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Six Witnesses Testify In Warsaw Murder Trial

WARSAW — Thirteen jury members were selected and six witnesses testified during the first day of a four-day jury trial regarding a murder in Warsaw. Vickie Louise Wooldridge, 45, 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.
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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.
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Wawasee Schools To Formally Begin Looking At Combining 2 Middle Schools

SYRACUSE - Wawasee Schools will formally begin looking at combining Milford Middle School into Wawasee Middle School. During the Wawasee School Board meeting Tuesday, Superintendent Dr. Steve Troyer said last week he sent out a newsletter to all Wawasee families to give them a heads-up on the issue. “We have...
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WCS And SYM Financial Advisors Announce Free All-Sports Passes For WCHS Students

Warsaw Community Schools announced a five-year partnership with SYM Financial Advisors to cover the cost of all-sport passes for all ninth- to 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...

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.

2022 Countdown to Kickoff: Huntington North Vikings

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WFFT) - The Huntington North football team is ready to take a big leap forward in Bob Prescott's fourth season at the helm as head coach. The Vikings have just eight wins over the first three seasons under Prescott, but they were much more competitive in 2021, with three of their losses coming by 10 points or less.

Charles K. “Chuck” Ream

CULVER – Charles K. “Chuck” Ream of rural Culver passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022, in his home following an illness. He was born on April 1, 1942, in Knox to the late Nicholas and Etta (Davis) Ream. He was 80 years-old at the time of his death.
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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...

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.

2022 Highlight Zone Preview: Columbia City Eagles

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (WANE) – Columbia City won its first postseason game since 2014 last season, and the Eagles are looking to carry that momentum into the 2022 season while replacing some key standouts off last year’s 5-6 team due to graduation. Four-year starting quarterback Greg Bolt signed with Saint Francis, so the Eagles will […]

Nappanee Man Arrested on Suspicion of Drug Possession, Resisting Law Enforcement

A Nappanee man was arrested Saturday, August 6 following a traffic stop in the area of 9A Road and Collins Drive in Marshall County. A Marshall County Sheriff’s Department deputy initiated a traffic stop on a 2005 Yamaha moped at 3:30 a.m. ET. Police say the driver of the moped, Brandon J. Hattery, failed to comply with officers and threw an item into a yard. Officers discovered the item to be a methamphetamine pipe with residue, according to the report. Officers also allegedly found marijuana hidden on his person.

2022 Countdown to Kickoff: Columbia City Eagles

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (WFFT) - Coming off a 5-6 campaign in 2021, the Columbia City football team is ready to soar to new heights this fall. The Eagles graduate starting quarterback Greg Bolt, who threw for over 1,000 yards and rushed for an additional 500-plus in 2021. However, they don't have too many other positions to fill.

Friday Night Football Fever Preview: Warsaw Tigers

WARSAW — The Warsaw Tigers are returning a whole host of players with experience. The Tigers have six returners on offense and four of their five leading tacklers on defense. Warsaw started 7-1 a year ago but limped to the finish, getting outscored 48 to zero in the team's...

Theft Of Tesla In Mentone Quickly Culminates In Crash

MENTONE — A woman who allegedly stole a Tesla in Mentone crashed it minutes later into a thicket of trees. The accident happened shortly before 2 p.m. on a gravel road that leads to the town’s sewage plant. The unidentified driver was airlifted by Lutheran Air to a...
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Wabash City Police encourage motorists to be cautious to keep school children safe

WABASH, IN- The Wabash City Police would like to remind motorists that schools would be starting August 10. Therefore, the Wabash City Police is asking that motorists be cautious in traveling due to school children walking, riding bicycles, and waiting at bus stops. Be aware that children sometimes forget about motor vehicles and may dart into traffic.

Bridge Work Starting this Week in Marshall County

Bridge work is starting this week in Marshall County. The bridge replacement project on Queen Road north of 1st Road has begun with no thru traffic allowed. The road will be closed up to 60 days in order to complete the project. Bridge repair work will begin Wednesday, August 10...

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.

Barenaked Ladies coming to Embassy

Over the course of 33 years, the Toronto quartet have sold more than 15 million records worldwide and built up an arsenal of hits, such as “If I Had $1,000,000,” “One Week,” “Pinch Me,” and “The Big Bang Theory Theme.”. The band has...