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3 arrested on drug related charges
By Emma Rausch
 
Two Fort Wayne men were arrested Friday, Feb. 26, on drug related charges after a routine traffic stop.
 
A LaPorte man were also reportedly arrested on drug related charges during  two separate incidents.
 
At approximately 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Isaac Robles, 20, and Alexis, Piedra, 20, both of Fort Wayne, were eastbound on U.S. 24 when they were stopped by Trooper Dustin A. Rutledge for speeding, according to a probable cause affidavit filed with the Wabash Circuit Court.
Posted on 2016 Mar 08
City gives Huntington man time to fix home
By Joseph Slacian
 
Huntington resident John G. Davis entered the March 2 Wabash Board of Public Works and Safety meeting facing the possibility of being ordered to demolish a home at 1344 Middle St.
 
Rather, Davis convinced the board that he is willing to do whatever it takes to fix the home and make it livable once again. Davis received 30 days from the board to begin repairing the structure’s roof and to present a timeline in which he plans to complete renovations.
 
Posted on 2016 Mar 08
Famersí Market logo selected

Wabash High School senior Carli Henderson (front, center) is the artist behind the 2016 Wabash County Farmers’ Market logo. The logo was announced at a photo opportunity at Wabash High School on Tuesday, March 1. Henderson’s design will appear throughout the year, representing the market on signs, shirts and other advertisements. Kerri Mattern (left), Parkview Wabash Hospital community relations and marketing specialist, joined Wabash Marketplace project manager Shelby McLaughlin (right) and WHS art teacher Carly Vogel (back, center) congratulate Henderson on the winning design. Photo by Emma Rausch

Posted on 2016 Mar 08
Honeywell House hosts tea party and proposa

The Honeywell House hosted an Alice in Wonderland tea party on Saturday, March 5. Children like McKinley Vanlandingham (from left) and Violet George crafted giant flowers and flamingo glasses, played croquet with flamingo mallets and met characters like Alice, the Mad Hatter and the Queen of Hearts all before teatime. Once tea was served, characters joined their guests at the tables. At one table, one guest, Drew Stith, proposed to his girlfriend Taura Hosier while dressed as the Mad Hatter and the Red Queen, respectively. Photo by Lena Cordes

Posted on 2016 Mar 08
Board of Works changes meeting dates
By Joseph Slacian
 
The Wabash Board of Public Works and Safety will no longer meet on Wednesday afternoons.
 
Rather, the board, at its March 2 meeting, unanimously approved changing its meeting day to the first and third Thursdays of the month.
 
Mayor Scott Long said the meeting needed to be changed because it conflicted with another meeting – the Mayors and Commissioners Caucus for Northeast Indiana – which takes place on the third Wednesday of the month.
Posted on 2016 Mar 08
New salon celebrates grand opening

Twisted Scissors Salon celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, March 4. Owner Barbara Baum and her husband Mark held the ceremonious scissors and her daughter Kelli assisted her with cutting the ribbon. If there was one thing Baum would want the community to know about her salon, it’d be “that it’s very upbeat and positive environment,” she told The Paper of Wabash County. “I want to it to be an experience when they come in here.” Wabash County Chamber of Commerce representatives joined the Baums and Twisted Scissors beauticians for the grand opening ceremony. Photo by Emma Rausch

Posted on 2016 Mar 08
Six named Lilly Scholarship finals
By The Paper staff
 
Six Wabash County youth were named finalists for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.
 
The finalists are Christian Deeter of Southwood High School, Max Karg or Manchester High School, Kolten Kersey of Southwood High School, Noah Shear of Northfield High School, David Shoue of Northfield High School, and Danielle Sparling of Southwood High School.
Posted on 2016 Mar 08
Social workers learn about suicide prevention
By Joseph Slacian
 
Social workers from around the area received tips on how to intervene if someone is thought to be contemplating suicide.
 
Presented by representatives of the Youth Service Bureau of Huntington County, training was given Tuesday, March 1, during two, two-hour seminars at the Wabash County YMCA.
 
Instructors Stephen Ward and Chauncey Armstrong explained the QPR theory to 13 social workers gathered for the morning session. A second session took place Tuesday afternoon.
 
Posted on 2016 Mar 08

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