Syracuse Man Arrested Following Pursuit Through Town

SYRACUSE — One man was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 25, after leading Syracuse police on a chase through the town. Syracuse Police Department had their hands full Tuesday evening after Officer Joe Denton responded to a call of an unwanted subject…

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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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Although Bond Not Paid, Oakwood Works To Comply With Injunction

At press time, a $25,000 bond the plaintiffs have to pay to indemnify Oakwood Resorts against damage had not been paid. Meanwhile, Oakwood Resorts has moved to comply with the directions outlined in the injunction issued against it Aug. 14.

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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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Syracuse Motorcycle Accident Ends in Fatality

SYRACUSE — Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department responded to a vehicle versus motorcycle accident Saturday, Aug. 22, ending in one fatality.
Officers responded at 4:18 p.m. to the intersection of US 6 and SR 13 in Syracuse and found Jeffrey Smith, 56, North Webster, suffering from a chest laceration and head injury after striking an SUV operated by Richard Eastman, 75, Roanoke, Ill.

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