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Living

Woman wins Nestle Very Best award

Alison Mansfield, 18, of Fort Wayne was one of 18 young people nationally named recipients of the Nestle Very Best in Youth award.The awards program honors young people for their academic excellence, dedication to improving communities and work to create a better tomorrow, a company news ...

The Rant

<i>The Rant is The News-Sentinel's anonymous sound-off forum. The readers' views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of The News-Sentinel. </i><br>Now I see that the Dallas Cowboys have given Tony ("No Show") Romo a contract ...

Marriages

LICENSES FILED FEBRUARY 2013* Daniel Lamar Person and Alexus Lashay Royal* Richard Gregory Norris and Jennifer Raynee Ashby* Luis Lugo-Villasana and Janet Chavez Bahena* Rafael Torres Diaz and Amber R. West* Clinton Keener and Michelle Lyn Carper* Eric R. Rogers and Susan L. Newhouse* Charles ...

Divorces

GRANTED FEB. 16-22, 2013* Klancy Morrison and Angelique Morrison* Lela C. Johnson and Joshua C. Johnson* Margaret S. Redd and Buddy L. Redd* James Baumie and Luana Baumie* Donnell Z. Miller and Danielle K. Schreiner-Miller* Vanessa Grush and David Grush* Kami Kristen Eaton and Daniel Leonard ...

School news

<center>College</center> <br>* Sophomores in the department of architecture at the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning are working with the University of Saint Francis and the Fort Wayne Community Development Division to design a ...

Community support

<center>BBBS hosts eco-carnival</center> <br>Big Brothers Big Sisters will hold a BIG little eco-carnival 1-4 p.m. April 20 at Coca-Cola Refreshments, 5010 Airport Expressway.The eco-carnival will have games, face painting, balloon animals, art ...

Divorces

GRANTED FEB. 26-28, 2013* Kenton Glenn Fackler and Sandra Jo Fackler* Miguel Diaz and Jasmin Diaz* Landin M. McSorley and Audrey E. McSorley* Kristyn Lynn Latham and Christopher Michael Latham* Kimberley Conrad and Eric Conrad* Jeanne Updegrove and Joseph F. Updegrove* Lori Renee Snover and ...

Military news

<center>Air Force</center> <br>* Airman Jacob R. LeSure graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. He is the son of Kimberly Westfall and grandson of Diane Hall, both of Fort Wayne, and is a 2011 Snider High School ...

TV Diary

Mama Walton is 74. That's right. Michael Learned, who played Olivia Walton on "The Waltons," celebrates a birthday today. In honor of Mama Walton, here is a quiz about America's favorite Depression-era family.1. What was Grandpa Walton's first name?2. Who played Ike Godsey, the storekeeper?3. ...

Dessert recipes perfect for your homegrown rhubarb

Rhubarb finds its way into so many baked goods. It adds a nice, tart taste to everything.Mom baked with her homegrown rhubarb often, and she never had trouble growing rhubarb. If you want to start your own rhubarb patch, plant the rhubarb one year and then use it the second year. I have always ...

How to cut veggies – and buy best blade

Q. What are the proper cuts for vegetables and fruits and how do you make them?A. There are several cuts you would be taught in culinary school if you were becoming a chef de cuisine:1. Dice: Cutting food into uniform pieces that look like squares. It is best to first cut the vegetable into ...

Spring cupcakes

Citrus zest, chopped jelly beans add flavor and texture

Bright citrusy flavors. Splashes of colorful sugary confetti. Rich creamy frosting flecked with berries.These cupcakes have it all and are a perfect way to welcome spring. We start with a moist white chocolate cake recipe, but infuse it with lemon and lime zest so the flavor pops that much ...

TV Diary

Recently, I requested a review copy of a celebrity cookbook, "Southern Favorites with a Taste of Hollywood," by Donna Douglas.Douglas played Ellie May on "The Beverly Hillbillies" TV series that also starred the late actors Buddy Ebsen and Irene Ryan.The 292-page book is broken down into the ...

Program teaches how to preserve clothes

Whitley County Historical Museum will host a clothing and textile preservation program at 2 p.m. Sunday at 108 W. Jefferson St., Columbia City.Attendees will learn techniques to properly clean, store, and preserve clothing, quilts and other textiles, and may bring personal items for help with ...

Some ideas for enjoying a garden

Garden tips are a favorite subject with most gardeners - I know they are with me - so here are a few I've found that could help make your gardening experience more enjoyable this year:<br><center> Install an outdoor sink </center><br>Look ...

Community support

<center>Organization inducts couple</center> <br>The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation announced Frederick and Linda Hasecke will be honored as inductees of the first annual de Lange Society. Mr. Hasecke is a retired ordained minister of Trinity ...