Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

Kick back and relax, you deserve it! All of the stories in this section are unique, original entertainment by our local Waynedale, (Fort Wayne) Indiana columnists, created just especially for you. Our columnists love to hear from their dedicated readers, view our columnist's biographies and e-mail them here.

Courtesy Apple Computer

The New iMac from Apple Computer.


In the difficult and dark times of the digital information age comes a spark of hope and glory that the industry has needed since the introduction of Microsoft Windows 95. In 1994 when Windows 95 was introduced, people flocked to the stores to buy a new computer and use all these new tools. Also during that time, the Internet was growing at an un-measurable rate.

Now an all new iMac is totally redesigned from the bottom up. Apple is now fulfilling the...

Read more ...

Pool Shark-Larry Elam demonstrating the art of the break shot at Mickey & Billy’s, Southtown.  (Keep the ball on the table Larry.)

Wow, here it is Playfair Amusements fall pool league winners, runner ups and individual accomplishments.

*SUNDAY LEAGUE 1st David Goodman, Roger Sipes, Mark Zahm, Carl D Agostino, Wally Walburn, Geno Medrano 2nd Larry Duke Jr., Larry Duke Sr., Brad Pio, Mike Hopple, Ed Lee, Danny Mata, Dean Emerson 3rd Ted Trevino, Greg Diamente, Steve Hartman, Arnold Helgesen, Dave Schroeder, Bret Agler 4th Billy Lewis, Steve Goodmiller, Mike Himmelhaver, Travis Mennewisch, Jason Winfield, Hal Zonker *High...

Read more ...

Dear Readers,


I used to listen to my grandmother say, "where does the time go?" Well, back then it didn't mean a thing to me, for I was young with my whole life ahead of me. Now, as I approach my 61st birthday, I ask, "where does time go?" Do you remember your grandmother also saying, "you children are growing like weeds!" and, having lived in your body you haven't noticed the passage of time. Now, I understand what I didn't understand then.

Here are two of my precious grandchildren...

Read more ...

With the passing of my father, Jack Troxell, it has been my responsibility to clear out and sort through the personal possessions of his estate. It has been a labor of sorrow and joy. How do we measure a person after they have passed? We remember actions, and deeds, good times and bad, but they are always clouded over with fog of living our daily lives.
In his house is one special room, "HIS Scout Office". And here is where I find the yardstick to measure a man's life. How...

Read more ...



In the Circle of Life, there are many paths, like spokes in a covered wagon wheel of the Old West and in a modern bicycle of the new Millenium. All paths lead to the center hub. In it is the center of balance and harmony, because we have replaced the spokes of anger, jealousy, suffering and lack with spokes of Love, Respect, Honor and Caring.

We Native American Indians have put our tobacco down on Mother Earth and have given our gratitude prayer for you and all Creation. We...

Read more ...



1 lb. Hamburger (brown and drain)

1 pkg. Taco seasoning

1 pkg. Ranch dressing

2 cans Pinto beans with liquid

1 can Ro-Tel Tomatoes

1 can Hominy with liquid

2 1/2 cups water


After you brown and drain hamburger, add the rest of the ingredients. Simmer for one hour. Serve with taco chips or crackers. 




1/2 cup flour

3/4 cup sugar

1 tsp. baking powder

1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon

1 egg

1 cup peeled, sliced apples

1/2 cup...

Read more ...

Free E-mail Subscription

Receive the latest Waynedale News by e-mail every issue!
* Means Required Field

First Name *

Last Name

Email *

Phone Number
(Cell Phone Texts)

Zip-Code *