The death of a young man who was accidentally shot in the stomach was the most-read story on from July 25-Aug. 1.

Here were the most viewed stories on the website during that time:

Kendallville man dies after being shot in stomach — 4,501 pageviews

6 dead in fiery crash — 1,991 pageviews

Rome City hosting the Moving Wall memorial — 1,518 pageviews

Third generation veterinarian joins Auburn practice — 1,450 pageviews

20-year mystery of unidentified body solved — 755 pageviews

Cameron Transitional Care partners with Mayo Clinic — 603 pageviews

6 arrested on drug charges — 487 pageviews

Two from Kendallville charged with DeKalb County burglary — 421 pageviews

Carotidynia could be causing neck pain — 398 pageviews

Hudson man charged with meth dealing — 393 pageviews

On the KPC News Facebook page, a live video of an RV fire on Ind. 3 reached the most people from July 25-Aug. 1.

Here were the top posts by reach during that time:

July 27: (Live video) RV Fire on Lima Road Stopping Northbound Traffic; Driver Escaped — 11,730 people reached, 73 reactions, 15 comments, 100 shares, 7,872 video views

July 25: (Shared from the News Sun) It’s the second death in less than a year in Kendallville where people were hit in the abdomen after a loaded gun discharged. — 5,919 people reached, 101 reactions, 13 comments, 93 shares

July 31: “It’s never too late to say thank you.” — 4,399 people reached, 60 reactions, 16 shares

Several videos and photo galleries also got good viewership on

Here were the stats for recent videos on the website from July 25-Aug.1:

Waterloo Fire Department 150th anniversary — 190 pageviews

Neighbors: Dr. James Dircksen — 66 pageviews

2019 Cops Cycling for Survivors — 26 pageviews

For photo galleries, a collection from the Clear Lake Ski Club’s 60th anniversary show got 59 pageviews, while a gallery from the 2019 Vermont Settlement Days parade got 56 pageviews.

Megan Knowles is the online and social media editor for KPC Media. She can be reached at

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