10 Years

    Winona Lake Police Officer Terry Howie resigned in February after 24 years of service. The council recognized him Tuesday, March 14. Rolly Ortega presented him with a plaque of appreciation and his badge.

     Michael Overmyer, Tippecanoe Valley High School principal, resigned Monday, March 13, effective June 30 when his contract expires. TVHS treasurer Jennifer Fraser resigns Friday, and will be replaced by Darlene Drudge, secretary.

    Staci Wright received recognition on the national dean's list for the fall semester of the 2005-06 academic year at Indiana Wesleyan University. Students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and carry at least 12 credit hours for the semester to be named to the dean's list.

25 Years

Five Warsaw Community High School students were among the more than 90 who entered a recent engineering contest in Fort Wayne: Todd Whetstone, who placed third overall, Dan Zink, Monty Sechrist, Patrick Wiseman and Danielle Snodgrass. Students were challenged to construct the strongest but lightest bridge using seven requirements. Each bridge could be constructed with only 200 popsicle sticks and Elmer's white glue. The winning bridge withstood a verticle force of 202 pounds and weighed only 0.6 pounds.

    Adam Hopkins, 10, son of Anthony and Leigh Hopkins, Claypool, and a fourth-grade student at Claypool Elementary, won second prize in the National Skating Association's "Get Wrapped Up In Roller Skating" coloring contest. More than 250 entries were mailed in from around the country. Adam's entry is on display at East Lake Skate Center.

50 Years

Kerry Price, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Price, Bourbon, and a student at Triton High School, was awarded the History Medal by the Tippecanoe River Chapter D.A.R. of Bourbon, for writing the top history paper in February. Reading their history papers and awarded certificates were Barbara Stutzman, Merl Melton, Jane Moriarty and Cindy Listenfelt. History teacher is Franklin Kovaleski.

    Lyn Adkinson and Ann Kinsey, Warsaw Senior High School students, received superior and excellent ratings on their soprano solos at the State Instrumental and Vocal Contest at Butler University, Indianapolis, in February. Winning superior ratings in the instrumental category were Jan Lackey, Linda Gooch, Patsy Person, Susanne Sadler, Sue Bennett and Brenda Burgher.

 75 Years

    Ernest Harvey, basketball coach at Jefferson township school in Elkhart County, north of Goshen, has been named coach at the Mentone school. He assumed his teaching duties, mathematics and physical education, Monday, February 10. Harvey will succeed E.G. (Pat) Harrison, vocational agricultural teacher, who was named temporarily to handle the team after the sudden death of Walter Fenstermaker. The new Mentone mentor was in his second year at Jefferson.

    Harold Richard Wagner, of 610 West Market Street, left Monday morning, Feb. 10, for Fort Benjamin Harrison at Indianapolis to enter the U.S. Army. Wagner, a volunteer to the local draft board, was sent to replace one draftee who failed to pass the physical examination at the camp.