10 Years
Farmers State Bank announced the retirement of Dr. Wymond Wilson from the board of directors, serving since April 6, 1983. He is a past board member of Kosciusko Community Hospital, as well as a practicing physician for more than 50 years. James Maze, president and owner of Warsaw Ace Hardware, has been appointed to the board of directors.

    The Kosciusko County Shrine Club committee planning this year's trip to the circus in Fort Wayne Friday, Jan. 27, are Nobles Carl Richison, Jim Fleming, William Newland, Donnie Smith, Hal Harting and William Hartman, chairman. What began in 1947 with a few Shriners escorting a few third-grade students in their station wagons has grown into a project involving 1,650 students, teachers and chaperones, 42 school buses, 18 support vehicles and many Shriners.

25 Years

Chad Burkhart and Doris Ann Slaymaker were honored as 1990's Man and Woman of the Year Wednesday evening, Jan. 16, during the 79th annual Greater Warsaw Chamber of Commerce banquet at 2517 Restaurant. Two years ago, Slaymaker became the county's first director of Volunteer Community Services. "I just did what was needed." Burkhart is pastor of the First Free Will Baptist Church near Claypool and has been a member of the Child Protection Team of Warsaw since its inception in 1979. Grace schools (Dr. John Davis) received the General Business Achievement Award. The Industrial Awards of Excellence went to DePuy (Mike McCaffrey) and Dalton Foundries (Don Brown).

50 Years

T.A. Danielson, president of United Telephone Company of Indiana, announced today, Jan. 6, the replacement of all equipment in the Warsaw central office during the next 18 months, with the tentative date for completion as June 4, 1967. New DDD equipment and long distance switchboard positions will provide customers with the most modern long distance facilities available. Construction has begun on the addition of a second and third story to the United Telephone building in downtown Warsaw, designed by D.H. Lessig, Engineers, Inc., and Mike Hodges as general contractor.

    "Burning of the Greens" Thursday night, Jan. 6: Enjoying the ceremony (Christmas tree burning by Warsaw firemen) were Billy Cosgrove and Tim Pinnick, with his dog, Molly Brown. Herman Jensen, president, was master of ceremonies.

75 Years

Helen I. Root finds escape from her weighty work in the editorial department of the Free Methodist Publishing House in the art of crocheting. A lovely coverlet is her latest achievement, a wonderful exhibition of patience and proficiency. Mrs. Heitz, with a more delicate thread, is just now finishing a tablescarf of beautiful design which would excite the envy of all admirers of needlecraft. 

    Center Ward, East Ward and West Ward safety patrol boys will be treated with a free show Saturday afternoon, Jan. 11, by Centennial Theatre Manager Nick Mallers. Boys must show patrol cards at the ticket box.