10 Years Ago
24th Annual Right To Life Baby Photo Contest winners were Shaylee May, 1st; Jackson Dawson, 2nd; Andon James McDairmant, 3rd. Website contest winners were Nevaeh Crosley, 1st; Elizabeth Grace Stone, 2nd; Stuart Boschma, 3rd.
Cameron Carter and Zack Rooker, fifth-graders at Washington Elementary School, presented EdCom projects on the 100th anniversary of flight to visitors at the Wright Brothers National Memorial at Kill Devil Hills, N.C.
25 Years Ago
Al Mitterling and a dozen members of the Warsaw Astronomical Society viewed the total lunar eclipse Aug. 16 at his home on Country Club Road. He shot photos through a 16-inch telescope, the equivalent of a 2,000mm telephoto lens. Shutter speed was 1/2000 of a second.
Alyson Mills of Syracuse, 10, won first place at the XXII AAUUSA National Junior Olympic Games at San Antonio, Texas, which featured more than 6,000 athletes in 14 sports Aug. 5-13. Mills, who will be in the fifth-grade at Syracuse Elementary, was first in the 3,000-meter race with a time of 11:36 and second in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 5:24.
Drew Shaefer, 6, got some tips from Batman when the caped crusader stopped in Warsaw at Kline’s Department Store.
50 Years Ago
Executive Secretary of the Indiana School Board Assoc. Dr. Loren Burt, son of Warsaw Community Schools Superintendent Carl Burt, is one of the educators invited to have breakfast with President Lyndon Johnson.
Several marine gas cans and a bird bath were reported thrown into Lake Wawasee at Raney Court, east of Syracuse near the Harkless Boat Co. Conservation Officer Earl Money also reported that several boats were turned loose.
Municipal Airport Manager Eldridge Sheetz reported that a pre-World War II PT-17 bi-plane landed at the airport for refueling.
Devon Hepler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Hepler Jr., Bourbon, showed the Grand Champion Purebred Holstein cow at the Marshall County 4-H Fair in Argos.
75 Years Ago
Members of the Board of Works and Fire Chief Herbert Thompson have selected the Hartsock garage on North Indiana Street as the temporary home of the Warsaw fire truck when resurfacing East Center Street is commenced.
War Department statistics show the National Guard bore the brunt of the American losses and fighting in the World War. Casualties were more than the regular and conscription national Army combined, totaled 80 percent sustained by U.S. forces.
Dr. J.R. White is in good humor after receiving his pear tie-pin through a Daily Times lost ad. The pin was an heirloom handed down to him by deceased older brothers. A Warsaw woman found it in the post office lobby here.