10 Years
Fourth and fifth-grade students from Pierceton Elementary School competed against each other in the National Geographic Geography Bee. There were seven rounds, each with a different category. By a margin of one question, Stephanie Wheeler, 5th-grade, took the win. Austin Singer, 4th, took second place.

    Dispatchers Millie Francis, Cindy Justice, Jackie Theft, Michael Foster and David Rosenberry were honored by Chief Steve Foster Tuesday, Jan. 17, for their services to the Warsaw Police Department. They moved to the sheriff's department Jan. 1 in an effort to consolidate both department's response services.

25 Years

Last Thursday, Jan. 10, Triton School Board hosted a public hearing on salvaging the old Bourbon gym, to consider the potential usefulness of the existing gym floor. A new elementary building and gym will be built. Area resident John Glingle said the old gym is structurally sound. Former school board president Don Rettinger reviewed the recommendation that the demolition of the gym and the 1949 addition (the old agriculture department) be delayed. Voting takes place Jan. 22.

    Lois Jones was welcomed Monday, Jan. 14, as a new member of the Leesburg Town Council, replacing her husband, Harold, who was sworn in as a member of the Kosciusko County Council. Pam Furbee filled the position of clerk-treasurer vacated by Mitch Rader.

50 Years

These Akron High School girls look ahead to Saturday after the Flyers downed the Syracuse Yellowjackets 75-64 in a county tourney basketball game last night, Jan 5. Pam Swope, Vicky Baber, Pat Price, Luana Teel and Becky Gast. Coach Floyd Henson's son, Steve, finished with 26 points. Akron plays Silver Lake in the semi-finals Saturday in the Warsaw gym.

    Times-Union Editor Curtis (Gabby) Garber, who broke in as a cub sports reporter in 1946, had some fond memories as he watched Milford's Ned and Ted Speicher perform. He considers their father, Lew, one of the county's all-time basketball greats. Lew and Uncle Bill helped Milford win the sectional title 20 years ago next month.

75 Years

January 19 and 20 Rev. E.J. Pitts, of Fairmount, will hold quarterly meetings at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, corner Pine and Market streets. Sunday night Evangelist Eunice Irvine will preach.

     Dr. J.R. White, dentist, has occupied the same office room above the Candy Kitchen on Warsaw's No. 1 uptown corner for 30 years and for 10 years previous occupied rooms across the street, now the office of Attorney Everett Rasor.

    Warsaw High School's concert band of 60 pieces presents its first musicale of the year on January 15 at 8 p.m. at the senior high auditorium.