10 Years Ago
Miss Teenage Kosciusko County Fair winner was Ariel Howard; first runner-up was Erin Coppes and second runner-up, Kristen Krizman.
Miss Preschool Kosciusko is Sarah Pyle, 4, daughter of Kirk and Jennie Pyle, Silver Lake; runners-up are Sydney Wiedeman, 4, daughter of Brad and Jamie Wiedeman, Winona Lake, and Jenna France, daughter of Derek and Amanda France, Nappanee. Mister Preschool Kosciusko is Mason Johnson, 4, son of Brad and Deb Johnson, Claypool; runners-up are Logan Selders, 3, son of Carl and Ranell Selders, Warsaw, and Ethan Matthew, 4, son of Emmual and Gemma Matthew, Warsaw. Other finalists are Lori Kay Pennington, 3, Winona Lake; Ciara Stout, 4, Warsaw; Garrett Feldman, 4, Claypool; Isaiah Van Pufferlen, 4, Warsaw.
25 Years Ago
Clunette United Methodist Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary with special activities July 15 and 16. An ice cream social, gospel concert by Steve Warner and carry-in dinner are some of the events.
Sounds of Hope, founded and directed by Varner M. Chance, past president of the Syracuse-Wawasee Rotary Club, left for their musical good will tour of Europe. Spencer Martin, a Wawasee High School student, will be joining the group.
Ken Anderson is writing about the life of Samuel Lamb, one of China’s leading house church pastors. He was in China last month conducting research.
50 Years Ago
Glynn and Art Johnson are recognized as the best father and son golf combination in the area. This week they played in the Indiana Amateur Golf Tournament in Bloomington and combined for a 314, or three strokes under the runner-up. Art carded an 82-73 and Glynn came in with an 83-76 to gain the title.
Two new Eagle Scouts for North Webster’s troop are Danny Kuhn, son of Franklin and Josephine Kuhn, and Mearline Bixler, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Bixler. Scoutmaster is Dean Thomas; Arlie Black, assistant.
Dedication services will be held July 19 for the newly acquired Baptist Church parsonage in Pierceton. The Rev. J.W. Jones, pastor, stated a reception will be held in the parsonage after the dedication. Rev. Ericus Foor will give the sermon.
75 Years Ago
Kathryn Snyder, 22, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Snyder, Crystal Lake, is graduating from the training school for nurses at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago. Snyder attended Warsaw High School for two years, graduated from Mentone High School, completed one year’s work at Manchester College, and is one of the five girls from this vicinity who trained at St. Luke’s.
Your Daily Times received some high-class ribbing because a typographical error in the trade ads offered a “40-year-old cow” of Pierceton’s Tom Brosnahan for trade. Tom’s cow is actually only 4 years old.
Postmaster Lloyd Rickel of Mentone is the possessor of an original land grant issued to his ancestors and signed by the eighth president of the U.S., Martin Van Buren. The document conferred title to lands in Mentone vicinity.