Area Police Reports

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Officers of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department recently investigated the following incident: Wednesday, April 16, 7:59 p.m. Officers were contacted in regards to a runaway in the 13800 block of North 400 West Milford. Wednesday, April 16, 12:18 p.m. A Pierceton woman reported the … 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

Jail Bookings

Austin J. Grindle

Kosciusko County The following individuals were recently booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: April 14, 2014 Stacy Brett Pease, 44, 259 EMS R4 Ln., Pierceton, arrested for OWI with a BAC of .15 percent or more. Bond: $550 cash Dallas Lynn Deckys, 33, 416 1/2 W. Main St. … Read More

John M. Arter

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John M. Arter, 63, of Pierceton, Ind., passed away at 5:40 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Parkview Oaks, Columbia City, Ind. In addition to spending time with his family, John enjoyed numerous other things. He loved vacationing all over to places like Mexico and Jamaica, but his … Read More

Weekend Event Listing

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Here is the event listing for this weekend. We will continue to add to the listing until 5 p.m. on Friday. To have an event(s) added to the list, please email jfaulkner@the-papers.com with the what, when, where and cost. Warsaw CCAC Spring Challenge Baseball Tourney Saturday and Sunday … Read More

Kosciusko County Court News

Kosciusko County Court Judgments Kosciusko County Court New Filings Small Claims
 The following small claim has been awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court III, Judge Joe V. Sutton presiding: Beth A. Stockdale v. Eric Baker, Silver Lake, $1,094 Garry Miller v. James Double, Syracuse, $3,875.66 George’s Grain Farm Inc. … Read More

Pierceton Elementary Students Learn Fire Safety

Carter Stutzman is shown wearing the protective mask that covers their head, neck and ears. It is worn under the helmet to protect their head.(Photo provided)

Students at Pierceton Elementary were educated on fire safety this week by Captain Dave Meadows of the Fort Wayne Fire Department. He enlightened students on ways of preventing fires, what to do if you have a fire, where to call if you need assistance in an emergency and … Read More

Meat Distributors Could See Boost From Agreement

Owners of state-inspected meat and poultry plants now have the opportunity to expand their markets to customers across state lines. Today, the Indiana State Board of Animal Health signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to join the Cooperative Interstate Shipment Agreement program. Under CIS, approved … Read More

Indiana Lawmakers To Visit Paragon Medical

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On Friday, U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon, M.D. and Indiana State Representative Tim Brown, M.D. announced stops on their “Hoosier Healthcare Tour,” a statewide tour to discuss the status of health and healthcare in Indiana. Drs. Bucshon and Brown plan to visit nine different cities over the course of … Read More

Clyde R. Leedy

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Clyde R. Leedy, 76, of Pierceton, Ind., passed away at 10:35 a.m. on Monday, April 7, 2014, at Hospice House of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs, Fla. He was born on May 16, 1937, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to William R. and Hulda S. (Volmerding) Leedy. He graduated … Read More

Easter Egg Hunt Listing

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We’re compiling a list of the Easter egg hunts planned around Kosciusko County. We will be updating the list as announcements come to our attention. If you have an Easter egg hunt you would like added to the list, email jfaulkner@the-papers.com. Warsaw Saturday, April 12 – The Kosciusko … Read More

Area Police Reports

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department
 Officers of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department recently investigated the following incidents: Monday, April 7, 4:40 a.m. Burglary attempt by two subjects reported at 6800 block of South 700 East in Pierceton. Subjects shot at victim while fleeing the scene. Sunday, April 6, 1:23 … Read More

Gary K. O’Dell

Gary K. O’Dell, 69, of Pierceton, Ind., passed away at 11:01 a.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Warsaw Meadows Care Center, Warsaw, Ind. On Aug. 12, 1944, he was born in Imboden, Ark., to Sidney L. and Madge (Smith) O’Dell. A lifelong resident of Pierceton, Ind., he graduated from … Read More

Evelyn Wittig

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Evelyn Wittig, 82, of Pierceton, Ind., passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014, at her home. She was born on Sept. 12, 1933, in East Chicago, Ind., to Lucian and Jennie (Zebrewska) Napwocki. She graduated from Washington High School in East Chicago, Ind., and was married on Jan. 5, … Read More

Kosciusko County Court News

Kosciusko County Court New Filings Kosciusko County Court Judgments Small Claims
 The following small claim has been awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court III, Judge Joe V. Sutton presiding: A&B Fabricating v. Christopher Hall, Goshen, $809.97 The Collection Company v. Ryan Lenfestey, Warsaw, $520.75 Tracey Miner, Pierceton, $1,635.95 Colliers … Read More

Pierceton Elementary Hosts Spring Art, Music Program

Mrs.Carrissa Jackson introducing the students and their songs. (Photo provided)

  The second and third grade students of Pierceton Elementary held their Spring Art and Music Program on April 1. The students displayed their art projects in the commons area and then preformed songs such as “Animal Crackers In My Soup,” “Let It Go” and “Dynamite” in the gym.   … Read More