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The latest breaking news stories from around the Waynedale, (South / Southwest Fort Wayne) Indiana community are all found here. These articles are written by our local writers and contain area events, happenings and general public interest coverage. If you have a news tip, idea for an article or suggestion, please click here to submit your Waynedale news.

MIAMI ‘LADY’ INDIANS PROVE THEY’RE ‘STILL HUNGRY’!

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The Miami 'Lady' Indians completed an amazing season winning the FWCS City Championship 32-20 over the Shawnee Braves. This season's championship was their fourth in the last five years. It also marked the second time the 'Lady' Indians have completed back-to-back city championship seasons. Not only did the 'Lady' Indians complete another championship season, they did it by going undefeated. The varsity team finished 15-0 and the reserve finished 10-0. It was the first undefeated season...

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RAY MCCUNE DECLARED A WINNER IN H.O.W. 2002 WRITING CONTEST

Details Ray McCune, winner in writing contest - photo by Sue Jensen

Ray McCune, Associate Editor and columnist for THE WAYNEDALE NEWS recently received word that he placed 3rd in the General Outdoor Category, Magazine Division and took a 1st Place Award in the Humor Category, Magazine Division in the Annual Hoosier Outdoor Writer's writing contest for articles published in 2002. The contest winners were announced at the H.O.W. yearly meeting held in conjunction with the Sports, Vacation, & Boat Show in Indianapolis Saturday, February 15, 2003.

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LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR WINS

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Danielle Snyder, a junior at Wayne High School, and a first year student of Anthis Career Center Cosmetology, competed at the SKILLSUSA-VICA hairstyling competition at Anthis Career Center on Saturday, February 22, 2003. The competition consisted of 2 haircuts and styles, which were performed on a manikin, an evening style, or an "up-do" on a model, and a written test. Danielle's model was Josie Achenbach, who is also a Cosmetology student at Anthis.

The competition was against other junior...

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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS

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COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

Allen County Sheriff James A. Herman, announced that the Indiana Sheriff's Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies. There will be approximately 40 $500 scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state. The ISA scholarship fund was established for the purpose of receiving, investing, and dispensing of funds to provide college...

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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

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FRANCE ISSUING CERTIFICATE TO HONOR WWII VETERANS WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE LIBERATION OF FRANCE

Veterans of WWII who participated in the D-Day landing at Normandy, France or in the Liberation of France, are being honored by the French government in special programs throughout the state during the year 2003. This certificate will be presented to each qualified veteran who attends the program by the Consul General of France, Chicago Embassy, or his representative. Over 500 certificates were...

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A TRIBUTE TO STAN GUTTMACHER

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"Nobody didn't like Uncle Stanley Guttmacher" besides being known as The Mayor of Waynedale and Uncle Stanley, he was also known as THE TANK, The Bionic Man, the Jewish Leprechaun, the Easter Bunny, and just plain Stan. He was best remembered as Waynedale's very own Grumpy Old Man, an act he put on for many years and carried to the end of his life.

I first met Stanley in the fall of '72, about 6 months before the company I worked for went on strike. With many mouths to feed, I prepared ahead...

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WAYNEDALE BOWLS ‘EM OVER

Details The ‘Dreyfus Five’ Team winners of the scratch division in the Men’s City Bowling Tournament. (l-r) Back row: Scott Shimer, Jeff Shimer, Brent Shimer. Kneeling: Steve Vining and Jeff Dreyfus.

On Sunday, January 26th, the 'Dreyfus Five' won the scratch division of the Men's City Bowling Tournament. Team members are: Jeff Dreyfus, Jeff Shimer (207), Brent Shimer (193) Scott Shimer (220) and Steve Vining (231). The 'Dreyfus Five' won the tournament with a total score of 3372. Scott Shimer won high game for the team, a 300-pin perfect game, rolled in the third game of the series. I asked Scott if he had any crossovers, strong or weak hits. He said, "No, every shot was right there"...

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

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Walt and Gerry Anker of Three Oaks Drive celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary at their home on Sunday. Their son Walter Brent of Fort Wayne, and their daughter Brenda Vargo and grandson Wade Vargo from Fremont, Ohio were present.

The couple were married on February 6, 1945 at the parsonage of the Church of Christ on Third Street in Fort Wayne.

Walt retired a few years ago from Maintenance at Hickory Creek Apartments.

LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS

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Intent to Attend Ball State University—Football Scholarship

 

"Dustin Brown has been a pleasure to coach. He was a three-year letterman and a dominant force for Wayne on the line as an offensive tackle. The scholarship he has received is due to his hard work and dedication both in the classroom and on the football field." David Mohr, Head Football Coach, Wayne High School

According to Coach Mohr, Dustin has been a positive role model for Wayne's underclassman and possesses the necessary...

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