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Local student travels to D.C.

August 17, 2010

     Awesome!” The one word I found myself repeatedly using on the Indiana Youth Tour Trip to Washington D.C. was an understatement of the experience I had along with 72 other juniors – soon to be seniors — from all over Indiana.

      When I received the wonderful news that I had been one of two students, including Joanna Nguyen from Fort Wayne, selected for the trip of a lifetime, I had no idea just how amazing an experience this trip would be and how much I would learn.

Minor injuries reported in two accidents

August 17, 2010

     Three people were injured in separate crashes over the weekend.
     On Saturday, 18-year-old Samantha Reimers was taken to Parkview Whitley Hospital complaining of head pain following a 10:15 a.m. crash at Main and Van Buren streets.
     According to Columbia City police, Reimers was was traveling north on Main Street when she ran a redlight and was T-boned by a small pickup truck.
     The truck, driven by Robert Love, Jr., 30, was eastbound on Van Buren Street.

Empty pantries rely on residents for help

August 17, 2010

     It’s a luxury, really, to be able to pick and choose from a ready supply of food stored in your cupboard.
     When many families are searching for something for dinner, they head to the pantry and sort through the items, choosing one, and setting the others aside for another time.
     For some families, the cupboards are largely bare and they rely on food pantries to feed their families.
     When food pantries run out of food what happens?


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