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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.

LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS

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Good Luck Kelly!

Congratulations to Kelly McLendon, 7th grader at Miami Middle School and winner of the schoolwide Spelling Bee.

Kelly will be competing in the Allen County Spelling Bee at Northside High School on February 1st. The Winner of the Allen County Spelling Bee will go on to compete with 16 other winners at the Area Spelling Bee to be held on March 25th. The winner of the Area Spelling Bee will then compete in the 76th Annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee from May 25-30 in...

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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

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KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION INDIANA CHAPTER ONE

The monthly meeting of the Korean War Veterans Assn., Indiana Chapter One will be held on February 8th at the American Legion Post 82 on Harris Road. Meeting begins at 9am with breakfast and social hour beginning at 7am. Members are asked to bring Valentines to this meeting to be distributed to local Veterans.

 

ATTENTION QUIET WARRIORS CHAPTER OF THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION

We will be moving the location of our meeting to the new...

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DOGS COME OUT IN WAYNEDALE

Details photo by rls I stepped outside The Waynedale News (looking  south) with a HP digital camera and snapped a couple of pictures of the Saturday Sundogs.  The halo was too big to get all in one shot, so I changed my position, shot one side and then the other.

Saturday, January 4, 2003, at about 11:30 AM, there was an atmospheric condition that many of us have seen before. It was a light display called sundogs. Sundogs are colorful bursts of light that appear on either side of the sun. They generally occur when the sun is low in the winter sky, at either sunrise or sunset.

Flat ice crystals form in hexagonal shapes, similar to stop signs. Their flat faces are horizontally oriented and refract the sunlight. The white light is bent 22 degrees...

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LIVING STONES

Details Living Stones Ceremony at St. Therese, January 4th and 5th, 2003.   Photos provided by Today’s Catholic.

The people of St. Therese Parish are building "a" church of bricks and mortar, steel and concrete, wood and glass. But "the" Church is built of Living Stones, the people of faith—the living, breathing, sinning, serving, loving Body of Christ. We are those "Living Stones" for St. Therese Parish. Along with those beloved souls who came before us in our 55-year history and those who will follow in our footsteps, we are the Church of St. Therese.

That's why we wanted to have a Living Stones...

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WEDDING PLANS ANNOUNCED

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Julie Marie Dannenfelser and Douglas Andrew Hadaway have set February 15, 2003 as their wedding date. Their parents are Alan and Jane Dannenfelser of Fort Wayne and Dave and Kathy Hadaway of Ossian.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Wayne High School and Purdue University. She is an aspiring singer and songwriter, and is currently substitute teaching with Southwest Allen County Schools. Her fiance' is a graduate of Homestead High School and Ivy Tech State College. He is a sheet metal...

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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

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KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION INDIANA CHAPTER #ONE
The monthly meeting of the Korean War Veterans Assn., Indiana Chapter One will be held on February 8th at the American Legion Post 82 on Harris Road. Meeting begins at 9am with breakfast and social hour beginning at 7am. Members are asked to bring Valentines to this meeting to be distributed to local Veterans.

 

DAVID PARRISH POST 296
POST HOURS - The post opens for business at 11am every day.

 

AMVET POST #33 FRIDAY NIGHT DINNERS
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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS

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TAYLOR UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE CAMPUS

TUFWC PROVIDES ONLINE SKILLS TRAINING

TUFWC announces the availability of 800 courses for high quality, self-paced interactive Internet training. The online skills-based courses are grouped into seven libraries of related topics. Each library is priced at $199 per year per person for unlimited access, and contains as many as 200 courses covering topics such as: desktop computing skills, small business management skills, web development, technical...

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MILITARY NEWS

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(This is an update of a story we published over a year ago)

LOCAL WRESTLER EARNS TWO MEDALS IN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

by Kevin L. Lovejoy

Our son, Josh Lovejoy was mentioned in THE WAYNEDALE NEWS for his honors at Boot Camp graduation in June of 2001. He has since gone to Germany where he is currently stationed. December 7 and 8, 2002 was the weekend of the 2002 US Armed Forces European Wrestling Championships. Josh participated and received a Bronze Medal in Freestyle Wrestling and a...

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VETERAN CARRIERS AS WELL AS A FEW NEW FACES BRING YOU THE WAYNEDALE NEWS

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Dianna Ryan and her kids, Zach and Kali deliver throughout the Waynedale area. Diana also buys and restores houses as time allows.

Krista and Corey Leffers deliver the news in the Lakewood area. The paper route is a family affair, with help from brothers, Brandon and Ryan, as well as, both parents, Steve and Karen. They put their route money into a vacation fund, with hopes of going either to Disney World or on a Disney Cruise. Krista is on the (thus far, knock on wood), undefeated, Bishop...

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