While no ghosts emerge from corn—the Shane Hill field is now cattle pasture—the players’...

Dail Whiteley rests with his daughter Cindy in the sunroom of the Corydon Care Nursing & Rehab Center, across the street from Walden Park....

What every parent should know about West Nile virus

Twenty years ago this summer, on July 28, 1999, the first outbreak of West Nile virus in the United States killed seven in New...

We do not all need to believe the same thing

Editor’s note: Dr. Steve Rose was the pastor who married The Wayne County Independent’s Jason W. Selby and Jennifer Pruiett-Selby, while Dr. Christopher Peters...

After decade in Poland, Joe and Becca Dowdy find a clearer vision

When LivingStone Church held its first service at the 1930s art deco Wayne Theatre in Corydon, Iowa, it was an appropriate locale for Joe...

Garden Road Shane Hill

The odd thing about pitching a nonfiction work to literary agents is I don’t need to write anything, yet. A stark contrast to shopping...

Old Time Soda Fountain will celebrate its tenth anniversary in Allerton

One of the most unappreciated, unique—and, amazingly, still unknown—draws to Wayne County is turning 10 years old this fall. In 2009, around the time alumni...

Wayne softball falls to second-rated Lisbon 1-0

To put the situation in another light, at the Iowa State Softball Tournament on Monday, second-rated Lisbon upset Wayne 1-0. It was another great game...

Wayne softball team claws its way to State

In some ways, Wayne’s Monday night home game versus Melcher-Dallas was anti-climactic. After going on the road to defeat fifth-ranked BCLUW last Friday, the...

Wayne upsets fifth-ranked BCLUW 4-2 in extra innings

It was a hot summer evening, so perhaps it was for the best that Wayne played 5th-ranked BCLUW in northern Iowa. Every degree of...

Lady Falcons advance against Seymour 2-0, to face BCLUW Friday evening

On a cool summer night perfect for softball, fans at Saling Athletic Complex were treated to a fantastic defensive display by both teams, but...
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