New Haven, Adams Township firefighters were called to a barn fire Sunday morning. According to investigators a person was working on a tractor inside the barn when it caught on fire. The man as well as horses and cows inside the barn escaped without injury. The barn sustained heavy fire damage and has been deemed [...]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 11:13 pm. FILED UNDER: News

New Haven Mom, Jo Heine, has been selected from over 175 nominees as one of five finalists in the Star 88.3 All-STAR Mom 2012 contest. Many of you have already been following the story of NHHS teacher Nate Snyder’s Son, Greyson, who was diagnosed with Leukemia earlier this year.  Jo is Nate’s mother-in-law and former [...]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 10:59 pm. FILED UNDER: News

It was a chilly, rainy afternoon on Saturday, April 28th in New Haven. However, that didn’t keep local Indy 500 enthusiasts from showing up at Crumback Symons Chevrolet to see the pace car, 500 memorabilia, and to talk racing. Amongst the crowd of friendly, talkative fans, one stood out as having a unique glow from [...]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 10:58 pm. FILED UNDER: News

HAROLD DEAN HEINTZELMAN, SR, 85, of New Haven, and a former longtime resident of Pierceton, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 9:50 p.m. at Parkview Oaks in Columbia City. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, with visitation two hours prior. The Reverend Jim [...]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 7:11 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

EAST ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS 2012 TEACHER OF THE YEAR Ms. Gretchen Grau, teacher at New Haven Middle School was recently named East Allen County Schools Teacher of the Year at the 47th Annual EAEA Recognition dinner entitled “Dare to Dream”. Ms. Grau has been teaching Math and Science for 19 years, 14 of those years [...]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 6:55 am. FILED UNDER: News, Schools

New Haven, Indiana’s Lorna Schofield Nominated by President for Federal Bench Lorna Schofield, a 1974 graduate of New Haven Senior High School, was nominated by the President on Thursday for a federal judicial seat for the Southern District of New York. She is a former Governor of Hoosier Girls State, the American Legion Auxiliary program [...]

POSTED: 04/28/12 at 5:12 pm. FILED UNDER: News

For the first time since 1982 the New Haven High School Boys are Champions of the Annual New Haven Relays (running for 57 years). The Girls Team finished third. New Haven’s boys and Concordia’s girls were the team winners at the New Haven Relays track meet Friday night. The Bulldogs tallied 120 points to 99 [...]

POSTED: 04/28/12 at 8:16 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Help Prevent Mulch Fires We want to remind residents to use caution and common sense when it comes to landscaping mulch. Each year during the spring and summer months, hundreds of mulch fires are reported across the nation. These fires start out small and undetected, but can eventually grow into a devastating fire causing major [...]

POSTED: 04/28/12 at 8:10 am. FILED UNDER: News

Being nominated by your peers and colleagues as “Teacher of the Year” should be something to brag about. However, New Haven High School’s 2011-2012 Teacher of the Year, math teacher Becky Moening, is as humble as they come. When her unmistakable humility is paired with a grounded confidence in her work, one can easily see [...]

POSTED: 04/27/12 at 6:57 am. FILED UNDER: News, Schools

A couple has pleaded guilty to charges in what authorities say was the skimming of about $1 million from charity bingo games at an American Legion post near Fort Wayne. A plea agreement entered in court Wednesday calls for 55-year-old Lana Brooks to get two years of probation. The Journal Gazette reports ( ) [...]

POSTED: 04/26/12 at 10:12 pm. FILED UNDER: News