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Information pertaining to each town in the county, including government, education, utilities, post office and library information.

Information about each of the school corporations with districts in DeKalb County, including contact information and district boundaries.



Area attractions, including location and contact information, hours of operation and brief descriptions.

Events and festivals throughout the county.


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County Map ..............................3 Altona .........................................4 Ashley .........................................4 Auburn ........................................5 Butler ...........................................6 Corunna .....................................6 Garrett ........................................8 Hamilton .....................................9 Spencerville ...............................9 St. Joe .......................................10 Waterloo ...................................10 DeKalb Central Schools..........11 DeKalb Eastern Schools ..........12 Garret-Keyser-Butler Schools ..13 Hamilton Schools .....................13 Lakewood Park Christian........13 St. Joseph Catholic .................13 Government ............................25 Health & Human Services.......26 Community Groups.................28 Churches ..................................30

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DeKalb County Hamilton


Corunna Waterloo


Auburn Altona


St. Joe


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Altona Altona at a Glance Population: 194 Government: Town board and clerktreasurer Police: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Dept. Fire: Garrett Fire Dept. Health: DeKalb Health Hospital, Auburn Utilities: Electric: Garrett Municipal Utilities distributes power generated by American Electric Power Co. Natural Gas: Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Sewer: City of Garrett Telephone: Frontier Internet: Mediacom

Education: Garrett-Keyser-Butler Schools Parks: Mary Comesky Park

Important Numbers & Addresses Town Hall: A: 1312 W. Quincy St. P: 5534016 Police: A: 215 E. 8th St., Auburn P: 9253365 Fire: A: 200 N. Cowen St., Garrett P: 357-6670 Post Office: Garrett Post Office Hours: M-F 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-

noon A: 115 W. Keyser St., Garrett P: 357-4540 Library: Garrett Public Library A: 107 W. Houston St., Garrett P: 357-5485 W: Recycling/Compost Centers: Marvin Hall Recycling Center, 109 N. Cowen St. (drive-through, Wednesday p.m., Friday afternoon and Saturday mornings) and 24-hour recycling bins located at 400 E. Quincy St.

Meetings Town Board: 1st Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at Town Hall

Ashley Ashley at a Glance Population: 983 Town government website: ashley. Government: Town council, clerktreasurer Police Department: Town marshal Fire: Ashley Fire Dept. Health: DeKalb Health Hospital, Auburn; Cameron Community Memorial Hospital, Angola Utilities: Electric & Natural Gas: Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Water & Sewage: Town of Ashley

Garbage: National Serv-All of Fort Wayne Phone: Century Link Cable TV and Internet: Century Link, Frontier, Mediacom and HughesNet Education: DeKalb Central United Schools Parks: Ashley Memorial Park, Sunset Park, Carpenter Field Events: Ashley-Hudson Days

Police: A: 500 S. Gonser Ave. P: 5879388 Fire: A: 101 S. Union St. P: 587-9222 Post Office: Hours: M-F 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m., Sat 8-10 a.m. A: 114 W. State St. P: 587-9219 Recycling Center: Northern Indiana Solid Waste Management District offices, 2320 W. C.R. 800S, Ashley

Important Numbers & Addresses


Town Hall: A: 500 S. Gonser Ave. P: 587-9276

Town Board: 2nd Monday each month, 6 p.m., Ashley Community Center

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 500 East 7th Street (S.R. 8) (Just East of downtown) Auburn, Indiana 46706 Office Phone: 260-925-3930 Come join us! Come and pray! Weekend Masses: Saturday (Vigil) 5:00 p.m. Sunday 8:00 & 10:30 a.m. A Catholic Church where everyone is welcome. Page 4

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Auburn Auburn at a Glance Population: 13,169 City government website: ci.auburn. Government: Mayor, clerk-treasurer, Auburn Common Council Police: Auburn Police Dept. Fire: Auburn Fire Dept. Utilities: Water & Sewer: City of Auburn Electric: Auburn Electric Utility Natural Gas: Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Telephone and Internet: AT&T, Mediacom, Auburn Essential Services Education: DeKalb Central United School District, Lakewood Park Christian School Parks: Eckhart Park, Rieke Park, Thomas Park, Memorial Park, Smith Acres Park, Don Lash Park Attractions: Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, National Auto and Truck Museum, Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum Events: DeKalb Outdoor Theater, DeKalb County Free Fall Fair, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival, RM Sotheby’s car auctions, July 5 Fireworks, cruise-ins, Christmas Parade

Important Numbers & Addresses City Hall: A: 210 S. Cedar St. P: 9251500 Courthouse: A: 100 S. Main St. Hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Police: A: 210 S. Cedar St. P: 920-3200 Fire: A: Station 1 at 4553 C.R. 35; Station 2 at 902 S. Grandstaff Drive P: 925-8255 Health: DeKalb Health Hospital A: 1316 E. 7th St. Post Office: Hours: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 8 a.m.-noon A: 201 S. Jackson St. P: 925-4760 Library: Eckhart Public Library P: 9252414 Temporary A: 1029 W. 7th St. A: 603 S. Jackson St. Main library is expected to reopen in the spring. Hours: M-Th 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m. William H. Willennar Genealogy

Center A: 700 S. Jackson St. Teen Library A: 705 S. Jackson St. Willennar Administrative Annex A: 212 W. 12th St. Recycling Center: East Ensley Avenue extended, Auburn Compost site: 2318 County Road 36-A, Auburn

Meetings Common Council: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m.,

206 E. 9th St. Board of Public Works and Safety: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 9 a.m., 206 E. 9th St. Plan Commission: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Board of Zoning Appeals: 4th Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. when needed, 206 E. 9th St. Parks and Recreation Board: 4th Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in Rieke Park Lodge, 1600 N. Indiana Ave.

NOBLE COUNTY DISPOSAL Locally Owned & Operated Residential & Commercial

Since 1972


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Butler Events: Butler Days, Butler Night Out, Trunk or Treat at Halloween

Butler at a Glance Population: 2,703 City government website: Government: Mayor, clerk-treasurer, city council Police: Butler Police Dept. Fire: Butler Fire Dept. Health: DeKalb Health clinic Utilities: Water and Sewer: City of Butler Electric: Indiana Michigan Power Natural Gas: Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Internet: Mediacom Education: DeKalb County Eastern Community School District Parks: Maxton Park, South Side Park, Mason Park, Hathaway Park

Northeast Indiana Solid Waste District, 110 W. Depot St. (drop-off bins)

Important Numbers and Addresses City Hall: A: 215 S. Broadway. P: 8685200 Police: A: 120 W. Main St. P: 868-2171 Fire: A: 700 W. Main St. P: 868-2044 Post Office: Hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-noon A: 119 N. Broadway P: 868-2179 Library: Butler Public Library Hours: M-Th 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.1 p.m. A: 340 S. Broadway P: 8682351 W: Recycling/Compost Centers:

Meetings Board of Public Works and Safety: 1st and 3rd Monday each month at 7 p.m. at the Thompson Block Building, 215 S. Broadway City Council: 1st and 3rd Monday each month at 7:30 p.m. or immediately after the Board of Works meeting at the Thompson Block Building, 215 S. Broadway

Corunna Corunna at a Glance Population: 256 Government: Town council and clerktreasurer Police: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Dept. Fire: Corunna Fire Dept. Utilities: Water & Sanitary Sewer Services: Town of Corunna Electric: Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Page 6

Education: DeKalb Central United School District Health: DeKalb Health Hospital, Auburn; Parkview Noble Hospital, Kendallville

Important Numbers & Addresses

P: 281-2911 Police: A: 215 E. 8th St., Auburn P: 9253365 Fire: A: 1111 U.S. 6 P: 281-2271 Post Office: Hours: M-F 7:30-11:30 a.m., Sat 8-10 a.m. A: 104 N. Bridge St. P: 281-2561 Compost site: 2318 C.R. 36-A, Auburn

Town Hall: A: 102 N. Bridge St.

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Butler has been sprucing itself up lately


Our downtown is ready for business and opportunity

We offer a good quality of life and potential for the future


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Garrett Garrett at a Glance Population: 6,360 City government website: Government: Mayor, common council, clerk-treasurer, city planner Police: Garrett Police Dept. Fire: Garrett Fire Dept. Utilities: Electric: Garrett Municipal Utilities distributes power generated by America Electric Power Co. Natural Gas: Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Water & Sewer: Provided by the city Telephone: Frontier Internet: Mediacom Education: Garrett-Keyser-Butler School Corp. Health: DeKalb Health Hospital Parks: Feick Park, Eastside Park, Westside Park, Ocker Park, Heritage Park Attractions: Garrett Historical Railroad Museum, Garrett Museum of Art, Auburn-Garrett Drive-In Theater

Important Numbers & Addresses City Hall: A: 301 S., Randolph St. P: 357-3836 Police: A: 200 N. Cowen St. P: 357-5151 Fire: A: 200 N. Cowen St. P: 357-6670 Post Office: Hours: M-F 8:45 a.m.4:45 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-noon A: 115 W. Keyser St. P: 357-4540 Library: Garrett Public Library A: 107 W. Houston St. P: 357-5485 W: garrettpl. org Recycling/Compost Centers: Marvin Hall Recycling Center, 109 N. Cowen St. (drive-through, Wednesday p.m., Friday afternoon and Saturday mornings) and 24-hour recycling bins located at 400 E. Quincy St.

Meetings Board of Works: first and third Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m., City Hall Common Council: first and third Tuesdays at 7 p.m., City Hall • New Construction • Custom Craftsmanship • Remodeling • Over 40 Years Experience

Civic Projects Restorations Office Space Interior / Exterior Renovations Design - Build

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Hamilton Hamilton at a Glance Population: 1,532 Government: Town council, clerktreasurer, town manager Police: Town marshal Fire: Hamilton Fire Dept. Health: Cameron Community Memorial Hospital, DeKalb Health Hospital Utilities: Water: Town of Hamilton Sewer: Hamilton Lake Conservancy

District Electric: American Electric Power Natural Gas: Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Phone: Frontier Cable TV and Internet: Mediacom, HughesNet, Verizon and Frontier Education: Hamilton Community Schools Parks: Gnagy Park, Fish Creek Nature Trail

Important Numbers & Addresses Town Hall: A: 900 S. Wayne St. P: 4883607 Police: A: 7700 S. Wayne St. P: 488-3721 Fire: A: 7760 Wayne St. P: 488-2311 Post Office: Hours: M-F 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m., Sat 9-11 a.m. A: 399 E. Bellefontaine Road P: 488-2812 Recycling/Compost Centers: Town Hall, 900 S. Wayne St.

Spencerville Spencerville at a Glance Community website: www. Police: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Dept. Fire: Spencerville Fire Dept. Utilities: Sewage: St. Joe-Spencerville Regional Sewer District Education: DeKalb County Eastern

Community School District Health: DeKalb Health Hospital Attractions: Spencerville Covered Bridge Events: Supper on the Bridge, community Halloween Party, community Thanksgiving Dinner

Important Numbers and Addresses Police: A: 215 E. 8th St., Auburn. P: 925-3365 Fire: A: 5647 Mill St. P: 238-4036 Post Office: Hours: M-F 7-11 a.m. and noon-2 p.m., Sat 8-10 a.m. A: 6909 S.R. 1 P: 238-4316

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St. Joe St. Joe at a Glance Population: 464 Website: Government: Town board, clerktreasurer Police: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Dept. Fire: Concord Township Fire Dept. Utilities: Water: Town of St. Joe, Sewage: St. Joe-Spencerville Regional Sewer District Internet: Lightning Net, Mediacom and Frontier Electric: Indiana Michigan Power Natural Gas: Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Education: DeKalb County Eastern Community School District Health: DeKalb Health Hospital Parks: Wild Cherry Park, St. Mark Memorial Park Attractions: St. Joe Valley Conservation Club, St. Joseph River Greenway Events: St. Joe Pickle Festival

Important Numbers and Addresses Town Hall: A: 204 Washington St. P: 337-5449 Police: A: 215 E. 8th St., Auburn P: 9253365 Fire: A: 300 Hart St. P: 337-5777

Post Office: Hours: M-F 7:30-11:30 a.m., Sat 8-10 a.m. A: 104 3rd St. P: 3375595

Meetings Town Board: 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Town Hall

Wa t e r l o o Waterloo at a Glance Population: 2,239 Town government website: waterlooin. gov Government: Town council, clerktreasurer, town manager Police: Waterloo Marshal’s Dept. Fire: Waterloo Grant Township Volunteer Fire Dept.

Health: DeKalb Health Hospital Utilities: Water/Wastewater: Town of Waterloo, Electric & Natural Gas: Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Internet: Mediacom, Frontier Education: DeKalb Central United School District Parks: Francis Thomson Memorial Park, Pankop Park, Eagle Park Attractions: Historic Waterloo Depot and Amtrak Station



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Events: Holiday Train Party

Important Numbers & Addresses Town Hall: A: 280 S. Wayne St. P: 8377428 Police: A: 300 N. Wayne St. P: 837-3131 Fire: A: 305 Sheridan St. P: 837-5461 Post Office: Hours: M-F 8:30 a.m. and 12:30-4 pm., Sat 8-10 a.m. A: 180 Marion St. P: 837-2981 Library: Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library A: 300 S. Wayne St. P: 837-4481 W: Recycling & Compost site: 2318 C.R. 36-A, Auburn. Curbside recycling takes place every other Friday.

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Meetings Town Council: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Waterloo Grant Township Public Library, 300 S. Wayne St.

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DeKalb Central School District Enrollment: 3,676 Website: District: Fairfield, Smithfield, Richland, Grant, Union and Jackson townships of DeKalb County and the entire town of Ashley, including Ashley neighborhoods that lie in Steuben County. Superintendent: Steve Teders Board Members: Heather Krebs, Tim Haynes, Jay Baumgartner, Mark Eck, Greg Lantz

McKenney-Harrison Elementary (K-5) Phone: 920-1015 Address: 400 S. Indiana Ave., Auburn Principal: Marcus Wagner

James R. Watson Elementary (K-5) Phone: 920-1014 Address: 901 Eckhart Ave., Auburn Principal: Pam Shoemaker

Waterloo Elementary (K-5) Phone: 920-1016 Address: 300 E. Douglas St., Waterloo Principal: Julia Tipton

Country Meadow Elementary (K-5) Phone: 920-1017 Address: 2410 C.R. 10, Ashley Principal: Michelle Molargik

DeKalb Middle School (6-8) Phone: 920-1013 Address: 3338 C.R. 427, Waterloo Principal: Matthew Vince

DeKalb High School/DeKalb New Tech (9-12) Phone: 920-1012 Address: 3424 C.R. 427, Waterloo Principal: Matthew Toth

Since 1921

TOURS AVAILABLE APRIL 1-OCTOBER 31 9-11 AM & 12:30-3 PM MON.-THURS. No open-toe shoes, sandals or Crocs are allowed on plant tours please.

Come See How The BEST Pickles Are Made! This FREE tour takes you back in time to how pickles were made in the 1920s and how they are still made the same way today.

PICKLE FACTORY OUTLET 655 W S.R. 120 Suite 14 • Fremont, IN • 260-833-7070 SECHLER'S SHOWROOM/FACTORY OUTLET 5686 S.R. 1 • St. Joe, IN Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:30; Sat. 8:30-Noon; Sun. Closed Phone: 800-332-5461

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DeKalb County Eastern Community School District Enrollment: 1,346 Website: District: Concord, Newville, Spencer, Stafford, Troy and Wilmington townships Superintendent: Jeffrey Stephens Board Members: Leon Steury, Greg Newcomer, Sherri Strock, Alvin Hook, Richard Musser, Craig Davis, Phil Carpenter

Butler Elementary (K-6) Phone: 868-2123 Address: 1025 S. Broadway, Butler Principal: Kim Clark

Riverdale Elementary (K-6) Phone: 337-5464 Address: 6127 S.R. 1, St. Joe Principal: Brennen Kitchen

Eastside Junior-Senior High (7-12) Phone: 868-2186 Address: 603 E. Green St., Butler Principal: Larry Yoder

Duraberm is a Low Cost Stone Alternative For Driveways, Farm Lanes & Parking Lots

Available at Butler Mill Service Co.

Residential, call Michelle Hutchins (260) 438-7743 Contractors, call Kurt Crowel (219) 406-1194 Visit us at Page 12

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Garrett-Keyser-Butler School Corporation Enrollment: 1,747 Website: District: Keyser and Butler townships Superintendent: Tonya Weaver Board Members: Wayne Funk, Tamara Best, Danny Weimer, Larry Getts Jr., Jerry Weller

J.E. Ober Elementary (K-4) Phone: 357-5112 Address: 801 E. Houston St., Garrett Principal: Kristi Surfus

Garrett Middle School (5-8) Phone: 357-5745

Address: 801 E. Houston St., Garrett Principal: Lucas Fielden

Garrett High School (9-12) Phone: 357-4114 Address: 801 E. Houston St., Garrett Principal: Matt Smith

Hamilton School Corporation Enrollment: 291 Website: District: Franklin Township in DeKalb County and Otsego and Richland townships in Steuben County Superintendent: Anthony Cassel

Parochial Schools Lakewood Park Christian (K-12) Website: Phone: 925-1393 Address: 5555 C.R. 29, Auburn Superintendent: Robert Burris

St. Joseph Catholic School (K-6) Website: Phone: 357-5137 Address: 301 W. Houston St., Garrett Principal: Jennifer Enrietto

Board Members: Mark Gould, Robert Gaff, Stacy Shull, Lee Stoy, Jeremy Hill

Hamilton Elementary (K-6) Phone: 488-2101 Address: 903 S. Wayne St., Hamilton

Principal: Kristyn Watkins

Hamilton Junior-Senior High (712) Phone: 488-2161 Address: 903 S. Wayne St., Hamilton Principal: Anthony Cassel

Jobs. Community. Growth. We make much more than steel products.

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A passport that can be obtained at any DeKalb County museum provides discounted admission prices for each additional museum, following the regular admission price at the first museum.


Cord and Duesenberg. They are displayed in the elegant, art deco showroom originally used by the automobile company. The museum also features early cars built in Auburn and elsewhere in Indiana, as well as other great cars from the classic era.

National Auto and Truck Museum

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum A: 1600 Wayne St. H: daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas P: 925-1444 W: Housed in the historic 1930 headquarters building of the former Auburn Automobile Co., the museum features the three classic marques built by the company — Auburn,

A: 1000 Gordon M. Buehrig Place H: daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day P: 925-9100 W: As part of the city’s national historic site, the museum occupies two buildings used by the Auburn Automobile Co. for manufacturing cars and other functions. Its exhibits focus on cars and trucks of the post-World War II era, when Americans fell in love with wide

fenders and high-horsepower engines.

DeKalb County Horsemen’s Association and Draft Animal Museum A: C.R. 427, south of Auburn H: weekends 1-4 p.m. from May through October P: 343-8798 W: Open since 2015 in an attractive new building, the museum houses an extensive collection of antique horse farming equipment and artifacts. It emphasizes the role draft horses played in developing the nation, food and transportation.

Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum A: 5634 C. R. 11-A, southwest of Auburn H: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; closed Sundays P: 927-8022 W: This museum focuses on Fords of the “Flathead V-8” era from 1932-1953. An expansion project recently tripled the museum’s size. It features a replica of the Ford Rotunda, first erected at the 1934 Century of Progress and later reconstructed at Ford Motor Co. headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan.

Hoosier Air Museum A: 2822 C.R. 62, Auburn H: mid-March through mid-December, Friday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. P: 927-0443 W: The museum is dedicated to the preservation of aviation history and commemorating the men and women who built, flew and maintained aircraft in defense of America’s freedom. It is housed in a 10,000-square-foot hangar on the south side of the DeKalb County Airport, south of Auburn.

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James P. Covell Nature Preserve A: 2727 C.R. 52 The James P. Covell Nature Preserve south of Auburn protects more than a half-mile of the west bank of Cedar Creek. Several trees in the preserve are estimated to be more than 150 years old. ACRES Land Trust owns the 96 acres along the north side of C.R. 52, east of C.R. 427. It is ACRES’ first public preserve in DeKalb County. A half-mile trail winds through a wooded area alongside Cedar Creek. The trail is open from dawn to dusk daily at no charge. A spacious, stone-paved parking area accommodates visitors.

Butler DeKalb County History Museum A: 210 E. Main St. (U.S. 6) H: Friday and Saturday noon-4 p.m. from May through September and by appointment P: 837-6691 E:

Garrett Auburn-Garrett Drive-In Theater A: 1014 S.R. 8 H: Open seasonally, April-September Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights; open seven nights a week Memorial Day through Labor Day P: 357-3434 W: The Auburn-Garrett Drive-In Theatre opened on May 16, 1951, as the Tri-Hi Drive-In. It was renamed the Garrett Drive-In in 1959 and The Auburn-Garrett Drive-In Theatre in 1960. It is one of 19 drive-in theaters in Indiana.

restored to reflect a typical rural railroad station of the early 1900s. Its relics, curios, photographs and railroad items tell the story of Garrett’s rich history. The basement of the museum features an HO scale model railroad layout.

Garrett Museum of Art A: 100 S. Randolph St. H: Friday 5-8 p.m., Saturday 4-7 p.m. and Sunday 1-4 p.m. and by appointment. P: 357-4917 W: Housed in a former bank building in downtown Garrett, the museum provides educational, cultural, and recreational programs for the community and promotes interest in regional and local art through exhibits, lectures and other resources.

Waterloo Waterloo Train Depot A: 485 W. Van Vleek St.

Built in 1883, the Waterloo Train Depot with its rich history still stands today. Rescued from demolition after having been retired from its original use and serving many years as the town of Waterloo’s community center, this historical building is available again to house passengers awaiting their train. The depot includes a display of photographs and artifacts from Waterloo’s railroading history and one of its original benches. It has an enclosed waiting area, accessible restrooms, a wheelchair lift, and dedicated short-term and long-term parking. Not only is the nostalgic depot a service area for Amtrak passengers and opened an hour before the arrival of each of the scheduled trains, but also is available for hosting community events, rental space and is open to the public on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. seasonally. It is open daily for Amtrak passengers from 5:30-7:30 a.m. (or until the two morning trains depart) and re-opens from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. (or until the two night trains depart).

Garrett Historical Railroad Museum A: 300 N. Randolph St. H: typically weekends Memorial Day through October from 1-4 p.m. and at other times by appointment P: 357-5575 for hours W: thegarretthistoricalsociety.weebly. com The museum is housed in a former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad freight station. Located alongside the CSX Railroad tracks, the station has been DeKalb County Community Guide • 2019 • • ©KPC Media Group Inc.

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Great community... Great facilities... Great schools... Great students... Great faculty...

Great things are happening at DeKalb Eastern schools!

Eastside Junior-Senior High School

Butler Elementary School

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Butler Days Second weekend of August in downtown Butler Features rides, musical entertainment, games, food vendors and a parade., search Butler Indiana Happenings.

Supper on the Bridge

Cruise-ins May 16, June 20, July 24, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19 Owners of classic and collector cars, hot rods and customs display their vehicles around Auburn’s courthouse square on Thursday evenings in the spring and fall. The events are free for car owners and spectators.

RM Sotheby’s Car Auctions May 29-June 1 and Aug. 29-Sept. 1 Auburn Auction Park, C.R. 11-A east of Interstate 69 exit 326, Auburn

Includes musical entertainment, contests, food vendors and ends with a spectacular fireworks show. Freewill donations are accepted for admission.

St. Joe Pickle Festival End of July Celebrates the home of Sechler’s Pickles. Highlights include the Pickle Derby, Pickle People Contest and Pickle Cook-Off. Entertainment is offered each day with lots of crafts and food vendors. The grand finale parade and tours of Sechler’s Pickle factory take place on Saturday of the event.

Spencerville The event typically takes place with two different meal times offered. A community Halloween party takes place in October. The community also holds a Thanksgiving dinner each November at the Spencerville Community Building.

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival Aug. 24-Sept. 1 One of the world’s leading and longest-running classic-car events. Activities include car shows, a parade, food and free musical entertainment in downtown Auburn, two collector car auctions, and activities at Auburn’s automotive museums.

July Garrett Heritage Days July 4 holiday period Features games and activities, musical entertainment, food, a parade and a fireworks finale. Most events take place in Eastside Park on East Houston Street, immediately north of Garrett schools.

July 5 fireworks July 5 at Auburn Auction Park, on C.R. 11-A south of the city

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Senior EXPO and Adult Health Fair


Thursday, April 25th, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. New Location - RM Auctions AUBURN AUCTION PARK

I-69 Exit 326 - 5536 CR 11-A, Scores of booths Reduced cost blood tests - DeKalb Health Limited free test vouchers from AIHS Free Screenings Breakfast courtesy Smith Farms Manor Lunch courtesy of The Laurels of DeKalb Booth spaces available - call 925-3311

DeKalb County Free Fall Fair Sept. 23-29 One of Indiana’s largest county fairs takes over the streets of Auburn for a week. With free admission to everything, the fair features rides and food vendors in downtown Auburn, musical entertainment on a stage near downtown and livestock judging, tractor pulls and horse events at the 4-H fairgrounds just southeast of downtown.


Baking & Catering Catering For Any Occasion

Weddings ~ Anniversaries Graduations ~ Holiday Parties Featuring Homemade Cooking • Baked Goods Available 5427 CR 68, Spencerville 1/2 mile west of Spencerville 260-238-4304 Fridays 6:00 AM-5:30 PM Page 20

Christmas Parade November 26, 7 p.m., Auburn The parade takes place on South Main Street to the courthouse square and ends with the ceremonial lighting of the Frosty the Snowman display over Courtyard Park.

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To w n p a r k s

volleyball courts, picnic shelters, nature trail, disc golf, playground, restrooms


Rieke Park

Mary Comesky Park East of Town Hall on West Quincy St.

Ashley Ashley Memorial Park In the center of town under the “smiley face” water tower

Sunset Park

DeSoto Park

Thomas Park

1200 Elm St. Features: Picnic tables, playground equipment

720 N. Union St. Features: fenced dog park, tennis/ pickleball courts, playground, baseball diamond

Memorial Park

John Carpenter Field

Smith Acres Park

North side of town Features: ball diamond

800 S. Duesenberg Drive Features: picnic shelter, playground, tennis courts, sledding, restrooms

604 Hazel St. Features: open air pavilion, basketball court, picnic areas, baseball diamonds

Don Lash Park

500 S. Gonser Ave. Features: gym and fitness center

2005 Portage Pass Features: picnic area, playground, nature trail


Forrest Park Eckhart Park 1500 S. Cedar St. Features: enclosed pavilion, sand

220 N. Van Buren St. Features: Picnic shelter, picnic area, playground

1800 N. Indiana Ave. Features: Rieke Park Lodge, fishing pond, open air pavilions, ball diamonds, playground, paved walking path, walking trail

Southwest corner of town Features: two baseball diamonds, tennis court, three basketball courts, three pavilions, three shelter houses, a pond and a half-mile walking trail

Ashley Community Center

Riley Park

1609 Park St. Features: Picnic area, playground equipment

More than just books.

Butler Public Library • 260-868-2351

114 S. Baxter St. Features: Picnic shelter, playground, basketball court

Willennar Park

Butler Maxton Park East Green Street extended Features: Two pavilions, restrooms, play equipment, walking trails, basketball court, Butler Girls Softball League fields and concessions.

Hathaway Park West Willow Street Features: Bobcat Youth League baseball field and concessions

South Side Park West Walnut Street Features: Pavilion, restrooms, play equipment, walking trail

Mason Park Corner of Depot Street and Eastern Avenue Features: Play equipment

Henderson Park East side of South Federal Street, between railroad tracks and Walnut Street Features: A new community garden opened in 2018

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Features: community pool with a giant water slide, several ball diamonds and basketball courts

East Side Park East Houston Street Features: bandstand, large pavilion, basketball courts, grill and picnic area, playground and small diamond

West Side Park West Houston Street Features: basketball court, outdoor pavilion

Union Park West King Street Features: picnic tables and a play park

Ocker Park West Railroad Street Features: a stocked pond for fishing, picnic area and pavilion, fenced-in dog park

Wild Cherry Park


YMCA of DeKalb County

St. Mark Memorial Park

533 W. North St., Auburn

Washington Street Features: fountain

Skatin’ Station 544 W. North St., Auburn


Heritage Park 300 N. Randolph St. Features: Garrett Historical Railroad Museum

Sports and recreation facilities

C.R. 59 Features: playground

Auburn Bowl

Francis Thomson Memorial Park

1815 Sprott St., Auburn

Van Vleek Street west of downtown Features: large playground, covered pavilion, historic railroad depot

Bridgewater Golf Club NCG Cinemas

Pankop Park the corner of Bellefontaine and Island Park roads

Rope Street (C.R. 24) Features: pavilion, playground, greenspace

The Fish Creek Nature Trail

Eagle Park

Gnagy Park

Runs from Bellefontaine Road to Ball Lake

1818 Morningstar Road, Auburn

1111 Smaltz Way, Auuburn

Auburn-Garrett Drive-in 1014 S.R. 8, Auburn

Wayne Street just south of downtown Features: open space

The DeKalb Outdoor Theater South Center St., Auburn

Classic City Center 3375 C.R. 427, Waterloo

Hamilton Lake, Ball Lake boating and fishing opportunities

St. Joe

• Individual, Family and Group Counseling • Inpatient Mental Health Services • Drug & Alcohol Counseling • Child & Adolescent Counseling

St. Joseph River Greenway 6127 S.R. 1, behind behind Riverdale Elementary School Features: the greenway follows the river’s west bank for one mile

St. Joe Valley Conservation Club 5871 C.R. 60 Features: trap- and skeet-shooting events

DeKalb Outpatient 1800 Wesley Road, Auburn 260-925-2453

LaGrange Outpatient 2155 N St. Rd. 9, LaGrange 260-463-7144

Noble-Albion Outpatient 833 E Main St. Albion 260-636-6975

Noble-Kendallville Outpatient 1930 E. Dowling Street, Kendallville 260-347-4400

Steuben Outpatient 3265 Intertech Drive, Angola 260-665-9494

Inpatient Services 1850 Wesley Road, Auburn 260-927-0726

24-Hour Emergency Mental Health Solutions: 1-800-790-0118

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Antibiotic Free Raised – Non-GMO Project Verified Humanely Raised – GAP Global Animal Partnership Humane Audited

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Government County Government Contact Information DeKalb County Courthouse: 100 S. Main St., Auburn Assessor — Sheila Stonebraker P: 925-1824 A: 1st Floor Courthouse Auditor — Jan Bauman P: 925-2362 A: 2nd Floor Courthouse Clerk — Holly Albright P: 925-0912 A: 2nd Floor Courthouse Circuit Court Judge — Kurt Grimm P: 925-2764 A: 3rd Floor Courthouse

County Government Meetings Commissioners Donald Grogg, Bill Hartman and Jacqueline Rowan They meet Mondays at 8:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Court, on the second floor of the courthouse. They may be reached through the auditor’s office. Phone: 925-2362

County Drainage Board Meets Thursdays at 8:30 a.m.

County Council Meets the first Monday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the courthouse. Members are President Richard Ring; and Marty Grimm, Eldonna “Donna” King, Robert Krafft, William VanWye, Dave Yarde and Amy Demske.

Superior Court Judge I — Kevin P. Wallace P: 925-4723 A: 3rd Floor Courthouse Superior Court Judge II — Monte Brown P: 925-5277 A: 3rd Floor Courthouse Chief Probation Officer — Michael Lapham P: 925-2400 A: 215 E. 9th St., Suite 200, Auburn Prosecutor — ClaraMary Winebrenner P: 925-1646

A: 1st Floor Courthouse Recorder — Katie Firestone P: 925-2112 A: 1st Floor Courthouse Sheriff — David G. Cserep II P: 925-3365 A: 215 E 8th St., Auburn Surveyor — Michael Kline P: 925-2222 A: 1st Floor Courthouse Treasurer — Sandra Wilcox P: 925-2712 A: 2nd Floor Courthouse

To w n s h i p Tr u s t e e s Butler — Jerry Staller 1712 C.R. 66, Auburn 580-1201 Concord — Stacey Crowl 5853 C.R. 56, St. Joe 450-3764 Fairfield — Sicily Wappes P.O. Box 458, Ashley 281-2225 Franklin — Sandra Harrison 2010 C.R. 61, Butler 868-5457 Grant — Mary Dangler 2919 C.R. 43, Waterloo 837-7719 Jackson — Audra Wilcoxson 3105 C.R. 68, Auburn 925-2945 Keyser — Michael Lilly 130 S. Randolph St., Suite 22, Garrett 357-3195 Newville — Donald Gengnagel 5051 C.R 75A, Butler

337-5353 Richland — Pam Sebert 3314 C.R. 19, Corunna 235-1511 Smithfield — Diana Miller Ashley Community Center 500 S. Gonser Ave., Ashley 333-6689 Spencer — Cheri Bushee Box 27, Spencerville 238-4243 Stafford — Carl Casebere 7341 C.R. 40, Butler 868-2338 Troy — Mark Jennings 8177 C.R. 16, Butler 868-5569 Union — Craig Bassett 427 W. 7th St., Auburn 925-3564 Wilmington — Heather Bledsoe P.O. Box 382, Butler 868-5522

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Health & Human Services Family & Support Services Big Brothers/Big Sisters 1005 W. Rudisill Blvd., Fort Wayne 456-1600

Boy Scouts of America 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne 432-9593

Butler Filling Station Cindy Snyder, administrative director 315 S. Federal Ave., Butler 868-5683

Children First Center (includes: Healthy Families, H.O.M.E. Program) Kristina Brockhouse, executive director 1752 Wesley Road, P.O. Box 562, Auburn 925-3865

Community Foundation of DeKalb County 700 S. Main St., Auburn 925-0311

Creative Play School County Line Church of God 7716 N. County Line Road, Auburn 627-2482

Butler Youth Evangelical Association 315 S. Federal St., Butler 868-5683

The Curiosity Shop

Brightpoint (formerly CANI) 227 E. Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne (800) 589-3506 or (260) 423-3546

Next-to-new shop operated by the hospital auxiliary 1209 S. Randolph St., Garrett

DeKalb Pregnancy Center Marcia Provines 903 Cardinal Court, Auburn 925-3267

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension Service DeKalb County Office Building, 215 E. 9th St., Suite 300, Auburn 925-2562

DeKalb County Department of Child Services 934 W. 15th St., Auburn 925-2810

Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Indiana Marianne Stanley, executive director 101 N. Main St., Auburn, P.O. Box 620, 925-2508

Garrett Community Care Food Pantry 108 W. Houston St., Garrett 357-3315

Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community Head Start/Early Head Start Jonell Malcolm, director 504 S. 2nd St., Garrett 357-3333

RISE Inc. 1600 Wohlert St., Angola 665-9408

Shelter Ministries, The SonShine Ministry Renee Florin, director 1103 W. Auburn Drive, Auburn 925-9200

United Way of DeKalb County Zach Washler, executive director 208 S. Jackson St., P.O. Box 307, Auburn 927-0995

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area families in need 265 N. Wayne St., Waterloo 908-0437

Northeastern Center

Women, Infants, and Children Auburn WIC Program

St. Martin’s Healthcare Clinic

265 N. Grandstaff Drive, Auburn 925-1740

YMCA of DeKalb County 533 North St., Auburn 925-9622

Providing health services for uninsured and underinsured residents of DeKalb and Noble counties 1359 S. Randolph St., Garrett 357-0077

American Lung Association of Indiana 115 W. Washington St., Suite 1180S, Indianapolis (317) 819-1181

American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana 1212 E. California Road, Fort Wayne 484-9336

DeKalb Health 920-2763

DeKalb Health Hospital 1316 E. 7th St., Auburn 925-4600


111 E. Ludwig Road, Suite 105, Fort Wayne 471-3911 option 3, or (800) 509-7543

DeKalb EMS

Meg Zenk, director Heimach Activity Center, 1800 E. 7th St., Auburn 925-3311 or (888) 220-2242

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)


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260-837-8841 800-538-4163

1109 W. Auburn Dr., Auburn

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American Cancer Society, Northeast Indiana Office

P.O. Box 233, Garrett 357-5595

DeKalb County Council On Aging

107 W. 5th St., Auburn 925-0917

Health services

DeKalb Association for the Developmentally Disabled

Senior organizations

1800 Wesley Road, Auburn 925-2453

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Community Groups Auburn Area Kiwanis Club

Auburn American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate 6500 Technology Center Drive, Suite 100, Indianapolis (317) 873-3640

American Legion Post 97

Eugene Fuhrer, president

DeKalb County Historical Society

Auburn Community Band

Lina Zerkle, president

Tom Laverghetta, president 516 E. 1st St. 925-1819

Auburn Garden Club

Commander Larry Uehlein 1729 Sprott St. 925-3297

Lori Shanyfelt, president

Sons of the American Legion Post 97 Chip Conrad, commander 1729 Sprott St. 925-3297

Auburn Classic Noon Lions Club Steve Walters, president

Auburn Rotary Club

Roselyn Wells, president 925-0384

Diann Hines, president

B.P.O. Elks 1978, 311 E. Ninth St. 925-2110

DeKalb County 4-H Lynne Wahlstrom, Extension educator County Office Building, 215 E. 9th St., Suite 300 925-2562

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Downtown Auburn Business Association

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TUESDAY & FRIDAY Doors open at 4:30 PM Games start at 6:00 PM

DeKalb County Horsemen’s Association

DeKalb County Indiana Genealogy Society

President Kim Heiser 1729 Sprott St. 925-3297

DeKalb County Extension Office 215 E. 9th St., Suite 300 925-2562

Jeff LaRowe, president

Auburn Lions Club

American Legion Post 97 Auxiliary

DeKalb County Extension Homemakers Club

Mike Littlejohn, president 925-3113

Friends of Eckhart Library Inc. Lynette Ebert, president more information at 925-2414

Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana Michiana (800) 283-4812

Loyal Order of Moose

Post Hours: Mon.-Fri. 3-10 PM Sat. 2-10 PM Sun. Noon-6 PM

Mack Short, administrator 402 S. Main St. 925-0454

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March of Dimes Foundation Northeast Division

Friends of the Butler Public Library

Garrett Schools Alumni Association

303 Stable Drive, Fort Wayne 482-4201

340 S. Broadway 868-2351

Carolyn Ridenour, president (937) 212-3795

Quiet Knight


Brian Lamm 925-0131 or 570-2236

American Legion Post 178 Larry Funk, commander 515 W. 5th Ave. 357-5133

Sigma Beta Sorority Cynthia Warstler, president 927-9439

American Legion Auxiliary

Tri Kappa Sorority Associate Chapter

Susan Funk, president 515 W. 5th Ave. 357-5133

Bev Ellert, president 908-1671

Sons of the American Legion

Veterans Affairs Officer for DeKalb County

Tom Bishop, commander 515 W. 5th Ave. 357-5133

Brian Lamm 925-0131

Knights of Columbus Grand Knight Joe Kashmer 300 W. Houston St. 357-3122

Rotary Club Tom Drzewiecki, president 413-5917

VFW Post 1892 118 N. Cowen St. 357-5038

VFW Auxiliary Post 1892 118 N. Cowen St. 357-5038

St. Joe-Spencerville

Bar None Saddle Club

Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana Katherine Bradford, office manager; Kristian Jarett, chief ministry officer 1600 S. Grandstaff Drive, P.O. Box 424, Auburn 925-1058


Stuart Harshman, president 6230 C.R. 3 357-5287

Disabled American Veterans, Baron DeKalb Chapter 43

Concord Masonic Lodge, Spencerville

Fraternal Order of Eagles

James Dwyer 238-4301

220 S. Randolph St. 357-4295

Commander Brian Minnick 118 N. Broadway, P.O. Box 61 868-2260

Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary

Sons of the American Legion Post 202

Linda Helbert, secretary 220 S. Randolph St. 357-4295

118 N. Broadway, P.O. Box 61 868-2260

Friends of the Library Penny Smith, president 357-5485

Garrett Historical Society

President Lisa Vance 118 N. Broadway, P.O. Box 61 868-2260

John Mohre 300 N. Randolph St., P.O. Box 225 357-5575

Butler Public Library Board

Secretary Lavon Hart 238-4831


American Legion Post 202

American Legion Post 202 Auxiliary

St. Joe-Spencerville Lions Club

Order of the Eastern Star, Spencerville James Dwyer, worthy patron 238-4301

Shrine Circus Coordinator, DeKalb County James Dwyer 238-4301

Waterloo Lions Club Vanessa Sterling, president 348-4595

Waterloo Events Committee

Garrett Library Board

President Angela Eck 340 S. Broadway 868-2351

Todd Miller, president 107 W. Houston St. 357-5485

Butler Rotary Club President Larry Yoder (through June 2019)

Garrett Model Train Club John Mohre 300 N. Randolph St., P.O. Box 225 357-0162

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APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE: 109 S. Randolph St., Garrett. (517) 6171614. Sunday Worship 11 a.m. LIFE REDEEMED APOSTOLIC CHURCH: 115 S. Indiana Ave., Auburn. (260) 302-6674. Sunday Worship 6 p.m.

Assembly of God AGAPE ASSEMBLY OF GOD: 960 Lincoln St., Waterloo. (260) 414-5009, Sunday Worship 10 a.m. SOUL’S HARBOR ASSEMBLY OF GOD: 3810 C.R. 40-A, Auburn. 925-1958. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m. Nursery for all services.

Baptist AUBURN BAPTIST: 1700 Old Brick Road, Auburn. (260) 333-0599. Sunday Service 10:45 a.m. 6:30 p.m. FIRST FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH: 3263 S.R. 327, Corunna. Sunday Worship 11 a.m. FREEWILL BAPTIST: 2833 C.R. 27, Waterloo. 837-7360. Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m. HELMER INDEPENDENT BAPTIST: C.R. 700S, Helmer. North of the tracks to the first street, then left. Worship 10 a.m. LIVING WATERS COMMUNITY BAPTIST: 711 S. Randolph St., Garrett. 3576435. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m., 6:30 p.m. LOVE DIVINE BAPTIST CHURCH: Corner of S.R. 4 and C.R. 23, Ashley. 8544465. Sunday Worship 11 a.m. REFORMED BAPTIST CHURCH OF AUBURN: Heimach Center, 1800 E. 7th St., Auburn — east entrance, P.O. Box 281. Sunday Worship 11 a.m. FIRST BAPTIST: 1357 S. Randolph St., Garrett. 357-4755. Sunday Worship 10:15 a.m., 6 p.m. Page 30

CEDAR CREEK CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN: 5952 C.R. 7, Garrett, P.O. Box 295. 357-3773. Sunday Worship 10 a.m. CEDAR LAKE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN: 2939 C.R. 15 at C.R. 28. 281-2021. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. PLEASANT CHAPEL CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN: 1993 C.R. 8, Ashley. 5873856. Sunday Worship 9:15 a.m.

Catholic IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH: 500 E. Seventh St., Auburn. Rectory: 925-3930. Sunday Masses 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC: 300 W. Houston St., Garrett. 357-3122. Sunday Masses: 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. ST. MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 1098 C.R. 39. Sunday Mass 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.

Christian Church CHRIST’S CHURCH (CHRISTIAN CHURCH): 127 W. Main St., Butler. 868-6924. Sunday Worship 10 a.m. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH: (Disciples of Christ) 910 N. Indiana Ave., P.O. Box 89 Auburn. (260) 925-2798. Worship 9:30 a.m.

Christian and Missionary Alliance AUBURN ALLIANCE CHURCH: 805 Old Brick Road, Auburn. 925-1320. Worship 10:15 a.m.

Church of Christ AUBURN CHURCH OF CHRIST: 208 W. 18th St., Auburn. 925-3363. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m.

BUTLER CHURCH OF CHRIST: 173 W. Oak St., Butler. 868-2687. Worship Gathering 10-11 a.m. CEDAR LAKE CHURCH OF CHRIST: 1492 C.R. 27, Waterloo. Sunday Worship & Communion 10:30 a.m. CHURCH @ JOE’S (St. Joe Church of Christ): 507 Jefferson St., St. Joe. 3370442. churchatjoes@ Sunday Worship Service 10 a.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST: Michigan & Walnut streets, Corunna. Sunday Worship 10 a.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST IN AUBURN: 401 S. Jackson St., Auburn. 925-0385. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. A cappella music & Communion every Sunday. COBURN CORNERS CHURCH OF CHRIST: S.R. 101 and C.R. 64, St Joe. 238-4567. Sunday Worship 10 a.m. Handicapped accessible. Assisted listening available. Nursery available. DEKALB COUNTY CHURCH OF CHRIST: 700 S. Randolph St., Garrett. 3570738. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m. FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST: 213 E. King St., Garrett. 357-3625. Sunday Worship 8:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. HAMILTON CHURCH OF CHRIST: 4045 E. Bellefontaine St., Hamilton. 488-2719. Service 8:30 a.m. (Traditional), 10:30 a.m. (Contemporary). NEWVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST: 5107 C.R. 75A, P.O. Box 74, Butler. (260) 908-4280. Worship 10 a.m., 6:30 p.m. ST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST: 0027 C.R. 23, Ashley, near S.R. 4. 541-0910. Sunday Worship 10 a.m.

Church of God ASHLEY CHURCH OF GOD: 101 N. Gonser St., Ashley. (260) 587-9565. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m.

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COUNTY LINE CHURCH OF GOD, MAIN CAMPUS: 7716 N. County Line Road, Auburn. 627-2482. countylinechurch. org. Worship 9:30 & 11 a.m. COUNTY LINE CHURCH OF GOD, GARRETT CAMPUS: Garrett Schools Performing Arts Center. Worship Service at 10 a.m. FREEDOM TO WORSHIP CHURCH OF GOD: Baseline Road, Altona. Sunday Services 2 p.m.

Episcopal ST. TIMOTHY’S ANGLICAN EPISCOPAL: 17434 Markle Road, Spencerville. 238-4024. Sunday Services: 10 a.m.

Evangelical LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY CHURCH (EFCA): 3130 E. Bellefontaine Road, Hamilton. (260) 488-2080. www. Morning Gathering 10:30 a.m.

Full Gospel INDEPENDENT FULL GOSPEL: 1302 Gosner St., Ashley. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m.

Communion first Sunday & festivals. TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH (LCMS): 1801 N. Main St., Auburn. 925-2440. Sunday Worship 9 a.m. Communion will be served on the first & fourth Sunday. ZION EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN: 1349 S. Randolph St., Garrett. 3574545. Sunday Worship 9 a.m. Holy Communion every Sunday. ZION LUTHERAN (Missouri Synod): 0389 C.R. 12, Corunna. 3 miles north of U.S. 6 on S.R. 327, west 1/2 mile on C.R. 12. 281-2286. Sunday Worship (Nursery) 10 a.m. Holy Communion Every Sunday.

CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE: 2301 N. Main St., Auburn. 925-3480. Sunday Worship/Children’s Church 10 a.m. CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE: 500 N. Beech St., Butler. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. Evening Service 6 p.m. THE CROSSING, A CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE: 105 W. 6th Ave., Garrett. 357-5769. Sunday Worship 10 a.m., 6 p.m.



LAMB OF GOD MENNONITE: 132 W. Oak St., Butler. Sunday Worship 9 a.m., 6 p.m.

Gatherings 9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. Dayspring Kids during all worship gatherings.


AUBURN UNITED PENTECOSTAL: 17th & Jackson St., Auburn. 760-2593. Sunday Services 2 p.m.


Missionary DAYSPRING COMMUNITY CHURCH: (A Missionary Church Congregation) 2305 N. Indiana Ave., Auburn. 9254599. Worship

AUBURN PRESBYTERIAN (USA): 111 West 12th St., Auburn. 925-2987. Handicapped accessible. Sunday Worship 10 a.m.

Lutheran NEW LIFE LUTHERAN CHURCH: 365 Lockhart St., Waterloo. (574) 2154288. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. Communion every Sunday. Junior Church during worship. ST. MARK LUTHERAN: 302 Washington St., St. Joe. 337-0172. Worship 10:15 a.m. Holy Communion every service. ST. MARK’S LUTHERAN (ELCA): 217 W. Main St., Butler. Sunday Service 11 a.m. ST. MARK’S LUTHERAN Church: North American Lutheran Church (NALC), Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC), Ninth & Van Buren streets, Auburn. 9253882. Sunday Traditional Worship 9:30 a.m. with Communion. Sunday Modern Service 11:30 a.m. Children’s Sunday School & Nursery available during worship. ST. PETER LUTHERAN: S.R. 1 & C.R. 68, 337-5028. Church 9 a.m. Holy DeKalb County Community Guide • 2019 • • ©KPC Media Group Inc.

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Holy Communion first Sunday of the month. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (USA): 201 S. Franklin St., Garrett (at the corner of Franklin & Keyser). 357-3534. Sunday Worship 10:15 a.m., Children’s church downstairs during worship. ST. ANDREW EVANGELICAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: (Reformed Tradition) 316 W. Fourth St., Auburn. 925-8464. Sunday Worship 10:15-11:30 a.m.

United Brethren HOPEWELL UNITED BRETHREN: 6852 C.R. 35, Auburn. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. UNITED BRETHREN IN CHRIST: Corunna. 281-2992. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. UNITED BRETHREN IN CHRIST: Hudson. 587-3208. Sunday Worship 10 a.m.

United Methodist ALTARSTAR UNITED METHODIST: 1403 C.R. 68, Garrett. (260) 243-0277. Sunday Service 9:30 a.m. ALVARADO UNITED METHODIST: C.R. 800E, northeast of Hamilton. 463-1936. Worship 9 a.m. ASHLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 210 W. Morgan St., Ashley. (260) 687-0920. Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m. BARKER’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST: 3439 C.R. 4, Ashley. (260) 463-1399. Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m. FIRST UNITED METHODIST: 1203 E. Seventh St., Auburn. (260) 9250885. office@ Sunday Classic Worship Services 8:30 a.m. and 9:50 a.m.; Sunday Modern Service 11 a.m. Communion first Sunday of

the month. Nursery care available Sunday morning. Handicapaccessible. HAMILTON UNITED METHODIST: 7780 S. Wayne St., Hamilton. 488-2803. Sunday Worship Service 10 a.m. Children’s Service during 10 a.m. Worship. HELMER UNITED METHODIST: S.R. 327. Sunday Church 10 a.m. MAPLE GROVE UNITED METHODIST: C.R. 28 & 19, Auburn. Worship 8:30 a.m. MEESE CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 2906 C.R. 60, Auburn (next to airport). (260) 579-5206. brad.sisk@ Sunday Worship 10 a.m. MT. PLEASANT UNITED METHODIST: C.R. 40 & 59, Butler. Sunday Modern Service 8 a.m. Worship 10:05 a.m. NORRIS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST: C.R. 40-A & 47, Auburn. 925-1096. Sunday Worship 10:15 a.m. UNITED METHODIST: 501 W. Green St., Butler. Worship Service 9:30 a.m. UNITED METHODIST: 110 W. Houston St., Garrett. 357-3315. Sunday Worship Service 9:25 a.m. UNITED METHODIST: 5681 Church St., Spencerville. Sunday Morning Worship 9-10 a.m. UNITED METHODIST: 300 W. Maple St., Waterloo. 837-6441. Sunday Worship 10 a.m. Communion 1st Sunday. Nursery available.

Wesleyan HAMILTON WESLEYAN CHURCH: Terry Lake Road, Hamilton. 488-2746. Sunday Worship, 10 a.m.

Non-denominational ASSEMBLY OF HOPE: S.R. 8 & C.R. 45, east


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of Auburn. 357-5981. Sunday Bible Study 10:30 a.m. BURNING BUSH MINISTRIES: 1800 E. Seventh St., Auburn (Heimach Center, East Entrance). Worship 11 a.m. CHRISTIAN UNION BRETHREN IN CHRIST: P.O. Box 38, 4395 C.R. 7, Garrett. 3574850. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. CHURCH AT GARRETT: 1370 S. Randolph St., Garrett. 357-1829. Worship Service 10 a.m. CHURCH OF THE CORNERSTONE: 1800 E. Seventh St., Auburn (Heimach Senior Center). 925-4360. Sunday Worship & Sermon 9 a.m. FREE BIBLE TABERNACLE: James & Washington streets, Butler. Sunday Worship 11 a.m., 6:30 p.m. HERITAGE COMMUNITY CHURCH: 2 1/2 miles south of Auburn on C.R. 427. 9250475. Sunday Community Worship 10:15 a.m. JERUSALEM COMMUNITY CHURCH: 6795 C.R. 12, Butler. (260) 316-2446. Sunday Service 2 p.m. KNOWING JESUS FELLOWSHIP: 310 N. Main St., Auburn (YMCA). (260) 4710660. Sunday Worship 10 a.m. LAKEWOOD PARK MINISTRIES: 5555 C.R. 29, Auburn. 925-2006. Worship Sunday 10:30-11:45 a.m. LIVING WATERS OUTREACH: 117 W. 13th St., Auburn. Sunday Praise & Worship 10:30 a.m. NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN CENTER: 900 S. Wayne St., Waterloo. 837-3631. Sunday Services 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. (ASL interpreted at 10:30 a.m.). NEW LIFE HOUSE OF WORSHIP: 130 N. Randolph St., Garrett. 357-4550. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m. NEW LIFE HOUSE OF WORSHIP: 300 W. Douglas St., Waterloo. 925-4181. Sunday Service 10 a.m. PATH OF LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH: 3583 S.R. 327, Auburn. (260) 242-3090. Worship 9:30 a.m. SEABREEZE MINISTRIES: 404 S. Federal St., Butler. (260) 908-3827. Family Worship Services: Sunday 10 a.m. ST. JAMES ORTHODOX MISSION: P.O. Box 212, Auburn, IN 46706. Liturgy & Study Group Saturday sundown Saturday. CROSSROADS OF ZION: 7997 C.R. 4A, Hamilton.

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