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Adam B. Hyder and Abbagail N. Waugh will be married on August 26, 2006, at 3:00pm at the Chamber of Commerce's Fort Wayne Women's Club, 402 West Wayne Street.

A reception will follow at 6:00pm in the same location.

Adam is the son of Betty Hyder of Waynedale, and is the grandson of Margaret Hyder of Leesburg, Florida.

Abbagail is the daughter of Kimberly Elam-Winters and granddaughter of Simms (Eddie) and Carolyn Elam, all of Waynedale; Abbagail is also the daughter of Mark Waugh and...

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The City of Fort Wayne recently received a 50th Anniversary Award for its partnership with Sister Cities International. Fort Wayne was one of 23 cities to receive this award.

Fort Wayne has three sister cities, Takaoka, Japan, Gera, Germany, and Plock, Poland.

City leaders have developed and sustained relationships with the cities through student, government and economic exchange programs.

Sister Cities International is a nonprofit citizen diplomacy network that creates and strengthens...

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The Waynedale Picnic Girls are delighted to take this opportunity to personally Thank You, The Waynedale Community for your generous donations to the 2006 Waynedale Community Picnic in the Park. Your donations to this event makes the Waynedale Picnic a booming success!

This community picnic is unlike any other in Fort Wayne! Our community-oriented event has been looked at and praised by the city government, business, neighborhood associations and other organizations throughout Fort Wayne. They...

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Brian Kurtz, William Knepper and Paul Carter have been named to the Don Hansen Football Gazette Pre-Season All-American Team.

 

Kurtz (Fort Wayne, IN / Bishop Luers H.S.) earned NAIA All-American first team selection for his efforts at inside linebacker for the University of Saint Francis as a junior in 2005. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound senior is the leading returning tackler for the Cougars (49 solo, 57 assists).

Carter (Indianapolis, IN / Northwest H.S.) tied for the lead in NAIA national...

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Ken Jackson ready to take off

Relaxing in an office chair sporting a "Top Gun" baseball cap, Ken Jackson recounts his experiences as a World War II veteran. Tom Cruise aside, North American Top Gun has given soldiers, such as Jackson, and civilians alike the chance to experience what it was like for the U.S. Naval Air Corps.

Born July 2, 1925 on his parent's farm in Whitley County, Jackson had little expected his high-flying future. In his younger years, he had attended Larwill elementary and secondary schools, graduating...

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A glance into the future of Fort Wayne aviation, in the TRACON

With 18 floors and standing at approximately 210 feet tall, Fort Wayne International Airport's newly constructed Air Traffic Control tower rises above the city of Fort Wayne.

The new tower brings much more than a fresh face to the airport.

Built in 1975 at a meager 7 stories, the airport's current tower was largely in need of an update. Standing only 90 feet, the old tower's visibility was no longer the best it could be and advancing technology seemed to be leaving it in the dust. That, in...

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Irene Elizabeth (Trostle), Stark, McCague (b.9-9-1916) with her son, John E. (b. 4-11-1945), her grandson Clayton E. (b. 5-18-1967), her great-granddaughter Jessica N. (b. 5-5-1989) and her great-great-granddaughter Alexis N. (b. 7-15-2006). Photo taken on Tuesday, 7-18-2006.

New owners of Vilage Bowl, l-r  Allen, Clem, Jeff

Jeff, Alan & Clem Dreyfus signed the paperwork, Friday, July 14, 2006. They are now officially the new owners of Village Bowl in Quimby Village.

Jeff has made Village Bowl a family owned and operated business. His father, Clem and his brother Alan will both work with him on this new venture. Jeff's father came to Fort Wayne in 1966 from Monroe, Michigan. He worked for Essex in corporate financing, retiring in 2003 as Vice President Controller for United Technologies. Jeff's brother Alan has...

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Walter and Dorothy Langley

Walter J. Langley Sr. and Dorothy (Bartle) Langley of Fort Wayne will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with an open house, to be held Sunday, August 20th, 2006 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the home of Barb and Tom Fischer.

They were high school sweethearts, graduating from Leo High School in the class of 1939 where Dorothy was co-salutatorian. They were married August 17, 1941 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne.

The Langley's are the parents of Barbara Fischer of Fort Wayne...

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