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Girl Scouts and Brownies from Troops 904, 394, 850 and 704 recited the Girl Scout Promise as they marched in the Waynedale Memorial Day Parade. The girls and leaders wore the following names of deceased veterans: Elvin Winchester, William Workman, Robert Hunter, Michael Brase, Clay Landrum, Donald Shaw, John A. Dahman, Arthur Dieckman, Paul Evans, Jack Hoffman, Richard Brase, Bruce Shafer, George Malcom, Dennis Messman, Norbert Pieper, John Hogan, Richard Gamble, and Elmer Starry.

By now, most kids have begun their summer vacation.‑ The pools are open, and the parks are teeming with children eager to get dirty.‑ Unfortunately, summer also signifies the beginning of what experts call the "trauma season."‑ Tragedies peak during the summer months because children are supervised less and engage in more outdoor activities.

The National Safe Kids Campaign reports that children ages 14 and under will be rushed to emergency rooms nearly 3 million times this summer for serious...

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Bishop Luers Salutatorian Bradley J. Carteaux
Residence: Hartzell Road
Parents: Paul and Cathy Carteaux
Future Plans: Bradley plans to attend Indiana University to study Pre-Law

 

Bishop Luers Valedictorian Molly C. Rowan
Residence: West Sherwood Court
Parents: Chris and Louise Rowan
Future Plans: Molly plans to attend Xavier University to study mathematics. She is hoping to someday become a college professor.

 

Elmhurst Salutatorian David G. Brune
Residence: Meyer Avenue
Parents: Aaron and Barbara...

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ST. THERESE STUDENTS AWARDED

ICTM (Indiana Council of Teachers of Mathematics) and St. Therese School have awarded Andrea Allphin, Jessica Beck & Lindsay Shutt an ICTM math award for excellence in mathematics for the school year 2003-2004. The future looks great with such bright students showing the way! We as members of ICTM, St. Therese School, and parents are very proud of their efforts.

 

JENNIFER HECKLEY WINS SCHOLARSHIP

Ivy Tech State College in Fort Wayne, is pleased to announce...

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Agnes (Beard) Hughes was born in Portland, Indiana on June 16, 1904. Her father was an engineer and drove the line between Delphis and Lima. Her grandparents knew the Wright Brothers, and allowed them to build some of their airplanes in their barn in Plymouth, Ohio.

Agnes family moved to Fort Wayne when she was fourteen and other than a few years in Florida, she has been here ever since.

She married her husband Walter, when she was 18 and together they had a baby girl. During the...

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St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth School is proud to announce their 2 Distinguished Graduates for 2003-2004. On the left, Shelly Miller, daughter of Tom and Mary Miller, and Brittany Kleber, daughter of John and Dawn Kleber. They were honored with other graduates at the Allen County Non-Public School Association Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Shelly and Brittany!

June 2

Scoop on Poop

 

June 14

Sea Lion Birthday Party

 

June 29

Peek Behind the Scenes

 

July 4

Run Wild Race

 

July 16

The Great Zoo Mystery

 

August 5

Animal Olympics

 

August 14

Teddy Bear Checkup Day

 

The zoo is open every day from 9:00am to 5:00pm until October 10th. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $5.00 for children age 2-14 and for seniors over age 60. Babies under age 2 and Zoo Society Members are admitted free.

Zoo goers get a peek at the new Sumatran Tiger...

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CHARLIE WALTER GRAND MARSHALL OF THE WAYNEDALE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE.

Waynedale's parade will proceed down Old Trail Road with Colors and Units from American Legion Post 241, AMVets Post 33, VFW Post 1421 and the 40@8 locomotive to follow. There will be clowns, clowns, and more clowns, antique cars and trucks, fire engines, dogs, cats, horses and bikes. The parade ends at the Prairie Grove Cemetery.

A ceremony to honor all soldiers follows at the cemetery. The Master of Ceremony for Waynedale's 2004 Memorial Day will be Ron Kizer.

Ron was born in Fort Wayne on...

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