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Seven charged in drug warrants Three Garrett residents among suspects arrested Arrest warrants on drug charges were issued for seven people Dec. 3, following a yearlong investigation by members of the IMAGE Drug Task Force, the task force said Monday. Six of the suspects have been arrested, and a police are asking for information to help them find the seventh person named in the warrants. Police made these arrests: Zhonn Bowser, 30, of the 100 block of South Hamsher Street, Garrett, on a charge of dealing a Schedule I, II, or III substance, a Class B felony. Bowser was served with his arrest warrants while

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serving a sentence at the DeKalb County Jail on unrelated charges. Jesse Damron, 23, of the 100 block of Walnut Street, Butler, on two counts of dealing a Schedule I, II or III substance within 1,000 feet of a school or park, a Class A felony. Damron was arrested on Dec. 3 by Butler Police and is being held at the DeKalb County Jail on $20,000 bond for each count. Brandon Damron, 20, of the 1000 block of South Wayne Street, Waterloo, on a charge of dealing methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school or park, a Class A felony. Damron was arrested

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on Sunday by the Brown County Sheriff’s Department at a family member’s residence outside the town of Nineveh. Lance Krider, 29, of Garrett on a charge of dealing methamphetamine, a Class A felony. Krider is currently serving a sentence with the Indiana Department of Correction on unrelated charges. The task force said when he finishes his sentence, he will not be released until after he is brought before a court in DeKalb County.

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Jody Lee, 44, of the 100 block of Pointe Street, Garrett, on charges of dealing a Schedule I, II or III substance, a Class B felony, and maintaining a common nuisance, a Class D felony. Lee was arrested Dec. 3 by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department and is currently being held at the DeKalb County Jail on $11,500 Bond. Andrew McCloskey, of the 900 block of Ernest Street, Auburn, on charges of dealing a Schedule I, II

GARRETT — The Garrett Parks Authority is sponsoring a Santa Paws event at the Eastside Park Pavilion across from the school on E. Houston St. on Sunday, Dec. 15 from 2-4 p.m. Bring your pet to have a photo taken with Santa Claus. Donations from the event will benefit the Garrett Parks Department. Refreshments will be served.

Adopt a Christmas bureau family

AfterProm fundraiser raffle ends Friday GARRETT — The Garrett High School After Prom Committee is holding a Christmas fundraiser through Dec. 13. This year, two prizes will be given away — first prize is an Apple iPad mini; second prize is a Fill the Freezer pack from Albright’s in Corunna with 6o pounds of meat. Tickets are available for a cost of three for $5 at the three school offices or by contacting Julie Christensen at 357-7003. The winning tickets will be drawn at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 in the superintendent’s office. All proceeds will benefit the 2014 After Prom Event.

Got news? Send your news and photos to scarpenter@kpcmedia.com or garrettclipper@kpcmedia.com. The Garrett Clipper will publish Dec. 23 and Dec. 31. No paper will be published on Dec. 25 due to the Christmas holiday.

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Kindergarten students at St. Joseph School in Garrett sing “Up on a Housetop” during a Christmas program in the school auditorium Wednesday. Two programs were presented, one in the morning and another in the evening.

Distinguished Alumni nominations sought Deadline is Dec. 31 GARRETT — Nominations for the 2014 Garrett High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor are due Dec. 31. The purpose of the award is to recognize and honor those graduates, living and deceased, who have brought honor to the school through exemplary actions and achievements and to provide present-day students with role models who will help the students find identity with the past and establish goals for the future. Any individual, excluding

committee members, may nominate an unlimited number of alumni. The criteria for selection includes an honoree be a graduate of Garrett High School and a period of 10 years must have elapsed between graduation and eligibility for induction into the Garrett-Keyser-Butler School’s Hall of Honor. Recipients will be selected based on the impact or contribution he or she has made in one of the following areas: • Civic/patriotic service including Olympians, distinguished war veterans or govern-

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or III substance, a Class B Felony, and maintaining a common nuisance, a Class D felony. McCloskey was arrested Dec. 3 by the Auburn Police Department and taken to the DeKalb County Jail. He was released after posting $11,500 bond. Police still are looking for Natasha Peters, 32, to arrest her on a warrant charging her with two counts of dealing methamWarrants, Page 6

Garrett man jailed in rape case

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Santa Paws event is Sunday

GARRETT — The Garrett Christmas Bureau is accepting names of individuals or organizations wishing to adopt a family this Christmas season. Donations of new items and monetary donations can be dropped off at City Hall between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. daily. Food donations may be dropped off at the Community Care Food Pantry at the Garrett United Methodist Church at the corner of Houston and Cowen streets. Contact Sue VandeZande for more information at 357-3836 or email sue@garrettindiana.us. Donations can be mailed to the Christmas Bureau at P.O. Box 52, Garrett, IN 46738. Deadline is Friday, Dec. 13

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ment officials; • Humanitarian including volunteer service or philanthropy; and • Professional including work in education, medicine, the arts, engineering, religion or business. Nomination forms can be found on the Garrett-Keyser-Butler Schools website at www.gkb.k12. in.us. Click Garrett High School, Hall of Honor, Nomination Form. Please mail nominations forms to: Distinguished Alumni, Attn: Jamie Freeze, 801 E Houston St., Garrett, IN 46738 or by email at: Jfreeze@gkb.k12.in.us.

By Bob Braley bbraley@kpcmedia.com KENDALLVILLE — A Garrett man has been arrested on a preliminary charge of rape for an alleged incident in Kendallville, according to county law enforcement agencies. Brandon D. Shirk, 21, was booked into the Shirk Noble County Jail Friday. An investigation is continuing into a crime Shirk allegedly committed with a victim under 18 years old on South State Street in Kendallville during the last week of October, Waters said. No other details could be released. Noble Superior Court II Judge Michael Kramer granted an extension of time to file formal charges against Shirk until Wednesday afternoon, said Kendallville Police Detective Lance Waters. No formal charges against Shirk had been filed as of Monday afternoon, Waters said, adding it was possible they would be filed as soon as today. Any charges filed against Shirk likely would include one or more felony offenses, he said.

Community Foundation awards grants BY KATHRYN BASSETT kbassett@kpcmedia.com AUBURN — The DeKalb Area Rural Transit program has received an early Christmas gift — a $5,000 grant from Community Foundation DeKalb County’s Community Grantmaking Fund. The agency is one many area agencies and organizations to receive grants totaling $61,777 from the foundation and DeKalb’s VOICE. Grant recipients were recognized with a reception at Rieke Park Lodge Monday afternoon. “If it were not for entities such as the Community Foundation of DeKalb County, agencies and organizations such as ours wold not be able to provide the same level of care and services,” said Meg Zenk, executive director of the DeKalb County Council on Aging, which operates DART. “The foundation is truly a

partner, and we applaud them for their ongoing leadership and assistance. Thousands of folks in DeKalb County and beyond are blessed by their help,” Zenk said. DART aims to provide affordable public transportation to everyone throughout DeKalb County. This year the program will serve about 1,000 DeKalb County residents of all ages, Zenk said. Other grants awarded through the Community Grantmaking Fund were: • Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, $5,000 for furnishings and tools for its new Collection Conservation Center, • Butler Early Education Center, $1,227 for tuition scholarships for families; • Children First Center, $4,000 for a Redirecting Children’s Behavior parenting class; • Country Meadow Elementary School, $1,820 for sound system microphones and receivers and

children’s costumes for the annual dinner theater; • Crosswinds Inc., $4,500 for an in-home counseling program for families in DeKalb County; • DeKalb Council on Pregnancy, $532 for DVDs of the “Earn While You Learn” curriculum for the Butler office; • Eckhart Public Library, $7,294 to digitize and preserve the late John Martin Smith’s personal collection of historical artifacts and papers; • Fort Wayne Children’s Choir, $1,500 for tuition assistance, transportation and marketing for DeKalb County students; • Garrett High School After Prom Committee, $500 for the 2014 Garrett High School After Prom event; • Immediate Response Fund, $3,735 set aside to fund charitable needs that arise between the Community Grantmaking Fund’s grant cycles or during a

community disaster; • Junior Achievement serving Garrett, $1,710 for JA Finance park for 160 Garrett High School ninth-graders; • TLC-Steuben, Inc., $2,000 to support a shelter for victims of domestic violence; • Volunteer! DeKalb/United Way of DeKalb County, $2,000 for a day-long workshop, “Effectively Engaging Volunteers;” • YMCA of DeKalb County, $3,500 for kitchen upgrades including equipment, hood fan and food expenses; and • YWCA of Northeast Indiana, $3,500 to support domestic violence victims and help teens avoid dating violence. Grants awarded through the Safe Child Fund: • Children First Center, $1,000 for a Redirecting Children’s Behavior parenting class; and Foundation grants, Page 6


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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013

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Celebrating 97th birthday

BANK DONATES TO LITERACY LAB

GMS to host Christmas dance

GARRETT — Germaine “Jerry” Reed will be celebrating her 97th birthday Friday. She was born in Plymouth, Ind. on Dec. 13, 1916 to Orville and Iva Bertsch. She is the eldest of six siblings. She is the mother of two children, Carol Reed of Garrett and Wayne Reed of Florida; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

GARRETT — Garrett Middle School will hold a Christmas dance Friday, Dec. 20 from 3-5 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Activities include DJ Jazzy Clifford, door prizes, refreshments and an open gym. Admission is $3. Contests will be held for the ugliest Christmas sweater, person with the most Christmas spirit and the cutest elf. Parents are to pick up students at door 16, the main entrance to the middle school. The event is sponsored by the Garrett Middle School Parent Connection.

Jerry Reed

POLICE NEWS Officers arrest 3

Entertainment at Legion Friday GARRETT — Russ Chandler will provide entertainment Friday from 7:30-11:30 p.m. at the Garrett American Legion Post 178 at 515 W. Fifth Ave. The event is free and open to the public. Visit garrettamericanlegion.com for upcoming events.

Live music at Eagles Saturday GARRETT — Dan Dickerson will provide live music at the Garrett Eagles Saturday from 8:30-11:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Eagles home is located at 220 S. Randolph St.

Santa to visit elderly, shut-ins GARRETT — Santa Claus will be visiting local shut-ins, senior citizens, special needs and handicapped children on Saturday, Dec. 21. A tentative schedule includes stops at Sunny Meadows Home and Miller’s Merry Manor in Garrett. Contact the department at 357-6670 to leave name, phone number and address for Santa’s visit, which is sponsored by the Garrett Fire Department.

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Garrett State Bank donated funds to help purchase more than 400 books for J.E. Ober School’s Literacy Lab for grades three to five. Seated, from left, are fourth-graders Rylee Fisher, Noemi Vazquez and Faith Owen. Standing are bank representative Aimee Fisher, fifth-graders Emma Hirchak and Korbin Allman, and bank representative Brad Johnson. In back is grade three-to-five teaching coach Kelly Flotow.

Supplemental emergency funds available to county AUBURN — DeKalb County has been chosen to receive $6,728 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs. The selection was made by a national board chaired by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA; The Jewish Federation of North America; The Salvation Army; and United Way Worldwide. The

Tri Kappa selling nuts for holidays GARRETT — Tri Kappa Sorority has a limited number of holiday nuts available. Pecans and cashews are $10 per bag. Double-dipped chocolate and honey roasted are $6 per bag. All are 1-pound bags and can be frozen. Nuts can be purchased at Garrett Country Club or People’s Federal in Garrett. For more information, contact Amy at 357-5165. All proceeds benefit Tri Kappa programs.

Boys Baseball meetings Dec. 21 GARRETT — Garrett Boys Baseball will hold informational meetings Saturday, Dec. 21 in the high school cafeteria. Identical sessions will be at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Parents will need to attend only one meeting. Changes for all Garrett youth divisions will be revealed at the meeting, including discussion on new age categories, a new league format and involvement of high school coaches with the youth baseball program.

local board was charged to distribute funds appropriated by congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas around the country. A local board will determine how the funds awarded to DeKalb County are to be distributed among emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area. Under the terms of the grant from the national board, a local agency chosen to receive funds must: be a private voluntary nonprofit or unit of government; be eligible to receive federal

funds; have an accounting system; practice nondiscrimination; have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and, if it is a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board. Qualifying agencies are urged to apply. Agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact Patti Sheppard, 107 W. Fifth St., Auburn, 925-0917, or email her at psheppard@ccfwsb.org for an application. Applications must be received no later than noon Dec. 16.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Legion invites Vietnam veterans to program on Agent Orange To the editor: Calling all veterans! Especially Vietnam veterans! The Garrett American Legion Post 178. Will have an open house on Dec. 16, 2013. The topic of this open house will be “Agent Orange” and the illnesses that are associated with it and the people who should be or should have been covered.

If you are a Vietnam veteran or your family member was a Vietnam veteran, please make time to attend. We plan on starting at 6 p.m. sharp! After a short presentation, there will be time for some questions. Please inform all veterans that you know and invite them to be here. Again, that is Dec. 16, 6 p.m. at 515 W. Fifth Ave., Garrett. Admission is free! This is an open house! You do not need to be a member! There will be food available to purchase. Gibby normally starts to serve food at 5:30 p.m.

Monday — Potato joe, bosco stick, side salad, applesauce and milk Tuesday — Crispito with salsa, corn, fruit cocktail, churro and milk Wednesday — Spaghetti

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Since it is an open house, you will be able to purchase adult beverages. This is on a Monday night, and we have our weekly drawing at 8 p.m., so get here early if you can for good seats. Remember, this is a free presentation! Our Post 178 is a non-smoking post, but there is a covered smoking area on our deck. Our Post 178 opens at 3 p.m. on Monday at 515 W. Fifth Ave. (on the south end of town), Garrett.

with meat sauce, side salad with garbanzo beans, bananas, garlic toast and milk Thursday — Baked chicken, roasted potatoes, green beans, dinner roll, mandarin oranges, Christmas dessert and milk Friday — Chili cheese dog, fresh veggie mix, pineapple, sherbet and milk

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AUBURN — The Sonshine Seekers will host Kids’ Korner Dec. 14 from 1-3 p.m. at Betz Nursing Home. Children will have the chance to visit with Santa and pick out gifts to give to their parents and family members. There is no cost to participate and no income guidelines. The event is open to all children. Those attending should use the Augustus Cottage entrance.

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AUBURN — Local police officers arrested three people Sunday, according to DeKalb County Jail records. Juan Scott, 22, of the 3300 block of Indiana Avenue, Fort Wayne, was arrested Sunday at 12:09 a.m. by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department on a charge of driving while suspended with a prior conviction, a Class A misdemeanor. Samuel Espy, 30, of

the 100 block of S.R. 1, Hamilton, was arrested Sunday at 1:46 a.m. by the Butler Police Department on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated at the Class A and Class C misdemeanor level. Guy Lepley, 38, of the 2100 block of Timber Trace, Auburn, was arrested Sunday at 9:10 a.m. by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department on charges of theft, Class D felony, and burglary, a Class C felony.

BUTLER CITY COURT NEWS The following tickets were paid in Butler City Court, Nov. 28-Dec. 5. The dollar amount at the end of each listing indicates fines, court costs, and civil penalties assessed by the court. Notations in parentheses after each listing represents the agency issuing the ticket. • Ashley E. Adcox, Ligonier, no seat belt, $25 (AUB). • Raymond C. Alexander, Fort Wayne, no seat belt, $25 (AUB). • Frederick A. Andrews, Indianapolis, speeding, $154 (DC). • Philip C. Arnett, Corunna, no seat belt, $25 (ISP). • Kimberly S. Arnos, Fort Wayne, speeding, $148 (DC). • Patrick C. Awaimrin, Defiance, Ohio, driving while suspended, $133 (DC). • James G. Baird, Angola, no license plate light, $148 (ISP). • Tyree Q. Barfield, Fort Wayne, speeding, $154 (DC). • Alexander G. Barnhart, Convoy, Ohio, speeding, $133 (ISP); failure to signal lane change, $148 (ISP). • Rocky V. Barrand, Fremont, speeding, $148 (AUB). • Scott W. Batchelder, Ashley, no financial responsibility, $218 (AUB). • Shyanne R. Bird, Kendallville, no financial responsibility, $243 (DC). • Daren M. Bortner, Auburn, no seat belt, $25 (AUB). • Bobby J. Burton, Fort Wayne, failure to signal lane change, $173 (AUB). • Toby R. Carman, Auburn, speeding, $154 (AUB). • Ashleigh N. Curcio, Butler, speeding, $179 (WPD). • Amber N. Dick, Auburn, expired registration, $158 (AUB). • Judith L. Estes, Butler, junk car violation, $25 (BPD). • Nathan L. Forrest, Auburn, speeding, $133 (AUB). • Sheena N. Frederick, South Bend, speeding, $179 (DC). • Kaylee A. Freese, Montpelier, Ohio, speeding, $148 (WPD). • Joshua R. Garcia, Auburn, no seat belt, $25 (AUB).

• Jeffery K. Hamrick, Payne, Ohio, no seat belt, $25 (BPD). • Cody T. Heckber, Fort Wayne, speeding, $148 (AUB). • Larry S. Henderson, Hamilton, speeding, $154 (ISP). • Travis D. Hufstetler, Butler, fireworks violation, $243 (BPD). • Rebecca L. Hughes, Auburn, speeding, $148 (ISP). • Hailie M. Johnson, Waterloo, littering, $193 (DC); no seat belt, $25 (DC). • Melissa A. Kerns, Auburn, false or fictitious, $158 (AUB). • John T. King, St. Joe, no registration numbers, $133 (AUB). • Jennifer M. MacDonald, Syracuse, speeding, $148 (ISP). • Bobby J. Massengill, Indianapolis, driving while suspended, $240 (ISP). • Walker M. Modic, Somerville, Mass., speeding, $148 (ISP). • Richard L. Mohr, Grabill, no seat belt, $25 (BPD). • Amanda D. Neuman, Butler, no seat belt, $25 (DC). • Mirinda B. Nichols, Huntertown, speeding, $133 (DC). • Thomas T. Nitza Jr., Fort Wayne, speeding, $158 (AUB). • Carol R. Peachey, Avilla, no seat belt, $25 (AUB). • Denise A. Post, Auburn, expired plates, $133 (AUB). • Trent M. Reinig, St. Joe, speeding, $133 (AUB). • John D. Schaeffer, Butler, no valid license, $133 (ISP). • Jeremy W. Schultz, Auburn, no operator’s license when required, $133 (AUB). • Jessica M. Shull, Butler, speeding, $133 (DC). • Peter J. Simpson, Butler, operating vehicle without financial responsibility, $218 (DC). • Justin T. Stiver, Waterloo, no financial responsibility, $218 (WPD). • L.D. Taulbee, Auburn, no seat belt, $25 (AUB). • Jaime R. Teregoyo, Garrett, no valid operator’s license when required, $158 (DC). • Douglas M. Trainer, Leo, speeding, $148 (ISP).

The Family of Rob Wilcox would like to thank Matt & Jamie Shenk, Randy & Steph Harvey, Courtney Wilcox, St. Joseph Catholic School, DeKalb County Government employees, the Sheriff Department, Sons of American Legion, Speed-Way Redi-Mix and out many circles of friends and family for your support, prayers and comforting words. Our lives are forever changed by Rob’s loss but God gave us you to help us get through this difficult time. Thank you.

Pam Trader & Naomi Myers Terry & Sandi Wilcox Jack & Marlene Wilcox


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Jasmine Wittman CORUNNA — Jasmine Ann (Cox) Wittman, 32, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at her home in Corunna. Funeral services will be today, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m. at the Harbor of Love Baptist Church near Kendallville with burial following at Corunna Cemetery. Memorials are to the family. Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville is in charge of arrangements.

Antonio Jimenez

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Jailia Hamilton, 3, asks Santa Claus for a fat dog and a doll house during a Cookies with Santa event last week. More than 130 children visited with Santa and enjoyed cookies donated by J.E. Ober teachers and staff.

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Story time meets Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. for birth to age 3 and Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for preschool. Story times consist of stories, finger puppet plays, songs and fun.

Kids Club meets Tuesday after school Kids Club is an after school program for elementary-aged children that meets

Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. The group enjoys crafts, games, and special guests. Snacks are available.

Craft session planned for children The library will host a Christmas creation craft time Saturday, Dec. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon. Families can enjoy making fun Christmas ornaments to take home. All supplies are provided and there is no cost to attend.

Skatin’ Station hosting charity benefit sessions AUBURN — The Skatin’ Station will host benefit skating sessions to collect cans of food for Shelter Ministries and the Garrett Christmas Bureau on Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 5-7:30 p.m. Admission is free with four cans of food or a $2 donation. Skate rental is $2 if needed. The Skatin’ Station also will host Box Tops for Education skates all through Christmas break. Admission Thursday

Sun, clouds and cold, 15, winds 10-15, low of 11

Friday

Cloudy skies, high of 28, low of 22, p.m. snow

is free with four Box Tops for Education coupons. Skate rental is $2 if needed. Box Tops will be turned into the school of each donor’s choice. Box Tops for Education sessions will take place Dec 20 from 7-10:30 p.m.; Dec. 21 from 10 a.m. to noon, noon to 2 p.m., 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Dec. 22 from 1-3:30 p.m.; Dec. 23 from 1-3:30 and 3:30-6 p.m.; Dec.

Saturday

70% chance of snow, 29, p.m. snow, low of 18

Sunday

30% chance of snow, 22, low of 7 degrees

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26 from 1-3:30 and 3:30-6 p.m.; Dec. 27 from 7-10:30 p.m.; Dec. 28 from 10 a.m. to noon, noon to 2 p.m., 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Dec. 29 from 1-3:30 p.m.; Dec. 30 from 1-3:30 and 3:30-6 p.m.; Jan. 2 from 1-3:30 and 3:30-6 p.m.; Jan. 3 from 7-10:30 p.m.; Jan. 4 from 10 a.m. to noon, noon to 2 p.m., 2-4 and 7-10 p.m.; Jan. 5 from 1-3:30 p.m.; and Jan. 6 from 1-3:30 and 3:30-6 p.m.

Monday

Cloudy and cold, high of 20, low of 12 degrees

WEATHER INFORMATION PROVIDED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OF NORTHERN INDIANA

Area Forecast Cold and windy today, with wind chill values at -5 degrees. A good chance of measurable snow Friday night into Saturday with 1 to 3 inches possible. Lows will dip to 7 degrees Sunday night.

KENDALLVILLE — Antonio G. “Mighty Fine” Jimenez, 88, of Kendallville, died on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at home. Services were held Wednesday at Hite Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Mosley officiating. Burial was in Lake View Cemetery in Kendallville with military honors conducted by the honor guard members of the Kendallville VFW Post #2749, Rome City American Legion Post #381 and active duty troops from the U.S. Army. Memorials are to American Legion Post #86 of Kendallville.

Martha Goodwin KENDALLVILLE — Martha Jane (Rentfrow) Goodwin, 93, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Joliet, Illinois. Visitation will be at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville on Friday from 3-7 p.m. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Booher and Jim Mertz officiating. Burial will follow in Lake View Cemetery on Riley Road in Kendallville. A memorial service will be held at Park Pointe Supportive Living facility the following week in Morris. Memorials are to the

South Milford Church of Christ in South Milford or to Park Pointe Supportive Living, 1221 Edgewater Drive, Morris, IL 60450.

Duane Williams AUBURN — Duane F. Williams, 65, of Auburn died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Auburn. Father Derrick Sneyd will be officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the United States Navy and the American Legion Post 97 of Auburn. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today, Dec. 12 at the funeral home. Memorials are to the family in care of Cathie Williams.

Jack Michael FORT WAYNE — Jack I. Michael, 83, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Graveside services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Butler Cemetery with Pastor Mike Harris of Calvary Baptist Church officiating. A memorial service will be held on Jan. 4 at Calvary Baptist Church in Fort Wayne at 3 p.m. Memorials are to Calvary Baptist Church. H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home of Butler is handling arrangements.

Frederick Morrow PLYMOUTH — Frederick C. Morrow, 90, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church of Plymouth, with the Rev. Larry Marhanka officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be at

the church from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, immediately preceding the service. Memorials are to the Marshall County Community Foundation/First United Methodist Church Endowment.

Jerry Moon BUTLER — Jerry Edward Moon, 81, of Butler died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at DeKalb Health in Auburn. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Weicht Funeral Home in Angola. Burial will be in the Circle Hill Cemetery in Angola. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Saturday prior to the service.

Dustin Tucker KENDALLVILLE — Dustin Michael Tucker, 40, of Kendallville died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Wesley Healthcare in Auburn. Visitation is today, Dec. 12, from 3-7 p.m. at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville. Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodruff Cemetery in LaGrange County. Memorials are to the Noble County Humane Shelter.

OBITUARY POLICY The Garrett Clipper does not charge for death notices that include notice of calling hours, date and time of funeral and burial, and memorial information. An extended obituary, which includes survivors, biographical information and a photo, is available for a charge. Contact editor Sue Carpenter for more information at: scarpenter@kpcmedia.com.

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CHURCH NEWS

GARRETT CHAMBER RECOGNIZES WALT FULLER ALTARSTAR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Co. Rd. 68 & 11A South of Garrett Pastor Jill Wright 260-241-5906 SUNDAY 9 a.m. - Worship 10:20 a.m. - Adult Sunday School WEDNESDAY 7 p.m. - Prayer and Praise APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE 109 S. Randolph St., Garrett Pastor Thomas Mann 517-617-1614 11 a.m. - Sunday Worship 7 p.m. - Thursday service

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Businessman Walt Fuller, right was recently recognized by the Garrett Chamber of Commerce for his contributions to the economy of the city. He is owner and partner of M&S Steel, IKG Industries and Adventure Homes, all of Garrett; and Yoder-Fuller Ford of Angola, among many others. Marc Chamberlin, left, representing the chamber, presented Fuller a poinsettia from the recent fundraiser at Garrett Middle School.

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CEDAR LAKE CHURCH of the BRETHREN 2939 C.R. 15 Southeast of Corunna Duane Grady, Pastor SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. — Sunday School 10:30 a.m. —Sunday Worship CHRISTIAN UNION BRETHREN in CHRIST Box 38, 4395 C.R. 7, Garrett Pastor Joe Laher 927-8847 Church Phone 357-4850 SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. -Sunday School 10:30 a.m. - Morning worship

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CORUNNA COMMUNITY CHURCH INC. 223 E. Michigan Ave. P.O. Box 92, Corunna Pastor Rev. Richard A. Pickard SUNDAY 10:30 a.m.-Worship Service Nondenominational Fundamental THE CROSSING Church of the Nazarene 105 West 6th Ave., Garrett thecrossinggarrett.org Rev. Kyle and Katie Lowry Church Phone 357-5769 SUNDAY 9:30 a.m.-Sunday School 10:20 a.m.-Welcome 10:30 a.m. - Morning worship WEDNESDAY 5:30 p.m. - Youth group, community dinner 6 p.m. - Youth group DEKALB COUNTY CHURCH of CHRIST 700 S. Randolph St., Garrett “Where every Heart needs a Home” Non-Instrumental Church Phone 357-0738 SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. - Bible Classes for all ages 10:30 a.m. - Worship WEDNESDAY 7 p.m. - Midweek Bible Study FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 1357 S. Randolph Street Church Office 357-4755 Rev. David E. Mix SUNDAY 9:15 a.m. - Sunday School 10:15 a.m. - Children’s Church 10:15 a.m. - Morning Worship 6 p.m. - Evening worship WEDNESDAY 6-7 p.m. - Prayer and Bible Study FIRST CHURCH of CHRIST 213 E. King St., Garrett Phone 357-3625 garrettfirstchurch.org Brother Bud Owen Senior Minister Chad Kennedy Children and Youth Minister Jerry Weller, Worship and Pastoral Minister

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Davis fund donates to DeKalb Outdoor Theater AUBURN — The Kelso and Margaret Davis Community Fund recently made a grant to the DeKalb Outdoor Theater. “This grant is in support of the DeKalb Outdoor Theater’s contribution to the arts in DeKalb County and the surrounding area,” said Sherri Sible, daughter of the late Kelso and Margaret Davis. The Kelso and Margaret Davis Community Fund was created by sisters Diane Manon, Sherri Sible and Loraine Hartranft to honor the memory of their parents. Kelso and Margaret Davis left a photographic legacy of Auburn and DeKalb County.

Their daughters have created an additional legacy that honors their service to the community. The family invites others who wish to honor their parents’ memory to make gifts to the Community Foundation DeKalb County for the Kelso and Margaret Davis Community Fund, which supports projects for the arts, beautification, and general community needs. “It is through contributions like this that the DeKalb Outdoor Theater is able to present quality entertainment each season along with covering operating expenses,” said John Chalmers, DeKalb Outdoor Theater Board

president. The DeKalb Outdoor Theater is preparing for the start of its sixth season. Plans for the 2014 event schedule include traditional favorites such as the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, Spike and The Bulldogs, Choice Band and the Auburn Community Band. Contributions to the DeKalb Outdoor Theater are tax-deductible and can be made to the Community Foundation DeKalb County designated for the DeKalb Outdoor Theater. For more information, see the DeKalb Outdoor Theater website, dekalboutdoortheater.org

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Email your legal! legals @ kpcmedia.com Call Kelly at 877-791-7877x182 for details NOTICE OF UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION IN THE DEKALB CIRCUIT COURT IN THE DEKALB SUPERIOR COURT II ESTATE NO: 17C01-1312-EU-00086 STATE OF INDIANA COUNTY OF DEKALB, SS: IN RE: THE ESTATE OF COY NEELEY, JR. DECEASED Notice is hereby given that James Neeley and Robin Omspacher were, on the 3rd day of December, 2013, appointed Co-Personal Representative of the Estate of Coy Neeley Jr., deceased, who died on the 15th day of November, 2013. The Co-Personal Representative is authorized to administer this estate without Court supervision. All persons who have claims against this estate, whether or not now due, must file their claim in said Court within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or within nine (9) months after the decedent’s death, whichever is earlier, or the claims will be forever barred. Dated at Auburn, Indiana, this 3rd day of December, 2013. Martha Grimm Clerk of DeKalb County Attorney for Estate: J. Daniel Brinkerhoff Brinkerhoff & Brinkerhoff, PC 101 N. Randolph Street P.O. Box 269 Garrett, IN 46738 Attorney No. 3639-17 GC,00362846,12/12,19,hspaxlp NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Common Council of the City of Garrett will hold a public hearing on the 7th day of January, 2014 at 7:00 o=clock P.M. in the Council Chambers on the 2nd Floor of the City Hall, 130 South Randolph Street, Garrett, Indiana, 46738. At the public hearing, the Common Council will give further consideration to an Ordinance for establishing new rates and charges for the use and service rendered by the Electric Utility of the City of Garrett. The proposed Ordinance provides as follows: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GARRETT, INDIANA, THAT: CHAPTER 53: ELECTRICITY General Provisions 53.01 Adoption of electrical use curtailment rules by reference Rates and Charges 53.15 Established generally 53.16 Deposits 53.17 Deferred payments 53.18 Residential service rate R 53.19 Reserved 53.20a Commercial service rate C1 53.20b Commercial service rate C3 53.21a Small Power service rate SP 53.21b Large Power service rate LP 53.23a Security lighting rate SL 53.23b City Street lighting rate CSL 53.24 Rate and fuel cost adjustments 53.25 Billing; delinquent accounts 53.26 Removal of the electric utility from the jurisdiction of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission 53.27 Disconnect and reconnect charges 53.28 Tampering fee 53.29 Annual Review 53.30 Repealer GENERAL PROVISIONS § 53.01 ADOPTION OF ELECTRICAL USE CURTAILMENT RULES BY REFERENCE. The electric curtailment rules for the Electric Utility of the city as set forth in Appendix I, attached Ord. passed 2-18-78 are hereby adopted and made a part of this chapter as if fully set forth herein. ('79 Code, § 20-111) (Ord. passed 2-18-78) RATES AND CHARGES § 53.15 ESTABLISHED GENERALLY. For the use of and the service rendered by the Electric Utility, rates and charges shall be collected from each and every consumer of such Electric Utility which rates and charges shall be payable as hereinafter provided and shall be in an amount determinable as provided in the following sections of this chapter. ('79 Code, § 20-118) (Ord. passed 7-13-76) § 53.16 DEPOSITS. (A) No applicant or consumer shall be hereafter connected or reconnected for service by the Electric Utility or entitled to receive electricity from that department until such applicant or consumer shall apply at the utility office for such service, pay all delinquencies, if any, standing against such consumer, and make a deposit with such utility according to the type of service desired, as fol-

lows: (1) For single-family residential rental unit connections, one-sixth of 12 months' estimated electrical bill, but in no event less than $100. (2) For multi-family residential unit connections, $100 to $250 as determined by the Electric Utility. (3) For all other residential unit connections, $100. (B) A deposit of from $100 to $200 according to the kilowatts used shall be made by all commercial consumers of electric power furnished by the Electric Utility whether or not the commercial consumer owns the real estate to which the power is furnished. (C) The deposits set out in this section shall be paid by the consumers to the collector of the municipal utilities of the city prior to the time of the furnishing of power to the consumer. The deposit shall be retained by the collector until such time as the consumer shall notify the municipal utilities that the power is no longer to be furnished to the consumer in his name, at which time the collector shall refund to the consumer the deposit herein required, after the deduction from the deposit of all current or delinquent bills due from the consumer to the municipal utilities. ('79 Code, § 20-119) (Ord. passed 6-4-74; Am. Ord. passed 11-18-86; Am. Ord. 94-20, passed 10-18-94) § 53.17 DEFERRED PAYMENTS. All bills on the schedules set out in this subchapter shall be rendered and due monthly. If not paid by the 15th day following the date of the bill, there shall be added 10% of the first $3 of the bill, plus 3% of the amount of the bill in excess of $3. Remittances sent by mail on or previous to the 15th day, as evidenced by the U.S. Post Office mark on the envelope in which they are received, will be accepted as a tender of payment within the time limit. When the 16th day of the month falls on Saturday or Sunday or any other legal holiday, the first business day thereafter shall be considered as being within the time limit. ('79 Code, § 20-119.1) (Ord. passed 9-5-78; Am. Ord. passed 11-4-86) § 53.18 RESIDENTIAL SERVICE RATE R. (A) Availability. The Electric Utility is available for residential service, except such service as is precluded by any of the provisions of the “special terms and conditions” set forth in this rate schedule. The customer must be located on the utility's distribution lines. (B) Character of service. The character of service to residential users under this section shall be alternating current, 60 Hertz, at a voltage of approximately 120 volts, two wire, 120/240 volts, three wire, where available. (C) Rate. The rates for residential users under this section shall be as follows: (1) Schedule. (a) All kWh used per month $0.096110 per kWh. (b) Service charge. $3.50 per dwelling unit. (c) Minimum charge. The monthly Service Charge shall be the minimum charge each month regardless of kWh consumption. (2) Disconnect and Reconnect charge. The reconnection charge stated in § 53.27 is applicable hereto as shown in said section. (3) Special terms and conditions. (a) No three-phase motor, regardless of its horsepower rating, and no single-phase motor of greater than three horsepower capacity, will be served under this rate. (b) Service to equipment having highly fluctuating or intermittent characteristics and having a combined input capacity in excess of three kva will not be permitted under this rate. (c) The rate included in this section shall not apply to that portion of a residence which becomes regularly used for commercial or manufacturing purposes. Where a portion of the customer's premises becomes regularly used for commercial or manufacturing purposes, customer shall have the option of separating the wiring so that the residential portion of the premises can be served through a separate meter under this section, and the commercial or manufacturing portion of the premises can be served through a separate motor under the applicable schedule for the service required. If the customer does not exercise the option of separating the wiring, the applicable rate shall be applied to the total requirements of the customer. (4) Rate adjustment. The purchased power cost adjustment tracking factor stated in § 53.24 is applicable hereto and is issued and effective at the dates shown in said section. (5) Fuel cost adjustment. Refer to § 53.24. (D) All customers paying the Residential Service Rate shall be allowed to pay monthly bills on a budget plan as established by and through the policies and procedures of the electric utility and administered by the office of the Clerk- Treasurer. ('79 Code, § 20-120) (Ord. passed 7-13-76; Am. Ord. passed 9-7-78; Am. Ord. passed 6-2-81; Am. Ord. 2004-30, passed 12-22-04; Am. Ord. 2006-2, passed1-17-06) § 53.19 RESERVED. § 53.20a COMMERCIAL SERVICE RATE C1.

(A) Availability. The Electric Utility is available for commercial service, for customers located on the distribution lines of the Utility, including lighting and other service generally requiring less than 75 kVA of connected transformer capacity. (B) Character of service. The character of service under this section is alternating current 60 Hertz, single-phase service at approximately 120 volts, two-wire or 120/240 volts. (C) Rate. (1) Schedule. (a) All kWh used per month $0.097306 per kWh. (b) Service charge. $5.00 per service location or establishment. (c) Minimum charge. The monthly Service Charge shall be the minimum charge each month regardless of kWh consumption. (2) Disconnect and Reconnect charge. The reconnection charge stated in § 53.27 is applicable hereto as shown in said section. (3) Rate adjustment. The purchased power cost adjustment tracking factor stated in § 53.24 is applicable hereto and is issued and effective at the dates shown in said section. (4) Fuel cost adjustment. Refer to § 53.24. ('79 Code, § 20-123) (Ord. passed 7-13-76; Am. Ord. passed 9-7-78; Am. Ord. passed 6-2-81; Am. Ord. 2004-30, passed 12-22-04) § 53.20b COMMERCIAL SERVICE RATE C3. (A) Availability. The Electric Utility is available for commercial service, for customers located on the distribution lines of the Utility, including lighting and other service generally requiring less than 75 kVA of connected transformer capacity. (B) Character of service. The character of service under this section is alternating current of approximately 60 Hertz frequency, three-phase service. (C) Rate. (1) Monthly rates. (a) Demand charge: $10.00 per kVA based on the single highest reading. (b) Energy charge: $0.074953 per kWh, for all kWh (c ) Service charge. $20.00 per service location or establishment. (d) Minimum charge. The monthly Service Charge shall be the minimum charge each month regardless of kWh consumption. (2) Billing demand determination. The monthly billing demand will be the single highest 15-minute kilowatt demand kW, measured during the month divided by the monthly average power factor. The average factor equals power cos[atan(kVARh/kWh)] or the square root of (kVARh2 + kWh2). Where service is supplied to multiple points of delivery at a single rate application, the billing demand will be determined as the respective maximum simultaneous sums of the measured kW demand. (3) Disconnect and Reconnect charge. The reconnection charge stated in § 53.27 is applicable hereto as shown in said section. (4) Rate adjustment. The purchased power cost adjustment tracking factor stated in § 53.24 is applicable hereto and is issued and effective at the dates shown in said section. (5) Fuel cost adjustment. Refer to § 53.24. ('79 Code, § 20-123) (Ord. passed 7-13-76; Am. Ord. passed 9-7-78; Am. Ord. passed 6-2-81; Am. Ord. 2004-30, passed 12-22-04) § 53.21A SMALL POWER SERVICE RATE SP. (A) Availability. The Electric Utility is available for manufacturing and commercial customers requiring more than 75 kVA connected transformer capacity but less than 500 kVA transformer capacity. The applicant must be located adjacent to an electric transmission or distribution line of the Utility that is adequate and suitable for supplying the service required. (B) Character of service. The character of service under this section is alternating current having a frequency of 60 Hertz, three-phase, and furnished at a voltage which is standard with the Utility in the area served. (C) Rates. (1) Monthly rates. (a) Demand charge. $10.00 per kVA based on the single highest reading. (b) Energy charge, $0.058481 per kWh, for all kWh. (c) Service charge. $50.00 per service location or establishment. (d) Minimum charge. The monthly Service Charge shall be the minimum charge each month regardless of kWh consumption. (2) Billing demand determination. The monthly billing demand will be the single highest 15-minute kilowatt demand kW, measured during the month divided by the monthly average power factor. The average power factor equals cos[atan(kVARh/kWh)] or the square root of (kVARh2 + kWh2). Where service is supplied to multiple points of delivery at a single rate application, the billing demand will be determined as the respective maximum simultaneous sums of the measured kW demand. (3) Incidental lighting service. Power customers having 75 horsepower of connected capacity, regu-

larly used and in active service, may connect incidental lighting to their power circuits providing, however, that the connected lighting load is not in excess of 30% of the connected power load. Any transformers or regulating equipment, which may be required for such lighting load from the power circuits, shall be furnished and maintained by the consumer. The lighting load shall be balanced between phases if, in the opinion of the Utility, such balancing is necessary. (4) Metering. Where the utility deems it convenient and necessary to meter at primary voltage, the customer will be entitled to a discount equivalent to 1% of the kilowatt hours metered each month. (5) Rate adjustment. The purchased power cost adjustment tracking factor stated in §53.24 is applicable hereto and is issued and effective at the dates shown in said section. (6) Fuel cost adjustment. Refer to § 53.24. (7) Credit for customer-supplied equipment. When the customer furnishes and maintains the complete substation equipment including any and all transformers and/or switches and/or other apparatus necessary for the customer to take his entire service at the primary voltage of the transmission or distribution line from which service is to be received, a credit of $.15 per kW of monthly billing demand will be applied to each monthly net bill. ('79 Code, § 20-123) (Ord. passed 7-13-76; Am. Ord. passed 9-7-78; Am. Ord. passed 11-7-78; Am. Ord. passed 6-2-81; Am. Ord. 2004-30, passed 12-22-04) § 53.21B LARGE POWER SERVICE RATE LP. (A) Availability. The Electric Utility is available for manufacturing and commercial customers not qualifying for service under the commercial tariff. The applicant must be located adjacent to an electric transmission or distribution line of the Utility that is adequate and suitable for supplying the service required. (B) Character of service. The character of service under this section is alternating current having a frequency of 60 cycles, three-phase, and furnished at a voltage which is standard with the Utility in the area served. (C) Rates. (1) Monthly rates. (a) Demand charge. $10.00 per kVA based on the single highest reading. (b) Energy charge, $0.069265 per kWh, for all kWh (c) Service charge. $100.00 per service location or establishment. (d) Minimum charge. The monthly Service Charge shall be the minimum charge each month regardless of kWh consumption. (2) Billing demand determination. The monthly billing demand will be the single highest 15-minute kilowatt demand kW, measured during the month divided by the monthly average power factor. The average power factor equals cos[atan(kVARh/kWh)] or the square root of (kVARh2 + kWh2). Where service is supplied to multiple points of delivery at a single rate application, the billing demand will be determined as the respective maximum simultaneous sums of the measured kW demand. (3) Incidental lighting service. Power customers having 75 horsepower of connected capacity, regularly used and in active service, may connect incidental lighting to their power circuits providing, however, that the connected lighting load is not in excess of 30% of the connected power load. Any transformers or regulating equipment, which may be required for such lighting load from the power circuits, shall be furnished and maintained by the consumer. The lighting load shall be balanced between phases if, in the opinion of the Utility, such balancing is necessary. (4) Metering. Where the utility deems it convenient and necessary to meter at primary voltage, the customer will be entitled to a discount equivalent to 1% of the kilowatt hours metered each month. (5) Rate adjustment. The purchased power cost adjustment tracking factor stated in § 53.24 is applicable hereto and is issued and effective at the dates shown in said section. (6) Fuel cost adjustment. Refer to § 53.24. (7) Credit for customer-supplied equipment. When the customer furnishes and maintains the complete substation equipment including any and all transformers and/or switches and/or other apparatus necessary for the customer to take his entire service at the primary voltage of the transmission or distribution line from which service is to be received, a credit of $.15 per kw of monthly billing demand will be applied to each monthly net bill. ('79 Code, § 20-123) (Ord. passed 7-13-76; Am. Ord. passed 9-7-78; Am. Ord. passed 11-7-78; Am. Ord. passed 6-2-81; Am. Ord. 2004-30, passed 12-22-04) § 53.23A SECURITY LIGHTING RATE SL. (A) Availability. The Electric Utility is available for dusk to dawn outdoor lighting service for lighting entrances, driveways and other private areas to customers who are located on the

utility's electric supply lines suitable and adequate for supplying the service requested. (B) Character of service. The utility will install, own and maintain a bracket- mounted, suburban-type lighting fixture including photo-electric control. Installations in incorporated cities and towns must be located on or extend over the property of the customer. (C) Rates. The rates for electric service under this section shall be as follows: (1) Rate per month. (a) Where the lighting fixture can be installed on an existing distribution-type wood pole and served from existing secondary facilities, with not more than one span of secondary, the rate shall be: $9.64 per lamp for 175 watt mercury vapor lamp. (b) If additional facilities are required to furnish service hereunder, the utility will install, operate and maintain such facilities at the following charges, such charges being additional to the charge set forth in division (C)(1)(a) above: $1 for each 30-foot wood pole and span of secondary. (2) Term of service. Any customer requesting service under this rate shall make written application for such service for an initial period of three years, and such service shall continue from year to year thereafter unless canceled by either party giving the other 60 days' prior written notice of the termination of service at the end of the initial period or any yearly period thereafter. (3) Disconnect and Reconnect charge. The reconnection charge stated in § 53.27 is applicable hereto as shown in said section. (D) Terms and conditions of service. (1) The utility shall adjust the automatic control on each installation to provide lighting service from dusk to dawn each night. Lamp replacements and repairs will be made within a reasonable period of time, during regular working hours, after customer's notification of the need for such maintenance. (2) The facilities installed by the utility shall remain the property of the utility and many be removed by the utility if service is discontinued. ('79 Code, § 20-125) (Ord. passed 7-13-76; Am. Ord. passed 9-7-78; Am. Ord. passed 6-2-81; Am. Ord. 2004-30, passed 12-22-04) § 53.23b CITY STREET LIGHTING RATE CSL. (A) Availability. The Electric Utility is available for dusk to dawn outdoor lighting service for lighting entrances, driveways and other private areas to customers who are located on the utility's electric supply lines suitable and adequate for supplying the service requested. (B) Character of service. The utility will install, own and maintain a bracket- mounted, suburban-type lighting fixture including photo-electric control. Installations in incorporated cities and towns must be located on or extend over the property of the customer. (C) Rates. The rates for electric service under this section shall be as follows: (1) Rate per month. (a) Where the lighting fixture can be installed on an existing distribution-type wood pole and served from existing secondary facilities, with not more than one span of secondary, the rate shall be: $5.36 per lamp for 175 watt mercury vapor lamp. (b) If additional facilities are required to furnish service hereunder, the utility will install, operate and maintain such facilities at the following charges, such charges being additional to the charge set forth in division (C)(1)(a) above: $1 for each 30-foot wood pole and span of secondary. (2) Term of service. Any customer requesting service under this rate shall make written application for such service for an initial period of three years, and such service shall continue from year to year thereafter unless canceled by either party giving the other 60 days' prior written notice of the termination of service at the end of the initial period or any yearly period thereafter. (3) Disconnect and Reconnect charge. The reconnection charge stated in § 53.27 is applicable hereto as shown in said section. (D) Terms and conditions of service. (1) The utility shall adjust the automatic control on each installation to provide lighting service from dusk to dawn each night. Lamp replacements and repairs will be made within a reasonable period of time, during regular working hours, after customer's notification of the need for such maintenance. (2) The facilities installed by the utility shall remain the property of the utility and many be removed by the utility if service is discontinued. ('79 Code, § 20-125) (Ord. passed 7-13-76; Am. Ord. passed 9-7-78; Am. Ord. passed 6-2-81; Am. Ord. 2004-30, passed 12-22-04) § 53.24 RATE AND FUEL COST ADJUSTMENTS. (A) Rate adjustment (applicable to Rates R, C1, C3, SP, LP, SL and CSL). The rate adjustment shall be on the basis of a purchased power cost adjustment which shall be on the basis of a purchased power cost adjustment tracking factor, occa-

sioned solely by changes in the cost of purchased power. (B) Fuel cost adjustment (applicable to Rates R, C1, C3, SP, LP, SL and CSL). The fuel cost adjustment in dollars per kilowatt hour shall be the same as that most recently billed to the City Municipal Electric Utility by its purchased power supplier. The fuel cost adjustment shall also include any cost passed through to the City Municipal Electric Utility by its purchased power supplier for costs related to the regional transmission organization. ('79 Code, § 20-126) (Ord. passed 9-5-78; Am. Ord. passed 6-2-81; Am. Ord. 2006-2, passed 1-17-06) § 53.25 BILLING; DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS. (A) The rates and charges for electric usage may be billed to the tenant or tenants occupying the property served, unless otherwise requested in writing by the owner, but such billing shall in no way relieve the owner from the liability for payment in the event payment is not made by the tenant as herein required. The owners of property served, which are occupied by a tenant or tenants, shall have the right to examine the collection records of the city for the purpose of determining whether bills have been paid by such tenant or tenants, provided that such examination shall be made at the office at which said records are kept during normal business hours. (B) In addition to the other remedies and penalties as provided in this chapter, the city shall also have the right to bring a civil action to recover any delinquent and unpaid electric bill plus penalty, together with reasonable attorney's fees. (Ord. 94-3, passed 2-1-94; Am. Ord. 94-6, passed 2-15-94) § 53.26 REMOVAL OF THE ELECTRIC UTILITY FROM THE JURISDICTION OF THE INDIANA UTILITY REGULATORY COMMISSION. The municipally owned electric utility of the City of Garrett, Indiana, shall be, and is, hereby removed from the jurisdiction of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission for the approval of rates and charges and for the issuance of stocks, bonds, notes, or other evidence of indebtedness. (Ord. 2004-12, passed 7-6-04) § 53.27 DISCONNECT AND RECONNECT CHARGES. (A) Disconnect. Whenever electric service is disconnected, for any reason whatsoever, the customer shall be charged and shall pay a $50 disconnect fee. (B) Reconnect. Any customer reconnecting following a disconnect, for any reason whatsoever, shall be charged and pay a $50 reconnect fee. (C) Customer disconnect request. Whenever service is disconnected at a service location point at the request of the customer, the customer shall be charged and shall pay a service fee of $100 to disconnect and subsequently reconnect the service for the first request in a calendar year. The customer shall be charged and shall pay a service fee of $200 for such disconnect and reconnect for all subsequent requests in the same calendar year. (D) Disconnect/reconnect defined. Service is considered disconnected and therefore subject to reconnection upon either of the following events: (1) Actual disconnection where the electric service to the customer is terminated either at the meter, pole, or at such other point as deemed appropriate by the city; or (2) The customer's failure to pay all amounts due the city utilities by the deadline as stated in the past due utility bill from the city. (Ord. 2006-2, passed 1-17-06) § 53.28 TAMPERING FEE. No person shall maliciously, willfully, or negligently break, damage, destroy, uncover, deface, or tamper with, in any manner, with any structure, appurtenance, equipment, including, but not limited to, wires, meters, and meter bases, which is a part of the municipal electric distribution system. In the event of such breakage, damage, destruction, uncovering, defacing, or tampering, the customer shall be charged and shall pay a tampering fee of $200 per occurrence. (Ord. 2006-2, passed 1-17-06) § 53.29 ANNUAL REVIEW. The Council shall review and adjust the rates and charges on an annual basis. The Clerk-Treasurer is directed to cause a rate consultant's report to be prepared and submitted annual to the Council. The report shall be based on the most year end data and submitted to the Council on or before May 1 of each year. § 53.30 This Ordinance repeals and replaces in its entirety the current Chapter 53 Sections 53.01 through and including 53.28. § 53.31 This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as required by law. At the conclusion of the Public Hearing, the Common Council will give further consideration to the proposed Ordinance. The public is invited to attend and comment. Marcie L. Conkle, Clerk-Treasurer GC,00363056,12/12,hspaxlp


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Davis earns Junior All-State honor Junior LB led team with 103 tackles this season By Phil Friend pfriend@kpcmedia.com GARRETT — Garrett junior linebacker Bo Davis was surprised when he found out that he was selected to the Indiana Football Coaches Association Class 3A Junior All-State squad. But it was certainly a good surprise. “I didn’t really expect that at all,” Davis said. “I was pretty happy. It’s a pretty big deal.” But the soft-spoken Davis, who is the middle linebacker in the

Railroaders’ 4-3 scheme, is quick to deflect the reasons for his success to his teammates that helped him finish with 103 tackles this season. “The linemen take out the blocks and I’m supposed to do my job. I wouldn’t really say that I’m the leader, position-wise,” Davis said. The IFCA selections were announced Monday morning. Davis was one of 12 juniors in the state in Class 3A to earn the distinction on defense. Davis finished

with four tackles for loss, one fumble recovery, three interceptions and two pass deflections. Davis had a three-game stretch against Bluffton, Woodlan and South Adams where he had 15, 16 and 17 tackles, respectively. Davis was named the team’s Defensive Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive year. “He’s the guy who takes the signals. He’s the first guy we talk to from the sideline. He’s the first guy involved in the strategy,” said Garrett coach Chris DePew. “Most things in this kind of defense are created to set that middle linebacker up and make

Davis plays. And Bo does, he makes them.” Davis was also a starting running back for the Railroaders this year,

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Grants awarded by DeKalb’s VOICE were: • Butler Youth Evangelistic Association, $1,000 to provide financial support for the meal program; • DeKalb Council on Pregnancy, $1,000 to purchase cribs, mattresses and car seats that meet industry safety standards; • Little Joe’s Preschool, $1,500 to increase daily lessons and staff hours; • Mad Anthony’s Children’s Hope House, $900 to help families with overnight stays when they have someone in hospital; and • McMillen Center for Health Education, $1,500 for the center’s Brush dental health program.

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phetamine, both as Class B felonies. Police said Peters is believed to be living in the Fort Wayne area. Officers are asking anyone who has information on her whereabouts to contact the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, 925-3365, or a local law enforcement agency. The IMAGE Drug Task

teammates.” Davis was a second-year starter at linebacker, and was also the team’s captain this past season. Garrett finished the season with a 4-6 record, but the campaign ended with two thrilling matchups against Heritage, both of which ended with difficult Railroader losses. But Davis is optimistic for what the team can do next season. “Our first loss to Heritage, we had a 21-point lead and it’s just the inexperience,” Davis said. “In the sectional we were neck-andneck the whole time. But those tough losses, they hurt a lot and motivate us for next year.”

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Foundation grants from Page 1 • YWCA of Northeast Indiana, $1,000 to support domestic violence victims and help teens avoid dating violence. Grants awarded through the Early Childhood Development Fund were: • Butler Early Education Center, $1,773 for tuition scholarships for families; • YMCA of DeKalb County Child Care, $3,000 for child care program staff development; • Eckhart Public Library, $1,286 to digitize and preserve John Martin Smith‘s personal collection.

finishing with 346 yards on 64 carries with two touchdowns. Davis also caught nine passes for 88 yards and one touchdown. Davis said his favorite game of the season was a 34-0 win over DeKalb, in which he had 13 tackles, an interception, and a rushing and receiving touchdown. “When your talented kids are your hardest workers, you have a special player and that’s what he is,” DePew said. “He’s a kid that won’t miss a workout, won’t miss a meeting and never would miss a practice. He’s just 100 percent dependable and dedicated, and sets a high standard that gives him ultimate credibility with his

Force said it was assisted by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, Auburn Police Department, Butler Police Department and Brown County Sheriff’s Department. IMAGE (Indiana Multi Agency Group Enforcement) is a multi-jurisdictional drug task force made up of officers from Steuben,

LaGrange, Noble and DeKalb counties. IMAGE investigates drug-related crimes and is funded in part by a grant from the Edward Byrne Memorial JAG grant administered through the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. IMAGE also receives funding through area prosecutors, law enforcement agencies and organizations such as Drug Free and other civic and community groups. The task force emphasized in its news release that the fact that a person has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation, and all persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

FREMONT — Garrett junior Justin McCoy scored 34 points and earned a double-double with 12 rebounds in leading the Railroaders (3-1) past Fremont, 70-60, on Tuesday night. Karsten Cooper McCoy and Matt Singleton were also in double figures with 13 points apiece. Singleton also added seven rebounds. Kordell Kessler chipped in five points, Tommy Reneau three points and Andrea Rosati two points to round out the scoring. Alex Beams led Fremont with 22 points. Wade Regadangz was also in double figures with 10 points. Austin Paperbrock and Tony LaRose scored seven points each, Colton Howe six points and Justin Paperbrock had two points to finish the Eagle (0-3) scoring.

Locomotives win two against LP GARRETT — The seventh grade boys defeated Lakewood Park Tuesday night by a score of 44-33. The Locomotives were once again led by a strong effort from Avery Morrison with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Morrison had help from his teammates for an overall balanced attack. Other players chipping in were Korbyn Yarian with

nine points and 10 rebounds, nine points from Kobe Lucarelli, and five points from point guard Bryce Wilson. The eighth grade boys defeated Lakewood Park 44-28. The Locomotives outscored the Panthers 18-5 the second half to pull away. Leading for Garrett were Hayden Greene with 12 points and nine rebounds, Dillon McCann with 11 points, Micah Malcolm with eight points, Carter Back with six points and 10 rebounds, Jacob Bevis with four points, Cameron Smith with three points, and Cole Kelham with four assists. Andrew Wertman, Juan Arambula, Clayton Sobieski and Caleb Smith also contributed in the team’s victory. The Locomotives look to continue their winning ways as they travel to Eastside Thursday night.

Varsity Schedules Boys Basketball Dec. 18 - Bellmont, at Decatur, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20 - Leo, home, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 23 - Angola, home, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9 - Central Noble, home, 7:30 Jan. 11 - Adams Central, at Monroe, 6 p.m. Girls Basketball Dec. 13 - Adams Central, at Monroe, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 - Fremont, away, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21 - Adams Central, home, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28- Norwell, home, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10 - Bluffton, home, 7:30 p.m.

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