10 Years Ago
Helen Leinbach, director of the North Webster Library, makes final preparations as the library officially opens April 6 in the northeast portion of the North Webster Community Center.
Troop 465, North Manchester, awarded scouting’s highest award, the Eagle, to Kyle Rowe. He joined the scouting organization as a first-grader and has achieved the ranks of Tiger, Bobcat, Wolf, Bear and Webelos. Rowe earned the highest award in Cub Scouts, the Arrow of Light, while in Pack 3450.
Daniel M. Hill, Waukegan, Ill., grandson of Mary Jane Schmitt, Warsaw, received his Eagle Scout award Feb. 29.
25 Years Ago
R.R. Donnelley has adopted Atwood Elementary School through the “Partners in Education” program, contributing money toward their Positive Action project. Sixth-graders Jody Shively and Brandie Heckaman show Sam Dorrough, Donnelley representative, the materials.
Warsaw Community Schools have acquired computer equipment for an educational weather station. Science teacher Mike Bott was one of 27 teachers to write a proposal to the Warsaw Community Foundation for Public Education which funds special projects.
The Rev. James Harrison, Janesville, Wis., is joining the Warsaw Wesleyan Church as assistant pastor in charge of discipleship. He had been senior pastor in North Carolina and at the Janesville Wesleyan Church.
50 Years Ago
Margret Stutzman, Warsaw, has joined the staff at Lake City Bank as representative in public relations. She is a former Welcome Wagon hostess and founded the still-active Newcomer’s Club in Warsaw and the ONO club, Etna Green.
Mayor Joe Johnson gave scouts Anne Good and Yolanda Baumgardner, cadets, Troop 20 and Cynthia Patterson, senior, Troop 2, a tour of city hall during Girl Scout Week.    
Division winners in the Tippecanoe Valley science fair were Kim Petrosky, Stephania Hartzler, Michael Flohr and James Bryant, all of Akron School.
Lester Davis, Warsaw Freshman High School principal and president of the IHSAA, presents the state basketball championship trophy to Coach Marion Crawley and members of Lafayette Jefferson that edged Huntington at Butler Field House Saturday.
75 Years Ago
From native Warsawan John W. Chapman, son of famous Civil War Warsawan, Colonel Chapman, who commanded one of the earliest regiments to leave this county, comes the following letter dated Feb. 10, 1939: “Dear Editor: It has always been a tradition in our family that my grandfather, John B. Chapman, was instrumental in carrying out the wishes of the people and himself in having our county named Kosciusko and our town Warsaw in honor of the great Polish liberator, General Kosciuszko, who came to America from Warsaw, Poland, during our Revolutionary War and became a hero of the American nation and General George Washington’s most dependable warrior.”