10 Years
Beginning in April, Grace College plans to begin construction of the 70,000-square-foot  "Orthopedic Capital Center" on Wooster Road. The center will be used for Grace chapel and sporting events, plus local concerts and trade shows. The college hopes the first event inside the building will be the 2007 Spring graduation commencement. "It's wonderful for the campus," Grace president Dr. Ronald Manahan said. "And it's going to be a great asset to the community."

    Kosciusko County Soil and Water Conservation District awards Tuesday, Feb. 21: Dennis Walther, Conservation Farmer of the Year; John and Darlene Lash, Nutrient Management Award; Bill Engelberth, who began farming in the 1940's, was presented the Master Farmer Award.

25 Years
Meenakshi "Meena" Datta, daughter of Jatinder and Gita Datta, Warsaw, is the winner of the championship round of the 1991 Kosciusko County Spelling Bee for the second year in a row.  Dr. Judith Najib, chairperson for the event, presented an engraved plaque. Last year's runner-up was Debra Dome.

    Starting out as a small transportation van for the handicapped 10 years ago, KABS has become a mass transit system for Kosciusko County. Officials of Kosciusko Area Bus Service celebrated with a luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 27. Rex Juillerat, long-time mechanic, joined KABS at its inception.

50 Years

LeEtta Sue Ring, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Ring, Warsaw, sophomore at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, received her nurse's cap Friday evening, Feb. 11. Attending the ceremony were her parents, grandmother, Mrs. Arthur Griswold, and aunt, Mrs. Guy Clark. Also receiving their caps: Sharon Eileen Cauffman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Cauffman, Rt. 2, Claypool; Donna Lorine Haney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Haney, Rt. 1, Pierceton; Ramona Lee Enyeart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Truman B. Enyeart, Silver Lake.

    Keith Pagel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Pagel, Warsaw, entertained several of his classmates and neighbors in celebration of his ninth birthday on Saturday, Feb. 5. Attending were Gary Loftin, David Erwin, Roger Rapsavage, Tim Brown, Vicki Kauffman, Kerry and Jimmy Robinson, and his brother and sister, Kim and Karen.

75 Years

A shipment of clothing, made by about 250 Kosciusko County women under the direction of the local Red Cross chapter, left Warsaw Friday, Jan. 31, for a warehouse at Jersey City, N.J., bound for war-tortured England, it was reported by Mrs. C.A. Braddock, of Warsaw, production chairman in the county. Top knitter in the group was Mrs. Libbie Cook, of 516 West Center Street, who turned in eight sweaters. Mrs. Merl McGlennon, of Silver Lake, and Mrs. Russell M. Spear, of 304 South High Street, are now working on their fifth sweater. Scraps from the sewing projects are being turned into comforters.

    Jeweler Everett Hanft was the the first patient at the new Murphy Medical Center, undergoing an X-ray on his neck Thursday, Jan. 30, from an old football injury.