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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.

ENGLEWOOD’S GRAND OPENING OF ALZHEIMER’S UNIT

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The NEW Memory Care Unit is called Touchstone Terrace. On March 3rd Dave McMahon, Administrator, gave tours of the Englewood Health & Rehabilitation Center. Touchstone Terrace is the perfect, worry-free environment for seniors with Alzheimer's disease.

ELMHURST WINS SECTIONAL

Details photo by rls #34 James Hardy gets the opening tip against Norwell at Wayne High School during the Class 3A Sectional.

Elmhurst won against Norwell, Friday and then upset #2 Tippecanoe Valley on Saturday, March 6th to win the Class 3A Sectional at Wayne High School. Elmhurst Coach Keith Edmonds has the Trojans playing well going into the Regional Tournament that is scheduled for Saturday, March 13th, 10am at Northwood in Napanee, Indiana. The Trojans will play against Northridge High School with a record of 15 wins and 8 losses. Elmhurst is 15 and 7.

Elmhurst's first sectional game against Norwell was a...

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SOUTH SIDE ARCHERS WIN CLASS 4A SECTIONAL

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Friday, March 5th, 2004 South Side upset Snider to gather momentum for their Saturday game against Huntington North. South Side won the Huntington North game 60-58 behind the steady play of Rich Bevelle (23pts), Mario White (14pts), and Courtney Pearson (10pts). South Side plays #10 Muncie Central at noon next Saturday, March 13th at the Marion Regional.

SCHLACHTFEST 2004

Details Herman Quake grinds the fresh pork for the making of bratwurst.

A Schlachtfest in Germany is the traditional celebration after the slaughter of a farm animal. The purpose is tohonor the animal. "Although we do not slaughter an animal", says Herman Quake (photo right), "we do make our own bratwurst, sauerkraut and potato salad for the feast." The event will be held at the beautiful Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Waynedale. This is the home of the Fort Wayne Maennerchor and Damenchor and the German Heritage Society.

After the delicious German meal...

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REWARD FOR HIT & RUN ACCIDENT

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Friday, February 27, 2004 at 1am in the morning, Candace Elam was struck and injured by a two-toned van. Candice had finished her second shift job and was walking her dog, Malachi, a black Labrador, which also suffered injuries. The accident happened at the 7800 block of Amherst Drive. The van was a teal or green on top and silver on the bottom. It was driven by a 40-50 year old male, with a receding hairline. He was 5'10" to 5'11'' tall with no facial hair.

Candice was taken to Lutheran...

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WAYNEDALE VETERANS NEWS

Details SSgt Tony Vining, shortly after receiving his hat, marking an end to his 14 week schooling as a Military Training Instructor.‑ Less than 500 people in the Air Force are authorized to wear the famous Campaign Cap of the Military Training Instructor.

Former Waynedale resident Tony Vining, like most men and women who have survived the trials and tribulations of Basic Military Training, left Lackland Air Force Base with a certain awe and respect, and more than just a little fear of the larger-than-life drill sergeant who tormented him for 30 training days. But, unlike most of his peers, Staff Sergeant Vining is looking forward to repeating the experience-over and over for the next 4 years.

Vining, son of Paul and Pat Vining, Roanoke, has...

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HARDY SETS RECORD

Details Elmhurst Coach Keith Edmonds gives out a congratulatory hug to record breaker James Hardy.  Elmhurst won the game against Homestead 65-62.

Hardy scored 34 points to lead the Elmhurst Trojans to a 65-62 win over Homestead. James Hardy passed Tom Baack of Concordia Lutheran to become the Fort Wayne Boy's Basketball leading scorer with 1653 points.

Baack was a 6-foot-5 forward/center who passed South Sides Tom Bolyard in late January 1964. Hardy is a 6-foot-7 point-guard who just broke the record on February 18th 2004. Hardy's record breaking, 3-point shot came with 3:57 to go in the first quarter.

James was set to break the...

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MISS SPIDER INVITED TO WAYNEDALE

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What do spiders, tea parties and Girl Scouts have in common? On Tuesday, February 17th, beginning at 6:30pm, the Girl Scouts of Limberlost hosted a Miss Spider Tea Party at the Waynedale Baptist Church on Lower Huntington Road.

Girls in first, second and third grade were invited to learn more about Miss Spider at the tea party. Participants heard the story read by Carrie Harris from Allen County Public Library - Waynedale branch titled Miss Spider's Tea Party by David Kirk. During "tea" and...

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ELEEMOSYNARY - WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

Details photo by Cindy Cornwell In a scene from the Edwards Production “Eleemosynary” (l-r) Natalie Gudel portrays the granddaughter Echo, Beverly Rectenwald (flying) is Dorothea Wesbrook, and Emily Schwartz Keirns plays the daughter Artie Wesbrook.

Eleemosynary. E-L-E-E-M-O-S-Y-N-A-R-Y. Of or relating to charity, the giving of alms. If this word is not in your dictionary then come to Edwards Productions' staging of a play by that title. Be prepared to learn something about language, life and eccentricity.

This one-act play combines the emotional effect of an abandoned child and a scorned mother with the humor of an eccentric old woman and an overachieving spelling bee champion to form one compelling narrative about three...

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