Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

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Harry Caray’s Guardian Angel graces Durnell’s on Broadway this Christmas season.

Finally the Cubs win the World’s Series and Harry Caray must be smiling down from heaven on all of those people who waited for generations for them to be crowned the World Series Champs.

Denny Durnell and his wife Teena the second generation owners of Durnell’s at Broadway and Huestis not only decorate their restaurant for every holiday, they decked it out to honor the Cubs too. Even their Halloween Zombie was sporting a Cubs cap and holding a Cubs mug. Denny’s dad Paul and his brothers Howard...

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The warm days that we experienced in October may have been called Indian summer, but according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, it comes after a killing frost or hard freeze. We certainly have had that; three hard frosts in a row has blackened all the summer flowers and laid the garden low.

The almanac also states that if All Saints’ Day on November 1 brings out winter, then St. Martin’s Day on November 11 brings out Indian summer. If warm days, sometimes smoky and hazy, with clear cold nights...

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Thanksgiving is much more than a big meal with family and friends. It’s a time to reflect on, and be thankful for, all of the good things you have. It’s important to be grateful, not just on Thanksgiving, but each and every day. Rather than lamenting what you feel is lacking in your life, begin each new day by developing an attitude of gratitude. Take inventory of your blessings and you will be surprised at just how much you have to be thankful for.
If you have enough to eat, a place to live, a...

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Kingston Veterans 2016

Front row L-R: Stan Freet, Walther Grantham, Ted Egts.

Back row L-R: James LeGault (family member), Bill Colburn, Harrison Hull and Robert Floyd (visitor). Kingston hosted a Veterans Day breakfast for the community at their Assisted Living on Winchester Road along with a special recognition ceremony for the residents and staff.

Absent from the photo are: Richard Jones, John Speith, Al Oetting and Archie James.

Dewey Decker, that accident-prone neighbor of ours, is the undisputed Pharoah of Fertilizer, the Monarch of Manure. He has turned a shovel-ready business into a going concern, with the help of the woman of his dreams, Emily. But in the quiet times, when it’s only Dewey thinking to himself, he really wants to raise things.

From the time he was a kid, he wanted to raise cattle, but Dewey’s proclivities toward disaster left that particular item off the agenda. In helping out other cattlemen, you...

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Have you ever heard the saying, “Praemonitus, praemunitus?” Probably not when it is spoken in the original Latin, but it should sound familiar when said in English, “Forewarned is forearmed!” So, use your forearms to hold up The Waynedale News, you’re about to be forewarned. Mom and dad don’t assume when a class is offered through a homeschooling co-op that the instructor has the same homeschool mindset as you do! Let me be crystal clear about my purpose in writing this article; I hope to...

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