I am both honored and privileged to sit on the Eagle Board of Review for the Miami District of the Anthony Wayne Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. I am also continually overwhelmed by the accomplishments, maturity, character, and career plans of the individuals that pass through that board on their
45 Years – Tom and Barb (Langley) Fischer are celebrating 45 years of marriage with an Open House at the home of their daughter.
They were married at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church on December 19, 1964 by Rev. E.D. Busch. They are now members of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne.
On Thursday, December 3, the Wayne Township precinct committee members elected Bruce Stier, a Fort Wayne attorney, to fill Maria Parra’s unexpired term on the Wayne Township Board. Maria resigned her position as a Wayne Township Board member in order to accept a position as the Technology Manager
Last month the Lake Shores Community Association elected all new officers who are sailing smoothly along to completely re-organize the Association.
The newly elected Board Members are: President Alberta Ilnicki, East Vice-President Michelle Howe, West Vice-President Walt Halley, Secretary Dawn Seiy,
Megan Shank, Senior at Bishop Luers High School, was selected as a recipient of the Jack McComb Scholarship, as an outstanding student in the area of government and civics. Megan was selected from many exceptional students from the area to receive this award of $2,000. The award was presented by Steven
The majority of city council members are not always right! The Journal Gazette recently ran a story about a difference of opinion between city council and our Sheriff. The flap was over eliminating the county dispatch service by combining it with the city’s dispatch service. Although the Gazette
Ohhhhhhhh- hhhhhhhhh I just have to tell you, Wayne and I stopped off at your all’s new (well, new to us anyway since we’ve been gone when a lot of your places were built, changed, or moved around) Long John Silver’s and tried their FISH AN MORE PLATTERS. We really wanted to eat
As we make the transition from autumn to winter, you may be reminded that seasons don’t just change on the calendar — they also change in your life. And as you move from one season of your life to another, you’ll find that some of your goals may have changed. Consequently, as time goes
DOWNTOWN SURVEY RESULTS SHOW PUBLIC PREFERENCE FOR DURABLE DESIGN
Input from nearly 700 people to help create Downtown Design Manual
Fort Wayne residents have once again expressed support for thoughtful design in downtown Fort Wayne through the downtown design survey earlier this fall. An internal
Like many of you, I look forward to Christmas not for what I will receive, but for the joy I can bring by giving to others. I had a wonderful experience over the Thanksgiving holiday when I gathered my grandchildren together and took them out shopping to pick out their Christmas gifts.
I am very excited
Editor’s Note: Dr. Dennis E. Hensley earned six combat medals, including the Bronze Star, for service as a noncommissioned officer in the U. S. Army in Vietnam. Currently, he is a director of the professional writing program at Taylor University.
I have only seen my father cry twice. One time
FRANCIS R. THIMLAR, 90, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, November 24, 2009, at Hospice Home. Born September 26, 1919, in Milan Center, he retired from International Harvester after 30 years of service. He was a World War II Army Air Force veteran.
Surviving are his siblings, Melvin Thimlar, Barbara Calvin
RALPH “BUCKSHOT” SOWERS, 85, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, November 29, 2009, at 1 a.m.
He served four years in the U.S.M.C. during World War II. He retired from the National Guard.
Surviving are three children, Rick (Kathleen) Sowers, Sue (Bill) Trigg and Stacy Sowers; eight grandchildren;
ALEXIS “LEXI” NICHOLE STARK-BORK, age 3, unexpectedly passed from this life on Saturday, November 28, 2009, at Parkview Hospital. Lexy was born to Jessica Stark and Allen Bork on July 15, 2006 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Lexi is pictured here with her grandfather Clay Stark. She was much loved
In response to a recent scam involving tree trimming impersonators, Northern Indiana Public Service Company offers a few important reminders to help customers stay safe and avoid being scammed.
The victim, an 87-year-old Porter County resident, had $2,500 stolen from inside his home by two men claiming
WELCOME TO AWAC
(From Anthony Wayne Area Council)
We want to welcome Matt Faley, Camp Chief Little Turtle’s new Camp Director! 2010 looks to be an exciting year for Scouts at summer camp.
We will be rolling out 2010 Boy Scout Summer Camp materials at all of the December District Roundtables.
(A column, whereas, you the reader may ask Ben questions about camping, cooking, hunting, fishing, or anything concerning living in our Great Outdoors.)
Q – Where can I hunt with a Bonus Antlerless deer license?
A – Your question is best answered by telling you where you ‘can’t
IT’S WHAT’S INSIDE THAT COUNTS?
How many times have we/you heard that statement? When it comes to cooking wild thangs it’s often said, “It’s what’s inside that also tastes good.” Let me explain. My (Marine Corp trained) brother refers to the inside parts
Tip – How many of you have ever tried to drive in a tent stake and didn’t have anything but a rock? I’ll bet there are not a few busted knuckles out there from using that same rock. Am I correct or what? A hammer will do the trick but I’ve hit myself in the forehead with the
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Well, you’ll probably remember Albert, the elf, living in the Big House with Santa and his parents. He made toys, dolls and painted trains and built houses, trains and cars. The problem was he didn’t do anything right. He did sloppy work. Santa and his parents picked on him all the time.
Generally, I love the holiday season. I actually believe that it can be “the most wonderful time of the year.” There are two parts of the build up to Christmas, however, that just make me cringe. The first is Black Friday; the second is the sleigh-load of big-budget, often cheesy, feel-good
Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization, is asking for donations to add 67 acres of land to its Arrowhead Prairie preserve on Aboite Road southwest of Fort Wayne. Sixty-five acres of the new property will be restored to wetland and prairie with the help of the federal government’s
LifeWorks Counseling & Consulting is pleased to announce the completion of its first year of service to the community in the mental health counseling field. “We are passionate about providing the highest quality professional counseling services in a warm, compassionate environment,”