Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce

Spaces Still Available For Chamber Event

SYRACUSE — Indiana Small Business Development Center Director Alan Steele will be at the Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce to present the center’s popular “Your Marketing Plan in Nine Steps” workshop.

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Ghost Hunters Look For The Real Thing In Warsaw

WARSAW — As Halloween looms, things start to get spooky. Haunted houses open, scary movies proliferate on television, jack-o’-lanterns and scarecrows appear in yards.

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Indiana At 200 — Purdue And Its Land Grant

By ANDREA NEAL Purdue Boilermakers can thank the Morrill Land Grant Act for their highly regarded college diploma. The law, signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862, gave federal land to states if they agreed to use the land-sale proceeds to start colleges of agriculture and mechanic arts … Read More

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‘M*A*S*H’ To Land At Wagon Wheel in October

WARSAW — Once theatre gets into your blood, it’s hard to leave. At least that’s the case for several local community members who are returning again to strut on the stage to present Center Street Community Theatre’s third show, “M*A*S*H,” coming to the Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts’ stage in October.

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Warsaw Public LIbrary

Classic Books For Your Little Ones

WARSAW — This week at WCPL, children’s services received some shiny new books from our cataloging department. The books are from the “Billy and Blaze” series, written by C.W. Anderson and published between 1936 and 1970. Our Facebook friends have been excited to see our new acquisitions.

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Layne To Be Interim Police Chief For Syracuse

Syracuse Police Sgt. Jim Layne was introduced to the Syracuse Town Council during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 15. The council later approved hiring Layne to replace Police Chief Tony Ciriello when he retires at the end of October.

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Treat A Soldier Accepting Donations

By SUSAN MANNS Treasures For Troops Treasures for Troops (a soldier support ministry thru the First Freewill Baptist Church Of Kosciusko County) is conducting the 5th annual “Operation “TREAT” a Soldier. Once again, we are giving everyone the opportunity to fill a treat bag for a deployed service … Read More

Nappanee Library

Happenings at Nappanee Public Library

By JESSICA FLORES Communication Specialist, Nappanee Public Library Library Board to Hold Public Budget Hearing NAPPANEE — The board of trustees of the Nappanee Public Library will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2016 budget at 7 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in the library. A regular session … Read More

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Indiana at 200 — The State Fair

By ANDREA NEAL Not much has changed since the first Indiana State Fair in October 1852. Farmers showed off their finest specimens of cows, hogs, horses and chickens. A “Mechanics Hall” displayed the newest reapers and plows. Corn growers competed for a silver cup for the heartiest ears. … Read More

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AWL, Tractor Supply Celebrate Pet Adoption Day

WARSAW — In honor of Pet Adoption Day, the Animal Welfare League spent Saturday Sept. 19 out at Tractor Supply Company, in order to get dogs out of the shelter. Tractor Supply Company celebrated by having its own Pet Appreciation Day, serving hot dogs and cold drinks, made by AWL volunteers.

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Syracuse Father, Wawasee Address Assault Claims on Special Needs Child

NORTH WEBSTER — Syracuse resident Brock Hawthorne says he has contacted every department necessary to get answers as to why his special needs son, Deklan, was assaulted while on a parked bus in front of North Webster Elementary School on Friday, Sept. 4.

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