Burn Ban Extended 1 Week

Kosciusko County Commissioners and the local Department of Homeland Security have extended the local burn ban at least one more week. According to Cathy Reed of the Kosciusko County Emergency Management office, commissioner Bob Conley informed the office today that the board has reviewed the matter and, after … Read More

UPDATE: Years Old Case Being Prosecuted

A case of child molesting from years ago is finally seeing the wheels of justice turn. At approximately 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Det. J.D. Ayres placed a Claypool man under arrest at Pike Lake Campground. Paul Eugene Wiard, 81, 4219 S. 450 W., Claypool, is … Read More

Child Seat Inspection In Warsaw

From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 23, at Warsaw Buick-GMC AutoPlex on SR 15 North in Warsaw, Certified Car Seat Technicians will be on hand to check your child in their car seat to ensure that the seat is the correct fit and they are properly installed … Read More

Most Of Hoosier State In Drought

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parched conditions are worsening for much of Indiana, with a new report listing the state’s southwestern corner in extreme drought and nearly 80 percent of the state in at least moderate drought. The new U.S. Drought Monitor map, released this morning, shows counties in … Read More

Goshen Man Amid Conspiracy To Harbor Illegal Aliens

United States Attorney David Capp announced today that federal agents have arrested six individuals in conjunction with an investigation of harboring illegal aliens.  Among those arrested was 50-year-old Margarito Fuentes-Reyes of Goshen. Also arrested were: Omar Lagunes Duran, 34, of Indianapolis, Indiana Yalitza Exclusa Borrero, 31, of Indianapolis, Indiana … Read More

Community Excited About Oakwood Purchase

It’s been a month and a half since Buckingham Co. pulled out of purchasing the Oakwood property. At the time, there was concern about what would happen next. Ian Rolland, receiver for Oakwood, however, went back to work to find a new buyer. Dr. J. Rex Parent and … Read More

Red Cross Helping Fire Victims

The Kosciusko County Red Cross is busy assisting two families who lost everything in an apartment fire early Tuesday morning in Syracuse. The Red Cross provided assistance to replace lost clothing, food and other basic needs. The upstairs and downstairs apartments suffered major damage and were deemed a … Read More

Optimist Triathlon Set For Saturday

The Warsaw Optimist Triathlon serves many very useful purposes. Chief among those is that the entry fees for the competitors involved generates a large chunk of funding for many programs which benefit youth in the community run by the Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club, sponsors of the triathlon. “This … Read More

Jarrett Named New Syracuse Lions Club President

Judy Jarrett was installed as president of the Syracuse Lions Club at the club’s annual awards night banquet June 13. The event was held in the Syracuse Community Center. Barbara Grumme received the Gus Duehmig Memorial Lion Award, Eric Reimer received the W. P. Woods Award and Jarrett received her Key Award … Read More

Metcalf Honored For ‘Unparalleled Leadership’

Even though he officially retired in 2009 from Wawasee Community School Corp. as career and technical education director for Wawasee, Fairfield and West Noble high schools, North Webster resident Phil Metcalf  is involved with education now more than ever. He is being honored for his efforts as well. Metcalf recently received … Read More