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’Busco park fields receive much-needed attention

October 21, 2013

CHURUBUSCO ­— Although summer festivals and park activities have come to an end, work at the Churubusco Town Park is ongoing.

At Wednesday’s Town Council meeting, Park Superintendent Rick Krider submitted a report that spelled out the areas of focus he has for the park.

“There’s always something that needs to be done,” Krider said in an interview.

“Yes, the weather changes, but that just means we work on other things.”

Breaking ground

October 21, 2013

St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday to signify the start of construction on its Deacon Joe Zickgraf Community Center.

The pricetag for the new building is $989,000 and took more than a decade to raise. Pictured, from left, are Father Gary Sigler, George Crowe and Kevin Rupp.

ISMS Career Day

October 21, 2013

Indian Springs Middle School held its Career Day Friday. Eighth-grade students had the opportunity to learn about several different careers, including farmers (pictured), a chef, lawyer, veterinarians and more.

IN COURT: Alleged forgery accomplice pleads not guilty

October 21, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY— A woman accused of working with another to commit forgery and theft pleaded not guilty Oct. 14.

Rebecka L. Scoggins, 37, was charged with two counts of forgery and two of theft.

Case reports indicate that Scoggins’ boyfriend, Scott Mahood, and herself allegedly cashed checks that did not belong to them at 1st Source Bank locations throughout Northeast Indiana.

Mahood and Scoggins were arrested in Warsaw. At the time, Scoggins had a blonde wig on in an attempt to resemble the person to whom the checks and identity belonged.

METH RAID: Woman arrested in Allen County

October 21, 2013

FORT WAYNE — A Columbia City High School graduate, along with three Fort Wayne men, were arrested on methamphetamine charges Thursday.

Reilly Esterline, 23, now of Pierceton, was arrested as part of a drug sweep on Nuttman Avenue, southwest of downtown Fort Wayne.

The Fort Wayne Police Department’s Emergency Services Team, Vice and Narcotics Division and Meth Suppression Unit served a search warrant at 1018 Nuttman Avenue after receiving several complaints of drug use and sales at the residence.

Police entered the home at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, finding Esterline and three men inside.

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