10 Years

Whitko Middle School's 7th-grade girls basketball team won the Whitko Tournament Jan. 21. The Wildcats defeated Manchester in the first game and Wawasee in the championship: Alex Reed, Kirstie Eber, Shandi Oswald, Stephanie Camden, Christina Hoopingarner, Nicole Slaymaker, Ashley Gamsby, Jenna Gross, Sage Sroufe, Taylor Casey, Olivia Gable, Jenna Hall, Rachelle and Anne Kessie, Shana Messmore, Rylie Snep, Karissa Keener, coaches Chris Harrison and Steve Hoopingarner.

    2006 Whitko FFA: Ashley Haegert, Tim and Jason Landrigan, Kyle Wood, Abbie Hicks, Laura and Taylor Kessie, Steven Messmore, Chris Snyder, Linzey Terrill and Trent Gable.

25 Years

Warsaw's Dana Creighton is the area's top player of 1991. She averaged 17.6 points a game this season. In her career, she has played in 80 games, while Angie Johnson played in 89 and Liza Reed, 87.

    Retired Bourbon postmaster, James L. Slough, was presented a service award recognizing his 48 years as an employee of the postal service. Presenting is William Albaugh, Elkhart, who is serving until a replacement can be found.

    Triton senior Katrina Klotz made 12 points during the first game of the Warsaw Sectional Thursday night, Jan. 31, helping the Lady Trojans past Wawasee 54-43, and earning them a trip to Saturday's championship game against Warsaw. Sophomore Justina Reichert led all scorers with 20 points. Wawasee junior Heather Perzanowski led her team with 19 points.

50 Years

Robert Weirick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Weirick, and Diana Church, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bud Church, were crowned King and Queen of Triton High School Friday night, Jan. 14, at the Triton/Syracuse basketball game. First runners-up were Larry Binkley and Margie Wagoner. Steve Martin and Ann Shively came in second.

    Warsaw High School cheerleaders: Pat Cox, Vonnie Goshert, Angie Blanchard, Nancy Gable and Beth Anglin. The well-organized cheering block, containing 170 girls, is under the direction of Bedelia Weirick, and are on hand for every Tiger home game.

    Plans for the annual Shrine Circus caravan, Friday, Feb. 4, are nearing completion, according to James Mitchell, chairman.

75 Years

Ralph Pinkerton Jr., 19, Milford, suffered the fracture of his left leg Monday afternoon, Jan. 13, when he jumped from a crane during the excavation for the addition to the Gatke building in East Warsaw. Pinkerton was removed to the McDonald hospital, and it was found that he splintered a bone above the ankle.

    The Warsaw city police car is to be parked on the east side of North Indiana Street, with the front facing Center Street. Quicker get-aways may be made, Chief Raymond Neff said, than from the parking space on Center Street, which is usually parked full. Street Commissioner John Lee painted the new parking space with yellow paint.