City Engineer: Sinkhole ‘Not A Risk’


Warsaw Engineer James Emans says a sinkhole identified late last week does not appear to be a risk for a catastrophe. On Thursday, Emans and stormwater coordinator Theresa Sailor approached the Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety seeking emergency status on the sinkhole at the northern end … Read More

WL Man Charged With Raping Friend

Michael Elliott

Authorities have arrested a Winona Lake man on a rape charge following a two-week investigation. Michael J. Elliott, 50, was arrested this afternoon by Warsaw Police on charges that he forced sex acts on a 17-year-old family friend at her Warsaw home. The girl went to Kosciusko Community … Read More

Chamber Pops-In At Wetzel Insurance

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  The Warsaw Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce held a member pop-in at Wetzel Insurance Agency located at 2506 E. Center St., Warsaw. Wetzel Insurance Agency has been one of the leading insurance agencies in Indiana since 1928. Wetzel works with only the most reputable insurance companies and … Read More

Effects Of Domestic Violence Is Long Lasting

The effects of domestic violence on children can be long lasting and perpetuates the vicious cycle of abuse into the next generation. That’s why Beaman Home Executive Director, Tracie Hodson, wants to remind community members that children who have witnessed domestic violence are more likely to experience depression, … Read More

Jail Bookings

Matthew C. Collins

Kosciusko County The following individuals were recently booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: April 21, 2014 John Floyd Stevens Jr., 40, 3104 E. Wooster Rd. Lot 37, Pierceton, arrested for failure to appear on a misdemeanor. No bond Joshua Scott Kierstead, 24, 244 S. Vine St., Marion, arrested … Read More

Leesburg Man Walking Lincoln Highway

A Leesburg man is walking historic Lincoln Highway starting Friday, Kosciusko County Commissioners heard Tuesday. Jeff Blair, president of the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association, will walk the 150-mile route in 11 days from April 25 to May 5. Blair will walk through Warsaw May 1. The walk will … Read More

All Your Election Day Information Is Here

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With the Primary Election fast approaching on Tuesday, May 6, many locally are preparing to cast their vote. However, there may be those still confused about voting eligibility, where to vote and how to register to vote. The following list of informational websites have been composed by Brad … Read More

Stormwater Rates Ordinance Gets First Approval


Additional verbiage to reflect the possibility of appealing a rate or asking for credits was finally enough for the Warsaw Common Council to approve an ordinance establishing stormwater utility rates. But, the ordinance requires one additional reading and final vote that will come next month. The ordinance was … Read More

Tony Michael Himes


Tony Michael Himes, 60, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 12:24 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at Select Specialty Care, Saint Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. On Dec. 25, 1953, he was born in Warsaw, Ind., to Russell Junior and Mabel June (Masterson) Himes. Tony was a lifetime … Read More

Wawasee Can’t Sink Warsaw’s ‘Shipp’ [VIDEO]

Warsaw's Brandon Shipp knocked a ball out of the park in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Tigers two huge insurance runs in their 7-6 win over Wawasee on Monday night. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

WARSAW – Monday may have been Dyngus Day for those that made the trip to South Bend, but it was a day circled in red for the Wawasee and Warsaw baseball teams for a completely different reason. The two rivals squared off for the first of two meetings … 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

Kosciusko REMC Celebrates 75th Annual Meeting

A long-standing cooperative tradition, this year’s annual meeting marks the 75th for Kosciusko REMC. On Saturday, April 26, the meeting will take place at Warsaw Community Church, 2300 Ranch Rd., Warsaw. The business meeting will convene at 10 a.m. and includes the board election, executive reports, entertainment and … Read More

Jail Bookings

Webb Odester Arnold

Kosciusko County The following individuals were recently booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: April 20, 2014 Ryan S. McDonald, 24, 67202 CR 29, New Paris, arrested for driving while suspended with a prior conviction. Bond: $300 cash Nathaniel Allen Bodkin, 26, homeless, arrested for criminal trespassing. Bond: $300 … Read More

Two Sentenced On Federal Drug Charges


The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Northern District federal court, Fort Wayne: Whitney Sparkman, 26, of Warsaw, was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to the felony offense of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. According to documents filed in the case, … Read More

Drug Take-Back Locations Announced


Kosciusko and Whitley counties are among those taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday. Over 5,600 collection sites will be established across the country this year as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s initiative to prevent drug abuse. Prescription medications (no liquids or needles) … Read More

Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department
 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