Few things in my short thirty-eight years have caused me to truly stop in my tracks and feel a deep sense of grief well up from somewhere deep inside. One of those times came when I was in college. I walked into a student union lounge and discovered it was strangely quiet…too quiet, with several
TREASURE YOUR FRIENDSHIPS
Good friends, like all things in this world, come and go. The friends we had during our childhood have grown and moved on with their lives. Our high school and college friends have relocated to better their careers. Friends and coworkers that we at one time considered
LIFE’S A TRIP
Life is kind of like the weather forecast. We may hear …. cold, windy, freezing rain, driving conditions hazardous, visibility poor. Use extreme caution. It is good for us to use extreme caution so that we don’t slip off the spiritual highway of life, down the ravine
There are a lot of good people in this world and so many times praise is not acknowledged.
My husband and I were in an accident on Baer Road, Tuesday 28th and we couldn’t believe how many people stopped to see if they could help. We’d like to thank those people and especially to
A not-so-funny thing happened last week in the O’Bannon Administration’s desperate attempt to find some money for the State Budget. Officials were plowing desperately through various accounts and funds to determine if there were any accounting inaccuracies or other mistakes that might
To The Volunteers
We here at the Wayne Township Trustee’s office have always looked for ways to reduce the burden of the taxpayer while still providing for the needs of the less fortunate in our community. This means not only looking for new avenues and funding sources but also recognizing
Recently the Federal Aviation Administration approved a 20-year, $150 million investment plan for the Fort Wayne International Airport. I am calling on the entire community, residents and businesses, to support this massive undertaking. Fort Wayne International Airport is a crucial economic driver
As you are probably aware, legislation working its way through the state legislature will legalize automatic speed detection devices at intersections, if local officials feel that that particular approach is needed. For many years drivers in Fort Wayne have been aware of the worrisome habit of some
Good news! Now that our one biggest national holiday (Groundhog Day) is over with I can give you the information about groundhog hunting straight from Jon Marshall of the IDNR (Indiana Department of Natural Resources). Here it is in case you’ve been staying up nights worrying about it. He
WANTED TO BORROW – A POPCORN MACHINE
THE WAYNEDALE NEWS would like to borrow a popcorn machine Monday, May 26, 2003. We are planning to pop corn and GIVE IT AWAY at our 3rd Annual Waynedale Daze celebration in Waynedale Park right after the Memorial Day Parade in downtown Waynedale.
Pets can be wonderful additions to a family but many pets end up at the shelter due to a lack of forethought. Dogs and cats that are reasonably taken care of will live for ten to sixteen years. Think about the amount of care you have time to give before deciding to get a pet.
It would be wise to
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua M. Brune, a 2001 graduate of Elmhurst High School, recently graduated from the Navy’s Basic Nuclear Power School with Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit, Goose Creek, Charleston, SC. During the six-month course, Brune received fundamental training in several
HAVE YOU PAID YOUR 2003 AMVETS, AMERICAN LEGION, S.A.L. OR AUXILIARY DUES?
DAVID PARRISH POST 296
During the month of February, American Legion war veterans honor our great presidents Washington and Lincoln and the Four Chaplains of WWII who died together in February 1943. These four
Enjoy your paper very much. Always look forward to the next issue. Keep up the good work. P.S. Keep Mrs. Waynedale, she is always good for a chuckle. Boyd and Marilyn Cuff, Baraboo, Wisconsin
To all the staff at The Waynedale News, thank you for all the great work throughout the year. We truly
Intent to Attend Ball State University—Football Scholarship
“Dustin Brown has been a pleasure to coach. He was a three-year letterman and a dominant force for Wayne on the line as an offensive tackle. The scholarship he has received is due to his hard work and dedication both in the classroom
The night is still and starkly cold. A crust of ice on the snow crunches underfoot as I walk through a quiet, frozen world. Leafless trees cast black shadows upon the ground as the silvery moonlight shines down upon them. Overhead, bluish-white stars glitter like pieces of ice. There
…does tooth loss double your risk of stroke?
Dear Dr. Reichwage,
I read your column about periodontal disease and how it can cause heart attacks. I’m wondering if I should be worried because of my mom’s situation. She is 67 and had periodontal disease for years, but she refused
Walt and Gerry Anker of Three Oaks Drive celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary at their home on Sunday. Their son Walter Brent of Fort Wayne, and their daughter Brenda Vargo and grandson Wade Vargo from Fremont, Ohio were present.
The couple were married on February 6, 1945 at the parsonage of
“Oooooohhh I just have to tell you, this week I’m writing Mrs. Wayne W. Dale’s column for her because she packed up her tubby hubby and went to where, as she put it, “The sunshine can flow all over my body like life giving rain to a tomato plant,” and referred to her
Interested in learning more about gardening, the number one leisure activity in the nation? “Focus on Gardening” will be the theme of the Free Master Gardener Gardening Seminars – offered from February 26 through March 2, 2003 at the 2003 Home and Garden Show. Learn about wild
Brian Michael Clemens, 19, an Indiana National Guard soldier, whose unit was sent to Kuwait last month, died in a Humvee accident while he and four others were on patrol. Spc. Clemens of Kokomo died in the accident near Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Four other Indiana National Guard soldiers suffered minor
Leonard V. Johnson, 87, died Monday, February 10, 2003 at Hospice Home of N.E. Indiana. A native of Fort Recovery, Ohio, he was a local contractor for 45 years before retiring in 1992. He was a 60-year member of Waynedale United Methodist Church, belonged to Waynedale Lodge #739 F&A.M., the
Ruth Ellen Bowman, 64, died Sunday, February 2, 2003 at her rural Yoder Residence. A native of Fort Wayne, She was a Payroll Coordinator for Lutheran Health Network for 20 years. She was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by a sister Rosemary Sorg, and by here parents
Ruth Antin Chambers, 82, died Wednesday, February 5, 2003 at Hospice Home of Northeast Indiana. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband Alan R. Chambers, MD and sons, Richard Chambers & Michael Chambers.
She is survived by sons Mark C. Chambers, Fort Wayne; Alan R. Chambers,
Robert N. Carnes, Sr. 83, died Monday, February 3, 2003 at his Fort Wayne residence. A native of Wells County, Indiana, he worked at Conrail for 40 years and retired in 1981. He was a member of Colony Heights Church of Christ and American Legion Post #296. He was a WWII Army veteran, enjoyed horseshoes,