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This fall, Pleasant Center Elementary School will welcome new principal, Dianna Chadd. With time and care, Chadd hopes to make Pleasant Center all the more pleasant.

Since childhood, her career goals were much less ambitious. "I played school teacher under the stairs with my siblings, and I was going to be a teacher forever," said Chadd. "It's just the perfect little grade, they're not too peer oriented, but they're not too 'you have to do every little basic thing.'"

Due to her husband's...

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The first principal was Mr. David Baird, who was Schoolmaster from 1874 to 1878.

Schoolmaster Baird lived in Wallen, Indiana and is reported to have walked 15 miles each Monday morning, stayed with friends during the school week, and then walked back home on the weekends.

The school was located on Old Trail Road and McArthur Drive, near the present Waynedale Elementary School. It was a one-room school, built in 1874 and was simply called School Number 8. The first class in 1874, consisted of...

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The 2006 Elmhurst Senior League 15-16 Allstar Team won the District 10 Allstar Tournament by defeating Auburn Senior League by a score of 10-4 in the championship game on Monday, July 24 at Georgetown Little League.

The Elmhurst team advanced to the State Allstar Tournament that was held from July 27 through July 30. The State Allstar Tournament included teams from all around Indiana: Brownsburg, Jeffersonville, Franklin Township, Middlebury, Fort Wayne, Petersburg, Valparaiso, and New...

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Opal Syndram, born 1917, and her daughter Bonnie (Syndram) Harris, 1936, granddaughter Deb (Harris) Hoch, 1956, great-grandson Andy Hoch, 1979, and great-great-granddaughter Haylee Hoch, 2006.

David Michael Winn and Evangeline Darlyne Walker were married June 20, 2006 at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Parents of the Groom are Marjorie Winn and the late Ronald Winn. Parents of the bride are Floretta Walker and the late Reverend W.B. Walker.

The wedding party consisted of Paul Camp, best man; Michele Andrews, maid of honor; David, Lauren, and Patrick Winn, children of the groom; Judith Wilson and Beverly Troyer, sisters of the bride; Jim Troyer, brother-in-law of the bride; and...

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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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