10 Years Ago
The Christian Life Club program at Winona Lake Free Methodist Church ended for the school year. Regularly participating in the club were 71 children, completing badges on nine themes; 25 children completed all requirements and memory verses and received all nine badges. High awards were given to Megan Smith, Wesley Gensch and Mathew Sawyer for completing 18 badges in their grade level.
The Lakes Area Community Band gave a concert June 6 on the courthouse square as a kickoff for the sesquicentennial celebration. Co-directors are Martin Becker and Phil Eherenman.
25 Years Ago
 Warsaw Morning Optimist Club, in conjunction with “Respect for the Law Week,” recognized Det. Sgt. Sam Whitaker and Cpl. Steve Adang.
God’s Highway to Heaven Church held the annual “Make a Difference Teen Banquet” May 25 at Ponderosa Restaurant. Tim Hatcher and Kelly Stills were honored as teenagers of the tear.
Warsaw Community High School sent three of its best athletes, Dirrin Wilcoxson, Jay Hicks and Teresa Smith, to Indianapolis to compete in the IHSAA state track and field finals. Wawasee’s Tim Edwards, Manchester’s John Bazzoni and Matt Weller will be competing.
50 Years Ago
The 1964 YMCA Biddy Basketball League champion Lake City Bank team finished the season with a 10-4 record. Teams members are Michael Klondaris, Mike Simpson, Jimmy Frantz, Allen Drabenstott, Gerald Blosser, Jerry Kinsey, David Barnes and Pat Reap.
Warsaw’s new “meter maid,” Martha Bruner, wife of city officer Steven Bruner, is on duty this week after being appointed by Mayor Joe Johnson.
A preview of some of the cars that will race at Warsaw Speedway this summer is offered to the public April 25 when many drivers work their cars. Many new modified cars will race at Warsaw this season. Races start May 2, with time trials at 7:30 p.m. and the first race at 8:30. Milo Clase will broadcast over WRSW AM-FM.
75 Years Ago
Northern Indiana Public Service Company, since Jan. 15, 1939, has been constructing a line approximately 8-miles long, which would supply current at three points around Warsaw to feed REMC lines. With the energizing of the last point March 28, located 1-1/2-miles northwest of Warsaw, NIPSCO’s job is completed according to local branch manager W.E. Murchie.
Boyd Noble, who passed away Monday afternoon at the home of his father on North Park Avenue, along about 1900 was a star football player with Warsaw High School. He once said his long illness dated back to an old football injury.Charlie Gill was the first to take his boat out on Center Lake to try and locate the bass, pike and bluegills.