Milford News

Teen Sentenced For Stealing Gun Used In Shooting

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Already serving a jail sentence in Delaware County for a 2013 shooting, Devin Xavier Myers, 19, will have an additional year behind bars in Kosciusko County. Myers was arrested by Milford Police late last summer after his uncle, a Milford resident, alerted police that his handgun was missing. … Read More

Annual Performance Report A ‘Snapshot’

In the legal notices section of this week’s The Mail-Journal, readers are encouraged to view the 2013 annual performance report of the Wawasee Community School Corp. It is essentially a “snapshot” of the corporation and contains data pulled by the Indiana Department of Education obtained from multiple reports … Read More

Easter Egg Hunts

Milford and North Webster communities hosted Easter Egg Hunts for youngsters this morning. A good turn out for each event was reported. Shown are a couple photos from the events. … Read More

Higher Calling Leads To Hypnotherapy

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Angie Hernandez never set out to become a hypnotist. She had never been hypnotized. She was not familiar with the legitimacy (or illegitimacy, for that matter) of the trade. She did not know the first place to begin. She also happily owned — and still does own — … Read More

Milford Town Council Unveils Plaque

Milford Town Council held its monthly session Monday evening at Milford Town Hall. In recognition of April being Month of the Military Child, the council unveiled a plaque recognizing the sacrifices children of servicemen and servicewomen make for the ultimate benefit of the nation. The plaque will be … Read More

Changes In Works For Milford Parking


By Keith Knepp Staff Writer Two Milford business owners voiced their complaints about early morning downtown parking restrictions during Monday night’s town council meeting. Katie Cockrill of Lizard’s Bar and Grill and Kerry Hartman of the Turf Bar spoke during the public forum portion of the meeting to … Read More

Milford Cancels Freeze Warning

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For the last several weeks Milford has been under a freeze warning. Townspeople were encouraged to leave a small trickle of water running at night to prevent pipes from freezing and bursting. The warning was officially lifted this morning by Milford Utilities Superintendent Randy Veach. It is no … Read More

Barth RV Owners Invited To Anniversary Rally

Registration is underway at the Elkhart County Campgrounds for a 50th anniversary rally of Barth RV owners who will gather May 29 through June 1. Organizers already have more than 40 Barths of all models signed up for this much anticipated gathering. Barth RVs were manufactured in Milford … Read More

Wawasee Plans To Expand Project Lead The Way

Teacher Allen Coblentz, left, helps student Austin Krizman with a wiring circuit simulation board during the digital electronics class at Wawasee High School. It is one of the Project Lead The Way classes offered at the school.

There is a noticeable increase in the emphasis being placed on hands-on, engaging learning in school classrooms. While traditional classroom lecturing still has value, it is less likely to engage students in the learning process. Within the Wawasee Community School Corp., one way hands-on learning has been implemented … Read More

Dewart Lake Residents Oppose Seaplane Base

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Will a public seaplane base be squashed, or move forward in the process before a final decision is made? Residents of Dewart Lake and the petitioner, Randy Strebig, may know more in a month. Yet a final decision could still be six months to a year away. An … Read More

Crime Of The Week


This week’s Crime Stopper Crime of the Week comes from the files of Milford Police Department. On Feb. 13, the Milford Police Department responded to a hit and run accident at PIG Tech, 401 E. Syracuse St, Milford. Between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., a parked black Volkswagen … Read More

Coroner: Milford Fire Victim Positively Identified

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The Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office has today confirmed the identity of the second body that was found in a Milford body shop after it burned on Feb. 13. The male body found by firefighters was located within the first floor of the structure. The remains have been determined … Read More