10 Years
According to a number of independent news sources, Warsaw's Biomet Inc. has retained investment bank Morgan Stanley to help weigh a possible sale of the company. Local Biomet officials would not comment or confirm any association with Morgan Stanley. The news of Biomet's relationship with Morgan Stanley was first reported by David Faber on CNBC. Interim Biomet Chief Executive Officer Daniel P Hann, interviewed by Bloomberg News, declined to comment on the report.

Bill and Carol Huffer reported on their road cleanup plans at the commissioners meeting April 4. The Huffers expressed their dismay about the trash along county roads at the meeting. They along with a committee of Sue Studebaker, Aaron Rovenstine, Church Ranney, Dennis Pletcher, Jim Mannan and Ken Locke have designated April 21-23 as cleanup days.

25 Years

Six area residents are awaiting processing of FCC applications to become licensed amateur radio operators. The six completed the final phase of a 10-week class by passing exams required by the Federal Communications Commission. Residents were Bill Stevens, Dan Kreger, Debbie Stevens, Frances Townsend, Judy Wheaton and Greg Stoddard.  The class was offered by by Hoosier Lakes Radio Club and taught by its members.  Upon receipt of their amateur radio licenses, the applicants will be authorized to communicate both locally and world-wide by "Ham" radio using more code, voice and digital communications.

Max Deatsman, Lynks Seeds dealer from Leesburg, was recently selected to the company's prestigious Dealer Honor Council.  He was designated because of his sales increases, product knowledge and customer service.

50 Years

 The Rev. Martin Horvath, who Friday will assume the pastorship of Sacred Heart Catholic Church succeeding the late Rev. Lawrence T. Reddington, has been a priest in the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese since his ordination June 6, 1943, in Fort Wayne.

He comes to Warsaw's only Catholic Church from St. Mary to the Assumption Church in South Bend where he has pastored since 1962.

75 Years

Radio station WLS, Chicago, will broadcast direct from the Mentone egg show on Friday, April, 19, from noon to 12:30 it was announced today by Harold Nelson, chairman of publicity for the annual affair. Arthur C. Page, program director of WLS, will be the master of ceremonies for the broadcast in which several Kosciusko County egg producers will be presented to the radio audience. The show, beginning Wednesday, April 16, is expected to attract from 3,500 to 4,000 visitors this year.