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Local named Indiana American Legion Auxiliary Historian

HISTORIAN:Roxana (Roxy) Stoner was elected Department of Indiana American Legion Auxiliary Historian during the 99th Annual Department Convention on July 12 to 14 in Indianapolis.

Staff Report Roxana (Roxy) Stoner was elected Department of Indiana American Legion Auxiliary Historian during the 99th Annual Department Convention on July 12 to 14 in Indianapolis. Roxy, a 37-year paid-up-for-life member of the Wabash Unit #15 American Legion Aux

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'Stellarbration' to be held during August First Friday

Staff Report  The city of Wabash will be hosting a “Stellarbration” to commemorate the completion of the Stellar Communities Designee grant Wabash received in 2014. The event will occur in conjunction with Wabash Marketplace’s First Friday ev

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Kiwanis Club continues Bucket Brigade fundraiser

Staff Report The Wabash Kiwanis Club will once again support Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis with its 23rd annual Bucket Brigade fundraiser, according to a Friday press release. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at Walma

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Pulse

Dance planned for Saturday A “Firecracker Fling” dance has been scheduled for 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, July 20 at the Former K of C Hall, 595 S. Huntington St. Singles and couples welcome. Dinner will be carry-in. The cost will be $5 for Parents Wit

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Totes for Riley

TOTES:Janet Pattee, left, and Sheila Sluss, right, of the Wabash County Extension Homemakers set up the Totes for Riley event Thursday at the Wabash County 4-H Fair.

by Rob Burgess - rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com As an extreme weather advisory pushed heat indexes outside into the triple digits Thursday, Janet Pattee and Sheila Sluss of the Wabash County Extension Homemakers concentrated on the sewing machines in front of them

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County commissioners vote to create asset forfeiture fund

by Rob Burgess - rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com A unanimous vote of the Wabash County Commissioners on Monday created an asset forfeiture fund. Chairman Barry J. Eppley said this ordinance was an update and that the procedure is set by law. He said this ordinance,

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Church News

Asbury Country Church At the Sunday, July 21 service at Asbury Country Church, Sunday School will be at 9:30 a.m. and the Worship Service will be at 10:30 a.m. The Worship Leader will be Amy Bullick. The Music Leader will be Amy Bullick. On piano will be Roger Mari

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Fowl at the fair

ENTRY: Judge J.P. Pietrowski, left, takes a look at the entry by Kenneth Ayala, center, at the Poultry Show on Thursday at the Wabash County 4-H Fair.

by Rob Burgess - rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com Not only did the judges of the Poultry Show on Thursday at the Wabash County 4-H Fair count the eggs before they hatched, they checked several other features, too. Jaime Rose, of the 4-H poultry committee, said they c

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North Manchester Historical Society to host mastodon program

ARTIFACT: LukeHunt will be bringing several pieces from his private collection, including teeth, partial tusks and vertebrae from the Lewis Mastodont to his presentation next month.

Staff Report The North Manchester Historical Society will host Luke Hunt as he presents his program, The Manchester Mastodont, according to a Thursday press release. The program will be held in the Assembly Room at Timbercrest Retirement Community, 2201 East Street

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Rep. Walorski votes against condemning racist Trump tweets

by Rob Burgess - rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved House Resolution 489 by a vote of 240 to 187 condemning racist tweets sent Sunday by President Donald Trump. In his tweets, Trump called for four female Democrati

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Tasting Potatoes, Danish-style

DANISH POTATO SALAD:If you can find flowering mustard, add it to the mix or use it as a garnish, since it adds a nice peppery bite and vibrant color to the salad.

by Lynda Balslev I discovered this fresh and light-handed salad years ago when I lived in Denmark. Most likely it was at one of our frequent family gatherings, seated outdoors at a long wooden picnic table in the shadow of a thatched roof farmhouse with the summer

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Mixed greens with blueberries and feta

HEALTHY FOOD: Fresh chicken salad is shown here with blueberries, feta, carrots, nuts and green vegetables.

By the American Institute for Cancer Research This salad boasts savory and sweet ingredients to make it a favorite all around the table. Blueberries, currently in season, can be swapped out for other antioxidant and fiber-rich fresh fruit as it comes in season like

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Man found dead by WCP ID'd

by Rob Burgess - rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com The man found dead late Monday by Wabash City Police officers was identified Wednesday as Richard Alex Watkins, 31, Wabash. At approximately 10:58 p.m., WCP officers were dispatched to the 200 Block of East Main Stree

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Taking a virtual field trip

FIELD TRIP:Mindy Mayes, health and human sciences extension educator, shows off the Google Expedition sets, which offered visitorsMonday at the Wabash County 4-H Fair a virtual field trip to places like a zoo, or a dairy, strawberry or chicken farm.

by Rob Burgess - rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com  With temperatures in the 90s all week, and an excessive heat watch announced by the National Weather Service from Thursday afternoon to Saturday evening, any air-conditioned shelter at the Wabash County 4-H Fair

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Extreme heat causes changes to fair schedule

by Rob Burgess , rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com In light of the extreme heat forecasted for the rest of the week, the Wabash County 4-H Council and Purdue Extension Office have made the following decisions, according to a press release issued Wednesday by Angela Ch

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MCS to hold school registration event

Staff Report Manchester Community Schools will host a centralized registration from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2 in the Manchester Junior Senior High gymnasium, according to a press release. Registration is required for al

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Education Briefs

Local students named to Goshen College Dean’s List Goshen College recently recognized 202 undergraduate students for excellence in academics on the spring 2019 Dean’s List, according to a press release. The Dean’s List includes students earning at

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WCP find man dead after 'loud bang'

by Rob Burgess , rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com   Wabash City Police are conducing a death investigation after a man was found dead late Monday. At approximately 10:58 p.m., WCP were dispatched to the 200 Block of East Main Street for the sound of a loud bang,

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Rabbit show

SHOW:Teresa Rody of the Wabash County 4-H rabbit committee begins the Rabbit Show on Monday afternoon at the Wabash County 4-H Fair.

by Rob Burgess - rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com   As Teresa Rody of the Wabash County 4-H rabbit committee awaited the start of the competition Monday afternoon, she explained what it took to judge the animals properly. They would be assessed by judge Don Haus

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Wabash county clerk finalizes list of candidates

by Rob Burgess - rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com The Wabash County Clerk’s office has finalized the list of candidates who will appear on the upcoming General Election ballot. Teresa Ehret, Deputy Elections and Voter Registration, said noon on Monday was the d

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Where's the beef?

SPARKY: Mason Meyer, 15, readies his animal, Sparky, for the competition Monday at the Wabash County 4-H Fair.

by Rob Burgess - rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com  It was just before noon Monday at the Show Arena at the Wabash County 4-H Fairgrounds, and judge Josh Streitmatter had a champion and reserve winner to select. Streitmatter was judging Class 43 of the Beef Show,

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