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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...


(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...


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...


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...



ICTM (Indiana Council of Teachers of Mathematics) and St. Therese School have awarded Andrea Allphin, Jessica Beck & Lindsay Shutt an ICTM math award for excellence in mathematics for the school year 2003-2004. The future looks great with such bright students showing the way! We as members of ICTM, St. Therese School, and parents are very proud of their efforts.



Ivy Tech State College in Fort Wayne, is pleased to announce...


Agnes (Beard) Hughes was born in Portland, Indiana on June 16, 1904. Her father was an engineer and drove the line between Delphis and Lima. Her grandparents knew the Wright Brothers, and allowed them to build some of their airplanes in their barn in Plymouth, Ohio.

Agnes family moved to Fort Wayne when she was fourteen and other than a few years in Florida, she has been here ever since.

She married her husband Walter, when she was 18 and together they had a baby girl. During the...


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