10 Years

Outgoing Chamber of Commerce chairman Max Courtney introduced officers for 2006: Lowell Owens, chairman elect; Pamela Hester, chairwoman; Kevin Scott, treasurer. Joining the board of directors: Nancy Amundgaard, Jack Moore, Becky Plummer and Larry Tipton. Retiring board members: Larry Easterday, Sterling Watkins and Julie VanDeWater.

    Walmer Supply Co., a plumbing and heating supply company owned and operated for years by Warren Walmer in Bogg's Industrial Park, is in the process of being sold to Mid-Cities supply of Elkhart.

25 Years

    Gunn Guest House, a bed and breakfast establishment, opened for business in May 1990 at 904 Park Ave., Winona Lake, across from Rodeheaver Auditorium. Dolores Gunn owns the Victorian-style house built in 1903, which boasts a wrap-around front porch and an eight-sided room with beveled-glass windows. Within walking distance of the park and lake.

    Monday, Jan. 28, is the official grand opening of the Bob Evans restaurant, scheduled to open a year ago. Michelle Betten and Bret Wolf will host a broadcast on WRSW radio stations from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Arby's, located in the Lake Village Shopping Center, reopened Jan. 11 after completing a remodeling project. There is all new decor and furniture, plus a new lobby area.

50 Years

While excavating for a new home, workman for Reliable Builders found the remains of a horse. Deputy Sheriff's Roger Fellows and Arthur West and Conservation Officer Ned Gerard were called to the site just west of the city limits in the 900 block of West Winona Avenue this morning, Jan. 12. The property, on the south side of State Road 25, is owned by Warren Anderson.

    Carol Tuttle, at the piano, Leaurel Camden, on the drums, and Tim Walgamuth, on the bass, accompany the Pierceton High School Swing Choir during their performances.

    Michelle R. Conn, Leesburg, Judy Stoops, Nappanee, and Cindi Stouder, Etna Green,  are participating in the state finals of the Junior Miss Pageant in Frankfort beginning this afternoon, Jan. 13. Judy Stoops,  The winner then competes in the America Junior Miss Pageant in March at Mobile, Ala.

75 Years

Victor Lane, of Warsaw, Times-Union reporter and after-dinner speaker, talked before the Warsaw Rotary Club following dinner Friday noon, Jan. 10, at the Hotel Hays. Mr. Lane, author of "Along the Way" column, spoke on "The Man Who Builds His Business on Advice." Alvin Rockhill, son of Attorney and Mrs. Morrison Rockhill, senior in the high school, was a guest.

    Gladys Adams was installed as president of the Harrison Center Home Economics Club Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 8, at the home of Mrs. Eva Thorn. Other officers: Laura Klinefelter, vice president; Beulah Cook, secretary-treasurer; Maude Vandermark, reporter; Ruth Mosier, pianist; Enid Anglin, chorister.