About Phoebe Muthart

Phoebe Muthart has been The Papers Inc. since 1999. She has won numerous awards, including several from Hoosier State Press Association.

Funds Will Be Used To Replace Signs

An inter-local agreement between Elkhart and Kosciusko counties was approved at Tuesday’s Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting in Warsaw. The agreement is for a highway safety improvement program. The program will be used for signage and $800,000 will come from federal funds through Indiana Department of Transportation. The money … Read More

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Syracuse Trails Committee Introduces New Director

The new executive director of the Syracuse-Wawasee Park Foundation Trail Committee, Megan McClellan, was introduced at Monday’s meeting in Syracuse. Although McClellan and her family are still in the process of moving from Cincinnati, she is hard at work learning more about the community and diving into as … Read More

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Commissioners Mull Public Record Fee Changes

A voter registration ordinance was requested but not approved by Kosciusko County Commissioners today. Kosciusko Clerk of the Circuit Court Ann Torpy proposed an ordinance amending charges for certain information from the clerk’s office. The ordinance deals with computer records, voter history and certain information, including the lists of … Read More

Farmers across Kosciusko County are being asked to reduce the use of irrigation due to overuse of water. (Photo by Deb Patterson)

Irrigation Water Causing Travel Hazards

Irrigation water shooting onto roads is a problem needing to be addressed, commissioner Brad Jackson said at the Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting this morning. Jackson suggested drafting a letter to area farmers asking them to refrain from getting water from irrigation systems across county roadways. “We don’t want … Read More

Bridges, Rezonings Discussed By Commissioners

Bridges and rezonings took up most of today’s Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting. One of the biggest bridge projects is in Warsaw, located on CR 300 North over the Tippecanoe River. It was discussed that an environmental impact study must be conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Division because … Read More

Trupointe Celebrates Milford Agronomy Hub Opening

Trupointe Cooperative Inc. held a grand opening celebration of its new Milford agronomy hub for area growers, business leaders, governmental officials and other guests throughout the day Tuesday. A red ribbon was cut by Trupointe’s board of directors and leadership team. Prior to the ribbon-cutting ceremony, keynote speaker … Read More

Commissioners Approve Ordinance Increasing CCD Fund

Kosciusko County Commissioners this morning approved the adoption of an ordinance increasing the rate of the Cumulative Capital Development fund. The fund will not exceed $0.0333 per $100 of assessed valuation. The new tax rate, which is the maximum allowed by the state, will be levied beginning with … Read More

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Ten Honored For ‘Heart Of Gold’

Ten individuals were given a Heart of Gold tonight in Warsaw. The annual awards are presented by Kosciusko County Community Foundation. This year, for the second time, a Nonprofit of the Year award was given to an organization. This year’s winner is Combined Community Services. The Service Club … Read More

CCD Tax Increase Discussed At Commissioners

Kosciusko County Commissioners discussed re-establishing, and possibly doubling, the cumulative capital development tax rate to help maintain the county’s roads. On June 3, they introduced an ordinance that may double the cumulative capital development tax rate. Commissioners are proposing to re-establish the CCD rate to $0.0333 per $100 … Read More

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County Approves Contract For Smart 911 Service

The county approved a two-year contract for a new 911 service at this morning’s Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting. The fee for Smart 911 is $3,000 up front with a two-year contract of $12,000 a year. Smart 911 was first proposed at the last commissioner’s meeting, however, the board wanted … Read More

Non-Profits Present Budget Requests

Non-profit budget presentations were made at Tuesday’s Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting. The presentations are made yearly and nine non-profits requested funding from the county for 2015. In years past, the non-profit agencies have requested funding from the county to help meet its budgetary needs. As with most agencies, … Read More