10 Years Ago
Running of the Alumni Challenge, a cross country meet between past and present runners from Warsaw Community High School, took place at Grace College’s Miller Field. The current WCHS team took four of the top five spots and won the event with former standouts Jay Hicks and Baxter Burnworth.
Harrison Elementary boys track team won the school championship at the Warsaw city meet this spring. The girls also won their championship, making the Huskies the overall city champions.
Sprint employees collected 62,225 pounds of food for Combined Community Services. Representing the company were Tim Kersey, Carol Studer, Janet Fifer, Jeanne White, Jane Mannan, Rick Speigle and Jeff Morgan.
25 Years Ago
Marilyn Temple, Warsaw, risked her life June 23 to save the lives of two local children. She was presented a plaque by Warsaw Common Council President Bob Richmond.
Builder’s Association of Kosciusko County received recognition from the National Association of Home Builders for its efforts in obtaining new members and retaining current membership. Kosciusko is ranked fifth. Bob Myers accepted the award.
Mike Schmidt won the local round of the Marsh Super Sacker contest. He has been sacking for a year and was given two shares of Marsh stock as a prize. He then competed in Marion Thursday but got sacked.
Tippecanoe Valley High School Class of 1984 had its five-year reunion Aug. 12.
50 Years Ago
George Nye, Warsaw Historian: “It was rumored some time ago that the Pennsylvania Railroad Co. was going to budget $1,500 to paint their depot. It was built in 1892 and it is doubtful if it has seen any paint since that time. If painted and trimmed properly, it could be one of the prettiest buildings in town. With the tearing down of the old Miller Hotel, the depot sticks out like a sore thumb. When first built there were flower gardens both east and west of the building.”
Kathy Michael, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Michael, South Whitley, was crowned Queen at the Sundowners Horse Show in Goshen. The contest is based on horsemanship.  Kathy will be a senior at Sidney High School this fall.
75 Years Ago
Police Chief Raymond Neff filed the following report at headquarters: “Found: Plate of false teeth in bushes at city park. If anyone discovered their teeth missing, please get in touch with Devoe Johnson as one of his boys found them.”
Flagpoles of local city schools received their annual facial. Painters entertained pupils with varied exhibitions of pole climbing.
The Syracuse-Wawasee Journal, a weekly newspaper launched about 18 months ago by Edward Smith and Ira Howard of Syracuse, has been sold to a Mr. Stump of South Whitley, who will in the near future take over the plant and publish the paper.
Harrison Center Stitch & Chatter 4-H Club met May 23 at the home of Barbara and Josephine Creighton, who gave a baking demonstration. Carla Lucas was a guest.