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Urbana announcements

Urbana announces various prayer concerns throughout the town, the breakfast bunch's last meeting and several birthdays and anniversaries to keep in mind. Click to read more!

Posted on 2015 Nov 10
Roann Library plans for 100th year celebration

Plans are in the works for the 100th year celebration of the current Roann Public Library. In order to secure a building grant from the Carnegie Corporation, a working library had to already be in operation in the proposed community.

In an effort spearheaded by Martha Van Buskirk, a library was opened in the Roann School building in 1914. The library was started in a room at the school house with books donated by the community in a book shower. Other books were borrowed from the State Library and the library was open each Saturday afternoon. The high school class of 1914 built shelves to accommodate the books. Those shelves are now located in the library Indiana Room, which houses genealogical and local historical holdings at the library. Having fulfilled all the terms of the grant application, a grant of $10,000 was made by the Carnegie Corporation and the cornerstone for the new building was laid in 1916, with completion of the building following.

Posted on 2015 Nov 10
North Manchester News

Coming up in North Fild include Angel Tree applications available, the Manchester Church of the Brethren Youth Group performance of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and the local library will be featuring a Holiday Gift Wrap Workshop! Click to read more!

Posted on 2015 Nov 10
Latest Lagro News

From a carry-in Thanksgiving Dinner to the Lord's Table Church's womens shelter becoming a reality, click for more Lagro news.

Posted on 2015 Nov 10
CLEAN Team sweep leads to nine arrests

PERU -- A recent sweep by members of the CLEAN Team has resulted in nine arrests from Fulton and Miami counties.

Posted on 2015 Nov 06
'Guys and Dolls Jr.' to open at Manchester Jr.-Sr. High

The Manchester Jr.-Sr. High School’s seventy and eighth grade theatre production of “Guys and Dolls Jr.” will take to the school’s stage this weekend. 

Posted on 2015 Nov 03
Mayoral candidates discuss variety of issues
By Joseph Slacian
 
Wabash’s mayoral candidates discussed a variety of issues, during a recent debate at the Historic Eagles Theatre.
 
The candidates – Republican Scott Long, Democrat Margaret “Boo” Salb” and Independent Wade Weaver appeared in the only debate together prior to the election on Oct. 7 in an event sponsored by the Wabash County Chamber of Commerce and The Paper of Wabash County.
 
The full debate can be viewed online on Wabash WebTV.
 
The City of Wabash appoints members to the Wabash City Schools Board. In doing so, the City Council must also approve the school district’s budget before it is submitted to the state.
Posted on 2015 Nov 02
Early voting has large turnout
By Joseph Slacian
 
Nearly 300 voters have cast ballots in early voting for the municipal elections in the City of Wabash and the Town of LaFontaine.
 
Wabash County Clerk Elaine Martin said that as of Friday morning, 295 people have voted.
 
“Voting has been going pretty good, although I would always like to see more people take advantage of early voting hours,” she told The Paper of Wabash County.
Posted on 2015 Nov 02

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