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Round Barn alumnus O’Boyle to perform at Stage 773, Chicago

February 17, 2012

NAPPANEE — A former Nappanee resident will be gracing the stage of Chicago’s Stage 773 for the Porchlight Theater production “A Catered Affair.”
Jerry O’Boyle, 51, moved to Indiana in 1986 and lived in Nappanee from 1994 to 2008 while he worked at a Warsaw factory. A Chicago native, O’Boyle said he had always had an inclination for the bright lights of stage performing but only really considered it in his future after his sixth grade class went to see “Fiddler on the Roof” at a local high school.

Neighborhood Watch group hears about activities and services

February 17, 2012

NAPPANEE — Mem-bers of the Nappanee Neighborhood Watch heard from two speakers about activities — both good and not so good — in the area. Officer Steve Rulli of the Nappanee Police Department shared with the group that a recent string of burglaries at local businesses and homes have prompted law enforcement to remind citizens, as well as business owners, to remember to lock up their structures and vehicles.

Council takes a look inside city workings

February 17, 2012

NAPPANEE — Common Council members were presented with overviews, and potential departmental needs, Feb. 6.
All Nappanee department heads proudly reported recent accomplishments, looked ahead to coming projects, and received praise from the Common Council on doing a fine job in their specific areas. Based on needs — among them, needs for additional equipment and staffing — department heads laid the groundwork for potential requests which would increase each department’s budget costs in 2013.
POTENTIAL FIRE BUDGET ADDITIONS

Black Swish pummels West Noble for sectional title

February 17, 2012

By Steve Sittler
Correspondent

Market open in Nappanee

February 17, 2012

NAPPANEE — Culinary Mill Market and Deli was recently opened in Nappanee. Laura and Brad Yoder both love trying new foods (like deli meats and cheeses) and coming up with new ways to prepare things. They also shared a love for finding little shops, restaurants and stores that offer good quality products that can’t be found just everywhere. They thought for awhile that it would be nice to have a store in Nappanee that offered a good variety of bulk foods, and a wide selection of deli products.

Fatal accident in Nappanee

February 17, 2012

An accident involving a passenger car and trash truck resulted in a fatality Friday morning in Nappanee. The Nappanee Police Department records state that Marvin E. Pease, 72, of Albion, had driven into the oncoming lane at 8:55 a.m. Feb. 10, crashing into a Himco trash truck driven by Todd Berkey, 39, head on. Both drivers were taken to Elkhart General Hospital where Pease later succumbed to his injuries. Berkey was treated for minor injuries and released.

All we need Part 2 - The Hess'

February 7, 2012

The Hess’:
Dave and Diana Hess were married in 1974, six months after their first date. The couple began running her parents’ (Ruth and Ollie Larimer) furniture business in October of 1981. Together the couple has officially owned the furniture store Larimer Furniture (and Mattress) at 113 W. Waterford in Wakarusa for 20 years.
“We had known each other before,” Diana explained. “We both went to Goshen High School but didn’t hang out with the same people.”
She said when they bumped into each other again at a night club years later — “the rest was history.”

All we need Part 1 - The Mikels

February 7, 2012

WAKARUSA — Love is a many-splendored thing and it is even more rewarding when the relationship lasts for decades. When the marriage lasts through a family-run business, working side by side every day and still being able to enjoy one another’s company, it is something truly special.
The following local couples shared their success stories in honor of the annual holiday of love, Valentine’s Day.

The Mikels:

Woodview students help hospital help students

February 7, 2012

NAPPANEE — St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s daily operational costs to help extend children’s lives is $1.7 million and that cost is covered primarily by public donations. Woodview Elementary School Counselor Nicki Wiggins said St. Jude’s initiative inspired her to try to get the school involved because it a charity that was all about “kids helping kids.”

Warsaw man arrested for indecent exposure

February 7, 2012

WARSAW — A Warsaw man was arrested by Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies for reportedly exposing himself to Amish school children. 
Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies were notified Saturday of an indecent exposure incident that had occurred last Friday, Jan. 27 outside an Amish school southeast of Nappanee in Kosciusko County. 
Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Detectives continued the investigation into this week, and were able to obtain a license plate number that led them to Darrin Ray Gibbs, 46, 2441 West, County Road 250 South,Warsaw. 

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