BREAKING — Semi-Truck Rear-Ends WCS School Bus

CLAYPOOL — Around 10 a.m., today, Oct. 19, emergency responders were called to an accident involving two semis and a school bus on SR 15 near Hill Lake Road in Claypool. A grain truck rear-ended a Warsaw Community School’s bus that was carrying 18 students. A second truck then … Read More

Lutheran Breaks Ground On New Orthopedic And Sports Medicine Complex In Warsaw

WARSAW — Lutheran Health Network KCH hosted a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday, Oct. 18, for the new Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Complex. Optimum Performance Sports will be located next to DePuy Synthes on US 30, at the old United Telephone Company location. Construction is now underway with an anticipated completion … Read More

Kosciusko Literacy Services Receives Donation From MutualBank

KOSCIUSKO — The MutualBank Charitable Foundation awarded $4,500 to Read to Grow Children’s Book Club a program of Kosciusko Literacy Services.  Kosciusko Literacy Services is honored to receive the support of the MutualBank Charitable Foundation.  The MutualBank Charitable Foundation was created to establish a permanent source of funding … Read More

Warsaw Students Learning House Building Skills

WARSAW — Junior and senior Warsaw Community High School students are building a new house from the foundation up southeast of Warsaw. A total of 24 students — 12 in the morning and 12 in the afternoon — are participating in the building trades program through the Warsaw … Read More

Churches To Bless Harvest Truckers At Clunette Elevator

Clunette and Aldersgate United Methodist churches will provide sack lunches for harvest truckers driving across the Clunette Elevator weighing scales from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. “The joint effort is to give thanks to God for this year’s harvest and for all the farmers who … Read More

KYLA Kicks Off Session At Creightons

WARSAW — Crazy Egg Café at Creighton Brothers, a family farm since 1925, hosted the Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy for the first session on Oct. 4.  Students learned about leadership with the guidance of Ann Lash-Branson, Human Resource Manager at LSC Communications (formerly RR Donnelly).  Lash-Branson took the … Read More

What Is With The Plea Agreements?

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Plea agreements or plea bargaining are becoming prevalent in criminal court cases. In fact it is estimated 90 percent of criminal cases are resolved through negotiated plea bargains. This is especially true in cases of sexual related crimes and crimes involving deaths. Imagine being the … Read More

Explore WACF Trails At Falltastic Trail Walk

SYRACUSE — More than three miles of trails on Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation property, 11586 SR 13, Syracuse, will be available to explore at your own pace from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, and Sunday, Oct. 22, for the third annual WACF Falltastic Trail Walk. The … Read More

Warsaw Summer School Reveals Shocking Results In 2017

WARSAW — The Warsaw Summer School Program faces a few challenges ahead in the future after a few shocking revelations this summer but shows a lot of progress thus far. Warsaw School Board heard from WCS Summer Program Coordinator JoElla Smyth as she presented the 2017 summer school … Read More

Applications Being Accepted For 2018 Miss Kosciusko Pageant

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The Miss Kosciusko Scholarship Program is now accepting applications to be a contestant in the 2018 Miss Kosciusko Pageant. This is not just Kosciusko County. Any girl from the ages of 13-24 who lives or goes to school in Kosciusko, Wabash, Huntington, or Whitley counties … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

Town Council Discusses Parking Issues

SYRACUSE — Syracuse Town Council approved the 2018 budget during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 17. Police Chief Jim Layne reported he has been addressing complaints in the neighborhood around Harrison Street regarding street parking. The parking safety committee recommended the council consider one side parking … Read More