Area law enforcement agencies were able to locate a suspect earlier this week who had active warrants for escape and parole violation, according to Capt. Matt A. Benson, Wabash Police Department (WPD) public information officer.

The Community Foundation of Wabash County will announce the recipient of the 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, a fullntuition, four-year scholarship for one student from Wabash County at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 in the Honeywell Room of the Honeywell Center, according to a statemen…

Adelaide Steele Baylor’s fame as an educator was international, and the Wabash woman won high marks from a British magazine just days after she retired in 1935. The London-based magazine “Town and Country Review,” published a lengthy article that lauded Baylor for her achievements in vocatio…

Wabash Musicale met Nov. 26 at the Roann United Methodist Church with 21 members and two guests present, according to a press release.

Area residents making less than $62,000 per year may in some cases qualify for free assistance in filing their 1040 tax forms through volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) programs.

The Honeywell Foundation has announced that soprano vocalist Shelley Ploss will perform at the Honeywell House at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23.

A recent jail report issued by the Indiana Department of Correction cites overpopulation and lack of space for medical exams as two top concerns for the Wabash County Jail in 2016.

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have had three attacks of gout in the past year. I never had it before. Now my doctor wants me to take a medicine every day, even though I feel fine. Is this a good idea?

Bring your family to the Holiday Gift-making Day from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at Salamonie Lake’s Interpretive Center, 3691 New Holland Road, Andrews.

The North Manchester Historical Society is set to present the Wabash Musicale program “Christmas in Our Town” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, in the Assembly Room of the Timbercrest Senior Living Community, 2201 East St., North Manchester, according to a press release.

I have a confession to make: I keep secrets at Christmas time. I usually start my shopping in late September or early October, keeping my eyes open for bargains and things that would be great gifts. I purchase and hide these gifts until it’s time to give them. That time varies and this year …

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource, received a decision this week from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to modify its electric rates effective Jan. 1, 2020.

Representatives from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) and the town of Edinburgh will be in Wabash starting at 2:30 p.m. Friday for a walking tour, according to a Tuesday statement to the Plain Dealer from Maria Smyth, receptionist for the city of Wabash.

NORTH MANCHESTER ­— The North Manchester Town Council on Wednesday heard the results of a water and sewer utility rate study to better determine whether, and by how much, utility rates should be increased, but no action has been taken yet.

Local playwright Susie Jones’ original musical “Light Up the Town” will be lighting up the stage in the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater next weekend.

The Wabash County Historical Museum has announced that it will soon begin hosting a five-week calligraphy class taught by an area artist.

What a roller coaster of a week. Wednesday morning we were notified that INDOT approved our application for $1 million in funding for the Wabash Street reconstruction project, and by Wednesday afternoon my eyes were glued to the radar on my phone and the skies above.

At their annual meeting last month, Wabash Marketplace looked back at their accomplishments in the Year in Review report.

The monthly Salamonie Senior Luncheon will be held at noon on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 at the Salamonie Lake Interpretive Center, 3691 New Holland Road, Andrews, according to a press release.

After four years in the role, Clint Davis, Northfield Junior-Senior High School athletic director, resigned from his position Monday.

To serve the community and out of town guests attending Ford Theater events, several downtown businesses will be extending their hours throughout December, according to a press release.

This recipe borrows the natural sweetness of Medjool dates, along with the rich flavors of walnuts and dark chocolate, to craft a delicious, healthy version of this classic cookie. Enjoy this sweet treat with your loved ones during the holiday season, pack them into a lunch box any day, or s…

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 1 million units of blood could be transfused in the United States, according to a press release.

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and the Indiana Department of Revenue (IDOR) is partnering with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to encourage online shoppers to be extra vigilant to protect their important financial data, according to a press release.

Starting Jan. 8, 2020, Social Security offices nationwide will be open to the public on Wednesday afternoons, according to a press release from Andrew Saul, commissioner of Social Security.

A jury trial has been scheduled next year for Mason R. Perry, 19, Roann, who currently faces two felony counts of rape.

Grow Wabash County announced Julie Garber, program director for the Community Foundation of Wabash County, received the Indiana Early Learning Champion Award during the Early Learning Summit for Economic Development on Thursday, Nov. 7, according to a press release.

If the sounds of “Baby Shark” over the speaker didn’t tip visitors off that a yoga class was scheduled Monday morning at the North Manchester Public Library (NMPL), then the mats spread across the floor might have.

FFW Corporation, parent corporation of Crossroads Bank, has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable Dec. 31 to shareholders of record on Dec. 17, according to a press release.

The arrival of the holiday season brings about plenty of family, friends, festivities and food, but extra pounds don’t have to be part of your annual traditions. The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is offering Hoosiers tips on how to enjoy the holidays without the weight gain that …

Former members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO), Rainbow, Blue Oyster Cult, Def Leppard and The Irish Tenors will join forces at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 on the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater stage as they perform a holiday rock opera titled “The Christmas Dream.”

Wabash County Habitat for Humanity has welcomed a new family to its program, according to Erika Kambs, executive director.

Shelly Rife, assistant director of nursing and clinical education coordinator at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center, was among the 86 employees of American Senior Communities who were honored for their outstanding service to patients and residents, according to a press release.

The early effects of the Great Depression, which in poplar parlance at least. began with the crash of the stock market in late October 1929, were slow to be felt in Wabash.

Wabash County students will begin receiving free, new books to take home over the next few months, according to a press release.

Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the busiest travel periods of the year. As families take to the roads this holiday season, law enforcement is reminding drivers that extra patrols will be cracking down on impaired and dangerous driving behavior and seat belt violations as we attempt to i…