10 Years
Affra E. Lenwell will celebrate her 90th birthday March 8. She was born in Salem to Cecil and Leona Wade, graduating from Bloomington High School and Indiana University. After teaching in central Indiana for several years, she moved to Pierceton and began teaching English, Latin and physical education at Pierceton High School, teaching at both Pierceton and Whitko High Schools for 29 years.  In June 1939, Affra married Max Lenwell, who passed away in April 2004 after 64 years of marriage. She enjoys spending time with her daughters: Marcia, Sidney; Kathy (Steve), Liberty Mills; Cheryl (Clint), Warsaw; her six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Her birthday celebration will be held March 5 at Pierceton United Methodist Church, where she has served many years.

25 Years

Volunteers, fund-raisers and former board members honored at Beaman Home: Carolyn Whitaker, Barbara Haines, Bill Cox, Don Wilka, Bev Vanover, Leslie Emslie, Jeff Anderson, Willie Nine, Mike Reed, Charlene Bradbury, Mary Ann Cox, Bart Culver and Grover Martin.

    Meenakshi Datta, seventh-grader at Lakeview Middle School, meets Stephanie Ellis tonight, Feb. 27, for the county spelling champion. Runner-up was Rich Burdge, 22 rounds.

    Jim LInton has been named 1990 Agent of the Year for Allstate Insurance, 120 W. Market St. in Warsaw. He has been with the company for seven years.

    Gary F. Nesemeier, Warsaw, was appointed director of the Warsaw manufacturing division of R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Co., succeeding Allan F. Rucka, who will retire in April.

50 Years

Mr. and Mrs. Garold Horrick are the owners of a Bible once owned by Betsy Ross, which will be on display at the 50th anniversary of the First Methodist Church of Warsaw Sunday, Feb. 6. Wallace Miller is chairman of the planning committee. Mrs. Raymond Essig will present a history of the church. Rev. Sheldon Duecker, pastor, will lead in singing songs of the church through the years, with Mrs. Laura Rogers at the piano.

    Featured soloists for the Warsaw Community High School Band Concert Tuesday, Feb. 8, are Jan Lackey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lackey, and Steve Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Moore. Mrs. Moore will accompany her son.

    Carol Baumgartner, senior at Akron High School, was chosen as Akron's Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow for 1966.

75 Years

Harold Richard Wagner, of Warsaw, a volunteer who was not old enough to be included in the draft list, is to report at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, on February 10 to replace Edward Long, of Etna Green, one of the group of 19 draftees who left last week. Wagner will leave via Indiana Motor bus.

    Kosciusko County's prosecuting attorney, Porter B. Williamson, leaves February 1 for Fort Knox, Ky. for a year's service as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He was honored with a surprise party Wednesday night, Jan. 29, at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Williamson, of Burket. Bingo was played, and first prize, a portable radio, a gift from the group, was presented the honoree.