News
Forums look at Chamber, EDG plan
By Joseph Slacian and David Fenker
 
About 24 people gathered Wednesday afternoon, March 22, to hear about a proposed merger between the Wabash County Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Group of Wabash County.
 
The meeting, in the ballroom of the Charley Creek Inn, sought to answer some of the frequently asked questions about the proposed merger. Those include things such as what will happen with the current staff, who will oversee the proposed new group, what will membership cost and more.
 
Posted on 2017 Mar 28
New 'Wabash County Life' episode to debut April 1

Wabash WebTV’s cameraman Steven Weir (front left) provides direction to WMI project manager Tyler Karst (right) during the filming of the third episode of “Wabash County Life” as Joseph Slacian, The Paper of Wabash County editor, looks on. Photo by Emma Rausch

By The Paper staff

Crew members from the USS Wabash will be in town April 28-30 for its biannual reunion.

The visit is one of two events to be featured in April’s episode of “Wabash County Life.” The Wabash WebTV program will premiere on Saturday, April 1.

Posted on 2017 Mar 28
Ivy Tech honors student success at 8th annual Monopoly Night

Pam Guthrie, Ivy Tech Wabash Campus executive director, provides opening remarks at the eighth annual Monopoly Night on Friday, March 24. Photo by Emma Rausch

By Emma Rausch

Wabash Ivy Tech Community College honored student success while raising scholarship funds Friday, March 24, at its eighth annual Monopoly Night.

Since its creation in 2009, the event has grown as it’s continued its primary goal of raising scholarship funds, according to Brad Thurmond, event founder and former executive director of the Wabash campus.

 

Posted on 2017 Mar 28
The energy of the band
By Bill Barrows
 
Most of the seats at the Ford Theater in Wabash on Thursday evening for the Styx concert were empty. That is because from the first note of the opener, “Grand Illusion”, the energy created by the band kept most of the sold-out crowd on their feet all evening. 
 
Legendary guitarist and lead singer Tommy Shaw and his mates put on a terrific show that rolled through a playlist of hits from the mid-‘70s through a career that has spanned 40-plus years of constant change both in their brand and styles of music to key personnel changes.
 
Posted on 2017 Mar 28
Vernon Street facility takes on new mission, new patients
Vernon Health and Rehabilitation received a name change in November after undergoing internal changes that expanded its services to birth through end-of-life care. Photo by Emma Rausch
 
By Emma Rausch
 
Vernon Health and Rehabilitation (VHR), formerly Vernon Manor Children’s Home, is now more than just a pediatrics facility. It now provides care from birth to end-of-life, according to Reneé Hamilton, community liaison.
 
“There was a need. The community needed (the expansion),” Hamilton told The Paper of Wabash County. “It wasn’t necessarily that we were looking to be the only birth to the end of life facility, but it kind of worked out that way."
Posted on 2017 Mar 28
Commissioners approve vigil on courthouse lawn
By David Fenker
 
A vigil to raise awareness for child abuse and neglect is being planned for late April. 
 
County coordinator Jim Dils presented a request on behalf of Julie Hobbs, director of the Wabash County office of the Department of Child Services, at Monday’s meeting of the county commissioners.
 
Posted on 2017 Mar 28
Broken headlight leads to meth charges
Thomas A. Marcum
 
By David Fenker
 
NORTH MANCHESTER -- A broken headlight resulted in a North Manchester man being charged with possession of methamphetamine last week.
 
The man, Thomas A. Marcum, 38, of North Manchester was charged with one count of possession of methamphetamine and one count of operating a vehicle as a habitual traffic offender, both level six felonies, after being pulled over on Wednesday, March 22.
 
 
 
Posted on 2017 Mar 28
Wabash attorney’s criminal case dismissed
By Emma Rausch
 
A Wabash attorney’s criminal case was dismissed Tuesday, March 14, following a motion granted in Miami County Circuit Court.
 
John Johnston, 79, Wabash, was facing felony theft and misdemeanor conversion after he was criminally charged in November.
 
Posted on 2017 Mar 28

<< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 Next >>