It’s the time of year when you can see a 1,200 pound pig, visit countless fun-filled exhibits and eat deep-fried delights to your heart’s content. It’s the time of year where you can experience the very best our great state has to offer, all conveniently located in one central location.  I’m talking of course about [...]

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 4:34 pm. FILED UNDER: News

Dallas E. Dodane, 77, of Woodburn died Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Parkview Hospital- Randallia, Ft. Wayne. Born in rural Allen County, Indiana he was the son of the late Elmer and Minerva Dodane. He attended the First Christian Church, Kendallville and was a long- time member of the Southwest Conservation Club. He was also [...]

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 4:31 pm. FILED UNDER: Obits

Billions in pension payments delayed; mailers’ defection eyed HOPE YEN | Associated Press WASHINGTON – The U.S. Postal Service is bracing for a first-ever default on billions in payments due to the Treasury, adding to widening uncertainty about the mail agency’s solvency as first-class letters plummet and Congress deadlocks on ways to stem the red [...]

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 6:48 am. FILED UNDER: Business

The Summitt City Thunder 14U Fastpitch Softball Team played in the 2012 World Series in Columbus Ohio. Finishing 3rd out of 64 teams. The team went 3-1 in Pool play getting a 3 seed, then continued on in the tourney winning 4 straight and finally losing in the semi finals. The team is made up [...]

POSTED: 07/30/12 at 9:34 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

August 7th,  6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Schnelker Park  The City of New Haven and New Haven Police Department will host its annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012, in Schnelker Veterans Memorial Park in New Haven from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. This national crime prevention program was created to promote [...]

POSTED: 07/30/12 at 7:49 am. FILED UNDER: News

Basketballs filled the air Sunday Night at New Haven High School as WNBA player Candice Wiggins held her 2012 All Girls Basketball Camp All Star Game.  In addition to skills work and imparting some knowledge on the aspiring players, Wiggins also took part in an All-Star game Sunday night at the school. Wiggins’ team featured [...]

POSTED: 07/30/12 at 7:28 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

New Haven project has 2 eateries Sherry Slater | The Journal Gazette Truckers driving on U.S. 30 will soon have another place to stop for a shower or a sandwich. Pilot Travel Centers LLC broke ground this week on a new truck plaza at 3105 Doyle Road in New Haven. The Tennessee company has obtained [...]

POSTED: 07/28/12 at 7:20 am. FILED UNDER: News

THE TREE ON THE GREENWAY IN NEW HAVEN HAS BEEN REMOVED AND THE STORM DAMAGE HAS BEEN REPAIRED. THE NEW HAVEN GREENWAY IS NOW REOPENED.  

POSTED: 07/27/12 at 10:47 pm. FILED UNDER: News

The Associated Press SANTA MARIA, Calif. — Neil Reed, the former Indiana basketball player who coach Bob Knight was caught on tape choking in 1997, has died after collapsing in his Central California home. He was 36. Pioneer Valley High School Principal Shanda Herrera said Reed died Thursday morning of heart complications in Nipomo, Calif. [...]

POSTED: 07/27/12 at 7:33 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Devon Haynie | The Journal Gazette The Allen County Election Board received two filings for the November school board elections Wednesday, the first day candidates were able to file. By the end of the day, the board had received filings from Terry Jo Lightfoot, a current board member in East Allen County Schools, and Chris [...]

POSTED: 07/27/12 at 7:11 am. FILED UNDER: News, Schools