Hearing loss is more noticeable than hearing aids! The “huh?”, “what?” or “Could you repeat that?”, or just the general withdrawal from casual conversations. People do not “mumble” or talk too “soft” any more now than then did 20, 30 or 40 years ago when you had normal hearing
“Bert looks good this morning, Doc,” Dud said, quietly. Three stools down the counter, Bert smiled and said, “Yes, I certainly do!”
We turned toward our old pal. “You heard that?”
“Sure did, guys,” he grinned. “Look….”
He pointed to his ears. “Hearing aids,” he said. We
Steven McDaniel grew up in a Waynedale home run by a single-mom who made just enough money to pay for food. Steven, his sister Kathy, and his brother Pat were the only kids in the neighborhood near Beaver Hill who didn’t have bikes. His sister Kathy wanted to change that. In an era where kids grow
As an investor, how can you avoid making mistakes? It’s not always easy, because investing can be full of potential pitfalls. But if you know what the most common mistakes are at different stages of an investor’s life, you may have a better chance of avoiding these costly errors.
Let’s take a
Indiana University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Tom Crean will be in Fort Wayne for a special dinner to support the ministry of Youth for Christ of Northern Indiana on Sunday, August 9, at the Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Development, 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive. The doors will open at 6
World Class ultra-marathoner and New York Times Best Selling author of Eat and Run, Scott Jurek, recently broke the Appalachian Trail Speed record on a Sunday afternoon. Jurek’s time of 46 days, 8 hours and 8 minutes surpassed the previous record by about 3 hours. The Appalachian Trail Speed route
Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting almost 1,200 acres of natural and restored wetlands in Allen and Huntington Counties, offers interesting and informative nature events this July and August. All are free and open to the community.
Sponsored by Little River
Pat and Morrell Travis are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on August 13, 2015.
They were married August 13, 1955 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana and are the parents of Timothy (Linda), Christina (Donald) Buttig, Thomas (Amy) and Tamara (Bruce) Neireiter.
They are also
Quilters Hall of Famer Mimi Dietrich is one “Hon” of an appliqué quilter!
It was fun meeting Mimi Dietrich and her family at the historic Marie Webster House in Marion, Indiana where she was recently inducted into the Quilters Hall of Fame.
I confess: I had never heard of Mimi or her work
Anyone with a sweet tooth can stop by any Culver’s restaurant on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, also known as Scoops of Thanks Day. In exchange for a $1 donation, they’ll enjoy a single scoop of Fresh Frozen Custard while supplies last.
Proceeds raised from this Culver’s chain-wide event will benefit
With the close of the 2014-2015 fiscal year last month, the History Center officially reached a financial and organizational milestone, which saw its first year during the Great Recession, finishing its seventh consecutive fiscal year with a positive operating budget. This marks the longest stretch
TABLE IN THE DARKNESS
by Lee Wolfe Blum
InterVarsity Press, 9780830843084
PB, 198 pages
Blum takes the reader on a journey through her problems with an eating disorder and depression. Being up and down with severe weight issues caused problems with movement, breathing, socializing, buying clothes,
I was twenty years old, living in New York far from home, and spending long days working. So when the church congregation there decided to have a picnic, it was a great opportunity to relax and have a little fun.
There was lots of food. The ladies of the congregation had brought everything from fried
Summer simmers along like the monotonous chirr of a jarfly, but here and there hints of autumn to come are already appearing. I found my first katydid this week, and son Andy says that he and daughter Taylor have been listening to the katydid chorus from their Sand Fork farm. Goldenrod is beginning
Fort Wayne Community Schools will be back in session on August 11. For many people this is an exciting time of year as they take their children shopping for new clothes and new school supplies. For some, however, spending the extra funds for their children to go to school presents a real hardship.
A new report shows opportunities for commercial growth in south Fort Wayne, including more retail shops and restaurants in the areas bounded by downtown to the north, Lower Huntington and Tillman roads on the south, Hessen Cassel Road on the east, and the St. Marys River and Waynedale to the west.
As Indiana closes the books on fiscal year 2015, Hoosiers have good reason to be proud of our state’s fiscal prudence and stewardship of taxpayer dollars.
The General Assembly has successfully funded top priorities including education and infrastructure, while living within our means. By holding
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KEVIN LEE DEPUE, 59, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, after a long illness. He was born November 7, 1955 in Fort Wayne to Bert B. and Ina Lu (Clevenger) DePue. He graduated from Elmhurst High School and worked for many years
JANE AVERY, 62, passed away peacefully at home on the morning of Friday, July 17, 2015, after an unexpected 8 month struggle with brain cancer.
She is survived by her loving husband Bill Hoover; daughters Elizabeth Mannir, Mo (Josh) Jeffrey, and Allison Avery; her “Moroccan son” Hicham Mannir;
A local non-profit is looking to recruit 300 volunteers over the next 90 days. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana announced its “Shoe Can Make a Difference” campaign June 22 aimed at recruiting adult mentors to serve at least 500 children on its current wait list with 300 more children
“If there was one last crust of bread in this town, it would be mine.” That’s a quote from a rather pretentious member of the clergy, stating how God would take care of him should the world come unhinged tomorrow. “Everyone else may starve,” he continued, “but God has promised me that