10 Years Ago
Newly renovated Wartburg College Student Center in Waverly, Iowa, will be dedicated Sept. 25 as the Saemann Student Center in honor of a grant from the Franklin I. and Irene List Saemann Foundation. Irene was the granddaughter of the Rev. Georg Grossmann, founder of Wartburg, and Franklin was a pioneer in the orthopedic equipment industry in Warsaw. He and Irene established their foundation in 1983.
Warsaw School Board Monday approved Amy Sivley as Lakeview Middle School assistant principal. She was formerly a teacher in the Central Noble school system.
Martha Perry is the new sexton of Palestine Cemetery, taking over for the late Talmadge Stephens.
25 Years Ago
Modeling Back-To-School ‘89 fashions at Kline’s were Dana Petro, Shawn Lenfestey, Lisa Butler, Andy Finch, Angie Evans, Becky Hughes and Melissa Cornett.
Teachers Lisa Kipker, Sue Anders and Daphne Hartup received certificates in “early childhood” at the Pete Thorn Youth Center.
ABC Television sports commentator Chris Schenkel, Tippecanoe Lake, was in Warsaw Thursday to film a promotional video for Kosciusko County United Way, which is being produced by a film crew from DePuy.
Zack Walsh, 18, Maple Avenue in Warsaw, wanted to do something “crazy” before he entered the U.S. Army so he had a Batman haircut done at D.C. Haircrafters, which will remain until he leaves for the Army Aug. 24.
50 Years Ago
Paul Kinney, 4, was all decked-out in his cowboy outfit to ride the merry-go-round. Karen Nine entered the halter and saddle class with her dapple-gray mare. Dan, Dennis, Doug and Gregg, paused for crackerjack as they decided what amusement was next. Bobbi Hammond, 8, was one of four winners of new bicycles at the climax of Kiddies Day.
Carl and Bea Lozier, owners of a Bourbon restaurant, have purchased Pete’s Restaurant in Mentone, operated the last 10 years by Virginia Peterson. The Loziers plan to operate both businesses. Prior to that they operated restaurants in Etna Green and Atwood.
75 Years Ago
At a horse show on Dr. Robert H. Thompson’s Polo Farm east of Winona Lake, Bill Slaybaugh, Wawasee Lake, and Dr. Thompson’s daughter, Delores, were first-prize winners in exhibition riding. John Wolson Cook, Warsaw restauranteur, finished first in the donkey race. Guy Stuckman, riding in a feature contest without saddle, reins or bridle, experienced two hard falls when his mount tripped.
The hottest night of 1939 to date was June 6, when the Times thermometer registered 82 degrees at midnight. Not a few persons were walking the streets, unable to sleep because of the intense heat.
Theodore Frazer, president of the Winona Railroad Company, announced that busses would go into operation between Warsaw and Winona starting in July.