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Pulse of Wabash

The Odd Couple

Wabash Area Community Theater will present Neil Simon’s comedy classic “The Odd Couple” at Southwood Jr./Sr. High School at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24. Tickets are $10 at the door.

INDOT hearing

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 20, at 6 p.m. at Northfield Jr./Sr. High School, 154 West 200 North. Enter Door 7 to the cafeteria. The purpose of the public hearing is to offer all interested persons an opportunity to comment on current design plans for intersection improvement at U.S. 24 and CR 300 East, also known as Lagro Servia Road or Cement Avenue in Wabash County.

Historical Society Meeting

The March meeting of the Wabash County Genealogical Society will be held at Wellbrooke of Wabash on Monday, March 18 beginning at 6 p.m. This month’s speaker is Sharon Whetstone, District Director for the Indiana Genealogical Society. Her topic is “When you love Puzzles, Mystery, and History!” and she will explain the visual characteristic skills and strategies she uses to make connections in her family history research. Meetings are always open to the public.

Mamma Mia!

Wabash Area Community Theater is excited to announce their 2019 Fall Musical “Mamma Mia,” September 27, 28 and 29.

The Board of Directors will have a callout meeting on Tuesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. in the Crystal Room at the Honeywell Center. During the meeting, information will be shared about the upcoming auditions including dates, times, and audition requirements. Details about the show and rehearsals will also be shared and some of the Mamma Mia staff will be introduced.

We are looking forward to a great show and encourage anyone interested to attend the meeting. If you have questions please contact Bev Vanderpool 765-661-8206 or Beth Miller at 260-568-1128.

Student art at Clark Gallery

Artwork created by Wabash County elementary and middle school students will be on display at the Honeywell Center’s Clark Gallery from Feb. 21 to March 19. Art departments from all Wabash County schools grades K-8 have been invited to participate. This annual exhibit was created to celebrate the national “Youth Art Month” by providing an opportunity for students’ art to be showcased and shared with the community.

Sheriff awarding scholarships

Wabash County Sheriff Ryan Baker announced Wednesday that the Indiana Sheriff’s Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors and college students pursuing a degree in criminal justice. There will be approximately 40 $750 in scholarships awarded.

Qualifying students must be Indiana residents, a current member of the sheriff’s association or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member, attend an Indiana college or university full-time (12 credit hours or more).

Applications are available via high school counselors, at the sheriff’s office at 79 W. Main St. in Wabash or online at IndianaSheriffs.org. The application deadline is April 1.

OJ Neighbours is bringing the carnival back

The carnival will be Saturday, April 13 from 5-7 p.m. at OJ Neighbours Elementary School. Students, when accompanied by an adult, will enjoy a fun filled evening of games, prizes, and food. You can purchase an all inclusive wristband with the exception of food. Bracelets can be preordered until March 28 for $10. Bracelets can also be purchased at the door for $15. We will have face painting, games galore, pizza, a cake walk, and much more! There will be a silent auction available where adults can bid on a variety of items. Class art projects and grade level baskets will be going up for a live auction. The silent auction will run from 5 - 6:30 p.m. The live auction will begin at 6 p.m.

Free low impact fitness

Taught by MJ McClelland three days a week, Mondays and Thursdays at 9:45 a.m., Wednesdays at 3 p.m. at Living Well Winchester Center, 239 Bond Street; no registration required.

Cancer care advocate

Cancer Care Advocate Every Friday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. No appointment needed. Living Well Winchester Center, 239 Bond St. in Wabash. Supported by Hope Foundation.


DivorceCare, a 13-week DVD series sponsored by Wabash Friends Counseling Center, features some of the nation’s foremost Christian experts on topics concerning divorce and recovery. The support group meets at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in Room 112 in the Wabash Friends Church, 3563 South State Road 13, Wabash.

Group leader and members of the group meet for dinner at 5:30 p.m. at Subway,

1812 S. Wabash Street on State Road 15, Wabash. For more information, call 260-563-8453, 877-350-1658, or e-mail office@wabashfriends.org; or call group leader Janet, at 260-571-5235. The website for DivorceCare is www.divorcecare.org.

Community Corrections board meetings

The Wabash County Community Corrections Advisory Board will meet at noon in the basement of the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday, May 28, Wednesday, Aug. 14 and Tuesday, Nov. 12.