek Township Advisory Board Monday, May 8, reviewed the fire department’s list of renovations for fire stations 1 and 2. Proposed improvements for Fire Station 1 included: • Moving the base radio upstairs. • Installing alert system speakers in the stairways, shower rooms, computer room and … Read More