Emilia Hartikka (far right) is adjusting to life in Wayne America as a foreign exchange student staying with Scott and Cindy Abraham (center) and their family, including (from left) Jacob, Shea and Logan (not pictured). (Photo by Michael Carnes) Coming to small-town Wayne America from a city of more than 200,000 people a half a […]
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Daryl and Amy Mundil were making the rounds today dressed as Santa and Mrs. Claus. Daryl delivers mail for the Wayne Post Office and they were seen Friday walking around the neighborhood by Wayne Elementary School, making one last check of Santa’s list here in town before he makes his big delivery this weekend on […]
When the city installed a new water tower in town in the 1980’s, then-resident Lyle George talked the City Council into painting “Wayne America” on the tower and it has remained there to this day. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Wayne America. If you’ve been in this community longer than 90 seconds, you have no […]
Carolyn Albracht stands in one of the rooms of the new Blue Cat Gallery & Studio that recently opened up at 114 W. Third Street in Wayne. The studio opened last week with a showing of local and regional artists called Chickens And Other Signs Of Rural Life. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) When Carolyn […]
The Wayne Public Library is a busy place during the summer, as the Summer Reading Program is happening for both youth and adults. Mike sits down with Julie Osnes, youth services librarian; and Rita McLean, adult services librarian; to talk about the respective summer programs for readers of all ages in Wayne America.
Here in Wayne America, today’s Memorial Day ceremony, honoring Wayne’s deceased veterans of military service, was held Monday at Greenwood Cemetery. We bring you the entire ceremony here.
Greetings from Wayne America — this is The Voice of Wayne America podcast, an exclusive here at WayneAmerica.com. This is a new online program where we sit down with somebody who has a connection to Wayne, whether it’s a local resident, a former resident or somebody with ties to the community, and we’ll talk about […]
Who says crayons and sparkly gel pens are just for kids? A group of adults here in Wayne America are rediscovering lost youth every second Tuesday of the month at the Wayne Public Library and enjoying a quiet evening with a box of Crayolas or colored pencils, coloring pages taken out of coloring books. Whether […]