Years ago, we had just finished a glorious week of Vacation Bible School in Bielsk Podlaski, Poland, and were heading home. From Warsaw, we flew to Paris. After 24 hours, we dashed to the airport for a long trip back to Kentucky. At the time, American and French relations were not optimum.
WARSAW, Ill. (KHQA) — The Warsaw School District announced at their June School Board Meeting that mask-wearing would be optional for students and staff next Fall. The School District's Superintendent Bob Gound said the topic had been a growing concern for quite some time. "As superintendent, it's my responsibility to make sure that our board understands all of the potential liabilities that would come with going against the guidelines that are set forth by the state," said Gound.
The Kosciusko County Historical Society is hoping everyone will support their organization by joining them. Jerry Frush and Sally Hogan, representing the KCHS, appeared before the County Commissioners Tuesday to talk about the Old Jail Museum and encourage everyone to join. “The museum opened in 1966.
Citing Economy Inn owner Jay Patel’s lack of concern and Patel not being present at Tuesday’s Code Enforcement Hearing, Hearing Officer Tom Earhart ordered that the property at 3521 Lake City Highway, Warsaw, be demolished. Patel has 10 days to appeal Earhart’s decision to the Kosciusko Circuit Court.
An 8-year-old Goshen girl was taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle accident Monday at the intersection of West U.S. 30 and North CR 800W, Warsaw. According to the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office accident report, Dustin A. Sloan, 37, Goshen, was traveling north on North CR 800W and came to the median.
More photos of local heroes are needed for July’s First Friday. The theme for downtown Warsaw First Friday in July is “Hometown Heroes.” A slideshow featuring local heroes will be played during the event. Community members are encouraged to submit photos of their local heroes to be included in the presentation.
County Jail Bookings The following people were preliminarily charged and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail: • 1:31 p.m. Monday - Adrias Jamison Bornes, 28, of 930 E. Center St., Warsaw, arrested for felony probation violation. Bond: $5,250. • 1:54 p.m. Monday - Christopher Raymond Sheets, 26, of 511 Railside Drive, Syracuse, arrested for invasion of privacy.
George J. Freeman III, 67, Warsaw, passed away quietly Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Warsaw. He is survived by his wife, Lorriaine and their two children. Friends may gather at Titus Funeral Home, 2000 East Sheridan Street in Warsaw from 2-3 p.m. Saturday, June 26, for light refreshments and a time of fellowship.
WARSAW — The theme for the July Downtown Warsaw First Friday is Hometown Heroes. A slideshow featuring local heroes will be played during the event. Community members are encouraged to submit photos of their local heroes to be included in the presentation. Photos should be emailed to [email protected] with the name of the individual, using the subject line “Hometown Hero” no later than Friday, June 25.
16-year-old girl injured in Benton crash A 16-year-old girl from Warsaw received moderate injuries at 3:50 p.m. Monday in a Benton County accident. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Audrey A. Farrell, 18, of Topeka, Kansas, was driving south on state Route 7 at Cold Springs Avenue in a 2020 Toyota Sequoia when she was struck in the rear by the 16-year-old juvenile driving a 2002 Lincoln LS.
After a decades-long battle with cancer, James Michael of Livonia passed suddenly but peacefully at 2:50 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, at the age of 70 with his family by his side. Born in Warsaw, Jim started out working on the family farm and for the family school bus company before taking a job at Westinghouse in Attica.
WARSAW — A child was taken to an area hospital for neck pain after a three-vehicle accident near Atwood. At 3:01 p.m. Monday, June 21, Kosciusko County Sheriff’s officers responded to a report of a three-vehicle accident on West US 30, near North CR 800W, Warsaw.
WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools is celebrating several achievements related to Project Lead The Way. School District Recognition Warsaw Community Schools’ staff recently announced that the school district has been recognized as a 2020-2021 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished District for providing board access to transformative learning opportunities for students through its PLTW programs.
Christopher “Chris” D. Slone, 40, Wabash, passed away at 3:01 a.m. Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne. He was born Aug. 27, 1980, in Warsaw, to Marcella Jane Manns and Lonnie Edward Slone. On Sept. 20, 2013, he was married to Jennifer Lynn (Petruska) Slone.
, wife of the late Robert Randels, passed away quietly with her family at her side Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw. She was 87 years old at the time of her death. Born in Belfast, Nothern Ireland Oct. 27, 1933, Gloria was the daughter of William Guiney and Mary McMananley Guiney.
WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s parliament will discuss on Wednesday a bill which could make it harder for Jews to recover property seized by Nazi German occupiers and kept by postwar communist rulers, potentially straining Warsaw’s relations with Israel and the United States. Poland was home to one of the world’s biggest Jewish communities until it was almost entirely wiped out by the Nazis during World War Two.
WARSAW — A chicken barbecue will be conducted July 3 by the Warsaw Fire Department. The barbecue will take place from 3 p.m. until sold out. Cost is $12. The meal will include a half chicken, potato salad, baked beans, a roll and butter, cookies, potato chips and water.
“We have not received any reports of any sort of damage that would suggest a tornado,” National Weather Service Meteorologist Lonnie Fisher said Tuesday of storms that moved through Coldwater Sunday night. Fisher was on duty monitoring the radar when two veteran weather “spotters who were in the area seeing power flashes.
A 63-year-old Warsaw woman charged with felonies after law-enforcement officers responded to a domestic disturbance call on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, has a court proceeding set for Wednesday, June 23. The Benton County Sheriff’s Department received a call just before 6:30 a.m. in reference to a domestic disturbance where a male subject was shot and killed.
A Polish documentary about the true story of Polish heroism behind ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ — in theaters for a one-day Fathom event — is undermined in the telling, especially by English dubbing. A little more than a half hour into Of Animals and Men comes a haunting anecdote about a Jewish man, Andrzej Kramsztyk, living in occupied Warsaw when the Nazis ordered all Jews to relocate to the ghetto.