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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New School Building Continues To Emerge

SYRACUSE — Less than a year from now, barring any major obstacles, students and staff will fill a brand new elementary school in Syracuse. Work is progressing well and even ahead of schedule at the new Syracuse Elementary School on Kern Road, projected to be ready for the start of the 2017-18 school year.

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Myers Farm Near Mentone Still Remembered

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Though it has been many years since the Myers family owned the farm, the name still carries on today. A slightly more than a 197 acre tract of ground abutting CR 900W to the west and Shilling Road to the south, between Palestine and Mentone in Harrison Township, was once part of a considerably larger farm owned by the prominent Myers family.

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Huffer Keeps Busy In Retirement Years

ATWOOD — Years ago, some had the perception retirement meant multiple rounds of golfing or having much more time to relax. While those in retirement no longer work at full-time jobs, they stay quite busy, if not busier, than when in the workforce.

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Time To Attend North Webster Community Center Raffle And Auction

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster Community Center is ready to present the annual Heart of the Community Annual Charity Auction and Raffle. The 2016 event will have an Italian theme with dinner provided by Bella Vitale, also known as The Cake Lady, and wine service from Tippy Creek Winery. The Sleepy Owl will also provide a cash bar service for the evening.

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Planning Office Investigating Complaints

SYRACUSE — Kosciusko County Area Planning Office has received complaints about a home based business, The Property Company LLC, which is operating from a large pole barn on CR 1200N near the Woodland Acres subdivision just outside of Syracuse.

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Ink Free News Reaches 53,000 Facebook Likes

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — has officially reached 53,000 likes on Facebook. Ink Free News continues to prove itself as Kosciusko County’s news leader. Ink Free News has been providing breaking news to Kosciusko County since April 30, 2012. The news operation has changed names and editors since 2012, but has … Read More

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Bokhart Connecting With Students In Different Way

SYRACUSE — After 40 years of teaching at the same elementary school, making the decision to retire was not the least bit easy for Don Bokhart. He had no negative feelings about public education and very much enjoyed teaching, but wanting to spend more time with grandchildren, he felt it was time to retire.

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Infrastructure Mostly Ready School Board Hears

SYRACUSE — Two days before the start of the 2016-17 school year, the infrastructure put in place to be ready for the 1:1 computer initiative is mostly finished. During its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Aug. 9, the Wawasee school board heard an update from Joy Goshert, director of instruction and curriculum for the school corporation.

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North Webster Chamber Rolls Onto Fall Festival Plans

NORTH WEBSTER – Declaring Dixie Day Festival a success, North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce President Sue Ward, Sue’s Creations Floral & Gifts, noted during the general meeting Monday, Aug. 8, “Now it is time for the final planning for the Heart of the Harvest Fall Festival.” The meeting was held at the Tippecanoe Township Building large meeting room, a change of venue for the organization.

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