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Debit cards for city payments in ’Busco

October 11, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco Town Council approved the Pay Gov Program last week.
After Geri Johnson, clerk/treasurer, takes training, credit and debit cards can be used to pay utility bills at her Town Hall office.
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Former newspaper bldg. being turned into new law office

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The first thing Greg Hockemeyer, an associate at Myers Tison Hockemeyer & McNagny Law Firm, wanted to do was answer the question most asked of him when discussing his law firm’s work on its current project.
“The main thing everybody wants to know is ‘are we going to put the Post sign back up’. The answer is: ‘Yes.”’
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’Busco town cop keeps eyes on school

October 11, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — When students at Churubusco Junior Senior High School see Chad Fulkerson at their school they see authority – and a long-time friend.
Fulkerson, Churubusco Pol-ice Town Marshal, is a School Resource Officer who spends four days on patrol in town and also at the school.
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Vehicles converge on S. Whitley for Jeep Jam

October 11, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY – The 6th Annual Jeep Jam was Saturday in South Whitley, hosted by Whitley Road residents Tom and Pam Kessie.
With all proceeds from the event going directly to Disabled American Veterans (DAV) of Allen County, the Kessies’ farm provided a challenging and unique up-and-down-hill, off-road course for the four-wheeler enthusiasts.
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City Ford acquires Trier Ford — family dealership began in 1935

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – City Ford has announced the acquisition of Trier Ford located at 502 S. Main Street in Columbia City.
Jim Scarbeary and Douglas G. McKibben are principal partners in this new venture.
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Columbia City man’s Wilbur becoming a famous fantasy insect

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Dave “Kewiki” Temple has created a brilliant, tiny character named Wilbur the Ant™.
And to say “it’s gone viral” is an understatement.
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Thousands tour new hospital

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Throngs of visitors flocked to Parkview Whitley Hospital’s new facility at the corner of Ind. 205 and U.S. 30 for the hospital’s open house Sunday.
The event lasted four hours and required a colossal coordinated effort by hospital staff and Parkview employees from other hospitals, according to Senior Vice President Scott Gabriel.
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Rock Hall’s induction process questioned

October 11, 2011

I know art is subjective.
But, come on.
Who is running the show at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? I’ve been on the fence for a long time about the possible existence of life outside the Earth’s atmosphere. But now I’m not so sure. I have to wonder what planet these folks hail from.
My guess is whoever they are, they’ve never driven a fast car; sunk a bank shot using three rails to win $100 or strutted out to center stage with an electric guitar between their legs; or anything else remotely related to being cool.
They must be deathly allergic to swagger and panache

Challenging year explained

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – During Passages, Inc. annual meeting Wednesday evening, Alice Anderson, vice president of the organization, welcomed the several hundred people attending. Attendees dined on Italian food at the Eagle’s Nest Event Center.
Tom O’Neil, president and CEO of Passages, told how those in attendance were going to embark on a journey.
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Down Syndrome a reality for writer

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — With humor, compassion, heart and drive the “Sesame Street” award-winning writer took on disabilities and put people with them on the map at the annual meeting of Passages Inc. Wednesday evening.
Most Americans have either grown up with, seen or heard of “Sesame Street,” the long-time public television program and child eduction franchise.
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