Warsaw Times Union 07 06 2018 E Edition Page 1A

FORT WAYNE - A 2007 Warsaw graduate was struck by a stray bullet Wednesday while she and her husband were leaving Fourth of July festivities in downtown Fort Wayne. The incident happened at about 11:12 p.m. Wednesday, when Travis, 28, and Kirsten Fatchett Lansaw, 29, both of Columbia City, were in their Jeep Wrangler at the corner of Rudisill Boulevard and Calhoun Street when the vehicle was struck by a falling object. It pierced the hard top of the Jeep, striking Kirsten in the head, Travis wrote this morning to the TIMES-UNION through Facebook. "At first we thought maybe a firework or fire cracker hit our vehicle, until she realized she was bleed ing profusely," he said. Kirsten described the sound of it as an "ear piercing pop!" Once she realized she was bleeding, she said she "freaked out" for a second. "I didn't know what hit me," she said. She then realized that her head didn't hurt very bad and it was just a lot of blood. She applied pressure with her hands and then a sweat shirt. TIMES UNION July 6, 2018 WARSAW, IN - $1 - FOUNDED 1854 - NO. 158 @TUonline Times-Union - Warsaw timesuniononline.com Indiana Top Republicans call for resigna- tion of attorney general. Page 8A Opinion The Socialist meltdown of the Democrats. Page 4A Contact Us: PHONE: 574-267-3111 MAIL: P.O. Box 1448, Warsaw, IN 46581-1448 EMAIL: news@timesuniononline.com Low 53 High 79 Sports Valley's Sophie Bussard com- mits to NCAA Div. I program. Page 1B Clear tonight; 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 This year's 4-H royalty was crowned Thursday night during the Public Fashion Revue and Awards Night at the Extension Office. They are (L to R): Valerie Messmore, princess; Jackson Templin, king; Madeline Zimmerman, queen; Isaiah Stouder, prince. 4-H Royalty See DRUG- Page 2A See KNIFE- Page 2A See BULLET- Page 2A See LOCAL- Page 2A Police Beat - By David Slone $1 Motorists should expect some traffic issues this after noon and tonight during two separate events in down town Warsaw. First Friday is expanding the number of street closings to accommodate a truck show in the downtown. The truck show is from 5 to 9 p.m. and a beer garden that is also part of First Friday will be open from 7 to 11 p.m. in the City Hall Plaza. Street closings will begin at 3 p.m. In addition to parts of Buffalo and Center streets that are normally closed for First Friday, here is the expanded list for tonight: Market Street: from Lake to Indiana streets, from Alderfer Bergen to the TIMES-UNION . Buffalo Street will be closed from Main Street three blocks south to Glam. According to a news release from Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce, large trucks will start arriving at 3 p.m. and cars along those streets will need to be moved as soon as possible. Also tonight is the annual Blues & BBQ in Central Park. Music starts at 6 p.m. and the main act, Tinsley Ellis, will perform at 8 p.m. BY DAN SPALDING TIMES-UNION Staff Writer dspalding@timesuniononline.com County Unveils Revamped Website Visitors to Kosciusko County's website, kcgov.com, might be surprised at the new, fresh look recently com pleted. The homepage now has drone shots of various land marks and events, and is much easier to navigate than its predecessor. The revamped site went online Tuesday. Chasity Sandy, the geo graphic informations sys tems coordinator for the county, said that other than making the site mobile friendly about three years ago, it had been a long while since any kind of update had been made. She said the goal was to not only make the site more appealing to the eye, BY MARK HOWE TIMES-UNION Staff Writer mhowe@timesuniononline.com Local Convenience Store Aides Fundraising Freedom Express, a local convenience store chain, has partnered with Citgo, its gasoline supplier, to present "Spirit Pumps," which helps local not for profit organiza tions raise funds for specific projects. Sheila Cobb, community liaison for Freedom Express, said, "We've been partners with Citgo for 16 years. I always knew about the pro gram, but I couldn't get any one to partner with us. "Citgo wants to be involved in helping commu nities and organizations, and we're happy to tag along with that." Cobb said the process for a not for profit to apply is BY MARK HOWE TIMES-UNION Staff Writer mhowe@timesuniononline.com Photo Provided Freedom Express LLC recently presented a check for $2,101 to Warsaw Christian School through the company's "Spirit Pump" campaign. Since then, Citgo has capped contributions at $2,000. The school will use its funds to improve its technology lab. Pictured are Travis (R) and Kirsten Fatchett Lansaw. Kirsten, a 2007 Warsaw Community High School graduate, was hit by a stray bullet Wednesday in Fort Wayne while they were traveling in their Jeep. Photo Provided BY DAVID SLONE TIMES-UNION Staff Writer dslone@timesuniononline.com Traffic Expected To Be Congested Downtown Tonight Stray Bullet Strikes Warsaw Woman In Fort Wayne Wednesday, Travis and Kirsten Fatchett Lansaw were in Fort Wayne when their 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited was hit with a stray bul- let. It pierced the hard top of the Jeep, striking Kirsten in the head. Pictured is the bullet hole inside the Jeep. See WEBSITE- Page 2A An Atwood man was arrested earlier this week on drug and gun charges after allegedly trying to evade arrest. Anthony Wayne Miller, 36, of 111 E. High St., Atwood, was arrested and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail Monday for failure to appear - felony; resisting law enforcement; dealing meth more than 10 grams; possession of meth 10 to 28 grams; carrying a handgun without a license; driving while suspended with a prior; and failure to appear - felony. Court documents filed Thursday list the charges against Miller as dealing in methamphetamine, a level 2 felony; pos session of methamphetamine with enhancing circumstances, a level 3 felony; possession of a narcotic drug with enhancing circumstances, a level 5 felony; possession of a syringe, a level 6 felony; driving while suspended, a Class A misde meanor; carrying a handgun without a license, a Class A mis demeanor; and carrying a handgun without a license, a level 5 felony. A Warsaw man was arrested in June after allegedly attack ing his father with a knife. Abel Salas, 19, of 3762 W. Old 30, #72E, Warsaw, was arrested and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail June 16 for intimidation with a deadly weapon and domestic battery. His preliminary bond was set at $10,250. Court documents filed Thursday list the charges against Salas as intimidation with a deadly weapon, a level 5 felony; attempted domestic battery with a deadly weapon, a level 5 felony; and domestic battery, a Class A misdemeanor. On June 16, Kosciusko County Sheriff's deputy Don McCune responded to a battery report with a weapon at a local agriculture company. Upon arrival, he spoke with Salas' father who said Salas took a knife from a woman by force and came after him. He was able to defend himself without being injured during the attack. The father complained of pain in Atwood Man Faces Drug, Gun Charges Man Arrested Following Knife Attack

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