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Fresh off a trip from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II World Series in Millington, TN with the Madison Area Technical College Wolf Pack, utility man Craig Nyborg will now wear a Mallards uniform the team announced Wednesday. Nyborg led MATC in 2005 with six home runs, 51 runs scored and 50 runs batted in. He batted .333 for the MATC team, which appeared in its first NJCAA World Series since moving up to Division II in 2000.

The MATC and former Wayne High...

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Have lights to all entrances of your residence or business.

Have a viewer put in your door.

Never open the door to anyone except for the front door, and only when they are known.

Ensure that you have locks on all exterior doors and windows and use them.

Do not use your full name on your mailbox, telephone directory or answering machine.

Do not leave a schedule of times you will be gone on your answering machine.

Get to know your neighbors and find out which ones you can depend on.

Don't...

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GIS viewer provides free access to geographic and tax roll information

 

The public can now access a wealth of information about Allen County and individual properties online through Allen County's iMap geographic information system. By utilizing the free GIS viewer, users can research, view and download information from many county departments without‑leaving their home or office.

"In today's fast-paced world, time is precious," said Allen County Commissioner Linda Bloom, chair of the iMap...

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Fourth grade students at St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth Catholic School, Brooklyn Ave. welcome back Master Sergeant Michael Junk from his deployment in Afghanistan.

On Tuesday, May 17, the fourth grade students of Saint Joseph-Saint Elizabeth Catholic School met their pen pal Master Sergeant Michael Junk of the 221st Ordnance Company for the first time. MSgt. Junk and his wife, Tina, attended Mass with the students and then spent some time answering questions and sharing some of his experiences of the past year.

MSgt. Junk, along with his fellow ordnance members, returned home to their family and friends on May 2nd after a yearlong deployment in...

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) recently introduced its Patriot Family Connection program to help connect deployed military members with their loved ones back home.

The new program offers family members, friends of deployed service members and AAFES associates a chance to record their greetings, words of support and thanks. Messages can be recorded 24 hours a day, free of charge, and are forwarded to American Forces Network (AFN) Radio, which is heard at locations overseas...

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Navy Seaman Chad N. Myers, son of Karen and Carl Myers of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Navy Seaman Mark C. McHenry, Fort Wayne, Indiana, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois.

During the eight-week program, Myers and McHenry completed a variety of training, which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also...

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Rock & Roll excitement was taken over at Elmhurst High School! The inaugural Battle of Bands competition kicked off at Elmhurst High School, May 21, 2005. Doors opened at 3pm and did not close until the judges determined the hottest teen band in the Fort Wayne area. This was a new & exciting event at Elmhurst that they hope becomes a tradition. The idea for Battle of Bands was the brainchild of the Music Booster President George Lay. He was convinced this could be a fun, safe event for area...

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Conner Uffelman finishes the 5th and final lap around the playground at Waynedale Elementary School on Wednesday, May 18, 2005.

Waynedale Elementary School held its annual Wonder Mile event on Wednesday. May 18. The school wide event has the top milers in third through fifth grades competing against one another for trophies and the honor of being named the fastest boy or girl in the school. Over the years, the Wonder Mile has become a major event at the school. Parents, relatives, former students and classmates all show up to cheer on their favorite runners. The competitors qualify during the Presidential Fitness...

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(l-r) Msgr. J. William Lester, Bishop Dwenger Principal Fred Tone, Bishop John D’Arcy, and Bishop Luers Principal Mary Keefer working together to strengthen Catholic Schools in Fort Wayne.

On May 5, 2005 it was announced that Bishop Luers and Bishop Dwenger High Schools created a $1,000 scholarship opportunity in the name of Msgr. J. William Lester, PA. This scholarship will be awarded annually to two recipients entering the freshman class at both schools and will start with the 2005-2006 school year.

Msgr. Lester is currently serving as the Vicar for Retired Clergy for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, as well as, the administrator for St. Patrick Parish, Fort Wayne. He is...

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