Oooooooohhh I just have to tell you I’m back. Wayne and I went south again. We’re looking for someplace to retire to where it’s warm the year ’round and we can sunbathe au natural. I think it looks tacky to have to put on a sweater to keep your shoulders warm when strolling
I hear far too often that the United States has the highest divorce rate in the world. For some reason, people really like to spout off that statistic, but none of the divorced couples that contribute to that stat have quite as complicated marital problems as John and Jane Smith (there names being
Marine Corps Pfc. Tyler E. Olson, son of Linda L. Phillips of Fort Wayne, Indiana, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
Olson and fellow recruits began their training
Back in first grade or so, you learned that the U.S. territory ended where Mexico’s or Canada’s began. Geographically speaking, that is still true. But when it comes to investing you can find investment opportunities anywhere in the world.
This fact shouldn’t surprise you. After all,
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Bringing this Payee Program to the citizens I represent is an exciting event for me. My mission as Trustee is to provide the best possible services to the people who
You may have noticed on your recent trip on the Rivergreenway that the Fort Wayne Police Department has begun bike patrols along the Rivergreenway. The addition of bike patrols along with foot patrols provides a police presence and will help users of the greenway enjoy their outdoor activities. The
During the next few days you’re going to hear quite a bit of discussion in our community about an important topic about which I’ll admit many have trouble getting excited—garbage. The City of Fort Wayne is experiencing a steady increase in waste hauling costs with no end in site. Collecting
I loved nightfall on the city.‑ There are those who, over and over, marvel at the sight of sunrise, and the coming of a new day. For me, it was never the marvel of a new day. It was the marvel of a new night. Once the sun went down, and the lights of the city came up, and I was driving into headquarters,
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Old Jim and me, we couldn’t agree on anything, by heck.
If he hadn’t been sort of company, I’d have rung his blasted neck.
No matter what I’d say or do, I never once was right.
His all-wise tolerating smirk would cause a Saint to fight.
His ugly mug and mulish ways were
This is a continuation of the diary kept by Daniel Stark on his journey from Auburn, Illinois to the gold fields of California. Grandfather Daniel and his company had been on trail to the gold fields in California since May 5, 1850 and was approaching Ft. Kearny. Ft. Kearny was the first military
The week’s “History of Fiber Optics” is taken from George Gilder’s book “Telecosm published in the year 2000…” It is now practical to put a thousand wavelengths on a single fiber, ten billion bits of information per second on each wavelength, and as many as
Dialect has always fascinated me, especially the mountain variety that was used by our ancestors, and is still in use by many of us today.
Sometimes a word will crop up that strikes a familiar note, although it hasn’t been heard for years.
Criss did a favor for a fellow a few days ago and wouldn’t
It was a simple idea in 1926. Earl Spackman, who had recently purchased a cottage on the newly formed Lake Shafer with his family, wanted to build a sand beach swimming area so that visitors had a place to wade out into the cool waters of Lake Shafer. When he opened Ideal Beach with its bathhouse
State Rep. Ben GiaQuinta (D-Fort Wayne) asked the Indiana State Alcoholic Beverage Commission (ABC) to provide proof that recent crackdowns on video gaming machines in Allen County were generated through citizen complaints, rather than an effort to protect Indiana’s gambling industry.
BridgeClimb celebrated the 1.5 millionth Climber to experience ‘The Climb of Their Life’ over the Sydney Harbour Bridge on Thursday, June 9, 2005.
July is officially National Ice Cream Month. The Stand is adding a WOW factor to a steamy summer day by tempting your taste buds with coneys and ice cream and providing a Cruz-In with your car.
Co-owner of The Stand, Skip Sandels, explained, “Every couple of weeks classic car owners have been
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This week’s “Here’s To Your Health” is a continuation of Sister Ruth’s story, we ended her story last week with…My evaluation said that I had another problem besides depression and that I should go to a place on the East Coast where they specialized in treating
GEORGE “RAY” SHEPHERD, 78, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Fort Wayne. Born December 21, 1926, in Terre Haute, he was employed by Mister Coney, as a breakfast cook, retiring in 1995. He enjoyed woodworking.
Survived by his wife, Madonna L. (Rankin)
ELLIOTT M. RASCHE, seven week-old infant, son of Jayme Chuck and Wendy Rasche, died Sunday, June 12, 2005 in the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana.
Elliott Michael Rasche was born at Jasper, on April 16, 2005, to Jayme and Wendy K. (McOmber) Rasche. Surviving besides his parents
MARCELLA PETTIBONE TUCKER, 70, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at her residence. Born March 4, 1935, in Shelbyville, Kentucky, she retired from General Electric, in 1995. She was a past Matron of the Eastern Star.
Survived by daughter, Davanna Ramsey of Fort Wayne; son, Jerome Allen Pettibone
WILMA M. GERKE, 80, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. Born June 14, 1924, in Montgomery County, Ohio, she was employed by Concordia Seminary, as the Book Store Manager, for 10 years, retiring in 1972. She was a member of Southwest Lutheran Church and
AUDREY ELLEN CRAIG, 73, departed this life on Tuesday, June 7, 2005, with her family present. Born in Fort Wayne to Ralph and Alfreda Sutton, she was an excellent student and excelled in mathematics. After her marriage in 1949, she was a homemaker, also working at Capehart-Farnsworth, B.P.O.E. on