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Kevin Fiedler, Jamie Johnson, Dwayne Bottoms, Garth Fiedler and Nik Knoblauch. Richard Sarrazin Jr. not available for this picture.

The Numb Skulls won the Team, Division 2 event of the 87th Fort Wayne City Bowling Tournament with a total score if 3694 pins. This team event was held at Village Bowl, Quimby Village, on Bluffton Road in January.

I caught up with the winning team on Wednesday night at the North Side Recreation Center (NSRC), 1515 Bartold Street, just across from the Green Frog. The six-lane bowling facility is celebrating its 75th year in Fort Wayne.

The Numb Skulls came in second in the team event last year...

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North Side Recreation Center (NSRC) was the idea of Father John Wilson C.P.P.S. In 1931, his first assignment as assistant pastor at Precious Blood was to find a way for the newly built school to pay for itself. With a strong German influence, and their tradition of kegling, bowling was a perfect choice to get people involved.

Father Wilson heard about four partially burnt lanes in Huntington, through Adolph Roethle. Borrowing a lumber truck, he picked them up. He turned them over, sanded them...

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Blowing, shifting snow on Old Trail Road near Prairie Grove Cemetery.

The fax came into The Waynedale News office Wednesday afternoon titled, "MAYOR DECLARES SNOW EMERGENCY FOR THE CITY OF FORT WAYNE. The public is encouraged to stay off all city streets to allow City Street Department crews to continue to plow snow during this Level II snow event.

Sixty Street Department trucks are working around the clock to keep streets passable for emergency vehicles. During a snow emergency, ...

In addition, garbage and recycling collection by National Serv-All has been...

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2007 KLONDIKE DERBY

This year's Boy Scout Klondike Derby/campout was held over the weekend of January 19, 20, & 21 at Hoagland Community Center, Hoagland, Indiana. Among the events were stations for First Aid, Log Sawing, Fire Building, Clove Hitch Challenge, Lashing Challenge, Orienteering, Sled Inspection, Sled Race, Indiana Wild Life Questions, and a Dutch oven cookoff.

I've been informed that Troop 38, sponsored by Calvary United Methodist Church, took a 1st Place at the Indiana Wild Life...

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St. Joseph's Parish in Fort Wayne, Indiana, announces a series of special events taking place from February 26 – March 2, 2007. The events were developed in conjunction with the Parish's mission to deepen personal and spiritual relationships in all aspects of life.

With so many daily obligations, commitments, and personal responsibilities, it is often easy to overlook personal spirituality. The programs offered in the "Behold the Face of Christ" series will be invigorating and meaningful to...

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Brrrr---it's cold outside! Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control is reminding pet owners that any animal kept outside for any period of time, must have access to food, water, and a warm, dry shelter. The following guidelines will help you protect your companion animals when the mercury dips.

•The shelter must be specifically designed to shelter an animal and be free of leaks to wind, snow, and rain. Face the opening of the shelter to the east or south away from prevailing winds or fasten a heavy...

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Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hunkler were married on February 9, 1957 at St. Joseph's Hessen Cassel.

Their six sons all graduated from Wayne High School. Three of their sons graduated from Purdue University, one from Notre Dame, one from Navel Academy, and one from Indiana University. They are also very proud to have 16 wonderful grandchildren.

Thomas was an Engineer and retired from ITT with 40 years service, and Donna worked at Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates, P.C. for 13 years until she retired.

Our defending State Champion Lady Knights fashioned a fine 21-3 win/loss record this year playing one of the toughest schedules in Indiana. For most teams this might have been the greatest season on school record. But for the only school in Indiana history to capture 5 IHSAA State Championships success isn't measured by the win-loss record it's measured by the number of State Championship banners hanging from the rafters.

So, when a fine Concordia team upset Luers in the Leo sectional...

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Dave Winn, local Waynedale carrier, brings checks into The Waynedale News on Friday, December 8.

Many of us have heard the postal carriers' motto in one form or another. One popular version is "Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail shall keep the postmen from their appointed rounds."

 

The original saying was actually, "Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these courageous couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds," and was said about 2500 years ago by the Greek historian, Herodotus. He said this adage during the war between the Greeks and...

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