Syracuse News

Warrior C Team Remains Unbeaten

Gavin Bontrager delivers a pitch for the Warriors on Tuesday night Bontrager record four strike outs in Wawasee's 20-7 win over Plymouth. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

SYRACUSE – The Wawasee C team has already had a terrific start to its 2014 season and the Warriors continued that success in big way on Tuesday night. Wawasee’s offense went into overdrive in the fourth inning against Plymouth. The home team blitzed the Pilgrims with 16 runs … Read More

Frank H. ‘Jim’ Miller Jr.

Frank H. ‘Jim’ Miller Jr., 80, of Syracuse, Ind., passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at his home after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born on Jan. 16, 1934, in Fort Wayne, Ind. On July 24, 1954, he married his wife Juanita who survives. He … 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

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

Area Accident Reports

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 Officers of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department recently investigated the following accidents: Saturday, April 19, 9:25 p.m. SR 13 and East 600 South, Pierceton. Driver: Curtis L. Sibert, 55, East 700 South, Claypool. Driver struck deer. Damages: up to $2,500 Saturday, April 19, 2:31 … Read More

Jay Randall Losee


Jay Randall Losee, 41, of Syracuse, passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home. He was born on Sept. 20, 1972, in Goshen, Ind., to Richard L. and Arnelda B. (Miller) Losee. He was a lifetime Syracuse area resident and graduated in 1991 from Wawasee High School … Read More

Warriors Stunned By Knights

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SYRACUSE – Wawasee had the defending champs on the ropes, but couldn’t close the deal. Leading 7-4 heading into the seventh inning Friday night at home, Wawasee gave up eight runs in the top of the frame in an eventual 12-8 loss to the 3-A No. 2 Norwell … Read More

Ousley Double Suits Lady Warriors

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Alli Ousley came through for her team Friday night, cracking a two-out double to plate Meghan Fretz for the game-winning run in a 6-5 varsity softball win over Manchester Friday evening at Wawasee. Ousley had two doubles in the game and was joined in the offensive fireworks by … Read More

Flotilla Road Race Scheduled For July 4

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 Friday, July 4, 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

Now Showing: Local Theatre Film Times


The following is a list of film times for local movie theaters for Friday, April 18, through Thursday, April 24. Pickwick Theater (108 W. Main St., Syracuse) Captain America: The Winter Soldier (3D), Rated: PG-13 Starring: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson Showtime: 7 p.m. nightly; $8 North Pointe Cinemas … Read More

Wawasee Drops First Match Of Season [VIDEO]

Miranda Kay returns a ball during her No. 1 singles match against Wawasee's Katy Ashpole. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

SYRACUSE – After picking up a win on Wednesday at Lakeland, the Wawasee tennis team was back in action on Thursday evening. Unfortunately for the Lady Warriors, the result was not as enjoyable this time around. The Lady Warriors welcomed in Northern Lakes Conference foe Goshen and despite … Read More

Lawrence J. Migedt

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Lawrence J. Migedt, 75, formerly of Syracuse, Ind., Big Pine Key, Fla, and Goshen, Ind., passed away peacefully at his home with family in Englewood, Fla., due to cancer on April 15, 2014. Lawrence, better known as Larry, was born on July 25, 1938, in Detroit, Mich., to … 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

Kosciusko County Court News

Kosciusko County Court Judgments Kosciusko County New Filings Small Claims The following small claim has been awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court III, Judge Joe V. Sutton presiding: Credit Bureau Collection Services v. Jerry and Lottie D. Farmer, Winona Lake, $827.84 Cynthia Miller v. Larry and Tina Mcaffoose, Nappanee, … Read More

Beth Ann Mayhew


Beth Ann Mayhew, 69, of Syracuse, Ind., passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home. She was born on Sept. 14, 1944, in La Porte, Ind.,to Guy Virgil and Thelma Inez (Crum) Anglemyer. She was a lifetime Walkerton/Syracuse area resident and attended Lakeville High School. She was … Read More