Safe Driving Campaigns In Effect For Holiday

According to the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, in Indiana during November 2011, there were 476 alcohol-related collisions resulting in five fatalities and 235 injuries. Also, during the same month, there were 415 collisions where at least one driver or passenger was unrestrained, 12 of who were killed and … Read More

Sarah’s Smile Brightened By Sacred Heart

Dear SPOnline Editors: On Halloween, Sarah was transformed from a toddler in a pretty outfit into Cinderella in a royal princess carriage! (See full story and video) We would like to thank Sacred Heart School and the teachers and staff who made Sarah’s Halloween so special! She loved her … Read More

Heroin Bust May Be County’s Largest

What’s being described as possibly the largest heroin bust in Kosciusko County history was made last night by officers of Warsaw Police and Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department officers. Officers from both departments worked together Wednesday on what initially began as a controlled purchase of heroin. Officers then obtained … Read More

Day 2: Child’s Testimony Heard In Trial

Day two of the Bill Warren criminal confinement and sexual assault trial began with the alleged victim, K.W., back on the stand and recounting the events of Aug. 29-30, 2010, that led to Warren facing 27 felony charges. (See related story) Kosciusko County Prosecutor Dan Hampton began today’s … Read More

Wawasee Aiding Grieving Students

Wawasee High School is a community gripped by tragedy after the loss of their classmate, Kalee Skaggs. Skaggs died early Tuesday after being struck by a train near Cromwell. (See related story) As students mourn, the school is providing counseling services to aide students in the grieving process. … Read More

DNR Teams With Prison In Fishing Program

In summer 2013, about 5,000 catfish will earn release from federal prison in Terre Haute. That’s right, catfish. In a partnership between the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Federal Bureau of Prisons, inmates at Terre Haute’s Federal Correctional Complex will raise channel catfish for DNR’s new … Read More

Volunteers Return From East Coast

Three Kosciusko Red Cross volunteers have returned home and three remain on the ground in New York as other local volunteers prepare to deploy to the storm ravaged area to help people in New Jersey and all five boroughs of New York. Red Cross volunteers are providing meals, … Read More

UPDATE: Body Identified As LaGrange County Woman

The discovery of a body in southeastern Michigan has been confirmed today as that of a missing LaGrange County woman. Lenawee County Sheriff Jack Welsh says the autopsy was inconclusive on a cause of death for Catherine Sackrider, 58. He says her death is under investigation as suspicious. … Read More

Chimney Fire Is Warning To Others

The Pierceton Fire Department was called to 2710 E. 550 S. at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday night for a reported chimney fire and it has prompted the department to issue a warning to other residents. The fire was at a home owned by Doug and Tammy Wise. When the … Read More

District Grades Top School Board Meeting

There is an old saying of “What have you done for me lately?” It could possibly be applied to the Indiana Department of Education’s letter grading system for public schools statewide. During Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board in Syracuse, the board heard a brief … Read More

Reindeer, Santa Coming To Holiday Magic

Get into the holiday spirit by attending the Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce’s annual Syracuse Holiday Magic event, which will be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. Festivities will start at Lakeland Youth Center at the corner of SR 13 and Chicago Street. There, visitors will be able … Read More

Cash In For The Holidays

It’s almost time to shop till you drop but before that, enter the North Webster Christmas Cash contest at local area merchants. A total of $400 in Christmas Cash will be split between several winners to spend at participating stores. First place earns $250, second is $100 while third place has the … Read More