Mentone Residents Stand Tall To Protect Bald Cypress

MENTONE — On Monday, June 12, at the Mentone school board meeting, some of the discussion will be centered around the bald cypress tree located on the west side of the Mentone Elementary School. Lee Markley, president of Mentone Alumni; Tim Croy, Mentone town council member; and Linda … Read More

Warsaw-Wayne Rescue Fire Truck Now In Service

WARSAW — Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory has put a new rescue apparatus into commission. On May 20, the Center Street station held a ceremonious transfer of equipment from the current Rescue to the new apparatus before washing the new vehicle and pushing it into its bay. The rescue truck arrived in the community on May … Read More


Caucus Set June 21 To Appoint New Sheriff

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The caucus to elect a sheriff in Kosciusko County will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 21. It will be held in the historic Kosciusko County courtroom at 100 W. Center St., Warsaw.The individual elected will fill the remaining term of former sheriff C. Aaron Rovenstine, whose term expires Dec. 31, 2018.

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Goshert Assumes All Duties As Sheriff

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Effective immediately, Kosciusko County Chief Deputy, William “Rocky” Goshert, has assumed all duties as the Sheriff of Kosciusko County. Goshert, a 20-year-retired Trooper with the Indiana State Police, and previously elected two-term Sheriff of Kosciusko County, has over 37 years of law enforcement experience.  Goshert … Read More

Prosecution Team Holds Press Conference In Regards To Rovenstine’s Sentencing

  WARSAW — Directly after this morning’s sentencing of former Kosciusko County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine, the prosecution team held a press conference at Center Lake Pavilion. In attendance were Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney Nelson Chipman, Jr., Marshall County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Tami Napler, Marshall County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney … Read More

Emotional Morning During Rovenstine’s Sentencing

WARSAW — Emotions were high this morning, May 23, as former Kosciusko County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine was sentenced in Kosciusko County Circuit Court. Rovenstine received a one-year suspended sentence to be served on formal probation. Due to pleading guilty to a felony count, Rovenstine will no longer be able … Read More

BOW Approves Purchase Of Grapple Truck, Addresses Overnight Travel Concerns

WARSAW — During the Warsaw Board of Works meeting held this morning, May 22, the board approved the purchase of a new Grapple Truck and discussed concerns about an upcoming overnight travel request to Plymouth. The grapple truck will be used by the Street Department for loading yard … Read More

Retirement Reception Being Held For Randy Bowman, Winona Lake Reserve Officer

WINONA LAKE —  A retirement reception is being held for Randy Bowman at 1 p.m. on May 24, at the Winona Lake Town Hall. Bowman has dedicated 30 years to Law Enforcement as a Reserve Officer. He began his career with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, transited to the Pierceton … Read More

Rovenstine’s Sentencing Scheduled For Tomorrow

KOSCIUSKO — The sentencing for Kosciusko County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine is scheduled to take place tomorrow morning, May 23. Rovenstine pled guilty to intimidation, a level 6 felony, on April 5. The remaining nine charges, also felonies, were dismissed pursuant to the plea agreement. Those charges included three counts of bribery, … Read More


Flash Flood Warning For Kosciusko County

KOSCIUSKO —  The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Flash Flood Warning for northern Kosciusko and southern Elkhart counties until 1:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 21.  Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already … Read More

14th Annual Fat And Skinny Tire Fest Taking Place This Weekend

WINONA LAKE — The 14th annual Fat & Skinny Tire Fest started off with the opening ceremony at the Trailhouse, Winona Lake, at 6 p.m. Friday, May 19. The rest of the weekend includes various rides for every experience level of bike riders. Rides include the DINO Series … Read More