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Marshall County Bridge repair

MARSHALL, Ind. -- Bridge repair work begins August 10th in Argos. East of Hickory and Filbert, 17th road will be closed for two weeks. Marshall County asks you to take a different route.
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Lake City Bank Announces Two Promotions

WARSAW — Lake City Bank recently announced two new promotions. Karla J. Kroll has been promoted to assistant vice president, loan systems support officer. In this position, Kroll manages, develops and implements commercial lending tools and works with business units and third-party partners to provide the best solutions for the bank and its customers. She has been with the bank for 23 years.

Warsaw Man Receives Local Sentence On Two Drug Cases

WARSAW — A Warsaw man will serve a four-year sentence locally on two drug possession cases. In the first case, Chadd Leroy Shumaker, 40, 113 S. Wood St., Warsaw, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and failure to appear, both level 6 felonies. He was also charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 5 felony, in a second case. Eight additional criminal charges were dismissed as part of a plea agreement.
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Warsaw School Board Hears Safety Update

School safety was a topic of discussion during the Warsaw School Board meeting Tuesday. Dr. David Robertson, assistant superintendent of elementary education, highlighted some of the work Warsaw Community Schools did over the summer in regards to school safety. He said the summer did start off with a countywide tabletop...

An Ounce Of Meth Leads To 8-Year Sentence

WARSAW — A Mentone man will serve eight years in prison after police discovered him in possession of one ounce of methamphetamine. Dennis D. Meade, 54, 4929 S. 700W, Mentone, is charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 3 felony; and resisting law enforcement, a class A misdemeanor. Two criminal charges, as well as two additional drug cases, were all dismissed as part of a plea agreement.

Sheriff sends deputies on Batmobile arrest errand for a friend

Riddle me this, Batman: When a custom car shop in Indiana does not deliver a Batmobile replica to a customer, why would a California sheriff send four deputies cross-country to arrest the shop's owner, jail him and freeze his assets?. The answer: The guy who ordered the Batmobile is apparently...
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Kosciusko Literacy Services Has New Director, Name, Logo, Mission And Vision

Kosciusko Literacy Services Board of Directors announced Wednesday that DeeAnna Muraski was hired as executive director and chief executive officer as of April 2022. The prior director, Cindy Cates, retired in March after serving the organization for 19 years. Joy McCarthy-Sessing, Board treasurer/secretary, stated, “Ms. Cates implemented many beneficial policies,...

Batmobile Garage Raid Hearing Canceled, California DA Considers Dropping Case

Our friend, Mark Racop, who owns Fiberglass Freaks in Indiana, had his garage raided recently by a California Sheriff's Office thousands of miles from their jurisdiction. Racop, who is the only artist licensed to replicate the 1966 Batmobile, told ABC 7 that customer Sam Anagnostou ordered one of the $210,000 vehicles, but missed a $20,000 payment during the building process. He "disappeared on me for over eight months, almost nine months."
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City Deals With 2 Dilapidated Buildings Owned By Same Person

Those were the first words from a woman last week when she was approached and asked about the dilapidated four-unit apartment building at 500 Chinworth Drive in Warsaw. The neighbor said the building near her residence has gone downhill in the past year with police calls, drug use and a continuous flow of new people in and out of the building.

Valparaiso Culver’s New Kids’ Nights are a Great Way to Have Some Family Fun

Valparaiso Culver’s has officially started another exciting event series for the Valparaiso community: Kids’ Nights. On Tuesday, August 9, kids and their families got to come out and enjoy all kinds of games and prizes at Valpo Culver’s first official Kids’ Night. Along with the games, there was face painting, balloon animals, sidewalk chalk drawing, and a photo booth for everyone to get silly with. Not to mention, the price of kids' meals was lowered to $3.99 for kids 12 and under dining in.
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Physical Evidence Presented To Jury In Murder Case

The state of Indiana called eight additional witnesses in the second day of a jury trial regarding a murder in Warsaw. In this case, Vickie Louise Wooldridge, 45, of 19 M Dee Acres, Nappanee, is charged with murder, a felony; attempted murder, a Level 1 felony; aggravated battery and attempted criminal confinement, both Level 3 felonies; and battery while armed with a deadly weapon, a Level 5 felony.

Monticello man held in homicide investigation

MONTICELLO, Ind. — White County deputies have arrested Randall R. Chamberlain of Monticello while they investigate Sunday's killing of Cayla L. Moore, according to the White County Sheriff's Office. White County deputies were called to the 4400 block of Northwest Shafer Drive about 7:25 p.m. Sunday on a report...

Syracuse Man Gets Six Year Sentence For Firing Handgun

WARSAW — A Syracuse man has been sentenced to six years after he fired a handgun near two people. Phom Ma Jack Davis Nakasen, 40, 1206 N. Algonquin Drive, was sentenced for five charges related to the incident. Those include one count of criminal recklessness committed with a deadly weapon, a Level 6 felony; two counts of pointing a firearm at another, both Level 6 felonies; carrying a handgun without a license, a Class A misdemeanor; and unlawful possession of a firearm by a domestic batterer, a Class A misdemeanor.
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WCHS Announces Free All-Sports Passes for Students

Warsaw - Warsaw Community Schools is pleased to announce a five-year partnership with SYM Financial Advisors to cover the cost of all-sport passes for all 9th-12th grade Warsaw Community High School students. In celebration of the partnership, The Warsaw Tiger cheer block will be identified as the “SYM Zone.” Students can look for the orange SYM Zone logo at all regular home athletic events, including basketball and football games.

Etna Green Council Meeting Moved To Tuesday

ETNA GREEN — The Etna Green Town Council meeting for August will be on Tuesday, Aug. 16. The meeting was originally set to be Tuesday, Aug. 9, but was postponed due to illness. Tuesday’s meeting will start at 7 p.m. at Etna Green Town Hall.
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Ned A. Heighway

AKRON – Ned A. Heighway, 78, of Akron, passed surrounded by his family at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, at his residence. Ned was born on April 21, 1944, in Rochester, to the late Robert O. and Ruth Eleanor Hamilton Heighway. Ned was married on June 20, 1965, in Rochester, to Linda L. Severns; she survives.

Rodger Drudge

Rodger Dean Drudge, 65, Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Mentone, died July 31, 2022. Rodger was born in Warsaw on Dec. 26, 1956. He married Christina Books Drudge; she survives in Jacksonville, Fla. Rodger is survived by his son, Nathan (Mary) Drudge; daughters, Joy Berrios and Melissa Baker; father, Rex Drudge;...

WCHS Cheer Block Gains Support From SYM Financial

WARSAW – Warsaw Community Schools has announced a five-year partnership with SYM Financial Advisors to cover the cost of all-sport passes for all 9th-12th grade Warsaw Community High School students. In celebration of the partnership, the Warsaw Tiger cheer block will be identified as the “SYM Zone.” Students can...