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With the early arrival of winter weather, the Allen County Board of Commissioners would like to remind motorists of the three levels of Snow and/or Ice Emergency that may be declared in unincorporated Allen County:

 

Level I: All motorists are asked to stay off roadways unless absolutely necessary.

Level II: Only emergency travel is allowed. Drivers may be ticketed and vehicles may be towed if on the roads. County Government offices are closed.

Level III: All travel is prohibited except...

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The Daughters of the American Revolution Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter held its annual awards ceremony on Friday, December 2, to honor students from 19 area schools. The program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship exhibited by its attendees.

Three students are selected from each school by the faculty and then voted on by the students of the senior class. The student that receives the most votes is then given the opportunity to compete in...

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Kathleen Shelby, daughter of long time Waynedale residents, Tony and Julie Maurer, of Fernwood Avenue has graduated Summa Cum Laude from Indiana State University, in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Kathleen was honored to wear an all gold fourrag'ere with her bachelor's gown during her commencement ceremony.

Kathleen grew up in Waynedale and attended Saint Therese Elementary School, Kekionga Junior High School and graduated from Elmhurst High School in 1978. Kathleen worked for many years in Human...

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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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