For the past 15 years, the skies had been relatively clear for the annual Waynedale Community Picnic, but this year, the organizers and volunteers faced huge downpours until around noon. For the organizers of the Picnic, event cancelation is just not a viable option because of the huge number of people
New study shows that hands-free technology can still leave drivers distracted and deadly on the road.
New laws in states like Florida are seeking to make ‘texting while driving’ a primary offense. This means that police officers will be able to pull over motorists if they see them texting.
When we walked into the buffet restaurant, the first thing that caught Jason’s eye was the chocolate fountain. It had three huge tiers with gallons of chocolate flowing over them.
“That’s just about the most amazing thing ever!” he said.
This buffet lunch was the last part of our scouting high
JOIN OUR CATERING TEAM!
Business is GREAT! Lighted Gardens is currently looking for “people pleasers” to join our locally owned Catering Company. Positions available for Prep Cooks, Servers, Catering Attendants and Bartenders. Candidates should be well groomed, reliable and have adequate
On September 2, 1932 the first Waynedale Newspaper rolled off the presses. Since then, The Waynedale News continues to be the messenger and community information hub. With the increase in social media use and the decline of newspapers world-wide, The Waynedale News continues to be something that many
Many people think of Labor Day as just a day off work and maybe a chance to say goodbye to summer. But for over a hundred years, Labor Day has been set aside to pay tribute to working men and women. It has been officially celebrated in the United States since 1894 when President Grover Cleveland and
Roanoke’s Cottage Event Center brings back a pair of spectacular keyboardists, each with a long list of credentials, for a fundraiser benefitting Riley Hospital for Children. The event is scheduled for Friday, September 21st, with the show beginning at 7:30 PM.
The concert will feature a varied assortment
A long-time Waynedale restaurant has a new look and feel thanks to recent renovations.
After having been closed for work for several months, the Dairy Queen at 501 Lower Huntington Road finally opened for business again on June 1. The spot had been closed since about September of 2017.
Since the place
Mariana Sweat born May 4, 2018. Front row (l-r): Charles and Joan Klenke – Great-Great-Grand Parents Back row (l-r):Dawn Anders – Grandmother, Sue Sweat – Mother, Dianne Diehl – Great Grandmother; all of Huntington.
Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry will be holding its annual Dinner & Auction on Saturday, September 8th, 2018, at Middaugh Hall (DeKalb County Fairgrounds) in Auburn, Indiana. This event will consist of a buffet-style dinner catered by Dutch Heritage, raffles, silent auction, and live auction. All
For every one of my 45 years in the hardware business, customers have been coming in asking for DW-40…..er, I mean WD-40. Whatever name our customers give it, we know what they want. When something is sticking, squeaking, or just not quite doing what it’s supposed to, WD-40 is one of the 1st
Southwest Honey Co. recently completed a 2-year USDA study designed to evaluate changes residents hope to make to benefit pollinators, local growers and the environment. The organization accomplished this through an innovative pollinator appreciation program that took a hands-on approach to teaching
It seems hard to imagine that autumn will soon be upon us with its sunny days and low humidity (doesn’t that sound good?). So it is time to be thinking about refurbishing your summer plantings with the beautiful colors of fall. Plants can be planted directly in the ground or in containers. Your
My next article, I decided one afternoon, is going to be about the blue jay. Coincidentally, when I sat at my desk to start writing that article was just one bird on the feeder outside my study window, a blue jay. Further, not only was that jay the only bird at my feeder, it was the only bird in sight.
During each legislative session, the Indiana Senate provides internship opportunities for college students, graduate students and recent college graduates. Throughout the legislative session, interns learn about Indiana’s current issues, network, practice leadership skills, develop their professional
The growth of our trails network continues to position Fort Wayne and northeast Indiana as leaders in providing quality of life amenities for residents, businesses, and guests. Recently, I joined business owners, community leaders, elected officials and members of the Northeast Indiana Regional Development
A local park is sporting a new and improved disc golf course, courtesy of the Fort Wayne Parks Department and a local club.
Featuring new tee pads, new mulch on several fairways, and new signage throughout the course, a better disc golf course was unveiled at Tillman Park last month.
The park’s course
The days are still hot and humid as summer lingers on, but there is a change coming soon. August brings the tail end of summer as the gardens finish their work for another season. The ripe smell of corn tassels hang heavy in the air as the cornstalks turn brown and dry. The late crops have mostly
The annual Tox-Away Day event held on the first Saturday after Labor Day is an event of the past. Residents can now properly dispose of their household hazardous waste (HHW) products every Tuesday.
The Allen County Department of Environmental Management (ACDEM) expanded the program in July to fulfill
“That you, Doc?”
“Sure is. How you doing, Windy?”
“Finer’n frog hair, Doc. Say, did you hear about ol’ Bob over at the junction?”
“Sure was a shame, Windy. I had no idea he was sick. Went pretty fast is what I heard.”
“Me, too. Say Doc, you remember Minnie
My father, Charly Butcher, passed away on August 15th. Movies were something that Dad and I enjoyed together, and one of my first memories of the movies is actually him taking me to see The Adventures of Milo and Otis and falling asleep. I was only around three years old, so at first I was scared,
Elizabeth A. Ormiston, 77, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018 at her home. She was the daughter of the late John W. and Nellie L. Cochran. She was a graduate of International Business College and was a full time homemaker. She was employed by Walden Books for a short time. Surviving are her husband,
This September, Indiana will host events for all ages as part of the 23rd annual statewide celebration of archaeology.
Archaeology Month provides an opportunity to learn about the scientific study of historic or prehistoric peoples and their culture in Indiana. Hoosier history buffs can meet archaeologists
LIGONIER MARSHMALLOW FESTIVAL
When: Aug. 31 – Sept. 3
Where: Ligonier, Indiana
Add’l: A Fun Friendly Family Event. Rides, Food and Performances. Splash Pad is open all weekend. A Fireworks display at Kennry Park At Dusk, on Friday, Aug 31. The Grand Parade will be on Labor