Cap Beer helps Isabel Schwartz, 7, on the pony ride at today's Milford Fest.

Milford Fest Is Underway

Milford Fest is happening all day today in the small northern Kosciusko County town of Milford. This morning, the Cutie King and Queen Contest was held. The winning court included King Oliver Patton, Queen Brookelynn Penrod, Prince Bentley Anacleto and Princess Mia Brown. Ron Baumgartner and Jacquie Beer … Read More

John B. Stanton

Jail Bookings

Kosciusko County The following individuals were recently booked in the Kosciusko County: May 24, 2014 Mark Stuart Shah, 40, 232 Briar Ridge Circle, Warsaw, arrested for OWI misdemeanor and OWI with a BAC of .08 to .14 percent. Bond: $550 cash Richard Eldon Schmucker, 46, 3859 N. 925 … Read More

Area Police Reports

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department
 Officers of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department recently investigated the following incident: Wednesday, May 21, 8:19 p.m. Officers observed a a vehicle driving recklessly on SR 13 near Grandview Drive in Syracuse. A traffic stop was performed and David William Akridge, 22, of Syracuse, … Read More

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Weekend Entertainment Listing

Here is the entertainment listing for this weekend. We will continue to add to the listing until 5 p.m. on Friday. To have an event(s) added to the list, please email jfaulkner@the-papers.com with the what, when, where and cost. We have a listing of all the local Memorial … Read More

Kosciusko County Court News

Kosciusko County Court Judgments Kosciusko County New Filings Small Claims
 The following small claim has been awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court III, Judge Joe V. Sutton presiding: Advanced Equity Inc. v. John Sigsbee, Goshen, $1,533.65 American General Financial v. Robert A. Brandon, Warsaw, $6,630.44 Art Gakstatter v. Danny … Read More

Derrick E. Church

Jail Bookings

Kosciusko County The following individuals were recently booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: May 21, 2014 Keith Lamount Battice, 25, 229 E. 1150 N. Apt. C, Milford, arrested for battery / strangulation. Bond: $2,000 surety Derrick Earl Church, 31, 1001 Williams St., Angola, arrested for intimidation. Bond: $25,000 … Read More

Delilah ‘Dee’ Mae (Miller) Wuthrich

Delilah ‘Dee’ Mae (Miller) Wuthrich, 85, of Milford, Ind., passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law. She was born Jan. 16, 1929, in Nappanee, Ind., to Marshall and Marie (Whitehead) Miller. On April 3, 1948, she married Donald E. Wuthrich. … Read More

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Mary Helene ‘Chippy’ (Thomas) Levernier

Mary Helene ‘Chippy’ (Thomas) Levernier, 89, of Milford, Ind., passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare. She was born April 29, 1925, in Warsaw, Ind., to Cloyse and Mary (Wallace) Thomas, she married Daniel Levernier on Feb. 12, 1944, at Lake Wawasee; he survives. … Read More

Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department
 Officers of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department recently investigated the following accidents: Sunday, May 18, 12:12 p.m. SR 19 near West 200 South, Mentone. Driver: Gerald L. Troyer, 60, Heather Blvd., Nappanee. Driver struck a deer. Troyer was on a motorcycle, which went on … Read More

Area Police Reports

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department
 Officers of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department recently investigated the following incidents: Monday, May 19, 12:04 a.m. A 1994 blue Buick LeSabre, registered to Cindy Williams of Warsaw, was reported stolen from the 2400 block of Old Road 30 in Warsaw. Monday, May 19, … Read More

Milford Fest Rides

Milford Fest Set For May 24

Get ready for Milford Fest next weekend. The festival, sponsored by Milford Lions Club and local area businesses, is from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 24. An all-day event, Milford Fest will feature free carnival rides for children, a car and motorcycle show, a cutie contest, … Read More

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Marsh Outlines Sheriff Campaign Plans

On Wednesday, May 7, Travis Marsh, a lieutenant with Milford Police Department, announced his run for sheriff of Kosciusko County as an independent candidate (see related). According to Marsh, though he has served as a Republican town council member on North Webster Town Council in the past, his run … Read More