Zale Continues Commitment To Customers

Dear Editor: Zale Drugs is a compounding pharmacy. Three months ago, most Americans would have shrugged at that statement. Today, those same Americans would have a different reaction, and, quite possibly, a negative one. Compounding pharmacies are on the front pages because of the ongoing tragedy that is … Read More

UPDATE: Town Marshal Defends Reserve Officer

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following statement was provided by Timothy Croy, Mentone Town Council president: “The Mentone Town Council was not made aware of the situation with Mr Deniston and will be investigating the situation.”) A tip provided to has unveiled an indiscretion regarding a new reserve police … Read More

Chamber Board Nominates Candidates

Nine board members, whose terms are ending this December, agreed to serve another two years during the Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce’s regular board meeting held Wednesday. The board also nominated two candidates – Noreen Black, who is with KeyBank, and Chip Erwin, who is with The Sleepy Owl … Read More

Local NIPSCO Linemen Deploy To New Jersey

Approximately 80 NIPSCO workers, including 50 linemen from Warsaw and surrounding areas, traveled to New Jersey to assist in Hurricane Sandy power restoration. The crews started their journey Nov. 1 in Ohio after all power was restored in their Indiana territories. They are now in Augusta, N.J. The … Read More

WACC Opens Blue Apron

Students of the Warsaw Area Career Center were joined by the mayor of Warsaw and members of the Warsaw-Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce today in a ribbon cutting ceremony for Blue Apron. Blue Apron is a tapas style restaurant at the WACC operated by students of the advanced … Read More

UPDATE: Family Displaced By Overnight Fire

A family of six has been displaced after a fire swept through their mobile home early this morning. Kim Komdeur of the Kosciusko County Chapter of the American Red Cross, says the family was in the process of moving and lost some furniture and all of their clothing. … Read More

Bremen Man Airlifted After Hunting Accident

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tree stand accident that occurred around 6 p.m. Tuesday evening in Fulton County. William (Bill) F. Hundt, 69, from Bremen, was hunting from an elevated tree stand before falling nearly 16 feet to the ground. Hundt was unable to call for help … Read More

Oakwood Liquor License Renewed

The Kosciusko County Alcohol Beverage Commission renewed the liquor license for Oakwood Inn during a hearing held Thursday, Nov. 1. Oakwood’s liquor license, which was good for one year, was renewed by a subsidiary of Buckingham Co. The license will be held in escrow until the Parent family … Read More

Democrats Celebrate Victories

Although results locally did not turn out in their favor, Kosciusko County Democrats still celebrated on election night. The victory party wasn’t just about support for candidates locally. “We’re watching the results come in and hopefully have good news across the nation,” said Terry Bartley, chairman of the … Read More

Incumbents Take Wawasee Race

There will be no new faces serving on the Wawasee Community School Corp. Board of Trustees. Incumbents Mike Wilson, the current board president, and George Gilbert were re-elected Tuesday. Wilson (District 1) received the most votes of any of the five candidates running with 3, 214 total. Gilbert … Read More

Teacher Accepts Plea In Misconduct Case

A former middle school teacher was back in court today to accept a plea for inappropriate sexual conduct with a minor. Tyler Baatz, 26, was arrested in August on felony charges of child seduction and sexual misconduct, Class D and Class B felonies respectively. Initially, Baatz pleaded not … Read More

Stabbing Nets 1 Year Probation

A Kosciusko County man charged with stabbing another man in a Syracuse fight earlier this year was sentenced today to probation. Scott Koontz, 20, was arrested April 8 after police were called to a fight where Tyler Niles, 24, was stabbed in the neck. Niles suffered several stab … Read More