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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School Corporation Grades Itself Board Hears

SYRACUSE — Each year the Indiana Department of Education assigns letter grades to public schools in the state. For the most part, the grades assigned are based on ISTEP+ results and growth.

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Students Helping Students In Same District

MILFORD — Milford School students will explore the outdoors when the outdoor classroom is fully launched in the circle drive area. As part of that environment, there will be playhouses used in a small “town.”

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Rezoning Request Tabled By Planning Commission

WARSAW — Mark Dillon wants to expand his business near Kuhn Lake and petitioned the Kosciusko County Area Planning Commission to rezone two parcels of land during the commission’s regular monthly meeting Wednesday, Feb. 1, in Warsaw.

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Meeting Held To Discuss Future Use Of School

SYRACUSE — A little less than four months from now, the 2016-17 school year will end and students will no longer occupy Syracuse Elementary School full-time, though summer school will still be held in the building. A new Syracuse Elementary is scheduled to be moved into July 5.

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Wawasee Student Getting Full-Ride Scholarship

SYRACUSE — An email received by Leeann Estrada one day while at school was more than just another email. She would soon find out the financial burden of attending college was lifted and, more importantly, she could take steps toward fulfilling her dreams and goals.

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Board Hears Improvement Plan For Webster Elementary

SYRACUSE — Indiana schools are required to have improvement plans and during the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, Jan. 17, in Syracuse, the board heard a report on North Webster Elementary’s plan.

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Stuckman Petition Approved By County BZA

WARSAW — Daniel and Linda Stuckman’s petition, continued from the December meeting, was approved by the Kosciusko County Board of Zoning Appeals during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Jan. 10, in Warsaw.

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Planning Commission Recommends Approval For George’s Pub

WARSAW — During the first regular monthly meeting of 2017 for the Kosciusko County Area Planning Commission, two rezoning petitions were recommended for approval.

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