Unseen History Just Below The Ground

WARSAW — Through summer and winter, they’re patiently scanning in search for lost parts of history. The Northern Indiana Research and Recovery Society is Kosciusko County’s resident metal detectorists and history buffs. Celebrating their 20th year, the society has over 40 members who often team up with each … Read More

Warsaw Teacher Named AFA National Teacher Of The Year

WARSAW — The Air Force Association is thrilled to announce Benjamin Barkey of the Warsaw Community School System in Warsaw, as the 2017 National Teacher of the Year Presented by Rolls-Royce. As part of AFA’s mission to encourage education in Aerospace Education and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, … Read More

2017 IMA Regional Summit Shines Light On Manufacturing

WARSAW — The message at the Annual State of Indiana Manufacturing Tour and Regional Summit that took place at Zimmer-Biomet Aug. 23 was clear: teens and young adults entering the workforce should look towards manufacturing. Indiana Manufacturing Association President Brian Burton presented a number of details regarding Indiana’s … Read More

Annual Heirloom Tomato Festival Coming To Pierceton

PIERCETON — The 10th annual Heirloom Tomato Festival is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. this coming Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Old Train Depot and Brower Park in Pierceton. Events of the day will include a kids tent in Brower Park, salsa contest, sandwich social, art show, green … Read More

Testing Scores, Use Of Technology Discussed During Warsaw School Board Work Session

WARSAW — A lot was discussed during the Warsaw School Board work session held Tuesday, Aug. 22. The main focuses of the work session included testing scores, a technology report and Title I grants. Shelly Wilfong, chief analytics officer, presented a data report on AP, SAT and ACT … Read More

Mayor Responds To Public Access Counselor’s Rulings

WARSAW — Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer has issued a statement regarding the ruling Tuesday, Aug. 22, by Indiana Public Access Counselor Luke Britt regarding allegations the city violated the Access To Public Records Act and the Indiana Open Door Law. “The city is pleased with the ruling by … Read More

Drugs Found When Police Check On Man Sleeping In Vehicle

SYRACUSE — Jason Michael Thorn, 32, 206 E. Lynwood Drive, No. 2, Syracuse, found himself in the Kosciusko County Jail Tuesday morning, Aug. 22, after falling asleep in his car with methamphetamine and paraphernalia in the vehicle. He was initially booked for possession of methamphetamine, possession of syringe … Read More

North Webster Church Of The Brethren To Host Swiss Steak Supper

North Webster Church of the Brethren, 7281E 600N, North Webster, will host a Swiss steak supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26. The supper will include mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, green beans, coleslaw, homemade pies and cakes, ice cream and drinks. Carry-out is available. “We … Read More

Jason Culver Announced As Edgewood Assistant Principal

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools is proud to announce Jason Culver as the new assistant principal of Edgewood Middle School. Culver graduated from Ball State University, Muncie, in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education and health. He furthered his studies at Indiana University Purdue University, Fort … Read More

Woman Arrested On Drug Charges After Neighbor Dispute

WARSAW — A Warsaw woman was arrested by Warsaw Police after they responded to a neighbor dispute. Gracie Leeann Bell, 37, 4081 Runkle Drive, Warsaw, was arrested Tuesday evening, Aug. 22, on initial charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of meth. Her bond was set at … Read More


New Paris Youth Suffers Head Injury In Accident

NEW PARIS — Jasmine Murillo, 12, New Paris, was flown to Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, with a severe head injury after striking a vehicle. Murillo was not wearing a helmet. The accident occurred at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at CR 31 and Isaac Drive, near Goshen. Officers … Read More

Officer Spit On, Suspect Tasered

SYRACUSE — An officer attempting to make an arrest on two active warrants was spit on and had to use pepper spray and a Taser to handcuff the suspect in July. Aarron Lee Warren, 27, who is shown with addresses of 207 N. East St., Milford, and 519 … Read More

WCS Welcomes New Transportation Director

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools is excited to announce the hiring of Douglas Light as Warsaw Community Schools’ Transportation Director. A resident of Warsaw, Light has spent the past 22 years working in the public service sector as a law enforcement officer. During his time in law enforcement, … Read More

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Budget For 2018 Moves Forward

SYRACUSE — A second budget hearing for the Wawasee Community School Corporation was held Tuesday, Aug. 22, in Syracuse. Fiscal year 2018 is approaching. Jim Evans, director of finance for WCSC, provided proof to the school board the 2018 budget has been advertised in local newspapers. There was … Read More