Wawasee Sports Wrap – Feb. 3

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Warriors Clip Lakers On Hardwood The home losing streak is over for Wawasee after the Warriors held on for a 57-53 boys basketball win Monday night over visiting Lakeland. Four Warriors reached double figures in scoring as Wawasee won its first contest of the year in Syracuse after … Read More

Convicted Killer Escapee Captured

Michael Elliott

Michael David Elliot, 40, a convicted killer who escaped from the Ionia Correctional Facility in Michigan Sunday night, has been captured after nearly 24 hours on the run. Indiana State Police have confirmed that Elliot, who was convicted of four murders in 1993, is in the custody of … Read More

INDOT Readies For Another Winter Storm


Gov. Mike Pence has directed the Indiana Department of Transportation to ready itself for a full call-out across most of the state as dangerous winter weather approaches. A Winter Storm Watch is set to go into effect at 1 p.m. Tuesday until 1 p.m. Wednesday. “As severe winter … Read More

Album Review: U.S. Royalty, “Blue Sunshine”

U.S. Royalty Blue Sunshine

Update: Since this article has been publish, I’ve had several sources confirm that John and Paul Thornley of U.S. Royalty did start out in Warsaw (though the brothers are originally from Maryland). They previously performed under the moniker New Harbour. Last weekend I hung out with a guy … Read More

Delores I. Kats

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Delores I. Kats, 75, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 12:42 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw. She was born May 10, 1938, in Crown Point, Ind., to Clifford Brumbaugh and Mildred (Brownbridge) Spurr. She was married to Richard Flamme, who passed away … Read More

Seniors Service Franchise Coming to Kosciusko, Elkhart

Visiting Angels, one of the nation’s fastest growing providers of personal living assistance services for seniors, has opened a new franchise to serve the communities of Elkhart and Kosciusko counties and the surrounding region. The new franchise, owned and operated by Kelly Linhart, a long-time Michiana resident, provides … Read More

Run/Walk For Hunger 5K Held In Winona Lake

World Compassion Network will host the sixth annual World Compassion Network Run/Walk for Hunger 5K at 10 a.m. Saturday, March, 29, in Winona Lake. The race has grown to be one of the largest 5Ks in the area, with consistent numbers of 500-700 participants each year.  It is … Read More

School Safety Commission Meeting

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A meeting of The Kosciusko County Safe Schools Commission will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Warsaw Community Schools Educational Services Center, 1 Administration Drive, Warsaw. This meeting is open to the public.   … Read More

WCS Hosts Middle School Band Fittings

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Warsaw Community Schools Music Department is scheduling instrument fittings for the 2014-2015 school year for seventh grade band and orchestra students for both Edgewood and Lakeview Middle Schools. The instrument fittings will be held at Warsaw Community High School from 4 p.m. to 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, … Read More

Betty L. Davidson


Betty L. Davidson, 78, of Elkhart, Ind., passed away at 10:34 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Elkhart General Hospital. She was born Sept. 9, 1935, in Bluestone, W.V., to Carlton and Helen (Hubbard) Otey. On April 11, 1952, in Reidsville, N.C., she married William F. “Bill” Davidson … Read More

LeRoy Junior Chokey


LeRoy Junior Chokey, 88, of Nappanee, Ind., passed away peacefully at home Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, which was his wife’s birthday. He was born Sept. 12, 1925, in New Paris, Ind., to the late Roy and Elmina (Moneyheffer) Chokey. He married Betty J. Bartman, Nov. 6, 1948, in … Read More

Jail Bookings

William Andrew Glasgow

Kosciusko County Feb. 3, 2014
 Izact Munoz Saludosqui, 25, 501 N. West St., Warsaw, arrested for OWI, OWI per se and violation of open container. Bond: $550 cash Feb. 2, 2014
 Michael Jason Francis, 36, 5975 W. Red Bird Ln, Mentone, arrested for driving while suspended. No bond … Read More

Lincoln Students Celebrate Counting


Students at Lincoln Elementary School celebrated 100 days of school Friday, Jan. 31, by counting, sorting and working with all things 100. Addyson Wood, a kindergartener in Mrs. Milliman’s class, is shown working on a 100 day project with Hallie Bale, a third grader from Miss Zeller’s class. … Read More

ISP Locate Meth Lab In Pierceton

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Indiana State Police are at a home at 103 Keith St., Pierceton, where a methamphetamine lab has been found. At this time, officers on scene say they have arrested two individuals for manufacturing meth and are awaiting a search warrant signed by a judge to make access to … Read More

Area Police Reports

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 Officers of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department recently investigated the following incident: Monday, Feb. 3, 2:21 a.m. Christina Coffing reported at a female subject was breaking into vehicles at 500 block of Old SR 13 in Pierceton. Saturday, Feb. 1, 11:42 p.m. Theft of … Read More