10 Years Ago
Tri-Kappa has created a new cookbook called “Today’s Taste,” consisting of old and new family recipes. Committee members are Jennifer Tandy, Jennifer Hollar, Lisa Hershberger, Krin DeVore, Jodie Hall, Zoe Howard, Melissa Kisling, Claudia Mager and Miechi Petro. Proceeds support community projects.
Bishop John D’Arcy of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend broke ground May 2 for a new worship center in Warsaw, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and Diocesan Shrine on Gilliam Drive.
North Webster Community Center was officially dedicated Sunday. More than 400 people attended the ceremony held in the former school gymnasium.
25 Years Ago
Recent elected officers of the Fraternal Order of Police are Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Bronsing, president; Pierceton Town Marshal George Alexander, vice president; Kosciusko County sheriff’s dispatcher Darlene Speigle, secretary; Warsaw Police Sgt. Larry Engle, treasurer; conservation officer Michael Saffen, sergeant at arms. Trustees are Warsaw Det. Sgt. Gerald Oswalt, Cpl. Steve Adang and Cpl. Bob Long. The FOP will sponsor the Grand Ol’ Opry May 20 at Rodeheaver Auditorium, Winona Lake.
Glenn Robbins, 511 S. McClellan St., Warsaw, participated in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters “Bowl For Kids’ Sake” fund-raising event and raised $1,855.73. It is the most money ever raised by an individual in the history of the event.
50 Years Ago
Tom Sanders, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sanders Jr., Warsaw, receives a good citizenship medal and pin from Nancy Shoemaker, representative of the Agnes Pruyn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Warsaw High School representatives chosen to attend the 27th annual Hoosier Boys’ State at Indiana University are Jim Nyenhuis, Robin White and Doug Hollar. The alternates are Tip Scott, Tom Bair and Gary Haymond. Delegates and alternates are chosen by their teachers on the basis of scholastic standing and leadership. Warsaw students have scored high in the elections at Boys’ State. Mike Valentine was elected governor in 1962; Dave Evans, lieutenant governor in 1963.
75 Years Ago
Some of the numbers to be played at the state band contest May 6 were given Thursday morning in the assembly at the Warsaw High School. Making up the brass sextet are Kenneth Mills, trombone; Wayne Hepler, baritone; Robert Gast, French horn; James Barton, bass; Betty Pottenger and Stanley Smith, trumpets. Members of the clarinet quartet are Marie Emerick, Cameron Robinson, Marjorie Robbins and Robert Brennan. Robert Kelly entertained with a trumpet solo accompanied by Professor Ben Worrell at the piano. Hal Pottenger was a piano accompaniest.
Katherine Olds, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. F.C. Olds, Warsaw, was chosen prom queen, the college’s highest social honor, at DePauw University, Greencastle.