Teen Faces Felony For Knife Incident

Kosciusko County Prosecutor Dan Hampton has filed one felony and two misdemeanor charges against Antonio Ortiz, 14, Milford, when the teen was found to be in possession of a knife on school property. Ortiz is currently detained at Pierceton Woods Juvenile Detention Center. Ortiz was taken into custody by police … Read More

Republicans Get Warsaw Headquarters

On behalf of the Kosciusko Republican Central Committee, Randy Girod announces a venue has been secured for the 2012 Kosciusko Republican Headquarters. Located in the epicenter of downtown Warsaw, the new headquarters is at 215 E. Center St., Warsaw. Dear Residents of Kosciusko County: I trust you having … Read More

UPDATE: Stabbing In Enchanted Hills

A stabbing in the Enchanted Hills neighborhood Tuesday night landed one person in the hospital and another in police custody. Indiana State Police are leading the investigation into the stabbing that happened in the Enchanted Hills area at about 6:56 p.m. Tuesday. The victim, Joseph Lee Coon, 27, … Read More

North Webster Hosts First Responder Training

A First Responder class will be offered by North Webster-Tippecanoe Township EMS. The class will start on Tuesday, Sept. 18, and be held at the North Webster Fire Department. Classes will be held at 6 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through Nov. 8. Registration is $100 if you … Read More

Peace, Love But No ‘Boobies’ Allowed

Ethan Francis, 11, is taking a stand about cancer awareness and his First Amendment rights. The spunky sixth-grader at Madison Elementary School, Warsaw, says he’ll continue to wear his “Peace Love Boobies” bracelet to honor his grandmother who died from cancer in January 2011 despite an order from … Read More

Pink Out Nights At Edgewood

Edgewood Middle School is showing its support in the fight against cancer by hosting two Pink Out nights to benefit the Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund. The first Pink Out Night is set for Wednesday, Sept. 5, when Edgewood takes on Lakeview Middle School in football at 4:30 … Read More

Local Red Cross Volunteers Brace For Hurricane

A team of six Kosciusko Red Cross Volunteers deployed last week to await tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac. Originally deployed to Tampa, Fla., some have been reassigned to other shelters in Pensacola and Bradenton. Over 50 shelters are open in the Gulf area and housed over 800 people Monday night … Read More

County Switches Credit Card Companies

Kosciusko County Commissioners have decided to change the bank is uses that issues credit cards, The decision was made during a 15-minute meeting this morning. Lake City Bank was chosen as the new financial institution to obtain credit cards for certain county employees, including sheriff’s deputies, who often … Read More

WACF Honors Three For Watershed Dedication

John Holdeman, Nick Stanger and the late Howard S. “Howdy” Wilcox were honored Saturday with the Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation¹s Cattail Awards, each for their contribution to the health of the watershed. The award is presented yearly at the annual WACF meeting. The meeting additionally provides an update on the “State … Read More

Silent Auction Items Will Benefit KCCCF

The silent auction at this year’s Kosciusko County Cancer Care Gala, Sept. 8, will host a wide variety of items that are bound to attract the attention of attendees from water-skis to several gift certificates. Among the several items available at the silent auction, there are several gift … Read More

The Papers Gives Back

“First off, it’s a worthy cause. There have been many employees and family members of employees who have been affected by cancer and have lost loved ones to cancer,” said Kip Schumm, director of marketing at The Papers Inc. “The Kosciusko County Cancer Fund is a worthy program.” … Read More

Quit Now Indiana Contest

INDIANAPOLIS—Reducing tobacco use saves lives, but pairing those efforts with healthy diet and exercise choices can make quitting tobacco for good that much easier. The 2012 Quit Now Indiana will once again challenge Hoosier smokers to quit tobacco for the month of October.  The contest encourages tobacco users … Read More