You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


  • Ivy Tech now offers CNC training
    To meet the job skill needs of northeast Indiana manufacturers, Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast has unveiled a certification program for com­puter numerical control machine operators.The dem ...
  • Page Road section to close for pipe work
    Page Road is to close from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday between Witmer and Antwerp roads for cross pipe replacement, the Allen County Highway Department said today.
  • Kendallville rail crossing to close for week
    The Riley Street railroad crossing in Kendallville will be closed from 8 a.m. Friday through 7 a.m. Aug. 7, community officials said today.

Gardens still need a drink of water when it doesn’t rain

Swikar Patel | The Journal Gazette
“We got the heat; now we just need the water,” Franklin Jones says as he waters his line of beets Wednesday morning in garden space off Nuttman Avenue. Jones, who has been tending the garden for the past 11 or 12 years, says he has never seen a dry period like this before. “All I can do is give them a drink of water and hope it rains,” he added.