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  • 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.
  • Well, for land’s sake! Millie Hill is 103 years old today.
  • Florence Horn will celebrate her 100th birthday on Thursday. 

  • 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.
  • News from the classes of 1949, 1953, 1958 and 1961.
  • Irene Shively Davis was born Oct. 16, 1918.
  • Gwendolyn Krieder Teeple, Winona Lake, will be 90 years old on Sunday.
  • 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.
  • Rosemary Parsons celebrated her 95th birthday Sept. 24 by taking the "ride of her life."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 10 Years
    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.
  • 10 Years
    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.
  • 10 Years
    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.
  • 10 Years
    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 TO THE RESCUE
    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.
  • 10 Years
    Larry Kinsey was named Person of the Year by the North Webster Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, March 28.
  • 10 Years
    "Heart of Gold" recipients Tuesday, March 28, at Center Lake Pavilion: Janet Price, Robin Rovenstine, Robert "Coach" Lichtenwalter, Jessica Burkett, Dr. Anita Kishan, Delores Hearn, Marion Gilbert, Allan Ross, Lois VanOsdol and Mary Ann Cox. Speaker was Dr. Ronald Manahan, Grace College president.
  • 10 Years
    Paul Schmitt, a former 29-year member of the Warsaw Police Department, was sworn in this morning, March 28, as Winona Lake town marshal.
  • Alex Nicole Roosa was born March 21, 2016, at Indiana University Health, Muncie, to Alyssa Greene and Devon Roosa, Portland.
  • Tate Owen Brovant, North Manchester, was born at 8:56 p.m. March 22, 2016.
    He weighed eight pounds, four ounces.

  • 10 Years

    Wawasee High School awards blankets to those athletes who have earned 12 letters in varsity athletics during their years at the school. John Adams and Michael Conrad recently received blankets for their accomplishments.

  • 10 Years
    Dane A. Miller was one of the four founders of Biomet and has been president, chief executive officer and a director of the company since its formation in 1977.
  • Kaci and Cody Scheve, Warsaw, announce the birth of their daughter, Nora Kate Scheve.
  • Doris and Arlen Borkholder, Nappanee, announce the birth of their daughter, Colleen Renae.
    She was born at 6:59 p.m. March 17, 2016, and weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces.

  • Keith and Mary Ann Tucker Kreider, formerly of North Manchester, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Friday.
  • 10 Years
    The Kosciusko County Panthers, special olympics basketball team, will be playing in the Indiana Special Olympics Basketball State Championships at Indiana University Saturday, March 25.
  • Doris and Neil Hochstedler, Bourbon, announce the birth of their daughter, Lanae Diane Hochstedler.
    She was born at 3:35 p.m. March 16 and weighed 8 pounds and 7 ounces.
  • Rebecca and Joshua Coblentz, Tippecanoe, announce the birth of their daughter, Susanna Rosann Coblentz.
    She was born at 8:06 p.m. Jan. 30 and weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces.

  • Donald and Lynda Prater, Warsaw, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Prater, to Joshua Shepherd, both of Warsaw.
  • Chris and Julie Rankin, Warsaw, announce the engagement of their daughter, Abigail Rankin, to Matthew Peabody, both of Highlands Ranch, Colo.
  • 10 Years
    Tippecanoe Valley High School announced its winter sports awards winners: Jenny Harner, Ann Jackson, April Halterman, Emily Vanlaningham, Breanna Parker, Shelby May, A.J. Austin, Trenton Newsome, David Lash, Shane Drudge, Kevin Kindig and Anthony Prater.
  • 10 Years
    Cub Scouts from across Kosciusko and Whitley counties gathered at the North Webster Community Center March 10 to race wooden cars for the Lincolnway District Pinewood Derby Championship.
  • In your Google search you can also type a question in your search bar such as “Did Jacob Mann live in Virginia between 1800 and 1870?” When your search results come back, you can look for key words such as the parent’s name or spouse’s name of the ancestor you are listed in some of the search results.
  • 10 Years
    Warsaw Community High School 2006 Winter Percussion Ensemble placed first in their class at the Franklin Central High School Percussion Invitational March 18.
  • The Warsaw Branch of American Association of University Women will meet Saturday at 10 a.m. in the residence of Deb Blatz, 1005 Country Club Road, Warsaw.
  • Joshua and Jessica Hawn, Denver, Colo., announce the birth of their son, Landon Joshua Hawn.
  • James and Iola Goshert, Mentone, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Thursday with a family dinner.
  • 10 Years
    Plans are being made for the 2006 Red Ball, scheduled for May 6 at the Tippecanoe Country Club.
  • 10 Years
    Rozella Helvey celebrated her 100th birthday Friday, March 17.
  • 10 Years

    Cardinal Center board of directors for 2006: Sandra Hess, Mike Hall, Carrie Yocum, Bruce Greene, CEO Jane Greene, Mike Kissane, Ron Everson, Dana Krull, Chuck Whitcraft, Chairman Jeff Thornburgh, Vice Chairman Kevin Deardorff, John Warren and Bill Winn, Ruth Voreis and Past Chairman Larry Teghtmeyer.

  • R. Mathew Myers, Warsaw, and Michele VanZile-Myers, Warsaw, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brianna Myers, Lafayette, to Mathew Lerch, Lafayette.
  • Thomas and Diana Stull, Warsaw, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie (Stull) Kinsey  Columbia City, to Cory Dear, Columbia City.
  • Bryan and Pamela Bidwell, Pierceton, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Krista Jill Tracy, to Bryan William Howard, both of Pierceton.
  • Bryan and Pamella Bidwell, Pierceton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Brianne Bidwell, to Seth Tyler Christoffel, both of Pierceton.
  • 10 Years
    There were 33 teams vying for the title of Quiz Bowl Champion Tuesday, March 14, in the Career Center Gym at Warsaw Community High School, with proceeds to the Warsaw Education Foundation, Cristi Ganyard, Executive Director.
  • 10 Years

        Winona Lake Police Officer Terry Howie resigned in February after 24 years of service. The council recognized him Tuesday, March 14. Rolly Ortega presented him with a plaque of appreciation and his badge.

  • Search for one of your ancestor’s names in your Google search bar and see what you come up with.
  • Henry Wilbur Rosbrugh was born at 11:11 p.m. March 2, 2016, to Jarod and Alison Ellinger Rosbrugh, at Parkview Whitley, Columbia City.
  • 10 Years
    Heavy storms damaged areas in Milford this morning, March 13.
  • Regina and Jason Schwartz Yoder, Millersburg, announce the birth of their son, Joshua Schwartz.
    He was born at 3:20 p.m. March 4, 2016, and weighed six pounds eight ounces.