Emergency

BREAKING: Fire Reported At Mason Health Care

Warsaw Fire Department, assisted by Winona Lake Fire Department, are responding to a fire in the laundry room at Mason Health Care, 500 Provident Drive, Warsaw. Firefighters are investigating the fire with residents being evacuated from the area. … Read More

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Pence Signs SEA 101 In Private Ceremony

Gov. Mike Pence today issued the following statement after signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (SEA 101) in a private ceremony. “Today I signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, because I support the freedom of religion for every Hoosier of every faith. “The Constitution of the United States … Read More

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Walorski Supports Permanent Relief For Doctors And Medicare Patients

By LINDSAY JANCEK Communications Director, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Rep. Jackie Walorski has voted for legislation that would permanently repeal the current formula that pays doctors who treat Medicare patients which has long been broken, and replaces it with a formula that returns stability to Medicare physician payments. The … Read More

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Pierceton Elementary Kindergarten Roundup

Pierceton Elementary School is extending an invitation to any child that will be 5 years of age by Aug. 1 and their parents, to attend kindergarten roundup for school year 2015-2016. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 22. Students will be … Read More

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David Hoffert To Speak At Kosciusko County Democratic Party Meeting

The Kosciusko County Democratic Party announces Warsaw Community School Superintendent, Dr. David Hoffert, will speak at the monthly party meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, April 6. Meetings are held at Richard’s Restaurant, Warsaw, in the meeting room area. The public is welcome to attend and hear Hoffert discuss … Read More

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BMV Announces Good Friday Holiday Hours

Kent Abernathy, commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, announced that all BMV license branches will be closed Friday, April 3, in observance of the Good Friday holiday. All branches resume their regularly scheduled business hours on Saturday, April 4. … Read More

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Woody Requests Change Of Venue

Today, Brandon Woody’s attorney, Scott Lennox, filed a motion for a change of venue for Woody’s trial regarding the Feb. 19 murder of Tara Thornburg and Joshua Knisley with the Kosciusko County Court. In the court documents, Lennox cites the following reasons for the request: Public hostility against … Read More

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Governor Pence Declares Public Health Emergency In Response To HIV Epidemic

By KARA BROOKS Office of Indiana Governor Mike Pence Governor Mike Pence has declared a public health emergency in Scott County due to an outbreak of HIV that has reached epidemic proportions. The declaration was issued in Executive Order 15-05, which orders the state to coordinate a multi-agency … Read More

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Warsaw Police Arrest Nine On Drug Charges

On Wednesday afternoon, March 25, Warsaw Police narcotics and patrol officers along with the Kosciusko County Drug Task Force served multiple drug warrants in and around Warsaw. In all, police served warrants on nine individuals for various drug related offenses. The following suspects were transported and booked into … Read More

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BREAKING: Accident On Old Road 30

Emergency personnel are currently responding to an accident located at 2724 East Old Road 30 where a vehicle collided into a tree. According to officials, one male driver was traveling eastbound on Old Road 30 when he reportedly fell asleep. The driver went off the north side of … Read More

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Net Worth Eliminated As VA Health Care Eligibility Factor

The Department of Veterans Affairs is updating the way it determines eligibility for VA health care, a change that will result in more veterans having access to the health care benefits they’ve earned and deserve. Effective 2015, VA eliminated the use of net worth as a determining factor … Read More

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Warsaw Chemical Fire Accidental

By MAYOR JOE THALLEMER City of Warsaw An investigation by local and state fire investigators into the Feb. 6 fire at Warsaw Chemical, has been completed. Inspectors have determined that the fire, which originated in the center of the structure, was accidental. (Related: Fire At Warsaw Chemical, Warsaw … Read More

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Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative Adds Agronomist To Team

The Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative expanded its core team this month to include a new conservation cropping systems agronomist, Ashley Hammac. Ashley joins the CCSI team to provide education on conservation agriculture to a variety of audiences across the state and to assist with soil health research, demonstrations, … Read More

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UPDATE: Phone Service Down In Mentone, Bourbon

UPDATE: Andrea Fast, marketing specialist with Frontier Central Region, reports phone service was disrupted at approximately 9 a.m. this morning when an excavator hit a fiver line feeding Atwood, Millwood, Bourbon, Mentone and Yellow Creek. According to Fast, the excavation company did not call “Call Before You Dig” … Read More

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Driver Arrested In Nappanee Crash That Injured 2-Month-Old

Wanda Mae Schlemmer, 39, South Bend, has been arrested and incarcerated at the Elkhart County Correctional Facility. She has been preliminarily charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. The accident occurred … Read More