Recently, I received an email from an angry constituent. He let me know how much he despised my vote in favor of Daylight Savings time last year, and also let me have it for supporting the Governor’s proposal to lease the Indiana toll road. He went so far as to suggest that I had “no mind
To quote the words of the Wayne Township Senior Supervisor, “you don’t know, what you don’t know” is the subject of this week’s Voice of the Township. There are three groups of people that find their way to the Wayne Township Office to seek assistance: those that need
Spring is right around the corner and that means another great year of construction projects in Fort Wayne.The City will invest $58 million in 2006 in public works and utilities improvements. We must provide excellent water and sewer services and good roads. Innovation and investment will help create
Greetings! Steady progress is being made at Southtown Centre. Menard’s will open in a few weeks and the Walmart plans are moving forward as well. The Firestone auto business is being refurbished. The Regional Public Safety Training Center—which will provide training for police, fire, EMS,
I, as many of you, I’m sure, watched the Olympics. I’m more than a casual watcher. I watch everything, from the opening ceremonies to the extinguishing of the flame, and then I watch all the commentary, before, during and after. I do everything but paint myself red, white and blue, cheering
If you have a 401(k) plan, you’ve got a great way to save for retirement. And, as of the first of the year, your 401(k) got even better – because you can now contribute even more to it. The same is true of 457(b) plans (if you work for a governmental agency) or 403(b) plans (if you work
George came to America from Tripoleos, Greece in 1979. He had the American dream, to create his own business. He, along with his partner Mario Alvarado, accomplished this by establishing the Renaissance Restaurant at 1033 Tillman Road near the new Southtown Center.
George passed away on February 26,
CLARA J. (QUICKERY) PIATT, 88, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, March 13, 2006, at Renaissance Village. Born December 23, 1917, in Fort Wayne, she was a department manager for and retired from L.S. Ayres. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church.
Surviving are son, Rick (Joann) Piatt of Columbia
GERALD W. TOOR, 81, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, March 10, at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born May 13, 1924, in Fort Wayne, he was the storekeeper at Fruehauf Trailer for 44 years, retiring in 1986 and also worked at Napa Auto Parts for eight years. He was a member of American Legion #241 and
BARBARA MARTIN, 77, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at Canterbury Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born January 4, 1929, in Delaware County, Indiana.
Survived by daughter, Linda (Clay) Bishop of Ossian; brothers, Donald and Paul Bunsold of Fort Wayne and Phillip Bunsold of Decatur;
EVELYN K. BROWN BODEY, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, March 13, 2006, at St. Joseph Medical Center. Born August 1, 1946, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Alvin S. Brown Sr. and Eva Loretta (Buffington). She was an O.B. Tech at Lutheran Hospital for 27 years, retiring in 1992. She was a
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FISH & CHICKEN DINNER
Who: Kekionga Middle School
OUR PRESIDENTS AND BASEBALL
Using three books as reference guides; The Dickson Baseball Directory, by Paul Dickson, Baseball America’s Diamond Mind, by Richard Crepeau, and The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents, by William A. Dregorio, it is interesting that some of our presidents were baseball
Bramell, Kurtz earn MVP honors
•Four straight undefeated regular seasons.
•Two consecutive runnerup finishes in the NAIA Football Championship Series.
•Four consecutive MSFA Mideast League Championships.
•Two MSFA MEL Players-of-the-Year.
•The 2004 NAIA Player of the Year.
More than 400 University
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The St. Therese 8th grade girl’s basketball team just completed an undefeated season (10-0) by winning the CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) Blue League regular season and tournament. This team is arguably the best CYO girl’s team in the area. The team consists of 10 girls; Alivia Baker,
Elmhurst High School freshman, Rebecca Coffelt, placed 4th and made state finals in the Poetry category at the IHSFA Sectional speech competition that was held at Snider High School on Saturday, March 4th.
Rebecca will be representing Elmhurst High School at the State IHSFA Speech Finals at Warren
Have you had a chance to meet him yet? If you are not a Fort Wayne resident, you may not know Dr. Tom Hayhurst. If you do not know him but saw him in a crowd somewhere you wouldn’t pick him out as a candidate for the 3rd District House of Representatives.
He doesn’t look or act like most
The Miami ‘Lady’ Indians won their fifth city basketball title defeating Blackhawk Middle School 20-19. It was a defensive battle on both teams part. Neither team was willing to give up fast break baskets or easy shots. Coach Davis called it a “basketball chess game.”
As the generic title suggests, Date Movie is as simple and unoriginal as they come, with an added twist. The moviemakers set out to spoof every movie they possibly can (romantic comedies and otherwise) and succeed in making fun of at least two dozen, maybe more. Julia Jones (Alyson Hannigan) is another
All the hard work and sweat has paid off. The costumes are being fitted and the stage is set. Makeup is being applied and all of the Ladies-In-Waiting and Knights are doing a last practice to the “Spanish Panic” before the curtain goes up. There are vocal and physical warm-ups for all
Redeemer Radio, Catholic Radio 1450 AM, has completed its first two months of operation, broadcasting the truth and beauty of the Catholic faith throughout Fort Wayne and the surrounding area. The response from listeners has been tremendous. Priests have noted that they listen on a regular basis and
Paul Harvey and Prayer
This is old but it is good!
Paul Harvey says:
“I don’t believe in Santa Claus, but I’m not going to sue somebody for singing a Ho-Ho-Ho song in December.
I don’t agree with Darwin, but I didn’t go out and hire a lawyer when my high school teacher
On March 2, 2006, St. Therese Kindergarten and First Grade celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a special visit from The Cat in the Hat. The day included many parent visitors coming in and reading their favorite Dr. Seuss book to the students. They also feasted on green eggs and ham and made
Audrey (Heckler) Prince was born on March 22, 1911 in Monroeville, to Alonzo and Clara Heckler. Her dad, Alonzo, was of German decent and her mother’s family was originally from England. Her father worked as a logger, a farmer, a construction worker and also worked on the railroad. Audrey went