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October 11th, 2011

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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James Caupp, 74

October 11, 2011

James A. Caupp, 74, a former resident of Churubusco, died at 1:05 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, 2011 at the Towne House Retirement Center in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Union City on Oct. 21, 1936, a son of Kenneth Lloyd and Ava (Frazier) Caupp.
He graduated from Churubusco High School in 1954, and as a young man served with the U. S. Army.
On Nov. 1, 1958, he married M. Fay Wilson.
Mrs. Caupp preceded him in death July 18, 1998.

Clarence Hamman, 79

October 11, 2011

Clarence “Al” Hamman, 79, of Warsaw, passed away Oct. 07, 2011 at 3:54 a.m. in his residence.
He was born Dec. 12, 1931, in Kosciusko County to Clarence F. and Ruth (Garrison) Hamman.
On June 11, 1982, he married Deloris “Jean” Geyer in Warsaw.
Clarence served in the U.S. Air Force for 21 years, retiring in 1973, then he worked for United for 17 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post #49, Warsaw. He also was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Warsaw.

Marian Corbin, 82

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Marian L. Corbin, 82, formerly of rural Columbia City, went to Heaven at 8:35 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.
God has shown her the path and is awaiting her arrival in Heaven.
She had been a resident at Englewood Nursing Home, Fort Wayne since Dec. 29, 2010.
She was born March 16, 1929 in Missouri Valley, Iowa a daughter of William Henry and Inez L. (Filkins) Miller.
Her formative years were spent in Eddyville, Iowa. She graduated with the Class of 1947 from Eddyville High School.

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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Mayor candidates discuss money, politics

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s three mayoral candidates ­— Ryan Daniel, Republican, Cathy Heritier, Democrat and Scott Wise, Libertarian — were guests Tuesday at the Whitley County Patriots’ monthly meeting at the Church of the Nazarene.
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Inmate health: Sheriff discusses prisoner co-pays with board

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY —  The Board of Comm-issioners for Whitley County discussed a range of topics at its bi-weekly session earlier this week.
The meeting began with County Attorney Dan Sigler giving his report.
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