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The Octofoil shoulder sleeve insignia became official for all units after the First World War and in 1923, the Ninth Infantry Division...With War Department approval...adopted the Octofoil as its patch. The selection was a unique one, as the design dated back to the 15th Century, when it was customary for each son to have an individual mark of distinction.

Perhaps Octo, meaning eight, is a bit confusing to many when speaking of the Ninth Division. But in foiling there are eight foils...

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L-R Marceille Shelly, Irene McCague, Rosalie Waldup, Helen Young, Shirley Pine

On Sunday, April 2, 2006, Helyn Young will be "in church service" at Waynedale United Methodist Church where she can be found almost every Sunday morning. She will be honored for her 87th birthday with a rose on the altar. Waynedale United Methodist Church is a very important part of Helyn's life as she continues to participate in church activities just as she has for over 70 years.

Helyn moved to Waynedale at age 15 to live with Lewis and Nellie Herman (relatives by marriage) at 7026 Old...

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(Not in order) Jerry Lloyd - SM, Jim Fox - SA, Walt Pressler - SA, Anita Weyer - MC, Dan Jobe - MC, Jameson Bush - Scout, Jason Cromwell - Scout, Zac Howald - Scoout, Josh Yoho - Scout, Mitchel Koop - Scout, Scott Florek- Scout (Absent Dan Hullinger - CR/CC, Sean McCune - SA, Rosmary Jobe - MC, Andrew McCune - Scout) (Photo by Ray McCune - SA - not in photo)

Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road recently re-chartered Cub Pack 3322 and Boy Scout Troop 38 for the year 2006.

Troop 38 is back and running strong with 7 boys registered and as many more signed to join before summer camp.

Cub Pack 3322 is back and getting ready for the Pine Wood Derby.

For boys 8 - 10 Looking for a Pack with a great background and a place to have a lot of fun while learning essential skills give us a shot. Meetings are every Tuesday night at 6:30 PM at...

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The Lutheran preschools of Fort Wayne came together Wednesday, March 8 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Waynedale to celebrate National Lutheran Schools Week. Children were excited as they arrived on busses, in cars, and in vans. They assembled in the church for singing led by Doug Reynolds and Sue Doepner from Mt. Calvary, and a short Bible message from Pastor Hearn of Praise Lutheran on Dupont Road. A morning of fun followed as they ate snacks together, participated in movement activities in...

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Marie is 102 years old and her birth date is March 22, 1904. She does not express a philosophy on how she has lived to be over 100 years old.

She recalls as a child, playing outside in good weather with her brothers (one older and one younger) and we played "Andy over". I walked ? mile to a one-room school, but then part of the time when I went to high school, I drove (a horse and buggy)." She reports that during school, there was a barn provided at the back of the school for the horses and...

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The Fort Wayne Women's Bowling Association held this year's City Tournament during the month of February at Georgetown Bowl. There were 62 teams competing in the Handicap Division and 6 teams in the Scratch Division.

The "Goodtimers" bowled the first shift on February 4th and posted a score of 3243. Team members included Jane Hambrock (116 ave.) bowled 366, Tonya McDonald (152 ave.) bowled 544, Janeen Hamblin (156 ave.) bowled 486, Freda McDonald (170 ave.) bowled a 482, and myself, (155 ave.)...

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Every day we are exposed to more and more environmental toxins which enter our bodies and disrupt our internal defense systems. Since these toxins are nearly impossible to avoid, then we must rely on our immune system for defense. By having an efficient immune system, then our bodies' defenses are at their highest potential to fight off infections and diseases, especially autoimmune diseases. The problem is that in today's world, we are not eating right. Sure, we all know that fast food is bad...

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Congratulations to Taylor Fierstine, 7th grade student at Saint Therese School, for completing the school-level Indiana Geographic Bee. He has qualified to represent his school for participation in the final rounds of the Indiana Geographic Bee to be held in Indianapolis. Tens of thousands of students participate in this school-level Geographic Bee program nationally.

Taylor has qualified for the Indiana top one hundred and is in the top 1% of the nations fourth through eighth grade students...

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On March 23, the second graders at St. Therese were treated to a playing of the bagpipes by Bob Bauser. The second graders have been studying Scotland. Pam Hoffman from the Waynedale Library also came and shared information about her trips to Scotland. The children were treated to snacks that are native to Scotland. Did you know that if the Loch Ness Monster is real, it is a Pleisiosaur?

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