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Bishop Luers Girls Golf 2015

Our Bishop Luers girl’s golf team had a day to talk about! All 5 girls shot a career best 18-hole score in competition!

On the same day! That’s almost unbelievable!
And McMillen was set up tough for a regulation Par 70 course, and it was extremely long. Many tees were way back at the “Tips”, which is having the tees at the very back part of the longest tees.  McMillen, though an “Executive Course”, has always played long on most holes for the par on each hole. By that I mean that there’s only 2...

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Friday, October 9
6:30 – 8 am, Lawton Park

Ditch the car and run, walk, or bike to work. If you live near downtown, join other non-car commuters at the southwest corner of Lawton Park (S. Clinton St. and 4th St.) for free coffee, bagels, and other treats as well as the chance to win great prizes from Summit City Bicycles & Fitness, Parkview Trauma Safety Store, Fort Wayne Outfitters & Bike Depot and Human Motor Works. Whether you want to cut down on pollution or just love getting the...

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Getting a well maintained home ready for winter isn’t difficult, but it’s wise to start early, say experts at the Paint Quality Institute. They recommend that homeowners tackle five simple projects as soon as possible. Together, they can help protect your home from the elements, make it more comfortable, and help prevent expensive repair bills next spring.

1. Touch up exterior paint. Peeling or flaking paint can expose bare wood, subjecting it to moisture and possible rotting, so if you see...

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KINGSTON EMPLOYEES

Kingston Residence celebrated their Annual Long Term Employee Luncheon at Tucano’s with staff members who have five or more years providing Genuine Care.

Years of service in the group ranged from 5 – 29 years; combined years totaled 335!

Pictured back row left to right: Lynette Neher, Grant Acker, Samantha Swann, Bobbette Cartwright, Lilli Voelker, Erin Floyd, Scheryl Krumma, Artha Maxwell, Margaret Demongeot, Barbara Herman, Roxie Brooks, Camille Garrison.

Front row, L – R: Cheryl Wisnioch...

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Allen County Court does not make phone calls, demand payments for missed jury duty.

A persistent scam involving phone calls claiming that the recipient has missed jury duty and owes a fine have surfaced again in Allen County.

The calls have been reported and originate from a 260 area code telephone number. An individual claiming to be a police detective instructs the recipient that they have missed jury duty, a warrant has been issued for his or her arrest and that the person must purchase a...

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On Monday, August 31, Arcadia Publishing released Legendary Locals of Fort Wayne. This is the latest installment in the Legendary Locals imprint. Authors Randolph L. Harter and Craig S. Leonard are local authors who researched many notable families in Fort Wayne.

Fort Wayne sits astride the confluence where the St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Rivers form the Maumee River. Though occupied for over 10,000 years, its modern history begins just over 200 years ago with Gen. Anthony Wayne and his Miami...

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The colder months are a great time to enjoy delicious, hearty meals like dense stews, mashed potatoes, and hot chocolate. Problem is, with a diet like that you’ll be sure to pack on the pounds before spring rolls around again. Fortunately, there are plenty of healthy and tasty substitutes for popular treats that prove “flavorful” and “nutritious” aren’t always mutually exclusive. Here are seven guilt-free substitutes for some classic comfort foods:

Cauliflower instead of mashed potatoes...

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Bill and Linda Stark

Traditionally Labor Day is a much anticipated three-day weekend, bittersweet as it wraps up the summer with a final barbeque while celebrating the work force. But this year many unexpected good things happened to unsuspecting, but deserving people in the community.

Pastor Ted Jansen of Waynedale United Methodist Church challenged his congregation on Sunday, September 6th to witness to their faith by carrying out loving acts and service to others in the Waynedale area. “I want us to experience...

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Dennis E Hensley

According to Taylor University professor Dennis E. Hensley, “With today’s technology, if you live long enough, you can get famous twice for the same thing.” Dr. Hensley, a resident of Fort Wayne, is chairman of the Department of Professional Writing at Taylor and the author of 60 books.

“Back in the mid-1980s I coauthored a series of three mystery-romance novels with Holly G. Miller under our pen name of Leslie Holden,” recalls Hensley. “The books were published by Harvest House, and they...

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