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GOOD MORNING Grissom letter fails to sell at auction CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A letter written by Mercury 7 astronaut Gus Grissom that exposes resentment over the pick of John Glenn as the first American to orbit the Earth has failed to sell at auction. The October 1961 letter to his mother had a high bid of $13,155 in the online sale run by RR Auction of Amherst, N.H. Before the auction ended Thursday, company officials estimated it could bring $80,000. A spokesman said Friday that because the minimum price was not offered, the letter was withdrawn. In the letter, Grissom divulges the flight crew for the first orbital mission. He writes: “All of us are mad because Glenn was picked.” Grissom died with two other astronauts in a launch pad fire while preparing for an Apollo mission in 1967.

Huq takes deal

The plea agreement reached between Mahfuz Huq and the Steuben Huq County Prosecutor’s Office calls for a maximum executed sentence of 40 years. Up to 10 years of probation could be added at the judge’s discretion.

Manslaughter admission made


ANGOLA — Mahfuz Huq admitted Friday to voluntary manslaughter, ending a notorious homicide case that has been pending nearly 25 years. Huq, 47, had been scheduled for a change of venue hearing Friday morning in Steuben Superior Court. He appeared before Judge William Fee in jailhouse orange with his Indianapolis attorney, James Voyles, and Angola counsel, Linda Wagoner. They presented a plea agreement that called for a maximum executed prison sentence of 40 years and dismissal

• of charges of murder and intimidation as well as a six-count burglary case. Huq pleaded guilty to Count III, voluntary manslaughter, an additional count filed recently. He allegedly killed Todd Kelley, 19, of Hamilton, on Aug. 9, 1989, in a sudden heat fueled by jealousy because Kelley had been with a girl Huq also had been dating. Fee took the plea under advisement and set a sentencing hearing for April 4 at 9 a.m. in Superior Court. “There are a lot of witnesses that are not in this country,” said Voyles. SEE HUQ, PAGE A7

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Indiana jobless rate falls

Unemployment rates In percentages COUNTY DeKalb LaGrange Noble Steuben Allen Elkhart Indiana* U.S.*

OCT. 2013 6.7 5.9 6.8 6.9 6.7 7.4 7.5 7.3

SEPT. 2013 7.1 5.7 6.7 6.8 7.2 7.3 7.8 7.2

OCT. 2012 8.4 7.3 8.8 8.3 7.7 8.9 8.4 7.9



INDIANAPOLIS — The jobless rate has fallen below 7 percent throughout the four counties of northeast Indiana, according to reports released Friday by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. Data covering two months was released Friday; the September unemployment reports had been delayed due to the government shutdown earlier this fall. According to the report, the unemployment rate fell in all four counties in September, with Noble and Steuben counties joining LaGrange County below 7 percent during that month. DeKalb County dipped below 7 percent in October and was the only area county to see its unemployment drop that month. “Today’s data release was again quite positive for northeast Indiana,” said Ellen Cutter, director of the Community Research Institute at Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort

Wayne. “The (10-county) region’s NSA (non-seasonally adjusted) unemployment rate continues to trend downward to 6.82 (percent) in September and 6.55 (percent) in October, notably lower than the state and the nation (both 7.0 percent …).” DeKalb County’s unemployment rate dropped 0.3 of a percentage point to 7.1 percent in September, then fell again to 6.7 percent in October. LaGrange County’s unemployment rate fell 0.5 of a percentage point to 5.7 percent in September, before rising to 5.9 percent in October. Noble County’s unemployment rate dropped 0.6 of a percentage point in September to 6.7 percent, and rose slightly to 6.8 percent in October. Steuben County’s unemployment rate fell 0.7 of a percentage point in September to 6.8 percent, then rose to 6.9 percent in October. SEE UNEMPLOYMENT, PAGE A7

Region’s personal income improving FROM STAFF REPORTS

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Northeast Indiana’s economy has $1.2 billion more in personal income circulating than at this time last year, a new report says. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released 2012 per capita personal income numbers this week. It said northeast Indiana is outpacing the nation by showing a 5 percent growth rate, compared to the national rate of 3.4 percent. The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership is tracking per capita personal income. It said in

2009, per capita income in northeast Indiana was 79 percent of the national average. Today, northeast Indiana has improved to 81.2 per of the U.S. average. Northeast Indiana’s figure is $35,509; the U.S. average is $43,735. For the past several decades, per capita personal income in Northeast Indiana has been declining relative to the nation, but that trend has been effectively reversed in the past three years, the partnership said. “Reversing this downward trend in per capita

income is a great affirmation of our collaborative efforts here in the region,” said John Sampson, president and CEO of the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership. “We are on the right track and making visible progress, but there is still much work to be done. We must continue to gain ground and close the gap to become the top global competitor we know this region can be.” The partnership tracks its 10 member counties: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells and Whitley.

Dallas, JFK ‘linked in tragedy’ DALLAS (AP) — It was the same time, 12:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22. It was the same place, downtown Dallas. But 50 years later, the thousands of people who filled Dealey Plaza weren’t there to cheer but to remember in quiet sadness the young, handsome president with whom Dallas will always be “linked in tragedy.” The solemn ceremony presided over by Mayor Mike Rawlings was the first time the city had organized an official Kennedy anniversary event, issuing 5,000 free tickets and erecting a stage with video screens. Somber remembrances extended from Dallas to the shores of Cape Cod, with moments of silence, speeches by historians and, above all, simple reverence for a time and a leader long gone. “We watched the nightmarish reality in our front yard,” Rawlings told the crowd, which assembled just steps from the Texas School Book Depository building where Lee Harvey Oswald fired from the sixth floor at Kennedy’s open-top limousine. “Our president had been taken from us, taken from his family, taken from the world.” SEE DALLAS, PAGE A7


The Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center management team celebrated the recent rarity of receiving a perfect score on a Indiana Department of Health survey. Staff members pictured, are, from left, Luke Cobb, director of maintenance; Renee Richardson, wound nurse/ scheduling coordinator; April Zimmerman,

environmental service director; Natalie Shepard, life enrichment team director; Mary Mangus, minimum data set coordinator; Dee Smallman, administrator, Lynn Crover, director of nursing; Jody Hoffman, medical records; Angela Cass, director of dietary services; Lisa Covell, social services and Bridget McShane, nurse liaison.

Northern Lakes deficiency-free BY JENNIFER DECKER

ANGOLA — Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has received the rare distinction of earning a perfect survey score from the Indiana Department of Health. The score signified the private nursing home ran by Angola Healthcare, 516 N. Williams St., had zero deficiencies on a survey. Bridget McShane, Northern Lakes nursing liaison, said that top score is quite an accomplishment, as only 9.2 percent of some 15,674 nursing facilities in the nation accomplished that.

“Our survey process was completed Nov. 7 and is required by Medicare and Medicaid to keep our license current,” she said. “This is the first time” receiving the perfect score. McShane said all certified nursing homes receive an annual survey visit from the Indiana Department of Health making sure the facilities are compliant with state and federal regulations. “I think it’s a re-assurance for what all our hardworking staff does everyday in providing quality care in short-term rehabilitation,” she said. “It’s a wonderful accomplishment.”

Northern Lakes has operated for more than 30 years. It has more than 100 employees. The center offers post-hospital, orthopedic rehabilitation and stroke recovery through one-on-one physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapies. It also offers long-term nursing service, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, short-term respite and hospice care. Northern Lakes was honored by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Nursing Homes 2011 and has been rated a five-star facility by the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services.

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Three people arrested by police ANGOLA — The following people were booked into the Steuben County Jail following arrests made by law enforcement officers on Thursday. • Jacob T. DeLong, 20, Butler, arrested at the jail on a warrant for felony failure to register as a sexual or violent offender. • Michael S. Fitch Sr., 44, Camden, Mich., arrested at the jail on a warrant for felony auto theft. • Valerie F. Moden, 26, Archbold, Ohio, arrested at the jail on a warrant for misdemeanor check deception.


Public Meetings • Monday, Nov. 25


• Angola Investment Fund Account Board, city hall, 210 N. Public Square, Angola, 5 p.m. • Fremont Public Library Board, library, 1100 W. Toledo St., Fremont, 5:30 p.m. • Angola Board of Zoning Appeals, meeting canceled. • Hamilton Plan Commission, town hall, 900 S. Wayne St., Hamilton, 7 p.m. Redevelopment commission meets at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 26 • Hamilton Lake Conservancy District Board, 7405 S. Wayne St., Hamilton, 6 p.m. • Hudson Town Council, town hall, 115 Parsonage St., Hudson, 6 p.m.

• Steuben County Alcohol and Tobacco Commission, Steuben County Courthouse Annex, 205 S. Martha St., Angola, 1 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 28 • Steuben County Council on Aging, Steuben Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Angola, 1 p.m.


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ANGOLA — The Steuben County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for assistance in seeking an alleged non-compliant registered sex offender, Glynn K. Tribble, 22. An arrest warrant was issued for Tribble on Friday by Steuben Superior Court charging him with one count of Class D felony failure to register as a sex or violent offender.

for their family to use this holiday season. The students were recently honored by hospital staff and Principal Barbara Weber. “Our employees and friends look forward to seeing the cards each year,” said Burns. All finalists’ artwork will be displayed in the main lobby of the hospital during December.

The arrest warrant was the result of a sheriff’s department investigation into allegations Tribble had not been living at his Tribble registered address. Tribble is also wanted out of Steuben County for a probation violation.

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He is described as a white male, 5-foot-6-inches tall and weighing 120 pounds. Tribble has short brown hair, brown eyes and was last known to have a goatee. Anyone with information on Tribble’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department, 665-3131, or Steuben County Crime Stoppers, 668-STOP or 800-600HALT.

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Students design cover art for hospital holiday cards ANGOLA — Cameron Memorial Community Hospital has partnered with fifth-grade students from Hamilton Elementary to design the hospital’s 2013 Christmas card. Of the students participating in the project, three cards were selected to represent the hospital this year. “It’s such a fun project

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FORT WAYNE (AP) — About 30 stores remain closed at Glenbrook Square Mall three weeks after a water main break dampened floors and soaked carpets in much of the building. Allen County building commissioner David Fuller says the repair work at the mall has turned out to be a bigger job than expected at the 57 damaged stores. Fuller told WANE-TV that many contractors have been working nights and weekends to complete repairs. Mall manager Brian Cote said he anticipates all stores will be open next week.

FORT WAYNE (AP) — A Fort Wayne funeral home is turning to the Internet to allow people who can’t attend funeral services to join in from afar. D.O. McComb & Sons is offering videoconferencing of visitations and memorial services using Skype. The videoconferencing software was used Friday so a relative in Australia could participate in a visitation being held in Fort Wayne. Co-owner Dave McComb told WANE-TV that videoconferencing is a convenient and cost-effective way for family and friends to participate in

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Thieves cut hair from horses’ tails PLAINFIELD — Hendricks County police say someone is snipping the tails of horses. Lt. Jim Yetter of the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department told the Indianapolis Star that in two cases this week, someone sneaked into horse pastures in the Plainfield area and cut the hair from horses’ tails. Horse hair is a soughtafter commodity, Yetter said, for numerous uses.

INDIANAPOLIS — An Angola beauty will be on stage today among the glitter and glamour of the Miss Metropolitan Outstanding Teen contest. Daisy Dallas, an Angola High School junior and last year’s Miss Northeast Outstanding Teen, is competing against other teens at the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis. Participants are between 17 and 24 years old, and are vying in a competition that could ultimately take them to Miss America in Las Vegas. Earlier this month, Dallas was second runner-up in the Miss Indiana Dallas Teen USA competition in Carmel. In 2012 in Ohio, she was in a competition hosted by Nexstar, placing second in the nation in the teen solo division. Last year, Dallas was crowned Miss Northeast’s Outstanding Teen, winning the title for the Steuben and DeKalb County based local. The year before that, she held the title of Miss Three Rivers Festival Outstanding Teen. Kylie Wheeler of Georgetown is this year’s Miss Outstanding Teen in Indiana. The 2014 contest will be held June 18-21 in Zionsville. The competition includes talent, scholarship and platform. Dallas is a dancer, and today she is doing a jazz routine choreographed by herself and her mother, Tricia, to a song from “The Great Gatsby.” “We made it up in our living room in about 20 minutes,” said Dallas, who said she keeps in shape throughout the year through dancing and other activities, including horseback riding. She is the president of the Steuben County 4-H Horse and Pony club and reporter for the AHS Future Farmers of America. She is also on the National Honor Society and involved in SWARM, a peer mentoring program at the high school and AHS’ budding show choir. Her platform is helping those with juvenile arthritis, and she has taken donations to and visited Riley Hospital for Children in Fort Wayne. “It opens up your heart,” Dallas said.


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Briefs • Son of drug lord arrested at border SAN DIEGO (AP) — The son of one of the world’s most-wanted drug lords was arrested at an Arizona border crossing to face drug-trafficking charges in the United States, authorities said Friday. Serafin Zambada, 23, was arrested Wednesday afternoon while crossing the border from Mexico in Nogales, Ariz., accompanied by his wife in a pedestrian lane, said Kelly Thornton, a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney’s office in San Diego. The wife was detained and released, Thornton said. Zambada’s father is Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, who survived decades of turf wars and rose to the top of Mexico’s underworld through savvy deal-brokering. Ismael Zambada is considered the strategist of Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel, more involved in daily operations than his betterknown boss, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Serafin Zambada, a U.S. citizen, was scheduled to appear before a federal judge in Tucson, Ariz., on Monday to determine if he is eligible for bail. Prosecutors plan to ask that he be sent to San Diego to face federal charges of conspiracy to import methamphetamine and cocaine, and criminal forfeiture.

Doctor who aided in bin Laden capture faces murder charge PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden has been charged with murder over a 2006 surgery he performed, his lawyer said Friday, raising new doubts whether the physician will regain his freedom. Shakil Afridi already is being held in prison pending retrial on a separate charge, despite U.S. officials demanding he be released. The case has caused friction between Pakistan and the U.S., complicating a relationship that Washington views as vital for fighting the Taliban and al-Qaida, as well as negotiating an end to the war in neighboring Afghanistan. The murder charge stems from a complaint over a teenage boy who died after Afridi performed surgery on him for appendicitis in 2006. The complaint, filed by the deceased teenage boy’s mother, Nasib Gula, says Afridi was not authorized to operate on her son because he was a physician, not a surgeon.

People • Vaughn’s latest movie effort more family-friendly LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the new movie “Delivery Man,” Vince Vaughn plays a sperm donor who learns he’s fathered more than 500 kids. In the past, that kind of scenario Vaughn might have been the set up for a film with adult humor, given the actor’s portfolio. But “Delivery Man” is decidedly familyfriendly fare, and reflects the stage of life where the 43-year-old married father of two finds himself these days. “I think that this is a whole other level, in that the movie, in a real non-sentimental way, takes you on a journey. That is a little bit about family, sure — connection,” he said in a recent interview. “But also I think a little bit about accepting yourself, forgiving yourself. Being open to being who are, and having people accept you and interact with you, whatever that may be.”



Kerry, other top officials Afghan leader joining nuclear discussion refuses security GENEVA (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry and foreign ministers of other major powers lent their weight to the Iran nuclear talks after envoys reported progress Friday in marathon negotiations to curb the Iranian program in return for limited sanctions relief. After a third day of talks, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said Kerry was en route to Geneva to “help narrow the differences.” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in Geneva late Friday. British Foreign Secretary William Hague announced he would also travel to Geneva. A French diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release the information, said French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius would join the others here. The announcements followed a day in which diplomats appeared more and more optimistic that a deal could be struck. As talks adjourned, a diplomat said Iranian Foreign Minister and top European Union diplomat Catherine Ashton had made progress on a key sticking point — Iran’s claim to a right to produce nuclear fuel through uranium enrichment Iran’s official IRNA news agency quoted Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi in Geneva as saying that Iran’s right to uranium enrichment must be

pact with US KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s president on Friday rebuffed American demands that he sign a security pact allowing U.S. forces to stay in the country for another decade, while the U.S. defense secretary warned that planning for a post-2014 military presence may be jeopardized if the deal isn’t finalized by the end of the year. The stakes are high as Afghan tribal elders and other regional leaders met behind closed doors for a second day to debate the draft agreement seen AP as necessary to enable thousands of American Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to Geneva to soldiers to stay beyond a help nuclear negotiations with Iran, which reportedly 2014 deadline primarily to showed progress Friday. train and mentor governnuclear negotiations. But part of any deal. ment security forces who Zarif last weekend indicated are still struggling to face a Enrichment is a that Iran is ready to sign a hot-button issue because resilient Taliban insurgency deal that does not expressly it can be used both to on their own. state that claim, raising hopes make reactor fuel and to Karzai stunned the U.S. that a deal could be sealed at when he urged delegates arm nuclear missiles. Iran the current Geneva round. argues it is enriching only on Thursday’s opening day For the U.S. and Iran, the for power, and scientific of the consultative council talks represent more than and medical purposes. And known as the Loya Jirga to trying to hammer out a nuclear approve the security pact but it says it has no interest in deal. In style and substance nuclear arms. said he will leave it to his they are an extension of the But Washington and successor to sign it after the historic dialogue opened its allies point to Tehran’s April 5 elections. during September’s annual earlier efforts to hide His spokesman Aimal U.N. gathering, which enrichment and allege it Faizi stuck to that stance included a 15-minute phone worked on developing such on Friday despite U.S. conversation between weapons. pleas, saying “there is no President Barack Obama and Iran has insisted on that deadline for us except what Iran’s new president, Hassan right throughout almost a the president said in his Rouhani. decade of mostly fruitless speech.”

The Obama administration has said it will pull all its forces out of Afghanistan without a security deal, as it did when Iraq failed to sign a similar agreement. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Karzai on Friday and warned that “further delay is not practical, nor is it tenable,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. “Failure to conclude (the deal) … would be seen as a signal to the world that Afghanistan is not committed to a partnership with its supporters and that it is willing to jeopardize all of the financial and practical help that has been offered,” Psaki said. The U.S. invaded Afghanistan following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to go after al-Qaida, which was being sheltered by the Taliban. The longest and costliest war in U.S. history has proven deeply unpopular at home and among its allies, who also have said they will not commit any troops after 2014 unless the security deal is signed. The exit of all foreign forces would jeopardize the more than $8 billion that has been pledged annually to fund Afghan security forces and help with the country’s development.

S&P 500 has first finish at more than 1,800 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

The stock market brushed past another milestone on Friday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed above 1,800 for the first time, capping seven straight weeks of gains. The broader index is on track for its best performance in 15 years as a combination of solid corporate earnings, a strengthening economy and easy-money policies from the Federal Reserve draw investors to stocks. Stocks have also gained because they offer an attractive alternative to bonds, where interest rates remain close to all-time lows. “You can’t really get better returns other than in the stock market,” said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital. “It’s been a quality run-up in stocks.” The S&P 500 index rose 8.91 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,804.76. The index has advanced 26.5 percent in 2013. If it finishes at that level, it would be its strongest year since a 26.7 percent gain in 1998.

The Dow Jones industrial average also continued its upward march after finishing above 16,000 for the first time Thursday. The index gained 54.78 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,064.77. The Nasdaq composite rose 22.49 points, or 0.6 percent, to 3,991.65. On Friday, health care stocks led the market’s rise. Biotechnology company Biogen Idec surged on reports that it won market exclusivity for its top-selling multiple sclerosis drug in Europe. The company’s stock jumped $33.19, or 13 percent, to $285.62. Health care stocks have also led gains in the S&P 500 this year, rising 38 percent. The industry is attractive to investors. Some of its companies, like Biogen Idec, offer the possibility of explosive growth. Others are established players like Pfizer, which pays big dividends. Health insurance companies have also done well this year as the Affordable Care Act rolls out. Despite their big gains, stocks could continue


Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday. The S&P

to rise. The economy is forecast to keep recovering and that helps companies increase their earnings. And while stock valuations have risen, they are still attractive compared with bonds. However, investors will likely have to look harder to find winning stocks next

500 finished at more than 1,800 for the first time ever.

year, said Paul Hogan, co-manager of the FAM Equity-Income Fund. “We’ve had the rising tide, but going forward, it’s the stock pickers that will tend to do better.” Among single stocks that have done well this year, there are two standouts,

Netflix and Best Buy. Netflix has surged 276 percent as the video steaming service and DVD rental company continues to add subscribers. Best Buy has surged 232 percent as the company’s turnaround strategy appears to be working after a tough 2012.

Cellphones could make flights noisier

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NEW YORK (AP) — Airline passengers have already been stripped of their legroom, hot meals and personal space. Now, they might also lose their silence. The Federal Communications Commission is considering lifting its longtime prohibition on making cellphone calls on airplanes, saying it is time “to review our outdated and restrictive rules.” But for many passengers, that would mean the elimination of one of the last sanctuaries from our hyper-connected world. Everybody wants the ability to stay connected while traveling, but nobody wants to be trapped next to some guy yapping away during the entire trip from New York to Las Vegas. “The only way I’d be in favor of this is if the FCC mandated that all those who want to use their cellphones


must sit next to families with screaming children,” said frequent flier Joe Winogradoff. Amtrak and many local commuter railways have created quiet cars for those who don’t want to be trapped next to a loud talker. It’s not hard to envision airlines offering “quiet rows,” although there will probably be an extra fee to sit there. Hopefully, they’ll be more effective than the old smoking and non-smoking sections. One flight attendant union has already come out against any change, saying that a plane full of chattering passengers could lead to arguments and undermine safety. Passenger Kai Xu had another concern: What’s going to happen to the already limited bathrooms on the plane?

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Deaths & Funerals • Marianna Reick ROME CITY — Marianna Reick, 66, of Rome City died Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 6:45 p.m. at her home. She was a lifetime area resident, and a 1965 graduate of Kendallville High School. Mrs. Reick She retired from Max Platt Ford-Lincoln-Mercury in Kendallville after 37 years as an award-winning sales person. She was a member of St. Gaspar Catholic Church in Rome City. She was also the Secretary/Treasurer of the Sylvan Lake Improvement Association, and a member of Rome City American Legion Post 381 Auxiliary and Kendallville VFW Post 2749 Auxiliary. She was a past member of the East Noble School Corporation Board of Trustees and a past chairman of the Republican Party in Kendallville. Marianna enjoyed traveling and attending her grandchildren’s events. She was born February 22, 1947, in Kendallville to Clarence and Edythe (Franze) Nartker. On June 9, 1964, in Lakewood, New Jersey, she married James H. Reick. He survives at Rome City. Also surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Natalie and Michael Axel of Kendallville; four grandchildren, Drew and Orsi Sparkman, Trevor Sparkman, Jordan Axel, and Benjamin Axel; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Richard “Butch” and Gail Nartker of Fort Wayne and Dennis Nartker of Kendallville; four nieces, Kristen and Steve Johnson of Kendallville, Jennifer Long of Atlanta, Beth Hoffman of Arizona, and Babette and Rick Husted of Fort Wayne; and a nephew, Brett Nartker of Fort Wayne. She was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Nartker on September 17, 1986; her mother, Edythe Nartker on April 4, 2004; and a son, Derrick Reick on April 23, 2010. Funeral services will be Monday, November 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. in St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City, with Father Bernard Ramenaden officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery, Kendallville. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom and Shirley Crist, Drew and Orsi Sparkman, Trevor Sparkman, Jordan Axel and Benjamin Axel. Active pallbearers will be Max Platt, Jeff Platt, Tom

Shellenbarger, Bill Fetter, Don Grubaugh, and Barry Haines. Calling is Sunday, November 24, 2013, from 2 to 8 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 S. State St., Kendallville, where there will be a Rosary service at 7 p.m. Preferred memorials are to St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City. View a video tribute after Sunday or send condolences to the family at www. youngfamilyfuneralhome. com.

Paul Schaff FORT WAYNE — Paul J. Schaff, 49, of Fort Wayne died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Mr. Schaff had worked for Verizon and then Frontier on computer systems. He was a graduate of East Noble High School and Purdue University in Fort Wayne. He was born in Valdosta, Ga., to Donald and Nancy Schaff. They survive. He married Tammy Litmer on May 9, 1998, and she survives. Also surviving are his children, Jonathan Paul and Sarah Rose; a sister and brother-in-law, Helen Schaff Ade and Charles Ade; two nieces and a nephew. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Reception Hall at 11337 Old Decatur Road South, Fort Wayne. The family will receive family and friends beginning at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are to his children’s college fund. Advantage Funeral Service in Fort Wayne is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Miller SHIPSHEWANA — Ruth Miller, 59, of Shipshewana died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Fla. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today and all day Sunday at the David Lee Schlabach residence, 1785 N. C.R. 675W, Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Devon Hochstetler residence, 1840 N. C.R. 675W, Shipshewana. Burial will be in East Barren Cemetery, Shipshewana. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is in charge of arrangements.

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LIGONIER — James D. Elser, 73, of Ligonier, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at his home. He was born on November 23, 1939, in York Township to Charley Mr. Elser and Cleone (Reidenbach) Elser. He married Patricia Ann Kinnison on November 25, 1969 in Wawaka, Ind. He is survived by his wife, Ann, of Ligonier; a brother, Richard B. (Roberta) Elser of Albion, Ind.; two sisters, Elizabeth Shellman of Albion, Ind., and Helen (Robert) Coil of Wolf Lake, Ind.; three sisters-in-law, Marjorie Elser of Albion, Pat Frymier of Auburn and Peggy Elser of Albion; numerous nieces and nephews; and his former wife, Donna (Gandy) Brozoski of Middleton, Ohio. Jim was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Charles W., Raymond M., and Harold W. Elser; a brother-in-law, Robert Shellman; a half sister, Vonita (Clifton) Bair; and a half brother and his wife, Gerald Burnell (Nadine Mault) Elser. Jim graduated from Albion High School in 1958. He lived in Americus, Ga., from 1970-1975, when he moved to Ligonier. He retired from Ventline Division of Philips Industries in 1988, after 28 years of service as Time Study and Plant Engineer. He was a member of the Ligonier Elks Lodge #451 and the Kendallville Elks Lodge #86. A time of visitation with the family will be on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, from noon to 6 p.m. A funeral service in his honor will be on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, IN. Celebrant Larry Baker will officiate. Private family burial will be at Sparta Cemetery in Kimmell, Ind. Memorial contributions may be given to Noble County Humane Shelter or the hospice organization of the donor’s choice. Yeager Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.

FORT WAYNE — Josephine M. McRoden, 77, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013, at The Cedars in Leo-Cedarville. Born in Dublin, Ireland, Josephine Mrs. worked as a McRoden self-employed freelance artist. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven. Surviving are her daughter, Ann (Steven) Mensch of Fort Wayne; son, Kenneth (Sally) McRoden of Bluffton; daughter, Eileen (Douglas) Sarrazine of Auburn; her brother, Charles (Marie) Brady; brother, George (Laura) Brady; sister, Philomena (James) O’Brien; sister, Patricia (Des) Hutchinson; brother, Dermot (Pauline) Brady; brother, Brendan (Mairaid) Brady; sister, Susan (Andrew) Kelly; uncle, John Murray; aunt, Gladys Byrne; grandchildren, Brendan Mensch; Kevan Mensch; Kristan (Zak) Seitz; Ellen Mensch; Zachary Sarrazine; Andrea Sarrazine; Danielle Sarrazine; Nicholas Sarrazine; Joshua Sarrazine; Patrick McRoden; Shivonne McRoden; and Breann McRoden. Josephine was preceded in death by her husband, Llewellyn McRoden; daughter, Maura Jane McRoden; granddaughter, Meghan Sarrazine; and her parents, Charles Arthur and Susan Mary (Murray) Brady. Mass of Christian Burial is at noon Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 943 Powers St., New Haven, with calling one half hour prior, with Father William Sullivan presiding. Calling also at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., Monday, November 25, 2013, from 6-8 p.m., with a vigil at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven, or The Cedars of Leo. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccom

Mary Hicks KENDALLVILLE — Mary E. Hicks, 84, formerly of Kendallville died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in DeFuniak, Fla. Arrangements are pending at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.

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Kevin Hyland, head of the Metropolitan Police’s human trafficking unit speaks to the media outside New Scotland Yard’s headquarters in London in this image taken from TV Thursday Nov. 21, 2013. London police say three women were held for at least 30 years against their will in a south London home.

UK police: Three women were ‘slaves’ LONDON (AP) — Three women who were freed from a London home after 30 years had been allowed outside in “carefully controlled circumstances” during their ordeal but were victims of “slavery, in simple terms,” a senior British police officer said Friday. Commander Steve Rodhouse described a “complicated and disturbing picture of emotional control over many years” in the case of the women, declining to say how they wound up in the south London home. Two suspects, a man and a woman, were arrested early Thursday on suspicion of forced labor and domestic servitude. He said investigators are trying to figure out “what were the invisible handcuffs that were used” to exert such control for the 30 years the women were allegedly held captive and subject to physical, mental and emotional abuse. “It is not as brutally obvious as women being physically restrained inside

Evolution debate engulfs Texas board of education AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Long-simmering ideological objections to teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended preliminary approval of new science textbooks but held up one biology tome because of alleged factual errors. With midnight looming, some board members on Thursday singled out a textbook by Pearson Education, one of America’s largest publishers. They voiced questions about the book’s assertions on natural selection, noting that the theory of evolution is only part of the explanation for how life developed on Earth. After a lengthy — sometimes testy — debate, the board voted to have three of its members pick a trio of outside

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War on the little guy Marty the Magician performed magic tricks for kids, including the traditional rabbit-out-ofa-hat. Then one day: “I was signing autographs and taking pictures with children and their parents,” he told me. “Suddenly, a badge was thrown into the mix, and an inspector said, ‘Let me see your license.’” In “Harry Potter” books, a creepy Ministry of Magic controls young wizards. Now in the USA, government regulates stage magicians — one of the countless ways it makes life harder for the little JOHN guy. Marty’s torment didn’t end STOSSEL with a demand for his license. “She said, from now on, you cannot use your rabbit until you fill out paperwork, pay the $40 license fee. We’ll have to inspect your home.” Ten times since, regulators showed up unannounced at Marty’s house. At one point, an inspector he hadn’t seen before appeared. He hoped things had Tour guides must pay changed for the better. about $200 for criminal “I got a background checks, new inspector and I said, oh, provide four personal did my first references, show one retire? She said, passport photos and ‘No, good news! We’ve pass a written test — a increased our difficult one. budget and we have more inspectors now. So we’ll be able to visit you more often.’” Here are your tax dollars at work. The inspectors told Marty that the Animal Welfare Act required him to file paperwork demonstrating that he had “a comprehensive written disaster plan detailing everything I would do with my rabbit in the event of a fire, a flood, a tornado, an ice storm.” The federal forms list “common emergencies likely to happen to your facility … not necessarily limited to: structural fire, electrical outage, disruption in clean water or feed supply, disruption in access to facility (e.g., road closures), intentional attack on the facilities … earthquake, landslide/mudslide/ avalanche … “ Sadly, this Kafkaesque enforcement of petty rules is not a bizarre exception. Some regulation is useful. But when we passively accept government regulation of everything, thinking we’re protecting people from evil corporations run amok, we’re really making life harder for ordinary people. Every profession, from cab driving to floral arrangement, is now burdened with complex rules. You can’t even give tours of Washington, D.C., the city that produces most of these insane rules, without getting a special license. Tour guides must pay about $200 for criminal background checks, provide four personal references, show passport photos and pass a written test — a difficult one. People who reflexively defend government may feel no pity for businesses that face extra costs: Let businesses pay fees and take tests — we don’t want unlicensed tour guides describing famous statues incorrectly! But these costs add up. Often, they make a small, barely profitable business impossible to operate. These rules also violate Americans’ right to free speech. They are unnecessary. If tour guides are no good, people can patronize others. The government doesn’t need to be gatekeeper. These rules generally prevail because existing businesses are politically connected. They capture licensing boards and use license rules to crush competition from businesses just getting started. In some places, you can’t open a business like a limo service or moving van company unless you can prove that your business is needed and won’t undermine existing businesses in the same field. But undermining competition is the whole idea. If Starbucks or Home Depot had to prove new coffee shops and hardware stores were “needed,” we wouldn’t have those companies. Apparently they were needed, since these companies thrived, but no one could have “proven” that beforehand. Jeff Rowes, an attorney at the Institute for Justice, a civil liberties group that defends many people caught up in regulatory cases, says, “America was conceived as a sea of liberty with islands of government power. We’re now a sea of government power with ever-shrinking islands of liberty.” The little guys don’t have an army of lawyers to defend those islands of liberty one regulatory battle at a time. We should get rid of most of these regulations — and sail back, together, to a free country.

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Letter To The Editor • Veterans wreath project succeeds To the editor: It is with pride that I can report that this year’s drive for wreaths for the veterans’ graves at Marion, Ind., has been a success. We now have almost 1,200 wreaths, 400 more than last year, to place on the graves of deceased veterans at Marion. These wreaths will be placed on Dec. 14 at noon at the Marion National Cemetery. Everyone is invited to attend and encour-

aged to attend. Although we exceeded last year’s count by almost 400, it is still not enough. There are more than 10,000 graves at Marion, and with only 1,200 graves having wreaths, it still looks sparse. We continue to encourage everyone’s participation in this wreath project. A mere $15 will buy a wreath for a grave; however, a $30 contribution will purchase three wreaths. The ceremony at Marion National Cemetery on Dec. 14 at noon is an enlightening ceremony honoring the veterans who

have passed. There will be a guest speaker as well as the laying of the wreaths. Everyone in attendance is encouraged to take wreaths and place them on graves. If you have a friend or a loved one, you may place a wreath on their grave at the cemetery. Once again, I would like to thank all those in this community who have contributed to the wreath project and further encourage others to participate. Thank you. Hugh N. Taylor Waterloo

Think about it, are we not all Pilgrims? The children ate in the kitchen at card The room is quiet as I take the podium. I tables. We loved being in the warm kitchen. push the microphone up and look around at The food was accessible and we could throw the audience, a sea of faces of all different mashed potatoes from rounded silver spoons, nationalities. They are smiling, waiting and and even burp out loud with nobody even hoping I may have something listening. important to say, and they are young. It was Thanksgiving and we were I am to speak about the meaning of happy. No school. No homework. No Thanksgiving in America, providing a chores. snapshot into our lives as to why and how we celebrate. We, of course, knew the story of I relax and smile as I recall the Mayflower coming from England Thanksgiving as a child, which was and landing on what is now known as probably much like yours. We always Cape Cod. We knew how the Indians gathered in Fort Wayne at the home of taught the Pilgrims how to plant corn LOU ANN and squash and how to harvest these my aunt and uncle’s on my mother’s side. There were not hundreds of us HOMAN- new foods to sustain life. as some stories show, but enough kids When I was a child I did not SAYLOR think of the hardships of boarding to make a racket running in and out without any cares or work to hold us a ship bound for somewhere to find down. something, carrying just a few trinkets The women stayed in the kitchen of the old life to provide for the unknown. New land and new faces to cook, of course! They were dressed greeted them, and for the first time they each in their best dresses with heels and fancy met folks of different color and race. It is a aprons. As we ran past we were always able to catch a bit of gossip, or the comparing of story of adventure and hope and tribulation. recipes, or the smell of turkey as the oven I look out over the crowd of young students door was opened and closed allowing for the from many places. What is so different today I basting. I was always happy I did not belong ask myself? How did we all get here and why? to the group of women. Who would want to Religious freedom brought the first boatload spend their entire day in the kitchen? Not me, of Pilgrims. But in all our young history, folks that’s for sure. have been clamoring to the shores of America The men went hunting with their black and for so many reasons … religion, economics or red plaid jackets and came in from the cold the promise of bright futures where the streets with red cheeks. They caught us up in bear in America are paved with gold. Others came hugs, and we screamed to get away from their against their will to a hostile nation that tossed away their culture and their stories. roughness, their coldness. Some reason brought all of us here. Do we When dinner was ready we gathered at the stop to wonder about this? Do we think about big table for the blessing. We held hands as long prayers were given for our family, our our own responsibility for making our lives health, our happiness and our nation. good and productive and to pass on what we

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• know to those who do not? So, I ask, are we not all Pilgrims? Somewhere we have lost our way in this country. We have forgotten that we came from families who fought to bring us here. I clear my throat and I say to the students. “We are all pilgrims, you and I.” I want to cry. We have let each other down. We have forgotten the story of acceptance, tolerance and friendship. I stop and look at their faces. They are the hope of coming to America. Their families have sent them for an education, for a safe world and for friendship. I think of my own world that has included Mengting and Virginia. They have given me more than I could ever offer them. Sometimes I want to apologize for all the problems in America, but I can’t. I am now the matriarch of our family. I am happy to be in the kitchen with the women sharing recipes. I am also proud to be an American Pilgrim. Happy Thanksgiving! LOU ANN HOMAN-SAYLOR lives in Angola at the White Picket Gardens where you can find her gardening or writing late into the night under the light of her frayed scarlet lamp. She is a storyteller, teacher, writer, actress and a collector of front porch stories.

Class, but not least — from the dollar store For Steve’s birthday, it was decided that no one could give him a gift that cost over a dollar. Not that we don’t like Steve, or that he isn’t worth more than a dollar, or that we’re extremely cheap (well, it could be that). It’s just that as grown-ups, who needs more stuff? I run into more and more people who say they are “downsizing.” They’re tired of dusting and polishing. They would rather put their feet up and watch something on Netflix. If they don’t want to buy new things, giving them new things is not what they want, either. Plus, expensive gifts can actually create unhappiness. Who hasn’t gotten some hideous geegaw from a close friend that you have to put on display so you won’t offend the gift-giver? How many times have we all said “Oh, you shouldn’t have,” and meant it — but not as a compliment? I’m starting to think that it won’t be long before guests at adults’ birthday parties will be asked not to bring anything, and also to take something home with them when

they leave. They say you can’t buy happiness, but by limiting every gift to a single dollar, we did buy ourselves a good time, even if we didn’t reach total and complete oneness with the universe. Steve, who camouflages his baldness by shaving his head, laughed when JIM large Kelly gave him gift set of 10 MULLEN adifferent combs. Brad got him a marijuana testing kit, something sure to come in handy. Jane gave him one of those dollar picture frames that comes with a creepy, dated family portrait which you are supposed to remove and replace with your own creepy, dated family portrait. She’d taken out the store’s picture and wrote, “Happy Birthday Steve, from your secret other family” and put it back in the frame. He said

“Oh, you shouldn’t have,” and we could all tell he really meant it. Most of the presents came from one of those stores that sell everything for a dollar. If they’re making money by selling stuff for a dollar, can you imagine how much they’re paying for it — 50 cents? A quarter? A penny? Imagine how much money the stores that sell similar stuff for $5 and $7 are making. After Steve had opened all his presents — A Darth Vader Pez dispenser, a Justin Bieber bobblehead doll, way out-of-date candy, a “Duck Dynasty” chia plant — and things got seriously cakey, someone asked, “Why doesn’t everyone shop at a dollar store?” Why would you ever pay five or 10 dollars for something they were selling for a dollar? When I was shopping for Steve, the dollar store was selling 80 envelopes for one dollar, when I had just bought a box of 100 envelopes at an office supply store for $7.99. Do the math — multiply by 7, take the square root of 3, divide by 4, change to base 8, carry the 6 and — oh yeah, I could pay

almost $64 for 800 envelopes or I could pay $10 dollars for 800 of the same envelopes. Decisions, decisions. And yet you’d think that the office supply place would offer the better deal, seeing as that’s their business. They buy in volume so they can pass the gouging along to you, the envelope-buying sucker. Steve said that some people would rather spend more on everyday products because it’s classier. That was when we came up with the most brilliant idea in the history of capitalism. We would open a chain of Two Dollar Stores right next door to every dollar store. We would sell almost the same stuff as a dollar store, but everything would cost twice as much and therefore have twice the class and we’d make twice as much money. We’d make a fortune. Until someone opened a Three Dollar Store next to us. JIM MULLEN is a syndicated columnist with Newspaper Enterprise Association. He can be contacted at




I feel thankfulness in my heart BY LEIGH MORAN

As I pray, tears fill my eyes. I am not quoting scripture before I write today. I just want whatever God puts upon my heart to pour forth out from my soul. I just came inside from helping my neighbors down the street, Martha, Roy, their son Diego and my hubby pick some apples from our trees. We wanted to share with them. Since I am really allergic to apples they are going to waste. I am thankful for Martha, Roy, Diego and their daughter Bethany, that they are in our lives. Seeing my friends walking up the street to our house, seeing my hubby out filling a bucket full of apples, to take to work to give to his friend who feeds deer on his little farm, brings much joy to my soul. I am thankful for the abundance of these apples we can share. Getting hugs from my friend Martha and then coming inside to the toasty fire in our wood/pellet stove fills me with a soothing peacefulness. I am thankful for this peacefulness of joy and warmth. As I start to type I hear this little voice of a soft “Meow” and that is my Daniel. He jumps off of his cat tree and meanders over to me and wants to sit next to me in the other chair. I am filled with thankfulness for his love. His love fills me with a thankfulness to God, because you see, God really directed us to these little kittens five years ago. Daniel has been a little ill for awhile and God

has healed Daniel. Isaiah, Daniel’s brother, really did miss Daniel when Daniel stayed at the vet’s office for a few days. Daniel is extremely faithful to me and wants to be where I am. Isaiah and William, our older kitty, also wants to be close, but in different ways. I am thankful we were able to give William a home when my Mama went home to Heaven. Last Thursday as I was driving home from doing errands I was at a stoplight, in the right turn lane of four lanes of traffic. I heard a siren and looked in my rearview mirror and saw a police car traveling toward me at a high rate of speed. I moved over to the curb, as close as I could. The cars that had the right-a-way coming from the left just kept on coming. There were at least six cars that did not even attempt to stop. The police officer had to come to a sudden halt and interrupt his call because those six vehicles were driven by “stupid” humans. Given the right circumstances, had the officer not been able to stop, he would surely have hit the last red car, which I know would have struck me on the driver’s side. It was not my time or the officer’s or the red car driver’s time. I am thankful because, somehow, no one was hurt. So as I dwell on life, today, yesterday, past, and even future I feel deep within my very being that we must talk to God, listen to God, worship God, love our brothers and sisters, our animal companions, our enemies, and our whole

world and be THANKFUL FOR ALL GOD GIVES TO US. We must always remember and be thankful for the wonderful blessings God grants us. We must be thankful that God saves us by grace. We need to feel the joy of each moment in life. Life is full of ups and downs, that is for sure. There is so much corruption, pain, sorrow and hate in this world. However, we must look for and show others the love and beauty that is in every moment of life as well. It is our job to reach out, not by words, but by action, the love God gives to each of us. We cannot just preach, for what good does that do if we do not show others how thankful we are for what God has done in our lives? We need to share that feeling of no matter where we are in life, there still is joy to be found. Maybe that joy is only in a smile you give to someone. Maybe that joy is only in offering a small bit of food, water, clean clothing, or anything you know someone might need. This Thanksgiving do not just have a wonderful meal with your family and friends, but remember there are those who have no family or friends. Invite someone that needs some love! Blessed Thanksgiving to you and yours and whomever else you can invite into your home and your hearts. LEIGH MORAN received the

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New musical Christmas program The St. Joe River Boys will be presenting their new 2013 Christmas Program “God

Gave The Song” at the Hamilton Wesleyan Church Sunday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m.

Day of prayer on Wednesday ANGOLA — A Day of National Repentence and Prayer will be observed on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Angola Christian Church, 1297 N. C.R. 200W, encourages all area congregations to join it in observing the day of prayer. Those advocating the special event ask believers appeal to God with: • Prayers of repentance for personal sins and disobedience.

• Prayers of national repentance for disobeying the clear teaching of scripture, for calling good what God has called sin and for fostering an attitude of selfishness and greed rather than service to others. • Thanks for the Lord’s benevolence to the United States of America. • A renewed commitment to follow the teaching of God as revealed in the

Bible, and to teach them to children. “We pray that this effort will prompt a nationwide return to righteous living and brotherly love,” said a news release from Pastor John Coney. “May God bring restoration to the United States of America, that we can live in peace and prosperity and can turn our attention to helping the hurting peoples of the world.”

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Bazaar, bake sale in Alvarado

ANGOLA — The Lake Missionary Church, 9030 W. U.S. 20, will be offering the community a free Thanksgiving Day dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. Turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, desserts and more will be offered. Families and individuals of all ages are encouraged to enjoy the dinner and fellowship. Details about the free dinner and the church are available by calling 665-2254 or 927-1850.

ALVARADO — Alvarado United Methodist Church, 8045 E. C.R. 500S, will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale on Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Along with fresh baked goods, there will be tree skirts, pillows, wreaths, baby items and gift ideas.

Lake George dinner, concert planned LAKE GEORGE — The Lake George Lutheran Chapel, 1540 W. C.R.

800N, will offer an Advent Dinner and Christmas Concert on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Featured music will be the Trine Concert Choir, which will sing holiday carols, directed by Stephen Mangold. The program begins at 6 p.m. with a hymn sing followed by a supper of baked Swiss steak, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy, roll and butter, drinks and desert. The choir concert begins at 7 p.m. The meal and concert are free, but seating is limited. Attendees for the meal must call the church office at 833-6208 to reserve a spot.

Always remember to be thankful BY TRACEY ZIMMERMAN

What are we TRULY thankful for? Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him, and bless his name. For the Lord is good. Psalm 100:4, 5a I heard something on the radio this month that has just been rattling around in my brain. The question announced went like this: “If you woke up tomorrow with only the things you thanked God for today, what would that look like?” Stop the bus! If I could only have tomorrow what I thanked God for today? Whoa! I might need to revisit what I am thankful for. You see the word “thanksgiving” is defined as: the expression of gratitude especially to God. You see we are wired to be thankful. I believe it is our sinful nature that we deviate from that. An example I used recently in worship was this; stop looking at the glass as half full or half empty and start being

Youth Blogs • thankful for the water or the glass. Too many times, we just see things as a negative. You will hear a lot of people complaining about the weather in the next several months. Instead of complaining maybe we should be thankful for the promise of spring that is just around the corner. Maybe we should be thankful for the rest that the ground takes and then comes to life again in the summer. I am blessed. I have a warm home, a car to drive, children I love, a wonderful man to spend my days with, and more importantly I have a Heavenly Father that I am lucky to have love me even when I am at my ugliest inside and out. I am thankful that He loves me so much He made a way for me to be in personal relationship with Him knowing I would stumble and fall, yet loving me anyway. That is something to be

thankful for. I have spent the month, every day, posting on Facebook something I am thankful for. Why should this just be a November event? What would our lives look like if we took time every day to be thankful for something and started looking for those things to be thankful for that surround us? The Lord is good, His love does endure forever, and every day there is something to praise Him about. Let’s do that more than for a month or a special day in November, let’s be thankful all year for our Father in Heaven. Dear loving and amazing father — We are thankful for you today, tomorrow and forever. Thank you for those things that you give to us that we do not even take notice of. Help us to be joyful every day and not just the days that we see our blessings clearly. PASTOR TRACEY ZIMMERMAN

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Court reverses robo-calls ruling INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a district judge’s ruling that Indiana’s ban on political robo-calls covers only in-state telephone calls because federal law doesn’t allow such limitations. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled Thursday that the federal Telephone Consumer

Protection Act “says nothing about pre-empting laws that regulate the interstate use of automatic dialing systems. Therefore, we must conclude they are not pre-empted.” That reversed a ruling two years ago by U.S. District Judge William Lawrence in Indianapolis. The appeals court sent the case back to

the district court to determine whether Indiana’s law violates First Amendment free-speech rights. Patriotic Veterans Inc. filed a lawsuit in 2010 challenging a state law that prohibits using automatically dialed phone calls to deliver a prerecorded message unless consumers have given consent.

Voyles questioned Huq about the circumstances relating to the crime to establish probable cause. Huq admitted stabbing Kelley to death in a fight at Kelley’s home. After the murder, Huq said, he went to the Reddington Heights home where he lived with his parents. “I got ready for work,” Huq said. He went to work, but left before his shift was complete, driving his car with a blood-stained interior. “I went to Chicago,” Huq said. From there, he said, he went to Canada. He abandoned his car and caught a flight to Bangladesh. He lived in his family’s native country until he was arrested while making a trip to New Delhi in February 2011. During his 20 years on the lam, the case remained open. It was aired on an episode of “America’s Most Wanted,” the story of a love triangle turned deadly. Huq admitted he killed Kelley in an impassioned heat. Kelley had been dating the same girl as Huq — Christine Mutzfeld. Huq went to Kelley’s house that night and waited until Mutzfeld left during the early morning hours. After he went to the door and was let in by Kelley, he said, a fight ensued. The blood in the car, Huq said, was his. He said he also was stabbed in the ordeal. Huq said it was Kelley who introduced the murder weapon — a knife. Huq said he’d met Kelley through Mutzfeld’s brother and learned both were dating Mutzfeld. Huq went to Kelley’s home on July 25, 1989, prompting the filing of a felony count of intimidation against Huq, who allegedly threatened

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to kill Kelley if the dating continued. In court Friday, Huq said he and Kelley agreed they would discuss the issue with Mutzfeld. That conversation never happened, and on Aug. 9, 1989, Huq said he went to Kelley’s house around 10 p.m. “to confront Christine Mutzfeld as was planned by Mr. Kelley and myself.” Mutzfeld was not there, and Huq left. When he returned, her vehicle was in Kelley’s driveway, and Huq lay in wait until she left, court documents say. Voluntary manslaughter is a Class A felony and carries a maximum sentence of 50 years. The plea agreement reached between Huq and the Steuben County Prosecutor’s Office calls for a maximum executed sentence of 40 years. Up to 10 years of probation could be added at the judge’s discretion. Fee took the plea agreement under advisement and will determine whether to accept or reject it at the sentencing hearing in April. If he rejects the plea bargain, Huq’s cases would return to the dockets and be set for jury trials. A trial scheduled in the murder case for Dec. 9-13 in Superior Court, was cancelled. If Fee accepts the plea, Huq’s defense team can argue for what it feels is the appropriate sentence. A couple of hours were set aside for the hearing, which may include testimony by family members from Bangladesh as well as feedback from the Kelley family, which could be called by the state. Voyles said there has been agreement from the prosecutor’s office as to the amount of time served already by Huq, “some of which was in

Unemployment in Allen County dropped 0.5 of a percentage point in October to 6.7 percent. All counties in Indiana are now below 10 percent unemployment; Fountain County leads the state with an unemployment rate of 9.8 percent. Steuben County was tied for 43rd in the monthly rankings. Labor force numbers were mixed over the two-month period, with the total labor force numbers rising in LaGrange County and falling in DeKalb County each month. Noble and Steuben counties each saw a slightly larger labor force in September before those numbers fell in October. The state unemployment rate has dropped by nearly 1 percentage point over the past three months to 7.5 percent. The Department of Workforce Development said it is the largest three-month drop in more than 20 years. The last time Indiana’s unemployment rate stood below 8 percent was November 2008. “Like every Hoosier, I welcome the news that Indiana’s unemployment rate has dropped to 7.5 percent,” said Gov. Mike Pence. “It is a testament to the resilience of the hard-working people of Indiana, the businesses of our state and the policies that we have been embracing during these difficult times.” Private-sector employment in Indiana grew by 6,600 jobs in October, with gains concentrated in the manufacturing, construction

and private educational and health services sectors, the DWD said. The state’s rate of private-sector growth — 8.4 percent — has continued to significantly outpace the national average since July 2009. “Indiana’s unemployment rate is more than 1 percentage point below where it was in January, which is definitely significant,” said Scott B. Sanders, commissioner of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. “The steady private-sector job growth the Hoosier State has been experiencing for some time now is finally beginning to be reflected in the unemployment rate, which many businesses and individuals rely on to make important economic decisions.” “Indiana’s pro-growth policies of fiscal responsibility, lower taxes and less red tape are giving Hoosier businesses the confidence to grow and attracting new investment and jobs to our state,” said Pence. “Our progress in education and workforce is attracting renewed interest in investment in Indiana.” Sanders noted the number of unemployed Hoosiers has decreased by more than 27,000 over the past three months, while Indiana’s labor force has grown by 6,000. Claims for unemployment insurance this year remain at their lowest levels since 2000. AN EARLY VERSION of this

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DALLAS: ‘Hope and hatred collided’ on day of assassination FROM PAGE A1

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AHS 2-1 in seasonopening duals HUNTERTOWN — Angola’s wrestling team opened its season Friday by winning two of three duals in Carroll’s portion of the Northern Indiana Challenge. The Hornets defeated Wayne 36-33 and DeKalb 49-26. They lost to the host Chargers 65-7. Chris Clute (182 pounds) and heavyweight Braxton Amos both went 3-0 on the evening. Beau Hamer (220), Austin Bauer (145) and Charles Lanam (152) all went 2-1. The Challenge turns into an individual tournament today at Munster.

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NEW YORK (AP) — When a Connecticut guard has a game in Madison Square Garden like Shabazz Napier did Friday night, there is only one name he can be compared to: Kemba Walker. Napier, who scored 27 points and dominated the 18th-ranked Huskies’ 59-58 victory over Indiana in the championship game of the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, was more than happy to hear Walker’s name come up. “Of course I do,” said Napier, a key reserve on the 2011 national championship team that Walker starred on. “That’s my big brother. I try to emulate everything that he does.” While Walker, who plays for the Charlotte Bobcats, had an 11-game run for the ages when he led the Huskies to the Big East title and then the NCAA championship, Napier had a night that will be talked about for a while among the Connecticut faithful. “The fans love him and he loves the fans,” said Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie, a former standout guard for the Huskies himself. “He gave the folks from Storrs a good trip back home.” Napier’s driving basket with 1:34 left to play turned out to be the final points of the game. Indiana turned the ball over twice and Yogi Ferrell missed a jumper in that span. Napier missed a 3-pointer and was called for an offensive foul in the hectic finish that had the crowd at Madison Square Garden standing for the final 90 seconds. “He is an incredible high level guard,” Indiana coach Tom Crean said of the 6-foot-1 Napier. “That is a 12-, 13-year pro. I don’t care about size. He creates tremendous separation.” Indiana (5-1) had the last scoring chance. Ferrell missed a jumper with 10 seconds and the rebound rolled out of bounds in front of the Indiana bench off a Connecticut player. The clock showed .2 seconds and after the




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LAGRANGE — The stunned look on the faces of the Prairie Heights players spoke volumes. “The wheels kind of fell off,” said Prairie Heights coach Jennifer Grabill, whose Panthers fell 51-49 at Lakeland on Friday. But it wasn’t what the Panthers did wrong in Friday’s NECC showdown, it was what the Lakers did right. “We never give up, we just don’t,” said Lakeland coach Sheila Moore. “It’s a huge win for us.” Lakeland’s Blake Mullett hit a jumper with five seconds remaining, then grabbed a steal to wrap up a stunning come-from-behind win for the Lakers. It was the second game in a row the team rallied from behind to win. The squad trailed in Tuesday’s game at Wawasee before forcing overtime and claiming a 37-33 win. “The Wawasee game, it gave us confidence we haven’t had in years going into a big conference game, and we knew we could win,” said Lakeland senior Abi Thompson, who finished Friday’s game with 20 points, five rebounds and three steals. Ashtin Kaminer added 10 points and had five steals for the Lakers. Lakeland also got scoring from Becca Levitz (6 points), Carlee Richardson (6), Mullett (4), Nicole McKibben (3) and Mackenzie Loy (2). Prairie Heights had a great effort from the senior duo of Shawna Carbine and Tressa Terry. Carbone finished with 20 points, 13 rebounds and three steals. “She did a good job, was aggressive, and does a nice job rebounding for us.” Terry had 18 points and three steals. The Panthers also got points from McKenzie Kain (4), Haley


Indiana’s Jeremy Hollowell, left, fights for a rebound with Connecticut’s DeAndre Daniels during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Friday in New York.

officials watched the replay, they restored it to .7 seconds. Jeremy Hollowell inbounded the ball to Noah Vonleh, but his jumper was late and the Huskies (6-0) had the win. “We were looking to spread the court, play basketball. Don’t let them lock in and it just didn’t go,” Crean said of Ferrell’s jumper. On the final play he said they were looking for a lob or catch and shoot. “We didn’t get a great look. They challenged it,” Crean said. “You have to be dead on there.” Napier, the tournament MVP, was 10 of 14 from the field, including 4 of 6 from 3-point

range. He was the only doublefigure scorer for the Huskies, but he struggled from the free throw line (3 of 7) and had seven turnovers. Still, every big play down the stretch was his. “Sometimes my teammates let me know,” he said of taking over a game. “Not verbally but how they sometimes carry themselves. I know I have to try and score and be more aggressive. … I just go off the flow.” Ferrell, who was hounded all game by Napier, Ryan Boatright and Lasan Kromah, had 19 points on 6-of-19 shooting, 2 of 6 from beyond the arc, and he committed five of Indiana’s 19 turnovers.


Hornets catch fire to beat Blazers BY JEFF JONES

BUTLER — On a night where neither team shot a great percentage, the Angola Hornets got hot at the right time, pulling away from the host Eastside Blazers for a 62-42 Northeast Corner Conference win Friday. The Hornets (2-2 overall, 2-0 in the NECC) led for all but a few moments, but saw the Blazers (0-2 overall, 0-1 in the NECC) whittle a 15-point lead to eight with 5:41 to play on Maddy Minehart’s free throw. That’s when the Hornets caught fire, embarking on a 13-0 run to put the game away. Alexis Scott’s two-pointer on the next Angola possession got the roll started. Abby Buchs hit two three-pointers, and Claire Grubb added a three of her own, plus a steal and bucket. Kaitlyn Brandt capped the run with a bucket with 3:17 to play, making it 57-34. Eastside couldn’t match that firepower, missing on four of its next possessions and turning the ball over





on two others. The Blazers finished 13-of-44 (30 percent) from the field and just 4-of-15 (27 percent) from three-point range. “We can score in a hurry when we settle down and run our offense, that’s for sure,” said Angola coach John Berger. “It was an ugly, ugly night, and Eastside did a good job of hanging in there. “They caused us to rush,” he said. “We weren’t clearing off the boards very well. They kept hanging around and hanging around. It was good to see us hit some shots in the fourth quarter.” Grubb led all scorers with 24 points. Abby Buchs also reached double figures with 11, while Scott and Tana Willibey chipped in with nine each. Minehart had 12 points to go with 17 rebounds to pace Eastside. Kaci Shook added 10 points. As the game wore on, Angola did a better job of getting second and third-chance opportunities, and made the most of them. While the Hornets were just 24-of-72 (33 $


percent) from the field and 9-of-28 (32 percent) from three-point range, those extra chances spelled doom for the Blazers. “You can’t let a team like that shoot (70-plus shots),” Eastside coach Shane Conwell said. “Eventually, they’re going to start knocking them down, and that’s what happened when they pulled away. “Being down less than 10 in the fourth quarter, I’ll take that improvement,” he said after his team lost its season-opening game 90-34 to East Noble Saturday. “I was proud of the way the girls came out from the get-go. “Maddy played well and Kaci was aggressive,” Conwell said. “We got to the free throw line 23 times, and I like that.” The Hornets led 26-17 at the break, and pushed their advantage to 36-21 following Grubb’s slashing drive to the basket with five minutes left in the third. The Blazers ran off the next five points late in the third, and outscored Angola 7-2 early in the

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Eastside’s Maddy Minehart, left, puts up a shot as Angola’s Rebecca Buchs defends during Friday’s basketball game at Butler.

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ANGOLA — A young Trine University wrestling team is looking to healthy first as this season gets started, then grow through its demanding schedule. “It will be a learning year. It will be a rough year. But I think we will be very competitive,” Thunder coach Dan Callahan said. “Overall, we’ll be a solid team after Christmas. “We won four duals last year, but sent three kids to nationals. We want to get ready for the end of the year,” he continued. “The kids I got have been working really hard. They’re learning and they’re getting better.” Trine is moving on after the graduations of three-time NCAA Division III All-American Elias Larson at 157 pounds and two-time national qualifier Ryan Pieper at 174. But it has dealt with some injuries for a team not as deep as it has been recently. Sophomore 157-pounder Jon Blanton suffered a season-ending shoulder injury. Callahan said on Wednesday that he was waiting for MRI results on a knee of 149-pound freshman starter Cody Konieczki. Sophomore and 125-pound starter Matt Frane and freshman Wes Cummings, who will start the season at 141, have just came back from concussions. Frane is a DeKalb High graduate. The Thunder does bring back junior Brandon Preston, a national qualifier at 125 last season while going 30-12. He will wrestle at 133 for the first time this season today at the Olivet Comet Duals after properly getting his weight down. He began the season wrestling at 141. Preston is ranked eighth in the country at 133 in the latest coaches’ individual rankings. “If he continues what he has been doing, I believe

INDIANAPOLIS — Prairie Heights senior Zach Shepard was recently named to the 2013 Indianapolis Colts Academic All-Star Team. The team was picked by position. Shepard was picked to the defensive team as a linebacker. He is one of 30 players statewide to be selected as Colts Academic All-Stars. Shepard and the rest of the Colts Academic All-Star team will be recognized on Dec. 1 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis when the Colts take on the Tennessee Titans. This is the 15th year the Colts have had an Academic All-Star football team in conjunction with the Indiana High School Athletic Association and the Indiana Football Coaches Association. Among the criteria is that the football players have to be in the top five percent of their class academically and have started in 70 percent of their games. Trine freshman quarterback Brandon Rooze from Benton Central High School was a Colts Academic All-Star last year. He started under center for the Thunder’s last two games this season.


Junior 133-pounder Brandon Preston, back, will lead a young Trine University wrestling team this season after

he will be an All-American,” Callahan said. “His biggest improvement is from a mental aspect. If his opponent got the first takedown before, he would be on his way to getting tech falled. He’s now doing an outstanding job of wrestling through those situations.” Callahan believes new assistant coach Rob Yahrmarkt will be valuable in Preston’s further development. Yahrmarkt was a four-year letterwinner at Olivet and had made assistant coaching stops at Mount Union (Ohio) and Ohio Northern. A couple of guys who have emerged are junior heavyweight Mack Green and 197-pound sophomore Michael Conner. Green was the heavyweight champion at the Trine Open last Saturday. Conner won the 197 title in the Ben McMullen Open at Muskegon (Mich.) Community College on Nov. 9. He wrestled at 184 last season, but was hampered by injuries. “Mack was a 197-pounder last year and

qualifying for the NCAA Division III National Championships last season.

Schedule November: 9, at Muskegon (Mich.) Community College Ben McMullen Open; 16, Trine Open; 23, at Olivet Comet Dual, 10 a.m. December: 7, at Ohio Northern Invitational, 9 a.m.; 14, Midwest Classic at University of Indianapolis, 10 a.m. January: 4, at University of Chicago Duals, 1 p.m.; 10-11, at Lycoming (Pa.) Budd Whitehill National Duals, 9 a.m. both days; 16, Olivet, 7 p.m.; 21, at Manchester, 7 p.m.; 25, at Wisconsin-Whitewater Border Brawl Duals, 11 a.m. 31, Feb. 1, at Pete WillsonWheaton (Ill.) Invitational, noon both days. February: 7, at Alma, 7 p.m.; 13, Wabash, 7 p.m.; 15, at Mid-States Tournament at Wabash, 9 a.m.; NCAA Division III Midwest Regional at school TBA, 9 a.m.

has just lifted like crazy. He is really powerful and has the ability to be an All-American,” Callahan said. “Conner has been our most consistent wrestler in the early part of the season. He is bigger and stronger. But it’s more about his confidence level.” The Thunder will be more competitive in the practice room from a heavyweight standpoint than they have been recently with freshman backups Matt Beard and Tyler Prater. Beard, an Eastside High graduate, is coming from playing football for the Thunder. Freshman Levi Graber is going to challenge Frane in

the practice room at 125. Another seasoned returner back for Trine is senior 174-pounder Shane Hendrickson. He was a heavyweight last season and will get down to proper weight last week. “He went down from 265 to 174 and is looking good,” Callahan said. “He is adjusting to a new style.” The rest of the Thunder lineup is filled with freshman starters with Adam Boles from Pittsboro now at 149 in place of Konieczki, Isaiah Hill of Columbus, Ohio, at 165; and Penn High School graduate Joey Stasiak at 184. The 157 spot will be vacant. Backups include Andre Gibbons at 174, freshman Russell Hazelet at 184 and junior Nick Fruits at 197. Hazelet played football at Trine this fall. Also at the Trine Open last Saturday, Preston placed fourth at 141. Conner reached the semifinals at 197, but did not place. “We saw some improvement from our kids,” Callahan said.

Angola’s Yagodinski a state finalist for Wendy’s High School Heisman Award There were five seniors who were school winners from Steuben County high schools for the 2013 Wendy’s High School Heisman Award. One of those school winners rose up a level to be a state finalist in Angola High School senior Victoria (Tori) Yagodinski. Yagodinski was one of 20 state finalists in Indiana. She just finished her prep volleyball career this past fall and earned All-Northeast Corner Conference honors. She used to play basketball for the Hornets and continues to achieve at a high level academically. Two other area seniors were state finalists in West Noble’s Kelsie Peterson and Lakeland’s Evan Garretson. The other Steuben school winners were Angola’s A.J. Hocker, Fremont’s Alivia Behnfeldt, Prairie Heights’ Tressa Terry and Hamilton’s Hailee Snyder. The state winners are Yorktown’s Chandler Carroll and Perry Meridian’s Casey Kieran. Carroll is one of 12 national finalists.

Middle School Basketball PH boys 7th 1-1 this week BRUSHY PRAIRIE — Prairie Heights Middle School’s seventh grade boys basketball team went 1-1 this week, winning at home to Garrett 28-25 and losing at Fairfield 42-19. On Thursday, the Panthers led by nine at halftime. But the Locomotives got withing two points with 19 seconds left. Heights’ Ryan Rasler grabbed an offensive rebound off a missed Panther free throw with eight seconds left to seal the victory for his team. Landry Gerbers was strong inside and lead Prairie Heights with 18 points. Rasler had six points. Garret Culler scored two. Layne Bachelor and Cameron Penick each had a point. On Tuesday, Gerbers had 14 points and Rasler had four for PH. Hans Franke had a point.

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Prairie Heights senior Shawna Carbone (12) is covered by a Lakeland player during Friday’s NECC contest in LaGrange.

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Kleeberg (3), Saige Dunafin (2) and Alicia Beechy (2). Lakeland (3-1, 1-0 NECC) won its third in a row. The Lakers have victories over the Panthers, Bethany Christian and Wawasee. “I don’t know when the last time it was we were 3-1,” said a jubilant Moore. “And we were in the Goshen game, we could actually be 4-0.” The Panthers used a 12-0 second quarter run to pull away and looked to have the game solidly in hand. Lakeland never led after that until Mullett hit her shot with five seconds left. Lakeland led 13-9 when Terry struck with the opening score of the Panther run. Hurt by poor free throw shooting early in the contest, Heights suddenly couldn’t miss, with Carbone, McKenzie Kain and Haley Kleeberg each connecting on two attempts. Terry struck with a bucket in between the free throws and Carbone had a steal and score the ended the run, leaving Heights with a 21-13 lead. The Panthers led 27-17

at the half, then opened the third period with a bucket by Carbone and a quick steal and score from Terry, taking the Panther lead to 31-17 — a 14-point margin. The Lakers spent the rest of the game catching up. Back-to-back steals and scores by Thompson and Kaminer five minutes into the second half allowed Lakeland to close within eight, at 36-28. “Our defense is what sparked it,” Thompson said. Lakeland continued to cut into the Panthers lead and used an early fourth-quarter triple by McKibben and score in close by Richardson to pull within three with five minutes left. Finally, with just over a minute left the Lakers pulled even at 49-49 on a traditional three-point play by Thompson. After exchanging possessions, the Lakers wound up with the ball under their own basket with 11 seconds left. Mullett would score on an inbounds play, then reached in to make a steal as Heights attempted to inbound the ball.

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics played a sloppy second half and the Indiana Pacers made them pay. Down by eight points at halftime, the Pacers charged back for a 97-82 win Friday night behind 27 points from Paul George to improve the best record in the Eastern Conference. Indiana (11-1) trailed at halftime in nine of its games. Its latest comeback was helped by Boston’s 16 turnovers in the second half, leading to 23 points. “Our starters, as a unit, have a gear defensively that they can reach that’s pretty special,” Pacers coach Frank Vogel said. “They hit that in the third and took control of the game.” The Pacers shut down Jordan Crawford after he made all eight of his field goal attempts and scored 19 points in the first half. He finished with a season-high 24. “I think probably I was lackadaisical,” he said,

“disappointed in myself, didn’t complete the game.” Crawford committed six turnovers in the second half when Boston, which hit 59 percent of its shots in the first half, connected on just 40 percent. “We passed (the Pacers) the ball too much,” Celtics coach Brad Stevens said. “That probably had a lot to do with our shot selection.” Trailing 50-42 at halftime, Indiana outscored Boston 25-8 in the third quarter to take a 67-58 lead. It was the Celtics’ lowest scoring quarter of the season, worse than the 11 points they had in the second period of a 93-87 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Oct. 30. The Pacers kept rolling with a 30-24 fourth quarter. George had 22 points in the second half. “Whatever the circumstance is in the first half,” he said, halftime “is the time for us to re-evaluate what’s going on.”

ALBION — Fremont’s girls basketball team defeated Central Noble 38-33 in a Northeast Corner Conference game Friday night. The Eagles built a doubledigit lead at halftime and maintained it after three quarters at 30-18 going into the fourth in their NECC opener. Shae Rhonehouse had 17 points and Miranda White added 11 for Fremont (3-0, 1-0 NECC). Tiffany Simcox had 10 points and Kennedy Forker scored seven for the Cougars (0-3, 0-1). West Noble 66, Hamilton 31 In Ligonier, the Chargers (2-2, 1-1) led 18-2 after one quarter and 41-5 at halftime. Kelsie Peterson had 20 points to lead West Noble, and that included making 12-of-13 free throws. Becca Schermerhorn had 14 points and Taylor Fisher added nine. The Marines are 0-2, 0-2. COLLEGE MEN Manchester 67, Trine 61 At Kalamazoo College,

the Thunder cut a 12-point deficit with 7 minutes left down to two in the final minute. But the Spartans hung on to win. Trine (1-1) outrebounded Manchester 36-24. The Spartans shot 56 percent from the floor (24-43) and made all four of their free throws in the final 11 seconds to secure the win after getting a big offensive rebound on a missed front end of a one-and-one with 16 seconds left while leading 63-61. Chase Casteel, Blake Brouwer and Caleb Jackson had 10 points apiece for Manchester. Jared Holmquist had 15 points, 10 rebounds and two blocked shots to lead four Thunder scorers in double figures. Freshman Will Dixon had 14 points, five boards and three assists. Nick Tatu had 12 points on four three-pointers, and Tyler Good had 10 points and six rebounds.


2013-14 Hamilton High School Girls Basketball Team The 2013-14 Hamilton High School girls basketball team includes, front row, from left, Katelyn Wilson, Maddy Keegan, Megan Weesner, Taylor Merritt, Leslie Petre and

Kirstin Comment. Back row, Emma Gaff, Delaney Franke, Sanne Van Roessel, Lindsay Upp, Caitlyn Rose and Mackenzie Smyth.



Bowling Auburn Bowl High scores for the week of Nov. 11 MEN Moose – Mike Casselman – 258, Joe Stephens – 253, Jeff Griffith – 268 Booster – Nick Payton – 267, Tim Perkins – 701 series, Rob Wilson – 255, 702 series, Gary Bolton – 257 Friday Morning Trio – Dan Hartleroad – 254 Friday Night Recreation – Donny Fike III – 257, 718 series WOMEN Moose – Naomi Hoeppner – 207 Booster – Golda Wheadon – 206 Industrial – Sue Shaffer – 201 Thursday Night Ladies – Tonia Carper – 204, 217, 581 series, Paula Witte – 213, Malinda Lilly – 222 Adult/Youth – Jyl Mesteller – 248, 601 series YOUTH Majors – Tommy Etgen – 249, Keaton Turner – 616 series, Kody Rice – 233, Spencer Crim – 266, 628 series, Courtney Redden – 203, 204, 210, 617 series, Makayla Lilly – 203 Papa John’s Bowlers of the Week Men – Gene Cramer +128 pins over average Women – Kathy Pepple +87 poa Youth – Kody Rice +188 poa

Prep Football Semistates CLASS 5A Westfield 35, Concord 3 Indpls Cathedral 42, Terre Haute North 20 CLASS 4A Ft. Wayne Dwenger 38, E. Chicago 0 Columbus East 49, New Palestine 14 CLASS 3A Andrean 52, W. Lafayette 7 CLASS 2A Tipton 27, Rensselaer 0 Indpls Ritter 49, Paoli 16 CLASS A Tri-Central 20, Winamac 14 Eastern Hancock 37, Linton 16

Prep Girls Basketball Angola 62, Eastside 42 Bloomington South 50, Southport 38 Brownsburg 51, Avon 26 Charlestown 50, Corydon 37 Chesterton 51, S. Central (LaPorte) 45 Clinton Prairie 49, University 14 Columbus North 52, Franklin Central 36 Crown Point 68, Hanover Central 28 E. Noble 61, Ft. Wayne North 55 Eastbrook 46, S. Adams 43, 2OT Edgewood 45, Brown Co. 43 Elwood 73, Liberty Christian 18 Ev. Bosse 55, Southridge 41 Ev. Memorial 73, Boonville 45 Fishers 55, Indpls N. Central 49 Fremont 38, Central Noble 33 Ft. Wayne Blackhawk 52, Adams Central 44 Ft. Wayne South 69, Carroll (Ft. Wayne) 48 Garrett 49, DeKalb 40 Hagerstown 41, Monroe Central 40 Henryville 36, New Washington 31 Highland 58, Kankakee Valley 54 Hobart 49, Griffith 28 Indpls Ben Davis 51, Warren Central 31 Indpls Herron 46, Indpls Howe 39 Indpls Perry Meridian 66, Bloomington North 46 Indpls Pike 52, Lawrence Central 33 Indy Shortridge 72, Indpls Marshall 31 Jay Co. 39, Bellmont 20 Jeffersonville 50, Silver Creek 32 Lakeland 51, Prairie Hts. 49 Lapel 53, Cambridge City 43 Loogootee 61, Shoals 45 Mississinewa 58, Manchester 29 Muncie Central 84, Alexandria 37 Muncie South 55, Cowan 51 N. Posey 49, Mt. Vernon (Posey) 42 New Albany 42, Providence 39 Noblesville 66, Lebanon 46 Norwell 71, Bluffton 29 Oak Hill 63, N. Miami 28 Orleans 41, Crothersville 32 Pendleton Hts. 49, Greenfield 45 Princeton 61, Gibson Southern 54 Randolph Southern 48, Union Co. 32 Richmond 50, New Paris National Trail, Ohio 30 Riverton Parke 44, Rockville 34 Rushville 65, Mt. Vernon (Fortville) 43 S. Bend St. Joseph’s 64, Merrillville 46 S. Decatur 64, Greensburg 49 Southwestern (Shelby) 52, Shelbyville 50 Southwood 43, Northwestern 28 Switzerland Co. 58, Rising Sun 38 Tippecanoe Valley 57, Warsaw 50 Tri 44, Winchester 20 Trinity Lutheran 53, Eastern (Greene) 50 Triton Central 58, Indpls Lutheran 32 Union (Modoc) 57, Blue River 37 W. Noble 66, Hamilton 31 Washington 74, Sullivan 39 Western 52, Peru 32 Westview 55, Elkhart Memorial 52 Whitko 57, Huntington North 51 Yorktown 45, Blackford 34 Zionsville 65, Hamilton Hts. 48 Delphi Classic Semifinal Carroll (Flora) 47, Frontier 31 Johnson County Tournament Semifinal Center Grove 68, Indian Creek 22 Greenwood 56, Franklin 44 Lafayette Classic Semifinal Benton Central 57, Twin Lakes 47 Northfield Tournament Caston 45, Maconaquah 22 Putnam County Tournament First Round Cloverdale 32, S. Putnam 24 Greencastle 53, N. Putnam 24 Sugar Creek Classic First Round Southmont 55, Crawfordsville 48 Western Boone 64, N. Montgomery 28

Men’s College Basketball EAST Hobart 76, Utica 67 Ind.-East 105, Penn St.-Hazleton 90 Siena 71, Cornell 70 Susquehanna 85, Penn St.-Wilkes-Barre 67 Villanova 84, Delaware 80 SOUTH Bethel (Tenn.) 80, Faulkner 52 Brown 81, Longwood 69 E. Kentucky 95, Brescia 56 Fort Valley St. 80, Concordia-Selma 79 Jackson St. 68, UT-Martin 64 LSU 89, SE Louisiana 66 Martin Methodist 77, Brewton-Parker 60 Mississippi 111, MVSU 82 Mount Olive 78, St. Augustine’s 72 NC Central 76, Appalachian St. 70, OT South Florida 72, Stetson 63 Southern Miss. 66, South Alabama 59 Tennessee 88, Tennessee St. 67 UALR 85, Southern U. 82, OT MIDWEST Augsburg 80, Wis.-Superior 73 CS Northridge 80, Austin Peay 77, OT Detroit 77, FAU 44 Indiana St. 80, Truman St. 69 Iowa 86, Penn 55 Kansas 88, Towson 58 Kent St. 79, SC-Upstate 78 Montana St. 59, Cent. Michigan 54 Northwestern 63, IUPUI 61 SE Missouri 109, Mid Continent 64 Saginaw Valley St. 82, Spring Arbor 72 Toledo 103, Stony Brook 99 W. Carolina 98, Niagara 90 Wis.-Whitewater 83, Hope 70 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 62, W. New Mexico 44 Incarnate Word 80, Southwestern (Texas) 61 Wright St. 75, Houston Baptist 59 FAR WEST E. Washington 80, Boston U. 68 Grand Canyon 72, Savannah St. 71 Idaho 87, North Texas 76 Portland St. 67, Loyola of Chicago 63 UC Davis 80, SIU-Edwardsville 75 Utah 84, Lamar 57 TOURNAMENT 2K Sports Classic Championship UConn 59, Indiana 58 Third Place Boston College 89, Washington 78 Charleston Classic Semifinals UMass 81, New Mexico 65 Consolation Bracket Temple 83, Georgia 81 UAB 87, Nebraska 74 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic First Round Oklahoma 86, Seton Hall 85

MIAA/HCAC Challenge Second Round Kalamazoo 102, Earlham 83 Manchester 67, Trine 61 Puerto Rico Tipoff Semifinals Charlotte 86, Northeastern 77 Michigan 82, Florida St. 80, OT Consolation Bracket Georgetown 90, Kansas St. 63 VCU 73, Long Beach St. 67 USVI Paradise Jam First Round Maryland 68, Marist 43 N. Iowa 90, Loyola Marymount 81 Providence 67, Vanderbilt 60

Men’s Basketball Summaries No. 18 UCONN 59, INDIANA 58 INDIANA (5-1) Sheehey 4-8 3-5 12, Vonleh 0-1 0-1 0, Williams 1-4 0-1 2, Ferrell 6-19 5-5 19, Hollowell 2-7 3-4 7, Gordon 3-3 0-0 6, Mosquera-Perea 0-0 3-4 3, Etherington 0-0 0-0 0, Davis 3-6 1-2 7, Robinson 0-0 0-0 0, Fischer 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 20-49 15-22 58. UCONN (6-0) Nolan 0-0 0-0 0, Daniels 2-8 2-2 7, Boatright 2-9 5-6 9, Napier 10-14 3-7 27, Calhoun 1-7 0-0 2, Giffey 2-5 1-2 6, Olander 2-6 0-0 4, Kromah 2-4 0-0 4, Brimah 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-53 11-17 59. Halftime—UConn 30-24. 3-Point Goals—Indiana 3-12 (Ferrell 2-6, Sheehey 1-3, Hollowell 0-3), UConn 6-19 (Napier 4-6, Daniels 1-2, Giffey 1-3, Boatright 0-1, Olander 0-2, Calhoun 0-5). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Indiana 35 (Davis 7), UConn 33 (Daniels, Giffey 6). Assists— Indiana 10 (Sheehey 3), UConn 7 (Boatright, Napier 3). Total Fouls— Indiana 17, UConn 18. A—10,051. No. 14 MICHIGAN 82, FLORIDA ST. 80, OT MICHIGAN (4-1) Robinson III 5-9 2-4 13, Horford 1-1 0-0 2, Walton Jr. 4-9 4-7 15, Stauskas 7-16 9-12 26, LeVert 2-6 0-0 5, Albrecht 2-4 0-0 5, McGary 6-15 2-4 14, Irvin 1-4 0-0 2, Morgan 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 28-65 17-27 82. FLORIDA ST. (4-1) White 7-10 4-5 18, Gilchrist 1-3 0-0 2, Bojanovsky 5-7 0-0 10, Bookert 2-5 2-2 7, Brandon 5-11 3-4 14, Thomas 1-6 0-0 2, Miller 7-13 1-1 19, Ojo 3-4 2-4 8. Totals 31-59 12-16 80. Halftime—Florida St. 37-27. End Of Regulation—Tied 69. 3-Point Goals— Michigan 9-24 (Walton Jr. 3-5, Stauskas 3-8, Albrecht 1-1, Robinson III 1-3, LeVert 1-5, Irvin 0-2), Florida St. 6-12 (Miller 4-8, Brandon 1-1, Bookert 1-3). Fouled Out—Bojanovsky. Rebounds—Michigan 39 (McGary 12), Florida St. 34 (White 12). Assists— Michigan 19 (Walton Jr. 6), Florida St. 14 (Brandon 4). Total Fouls—Michigan 14, Florida St. 20. A—5,835. UMASS 81, No. 19 NEW MEXICO 65 UMASS (5-0) Carter 4-9 0-0 9, Putney 7-13 1-2 18, Lalanne 7-18 2-2 16, Gordon 4-8 3-6 11, Williams 6-14 4-4 19, Dyson 0-0 0-0 0, Esho 4-8 0-0 8, Santee 0-0 0-0 0, Bergantino 0-1 0-0 0, Davis 0-3 0-0 0, Berger 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-74 10-14 81. NEW MEXICO (3-1) Bairstow 4-8 0-0 8, Kirk 11-26 6-8 32, Thomas 0-5 0-0 0, Greenwood 1-3 0-0 2, K. Williams 5-12 3-4 13, Edwards 0-2 0-0 0, Aget 0-0 1-2 1, Neal 1-3 0-0 3, Banyard 0-1 0-0 0, Delaney 3-4 0-0 6. Totals 25-64 10-14 65. Halftime—UMass 38-33. 3-Point Goals—UMass 7-17 (Putney 3-6, Williams 3-6, Carter 1-3, Davis 0-2), New Mexico 5-18 (Kirk 4-7, Neal 1-2, Greenwood 0-2, Thomas 0-2, Edwards 0-2, K. Williams 0-3). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—UMass 43 (Lalanne 14), New Mexico 41 (Kirk 11). Assists— UMass 13 (Williams 5), New Mexico 13 (K. Williams 5). Total Fouls—UMass 15, New Mexico 16. Technical—New Mexico Bench. A—1,730.

Women’s Top 25 Schedule Saturday’s Games No. 1 UConn vs. Monmouth (N.J.), 4:30 p.m. No. 5 Notre Dame at Penn, 3 p.m. No. 6 Stanford at Texas, 1:30 p.m. No. 8 Maryland at Towson, 8 p.m. No. 9 Baylor vs. UTSA, 6 p.m. No. 15 LSU at Louisiana Tech, 2 p.m. No. 16 Colorado at New Mexico, 3 p.m. No. 19 South Carolina at San Diego State, 4 p.m. No. 21 Michigan State vs. Rice, 7:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games No. 1 UConn vs. St. Bonaventure, 4:30 p.m. No. 2 Duke at Marquette, 4 p.m. No. 3 Tennessee vs. Oakland, 2 p.m. No. 4 Louisville vs. Florida State, 2 p.m. No. 7 Kentucky at Middle Tennessee, 3 p.m. No. 10 Oklahoma at UCLA, 4 p.m. No. 11 Nebraska vs. Southern U., 3 p.m. No. 12 North Carolina vs. Coppin State, 2 p.m. No. 17 California vs. Northwestern, 6 p.m. No. 22 Iowa State at Drake, 3:05 p.m. No. 23 Georgia vs. Georgia Tech, 2 p.m.

College Football Schedule EAST Duquesne (6-4) at Monmouth (NJ) (6-5), Noon Maine (10-1) at New Hampshire (6-4), Noon Robert Morris (5-5) at St. Francis (Pa.) (4-6), Noon Harvard (8-1) at Yale (5-4), Noon Georgetown (1-9) at Holy Cross (3-8), 12:30 p.m. Lafayette (4-6) at Lehigh (8-2), 12:30 p.m. Pittsburgh (5-5) at Syracuse (5-5), 12:30 p.m. Bryant (4-7) at CCSU (4-7), 1 p.m. Fordham (10-1) at Colgate (4-7), 1 p.m. Cornell (2-7) at Penn (4-5), 1 p.m. Albany (NY) (1-10) at Stony Brook (4-6), 1 p.m. Brown (5-4) at Columbia (0-9), 1:30 p.m. Princeton (8-1) at Dartmouth (5-4), 1:30 p.m. Nebraska (7-3) at Penn St. (6-4), 3:30 p.m. James Madison (6-5) at Towson (9-2), 3:30 p.m. Delaware (7-4) vs. Villanova (5-5) at Chester, Pa., 3:30 p.m. UConn (0-9) at Temple (1-9), 7 p.m. SOUTH Liberty (7-4) at Charleston Southern (9-3), 11 a.m. The Citadel (5-6) at Clemson (9-1), Noon Wofford (5-5) at Furman (6-5), Noon Memphis (3-6) at Louisville (9-1), Noon Virginia (2-8) at Miami (7-3), Noon Old Dominion (8-3) at North Carolina (5-5), Noon Duke (8-2) at Wake Forest (4-6), Noon East Carolina (8-2) at NC State (3-7), 12:30 p.m. Campbell (2-9) at Davidson (0-10), 1 p.m. Howard (5-6) at Hampton (4-7), 1 p.m. Charlotte (4-6) at Morehead St. (3-8), 1 p.m. E. Kentucky (6-5) at Murray St. (5-6), 1 p.m. NC Central (5-6) at NC A&T (6-4), 1 p.m. SC State (8-3) at Norfolk St. (3-8), 1 p.m. Gardner-Webb (6-5) at Presbyterian (3-7), 1 p.m. Coastal Carolina (10-1) at South Carolina (8-2), 1 p.m. Alabama A&M (4-7) at Georgia Tech (6-4), 1:30 p.m. Bucknell (5-5) at VMI (2-9), 1:30 p.m. Chattanooga (8-3) at Alabama (10-0), 2 p.m. Morgan St. (4-7) at Delaware St. (5-5), 2 p.m. Georgia Southern (6-4) at Florida (4-6), 2 p.m. Bethune-Cookman (9-2) vs. Florida A&M (3-8) at Orlando, Fla., 2 p.m. Stephen F. Austin (3-8) at Northwestern St. (5-6), 2 p.m. E. Illinois (10-1) at UT-Martin (7-4), 2 p.m. Austin Peay (0-11) at Tennessee Tech

(4-7), 2:30 p.m. New Mexico St. (1-9) at FAU (4-6), 3 p.m. W. Carolina (2-9) at Appalachian St. (3-8), 3:30 p.m. Idaho (1-9) at Florida St. (10-0), 3:30 p.m. Texas A&M (8-2) at LSU (7-3), 3:30 p.m. Boston College (6-4) at Maryland (6-4), 3:30 p.m. Middle Tennessee (6-4) at Southern Miss. (0-10), 3:30 p.m. UTEP (2-8) at Tulane (6-4), 3:30 p.m. SE Missouri (3-8) at Jacksonville St. (8-3), 4 p.m. Stetson (2-8) at Mercer (9-2), 4 p.m. William & Mary (7-4) at Richmond (5-6), 4 p.m. Elon (2-9) at Samford (7-4), 4 p.m. Marshall (7-3) at FIU (1-9), 6 p.m. Kentucky (2-8) at Georgia (6-4), 7 p.m. Tulsa (2-8) at Louisiana Tech (4-6), 7 p.m. Louisiana-Monroe (5-5) at South Alabama (3-6), 7 p.m. SMU (4-5) at South Florida (2-7), 7 p.m. Vanderbilt (6-4) at Tennessee (4-6), 7 p.m. Missouri (9-1) at Mississippi (7-3), 7:45 p.m. MIDWEST Michigan (7-3) at Iowa (6-4), Noon Oklahoma (8-2) at Kansas St. (6-4), Noon Michigan St. (9-1) at Northwestern (4-6), Noon Illinois (3-7) at Purdue (1-9), Noon UMass (1-9) at Cent. Michigan (4-6), 1 p.m. Bowling Green (7-3) at E. Michigan (2-8), 1 p.m. S. Dakota St. (7-4) at Youngstown St. (8-3), 2 p.m. S. Illinois (6-5) at Indiana St. (1-10), 2:05 p.m. Wisconsin (8-2) at Minnesota (8-2), 3:30 p.m. South Dakota (4-7) at N. Dakota St. (10-0), 3:30 p.m. BYU (7-3) at Notre Dame (7-3), 3:30 p.m. Indiana (4-6) at Ohio St. (10-0), 3:30 p.m. W. Illinois (4-7) at N. Iowa (6-5), 5 p.m. Kansas (3-7) at Iowa St. (1-9), 8 p.m. SOUTHWEST Cincinnati (8-2) at Houston (7-3), Noon Mississippi St. (4-6) at Arkansas (3-7), 12:21 p.m. Ark.-Pine Bluff (2-8) at Prairie View (5-6), 2 p.m. Georgia St. (0-10) at Arkansas St. (6-4), 3 p.m. UTSA (5-5) at North Texas (7-3), 3:30 p.m. Sam Houston St. (8-3) at Cent. Arkansas (6-5), 4 p.m. McNeese St. (9-2) at Lamar (5-6), 7 p.m. W. Kentucky (6-4) at Texas St. (6-4), 7 p.m. Baylor (9-0) at Oklahoma St. (9-1), 8 p.m. FAR WEST Oregon (9-1) at Arizona (6-4), 3:30 p.m. Hawaii (0-10) at Wyoming (4-6), 2 p.m. Montana (9-2) at Montana St. (7-4), 2:05 p.m. Cal Poly (5-6) at N. Colorado (1-10), 2:05 p.m. Idaho St. (3-8) at Weber St. (1-10), 3 p.m. N. Arizona (8-2) at S. Utah (8-3), 3:05 p.m. Colorado St. (6-5) at Utah St. (6-4), 3:30 p.m. Utah (4-6) at Washington St. (5-5), 3:30 p.m. New Mexico (3-7) at Fresno St. (9-0), 4 p.m. California (1-10) at Stanford (8-2), 4 p.m. Portland St. (6-5) at E. Washington (9-2), 5:45 p.m. UC Davis (4-7) at Sacramento St. (5-6), 6:30 p.m. Arizona St. (8-2) at UCLA (8-2), 7 p.m. Southern Cal (8-3) at Colorado (4-6), 9:30 p.m. Washington (6-4) at Oregon St. (6-4), 10:30 p.m. Boise St. (7-3) at San Diego St. (6-4), 10:30 p.m.

NAIA Football Playoffs First Round Saturday, Nov. 23 Faulkner (9-2) at Saint Francis (Ind.) (8-2), Noon St. Ambrose (7-3) at Cumberlands (Ky.) (10-0), Noon Northwestern (Iowa) (8-2) at Missouri Valley (8-2), 1 p.m. Rocky Mountain (8-3) at Morningside (9-1), 1 p.m. Ottawa (Kan.) (8-3) at Grand View (10-0), 2 p.m. Tabor (9-2) at Benedictine (Kan.) (10-1), 2 p.m. Sterling (9-2) at Baker (10-1), 2 p.m. Georgetown (Ky.) (7-3) at Carroll (Mont.) (10-1), 2:07 p.m.

NFL Standings AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 7 3 0 .700 254 199 N.Y. Jets 5 5 0 .500 183 268 Miami 5 5 0 .500 213 225 Buffalo 4 7 0 .364 236 273 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 7 3 0 .700 252 220 Tennessee 4 6 0 .400 227 226 Houston 2 8 0 .200 193 276 Jacksonville 1 9 0 .100 129 318 North W L T Pct PF PA Cincinnati 7 4 0 .636 275 206 Pittsburgh 4 6 0 .400 216 245 Baltimore 4 6 0 .400 208 212 Cleveland 4 6 0 .400 192 238 West W L T Pct PF PA Denver 9 1 0 .900 398 255 Kansas City 9 1 0 .900 232 138 Oakland 4 6 0 .400 194 246 San Diego 4 6 0 .400 228 222 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Philadelphia 6 5 0 .545 276 260 Dallas 5 5 0 .500 274 258 N.Y. Giants 4 6 0 .400 192 256 Washington 3 7 0 .300 246 311 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 9 2 0 .818 305 196 Carolina 7 3 0 .700 238 135 Tampa Bay 2 8 0 .200 187 237 Atlanta 2 9 0 .182 227 309 North W L T Pct PF PA Detroit 6 4 0 .600 265 253 Chicago 6 4 0 .600 282 267 Green Bay 5 5 0 .500 258 239 Minnesota 2 8 0 .200 240 320 West W L T Pct PF PA Seattle 10 1 0 .909 306 179 San Fran. 6 4 0 .600 247 178 Arizona 6 4 0 .600 214 212 St. Louis 4 6 0 .400 224 234 Thursday’s Game New Orleans 17, Atlanta 13 Sunday’s Games Minnesota at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Houston, 1 p.m. San Diego at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Chicago at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Detroit, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Carolina at Miami, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Indianapolis at Arizona, 4:05 p.m. Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 4:25 p.m. Denver at New England, 8:30 p.m. Open: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Seattle Monday’s Game San Francisco at Washington, 8:40 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 Green Bay at Detroit, 12:30 p.m. Oakland at Dallas, 4:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Baltimore, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 Chicago at Minnesota, 1 p.m. New England at Houston, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Carolina, 1 p.m. Arizona at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Miami at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. St. Louis at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Atlanta vs. Buffalo at Toronto, 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati at San Diego, 4:25 p.m.


Denver at Kansas City, 4:25 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Washington, 8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2 New Orleans at Seattle, 8:40 p.m.

NBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 6 7 .462 — Philadelphia 6 8 .429 ½ Boston 4 10 .286 2½ New York 3 8 .273 2 Brooklyn 3 9 .250 2½ Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 9 3 .750 — Atlanta 8 5 .615 1½ Charlotte 6 7 .462 3½ Orlando 4 7 .364 4½ Washington 4 8 .333 5 Central Division W L Pct GB Indiana 11 1 .917 — Chicago 6 4 .600 4 Detroit 4 8 .333 7 Cleveland 4 9 .308 7½ Milwaukee 2 9 .182 8½ WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 11 1 .917 — Dallas 9 4 .692 2½ Houston 8 5 .615 3½ Memphis 7 6 .538 4½ New Orleans 6 6 .500 5 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Portland 10 2 .833 — Oklahoma City 8 3 .727 1½ Minnesota 8 6 .571 3 Denver 5 6 .455 4½ Utah 1 13 .071 10 Pacific Division W L Pct GB Golden State 8 4 .667 — L.A. Clippers 8 5 .615 ½ Phoenix 6 6 .500 2 L.A. Lakers 5 7 .417 3 Sacramento 4 7 .364 3½ Thursday’s Games Oklahoma City 105, L.A. Clippers 91 Denver 97, Chicago 87 Friday’s Games Philadelphia 115, Milwaukee 107, OT Phoenix 98, Charlotte 91 Toronto 96, Washington 88 Indiana 97, Boston 82 Atlanta 96, Detroit 89 Minnesota 111, Brooklyn 81 San Antonio 102, Memphis 86 New Orleans 104, Cleveland 100 Dallas 103, Utah 93 Chicago at Portland, late Golden State at L.A. Lakers, late Saturday’s Games Sacramento at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Indiana, 7 p.m. New York at Washington, 7 p.m. Orlando at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Boston at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at Houston, 8 p.m. Charlotte at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. Cleveland at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Dallas at Denver, 9 p.m. Portland at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Detroit at Brooklyn, 2 p.m. Chicago at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m. Phoenix at Orlando, 6 p.m. Utah at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. Sacramento at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

NBA Regional Summaries INDIANA (97) George 9-20 6-6 27, West 7-14 3-4 17, Hibbert 3-11 0-0 6, G.Hill 3-8 0-0 8, Stephenson 5-10 0-0 10, Johnson 1-2 2-2 4, Scola 7-9 3-4 17, Sloan 0-2 0-0 0, Copeland 1-2 0-0 3, Mahinmi 2-3 1-2 5. Totals 38-81 15-18 97. BOSTON (82) Green 8-13 2-2 20, Sullinger 6-12 1-2 13, Olynyk 1-3 0-0 2, Crawford 10-12 1-1 24, Bradley 3-10 0-0 6, Faverani 0-2 0-0 0, Wallace 1-2 0-0 2, Bass 4-8 0-0 8, Lee 1-3 0-0 2, Humphries 1-3 2-2 4, Pressey 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 35-69 7-9 82. Indiana 22 20 25 30—97 Boston 25 25 8 24—82 3-Point Goals—Indiana 6-17 (George 3-8, G.Hill 2-5, Copeland 1-2, Sloan 0-2), Boston 5-11 (Crawford 3-4, Green 2-3, Faverani 0-1, Bradley 0-1, Sullinger 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Indiana 47 (Stephenson 11), Boston 35 (Bradley 7). Assists— Indiana 19 (Stephenson 10), Boston 11 (Crawford 4). Total Fouls—Indiana 13, Boston 16. Technicals—Ind. defensive three second, Bos. defensive three second. A—18,624 (18,624). ATLANTA (96) Carroll 4-9 3-4 12, Millsap 6-14 2-3 14, Horford 7-14 3-6 17, Teague 7-17 4-5 18, Korver 5-8 0-0 14, Jenkins 2-6 1-1 6, Scott 3-6 1-2 9, Martin 1-5 0-0 2, Ayon 0-0 0-0 0, Mack 2-6 0-0 4. Totals 37-85 14-21 96. DETROIT (89) Singler 9-13 3-4 22, Monroe 4-9 3-4 11, Drummond 6-7 3-8 15, Jennings 4-16 0-0 8, Caldwell-Pope 4-14 0-0 9, Stuckey 6-15 5-6 17, Smith 0-7 0-0 0, Siva 0-0 0-0 0, Harrellson 3-3 0-0 7, Jerebko 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-84 14-22 89. Atlanta 27 22 24 23—96 Detroit 22 22 24 21—89 3-Point Goals—Atlanta 8-23 (Korver 4-6, Scott 2-3, Carroll 1-4, Jenkins 1-4, Millsap 0-1, Teague 0-2, Martin 0-3), Detroit 3-13 (Harrellson 1-1, Singler 1-2, Caldwell-Pope 1-5, Smith 0-1, Jennings 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Atlanta 50 (Horford 11), Detroit 61 (Drummond 16). Assists— Atlanta 20 (Teague 9), Detroit 19 (Jennings 14). Total Fouls—Atlanta 14, Detroit 16. A—13,467 (22,076). CLEVELAND (100) Gee 2-5 0-0 4, Thompson 6-10 0-0 12, Bynum 3-5 2-3 8, Irving 9-22 3-5 22, Dellavedova 0-1 0-0 0, Jack 9-13 0-0 19, Waiters 5-9 3-5 14, Varejao 1-3 2-3 4, Felix 0-0 0-0 0, Clark 4-6 0-0 11, Karasev 2-3 0-0 6. Totals 41-77 10-16 100. NEW ORLEANS (104) Aminu 1-4 2-4 4, Davis 5-13 7-8 17, Smith 4-10 3-4 11, Holiday 5-10 4-5 15, Gordon 7-16 4-4 19, Evans 7-16 4-4 19, Anderson 4-10 2-2 13, Rivers 1-3 0-2 2, Morrow 2-6 0-0 4, Amundson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-88 26-33 104. Cleveland 20 31 20 29—100 New Orleans 21 21 28 34—104 3-Point Goals—Cleveland 8-23 (Clark 3-5, Karasev 2-3, Jack 1-3, Waiters 1-4, Irving 1-6, Gee 0-1, Dellavedova 0-1), New Orleans 6-17 (Anderson 3-5, Holiday 1-1, Evans 1-2, Gordon 1-5, Morrow 0-2, Rivers 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 47 (Varejao 9), New Orleans 54 (Davis 13). Assists—Cleveland 15 (Jack, Bynum 4), New Orleans 20 (Holiday 11). Total Fouls—Cleveland 26, New Orleans 20. A—15,186 (17,188).

NHL Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W LOT Pts Boston 22 14 6 2 30 Tampa Bay 22 14 8 0 28 Toronto 22 13 8 1 27 Detroit 23 10 6 7 27 Montreal 23 12 9 2 26 Ottawa 22 8 10 4 20 Florida 23 6 13 4 16 Buffalo 24 5 18 1 11 Metropolitan Division GP W LOT Pts Pittsburgh 23 15 8 0 30 Washington 23 12 10 1 25 New Jersey 22 9 8 5 23 NY Rangers 22 11 11 0 22 Philadelphia 21 9 10 2 20 Carolina 22 8 10 4 20 Columbus 22 8 11 3 19 NY Islanders 23 8 12 3 19 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W LOT Pts Chicago 23 15 4 4 34 St. Louis 21 15 3 3 33 Colorado 21 16 5 0 32 Minnesota 23 14 5 4 32 Dallas 21 11 8 2 24 Nashville 22 11 9 2 24 Winnipeg 24 10 11 3 23 Pacific Division GP W LOT Pts San Jose 22 14 3 5 33 Anaheim 24 15 6 3 33 Phoenix 22 14 4 4 32 Los Angeles 23 15 6 2 32 Vancouver 23 11 8 4 26

GF GA 61 41 67 60 64 53 58 65 61 49 63 71 50 76 43 76 GF GA 67 51 71 66 48 53 46 54 44 51 43 63 54 65 66 77 GF GA 85 69 73 49 68 45 61 53 60 59 52 65 64 72 GF GA 77 51 75 63 76 70 64 50 58 61

Calgary 22 7 11 4 18 60 81 Edmonton 24 7 15 2 16 64 84 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Thursday’s Games St. Louis 3, Boston 2, SO Nashville 4, Toronto 2 Philadelphia 4, Buffalo 1 Detroit 4, Carolina 3 Chicago 6, Winnipeg 3 N.Y. Rangers 3, Dallas 2 Colorado 4, Phoenix 3, OT Edmonton 4, Florida 1 New Jersey 2, Los Angeles 1, OT San Jose 5, Tampa Bay 1 Friday’s Games Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Islanders 3 Montreal 3, Washington 2 Florida at Calgary, late Columbus at Vancouver, late Tampa Bay at Anaheim, late Saturday’s Games Carolina at Boston, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Winnipeg, 3 p.m. Washington at Toronto, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Montreal, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Detroit, 7 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Nashville, 8 p.m. Anaheim at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Dallas at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Chicago at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Colorado at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. New Jersey at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Detroit at Buffalo, 5 p.m. Ottawa at Carolina, 5 p.m.

ECHL Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W LOLSLPts GF GA Reading 13 9 4 0 0 18 38 27 Wheeling 13 6 5 0 2 14 34 34 Elmira 12 3 8 0 1 7 30 43 North Division GP W LOLSLPts GF GA Evansville 12 8 1 0 3 19 38 36 Cincinnati 13 9 4 0 0 18 49 40 Fort Wayne12 5 5 0 2 12 36 42 Kalamazoo 10 5 4 0 1 11 33 32 Toledo 12 4 6 2 0 10 36 42 South Division GP W LOLSLPts GF GA SCarolina 15 10 2 1 2 23 47 38 Florida 16 10 4 1 1 22 59 42 Orlando 16 10 5 0 1 21 49 40 Greenville 15 6 7 1 1 14 30 38 Gwinnett 16 5 11 0 0 10 37 50 WESTERN CONFERENCE Mountain Division GP W LOLSLPts GF GA Alaska 14 11 3 0 0 22 54 22 Colorado 12 7 3 2 0 16 38 30 Idaho 13 7 4 1 1 16 39 42 Utah 12 4 6 1 1 10 24 33 Pacific Division GP W LOLSLPts GF GA Ontario 14 9 1 1 3 22 45 34 Stockton 13 8 4 0 1 17 44 32 Las Vegas 14 5 9 0 0 10 32 45 San Fran 14 4 8 1 1 10 22 45 Bakersfield 13 2 10 0 1 5 22 49 NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Friday’s Games Greenville 2, Gwinnett 1 Kalamazoo 6, Elmira 5, SO Orlando 2, Florida 1 Reading 4, Fort Wayne 2 Evansville 6, Cincinnati 5 Las Vegas at Colorado, late Bakersfield at Ontario, late Idaho at San Francisco, late Utah at Stockton, late Saturday’s Games Orlando at Florida, 7 p.m. Greenville at Gwinnett, 7:05 p.m. Kalamazoo at Elmira, 7:05 p.m. Evansville at Toledo, 7:15 p.m. Wheeling at Fort Wayne, 7:35 p.m. Reading at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m. Bakersfield at Ontario, 9 p.m. Las Vegas at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. Utah at San Francisco, 10:30 p.m. Idaho at Stockton, 10:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Wheeling at Cincinnati, 3 p.m. Greenville at South Carolina, 3 p.m. Kalamazoo at Elmira, 4:05 p.m. Fort Wayne at Evansville, 6 p.m. Idaho at Stockton, 7 p.m.

MLS Playoffs CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP Eastern Conference Leg 1 — Saturday, Nov 9: Sporting KC 0, Houston 0 Leg 2 — Saturday, Nov. 23: Houston at Sporting KC, 7:30 p.m. Western Conference Leg 1 — Sunday, Nov. 10: Real Salt Lake 4, Portland 2 Leg 2 — Sunday, Nov. 24: Real Salt Lake at Portland, 9 p.m. MLS CUP Saturday, Dec. 7: at higher seed, 4 p.m.

Transactions BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with LHP Mike Zagurski on a minor league contract. OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Announced INF Scott Sizemore elected free agency. National League CHICAGO CUBS — Named Brandon Hyde bench coach, Gary Jones third base/infield coach, Bill Mueller hitting coach, Mike Brumley assistant hitting coach and Jose Csatro quality assurance coach. Promoted director of amateur scouting Jaron Madison to director of player development and national and regional crosschecker Matt Dorey to director of amateur scouting. COLORADO ROCKIES — Agreed to terms with RHP LaTroy Hawkins on a one-year contract. MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Traded RHP Burke Badenhop to Boston for LHP Luis Ortega. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Traded 3B David Freese and RHP Fernando Salas to the L.A. Angels for OFs Peter Bourjos and Randal Grichuk. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA — Fined New York coach Mike Woodson $25,000 for public criticism of officiating. FOOTBALL National Football League NFL — Fined Washington CB E.J. Biggers $21,000, Chicago CB Zack Bowman and New England OT Marcus Cannon $15,750 and Tennessee LB Akeem Ayers $7,875 for their actions during last week’s games. Suspended umpire Roy Ellison one game for words directed at Washington OT Trent Williams during Sunday’s game. CHICAGO BEARS — Signed DT Tracy Robertson from the practice squad. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed WR Griff Whalen to the practice squad. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Placed WR Kyle Williams on injured reserve. Signed WR Chad Hall. OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed DT Ricky Lumpkin to the practice squad. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Released DE Brandon Moore from the practice squad. Signed DE Damik Scafe to the practice squad. TENNESSEE TITANS — Released S Corey Lynch. Claimed DB Micah Pellerin off waivers from Dallas. HOCKEY National Hockey League CAROLINA HURRICANES — Recalled F Elias Lindholm from Charlotte (AHL). Reassigned F Chris Terry to Charlotte. DALLAS STARS — Traded F Lane MacDermid to Calgary for a 2014 sixth-round draft pick. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Reassigned F Brett Connolly to Syracuse (AHL). TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Signed W Connor Brown to a three-year, entry-level contract. WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Reassigned D Dmitry Orlov to Hershey (AHL). WINNIPEG JETS — Reassigned D Zach Redmond to St. John’s (AHL). Placed D Zach Bogosian on injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 15. Activated D Mark Stuart. American Hockey League PEORIA RIVERMEN — Signed W Matt Viola to an SPHL contract. SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Traded F Philippe Cornet to Charlotte for F Adam Brace and assigned Brace to Cincinnati (ECHL).

SPORTS BRIEFS • Cardinals, Angels make trade ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former World Series MVP David Freese was traded by his hometown St. Louis Cardinals to the Los Angeles Angels in a four-player deal Friday that reunites Albert Pujols with a pair of ex-teammates. In a conference call with media, Freese said he got a welcoming text from Pujols and responded with a reference to the 2011 World Series: “Remember what we did the last time we played together? Let’s go try to do that again.” Freese didn’t think his drop-off in production last season had anything to do with the pressure of being the “hometown kid.” “Obviously, I’m a little sad closing this chapter, but I’m extremely pumped about joining the Angels,” Freese said. “If it was going to go down, I wanted it to happen on a team like the Angels.” St. Louis obtained a new starting center fielder in Peter Bourjos, plus outfield prospect Randal Grichuk. The Cardinals also sent reliever Fernando Salas to the Angels. “Overall, we just felt this was a very compelling deal to make,” Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said. Freese’s departure did not come as a surprise. “I definitely would look myself in the mirror and say, ‘Where am I going to be in March?’” Freese said. “I was ready to go anywhere. I’m excited to get this going.” The 30-year-old was the MVP of the 2011 NL championship series and the World Series, setting a major league record with 21 postseason RBIs and hitting a game-ending, 11th-inning home run in Game 6. Freese injured his back chasing a foul ball into the stands during spring training this year and never hit stride. He hit only .179 in this year’s postseason, going 3-for-19 (.158) with no RBIs in the six-game loss to Boston in the World Series. “David, growing up in St. Louis, this could not have been the easiest place to play,” Mozeliak said. “I do think he may be looking forward to a fresh start. This was not an easy year for him.”

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Bio-fuels impact


EPA proposal to decrease bio-fuels could have long-term effects on grain farmers throughout the nation

Purdue: Proposal would stymie biofuels growth percent ethanol. That level WEST LAFAYETTE also would not put undue — The U.S. Environmental pressure on corn prices. Protection Agency’s new Refiners have incentive to plan to reduce the required produce more E85 because amount of biofuels to be the ethanol price is falling produced in 2014 by 2.94 billion gallons would reduce compared with gasoline and they may be able to incentive for biofuels get added revenue from growth, Purdue University their blending credits called energy policy specialist RINs, short Wally Tyner says. “I think it is a mistake for renewable fuel identiThe EPA to the put the RFS fication has proposed numbers. lowering its (renewable fuel The mandate for consequence corn ethanol standard) that low.” of setting production the RFS at from the 13.01 billion current 14.4 Wally Tyner gallons for billion gallons corn ethanol to 13.01 Energy policy specialist would be to billion. “destroy that Tyner, incentive,” the James Tyner said. and Lois In passing a fuel standard, Ackerman Professor of Congress intended to Agricultural Economics, provide a strong incentive to commented on the EPA’s bring more renewables into proposal to trim total the market. The proposed production of biofuels from the current mandate of 18.15 level of 13 billion is even less than the blend wall at billion gallons to 15.21 13.3 billion gallons. billion. Tyner recommends Tyner also said the the total be set at 16.4 EPA’s target of 1.28 billion billion. gallons of biodiesel fuel “I think something in that area does a better job of next year could be increased to 1.5 billion gallons fulfilling the original intent because production this of Congress in the RFS, year likely will exceed 1.6 but adjusted for current billion. market and technology Further, Tyner realities,” Tyner wrote in recommended that the EPA a blog posting titled “The increase its 2014 proposal Biofuels Renewable Fuel for production of cellulosic Standard at a Crossroads” biofuels, which come from at such sources as corn stover blogs/energy-and-environand switchgrass, from mental-economics.html. 17 million gallons to 30 Congress enacted the million gallons, closer to Renewable Fuel Standard his expectation of actual in 2005 and expanded it production. The legislated in 2007, setting required production goals for various level of the mandate for biofuels to stimulate produc- next year is 1.75 billion. Tyner noted that there is tion of alternative fuels and little cellulosic biofuel today reduce U.S. dependency on because of lack of technical foreign oil. The EPA had progress in producing it and been considering revising investment in it. its 2014 mandate in part “Thus, essentially all the because declining demand cellulosic category must be for gasoline has led to a waived because the product corn ethanol “blend wall,” simply does not exist,” he the point at which the said. market cannot consume as Tyner is suggesting much ethanol as the EPA that the 2014 RFS level requires to be produced. be decreased only by 1.75 “I think it is a mistake to billion gallons, the amount put the RFS that low,” said of the current cellulosic Tyner, who recommended mandate for next year. that the corn ethanol “The basic change since requirement be set at 13.9 the RFS was passed is that billion gallons to provide we have not achieved the incentive for refiners to cellulosic biofuels producblend and sell more E85 fuel, a mixture of 85 percent tion desired,” he noted. “Thus, it makes sense ethanol and gasoline that to reduce the RFS by no can be used only in “flex more than the level of the fuel” cars. Other cars use cellulosic category.” gasoline that contains 10


While a high percentage of the nation’s corn crop was harvested by Nov. 17, some farmers waited until the end of the month to bring in their corn.

Expanding livestock production could add value to corn harvest WEST LAFAYETTE — An expanding livestock production sector could add value to corn in coming months — which is welcome news for Indiana growers. Many of the state’s producers saw corn and soybean prices fall in the wake of an EPA-proposed decrease in the Renewable Fuel Standard for 2014, Purdue Extension agricultural economist Chris Hurt says. The bad news for growers, however, is that it could take several months before the effects of expanding animal numbers translate to stronger crop demand. According to Hurt, the profit incentive for expansion of animal numbers is large and animal production was traditionally the way farms added value to abundant and cheap corn supplies. He used hogs as an example. For the 2013-2014 corn-marketing year, live hog prices should average about $67 per hundredweight with a cost of production around $56, he said. That translates to an approximate $32-per-head profit and increases the value of corn marketed through hogs. “For the current corn marketing year, hogs are offering an estimated $6.85 per bushel if the profits from hog production are assigned to the

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value of corn,” Hurt said. “This compares to a U.S. Department of Agriculture-estimated price of $4.50 for corn producers. “Unfortunately, it takes time to get into hog production, and gilts retained now will not have marketready pigs until late 2014 when much of the profit incentive will be eroded.” Feed prices are expected to move into a period of moderation over the next several years, which means lower livestock production costs, and increases the likelihood that livestock producers will continue expansion. For hogs, specifically, an expected 1-3 percent breeding herd increase is already underway. Pork production increases should start to appear late in the summer of 2014, which likely will take hog prices down to $58 per hundredweight by late in 2014, Hurt said. “The big profits for hog producers will come during the 2013-2014 corn marketing year, reaching $37 per head of profits, on average, during the second and third quarters of 2014,” he said. “While hog prices are strong, it is really lower feed costs that are providing the strong profitability forecasts.” A growing hog industry, while

helpful in providing additional demand for corn, won’t be enough on its own to boost corn prices to previously high levels, Hurt said. “The hog industry expansion will not be large enough to return corn prices to the previous lofty levels; however, when all animal industries are included it will be a period of growing feed-use base for corn growers,” he said. “It’s anticipated that in coming years there will be a better balance between the crop production sector and the animal sector. “Assuming ethanol use is relatively level in the future, this means that corn farmers have achieved the goal of providing sufficient production for both food and fuel.” Hurt’s full report, “Hogs Provide Near $7 per Bushel Corn Value,” is available in both text and podcast formats via Farmdoc Daily from the University of Illinois at hogs-near-7dollar-bushel-cornvalue.html. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Nov. 15 proposed reducing total production of biofuels in 2014 from the current legal mandate of 18.15 billion gallons to 15.21 billion.

Demand drives up price of soybean futures on CBT CHICAGO — On the Chicago Board of Trade this week, soybeans contracts for settlement in January rose 0.4 percent to $12.97 per bushel, which is the highest level for most actively traded futures for one week. Thursday, on the same Chicago Board of Trade, soybeans futures for settlement in January rose by 0.78% to $12.8438 per bushel. Prices held in range between day’s high and low of $12.8463 and $12.7563 per bushel respectively. According to data of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the nation’s export sales of soybeans jumped to 1.38 million metric tons in the week ended Nov. 14 — from 909,122 tons a week earlier and 84 percent of the total amount was bought by the world’s largest soybeans importer, China. The price of the soybeans decreased 8.2 percent this year, because of the estimates of USDA for record high global production, which is expected to reach an unprecedented 283.5 million tons at the end of the year. This is 2.2 million above last month’s forecast and 16.3 million tons above last year’s harvest. Meanwhile, earlier in the week soybeans were pressured after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said that American


As of Nov. 17, 91 percent of the nation’s soybean crop was collected, compared to the five-year average of 86 percent and last year’s 99 percent during the comparable period.

farmers had collected 95 percent of the crop as of Nov.17, near the five-year average of 96 percent and slightly below last year’s 98 percent during the comparable week.The USDA said on Monday that the U.S. harvest accelerated by seven percent last week and remained above the average. As of Nov.17, 91 percent of the crop was collected, compared to the five-year average of 86 percent and last year’s 99 percent during the comparable period. Corn and soybeans drew support on outlook for unfavorable weather in some

key growing areas. DTN reported on Nov. 20 that rainfall in the southern parts of the Midwest will cause delays to the final harvest stage in the end of the week, followed by cold and dry weather early next week which would ease field work. In Brazil, scattered thunderstorms will maintain soil moisture ample for early development of corn and soybeans but will also cause planting delays and some southern areas may see flooding, DTN said. The U.S. is the second largest exporter of soybeans in the world.




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But if you have three of the following criteria, you likely have bacterial vaginosis: • white, thin coating on your vaginal walls during the pelvic exam; • a pH test of vaginal discharge that shows low acidity; • fishy odor of vaginal discharge; • vaginal skin cells that are coated with bacteria when the doctor looks at your discharge under a microscope. Doctors commonly treat BV with antibiotics that eliminate specific bacteria. These drugs can be taken as pills by mouth or applied as a vaginal cream or gel; both treatments are equally effective. But if you are pregnant, some experts recommend the pills instead of the vaginal gel, because they get deeper into potentially infected tissues and may be more effective in eradicating the infection.






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DEAR DOCTOR K: I have a strong “fishy” vaginal odor and a little discharge. My doctor recommended Monistat, but that hasn’t helped. What can I do? DEAR READER: Miconazole (Monistat) is an antifungal medication. It treats vaginal yeast infections, which are caused by a fungus. If Monistat didn’t work, you most likely don’t have a yeast infection. Instead, you probably have bacterial vaginosis (BV). This condition causes symptoms that are similar to those of a yeast infection, but it results from a change in the type of bacteria found in the vagina. Normally, bacteria belonging mostly to the Lactobacillus family live harmlessly in the vagina. There, they produce chemicals that keep the vagina mildly acidic. In BV, these bacteria are replaced by other types of bacteria.


All women with symptoms of BV should be treated. Left untreated, the condition may cause pelvic inflammatory disease, an infection involving the uterus, ovaries, or the tubes from the ovaries to the uterus (the oviducts). The infection can spread to other nearby organs, such as the liver. Pelvic inflammatory disease can produce pain, fevers and sometimes discharge from the vagina. If it is not promptly diagnosed and treated, it can cause scarring of the oviducts. This, in turn, can lead to infertility. That’s because the eggs cannot get past the scar tissue. In women who are pregnant, BV increases the risk of premature labor and delivery. DR. KOMAROFF is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. His website is

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Roof collapses on busy Latvian supermarket RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Hordes of shoppers were picking up food after work in the Latvian capital when an enormous section of the supermarket’s roof caved in. Firefighters rushed in to save them, only to be crushed themselves when a second part of the roof collapsed. The death toll from the rush-hour disaster Thursday evening at the Maxima supermarket in Riga rose to 50 on Friday, including three firefighters, police said. Spokesman Toms Sadovskis said the death toll is expected to go even higher, and that two of the dead were still unidentified. At least 35 people were injured, 28 of them hospitalized, including 10 firefighters struck just as they entered the unstable building, the Fire and Rescue Service said. It was the largest tragedy for the Baltic state since it regained independence in 1991. Latvia’s government declared three days of mourning starting Saturday. The rescue agency could not say how many people might be trapped under the rubble in the densely populated, working-class neighborhood between downtown Riga and the city’s airport. The reason for the collapse was still not known, but rescue and police officials said workers

had been building a garden and children’s playground on the roof as part of a design combining the supermarket and a new 12-story residential building behind it. “They loaded so much material on that roof over the past two weeks that I simply don’t understand,” said Nina Kameneva, a retiree who lives on the 7th floor of an apartment building overlooking the supermarket. She said she and her husband were in the kitchen when the first collapse occurred at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Thursday — a jolt so powerful it shook their building, Kameneva said. She said they both rushed out onto their balcony, from where they saw survivors trying to scramble out of the store through a cloud of dust. Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs told reporters that large bags of earth and sand on a weak spot on the roof could have caused the collapse. An enormous crater-like hole gaped in the supermarket’s roof, while building materials were still stacked on the remaining sections. Rescue workers kept up their round-the-clock search for possible survivors as darkness fell on Friday, periodically turning off all equipment and asking


A view of collapsed Maxima supermarket in Riga, Latvia, Friday. At least 50 people died, including three firefighters, after an enormous section of roof collapsed at a supermarket in the country’s capital, emergency medical officials said. The reason for the

said the search for survivors was proceeding slowly, since both the rubble and the remaining sections of the roof were fragile and could easily collapse further if the wrong piece was moved.

the relatives of missing people to call so they could pinpoint ringing phones. Dozens of firefighters carefully sifted through the rubble. Rescue agency spokeswoman Viktorija Sembele

collapse during shopping rush-hour Thursday was still not known, but rescue and police officials said that possible theories include building’s design flaws and poor construction work.

About 500 square meters (5,300 square feet) of the roof collapsed, the rescue service estimated, destroying large sections of the store’s high walls and nearly all its front windows. Several large construc-

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Auburn 729 N. Main BACK PORCH MOVING SALE (Park on Main or Jackson) Saturday • 10:00 - 5:00 50’s living room furniture, coffee tables, end tables, rec. room furniture, bar stools, lamps, fun decor, rugs, wrought iron patio set. 100+ pieces of signed M.A. Hadley pottery

260 349-2685

FARM/GARDEN APPLES & CIDER Mon.-Sat. • 9-5:30 Sun. • 11-5 GW Stroh Orchards Angola (260) 665-7607





AKC Yorkie Pup, 8 wks. old male, hand raised. $750. neg. 260 908-2302

3 Older CB Radios with accessories. $50.00. Ligonier, (260) 894-4623

Dark Shadows 2 DVD collections $40.00 for both 260-402-5754

Older Longaberger Basket, $50.00 (260) 357-8009

Free: 5 kittens. Black, gray & tiger. As soon as possible. (260) 582-1861

3 Walking Feet for Sewing Machines. 2-Huskvarna & 1-Bernia. All 3 for $25.00. (260) 475-1279

Free: Kittens, 8wks old Different colors 316-0463

2 BR, updated, large kitchen & LR, one block to lake, nice park, others available. $450/mo. (260) 488-3163 Wolcottville 2 & 3 BR from $100/wk also LaOtto location. 574-202-2181

Black Friday Special 2 Days Only Nov. 22nd & 23rd $0 Application Fee

• $99 Deposit • $300 off Rent



CALL TARA TODAY! NELSON ESTATES 260-349-0996 1815 Raleigh Ave., Kendallville 46755


50 OFF

PER MONTH PLUS FREE COVERED PARKING! Must sign lease by Dec. 31, 2013.

DEERFIELD APARTMENTS This special is good until 12/31/13.

1998 Deerfield Lane,

DEERFIELD Kendallville APARTMENTS Hours: M-F 8-5

1998 Deerfield Lane, 260-347-5600 Kendallville Hours: M-F 8-5

APARTMENTS $49 Deposit 12 Month Lease Nov. & Dec. $200. OFF full month’s rent. Spacious 1 & 2 BR, Peaceful, Clean, Pet Friendly. No appl. fee.

All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians; pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD Toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.

USDA 100% HOME LOANS--USDA 100% Home Loans. Not just 1st time buyers! Low rates! Buy any home anywhere. Academy Mortgage Corporation, 11119 Lima Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46818. Call Nick Staker 260-494-1111. NLMS-146802. Some restrictions may apply. Largest Independent Mortgage Banker. Indiana Corp State License-10966. Corp NMLS-3113 LO License-14894. Equal Housing Lender. (A)


Glass beads & jewelry making items. Best Offer Some completed items. 260 347-2391


Auburn 1 BR, stove & refrig. furn. $450/mo.+ dep. Util. inc. (260) 760-2593 Auburn Studio/efficiency apt. completely remodeled & updated, W/D, stove, fridge, AC included. Ideal for single retired person. No Smoking, No Pets allowed. $400/mo. + util. 260 927-5351 Avilla 1 & 2 BR APTS $450-$550/ per month. Call 260-897-3188 Orland Orland Manor Apts. Call 260-829-1226 Handicap Accessible Equal Housing Opportunity “This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.” Sylvan Lake 2 BR, 1 BA, Year round rental, C/A, $650/mo. + util. 260-336-1705

CONDOS/DUPLEXES Orland Quiet area, large yard, well maintained, small 2 BR ideal for 1 or a couple. $450/mo. + dep. 260 336-9985


Sat., Nov. 23 Orland Community Center 9:00 - 3:00


QUEEN PILLOWTOP MATTRESS SET Can deliver, $125. (260) 493-0805

BUILDING MATERIALS PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS Free Estimates Licensed and Insured 2x6 Trusses 45 year Warranted Galvalume Steel 19 Colors Since 1976 #1 in Michigan Call Today 1-800-292-0679

2109 Glen Hollow Dr. Sunday 12- 2 1361 Sq. Ft. Home 3 BR, 2 BA, Open concept Ranch, Cathedral, & Great Room, NEW Flooring, Paint, Furnace & Water Heater. $119,900 Call Nate Norris (260)450-8296 or view at:

Billabong Zip Ups size 1 small & 1 large, Aero hoodie size med., Hollister long sleeve tops, 1 small & 1 med. $25.00. (260) 668-9375

GE Refrigerator/Freezer Great for garage, unsure of cu ft., $20.00. (260) 316-2266

Brown Sleeper Couch Great shape, $50.00 (260) 316-2266

JVC Console 27” TV Old style, not flat screen. $15.00. (260) 316-2266

IVAN’S TOWING Junk Auto Buyer

up to $1000.00

CARS 2003 GMC Envoy SLE 8 Pass., DVD, 4wd, 1 owner, Looks & Runs Good! $5000 (574)370-7476

Char Broil infared turkey cooker without oil. $50.00 260-668-1086 Childs Red Metal Wagon. 15x33, $20.00 Auburn, (260) 925-1499 Christmas Dress Size 12, $7.00 (260) 582-1861

Kenmore Black 1.2 cu. ft. counter top microwave 1200 watt. Excellent cond. $40.00 obo. Call or text, (260) 573-6851 Longaberger 1990 red Christmas basket. $35.00 260-318-4950 Melissa & Doug Building Blocks. Large size cardboard. $10.00. (260) 316-2266 Microsoft Keyboard w/quick access buttons to email & Internet. Works on Windows XP, $10.00. (260) 927-1798

2001 Toyota Camry Gallery Edt., Sun roof, Auto, Whi. w/ Gray Leather, Ext. Clean $4250. (517)238-2864

Columbia Men’s Omni Heat Winter Coat Sm. Dark Gray. $45 (260)833-4848

1 & ONLY PLACE TO CALL--to get rid of that junk car, truck or van!! Cash on the spot! Free towing. Call 260-745-8888. (A)

Daisy Pump Up 177 cal. pellet & BB Rifle. Good cond. $35.00. (260) 925-1739

New York & Co., Old Navy, Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch, Aero. 10 pr. (4 jeans/6 pants) size 10 (s, petite, avg) $50.00. (260) 668-9375

Dark Brown Wood Dining Set with 4 Chairs, $50.00. Call after 5:30 p.m. (260) 357-4250

Nice White Samsung Microwave. 21” across front, 15” on the side. $50.00. (260) 357-9023

Guaranteed Top Dollar For Junk Cars, Trucks & Vans. Call Jack @ 260-466-8689

CAMPERS/RV 25’ Airstream Camper Solar system, New tires, New flooring, 1989 Show model! (260)636-7487


FREE: Electric Treadmill. Works good! (260) 927-9484

10 New Blouses & Sweaters. Most Kathie Lee, plus size 26/28. Good for office attire. $50.00. (260) 927-1798


2 Coca Cola Glasses $10.00 (260) 357-8009 20 Great Action DVD’s Mostly recent, $40.00. (260) 357-9023

Sudoku Answers 11-23


Anne Odean London online personal property

AUCTION BID LIVE THRU SUNDAY, DEC. 1, 2013 VIA PROXIBID.COM/JERNIGAN Over 200 lots offered Antiques, collectibles, jewelry, artwork, furniture, lawn & garden items, tools, household items and more! Local pick up Tuesday, December 3rd, 4-6 p.m. at 231 Powers Street, Angola, IN Call 260-572-6490 for more details or visit our website


Queen mattress & box springs. $35.00 260-318-4950 Red Leather “Longer” Jacket. Size medium. Excellent cond. $50.00. (260) 837-2132 Sewing Machine Great for replacement parts. $5.00. (260) 475-1279

Starter Collection! CLASSICAL VINYL 200+ LP’s 33rpm Cond.=VG-VG+ $49. for all (260) 349-5053

USED TIRES Cash for Junk Cars! 701 Krueger St., K’ville. 260-318-5555

Brown suede full size couch protector that goes down over arms w/ties. $30.00 260-668-1086

Propane Turkey Fryer $15.00 (260) 495-9684

Snow Flake 5 h.p. snowblower nonrunning. $50.00. (260) 925-1739

Juicer Used once, $25.00. (260) 357-8009

ATTENTION: Paying up to $1000 for scrap cars. Used tires 4 sale also. 318-2571

Pitcher for sale $30.00 (260) 665-1433

Holiday wear, party style tops & pants. 6 outfits, plus size 2X, 3X & 26/28, new. $50.00. (260) 927-1798

Brown Leather Jacket Large, like new, $50.00. (260) 837-2132



Bedroom nightstand black with mirror front. $20.00. After 5:30 p.m. call (260) 357-4250

Extra Large Clay Vase with handles & woven designs. 24” dia. x 25” tall. Very nice, $40.00. (260) 925-1739



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Areopostale, Hollister, Maurices & American Eagle. 11 tops in all. Size small & med. $40.00. (260) 668-9375

Peg Perego-Tender Duel Baby Stroller in good cond. $45.00. (260) 925-2541

Dresser $15.00 (260) 665-1433

Box of Pegboard hangers/hooks, $15.00. (260) 316-2266

(260) 238-4787

Brand NEW in plastic!

Aeropostale size 5/6 Jeans 3 pair; Hollister, size 5, jeans 1 pair. $20.00.(260) 668-9375

Diego tie/knot king size blanket. $35.00 260-318-4950

Hollister Jeans Size 3, 3 pair Aeropostale jeans & size 3/4, 1 pair, $25.00. (260) 668-9375

2 Flexsteel floral sofas. Off white, maroon, green, blue. $125. ea. 260 897-2855 2ND BEST FURNITURE Thurs & Fri 10-5, Sat 8-3 8451 N. S.R. 9 1 MILE N. OF 6 & 9

Abercrombie Girls size 16 jeans; size 16 slim New Capri; size 16 long short. $30.00. (260) 668-9375

DeLonghi Indoor Electric Grill. Used twice, non-stick, works great. New $70, sell for $30.00. (260) 927-1798

$ WANTED $ Junk Cars! Highest prices pd. Free pickup. 260-705-7610 705-7630


260-868-2843 www.whereUmatter .com ◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆ Auburn $99 First Month 2BR-VERY NICE! SENIORS 50+ $465 No Smokers/ No Pets (260) 925-9525


Event, Silver Satin Chair Covers, 200 Total. $1 Each (260)665-1574

* Restriction Apply

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General EQUIPMENT FABRICATOR WANTED--2 years equipment fabrication or maintenance experience required. MIG and TIG welding skills required. Tools will be required. Starting scale $14-$18 based on aptitude scores and ex perience. Great work hours and benefit package. Career position, located in Fort Wayne, IN. Indoor work w/Overtime. 260-422-1671, ext. 106. (A)

Hamilton Lake

Restrictions apply. E-mail to: crosswaitestates@

Angola ONE BR APTS. $425/mo., Free Heat. 260-316-5659

General 1st & 2nd shift CNC Machine openings Quake Manufacturing is looking for people to setup/run CNC Machines. Star/Citizen Swiss experience a plus. Hurco/Haas experience also a plus. Great compensation, Holidays, vacation, insurance, 401K. Email, fax, or mail resume. paulquake@quake Fax: 260-432-7868

Avilla Country, 3 BR, 1 BA newly remodeled. $550/mo.+ dep. 318-2440

Call today to schedule a Tour! 260-668-4415 199 Northcrest Road Angola, IN 46703 PETS WELCOME!


Drivers Driver Trainees Needed Now! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $800+ per week! No experience needed! CDL-Trained and Job Ready in 15 days! 1-800-882-7364



All species of hard wood. Pay before starting. Walnut needed.

(260) 333-5457

Fillmore Equipment an innovative and growing company is seeking an experienced service technician for our Howe/Lagrange, Indiana location. Qualified individuals must have a minimum of 1- 3 years previous experience servicing and repairing diesel engines and large agricultural equipment,

Waterloo Land contract, 3 BR garage, $450/mo. 260 615-2709



While we accept applications for all departments 365 days/year, we are particularly looking for individuals seeking employment for the following:

Prefer two years of college and 2-5 years office experience. Need to be proficient in Excel and Word, along with being familiar with computer and 10 key. A/P experience would be helpful. Send resume and references to:

Butler 2 BR home, semi furnished, No pets, first mo. rent + sec. dep. $525/mo. 466-6888




“FAMILY TAKING CARE OF FAMILY is Courtyard Healthcare Center’s mission. It is our purpose that everyone encounters kindness, competence, and compassion upon entering our facility.


Angola-Crooked Lake $500 mo.+ Deposit, New Flooring/ No pets 260-432-1270








TV with DVD $50.00 (260) 665-1433 Vase $10.00 (260) 665-1433

KPC LIMITATIONS LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: KPC assumes no liability or financial responsibility for typographical errors or for omission of copy, failure to publish or failure to deliver ad vertising. Our liability for copy errors is limited to your actual charge for the first day & one incorrect day after the ad runs. You must promptly notify KPC of any error on first publication. Claims for adjustment must be made within 30 days of publication and, in the case of multiple runs, claims are allowed for first publication only. KPC is not responsible for and you agree to make no claim for specific or consequential damages resulting from or related in any manner to any error, omission, or failure to publish or deliver.

Myers Real Estate & Personal Property


SATURDAY, NOV. 23, 2013 AT 10 AM 315 W. 9TH ST., AUBURN, IN Nice four bedroom, one bath home. Endless possibilities, investment potential!


ABSOLUTE AUCTION MINIMUM BID $20,000 Call for inspection. Food will be available on site. Buyer’s premium applies to all sales.




$25.00 TO START Payment Plans, Chapter 13 No Money down. Filing fee not included. Sat. & Eve. Appts. Avail. Call

Collect: 260-424-0954 act as a debt relief agency under the BK code

Divorce • DUI • Criminal • Bankruptcy

General Practice KRUSE & KRUSE,PC 260-925-0200 or 800-381-5883 A debt relief agency under the Bankruptcy Code.


All Phase Remodeling and Handyman Service - No Job too Big or Small !!! Free Estimates Call Jeff 260-854-9071 Qualified & Insured Serving You Since 1990

ROOFING/SIDING County Line Roofing FREE ESTIMATES Tear offs, wind damage & reroofs. Call (260)627-0017




ALL 2013’s MUST GO!



MSRP $25,210.00 Black Friday Sale $24,201.78 Rebate $ 2,500.00 Bonus $ 500.00

$21,201.78* MSRP $19,805.00 Black Friday Sale $19,237.58 Rebate $ 1,000.00 Bonus $ 500.00



2014 CHEVROLET EQUINOX Was $27,485.00 Black Friday Sale $26,262.16 Rebate $ 500.00 Bonus $ 500.00

$25,262.16 Just in time for Christmas!



Up to $6,000 In Rebates 0% APR for 60 mos.

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2005 CHEVROLET EXPRESS VAN • Hightop, Only 36,000 Miles





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The Herald Republican – November 23, 2013  

The Herald Republican is the daily newspaper serving Steuben County in northeast Indiana.

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