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Highest honors for the Class of 2021

By Carolyn Marnon – Valedictorians have the highest academic achievements in their class. Five Wayne Memorial High School Class of 2021 students share this honor. Morgan Butler, the daughter of Lisa and Brandon Butler, plans on attending the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor...
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Wayne remembers…

By Sarah Shurge – “People always say ‘Happy Memorial Day’ but is it supposed to be happy? Or is it supposed to be thoughtful?” said Jim Hart, Staff Sergeant, United States Army, Veteran, and featured speaker of the Memorial Day ceremony. “It’s supposed to be thoughtful, not...
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Wayne DDA partners with Cruisin’ US12 to bring big changes to event

By Sarah Shurge – Mark your calendars because the annual car cruise, Cruisin’ US12 is quickly approaching. The event will be happening on July 10th from about 10AM to 10PM. For the 15th year in a row, Michigan Avenue and downtown Wayne will be packed with classic and custom...
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Hill Crest building project bringing people together

By Sarah Shurge – “It’s been a long two and a half years but God’s faithfulness overwhelmed the people. There were lots of tears,” said Seth McDonald, lead pastor at Hill Crest Bible Church, in reference to Sunday service on May 16th. Pastor McDonald claims that every...
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June 2021 News Briefs

Concerts in the Park will be coming back to Goudy Park in August! Get your dancing shoes ready for Our Generation and some other great bands on Wednesday nights. The complete line-up will be released later this month. Wayne City Councilman Anthony Miller tendered his resignation...
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WMHS seniors prepare for graduation

By Sarah Shurge – As the school year comes to an end, it’s an exciting time for seniors with prom, graduation, summer, and then the start of their next adventure, college. “Honestly, it feels amazing,” said Madison Tate-Rankin, WMHS senior. “It’s nice to have a break....
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Congresswoman fights for Wayne

13th District of Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is supporting the Goudy Park Amphitheatre restoration in the city of Wayne. Tlaib attended the May 18, 2021 City Council meeting via Zoom to discuss her plans for helping Wayne residents. Her FY 2022 Community Project Funding...
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Father and son have passion for cars at K&S

By Sarah Shurge – Ray Kull always had a passion for cars. At a young age he began messing around with cars in the driveway. Growing up in the City of Wayne six blocks behind an auto repair shop, Kull spent a lot of time in the shop and eventually started working there....
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Her Passion Is Calling Wayne nurse Monique Morris battled COVID-19—and won. And she’s still fighting…for her patients.

By Courtney Conover –  After enduring three full days of intense body aches—which had grown progressively worse, Wayne resident Monique Morris, 38, called her husband, Darryl, during her commute home from work. “I told him to open the back door,” remembers Morris. “When I...
Posted On 11 May 2021
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May 2021 News Briefs

Have you ever wondered what it was like living on a farm in the Wayne area? “Many Hands and Hard Work: Farm Families 1850-1910” will be presented by the Wayne Historical Society on Thursday, May 13, at 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker Debra Reid from The Henry Ford will talk about what it...
Posted On 11 May 2021
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Vendor show planned in Veteran’s Plaza

By Sarah Shurge – Purple and pink candles caught the attention of two specific pairs of eyes. Jennifer Bowers watched as her two granddaughters smelled everything they could and pretended to sell candles to each other at the make-believe store they created near Bowers’...
Posted On 11 May 2021
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Schools kick-off NFL flag football

Wayne-Westland Community Schools kicked off the first NFL Flag Football games of the season recently. Teams from Adams, Franklin and Stevenson Middle School face off against other teams from Wayne County. Games will be played every Friday evening through June 18 at either John...
Posted On 11 May 2021