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TIMES UNION March 9, 2018 WARSAW, IN - $1 - FOUNDED 1854 - NO. 58 @TUonline Times-Union - Warsaw timesuniononline.com Nation School shooting calls released; gun bill goes to governor. Page 8B Opinion Trump's worst enemy strikes again. Page 4A Contact Us: PHONE: 574-267-3111 MAIL: P.O. Box 1448, Warsaw, IN 46581-1448 EMAIL: news@timesuniononline.com Low 22 High 38 Sports WCHS junior wins goalie award in Ft Wayne league. Page 1B Clear tonight; mostly sunny Saturday. TIMES UNION $0.50 8 5 32320 00001 Friday IN OUR 164th YEAR OF CONTINUOUS SERVICE TO KOSCIUSKO COUNTY Photo by Gary Nieter, TIMES-UNION Firefighters work on the south and east sides of the house dur- ing Thursday night's fire along CR 375E, south of CR 450N. Photo by Gary Nieter, TIMES-UNION Flames fill a second-story room as firefighters prepare to knock the fire down. $1 Kosciusko County Sheriff William "Rocky" Goshert has introduced the department's newest deputy, Neville. Neville is a multi-pur- pose trained K9 that includes bite work, narcotics and tracking. KCSD deputy Lou Mediano completed K9 training during the past month at Vohne Liche Kennels Training Facility. Mediano and Neville are now on patrol in Kosciusko County, providing their services to the community. Pictured (L to R) are Goshert, Neville and Mediano. Photo Provided NORTH MANCHESTER - Drugs and drug parapherna lia were found in the truck of the man shot by a North Manchester Police Department officer Tuesday. During an inventory of 40 year old Michael Kline's Chevrolet pickup truck, offi cers found about 10 grams of methamphetamine, 5 grams of marijuana and drug para phernalia, according to a release from Indiana State Police. At approximately 5:58 p.m. Tuesday, NMPD officer Parker Stouffer initiated a traffic stop on Kline's truck for failure to properly signal a turn. Kline, of North Manchester, stopped his vehicle in the parking lot of The Eel River Inn, 1601 Ind. 114, North Manchester. According to state police, evidence indicates that dur ing the traffic stop, Kline exit ed the truck and pointed a 9 mm handgun at Stouffer. Stouffer then allegedly fired his gun at Kline. Despite life saving measures by officers and responding paramedics, Kline died from a gunshot LEESBURG - An empty home that's over 150 years old caught fire Thursday night and the cause is still under investigation. Plain Township Fire Chief Jared Haughee said no one was living at the home at 4455 N. CR 375E, Warsaw, and he wasn't sure what caused the fire. A passer by saw the fire and called it in. The fire depart ment received the call after 8 p.m. "We're still investigating. (The cause) is hard to deter mine when no one is living there," Haughee said. There were no injuries and no personnel property lost in the fire since it was unoccupied. "It's pretty well abandoned," Haughee said. County records list the owner as Jeff Carey, Warsaw. A neighbor said the home was built in the 1860s, Haughee said. Being an older home, he said, there were a lot of "voids" for the flames to get into and that made it harder for firefighters to battle the blaze. Warsaw and North Webster fire departments assisted at the scene. Haughee estimated a maximum of 50 men were at the scene, and firefight ers were there until about 1 a.m. BY DAVID SLONE TIMES-UNION Staff Writer dslone@timesuniononline.com K21 Foundation Celebrates 20th Year K21 Health Foundation is celebrat ing its 20th year in 2018. K21 is a private foundation with a mission to impact the health of Kosciusko County residents. The foundation has approved over $45 million of funds for community health needs and opportunities since it began. K21 started with approximately $63 million from the sale of Kosciusko Community Hospital to a for profit organization in early 1999. Since the intent of the donors that built the hos pital was that health care services be available in Kosciusko County, the members of the board for the new foun dation believed it should continue that work by focusing on the health of coun ty residents. "In my 11 years of leading K21 Health Foundation, I have come to real ize that the two most important areas to impact people's health are access and opportunity," said president and CEO Rich Haddad. Even with giving $45 million to the community, the foundation's endow ment has grown from the original $63 million to approximately $76 million at the end of 2017. "This investment portfolio is built for the long run, to get through the ups and downs of our economy and pro duce funds to help our community indefinitely into the future." Haddad said. For more information about the K21 Health Foundation, call 574 269 5188 or visit www.k21foundation.org. STAFF REPORT WINONA LAKE - Grace College invites prospective students and their parents to attend Lancer Day - a day designed to intro duce the school to families looking for the right college fit for their student. Upcoming Lancer Days will take place March 23 and April 6 at Grace College, 200 Seminary Drive, Winona Lake. Lancer Days begin with registration at 8:30 a.m., followed by a student and faculty panel discussion. Then participants discov er what Grace College has to offer by attend ing chapel, touring campus and eating lunch at Alpha Dining Commons. The day officially concludes with a faculty fair at 2 p.m. Students and parents may choose to take advantage of complementary tickets to sporting events during their visit. In addi tion, high school juniors and seniors may spend one night in a residence hall. "At Lancer Days, students survey the academic departments and majors at Grace, learn about student activities and clubs, discover financial assistance oppor tunities and see first hand how Grace College is making quality, Christian educa tion attractive and affordable," said Cindy Sisson, vice president of enrollment man agement and marketing at Grace. During their visit, families will hear about new academic programs and see cur rent construction projects on campus. Grace College has recently launched majors in agribusiness, engineering, chemistry, nursing and worship arts. In all, Grace College offers more than 70 undergraduate degrees in both traditional four year and accelerated three year degree formats. Students and parents will see the new Dr. Dane A. Miller Science Complex, which is scheduled for completion this summer. The complex is part of the $37 million compre hensive Aspire Campaign for Grace College & Seminary. To date, more than $32.5 mil lion has been raised. To register for a Lancer Day or to sched ule an individual campus tour, go to www.grace.edu/visit, email visit@grace.edu or call 866 974 7223. Fire Damages Vacant Home New Deputy Drugs, Paraphernalia Found In Truck After Manchester Shooting Incident BY DAVID SLONE TIMES-UNION Staff Writer dslone@timesuniononline.com STAFF REPORT Grace Welcomes Students, Parents To Lancer Days School Safety: There's An App For That Kosciusko County Economic Development Corp. Executive Director George Robertson spoke to the county's redevelopment commission at its quarterly meeting Thursday in Warsaw. Robertson told the com missioners that Site Selection magazine rated the top 100 "Micropolitian" areas for facilities develop ment. A micropolitian is a county with at least one urban core and a population between 10,000 and 50,000. Warsaw tied with Auburn, Marion and New Castle for 41st on the list. "The interesting thing is that of the six small cities in Indiana that made this list, three of them are in north eastern Indiana," said Robertson Addresses Redevelopment Panel Kosciusko County Sheriff Rocky Goshert ended Thursday night's county council by telling council members about a cell phone app that law enforcement, as well as school faculty and staff, can use for notification of an intruder on school property. Goshert said he had met with Warsaw Community High School officials regard ing its protocol if a shooter entered the building. He was told the decision to either run or barricade was up to each individual teacher. When the sheriff asked what the criteria was for making the decision, Goshert was told there is none. "You're laying it on me that I need to make that deci sion on whether we're going to barricade or run, and I decide we're going to run because they say that's the number one thing to do, so we go out and run and I run my class right into it," Goshert said from a teacher's point of view. "Now, this teacher is going to have to live with this, and the school system is going to have to live with it, because I made the decision. And all of us could make the wrong decision." Goshert said an app is available from a company called "Safe Schools" with three buttons: one for a test, another for an intruder in the building, and a third for immediate decision. The app would notify everyone else in the building as well as every law enforce ment official in the county of the situation, and even near by off duty officers could respond. "Say there was an intrud er on the north end of a building. The other teachers in that end of the building BY MARK HOWE TIMES-UNION Staff Writer mhowe@timesuniononline.com BY MARK HOWE TIMES-UNION Staff Writer mhowe@timesuniononline.com See PANEL- Page 2A See APP- Page 2A See DRUGS- Page 2A

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