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Butchers withdraw complaint about boat ramp in Lagro
By Joseph Slacian
 
Glenn and Sheila Butcher, who have spearheaded the group Concerned Citizens and Landowners United’s efforts against Wabash River Trail’s proposed 33-mile bike trail, are dropping their complaint about a boat ramp in Lagro.
 
The Butchers, in a letter to The Paper of Wabash County on Monday afternoon, wrote, “We will be releasing the DNR Hearing on the boat ramp in Lagro, since it is complete and has beautified Lagro, and we plan on using it in the future.”
 
They said the ramp and associated projects – public restrooms and a new pavilion in downtown Lagro “have improved the appearance of Lagro,” Indiana.”
Posted on 2017 Nov 14
New judge to be sworn in Nov. 29
By The Paper staff
 
Wabash Superior Court Judge Amy C. Cornell, Wabash Superior Court Judge will be sworn in at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the Superior Courtroom, 2nd floor, Wabash County Judicial Center, 59 W. Hill Street, Wabash/
 
Chief Justice Emeritus Brent Dickson of the Indiana Supreme Court will administer the oath.  A reception will take place immediately following the ceremony at the Wabash Presbyterian Church, 123 W. Hill Street, Wabash. 
 
Posted on 2017 Nov 14
Brenton is back: Local youth to raise funds for Shop with a Cop

Brenton Yarger shows off the outfit he will wear while raising funds for Shop with a Cop. Photo by Emma Rausch

By Joseph Slacian

The holiday season will soon be here, and with it are many familiar sites and sounds.

Those include colorful light displays on homes, businesses and, of course, the Wabash County Courthouse.

It also includes Brenton Yarger, a Northfield High School freshman, who has already started his annual quest to raise funds for the Wabash County Shop With a Cop program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted on 2017 Nov 14
Commissioners delay Ogden Road vote
By David Fenker
 
Laketon residents will still have at least one more week with the stop signs on Ogden Road at 200 West.
 
The Wabash County Board of Commissioners tabled a vote on an amendment to the 2012 ordinance that established the three-way stop just north of Laketon at its Nov. 13 meeting.
 
Posted on 2017 Nov 14
‘Fight night’ benefit to help raise funds for local woman battling cancer

Miranda Olinger is a local battling high-grade Immature Ovarian Teratoma. Photo provided

By Emma Rausch

On July 25, doctors diagnosed Miranda Olinger with high-grade Immature Ovarian Teratoma, a rare and aggressive malignant germ cell tumor that represents 1 percent of all ovarian cancers.

Typically, it targets women in their mid-20s. There are no symptoms and, by the time it’s discovered, the cancer can be advanced in stage.

 

 

 

Posted on 2017 Nov 14
Grant Creek Mercantile opens in LaFontaine

Grant Creek Mercantile is located at 14 W. Branson St. in LaFontaine and offers a variety of quilting and crafting products. Photo provided

By Emma Rausch

LAFONTAINE – A new specialty shop has opened on LaFontaine’s main strip.

Grant Creek Mercantile, located at 14 W. Branson St., specializes in quilting and primitives and stocks a variety of craft supplies, according to Pam Whitner, business owner.

“We sell quilting fabric and quilting books,” Whitner told The Paper of Wabash County. “Wool, punch needle patterns and supplies, cross stitch floss, patterns and fabric, wool rug making (are also available). We sell painted floor clothes and boxes and primitives, such as lighting, Christmas décor and every day décor.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted on 2017 Nov 14
103 Wabash County veterans commended at Quilts of Honor luncheon

Veteran Richard Tschantz receives a kiss on the cheek from his wife, Joyce Tschantz, after receiving his quilt. Photos by Emma Rausch

By Emma Rausch

More than 100 veterans gathered at the Bachelor Creek Church of Christ Friday afternoon, Nov. 10, and received thanks for their service from the Quilts of Honor Quilters and loved ones.

Throughout the last year, the Quilts of Honor Quilters, a group of 12 Wabash County women armed with needles, thread and star-spangled fabric, crafted handmade quilts and placemats as gifts of gratitude for 103 veterans.

 

 

Posted on 2017 Nov 14
Youths meet 50 exhibitors at Wabash College and Career Fair

A representative from Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne meets with local students during the recent WHS College and Career fair. Photo by Emma Rausch

By Emma Rausch

Wabash County and area youths met nearly 50 post-high school career exhibitors at the fourth annual Wabash High School College and Career Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

This year’s turnout, simply put, was “great,” according to Kyle Wieland, WHS principal.

“Each year, we have a lot of returning colleges, universities, our trade unions and also our community employers that come out,” Wieland told The Paper of Wabash County, “but each year we add a few more that either hear about it word of mouth or weren’t able to come in the past so they show up."

Posted on 2017 Nov 14

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