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UW launches Women’s Leadership Council Informational meeting set for Oct. 10 AUBURN — The United Way of DeKalb County has announced a new initiative, the Women’s Leadership Council. All DeKalb County women are invited to be a part of this collaborative effort that will bring diverse women of all ages together to network and address important community issues. “The women in our community get things done!” said United Way executive Julie Hill-Lauer. “We want to bring these women together to channel their energy, knowledge, resources and passion

in a focused effort to address challenges, strengthen our community and support the work of United Way.” Paula Mercer and Burtie Rynearson are the volunteer co-chairs leading the effort. “A goal of this initiative is to bring relevant information to women about the work of United Way and other nonprofits serving our community,” said Rynearson. “We intend to involve them in volunteer opportunities, give them access to educational and informational opportunities, and encourage


Finale parade winners listed

Fundraisers set for pageant contestant GARRETT — Natalie Hicks of Garrett is participating in the Miss Indiana Teen USA pageant, in Carmel, on Nov. 2-3. The competition is the state preliminary to the Miss Universe organization’s Miss Teen USA. Hicks An “In Pursiut of the Crown, Shop ‘til You Drop”fundrasing event is planned Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cupbearer Cafe, 138 E. Seventh St., Auburn. Vendors are still needed for the event, and a raffle is also underway for a half of a hog and other items. Contact Shelly Staples Hicks at 553-0503 for more information or to purchase raffle tickets, which cost $5 each or 5 for $20. Sponsors so far include Beacon Credit Union, NE Hoosier Business, The Cupbearer Cafe, Nucor Fastener, family and friends.

Sentenced Garrett man head-butts door while leaving court AUBURN — A Garrett man head-butted a glass door in the DeKalb Superior Court I office Thursday, shortly after his sentencing hearing, authorities reported. Lance Krider, 28, of the 1700 block of South Road, had just been sentenced to 12 years in prison by Judge Kevin Wallace for dealing in methamphetamine, a Class B felony. As Krider was being escorted out of the court office and back to the DeKalb County Jail, he hit a glass panel in the door with his head, DeKalb County Sheriff Don Lauer said. “Apparently he was mad at the sentence he had gotten,” said Lauer. “He reached out and head-butted the glass with his head.” Lauer said law enforcement officials quickly restrained Krider. He was transported to DeKalb Health hospital in Auburn, where he received staples for the injury to his head. After his release from hospital, he immediately was transported to the Indiana Department of Correction to serve his sentence. Lauer said new charges of criminal mischief related to Thursday’s incident are pending against Krider.

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AUBURN — On a perfect fall morning, the annual Grand Parade opened the final day of the DeKalb County Free Fall Fair. Sun shone during all six days of the annual fair, and it warmed a large crowd watching Saturday’s procession. The parade lasted nearly two hours, snaking around downtown Auburn from its start on South Main Street to the ending on South Jackson Street. A change in marching band competition schedules allowed all three DeKalb County high school marching bands to take part in the parade, a rarity in recent years. Judges chose Garrett High School’s Railroader Regiment as winner of the top prize. Participants ranged from DeKalb County’s oldest woman, Ethel Chapman, 12 days shy of 107 years, to a one-month-old babe in arms. Chapman rode in an antique Auburn automobile driven by Burt Dickman of Auburn. Isabella McDaniel was held by her mother, Kendra, on the DeKalb County Republican float, piloted

them to mentor and network with other women. We also certainly plan on having fun!” One focus area for the council will be to support United Way’s work in early education. United Way is committed to addressing issues impacting children ages 0 to 3, through collaboration with Learning Link, an education initiative of the Community Foundation of DeKalb County, to build new partnerships with community members interested in early childhood issues. “The future efforts of the WLC are not all defined at this point,” Mercer added. “We want the women involved to bring their

ideas, experiences, knowledge and perspectives to the table and assist us in identifying the priority issues in DeKalb County. There will also be opportunities to serve on committees and be a part of the WLC leadership team.” Annual membership dues will support the work of United Way in DeKalb County. Workplace campaign contributions also qualify women for the WLC membership levels. United Way is hosting two free informational sessions for women

JAM Center, school planning annual Halloween event Sue Carpenter

Sydney Hefty, a member of the Happy Hummers 4-H Llama and Alpaca Club marches with the group at Saturday’s finale parade. The group won first place in the novelty category. by her father, Brad. Judges awarded cash prizes in 11 categories: Bands — 1. The Railroader Regiment of Garrett High School; 2. The Baron Brigade of DeKalb High School; 3. Eastside Marching Blazers; 4. DeKalb Community Band; 5. Scarlett Strutters

Commercial — 1. Beacon Credit Union; 2. Steve Jennings Ecowater; 3. Auburn Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing Color Guard — 1. 122nd Fighter Wing; 2. Auburn Fire Department Color Guard; 3. Parade, Page 6

Auction caps 4-H fair successes BY KATHRYN BASSETT AUBURN — It was a fine week at the DeKalb County Free fall Fair for 4-H’er Madisyn Murphy. She took home grand champion honors in 4-H judging of swine, meat wether goats and exhibition poultry. Friday, she capped off her victories by receiving a $2,900 bid on her champion goat at the 4-H Livestock Auction, setting a new auction record for a goat. “It makes me very happy,” Murphy said of her success at the fair. “It took a lot of work and dedication.” Murphy, 14, attends Garrett High School and is in her sixth year of 4-H. This marks her third year showing goats. Friday’s goat auction attracted another recordbreaking bid when Ashley Lang received $2,800 for

to attend and learn more about the opportunity. The sessions will be offered at noon and 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 500 E. 7th St., Auburn. Each session will last approximately one hour. A light lunch will be served at the noon session, and appetizers and dessert will be available at 5:30 p.m. Sharon Zonker, a dynamic local advocate for women, will offer words of inspiration at both events. People planning to attend are asked to RSVP to the United Way office by Oct. 7 at 927-0995 or

her grand champion dairy wether. “I worked really hard,” Lang said of her goat project. She also thanked her parents for their help and encouragement. Lang is the daughter of Jon and Janine Zehr. She plans to use her auction proceeds toward next year’s 4-H livestock project or for college. She hopes to study to become a veterinarian, she said. Bidders were generous in other livestock categories. In the beef auction, Joshua Clifford’s grand champion beef steer sold for $3,500. Complete Maintenance Service was the high bidder. “Friends and Family of Tabby Clifford” bid $3,200 for Tabitha Clifford’s reserve grand champion steer. In the dairy beef category, Ben Davis Chevrolet paid $3,350 Auction, Page 6

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Madisyn Murphy received a $2,900 bid on her grand champion meat wether goat at the DeKalb County 4-H Livestock Auction Friday, setting a new auction record for a goat.

GARRETT — The Judy A. Morrill Recreation Center and Garrett-Keyser-Butler Schools will host the Garrett Ghoul Spooktacular, a fundraiser event, on Saturday, Oct. 12. Events include a Fright Flight 4K and one-mile Survival Run, and the Spooky Parade and Creepy Carnival for children elementary age and younger. The Spooky Parade costs $10 and will begin at 5:30 p.m. All participants will receive a gift and be able to participate in the Creepy Carnival and the Monster Mash after party. The Creepy Carnival will include a maze, bounce house, carnival games, face painting and food. Children may participate in only the Creepy Carnival for $2 per child, payable the night of the event. The Fright Flight 4K will be run on a cross-country course decorated for Halloween with a few obstacles tossed in, just to make things interesting. Participants may choose to run or walk. Medals will be awarded for the top three finishers in nine age groups, as well as the top three overall finishers. The Fright Flight will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Survival Run will test the participants’ speed and endurance while the runners try to elude ghouls and navigate obstacles after dark. The Survival Run will begin at 7:30 p.m. All participants will receive a participant gift. The cost is $25 and allows participants to take part in both the Fright Flight 4K and the Survival Run. The Judy A. Morrill (JAM) Recreation Center is a not-forprofit community center that offers Early Education, Before and After School Care, Swim Lessons, Teen Programming, and Fitness Classes. For more info contact the JAM Recreation Center at 260-3571917 or online at

Garrett man convicted of child molesting By Amy Oberlin ANGOLA — A Garrett man was convicted of four counts of child molesting Thursday afternoon by a Steuben County jury. Nicolas D. Duesler, 28, will be sentenced on four counts of Class B felony sexual misconduct with a minor Oct. 21 by Steuben Superior Court Judge William Fee. Twelve Steuben County

residents heard his case Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning in the Superior Court before adjourning at 10:30 a.m. for deliberations. They spent almost five hours debating the case, Duesler which included testimony from the

victim, who has a mild cognitive disability. According to testimony, though she is 15 years old, she has the mind of an 8-year-old. Duesler had sex with her four times during the summer of 2012 while she was living at a Broad Street home. Duesler was often there during the morning hours with the girl and her cousins while other family members were working. On three occasions,

Duesler walked with her to his apartment on Washington Street, undressed her and had sex with her. The first time was shortly after the girl’s 14th birthday. The girl described the events very curtly and told the jury she did not have feelings for Duesler, though they were able to read a journal she had kept at school during the fall of Convicted, Page 3


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DEKALB COUNTY FAIR AWARD WINNERS These women won best-of-show awards in culinary division judging at Middaugh Hall during the DeKalb County Free Fall Fair. Kelly Walters of Butler, left, won in baked good for her rhubarb pie. Linda Richardson of Garrett, right, won in canned goods for her sweet pickle relish.

Live music at Legion Friday GARRETT — Guitarist Rod Bowers will provide music at the Garrett American Legion Post 178 Friday from 8-11 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Legion is located at 515 W. Fifth Ave. Visit for more information.

Karaoke at Eagles Friday GARRETT — R & V Sound Karaoke will be at the Garrett Eagles Friday from 8-11 p.m. The event is open to the public. The Eagles home is at 220 S. Randolph St.

Jade Sutton of rural Huntertown won best of show in youth photography for her black-and-white photo.

Legion hosting euchre tourney GARRETT — Garrett American Legion Post 178 is hosting a euchre tournament Saturday, Oct. 19. Registration is at 1 p.m. with play to begin at 2 p.m. Contact the Post for details at 357-5133 or Scott Wilson at 357-3729.

Church plans fish, tenderloin dinner GARRETT — Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Garrett is holding an all-you-can-eat fish and tenderloin dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the church, located at 1349 S. Randolph St. The adult meal costs $9, children’s meals for ages 6-12 are $5. Carryout will be available. Meal tickets are available from any church member, at the church office or by phoning Nancy Weimer at 357-4213. Proceeds benefit Circle of Mercy to benefit the needy in the community.

Garrett plans first Caboose Festival GARRETT — Garrett’s first Caboose Festival is planned Sunday, Oct. 6 from 1-4 p.m. at Heritage Park, located at N. Randolph and West Railroad streets, just north of the Herb Kleeman Underpass. The free family event includes crafts, activities, food and games. Visit the Historical Society Museum from 2-4 p.m. where a collection of railroad and historical memorabilia are on display, including a mail and baggage car, watchman’s shanty, a C & O caboose, gift shop and model railroad layout on the lower level. Volunteers are needed for the event. Visit for more information.

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR Monday DeKalb County Commissioners, Commissioners Court, 8:30 a.m. Weigh to Go, First Baptist Church, Garrett, 10 a.m. 357-5309 TRIM (Try Removing Inches Monthly) weigh-in, Alliance Industries, 901 E. Quincy St., Garrett, 5 -6 p.m., meeting follows. Phone 357-3617 for information

Tuesday GHS Class of 1958, 11:15 a.m. at Nancy Weimer home in Garrett. Rotary Club, Railroad Inn, 12 noon City of Garrett Board of Works, City Hall, 5:30 p.m.

Garrett City Council, City Hall, 7 p.m. Creative Crafters Club, DeKalb Co. Office Bldg., 10th Street entrance, 7 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous, St. Joseph Parish Center, 7 p.m.

Wednesday Harvest House area council meeting, Ft. Wayne, 10 a.m. Redevelopment Commission, Garrett City Hall, 5:30 p.m. DeKalb County Sheriff’s Merit Board, Sheriff’s Dept., Auburn, 6 :30 p.m. Widows and Widowers Support Group, St. Joseph Parish Center, 7 p.m. Garrett Post 1892, V.F.W., lodge hall, 7:30 p.m.


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DeKalb County Drainage Board, Commissioners Court, Courthouse, Auburn, 8:30 a.m. Maumee River Basin Commission, City-County Bldg., Ft. Wayne, 7 p.m. Model Train Club, Heritage Park Museum basement, 7 p.m. Knights of Columbus, Council Chambers, 7:30 p.m. Rebekahs, Odd Fellows Hall, 8 p.m. AA meeting, St. Joseph basement, 8:30 p.m.

AUBURN — Local police officers arrested 11 people from Tuesday through Friday, according to DeKalb County Jail records. Jeremy Mansfield, 36, of the 2700 block of Bellevue Drive, Fort Wayne, was arrested Tuesday at 1:02 a.m. by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department operating a vehicle while intoxicated at the Class A and Class misdemeanor levels. Janette D. Bennett, 25, of the 1600 block of Oakland Street, Fort Wayne, was arrested Tuesady at 11:35 a.m. by the Auburn Police Department on a warrant charging her with conversion, a Class A misdemeanor. William S. Richey, 42, of the 2100 block of Parkview Place, South Bend, was arrested Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department on a warrant charging him with theft, a Class D felony. Caleb Bell, 23, of Sherwood, Ohio, was arrested Tuesday at 11:50 p.m. by the DeKalb County Sheriffs Department for alleged failure to appear in court. Zachary Albright, 25, of the 100 block of East Quincy Street, Garrett, was arrested Wednesday at 7:17 p.m. by the Garrett Police Department for alleged failure to report to jail for a probation violation. Corey David Wickline, 24, of the 1000 block of South Wayne Street,

Friday DeKalb Council on Pregnancy, First Church of Christ, noon - 4 p.m. Pythian Sisters, Auburn, 8 p.m.

Photo exhibit at art museum, deadline to enter is today GARRETT — The Garrett Museum of Art, a not-for-profit organization, is currently accepting submissions for “Beauty,” a photography exhibit that will run from Nov. 15 through Dec. 22. This exhibit is a juried competition that will accept any subject matter and style of photography or digital art. The museum’s not-forprofit status prohibits it from promoting work that is overtly sexual. Photographs

must not have been previously shown at Garrett Museum of Art. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three finalists and will be based upon participation. Submissions must include an artist statement with one paragraph explaining how the artwork relates to the theme of “Beauty.” Contact information and up to three jpegs no larger than 72 dpi may be sent by

email to twstafford.gmoa@ A $15 application fee will be charged for up to three photographs. Application fees may be sent by mail, by check or money order made payable to to: GMOA, P,O, Box 29 Garrett, IN 46738 The deadline for all submissions is Sept. 30. The museum is at the corner of King and Randolph streets in downtown Garrett.

DeKalb Democrats’ plan annual dinner JAM Center plans basket AUBURN — The speaker. Mike Claytor, cocktails. Dinner will be bingo fundraiser Oct. 8 DeKalb County Democrats’ candidate for state auditor, served at 6 p.m. annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Garrett County Club, 401 N. Walsh St. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz will serve as keynote

Third Congressional district candidate Justin Kuhnle and candidate for Indiana House District 52 Charlie Odier will also be in attendance. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with a social hour and

Tickets are $30 each, two for $50 or a table of eight for $200. Tickets can be purchased by calling 645-0116, 337-5466, 750-7086, 908-6051 or 837-3281.

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GARRETT — The 29th fundraiser for the Judy A. Morrill Recreation Center will be Sunday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. The event will feature games with prizes of Longaberger baskets, pottery and accessories. Doors open at 1 p.m. Admission is $25 in advance, which includes a Longaberger gift and 15 bingo games. Tickets will cost $30 at the door, if still available. Participants should bring their own dobbers, or they will be available for sale. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets are available at

all branches of Garrett State Bank, Hair Depot, Judy A. Morrill Recreation Center at 357-1917, Peoples Federal Savings Bank in Auburn, Thomas Funeral Home at 357-0444, Sue Blotkamp at 357-4788, Tom and Tina Drzewiecki at 357-6323, Anita Tullis at 437-4279 or from any JAM Center board member. All proceeds will benefit the Judy A. Morrill Recreation Center. The event will be held at the center, located at 1200 East Houston St. Ticket holders will have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for special Longaberger products.

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PAW PRINTS Pets of the Week The DeKalb Humane Society features two pets of the week, Jared and Arnold. Jared is a male, Labrador retriever mix. He arrived at Jared the shelter as a stray on March 30, 2013. Jared is one year old and weighs approximately 51 pounds. Arnold Arnold is a 2-year-old

male, domestic short hair cat. Arnold was left in an outdoor cage at the shelter on Jan. 29, 2013, with a tag indicating his name. Arnold is quiet and calm. He is companion that does not demand a lot of attention. To see all of the shelter’s adoptable pets, visit to Type in zipcode 46721 to find pets.

Nucor Fastener 5K Nucor Fastener, 6730 C.R. 60, St. Joe, will hold a 5K Wellness Run and Walk on Saturday, Oct. 5. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with the race at 9 a.m. Registration is $20 person. The race will be held rain or shine.

All proceeds will be donated to the shelter. To register, contact Beth Freidenberger at 337-1604.

Red Carpet fundraiser The annual fall fundraiser is Oct. 17 at the National Military History Center from 6-9 p.m. The cost is $50 per person and $90 per couple. Guests can enjoy a meal, as well as live and silent auctions. Reservations will be accepted through Friday. To make a reservation, call 868-2409.

Paws for Photos Kasey Wallace Photography, LLC of Garrett will donate 100 percent of its proceeds for scheduled mini

A 12-year-old Garrett boy was found safely in Cicero, Ill. after he was reported missing by his parents two days earlier. The youth was discovered by B & O Railroad police on a box car in satisfactory condition. A note was left behind for his parents stating he was running away from home. A few weeks earlier, the same youth jumped a freight train and was found a few days later near Chicago. DeKalb County Councilmen whittled down the 1964 county budget by $8,428, an amount sufficient to reduce a proposed county tax levy of 87 cents to 85 cents. Most of the reductions were from salary increase requests and requests for equipment and properties. “To Kill a Mockingbird” with Academy Award winner Gregory Peck was half of a double feature at the Auburn-Garrett Drive In in September 1964. The Garrett Railroaders were scheduled to battle the Decatur in a Northeast Indiana Athletic Conference game on the local field. The undefeated Yellow Jackets routed Berne and New Haven in the Jamboree and knocked off the Auburn Red Devils the previous week, 21-13. The Railroaders only test so far in the season was with North Side’s reserve team where the local squad won 19-6. The DeKalb County Council approved $175,000

for the purchase of land and construction of the AuburnDeKalb County Airport. At the same time, the council approved issue of county bonds in the principal amount of $175,000. Under the current ordinance, the county is obligated for bonds in the amount of $125,000, while the City of Auburn is obligated for $50,000, both amounts plus interest. Don Lepard opened D-X service station on North Randolph Street at the B&O Railroad tracks. The business offers tune-ups, carbuerator LOOKING overhauls, mechanBACK ical work Stories from and brake relining. The Garrett Fairfield Clipper Township archives farm girl Violet Brand, 17, and Phil Brechbill, 16, of Richland Township, were crowned 4-H King and Queen at the DeKalb County Fair. The pair were chosen by votes of all 4-H members in the county. Brand is a nine-year 4-H member with five different projects. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Brand of Waterloo. Brechbill, a seven-year 4-H member, carried 22 projects. Both won several awards and trips for their efforts.

25 Years Ago Several members of the DeKalb County Boxing

Team reunited at Papa J’s and Lady K’s in Garrett to mark the 30th anniversary of their memorable trip to Canada, supervised and sponsored by H.E. Hart of Auburn. Attending were Lawrence Weidler of Sturgis, Mich.; Cliff Maggert of Garrett; John McQuoun of Auburn; Ray Saxer of Garrett; Robert Morr of Kendallville; Ray Burniston of Garrett; James Morr of Leesburg; Chuck Morr of Dayton, Ohio; Ernie Martinez of Chicago; Max Wappes of Auburn; Clayton Morr of Wawaka; Rival McBride of Columbia City; and Delbert Morr of Kendallville. The Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart marked 60 years at St. Joseph School in Garrett in 1988. During those years, 85 sisters served in the parish. At that time, Sister Coletta Hennessy, served as principal at the school, and Sister Antonette Sorg was a first grade teacher. Two Garrett women, Sister Anna Rita Fetter and Sister Marilyn Ellert joined the Community of Sisters. Dan Holbrook of Garrett won the first place trophy in the Oxford Trimmer competition held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in 1988. Fifth-four representatives of Cub Scout Troop 3178 departed for a journey on the World War II aircraft carrier, Yorktown at Patriots

Convicted from Page 1 2012 where she professed to care for him. “She was starved for attention. He gave it to her,” said Prosecutor Michael Hess during his opening statements. The case was filed Sept. 28, 2012, after the girl’s parents became aware of the activity. Duesler was arrested in early October 2012. In his initial hearing before Magistrate Randy Coffey, Duesler — who has a significant criminal record — was found in contempt of court following a profanity laced episode. Coffey sentenced him to two years in prison for the outburst and Duesler served about a month before Coffey accepted a time-served term and allowed him to post $50,000 bail. That was after Duesler hired Fort Wayne attorney Samuel Bolinger; he was originally assigned a public defender. In Duesler’s defense, Bolinger pointed out how the victim’s story had varied from interviews with court officials and the Department


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of Child Services to the testimony on Wednesday. The jury was faced with conflicting statements about what occurred during the sex acts from a witness who experts said had difficulting keeping facts straight and

remembering details. The verdict was read at 3:19 p.m. and Duesler was remanded to the Steuben County Jail to await his sentencing. Duesler faces up to 20 years on each Class B felony count.

Community Calendar Garrett Caboose Festival Sunday, October 6 • 1-4 PM Heritage Park N. Randolph & W. Railroad St.

Food, Crafts and Games • 1-3 PM Activities • 1-4 PM Museum Tours • 2-4 PM This event is free to the public and made possible by a Wyatt Foundation Grant, Garrett Parks & Recreation, The Garrett Historical Society and Model Railroad Club.

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DEATHS AND TRIBUTES sessions now through Dec. 31, to the DeKalb Humane Society. A charity mini session costs $100 and includes 30 minutes at a location of choice. The package includes 10 digital files, two 8x10 prints and four 5x7 prints. A 10 percent discount will be given to any additional products ordered. All proceeds will support the DeKalb Humane Society. A check will be presented to the Humane Society on Dec. 31, with a list of participants from the mini sessions. For more information, visit Paw Prints is a weekly update from the DeKalb

Garrett teen hops train out of town twice in a month in1963 50 Years Ago

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Point in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. The Pack became shipmates with 18 other Scout groups from 12 states as they toured the Yorktown. The group also toured a WWII submarine, WWII destroyer and the nation’s only nuclear powered merchantman. A new, 1988 Navistar dump truck was put into service by the Garrett Street Department. The vehicle was equipped with an underbody blade and front mounting for a plow to be used for snow removal in the winter. Street department workers Otis Hunter and Dale Barger will be operating the truck. Several mobile homes were moved into North Pointe Crossing, a new community at the corner of St. Rd. 8 and St. Rd. 327. The Big Train scored its first win of the season in a 21-12 victory over West Noble. The Railroaders dominated the second half of the game in a come-from-behind win. West Noble led 12-7 going into halftime, but the Garrett coaches got the players’ attention during the break, with the squad playing the best football of the season. Junior running back and middle linebacker Chad Davis concluded the game with 118 yards on 20 carries. Dean Weimer tied the score in an 80-yard punt return, escaping the first tackler and heading up the west sideline.


Kelly Wallace ST. JOE – Kelly A. Wallace, 52, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at his home in rural St. Joe. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 S. Center St., Auburn, with visitation from 10 – 11 a.m. Tuesday prior to the service. Pastor Floyd A. Shoup will be officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Auburn. Visitation will also be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana.

Robert Olhausen AUBURN — Robert L. Olhausen, 83, of Auburn died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Betz Nursing Home in Auburn. Services were held Saturday at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Auburn, with the Rev. Ted Jansen and the Rev. Wilbur Yates officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Auburn with military graveside honors being conducted by the United States Air Force. Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church in Auburn.

Arthur Carper PLEASANT LAKE — Arthur W. Carper, 87, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at Parkview Hospice. Memorial graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today, Sept. 30, at Roselawn Cemetery, Auburn, with Brother Bud Owen officiating. Memorials are to Parkview Home Health & Hospice, 1900 Carew St., Suite 6, Fort Wayne IN 46805. Johnson Funeral Home, Hudson, is in charge of arrangements.

Mark Fisher AVILLA — Mark Allan Fisher, 42, of rural Avilla died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at DuPont Hospital in Fort Wayne. Funeral services will be on Monday, Sept. 30, at 11:30 a.m. at the Brazzell Funeral Home,

Avilla Chapel. The Rev. Thomas Clothier of the First Christian Church in Kendallville will officiate. Burial will follow at the Avilla Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the funeral home Monday. The family requests memorials be directed to the kids for a scholarship fund.

Vivian Cain KENDALLVILLE — Vivian Geraldine (Shultz) Cain, 94, of Kendallville died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at Kendallville Manor Health Care Center in Kendallville. Memorial services were held Sunday at the Zion Lutheran Church, Corunna, with Rev. Al Wingfield officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Mich. Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church or Lutheran Life Villages of Kendallville Auxiliary, 351 N. Allen Chapel Rd., Kendallville, IN 46755. Hite Funeral Home, 403 S. Main St., Kendallville IN 46755, is in charge of arrangements.

Hattie Hubert HAMILTON — Hattie (McGee) Hulbert, 89, of rural Hamilton, died at 4:20 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, from injuries suffered in an auto accident in Hamilton. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edon. Services will be Wednesday, at 11a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Edon Cemetery. Memorials are requested to the Steuben County Humane Society.

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Garrett High School’s Spell Bowl Team, in front from left, Kaitlyn Ellison, Cassie Smith, Megan Morris, Julia Thorne, Alexa Davis, Sivanah Ybarra and Savannah Lay. In the middle row are Alyssa Patterson, Kayla Davis, Jacquelyne Zahner,

Chen Chen, Victoria Stone and Jackson Haynes. In back are coach Mark Claxton, Gabby France, Ben Jacobsen, Bailey Ray, Matt Singleton and Alexis Doster. Not pictured: Mikayla Lawson and Jordan Robbins.

Spell Bowl Team ties for 5th place at Penn MISHAWAKA — Garrett’s Spell Bowl team tied with Northwood for fifth place at the eight-team Penn High School Spell Bowl Invitational Thursday night with 31 point each. The host Penn Spell Bowl team placed first with

89 points followed by East Noble in second place with 60. Other team scores were: New Prairie, 50; Kouts, 37; Prairie Heights, 24; and Mishawaka, 23. Garrett’s Spell Bowl team members include

Chen Chen, Alexa Davis, Kayla Davis, Alexis Doster, Kaitlyn Ellison, Gabby France, Jackson Haynes, Ben Jacobsen and Mikayla Lawson. Also Savannah Lay, Megan Morris, Alyssa Patterson, Bailey Ray,

Jordan Robbins, Matt Singleton, Cassie Smith, Victoria Stone, Julie Thorne, Sivannah Ybarra and Jacquelyne Zahner. Mark Claxton is the team’s coach. No individual scores for Garrett were available from Thursday’s competition.

BUTLER CITY COURT NEWS The following tickets were paid in Butler City Court, Sept. 12-19. 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.

• Joanne M. Aguirre, Auburn, speeding, $158 (DC); no seat belt, $25 (DC). • Catherine A. Byrd, Auburn, speeding, $133 (AUB). • Brandon C. Collins, Fort Wayne, expired plates, $131 (AUB). • Ryan D. Cox, Auburn, no seat belt, $32.95 (DC).

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Warriors drub Railroaders Spikers down Hornets in 5

By Aaron Organ WOODBURN – Woodlan running back Jaylin Bennett’s 200-yard rushing performance against Garrett a season ago had lasting implications, as it turned out. This year, the Railroaders came prepared for the 6-foot, 5-inch back Friday night, stacking the box in an attempt to limit the senior to limit his production. Not only did it not work as Garrett coach Chris DePew hoped it would, the plan forced Warriors coach Sherwood Haydock to open his offensive play book. The outcome: Bennett rushed 24 for 191 yards and three touchdowns and slot receiver Greg White took advantage of opportunity and caught a pair of touchdown passes as Woodlan racked up 439 yards of total offense in a 43-0 rout of Garrett that snaps what was a six-game winning streak for the Railroaders over the Warriors. Woodlan advances to 4-2 (2-1 ACAC), while Garrett falls to 3-3 (1-2 ACAC). “Last year we stayed in that one power set against them and Jaylin had 240-some yards against

them, and they really worked on stopping that, so we had to adjust it and go a little more outside,” said Haydock. DePew said he committed more defenders to stopping the run, which made his defense susceptible to big pass plays that Woodlan took advantage of. “We knew the risks in that,” said DePew. The game began with Woodlan striking quickly, when quarterback Corbin Smith hit a streaking Greg White with a pass across the middle that White took 55 yards for a touchdown on the Warriors fourth play from scrimmage. Garrett could not counter the score, despite long drives on each of its first two series that advanced into the Woodlan territory then the redzone. A 13-play drive was collapsed by a missed field goal and the Railroaders punted away their three other possessions of the half. The Warriors, though, also struggled to find the end zone in the first half after the touchdown. Its offense punted and missed a pair of field goals, one that sailed wide and the other that was blocked to end the half.

That was until late in the half, though, when, benefiting from a short field to work with, 278-pound fullback Deandre Woods punched in a touchdown run from inches. Woodlan went into the half with a 14-0 lead. The Warriors broke into the second half in a hurry, scoring early then often. On a first down play from its own 30 yard line, Woodlan’s Jaylin Bennett tapped around a block and sped 70 yards for a touchdown two minutes into the second half. Nine seconds later, with Garrett driven back along its own goal line, Warriors defensive tackle Chandler Alexander hit the Railroaders ball carrier in the end zone for a safety. Just more than a minute later, Bennett scored from a yard out for Woodlan to push the score to 30-0, and just more than three minutes after that, the 6 foot, 5-inch back scored again from five yards out to give the Warriors a 36-0 lead. Midway through the fourth quarter, Smith hit White with a pass the speedy slot receiver took 47 yards for a touchdown. White caught three balls for

143 yards and two scores, and rushed five times for 38 yards. DePew said it wasn’t so much Haydock’s schemes that frustrated his defense, but rather Woodlan’s size and Garrett’s struggles matching up. “We just couldn’t keep up with them after a while,” said DePew. “I hate to admit it. I’d rather just think we were good enough to play and schematically we made a mistake or two, but the truth was we just got wore down. “They put a lot of pounds on the field. They have the ability to put a lot more heavy people on the field than we do.” Garrett quarterback Noah Follett, who played efficiently, struggled to find time to pass and found covered receivers when he had time. Follett finished 9-of-14 passing for 93 yards and an interception. Senior running back Gabe Gunion rushed 12 times for 47 yards for the Railroaders. Receiver Ryan VandeZande caught four balls for 43 yards. “About the only thing we can do is get back to work tomorrow,” said DePew. “The score was the score.”

SPORTS SCHEDULE Monday, Sept. 30 Boys soccer vs. Central Noble, 6 p.m., home JV football vs. Woodlan, 7 p.m., home GMS soccer vs. Oak Farm, at Avilla, 5 p.m. GMS 7th/8th grade volleyball vs. Hamilton, there, 5 p.m. GMS 6th grade volleyball vs. Churubusco, 5 p.m., home

Tuesday, Oct. 1 Girls soccer vs. Elkhart Christian, there, 6 p.m. Girls volleyball vs. Southern

Wells at Poneto, 6 p.m. Boys/girls cross country vs. South Adams and Adams Central at Berne, 5 p.m. GMS football vs. Woodlan, at Woodburn, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 2 Boys soccer vs. Columbia City, 6 p.m., home Girls soccer vs. Central Noble at Albion, 5 p.m. GMS 7th/8th grade volleyball vs. Fremont, 5 p.m., home

Thursday, Oct. 3

Boys soccer vs. Whitko, at South Whitley, 6 p.m. Volleyball vs. Heritage, 6 p.m., home GMS soccer vs. Canterbury, at Fort Wayne, 4:30 p.m. GMS 7th/8th grade volleyball vs. Central Noble, 5 p.m, home

Country Invitational at Berne, noon GMS Soccer at Westview Tourney, at Emma, 8:30 a.m. GMS cross country South Adams Cross Country Invitational at Berne, 9 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 4

GMS Soccer vs. Angola, there, 5 p.m. GMS 7th/8th grade volleyball vs. East Noble, 5 p.m., home

Monday, Oct. 7 Varsity football vs. South Adams, at Berne, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 5 Varsity boys/girls cross country at South Adams Cross

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By Ken Fillmore ANGOLA — Garrett defeated Angola 23-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-27, 15-9 in a non-conference volleyball match Thursday. And sophomore standout Taylor Smith had a lot to do with the Railroaders coming out on top on the road. Smith had 28 kills, 22 digs, 12 assists, 11 blocks, four aces and put all 18 of her serves in play. She was a run builder by herself a great deal, and she was often a Hornet momentum stopper. Her all-around play against a perennial quality opponent like Angola will be worthwhile video for college coaches to look at. “Taylor is a lot of fun to watch and I’m glad to have her for four years,” Railroaders coach Sallie Raftery said. “She has grown as a captain and gets better and better on the court every day.” Garrett (11-11) was 109-of112 serving as a team. But it did not put Angola away in game four when the Hornets had five service errors. A team that started a game well usually finished it well and deficits were often too difficult to overcome at AHS. Angola led 3-0 to start game four. But Garrett rallied from an 18-12 deficit with a 10-0 run to take a 22-18 lead. The Hornets answered and tied it at 23 after two Kaitlyn Brandt kills. But Smith put down a sendover shot by the Hornets to get to match point. Tori Yagodinski won a one-on-one battle with a Railroader at the net to tie it at 24. Angola (12-12) scored four of the last five points to force a deciding fifth game. The last two came on a Claire Grubb kill and a Yagodinski ace. “We have our great moments. We had a lot of good digs,” Hornets coach Trisha Perschke said. “But

mentally we just need to be tougher.” Angola scored the first point in game five, then Smith had two straight kills which began a 5-0 Garrett spurt. The Railroaders led 8-2, but had to withstand a Hornet attempt to rally. Garret sophomore Lindsay Crosby had a kill to close off that threat, and the Railroaders scored the final two points to end the match. “We tried to coast through game four,” Raftery said. “You can’t do that. From point one to 15 in game five, you don’t give up or have any letup. I felt like we played as a team and played together.” Angola made a good run with Tana Willibey on serve to separate itself from Garrett in the first game and the home team hung on to win. From the late rally in game one to the middle of game three, the Railroaders had the advantage and took Angola out of what it wanted to do. “(Smith) played us well after the first game. We tried to adjust our blocking, but it didn’t go as well,” Perschke said. “Our passing wasn’t as on as it was in the first game.” Rachel DePew had 27 assists, 15 digs, four aces, and was 34-35 serving for Garrett. Crosby was 18-19 serving with 20 digs. Lyndsey Gibson had 15 digs and eight kills, and freshman Drue Body added 15 digs and seven kills. Masyn McCray put all 17 of her serves in play. For the Hornets, Grubb had 16 kills, 16 digs and four aces. Brookston Perschke had 29 assists, 20 digs and put all 18 of her serves in play. Lauren Henderson had 17 digs, three block assists, five kills, a solo block and was 12-12 serving. Yagodinski had seven kills, three solo blocks and two block assists. Brandt added 13 kills, Willibey was 19-19 serving, and Molly Smith had five solo blocks and two block assists.





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Railroaders roll in home finale BUTLER — The Garrett boys soccer team closed out its regular season with a 6-0 victory over county rival Eastside Wednesday. Dayton Sweet got the ball rolling with an early score off a double assist from Kaleb Sweet Hoover and Carlos Jimenez. Hoover and Karsten Cooper then assisted on a goal by Blake Western to Cooper make it 2-0. Cooper then put the Railroaders up 3-0. Garrett goalie Reiley Pugh made two saves in the first half to keep the score 3-0. Sweet scored again and Erik Savage scored on a crossing pass from Sam Waterhouse to make the score 5-0 at the half. Cooper scored his second just six minutes into the second half off a pass from Sweet.

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Railroader girls improve in ACAC PONETO — The Garrett girls cross country team won a three-way meet Tuesday at Southern Wells High School. The Railroaders improved to 4-1 in the Allen County Athletic Conference with the wins. Garrett defeated Southern Wells 27-28 and Bluffton 17-38. Maranda Malcom was the overall winner for Garrett, finishing in 20:43. Amanda Stump was third in 21:12. Danielle Stump was sixth, Rachel Hood eighth and Raistlyn Lehman 11th. The Garrett boys team split in its competition, defeating Southern Wells 24-31 and falling to Bluffton, 19-36. The Railroaders are now 3-2

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against ACAC competition. Conner Foster finished in fourth overall to lead Garrett in 17:58. Dawson Furnish was eighth, followed by Dan Baker in 10th, Matt Mix in 11th and Evan Weaver in 14th.

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Barons handle Garrett, 9-0 WATERLOO — The DeKalb girls soccer team defeated Garrett Tuesday, 9-0. The Barons raced out to a 5-0 lead by halftime and never looked back. Taya Poynter scored three goals in the victory. Maddie VanWye added two goals.

Girls 9th, boys 13th at New Haven FORT WAYNE — Garrett girls placed ninth and boys 13th in Class AA at Saturday’s New Haven Invitational. Miranda Malcolm lead the girls Malcolm at 12th in 20:16.09. Teammate Amanda Stump was 28th in 21:34.11. Angola was 12th in the class, with Josey Foster Korte running to seventh in 19:53.85. Alexis Buck placed 39th. Lakeland followed in 14th, with Massie Maskow taking 30th in 21:38.52. Fremont’s Abby Hostetler placed second in the girls Class AA run, helping the 22nd-ranked Eagles to first place in their class. Teammate Katie Culler followed in sixth in a time of 19:38.26. Courtney Woosley was 13th in 20:39.32, Riley Welch claimed 15th in 20:44.82, Makenna Cade placed 17th in 20:49.66 and Riley McCrea took 94th in 25:51.53. Lakeland was second in the Class AA boys race, with Joseph Trost placing sixth in 17:05.75. Eric Herber was 13th in 17:23.37 and Kyle Burchett took 14th in 17:30.6. Garrett was 13th, with Conner Foster leading the team in 47th in 18:37.75. Angola was sixth in the class, led by a fifth-place run by Isaiah Mortorff in 16:53.42. Nate Roe was 10th in 17:16.37. Fremont placed 11th in the class, led

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Youth basketball, God’s MVP merge GARRETT — The Garrett Youth League and God’s MVP basketball programs for boys in grades 3-6 have teamed up this year. The season begins Nov. 2 with eight games to be played Saturday mornings in the middle school gym, with one practice night per week. The season continues through Dec. 21. The program will add the use of a scoreboard and referees, and will be led by volunteer coaches. Those interested in coaching must attend a coaches’ clinic on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. to be part of the program. Enter door 20. Potential coaches will hear expectations, behavior, drills and offensive and defensive drills during the session. The $30 registration fee includes T-shirt, jersey and shorts. Evaluation and uniform sizing will be from 1-2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6 in the middle school gym. Those unable to register in advance can sign up on try-out day. Information was handed out at Garrett and St. Joseph schools last week, and will be available at the school offices. For more information contact Bodey at jbodey@ or 357-3853, or Owen at 357-3625. God’s MVP programs for boys in kindergarten-grade two, girls basketball and cheerleading will begin Jan. 11.



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Cole Kelham, right, shows his grand champion market lamb after Thursday’s 4-H Sheep Show at the DeKalb County Free Fall Fair. The winning lamb weighed 138 pounds and also was the champion heavy-mediumweight lamb. With Kelham are his siblings, from left, Olivia, Bailey, Graham and Kashen. The lamb sold for $1,600 at Friday’s auction.

Center and Victory Farms joined together to buy the Pink Panther novelty item from the DeKalb County 4-H Council. Auburn Insurance Center paid $800 and Victory Farms

added $300, for a total of $1,100, setting a new auction record. The money will go to the 4-H general fund to benefit all 4-H’ers, explained auctioneer John Kruse.

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Heritage Days Railroader Miss and Master Brayona Weller, 3, daughter of Brent and Sonya Weller; and Bryson Centurioni, 2, son of Kylie Barrientes and Aaron Centurioni ride in Saturday’s finale parade in Auburn.

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for Justin Niles’ reserve grand champion dairy steer and Brand Dairy Farm bid $3,600 for Matthew Fifer’s champion rate-of-gain dairy beef steer. Fifer also was honored as the intermediate dairy beef showman. Cole Kelham’s grand champion market lamb sold for $1,600, and Vince Marshall’s reserve grand champion market lamb attracted a high bid of $2,000. “Friends and Family of Taylor Rowe” bid $2,600 for Rowe’s swine, which was the reserve grand champion barrow. Rowe is a 10-year 4-H’er and attends Purdue University. Grand champion dairy winner Matthew Jacobs received a bid of $1,300, with the buyer taking home a horn of cheese. Milan Center Feed and Grain bid $1,100 for a number of items, including a miniature model of a horse, homemade pies, apples and a gift card auctioned by the 4-H Horse and Pony Club. The money will go to the 4-H capital improvement fund. Auburn Insurance

11. Kalamazoo at Trine, Sat. 12. Penn State at Indiana, Sat. 13. Ball State at Virginia, Sat. 14. Minnesota at Michigan, Sat. 15. Ohio State at Northwestern, Sat. 16. Michigan State at Iowa, Sat. 17. Arizona State at Notre Dame, Sat. 18. Saints at Bears, Sun. 19. Lions at Packers, Sun. 20. Seahawks at Colts, Sun.

Auburn Cadet Squadron Clubs and Organizations — 1. Garrett FFA; 2. Eastside FFA; 3. DeKalb FFA Decorated Car or Float — 1. Auburn Parks and Recreation; 2. Peoples Federal Savings Bank; 3. DeKalb County YMCA Novelty — 1. Happy Hummers 4-H Llama and Alpaca Club; 2. Moe’s Bikes and More; 3. Veterans for Earned Healthcare Other — 1. DeKalb County Humane Society; 2. DeKalb Central United Schools; 3. American Legion Post 97 Antique — 1. DeKalb Historical Society; 2. Cedar Creek Antique Engine & Tractor

Association — Roger Terry; 3. Cedar Creek Antique Engine & Tractor Association — Roger Hovarter Religious Group — 1. St. Joseph School, Garrett; 2. Maple Grove United Methodist Church; 3. WBCL Variety — 1. Starstruck; 2. Cathy Ann Dance Studio; 3. Patricia Krus School of Dance Youth — 1. DeKalb Classic Connection show choir; 2. Eastside Choirs; 3. Cub Scout Pack 3169; 4. DeKalb County 4-H ATV Club

Ariel McCoy leads Trine at jamboree ADRIAN, Mich. — Freshman Austin Ganger and Garrett’s Ariel McCoy led Trine’s cross country teams in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Jamboree Saturday at Lenawee Christian High School. The Thunder were tied for sixth in the men’s meet with Olivet at 166 points, and the Trine women placed seventh with 205. Calvin



won both meets. In the men’s meet, Ganger placed 27th in an 8-kilometer time of 27 minutes, 41 seconds. Adam Schaaf was 38th in 28:30. Former West Noble standout Aaron Mast was 69th at 29:38, followed by Thunder teammates Michael Hammond at 29:45 and Garrett Benedict at 29:48. In the women’s meet, McCoy was 42nd in a 5K



time of 25:05. Kelsey Ortiz was 61st in 26:14, and Courtney Forsythe was 75th at 27:10. This was the final meet for Charlie Massi as Trine’s men’s cross country and track coach. He begins his new job as an assistant track and cross country coach and the head recruiting coordinator at NCAA Division II Tiffion (Ohio) on Monday.


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Lots of sun, high of 73, light winds, low of 50

Sunny skies, high of 77, light winds, low of 57

Clear skies, high of 80, low of 56 degrees

Sunny and warm, high of 79, low of 58 degrees

Sunny skies, high of 77, low of 55 degrees

Area Forecast Sunny and warm with clear skies through Saturday. Highs will be in the mid-toupper 70s through the period. Lows will be in the 50s. No rain chances are in the forecast.


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The Garrett Clipper - September 30, 2013  

The Garrett Clipper is the twice-weekly newspaper serving Garrett and the surrounding southern DeKalb County area in northeast Indiana.