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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.

CONGRATULATIONS ED & MARY LOU 55TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

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Edwin Paul and Mary Lou (VanOsdale) Fox will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on July 25th, 2014, with a special vow renewal ceremony at Foster Park and a family dinner at the Tavern at Coventry.

The couple was married at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on July 25, 1959. They honeymooned at the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

Edwin retired from K-mart Corporation Warehouse after 32 years of service in 1997. Mary Lou retired from Lincoln Life after 17 years of service in 1992. They reside in...

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SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING…GREEN

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The City of Fort Wayne continues its innovative recycling ways with a new program designed to increase recycling in locations where it's not always accessible.  The new, "Borrow-a-Bin" program will launch this weekend with the upcoming Three Rivers Festival.

The program will have 50 event-ready recycling carts that can be loaned to event organizers, free of charge; the program targets common event recyclables -- such as bottles and cans.
"Ever since we launched our One Cart recycling program...

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ROLLING INTO ROANOKE

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First annual car show will benefit the town of Roanoke
Northeast Indiana can look forward to a new event this summer; the Roanoke Beautification Foundation (RBF) has scheduled a classic car show to hit the streets in July. Aptly named Rolling into Roanoke, the show will feature a unique combination of vehicles on display and ancillary activities. According to event organizer Rick Fischer, "There's going to be something for everyone."

Scheduled for Saturday, July 19, Rolling into Roanoke is set...

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18TH ANNUAL ST. JOE PICKLE FESTIVAL

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In St. Joe, Indiana
July 24th, 25th, & 26th

Ongoing Events
Art and Photo Show
Thur. 4:00pm-Sat .4:00pm
Entry pick up time: Sat .4:00 pm
Check for specific times
Crafts & Vendors
Thur. 4:00pm-Sat .Dark
Bake/Rummage Sale and Kids Coloring Contest Display at St Mark Lutheran Church Thur.4:00pm-Sat. 4:00pm
Check for specific times.

Kids Activities:
Jazzy Jumpers
Fri. Noon– Dark
Sat. 10:00am-Dark
Daily: Free round trip ride from the midway to St. Mark Lutheran!

Thursday
July 24th, 2014
4:00pm -Food and...

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BERNE SWISS DAYS FESTIVAL CELEBRATING OUR SWISS HERITAGE!

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The Berne Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 2014 Swiss Days Festival, an annual celebration of Berne's Swiss heritage, on July 25-26. The Swiss Days Opening Ceremony will take place on the downtown stage at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014. This year's festival promises to provide new vendors, new stage entertainment, and exciting events such as Berne's Got Talent, The Tower Jam-Fest, and the Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing & more.

Downtown
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PRO GOLFER O’BRIEN UPDATE

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The Symetra Tour rankings have been updated. Recently Luers grad, Kristi O'Brien was ranked #163, based on her Q-School #2 score last year. She played great when she passed Q-School #1 in California to qualify for the SYMETRA Tour. But she didn't do well at Q-2 in Florida. So she fell in rank. But, they re-evaluated the ranking, after the tour was well under way.

Kristi, after not getting accepted into any Symetra events at all early on this spring (limiting only 144 ladies in each event), has...

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THE REALLY BIG “E”

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To the average individual who has never had the wonderful opportunity to become involved in the Elmhurst Little League, one would assume it is just what the name implies, a little group of little boys and girls playing an unorganized game of baseball on a Saturday afternoon.

That, my friends, is hardly a true picture of Elmhurst Little League from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Our Elmhurst Little League is a vast culmination of 300 or more highly trained disciplined young individuals, with dedicated...

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SAFE, RESPONSIBLE FIREWORKS USE

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The American traditions of parades, cookouts, and fireworks help us celebrate the summer season, especially our nation's birthday on the Fourth of July. However, fireworks can turn a joyful celebration into a painful memory when children and adults are injured while using fireworks.

Did you know sparklers can reach 1,800 Fahrenheit – hot enough to melt gold? The recently released U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Fireworks Injury Report estimates that in 2013 approximately 11,400 people...

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY JIM & BARB!

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Congratulations to Barb and Jim Lambert on their 20th anniversary. They will be traveling to Las Vegas to celebrate and for the Optimist International Convention. Safe travels!

   

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