Naomi J. Augustine

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Naomi J. Augustine, 91, of Bourbon, Ind., passed away at 11:34 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Bremen Health Care and Rehabilitation. Naomi was born July 20, 1922, to Onel and Mary (Oler) Sickmiller in Marshall County, Ind. She married Robert E. Augustine on Nov. 3, 1945. Naomi … Read More

Consistency Still An Issue For Wawasee [VIDEO]

Alex Clark puts up a seriously contested shot over Northridge's Nate Ritchie. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

MIDDLEBURY – It was a tale of two halves for the Wawasee boys basketball team on Saturday night. Unfortunately for the Warriors, neither tale had a storybook ending. Wawasee fell behind early and could not score enough late as the Warriors fell to the Northern Lakes Conference’s top … Read More

County Kids Prove They’re Business Savvy

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The first ever Kosciusko County Kids Business Fair was held at the North Webster Community Center Saturday. The banquet room was set up with approximately 18 booths with kids from all over the county selling their wares. From home made games, jewelry, Twin-keys, crafts, dog treats and more, … Read More

Hall Paces Winning Whitko


SOUTH WHITLEY – Jordan Hall turned in an outstanding performance Saturday in her final home game. The Whitko senior poured in a game-high 19 points as the Wildcats capped a terrific regular season by defeating Adams Central 58-37. The Wildcats outscored their guests 34-21 in the second half … Read More

Triton HOF Tickets On Sale

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BOURBON – Tickets are on sale for the 2014 Triton Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet. Tickets are $20 each, which includes a meal, and are available in the Triton High School Office. The banquet will be held March 1 at 6 p.m. at Back 40 in Bourbon. Inductees … Read More

Beatrice Hope (Harris) Crum


Beatrice Hope (Harris) Crum, 92, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 3:34 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Millers Merry Manor, Wakarusa, Ind. where she had resided since March 2009 following a stroke. Born on May 15, 1921, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Earl R. and Edith S. (Sickler) … Read More

Album Review: Eric Church, ‘The Outsiders’


Country music has long been a genre with strict guidelines steeped in tradition. But in the 21st century, some artists are challenging these conventions and bringing some interesting new sounds to country music. Eric Church has long been known for bringing a rock swagger kind of attitude to … Read More

North Miami Nips Wildcats


SOUTH WHITLEY – The Whitko boys basketball team just missed ending its losing streak Friday night. Visiting North Miami rallied to edge the host Wildcats 41-38 in a Three Rivers Conference contest. Whitko led 25-23 entering the final frame before the Warriors outscored them 18-13 in the fourth … Read More

Anna Marie Hughes


Anna Marie Hughes, 79 of Winona Lake, Ind., passed away at 3:13 p.m. Feb. 7, 2014, in St. Joseph Hospital – Select, Fort Wayne, Ind. On Oct. 15, 1934, she was born in Lancer, Ky., to Henry and Lizzie (Hurd) DeRosett. She was united in marriage to Malcom … Read More

UPDATE: Syracuse Family Dollar Awning Collapses

Emergency personnel are currently responding to the collapse of an overhang at Family Dollar in Syracuse. (Photo provided by Justin McLaughlin)

As first reported by, the Turkey Creek Fire Territory responded to a report of a partial building collapse at 12:51 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Family Dollar Store in Syracuse. As fire personnel arrived on scene, they saw that approximately 60 feet awning and the … Read More

Patricia Christner

Patricia Christner, 76, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 8:45 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw. On May 17, 1937, she was born in California. She worked for over 20 years as a nurses aide for Brookhaven Nursing Facility, Muskegon, Mich. She … Read More

Trojans Handle Lancers

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BOURBON – Tanner Shepherd led the way as Triton topped LaVille 67-54 Saturday night. Shepherd had 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the host Triton bested the Lancers in Northern State Conference play. Triton led 18-11 after the opening period of play and 31-21 at intermission en … Read More

Wawasee Lands Knockout Punch At Sectional [VIDEO]

Bre Robinson flies down the lane during the 100 butterfly. Robinson won the event with a time of 54.60.

DUNLAP – Nearly a month ago the Wawasee girls swim team turned heads by beating perennial swimming powerhouse Northridge twice in a five day span, capping a perfect 9-0 season. 21 days later, the anticipation and excitement for the third and final meeting of these two teams reached … Read More

UPDATE: North Webster Fire Total Loss


At 1:04 a.m Sunday, Feb. 9, North Webster Fire Department was called to respond to a house fire that was fully engulfed in flames located at 45 EMS B60 Lane. The address was dispatched as a North Webster location and is in the Barbee area near Sechrist Lake. According … Read More