Mom Possibly Wanted To Protect Daughter

Aubrey Coy

The Syracuse woman who led Michigan police on a high speed chase after abducting her 5-year-old daughter from a supervised visitation lost her parenting rights approximately a year ago. But at least one family member said she would never knowingly put her daughter in danger. Police have confirmed … Read More

UPDATE: Parents Seek Info On Teen Runaway


(UPDATE: Shortly after our posting, Brady Myers was taken to his grandparents home by friends. He has since been reunited with his parents.) The parents of a 15-year-old boy are hoping for the public’s help in bringing their son home. Brady Myers was last seen at 9 p.m. … Read More

Linda L. Zellers


Linda L. Zellers, 73, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, after a long term battle with cancer. On May 27, 1940, she was born in Logansport, Ind., to John H. and Helen K. (Lowe) Watts. She was … Read More

KHCH Helps Patients Complete Bucket Lists

We all have dreams, some we accomplish and some continue to stay on our wish list. Making a “bucket list” is a way to write down your hopes, desires and dreams and to share them with your family. Nurses, social workers and the spiritual counselor at Kosciusko Home … Read More

WWFT Gets Foam Trailers Donation

Foam Trailer

The Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory is thanking RR Donnelley for the recent donation of two foam trailers. The two trailers are a much needed asset to fight Class B fires in Warsaw and the surrounding area. Class B fires involve anything that boils, such as a liquid or a … Read More

Meet And Greet Open To Public


Warsaw/Kosciusko County Chamber’s Meet the Candidates event from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. this evening at Champagne Jam, 2517 E. Center St., is now being opened up to the public. The final list of local candidates who have confirmed they will be attending the event include: Jackie Walorski (Brian … Read More

Local Legislators Responsive And Present

Dear Editor, As this legislative session closes I am reflecting on the fact that Kosciusko County is blessed to be represented by such involved and responsive legislators. Rebecca Kubacki, Ryan Mishler and Dave Wolkins are very visible in our community and are willing to listen to issues even … Read More

More Solar Events Viewable This Fall

Reader AL Mitterling sent us this photo of the "blood moon" taken south of Warsaw at 3:04 a.m., just two minutes before totality. Mitterling shot the photo with his Canon Rebel digital camera using a telephoto lens. (Photo provided by AL Mitterling)

For those who missed this morning’s total lunar eclipse (see related) due to cloud cover or simply a desire to sleep, another chance will come this fall. According to NASA, a second chance to catch one of the four lunar eclipses (which NASA is calling a tetrad) happening within … Read More

Recorder’s Office Temporarily Suspending Operations

Due to some changes being made in the Kosciusko County Recorder’s Office, recording will be suspended at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17. The office will then be closed for Good Friday on April 18. Recording will resume at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 22. Please feel free to bring … Read More

Triton Elementary Visits Biztown

Photographed are (From left) Rusty Reichard, Whytnie Miller, Skyla Wilson, Tiana Yoder and Maria Schwartz. (Photo provided)

The sixth grade students at Triton Elementary took a field trip to Fort Wayne, to the Junior Achievement Biztown facility. The students have been participating in a 19 lesson curriculum education program through JA Biztown. Throughout the program students are encouraged to use critical thinking skills to learn … Read More

Candidates Confirm Attendance For Meet And Greet

Warsaw/Kosciusko County Chamber’s Meet the Candidates event from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Champagne Jam, 2517 E. Center St. The final list of local candidates who have confirmed they will be attending the event include: Jackie Walorski (Brian Spaulding) will be attending on her behalf, Rebecca … Read More

Country Hitmakers At Wagon Wheel May 9


WARSAW – On Friday, May 9, the Wagon Wheel Theatre hosts three of country music’s hit makers. In fact, Aaron Tippin, Collin Raye and the Kentucky Headhunters collectively charted over 100 Billboard Hot Country Songs, including seven number one hits and multiple Grammy and ACM awards. The event … Read More

Local Woman Transforms Eggs To Art

Rachel Miner works with a variety of eggshells to create a variety of artworks --from carved pieces to pieces with doors and music boxes, Miner has perfected her art over the past 10 years. She is shown here displaying an emu egg carving she had just begun. (Photo provided)

Over 10 years ago, Rachel Miner first viewed her mother’s-in-law hand-decorated egg collection and her interest in the art was instantaneous. Miner immediately knew she wanted to work with the eggs and began classes under the tutelage of egg decorating veteran Emma Fretz, a woman she now reveres … 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

IDOE Names Two Local 4-Star Schools


Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced Indiana’s “4-Star Schools” for 2012-2013 today. In order to achieve this designation, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in three ISTEP-based categories. A total of 311 schools received the award throughout the state but locally, … Read More

Chester Shepherd


Chester Shepherd, 82, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 4:05 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, in Mason Health Care and Rehabilitation. He was born Dec. 8, 1931, in Arthurmable, KY to Frank and Ella (Wireman) Shepherd. He was retired from Kralis Brothers Foods of Mentone in 1996 in … Read More