Lady Warriors Continue To Grow [VIDEO]

Hannah Haines led the Lady Warriors with three steals on Friday night. (Photo by Nick Goralczyk)

SYRACUSE – With a conference title on the line Friday night, the freight train that is the Northridge Raiders girls basketball team picked up speed heading into its game with Wawasee. The young Lady Warrior squad never knew what hit it by the time the game was over. … Read More

Wrestlers Eye Regional Round


There’s no doubt that area wrestlers who step on to the mat for the regional round Saturday will have their work cut out for them. A total of 20 grapplers from Warsaw, Tippecanoe Valley and Triton will be among the competitors in the Rochester Regional. Headlining the field … Read More

Valley Ladies Win Again


AKRON – There’s no doubt that the Tippecanoe Valley girls basketball team will go into sectional action on a high note. The Vikings closed out regular-season action in style Thursday night with a 58-39 win over Culver Academies. Valley ended the regular season on a five-game winning streak … Read More

Valley Wrestling Tourney Set


AKRON – The Tippecanoe Valley Elementary Wrestling Friendship Tournament is set for Feb. 28. The tourney will be held at Tippecanoe Valley High School. Wrestlers are asked to be signed in by 5:15 p.m. with wrestling scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Persons should enter door #24 at … Read More

Tiger Star McClone Inks With Marian

WCHS star tailback Tristan McClone signed Friday  to play football at Marian University. McClone is flanked by his parents Carrie and Dustin.  In back are WCHS Athletic Director Dave Anson, WCHS football coach Phil Jensen, WCHS defensive coordinator Kris Hueber and Marian assistant coach Jacob Topp (Photo provided)

WARSAW – Warsaw Community High School senior tailback Tristan McClone has marched up and down the gridiron the past two seasons, sometimes untouched and sometimes carrying the ball and opponents with him. On Friday, McClone made his first steps of his march toward collegiate athletics official with the … Read More

Lawrence E. Mills

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Lawrence E. Mills, 70, of Silver Lake, Ind., passed away at 6:35 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester, Ind. He was born Sept. 7, 1943, in Decatur, Ind., to Kenneth R. and Margaret R. (Minnich) Mills. He graduated from Decatur, Ind., High School … Read More

Edna R. Pence

Edna R. Pence, 85, of Claypool, Ind., passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Ind. She was born Oct. 3, 1928, in Kosciusko County, Ind., to Jasper O. and Minnie C. (Swope) Eakright. She graduated from Laketon High School in 1946. On … Read More

Local Men Sentenced In Federal Court


Tad Vandermark, of Syracuse, and Jose Gonzalez, 61, of Milford, were both sentenced in Northern District Federal Court this week for their crimes. Vandermark was sentenced to 360 months imprisonment with 15 years supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of production of child pornography. Though … Read More

Warsaw Public Library News

Laurie Voss Circulation Supervisor The month of February has many notable dates in history. How many of these do you recall hearing about or actively remember? Feb. 1, 1960: The four young African American students sat at a counter at a Woolworth’s diner in Greensboro, North Carolina. Even … Read More

Warsaw Kiwanis Read To Students

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    Warsaw Kiwanis member, Adam Clemens spent time this week reading to Head Start children. Appropriately enough, his book selection was Snow, by P.D. Eastman, which was something every child related to and was excited to share. Clemens visits the Warsaw Head Start classrooms as a project … Read More

WCS Announces ‘Poetry Out Loud’ Winners

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The Warsaw Community High School English Department is pleased to announce that Megan Lowman, Grace Robison and Courtney Thompson are the winners of the 2014 Poetry Out Loud competition. In this challenging competition, students selected a poem from the Poetry Out Loud database to memorize and recite during … Read More

WCHS Presents Classics Concert

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The WCHS Choral Department will present their annual Classics Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the WCHS Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature all four high school choirs performing a wide variety of musical styles. Guest instrumentalists will add to the concert. Strings, brass and … Read More

Lakeside Awarded Police Car Bid


Lakeside Chevrolet in Warsaw did not submit the lowest bid for three new Chevrolet Caprice patrol vehicles, but the local dealership was still awarded the contract during this morning’s Board of Public Works and Safety meeting. Kelley Chevrolet out of Fort Wayne submitted the lowest of only two … Read More

Nick’s Picks: The ‘History In The Making’ Edition

My goal is to have my bracket beat the president's and then I will seek the candidacy for the nation's highest office.

History is about to be made right before for your very eyes! This week I will be doing two things that I have NEVER done with my picks. Yes, this week it is time to up the ante (but, probably not next week because it takes a lot … Read More

Supports Nisley For District 22

Dear Editor, Several have asked why I agreed to serve as treasurer for Curt Nisly, candidate for Indiana District 22 House seat. They know I have previously supported and financially contributed to his opponent. In accepting this role, I reflected back on many conversations I had with my … Read More

Guns Drawn Following Pursuit

Brandon Stuart Alfano

A Leesburg man is behind bars this morning after leading a Winona Lake officer in a pursuit near Oswego. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department deputies were dispatched this morning at 8:26 a.m. in reference to the driver of a vehicle who had fled Katie’s Kwik Mart, 100 N. Main … Read More