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 [email protected]
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School Board Holds Special Budget Hearing

A special and brief meeting was held late Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 25, by the Wawasee school board in Syracuse for the main purpose of a budget hearing. The budget process continues to move forward and Tuesday’s meeting was a public hearing, though no public input was given.

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State Facing Shortage Of New Teachers

A legislative study committee will convene in October to find answers to a problem Indiana is facing with a shortage of newly licensed teachers. But ask Dr. Tom Edington, superintendent of the Wawasee Community School Corp., and other administrators, and they likely already know what the committee will find.

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Ferguson Farms Given Approval By BZA

Kosciusko County Board of Zoning Appeals held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Aug. 11, in Warsaw. Among the several petitions presented was one by Ferguson Farms to allow a home based business, in this case the manufacturing of semi trailers, in an existing building on property zoned agricultural.

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Cobbs/Palacios Petition Denied By BZA

A petition listed as Cobbs/Palacios was denied by the Kosciusko County Board of Zoning Appeals during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Aug. 11, in Warsaw. The petition asked for an exception to allow limited raising and sales of small dogs in a residential district on CR 825E, south of EMS W34A Lane in Tippecanoe Township.

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APC Recommends Approval Of Flood Ordinance

WARSAW — State and federal mandated revisions to Kosciusko County’s flood control ordinance are a step closer to final adoption. During its regular monthly meeting Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 5, in Warsaw, the Kosciusko County Area Planning Commission recommended approval of the revisions.

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Formal Process Has Begun For 2016 Budget

A special Wawasee school board meeting was held the evening of Tuesday, July 28, in Syracuse for the main purpose of a budget workshop and to start the formal budget process for 2016.

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Board Given Another Update On New School

It’s a little easier now to visualize what the new Syracuse Elementary School can possibly look like. During the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee Community School Corp. Board of School Trustees Tuesday evening, July 14, in Syracuse, the board was presented an update on the progression of plans for the new school.

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