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(Left) Scouts, Scouters and parents from Troop 38 sponsored by Calvary United Methodist Church, Waynedale showing off their new tents at the Council Camporee at The Kruse Auction Park in Auburn,  October 5-7, 2001.


Boy Scout Troop 44 (which meets on Monday nights at 7pm, at the Boy Scout Cabin located at the corner of Lower Huntington Road and Ardmore Avenue) is on the mend. They have been recruiting leaders and as of last meeting night they have seven more leaders signed up and are now recruiting boys to fill their ranks.

Are you a former member or leader of Troop 44? Come join Portage Creek Camp Association, the chartered organization that sponsors Troop...


I prepared this on a recent hunting trip. I think that Smoked Sausage could be used but I prefer Keilbossa. This is the recipe I used to feed some hungry hunters but I also served other food so prepare amount accordingly.




4 large potatoes (sliced 1/4 inch slices)

1 large onion (sliced 1/8 inch slices)

1 lb. package Keilbossa (sliced 1//4 inch slices)

1 tbsp. Bacon grease

salt and pepper to taste

#10 cast iron skillet

* Put grease in warm...


The Lamplighters Home Ec Club recently attended the Arena Theater to celebrate their club’s 50th year anniversary.

It was the Elmhurst Better Home Club that saw the need for an evening club so new members met at the home of Mrs. Edward Moering on August 14, 1951. Plans were made for the club. The name "Lamplighters" was adopted and the following officers were elected: President-Mrs. V. P. Uron, Vice President-Mrs. Eloise Zion, Secretary-Mrs. Elmer Lankenau, Treasurer-Mrs. Ray Ensley, and Reporter-Mrs. Lynn Eickhoff. By October their program was "the ability to make toys at home with materials on hand". It...


The Waynedale United Methodist Women, Pat Noel (left) and Audrey Prince (right) are gearing up for the Annual Fall Bazaar--Saturday, November 3rd, 9am to 2pm.

The Waynedale United Methodist Women are gearing up for their annual Fall Bazaar to be held on Saturday, November 3 from 9am until 2pm. Again this year there will be a snack bar, featuring soups, sandwiches, and homemade pies. There will be apple dumplings, homemade candy, famous hard candy, a bake shop, homemade cookies for sale by the box and lots of crafts made by their own ladies and several craft vendors. All proceeds from this Bazaar will go toward Pledge to Missions.

I want to talk about the word focus. Let's say you find yourself in a game where you can't make anything. I know you have been there so anyway when this happens to you and when it's your opponents turn at the table, I want you to pick something out across the poolroom and "focus" on the smallest detail on whatever it might be. And then find something else to focus on to where you're seeing the finest details.

Now then, back to the game, it is your shot. First, find the spot on the object ball...


I have often been asked, "Just what is/are the Boy Scouts? What do they do? Why should my child be involved? Do I have to get involved? I invite any and all people to visit a local Scout troop meeting and see what Scouting is all about. Call Anthony Wayne Area Council for information about a Boy Scout Troop (boys from 11 to 18 yrs) or Cub Scout Pack (boys from 8 to 11yrs)near you.


The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people...


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