10 Years

Dalton Corp. Twenty-Five Year Club inductees: Rick Richardson, Paul Barker and Wade Durnell. The Club began in 1956 with 31 charter members. Since then, 377 have been inducted. Club officers for 2006: Dee Copeland, president; Joe Graham, vice president; Mike Hasty, secretary.

    R.R. Donnelley 25th anniversaries in December: Kenneth L. Bond, Silver Lake; Brenda C. Ganshorn, Warsaw; and Jennifer Harting, Winona Lake.

    Tara Robinson, daughter of James and Tammie Robinson, Winona Lake, was among 231 students at Bryan College, Dayton, Tenn., named to the Dean's List for the fall 2005 semester.

25 Years

Ron Konkle, Warsaw, who works at the Warsaw Foundry, won the top prize in the Hoosier Lottery. He had asked his co-worker, Elmer Schwartz, to purchase two tickets for him. The first was a loser; the second, a winner. He'll be taking his wife, Betty, on a trip to Hawaii.

    "Magnificent" was the word Northridge coach Tom Crews used to describe Wawasee's Jason Mickley as the senior poured in 40 points to lift the Warriors to a 70-68 win over the visiting Raiders. For the night, Mickley hit 11 of 14 shots from the floor, including 6 of 7 from three-point range. He was perfect in 12 trips to the foul line. It was the sixth straight win for the Warriors and raised their Northern Lakes Conference record to 2-2. Northridge was led by Von Oxenrider's 26 points.

50 Years

Mayor Joe Johnson has declared the month of January as "March of Dimes Month" in the area. Co-chairmen of the Teens Campaign are Fred Simmons and Tom Johnson. The Mothers' March will start on Jan. 12 with church bells of all county churches proclaiming the hour at 6 p.m. March chairman is Mrs. Douglas Sledge.

    Chief of Police Donald Snyder announced today, Jan. 6, the appointment of Murray (Rick) Rutledge Jr., Warsaw, as a patrolman on the force, to be effective Feb. 1. Rutledge will fill the vacancy created when Patrolman Steven Bruner resigned Jan. 1 to enter local private industry. He is a 1962 graduate of Warsaw High School, lettering in baseball. He is presently employed as a timekeeper at the Weatherhead Co. in Syracuse.

   75 Years

Congressman Robert A. Grant announced at Washington Friday, Jan. 3, that Harry Richard Middelton, 17, of Nappanee, is to be principal appointee to the United States Military Academy for the school year of 1942.

    Approximately 300 citizens of Warsaw petitioned the Public Service Commission in Indianapolis today, Jan. 3, in opposition to the abandonment of two Big Four passenger trains operating between Elkhart and Indianapolis. They pointed out that the trains, numbers 44 and 3, were the only railroad service between Warsaw and Indianapolis. The New York Central Railroad Company has a petition pending before the commission to discontinue six trains, including the two mentioned.