10 Years Ago
Aleasha Meier, 17, daughter of David and Jacqueline Meier and a senior at Tippecanoe Valley, will participate in the National American Miss Contest July 19 at Adam’s Mark Airport Hotel.
Eighteen bankers have been elected to serve on the board of directors of the Indiana Bankers Association for 2004-2005, including Michael L. Kubacki, president of Lake City Bank.
Country Heritage, a craft on U.S. 30E, held a giveaway July 1. Owner Sally Reuter announced that Judy Bright had won a handmade flag.
25 Years Ago
Warsaw Community Public Library invites all children registered in the “Dig Up A Good Book” summer reading program to register for the July clubs: dinosaur art, drama, stone age cooking beginnings and endings, and goin’ diggin’ traveling clubs.
Dr. Richard Flora took over as the new veterinarian at Animal Medical Center.
Hawg Waller, north of Warsaw, will be the site of the 1989 Summerfest July 8. Three bands will provide entertainment.
50 Years Ago
E.L. West headed a committee that raised $700 to place radios in the Leesburg fire station and on the trucks. Leesburg Fire Chief is Chris Kammerer and Russell Ruple, secretary of the department.
Richard Scott, assistant pro at South Shore Golf Club, found a nine-inch sponge mushroom in the golf cart garage adjacent to the clubhouse.
Noah Adams, Claypool, won second-place in the Class A division of the Northern Indiana horseshoe pitching tournament held at the Wabash City Park. Adams scored the highest ringer per cent for a single game, 83.3.
Akron’s Founder’s Day program July 4, celebrating the town’s 128th birthday, includes  a free-fall from 7,200 feet by Bruce Sheetz of Warsaw Sky Diving Club.
75 Years Ago
The young people’s class of Claypool United Brethren Church, taught by Charles Regenos, is one of the largest young people’s groups in the county with 77 students.
Suzanne Shipley, seven-months-old daughter of Herbert and Mary Alice, held up her fingers proudly to tell that state authorities took her fingerprints when they were at the last meeting of the federation of the women’s club.
Devon Johnson, 11-year-old leather pusher of Warsaw, battled a Fort Wayne boy in an exhibition boxing match refereed by Joe Louis, world heavyweight champ.
Walter Bouse, Claypool, was chosen as captain of Claypool volunteer firemen.