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Kristi Loy and Corey Miller, both of Fort Wayne, are to be wed on October 14, 2006.

Parents of the groom are Rick and Lynn Loy, both of Fort Wayne. Parents of the bride are Don and Jan Miller, also both of Fort Wayne.

The bride graduated from Wayne High School, IPFW, and Indiana University. She is a speech-language pathologist at United Methodist Memorial Home in Warren.

The groom graduated from Wayne High School and is the owner of Miller. Inc. He is also employed by the Fort Wayne Street...

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Gathering in the Michael's Craft Store classroom, the Three Rivers Crochet Guild meets the second Monday of every month.

"We're not too structured..." said member, Joan Botas, "we just enjoy each others company."

This free organization welcomes all levels, from eager to learn to eager to teach. Each member shares their ideas and techniques for new projects. The group ranges from young to old, from 3 members to a dozen, depending on the year. The guild follows a beginner crochet class that...

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Lyle (Sam) Klemm of Lower Huntington Road, Waynedale was a man of firsts at the 150th annual Indiana State Fair. He received the Grand Champion Ribbon for the best banana peppers in the vegetable show, and was also awarded First Place for a peck of peppers, a plate of peppers, and for Backyard Garden.

The First Lady of Indiana, Cheri Daniels, chose Klemm's peppers as her favorite vegetable in the show. Mrs. Daniels presented Klemm with a plaque and a check for $25 in honor of his...

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Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and McMillen Ice Arena are proud to announce a new equipment checkout program for beginner hockey players. Players can now borrow their hockey equipment for the Initiation Hockey and Head Start Hockey programs.

Nearly 90 sets of hockey equipment will be made available to kids, thanks to $8,000 in grant monies from Fort Wayne Youth Hockey and the Mid-Am Hockey District. The sets of equipment will include helmets, shin guards, elbow pads and hockey gloves. This is...

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Abe Shelley wins World Skeet shoot

Abe Shelley, grandson of Waynedale resident, Marceille Shelley, bagged five medals, including two golds, in the Junior World Skeet Shooting Championships at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, Texas.

Shelley, 14, participated in the Sub-Junior Competition. The event consisted of shooting 100 rounds (clay birds) in doubles, 12-gauge, 20 gauge, 28 gauge, and .410 gauge, totaling 500 targets.

The competitors are placed in classes according to age and target average scores compiled in...

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While on vacation, my wife and I were traveling south on Pennsylvania State Route 160, on our way from Johnstown to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. We were in the general vicinity of the Flight 93 National Memorial so we decided to stop by. We were enjoying the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside when we saw off in the distance two giant cranes, sitting idle in the noonday sun. The countryside consisted of rolling hills and re-claimed strip mines. The cranes that were used to support draglines for...

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On Sunday, August 27th at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Father Robert Schulte baptized Sebastian Gianni Gatto.

He is the son of Gianni Gatto and Heidi (Hanchar) Gatto, Germany. Godparents are Tom and Susie Hanchar, Indianapolis, Indiana.

To the parents and all family members we offer our "congratulations" and ask God's blessings on each of them.

Adam M. Kaiser and Candice N. Harz will be married on September 30, 2006 at 4:30pm at St. John Flatrock Lutheran Church in Hoagland. The reception will follow at 6:00pm at Lighted Gardens in Ossian, Indiana.

Adam is the son of Mike and Cindy Kaiser, formerly of Waynedale, and the grandson of Geri Murphy of Fort Wayne.

Candice is the daughter of Carl and Lisa Harz and granddaughter of Howard and Nancy Harz, all of Waynedale. Candice is also the granddaughter of Barb Monhollen of Fort Wayne and...

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Fort Wayne Fire Department and International Association of Fire Fighters Local 124 were out Thursday through Saturday, August 24-26, with their "Fill the Boot" Campaign to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

Last year, IAFF Local 124 led in both the State and Eighth District in the amount of money collected for MDA and has done so for the past nine years," said Captain Randy Zion, Fort Wayne Fire Department Firefighter and IAFF Local 124 Chairman. "And this year on...

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