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The latest breaking news stories from around the Waynedale, (South / Southwest Fort Wayne) Indiana community are all found here. These articles are written by our local writers and contain area events, happenings and general public interest coverage. If you have a news tip, idea for an article or suggestion, please click here to submit your Waynedale news.

LEE’S FAMOUS RECIPE CELEBRATES 40 YEARS!

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Lee's Famous Recipe was founded by Lee Cummings, nephew to Colonel Harland Sanders. After working with his uncle he decided to go off on his own . With his boyhood friend Harold Omer they opened "Harold's Take Home" in Lima, OH. After deciding to franchise, "Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken" was born in 1967 and opened up stores in Dayton and Cincinnati, OH and Kalamazoo, MI. By 1972 they had opened up store number 100 in Sanford, FL. James Tellman was an accountant for Central Soya, working mainly...

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DISORDERLY DEN DONATES TO ALZHEIMER’S RESIDENTS

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Recently the Dis- orderly Bear Den in Fort Wayne, Indiana gave 76 small teddy bears and 24 medium size Beanie Baby Buddies to Heritage Pointe in Warren, Indiana for their Alzheimer's residents.

The bears were received by Jodie Stanley and were given in honor of den member, Peggy Redelman who was in the nursing home recuperating from back surgery.

In the picture are, (front row left to right) Pamela Hensley (Heritage Pointe Staff), den member Peggy Redelman and Carrie Kracium (Heritage Pointe...

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GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR EDUCATION WING & CHURCH RENOVATION

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On Sunday, September 15th, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish held a groundbreaking ceremony and blessing for its education wing expansion as well as for its future church renovation.

Presiding over the groundbreaking ceremony and blessing was Msgr. Robert Schulte, Vicar General of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and founding pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish. Songs, readings, prayers and blessings made up the groundbreaking ceremony.

Participating in the groundbreaking ceremony with...

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KINGSTON RESIDENCE CELEBRATES THE GOOD OLD DAYS

Details Good old days - Kingston Residence

Kingston Residence of Fort Wayne, 7515 Winchester Road, hosted a local fundraiser for the Fort Wayne Trails ~ Waynedale Initiative on Friday, September 6th from 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The event was free but over $300 was generously donated by those who attended toward a Waynedale project of a safe pedestrian crossing over the Lower Huntington Bridge.

Almost 300 attendees including Kingston residents, families, and guests enjoyed 18 Model A cars that were on display compliments of the Old Fort...

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A PASSION FOR RACING

Details Baer Field Races - Matt Dimit #7

Congratulations to Matt Dimit #7 in the open wheel modified race car division. Matt Dimit just finished his best race yet in his #7 modified race car at Baerfield Speedway on Saturday September 14th. He qualified 9th in his division, finished 5th in the heat race, and finished 4th place in the 50 lap feature!

Matt was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He is a parishioner of St. Therese Catholic Church and a graduate of Bishop Luers High School. He is employed at Steel Dynamics, Inc...

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7TH ANNUAL RUN FOR RILEY

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Getting ready to run or walk the Fort 4 Fitness or another road race this weekend? Good for you---now let's keep that training going. Sign up now for the 7th Annual Aboite Podiatry Run for Riley, October 13th at Maplecreek Middle School.

"What the really great thing about this is race is that 100% of race registration goes to the kids at Riley Hospital for Children," says Dr. Lynn Stafford, podiatrist at Aboite Podiatry Associates on W. Jefferson Boulevard and the title sponsor of the race...

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COVENTRY MEADOWS EARS DEFICIENCY - FREE RATING

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Coventry Meadows has received a deficiency-free survey by the Indiana State Department of Health, which is now using tough new inspection standards.

Coventry Meadows, located at 7843 West Jefferson Blvd. in Fort Wayne, has received top surveys in the past under the old survey system. However, with the state's new set of criteria, a deficiency-free achievement is significant. Few nursing communities have received this distinction.

Coventry Meadows Executive Director Craig Kollen said taking...

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NBA STAR, BRAD MILLER RAISES BIG FUNDS

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NBA star and former Little Brother, Brad Miller, hosted the 10th Annual Brad Miller Gala, Auction, and Golf Outing to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. The two-part event began on Saturday, September 7, 2013 with a Gala and Auction held at the Memorial Coliseum, followed by a golf outing at Noble Hawk Golf Links in Kendallville Monday, September 9, 2013.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is proud to announce the event raised more than $280,000 for the organization and its programs!

More than 800...

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RENAISSANCE ARTS FESTIVAL

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A Renaissance in Roanoke Art Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 10am – 5pm on Historic Main Street in the Village of Ronaoke.

40 juried artists are already signed-up for the event which will feature the artists' works for sale, a Plein Air paint-out sponsored by Crestwoods Gallery and Framing, Children's Art Activities,"Create-a-canvas", Roanoke Elementary School Plein Air, A College Exhibit and Sale, a Fall Farmer's Market, "live" entertainment, and food...

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