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Recycling Depot Partners With Clothing And Shoe Recycler

WARSAW — KC Recycling Depot Director Tom Ganser continues to make small improvements to the depot’s building and programs. This month, Ganser has begun converting light fixtures from T12 ballasts to LED equivalents as bulbs and ballasts fail. So far eight fixtures in the board room have been … Read More

A Victim’s Impact Statement From Katie Conrad

WARSAW — The following is the victim impact statement Katie Conrad read during the sentencing of Mickgomery Hisey Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 17, in Kosciusko Superior Court III. “ ‘We will be at Michael’s in 15 (emoji smiley face)’ is what the text message read from Kim to Jeffery. … Read More

Michael Conrad Gives A Victim’s Impact Statement To The Court

WARSAW — The following is the victim impact statement read by Michael Conrad, regarding the death of his mother, Kim, and brother, Stephen Conrad. The statement was read prior to the sentencing of Mickgomery Hisey, Syracuse, Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 17. “The year 2016 was a year of our … Read More

A Victim’s Statement From Steve Conrad

WARSAW — Steve Conrad read a victim impact statement before the court Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 17. His statement, along with that of his son and daughter-in-law, were read before Kosciusko Superior Court III Judge Joe Sutton sentenced Mickgomery Hisey to 14 years at the Indiana Department of Corrections … Read More

Family Reflects After Sentencing

WARSAW — Community support continues for Steve, Michael and Katie Conrad. It was evident during the sentencing of Mickgomery Hisey Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 17. Over 30 people filled the courtroom to show support for the Conrads. Kimberly Conrad and Stephen Conrad II lost their lives in a vehicle … Read More

Residents Express Opposition, Approval Of Potential Dollar General Near Enchanted Hills

KOSCIUSKO — The Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting was heavily attended this morning, Oct. 17, as residents came to express their opinions regarding the potential rezoning of a residential area near East Wawasee Drive, Syracuse. While not specifically stated by the engineer, the land will be used to build … Read More

Warsaw Library Re-evaluates Policies

WARSAW — With technological advancements becoming a necessity to everyday life, the Warsaw Community Public Library has begun tearing down the barriers hindering its clients. WCPL board of Trustees is re-evaluating its social media and computer usage policies. With the ever growing need for technology, the library has … Read More

YMCA Puts A Focus On Diabetes Prevention For Community Residents

KOSCIUSKO — The Kosciusko Community YMCA will be launching the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, a national program to help those at risk for type 2 diabetes make healthy changes to prevent the onset of this epidemic disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29 million adults … Read More

UPDATE — Driver Who Crashed Into Smokes For Less Doesn’t Remember Crash

WARSAW – The driver who crashed his truck into the Smokes For Less building yesterday, Oct. 16, doesn’t remember the crash. Around 9:20 a.m., Justin Raymer, 35, Warsaw, was driving his Dodge Ram southbound on North Parker Street in Warsaw. The first thing Raymer remembered from the crash … Read More

Renters Storm Floor For Three hours; Council Fail To Approve Ordinance

WARSAW — “Do you know what you’ve done,” Warsaw City Attorney Michael L. Valentine sternly said to the city council after the vote. After three hours and 19 minutes of discussion, the Warsaw Common Council voted down Ordinance 2017-10-01: Wastewater Rate Changes — Revised with a 4-3 majority. … Read More

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Committee Discusses Proposed Syracuse-Webster Trail Project

SYRACUSE — Plans continue to move forward for the Syracuse-Webster Road Trail project, Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee heard Monday, Oct. 16. The trail will be less than a mile long and will start at Wawasee High School and end at Brook Pointe Inn. The trail will be on the … Read More

Claypool Council Welcomes Sanders As Town Marshal

CLAYPOOL — Business was once again slow at the monthly Claypool Town Council. Before the council approved their last month minutes, President Niki Miller read the town’s 2018 budget. The budget is as follows: Rainy Day Fund: $2,630 General Fund: $151,395 Roads and Streets: $14,000 Motor Vehicle Highway: … Read More

T.L. Jackson Construction And Mission Contracting Merger Will Create Synergistic Effects For Their Customers

SYRACUSE —  Brad and Bruce Jackson will be joining forces once again in 2018. Their father, Tom Jackson, started in the construction business in 1972. Tom’s sons, Brad and Bruce, joined the business in their teens and took over the business in 2005 when their father retired. In … Read More

Warsaw Man Arrested For Burglary, Theft

WARSAW — A Warsaw man was arrested after a homeowner discovered a broken window and items stolen from her residence. The suspect had failed to remove all the items he touched and fingerprints were able to positively identify him. Allan Bryant Frye, 27, 2815 Glad St., Warsaw, is … Read More

Multiple Nuisance Complaints Addressed During Code Enforcement Hearing

WARSAW — Multiple general nuisance complaints were addressed during the Department of Code Enforcement’s hearing held today, Oct. 16. The first property addressed with multiple issues was 602 S. McClellan St., Warsaw, owned by Terrie and Dannie Davis. Dannie Davis attended the hearing. The property has had multiple … Read More

15th Annual NEW Opportunities Workshop Announced For Nov. 2

WARSAW — The area career centers understands the importance of education to most people and would like the chance to show what it is doing to promote non-traditional career opportunities with seven area high school’s female population. The Warsaw Area Career Center and the Wawasee Area Career and … Read More