UPDATE: Armstrong Road Accident Was Result Of Alcohol Consumption

LEESBURG — A one-vehicle accident that occurred on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 4492 E. Armstrong Road, Leesburg was the result of alcohol consumption. Kevin Kandell, 40, First Street, North Manchester, was traveling westbound on Armstrong Road, east of CR 450E. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole. … Read More

Warsaw Man Arrested For Sending Sexual Messages To Minor Female

*WARNING: The following article contains information that may not be suitable for all readers*   WARSAW — A Warsaw man was arrested after sending provocative messages to a minor that stayed the night at his residence on New Year’s Eve. Rodney Lynn Mock, 61, 10 Henderson Drive, Warsaw, … Read More

Two-Vehicle Accident On Husky Trail

WARSAW — At approximately 7:20 p.m. tonight, Saturday, Jan. 14, an accident occurred on Husky Trail outside of Harrison Elementary in Warsaw. Warsaw Police Department, Warsaw-Wayne Fire Department and Lutheran EMS were dispatched to respond. Two vehicles were involved in the accident. No entrapment occurred, but one person … Read More

Safe Shooters, Straight Shooters

Once a week during the school year, local middle and high school students assemble at the Tippecanoe Township Building, 102 S. Morton St., North Webster. Some of them attend class, study a 44-page handbook and take quizzes. Others, having passed the obligatory final exam, take their positions in … Read More

Warsaw Native Helping To Get Girls Off The Streets

WARSAW — A bracelet on Dawnna Plummer’s wrist simply states three words: “Be the Change.” It’s what her organization, Beloved Not Forgotten, is all about. The non-profit organization is bringing awareness to the major problem of child sex trafficking. Plummer is hoping to take it a step further … Read More

New Sheriff Deputy In Kosciusko County

First Sergeant Chad D. Hill Communications Division/Public Information Office KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Kosciusko County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine has a new addition to the sheriff’s department’s roster.  Deputy Sheriff Lou Mediano Jr. recently replaced a vacancy within the sheriff’s department road patrol division. Deputy Sheriff Mediano began his law … Read More

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Weekend Weather Update

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY —  Kosciusko County is included in a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service for this weekend. A few degrees can mean the difference between rain or snow, so freezing rain and ice can be difficult for forecasters to pinpoint far in advance. A wintry … Read More

Kosciusko County Purdue Extension Offering Free ‘Be Heart Smart’ Program

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — As the leading cause of death for all Americans, heart disease claims 600,000 lives annually.  It is understandably frightening to be at risk for heart disease.  Purdue Extension’s “Be Heart Smart” program can help you fight this disease by gaining the necessary knowledge to make … Read More

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Indiana Residents Now Officially Called ‘Hoosiers’

INDIANA — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly and U.S. Senator Todd Young announced today that the Government Publishing Office has changed the designation of Indiana natives to “Hoosiers” in the new federal government style guide. The style guide currently uses the term “Indianan.” Donnelly and former Senator Coats sent … Read More

Township Board Learns North Webster Fire In Need Of Volunteers

North Webster/Tippecanoe Township Fire Department has the best trucks it could ask for, but they need guys to staff the department. This slight dilemma was noted at the Tippecanoe Township Advisory Board meeting Tuesday evening, Jan. 10. Chris Francis, first assistant chief and township advisory board member, stressed … Read More

Auditions Open For ‘Christ’s Passion’

Lakes Area Players theatrical troupe is holding open auditions for roles in its annual Easter production of “Christ’s Passion.” Auditions will be held from: • 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15. • 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16. • 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23. … Read More

It May Be Slow, But Progress Occurring On Tech Park

It may seem like nothing is happening at the 6 & 13 Technology and Industrial Park, established by the town of Syracuse. But behind the scenes a lot is happening. The 62-acre technology and industrial park is located on the southwest corner of US 6 and SR 13, … Read More