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Thursday, June 10th a party was held at Karen's Kitchen to honor Glen Stebing. Glen graduated from Auburn High School in 1938. He attended Manchester College, where he was an All-State guard in football, and graduated with a B.S. Degree in Social Studies and Physical Education. He enlisted in the Army Reserve in June of 1942 and was called to active duty in May of 1943. He did his basic training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and was shipped to Camp Shanks, New York in November, where he...

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3814 Fairfield

Discover the architecture, history and heritage of Fort Wayne, Indiana. ARCH and the Oakdale Neighborhood Association will hold the Historic Oakdale Home and Garden Tour on Saturday, June 26, 2004, from 12-5pm. Tour eight homes built between 1915 and 1930, and visit a number of outstanding gardens. Architectural styles represented include Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Dutch Colonial Revival, American Foursquare, and Tudor Revival. Tickets are $12 the day of the tour. Children 12 and under are...

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Kingston Residence, 7515 Winchester Road, had their annual State Department of Health Survey on May 17 and 18, 2004. The survey found Kingston Residence to be in substantial compliance and no state deficiencies were cited. Kingston Residence has been deficiency-free five out of our last six surveys.

Erin Acker-Floyd (pictured above-L), Executive Director, states " I attribute our success to the longevity of Kingston Residence's staff. We have a great team of dedicated professionals working...

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On May 29, 2004 at the David Parrish American Legion Post #296 an all day tribute was given to honor the World War II Veterans. There was a great turnout. A prayer breakfast was from 8am-11am, with social time from 11am-1pm followed by Posting of the Colors. The Memorial Ceremony certificates and pens of the WWII Memorial in Washington D.C. were presented to the honorees. The Auxiliary Unit #296 presented Poppy Corsages to the Veterans also. This was followed by a dance from 6pm-9pm with The...

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(L-R) Principal Miss Mary Schreiber, Julian Buitrage, Kyle Bolton, History teacher Mrs. Louise Schultheis, Teacher Miss Janet Alles and Helen Thiele. Seated, Alicia R. Lopez and Erica Woodard.

"Every Heart Beats True for the Red White and Blue - Old Glory"

On June 3, 2004, essay awards were presented at Benoit Academy, 3029 E. Paulding Road. The 7th and 8th grade students participated. The winner was Alicia R. Lopez. Americanism Chairman, David Parrish Unit 296, Legion Women's Auxiliary, Helen Thiele presented the award.

On June 9, 2004, David Parrish American Legion Post #296 held an award ceremony for S. Sergeant Marion (Toots) Hunter, who is a WWII veteran. He was presented a Bronze Star by Nicholas Wall, representing Senator Richard Lugar's office in Indianapolis.

Marion's granddaughter and friends, from Concordia High School sang three patriotic songs. Marion Hunter was also presented with a certificate and pen which was symbolic of the WWII Memorial in Washington DC. Larry Thiele, Commander of...

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Girl Scouts and Brownies from Troops 904, 394, 850 and 704 recited the Girl Scout Promise as they marched in the Waynedale Memorial Day Parade. The girls and leaders wore the following names of deceased veterans: Elvin Winchester, William Workman, Robert Hunter, Michael Brase, Clay Landrum, Donald Shaw, John A. Dahman, Arthur Dieckman, Paul Evans, Jack Hoffman, Richard Brase, Bruce Shafer, George Malcom, Dennis Messman, Norbert Pieper, John Hogan, Richard Gamble, and Elmer Starry.

By now, most kids have begun their summer vacation.‑ The pools are open, and the parks are teeming with children eager to get dirty.‑ Unfortunately, summer also signifies the beginning of what experts call the "trauma season."‑ Tragedies peak during the summer months because children are supervised less and engage in more outdoor activities.

The National Safe Kids Campaign reports that children ages 14 and under will be rushed to emergency rooms nearly 3 million times this summer for serious...

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Bishop Luers Salutatorian Bradley J. Carteaux
Residence: Hartzell Road
Parents: Paul and Cathy Carteaux
Future Plans: Bradley plans to attend Indiana University to study Pre-Law

 

Bishop Luers Valedictorian Molly C. Rowan
Residence: West Sherwood Court
Parents: Chris and Louise Rowan
Future Plans: Molly plans to attend Xavier University to study mathematics. She is hoping to someday become a college professor.

 

Elmhurst Salutatorian David G. Brune
Residence: Meyer Avenue
Parents: Aaron and Barbara...

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