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DISTINGUISHED KNIGHT RECIPIENTS!

Details (left to right) Mrs. Patricia Gaughan, Mr. John Gaughan and Mr. Hoch.

The Outstanding Alumna(s) and the Honorary Alumna(s) Distinguished Knights are recognized each year at Bishop Luers Homecoming.

These awards, presented through the Alumni Office at Luers, honor an alumna(s) and an honorary alumna(s) who have contributed outstanding and distinguished service to his or her chosen profession and community. These individuals live out the mission of Bishop Luers High School in their everyday life and contributes outstanding dedication, support and service to Bishop...

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NEW SCHOOL’S MASCOT & COLORS

Details St. E School Logo Change

On October 11 at the end of the All School Mass, Father Jim Shafer announced the new mascot and new school colors for St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School, which will open its doors in mid-August 2014.

The new mascot and name of the school's athletes and students will be "The Pioneers." This is a reflection of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, who was a true pioneer in the early 1800s when she moved to Emmitsburg, Maryland to start the first Catholic school and where she also founded her religious...

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D.O. MCCOMB & SONS RE-DEDICATEVIETNAM ERA M-41 TANK

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The Vietnam Era M-41 Walker Bulldog tank located at the Fort Wayne Memorial Coliseum has been acquired by Riverview Cemetery. The tank will become the focal point of the cemetery's newly designated Veteran's section. Riverview Cemetery is owned and operated by D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Home.

The M-41 tank obtained through the armed forces is 273 inches long, 127.8 inches wide and 108.4 inches in height. It weighs 51,000 pounds and has been demilitarized.

"There are few M-41s left and we...

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HISTORY CENTER ANNOUNCES EVENTS FOR NOVEMBER

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Traders Days, a lecture on the Battle of Tippecanoe and the Festival of Gingerbread fill the events calendar for November at the History Center.

Saturday and Sunday, November 2-3, will be Miami Indian Trading Post at the National Historic Chief Richardville House Ahkimi Pinsiwa Awiki, 5705 Bluffton Road. This event is free to the public featuring fine quality hand-made Native American arts and crafts for sale by vendors, along with Medicine Woman Drum singers, IPFW Three Rivers Language...

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DECORATING & GIFT EXPERIENCE

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Decatur Small Business Christmas Open House
Enjoy the beauty, intrigue, and wonder of Christmas at the Grainery. Find the special gift for your loved one.

Since living and working on a farm all their lives, Ron & Marj Franz enjoyed growing things, be it corn in a field or pigs in a pen. One thing they really loved was working in the garden and flower beds. Growing a tasty tomato, or a prize winning flower was always a thrill, so naturally the next step was to spread this love of plants to...

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14TH ANNUAL “RIVER CITY RAT RACE”

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The River City Rat Race was born in the year 2000 and became an instant success. Currently, there are over 1000 runners and more than 100 volunteers, it is clear that this event is a success. The feature event is a 10K (6.2) mile road race, and a 5K timed run, both with a beautiful downtown course. Author and senior writer Hal Higdon of Runner's World Magazine said, "It's one of the most scenic 10K courses I've ever run!" This is high praise coming from one of the most experienced and highly...

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ANNUAL PUMPKIN PARTY

Details Pumpkin Party Carving

Every year, just outside Ossian, a local family has a party to celebrate the fall festivities. Randy and Diana Buuck started a tradition at their family home in Zanesville. They started with just family. It was a fun activity for Randy and Diana's grandkids. Now 8 years later, moved to Ossian, it has grown and become a much-anticipated event.

This year close to 50 people showed up! They: carved pumpkins, had crafts for the small kids, shared food and it ends with a bonfire! It has grown to not...

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WHITE CANE FUNDRAISER

Details WAYNEDALE Lions Club White Cane Drive

The good citizens of Waynedale responded with their hearts last Saturday on White Cane Day. Members of the Waynedale Lions Club and the League for the Blind manned the doors from 10am to 6pm raising $475!

Thank you to all who gave so generously of their time and money, as well as the owners, management and employees of Waynedale's Kroger Store.

 

STARBASE INDIANA - STUDENTS

Details “Indian Village Students Building Molecular Models” - Indian Village Elementary School students enjoy hands-on, mind-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math activities at STARBASE Indiana today building molecular models.

The 122nd Fighter Wing is excited to see plans coming together for STARBASE Indiana for 2014, giving students across Fort Wayne the opportunity to learn Science Technology Engineering and Math through hands-on, mind-on education here at the 122nd Fighter Wing.

Since opening its doors on February 14, 2011, STARBASE Indiana has been filled to capacity with well over 1000 graduates. The STARBASE Indiana vision is to raise students' interest in STEM and to improve their knowledge and skills in...

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