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Man charged in string of break-ins BY KATHRYN BASSETT kbassett@kpcmedia.com AUBURN — An Auburn man is facing multiple criminal charges involving a string of break-ins at properties including two churches. Nicholas Wilson, 24, of the 900 block of Griswold Court, is charged in six separate cases with two counts of burglary of a structure used for religious worship, a Class B felony; burglary of a dwelling, a Class B

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felony; burglary, a Class C felony; forgery, a Class C felony; and five charges of theft, a Class D felony. One of the charges — burglary of a structure used for religious worship — was filed in September. The remaining charges were filed Oct. 29. During an initial hearing on the newer charges in DeKalb Superior Court II Friday, Judge Monte Brown set bail at $33,500, According to police affidavits of probable cause for Wilson’s arrest,

Wilson is accused of breaking into the Garrett Presbyterian Church on Sept. 1. Police were called to the church on a report of a suspicious person walking around the church, attempting to open windows. When police arrived, they saw a man, later identified as Wilson, inside the church with something in his hand, an affidavit said. Ultimately police found Wilson under a pew, the affidavit said. Wilson told police he was there to

sleep because his apartment was 91 degrees. He said the item in his hands had been a soda cup from a gas station. However, police did not locate a soda cup, the affidavit said. While serving the warrant for Wilson’s arrests in that case, police recovered items that had been reported as stolen in other cases, documents say. Those cases involved; a July break-in at the Auburn Alliance

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City meetings planned Tuesday GARRETT — Two city meetings are planned Tuesday in City Hall. The Board of Works will meet at 5:30 p.m. Agenda items include: • a report from Jim Smith of Republic Services (National Serv-All); • quotes for a new water well; • police quotes for carpeting; • chaplain approval for the police department; • McAllister maintenance agreement approval for all city generators; • electric utility rate study by Rod Sibery of Spectrum Engineering; and • a drainage plan for the proposed Dollar General store by DeKalb County Surveyor Mike Kline. The Common Council will meet at 7 p.m. Agenda items include; • a public hearing on F&H Associates, Walt Fuller, for tax abatement; • a confirming resolution for F&H Associates, Walt Fuller; and • introduction of an ordinance amending Operation Pullover amount.

J.E. Ober open house Thursday GARRETT — An open house is planned from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at J.E. Ober Elementary School. The event offers an opportunity for parents to visit their children’s teaching teams and let children show off project they have been working on. An optional parent meeting will be from 6:30-7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center for anyone interested in learning more about the school’s personalized learning program. Refreshments will be available in the J.E. Ober cafeteria.

County Veterans Day Parade is Nov. 9 GARRETT — The DeKalb County Veteran’s Day Parade is planned in Garrett on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. The parade will begin at the Garrett American Legion Post 178, 515 W. Fifth Ave. and end at the Veterans of Foreign Wars at 118 N. Cowen St. Line up will be at noon at the Legion. The parade will travel east on Fifth Ave., and then north on Cowen St. to the VFW Post where auxiliary members will host a luncheon. Following a short break, parade units will return to the Legion on West Quincy St., and then south on Peters Street, where a ham and bean dinner will be served.

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Staff members Kathy Johnson and Catina LaMotte set up computers Friday in preparation for today’s opening at St. Martin’s Healthcare at it Garrett location. The clinic was temporarily housed at DeKalb Health since a fire in March. Sue Carpenter

St. Martin’s reopens in Garrett Resuming normal clinic hours starting today GARRETT — St. Martin’s Healthcare will open today at 9 a.m. at its Garrett location at 1359 S. Randolph St. The clinic has operated from the Auburn site since a fire on March 29 gutted the Garrett office. Walk-in medical clinic hours are Mondays 9 a.m. to noon; Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and

Thursdays 4-8 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes prior to clinic hours. New patients must arrive within the first two hours. Medications can be picked up Mondays 9 to noon or 1-3 p.m.; Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Thursday;s 4-8 p.m. Dental clinic hours are by appointment only.

Due to rising costs, St. Martin’s Healthcare is asking patients make a donation to assist with their care. Recommended donation amounts are $5 per visit for the medical clinic; $10 for dental appointments. A community open house at the free clinic’s renovated office is planned for a later date. The clinic will be closed Nov. 28-29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Community foundation offers internship The Community Foundation of DeKalb County is offering a paid internship for a current college student for the Spring 2014 semester. Full- or part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in accredited twoor four-year Indiana colleges and universities are eligible to apply. An internship with the community foundation offers real-life work experience for a student wishing to advance his or her educational and personal development. The student selected for the position will be introduced to the roles community foundations and philanthropy play in our community’s quality of life. During the Spring 2014 term,

an intern will assist community foundation staff with their education initiative, Learning Link DeKalb County. The intern will help the foundation enhance its service to donors and expand its interactions with local charitable organizations. Further details are available at the Indiana INTERNnet website, www.indianaintern.net. Students may apply through the INTERNnet website or directly to the community foundation by emailing a résumé and introductory message or letter to Judy Sorg, Learning Link Director, at JSorg@DeKalbFoundation.org, by Monday, December 2, 2013. Funded by a $2.2 million Lilly

Endowment Inc. grant, this position is offered as part of the Community Foundation Internships (CFI) program, which is administered through the GIFT (Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow) program at the Indiana Grantmakers Alliance. CFI will further the Endowment’s efforts to build healthy community foundations and provide high-quality internship opportunities in Indiana. Information about the program, as well as job postings, are available at the Indiana INTERNnet website. For more information, contact Judy Sorg, JSorg@DeKalbFoundation. org, (260) 925-0311, or visit: http:// www.indianagrantmakers.org/ cfinternships.

Church where items including a safe, Blue Ray player, vacuum, keyboard, tool box, tools and an alarm clock were stolen; and the Aug. 30 break-in of a home in the 1100 block of North Walsh Street in Garrett where a laptop, cigarettes and $80 were reported missing. Wilson also is accused of the Break-ins, Page 4

Fall property taxes are due Nov. 12 AUBURN — DeKalb County fall property taxes are due Tuesday, Nov. 12, DeKalb County Treasurer Holly Albright said. The courthouse will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day, she added. Taxpayers will not receive separate bills for the fall installments. Both the spring and fall installments were mailed in April. Anyone who has billing questions may contact the treasurer’s office at 925-2712 or visit its website at co.dekalb.in.us to view property tax information online. Albright said paying taxes recently became easier. People now may pay taxes online directly from a checking or savings account. Albright said the county is pleased to present a new, online tax payment system that is quick, easy and free of charge. “We have tried to make tax payment as convenient as possible and offer a variety of payment options in one stop,” she said. To pay online, visit co.dekalb.in.us. Tax payments may be made in person at the treasurer’s office on the second floor of the courthouse in downtown Auburn. Business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Payments also may be mailed to the DeKalb County Treasurer, 100 S. Main St., Auburn, IN 46706. Payment is considered on time when postmarked by the U.S. post office on or before the installment due date of Nov. 12. A taxpayer may enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope for a receipt. Otherwise, a canceled Taxes, Page 4

Crash course: officers learn emergency operation skills By Sue Carpenter scarpenter@kpcmedia.com GARRETT — Garrett police reserve officer Chris Rowe sits behind the wheel of a police cruiser. His mission is to complete a obstacle course set up in the Auburn Auction Park parking lot at a speed of 35 mph as part of an exercise is to his earn Emergency Vehicle Operation certification. Garrett Police Chief Keith Hefner, a certified EVO trainer, set up dozens orange cones on the asphalt parking area where drivers weave in and out of the lanes and follow last-minute instructions to turn left or right, stop, and back up — all within a 4 minute, 45 second time frame. The instruction was conducted three days last week, with Garrett officers training during the day, and Auburn police officers at night. Hefner said the exercise tests skills drivers use every day on the highway, whether an emergency worker or a private motorist driving to-and-from the store or to work. “The course incorporates

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Garrett Police Chief Keith Hefner demonstrates the obstacle course set up for police training at Auburn Auction Park Tuesday. backing up, controlled braking and evasive maneuvers,” Hefner said while riding “shotgun” in the Ford Crown Victoria police cruiser Tuesday morning. The goal is to avoid hitting the cones and not touching the brakes during the entire course, while maintaining an even speed of 35 mph. “The smoother the ride, the faster you go,” Hefner said while instructing Rowe to turn sharp into

the turns. “This simulates lane changes, and the multi-tasking officers need to do when driving to a call,” Hefner said. “Officers need to control their driving, listen to the police radio and plan their approach to the call they are responding to.” Trainees also practice back-up skills using side mirrors, as is needed with the department’s Dodge Chargers and SUVs where

rear view mirrors do not provide a clear view at all times. Rowe completes his second turn at the course, weaving around the pylons, stopping, turning on a dime and backing up without knocking down any cones. All within 4 minutes 40 seconds. By the end of the week, Hefner hopes to have all 13 full-time members of his department Skills, Page 4


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GARRETT — Psi Iota Xi Sorority in Garrett is taking orders for homemade cheese balls through Monday, Nov. 4. The 12-ounce cheeseballs are available in three flavors: original, chipped beef and Hawaiian for $6 apiece. Delivery will be the week of Nov. 25. Phone Sharon Berning at 357-6308 or contact any Psi Iota Xi member to place an order.

Entertainment at Legion Friday GARRETT — Russ Chandler will provide entertainment Friday from 8-11 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 Friday GARRETT — The Garrett Eagles will host Mark Garr Friday from 8-11 p.m. The event is open to the public. The Eagles home is at 220 S. Randolph St.

Lions, Psi Otes BBQ Thursday GARRETT — Garrett Lions Club and Psi Iota Xi Sorority will host their annual chicken barbecue Thursday, Nov. 7, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Drive-through pick up for meals will be on East Houston Street at Eastside Park. The 1/2 chicken adult meal includes baked potato, applesauce and dessert for $8. The 1/4 chicken children’s meal includes the same side dishes for $6. See any Lions Club member for tickets, or phone 357-0444.

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Fourth-graders at St. Joseph School in Garrett observed All Saints Day Friday at St. Joseph Church. Students dressed in costume for the saint they studied. On Monday, all Catholic schools in the Fort Wayne area attended an All-Schools Mass honoring the saints. In front, from left are Nataley Armstrong, Cole Carey, Karah Lacey and Ethan Lester. In back are Rachael Kilgore, Ava O’Connor, Douglass Merriman, Sarah Schlosser and Kamydn Phillips with their teacher Amy Edelman.

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Tri Kappa Associates gather in October By Connie Dicke GARRETT — The Garrett Associates Chapter of Tri Kappa (Kappa, Kappa, Kappa) met Monday, Oct. 25 at the Railroad Inn in Garrett. President Phyllis Gerstner called the meeting to order with the opening song and Tri Kappa verse. Jean Ross was welcomed into the Chapter having been affiliated with Tri Kappa since June 20, 1968. Katrina Custer took attendance with Beverly Babbitt, Johanna Byanski, Katrina Custer, Rebecca

Derrow, Connie Dicke, Sandra Ely, Helen Finn, Phyllis Gerstner, Suzi Higgins, Mary Ellen Johnson, Hertha Moran, Jean Ross, Alice Sheehan, Gretel Smith, Penny Smith, Cleo Talley and Helen Wappes present. The minutes were read from the September meeting by Katrina and Helen Wappes offered the treasurer ’s report. Both reports were approved as read. Johanna gave an update of the DeKalb County Food Bank and their needs.

Connie acknowledged the cards and flowers that have been sent since the last meeting. There are four members that are entering art work for the upcoming Province Convention: Johanna Byanski, Phyllis Gerstner, Helen Wappes and Connie Dicke. Cleo Talley made a suggestion on raising monies each meeting by a member bringing something homemade to auction. Hostesses for the meeting were Alice Sheehan, Hertha Moran and Mary Ellen Johnson. They

served a variety of pies for dessert and the tables were decorated with all kinds of Halloween hats, pumpkins and gourds. Each table setting had a decorated box of goodies. Phyllis closed the meeting with — ”It ’s not what you gather, it what you scatter” and read the Rule for Christian Living: “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.”

POLICE NEWS Officers arrest 3 AUBURN — Local police officers arrested three people Thursday night and Friday, DeKalb Jail records said. Brandon Shirk, 20. of the 900 block of Baer Pass, Garrett, was arrested Thursday at 7:21 p.m. by the Garrett Police Department on a charge of theft, a Class D felony. Tina M. Nodin, 37, of the 900 block of South Randolph Street, Garrett, was arrested Thursday at

8:05 p.m. by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department on warrants charging her with possession of methamphetamine, a Class B felony; possession of a controlled substance, a Class C felony; and three Class A misdemeanors, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and conversion. George B. Schewe, 52, of the 800 block of South Cowen Street, Garrett, was arrested Friday at 6:43 a.m. by the Garrett Police

Department on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated at the Class A and Class C misdemeanor levels.

of Butler reported neck pain after the crash, police said. Nicholass was riding in a 2004 Chevrolet Impala driven by Casey W. Boggs Jacobs, 17, of Butler. He was traveling west on 7th Street when a vehicle in front of him stopped suddenly. Jacobs stopped, but 1998 Chevrolet Blazer behind him, driven by Jessica A. Roark, 32, of St. Joe. collided with the rear of his vehicle. Police estimated total damage of $1,000 to $2,500.

Rear-end collision injures passenger AUBURN — A passenger suffered an injury in a rear-end collision Thursday at 5:17 p.m. near 7th and Division streets, the Auburn Police Department reported. Cindy S. Nicholass, 41,

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DeKalb County horseman Bill Knott drives a carriage with Kallie Knott, his granddaughter, as part of the 2012 Heritage Days parade in Garrett. you.” Knott started working for Northern Indiana Fuel & Light in 1960. He 1976, he left the company to start his own excavation business. “I guess I just like working on my own,” he said. “My boys were old enough to help with it.” Today, the company roster includes sons Tim and Rob and a grandson. Knott is a family man in every sense of the word. Not only does he work with his sons and a grandson, but his sister, Judy Harshman, and brother, Jim, all own draft horses. All of his siblings live within two miles of each other. “I was born and raised just a mile from here,” Knott said from his company office. He said his recently deceased mother, Eloise, was a big supporter of the family’s endeavors. Knott’s “family” extends

beyond bloodlines. He is heavily involved in the DeKalb County Draft Horse Association. Association members truly seem to enjoy each other’s company — and plenty of good-natured ribbing. “We try to support each other,” Knott said. “Our club members are excellent. Everyone chips in to help each other.” The group has taken philanthropy as one of its key missions, and members such as Knott can be seen at a variety of functions throughout the year. “The club just wants to share its talent,” Knott said. “The disadvantaged people just love it. It’s very rewarding. It makes you feel good to do that for somebody else.” Big horses are a big hobby, Knott said. Each of his horses can eat a bale of hay a day. They also require daily exercise.

And sometimes, they can be almost as ornery as Bill Knott. He recalled the time a gate wasn’t properly latched, and he woke to find two of his horses, weighing in at approximately 2,200 pounds each, in his swimming pool. He said the situation was further compounded when he called Jim for help. Jim came to his aid, sure enough, but he also made sure the incident wasn’t a secret. “He called everybody under the sun to tell them what happened,” Bill Knott said. “Needless to say, it cost a chunk of money to get it fixed.” Family is family, and Knott sits up straighter when talking about his sons and his daughter, Heidi. “They’re all good workers,” he said. “They’re not afraid of work. I feel proud. I do.”

Community garden grows success BY KATHRYN BASSETT kbassett@kpcmedia.com AUBURN — With the produce now harvested and the soil tilled, DeKalb County Resource Garden chairman Dave Bassett rates the garden as a success. “For the first year, I think it went really well,” said Bassett. “I think it’s something that’s good for the county.” The garden was planted in a one-acre site on the south side of the Northeast Indiana Solid Waste Management District’s composting site on C.R. 36-A, northwest of Auburn. Labor such as planting, weeding, watering and harvesting was carried out by DeKalb County Community Corrections clients who were required to complete community-service hours. Produce from the garden was used to feed inmates at the county jail and given to local food banks. Community service workers were under the supervision of mentors who were responsible for telling them which

tasks to complete and giving gardening advice. Community Corrections staff made periodic visits to monitor the workers. The garden season ran from May 18, when the first vegetables were planted, to the end of September, when the ground was tilled and composted. During the season more than 1,000 pounds of food were harvested. Vegetables grown at the garden included tomatoes, onions, cauliflower, broccoli, green beans, peppers, lettuce, potatoes, melons and cucumbers. A total of 46 community service workers spent 649.75 hours during 50 days working at the garden, according to Community Corrections program coordinator Lisa Culler. Bassett credited the garden’s success with the support it received from numerous partners. The DeKalb County Commissioners awarded $10,000 to establish the resource garden program. Community Corrections was responsible for the

labor force, and the DeKalb County Extension office provided guidance, volunteer recruitment and organization. The DeKalb County Council on Aging also assisted with recruitment and management. The DeKalb County Surveyor’s Office defined the garden’s boundaries, and the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department transported and prepared the produce. DeKalb High School students grew the starter plants, and the Northeast Indiana Solid Waste Management District provided the garden location, a well, power, and many other extras, Bassett said. Steel Dynamics Inc. donated material for a driveway base, and TFC Canopy provided a shade and rain canopy. Kaufman Well Drilling installed a well. Garden Gate assisted with seeds and supplies, and Home Depot assisted with tools and equipment. Signature Construction and

Eaton Clutch set up the canopy. Speedway Redimix provider concrete and Seiss Construction carried out the concrete work. Walmart Distribution Center provided bottled water for workers. “Though our first year was met with some challenges, including turning a hard farm field into a garden, lots of rain early in the season, needing a few more volunteers and a dry mid-season, we persevered and stayed well under our budget,” Bassett said. Next year, Bassett said, soil conditions will be better, and compost already has been spread and tilled into the ground. “I foresee turning 1,000 pounds (of food) into a lot more produce,” Bassett said. Bassett also hopes that more people will step up and volunteer to be garden mentors next year. “I think it was a success for the county,” said Bassett. “I think it’s something that will continue to grow.”

p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are to Heath Mack Scholarship Foundation.

WATERLOO — Lawrence J. “Larry” Schoudel, 70, of Waterloo died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Kendallville Manor in Kendallville. A memorial service will be at noon Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Waterloo, with Fr. David Carkenord officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery. Memorials are to the American Cancer Society, 111 E. Ludwig Rd., Fort Wayne IN 46825.

Margaret Tarlton GARRETT — Margaret F. Tarlton, 89, of Garrett died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in Springboro, Ohio. Arrangements are pending at Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn. A full obituary will appear in Thursday’s paper.

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.

Jerry Emenhiser ST. JOE — Jerry S. Emenhiser, 80, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at DeKalb Health, Auburn. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Smith & Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville, Ohio. Burial will be in Scipio Cemetery, Harlan, Ind. Visitation will be today, Nov. 4, from 2-4 and 6-8

COURT NEWS Judge sentences 3 AUBURN — Judge Kevin Wallace sentenced four people for criminal offenses during hearings Wednesday and Thursday in DeKalb Superior Court I. • Amy C. Brown of the 200 block of East Green Street, Butler, was fined $75 and must pay court costs for criminal recklessness using a vehicle, a Class A misdemeanor. • Robert Weber of the 200 block of North

Bridge Street, Garrett, was sentenced to 90 days in jail and fined $75 for driving while suspended, a Class A misdemeanor. He must pay court costs, and his driving license was suspended for 180 days. • Jesse Schewe of the 800 block of South Cowen Street, Garrett, received a one-year suspended sentence and one year of probation for theft, a Class A misdemeanor. He was fined $1 and must pay court costs.

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Mary Placencia, left, and Autumn Cope, right, co-chairs of the Small Dog Dash held last week in Feick Park, deliver pet food, toys, treats and beds to the DeKalb County Animal Shelter Friday morning. Shelter manager Anna Feller, accepted the donation, including a check for $70. Sixteen dogs competed in the event, sponsored by Garrett State Bank. Each participant was asked to donate items for the shelter.

the next great idea.” “Fifth Third Bank has a long-standing commitment to economic development in each of the communities it serves,” said Nancy Huber, president of Fifth Third Bank (Central and Northeast Indiana). “Innovation One is a great opportunity to reward the best and brightest minds in the region with the support and encouragement needed to help the community grow.” Entering the Innovation Challenge is free, and there are no age restrictions. Application forms are due by Jan. 10. Full project submissions will be accepted between Jan. 1 and March 1, 2014. A competition open house is set for April 10, 11 and 12, and winners will be announced April 12. For an application or more information, visit innovation1. org, call 665-4133 or email smwilson@my.trine.edu. Innovation One, housed in Trine’s new Jim and Joan Bock Center for Innovation and Biomedical Engineering, is a venture that brings ideas to market by providing expertise and services to help promote economic growth in northeast Indiana and the region. It offers a range of services that enable students from every area of study to get involved. Among the services offered are engineering consulting, prototyping, research and development, testing and assessment and market research.

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November yard, garden calendar HOME Indoor plants and activities As houseplant growth slows, apply less fertilizer and water. If plants are dropping many leaves, move them closer to sunny exposures, such as west- and south-facing windows. Artificial lights may be needed to supplement particularly dark rooms. Pot spring-flowering bulbs with tips exposed to force into bloom indoors. Moisten soil and refrigerate 10 to 13 weeks. Transfer to a cool, sunny location, and allow an additional three to four weeks for blooming. Continue dark treatment for poinsettias by keeping them in complete darkness from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. daily until early December or until red bracts begin to show.

YARD Lawns, woody ornamentals, fruits Prevent rabbit and rodent feeding damage by erecting physical barriers, such as metal mesh (one-fourth inch) hardware cloth. Pull mulch a few inches away from the trunk, as the mulch provides a warm winter home for rodents. Chemical repellents also are available, but their effectiveness is temporary and not foolproof.

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disease carryover. Continue mowing lawn as needed. As tree leaves fall, run them through your mower (remove bagger), allowing the shredded leaves to remain on the lawn. Be sure to mow only when grass and leaves are dry. An early November application of fertilizer can help keep lawns green into winter and boost early spring recovery. Apply one-half to 1pound actual nitrogen, per 1,000 square feet of lawn, in quick-release, water-soluble form. Timing should aim for near or after the last mowing of the year but while lawn is still green.

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Nov. 20 - Norwell, at Ossian, 6 p.m. (scrimmage) Nov. 27 - Eastside, at Butler, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 - Prairie Heights, home, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 - Woodlan, home, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 - Fremont, away, 7:30 p.m. 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. Jan. 15 - ACAC Tournament (tba) Jan. 24 - South Adams, home, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 - Southern Wells, at Poneto, 8 p.m. Jan. 31 - Bluffton, away, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 - East Noble, home, 7:45 p.m. Feb. 8 - Churubusco, away, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 - Heritage, home, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 - DeKalb, home, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 - Lakewood Park Christian, away, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 - Manchester, away, 6:15 p.m.

Nov. 9 - Fairfield, at Benton, 11 a.m., scrimmage Nov. 12 - Churubusco, home, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 - Lakewood Park Christian, home, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 - Central Noble, at Albion, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 - DeKalb, away, 7:45 p.m. Nov. 26 - Angola, away, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 - Woodlan, home, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 - Prairie Heights, home, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 - Leo, away, 7:30 p.m. 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. Jan. 21 - Bellmont, at Decatur, 7:45 p.m. Jan. 25 - Southern Wells, at Poneto, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29 - Eastside, home, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 - Heritage, away, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 - East Noble, home, 6:15 p.m.

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SAT/National last year. with many Stump keeps busy at Garrett Qualifying test to study at activities extracurricular Stump plans she is a or Purdue High School, where Manchester College a degree in academic teams member of three and fine arts University to pursue for — English, spelling English. to be a the technical crew on wanted works — “I always Show But the grade the Rhythm Connectionof the teacher,” she said. each year she is a member level goes up with When she was Choir and National Honor owner of JY student council, advances in school. Initiating to Julie Yarde, has donated in kindergarten, she wanted would Society and Students (SICK). Design and Print, and Kindness Now Stump J.E.Ober teach that class. school English, Character also works as a Peer backpacks for Stump like to teach high Saxer’s freshman Elementary School’s Tutor for Alex helped with the her favorite subject.but love to Boomerang Backpack eligible for English class and during her junior “I like to read, She is in the program. Studentslunches are said. school newspaper write,” Stump free and reduced full of a book based on year. bag of Brad and process of writingduring the past given a book on Fridays to following She is the daughterthe eldest of a dream she had an English teacher and by the nutritious foodthe weekend. Melinda Stump she is writing plans to become year. take home forbegan Sept. 25. Marie Stump hopes to complete a book adventure and four daughters. of advice to “It’s a fiction, said of the The program words graduation. She year. she Stump’s fantasy story,” her senior of 3 end of author genre. There’s lots ➤S mp an activity she War survivor, swordfighting, day. hopes to try some to speak at museum Hoosier Air AUBURN — The Christel for Museum will feature as the speaker Benhke Gehlert museum at 7 a meeting in the is free and tonight. The program open to the public. Wayne, is the Gehlert, of Fort of a DeKalb County author of “Recollections GARRETT — in up German doubled in size Hamburger: Growing Democrats have the group’s chair, will talk about She and 1941-1962.” as a child during be the last year, said he couldn’t her experiences assaults of Mark Payton, the heaviest aerial trials of hunger happier. came to the World War II, More than 80 people upheavals and for the area’s and cold, personal with show their support Saturday moments of innocencein the rubble Democratic candidates annual friends while playing affected night at the group’sDinner at of war. These experiences Jefferson-JacksonClub. but her later life her childhood, Garrett Country is happy that passion for evolved into a Payton said he getting involved, America. take S.R. new people are continue to build To reach the museum, and he hopes to turn east on C.R. in the 427 to C.R. 60, right (south) on the party’s visibility turn 60 to C.R. 29, community. help (west) on C.R. to right year then 29, C.R. “This is a building for next south of the 62, the first roadwill be welcome Democratic candidates airport. Visitors year,” Payton said. Third Democrats welcomed class candidate 4-H Air Pistol District congressional of Fort Wayne Dr. Tom Hayhurst2006, Hayhurst starts Thursday County to the dinner. In of the district’s AUBURN — DeKalb will begin its carried 46 percent 4-H Shooting sports Discipline on vote against Republican Souder. After 2009 4-H Air Pistol incumbent Mark the district p.m. in the Thursday at 6:30 several meetings, Hayhurst again. Auburn. Exhibit Hall in sign up decided to recruit person for all Participants may or guardian is “He’s the right said Third Thursday. A parent and right reasons,” Darland. the permission sign required to District chair Carmen in doing the she health papers. is open to any “He really believesend of the day.” the 1,722 books The program at the with some of SCAN over its goal of 4 through 12 Walter poses in right thing a very good performput youth in grades school year. It “He had student Samantha (SCAN). Walter helped will go to needy families out,” Darland and Neglect during the current evenings at the Garrett High School drive. The books ance his first time Child Abuse will meet Thursday15 through Dec. collected for Stop its Read To Me book collection said. during Ross of Auburn Exhibit Hall, Oct. 15,000 books Attorney Codie dinner with his Indiana. 17, except on Thanksgiving. and individual northeast also attended the He is running for Gun safety skillsthe focus of the wife, Stephanie. are seat for shooting skills which is the state representative 52 and District Air Pistol program, Indiana House calls “common controlled he taught in a very to 4-H promotes what resolution that It send the development. situation, accordingis $20 for “If you adopt a sense” government. as a teacher “It expedites things. as county an officials. The cost for advanced DeKalb both to prospects Ross, 32, worked becoming a makes the entire area, you $15 a right signal, companies,” AUBURN — The before beginners and includes use of Monday adopted economic revitalization for nine years His two biggest in good well as existing County Council to have to say, members, which declares the entire lawyer in 2007. economy and lesson materials. Eberhart said. measure does not are going every wood lot, every resolution that equipment and first-year Air faith, that concerns are the he believes are He noted the economic revitalization authority in farm field, every residential area Completion of Air county an education, which the fall only) or diminish the county’s of obsolesarea. county definition Pistol (held in the this linked. requiretax-abatement allow is a meets closely our The move will said. “I think it’s requests considering Rifle (held in winter) “Our kids are leaving cence,” Walter .22 Rifle and requests. still not returning, to consider tax-abatement ment for both which will be said Galen patently absurd.”the council may community and offer highDevelopment projects “in one fell swoop,”of the DeKalb other county Muzzleloading, Stuckey said definitions of because we don’t said. “I’ve got would go before and the Eberhart, director Development offered next summer. jobs,” Ross contact planning boards,place consider any of and skilled area to keep zoning Economic information, want I County For more would take an economic revitalization great neighbors. Jessup, 837-7376. public hearings council attorney the resolution. Partnership. instructor Jess council must them.” before approval, at the Council’s when considering said he hopes Currently, the not have to meet sites as If elected, Ross funding and The area does definitions Stuckey said declare individual areas when Don Chili supper planned each one of the statute, he noted. to address educationalRoss also September meeting. Council The Garretteconomic revitalization in the GARRETT — student assessments. the Auburn Common said the law presented and new considering tax-abatement Schools Character Walter to fight for jobs the whole The council approved Keyser-Butler will host a chili member Mike the term of the to intendsof industry — such as requests. Declaring area will revitalization resolution, with types Counts! program Oct. 16, area not — in his defining economic county a revitalization obsolescence, economic revitalization shipping and biomedical step and save supper on Friday, The chili will areas speaks of eliminate that p.m. substandard exceed three years. industries the 30district. beginning at 6 each of the the woods, businesses and requesting a tax deterioration, in need of to “I our neck of be served next at Memorial buildings and areas behind. We are day process when we’ve been left concession stands Cost is $2.50 abatements. past. We are very victims of our ,” Ross said. Field that evening. one automotive-rooted per bowl. all our eggs in said. “And we’ve put prepared, Yoder have selections publicly. basket.” “We hope to of the year,” his “bluebeen revealed first Mayor of Ross referenced that his father made by their Monday, Auburn samples AUBURN — Selections council. collar roots,” noting P. . Bo Yoder told the the council a director for central Norman Yoder said soilthe site. for much of this architects and was unemployed Also Monday, taken from a tool for DeKalb County 6 dispatching in the beginning of have been in the process of getting approved a holiday schedule the year. His father once was $30 per G e by “We’re ext. 45 worker, making schedule moves could be made and survey to County 2010. The new holiday observance and steel he’s making $12 per Phone: 925-2611 a legal descriptionthe property,” next year, the DeKalb Clipper on hour. Now, he’s a Columbus Day DeKalb County Monday. close the deal also added that Fax:925-2625 attn:Garrett Council heard the City of from Oct. 11 to on Oct. 1. This hour. He a fisherman. The county and to select a site Yoder said. interested in and Fair Day hunter Fall for a to Free joined worked closed Architects Auburn have have until courthouse was His mother alsojob was shipped center. designing the centertheir quotes on year, the on fair day, and her for a central dispatch service, factory before the public Nov. 19 to submit choose to use a The city’s fiber-optic also to Mexico. Services, employees couldwork. Auburn Essentialthe same features the project. or for the A job description also has been vacation day needs land with dispatch. director center’s new needed for central the site has not The location of

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