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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.

DAVID MCCOMB ELECTED TO INDIANA STATE BOARD

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The Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) announced recently that David McComb has been elected as the 2014-2015 Chairman of the Indiana State Board of Funeral and Cemetery Service. The board oversees licensing and regulatory aspects of funeral and cemetery operations in the state of Indiana.

"Mr. McComb's servant leadership and experience is welcomed at a time in Indiana history when we are striving to promote economic development and remove barriers to practice to make Indiana a state...

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PULITZER - NOMINATED TAULBERT TO SPEAK AT USF

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Clifton L. Taulbert, a Pulitzer-nominated writer and filmmaker and a Voice of the Community for CNN at the turn of the millennium will speak at the University of Saint Francis (USF) in two sessions on Feb. 11 at the USF Performing Arts Center.

Taulbert was born and attended school in the Mississippi Delta during the era of legal segregation. He has served as a guest professor at Harvard University and the United States Air Force Academy and was part of the team introducing Stairmaster Exercise...

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FW SPORT CLUB CONTINUES TO HOST MONTHLY FISH FRIES

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Traditional German Activity Continues Through the Winter

A Fish Fry will be held in Fort Wayne on Friday, January 24th, starting at 4:30 p.m. Fort Wayne Sport Club, located at 3102 Ardmore Avenue in Fort Wayne, will host the event.

Come join in on the fun and enjoy another first fish dinner of 2014. This January Fish Fry will once again continue the German dining tradition at Fort Wayne Sport Club. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 6 to 10. Children age 6-and-under eat for...

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WINGS ETC., INC. OPENS WAYNEDALE LOCATION

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Following on the success of its franchise locations in Huntington, IN and at Maysville Road, Fort Wayne, IN, Wings Etc., Inc., parent company of the Wings Etc. Grill & Pub franchise system, has opened their second corporate store at Bluffton Road in Waynedale.

Franchise locations in Huntington, IN and at Maysville Rd., Fort Wayne, IN opened in 2007 and 2008 respectively, and quickly established loyal fan bases in the Fort Wayne area. The growing demand and popularity of sports bars in Fort...

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INDIAN VILLAGE ELECTIONS 2014

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Recently elected officers of the Indian Village Community Association are Brent Davis (photo), president; Loretta Watkins, vice president; Sarah Didier, secretary/treasurer; Chuck Chapman and Stan Robinson, board members. Indiana Village is on the National Registry of Historic Places.

THE GATHERING OF QUILTERS 2014 CELEBRATION AT WAYNE HS

Details The Appleseed Quilter’s Guild raffle quilt will benefit local charities.

Each year quilters from all over Northeast Indiana gather together on the third Saturday of March to celebrate International Quilting Day. Whether you are a hand or machine quilter, or perhaps just a lover or collector of quilts, this is a day not to miss.

This year's Gathering hosted by the Appleseed Quilters Guild of Fort Wayne will be held on March 15 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The theme is: Sharing the Love through Quilting and featured speaker Beth Ferrier of Applewood Farm Quilts intends to do...

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HONOR FLIGHT PLANNING TWO SPRING FLIGHTS

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In November The Waynedale News published a two-part story about the Honor Flight trip Leonard Shepler and I took in October of 2013. We wish to thank all the people who made many positive and complementary remarks about the story to the staff of the newspaper and to Leonard and me.

We also had a lot of people ask the question, "How can we help support the Honor Flight?" As we stated in the article, each flight to Washington D.C. costs approximately $55,000 so our first response is "Please...

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ANDREW BROOKS NAMED TO CONEXUS INDIANA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Conexus Indiana CEO Steven Dwyer and Northeast Indiana Works President Kathleen Randolph announced the appointment of Andrew F. Brooks, president of Fort Wayne's Brooks Construction Co. Inc., to the Conexus Indiana Board of Directors.

Brooks joins the 11-member board comprised of statewide representatives from industry and academia who guide Conexus Indiana in its mission to strengthen Indiana's position as an advanced manufacturing and logistics leader. Both industry clusters are growing in...

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CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT TRADITION AT PRAIRIE GROVE CHAPEL

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Waynedale's antiquated tiny Prairie Grove Chapel will be holding a Christmas service on Sunday the 22nd starting at 7:00 PM. The doors will be open at 6:30. Admission is free and there will be no need to pick up tickets in advance. There is space for about 100 people.

This quaint little white-framed chapel along Old Trail Road will also be holding a service on Monday the 23rd at the same time.

There is hope of having a service on the 24th at 7:00 pm (Christmas Eve) but currently they do not...

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