Larry, a former resident of Waynedale, came across this photo while going through some old albums. It was taken at a picnic at the John Clausen cottage on Lake Wawasee around 1947-49. Bill Wetzel was the choir director and sometimes the organist at the Waynedale United Methodist Church for a number
BOY SCOUT RECEIVES EAGLE AWARD
Bradley J. Bauman, a member of Boy Scout Troop 348 in Hoagland, Indiana, has earned the Eagle Scout Badge, the highest rank a Boy Scout can earn. Life Scout Bauman led 16 fellow scouts and adults in a building project, general maintenance, and landscaping work for a
BOY SCOUT LAZY DAY SOUP
2 cups water
4 cups chopped cabbage
1 cup potatoes (diced)
1/2 cup onion (chopped)
1 (12 oz) can evaporated milk
3 tbsp. Flour
1/8 tsp. Black pepper salt to taste
2 to 3 sliced crisp bacon (crumbled)
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
Add chopped green onion tops for extra flavor and color.
Over the past couple of years, we’ve had a long bear market and a period of low interest rates. Consequently, it’s been tough for stockowners and income-oriented investors. If you fall into either of those groups – and most people do – you may be wondering what to do. You can’t
IN KEEPING WITH OUR MISSION
As Wayne Township Trustee, I am proud to have the support of an incredible staff that is always willing to go beyond the common expectations of Township Government. Indiana statutes mandate Township Offices to provide relief to those individuals whose income does not
Guest Column By Mayor Graham Richard
Richard Florida and the Creative Class here in Fort Wayne
In January I attended the U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. During one of the round table discussions Richard Florida spoke with about 40 mayors from around the country. Florida
I have some important news to pass on! For several years I’ve advocated opening Fort Wayne Police Department. precinct stations in each quadrant of the city. As you are probably aware, the FWPD did have posts at Southgate Shopping Center as well as at Precious Blood Church until they were
SIGN UP NOW FOR 2003 MASTER GARDENER TRAINING
The Master Gardener Program helps gardeners grow by providing them with intensive training in horticultural principles. Master Gardener volunteers then share their knowledge by providing volunteer leadership and service to their communities. It
The Fort Wayne Sports Vacation and Boat Show will be on at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum as you are reading this. I will be helping to man the GAD-A-BOUT Magazine booth. Stop by and get some free back issues of the magazine or an autograph. Have your picture taken with an outdoor writer,
Spring is coming and with the thaw comes the realization that my yard is in serious need of clean up. I’m not talking about the clean up of trash blown in by winter storms or broken branches. I’m talking about doggie droppings.
If your yard looks comparable to mine, I feel very sorry for
TEAMSTER RETIREE’S MEETING
Teamster Retiree’s Local 414 will have their monthly meeting Tuesday, March 18, 2003 at 1pm in the Local 414 Union Hall. If the school bus runs we will meet.
HUGE GARAGE SALE
Who: Elmhurst High School
What: Garage Sale-Fund Raiser for Fast Pitch Team
A too familiar scene greeted us this morning as we looked out the window and saw more snow drifting down from a leaden sky. The whole last month was a wintry scene from start to finish. Many folks in our area have had to revert back to the “good old days” of country living,
HOUSE PASSES GIAQUINTA BILL HELPING VETERANS
Indiana House members today approved legislation co-authored by State Rep. Ben GiaQuinta (D-Fort Wayne) that enables counties to help pay burial costs for veterans and their spouses. House Bill 1769, which passed by an 89-1 margin, sets the veterans’
(Preventing Telemarketing Fraud)
Do not feel pressured to accept any offer immediately or to act before you can find out more information.
Do not be afraid to hang up the telephone if you feel uncomfortable.
Do not provide your credit card, bank account number, or other financial information if you are
Allen County Sheriff James A. Herman, announced today that the Indiana Sheriff’s Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies. There will be approximately
(Written under protest this 10th day of March in the year of our Lord 2003.)
“Oooooohhh I just have to tell you, I got stuck with writing Bertha Wayne’s column again. I don’t mean to complain but writing her stuff is getting me backed up with my own stuff. I have to do the Scouting
I like to think of filmmaking as an art. Each movie, like a painting, tells a story. Each movie, like a painting, has its own style and unique look or feel to it. It takes a great artist to create a touching, powerful, ironic, or beautiful film. It takes skill to make an audience laugh or cry. So,
Ossian Lumber has been in business for over 100 years. Their present manager is Dave Bushee who has worked for the company since 1975. Bill Cline, the company owner works out of his home office in Bluffton.
If you are building a new home, Ossian Lumber is here to serve you. They sell quality goods
Performances are slated for Friday and Saturday, March 21 and 22 at 7:30pm and Sunday, March 23 at 2pm. All performances will be in the Elmhurst Auditorium.
Ticket prices are $5 for students and senior citizens and $7 for adults. All seats are reserved. Tickets may be ordered by calling 425-7510 x
Rita Richison, 75, died Thursday, March 6, 2003 at Lutheran Hospital. A native of Los Angeles, California, she was a supervisor at General Telephone and retired in 1987. A son Steven Roberts preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband James O. Richison, Yoder; Step Sons Dwayne Richison,
Terry L. Polley, 48, died Tuesday, February 25, 2003 at Riverbend Health Care Center in Fort Wayne. A native of Fort Wayne, he was a laborer with Zollner Corporation for 7 years and retired in 1982. He attended Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. He was preceded in death by his first wife Deborah.
Harold J. Geise, 80, died Tuesday, March 4, 2003 at Lutheran Hospital. He was retired from General Electric and a member of St. Henry Catholic Church. A native of Fort Wayne, he was a WWII Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by brother Paul W. Geise and sister Florence Mellinger.
He is survived
Lela Mable Jackson, 105, died Thursday, February 27, 2003 at her Fort Wayne residence. A native of Wells County, she was a homemaker and a member of Zanesville Church of God, a 50-year member of the Paradise Lodge of the Rebecca Lodge of Bluffton, a member of Home Economics Club of Lafayette Central,
Paul H. Billue, 76, died Sunday, March 2, 2003. A native of Fort Wayne, he was employed by Defense Logistics Agency as a Safety & Health Manager for 11 years and by General Electric Company for 10 years. He was employed by the Renoldsburg Ohio Police Department for 5 years and by Indiana Occupational
Mildred S. Eichensehr, 98, died Saturday, March 1, 2003 in Millings, Montana. A native of Jasper, Indiana, she was employed by Fort Wayne State Hospital and Training Center as a secretary – 1961 to the mid 1970’s. She was a volunteer ‘Gray Lady’ at the Veteran’s Hospital