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Warriors roll on with win over Patriots

Warriors roll on with win over PatriotsWoodlan led 19-0 at halftime and cruised from there to a 47-6 win over Jay County in high school football action Friday night in Allen County. The Warriors led 6-0 after one quarter and extended the lead to 19-0 at the break. Woodlawn pushed the margin to 33-6 at…

DARE To Keep Kids Off Drugs ­­­— & Lots of Fun!

On Monday, July 31. Lots of young people with Sheriff Deputy Nick Mendez and several area Dare program sponsors work to have a fun kids day at the Paulding LaFountain Park. This event went on all day long starting at 10:00 in the morning and going till 3:30 in the afternoon. All kinds of games…

Associated Churches Hosts Annual Father’s Day 5K

Associated Churches invites families in the community to celebrate father figures by participating in a Father’s Day 5k walk/run, Kids Fun-Run and Pancake Breakfast. Associated Churches of Fort Wayne and Allen County is hosting a Father’s Day 5K walk/run at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The Father’s Day 5K is a family-friendly walk/run…

Leo Jr. Sr. High Students Win Barnes & Noble Essay Contest

Recently, Barnes & Noble held a Teacher Appreciation Essay contest throughout the nation. Students could write an essay, poem, or thank-you letter (500 words or less), sharing how a teacher has influenced their life and why they appreciate and admire them. The students who authored the winning essays received a certificate of recognition and were…

Allen County Public Library To Celebrate National Library Week

The Allen County Public Library will celebrate National Library Week the week of April 9, 2017, with various events throughout its 14 locations. National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association that began in 1958 to recognize the contributions libraries of all types make to their communities. This year’s theme,…

Warriors roll past Archers, Raiders

WOODLAN – The Woodlan boys basketball team picked up a pair of easy home victories last week as the Warriors rolled past visiting Antwerp and Southern Wells to improve to 12-7 on the season. On Tuesday, Woodlan outscored the visiting Archers 33-18 in the middle two quarters to pull away for a 66-47 victory. The…

Dangerous Winds Cause Damaging Fire

On Tuesday, January 10, the wind was incredible with strong gusts. Well this was not without ill effect around the area. At Sauder Feeds in Grabill it was noticed on the south end of the manufacturing campus the building housing the trucks was sparking where the power lines coming in to the facility with the…

Woodburn Branch Library And Yarn Lovers

The Yarn Lovers group from the Woodburn Branch Library made 54 scarves for the 2017 Indiana Special Olympics during 2016. This is the most scarves the group has ever made for the Special Olympics since they starting doing this in 2011. The colors were selected in collaboration with the theme of the Special Olympics Indiana…

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With the new year in full swing, we here at the West Bend News and West Bend Printing and Publishing would like to thank all of our readers and advertisers for your loyalty and dedication to Good News for Good Communities. Also, as a reminder, all of our issues are available in our archives for…

Horizon Bank Awards Donation to Harlan Christian Youth Center

Horizon Bank is pleased to announce the recent donation in the amount of $2,500 to the Harlan Christian Youth Center in Harlan Indiana, located in Allen County. The grant, in the amount of $2,500, was presented to Harlan Christian Youth Center Director Debi Knoblauch on November 9th by Larry Kummer, Market President for Northeast Indiana.…