Free E-mail Subscription  

Receive the latest Waynedale News by e-mail every issue!
* Means Required Field

First Name *

Last Name

Email *

Phone Number
(Cell Phone Texts)

Zip-Code *

   

Featured Waynedale News

The latest breaking news stories from around the Waynedale, (South / Southwest Fort Wayne) Indiana community are all found here. These articles are written by our local writers and contain area events, happenings and general public interest coverage. If you have a news tip, idea for an article or suggestion, please click here to submit your Waynedale news.

REYNOLDS WRAP AROUND WAYNEDALE

Details

A Unique Occupation

 

I was both curious and intrigued by the ad in our village newsletter that read like this: Do you know Elmo, Bud, and Cocoa? These are just a few of the pampered pets that Alberta McConnell takes care of in Indian Village while their owners are on vacation or away for the weekend. It's mostly a summer job with an occasional weekend during the rest of the year.

She has always loved pets. Her mother said as a one year old in her playpen she pulled the tail of their dog....

Read more...

WAYNEDALE LODGE #739 AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS

Details

Waynedale Lodge #739, Free and Accepted Masons, 7039 Elzey Street, Waynedale has just been notified by The Grand Lodge of Indiana, F. & A.M. Scholarship Board that Julie D. Feller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Feller and Michael D. and Matthew F. McClure, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald F. McClure, have been awarded scholarships for the upcoming year.

Julie is a graduate of Norwell High School and plans to attend St. Francis School of Nursing. Michael and Matthew are both graduates of...

Read more...

WAYNEDALE ELEMENTARY WELCOMES NEW PRINCIPAL

Details

Dave Yard, the new principal at Waynedale Elementary replaces retired Principal Larry Duamell. Dave grew up on the north side of Garrett, Indiana, where he still resides. He is married to Julie and they have two boys, Justin 19, and Dakota 7.

Dave graduated from Garrett High School in 1969 and went to Indiana University where he received his Masters in School Administration. After teaching 6th grade at DeKalb for 5 years Dave made a career change and worked for publisher Simon & Schuster...

Read more...

BUILDING ELMHURST FOOTBALL

Details Coach Norfleet prepares for new season at Elmhurst.

The Waynedale News stopped by Elmhurst High School on Friday morning, July 26, to talk to new football coach, Roosevelt D. Norfleet Jr.

The first stop was at the new Athletic Directors office, to pick up some stats. Julie Hollingsworth, the new AD provided me with the recent history on the Elmhurst Football Team. The numbers were not encouraging. The last win for Elmhurst was against Concordia High School back in 1996.

Julie walked me through the winding corridors that eventually brought...

Read more...

LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS

Details

HILLSDALE COLLEGE

Nathan Conroy, a Freshman, Biology major at Hillsdale College was named to the 2002 spring semester Dean's list with a 3.4 GPA. Nathan is also a member of the Hillsdale College golf team and pep band. Nathan is the son of Jim and Rita Conroy of Yoder, Indiana and is a 2001 graduate of Bishop Luers High School. He is also a member of St. Therese parish here in Waynedale. Hillsdale College is located at 33 E. College Street Hillsdale, Michigan.

 

BISHOP LUERS HIGH...

Read more...

PENDLETON STORE DONATES TO POWWOW

Details Top Prize “Code Talkers” Blanket will be raffled off at the Mihsihkinaahkwa Powwow in Columbia City.  Fort Wayne’s Pendleton Store in Covington Plaza donated this Indian Blanket. (L-R) Marine Lance Corporal Joe Tippmann (son of Powwow committee member Dani Tippmann) and Pendleton Store Manager Debbie Hallett present blanket.

This is the 3rd year that the Fort Wayne Pendleton Store located in Covington Plaza on West Jefferson St. has donated one of their famous 100% wool Indian Blankets to the Mihsihkinaahkwa Powwow. Pendleton Blankets are frequently sought by collectors and are valued for their beauty as well as their warmth and durability. These blankets aren't just for use on the bed; they are also exquisite wall hangings. It is quite appropriate that the blanket being donated is called "Code Talkers" since...

Read more...

ACRES UPCOMING EVENTS:

Details Come out for a fun day!

Oliver, Olin, and Martin Lakes Canoe Trip

Saturday, August 3rd

Presented by: Ken Millikan, ACRES member

Starting at the public access site on Oliver Lake, we will canoe through Olin (one of the largest undeveloped lakes in Indiana) and then Martin (where ACRES has the 5-acre Martin Lake Nature Preserve) to a cute little pond called Smith. Olin Lake has a fen along its north shore, which we will visit. Come out for a fun day!

When: 10:00 a.m. for however long you want to stay.

Where:...

Read more...

64TH ANNUAL FIREMAN'S FESTIVAL

Details

A LETTER FROM THE POE, INDIANA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

 

Dear Friends,

On August 23 and 24, 2002, the Poe Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their 64th Annual Fireman's Festival. This is our main fund-raiser for the year. We turn to fund-raising to help cover the increasing costs of training and operations. Our funds are acquired by township contracts, donations, and fund-raisers.

This year the department is replacing its 1985 Ford ambulance with a 2002 Braun ambulance at a cost...

Read more...

ST. ALOYSIUS HOSTS ANNUAL SUMMERFEST

Details

St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Yoder, will host its annual Summerfest on Saturday, Aug. 10, and Sunday, August 11. Summerfest is an annual parish fund-raiser and includes activities for all ages.

New this year will be a round and square dance on Saturday featuring Heartland II from 7 to 10 p.m. in the parish activity center. Cost of the dance is $5 per person or $15 per family. Snacks and beverages will be available.

The festival events begin Saturday morning at 7 a.m. with a softball...

Read more...

   

More By This Author

something