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Commissioners Talk Flood Maps

WARSAW — The Kosciusko County Commissioners met in regular session Tuesday morning, Aug. 25. Matt Sandy, assistant county planner, presented the new maps, explaining they are set to go into effect Wednesday, Sept. 30 and that they are in compliance with federal regulations. Changes to the maps include … Read More


Commissioners Approve $25 Fee To Opt Out Of GIS

WARSAW — Kosciusko County Commissioners voted to allow certain individuals to pay a $25 fee to have their names removed from the county Global Information System maps. The decision came during their regular meeting Tuesday morning, July 28. The option will be open to law enforcement officers, government … Read More

Charlie Morton was presented an plaque honoring him as the Veteran of the Month. Morton was humbled and grateful to the public for their attendance and support. 
(Photos by Alyssa Richardson)

Kosciusko County Commissioners Honor Veteran Of The Month

KOSCIUSKO — During the Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting, the public took a moment to salute the veteran of the month, Charlie Morton, Syracuse. The following biography was read before the commissioners: Charlie was born in 1925 and grew up on a farm near Lebanon. Because his older brother … Read More

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Commissioners Approve Rezoning Requests, Bridge Project Request

At its June 16 meeting, approved requests from Area Plan Commission, Kosciusko County Highway Department and several other items on the agenda. Early in the meeting, Kosciusko County Emergency Management Director Ed Rock made a statement regarding the recent storms and ensuing floods. “There’s a bunch of water … Read More


Commissioners Honor Veteran Of The Month

Richard Dobbs was honored as the Veteran of the Month at the Kosciusko County Commissioners’ June 16 meeting. Dobbs was drafted into the US Army in May 1951. He went through basic training at Fort Chaffee in Arkansas. He was shipped to Korea in November 1951 attached to … Read More


Kosciusko Aligns With Regional Development Authority

Over the past several months, Kosciusko County officials have been considering involvement in the state’s Regional Cities Initiative – which hopes to encourage population growth by inspiring regional development, encouraging regional partnerships and fostering financial partnerships. As has been discussed at previous county and city government meetings, Kosciusko … Read More

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Kosciusko Commissioners Hear From Non-Profits

At the Kosciusko County Commissioner’s meeting on June 2, the commissioner heard budget presentations from area non-profits. Among the organizations present were the Kosciusko County Historical Society, the Kosciusko County 4-H Council, Kosciusko County Economic Development Corporation, Cardinal Center, Home Care and Hospice, Beaman Home, the Council on … Read More

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County Commissioners Take Care Of Business

The Kosciusko County Commissioners had a number of items to address at its May 19 meeting. County Administrator Ron Robinson brought a few issues before the commissioners. He reported that the one of the domestic water boilers in the justice building was down and another will need replacing … Read More

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Kosciusko Commissioners Support NIRP Affiliation, CLS Update

Mark Dobson, president and CEO of Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce, approached the Kosciusko County Commissioners during its April 21 meeting regarding Kosciusko County’s participation in the Regional Cities Initiative. Gov. Mike Pence signed the initiative into law last year. It was originally proposed to fund $84 million of … Read More


Commissioners Approve Kiwanis Day, IMCP Partnership

“We are celebrating 100 years for Kiwanis International,” Renea Salyer, president of the local Kiwanis Club, told the Kosciusko County Commissioners at the April 7 meeting. Salyer, along with Joni Truex, came before the commissioners to request the proclamation of Kiwanis Club Day in Kosciusko County. The day … Read More


Commissioners Honor Veteran Of The Month

At a meeting this morning, the Kosciusko County Commissioners honor George Plew as the Veteran of the Month. Plew, who worked as a teacher for Warsaw and North Webster Schools after serving his country, seemed to have impacted many of the meetings attendees. Commissioner Ron Truex was one … Read More

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Kosciusko Commissioners Deny Indian Hill Vacation

At its March 24 meeting, the Kosciusko County Commissioners heard a number of Area Plan Commission items, namely a vacation of a public right of way in the Indian Hill neighborhood near Syracuse Lake in Syracuse. A related matter came before the commission in May of 2011. At … Read More

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Just A Few Items For Kosciusko Commissioners

Business was slow for the Kosciusko County Commissioners at the bi-monthly meeting this morning. The commissioners appointed Parke Smith as their representative on the Lake Regional Sewer District board. Kosciusko County Emergency Management Director Ed Rock brought two grants before the commissioners. Both were reimbursement grants, one for … Read More


Veteran Of The Month Honored At Kosciusko Commissioners Meeting

“I think we’ve got a great candidate this month,” said Kosciusko County Veterans Affair Officer Rich Maron. The veteran of the month, honored at the March 10 Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting, was Jerry Howard McCartney. McCartney was born in 1932. He was the captain of his football team … Read More


Kosciusko Dispatchers Recognized For Efforts During V-Day Storm

At the Kosciusko County Commissioner’s meeting on the morning of Feb. 24, three emergency dispatchers were recognized for the diligence and dedication during the snow storm that affected much of Kosciusko and surrounding counties on Valentine’s Day. On Feb. 14, 2015, heavy winds, blowing snow and white out … Read More