WILMA L. SCHNELKER, 91, died on Monday, June 24, 2013, at Coventry Meadows, Fort Wayne. Born in Worthington, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Kathryn (nee. Martin) Bland. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven. She is survived by her children, Stephen (Kathy) Schnelker of Westfield [...]

POSTED: 06/25/13 at 7:04 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

Survey: In-state choices rise; IPFW gains ground Sarah Janssen | The Journal Gazette For New Haven High School senior Mikala Hiatt, her college choice was down to the state’s big three public universities: Indiana, Purdue and Ball State. In the end, Hiatt chose to study nursing, possibly switching to speech pathology after her first year, [...]

POSTED: 06/24/13 at 4:41 pm. FILED UNDER: News, Schools

Paperboard plant in New Haven plans expansion Paul Wyche | The Journal Gazette A Bedford Park, Ill., company will invest $12.6 million as it looks to install new equipment to keep up with customer demand and competition at its New Haven site. Corrugated Supplies Co., a paperboard sheets manufacturer, filed an application for a 10-year [...]

POSTED: 06/22/13 at 7:33 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

by Beth Stauffer MORE PHOTOS CLICK HERE On Friday morning, June 21st, 2013 the Martini Lutheran Church Kids Club was abuzz with excitement as the children waited for the 10:30 am arrival of a pair of very special guests.  Right on time, wearing bright red pinstripe jerseys from the Fort Wayne TinCaps, #8 2nd Baseman [...]

POSTED: 06/22/13 at 7:23 am. FILED UNDER: News, Sports

by Beth Stauffer CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS When I entered Jury Pool on Thursday evening for the first home swim meet of the season hosted by New Haven’s own Barracudas, I asked an unfamiliar woman sitting behind the front desk with stacks of competition ribbons in front of her if she was from the New [...]

POSTED: 06/21/13 at 6:57 am. FILED UNDER: News

(NEW HAVEN, IN.) The New Haven Chamber of Commerce has named Charles Hatten to be its new President/CEO. Hatten is expected to assume his new position July 1. Hatten is a long time New Haven resident who has served the New Haven Chamber in several capacities for over 10 years.  Hatten is currently serving as [...]

POSTED: 06/20/13 at 10:36 pm. FILED UNDER: Business, News

Today (Thursday, June 20th)  black smoke could be seen at Highway 469/30. A semi truck cab caught on fire. The driver escaped safely  

POSTED: 06/20/13 at 12:53 pm. FILED UNDER: News

Photos by Craig Dellinger and Julie Holle CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS

POSTED: 06/20/13 at 8:35 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment, News

by Beth Stauffer CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS If you happened to pass by Schnelker Park on Wednesday evening between 4 and 7 pm  you might have wondered if you had entered an alternate reality or, at the very least, an alternate time zone. The whimsically quaint scene in Schnelker Park looked like a picture perfect [...]

POSTED: 06/20/13 at 7:10 am. FILED UNDER: News

Sarah Janssen | The Journal Gazette When Ken Folks was hired as chief academic officer at Marion Community Schools, the district’s high school was facing the possibility of state takeover because of low performance. Three years later, the school is off probation and last year was just shy of earning a B grade under the [...]

POSTED: 06/20/13 at 6:59 am. FILED UNDER: News, Schools