10 Years Ago
Sophia Katsaropoulos, a fourth-grader at North Webster Elementary, gets to hold a chick at one of the learning stations at the fairgrounds this morning. The Kosciusko County Extension office sponsors Ag Day each year where fourth-grade students from all county schools are invited learn about agriculture. Mentone students learn about sheep at a farm exploration station.
Mike Foster and Lonnie Turner, both of Warsaw, were sworn in as Winona Lake reserve police officers at the town council meeting April 13. Foster served as a Milford reserve officer for two years and Turner served in the Army National Guard.
Austin Caudill, Warsaw, releases the discus during Tuesday’s track meet at Wawasee High School. David Slabaugh runs a strong finish as the first runner for Wawasee in the 3200 relay.
25 Years Ago
Workers with G&G Hauling were finishing up the demolition of the freshman lot in Warsaw. After tearing out the concrete floor near the gym and old school, they found a wallet with identification belonging to John David Richards. The wallet contained a 1964-65 season ticket to Warsaw High School basketball and an employee card for R.R. Donnelley. No money was in the wallet and attempts to locate the man were unsuccessful.
Atwood School was host to the Invention Convention, a display of 140 exhibits by Atwood students and third and fourth-grade WCS PACE students. Gayle Westover is teacher. Grace College students will judge the top invention to be entered in the state contest.
50 Years Ago
Jaycee Tweed Robinson keeps an eye to the sky as he hides eggs. Hundreds of youngsters braved a cold, windy, snowy day for the Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg hunt at the county fairgrounds March 29. Little Laura Hazelton uncovers a snow-encrusted egg. Infant Mary LaRue, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne LaRue, snuggles closer to her mother as she keeps warm.
Jane Simpson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Simpson, North Webster, won a bicycle in the North Webster Lions and Merchants Easter Egg hunt held Saturday on the school grounds. She found the “lucky egg.”  Her brother Mark participated. Lions Club members who conducted the event were Burl Silver, James Kline and Paul Royer.
75 Years Ago
There are 93 lakes in Kosciusko County named and recorded on surveyor’s maps with Wawasee (formerly called 9-Mile Lake) the largest.
Buck Swanson, former Times night linotype operator, is leaving for Waterloo, Iowa, and a new job with Shell Oil Co.
“Red” Baker, who cooked for Co. A, Third Indiana Infantry on the Mexican border and for Battery B, 150th Field Artillery, visited old comrades here yesterday, enroute to Cromwell, his home town.
Bruce Pierce is getting ready for the Fort Wayne boat show March 5-12. He got in a shipment of six new Century speed boats, hauling them from Leesburg to his Tippecanoe Lake marina, where he has 300 boats of all descriptions.