About Tim Ashley

Tim Ashley, associate editor for The Mail-Journal, has been with The Papers since March 2004. He edits articles for The Mail-Journal, as well as several other publications of The Papers. Ashley also covers Wawasee school board meetings, activities at Wawasee High School and Wawasee Middle School and monthly Kosciusko County Area Planning Commission meetings. A 1996 graduate of Oral Roberts University with a degree in journalism, he lives in Goshen. Staff Writer tashley@the-papers.com
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Board Approves Several Personnel Changes

SYRACUSE — As the 2015-16 school year winds down, this is the time of the year when personnel changes can be numerous as teachers and-or administrators resign or retire. During the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday, May 10, in Syracuse the board approved several personnel changes.

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Wawasee Trio To Compete At State Level

SYRACUSE — A trio of underclassmen is keeping an impressive string alive for Wawasee High School. Josh Webber (junior), Anthon Anker (sophomore) and Jake Cowan (sophomore) make up the social studies team for Academic Super Bowl and qualified for the state competition.

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Board Approves Hiring Of New Basketball Coach

SYRACUSE — During the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, April 19, in Syracuse, Jon Everingham was hired as the new varsity boys basketball head coach for Wawasee High School.

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Computer Initiative Is Progressing Board Hears

SYRACUSE — Dave VanLue, technology director for the Wawasee Community School Corp., said he will probably relax a little when all of the computers for the 1:1 initiative arrive, have been inventoried and then distributed.

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Valley Tackling A Different Challenge In Building Trades

MENTONE — Students and teacher alike are both learning something new this year while the Tippecanoe Valley High School building trades project home is being built.

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Board Approves Hiring Of Coaches, Awards Bids

SYRACUSE — During a special meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, April 12, in Syracuse, the board approved two new high school coaches and awarded two more summer construction bids.

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Wolferman Petition For Animals Approved By BZA

WARSAW — During its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, April 12, in Warsaw, Kosciusko County Board of Zoning Appeals approved a petition to allow agricultural animals on the Doug Wolferman property just outside of Milford.

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APC Recommends Approval For Rezoning In Syracuse

WARSAW — Plenty of activity is occurring in an old molasses factory by the railroad tracks in Syracuse. According to Dan Richard, area planning director, “a number of uses are already there.”

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Milestone Construction Awarded Milford School Bid

SYRACUSE — During a special Wawasee school board meeting held at the unusual time of noon Tuesday, March 22, in Syracuse the board approved awarding a construction bid of $1,096,900 to Milestone Construction of Syracuse for renovations at Milford School this summer.

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All Things New Ministry Holds Spring Banquet

WINONA LAKE — Admittedly the road has been bumpy, but the purpose has remained steadfast — to help and give hope to women struggling with addictions. And it’s only a matter of time before All Things New, based in Kosciusko County, will open its doors to help women.

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Wawasee Entering Detroit Competition For Second Year

SYRACUSE — For a couple of days, racing will be permissible on downtown streets in Detroit. And onlookers will cheer on teams competing in the annual Shell Eco-marathon near the Cobo Center.

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