During Wednesday's weekly update, Wabash County's COVID-19 advisory level was lowered from yellow, the second-lowest level, to blue, the lowest level. However, local cases have been steadily rising this week, and the 84th Wabash County COVID-19 death was reported Thursday. Read more
From the time guests set foot on Honeywell properties to the time they take their seats for a show, they are met at each turn with smiling faces eager to help, thanks to Honeywell volunteers. With the full return of live indoor programming in 2021, Honeywell Arts & Entertainment is accepting volunteer applications, with a special need for theater ushers to assist with shows, according to development communications manager Courtney Harvey. Read more
Martin Sanderson, of Wabash, was among more than 4,000 students from Miami University who received degrees during the in-person spring commencement from May 14 to 16, according to a press release. Read more
The Little City Jr. Tour wrapped up on Thursday, July 22 after a final stop at Peru’s Rock Hollow Golf Club. High school golfers coming from Wabash, Southwood and Northfield were amongst some of the competitors that made up the field while Northfield High School’s Tyson Baer finished the day with a second-place result. Read more
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) announced its all-academic athletes and all-academic teams for the 2021 NCAA Division III track and field seasons this week. Read more
This spring, three local girls high school basketball players received Small School honorable mentions in the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA)/Franciscan Health All-State honors for 2020-21, according to director of special projects Pat McKee. Read more
When Madison Lutz began her soccer career for the first time her freshman year at Wabash High School, she didn’t expect it to take her to the heights she has experienced recently. In June, Lutz signed her letter of intent to play with the Lincoln Trail Statesman while majoring in nursing. Read more
In the penultimate event of the Little City Junior Tour of 2021, golfers from MSD of Wabash County and Southwood High School showed promise as junior Luke Watson finished fourth out of 14 while eighth-grader Griffin Chambers finished in second among all middle-schoolers. Read more
After four successful years running with Wabash High School, Sierra Hall has signed to run collegiately with Grace College while majoring in education with a focus on mathematics and special education. Read more
John and Niki are friends of ours who sensed God calling them to adopt three siblings from an orphanage in Columbia. It’s a journey that began a couple of years ago when they were first connected with these kids, and finally completed in 2020, right in the middle of the quarantine and shutdown, when they were able to bring their newest family members home. We finally got to meet them and introduced them to all the fun of Crazy Pinz in Fort Wayne.
Anyone looking for Baptists should head to Greenville, South Carolina.
There are a lot of benefits of retirement, likely many more than I realize or appreciate, but one is enough free time to follow my local minor league baseball team. The Fort Wayne TinCaps are High A this year with a roster of players who hope to be only one or two steps away from the majors.