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Mayor Tom Henry stopped by Wayne High School to congratulate students on recent classroom achievements and emphasize the importance of getting a good education that can lead to productive career opportunities on Monday, June 2, 2014.

The graduation rate at Fort Wayne Community Schools is now at over 90%. Wayne High School experienced the highest increase in graduation rates among FWCS schools.

"I'm encouraged by the superior and innovate learning that takes place in our local schools," said...

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OUSLEY & GMI MERGE

A merger of Ousley Insurance, LLC and GMI Agency, LLC was recently completed. GMI Agency, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of German Mutual Insurance Company of Indiana, which was established in 1868, and is located in Decatur. Kenneth Ousley started his business in Waynedale in 1993. As an independent agent, and then as an agency, Ousley has been a producer of German Mutual business since 2001. This has been a great relationship and one that will continue to benefit the policyholders.

GMI...

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St-Mark-VBS

We will be having our annual Vacation Bible School Daycamp from June 16th to June 20th. This is no ordinary VBS. Our daycamp is led by actual camp counselors from Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Indiana-Kentucky. Children get the experience of camp right here at our church! This will be our 5th year to have the Luther Road counselors lead our Vacation Bible School. These young adult Christian counselors are highly enthusiastic and keep the children interested in everything they do. Each morning...

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BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL

Valedictorian:
Nathan Grabner
Parents:
Roger & Nancy Grabner
Future Plans: Nate plans to major in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University. After earning his degree, he plans to seek employment in the Auto Industry.

Salutatorian:
Adam Baker
Parents:
Craig & Karen Baker
Future Plans: Adam plans to attend Purdue University in the fall to study Computer Science.
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WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

Valedictorian
Andrew Gallagher
Parents:
Brian and...

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Waynedale's American Legion Post #241, AM VETS #33 and VFW #1421 honor our fallen heroes by placing American flags before the gravestones and niches of service members the Saturday prior to Memorial Day weekend.

This tradition, known as "flags in," has been conducted annually at both Arlington National Cemetery and the U. S. Soldier's and Airmen's Home National Cemetery since The Old Guard (the 3rd U.S. Infantry) was designated as the Army's official ceremony unit in 1948.

In Waynedale, as...

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Wayne-Generals-Baseball-Team-of-Week

Going into the final week of the season Varsity is still on top of the SAC with a 9-1 conference record. They sit 13-7 overall.

Wane TV and FWO named the Generals the Team of the Week as they are on the verge of winning their first SAC title in 21 years.

Wayne Generals traveled to play a good Woodland team and lost 9-3. The varsity rebounded winning at home and on the road against Snider. At home they won 4-3 in 9 innings and on the road they won 20-9. Next up was the East Noble double...

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The History Center will be busy this June with several events taking place at both the museum, located at 302 East Berry in downtown Fort Wayne, and the Chief Richardville House.

Sue Lester will display traditional Miami Indian clothing research and fabrication at the June 7 "Miami Indian Heritage Days" at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne.

The Chief Richardville House is recognized as the oldest Native American structure in the Midwest, the first Greek Revival...

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Gebhardt-Mary-95th-Birthday

Mary Gebhard recently celebrated her 95th birthday with friends and family at Park Edelweiss, a German village on Elmhurst Drive. The second oldest German singing society in Indiana sang Happy Birthday to Mary as she opened cards and gifts.

Mary was an amazing lady volunteering much of her time at the Lincoln Museum. She was also a Fort Wayne International Airport Ambassador sharing her happy greeting as she handed thousands of passengers a cookie.

The public is invited to register their kids, ages 6-12, for Summer Day Camps at Fox Island Park
All camps are 9:30-4:30pm daily

Jr. IMN Camp at Fox Island County Park
Become a Jr. Indiana Master Naturalist by attending eight of the nine scheduled nature classes (plants, canoeing 101, water quality by ponding, frogs, geology & soils, trees, beginning birding, frog dissection, and astronomy) and by volunteering six hours during camp. We will have a swim party graduation ceremony down at...

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