Community


Diversity Rally In Warsaw

Diversity Rally steering committee members met to finalize plans for the Saturday, April 26, rally at Fountain Plaza, Central Park, Warsaw. From the left are Linda Francis, Brenda Rigdon, Karen Kusserow and Aimee Platz. Sarah Richardson is not pictured.

The steering committee for the first Diversity Rally met recently to finalize their plans for the upcoming event. When asked why they were involved in organizing this event, the steering committee members had a lot to say. Linda Francis stated, ”I am excited to be part of a … Read More

MFD Hosting Benefit Breakfast

Help support the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life by attending a pancake and sausage breakfast in Mentone tomorrow morning. The Mentone Fire Department is hosting the breakfast and will take part in this year’s Relay For Life on Saturday, May 17. All fire departments in Kosciusko County … Read More




Harrison Elementary Class Wins Reading Contest

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Recently Mrs. Kinsey’s fourth grade class from Harrison Elementary participated in a national reading contest through Achieve 3000, an online reading program. Students read articles at their level and completed comprehension activities and earned points for completion and accuracy. The winning classes were determined by the high average … Read More

FOP Hosting Golf Outing

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WARSAW – The Kosciusko County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 149 is inviting the public to its annual golf outing May 10, 2014, at Rozella Ford Golf Course to support local scholars. FOP Lodge 149 is asking local citizens and businesses for their support in this event. Cash … Read More

North Webster Library Announcements

Virginia Keller of North Webster read the most mysteries in the library’s Mystery Marathon contest. She was awarded the first place prize at last week’s National Library Week Celebration. (Photo provided)

She’s back! The Herb Lady (aka Janette Stackhouse) has returned to start off the growing season with her popular Hooked on Herbs Class series that begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3. In this first class, Janette will share what she has learned through trial and error over … Read More

Flotilla Road Race Scheduled For July 7

Runners flow in to the finish of the 2013 Flotilla Road Race in Syracuse. (File photo by Mike Deak)

SYRACUSE – The Flotilla celebrations in the Wawasee area over the Fourth of July holiday are never complete without the annual running of the Flotilla Road Race. The race will be held Monday, July 7, beginning at the Syracuse Community Center and stretching through the streets of Syracuse. … Read More

Wawasee Triathlon Set For August 9

Clint Pheras makes his way into the transition area before winning the 2013 Wawasee Kiwanis Triathlon. (File photo by Mike Deak)

SYRACUSE – The Wawasee Kiwanis will host its seventh annual Wawasee Triathlon August 9 at Lakeside Park in Syracuse. The Kiwanis are taking registrations for up to 300 participants for the triathlon and also a duathlon. Anyone interested in participating in the events is required to be at … Read More

Warsaw Triathlon Set For June 28

Andrew Saal, left, and John White race to the finish line at the 2013 Warsaw Optimist Triathlon. (File photo by Mike Deak)

WINONA LAKE – The Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club is again sponsoring the Warsaw Triathlon, entering its 21st year, with an 8 a.m. start time Saturday, June 28, at Winona Lake Park. The event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon and is part of the Mideast Triathlon Club Race series. … Read More

Sacred Heart Students Pie And Play Principal

Sacred Heart second grader, Luke Ford, won “Principal for the Day”, and second grader, Jack Hill, won a chance to throw a pie at Sacred Heart Principal, Mr. James Faroh. These were some of the prizes from the “You Can Lend a Hand” Burger King Fundraiser. This was … Read More

Sacred Heart Third Graders Pass IREAD-3

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  Sacred Heart School Third Graders along with Mrs. Sharon Roe (teacher),  Mrs. Patti Faroh (teacher), Mrs. Deb Wiseman (teacher assistant) and Mr. James L. Faroh, Sr., (principal) pose for a picture by their outdoor school sign.  The class had a celebration of their special accomplishment! … Read More

Lake City Bank Brings Triton ‘Reality Store’

A special thanks is extended to Lake City Bank for bringing their “reality store” to Triton Jr. Sr. High School. Triton’s seventh and eighth grade students were given a job and a salary and experienced managing the expenses that come with everyday life….including, housing, transportation and childcare. Some … Read More

Public Invited To TVS Building Trades Open House

The Tippecanoe Valley High School Building Trades program, under the direction of instructor, Wes Backus, will host an open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 25. The open house features the home built for Lynn Montelongo at 8482 S. 1200 W., Mentone. The home is … Read More

Sacred Heart Staff And Students Discuss Haiti

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Students, staff and parishioners of Sacred Heart Church and School met to learn more about their sister parish in Kenscoff, Haiti. Mrs. Debbie Reith, Haiti chairperson for Sacred Heart, and Mrs. Cindy Hollowell, school liaison for Haiti, gave a wonderful presentation to all the students and staff about … Read More

Syracuse Public Library Announcements

Speaker to Talk About Symbols in the Cemetery  Jeannie Regan-Dinius is coming to speak about symbols that can be found in cemeteries on Thursday, April 24 at 11 a.m. Cemeteries are an important repository for cultural information, demographics, and often the situation surrounding a person’s death. The division … Read More

Magical Derby To Benefit Magical Meadows

The 3rd Annual Magical Derby is set to run out of the starting gates on Saturday, May 3, at Toyota of Warsaw. Everyone is invited to join in on the evening of food, fun and entertainment, which is all an opportunity to help Magical Meadows continue its race … Read More

Optimists Name WCHS Students Of The Week

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Students of the Week from Warsaw Community High School were recently recognized by the Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club. Pictured above, from left, are Jessica Hoag, Skyla Brown, Tracy Horrell, Christopher Williams, Troy Akers and Owen Glogovsky. Through various fundraising activities during the year, the Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club … Read More