Community happenings

March 4, 2014

Community happenings: Dial-a-Story, spring concert, fundraiser

Story promotes disability awareness

In honor of March as Disability Awareness Month, the Dial-a-Story for the month is “Danny and the Merry-Go-Round” by Nan Holcomb. It is about a little boy who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. The story can be heard by calling 574-737-8679.

Duke Energy rolls out outage info site

Duke Energy recently revamped its outage reporting system to provide more detailed outage information for all states in one platform.

The enhanced online maps include the number of customers affected, the time the outage was first reported, the cause (if available; in most instances, power outages are caused by adverse weather, trees, animals, equipment operations or vehicle-accident damage), the crew status and the estimated time of restoration.

Outage data is updated in 15-minute intervals. The maps may be accessed at — choose “Indiana” and click “Outage & Storm Information” under the residential table, then choose “View Current Electric Outages.” A mobile version is also available.

Spring concert to take place March 11

Logansport Community Schools choirs will have the annual “Sounds of Spring” concert at 7 p.m. March 11 in the McHale Performing Arts Center. Participating groups will include the Logansport High School Swing Choir and Concert Choir, the Columbia Middle School Choir and the Lincoln Middle School Choir. Each of the groups will perform alone, as well as in combination with each other; the concert finale will have two selections featuring the entire 240-voice ensemble. Tickets are available at the door only for $3 for adults and $2 for students through grade 12.

Carroll Co. to have annual dinner

DELPHI — The annual State of the County, City and Towns dinner and address will be at 6:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. March 13 at the Wabash and Erie Canal Center, Delphi. Tickets are $10 per person with the meal included. RSVP by March 10 to the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce by calling 765-564-6757.

Air museum fundraiser slated for March 26

Grissom Air Museum will be conducting its first fundraiser of the new 2014 season from 4 to 9 p.m. March 26 at the Applebee’s, Logansport. The museum will receive 15 percent of the night’s profit minus the tips and taxes. Every diner must have their Dining to Donate flyer on them before they go into the restaurant.

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  • Taste of Cass County coming soon

    The ninth annual Taste of Cass County will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, in downtown Logansport, and features food, fun and entertainment. Admission is $2 per person, or $5 per family, and refreshment tickets are $1 each.

    July 29, 2014

  • Support volleyball team by eating chicken

    The Pioneer Jr.-Sr. High School girls volleyball team is having a Port-A-Pit Chicken Dinner and Car Wash from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8 in the parking lot across for Community State Bank in Royal Center.

    July 29, 2014

  • Orientation required for Pioneer students

    Pioneer Jr.-Sr. High School officials have announced mandatory orientations for seventh- and eighth-grade students. A mandatory student orientation night for seventh-graders will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the school's auditorium.

    July 29, 2014

  • Job fair in the works in Warsaw

    Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc. will host a job fair from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Warsaw Community Career Center, 751 Anchorage Point Drive, Warsaw.

    July 29, 2014

  • Catch exhibits Aug. 6 in Delphi

    In the spirit of Old Settlers, Delphi Opera House 2 will open the celebrations from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, with Ginny Emmerson's antique perfume bottles collection.

    July 29, 2014

  • Scholarship recipients invited to send-off

    The public is invited to the Cass County Community Foundation’s 2014 Scholarship Send-Off Pizza Party and Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at McHale Complex Pavilion at Riverside Park. All CCCF Scholarship recipients and their families are urged to attend.

    July 29, 2014

  • Warbird Cruise-In this weekend at Grissom

    Grissom Air Museum is having its eighth Annual Warbird Cruise-In Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show on Saturday in its 15-acre air park. Registration is from 8 a.m. to noon, doors open at 10 a.m. with lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with awards at 3:30 p.m.

    July 29, 2014

  • Fulton gearing up for Fun Days this weekend

    The Fulton-Liberty Lions Club will sell porkburgers and hot dogs at the Town Hall prior to, during, and after the parade on Saturday as part of Fulton Fun Days.

    July 29, 2014

  • Star Party to take place Saturday The Logansport Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to view Saturn, Venus, the Moon and other celestial bodies with the use of telescopes. Local astronomer Forrest Hamilton will provide his expertise from 9:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the

    July 27, 2014

  • Club celebrates 60th anniversary The Logansport Coin Club recently celebrated its 60th anniversary with a dinner banquet at the American Legion Hall. The club was founded in 1954. Dimes from that year were presented to those in attendance and a 1954 proof set was the top door prize.

    July 27, 2014

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