Clay Tiles Have Shown Remarkable Longevity

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Beginning in approximately the mid to late 1800s, quite often farmers wanting a way to drain their land so they could farm it came together to seek ways for proper drainage. At that time, the type of tile used for drainage was made of clay.

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Builders Club Learning Leadership Skills

SYRACUSE — With only a handful of members a few years ago and meeting after school, the Wawasee Middle School Builders Club has grown to 47 members meeting twice monthly during Warrior Time while school is in session.

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Reminders Of A Different Era Of Farming

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — In a constantly changing world, a constant is the ever changing physical landscape. A drive through the countryside 20 to 30 years ago, depending on the location, would have had considerably different scenery than it does today.

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Annual Craft Bazaar Will Feature Many Items

SYRACUSE — One of the area’s largest craft bazaars is back for another year. The annual Wawasee Middle School PTO Craft Bazaar, benefitting the PTO, is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the school, 9850 SR 13, between Syracuse and North Webster.

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Spring 2016 ISTEP+ Results Released By State

SYRACUSE — Indiana Department of Education released spring 2016 ISTEP+ results Thursday, Nov. 17. It was the second year of a new state assessment for grades three to eight based on Indiana’s more rigorous college and career ready standards. A new baseline was established for ISTEP+ in spring 2015.

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Board Approves Tentative 1028 Hearing Date

SYRACUSE — Just like a house, school buildings need attention and renovations. In an effort to keep up with building needs, the Wawasee Community School Corp. is moving forward with more construction or renovation projects.

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Board Given Report On School Improvement Plan

SYRACUSE — During its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening, Nov. 8, in Syracuse, the Wawasee school board heard a report on the school improvement plan, as well as the school achievement plan, in place at Wawasee Middle School. Susan Mishler, principal of WMS, presented the report.

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First County Maintained Concrete Road

LEESBURG — Kosciusko County Highway Department maintains approximately 1,200 miles of roads. Every year crews put down fresh layers of asphalt on roads throughout the county.

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Spooky Fun At The A-MAZE-ing Haunted House

NORTH WEBSTER — Help strike gold at the 2016 North Webster Lions Club and North Webster Boy Scout Troop 726 A-MAZE-ing Haunted House. It will continue from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22, 28-29.

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