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Attorney General issues consumer alert to victims of recent flooding and other storm damage.

 

Victims of this week's storm devastation in Central and Northern Indiana need to be cautious of people who may pose as legitimate repair contractors only to disappear with your money. Attorney General Steve Carter says it is typical for scam artists to prey upon victims of tragedy while they are vulnerable. "Not every person who approaches you will have good intentions," Carter said. "If you are...

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Craig Nyborg, from Wayne High School was one of two recipients for The Blanket Award. To receive The Blanket Award an athlete must letter at least 8 times. Craig has lettered in football, tennis, basketball and baseball.

Craig has also been selected to participate in the 29th Annual Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Series. As a freshman at Wayne, Craig batted .400 with 6 homeruns and finished out his senior year with 7 homeruns. His primary position is catcher but he...

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TROSPER RECEIVES OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

On Sunday, July 8th a celebration was held at the Waynedale Memorial Park. This was not a Fourth of July celebration, it was a celebration for Corey Trosper who brought us our freedom. Corey recently returned home from Kuwait.

While fighting for our country, Corey received an outstanding achievement award while serving as Combat Engineer, C Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 1 Marine Expeditionary Force. Lance Corporal Trosper was a...

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  Caught in a “pickle” is Reds Team Member Jordan Cornwell during a Hamilton Park game.  Site director is Nick Barhouse.

Enjoying their summers on the diamonds of Fort Wayne are Wildcat Baseball Players. The Wildcat baseball motto is on playing the game and having "fun". Regular baseball rules apply; the only difference is "Everyone makes the team". This was the founder, Mr. Dale McMillen Sr.'s (Mr. Mac's) vision and it is still true in the Wildcat League today.

Now in its 43rd season, was first established in 1961 with 10 baseball sites. It has expanded to 14 sites including Foster Park, Hamilton Park, and...

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Lois and Walter Oetting celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 28th, 2003. The Anniversary Celebration was held at the Fraternal Order of Eagles at 4940 Bluffton Road. It was hosted by their children, Michael William and Alan Edward Oetting and their grandchildren, Jennifer Lynn, Benjamin Carl, Krista Joan, and Scott Michael Oetting.

Lois was born February 1, 1932 and grew up in Corydon, Indiana. Walter was born April 17, 1927 and grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana. They...

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Erin Marie Favory and Donald Ray Whittle, both of Fort Wayne, recently announced their engagement. They plan to be married August 2, 2003 at First Christian Church, 4800 South Calhoun Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The bride-elect's parents are Greg & Linda Wiley, Fort Wayne; and Timothy & Suzanne Favory, Yoder. The groom-elect's parents are George & Angie Whittle, Fort Wayne.

The bride-elect graduated from Elmhurst High School and from Indiana-Purdue University-Fort Wayne with a Bachelor's...

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Twelve-year-old Kalene Powell will again represent Northern Indiana in the All-American Soap Box Derby Race in Akron, Ohio. She won the Super Stock Race held on Saturday, June 28th in Valparaiso, IN. She was one of 41 boys and girls who competed in the race in Valparaiso. She will join over 400 other local Champs and 100 Rally Champs from all over the world to compete in the 66th All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio on Saturday, July 26th.

Kalene represented Northern Indiana last year...

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Kathryn Sarah Furtaw and Chad Alan Keuneke have set September 6, 2003 as their wedding date. Their parents are Paula Wicks of Fort Wayne, Tom Furtaw of Grand Blanc, MI, and Cindy and Kent Keuneke of Waynedale. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Elmhurst High School and Ball State University. Her fiancé is a graduate of Elmhurst High School and Ball State University. He is an actuarial analyst at Davis, Conder, Enderle & Sloan, Chicago, IL.

AMERICAN LEGION POST #160 (Roanoke)

July 14 - Regular Meeting at 7pm
July 21 - SAL Meeting at 7pm
Friday Luncheon Specials served from 11am to 1pm
July 4 - Post Closed
July 11 - Pork Chop, dressing, green beans
July 18 - Spaghetti, garlic toast, salad
July 25 - Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, corn

 

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION INDIANA CHAPTER ONE

The KWVA Chapter One will be taking a bus trip to Washington, D.C. to celebrate the 50th year Anniversary of the truce of the Korean War. The dates...

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