10 Years Ago
Lee Anne Stewart Dance Schools received four first-place awards at the 2004 national competition of Dance Makers Inc. at Myrtle Beach, S.C. Winning routines were “Smooth Criminal,” tap; “Mickey,” jazz; “Hand Jive,” tap; “Drumline,” tap.
Shawna Sautter, 4, managed to wave to her dad, Todd, while riding on the Bumblebee. Nick Martin worked his horse around the poles during the versatility contest. Jesse Moore did some fancy braiding on Cutter’s mane. Betty Reynolds-Carrie, Syracuse, demonstrated rug hooking.
Senior talent competition winners were: first, instrumental solo, Erin Kantz; second, novelty vocal group, Rachel and Michaela Hawley; third, vocalist, Molly Campbell.
25 Years Ago
One of the winning entries in the Three Rivers Festival Bed Race in Fort Wayne was manned by some Warsaw people from Lewis and Christen Office Supply and Contract Design. The entry, mocking the Batmobile, placed first in the design category. Jacque Miller was the driver and running alongside was Peggy Diffendarfer. Warsaw native Kraig Allen, who now lives in Fort Wayne, designed the “bed.”
Warsaw High School Class of 1944 will meet for a 45th reunion at the Masonic Temple in Boggs Industrial Park.
50 Years Ago
 Ardel Hanna, Burdell Blackburn and the late Leonard Bibler, all of Warsaw, have been selected for inclusion in the 1965 edition of the publication, “Outstanding Young Men of America.” The men have distinguished themselves in one or more fields of endeavor. Hanna was named Warsaw’s “Outstanding Young Man;” Blackburn, this county’s “Outstanding Young Farmer;” and Bibler, this city’s “Outstanding Jaycee.” Publication date is Jan. 15, 1965.
David A. Stookey and Larry Lee Moser, graduates of Ball State Teacher’s College in Muncie, were named to the teaching staff at Lakeland School Corp. Stookey will instruct social studies and physical education at North Webster; Moser, biology and physical education at Syracuse.
75 Years Ago
 A large, beautiful, antiquated family Bible, pages yellow with age and worn by years of handling, handed down from family to family for more than 11 decades, was brought to the Daily Times office by L.L. Mollenhour, lifelong resident of Mentone vicinity, for binding purposes. The first family name to be recorded was Elizabeth Mollenhour, 1828. William A. and Elizabeth Mollenhour were married Aug. 20, 1850, and had seven sons: John Harrison, Isaac Winfield, William Henry, Erwin Minor, Edward Chase, Lymon L., Amos Theodore and Hiram Augusta.
Road 13 is at present 24-feet wide in the residential section of Pierceton and plans call for widening it to 34 feet. A 5-foot strip of cement will be placed on each side of the brick pavement. Work will start when the state WPA officials approve the project.