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The ‘Dreyfus Five’ Team winners of the scratch division in the Men’s City Bowling Tournament. (l-r) Back row: Scott Shimer, Jeff Shimer, Brent Shimer. Kneeling: Steve Vining and Jeff Dreyfus.

On Sunday, January 26th, the 'Dreyfus Five' won the scratch division of the Men's City Bowling Tournament. Team members are: Jeff Dreyfus, Jeff Shimer (207), Brent Shimer (193) Scott Shimer (220) and Steve Vining (231). The 'Dreyfus Five' won the tournament with a total score of 3372. Scott Shimer won high game for the team, a 300-pin perfect game, rolled in the third game of the series. I asked Scott if he had any crossovers, strong or weak hits. He said, "No, every shot was right there"...

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Walt and Gerry Anker of Three Oaks Drive celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary at their home on Sunday. Their son Walter Brent of Fort Wayne, and their daughter Brenda Vargo and grandson Wade Vargo from Fremont, Ohio were present.

The couple were married on February 6, 1945 at the parsonage of the Church of Christ on Third Street in Fort Wayne.

Walt retired a few years ago from Maintenance at Hickory Creek Apartments.

Intent to Attend Ball State University—Football Scholarship

 

"Dustin Brown has been a pleasure to coach. He was a three-year letterman and a dominant force for Wayne on the line as an offensive tackle. The scholarship he has received is due to his hard work and dedication both in the classroom and on the football field." David Mohr, Head Football Coach, Wayne High School

According to Coach Mohr, Dustin has been a positive role model for Wayne's underclassman and possesses the necessary...

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HAVE YOU PAID YOUR 2003 AMVETS, AMERICAN LEGION, S.A.L. OR AUXILIARY DUES? 

 

DAVID PARRISH POST 296
During the month of February, American Legion war veterans honor our great presidents Washington and Lincoln and the Four Chaplains of WWII who died together in February 1943. These four U.S. Army Chaplains were on the Dorchester, a troop ship carrying 900 soldiers. When a torpedo hit their ship the four chaplains passed out life jackets until all were gone. Then they took off their own...

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Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua M. Brune, a 2001 graduate of Elmhurst High School, recently graduated from the Navy's Basic Nuclear Power School with Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit, Goose Creek, Charleston, SC. During the six-month course, Brune received fundamental training in several technical fields related to the nuclear power program. Brune studied basic mathematics and physics for three months in preparation for hands-on training later in the course. In the latter half of the...

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L-R back row:  Randy Furniss, Bruce, Boyd Tarney, Steve Zehr, Rick Zehr. Front row: Dan Madru & Kelly Cearbaugh.

It was seven degrees above zero last Saturday morning at 6:30AM.

Last year no one went ice fishing at Shakamak as there was not enough ice. This year the late January cold snap had made about two inches of ice, plenty enough to support a few eager fishermen.

At 7:05AM a hint of sunrise showed itself as a deep burgundy glow, just beyond the eastern horizon. By 8:05 I was to Anderson, Indiana. I pulled off for an Egg McMuffin and watched the sun come up. I took I-70 west out of Indianapolis...

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Beginning the new year was quite an exciting venture for Jerry and Mary Mathis. Over the holidays they left their nice warm home in Naples, Florida to visit relatives in Fort Wayne, they haven't been back since. You see, they fell in love with the world's largest fitness center franchise, Curves.

Beginning January 6, 2003 Jerry and Mary became the proud new business owners of Curves in Waynedale, located in Wayne Plaza on Bluffton Road. Curves is a fitness and weight loss facility for...

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Good Luck Kelly!

Congratulations to Kelly McLendon, 7th grader at Miami Middle School and winner of the schoolwide Spelling Bee.

Kelly will be competing in the Allen County Spelling Bee at Northside High School on February 1st. The Winner of the Allen County Spelling Bee will go on to compete with 16 other winners at the Area Spelling Bee to be held on March 25th. The winner of the Area Spelling Bee will then compete in the 76th Annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee from May 25-30 in...

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KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION INDIANA CHAPTER ONE

The monthly meeting of the Korean War Veterans Assn., Indiana Chapter One will be held on February 8th at the American Legion Post 82 on Harris Road. Meeting begins at 9am with breakfast and social hour beginning at 7am. Members are asked to bring Valentines to this meeting to be distributed to local Veterans.

 

ATTENTION QUIET WARRIORS CHAPTER OF THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION

We will be moving the location of our meeting to the new...

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