Claypool Man Bites Officer While Resisting Law Enforcement

CLAYPOOL — A Claypool man was arrested after he bit an officer who was responding to help him. William Lewis Vining, 35, 504 E Fort Wayne St., Warsaw, is being charged with battery with bodily injury to a law enforcement officer, a level 5 felony; possession of methamphetamine … Read More

Questa Funds Available For Kosciusko Health Scholars

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — K21 Health Foundation and the Questa Education Foundation are proud to announce that funds are available to support graduating Kosciusko County high school seniors who will be majoring in health related fields. Funding is available for up to five qualified students who are residents of … Read More

Man Sentenced After Theft Of Multiple Weapons

  WARSAW — A Mentone man will be serving time after a string of burglaries in Kosciusko and Delaware Counties. Kassidy Glen Phipps, 29, Mentone, was sentenced on two charges of burglary, level 5 felonies, In Kosciusko Circuit Court, Feb. 20. The case began when Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies … Read More

Heckaman Receives Two Years For Hitting Girlfriend With Crutch

WARSAW — Johnathan Roger Heckaman, 35, 7745 N. SR 13, North Webster, pled guilty to intimidation, a level 6 felony, after hitting his girlfriend on the thumb with his crutch, sending her threatening texts and threatening a local judge. According to an affidavit of probable cause, an officer with … Read More

Wright Has ‘Golden’ Voice At State Contest

SYRACUSE — Ethan Wright, a senior at Wawasee High School, aspires to be a music therapist. His voice was “golden” enough to earn a gold medal at the Indiana State School Music Association state contest Saturday, Feb. 18, at Perry Meridian High School in Indianapolis.

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Proposed House Bill Causes Local Concern

The Indiana House of Representatives could vote Tuesday, Feb. 21, or Wednesday, Feb. 22, on a bill that is causing some concern for environmental and conservancy groups in Kosciusko County. If the bill is passed in the House, it will proceed to the Senate. HB 1494, proposed by … Read More

Lincoln Students Attend Wedding of Q and U

WARSAW — Kindergarten students at Lincoln Elementary recently celebrated the union of two letters in matrimony. For the past two years, students in Carla Milliman, Leah Kilgore and Shelby Beam’s classes have had the opportunity to combine phonics with lessons on etiquette and marriage. “I have organized with … Read More

Mentone Teen Sentenced In Aiding A Burglary

WARSAW — A Warsaw teen was sentenced in connection to a home invasion and burglary today, Feb. 20. Taylor C. Brandon, 18, was sentenced for aiding, inducing or causing a felony, a class A misdemeanor, after aiding her boyfriend, Daricus Phillips, 20, in a burglary. On Nov. 7, Warsaw … Read More

Dr. Ashton, Kathy MacDonald Join Lutheran Health Network

WARSAW — Dr. Steven Ashton and Kathy MacDonald have both recently joined the Lutheran Health Network team. Dr. Steven Ashton, Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist, has joined Lutheran Health Physicians/Kosciusko Medical Group. Dr. Ashton has served the community as a board certified Otolaryngologist for 32 years. Additionally, he has served … Read More

Stabbing Suspect Sentenced To Serve 10 Years

WARSAW — Randel Manley, 51, Warsaw, was sentenced for aggravated battery, a level 3 felony, in Circuit Court by Judge Michael Reed today, Feb. 20. He was arrested Oct. 23 after Warsaw Police responded to a local boarding house at 223 W. Jefferson Street, near downtown Warsaw, for a … Read More

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Kosciusko Board of REALTORS 2017 Scholarship Program Is Underway

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The Kosciusko Board of REALTORS® will extend its rich history of community involvement by awarding three Kosciusko County students each a $1,000 college scholarship. KBOR has awarded $69,000 in scholarships since 1993 to foster and invest in tomorrow’s Kosciusko County leaders. This scholarship is specifically … Read More

Syracuse Man Batters His Mother, Stabs Her With A Grill Fork

SYRACUSE — A Syracuse man was arrested after he battered his mother, including stabbing her with a grill fork. Jeromie Lee Bright, 37, 804 N Mill St., Syracuse, is being charged with battery while armed with a deadly weapon, a level 5 felony; intimidation with a deadly weapon, … Read More