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Look deep enough to see the real game

June 13, 2013

Warm during the day and cool in the evening usually signifies football season is here, but that was not the case the first weekend in June.
Wearing shorts and a T-shirt in the afternoon with the sun shining was perfect, but once the evening came, so did doubling up on sweatshirts and grabbing coats and blankets to keep warm to watch the baseball games.
Skyler played in a tournament in Mentone May 31-June 2 that saw Mother Nature drop 6 inches of rain Friday night, delaying games by only an hour on Saturday.

To the future: NWHS Class of 2013 says goodbye

June 13, 2013

NAPPANEE — The Class of 2013 was celebrated with “Pomp and Circumstance” during graduation ceremonies held at NorthWood High School on June 7.
During his welcome and introduction, Principal David Maugel,applauded the many academic, athletic, vocal, acoustic and agricultural achievements and awards the class had earned over the past four years – including advancement to state level competitions with several state titles among them.

Become involved in stopping elder abuse locally

June 7, 2013

Each year, thousands of seniors living in our communities are victims of elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.
According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, it is estimated that 1-2 million Americans, age 65 or older have been injured, exploited or otherwise mistreated by someone whom they depend on for care or protection.
However, many of these cases go unreported to law enforcement or other investigative agencies.
In Elkhart County, Adult Protective Services is responsible for investigating any good faith report that alleges abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

Sectional champs!

June 6, 2013

The NorthWood Panthers won the 2013 IHSAA Sectional #21 baseball championship. Front from left, Tanner Farmwald, Kyle McCoy, Trent Sellers, Tanner Cleveland, Assistant Coach Matt Cox, Dominic Miranda, Chad Herschberger, Chad Sellers. Back from left, Assistant Coach Todd Cleveland, Ian Smith, Tyler Minnich, Tristen Moore, Josh Miller, Chad Ervin, Tommy Klem, Brock Spitaels, Will Kirkwood, Blake Cleveland, Tristen Ramirez, Mitchell Hunsberger, Head Coach Zach Benko, Hunter Lane

Waky Lion’s Club will offer chops in the park this year

June 6, 2013

WAKARUSA — Enjoying a great meal under the shade trees of Wakarusa’s downtown park will have a little different flavor this year.
The Wakarusa Lion’s Club is switching from Steak-in-the-Park to Pork Chops-in-the-Park this year.
“We serve this meal to raise money for multiple community activites and with the rise in beef costs this switch will help us do that better,” Past President Troy Schwartz stated. 
The Wakarusa Lion’s Club supports scholarships, boy scouts, WaNee student eye exams, field trips and much more. 

Review: “Plain and Fancy” opens at Round Barn

June 6, 2013

NAPPANEE — The 27th season of the musical “Plain and Fancy” kicked off inside the Round Barn Theatre, Wednesday, May 29, following an opening night reception held inside the Upper Room at Amish Acres Restaurant.
During the prelude to the featured performance, Executive Producer and CEO Richard Pletcher dedicated the current season to former Indiana Gov. Dr. Otis Bowen and his wife, Carol.
The former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Bowen was a big supporter of the Round Barn Theatre.

Wa-Nee board approves book fees

June 6, 2013

NAPPANEE — The Wa-Nee school board approved book rental charges for the 2013-14 school year at its May 28 meeting.
The fees will be the same as the 2012-13 school year: kindergarten through second grade - $90; third through fifth grade - $100; sixth and seventh grade - $110; eighth grade - $115.
Director of Curriculum Jim Bennett recommended a $1 increase in Latch Key fees, which will raise the rate from $6 to $7 per session.
The board approved the price increase after Bennett said the extra funds will allow the program to be fully self-sufficient.

Faith and marriage: Cameron bringing message to Bristol

June 6, 2013

BRISTOL — Kirk Cameron is a well-known actor and producer, but he is also a father of six and a husband passionate about the idea of family and marriage.
That passion has led to Cameron’s involvement with a pair of talks called “Love Worth Fighting For” where he is scheduled to appear.
“Love Worth Fighting For” is Saturday, June 8, at 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. and sponsored by Feed Your Faith at First Baptist Church Elkhart in Bristol.

NorthWood High School Class of 2013

May 29, 2013

NorthWood High School senior Brendan Widner is among the Class of 2013. Photos of the NWHS Class of 2013 are included in this week's editions of the Advance News.

Longtime community leader dies: James Zimmerman had been member of library, zoning and parks boards

May 29, 2013

NAPPANEE — Dr. James C. Zimmerman was known as a professional, city leader and caring person. Those around him clearly saw he was a man of many talents who displayed incredible attributes throughout his lifetime.
Zimmerman died Wednesday, May 22, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa.
He was 94.
All ages in the community knew him as their trusted dentist from 1946 to 1990.

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