Indiana’s children are our state’s most precious assets. Sadly, nearly 67 percent of all reported sexual assault crimes are committed against children. In fact, 34 percent of sexual assault victims are under age 12. Fifteen percent are under age 6. Despite efforts to better protect our
Like many other Allen County taxpayers, I am anxious to get a better understanding why a number of city and county leaders–now including Fort Wayne’s mayor–are endorsing the concept of unified government for Allen County and the City of Fort Wayne.
What is consolidation expected to accomplish?
One of the benefits of Township Government in its ability to adapt to changing circumstances and effect changes immediately. It’s nice to tell you about all of the good things we do at the Wayne Township Trustees Office, but we are always looking to do things better and in fact made a change
I recently called on government leaders to come together to make local government work better for you. The Indiana General Assembly passed House Bill 1362, which provides local government with an opportunity to develop plans for consolidation and coordination of local services without the need for
Greetings!! Finally, some nice weather! This is a great time to take the whole family to one of our city parks for a picnic. Through the efforts of many individuals including members of the Southeast Waynedale Neighborhood Association under the leadership of Ms. Beulah Stoker, Waynedale Park has
Robert Heimman and Ray Sorg folded Charles’ flag, as an explanation of the significance of each fold was read by Stanley Williams. A picture of Charles with the flag was on the table.
Pat Fager, Charles’ daughter-in-law and her husband Cordill will be presenting this display to the National
CATHERINE H. RANG, 68, of Fort Wayne, went home to Jesus Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at Hospice Home. Born in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late George Vorndran and Elsie (Lehman). She was a medical secretary at Lutheran Hospital for over 30 years, retiring in 2005. She was a member of St. John
WILMA G. MILLER, 87, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at East Lake Nursing Home. Born August 18, 1918, in Lafayette Township, Allen County, she was the daughter of the late James C. Clark and Ruby F. (Middaugh). She was a homemaker and member of First Christian Church.
Surviving are her
OPAL M. (SALE) BURNS, 83, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, April 7, 2006. Born June 18, 1922, in Hepburn, Ohio, she had previously worked at General Electric, Phelps Dodge and Fort Wayne Community Schools.
Survived by her daughters, Catherine M. (Alan) Dinger of Fort Wayne and Connie A. (Dan) Dierks of
JOHN MICHAEL KEARNEY, 52, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, April 2, 2006, at the University of Texas Hospital. Born March 1, 1954, in Fort Wayne, he was Controller at The Associates for 20 years.
Surviving are his mother, Joan C. (Konney) Kearney of Fort Wayne; four brothers, Stephen C. (Michele) Kearney
THESTLE MARGARET (TYNER) WHITMORE, 88, of Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2006, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was a housekeeper at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church for 35 years and a member of St. Therese Catholic Church, Fort Wayne for over 40 years. She was very active in her
BETTY LOUISE HAIFLICH, 77, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, March 31, 2006. Born February 27, 1929, in Churubusco, she worked in Environmental Services at Lutheran Hospital.
“She loved golfing, bowling, crocheting, jigsaw puzzles and especially loved her grandchildren.”
Survived by her sons,
EILEEN REBECCA “TOOTS” JACKSON, 84, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Ossian Health Care, Ossian. Born March 26, 1922, in DeKalb County, she was a homemaker.
Surviving are sons, Raymond (Laura) Jackson of Roanoke and Robert Jackson of Fort Wayne; daughters, Rose Jackson and
When I was a kid, adults used to bore me to tears with their tedious diatribes about how hard things were when they were growing up; what with walking twenty-five miles to school every morning. Uphill BOTH ways. Through year ’round blizzards. Carrying their younger siblings on their backs…to
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ALUMINUM CAN COLLECTION
Where: South West Conservation Club
GENERAL HAULING & BOBCAT SVC.
Call us for all of your hauling, clean-up and bobcat needs.
Inside home, garage, basement, attic, construction, debris, brush, etc.
We also deliver topsoil, fill dirt, stone, sand, landscape materials, boulders, etc.
SPRINGTIME IN LOUISVILLE
At last, we can take off the coats and hats, toss the gloves, and relish the change in weather. Springtime has come to Louisville. I know that you in the Fort do not have the flowering dogwoods, daffodils, and lawns covered with dandelions yet, but we are just about two weeks
In last week’s column, we talked about the necessity of taking a “big picture” approach to your financial situation. By looking at your needs at different stages of your life, you can develop a strategy containing elements that work together to help you achieve your goals. Last week,
Many homeowners don’t realize that the weight of heavy winter snows can change the slope of their front lawn, or that the air conditioner outside their home can cause water damage inside their house. Nearly half of all home-damage claims to Allstate are the result of everyday problems like broken
Hutch MacNeil (Jon Foster) is the ring-leader of a hard-core group of gaming buddies. Together, they take on warlocks and witches throughout cyberspace. No doubt two of the most hideous words any of them can hear are “Game Over.” Little do they realize the sheer significance of that phrase,
HOW MANY CHICAGO PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL TEAMS HAVE THERE BEEN?
The answer to that question is six. At the time of their existence they were considered as having Major League status. Those teams were the: (1) Chicago Cubs, (2) Chicago Browns, (3) Chicago Pirates, (4) Chicago Nameless Team,
YOUR CHOICE POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE
by Greg Patten
I believe God wants you to be a winner. In John 10:10 …he said he came to give you life and not only life but life MORE ABUNDANTLY. Proverbs 23:7 says that whatever you think about that is what you are.
We have all heard of GI-GO or Garbage
All of that wrestling around the house when one is young really does pay off. At least it does if you’re Harry McGinnis, head wrestling coach at Triton College. Just this past year, Coach McGinnis took eight wrestling qualifiers to the National Tournament in Rochester, Minnesota. Four of them
The Truth About Fat
Have you ever noticed how many different people are saying different things about what is good and what is bad for you? There are also different opinions on what makes us “fat” or overweight. What foods to eat and foods to avoid. Good diets and bad diets. I was confused
Umber’s is sprucing up with new siding
Umber’s Ace Hardware was started in Waynedale in 1944. Back then it was just Umber’s Hardware, as Lester Umber didn’t join the Ace franchise until he moved the store in 1954. The original store sat on the southwest corner of Old Trail