10 Years Ago
Tippecanoe Valley Winter Sports Award winners are Justin Perry, Kayla Clemons, Carli Anglin, Elizabeth McCullough, Margaret Warren, Drew Reinhold, Stuart Jackson, Josh Murphy, Chris Reeser, Daniel Guimares, Trenton Newsome, Amanda Warren, Valerie Drudge, Janelle Doody, April Halterman, Joel Krueger, Ashley Lindenmier, Rebekah Parker, Cory Vanlaningham, Elyse Boggs. Wawasee: Kory Lantz, Lindsay Olson, Allison Thornbaugh, Lisa Gunderson, Rachel Canen, Deme Vallejo, Brook Singrey, Sarah Banghart, Rob McKibben, Rachel Stichter, Zac Conley, James Ward, Lindsay Capps, Jaclyn Abrams, Kourtney Bell, Shalin Nine, Jenna Haab, Cory Smith, Aaron Phillippe, Joe Leach, Sarah Marty, Hannah Marshall, Josh Lozano, Rhys Canaday, Ashlee Pollen, Cari VanLue, Katie Owens.
25 Years Ago
Big Wheel manager Archie Armino will unveil the extensive remodeling of his Marketplace store April 8. “When we opened three years ago, this was the store of the ’80s. Now it will be the store of the ’90s.”
Jones Appliance, 1023 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw, will hold its grand opening celebration April 5-15. The Jones Appliance name has been in existence for 23 years, beginning in Pierceton in 1966 and expanding to Warsaw in October 1988. Max and Mary Carroll Jones, Mark and Mindy Jones and Brian Beam welcome everyone to their grand opening.
Douglas A. Farmer, Warsaw, has been promoted to junior project engineer at Dalton Foundries. He has been with the company since December 1987. Everett A. Pierce, Westhaven Estates, has joined the company as a molding supervisor.
50 Years Ago
A one-day training course for Cub Scout den mothers was held at the Methodist Church, Warsaw. James Groves is district executive. Attending were Mrs. Ted Peterson, Mentone; Mrs. Forrest Holderman, Etna Green; Mrs. Walter Runyan, Winona Lake; Mrs. Joe Longenecker, North Webster; Mrs. Stanley Kintzel and Mrs. Charles Betz, Warsaw.
The Freshman High School Choral Department will present a program featuring Indiana songs and composers. Virginia Johnston and Shelley White will sing some “old-fashioned” songs.
The Grace College choir, under the direction of Prof. Don Ogden, is on a 3,500-mile trip. The tour will take them through Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania and end with a concert in Hagerstown, Md.
75 Years Ago
According to Joe Hansman, superintendent of streets, the city trucks, since the blizzard, to date have hauled away 1,020 loads of snow. The city had 14 men of the street department, under supervision of Street Commissioner Johnny Lee, working day and night.
Kosciusko County has 27,188 in the last census.