WayNet News
Volume 02, Issue 01-04

WESTERN WAYNE HERITAGE - UPDATE YOUR BOOKMARKS
Western Wayne Heritage, Inc., a not-for-profit group dedicated to preservation in the western Wayne County area can now be located on the Internet at:
  http://www.parallax.ws/wwh/Index.htm

Visit their web site to purchase the book, "Chronicle of the Overbeck Pottery" by Kathleen R. Postle or to learn about the efforts to stabilize and restore the historic Vinton House which was one of the oldest hotels in Indiana.

WHAT'S A "HOOSIER"?
Early Richmond mayor, John Finley, wrote "The Hoosier's Nest" a poem often attributed to the first use of the word "Hoosier". Read local historian, George Blakey's essay on the subject.
  http://www.indianahistory.org/pub/traces/blakey.html

GATES FOUNDATION BENEFITS WAYNE COUNTY
Thanks to a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Morrisson-Reeves Library received a total of 18 new computers, plus a server, laser printer and software valued at over $28,000! 13 of the new computers were placed in the new computer lab located downstairs in Audio-Visual services. When not in use for classes, these Internet connected computers are available for public use.

  Learn more about the MRL Computer Lab
  http://www.mrlinfo.org/gateslab.html

Locate the schedule of free classes for 2002, including:

http://www.mrlinfo.org/basics.html
Call (765) 966-8291 to register!

If you (or someone you know!) are not an experienced computer user, stop by the computer lab for a simple, self paced tour on the computer for using the mouse. It takes less than 30 minutes!
  http://www.mrlinfo.org/

TELEVISION TRIVIA 101
Do you have fond memories of '60s shows like "The Rifleman", "Bewitched", or "The Carol Burnett Show"? Video & audio clips abound at TVParty.com. Now you can finally win the entertainment portion of your weekly Trivial Pursuit game!
  http://www.tvparty.com/

DINOSAUR DETAILS 101
If dinosaurs rule at your house, check out this super Dino Directory, where you can locate dino information by name, time period, body shape, or county.
  http://flood.nhm.ac.uk/cgi-bin/dino/

ATTN: ROMANTICS
Are you planning to buy a diamond engagement ring to surprise a special girl on Valentine's Day? Now's the time to do your homework!  Learn what to look for in a diamond at "So You Wanna..."
  http://www.soyouwanna.com/site/syws/ring/ring.html

DID YOU KNOW...?
That you can search the photos that have appeared on WayNet.org's home page since 1998?
  WayNet > Explore > Photo Index
  http://www.waynet.org/waynet/homepage_images/

That the weekly "Spotlight" photo feature is archived for your convenience?
  WayNet > Spotlight (click on the "Spotlight" tab)
  http://www.waynet.org/waynet/spotlight/

That the "Link" section is archived AND searchable to help you find a link that you enjoyed or found useful...but forgot to bookmark.
  WayNet > Links (click on the "Link" tab)
  http://www.waynet.org/waynet/featured_link/


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