Republicans Induct Two in Hall Of Fame

Lila Christner and Kosciusko County Area Plan Director Dan Richard were inducted into the Kosciusko County Republican Hall of Fame during the annual banquet held this evening at The Old Depot in Pierceton. Main speaker for the evening’s banquet was Dr. Tony Bennett, state superintendent of public instruction. … Read More

Tiger Tennis Team Takes Sectional Title

WARSAW – Coach Rick Orban preached to his Warsaw boys tennis team from day one this season the importance of winning the sectional championship. His oft repeated message in the end made sure there would be no repeat performance Friday by Columbia City. The Tigers, who were upset … Read More

Tippecanoe Man Critical After Fire

A Thursday morning fire that left Jason Oldham of Tippecanoe critically injured was caused by a malfunction in the home, according to Tippecanoe fire captain Mike Walters. “We did determine the cause, the source of the fire was from the utility room,” Walters told the Pilot News today. … Read More

Hydrant Flushing Starts Sunday

Indiana-American Water will be flushing its water distribution system in the Warsaw area starting Sunday. During flushing times, residents in the affected area(s) should avoid doing laundry and may experience pressure fluxuation and discolored water. The hydrant flushing will occur between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day. … Read More

Student Arrested During Random Drug Search

A 17-year-old Warsaw Community High School student was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana this morning after a random K9 search was conducted at both Warsaw middle schools. Warsaw Police say four K9’s searched Edgewood Middle School and Lakeview Middle School lockers and book bags this morning. The … Read More

Motorcycle Ride To Benefit Beaman Home

The Beaman Home will host its first annual “Bikers Against Bruises” motorcycle ride on Oct. 6. The event is meant to bring awareness to domestic violence and benefit the home, which serves as an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Entry is $25 for … Read More

Festival Committee Apologizes For Puppy Mill

At least three puppies sold at the Nappanee Apple Festival died of the deadly parvovirus prompting the festival committee to apologize for their error in allowing what some are calling a puppy mill from taking part in the annual event. Diamond Puppy Palace from Missouri brought in a … Read More

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Former Whitko Hoops Star Dies

Former Whitko High School basketball standout Steve Mort died in a car accident Wednesday in Starke County. Mort, a resident of Pierceton, was killed in an accident involving a semi on U.S. 30 near the Grovertown Truck Stop. Mort’s brother Tim was injured in the crash and was … Read More

ISP, DEA Host Drug Take Back

On Saturday, Sept. 29, the Drug Enforcement Administration is sponsoring the fifth nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative. The “Take Back” initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft. Collection sites will be set up nationwide for expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs to be disposed of … Read More

Cool Start To October, Then Warming

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — State climatologists are saying Indiana’s long-term forecast calls for the weather to remain cool through early October, but then turn warmer later in the month and could continue that way through November. The climatologists at Purdue University say the wet trend Indiana has … Read More

High Speed Rail Is Topic Of Seminar

The Indiana High Speed Rail Association will discuss three proposed Indiana high speed rail corridors on at its 13th annual Golden Spike Seminar on Saturday, Oct. 6. The day long event will be held at the offices of American Structurepoint Inc., 7260 Shadeland Station. The seminar is titled … Read More

Webster Lake Crew Readies For Rehab Project

On Sept. 22, the Webster Lake Conservation Association had a work day at the Lake Webster Dam. A dozen people helped clear debris and rubble from the former raceway of the Boydston Grist Mill in preparation for the rehabilitation of the Webster Lake outlet structure rehabilitation. The rehabilitation … Read More