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COREY TROSPER GRADUATES BASIC TRAINING; FAMILY ATTENDED CEREMONY

Pfc. Corey B. Trosper, grandson of Howard and Imagene Trosper of Waynedale, recently graduated from the U.S. Marine Corps' basic training facilities in San Diego, California. Trosper's Grandmother, Mother Regina, Uncle Deno, Sister Tasheena, and Sister Hannah flew to California to attend the graduation.

Corey, a graduate of Wayne High School, also attended Kekionga Middle School, and Waynedale Elementary School here in...

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Rita Marie Parrot and John Christopher Nagy, both of Celina, Ohio, are planning a wedding May 11 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina.

Their parents are Kevin and Mary Parrot, Fort Wayne, and John and Pam Nagy, Celina. The bride-elect graduated from Bishop Luers High School and is employed by Parker, St. Mary, Ohio. Her finance graduated from Celina High School, Celina, and is employed by Crown, New Bremen, Ohio.

LUGAR AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO OUTSTANDING WAYNEDALE STUDENT

U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar presented South Side High School Senior Erika Graham with a $4,000 scholarship Sunday at an Indianapolis banquet honoring outstanding minority high school seniors from across the state. Erika has demonstrated leadership as President of the Spanish Club, Vice President of Philo a charity club and President of the Spirit Club. She is also a member of the Spanish Honors Society, is a National Achievement Scholarship...

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photo by Cindy Cornwell Current Members include: Charter member, Mrs. Raymond (Doris) DeClercq (not present), Charter member, Mrs. Kenneth (Irene) McCague (formerly Mrs. Bill Stark), Charter member, Mrs. Catherine Bourne, Miss Ann Ferguson, Miss Mildred Ferguson, Mrs. Foss (Mary Ellen) Folk, Mrs. Harold (Jeannette) Gordon, Mrs. Kedric (Sue) Herstad, Mrs. Robert (Nancy) Marshall, Mrs. Charles (Doris) Miller, Mrs. Dale (Shirley) Pine, Mrs. George (Audrey) Prince, Miss Ellen Scott, Mrs. Robert (Esther) Sipe, Mrs. John (Ann) Stark (not present), and Miss Elizabeth Ulrey (not present)

World War II was newly over. The "boys" had come home to go to college or to get jobs. At this time some couples picked up where they had been before the war, others married and started families.
On February 29, 1952 a group of neighborhood ladies gathered at the home of Evyline Ferguson and her daughter, Patricia. They gathered to learn how to form their own "Home Ec" Club. Miss Dorothy Morehouse, the county home demonstration agent, explained the procedure for forming a new club.
The ladies...

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photo by Mary Stark Bishop Luers Lady Knight Megan Dossen (cntr) reacting to the officials’ call during the ISHA State Finals Championship game.

With just a few minutes left in the game, Megan Dossen leaps off the court as the crowd roars. The standing Knight fans shout cheers of appreciation for Megan. She is finishing playing her best for the Bishop Luers Lady Knights. Megan begins to realize that she is just about to be written into the history books as the only basketball player in Indiana with four state titles behind her name.

Michelle Hamlin is the next senior player to exit the court. She smiles in her beautiful way to the...

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UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS

CAMPUS VISIT DAY

USF announces Campus Visit Day will be held Saturday, March 23, 2002 from 9am to 11:30am at the Doermer Family Center for Health Science Education at the corner of Leesburg Road and Spring Street. USF invites you to attend our Campus Visit Day – an open house expressly designed to inform adult students about the real values we offer: Affordability – Over 90% of undergraduates receive financial aid, Graduates In High Demand – Employers recognize...

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KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION NEWS

The monthly meeting of the KWVA, Indiana Chapter One will be held on April 13, 2002 at the American Legion Post 82 on Harris Road. Breakfast will be at 7:30am; the meeting will begin at 9am. Call Allen Clendenen (260-489-1724) for information about placing a brick on our walkway at our beautiful Shrine on O'Day Road, honoring a special Veteran. What a great tribute for Fathers Day.

You still have time to contact Jim Snyder (260-484-9255) before school...

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Dear Cousin,

 

Puffy white clouds flirt with the sunshine this morning, casting intermittent shadows over the hills. The spring peepers called last evening, and the day dawned fair and mild. Steadily dropping temperatures and rising winds are arousing the March lion from his lair, and we can expect him to bare his teeth and claws as he enters our hills.

Still, the tiny coltsfoot flowers, shining bright yellow through dry, brown leaves, lend an encouraging note to the cold winter landscape...

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Scoutmaster Fox addressing Troop #38 at a Monday night meeting.

LOCAL SCOUTMASTER RECEIVES PAUL G. LOBSIGER - MORNING STAR AWARD

The morning star is a very significant symbol to Native Americans. The morning star signals the approach of the dawn. In essence, the promise of light, a new day, and a new beginning. The morning star represents an end to darkness and a rebirth that comes with the advent of a new day. The most sacred rite of the Lakota people is the Sun Dance. This four day ritual demands the utmost from its participants and supporters. The...

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