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  • The Alzheimer’s Association has monthly support group meetings to give family members and other caregivers an opportunity to share their experiences.

  • Meeting reports from area social groups.
  • The class’s next meeting will be at noon Feb. 21 at Richards.Teachers, friends and spouses of classmates are all welcome to attend.
  • Back to the basics of Jesus is one church's message for the new year; a Bible conference, a visit from the Sumralls and a baked steak dinner are also happening this week.
  • The family of William I. “Bill” Long, Hoffman Lake, will have a family dinner today to celebrate his 85th birthday.
  • A bridge tournament was among the activities reported this week:
  • Upcoming events include a baked steak dinner, a free community meal, a concert and a ladies Bible conference.
  • Meeting reports and upcoming events from area service clubs and social groups.
  • Upcoming events include the Winter-Fest Gospel Concert and Financial Peace University.
  • Things to do in January at the Senior Activities Center in Warsaw include Pajama Day and a bowling outing.
  • News from area service clubs and social groups:
  • Avis was born Jan. 7, 1928, to Avery and Lucy Leckrone Kimes of Claypool. She was raised on Kimes family farm, where she still lives.
  • Members of the Warsaw High School class of 1956 met Dec. 20 at Richards Restaurant, Warsaw.
  • Several groups of card players gathered recently:
  • News from the classes of 1953 and 1961.
  • Candlelight services and other special events are planned on Christmas Eve.
  • A literary club, a seniors group and some fans of bridge were among those who gathered recently.
  • Lambda Omega Chi will have a Christmas party Wednesday.
  • The Warsaw Community Schools sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade bands will give their winter concert at 7 p.m. Monday, while the Warsaw Community High School winter dance concert will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Some bridge groups and a singles group got together this week.
  • Family group The Littles will give a concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Riverview Community Church.
  • Upcoming events include a food drive, concerts and a service on holiday grief.
  • An Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Parkview Center for Healthy Living inside the YMCA, 1305 Mariners Drive, Warsaw. 

  • Meeting reports and upcoming events from area service clubs and social groups.
  • News from the Warsaw High School classes of 1949 and 1956.
  • Retirees from Whitko Community Schools meet every other month to share a meal and reconnect.
  • Concerts, dinners and Christmas programs are among upcoming events:
  • Church of the Good Shepherd, Winona Lake, recently presented a $400 check to the Boomerang Backpacks program at Warsaw Community High School.
  • Pythons do not have to eat very often, and for this reason they have proven invaluable in research to study digestion and surprisingly, heart disease.
  • Bridge clubs, a singles group and some women's groups were active recently.
  • News from the Warsaw High School classes of 1948, 1953, 1954 and 1959.
  • Upcoming events include two chicken and noodle dinners, a bazaar and a Christmas celebration.
  • The family of Dolores Hively celebrated five generations at a recent gathering.
  • SYRACUSE — With a menu reminiscent of ‘50s-style holiday dining, the Quaker Haven chef staff are helping Lakes Area Players provide a dinner theater experience in the upcoming “Christmas on the Air” production.
  • Area singles, bridge groups and a literary club gathered within the last week.
  • In honor of her 94th birthday, the family of Pearl England will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Miller's Merry Manor, Warsaw.
  • A Christmas dinner theater, bazaar and community meal are among upcoming events.
  • Warsaw High School class of 1956 will meet for lunch at noon Wednesday at Richards Restaurant, Warsaw.
  • Collection dates begin next week for Operation Christmas Child, a ministry connected with Samaritan’s Purse.
  • Lavona Gerard, Warsaw, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Nov. 15.
  • News from the Pierceton High School class of 1956 and the Warsaw High School classes of 1958 and 1961.
  • Meeting reports from area bridge groups and other social clubs.
  • Grace Baptist Church is meeting in a new location, but it’s a familiar spot to many Kosciusko County residents.
  • Upcoming events include a craft bazaar, a chili cookoff, concerts and a service honoring veterans.
  • Several craft bazaars and some concerts are among upcoming events.
  • Florence Horn will celebrate her 100th birthday on Thursday. 

  • Well, for land’s sake! Millie Hill is 103 years old today.
  • Meeting reports and upcoming events from area service clubs and social groups.
  • News from the classes of 1948 and 1953.
  • Upcoming events include trunk-or-treat, fall festivals, a holiday bazaar, a revival and a talent night.
  • Rats continue to be the most despised and feared creatures that plague mankind. Yet the basic internal structures of rats and humans are similar.
  • Meeting reports and upcoming events from area service clubs and social groups.
  • The family of Lois Rowe Lenaberg, Warsaw, celebrated five generations at a recent gathering.
  • Gwendolyn Krieder Teeple, Winona Lake, will be 90 years old on Sunday.
  • News from the classes of 1949, 1953, 1958 and 1961.
  • Irene Shively Davis was born Oct. 16, 1918.
  • The family of Mary Joseph celebrated five generations at the recent Baldridge family reunion.
  • Meeting reports and upcoming events from area service clubs and social groups.
  • Norman Hagg will celebrate his 80th birthday Sunday with an open reception at the Shrine Building, Kosciusko County Fairgrounds, Warsaw, from 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Classmates and friends of Warsaw High School class of 1956 will meet for lunch at Richards Restaurant at noon  Wednesday.
  • Rosemary Parsons celebrated her 95th birthday Sept. 24 by taking the "ride of her life."
  • INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Historical Society has presented its Outstanding Bicentennial Collaborative Project Award to Indiana Barn Foundation for its Indiana Bicentennial Barn Quilt.
  • 10 Years
    President George Bush is honoring Tippecanoe Valley Middle School science teacher Jane Hunn this week with the 2005 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
  • 10 Years
    The Creighton Brothers Charitable Fund recently donated $10,000 to the new Mentone Community Emergency Services building for the purpose of finishing the kitchen with cabinets and appliances.
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    The Kosciusko Community Hospital Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Jerry Beasley as chief executive officer. Beasley comes to KCH from Fort Wayne where he served as chief executive officer of St. Joseph Hospital.
  • 10 Years
    William "Rocky" Goshert won the highly contested sheriff's race with 57.89 percent of the vote in Tuesday's primary election. The Republican candidate will face Democrat Jim Bumbaugh in November.
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    Mark Meadows, counselor of the communications merit badge, has been talking to members of Boy Scout Troop 715 for several weeks about different forms of communication.
  • Lyle and Edna Schwartz Miller, Etna Green, announce the birth of their daughter, Kristen Janelle Miller.
    She was born May 6, 2016, and weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19-1/2 inches.

  • 10 Years
    The 27th annual Tri Kappa Warsaw Community High School Art Show will be May 21 from noon to 2 p.m. Students will display visual arts from their art classes and senior art students will showcase the body of their work from the past four years.
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    Several trees were added to the courthouse lawn Friday to replace those lost to disease or storm damage. In 1981, county commissioners planted three trees in memory of former commissioners Gerald D. Smalley and Merl Nelson and Judge Byron C. Kennedy.

  • 10 Years
    Eleven quilters of the Lakeland Quilters met Monday at the Tippecanoe Community Center. Treasurer Roberta Sowers called the meeting to order. Show and tell featured Suze Wilt, Elaine Rider, Diana Hull, Krisce Myers and Barbara Miller.
  • 10 Years
    Kim Dunifin, Tippecanoe, recently started an AtHome America business, a direct seller of home decorating accents.
  • 10 Years
    Sally Bailey, Leesburg, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Hamilton Realty, has earned membership in Coldwell Banker International Business Conference. She was presented with the distinguished honor at the annual Coldwell Banker International Business Conference.
  • 10 Years
    Lester J. Fox, president and CEO of REAL Services, marks his 40th year with the social services agency which also is celebrating its 40th year of service Monday.
  • 10 Years
    The Warsaw Branch of American Association Of University Women met Saturday morning at the home of Babs Coppes.
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    Men's basketball coach at Grace College, Jim Kessler, and six members of the team will leave for Europe where they will work with alumni Dave Hobert and John Pappas, both missionaries with Grace Brethren International Missions.
  • 10 Years
    NIPSCO workers survey the site where a major gas pipeline broke Friday afternoon on the west side of Boggs Industrial Park.
  • 10 Years
    Sixteen fifth and sixth graders from Kosciusko County will converge on the Warsaw Community Public Library Saturday morning for a unique competition.
  • 10 Years
    Christ Carpenter, Claypool, is a Kosciusko County Commissioner candidate for the southern district.
  • 10 Years
    Jailer officers from 17 counties converged on Kosciusko County Wednesday for a special training session hosted by Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department.
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    Claypool is preparing for the upcoming groundbreaking of the Louis Dreyfus facility scheduled to open Thursday.
  • 10 Years:
    A 20-month lawsuit against Warsaw Community School Corp. by two former employees has been settled.
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    Jim Bumbaugh announced his candidacy for Kosciusko County Sheriff.

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    An open house for the Mentone Community Emergency Services Building was held April 17.
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    Junior Achievement serving Warsaw and Tippecanoe Valley recently announced it received a grant from Paragon Medical in the amount of $2,572.
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    Lee Ann Stewart Dance Schools recently received four awards at the 2006 Chicago competition of Dance Olympus/Dance America.
  • Steve and Jodie Church, Angola, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Church, to Aaron Walters, both of Warsaw.
  • Andy and Kim Finch, Warsaw, announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Finch, to Chas Simpson, both of Warsaw.
  • Allen and Shawn Angel and Anthony Yoder, all of Elkhart, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Yoder, Elkhart, to Nicholas Jackson, Warsaw.
  • John and Tammy Leek, Warsaw, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jodi Leek, to Christopher Hanson, both of Warsaw.
  • 10 Years
    Kosciusko County Sheriff's Deputy Jon Tyler and Kosciusko County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine accepted a plaque from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
  • 10 Years
    Matthew Reinholt served as a Senate page for Senator Ryan Misher, Bremen, on March 8.
  • 10 Years
    The law firm of Valentine Miner & Lemon LLP publicly celebrated the opening of their new location at 523  S. Buffalo St., Warsaw.
  • Marvin and Shirley Iery McCleese,7985 N. CR 400E, Leesburg, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 30.
  • Ronnie and Patricia Ulmer York, Etna Green, will celebrate their wedding anniversary Saturday.
  • Former Warsaw residents Firman and Frances Sensibaugh are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary April 20.
  • 10 Years
    The brass instrument up in the attic collecting dust now can be put to good use.
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    According to a number of independent news sources, Warsaw's Biomet Inc. has retained investment bank Morgan Stanley to help weigh a possible sale of the company.
  • 10 Years
    The National Endowment for the Humanities chose the Warsaw Community Public Library to be one of 2,000 recipients for the "We the People Bookshelf," an award of 15 books, promotional materials and government recognition to aid in the teaching of history and culture through special programming and book displays.
  • Alpheus and Lynae Eherenman, Warsaw, announce the birth of their daughter, Elise Rose Eherenman.
    She was born at 11:57 p.m. March 31, 2016, at home and weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces.

  • 10 Years

    4-H Fun Shoot was held Friday, April 7, on Roy Gregory's property south of Warsaw.
  • 10 Years
    Two chess teams from Madison Elementary School placed at the Indiana State Chess Team Championships in Terre Haute March 25.
  • 10 Years
    Kosciusko County's 2006 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars: Lauren Cooper, daughter of Gary and Shayna Cooper, and Kyle Watson, son of Toby and Joyce Young.
  • 10 Years
    World War II and Korean War Army veteran Steven Paege, Warsaw, was presented Saturday, April 1, with nine military medals he earned more than 60 years ago, but never received.
  • Mary Kathryn Kuhns and Daniel Ray Bontrager, Bourbon, announce the birth of their son, Merle Edwin Bontrager.
    He was born at 6:51 March 31, 2016, and weighed 8 pounds and 5 ounces.
    Rats are very intelligent creatures and have a very sensitive sense of smell. The non-profit organization APOPO have trained rats to sniff out land mines. Their training begins when they are four weeks old.
  • 10 Years
    Before heading out to spring break Friday, March 31, Lakeview Middle School students celebrated their fundraising efforts for Mississippi hurricane victims.
  • 10 Years
    Kate and Sarah Macdonald, daughters of Jim and Kathy Macdonald, were named to the Dean's List with Semester Honors at Purdue University for the fall semester.
  • 10 Years
    Triton High School varsity cheer squad was fourth at Cheer Ltd. in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Members are Kayla Kindig, Sierra Mitchell, Brenna Hoffer, Cassie Heath, April Kuhn, Darrien Duff, Stan Cripps, Zach Bradley, Joe LaChance, Jessica and Melissa Harner, Greg Anderson, Ashley Nordmann and Heather Wallace.
  • 10 Years
    The Warsaw Community High School Winter Percussion Ensemble placed second at the Indiana Percussion Association State Finals Saturday, March 25, their 10th consecutive trip.
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    Grace College presents the comedy/musical/mystery "Something's Afoot" this Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1 and the again April 6-8 at the Grace College Little Theatre. Mike Yocum directs.

  • Stanley and Aleta Holderman, Warsaw, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
  • Jeff and Michelle Clauss Bormet, formerly of Bourbon, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.