There has been a lot of discussion lately about illegal immigrants coming across the border. We are building a wall, but walls don’t usually work any better than locks. They become a nuisance for the people that have to maintain them. The solution seems simple to me. Just annex Mexico. After
Allen Circuit Court Judge Thomas J. Felts has been appointed by Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David C. Long to the Indiana Commission on Courts for a four-year term. The Commission on Courts reviews and reports to the Indiana General Assembly on all requests for new courts, changes in
Harrison Square Receives State Approval for Bond Financing
DLGF Decision Paves Way to Lower Interest Rate, Savings on Catalyst Project
In a Wednesday, October 3 meeting with Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) Commissioner Cheryl Musgrave, Allen County Commissioner Nelson Peters
I hope all of you are enjoying our October weather and are looking forward to any Halloween events you have planned.
As I think about preparing for winter, one thing that comes to mind is those winter ailments that seem to go around every year, such as colds and flu. I am bothered by the realization
If you watch the financial markets, you’ve seen just about everything in the last few months. First, the Dow Jones Industrial Average raced from 13,000 to 14,000 in record time. Then, in about four weeks, the Dow lost all these gains and fell below 13,000. What’s a long-term investor to
Some time next month CEDIT request forms for neighborhood improvement projects will be sent to neighborhood leaders throughout the city including The Waynedale News delivery area. The goal is for every neighborhood to get together to discuss neighborhood project priorities and then to pick the 3 most
More than 3,000 Hoosier soldiers from 22 units will be deployed to Iraq next year
State Sen. Tom Wyss (R-Fort Wayne) saluted Indiana Army National Guard members and their families recently in the wake of Tuesday’s announcement that more than 3,000 of them will be deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan
RUTH P. KISSELL, 82, of Zanesville, Indiana, formerly of Columbia City, died Sunday, September 30, 2007. Arrangements by DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, Columbia City.
MELVIN D. SMETHERS, 73, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, October 5, 2007, in Fort Wayne. Born November 9, 1933, in Allen County, he was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Teamsters Union and retired from Warehouse for Food Marketing after 29 years of service, in 1996.
Surviving are his wife, Connie
LESTER “SHORTY” W. DAFFORN, 93, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, October 5, 2007, at Lutheran Hospital. Born September 21, 1914, in Allen County, he was a farmer and toolmaker at General Electric, retiring after 35 years in 1975. He was a member of Risen Savior Lutheran Church, General Electric
ALICE L. WHALEN, 71, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, October 2, 2007, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born March 21, 1936, of Richland County, she was a homemaker and member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church.
Surviving are her husband of 51 years, George Whalen; daughter, Marilyn (Wayne) Erexson of Fort
FRANCES “JOAN” J. BELLIS, 73, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, September 27, 2007, at her residence. Born March 17, 1934, in Portland, Indiana, she was a retired secretary from the Fort Wayne Community Schools. She was a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her husband,
RALPH EDWARD “BUCK” TRAVIS, 86, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, September 27, 2007, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born October 7, 1920, in Fort Wayne, he retired from Pennsylvania Railroad as a freight conductor, in 1981. He was a member of Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, Mizpah Shrine
THOMAS H. SORG, 87, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, September 30, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital. Born on July 23, 1920, in Allen County, he worked as a farmer, and worked at Fort Wayne Community Schools, retiring in 1985. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Holy Name Society,
St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Yoder is sponsoring a parish mission in mid-October. There will be five consecutive evenings of prayer, singing and reflections in response to the preaching of Father Robert Halter, CSsR, a Redemptorist priest from Chicago. The Redemptorists have a long history of preaching
St. Therese received a $1,500 grant from the GE Volunteers to purchase new book totes and refurbish the existing book totes.
Book totes are bags that are sent home weekly with students in grade K-2. Each bag has a book and some kind of manipulative inside.
The goal of the book totes is to promote reading
One word to sum up Mr. Woodcock? Ew. From start to finish, this movie was just lackluster and very rarely funny.
A former ugly duckling, played by Sean William Scott, returns to his hometown as a very successful self-help guru to find his mother engaged to his high school gym teacher, Mr. Woodcock.
Boy Scout Troop 349, sponsored by Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Getz Road, will be conducting a second cleanup of the Chief Little Turtle Gravesite in conjunction with Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation staff members on the morning of October 20, from 9 until noon.
The troop became involved with
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AT THE FOOT OF THE
When: Now- Nov 12
Autumn …. my favorite time of the year, and my favorite brother, James “Feather in the Wind”, came to Peace Tree Ridge, our home, to visit and to cut some brush and trim some trees. It was a most wonderful day of sharing.
My wife, Jane, my brother, and I had just sat down at the table
I SURVIVED “THE GREAT BOOM”
I many times have stated that people do not read history during the period that they lived. So many people get very much involved in the Civil War. I intended to change my opinion and picked up the book “The Great Boom” 1950-2000 by Robert
THE POWER OF FRUIT
Monavie brand products are a delicious and energizing blend of the Brazilian acai berry and other nutrient dense fruits from around the world.
For more information contact Mary Stark, your Monavie distributor.
The word “antioxidant” has become more and more common lately. The problem is that most people have no clue what they really are. All they know is that they are “said” to help prevent and maybe even cure diseases.
In this article, I am going to clear things up a bit and tell
TREE STAND SAFETY TIPS
Falls from tree stands are the leading cause of hunting accidents in Indiana. But many of these accidents are avoidable. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources offers hunters some tree stand safety tips.
Never carry equipment with you while climbing. Use a haul line
Late summer and fall is really the best time to start a compost pile. Your flowers and leaves need to be dug up and raked away so why not pile them up into intentional compost “heap.” Simply find a spot out of the way, maybe near your garage, beside a storage shed or just in the backyard