Final Suspect Arrested After Enchanted Hill Robbery

WARSAW — The final suspect involved in a battery has been arrested after three 20-year-olds jumped a teen. The teen was subsequently arrested for burglary. Brandon Lewis Ditton, 20, 911 E. Sheridan St,. Warsaw, was arrested on Thursday, July 20 for robbery causing bodily injury. Joshua Michael Tucco, … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

Syracuse BZA Approves Two Variances

SYRACUSE — Two variances were approved at the regular meeting of the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Thursday, July 20. Wawasee Plaza LLC’s petition for a variance was approved after much discussion. It wants to allow the change and alteration to previously granted variances by allowing three additional … Read More

Tippy Creek Gives To Lakeland Youth Center

WARSAW — On July 8 Tippy Creek Winery and Lakeland Youth Center joined together to raise money for ongoing programs at Lakeland Youth Center in Syracuse. Lakeland Youth Center is a not for profit organization established over 50 years ago servicing the youth in our community. Owners Dan and Lori Richcreek presented … Read More

Suspect In Custody Following Armed Robbery At Warsaw CVS

WARSAW — Just before 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, a male suspect approached the pharmacy counter at the Warsaw CVS and told the pharmacist to give him all the opiates. The suspect drew a silver and black handgun from his waist and pointed it toward the pharmacist. … Read More

Jazz Concert To Delight All Ages At Village At Winona

WINONA LAKE —  Margaret Murphy-Webb and New Millennium Jazz Orchestra will perform at the fourth of seven summertime concerts in the Grace College & Village at Winona Festival of Music. The free, family-friendly concert will take place on Saturday afternoon, July 29, at the Hillside Amphitheater, located on … Read More

Signal at US 30, Center Street in Warsaw Disabled Friday Morning

KOSCIUSKO —  The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that contractors for NIPSCO plan to disable the traffic signal at the intersection of US 30 and Center Street in the City of Warsaw on Friday, July 21, between the hours of 9-11 a.m., weather permitting. Temporary stop signs will … Read More

Warsaw Man Sentenced For Involvement In 34 Burglaries And Thefts

WARSAW — A Warsaw man received sentencing for involvement in at least 34 burglaries and thefts that occurred last year. Kurtis Gunkel, Warsaw, plead guilty to four charges of burglary, stemming from two separate cases. Gunkel and Eric Warren Swick, Macy, were arrested for their involvement in the … Read More

Ivy Tech Community College Warsaw To Align With Ivy Tech Fort Wayne

WARSAW — As part of its organizational structure project, Ivy Tech Community College announced Ivy Tech Warsaw will transition to be part of Ivy Tech Fort Wayne’’s service area. Warsaw is currently aligned with the Ivy Tech North Central region, but the College recently announced a new structure … Read More

Roundabout At US 6 And SR 13 In Preliminary Design Phase

ELKHART COUNTY — A roundabout proposed for US 6 and SR 13, north of Syracuse, is now a planned project and has been placed in the five-year road construction plan, “NextLevel Indiana.” The project is currently in the preliminary design phase with construction to take place in 2020. … Read More

Sgt. Chad Hill Retires From Sheriff’s Department After 27 Years

KOSCIUSKO —  First Sergeant Chad Hill has retired after 27 years of service with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department. The retirement was made effective Wednesday, July 19. Hill served as the public information officer and the communications director for the 911 center in Kosciusko County.  No further information regarding … Read More

Warsaw Man Arrested For Performing Popular Wrestling Move On Child While Drunk

WARSAW — A Warsaw man was arrested after he performed a wrestling move, the “powerbomb,” on a child as punishment. The child was able to escape to a local convenience store to receive help. Mitchell Edward Robinson, 31, 218 Argonne Road, Warsaw, was booked for battery to a … Read More