Depending upon your age, you may recall a time when doctors cared for sick patients at home. Those “house calls” were commonplace in 1946, when Robert Dancer was struggling with what to call his new heating and air conditioning business. A physician friend suggested the name “Doc”
Starting June 13, 2011, all branches of MidWest America will once again begin collecting items for U.S. soldiers serving in Afghanistan. A detailed list of the needed items is posted on the Credit Union’s website at www.midwestamerica.org. This is the 4th year for this project.
Each branch will be
Last month to commemorate Teachers Appreciation Day, we featured the 12 teachers who call Kingston Residence home. We would be remiss if we didn’t also take the opportunity to honor our Nurses who live here too.
May was the official date to celebrate Nurses and also the anniversary of Florence
Can we all agree that writer/director J.J. Abrams has a gift for hype? When I saw the teaser trailer for Super 8 last summer—the one that only showed the pick-up truck derailing the train and something (but what!?) thundering around inside—I knew I wanted to see the movie. For the better part
SHOULD HELP MAKE HOOSIERS SAFER
As a fourth-consecutive balanced state budget and education reforms dominated news from the Statehouse in this year’s Indiana General Assembly, several proposals improving public safety may have slipped under the radar of many Hoosiers.
In less than a month,
Citizens Square Open
City Completes Move
Public Open House June 27
The City of Fort Wayne has completed its move to Citizens Square. Residents are invited to tour the building at our Open House on June 27, 2011 from 5 to 7 p.m. City and County leaders will cut the ribbon to officially open the building
To enjoy a comfortable retirement lifestyle, you’ll need to have adequate financial resources in place. And that means you must plan for the expected — but prepare for the unexpected.
In planning for the “expected” aspects of your retirement, consider these factors:
At the Wayne Township Trustee’s Office, we recognize the importance of transparency in government. We strive in a variety of ways to provide our residents with information about our office, including writing this column in The Waynedale News. Transparency has been the subject recently of several
TODD M. UNDERWOOD, 31, of Fort Wayne, died on Sunday, June 5, 2011, 1:30 a.m., at his residence, after a recent four month battle with cancer. Born February 3, 1980, in Fort Wayne, he served in the U.S. Army.
Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Mary (Stilwell) and Jim Ehinger of Fort Wayne; father,
DELPHOS W. HIGH, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011 at Byron Health Care Center. He was born September 15, 1929 in Wells County to the late Orla and Faye High. Mr. High retired from International Harvester in 1975.
Surviving are his sons, Keith (Kim) High of Auburn and Kim (Kay) High
ROBERT W. MCKINLEY, 89, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 9, 2011. He retired from International Harvester as an Engineer in 1981. Bob was a veteran of WWII, serving in the 90th Infantry Division in France and Germany. He was a prisoner of war in Germany for seven months and was
My brother, James “Feather in the Wind” Ebbing, and I spent the day together, riding around in his pick-up truck, running errands. He turned on the radio, and we listened to a religious program. One of the things that were said was that we need to shut up and listen to God and not try
Youth Day at the Range in J. Edward Roush Fish & Wildlife Area
This year’s Youth Day at the Range at J. Edward Roush Fish & Wildlife Area is June 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. The day includes basic gun safety, shotguns and clay targets, rifle shooting, an archery demonstration,
(Starring Wood Chuck)
It’s groundhog season and it’s in full bloom. You can tell when it is time to go groundhog hunting because the cars on the highway are already getting their limits. Actually there is no hunting season on Mr. Whistle Pig and there is no limit on the
Out back, behind the fence, we grow perennial yarrow plants for use as cut-flowers in floral arrangements. One year in late May or early June I noticed a foamy substance on my plants and it looked as though someone had spit on the foliage. I couldn’t imagine who would have done that since the
SONGS, SKITS, AND TALENT
What goes on around your campfires? What goes on around other campers’ campfires? What would you like to do around your campfires? Think about it; JUST WHAT DO YOU WANT TO DO AROUND YOUR CAMPFIRE? It’s a perfect time to spend with family and friends. You might discover
He who relies on luck to get ahead, will be done in for when his luck runs out.
When my wife, Fry, and I go out to dinner, a party, or for any other auspicious occasion, I very seldom wear a tie. I usually wear an opened neck shirt or a turtleneck with a sport coat. Recently, as we were getting
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E-mails, proposals, invoices. CAN work out of home. Prefer Time Corners or Waynedale Area. Call Jim at
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Taylor Gillie, her team’s big hitter this past year in Volleyball, recently made Bishop Luers Volleyball history! She became the first Luers player EVER to win the coveted (Tiffany Gooden) GLASS SPIKE AWARD given to the best Volleyball player in the entire SAC Conference! Considering such a
Cats and Quilts
June is here and once again the ASPCA celebrates “Adopt a Shelter Cat Month.”
There is nothing more endearing than a shelter cat sitting alertly on a quilt- in -the -frame batting at the thread as it’s manipulated through the fabric, before exhaustion overtakes
Friday the 13th dawned bright and beautiful, with caroling songbirds and flitting butterflies rejoicing in the sunshine after days of rain. Light of heart (but not so light of foot!) I put the flat of flowers on the porch and headed for the shed to get some gardening tools. Jasper pranced along beside
Dave (everybody called him Shark Boy), and Big Jesse were only halfway up the path to Santana’s old cabin before they received a noisy, but warm, slobbery, K-9 welcome but the milkmaids kept their distance. “Wild dark eyed,” Delilah seemed to be the leader of the women, all of who
It all began when old man Ortega’s rooster disappeared. He reported it to the police of course, who thought this neighborhood alarm clock finally met with a dissatisfied customer and was now cradled in dumplings.
The police said as much to Ortega, and the old man wanted to know what the police