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Ole Olsen Board of Directors offering Memory Bricks

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Ole Olsen Board of Directors offering Memory Bricks

PERU, Ind. – The Board of Directors of Ole Olsen is once again offering the community the option to memorialize their loved ones, organization, or business with a personalized memory brick around the depot gardens. Adding more bricks will give members and supporters the opportunity to add their names to the already 100+ on the…

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Business Community Recognizes Students

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Business Community Recognizes Students

WABASH COUNTY, IN – Grow Wabash County and the North Manchester Chamber of Commerce co-hosted the 18th Annual Honor Student Luncheon, which was Academically Sponsored by Manchester University on April 19, in the Honeywell Center. The purpose of the event was to honor top graduating seniors from the county high schools, and to have an…

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Mary Alice Templeton,

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Mary Alice Templeton,

Mary Alice Templeton, 96, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 2:02 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash. She was born October 18, 1921 in Wabash County, Indiana to Otto and Bertha (Coe) Hollingshead. Mary was a graduate of Linlawn High School. She retired from Wabash Magnetics, and also worked at…

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Indiana State Fair to feature World-Class Circus

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Indiana State Fair to feature World-Class Circus

Indiana State Fair organizers on Wednesday announced this year’s theme “Step Right Up! To the Greatest 17 Days of Summer.” With the area’s rich circus heritage that dates back to the 1800’s including Peru being home to the Circus Hall of Fame, State Fair spokeswoman Sharon Smith said, “It’s really a great opportunity for us to celebrate that.” The fair…

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John Edwin “Jack” Haecker IV

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John Edwin “Jack” Haecker IV

John Edwin “Jack” Haecker IV, 92, of  rural Wabash, Indiana, died at 8:30 pm, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash. He was born August 28, 1925 in Massillon, Ohio, to John and Thelma (Zintsmaster) Haecker. Jack married Ruby W. Cole (Jones) in Wabash County, Indiana on December 24, 1955; she…

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Early Voter Information in Wabash County

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Early Voter Information in Wabash County

WABASH COUNTY, Ind. – Early voting in Indiana began April 10th and it’s still going on. “If voters would like to come in and vote prior to election day, they are welcome to do so. You do not need an excuse or reason to vote early. Just come on in here, we are here Monday…

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Detrash the Wabash in Peru on April 21st

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Detrash the Wabash in Peru on April 21st

PERU, Ind. – It’s time once again in Peru to “Detrash the Wabash” river cleanup. On April 21st, volunteers will be walking the section of the Wabash River on each side between Broadway and the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Volunteers will need to meet at the Wastewater Treatment Plant located at 221 West Riverside Drive in Peru…

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Anita “Jean” McNeal

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Anita “Jean” McNeal

Anita “Jean” McNeal walked through the pearly gates of paradise to be with Jesus after an extended illness.  We rejoice in her peace and we will miss her dearly. Jean was born on May 28, 1925 in Dunkirk, Indiana to the late Clyde Leroy and Della (Hoover) Shatto. Jean married Walter L King, Jr. in…

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Frederick “Fred” T. Mauller

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Frederick “Fred” T. Mauller

Frederick “Fred” T. Mauller, 70, Gas City, died in Marion General Hospital at 4:55 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. He was born in Marion on May 19, 1947, to the late Charles and Betty (Rook) Mauller. He married the love of his life, Sharon LeMaster, on June 14, 1974, and she survives. Fred worked…

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Henry “Clay” Driver

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Henry “Clay” Driver

Henry “Clay” Driver, 84, of Montpelier, IN, passed away at 10:48 AM on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at his home in Montpelier, IN.  He was born on Monday, November 13, 1933, in Scottsville, KY.  He married Peggy (Malston) Driver on Thursday, April 18, 1968 in Alexandria, IN.  Clay attended school in Scottsville, KY. He had…

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