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You Know Max

August 29, 2014

NAPPANEE -- Everyone knows Max.
Perhaps that is why Max Bigler is the Grand Marshall of this year's Nappanee Apple Festival, Sept. 18-21.
As you go around town and talk to folks, you probably get as far as, "Do you know Max . . . " before almost everyone will have a story on the guy and will fill in the last name before you can.
Max gets around. It is thought if the city needs help at the 2020 Census, all they will have to do is ask Max.

He Did What?

August 24, 2014

4-H member earns big bucks for his steer and then . . .

Read all about it in Thursday's Nappanee Advance-News

Crime Time Elkhart County For 8-28

August 24, 2014

ELKHART COUNTY CRIME
Crime of the Week
It has been two years since the senseless death of 7-year old Kristyana Jackson.
On he night of Aug. 17, 2012, Jackson was returning home with her mother to 720 Kilbourn Street in Elkhart after attending a high school football game. As they approached the side door of the house they were confronted by two masked and armed suspects.

First day of school shows exciting potential

August 24, 2014

WAKARUSA -- The bells sounded and the stream of giggling humanity snaked from the classrooms, down the stairs to the lunchroom.
It was the opening lunch hour on the opening day for Wan-Nee Schools, this one at the NorthWood Middle school.
Principal Bruce Rice and assistant principal Kyle Martin were solidly in charge.
There were the latest timed announcements to be made, including lunch and playground rules to be reviewed as a sense of renewal at campuses swept across the district.

InTech Trailors named "Company to Watch"

August 4, 2014

NAPPANEE — At only six years old, InTech Trailers of Nappanee has already proven themselves in the industry. Having been displayed on the television show Graveyard Carz on Velocity, placing number one on the Mega RV Countdown on the Travel Channel, with support from Mac Tools, Carroll Shelby and noted racer Ryan Hunter-Raey, InTech Trailers now has even more creditability in the field as the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Indiana announced on July 17 that InTech Trailers is one of 27 companies that have earned their place in the "Companies to Watch" program for the State of Indiana.

Nappanee's own named 4-H Fair Queen

August 4, 2014

NAPPANEE — One of Nappanee's own was named Queen of the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. Her name is Sarah Stump and, although it was her first year competing for fair queen, she is not knew to the spotlight.

Nappanee's Fourth of July Celebration is tomorrow!

July 3, 2014

Don't forget about Nappanee's Fourth of July Celebration tomorrow!
See below for listing of events:

8 a.m. – Big Cup Golf Tournament; at McCormick Creek Golf Course
8 a.m. – Junior Olympics. Sponsored by the Nappanee Rotary Club. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. For ages 5-12.
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. – Face Painting and Bake Sale; NWHS Cheerleaders
11 a.m. – Parade (City Hall to Stauffer Park). Line up on West Lincoln Street at 10:15 a.m.
12 p.m. - 3 p.m. Karaoke on entertainment stage.
12 p.m.- 6 p.m. – Free Swim at the City Pool.
12 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Bounce House; $1 per bounce.

Nappanee's sole same-sex marriage

July 3, 2014

NAPPANEE -- Cody Sanford and Ulises Juarez were the first couple living in Nappanee to be legally married by Indiana State Law, and it looks like they might be the only ones for a while.

Sanford and Juarez were married at 10:35 a.m. Thursday just days shy of their three year anniversary.

"It was just me and him and my parents, because we had to get back to work!" Sanford explained.

When the state removed the ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday, after prohibition since 1997, over 120 couples statewide were married on the first day.

Enrollment continues to be a concern at Wa-Nee Schools

July 3, 2014

NAPPANEE -- Last year's enrollment figures were down by 13 students across the entire school system by the end of the school year (at the beginning of the year, it was down by 28), with 27 more students at Woodview than in 2013, but numbers dropping for every other school, with the biggest drop in enrollment at Nappanee Elementary School at 23 less than 2013.

** To read the entire story, see the July 3 edition of the Nappanee Advance News.

Ingle celebrates retirement this month

June 24, 2014

NAPPANEE — After 34 years of service to the City of Nappanee, Kim Ingle is set to retire.
Currently working as the city’s clerk-treasurer, Ingle is one of just three clerk-treasurers for the city since after World War II.

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