North Manchester

Happy downtown, happy town

You get out of it what you put into it,” the old adage goes. Over the past few years, Wabash County has plenty of momentum going for it in regards to economic investment and improvements. In August 2014, Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann named the City of Wabash as one of two designees for the 2014…

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Few remain of the county’s five original covered bridges

There are less than 100 historic wooden covered bridges in the Hoosier state, with Wabash County being able to boast two of them. Currently, the towns of North Manchester and Roann feature their covered bridges as two of the county’s 28 listings in the National Register of Historic Places, both of which allowing traffic into…

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Celebrating 76 Seasons of Symphonic Sound

In October 2014, the Manchester Symphony Orchestra kicked off its 76th season with the concert, “Vive la France!”. The concert celebrated French composers, and featured the work of guest artist Kelly Hornbarger, flute, performing the virtuosic piece “Fantasie Brillante from Carmen.”   The Manchester Symphony Orchestra serves Wabash County and the region. This tradition has…

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