Every One Has Fun Catching Critters

Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation’s annual Bug Catch on the Fourth of July weekend brought kids of all ages including their parents and grandparents, Saturday morning to the WACF Educational Center. Diana Castell, ecology education director for WACF, noted the foundation is all about “preserving the water quality of … Read More


A Postcard Day For Wawasee Flotilla

Pirates of all ages took over Lake Wawasee Saturday afternoon for the 54th Wawasee Flotilla. Each year the creativity of entries out do the year before. This year was no exceptions. Pirate themed entries, patriotic decorated boats, business participation, and combination themes of pirates and lake life, were … Read More


Twelve-Year-Old Suffers Fracture In ATV Accident

By INDIANA CONSERVATION OFFICER JERRY HOERDT District 1 Indiana Conservation Officers investigated an ATV accident which occurred today just south of North Webster at approximately 4:30 p.m. Jacqualynn R. Long, 12, of North Webster was riding an ATV on private property next to her residence on a wooded … Read More


Perfect Night For A Picnic Downtown Warsaw

  It was a perfect evening for a picnic in downtown Warsaw for First Friday. There were hot dogs, pulled pork and ribs, kettle corn, sushi, pan Asian food, and of course watermelon and homemade ice cream. You could even decorate your own cookie, get a slice of … Read More

This car was one of two vehicles involved in the initial accident.

One Accident Leads To Another

An initial accident at approximately 9:40 p.m. resulted in a second accident moments later. Two vehicles collided at CR 300N and CR 100E, north of Warsaw, littering the intersection with debris. Vehicles heading southbound on CR 100E slowed or stopped, causing one motorist to hit the back of … Read More

Ryan Poe shooting

Son Shoots And Kills Father

By 1ST SGT. CHAD HILL Public Information Officer, Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating the shooting death of a Leesburg man by his son. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies responded this evening at 9:04 p.m. to the location of 690 East Levi Lee … Read More


Shooting Leaves One Dead South Of Leesburg

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department is currently working a shooting incident that occurred south of the town of Leesburg that has left one individual dead. The suspect has been taken into custody by sheriff’s deputies and is currently at the Kosciusko County Jail. Additional information will be release … Read More

Paramedics and first responders tend to a child struck by a car on West Market Street, Warsaw. (Photo by Deb Patterson)

BREAKING: Child Hit By Car West Market, Warsaw

Multi-Township EMS tend to a child who has been struck by a car, in the area of 508 W. Main St., Warsaw. The condition of the child is unknown at this time. The child has been transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital. Warsaw Police and Warsaw/Wayne Township are also … Read More


Additional Photos Added to Area Photos

Have you attended or participated in a special event such as the Jefferson School Science Fair, Race For Trace, Joe’s Kids 5K? There is a possibility your photograph could have been taken during the event. Several new event photos are now available on our Area Photos posts on … Read More


BMV Is Open Today

Regular hours for the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles are being observed today, Friday, July 3. Kent Abernathy, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, announced all BMV license branches will be closed Saturday, July 4 through Monday, July 6 in observance of Independence Day. All branches … Read More

Fisher and Ritta

Local Trooper And K-9 Partner Now Certified For Explosives Detection

Indiana State Police Bremen District 24 Master Trooper Derek Fisher and his K-9 partner Ritta, along with three other Indiana State Police K-9 teams passed the National Odor Recognition Test. The NORT is conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’. The ATF’s National Canine Division … Read More

From left, Jennifer Brace, Tom Thornburg and Sandra Mignery make up the serving line at the Syracuse Lions Club's annual Jonah Fish Fry. (Photo by Sarah Wright)

Syracuse Lions Fish Fry Underway

The Syracuse Lions Club’s annual Jonah Fish Fry and Stan Fox Memorial Silent Auction is currently underway at the Syracuse Community Center, located at 1013 N. Long Drive in Syracuse. The event will run until 9 p.m. tonight. The fish is all you can eat-in or carry out, … Read More

WCS responds

WCS Responds To Former Employee’s Arrest

By DR. DAVID HOFFERT Superintendent, Warsaw Community Schools (EDITOR’S NOTE: This is in response to the arrest earlier today, Thursday, July 2, of Greg Schroeder. See related article: Former School Employee Arrested On Charges.) On the morning of Oct. 27, 2014, former director of maintenance, buildings and grounds, … Read More


A Great American Picnic At First Friday

Perhaps the most American of summertime activities is the theme for July’s installment of First Friday in Warsaw. The Great American Picnic will be held from 5-9 p.m. Friday, July 3. Come on to downtown Warsaw for some family, food and fun. Entertainment at Center Stage will be … Read More

schroeders arrest

Former School Employee Arrested On Charges

Gregory Schroeder, 61, 212 W. Emeline St., Milford, former director of buildings and grounds for Warsaw Community Schools, has been arrested on initial charges of corrupt business influence, official misconduct, bribery and theft. He is being held on $5,000 surety and $250 cash bond. A second individual, Brian … Read More


Fourth Of July Fireworks, Events

The following is a list of Fourth of July weekend fireworks displays and special events. AKRON Thursday, July 2, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Akron Carnegie Public Library book sale Friday, July 3, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Akron Carnegie Public Library book sale Friday, July 3, 5 … Read More

City of Warsaw

Grant Accepted, Bids Opened At BOW Meeting

A grant from the Kosciusko County Convention Recreation and Visitors Commission for disc golf equipment and installation was accepted by the Warsaw Board of Public Works & Safety Thursday morning. KCCRVC provided a $4,800 grant toward purchase and installation of a 9-hole disc golf course at Lucerne Park. … Read More

Secretary of state

Businesses Warned Of Deceptive Letters

Secretary of State Connie Lawson announced Wednesday, June 2, that some Indiana businesses have received a deceptive letter that may appear to come from the office’s Business Services Division. There are two letters attempting to solicit Indiana business owners and they are not dispatched by or from the … Read More