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October 11th

’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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WCCS faces new challenge in covering pensions

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated School Corporation is now facing a $600,000 annual bill for severance bonds.
In 2006, the district’s health insurance contract covered 90 percent of a teacher’s medical costs through the age of 65.
Beyond that, the district assumes 100% liability on retirement.
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Saturday ceremony celebrates land acquisition for Crooked Lake

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Crooked Lake Association (CLA) is an organization whose mission is simple: protect, preserve and enhance the pristine Northern Whitley County lake for future generations.
Crooked Lake is the second deepest lake in Indiana, reaching depths of 108 feet in some areas.
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