Waynedale Opinion Articles

Our local writers give you insight of their original opinions on the latest Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana news and entertainment topics. Movie, restaurant, show and event reviews are in this section.

To the Editor of THE WAYNEDALE NEWS,

The voices of the future must not be denied. This is a plea for the attention of the men and women who have been elected as Indiana House and Senate members, the men and women who influence the life of each individual in this state. Each year 75,000 children benefit from the efforts of the 35 Youth Service Bureaus. The goal of these organizations is juvenile delinquency prevention. They help children by connecting them with mentors, providing shelter...

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The Burden of Emotional Baggage by Charles F. Stanley

 

Our emotions exert a powerful influence over our lives. We hear about people being "ruled by their emotions," "caught up in their emotions," and even "lost in emotion." Sometimes our emotional drives can be healthy, such as a new husband's loving desire to care for and protect his wife. Other times, however, our emotions take a negative turn and work against our lives of faith and usefulness in God's kingdom.

When we talk about...

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Denver Howard & company (The Daisies) Fort Wayne Baseball Hall of Fame Banquet  Friday, May 24, 2002 L-R Vivian Kellogg, Dottie Collins, Denver Howard, Fran Jansen, Dan Schroeder, Isabel ‘Lefty’ Alvarez, Jean Harding,  Front, Whimp Baumgartner

History of the Midwest Baseball League

 

The Midwest Baseball League started operations in 1956. It was just a name change from The Mississippi Ohio Valley League (M.O.V.) which operated 1949-1955. The M.O.V. was a throw-off of the Illinois State League which operated 1947-1948.

The original 8 teams were Clinton and Dubuque, Iowa; Mattoon, Paris, and Decatur, Illinois; and Kokomo, Lafayette, and Michigan City, Indiana. Michigan City replaced Hannibal, Missouri from the 1955 M.O.V. Hannibal...

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A lot has gone on since 9/11 happened. A lot of flags have been bought, flown, and displayed in every way shape and form. THE WAYNEDALE NEWS handed out about 1000 flag decals before, during, and after the Memorial Day weekend. I bought a new flag at Maynards and am flying it night and day from our porch. My neighbor has a pair of boxer shorts made to look like two American flags sewn together.

I have seen our national symbol on cars, trucks, windows, billboards, and magazine covers. Both...

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Letter to the editor,

(Sent to Journal Gazette)

In Response to Martha Schamehorn Jeers for Fort Wayne High School band directors . . .

Sorry Lady but the Waynedale community as a whole and especially the writer of this letter have nothing but PRAISE for Mr. Carson Kirby and his excellent ELMHURST High School Band for their participation in our Memorial Day Parade. However I will agree with Martha that a greater representation would be appreciated from the local high schools.

Charles...

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with Cindy, Bob, Rob, and Ray – The Waynedale News Staff - minus 3

Ok, so I got elected to do HOMETOWN VIEWS this time. Mrs. Wayne Dale just got back in town and said she was sorry for not getting back earlier to do her column but she was having, ". . . soooooo much fun." As you recall from last issue of THE WAYNEDALE NEWS, she and her "Tubby Hubby" went south on vacation. All though she wouldn't tell us exactly where in the south she went (it was rumored she and Wayne went to a nude beach...

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