Paulding Putnam Electric Employees, along with the help of our members, local businesses, and community leaders have raised close to $30,000 so far to go toward the Honor Flight organization. The goal is raise $70,000 to sponsor an entire Honor Flight out of the Northeast Indiana Chapter, which serves Northwest Ohio and Northeast Indiana. If [...]

POSTED: 02/28/16 at 9:38 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

Fourth grade students at Central Lutheran School enjoyed a Pioneer Day to celebrate the completion of their novel unit for Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder.  Students spent the day experiencing pieces of pioneer customs and culture.  They made candles, wooden spinning toys, and yarn dolls and learned to sew a [...]

POSTED: 02/28/16 at 9:31 am. FILED UNDER: News, Schools

MAX A. COTNER, 73, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at The Cedars, Leo. Born in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Donald and Eleanor (Thompson) Cotner. He attended Zion Lutheran Church, Columbia City. He was a U.S. Post Office mail carrier for 30 years and had also worked at Gander Mountain. [...]

POSTED: 02/25/16 at 7:48 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

The Purdue Extension Local Foods Program and the Allen County Extension Office are teaming up to host the 2ND Fort Wayne Local Food Summit on March 16, 2016. Across the nation, local foods have emerged as a growing business sector. New jobs are being created in our local food system including producers, distributors, and new [...]

POSTED: 02/24/16 at 7:33 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment

New Haven High School Students and Staff Support Families in Flint “Initially, collecting $1,000 for Flint seemed like it would be impossible, but guess what, we topped our $1,000 mark”, said Christina Hayes, New Haven High teacher. To date, New Haven High School students and staff have sent well over 10,000 bottles of water to [...]

POSTED: 02/24/16 at 7:28 am. FILED UNDER: News, Schools

DARWIN L. BAKER, 76, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at home with his family by his side. Born in St. Joe, he was the son of the late Harold and Florence (Steward) Baker. He served his country in the Air Force Reserves and was a member of American Legion Post 330. He retired in [...]

POSTED: 02/24/16 at 7:19 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

NEW HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL New Haven High School Boys Varsity Basketball beat Bluffton High School 58-44   

POSTED: 02/23/16 at 9:54 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

FREDERICK ROBERT BREMER, 81, of New Haven, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, at Golden Years, Fort Wayne. Born March 11, 1934, he was a son of the late Arnold and Luella (Peppler) Bremer. Fred proudly served his country during the Korean War enlisting at age 17. He served [...]

POSTED: 02/23/16 at 8:58 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

ROBERT E. HANKE, 89, passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at Heritage Park, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late William and Esther (Freese) Hanke. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven. The U.S. Army Air Corp veteran served his country in World [...]

POSTED: 02/23/16 at 8:50 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

MILDRED DELAGRANGE, 86, of New Haven, passed away on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at the Heritage of Fort Wayne. Born in Daviess County, Ind., she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Yoder) Wagler. Mildred was a secretary with Hallmark Homes by Delagrange and a realtor for many years. She was a charter [...]

POSTED: 02/22/16 at 7:21 am. FILED UNDER: Obits