10 Years
Cardinal Center anniversaries: 10 years-Sharon Zaugg, Paula Dickhoff, Sheryl Stroh, Ed Handziak, Paula Titus. 15 years-Stephen Liebsch, Aleta Smith. 20 years-Jacque DePlanty, Sandra Sandoval. There were 28 employees who reached their fifth year of service.

    Mildred "Peg" Smith, of Grace Village Retirement Community, celebrated her 102nd birthday Feb. 22. She has the distinction of being the oldest living Past Grand Matron of the Eastern Star in the world. As Worthy Grand Matron of Indiana in 1944, she served more than 463 chapters.

25 Years

Brad Brail was welcomed Monday, Feb. 25, as a member of the Warsaw Housing Authority board of directors, replacing Bob Mathisen, who resigned Dec. 31 after his four-year term expired. Brail is vice president and trust officer for Lake City Bank. Also, president of the board of directors for Cardinal Center Foundation.

    Stephanie Ellis, a sixth-grade student at Lincoln, claimed the elementary school spelling bee crown Monday night, Feb. 25, by beating Bret McPeak, Pierceton, in the 23rd round. She will meet the winner of today's middle school contest for the Kosciusko County championship title on Wednesday night. The winner will compete in the Fort Wayne Regional Spelling Bee this spring. Winners will then compete in the national event in Washington, D.C.

50 Years

William H. Brooks, plant manager at Kimble Products Co., presented a gift to Mrs. Twilo S. Young, East Winona Ave., Warsaw, who retired after 20 years with the company. Her last day at the plant was Jan. 31, 1966.

    Jerry Lee Helvey, Rt. 1, Sechrist Lake, Leesburg, was named the "Outstanding Young Man of the Year" at the Warsaw Jaycees' Distinguished Service Award Banquet at Petro's Restaurant Thursday, Feb. 3. Richard Buske was named Jaycee "Chairman of the Year"; Gordon Sand, "Outstanding Jaycee"; Gene Hoover, "Outstanding First Year Member." Mr. Helvey was visibly shaken when named for this honor. 

    New teachers at Grace College, spring semester: Mr. and Mrs. Donald Launstein, Jerry Browning and Richard Dilling.

75 Years

Warsaw's Pvt. Howard Hoppus, with the U.S. Marines at San Diego, Cal., writes home that he is now on m.p. duty, and appears in a movie now in production, "March on Marines" starring Dennis O'Keefe.

    County Assessor Harvey McCleary is now a grandpa, as son and daughter-in-law, the Wayne McCleary's, of near Warsaw, welcomed an eight-pound son, David LeRoy, at Murphy Hospital Jan. 30.

    Harry Milton Atchison, 20, son of Mrs. Bertha Atchison, of Pierceton, and Frank Sherlin Rose, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Rose, East Clark Street, Warsaw, submitted to physical examinations at the draft offices in the Times building Thursday, Jan. 30. Both men served together in the CCC.