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  • Driver In Fatal Bus Stop Crash Appears In Court Today
    The woman accused of killing three children in a bus stop crash was in court today, where a judge entered a preliminary not guilty plea on her behalf.
  • BZA Changes Tattoo Ruling After Supreme Court Decision
    After more than seven years, John Brown knew he had to take action.

    Brown’s desire to have the word “tattoo” as part of signage to promote his business, Take Action, 938 N. Detroit St., turned into a controversy in 2011 when he ultimately lost his zoning battle with the Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals.
  • Racetrack Lawsuit Heads To Mediation
    The two sides involved in the lawsuit over motorized racing at the Kosciusko County fairgrounds are headed to mediation.
  • Child Seduction Charge Filed
    A Warsaw man is facing a child seduction charge after allegedly having sex with a girl under 18 years old more than once.
  • Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Misconduct With Minor
    A Warsaw man pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with a minor in Kosciusko County Superior Court I on Thursday.
  • Homeless Man Sentenced For Battery, Mischief
    A homeless man who everyone agreed needs help for substance abuse was sentenced for battery, criminal mischief and probation violation in Kosciusko County Superior Court I on Thursday morning.
  • Pierceton Man Sentenced In Criminal Confinement
    A Pierceton man was sentenced Thursday morning for his part in a criminal confinement case from December.
  • Leesburg Man Faces Sentencing In Michigan, Ohio
    A Leesburg man who was sentenced Thursday for his part in a series of burglaries in Kosciusko County faces sentencing in Michigan and Ohio for similar crimes.
  • East Center Street Gas Station Robber Pleads Guilty
    The man who robbed a gas station on East Center Street in Warsaw in January pleaded guilty Thursday to level 3 robbery.
  • Kosciusko Family Suing Watercraft Dealer Over Explosion
    A 15-year-old Kosciusko County boy and his parents are suing an Upland personal watercraft dealer after his Sea-Doo exploded earlier this year, causing the teen injuries.
  • Defense Files Response To State’s Brief In Lundy Case
    David Kolbe, the defense attorney for Colt Lundy, filed his response over the weekend to the issues raised by the state on Lundy’s petition to modify his prison sentence in connection to the 2010 murder of his stepfather.
  • Claypool Man Meted 100 Months On Gun Charge
    A Claypool man received a sentence of 100 months incarceration and one year of supervised release after pleading guilty to possessing a firearm by a convicted felon.
  • State Files Brief In Lundy’s Motion To Modify Sentence
    The state filed its brief Tuesday on issues raised during Colt Lundy’s hearing to modify his prison sentence in connection to the 2010 murder of his stepfather.
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County Courts:
  • Sex charge brings 6-year sentence
    A former Pierceton man was sentenced Thursday morning to six years in the Indiana Department of Corrections for sexual misconduct with a minor, a level 5 felony.
  • Cromwell man in Community Corrections
    A 31-year-old Cromwell man with a long criminal history was sentenced Thursday to six years in the Indiana Department of Corrections for burglary, but will serve his time in Community Corrections for the effort he’s made in changing his life.
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County courts:
  • 121/2-Year Sentence Handed Down In Three Separate Cases
    A Kosciusko County Jail inmate who was originally charged with eight crimes in three cases, including rape and intimidation of another inmate last year, was sentenced this morning on four of the charges to 12½ years, with all but one year to be served in prison.
  • Manslaughter Case Brings 17.5-Year Term
    A Warsaw man who shot at a Warsaw Police officer in February 2017 received a 17½-year sentence this morning in a plea agreement.
  • Yet Another Judge Punts Fairboard Case
    Another judge will have to be appointed to the fairgrounds motorized racing lawsuit.
  • Condemnation Suit Targets N. Buffalo House
    Warsaw city officials on Monday defended attempts to purchase a home in the  Buffalo Street redevelopment project.
  • Landlord Sues Tenant for $42,283 In Rent
    Courthouse Coffee LLC – doing business as Café Mod – is being sued for breach of contract and eviction in Kosciusko Circuit Court.
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County courts:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Mike Reed presiding:
  • The following people have filed for marriage licenses with Kosciusko County Clerk Ann Torpy:
  • The following people have filed for marriage licenses with Kosciusko County Clerk Ann Torpy:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko?Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County courts:
  • A roundup of filing from the Kosciusko County Justice Building.
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:

    Auto Owners Insurance v. Sherrie Fritsch, Carmel. Plaintiff seeks $7,051.59 due on property damage from a tree falling in the yard.

    • First Federal Savings Bank v. Kristi Allen, CR 625S, Claypool. Plaintiff seeks $54,442.13 due on a mortgage. 

    • Farm Credit Mid-America v. Jonathan Boggs, CR 300S, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $21,802.09 due on a credit account.

    Interra Credit Union v. Bryce Truman, CR 52, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $10,641.93 due on a credit account.

    Interra Credit Union v. Scott Hattery, East Bayview Drive, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $3,052.42 due on a credit account. 

    • Douglas and Katheryn Payne v. Foy and Frankie Frasure, address unlisted. Plaintiff seeks possession of property due to failed monthly payments. 



    The following new actions have been filed in Kosciusko Superior Court I with Judge David Cates presiding:

    • Stephen Harrants v. Robert Buesching, and the United Parcel Service. Plaintiff seeks unspecifed damages for a wrongful death in an automobile accident. 

    • Lee Kuhn v. Kaitlyn Kubley, Rozella Road, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks unspecified damages from an automobile accident. 



    The following new actions have been filed in Kosciusko Superior Court II with Judge Torrey Bauer presiding:

    • Community Federal Credit Union v. David Housouer, Wooster Road, Pierceton. Plaintiff seeks $6,210.71 due on a credit account.

    • SAC Finance Inc. v. James Martin, Goshen. Plaintiff seeks $5,555.18 due on an auto loan.



    The following new actions have been filed in Kosciusko Superior Court III with Judge Joe Sutton presiding:

    • Community Federal Credit Union v. Michael Davis, Wallace Road, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $27,927.56 due on a credit account.

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. v. Brittany Castro, Oak Brook Place, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $8,047.90 due on a credit account. 

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. V. Justin Quinn, Lake Street, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $9,641.12 due on a credit account.

    • SAC Finance v. Cassandra Wadkins, Cook Street, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $5,479.91 due on a credit account.

    • SAC Finance v. Paul and Renee Ruckman, CR 900S, Claypool. Plaintiff seeks $8,763 due on a credit account.

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. v. Caleb Stephens, Walnut Street, Claypool. Plaintiff seeks $6,202.12 due on credit account.

    • Jefferson Capital Systems v. David Young, Forest Drive, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $1,693.99 due on credit account.

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. v Clint Turczi, EMS B53 Lane, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $8,598.28 due on a credit account.

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. v Brenda Miller, Promontory Point Drive, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $5,703.23 due on a credit account. 

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. v Kimberly Cano, Levi Lee Road, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $8,894.75 due on a credit account.



    The following people have filed for marriage licenses with Kosciusko County Clerk Ann Torpy:

    • Amanda Alles, 36, and Serge Bermudez, 44, both of Nashville, Tenn.

    • Lyle Kuhns, 21, CR 1350N, Nappanee, and Jo Yoder, 20, Beech Road, Nappanee.

    • Justin Hartley, 21, and Jamie Schoenauer, 22, both of Wellington Drive, Warsaw.

    • Trevor Schneider, 26, and Arian  Trowbridge, 24, both of Washington Street, Mentone.

    • Ruth McCormick, 71, Carlsbad, Cailf., and Darrell Allen, 67, CR 850E, Syracuse.

    • Brandon Halverson, 35, Market Street, Warsaw, and Kendra Beck, 36, Clear Creek Trail, North Manchester.

    • Andrew Miller, 27, and Korissa O’Neil, 24, both of Levi Lee Road, Warsaw.

    •Stephen Sommers, 25, First Street, Pierceton, and Myia Baldridge, 23, CR 650S, Pierceton.

    • David Davidsen, 49, and Shana Tinkley, 29, both of CR 300E, Syracuse.

    • Christian Valdez, 23, Dot Street, Warsaw, and Kaitlyn Diaz, 21, Hartzler Street, Warsaw. 

    • Lawrence McClelland, 26, and Cassandra Haecker, 25 both of CR 100E, Warsaw. 

    • Diamond Dove, 18, Park Avenue, Warsaw, and Leonardo Quiroga, 18, Old 30, Warsaw.

    • Steven Fawcett, 37, and Gretchen Heil, 32, both of Madison, Wis.

    • Steven Schwartz, 22, Bryer Road, Etna Green, and Carolyn Schwartz, 22, Ind. 19, Etna Green.



    The following people have filed for marriage  dissolutions with Kosciusko County Clerk Ann Torpy: 

    • Thomas E. Miller, Claypool, and Arnetta K. Miller, Warsaw. Married: July 6, 1979. Separated: June 1, 2016.

    • Denise L. Beach, Milford, and Justin Beach, Syracuse. Married: July 1, 2007. Separated: Sept. 14, 2007.

    • Andrea S. Rodriguez, Warsaw, and Jose A. Rodriguez, Silver Lake. Married: Aug. 9, 1997. Separated in 2001.



    • Stephen J. Kaluza, Syracuse, and Caroline Kaluza, Dyer. Married: Oct. 14, 2014. Separated: Sept. 7, 2017. There are no minor children.

    • Carolyn L. Newman, Mentone, and Dusty A. Newman, Mentone. Married: Oct. 21, 1995. Separated: Sept. 19, 2017. There are no minor children.

    •Melanie Bradley, Claypool, and Darrel B. Lewis Jr., Lebanon. Married: July 25, 2015. Separated: November 2015. There are no minor children.

    • John Jeffries and Julie Jeffries, Winona Lake. Married: March 21, 2002. Separated: Sept. 19, 2017. There are two minor children.

    • Lesa A. and Ricky L. Hatfield, Warsaw. Married: June 14, 1980. Separated: Sept. 29, 2017. There are no minor children.

    • Virginia Leemon, Nappanee, and Ortie Leemon, Milford. Married: Feb. 16, 2008. Separated: Sept. 25, 2017. There is one minor child.

    • Brandie Workman, Winona Lake, and 
  • The following actions were recently filed in Kosciusko County courts:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:
  • The following new actions have been filed in?Kosciusko?Superior Court I with Judge David Cates presiding:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County courts:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:

  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko?County courts:
  • A roundup of local court news from Kosciusko County.
  • The following new actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit and Superior Courts:
  • Recent court news
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County:
  • A recap of local court filings.
  • The following people have filed for marriage licenses with Kosciusko Clerk Ann Torpy:
    • Allen Humphreys, 29, and Kathrine Harris, 28, both of Chicago.
    Brookelyn Netherland, 23, and Moises Sanchez, 24, both of CR 200N, Warsaw.
    • Michael Steury, 29, Lansing, Mich., and Sarah Schroeder, 28, Novi, Mich.
    • Robert White, 26, and Ashlee Johnson, 22, both of Rattington Circle, Warsaw.
    • David O’Connor, 48, and Marivel Tumulak, 37, both of Wade Lane, Winona Lake.
    • Jesus Ceballos, 28, and Alisha Pattison, 31, both of Edgewater Drive, Silver Lake.

    The following people have filed for marriage dissolutions with kosciusko Clerk Ann Torpy: 
    • Angeleigh Menchaca, Etna Green, and Jesus Menchaca, Warsaw. Married: April 17, 2010. Separated: March 18, 2017. There are three minor children.
    • Jessica England, Kosciusko County, and Jason England, Warrenville, S.C. Married: March 31, 2003. Separated: May 30, 2011. There are three minor children.
    • Jennifer Taylor, Warsaw, and Zachary Taylor, Warsaw. Married: Jan. 31, 1997. Separated: April 4, 2017. There are no minor children.
    • Patricia Finley, Milford, and William Finley, Piketon, Ohio. Married: Aug. 21, 2001. Separated: Sept. 21, 2001. There are no minor children.
    • Erica Kimble, Syracuse, and Chris Threewitts, Harrisonburg, Va. Married: April 2, 2016. Separated: Aug. 1, 2016. There are no minor children.
    • Yolanda Ridenour, Warsaw, and Dennis Ridenour, Warsaw. Married: Aug. 6, 2011. Separated: Sept. 6, 2016. There are no minor children.
    • Taylor Cochran, Syracuse, and Christopher Cochran, Warsaw. Married: May 11, 2013. Separated: Feb. 19, 2017. There are no minor children.
    • John Salmons, Warsaw, and Rikay Salmons, Warsaw. Married: May 21, 2016. Separated: Feb. 19, 2017. There are no minor children.
    • Alfred Vanzant, Goshen, and Anita Vanzant, North Webster. Married: June 20, 2015. Separated: Feb. 17, 2017. There are no minor children.
    • Cherry Pollard White, Pierceton, and Anthony Pollard, Pierceton. Married: May 13, 2015. Separated: Feb. 28, 2017. There are no minor children.
  • The following new actions have been filed:
  • A round-up of recent court news in Kosciusko County.
  • The following new actions have been filed in Kosciusko County courts:
  • A recap of court news in Kosciusko County.
  • The following new actions have been filed in Kosciusko Superior Court II, with Judge Torrey Bauer presiding:
  • A recap of recent court news from Kosciusko County.
  • The following people were sentenced for felonies in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County Superior Court II with Judge Torrey Bauer presiding: 
    • Discover Bank v. Cassie Kuhn, CR 950W, Mentone. Plaintiff seeks $5,446.32 due on a credit card account.
    • Communitywide Federal Credit Union v. Carmen Lieter, CR 200W, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks is $11,596.26 due on an auto loan.
    •Communitywide Federal Credit Union v. Jose Malagon, Market?Street, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $4,943,89 due on an auto loan
  • The following new actions have been filed in Kosciusko Superior Court II with Judge Torrey Bauer presiding:
  • The latest in court news from Kosciusko County.
  • The following new actions have been filed in Kosciusko Superior Court I with Judge David Cates presiding:
  • A roundup of recent court news.
  • Actions filed in Kosciusko County courts, including marriage licenses and marriage dissolutions.
  • The following actions have been filed in?Kosciusko?Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed?presiding: 
    • Interra Credit Union v. Justin Yoder, CR 200 West, Milford. Plaintiff seeks $8,279.41 due on a credit account.
    • Usbank v. Matthew and Michelle Klosowski, East Wellington Drive, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $11,643.17 in a mortage foreclosure.
    • Metropolitan Life Insurance Company v.?Scott and Donya Riffle, address not listed. Plaintiff seeks $58,533.92 due on a mortgage payment. 
    • J.P. Morgan v.?Michael Wooten, CR 300W,?Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $128,347 due on a mortage.
    • Indiana  Farm Bureau v. Michael Eppenbaugh, St. Joseph, Mich. Plaintiff seeks $11,204.65 in an insurance claim for a robbery. 
  • Court News from Kosciusko County.
  • The following people have filed for marriage licenses with Kosciusko County Clerk Ann Torpy:
    • Tristen Lortle, 29, and Wendy Trueblood, 32,  both of CR 100S,?Warsaw.
    • Brandon Tackett, 29, CR 600S, Claypool, and Holly Stamper, 30, South Carrington Boulevard, Warsaw.
    • Jeffery Smith, 31, and Kara Johnson, 29, both of West Tower Street, Pierceton.
    • David Alan Coe, 23, and Andrea Warren, 21, both of CR 300E, Warsaw.
    • Brett Kreft, 24, and Ashlee Marie Roseboom, 24, both of East Smith Street, Warsaw.
    • Jamie Marie Taylor, 22, South Country Club, Warsaw, and Peter Benjamin Kauffman, 21, Goshen.
    • Terrance Lee Buck, 63, and Lilly Diane Hicks, 62, both of South Harkless Drive, Syracuse. 
  • A recap of recent court news from Kosciusko County.
  • The following people have applied for a marriage license with Kosciusko?County Clerk Ann Torpy:
  • A listing of court actions and filings in Kosciusko County.
  •  The following couples have applied for marriage licenses in the Kosciusko County Clerk’s office in the week of Dec. 10 and Dec. 16, 2016:

  • Marriage Licenses
     The following couples have applied for marriage licenses in the Kosciusko County Clerk’s office in the week of June 2 and June 8, 2016:

  • The following misdemeanors and infractions were recently admitted and adjudged in Kosciusko Superior Court II with Judge James Jarrette presiding from Nov. 5 to Nov. 11.

  •  The following couples have applied for dissolution of marriage in the Kosciusko County Clerk’s office Sept. 3 to Sept. 8, 2015:
    • Lisa S. Welty petitioned for divorce from spouse Eric L. Welty.  
    • Michael E. Lane petitioned for divorce from spouse Kristie M Lane.
    • Chandra Whittenberger petitioned for divorce from spouse Richard Whittenberger.
  •  The following couples have applied for marriage licenses in the Kosciusko County Clerk’s office in the week of July 29 to Aug. 5, 2015: