10 Years
Kosciusko County Daffodil Day is March 16. Carol Huffer, Diane Rourke of  Brown Bag Deli, and Joy McCarthy-Sessing of the Chamber of Commerce.
    At the meeting of the Silver Lake Rambling Farmers 4-H Club, members made 14 fleece blankets for babies and young children in Recipient Services at Our Father's House. Sarah Newport, Sam Silor and Gabi Silor, club president.
    Rich Bradley was awarded the Claypool Fireman Service Award for 2005; Fireman of the Year was Danny Warner, who has served for 20 years. Claypool Fire Chief Larry Neher presented the awards.

25 Years
Top bowlers at Holiday Lanes for January: Chris Allen, men's high series, 729;  Jan Godshalk, women's high series, 594; Nancy Bonewitz, women's high game, 225; George Clemens, men's high game, 278. Top bowlers at Gilliam Lanes: Dale Mort, men's high series, 746; Angie Miller, women's high series, 607; Jan Godshalk, women's high game, 242; Jeff Moore, men's high game, 300.
    Lakeland Christian Academy's girls' basketball team claimed the Association of Christian Schools' International Tourney played at Grace College the last weekend in February. The team won the small school division, beating schools from a four-state area, and ending the season with a 16-3 record.

50 Years
Pvt. Sharon G. Howell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip D. Howell, Warsaw, received a certificate of achievement from Lt. Col. Elizabeth Hoisington, commanding officer of the U.S. Women's Army Corps Center, Fort McClellan, Ala., at graduation Jan. 28. Pvt. Howell was the outstanding trainee of her basic training platoon.
    A program and fellowship at the Tippecanoe Community Church Sunday, Feb. 13, honored Douglas Marks, who left this week for Army service. Mrs. Treva Moore gave a reading; Cheryl and Kandi Grossman performed a duet on the cornet and clarinet; reading of Scripture and prayer were given by Rev. Robert Benton.

75 Years
The Dalton Foundry sprinkling system turned in its own fire alarm late Friday afternoon, Jan. 31, and wet everything but the fire, including the firemen. The alarm box and control center of the system are located in the east end of the plant. Fire started from wiring in the box, water immediately started pouring from the sprinklers and the bell on the outside of the building started ringing. The first few firemen to enter with a hose were drenched by the sprinklers going full blast.
    He's tall, dark and handsome. John Stose, of Goshen, nephew of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Wagner, East Center Street, is employed in the offices at Dalton's. He has his eye on Mentone's Pat Meyers, who sang during the president's birthday ball.