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The University of Saint Francis sports information department received 10 national publication awards recently at the annual workshops for two national sports information organizations.

Bill Scott, USF Sports Information Director, was awarded four national Top 5 CoSIDA certificates, and six Top 10 NAIA-SIDA certificates at the annual NAIA-SIDA/CoSIDA Workshop in Nashville.

The 2005 USF Football Media Guide was selected for No. 1 in NAIA-SIDA and earned the Best Cover award. The USF Fall...

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Danielle Landon, daughter of Michael (Tony) and Patty Landon, received an all-star recognition at a Universal Dance Association (UDA) Camp, that took place at Taylor University, in June. The camp teaches the girls dance routines, technique, choreography, and teamwork. Due to her outstanding performance, Danielle has been offered a choice of performing in London, Paris, or Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Danielle is a Waynedale resident and attends Bishop Luers High School, where she performs...

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It was On Track Ministries/WBCL Church Group Night at Baer Field Speedway and Jonathan had about 300 extra people cheering for him this week. The ProSystems/WBCL team were able to turn a rough start into another great finish in the Half-Mile Modifieds at Baer Field Speedway one Saturday night.

In the first practice session the car seemed to be a little too loose. Jonathan came in and the team made a few minor adjustments that seemed to help a little. However, when it came time to qualify, the...

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"Readings and Reflections," began on June 19, 2006. The program features priests of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and includes the readings from the daily Mass, original reflections prepared by the priests and sacred music. Each program is 15 minutes in duration and airs Monday through Friday at 11:45am, preceding the popular "Doctor Is In" program.

"Our listeners are ready for this," says Redeemer Radio's program director Patty Becker. "They have given great support, both financially...

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Swimming pools can be a fun family gathering place, unfortunately they can also be the site of tragedy. A study conducted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission found that 69 percent of home drowning deaths of children under five occurred under parental supervision. In most of these cases, drowning occurred in the family pool, with the children having been seen just five minutes earlier.

 

FACT: Drowning is the second-leading cause of accidental death among children ages 1 to...

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Charity begins at home and on Sunday July 16, 2006. A group of Minnie's (Minnie's Diner) friends got together and sponsored a cancer benefit for Minnie. The local event included fun, food and live entertainment. All events were held at AMVETS #33 located at 6620 Koester Road.

The day began with a Poker Run which was $10 per rider and included a chicken dinner. Pop-N-Fresh provided the music from 1:00-4:00pm and a bake sale followed, with tip boards and auction.

Thanks Waynedale for helping...

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We are proud to announce the Brett Knuth Fundraiser Benefit Golf Outing and Texas Hold'em Tournament. These high energy, entertaining events will be held July 30 at the Donald Ross Golf Course and American Legion Post 296 in Fort Wayne. The event is open to the general public.

Shotgun golf starts at 7:30 a.m. with food, door prizes and raffles throughout the day. Entry fee is $240 per team or $60 per person.

The Texas Hold'em Tournament will be held at American Legion Post 296 and is...

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Devante Jones working on his “Summer Voyage”material at Waynedale Elementary School

Perhaps one of the greatest gifts a teacher can bestow upon the lives of his or her students is the adventure of reading. The adventure of living in a far away land, being an explorer or having a life that could only exist in your dreams, awaits one in the realm of reading.

Elementary students in Fort Wayne Community Schools had the opportunity to partake in a summer school program that provided an exciting learning experience to a far away land while improving reading skills. "Summer...

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Photo from News Sentinel archives Taking time out from the day’s activities long enough only to put on the feedbag, these Waynedale folks “dig into” succulent, hotdogs and other palatable goodies prepared for the park celebration.

Waynedale residents turned out en masse on Sunday, June 5, 1949 for what was unquestionably the biggest community whoopdedoo they ever had. It was the dedication of the new $7,000 Waynedale Memorial Park.

Max Merrill, commander of Waynedale's American Legion Post 241 and trustees of the park, Edgar B. Noble, Jr., Chairman and Paul C. Crall, Secretary-Treasurer, presented Waynedale Boy Scout Troop No. 44 with the official flag for the community's new recreational site.

Lawrence Warner's speech...

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