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Triton Students Become Authors

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Students from Mrs. Mullin’s reading class at Triton Elementary School wrote a book entitled, “The Triton Alphabet” and then visited the superintendent’s office to read their book aloud. The special presentation was in honor of Administrative Professionals’ Day. Pictured are the authors/readers: Jaime Torres, Sara Gomez, Casey Kemp, Alejandro … Read More

Triton Students Participate In Outdoor Education

(From left) John Gardner, Colton Marr, Trent Barnhart., and Haley Rensberger. In the marsh investigation picture left to right Colton Marr, Hannah Shaw, Haley Rensberger, Katie Hochstedler, Hadassah Chupp, and Trent Barnhart.(Photo provided)

The Triton Elementary School fifth grade students participated in an outdoor education program at the Amigo Centre in Sturgis, Mich., on April 17-18. Students participated in archery, canoeing, animal tracking, cooperative activities and fishing. They also took classes on macroinvertebrates and marsh investigation. This is the 18th year for … Read More




National Day Of Prayer Event In Winona Lake

A National Day of Prayer event will be held beginning at noon Saturday, May 1, in the Rodeheaver Auditorium, Winona Lake, to pray for the community and the country. The theme for this year is “One Voice United In Prayer.” Dr. Erik Ohman, pastor of Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian … Read More

Claypool Church Hosts Steak Dinner

Claypool United Methodist Church will be serving a baked steak dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 2. The church is located at 302 E. Section St., Claypool. Cost for the meal will be $8 for adults, $4 for youth ages 7 to 12. Children age 6 … Read More

Survivors Welcome At Relay For Life Ceremony, Dinner

The Noble County Relay For Life is all about those affected by cancer, so a Survivor Ceremony and dinner will be offered during the 2014 Relay on Saturday, May 17. The ceremony will start at 5 p.m. with the dinner right afterward, for survivors who are also encouraged … Read More

Preschool Students Visit Warsaw Fire Station

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Greater Warsaw Cooperative Preschool visited the Warsaw Fire Station No. 1 last week to learn about fire safety. The students learned about what they can do to help prevent fires, safety measures if a fire occurs, and at school the students practiced Stop, Drop and Roll. … Read More

Syracuse Public Library Announcements

Creating a Vision Board Workshop  Adults are invited to a workshop conducted by Angie Hernandez, certified hypnotherapist, on Tuesday, April 29. The Syracuse Library is hosting the free workshop in the meeting room from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hernandez will explain this powerful method while everyone glues … Read More

KLA White Paper Projects Unveiled

Northernor Award Panel members Jean Northenor, KLA founder; Brad Bishop, OrthoWorx; and Suzie Light, Kosciusko County Community Foundation, listen to the KLA White Paper presentations at Project Proud. (Photo provided)

By: Joni Truex KLA Public Information Director Tuesday morning was the unveiling of the 2013/2014 Kosciusko Leadership Academy White Paper Projects. Project Proud allowed all cadets the opportunity to explain their topics, research and findings to their fellow classmates, an esteemed panel of judges, KLA Board Members, sponsors, … Read More

Splatter Dash For Joe’s Kids

Joe’s Kids is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit clinic in Warsaw that provides physical, occupational and speech therapy to children with special needs in Kosciusko County and the surrounding areas. Joe’s Kids provides care to children with a wide variety of diagnoses, including autism, cerebral palsy, stroke, Down Syndrome, and … Read More

Empty Bowls Helping Feed County’s Hungry

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By: Amanda Bowman I bent over the table, beginning to knead and soften the reddish-brown lump of clay in my hands. Smoothing cracks and banishing air bubbles, I prepared it to take shape. After securing it to the wheel, I nervously began the process of forming, molding, creating. … Read More

Firefighter’s Book Benefits Albion Fire Department

Albion Fire Chief Steve Bushong, left, accepts a check from local author and volunteer firefighter Mark R. Hunter for recent sales of a history book about the AFD. (Photo provided)

Smoky Days And Sleepless Nights: A Century Or So With The Albion Fire Department is being sold as a fundraiser for the Albion Fire Department, and first came out at the AFD’s 125th Anniversary celebration in July 2013. Recently, firefighter Mark Hunter presented a check for $200, which … Read More

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