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Where was that top ranked quarterback from Morningside College on Saturday?‑Did anyone see him at the game, because the Cougar's defense completely shut him down in the NAIA semi-final game that was played at D'Arcy Stadium on Saturday, December 3?‑The Cougars finished off the Mustangs with a 42 to 14 win.‑This win paved the way to head south for the winter, or at least a weekend on December 17th.‑

The Cougars will face the toughest challenge of the season as they face the defending national...

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Saturday's NAIA championship game, featuring the University of Saint Francis football team, will be available live on Comcast Basic Cable. The game is being produced and aired by College Sports Television (CSTV).‑Although CSTV is normally exclusively available to Comcast's Digital Sports Tier customers, Comcast gained special permission from

CSTV to air the game on Basic Cable in Fort Wayne.

Kickoff is at 1:05 p.m.‑on Saturday, December 17.

Buffalo Wild Wings, a supporter of all University...

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"The most important gift you can give to nursing home residents and their caregivers is your time," said Dave McMahon, Director of Englewood Health and Rehab. "Frequent short visits are highly prized, especially during the holidays. It doesn't matter if you don't have much to talk about, even a few minutes of quietly holding hands or walking can bring much joy," Dave went on to say.

 

If you're trying to think up a gift for a friend or family in a nursing home, consider the following ideas...

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STAR Financial Bank has finished collecting teddy bears throughout its service area for the 4th Annual Bears for Badges campaign. Bank-wide, STAR collected over 3,900 bears and other stuffed toys, which are now being delivered to fire and police stations throughout communities in northeast Indiana. Police officers and firefighters will use them in emergency situations to help comfort and calm children who have fallen victim to fires, accidents, and other unfortunate situations.

Since the...

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Waynedale businessmen and local homeowners waved their American flag in condolence as they lined Lower Huntington Road during the funeral procession from the Waynedale Baptist Church. The procession continued west down Lower Huntington Road and turned north on Ardmore Avenue. It passed Elmhurst High School, where Jonathan Blair had graduated just a few short years ago. A throng of students surrounded a newly planted Colorado blue spruce in the lawn in front of the school. It had been decorated...

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(l-r) Mike Fry (stepfather), PFC Jason D. Ybarra, Lance Corporal Robert J. Ybarra (brother), and Judy K. Fry (mother).

PFC Jason D. Ybarra has graduated from Army Basic Training, Fort Jackson, S. C. on October 21, 2005. This 20-year old 2004 graduate from Wayne High School, was a student in the AFJROTC program under the instruction of Major Ed Bennett and SMSGT Bill Tester. They encouraged, motivated and influenced Jason to be a part of the military.

Jason joined the United States Army on August 11, 2005 and is currently attending AIT as Cargo Specialist in Fort Eustic, Virginia.

Jason's older brother, Robert...

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Beginning on Sunday, December 4th

Star of Bethlehem 2005 at the Schouweiler Planetarium - Join St. Francis under the Mid-Eastern sky of 3 B.C. and follow the star of the Wise Men. During the live portion of the show, planetarium staff will guide you to the wonders of this winter's Fort Wayne night sky. The Schouweiler Planetarium is located in Achatz Hall of Science, on the Leesburg Road side of the USF campus.

Admission: Adults $4.00, Senior Citizens and under 18 $3.00, $14.00 maximum per...

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8th Grade Team (front row):  Kathryn Driscoll, Kristin Isbel, Brittiany Hunter, Monica Aguirre (back row):  Coach Sam Eash, Coach Pam Smith, Miranda Jackson, Melissa Oberley, Emily Braun, Nichole Landon, McKenzie Wyss, Ashlea Koehl, and Coach Lisa Palmer  Not pictured: Coach Andrea Allphin

CONGRATULATIONS TO ST. THERESE 7th AND 8th GRADE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAMS

 

On Saturday, October 29, 2005 the St. Therese 7th grade volleyball team won the Red League CYO volleyball tournament by defeating St. John-Fort Wayne, 25-14, 25-19. They also defeated Queen of Angels in the semi-finals to advance to the championship game.

The St. Therese 8th grad volleyball team won their Blue League regular season by going undefeated and finished in 2nd place in the tournament. All of these young...

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Mayor Richard and Greenway Manager Dawn Ritchie closed the second summit meeting with information about the Greenway’s future on November 14, 2005.

Monday evening, November 14, 2005, at 6:30pm Mayor Graham Richard announced that the City of Fort Wayne will add another mile to the Towpath trail system which will eventually tie the City and New Haven with the Aboite area. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources recently awarded the City of Fort Wayne a $150,000 federal grant to assist with constructing a portion of the Towpath Trail.

The Greenway Summit was hosted by Dawn Richie, Greenway Manager, City of Fort Wayne. The room at The...

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