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Summer ’23 season at Wagon Wheel

Wagon Wheel Theatre, 2515 E. Center St., in Warsaw has announced the lineup for their 2023 Summer Season. The immersive “in-the-round” theater will welcome six shows to the stage next summer, starting in June and ending in August. The first show will be family friendly favorite The Little...
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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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Man and vehicles hit by bullets in shooting

A man was injured and vehicles and houses were hit in a shooting on Friday, August 5, at 11:25 p.m. Elkhart Police were called to the 600 block of W. Cleveland Avenue on reports of gunfire. When they arrived, they found bullet damage in multiple cars and houses. An 18-year-old...

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.

Procession route for Congresswoman Walorski announced

Visitation for Congresswoman Jackie Walorski is on Wednesday at Granger Community Church. It starts at noon and goes until 7 tomorrow evening. We're also told police will be at the church on both days to help with traffic. A funeral service is set for 11:00 a.m. on Thursday morning at...
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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.

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.

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.

Silver Alert issued for teen missing from Elkhart

A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared. The Elkhart Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Samya Allen, a 15-year-old black female, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, 240 pounds, brown hair with brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a red shirt with white lettering, black shorts, and carrying a brown jacket.
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Car thefts in Goshen

Goshen Police are investigating a rash of vehicle break-ins. Investigators say the break-ins and thefts of around a dozen cars happened during the overnight hours on Monday, Aug. 8, in neighborhoods between along 12th Street to 16th Street. Items taken include clothing, money, bank cards, a wallet, a passport, a...

Multiple thefts from vehicles reported in Goshen

GOSHEN, Ind. (WNDU) - Police in Goshen have taken multiple reports of theft from vehicles on the south side of the city. According to a Facebook post from the Goshen Police Department, the theft reports are mostly from neighborhoods on the city’s south side between Plymouth Avenue and College Avenue.

Quick Hit: ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’

Grammy- and Tony-winning Smokey Joe’s Café, featuring The Songs of Lieber and Stoller will be at Wagon Wheel Theatre in Warsaw from Aug. 11-20. One of Broadway’s longest-running musical revues, Smokey Joe’s Café features 40 songs that you know and love, making this a show that already feels familiar from the start.

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...

Funeral set for Emma Thomson, Rep. Walorski’s communications director

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. for Rep. Jackie Walorski’s communications director, according to the obituary. Emma Thomson, 28, from Johnstown, Pennsylvania, died Wednesday in an SUV-car crash near Wakarusa, Indiana. Thomson was in the SUV with Walorski in the crash that killed a total of four people.

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...

Stoner looks for leaders to step up

ELKHART — Jimtown football coach Cory Stoner knows opening the season with talented rivals NorthWood and Concord will never be easy. But toss in the fact that there will be a number of new players working their way into the Jimtown lineup in 2022 ...