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One Person Taken To Hospital After Wreck Near Atwood

ATWOOD — One person was taken to a hospital following a two-vehicle accident near Atwood. The wreck happened shortly before 5 p.m. on Monday, June 27, along US 30 near CR 500W. According to Atwood Fire Department Assistant Chief Scott Shepherd, a person involved in the accident was taken to the hospital.
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Crash Update: Five Injured In Sunday’s Two-Vehicle Accident

SYRACUSE - Five people were injured Sunday morning after a two-vehicle accident resulted in one of the vehicles ending up in a pond. All the occupants of the vehicle in the pond were able to get out of the 2005 Lexus ES3. The incident occurred at 10:38 a.m. Sunday near...
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UPDATE: One Injured In Crash At SR 15 And CR 900N

MILFORD — Shelby Harrell, 26, Klinger Street, Plymouth, was taken to Kosciusko Community Hospital and later to a Fort Wayne hospital following a two-vehicle crash at SR 15 and CR 900N Friday, June 24. The crash was reported at 8:09 a.m. Harrell suffered a broken wrist and pelvic injuries.

Man Arrested After Punching Work Supervisor

WARSAW — A man was recently arrested after allegedly punching his work supervisor in the head. Monte Carlton, 28, Bowling Green, Fla., is charged with battery causing serious bodily injury, a level 5 felony. On May 20, a Warsaw Police officer went to a local hospital regarding an incident...

Changes underway at Warsaw hospital with 30-million-dollar expansion

Warsaw, Ind. — The goal is simple. To provide more and better care for patients. Several changes are already underway at a Warsaw hospital. While the sign still says Kosciusko Community Hospital, there's a new name Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital. But that's the most minor part they hope you notice.

Three Teens Involved in Crash

The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office said they believe alcohol to be a factor in an early Sunday morning accident in Coshocton. It took place just before 5AM in the 30000 block of State Route 643 in Crawford Township. Authorities said 18-year-old Jesse Yoder of Millersburg, Indiana was traveling south on State Route 643 when he lost control and went off the right side of the roadway.

Injuries Reported In Two-Vehicle Accident Near Atwood

ATWOOD — Injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident near Atwood on Monday, June 27. Just before 3:30 p.m., Atwood and Etna Township Fire Departments responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of US 30 and CR 800W. The accident involved a silver Dodge Avenger and a red...
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City of Peru July 4th schedule announced

PERU, IN- Peru City Hall will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4th, 2022 in observance of Independence Day. Trash that is normally picked up on Monday will be picked up on Tuesday, July 5th along with Tuesday’s trash. City of Peru fireworks celebration will be held on Monday, July...
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Brothers From Mason Take Residents Fishing

Twice a year, brothers Tyler and Shane Wallen like to take Mason Health & Rehabilitation Center residents and rehabbed home patients fishing on the pond just off Country Club Drive in Warsaw. Tyler works in occupational therapy and is the rehabilitation director, and Shane works in physical therapy at Mason....

UPDATE: Collision At CRs 1300N And 300E Sends Car Into Pond

MILFORD — An Illinois couple was taken to an area hospital following a two-vehicle collision at CR 1300N and CR 300E Sunday, June 26. The accident was at 10:38 a.m. Patrick J. Mahoney, 69, South Marilynn Lane, Homer Glen, Ill., complained of pain to the hip/upper leg. A passenger in his vehicle, Cheryl Mahoney, 67, South Marilynn Lane, Homer Glen, Ill., complained of pain to her back.
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Camp Hope Returns To Warsaw July 12-14

Ryan’s Place is bringing Camp Hope back to Warsaw to help children deal with their grief over the deaths of loved ones. Warsaw Community Church, 1855 S. County Farm Road, Warsaw, will be the location for Camp Hope Warsaw from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 12 to 14. To register, call Ryan’s Place at 574-535-1000 or email for a link to the registration. Registration deadline is tentatively set for Friday, July 1, and the camp is free.

Fireworks, Concert, Parade Part Of Winona Lake Fourth Celebration

WINONA LAKE — People can celebrate the Fourth of July a bit early in Winona Lake. There are plenty of activities that will be held on Saturday, July 2, and Sunday, July 3. Saturday’s events kick off with the Cutie Contest in the community building at Winona Lake. Titles include Prince and Princess Winona for three-year-olds and four-year-olds and King and Queen Winona for five-year-olds and six-year-olds.
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Girl Scouts Honor 8 Gold Award Recipients

FORT WAYNE – Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana (GSNI-M) honored eight Gold Award recipients, one of whom also received a national Gold Award Scholarship, at a ceremony Sunday at Goshen College. The Gold Award represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouting, recognizing girls who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through Take...

Jim Bucher Honored Posthumously As Akron Grand Marshal

AKRON — Jim Bucher was a familiar face around Akron. Two of his children, Amy Cooper and Jeff Bucher, shared with InkFreeNews how Jim would travel around town on his blue golf cart greeting other people. Though Jim passed away in February at age 85, his hometown will honor...

Argos Police Department to Conduct Active Shooter Training

The Argos Police Department is working with the Argos Community School Corporation to conduct an active shooter training session on July 8. Police Chief Corey Bowman told the Argos Town Council members recently that the training will likely start in the morning at the school and will involve fire and EMS. There will be different training details involved in the upcoming event.

National gas prices fall below $5 per gallon. Yay?

WABASH VALLEY (WTHI) - We have a bit of good news for drivers in the Wabash Valley. Indiana's gas prices have fallen more than 11 cents in the last week. According to GasBuddy, the average gas price in Indiana is $5.01. The national average now sits even lower at $4.88 per gallon.

Winona Lake Flotilla Set For July 3

WINONA LAKE — Winona Lake’s annual flotilla is set for Sunday, July 3. Organizer Art Gakstatter said people are welcome to meet at 3 p.m. at the Winona Lake Limitless Park pier to line up their boats. He said the event is to be scaled down a bit this year, with no set theme or award presentation.