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WEDNESDAY July 31, 2013


Innovation One

Earning His Stripes

Area woman is library ‘Genius’

Trine program to develop orthotic device

Ex-ND player catching on at Bengals’ camp

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Weather A 40 percent chance of rain today. High 80. Low 62. Some sun Thursday. Page A6 Serving Noble & LaGrange Counties

Kendallville, Indiana

GOOD MORNING Governor visits Kendallville today KENDALLVILLE — Gov. Mike Pence will visit Campbell & Fetter Bank, 126 Orchard St., today at 3 p.m. for the bank’s 150th birthday celebration. Later, Pence will tour the new Courier Digital Operations Facility in the East Industrial Park and attend a industrial leaders roundtable discussion hosted by Courier.

Three 4-H’ers score high at area tractor driving contest

Meth dealer sentenced to 7 years BY BOB BRALEY

ALBION — A Kendallville man has been sentenced to seven years in prison and one on Community Corrections for making methamphetamine and two other offenses. Andrew C. Ramey, 20, was sentenced Tuesday in Noble Superior Court I, after being found guilty July 11 in a jury trial on charges of manufacturing meth, a Class A felony; possession of meth, a Class B felony; and resisting law enforcement, a Class A misdemeanor. Two of Ramey’s family members spoke on his behalf. Each indicated he had been transformed by his meth addiction. “He is not the same person he was before the drugs,” said Ramey’s aunt, Brenda Arnett. Ramey’s mother, Deborah Ramey, said he was very happy-go-lucky and never lost his temper before the drugs. “Now, he’s a monster,” she said. Andrew Ramey once overdosed and passed

out for three days, Deborah Ramey said, adding, “I know now I’m the parent of a drug addict.” “This is someone with a methamphetamine addiction,” defense attorney Eric Blackman said of his client. “Getting caught may actually have saved his life.” While a Class A felony carries a sentencing range of 20-50 years in prison, Noble Superior Court I Judge Robert Kirsch had the freedom to suspend any or all of the sentence, since Andrew Ramey had no prior criminal record, Blackman said. Blackman asked Kirsch to sentence Ramey to 20 years in prison, with four years to be served and 16 years suspended and 10 years on probation. Ten years is the maximum time allowed on probation under Indiana law. Noble County Prosecutor Steven T. Clouse said Ramey had endangered people in the Northside Apartments, students at North Side Elementary School and three Kendallville SEE METH, PAGE A6


Andrew C. Ramey, left, is escorted from the Noble County Courthouse Tuesday after being sentenced in Noble Superior Court I to seven years in prison and one on Community Corrections for manufacturing methamphetamine.

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State school grades probed

KENDALLVILLE — Three Noble County 4-H’ers have qualified for the Indiana State Fair 4-H tractor driving contest following Area XI competition Saturday at the Noble County Fairgrounds. A total of 43 entrants competed for the opportunity to represent the area at the state competition. Noble County 4-H’ers going to the state are: Jordan Winebrenner, Noble Township, second in the junior lawn tractor division; Wyatt Hicks, Elkhart Township, second in the junior tractor division; and Jared Gross, Swan Township, first in the junior zero-radius division. Also competing for Noble County were: Thad Foster, Jefferson Township; Devon Nichols, Wayne Township; Christina Coats, Elkhart Township; William Stayner, Noble Township; Bailey Rose, Elkhart Township; and Cameron Francis, Perry Township.

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Free boat rides offered during GSP anniversary ROME CITY — The Rome City-Brimfield Lions Club will offer free boat rides on Sylvan Lake during the Gene Stratton-Porter 150th Anniversary, Aug. 17-18. Boats will run both days from 12 to 4 p.m. departing from the historical site to Camp Big Island (old Boy Scout Island) and return. There will be no charge, but Lions Club members will accept cash donations and canned goods to the Rome City Helping Hands Food Bank.

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U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Ryan Petrie of Albion enjoys the view of Lake Muncie at Camp Luther-

haven, where he is on staff during his 60 days of military leave this summer.

Air Force officer spends leave at Camp Lutherhaven in Albion BY KATE STOLTZFUS

ALBION — When Ryan Petrie was given 60 days of military leave, he didn’t have to think too hard about where he would spend them. He would go back to Camp Lutherhaven in Albion, the place he loves most in the world. Petrie, 22, graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in May with a degree in aeronautical engineering and two months of free time. After four years of training, studies that put him in the top 20 percent of his class and the prospect of a move to Anchorage, Alaska, this Saturday, the newly named second lieutenant knew exactly what he wanted for the summer. “You have to choose very carefully what you want to do with your leave, because you don’t want to waste it,” Petrie said. “When I went to the Air Force Academy, I knew that I would be giving up my opportunity to be a counselor. I’ve been a camper at Camp Lutherhaven since 1998 and

always wanted to be on staff.” A lucky schedule gap allowed him to finally join the camp staff. During his eight weeks at camp, Petrie has served as a counselor for boys’ cabins and also worked with landscaping and construction projects. The relationships he built with both campers and staff is an experience he “would not trade for anything,” he said. The skills Petrie learned during his four years at the academy even came in handy. “There is a mental stamina you need to deal with campers,” Petrie said. “Every time you go somewhere, all eight campers in your cabin split in eight different directions, and you have to corral them back and get them on same page. The constant struggle with getting them to do what needs to happen takes a lot of mental strength, and I’ve compared it to the strength you need for a program like the academy.” Petrie committed to his dream of being in the Air Force as a freshman at Central Noble High

“You have to choose very carefully what you want to do with your leave, because you don’t want to waste it.” Ryan Petrie Air Force officer

• School. His parents, Jack and Sandy, both served in the Air Force and were able to share their knowledge. Petrie, who grew up in Albion with two sisters, always loved airplanes and working with people; the Air Force seemed like a good way to tie those passions together. The 2009 graduate was the third person from Central Noble to go to a military service SEE CAMP, PAGE A6

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana education leaders on Tuesday pledged a thorough review of the state’s system for evaluating schools after The Associated Press reported a former official who now serves as Florida’s education commissioner worked to alter a grade for a school founded by a top Republican donor. Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz said the Department of Education is examining the current A-F grade calculations “to ensure that every school has the grade they earned in 2012; nothing more, nothing less.” Tony Bennett, who was appointed Florida’s top education official in December, denies any wrongdoing. He says the changes to Indiana’s grading formula weren’t solely directed at Christel House Academy. But emails obtained by The Associated Press show Bennett and his staff scrambled last fall to ensure influential donor Christel DeHaan’s school received an “A,” despite poor 10th grade algebra scores that initially earned it a “C.” Jim Stergios, executive director of the conservative-leaning Pioneer Institute in Boston, said Bennett needs to resign his Florida position for violating the trust of Indiana students and parents. “All you have as an official is your credibility. And that people trust you to do the right thing,” Stergios told The Associated Press. “He has been entrusted with the hopes of parents and the aspirations of children. That’s a sacred trust.” But in Florida, at least one SEE SCHOOL, PAGE A6

After nearly 24 years on the lam, Huq back in area BY MIKE MARTURELLO

ANGOLA — Mafuz Huq will be facing a judge Thursday in Steuben County for the first time since an arrest warrant alleging murder was issued for him nearly 24 years ago. Huq, 47, was returned to Steuben County on Tuesday afternoon after being processed upon his return to the United States in the Marion County Jail, Sheriff Tim Troyer said in a news release. Huq arrived in Indianapolis on Saturday and underwent medical exams before being transported to Angola.

Huq, a naturalized U.S. citizen, has been on the lam since August 1989 after authorities believed he allegedly stabbed to death Todd Kelley, 19, Hamilton, on Aug. 9, 1989. Authorities said Kelley’s girlfriend, who had previously dated Huq, found his Huq body. Huq, who was 22 at the time, was charged with murder two weeks after Kelley’s death. At the time,

Huq already was accused of threatening to kill anyone who dated his former girlfriend. After the murder, Huq eventually fled the country. He had been living in Bangladesh, the home country of his parents, under the assumed name of Asif ul Huq. Indiana State Police Detective Kevin Smith tracked down Huq about five years ago through a variety of sources. He was found in Bangladesh, but the United States doesn’t have an extradition treaty with that country, so efforts to get Huq returned to the U.S. fell on deaf ears.

In either late 2010 or early 2011 it was learned Huq would be traveling to India for a teaching engagement and he was arrested on a provisional arrest request from federal authorities as he deplaned in New Dehli. Since his February 2011 arrest, Huq was held in the Tihar Prison system pending extradition. Huq had fought extradition proceedings while in custody. That and other technicalities in dealing with a foreign government’s legal system, Troyer said, had delayed Huq’s extradition.





Trine’s Innovation One to develop orthotic device ANGOLA — Trine University’s Innovation One is working to develop a new orthotic device for infants and toddlers, the university said in a news release. The design will be based on a concept from SureStepSM, a South Bend company that is partnering with Innovation One. Bernie Veldman, a certified orthotist who developed the patented SureStepSM orthotic device for children, has an idea for a new orthotic device and he turned to Innovation One to bring his concept to fruition. “We are honored that Mr. Veldman — an entrepreneur and inventor — is partnering with Innovation One to develop and test an orthotic device,� said Earl D. Brooks II, Trine president. “Mr.

Veldman and SureStepSM join many other individuals and companies that have put faith and trust in Innovation One, which was started last year.� Innovation One, launched in August 2012 to help bring new ideas to market and spur economic development in the region, has collaborated on 30 projects by providing research, testing and analysis. Innovation One aids new and existing businesses by providing expertise in research and development, designing and prototyping, and engineering and marketing, among other areas. It involves Trine faculty and students in all fields of study. “Our whole team is very excited to work with Innovation One and its staff.

Being able to combine our industry knowledge with their resources is incredibly valuable. As a result, I feel confident we will create a product that will change the lives of children worldwide,� said Veldman, CEO and owner of SureStepSM. “We are partnering to provide product design engineering and prototyping expertise as we develop a new concept from Mr. Veldman and SureStepSM,� said Tom DeAgostino, Innovation One director. A biomechanical engineer with SureStepSM will work with Innovation One as it delivers expertise in biomechanics and biomaterials in addition to design engineering and prototyping.


Best in show

Daryl and Karen Schmuck of Kendallville won this trophy for their 1932 Ford Roadster, judged Best of Show at Saturday’s 2013 Kendallville Car Show. Daryl Schmuck holds the award. Other major awards: James Jarrett of Kendallville, 1976 Cadillac Coupe De Ville, mayor’s trophy; Randy Pippenger of Rome City,

Westview sets student registration TOPEKA — Westview Junior-Senior High School has announced registration and orientation for students and parents for the new school year. Orientation for seventh grade will be Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Registration for grades 8-12 will be Tuesday

from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, Aug. 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Junior High textbook rental and lunch fees may be paid at these times. Book rental for grades 7 and 8 is $115. Lunch in the cafeteria will cost $2.15 per day, with breakfast at $1.75 a day.

First day of school for all students will be Tuesday, Aug. 13, starting at 8:15 a.m. Students will report to assigned rooms where they will receive schedules, student handbooks and other information. School photo days will be Aug. 28 for high school students and Aug. 29 for junior high students.

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1937 Ford truck, fire chief’s trophy; Phil Jacob of Albion, 1939 Chevrolet sedan, police chief’s trophy; Mike and Diane Mapes of Auburn, 1953 Chevrolet truck, Mayor Suzanne Handshoe’s award for best work in progress; and Patrick Fox of Rome City, 1940 Ford Coupe; Handshoe’s award for most unusual.

Prairie Heights announces back to school info BRUSHY PRAIRIE — Prairie Heights Community Schools has announced student registration details for the 2013-2014 school year. The first day of school will be Tuesday, Aug. 20. All students will register Aug. 8, from noon to 8 p.m. at their school buildings. Parents need to attend, including incoming kindergarten parents, to take care of textbook rental fees and lunch accounts. Students may pick up schedules. Book rental costs are: kindergarten, $89.15; grade one, $106; grade two, $106.60;

grade three, $108.92; and grade four, $91. Lunch and breakfast prices are: elementary, $2.10 and $1.50; middle school, $2.20 and $1.55; high school, $2.25 and $1.55; adult, $2.95 and $1.65; and milk, 45 cents. All new students to the district need to start at the school district central office and bring transcripts, shot records, a birth certificate and any custody papers. For Prairie Heights Middle School, an open house will be held on Aug. 19. A grade 5 informational meeting is at 5:30 p.m. with classroom

Collision injures 2 KENDALLVILLE — Two women were injured in a collision Sunday at about 7 p.m. on U.S. 6 at Dowling Street, Kendallville police said. A 2008 Pontiac G6 driven by Donathon Mosley, 44, of the 300 block of Pine Cove Lane, Kendallville, was stopped on Dowling Street at the intersection behind a stopped 2009 Nissan Murano, driven by Shirley Hoskins, 60, of Greenville, Miss., according to a police news release. The Nissan started forward, then abruptly


stopped. The Pontiac struck the rear of the Nissan, resulting in damage estimatec at less than $1,000, police said. Hoskins complained of neck pain and was transported by Noble County EMS to Parkview Noble Hospital for treatment. A passenger in the Nissan, Taaren H. Dominguez, 32, of the 1900 block of Aspen Cove, Kendallville, complained of stomach pain and also was transported to the hospital for treatment. Two boys in the Nissan, ages 10 and 11, declined medical treatment and left the scene with their father, police said.

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Area Activities â&#x20AC;˘ Today Shipshewana Flea Market: Flea Market open for the 2013 season. 900 vendors on 100 acres Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Oct. 30. Parking $3 to Labor Day. Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market, 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana. 8 a.m. 768-4129 Bible Study: Bible study. LaGrange Council on Aging, 125 W Fenn Street, Suite 400, LaGrange. 9 a.m. Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Music and Movement: Children of all ages will have the opportunity to stretch, twist, jump, bend, shake, hop and dance with their peers to lively music. A variety of props, including shakers, musical balls, hula hoops, pom-poms and more will be used by the children and adults. Come join the fun! Limberlost Public Library, 164 Kelly St., Rome City. 10 a.m. 854-3382 Luckey Hospital Museum: Former hospital contains collection of obsolete medical equipment. The hospital building was used as a nursing home, then apartments and a private home until J.Eâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s two great-nieces, Mary Goodrich and Shirley Hile, purchased the building in 2000. The collection has grown and expanded to include the entire first floor of the former hospital. Tours available by calling 635-2490 or 635-2256. Luckey Hospital Museum, U.S. 33 and S.R. 109, Wolf Lake. 10 a.m. Albion Farm Wagon: Visits each Wednesday. Shopping and cooking classes available prior to product distribution. Call Keesha Reed at 564-5976 for more information. Albion Wesleyan Church, 800 E. Main St., Albion. 11 a.m. Open Prayer: A prayer room is open to the public. First Presbyterian Church, 200 W. Michigan St., Lagrange. 11 a.m. Friendship Food Pantry: Do you have items to donate? Contact Friendship Food Pantry at 349-1623 to see if they can use any items you may have to donate. If you are looking to volunteer, please contact Friendship Food Pantry at 349-1623. Hours: Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.; Fridays 2-4 p.m. Friendship Food Pantry, 2004 E. Dowling St., Kendallville. 1 p.m. 349-1623 Celebrate Recovery Meeting: Sessions deal with addictions and relationship issues. Stoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hill Community Church, 151 W. C.R. 550N, Ligonier. 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 1 Arts & Crafts Festival: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Proud as a Peacockâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s

Plumage: The Colorful World of Artâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; More than 300 artists and crafters from 35 States surround Amish Acres pond to ply their trade and sell their wares. Live entertainment on four stages throughout the day includes country bands, magicians, and square dancing. Festival foods are a very important part of the four day event featuring everything from apple pie to zucchini bread. The competition highlights the talents from all 300 artists under one big top tent for the festivalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s visitors to marvel at the array of talent. It is the center point of the festival. Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival is celebrating 51 years with new accolades. For the fifth time in eight years, The American Bus Association chose Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival as one of its TOP 100 Events in North America in 2013, and the festival is also recognized by AmericaTheBeautiful. com as a TOP 10 Event in Indiana. Round Barn Theatre Curtain Times 7:30 p.m. Amish Acres Historical Farmstead & Heritage Resort, 1600 W. Market St., Nappanee. 9 a.m. Food Pantry: Food available for low-income families in need. Thursdays 10:30 am-12:30 pm & 2:30 pm-4:30 p.m. (Image provided by West Noble Food Pantry, 519 Gerber St., Ligonier. 10:30 a.m. Food and Clothing Pantry: Furniture also available. For more information call 438-8678. Helping Hands, 275 Martin St., Rome City. 2 p.m. Exercise Class for Seniors: Free low-impact, slow-paced exercise class that will improve balance, flexibility, and strength. A combination of physical activity and relaxation. For more info, call Tom or Michelle at 463-7445. LaGrange Council on Aging, 125 W. Fenn St., Suite 400, LaGrange. 2:30 p.m. Ice Cream Social: Sandwiches, salads, desserts, and ice cream. Helmer United Methodist Church, S.R. 327, Helmer. 4 p.m. Kendallville Shuffleboard Club: Outdoor Recreation Complex, 425 S. Allen Chapel Road, Kendallville. 5 p.m. Coupon Swap: Join us at KPL for a Coupon Swap. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll hold one on the first Thursday of each month. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a great opportunity for you to trade some coupons you wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t use, for some that will save you a ton of money at the store! Ages 18 and up. Kendallville Public Library, 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville. 6 p.m. 343-2010 Zumba Class: Provided by

Presence Sacred Heart Home, 515 North Main Street, Avilla. 6 p.m. (260) 897-2841 Bingo: Sponsored by Sylvan Lake Improvement Association. (Image courtesy of princedubingo. com.) Rome City Bingo Hall, S.R. 9, Rome City. 6 p.m. Northeast Indiana 9-12 Project: Northeast Indiana 9-12 Project: 6:30-8 p.m. First and third Thursdays each month. Kendallville Public Library, Kendallville. The 9/12 Project is a volunteer based, nonpartisan movement focusing on building & uniting communities back to the place we were on 9/12/2001. The day after 9/11 we were not obsessed with political parties, the color of your skin, or what religion you practiced. We were united as Americans, standing together to protect the greatest nation ever created. Our goal is to bring us back to that same feeling of togetherness again. Our mission is to inspire us to connect with their communities through education, service and dedication to the 9 Principles and 12 Values to which we have committed. Provided by Facebook Kendallville Public Library, 221 S Park Ave, Kendallville. 6:30 p.m. (260) 343-2010 Celebrate Recovery Meeting: Meets each Thursday. CrossPointe Family Church, S.R. 3 and Drake Road, Kendallville. 7 p.m. iPad App Pack: Join the iPad App Pack, a group of iPad users who want to share their device experience and learn from others. Learn how to take full advantage of your tablet. Talk about your favorite apps, and then download other apps youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re interested in right on the spot using KPLâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s WiFi. Ages 18 and up. Image Provided Kendallville Public Library, 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville. 7 p.m. 343-2010


Five generations Five generations of the Myrten Gray family gathered at the home of Heather Thompson in June for a family photo. From left are, Seth Kime of Ligonier, Jenny

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hour prior to the service Friday from 9 to 10 at the LEO — Donald “Donnie” church. William Ludeker, 74, of Memorials can be Leo, Ind., passed away on directed to Mt Pleasant Monday, July United Methodist Church 29, 2013, at Camp Fund. Parkview To send condolences visit Regional Medical Center in Eleanor Chevillot Fort Wayne. Donnie HAMILTON — Eleanor was born Jeanett Chevillot, 87 years, Mr. Ludeker in Farmer, of Hamilton, passed away Ohio, on Sunday, July 28, 2013, at August 24, 1938, to Delmar Parkview Regional Medical and Maxine (Keller) Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Ludeker. He was the oldest Eleanor was born January of seven children and 29, 1926, in DeKalb County, graduated from Farmer High Indiana, the daughter of School in 1956. He married the late Elmer and Margret SusAnn (Riggs-Smith) (Noragon) Hagerty. Ludeker on September 20, She was a 1944 graduate 1968, in Butler. Together of Hamilton High School. they raised four children. Eleanor married Robert Donnie was employed as Meredith Stytle in March a carpenter and farmer until 1946, in Auburn, Indiana. he retired in 2009. He and She married Julian Louis SusAnn resided in Butler, “Bud” Chevillot on June Ind., until they recently 23, 1956, in Pleasant Lake, moved to Leo, Ind., on Indiana, and he preceded November of 2012. her in death on October 31, Donnie’s life-long 2006. passions of fishing, Eleanor worked as a gardening, caring for bookkeeper and secretary for animals and IU basketball, several area firms. She was were only outweighed by a member of the Hamilton his love for serving others. Church of Christ and the His compassion and drive Fidelis Christian Workers. to give to and serve others Eleanor found enjoyment were known by many and peace in reading and around him. His role of working crossword puzzles. Dad and Grandpa was one Surviving are her that brought much joy and two grandchildren, laughter to him as he taught James (Cheryl) Stytle of them to fish, garden, serve Crawfordsville, Indiana, others and to watch the and Margret “Maggi” weather. (James) Easterling of Donnie is survived by his Dorton, Kentucky; four wife, SusAnn (Riggs-Smith) great-granddaughters, Tailor, Ludeker of Leo, Ind.; one Sarah and Ivory Stytle son, Mark (Mary-Lou) and Madalyn Easterling; Smith of Shipshewana; four one great-great-granddaughters, Rena Scatterdaughter, Rebecca Stytle; a good of Windfall, Ind., daughter-in-law, Judy (John) Lynette (David) Foote of Stytle-Elswick of Dorton, Goshen, DeAnn (Jared) Kentucky; one brother, Jim Jennette of Schererville, (Sandy) Hagerty of KendallInd., and Annette (Christoville, Indiana; and one sister, pher) Kreidt of St. Joe, Lela (Marvin) Jackson of Ind.; five grandsons, Angola, Indiana. Karl Scattergood, Corbin She was predeceased by Jennette, Micah Jennette, her parents; her husband, Nathan Foote and Travis Bud; one son, Robert Stytle; Kreidt; six granddaughters, and three brothers, Bernard, Diane (Joni) Yoder, Wanda Thomas and Wayne (Dustin) Swartzentruber, Hagerty. Ashrie Onion, Katelee There will be no visitaOnion, Madison Kreidt tion. A memorial service and Abbigail Kreidt; eight will be held at a later date. great-grandchildren; and Arrangements are under three sisters, Rose Marie the care of Oberlin-TurnGile, Marilyn Ludeker and bull Funeral Home, 3985 E. Margaret “Midge” Ludeker; Church St., Hamilton. and a sister-in-law, Madeline Those planning an Ludeker, all of Farmer, expression of sympathy are Ohio. asked to consider memorial Donnie was preceded in contributions in her memory death by his parents, Delmar be made to the Hamilton and Maxine Ludeker, and Fire Department. three brothers, David, John Condolences may be sent and James Ludeker. to the family or the online Services will be 10 a.m. guest book may be signed at Friday, August 2, 2013, at Mt Pleasant United Methodist Church, 4099 Ora Lehman C.R. 59, Butler, IN 46721. CHURUBUSCO — Ora Burial will be in Farmer D. “Lee” Lehman, 91, of Cemetery, Farmer, Ohio. Fort Wayne died Monday, Calling is Thursday July 29, 2013, at Renaisfrom 1 to 3 and 5 to 8 p.m sance Village near Fort at Feller and Clark Funeral Wayne. Home, 1860 Center St., Funeral services will be Auburn, Ind., and also 1

at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco. Burial will be in Union Township Cemeter at Coesse. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials are to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P. O. Box 515, Northamption, MA 01061-0515 or to the donor’s choice.

Ray Smith FREMONT — Ray D. Smith, 46, died Thursday, July 25, 2013. He was born in Albuquerque, N.M., on December 1, 1966, to Richard D. and Rilla (Belote) Smith. He farmed, did construction work, and drove a truck. Surviving are his wife, Julie Lynn (Snyder) Smith of Fremont; his mother, Rilla Smith of Coldwater, Mich.; a son, Wren A. Smith of Melbourne, Fla.; a daughter, Jade A. Baldwin of Gastonia, N.C.; three brothers, Richard Smith of Stroh, Ind., Leonard Smith of North Carolina and James Smith of South Bend, Ind.; a sister, Teena Smith of Fremont, Ind.; and one grandchild, Gwenavere Julisa-Marie Smith. He was preceded in death by his father. Memorial services will take place at a later date. H.E. Johnson and & Sons Funeral Home, 108 S. West St., Angola, is in charge of arrangements.

Richard Swager AVILLA — Richard W. Swager, 82, of Avilla died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at his rural Avilla home. Mr. Swager was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Kendallville. He honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. He was born in Angola on Sept. 11, 1930, to Nelson I. and Dorothy (Runser) Swager. He married Barbara Young on Oct. 17, 1952, in at the Chapel in the Garden in Angola. She survives in Avilla. Also surviving are two sons, Donald and Dorothy Swager of Avilla and Rex and Debra Swager of Kendallville; two daughters, Cathy and Mark Shultz of Hudson and Cindy Bodenhafer of Warsaw; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by parents and a great-granddaughter, Olivia Iden. A memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. today at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 106 East Miller Road Kendallville. Burial will be later at Circle Hill Cemetery in Angola.

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Albert Marley Jr. KOKOMO — Albert Ralph “AR” Marley Jr., 87, of Kokomo passed away on July 30, 2013, at Community Howard Regional Hospital. He was born on November Mr. Marley 1, 1925, in Gosport, Indiana, to Albert Ralph and Lucy Margaret (Skomp) Marley. Albert married Thelma I. Webb on April 8, 1950, and she passed away on October 24, 1987. He then married Dorothy Shaffer on April 2, 1988, and she passed on January 23, 2009. Albert was a 1943 Gosport High School graduate, earned a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in 1950 and a master’s degree in 1973, also from Purdue. He was a member Main Street Christian Church, First United Methodist Church in Auburn, Salem First Christian Church, and Gosport Christian Church. He also had been a member of Lions Clubs in Russiaville, Shoals, Salem and Rushville. Albert loved to go hunting, fishing and was an avid Purdue fan. He was the proud father of eight children and stepchildren. Surviving are his children Ralph (Joyce) Marley, Robert Eugene (Julia) Marley, Judy K. (William) Jordan, Brenda L. McCoy, Jon A. (Julie) Marley, Bruce K. (Jan) Cranor, Cynthia A. (James) Houck, and Rebecca Lynn Cranor; his sisters, Mary Elizabeth White and Margaret Ann Pinkston; a sister-in-law, Mary Edith Marley; 21 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August, 2, 2013, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St. in Russiaville. Burial will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 4, 2013, at Gosport Cemetery with military rites. Friends may call on Friday from noon until 2 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Purdue University. Stout & Son Funeral Home in Russiaville is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson. com.

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COLDWATER, Mich. — Theodore L. Blatter, 86, of Coldwater died Monday, July 29, 2013, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich. Theodore was born October 2, 1926, in California Corners to Theodore and Effie G. (Heroy) Blatter. He married Iris J. Kirby January 9, 1949, in California Corners. She preceded him in death January 11, 2013. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II. Mr. Blatter was a past president of the union at the former Coldwater State Home, member and past president of the Coldwater Lions Club, and a member of the Blind Veterans Association. He was also a past member of the State Bar Owners Association, retired senior member of Adapt Board of Trustees and former member of the Branch County Planning Commission. He was a local businessman, Realtor, and bar owner. He also was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. Survivors include his children, Allen (Cookie) Blatter of Homer, Mich., and Lynne Blatter of Coldwater, Mich.; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters. A memorial gathering will be held Thursday, August 1, 2013, from 6–8 p.m. at Gillespie Funeral Home in Coldwater. A memorial service is scheduled for Friday, August 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Gillespie Funeral Home with military honors by American Legion Post 52 Drill Team. Memorials may be made to Adapt. Visit www.gillespiefh. com to leave a message or condolences to the family.

ALBION — Michael Edward West, 36, died suddenly on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at his rural Albion home. He was born on August 25, 1976, in Killeen, Texas to Robert West and Denise Jordan. He married Adrienne (Anderson) West on February 27, 2009, in Boulder, Colo. He came to the Albion area four years ago from Longmont, Colorado. He was a machinist at B& J Medical in Kendallville. He loved watching sports and playing basketball. Surviving are his wife, Adrienne of Longmont, Colo.; a son, Donovan West, and a daughter, Whitney West, both of Longmont, Colo.; his father, Robert West of rural Albion; his mother, Denise Jordan of Nebraska, and a half sister, Leyna Jordan of Nebraska. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion Chapel. Calling is from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday. Cremation will take place following the funeral. Condolences can be left at

Nina Dove AUBURN — Nina Ruth Dove, 83, of Auburn died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. with visitation two hours prior at Pinnington-McComb Funeral & Cremation Services, 502 N. Main St., Auburn. Burial will be in Fairfield Center Cemetery.

David Sutton STURGIS, Mich. — David Henry Sutton, 73, died Monday, July 29, 2013. Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Hackman Family Funeral Home, Rosenberg Chapel in Sturgis with the Rev. David Porter officiating. Interment and graveside services will follow at Burr Oak Cemetery. Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials are to Hospice of Sturgis.

Virginia Castator MENNIFEE, Calif. — Virginia Catherine Castator, 95, formerly of Kendallville, Ind., died Friday, July 26, 2013, at the Sunny Rose Glen Senior Care in Mennifee Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, at Lake View Cemetery in Kendallville. Memorials may be made to Health Essentials Hospice Service, 11801 Pierce St., Suite 220, Riverside, CA 92505. Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville is in charge of arrangements.

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Celso De La Cruz LIGONIER — Celso De La Cruz, 56, of Ligonier, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Calling is Friday from 2-8 p.m. at Yeager Funeral Home.

Edward Smith KENDALLVILLE — Edward L. Smith, 71, of Kendallville died Monday, July 29, 2013, at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville. There will be no visitation or services. Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville is in charge of arrangements.

Death In The News • Eileen Brennan of ‘Private Benjamin’ fame dies at 80 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eileen Brennan, who went from musical comedy on Broadway to wringing laughs out of memorable characters in such films as “Private Benjamin” and “Clue,” has died. She Breannan was 80. Brennan’s managers, Jessica Moresco and Al Onorato, said she died Sunday at home in Burbank after a battle with bladder cancer. Brennan got her first big role on the New York stage in “Little Mary Sunshine,” but it was a series of sharp-tongued roles that won her fans on television and in movies, including gruff Army Capt. Doreen Lewis in 1980’s “Private Benjamin,” aloof Mrs. Peacock in 1985’s “Clue” and mean orphanage superintendent Miss Bannister in 1988’s “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking.”

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Attorney: Law on Angola’s side in Showgirl fight BY MIKE MARTURELLO

ANGOLA — A member of Angola’s legal team in its fight against Showgirl says a favorable ruling on its motions could result in the case being resolved quite fast. The case between Showgirl against the city is coming to a relatively quick conclusion. Attorney Robert Keen, part of the city’s legal team of four attorneys, said Tuesday if U.S. District Court Judge Robert L. Miller rules favorably on the city’s motions, moving forward with the case would be moot. The city filed motions seeking dismissal of all but one claim against it on July 18, and a similar motion is expected for the remaining claim.

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“If (the judge) grants our motions, there won’t be a need for a preliminary injunction,” Keen said. The preliminary injunction would come from Showgirl and, if granted would pave the way for the strip club to open in the former Slider’s Grill and Bar building at 310 W. Wendell Jacob Ave. Showgirl owner Alva Butler, Fort Wayne, and the city have been fighting over whether Butler could open almost since he bought the building at an Aug. 9, 2012, auction. Should Butler’s motion for a preliminary injunction prevail, Keen said the city most likely would appeal Miller’s decision. Angola’s legal team feels the city acted within its constitutional rights in crafting laws that would prevent a strip club from opening at the former Slider’s property, Keen said.

“Everything the city did was constitutional and perfectly legal,” Keen said. Butler’s attorneys maintain the city delayed granting him permits in order to craft legislation that would not allow him to open at the Slider’s location. Showgirl attorney Matthew Hoffer said it was obvious that the city enacted legislation to prevent Showgirl from opening, which is against Butler’s constitutional rights. In a teleconference held Thursday, Miller ordered the two parties to file motions then set the hearing for oral arguments on both. Angola’s attorneys are supposed to file a motion for summary judgment by Aug. 9. Butler’s attorneys are supposed to file a motion for preliminary injunction and reply to the city’s filing by Aug. 21. The city has until Sept. 9 to reply to

the preliminary injunction. Other procedural deadlines on the motions have been set, then both parties will be present in a hearing Oct. 25. “Hopefully, shortly thereafter we will have an order from the court … that allows Showgirl to open and operate,” Hoffer said on Monday. Keen said if the judge rules in the city’s favor, there will be no need for the Oct. 25 hearing. Nonetheless, the hearing, if it occurs, should provide at least a glimpse of where the case is headed, Keen said. “The way the briefing schedule is set we’re certainly going to know a lot more by the end of October,” Keen said. Butler’s suit against the city was filed in March after a number of events prevented him from opening a strip club in Angola. Butler is founder of the Showgirl clubs in Fort Wayne, of which there

are now two; there had been three. The company has been in business 25 years. Butler alleges by being denied a business license by the city, his civil rights were violated. After being denied a permit to operate in Angola, Butler appealed that decision on the local level, which was also denied. In March Butler sued the city in U.S. Federal District Court in Fort Wayne, claiming his First and 14th Amendment rights had been violated by Angola officials. Butler claims when he bought the property last year, it met all the current zoning requirements to operate as a strip club. The suit claims Angola knew of Butler’s intentions but delayed granting him permits in order to enact new ordinances that would prevent him from operating at the former Slider’s location.



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Specialty plate form goes online Thursday INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s yearlong moratorium on requests for new specialty license plates will end Thursday when the Bureau of Motor Vehicles posts new application forms online for the state’s revamped specialty plate program, state officials told a legislative panel Tuesday. BMV general counsel Elizabeth Murphy told members of a fledgling legislative committee that will review those applications that applications for specialty plates must be submitted by April 1, 2014. The first new specialty plates won’t be issued until January 2015. State lawmakers this year overhauled Indiana’s specialty license plate system following a controversy over plates issued to the Indiana Youth Group, a support group for gay teenagers. The state said the group violated its contract by issuing low-numbered plates to donors and volunteers and canceled the plates, along with those of two other groups, last year.


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the bus at the time and performed later that night at Joe Louis Arena. Hammond says a police dog indicated the presence of drugs on the bus and that drug paraphernalia and a small amount of marijuana were found.

member of the State Board of Education, which hired Bennett, said she remains confident in the job he is doing. “If true, it is troubling,” said Sally Bradshaw, a board member and former chief of staff under Bush. “But Florida has had to adjust our own school grading system to ensure that the grading formula is applied uniformly, and my sense is that that may be what happened in Indiana in this case.” Indiana uses the A-F grades to determine which schools get taken over by the state and whether students seeking state-funded vouchers to attend private school need to first spend a year in public school. They also help determine how much state funding schools receive. A low grade also can detract from a neighborhood and drive homebuyers elsewhere. After Bennett learned



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about a likely low grade for Christel House, he fired off a Sept. 12 email to his chief of staff. “This will be a HUGE problem for us,” Bennett wrote. “They need to understand that anything less than an A for Christel House compromises all of our accountability work.” Ritz, a Democrat who defeated Bennett in his re-election bid last November, said the department also will work to create a new accountability system based on individual student academic performance and growth. “Accountability only works when the people making decisions are both fair and transparent,” she said in a statement. Republican Senate Pro Tem David Long called for annual third-party audits of the A-F grades to restore public confidence in the ratings. “The big issue is the fact that it would appear

one or more school’s grade was manipulated. That’s completely unacceptable,” Long said. “The system has to be one that all the schools, parents and kids can count on as being fair and impartial. If there’s one thing that can’t be allowed, it’s that any school grades can ever be allowed to be manipulated again.” Bennett, who now is reworking Florida’s grading system as that state’s education commissioner, denied that DeHaan’s Christel House Academy school received special treatment. He said discovering that the charter would receive a low grade raised broader concerns with grades for other “combined” schools — those that included multiple grade levels — across the state. Bennett downplayed the emails on Tuesday, repeating his assertion that he took action because he was concerned there was a flaw in the formula.

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The derailment occurred near Santiago de Compostela, a city in northwestern Spain, late last Wednesday. Some 66 people injured in the crash are still hospitalized, 15 of them in critical condition. The accident cast a pall over the city, which is the last stop for the faithful who make it to the end of the El Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route.

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218 passengers in eight carriages, hurtled off the tracks and slammed into a concrete wall, killing 79 people. On Tuesday, investigators looking into the crash announced their preliminary findings from analysis of the train’s data-recording “black boxes,” suggesting that human error appears to be the cause of Spain’s worst railway disaster in decades.

with the 703rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, he is “excited for where the wind blows him.” In addition to his job, Petrie is excited to hunt, fish and check out local sports such as curling. “I’ve never lived on my own or had to cook my own food, because the academy took care of all that for us,” Petrie said. “ I’m excited about becoming my own man. I’m going to be in officer with a unit that I am in charge of. It’s exciting to have that responsibility after four years of working

toward being able to handle it.” But Petrie, who grew up on Skinner Lake, also will miss the small-town mentality of Albion. “The community I live in is really warm and welcoming, and I don’t know if I’ll have that in Anchorage right away,” Petrie said. “I will miss that cohesion we have here in Albion. If you asked me my favorite place in the world, I would without a doubt say Camp Lutherhaven.”

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Police officers because of the meth lab he carried in a hooded sweatshirt he wore when he was arrested Oct. 3, 2012. “Andrew Ramey is not a bad person, … but he’s an addict who put a lot of people at risk because he made a bad decision,” Clouse said. Ramey knew the meth lab was dangerous, Clouse said. When officers tackled him as he fled, he yelled, “It’s gonna pop!” The prosecutor said that meant he knew it could explode. Clouse said the issue for his office was to balance two concerns. “We did this for community safety and we did this as the best way to rehabilitate Andrew Ramey,” he said. In requesting a sentence, Clouse calculated the

maximum time it takes a defendant to “dry out” from meth, how long the Clean Living Is Freedom Forever program takes to complete, the maximum time needed to complete a GED and the credit time for educational achievement and good behavior in prison. Clouse requested that Ramey be sentenced to 25 years in prison with 15 years to be served and 10 years suspended and on probation. “This is a textbook case of a meth addict,” Kirsch said. “You obviously did some stupid things when you were high, including running from the police officers.” Kirsch said Ramey could use his time in prison to beat his addiction and become a positive member of society. “You have the possibility of turning your life around,”

he said. On the A felony, Kirsch sentenced Ramey to 20 years of incarceration with eight years to be served — the first seven in prison, and one year on Community Corrections. Kirsch suspended 12 years of the sentence and placed Ramey on probation for four years. Kirsch sentenced Ramey to seven years in prison on the B felony and one year in jail on the misdemeanor, with all the sentences to be served at the same time. Kirsch requested that Ramey be placed at a prison with the Clean Living Is Freedom Forever program and educational programs. While on probation, Ramey must have a substance-abuse evaluation, complete any required follow-up and pay a $500 fine and $368 court costs.

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Texas A&M said Tuesday that redshirt freshman Polo Manukainiu and a friend who was joining the Utah football team this fall were among three people killed in a single-car rollover crash in the high desert of northern New Mexico, stunning both schools just days before fall practices begin. Manukainiu Manukainiu, a 19-year-old defensive lineman for the Aggies, and 18-year-old Utah recruit Gaius “Keio” Vaenuku were killed, officials from both schools said. The wreck happened Monday evening on U.S. 550 near Cuba, N.M., about 85 miles north of Albuquerque, as the group of five was returning from Salt Lake City to suburban Dallas, where three of them had ties to prep football power Trinity High School in Euless. The southbound 2002 Toyota Sequoia drifted off the sagebrush-lined highway, New Mexico State Police spokesman Emmanuel T. Gutierrez said. The driver, 18-year-old Siaosi Salesi Uhatafe Jr. of Euless, over-corrected, causing the vehicle to lose control and roll several times. Alcohol wasn’t involved and it appeared the driver was the only one wearing a seatbelt, investigators said. Manukainiu and 13-yearold passenger Andrew “Lolo” Uhatafe died at the scene after they were ejected from the vehicle, Gutierrez said. Vaenuku was pronounced dead in an ambulance that responded to the accident. The driver and his father, Salesi Uhatafe, were taken to the San Juan Medical Center in Farmington, N.M., and suffered only minor injuries, authorities said. Siaosi Uhatafe was a stepbrother of Manukainiu and, like Vaenuku, also is a Utah recruit. Manukainiu had apparently traveled to Salt Lake City for some relaxation, tweeting Sunday: “It’s always good to get away from the Texas Heat for the weekend. Utah got that breezeeeeeee.” On Monday, hours before the accident, he tweeted: “22 hour drive back to Texas on no sleep. Oh my.” Manukainiu played football at Trinity High and was part of the Aggies’ 2012 signing class. He was a recreation, parks and tourism science major, the school said, and is survived by his mother, Lima Uhatafe of Euless. “We lost a terrific young man,” Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin said.

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Cubs catcher Welington Castillo, left, forces out Milwaukee runner Jonathan Lucroy at home on a

fielder’s choice by Caleb Gindl during the fourth inning Tuesday.

Brewers edge Cubs CHICAGO (AP) — Jean Segura hit a solo homer and the go-ahead double, Khris Davis added a three-run shot, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 after Yovani Gallardo left with a hamstring injury in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Tuesday. Davis’ homer in the seventh on the first pitch from reliever James Russell (1-3) wiped out a 5-2 deficit, and Segura capped the four-run rally with an RBI double, giving the Brewers a 6-5 lead. Milwaukee survived a major scare after Joe Henderson came on in the ninth. He walked a pinch-hitting Dioner Navarro and Welington Castillo, who drove

a 2-0 pitch just foul beyond the left-field wall. Henderson then retired Cody Ransom on a fly to center to give him 13 saves in 16 chances. Segura and Yuniesky Betancourt hit solo homers as Milwaukee built a 2-0 lead, but that unraveled in the fifth. The Cubs tied season highs with five runs and six hits in the inning, while Gallardo limped off the field with tightness in his left hamstring. He came up clutching his leg after delivering a 1-2 pitch to Darwin Barney with two out and the bases loaded and immediately left the game. Barney delivered a tying two-run single off John Axford,

and Castillo, Carlos Villanueva and David DeJesus followed with run-scoring singles to make it 5-2. Gallardo, whose name has come up in trade rumors, allowed three runs and six hits. After Axford got knocked around, Rob Wooten (1-0), Brandon Kintzler and Michael Gonzalez each pitched a scoreless inning before the Cubs threatened against Henderson. Villanueva, who gave up six hits and four runs in 6 1-3 innings for Chicago, was in line for the win after dropping his previous three starts. He left to a nice ovation with a three-run lead and runners on first and third after Betancourt singled.

ANDERSON (AP) — Colts tackle Brandon McKinney was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, costing the team one big piece of its rebuilt defensive line. The 345-pound McKinney was lost one day after coach Chuck Pagano said he had swelling in his surgically-repaired left knee. McKinney spent all of last season on injured reserve, too, after injuring the knee during a preseason game. To replace McKinney, the Colts pulled linebacker C.O. Prime off of waivers. Prime had been waived earlier to make room for another linebacker, Josh McNary, who was cleared to start practicing after serving a two-year stint in the U.S. Army. McKinney watched the afternoon practice but did not participate, and Pagano did not take questions following the afternoon practice to explain why the decision was made. “He had swelling in his knee, something that hasn’t happened because he was doing great,” Pagano said in explaining why McKinney did not practice Monday morning. “He had a little bit of swelling so we just held him out.” It was a tough day for the Colts, who also saw rookie offensive lineman Khaled Holmes carted off the field with a right ankle injury. The severity of that injury isn’t known, but the fourth-round draft pick was expected to compete for playing time at center and guard. He blocked for former Southern California quarterback Matt Barkley in high school and college.

Bucs top Cards in 11 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alex Presley hit a game-ending single with two outs in the 11th inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a doubleheader on Tuesday. Presley hit a sharp bouncer that deflected off the glove of pitcher Kevin Siegrist (0-1) and away from shortstop Pete Kozma, who was moving toward second base. Kozma could not recover and the ball rolled into the outfield, allowing Russell Martin to sprint all the way home from second base. With the win, the Pirates moved into first-place in the NL Central, at least briefly. The Cardinals have lost a season-high five straight. Vin Mazzarro (6-2) picked up the win as starter A.J. Burnett and

five relievers held the Cardinals to just six hits. St. Louis has scored five runs in its last 47 innings. Lance Lynn was dominant in six innings for the Cardinals but was long gone by the time Presley came through against Siegrist. Pittsburgh has won the first two games of an important five-game set that could shape the pennant race. The Pirates did it the way they’ve done it for most of the first four months of the season, riding another stellar effort from baseball’s top pitching staff and getting just enough offense to win. The Cardinals had a chance to take the lead in the 10th but Matt Holliday hit into his NL-leading 24th double play with two on and one out. St. Louis went just 1 for 10 with runners in scoring position.


Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn delivers during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday.

Eifert off to impressive start for Bengals CINCINNATI (AP) — No question who’s one of the early stars of filming for the Cincinnati Bengals’ latest appearance on “Hard Knocks.” Whenever the camera crews shoot footage of people catching the ball, rookie tight end Tyler Eifert is in the frame often. Just as planned. The 21st overall pick out of Notre Dame was expected to add another dimension to Cincinnati’s run-of-the-mill passing game, which ranked only 17th in the league last season. With All-Pro receiver A.J. Green sidelined by a knee injury in camp, Eifert has been getting the ball more than many others with a lot more experience. Cincinnati may have found someone to take the defense’s focus off Green. “He’s done everything we thought and more,” offensive coordinator Jay Gruden said. “He’s just one of those guys that when he makes a play, you kind of look around and see if anybody else saw what he just did. “He’s running routes and catching the ball. He’s very natural at what he does. He can beat man coverage no problem. He can beat zones. He’s got a great feel for the game.” Those who have covered him the first five days of camp have been impressed. Eifert comes up with the ball even when there’s someone right on top of him. “He’s got a different skill-set than a lot of tight ends, I think, as far as the way he runs routes,” cornerback Terence Newman said. “He’s a big guy, but he moves kind of like he


Former Notre Dame star Tyler Eifert has been solid early in training camp for the Cincinnati Bengals.

could be a big wideout. It’s kind of like the 49ers, what they do with Vernon Davis. He’s versatile and he can do anything they ask him to do. “He’s going to be somebody to be reckoned with this year, for sure.”

Green emerged into one of the NFL’s best receivers during his first two seasons, but Cincinnati hasn’t been able to develop a consistent complement. Green had 97 catches for 1,350 yards and 11 touchdowns last season. The Bengals’ next-best receiver was Andrew Hawkins with only 51 catches for 533 yards and four touchdowns. No other receiver had more than 18 catches. Eifert was a dependable receiver at Notre Dame, where he lined up in the slot and at wide receiver positions. The Bengals plan to use him more like a receiver in two tight-end formations with Jermaine Gresham. Given his progress in camp, it looks like that will be an option from the outset. “It’s an extra piece,” Hawkins said. “Every year, guys are added to the offense, whether at wide receiver, running back, tight end. There’s somebody new with unique abilities that will change things up a little bit. “He’s just another piece added to the offense. Hopefully it goes well for us, and so far it has. He’s done extremely well this camp and has such a great feel for the game.” The Bengals had two main questions about Eifert: How well can he block and how quickly can he pick up the offense? They’ll learn more about the blocking during preseason games. For now, he’s working on figuring out what’s expected in the passing game. “I’m still trying to learn the offense, make sure I know all the plays and different positions,” Eifert said.





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Steelers running back Isaac Redman (33) goes through drills during practice at the team training facility in

Latrobe, Pa., on Monday. Several running backs are competing for playing time for Pittsburgh.

Steelers staging backfield battle LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Mike Tomlin tried to sound resolute. The look on his face however, suggested otherwise. Asked if he was sending a message by having rookie running back Le’Veon Bell take snaps with the first team at the end of his third practice as a professional football player earlier this week, the Pittsburgh Steelers coach failed to fight back a smile as he answered. “None,” Tomlin said before quickly adding “but I’m sure you guys will run with it so go ahead.” Hey, why not? The battle for the right to replace the departed Rashard Mendenhall has been simmering since the moment the Steelers selected Bell with the 48th overall pick in the NFL draft. Even though the team signed restricted free agents Jonathan Dwyer and Isaac Redman to one-year tenders, there’s little doubt the

21-year-old Bell has a future lining up behind quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Redman and Dwyer are simply hoping to hold off that future for as long as they can. The duo combined for 1,033 yards while splitting carries with Mendenhall in 2012 but couldn’t stay healthy, leaving their ability to become a true feature back in question. Each worked aggressively in the offseason to shed weight, hoping slimmer waistlines would lead to a heavier workload. Dwyer estimates he dropped 25-30 pounds while Redman cut 15 pounds off his 6-foot frame. “This is definitely the best shape I have ever been in since I have been in the league,” Dwyer said. “I just want to continue to be like this the rest of my career.” A career that will likely continue elsewhere next season if he fails to gain any traction this fall. The

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same goes for Redman, who rushed for a 121 yards in a loss to Denver in the playoffs two years ago and has shown flashes of brilliance but can’t seem to stay out of the training room. The issue isn’t necessarily production, but persistence. Every step forward for both players has been met by a step back. Dwyer posted consecutive 100-yard games last October only to go down with a hamstring injury. Redman responded by piling up a career-high 147 yards in a victory over the Giants but was ineffective a week later against the Chiefs and collected just 26 carries total over the final seven games. Dwyer wasn’t the same after his hamstring healed. A pair of ill-timed fumbles didn’t help matters. While the Steelers hardly batted an eye when the enigmatic Mendenhall opted to sign with Arizona in free agency, they also left little doubt

Redman and Dwyer little wiggle room when they picked up Bell in the second round in April. Bell is younger, taller (6-2) and more versatile than either of the two players he’s competing again. In addition to leading the nation with 383 carries last fall at Michigan State, he also caught 32 passes. After spending most of the last four years sending Mendenhall on the field on first and second down and bringing him out in true passing situations, Bell gives the Steelers a well-rounded option. One that is humble but well aware of the expectations. “I’m just going to compete,” Bell said. “I’ve been competing from day one. Just make those other guys better, make the other running backs better, and at the same time they’re going to make me better. I’m going to help this team the best that I can.”

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The shout comes from someone in the crowd at the Arizona Cardinals training camp, “Go Honey Badger.” It’s a nickname Tyrann Mathieu wanted to leave behind, a reminder of the sorry premature end to his college career as he looks to make it in the NFL. “I tried to,” he said of his attempt to get rid of the moniker, “but it’s on my shoulder. I just go with the flow. We’ll see what happens.” It’s so far, so good a few days into his first NFL training camp. The Cardinals are helping the likable, diminutive defensive back. Meanwhile, Mathieu is flying all over the field, trying to make the kind of plays that made him a sensation before everything fell apart in Baton Rouge. “He’s a lovable kid,” coach Bruce Arians said on Tuesday. “They want him to succeed. We all do. He knows what it takes and he’s got a really good support group.” Mathieu, a Heisman Trophy finalist in 2011, was kicked off LSU’s team before the start of last season for failed drug tests. His image and NFL future took another hit a few weeks later when he and three former teammates were arrested on marijuana charges after police officers found 10 bags of pot and drug paraphernalia in his Baton Rouge apartment. When he appeared at his introductory news conference with the Cardinals, said he wanted to abandon his nickname of “Honey Badger” because of all the problems associated with his time at LSU. “I understand that there’s a lot of people who love it and can’t let it go,” he said then, “but for me, I want people to recognize me as Tyrann. I don’t have anything against the

nickname, it’s just that Honey Badger happened during such a dark time.” The Cardinals decided Mathieu’s talent was worth the risk, drafting him in the third round. But in an unusual step, Mathieu’s contract did not get his entire $662,500 salary bonus at first. He got $265,000 with the remainder spread out over the next three seasons, as long as he does not get suspended for substance abuse. Meanwhile, he’s subjected to periodic drug tests. “I think everything’s going good,” Mathieu said. “It’s been extremely positive for me. A ton of guys in the locker room, they all support me. I mean, they all knew my situation and they all hold me accountable. I think that’s something I needed coming into the NFL.” Mostly a cornerback in college, Mathieu is working at the safety position as well as at corner in the Cardinals’ “nickel” configuration. “He’s learning how to play safety,” Arians said. “He can cover sideline to sideline. He’s shown the range, he’s shown the speed to fill the alley, and I know he can tackle. He knows how to play nickel. He’s played it his whole life, so that’s a natural for him. I love the competition that he’s bringing, picking up some older guys’ games to stay with him.” Mathieu said he’s more comfortable playing inside. “I’m a ball hawk,” he said. “Too many times on the outside you’ve got to focus on your man rather than just vision the quarterback. I like inside cornerback way more. You see the quarterback and it just gives you more opportunities to make a play.” Arians has talked about putting Peterson and Mathieu both back to receive punts.

Pacers confident bench is better INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers believe they have put a key piece in place to challenge for an NBA title when they recently traded for veteran forward Luis Scola. The Pacers had previously added guards C.J. Watson and Donald Sloan and forwards Chris Copeland and draft pick Solomon Hill. Pacers coach Frank Vogel said topping it off with the acquisition of Scola put a smile on his face. “The final piece to Larry Bird’s overhaul of our bench, which was inconsistent, really, the past couple of years,” Vogel said. “He and I both believe very strongly in playing with depth and having a strong bench. Changes we made this summer are clearly

going to bring an element to this team that we haven’t had in the past.” The Pacers took the Miami Heat to seven games in the Eastern Conference finals last season, and now, armed with new weapons, Vogel isn’t shying away about talk of a championship. “We’ve got a shot the next couple years to go for it all, and we’re going for it all,” Vogel said. Scola said an NBA title is the only thing missing from his career. The Argentine has won an Olympic gold medal and a world championship. “I’m 33 years old,” he said. “I don’t know how many more years I’m going to play. The older you are, the more you know that it is all about winning. Nobody

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really cares whatever you do in a bad team or what numbers you had if you’ve never played in the playoffs or anything.” Scola will be important because he fills the void left when Tyler Hansbrough, last year’s backup power forward, wasn’t brought back. He will provide a sorely needed offensive punch to a unit that bogged the team down in the playoffs. “He improves our basketball IQ,” Vogel said. “He’s one of the smartest players that this league’s ever seen. He’s one of the savviest players at the power forward position that this league’s ever seen. All his international experience — he’s just a guy that really makes his teammates better, makes the offense flow. It’s just a great addition and a great

upgrade to our club.” The 6-9, 245-pound Scola played five seasons with the Houston Rockets and last season with the Suns. He has career averages of 14.2 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. He started 67 of 82 games for Phoenix last season and 410 of 468 regular season games in his career. He has no problem coming off the bench for Indiana. “I feel like I’m a starter, but this situation puts me in a place that I’m not a starter anymore, and it wasn’t my choice, but I’m going to embrace my role,” he said. “I’m not here to break anything. I know this team has a great chemistry. I’m not going to be the guy who breaks it up. I’m very happy to doing an important role on a good team.”

Tigers win on slam DETROIT (AP) — Alex Avila hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the sixth inning off Stephen Strasburg and the Detroit Tigers beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 Tuesday night. Anibal Sanchez (9-7) gave up one run, five hits and two walks over seven innings for Detroit. Jose Veras, a day after being acquired from Houston, was perfect in the eighth in


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National League Standings East Division Atlanta Washington Philadelphia New York Miami Central Division Pittsburgh St. Louis Cincinnati Chicago Milwaukee West Division

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W L Pct GB Los Angeles 56 48 .538 — Arizona 54 51 .514 2½ Colorado 51 56 .477 6½ San Diego 49 58 .458 8½ San Francisco 46 58 .442 10 Monday’s Games Pittsburgh 9, St. Louis 2 Atlanta 9, Colorado 8, 10 innings N.Y. Mets 6, Miami 5 Milwaukee 5, Chicago Cubs 0 San Diego 2, Cincinnati 1 Tuesday’s Games Milwaukee 6, Chicago Cubs 5, 1st game Pittsburgh 2, St. Louis 1, 11 innings, 1st game San Francisco at Philadelphia, late Detroit 5, Washington 1 Arizona at Tampa Bay, late Colorado at Atlanta, late N.Y. Mets at Miami, late St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 7:35 p.m., late Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 2nd game, late Cincinnati at San Diego, late N.Y. Yankees at L.A. Dodgers, late Wednesday’s Games Washington (G.Gonzalez 7-3) at Detroit (Verlander 10-8), 1:08 p.m. Cincinnati (H.Bailey 5-10) at San Diego (Stults 8-9), 3:40 p.m. San Francisco (Gaudin 4-2) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 9-7), 7:05 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 13-6) at Pittsburgh (Locke 9-3), 7:05 p.m. Arizona (Miley 7-8) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 10-3), 7:10 p.m. Colorado (Chatwood 7-3) at Atlanta (Minor 10-5), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Mejia 1-0) at Miami (H.Alvarez 1-1), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (W.Peralta 7-10) at Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 6-11), 8:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 10-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 10-6), 10:10 p.m. Thursday’s Games N.Y. Mets at Miami, 12:40 p.m. Arizona at Texas, 7:05 p.m. San Francisco at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Colorado at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m.

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L 45 48 51 57 64

Pct GB .571 — .547 2½ .500 7½ .441 13½ .384 19½

W L Pct GB Oakland 63 43 .594 — Texas 57 49 .538 6 Seattle 50 55 .476 12½ Los Angeles 48 56 .462 14 Houston 35 70 .333 27½ Monday’s Games Tampa Bay 2, Boston 1 Cleveland 3, Chicago White Sox 2 Texas 4, L.A. Angels 3 Oakland 9, Toronto 4 Tuesday’s Games Baltimore 4, Houston 3 Cleveland 7, Chicago White Sox 4 Detroit 5, Washington 1 Arizona at Tampa Bay, late Seattle at Boston, late L.A. Angels at Texas, late Kansas City at Minnesota, late Toronto at Oakland, late N.Y. Yankees at L.A. Dodgers, late Wednesday’s Games Washington (G.Gonzalez 7-3) at Detroit (Verlander 10-8), 1:08 p.m. Toronto (Dickey 8-11) at Oakland (Colon 14-3), 3:35 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Peavy 8-4) at Cleveland (Kluber 7-5), 7:05 p.m. Houston (Bedard 3-8) at Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 8-4), 7:05 p.m. Arizona (Miley 7-8) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 10-3), 7:10 p.m. Seattle (Iwakuma 10-4) at Boston (Lackey 7-8), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Williams 5-7) at Texas (M.Perez 3-3), 8:05 p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 10-7) at Minnesota (Correia 7-7), 8:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 10-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 10-6), 10:10 p.m. Thursday’s Games Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 12:05 p.m. Kansas City at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m. Arizona at Texas, 7:05 p.m. Houston at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Seattle at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Toronto at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.

Major League Summaries NATIONAL LEAGUE Brewers 6, Cubs 5, First Game Brewers ab r hbi Cubs ab r hbi Weeks 2b 5 0 0 0 DeJess cf 5 0 2 1 Aoki rf-cf-rf 5 1 1 0 Lake lf 5 00 0 Segura ss 4 1 2 2 Rizzo 1b 3 1 2 0 Lucroy c 3 0 1 0 Schrhlt rf 4 0 1 0 Kintzlr p 0 0 0 0 Gilles ph-rf 1 0 0 0 McGnzl p 0 0 0 0 StCastr ss 5 1 1 0 Hndrsn p 0 0 0 0 Valuen 3b 4 1 1 0 CGomz cf 2 0 0 0 Barney 2b 4 1 1 2 Wooten p 0 0 0 0 DNavrr ph 0 0 0 0 Maldnd ph-c 1 0 0 0 TrWood pr 0 0 0 0 Gindl lf-rf-lf 4 0 2 0 Castillo c 4 1 3 1 Bianchi 3b 3 1 0 0 Villanv p 3 0 1 1 YBtncr 1b 4 2 3 1 Russell p 0 0 0 0 Gallard p 2 0 0 0 Borbon ph 1 0 0 0 Axford p 0 0 0 0 BParkr p 0 0 0 0 KDavis lf 1 1 1 3 Ransm ph 1 0 0 0 LSchfr cf 1 0 0 0 Totals 35 6106 Totals 40 5125 Milwaukee 000 110 400—6 Chicago 000 050 000—5 E—Segura (12). DP—Chicago 1. LOB—Milwaukee 5, Chicago 13. 2B— Segura (13), Lucroy (15), Castillo (17). HR—Segura (12), Y.Betancourt (12), K.Davis (2). SB—Aoki 2 (16). CS— Segura (6). Milwaukee IP H R ERBBSO Gallardo 4 2-3 6 3 3 3 1 Axford 1-3 4 2 2 0 1 Wooten W,1-0 1 0 0 0 0 2 Kintzler H,12 1 1 0 0 0 1 Mic.Gonzalez H,9 1 1 0 0 0 2 Henderson S,13-16 1 0 0 0 2 1 Chicago IP H R ERBBSO Villanueva 6 1-3 6 4 4 2 6 Russell L,1-3 2-3 3 2 2 1 0 B.Parker 2 1 0 0 0 2 Umpires—Home, Jim Reynolds; First, Mike Muchlinski; Second, Mike Estabrook; Third, Jeff Nelson. T—3:45. A—34,996 (41,019). Pirates 2, Cardinals 1, 11 innings Cards ab r hbi Bucs ab r hbi MCrpnt 2b 4 0 0 0 SMarte lf 4 0 1 0 Jay cf 4 0 1 0 Walker 2b 4 0 0 0 Hollidy lf 5 0 2 1 McCtch cf 4 1 1 0 Beltran rf 5 0 0 0 PAlvrz 3b 4 0 1 1 MAdms 1b 4 0 0 0 RMartn c 4 1 0 0 T.Cruz c 5 0 1 0 GJones 1b 3 0 0 0 Descals 3b 5 0 0 0 GSnchz ph0 00 0 Siegrist p 0 0 0 0 Presley rf 5 0 2 1 Kozma ss 3 1 1 0 Barmes ss 4 0 0 0 Lynn p 2 0 1 0 AJBrnt p 2 0 0 0 Craig ph 1 0 0 0 JuWlsn p 0 0 0 0 Maness p 0 0 0 0 JHrrsn ph 1 0 1 0 Choate p 0 0 0 0 Melncn p 0 0 0 0 Rosnthl p 0 0 0 0 Morris p 0 0 0 0 SRonsn ph 0 0 0 0 Tabata ph 1 0 0 0 Blazek p 0 0 0 0 Mazzar p 0 0 0 0 Freese 3b 0 0 0 0 Totals 38 1 6 1 Totals 36 2 6 2 St. Louis 001 000 000 00—1 Pittsburgh 100 000 000 01—2 One out when winning run scored. E—Jay (1), Descalso (9), G.Jones (7). DP—Pittsburgh 2. LOB—St. Louis 9, Pittsburgh 10. 2B—Kozma (17), McCutchen (28), P.Alvarez (10). S—S. Marte.

St. Louis IP H R ERBBSO Lynn 6 3 1 1 2 7 Maness 1 2-3 1 0 0 1 0 Choate 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Rosenthal 1 1 0 0 0 1 Blazek 1 0 0 0 1 3 Siegrist L,0-1 1-3 1 1 1 2 0 Pittsburgh IP H R ERBBSO A.J.Burnett 7 3 1 1 3 9 Ju.Wilson 1 1 0 0 0 1 Melancon 1 1 0 0 0 0 Morris 1 1 0 0 1 0 Mazzaro W,6-2 1 0 0 0 1 0 WP—A.J.Burnett. Umpires—Home, Eric Cooper; First, Cory Blaser; Second, Chad Fairchild; Third, Jeff Kellogg. T—3:50. A—0 (38,362).

Major League Leaders NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING—CJohnson, Atlanta, .339; YMolina, St. Louis, .331; Cuddyer, Colorado, .329; Craig, St. Louis, .321; Votto, Cincinnati, .318; Segura, Milwaukee, .315; MCarpenter, St. Louis, .314. RUNS—MCarpenter, St. Louis, 79; CGonzalez, Colorado, 72; Votto, Cincinnati, 72; Choo, Cincinnati, 71; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 66; Holliday, St. Louis, 65; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 65. RBI—Goldschmidt, Arizona, 85; Phillips, Cincinnati, 81; Craig, St. Louis, 79; Bruce, Cincinnati, 73; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 69; DBrown, Philadelphia, 69; CGonzalez, Colorado, 69. HITS—Segura, Milwaukee, 131; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 126; Votto, Cincinnati, 126; Craig, St. Louis, 124; DanMurphy, New York, 121; DWright, New York, 120; YMolina, St. Louis, 119. DOUBLES—MCarpenter, St. Louis, 32; Bruce, Cincinnati, 31; YMolina, St. Louis, 30; Rizzo, Chicago, 30; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 28; Posey, San Francisco, 28; Desmond, Washington, 27; GParra, Arizona, 27. TRIPLES—CGomez, Milwaukee, 9; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 8; Segura, Milwaukee, 8; Span, Washington, 7; CGonzalez, Colorado, 6; DWright, New York, 6; Hechavarria, Miami, 5. HOME RUNS—PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 27; CGonzalez, Colorado, 26; DBrown, Philadelphia, 24; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 23; Bruce, Cincinnati, 22; Uggla, Atlanta, 21; Beltran, St. Louis, 19; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 19. STOLEN BASES—ECabrera, San Diego, 36; Segura, Milwaukee, 31; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 30; CGomez, Milwaukee, 26; Revere, Philadelphia, 22; CGonzalez, Colorado, 21; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 21; EYoung, New York, 21. PITCHING—Wainwright, St. Louis, 13-6; Corbin, Arizona, 12-2; Lynn, St. Louis, 12-5; Zimmermann, Washington, 12-6; Liriano, Pittsburgh, 11-4; 8 tied at 10. ERA—Kershaw, Los Angeles, 1.96; Harvey, New York, 2.11; Locke, Pittsburgh, 2.15; Corbin, Arizona, 2.24; Wainwright, St. Louis, 2.51; Leake, Cincinnati, 2.59; Fernandez, Miami, 2.71. STRIKEOUTS—Harvey, New York, 164; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 156; Samardzija, Chicago, 146; Wainwright, St. Louis, 145; HBailey, Cincinnati, 138; Lincecum, San Francisco, 137; Latos, Cincinnati, 136; GGonzalez, Washington, 136. SAVES—Kimbrel, Atlanta, 31; Grilli, Pittsburgh, 30; Mujica, St. Louis, 30; RSoriano, Washington, 26; Chapman, Cincinnati, 24; Romo, San Francisco, 24; Gregg, Chicago, 22; Cishek, Miami, 22. AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING—MiCabrera, Detroit, .360; DOrtiz, Boston, .329; Trout, Los Angeles, .324; Mauer, Minnesota, .324; Loney, Tampa Bay, .317; TorHunter, Detroit, .313; ABeltre, Texas, .309. RUNS—MiCabrera, Detroit, 78; CDavis, Baltimore, 74; AJones, Baltimore, 73; Trout, Los Angeles, 70; Bautista, Toronto, 68; Encarnacion, Toronto, 67; DeJennings, Tampa Bay, 67. RBI—MiCabrera, Detroit, 99; CDavis, Baltimore, 97; Encarnacion, Toronto, 84; Fielder, Detroit, 75; AJones, Baltimore, 74; NCruz, Texas, 71; Cano, New York, 70. HITS—MiCabrera, Detroit, 136; Machado, Baltimore, 135; Trout, Los Angeles, 133; ABeltre, Texas, 129; AJones, Baltimore, 129; Ellsbury, Boston, 125; TorHunter, Detroit, 122; Pedroia, Boston, 122. DOUBLES—Machado, Baltimore, 39; Mauer, Minnesota, 31; CDavis, Baltimore, 30; Trout, Los Angeles, 30; Napoli, Boston, 28; JhPeralta, Detroit, 28; JCastro, Houston, 27. TRIPLES—Trout, Los Angeles, 8; Ellsbury, Boston, 7; Drew, Boston, 6; Gardner, New York, 5; DeJennings, Tampa Bay, 5; LMartin, Texas, 5; Kawasaki, Toronto, 4; HKendrick, Los Angeles, 4; McLouth, Baltimore, 4. HOME RUNS—CDavis, Baltimore, 37; MiCabrera, Detroit, 32; Encarnacion, Toronto, 29; ADunn, Chicago, 25; Bautista, Toronto, 24; NCruz, Texas, 24; Ibanez, Seattle, 24. STOLEN BASES—Ellsbury, Boston, 39; RDavis, Toronto, 31; Altuve, Houston, 25; McLouth, Baltimore, 25; Andrus, Texas, 23; AlRamirez, Chicago, 23; Trout, Los Angeles, 23. PITCHING—Scherzer, Detroit, 15-1; MMoore, Tampa Bay, 14-3; Colon, Oakland, 14-3; Tillman, Baltimore, 13-3; Masterson, Cleveland, 12-7; FHernandez, Seattle, 11-4; CWilson, Los Angeles, 11-6. ERA—FHernandez, Seattle, 2.34; Kuroda, New York, 2.51; Colon, Oakland, 2.54; AniSanchez, Detroit, 2.68; Sale, Chicago, 2.69; Darvish, Texas, 2.80; Iwakuma, Seattle, 2.87. STRIKEOUTS—Darvish, Texas, 172; Scherzer, Detroit, 164; FHernandez, Seattle, 158; Masterson, Cleveland, 153; Sale, Chicago, 149; Verlander, Detroit, 132; DHolland, Texas, 129; Iwakuma, Seattle, 129. SAVES—JiJohnson, Baltimore, 35; MRivera, New York, 33; Nathan, Texas, 32; Balfour, Oakland, 28; GHolland, Kansas City, 27; AReed, Chicago, 26; Rodney, Tampa Bay, 26.

NFL Preseason Standings AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W LT Pct PF PA Buffalo 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Miami 0 0 0 .000 0 0 New England 0 0 0 .000 0 0 N.Y. Jets 0 0 0 .000 0 0 South W LT Pct PF PA Houston 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Indianapolis 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Jacksonville 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Tennessee 0 0 0 .000 0 0 North W LT Pct PF PA Baltimore 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Cincinnati 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Cleveland 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Pittsburgh 0 0 0 .000 0 0 West W LT Pct PF PA Denver 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Kansas City 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Oakland 0 0 0 .000 0 0 San Diego 0 0 0 .000 0 0 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W LT Pct PF PA Dallas 0 0 0 .000 0 0 N.Y. Giants 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Philadelphia 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Washington 0 0 0 .000 0 0 South W LT Pct PF PA Atlanta 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Carolina 0 0 0 .000 0 0 New Orleans 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Tampa Bay 0 0 0 .000 0 0 North W LT Pct PF PA Chicago 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Detroit 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Green Bay 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Minnesota 0 0 0 .000 0 0 West W LT Pct PF PA Arizona 0 0 0 .000 0 0 San Francisco 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Seattle 0 0 0 .000 0 0 St. Louis 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Sunday’s Game Miami vs. Dallas at Canton, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8 Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Tennessee, 8 p.m. Cincinnati at Atlanta, 8 p.m. St. Louis at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

Denver at San Francisco, 9 p.m. Seattle at San Diego, 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 N.Y. Jets at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Miami at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m. New England at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. Houston at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Kansas City at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Arizona at Green Bay, 8 p.m. Chicago at Carolina, 8 p.m. Dallas at Oakland, 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 N.Y. Giants at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11 Buffalo at Indianapolis, 1:30 p.m.

Midwest League Standings Eastern Division W L Pct. GB BoGreen (Rays) 24 13 .649 — GrLakes (LAD) 23 14 .622 1 Dayton (Reds) 21 16 .568 3 x-SBend (Ariz) 21 16 .568 3 WMich (Tigers) 18 17 .514 5 LakeCo (Indians) 17 19 .472 6½ Lansing (Jays) 13 23 .361 10½ FtWayne (SD) 12 23 .343 11 Western Division W L Pct. GB CRapids (Twins) 25 11 .694 — QCities (Astros) 20 15 .571 4½ x-Beloit (A’s) 20 16 .556 5 Peoria (Cards) 19 17 .528 6 Clinton (Sea) 16 20 .444 9 Wisconsin (Mil) 15 21 .417 10 Burlington (LAA) 14 22 .389 11 KaneCo (Cubs) 10 25 .286 14½ x-clinched first half Tuesday’s Games Great Lakes at West Michigan, late Bowling Green at Dayton, late Lake County at Fort Wayne, late South Bend at Lansing, late Cedar Rapids at Burlington, late Wisconsin at Kane County, late Peoria at Quad Cities, ppd., rain Beloit at Clinton, late Wednesday’s Games South Bend at Lansing, 12:05 p.m. Lake County at Fort Wayne, 12:05 p.m. Wisconsin at Kane County, 1 p.m. Great Lakes at West Michigan, 7 p.m. Bowling Green at Dayton, 7 p.m. Cedar Rapids at Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Beloit at Clinton, 8 p.m. Peoria at Quad Cities, 8 p.m. Thursday’s Games Fort Wayne at Lake County, 7 p.m. West Michigan at Great Lakes, 7:05 p.m. Lansing at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. Cedar Rapids at Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Wisconsin at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Beloit at Clinton, 8 p.m. Peoria at Quad Cities, 8 p.m., 1st game Dayton at Bowling Green, 8:05 p.m. Peoria at Quad Cities, 10:30 p.m., 2nd game

WNBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct Chicago 12 5 .706 Atlanta 11 5 .688 Washington 9 9 .500 Indiana 8 9 .471 New York 7 11 .389 Connecticut 4 12 .250 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct Minnesota 14 3 .824 Los Angeles 12 6 .667 Phoenix 9 9 .500 Seattle 7 10 .412 San Antonio 6 12 .333 Tulsa 6 14 .300 Tuesday’s Games No games scheduled Wednesday’s Games New York at Washington, 7 p.m.

GB — ½ 3½ 4 5½ 7½ GB — 2½ 5½ 7 8½ 9½

MLS Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Sporting KC 10 6 6 36 31 21 New York 10 7 5 35 33 27 Montreal 10 5 5 35 32 29 Philadelphia 9 6 7 34 33 30 New England 8 7 6 30 27 19 Houston 8 6 6 30 23 20 Chicago 7 9 4 25 25 30 Columbus 6 10 5 23 24 27 Toronto FC 3 10 8 17 19 29 D.C. 2 15 4 10 10 35 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Real Salt Lake 11 7 4 37 36 24 Portland 8 3 10 34 31 20 Colorado 9 7 7 34 28 24 Los Angeles 10 9 3 33 32 27 Vancouver 9 7 5 32 33 29 FC Dallas 8 5 8 32 27 27 Seattle 8 7 4 28 24 22 San Jose 7 9 6 27 23 33 Chivas USA 4 12 5 17 19 37 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday, July 31 Roma at MLS All-Stars, 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 Montreal at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. New York at Sporting Kansas City, 8 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Colorado, 9 p.m. Columbus at Houston, 9 p.m. Chivas USA at San Jose, 10 p.m. FC Dallas at Seattle FC, 10:30 p.m. Vancouver at Portland, 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 Toronto FC at New England, 7:30 p.m.

NWSL Standings W L T Pts GF GA FC Kansas City10 4 5 35 30 17 Sky Blue FC 9 5 4 31 25 19 Portland 9 4 4 31 24 18 Western NY 7 4 6 27 28 17 Boston 6 7 5 23 29 29 Chicago 6 7 5 23 24 30 Seattle 5 10 3 18 20 29 Washington 1 12 4 7 13 34 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday, July 31 Washington at Western New York, 7:05 p.m. Sky Blue FC at Portland, 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 Western New York at Boston, 6 p.m. Seattle FC at Chicago, 7 p.m. Washington at Sky Blue FC, 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 FC Kansas City at Portland, 8:30 p.m.

Transactions BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent 1B Steve Pearce to Frederick (Carolina) for a rehab assignment. BOSTON RED SOX — Sent RHP Alex Wilson to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment. CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Recalled RHP Andre Rienzo from Charlotte (IL). Optioned OF Blake Tekotte to Charlotte. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Traded SS Juan Herrera to St. Louis for LHP Marc Rzepczynski. HOUSTON ASTROS — Optioned RHP Hector Ambriz to Oklahoma City (PCL). Recalled OF Che-Hsuan Lin from Oklahoma City. LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Designated OF Brad Hawpe for assignment. Optioned RHP Cory Rasmus to Salt Lake (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Daniel Stange from Salt Lake. NEW YORK YANKEES — Reinstated INF Jayson Nix from the 15-day DL. Sent OF Curtis Granderson to Trenton (EL) for a rehab assignment. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with RHP Brody Greer to a minor league contract. ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed OF Reed Johnson on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Selected the contract of OF Todd Cunningham from Gwinnett (IL). CHICAGO CUBS — Recalled RHP Jake Arrieta from Iowa (PCL). CINCINNATI REDS — Sent RHP Jonathan Broxton to Louisville (IL) on a rehabilitation assignment. MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Sent RHP Marco Estrada to the AZL Brewers for a rehab assignment. Recalled INF Scooter Gennett from Nashville (PCL). NEW YORK METS — Sent OF Lucas Duda to St. Lucie (FSL) for a rehab assignment. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Called up 3B Cody Asche from Lehigh Valley (IL). Designated OF Steve Susdorf for assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Recalled RHP Miles Mikolas from Tucson (PCL). Placed RHP Sean O’Sullivan on paternity leave. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Placed 2B Tony Abreu on the 15-day DL. Optioned 2B Kensuke Tanaka to Fresno (PCL). Recalled OF Roger Kieschnick and 1B Brett Pill from Fresno. Sent RHP Ryan Vogelsong to Richmond (EL) for a rehab assignment. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Recalled RHP Michael Blazek, RHP Keith Butler and LHP Tyler Lyons from Memphis (PCL). Optioned LHP Marc Rzepczynski and RHP Fernando Salas to Memphis. American Association EL PASO DIABLOS — Signed OF Anthony D’Alfonso and RHP Jesse Estrada. KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed LHP Rick Zagone. LAREDO LEMURS — Signed INF Balbino Fuenmayor. Sold the contract of LHP Fabian Williamson to Cincinnati (NL). WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Signed RHP Matt Jackson. Atlantic League LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed RHP Pete Budkevics. Placed OF Matt Fleishman on the inactive list. Can-Am League NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Signed OF Cody Johnson. Frontier League GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed C Scott Dalrymple. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Signed SS Andrew Cohn. United League SAN ANGELO COLTS — Traded SS Danny Hernandez to Southern Illinois (Frontier) for a player to be named. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association CHARLOTTE BOBCATS — Re-signed G Gerald Henderson. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed F-G Mike Miller. MILWAUKEE BUCKS — Signed G Gary Neal to a two-year contract. Signed F Giannis Antetokunbo. NEW ORLEANS PELICANS — Signed C Jeff Withey. FOOTBALL National Football League INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Placed OT Brandon McKinney on injured reserve. Activated LB C.O. Prime off waivers. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Waived/ injured LB Darius Fleming. Signed LB Travis Johnson to a three-year contract. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released TE Victor Marshall. Signed LB-TE Jameson Konz. TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed WR Justin Hilton. Waived WR Travis Harvey. HOCKEY National Hockey League CALGARY FLAMES — Signed C Josh Jooris to a two year entry level contract. MINNESOTA WILD — Re-signed D Tyler Cuma to a one-year contract. SAN JOSE SHARKS — Signed C Joe Pavelski to a five-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season. WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Agreed to terms with F Julien Cayer. ECHL FLORIDA EVERBLADES — Agreed to terms with F Brandon MacLean and F Ryan Little on one-year contracts. LACROSSE National Lacrosse League BUFFALO BANDITS — Acquired D Rory Smith and a 2015 fourth-round draft pick from Colorado for F Carter Bender and a 2014 second-round draft pick. OLYMPICS International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF — Suspended Sweden D Alex Edler two games during the Sochi Olympics for a dangerous hit on Canada C Eric Staal at the world championships. SOCCER Major League Soccer COLUMBUS CREW — Announced that Precourt Sports Ventures, LLC acquired the operating rights to the team. COLLEGE AUSTIN PEAY — Promoted defensive coordinator Granville Eastman to assistant head coach and offensive assistant Marcus Gildersleeve to offensive coordinator. CLEMSON_Named Shawn Cobey director of operations for track and field. Retained assistant track coaches Chris Bostwick and Adrain Mann. COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY_Named Wayne Dickens interim football coach and Rocky Hager time interim assistant football coach. DETROIT — Named Steve Payne men’s assistant basketball coach. FAYETTEVILLE STATE — Named Robert Brickey men’s assistant basketball coach. FLAGLER — Named Thomas Hipp director of tennis. MANHATTAN — Named Rory Raymond academic advisor for athletics. SAM HOUSTON STATE — Named Matt Braeuer men’s assistant basketball coach.

Sprint Cup Leaders Through July 28 Points 1, Jimmie Johnson, 740. 2, Clint Bowyer, 665. 3, Carl Edwards, 655. 4, Kevin Harvick, 648. 5, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 616. 6, Matt Kenseth, 615. 7, Kyle Busch, 610. 8, Greg Biffle, 565. 9, Kasey Kahne, 564. 10, Jeff Gordon, 559. 11, Tony Stewart, 558. 12, Martin Truex Jr., 554. 13, Brad Keselowski, 553. 14, Kurt Busch, 546. 15, Jamie McMurray, 537. 16, Ryan Newman, 534. 17, Aric Almirola, 529. 18, Joey Logano, 524. 19, Paul Menard, 520. 20, Jeff Burton, 499. Money 1, Jimmie Johnson, $6,177,084. 2, Kyle Busch, $4,150,397. 3, Matt Kenseth, $4,043,085. 4, Kevin Harvick, $3,886,677. 5, Brad Keselowski, $3,835,924. 6, Dale Earnhardt Jr., $3,622,748. 7, Carl Edwards, $3,597,609. 8, Tony Stewart, $3,580,714. 9, Ryan Newman, $3,430,048. 10, Jeff Gordon, $3,410,123. 11, Clint Bowyer, $3,350,158. 12, Martin Truex Jr., $3,321,679. 13, Joey Logano, $3,260,974. 14, Kasey Kahne, $3,243,083. 15, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., $3,185,243. 16, Greg Biffle, $3,095,464. 17, Aric Almirola, $3,033,446. 18, Kurt Busch, $2,985,698. 19, Jamie McMurray, $2,916,113. 20, Juan Pablo Montoya, $2,867,634. Miles Led 1. Jimmie Johnson, 1,570.06. 2. Matt Kenseth, 1,435.66. 3. Kyle Busch, 1,374.37. 4. Kasey Kahne, 500.6. 5. Martin Truex Jr., 398.79. 6. Kurt Busch, 326.87. 7. Carl Edwards, 283.8. 8. Denny Hamlin, 265.36. 9. Jeff Gordon, 195.15. 10. Ryan Newman, 181.82. 11. Joey Logano, 178.43. 12. Brad Keselowski, 159.95. 13. Tony Stewart, 136.87. 14. Greg Biffle, 135. 15. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 131.5. 16. Jamie McMurray, 94.8. 17. Clint Bowyer, 89.75. 18. Juan Pablo Montoya, 83.75. 19. Mark Martin, 75.0. 20. Kevin Harvick, 54.91. Laps Led 1. Jimmie Johnson, 1,093. 2. Kyle Busch, 1,037. 3. Matt Kenseth, 994. 4. Kasey Kahne, 400. 5. Kurt Busch, 262. 6. Martin Truex Jr., 246. 7. Denny Hamlin, 227. 8. Carl Edwards, 214. 9. Jeff Gordon, 144. 10. Brad Keselowski, 139. 11. Clint Bowyer, 115. 12. Tony Stewart, 111. 13. Juan Pablo Montoya, 99. 14. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 92. 15. Greg Biffle, 87. 15. Joey Logano, 87. 17. Mark Martin, 75. 17. Ryan Newman, 75. 19. Jamie McMurray, 44. 20. Kevin Harvick, 36.

Sprint Cup Schedule Feb. 16 — x-The Sprint Unlimited (Kevin Harvick) Feb. 21 — x-Budweiser Duel 1 (Kevin Harvick) Feb. 21 — x-Budweiser Duel 2 (Kyle Busch) Feb. 24 — Daytona 500 (Jimmie Johnson) March 3 — Subway Fresh Fit 500 (Carl Edwards)

March 10 — Kobalt Tools 400 (Matt Kenseth) March 17 — Food City 500 (Kasey Kahne) March 24 — Auto Club 400 (Kyle Busch) April 7 — STP Gas Booster 500 (Jimmie Johnson) April 13 — NRA 500 (Kyle Busch) April 21 — STP 400 (Matt Kenseth) April 27 — Toyota Owners 400 (Kevin Harvick) May 5 — Aaron’s 499 (David Ragan) May 11 — Bojangles’ Southern 500 (Matt Kenseth) May 18 — x-Sprint Showdown (Jamie McMurray) May 18 — x-NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (Jimmie Johnson) May 26 — Coca-Cola 600 (Kevin Harvick) June 2 — FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks (Tony Stewart) June 9 — Party in the Poconos 400 presented by Walmart (Jimmie Johnson) June 16 — Quicken Loans 400 (Greg Biffle) June 23 — Toyota/Save Mart 350 (Martin Truex Jr.) June 30 — Quaker State 400 (Matt Kenseth) July 6 — Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola (Jimmie Johnson) July 14 — Camping World RV Sales 301 (Brian Vickers) July 28 — Crown Royal Presents The Samuel Deeds 400 at The Brickyard (Ryan Newman) Aug. 4 — 400, Long Pond, Pa. Aug. 11 — Cheez-It 355 at The Glen, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Aug. 18 — Pure Michigan 400, Brooklyn, Mich. Aug. 24 — Irwin Tools Night Race, Bristol, Tenn. Sep. 1 — AdvoCare 500, Hampton, Ga. Sep. 7 — Federated Auto Parts 400, Richmond, Va. Sep. 15 — GEICO 400, Joliet, Ill. Sep. 22 — Sylvania 300, Loudon, N.H. Sep. 29 — AAA 400, Dover, Del. Oct. 6 — Hollywood Casino 400, Kansas City, Kan. Oct. 12 — Bank of America 500, Concord, N.C. Oct. 20 — Camping World RV Sales 500, Talladega, Ala. Oct. 27 — Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500, Ridgeway, Va. Nov. 3 — AAA Texas 500, Fort Worth, Texas Nov. 10 — AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix, Avondale, Ariz. Nov. 17 — Ford EcoBoost 400, Homestead, Fla. x-non-points race

Nationwide Leaders Through July 27 1. Austin Dillon, 656. 2. Regan Smith, 650. 3. Elliott Sadler, 643. 4. Sam Hornish Jr., 642. 5. Brian Vickers, 628. 6. Justin Allgaier, 621. 7. Kyle Larson, 612. 8. Brian Scott, 610. 9. Trevor Bayne, 592. 10. Parker Kligerman, 589. 11. Alex Bowman, 516. 12. Nelson Piquet Jr., 507. 13. Mike Bliss, 480. 14. Travis Pastrana, 449. 15. Reed Sorenson, 378. 16. Mike Wallace, 369. 17. Eric McClure, 343. 18. Jeremy Clements, 339. 19. Joe Nemechek, 313. 20. Michael Annett, 282. Money 1. Kyle Busch, $703,675. 2. Sam Hornish Jr., $689,442. 3. Austin Dillon, $659,789. 4. Elliott Sadler, $621,372. 5. Trevor Bayne, $580,672. 6. Brian Vickers, $558,847. 7. Kyle Larson, $550,843. 8. Regan Smith, $549,663. 9. Justin Allgaier, $544,160. 10. Brian Scott, $523,813. 11. Parker Kligerman, $514,587. 12. Alex Bowman, $493,097. 13. Travis Pastrana, $454,712. 14. Nelson Piquet Jr., $454,012. 15. Mike Bliss, $446,497. 16. Reed Sorenson, $435,332. 17. Eric McClure, $433,067. 18. Mike Wallace, $421,136. 19. Jeremy Clements, $391,317. 20. Joe Nemechek, $390,137.

Nationwide Schedule Feb. 23 — DRIVE4COPD 300 (Tony Stewart) March 2 — Dollar General 200 fueled by AmeriGas (Kyle Busch) March 9 — Sam’s Town 300 (Sam Hornish Jr.) March 16 — Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 300 (Kyle Busch) March 23 — Royal Purple 300 (Kyle Busch) April 12 — O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 (Kyle Busch) April 26 — ToyotaCare 250 (Brad Keselowski) May 4 — Aaron’s 312 (Regan Smith) May 10 — VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 (Kyle Busch) May 25 — History 300 (Kyle Busch) June 1 — 5-hour ENERGY 200 (Joey Logano) June 9 — DuPont Pioneer 250 (Trevor Bayne) June 15 — Alliance Truck Parts 250 (Regan Smith) June 22 — Johnsonville Sausage 200 (A J Allmendinger) June 28 — Feed The Children 300 (Brad Keselowski) July 5 — Subway Firecracker 250 powered by Coca-Cola (Matt Kenseth) July 13 — CNBC Prime’s The Profit 200 (Kyle Busch) July 21 — STP 300 (Joey Logano) July 27 — Indiana 250 (Kyle Busch) Aug. 3 — U.S. Cellular 250, Newton, Iowa Aug. 10 — Zippo 200, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Aug. 17 — Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200, Lexington, Ohio Aug. 23 — Food City 250, Bristol, Tenn. Aug. 31 — Great Clips/Grit Chips 300, Hampton, Ga. Sep. 6 — Virginia 529 College Savings 250, Richmond, Va. Sep. 14 — Dollar General 300 powered by Coca-Cola, Joliet, Ill. Sep. 21 — Kentucky 300, Sparta, Ky. Sep. 28 — Dover 200, Dover, Del. Oct. 5 — Kansas Lottery 300, Kansas City, Kan. Oct. 11 — Dollar General 300, Concord, N.C. Nov. 2 — O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge, Fort Worth, Texas Nov. 9 — Phoenix 200, Avondale, Ariz. Nov. 16 — Ford EcoBoost 300, Homestead, Fla.

LPGA Money Leaders Through July 21 Trn Money 1. Inbee Park 15 $2,134,844 2. Stacy Lewis 17 $916,799 3. I.K. Kim 15 $909,957 4. Suzann Pettersen 14 $860,056 5. So Yeon Ryu 15 $847,207 6. Beatriz Recari 15 $784,023 7. Paula Creamer 15 $628,715 8. Karrie Webb 13 $565,764 9. Angela Stanford 16 $551,300 10. Na Yeon Choi 15 $511,469 11. Cristie Kerr 13 $498,885 12. Catriona Matthew13 $496,291 13. Hee Young Park 16 $493,013 14. Lizette Salas 16 $465,539 15. Jiyai Shin 13 $459,605 16. Jessica Korda 13 $448,434 17. Shanshan Feng 12 $441,715 18. Anna Nordqvist 16 $421,863 19. Ai Miyazato 13 $402,759 20. JEShadoff 15 $355,915 21. PPhatlum 15 $329,901 22. Jennifer Johnson 16 $328,017 23. Haeji Kang 17 $327,282 24. Caroline Hedwall 14 $327,210 25. Ilhee Lee 16 $325,038 26. Chella Choi 17 $320,373 27. Karine Icher 16 $307,190 28. Lexi Thompson 15 $300,155 29. Mika Miyazato 13 $285,149 30. Yani Tseng 15 $273,743 31. Morgan Pressel 15 $267,099 32. Gerina Piller 16 $263,254 33. Amy Yang 13 $250,241 34. Giulia Sergas 16 $245,376 35. Mo Martin 15 $234,579 36. Carlota Ciganda 9 $213,719 37. Jenny Shin 16 $210,153 38. Brittany Lang 17 $203,845 39. MJutanugarn 14 $203,216 40. Hee Kyung Seo 16 $196,772 41. Meena Lee 16 $192,931 42. Chie Arimura 13 $183,830 43. BrLincicome 15 $178,044


SPORTS BRIEFS • Player who scored first basket in NBA history dies at age 94 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Oscar “Ossie” Schectman, the former New York Knicks guard who scored the first basket in NBA history, died Tuesday. He was 94. Schectman’s son Peter confirmed his father’s death, which was also announced by the Knicks. Peter says his dad died of complications from respiratory failure. Schectman scored the opening basket of a game in what was then known as the BAA on Nov. 1, 1946 for the Knicks against the Toronto Huskies. Commissioner David Stern said Tuesday in a statement that Schectman was a “pioneer.” The commissioner says, “Playing for the New York Knickerbockers in the 1946-47 season, Ossie scored the league’s first basket, which placed him permanently in the annals of NBA history. On behalf of the entire NBA family, our condolences go out to Ossie’s family.”

French Lick named host for 2015 Senior PGA Championship FRENCH LICK (AP) — French Lick Resort in southern Indiana will host the 2015 Senior PGA Championship on its Pete Dye Course. The PGA announced the decision Tuesday. The par-72, 7,400-yard course opened in 2009 and was designed by Dye, the legendary Indiana golf architect. The tournament will be held May 21-24, 2015, with an expected field of 156 players. This will be the fourth major at the resort. The 1924 PGA Championship was played on the Donald Ross Course and won by Walter Hagen. French Lick also held the 1959 and 1960 LPGA Championships.

Cards deal southpaw to Tribe CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have acquired left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski from the St. Louis Cardinals. The Indians sent minor league infielder Juan Herrera to St. Louis on Tuesday in exchange for Rzepczynski, who Cleveland hopes will help them get out left-handed hitters. The 27-year-old is 9-17 with a 4.20 ERA in 177 career games for Toronto and St. Louis. Lefties have batted .224 against Rzepczynski, who pitched 2 2-3 scoreless innings for the Cardinals in the 2011 World Series. Rzepczynski has split this season between St. Louis and Triple-A Memphis. In two stints with the Cardinals, he posted a 7.84 ERA in 11 games. He has limited lefties to a .185 average in the minors. Cleveland’s only other left-handed reliever is Rich Hill. Herrera batted .275 in 39 games for Class A Mahoning Valley.

Sharks lock up Pavelski with five-year extension SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks signed center Joe Pavelski to a $30 million, five-year contract extension Tuesday that will keep him off the free-agent market next summer. “It’s always exciting when a franchise puts that responsibility on you a little bit,” Pavelski said. “It’s important to continue to play at a high level in that regard. It’s a position I wanted to be in, and it’s exciting to have this opportunity.” Pavelski is the second key player signed to an extension this offseason by general manager Doug Wilson. Center Logan Couture also signed a $30 million, five-year extension earlier this month, a year before he could become a free agent. The deals keep both players under contract through the 2018-19 season. Pavelski, a seventh-round pick in 2003, has become a cornerstone of the franchise that has long been led by Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau. “He is one of our core players, the way he plays,” general manager Doug Wilson. “To me it was just an important contract to get done on the heels of Logan’s contract also. He fits for now and the future the way he plays the game.” He was tied for third on the team in points last season when he had 16 goals and 15 assists in 48 games.

Pistons acquire point guard Jennings in deal with Bucks DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have made another move in their busy offseason, acquiring Brandon Jennings as they desperately try to end their four-year postseason drought. Detroit landed the point guard from the Milwaukee Bucks for point guard Brandon Knight and two prospects, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person, who spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the trade hasn’t been announced, said Jennings has agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract with the Pistons. The person said Detroit will also give up seldom-used Ukrainian center Viacheslav Kravtsov and forward Khris Middleton in the deal. Detroit has been active this offseason, signing free agents Josh Smith, Chauncey Billups and Luigi Datome along with bringing back Will Bynum.






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Gingerich is library “Genius” t can be difficult to pick out a new book at the library. Once you’ve exhausted all your favorite authors’ offerings, it’s pretty much a hit-and-miss proposition when trying someone different. Getting books for the girl and the boy to take on a vacation is even worse. That was the challenge I faced Tuesday. Fearing an hour of “I don’t know …” hesitation, I trudged up to the Garrett Public Library, my little minions in tow. As a parent, telling them “no” is pretty much a reflex. Asking them if they like a book and having them tell me “no” is pretty much untenable. Thankfully, we had just started our search when we met Kiley Gingerich, a children’s librarian. She quietly asked if she could help, so I told her some of the books my kids had read. I was more interested in whittling down her suggestions than expecting what MATT came next. Gingerich immediGETTS ately engaged us with an enthusiasm that was incredible. We all know the librarian stereotype, the buttoned-down woman with the glasses who spends half of her time checking out books and the other half hissing “shhhhh.” Gingerich turns that stereotype on its head. She immediately began suggesting books based on what the boy and the girl had already read. The popular music retailer iTunes offers something called “Genius” for its users. “Genius” suggests songs and artists related to what already has been selected. As far as my kids went Tuesday, Gingerich was a living and breathing “Genius” when selecting reading materials. In the past, we have been to a couple of libraries and come home empty-handed after looking for an hour or more. With not many other customers in the children’s section Tuesday, we lucked out when Gingerich came to us and offered to help. In a day and age when true customer service is a rarity, it’s obviously not a forgotten commodity at the Garrett Public Library under the guiding hand of Kate Birdseye, the library’s director. Gingerich didn’t just want us to find books, she wanted the kids to find good books. Libraries are magical places, with each book containing a journey that can be experienced from one’s own living room, front porch or bedroom. Finding the right book that will catch the imagination of children isn’t easy. I’ve tried it. We found a magical tour guide in Gingerich. Her enthusiasm for finding the right books excited the kids. Her knowledge of the books a 10-year-old girl and her 13-year-old brother would like to read was truly remarkable. Each of the kids left the library with three books they couldn’t wait to get started reading. This area is blessed with many carrying library professionals. We found a gem in Gingerich. You could say she’s a “Genius.”

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Letters to The Editor • Humans are one ‘blood,’ different shades of basic brown To the editor: Once again the the race baiting liberal elitists continue stirring the pot of racial division among the American people. The Bible does not even use the word “race” in reference to people but describes all human beings as being of “one blood” (Acts 17:26; KJV). This emphasizes that we are all related, descendants of Adam and Eve. We read it Genesis that their descendants filled the earth, however, the world’s population was reduced to eight during the flood of Noah. From these eight individuals have come

all the tribes and nations. As people migrated from Babel, different groups became isolated from others and likely married only within their language group. Each group carried a set of physical characteristics as determined by their genes. As they intermarried, certain characteristics would begin to dominate due to the group’s small pool of genes. We all have a brown pigment in our skin called melanin. This is what makes us the shade of color that we are. Some people have a lot of melanin and they would be very dark; some people don’t have as much melanin, they would be lighter. We all do have the same type of skin color, it is just that the amount of melanin (brown color) differs from person to

person. Actually, no human really is “black” or “white.” There are not different colors but different shades of one basic color, brown. The term race is often used to classify people based on physical characteristics. According to evolutionary ideas, these so-called races descended from different ancestors separated by location and time. However, based on biblical history, the term race must be incorrect. We are all descended from two ancestors, Adam and Eve. Bottom line: We all belong to one race, the human race, equal in value before God our Creator. Ken Blinco Shipshewana

French beat the English to Indiana

istorians aren’t sure which white man stepped first on Hoosier soil but he most certainly was French and he likely arrived in the 1670s — 150 years before Indiana statehood. “Possibly it was an obscure Frenchman whose adventures were never recorded — if he lived to tell the tale,” wrote the historians John Barnhart and Dorothy Riker in their book, “Indiana to 1816,” the first in a five-volume history published for the state’s sesquicentennial in 1971. Perhaps it was Jacques Marquette, the Jesuit priest sent to New France — now Canada — as missionary to the Indians. He explored the Mississippi River with Louis Jolliet and returned to northern Michigan possibly by way of northern Indiana in 1675. Or it may have been René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, who set up camp at present-day South Bend in 1679 during a portage from the St. Joseph to the Kankakee River. LaSalle would later explore the Mississippi River and claim the surrounding land for France, dubbing it Louisiana in honor of the French king. A historic marker installed in 1950 marks the spot one mile east of where LaSalle and his party camped overnight at South Bend. The marker declares


LaSalle “the first white man to enter Indiana,” though subsequent scholarship has cast doubt on the claim, said Pam Bennett, director of the Indiana Historical Bureau. The bureau is in the process of updating older markers in time for the state’s bicentennial in 2016. The revisions will reflect new research as well as more demanding standards for documentation of a subject’s historic significance. Another LaSalle marker installed in 2000 on the Kankakee ANDREA River near the Starke and LaPorte County NEAL lines is less definitive. It describes the explorer’s canoe trip “down the meandering Kankakee River through vast marsh-swamp-dune ecosystems that covered over 625 square miles and teemed with game including fish, waterfowl and mammals.” The portage route between the rivers stretched about four miles crossing mostly prairie grass and woods. The trail, long ago erased by farming and

residential development, was was well known among 17th-century trappers, who learned of it from Indian guides. Because Jolliet placed the St. Joseph River on a map in 1674, historians suspect he knew of the portage and may have chosen that route when he accompanied an ailing Marquette from Illinois back to the Great Lakes in 1675. “The question of who was first may not ever be answered without qualification,” Bennett said. This much is definite. The French beat the English to Indiana — some of them merely passing through on their way elsewhere and others setting up forts or hunting for beaver in the lucrative fur trade. In the 17th and 18th centuries, France’s North American empire stretched from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, and two northern Indiana rivers held a strategic position. Note to readers: This is one in a series of essays leading up to the celebration of the Indiana Bicentennial in December 2016. ANDREA NEAL, formerly editorial page editor at the Indianapolis Star, is a teacher at St. Richard’s School in Indianapolis and adjunct scholar and columnist for the Indiana Policy Review Foundation. Contact her at

Reading the newspaper can save your life BY PHIL BREMEN

News is like food. A lot of people won’t even taste something they think they won’t like. But like food, news also nourishes us. In fact, reading the newspaper can even save our lives – especially if we sample beyond the familiar. For example, The Washington Post recently gave its readers an expert’s step-by-step formula for escaping from a car underwater. The story was inspired by the amazing survival of a 22-year-old woman after her car plunged off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. If I were still in the business of cranking out news stories every day, I might have thought to do that story myself. But I’m not, and I didn’t. As someone who drives a lot, I might have searched the Web for advice on how to get out of a sinking car. But I didn’t. Thanks to a newspaper, though, I now know how to survive another of life’s perils. What a good newspaper does is sense what we’d want to know if we had mind to ask, then serve it to us, unbidden, on paper or on a screen. This smorgasbord of information would be especially helpful for the young, but they are least likely to follow the news. For instance, I read last spring about a new federal program

to make it easier to repay college loans. However, the newspaper story quickly added, many graduates don’t know about it. To be sure, most news stories won’t lead us away from the precipice of debt, much less death. But day in and day out, news does provide a guide to successful living. We see accounts of people who have overcome adversity or just plain applied themselves to excel in this sport or that career. They and those around them describe how they did it. On the other hand, we also see a steady stream of reportage on people whose lives have gone off the rails. We learn what went wrong – and perhaps make a note to ourselves not to go that way. Not long ago, I read about a man who has been arrested 115 times in 20 years. Most of those arrests, the newspaper reported, involved alcohol. Even a casual reader might be reminded of the perils of excessive drinking – and how difficult it can be for some people to stay sober. Yes, reminded. Often what the news tells us is reinforcement rather than revelation. Consider then-U.S. Rep. Christopher Lee. In June 2009, his byline appeared on an op-ed article in a newspaper in his district in western New York. His

column warned teenagers that a few injudicious keystrokes on the Internet could ruin their lives. Fast-forward to February 2011, when Lee abruptly resigned, clearly having ignored his own advice. The married congressman had emailed a shirtless photo of himself to a woman he met on Craigslist. Anthony Weiner must have noticed. He was also from New York, serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, and married. Yet just four months later, Weiner, too, resigned – after the disclosure that he had electronically shared lewd messages and photos with at least six women. Now running for mayor of New York City, Weiner admits he has been sexting again. So, clearly, some of us don’t learn from sorry experiences, even our own. But if we are both attentive and willing, we can fortify our defenses against causing havoc for ourselves and those who care about us. The news underscores those lessons again and again. You may already appreciate that. You’re reading a newspaper. PHIL BREMEN, a former newspaper reporter and NBC News correspondent, is an associated professor of telecommunications at Ball State University.



Briefs • EU’s top diplomat says Egypt’s Morsi is doing ‘well’ CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s detained ex-president is well and keeping up to date with developments through news media, the top EU diplomat said Monday after she made the first visit since a military coup deposed him July 3. Catherine Ashton of the European Union told reporters she had a long late-night meeting with Morsi. She said she saw the facility where he is being held but did not know where it is. It was Morsi’s first contact with the outside world since he was toppled in a military coup on July 3. Ashton also called for an inclusive political process and an end to the violence that has left Egypt deeply divided between opponents and supporters of the ousted Islamist leader. She was allowed to meet with Morsi for two hours Monday evening, saying she was able to see the facilities where Morsi is being held, but she does not know his location.

WikiLeaks source didn’t aid enemy Manning still found guilty of espionage, theft and other charges FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was acquitted of aiding the enemy — the most serious charge he faced — but was convicted of espionage, Manning theft and other charges Tuesday, more than three years after he spilled secrets to WikiLeaks. The judge, Army Col.

Denise Lind, deliberated for about 16 hours over three days before reaching her decision in a case that drew worldwide attention as supporters hailed Manning as a whistleblower. The U.S. government called him an anarchist computer hacker and attention-seeking traitor. Manning stood at attention, flanked by his attorneys, as the judge read her verdicts. He appeared not to react, though his attorney, David Coombs, smiled faintly when he heard not guilty on aiding


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Obama challenges GOP to accept corporate tax deal CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday offered congressional Republicans a new corporate tax cut and jobs spending package he said might “help break through some of the political logjam in Washington,” only to have GOP lawmakers immediately throw cold water on the idea. The announcement and quick rejection underscored how elusive common ground is between the Democratic White House and Republicans in Congress on fiscal issues. The divide was particularly stark on the corporate tax proposal given that both parties generally have supported overhauling the code for businesses, though the White House and Republicans have differed on specifics. Obama outlined his proposal in a speech at a massive plant in Chattanooga, his latest stop on a summertime campaign to refocus his agenda on the economy. He said “serious people” in both parties should accept his offer. “I’m willing to work with Republicans on reforming our corporate tax code, as long as we use the money from transitioning to a

simpler tax system for a significant investment in creating middle-class jobs,” Obama said. “That’s the deal.” But the office of House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, complained that Obama’s plan was simply a repackaging of proposals the White House has always supported. “It’s the opposite of a concession,” said spokesman Brendan Buck, noting that Republicans want to link a corporate tax overhaul with changes in the individual tax code. In another sign of their sour relationship, Boehner and the White House also dueled over the proposal’s rollout, with the speaker’s office saying officials there first learned about the plan from media reports. An Obama spokesman said the White House tried to tell Boehner’s staff about the plan a day in advance but the call was not returned. Like Republicans, the president previously has called for corporate tax reform to be coupled with an individual tax overhaul. But his new offer drops that demand and calls only for lowering the corporate rate from 35 percent to 28 percent, with an even lower effective tax rate of 25 percent for manufacturers.

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the enemy, which carried a potential life sentence. When the judge was done, Coombs put his hand on Manning’s back and whispered something to him, eliciting a slight smile on the soldier’s face. Manning was convicted on 19 of 21 charges, and he previously pleaded guilty to a charge involving an Icelandic cable. He faces up to 136 years in prison. His sentencing hearing begins Wednesday. Coombs came outside the court to a round of applause and shouts of “thank you” from a few dozen Manning supporters. “We won the battle, now we need to go win the

war,” Coombs said of the sentencing phase. “Today is a good day, but Bradley is by no means out of the fire.” Supporters thanked him for his work. One slipped him a private note. Others asked questions about verdicts that they didn’t understand. Manning’s court-martial was unusual because he acknowledged giving the anti-secrecy website more than 700,000 battlefield reports and diplomatic cables, and video of a 2007 U.S. helicopter attack that killed civilians in Iraq, including a Reuters news photographer and his driver. In the footage, airmen laughed and called targets “dead bastards.” A military

investigation found troops mistook the camera equipment for weapons. Besides the aiding the enemy acquittal, Manning was also found not guilty of an espionage charge when the judge found prosecutors had not proved their assertion Manning started giving material to WikiLeaks in late 2009. Manning said he started the leaks in February the following year. Manning pleaded guilty earlier this year to lesser offenses that could have brought him 20 years behind bars, yet the government continued to pursue all but one of the original, more serious charges.

Israel, Palestinians eye peace deal within 9 months

Explosions rock Florida gas plant TAVARES, Fla. (AP) — A series of explosions rocked a central Florida propane gas plant, igniting a 200-foot high fireball, and sent the sound of “boom after boom after boom” through the neighborhood around it. Eight people were injured, with at least four in critical condition. John Herrell of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said early Tuesday that no one died despite massive blasts that ripped through the Blue Rhino propane plant property late Monday night. Officials initially scrambled to find more than a dozen employees after the explosions. Neighboring houses were evacuated, but no damage to them was reported. “Management is comfortable saying all of those they knew were there tonight have been accounted for,” he said. Tavares Fire Chief Richard Keith said possible causes of the explosion may be either equipment malfunction or human error. Sabotage was not suspected. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration launched an investigation, as did the Florida State Fire Marshal’s office. One person injured in the explosion was listed in critical condition.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian negotiators agreed Tuesday to meet again within two weeks to start substantive negotiations on a so-far elusive peace deal with the goal of reaching a deal within nine months, Secretary of State John Kerry said. Speaking as the two sides wrapped up an initial two days of talks at the State Department after paying a visit to President Barack Obama at the White House, Kerry said Israel and the Palestinians were committed to “sustained, continuous and substantive negotiations on the core issues” that divide them. He said the next round of negotiations would take place in either Israel or the Palestinian territories at an as yet-unspecified date before mid-August. “The parties have agreed here today that all of the final status issues, all of the core issues and all other issues are all on the table for

negotiation. And they are on the table with one simple goal: a view to ending the conflict,” Kerry said. “Our objective will be to achieve a final status agreement over the course of the next nine months.” U.S. officials had previously said the negotiations would continue for a minimum of nine months without setting that as a timeframe for reaching a deal. Kerry said he was aware of the deep skepticism surrounding the new push for peace and acknowledged that the road ahead would be difficult. Yet, he said he was hopeful an agreement could be reached. “While I understand the skepticism, I don’t share it. And I don’t think we have time for it,” he said. “I firmly believe the leaders, the negotiators and citizens invested in this effort can make peace for one simple reason: because they must,” Kerry said. “A viable two-state solution is the only way this conflict

can end. And there is not much time to achieve it. And there is no other alternative.” Kerry said the negotiations, to be mediated on a day-to-day basis by his new Mideast peace envoy, Martin Indyk, would be cloaked in secrecy and that the parties had agreed that he would be the only person to comment on them. He quickly added that he would not comment on them, leaving unclear the framework for the talks that he struggled for six months to get back on track. Despite the secrecy, the broad outlines of an agreement are well known: the Palestinians want a state based on the lines, with agreed land swaps, that existed before the 1967 war in which Israel seized east Jerusalem and occupied the West Bank and Gaza. Israel wants security assurances and a recognition that it is and will remain a Jewish state.

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Intimacy is risky without birth control DEAR ABBY: My girlfriend, “Allison,” and I have been in a relationship for two years. We met in our sophomore year of high school and have been dating ever since. We have an incredible relationship. We were virgins when we started dating, but decided we would lose our virginity to each other. We have always used birth control pills and condoms to ensure we wouldn’t be having any children. Earlier this month we had a pregnancy scare. Allison had failed to tell me she stopped taking her birth control pills three months ago. My trust was broken, but most of all I was scared she might be pregnant. It turned out she wasn’t, but because of the incident I have been skeptical about making love to her. She says this frustrates her, but I have told her the reason I won’t




Allison would stop taking her birth control pills without telling you. If there was a medical reason, there are other methods she could have used in their place. (If you are planning to attend college, she may have been thinking a baby would “anchor” you to her.) And last, recognize that if you resume having sex with her — which I emphatically DON’T recommend — that you won’t be able to trust her as far as birth control is concerned, and you will be the one totally responsible for preventing a pregnancy. The saying, “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on ME,” applies here. DEAR ABBY is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

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On this date: • In 1777, the Marquis de Lafayette, 19-year-old French nobleman, was made a major-general in the American Continental Army. • In 1972, Democratic vice presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the ticket following disclosures he had once undergone psychiatric treatment. • In 1973, Delta Air Lines Flight 723, a DC-9, crashed while trying to land in Boston, killing all 89 on board.


Use common sense to avoid lightning strikes misunderstand: Getting hit by lightning is not inevitably fatal. In fact, most people live to tell the tale. Lightning can cause first- and second-degree burns. Survivors of lightning-related injuries may end up with neurologASK ical and eye DOCTOR K. problems. And many victims Dr. Anthony experience bad, Komaroff unrelenting headaches for several months. When lighting does cause death, cardiac arrest is the most common cause. That’s because the electricity scrambles the heart’s

electrical system and sets off dangerous irregular heart rhythms. Here are some tips for staying safe in a thunderstorm: • Seek shelter in a vehicle. If a car or bus gets hit, the electrical current stays on the outside of the metal shell of the vehicle. • Seek shelter in a large structure and avoid small structures. Small buildings such as bus shelters or huts on golf courses may increase the risk of lightning injury if they are the tallest objects in an area. Metal poles in tents can act as lightning rods. • Stay away from clearings and single trees. If you are in the woods, don’t head for a clearing. Take cover in an area with small trees or bushes. If you’re in an open area, don’t stand near an isolated tree. Instead, find a low-lying area and squat with your feet together







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is because she refuses to take the pill. Abby, we are way too young to have a child and are totally unprepared. I’d still like to be intimate with Allison, but I’m afraid. What should I do? — BETRAYED IN BANGOR, MAINE DEAR BETRAYED: You appear to be an intelligent and responsible young man. The first thing you should do is thank your higher power that there DEAR wasn’t an ABBY “accident” and your girlfriend Jeanne Phillips didn’t become pregnant. The next thing you should do is find out why

and hands over your ears. • Don’t wait till the clouds are overhead. Lightning can travel far ahead of the storm clouds producing rain. Light travels a lot faster than sound; that’s why you usually see a flash of lightning and hear the thunder later. That difference in the speed of light and the speed of sound helps you to guess how far away the lightning is. Seek shelter when the time between seeing lightning and hearing thunder is 30 seconds or less. • Don’t go outside for at least 30 minutes after the last lightning seen. This is a good general rule of thumb. If it’s been a half-hour since the last lightning, the storm causing the lightning probably has passed. DR. KOMAROFF is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. His website is:

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LAB TECH Immediate Opening To work in a quality lab performing basic wet chemistry techniques. No experience required, will train. Hours are every other weekend from 8am to 2 pm for a total of 24 hours per month @ $13/hr for a total of $312/mo Tech must also fill in during the week as needed on rare occasions. Position is located near Butler, IN 10 miles East of Auburn off Hwy 8

FOUND Found Dog Border Collie, male, Ligonier area. Found Cats DSH,F,Org. Sherman St., Kendallville. DSH,F,Blk/Tan. Sherman St., Kendallville Humane Society of Noble County, Inc. 1305 Sherman St. Kendallville, IN 46755 260-347-2563 FOUND: 2 wheel hand cart at corner of 175 N and 200 W near Lake James on July 22. 260-316-9581

LOST 11 yr old black lab & chow mix. All black. Short & wirey hair. Short tail like chow. White muzzle, no tags or collar. Her name is Molly. Lost Tuesday, July 9 in afternoon. Lost on CR 54 & 39 260-925-1950 Large, 20 lb cat, Gray w/ black tiger stripes. Very Friendly. Missing since 7/6 Name is Harley. Very much missed. REWARD 4724 County Road 39 260-235-1202

Lost: Wed. July 24 near County 40 and 327. Small black dog long haired white masked. 10 years old. Zeus. 260-908-2060

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Assistant Manager Individual needed to assist in manufacturing precast concrete products and plant management. Position requires 4 yr degree or equivalent precast experience. Full-time with benefits, 401K & profit sharing. Email resume or apply in person. douge@tributeinc .com 110 Canopy Dr. Ashley, IN Tribute Precast

FLOOR CARE KENDALLVILLE $8.50-$9/hr start. Part-time, 3rd shift, 2 nights per week, 11-12 hrs per week. Apply online www.thecleaningco .com Questions? Call 1-888-832-8060 Mon. thru Fri. 8 am to 3 pm only.

Part Time Billing Specialist including Medicaid 36 hours/wk 925-0071 EOE General Part Time Dispatcher/Scheduler for DART Rural Public Transit. 925-3311 EOE General

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Forte Residential, Inc. Syracuse Corporate Office Send resume to Tom: forte@forteresidential .org

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Wee Friends Childcare Will be accepting employment applications August 1-16 9:00 - 3:00. We are located in the Angola Assembly of God Church at 1405 N. Williams St. Angola, IN Some childcare experience preferred. We do background checks & drug screens. No phone calls please.

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General Wible Lumber Inc is now accepting applications for entry level positions. If you're a selfmotivated, hardworking individual that's looking for an opportunity, please apply in person on August 6th & 7th from 9am -2pm at 7155s SR 3 South Milford Starting wage: $11.00 per hour Benefits: Health insurance, 7 paid holidays, 401K and 2 weeks paid vacation after entering Wible Lumbers payroll. Wible Lumber Inc, 260-351-2441 ●●●●●●●●●●●●


100% Employee owned company has openings for RN OR LPN’S 2nd and 3rd shift Full and Part Time. Apply In Person at: 1367 S. RANDOLPH GARRETT, IN

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Avilla 1 & 2 BR APTS $450-$550/ per month. Call 260-897-3188 Waterloo 1 BR, newly remodeled, $125/wk incl. utilities. (260) 242-3868

HOMES FOR RENT Garrett Land contract, 2-3BR, garage, $499/mo. 260 615-2709 Garrett Land contract, 4 BR Handyman special, $500/mo. 615-2709


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OPPORTUNITIES Adult Motor Routes in Steuben County

CONTRACTORS Circulation Department Contact: Violet Grime

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Miller Poultry, largest employer in Steuben County, is looking for 5 Machine Operators. Experience is a definite plus, but willing to train the right candidates! We also have openings for 3 experienced Maintenance Personnel with electrical and mechanical knowledge.

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Albion 2419 E Skinner Lake Drive North Thurs., Fri., & Sat. * 9-? Fridge, children’s winter coats, books, some antiques, household items, swingset, & misc.

Angola 2461 N 900 W Fri. & Sat. * 9-4 Full size bed w/ frame, linens, glassware, tablecloths, lots of misc. Uniforms XL & 2X. No kids stuff.

Angola 1407 Hammel Drive *Herrington Heights Thurs. & Fri. * 7-2 Home goods, some collectibles, clothes.

Angola 430 N Superior Thurs., Fri., & Sat. • 9-6 4 FAMILY SALE Lots of women’s dress clothes sizes 8 & 10, some antiques, baby clothes, bikes, ‘02 BMW motorcycle, low miles.

Angola 180 W 300 N August 1 & 2 • 8 - 5 August 3 •8 - 2 Clothes (Men, Women Baby), Furniture (Indoor & Outdoor), Outdoor Cushions, Home & Garden Decor, Quality Silk Plants, Decorator Pillows, Linens, Longaberger, Kitchenware, Kayaks, Water Skis, Tubing Rafts, Sports Equipment, Barbie Dolls and much more.

Angola South Martha St. Aug. 1- 3 & 8 -10 • 9-4 Teachers Teachers Retired after 39 years, lots & lots of goodies. Come see -

Angola 214 N. Cross St. Aug. 1 & 2 * 9-5 Aug. 3 * 9-12 Antiques, glassware, barbies. Benefit garage sale.

BUNDLE HAULER WANTED • VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE • Responsible Adult • Available 7 nights a week.

102 N. Main St., Kendallville Phone: 800-717-4679 ext. 105 E-mail: Carriers are independent contractors and not employees.




Circulation Department Albion/Brimfield motor route. Contact: Misty Easterday Earn over $1,000 per month in 2+ hr/day. • VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE • Responsible Adult • Reliable Transportation • Available 7 days a week.

102 N. Main St., Kendallville Phone: 800-717-4679 ext. 105 E-mail: Carriers are independent contractors and not employees.

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Night delivery of bundles from Kendallville to Angola 60 miles/2 hrs. round-trip 3/4 ton van or larger preferred.

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USDA 100% GOVERNMENT LOANS!-- Not just for 1st time buyers! All credit considered! Low rates! Buy any home anywhere for sale by owner or realtor. Academy Mortgage Corporation, 11119 Lima Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46818. Call Nick at 260-494-1111. NLMS146802. Some restrictions may apply. Equal Housing Lender. Se Habla Espanol. (A)

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Benefits Include: medical, dental, vision insurance, 401K and paid vacation. *Pay is based on experience Please send resume and salary request to ATM c/o HR Mgr. 1501 Wohlert St, Angola, IN 46703




Corner 200 Storage $16 & up. Open 7 days a week. Owner on premises 260-833-2856

Due to the continued growth of our progressive automotive manufacturing facility, we are in need of a MANUFACTURING ENGINEER. This is a hands-on position requiring daily interaction with Production, Maintenance and Quality Departments. This position requires extensive knowledge and use of engineering programs including: APQP, corrective/preventive actions, fast response, continuous improvement, process flow, D/PFMEA, control plans, PPAP and basic manufacturing process development. A potential candidate may possess excellent communication, organization, analyzing and computer skills plus a minimum of an Associate’s degree in the related field, 4-10 years experience or a combination of both. The ability to work under time constraints and customer demands is a must. Experience with brazed tubular products is a plus. We operate 3 full shifts. Temporary assignments on 2nd and 3rd shifts may be required.


Mobile Homes for Sale in Waterloo, Rome City & Butler. Small parks. No big dogs. Ref req’d. (260) 925-1716

Phone: 260-665-3117 ext. 126 or 260-318-2978 E-mail:



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



1. Experienced Billing and Collections individual and 2.Licensed Massage Therapist Full TIme Competitive wages Call 260 668-7752 Send resume to: Angola Physical Therapy 3270 Intertech Dr. Angola, IN angolaphysical


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Drivers DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW at Stevens Transport! New drivers earn $750 per week. No CDL? No Problem! CDL & Job Ready in 15 days. 1-877-649-9611

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General Individual diagnosis and teaching. Licensed and experienced. Call Kathy 260-833-1697

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CONTRACTORS Circulation Department

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Route available in Kendallville.

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Part-Time Positions 9:00 PM - 5:00 AM • $7.25/hr. • Feed printed sections into stitcher/trimmer • Some bending, standing & lifting required • Hand Inserting • Pre-employment drug screen • Must be dependable and hard-working • Light math skills and reading skills

Apply in Person - No Phone Calls 102 N. Main St., Kendallville, IN 46755 EOE







Auburn 1203 E 7th Street United Methodist Women Secondhand Sale Auburn United Methodist Church July 31 * 6 pm- 8 pm Aug. 1 & 2 * 7am-5pm Items 1/2 price Friday morning; remaining items free Friday afternoon. Free childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing all three days while supplies last. Lots of misc. for sale. All proceeds go to mission projects.

Auburn 3526 County Road 36 Thurs. & Fri. * 8-2 Boys small & medium clothes, household items, outdoor equip., books, & lots of misc.

Garrett 406 County Road 48 Thurs-Sat. * 8-4 Two sets of Haviland dishes, vintage furniture & lamps, cedar lined hope chest, & misc.

Leo 9216 Gerig Road Thurs., Fri. & Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 9-4 Furniture, sleep number bed, tools, yard equip., Xmas & seasonal decor & household items.

Auburn 1504 Baron Court Thurs. * 8-4 Fri. * 8-12 Clothing (boys 10-adult, mens & womens), Vera Bradley, household items, bikes, & misc. Auburn 1506 Quinten Drive Masons Village Wednesday Only * 8-? Multi-Family Sale Handicap equip., childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothes, teaching supplies, adult clothes, furniture. Auburn

203 Greenhurst Ct. Thurs & Fri 9-5 TEACHERS AND PARENTS. Retiring primary teachers selling childrens books, big books, learning games & activities, pocket charts, professional books, containers,etc.

Auburn 211 Betz Road Thurs., Fri., & Sat. * 8-3 Downsizing Christmas buildings, ceramics to be painted, furniture, tools, books, glassware, & misc.

Auburn 5008 County Line Rd. *Between Ft. Wayne & Auburn. West of Tonkel July 31 â&#x20AC;˘ 4- 8 August 1 â&#x20AC;˘ 4 - 8 Liberty Barn Evening Sale. A huge selection of home decor, furniture-antiques vintage, contemporary, & industrial. Hope to see you there! Auburn 600 N Jackson St ***In the back Wed. & Thurs. * 9-5 Fri. * 9-12 Electric stove, furniture, & womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing. Avilla 7747 East 100 North July 31 thru ??? 9 a.m. to ?? Garage Sale Corunna 2140 County Road 13 Aug. 1, 2, & 3 * 8-6 Moving Sale Garrett 219 S. Harrison St. Thurs., Fri., & Sat. * 8-5 Huge sale! Brand name girls, boys, & teens clothes, women & menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, household decor, bedding, toys, pet supplies, antiques, some baked goods, much more. Clean, quality sale! Garrett 221 S. Hamsher St. August 1, 2, & 3 * 8-5 Housewares, angel collection, fishing equip., tools, hutch, (2) 3 speed bikes, & misc.

â&#x2013; â&#x2014;&#x2020; â&#x2013;  â&#x2014;&#x2020; â&#x2013;  Kendallville TRUNK TREASURES Main Street July thru October First & Last Saturday of every month. 8:30 am - 1:00 pm Set Up 7:00 - 8:15 am Cars must remain in place until 1 pm. Located in the Orchard St. parking lot. Fill your trunk and tables and sell to the public like a big garage sale! Multi families welcome. Rain or shine No established businesses, pre-registration encouraged. Daily pass required per car/spot for sellers $10.00 in advance $15 day of event if space available. Spaces are limited. To purchase a sellerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pass or for more information contact Don Gura at 260 347-3276 Proceeds benefit Newspapers in Education

â&#x2013; â&#x2014;&#x2020; â&#x2013;  â&#x2014;&#x2020; â&#x2013;  Kendallville 1507 Brookview Blvd. Baby Mt. addition Thurs, Fri. â&#x20AC;˘ 8:30-4 & Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 8:30-Noon Set of golf clubs, patio furn., toys, kids clothes, teens clothes, home decor & misc. Kinderhook 178 Nye Road **Take I-69 N to Exit 3 in MI, turn left on Copeland Rd. Follow Copeland Rd to Grass Lake. Turn right to Nye Rd. Watch for the signs. Friday, Aug. 2 * 8-5 Saturday, Aug. 3 * 8-? Exercise equip., washer and dryer, small hand tools, Hollister clothes, & much more.

Ligonier 10393 N 1100 W August 1 & 2 * 8-5 August 3 * 8-12 Furniture, dishes, antiques, new decor, & much more Pleasant Lake 1053 W South Dr August 1, 2 & 3 * 8am Paddle boat, oak dining table w/ 4 chairs, wicker day bed, misc. household items, girls clothes size 6/7 & 10/12. Shipshewana 2810 N 675 W July 30 & 31 Huge garage sale! Furniture, childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothes, toys, books, bikes, kitchenware, Longaberger, fishing equip, electric smoker, golf equip. Everything from nuts to bolts. Waterloo 4633 County Road 22 Thurs., Fri., & Sat. * 8-? Patio bar furniture, Jeep hard top, double stroller, Jeep stroller, lots of little girls, mens & womens name brand clothing, & misc. Wawaka 6699 N 400 W 1/2 mi. So of 6 on 400 W Very large yard sale! Thurs., Fri., & Sat. * 8-6 Pocket knives, jewelry, old fishing lures, DVDs & VHS, glassware, collectibles, Christmas ornaments, lots of misc.

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FIREWOOD 2 ton Summerset Premium Grade wood fuel pellets. $175/ton or $3.50/bag No tax 260-215-5691

SPORTING GOODS GUN SHOW!! Terre Haute, IN August 3rd & 4th, Vigo County Fairgrounds, 3901 US-41, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3 For information call 765-993-8942 Buy! Sell! Trade!

WANTED TO BUY TIMBER WANTED All species of hard wood. Pay before starting. Walnut needed. 260 349-2685

FARM/GARDEN APPLES & PEACHES Mon.-Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 9-5 GW Stroh Orchards Angola (260)665-7607



Auburn 1300 Dennison Lane Thurs., Fri. & Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 8-5 Over 100 upholstery fabrics $4/yd., pillows, clothing, DVDs, VHS, books, sheets & more.

Auburn 3589 CR 36 North on Main St. to CR 36, turn right to end of road on the left Thurs. & Fri. â&#x20AC;˘ 9 to 5 Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 9 to 3 Clearing out storage shed. Dining room set, household items, clothing, toys, lots more!!!




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SWINE MERCHANDISE 100 gallon pig tank with 66 gallons of propane. Must sell $199 260-490-5187


Angola area 24x4 above ground pool. Complete with filter, pump ,solar cover, winter cover and optional wood deck. All for $400. 260-490-5187



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QUEEN PILLOWTOP MATTRESS SET Can deliver, $125. (260) 493-0805 Broyhill sofa, chair and ottoman. All leather-color taupe. Only 18 months old $700. 260-319-4181

King sz. bed complete w/box spring & mattess $450/obo 260 243-2189 Like new to antique furniture, must empty storage unit. Call to see 260-833-1697






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Complete 9 piece queen bedroom set. Excellent condition. $600.00 (260) 705-4371


ADOPTABLE CATS 453-DSH,M,3 yrs., Gry/white(Barley) 442-DSH,F,born 2/13,Gry/Tan/org. (Violet) 425-DSH,F,born 4/8/13,Tortoiseshell (Delancy) 422-DSH, M, born 4/8/13,Buff/white(Leo) 380-DSH,M,born 4/12,Blk.(Sparrow) 371-DSH,2-3 yrs., F,Blk/white(Josie) 343-DSH,M,Gry/ white,2-3 yrs.(Maxwell) 338-DSH,M,born 4/13, Blk. (Vinny) 336-DSH,F,2 yrs., blk/tan tiger(Liberty) 335-DSH,Gry. Tiger,M,3 yrs.(Fievel) 334-DSH,White/Gray, NM,2 yrs.(Pickles) 332-DSH,brn 4/2/13, org.,M(Pistol Pete) 328-DSH,Calico,F,born 5/8/13(Lacy) 327-DSH,Bro/Tan tiger, brn 5/8/13,F(Shiann) 326-DSH,Bro/Tan/wh, born 5/8/13,M(Marlow) 325-DSH,Blk/Tan/ Org.,brn 5/8/13,f(Josie) 320-DSH,M,born 4/24/13,Blk/wh(Dozer) 315-DSH,NM,1 yr.,Org.(Dusty) 310-DSH,F,born 2/26/13,Blk/Tan tiger(Purr-kins) 304-DSH,Blk.,F,born 5/3/13(Twizzler) 303-DSH,Blk/Tan,M, born 5/3/13(McCoy) 302-DSH,Blk/Tan, F,born 5/3/13(Lena) 301-DSH,Blk.,M,born 5/3/13(Zippy) 300- DSH,Blk/Tan,F, born 5/3/13(Ashlynn) 299- DSH,Blk.,M,born 5/3/13(Gordy) 268-DSH,Born 4/21/13,M,Blk.(Myles) 265-DMH,M,Born 4/21/13,Blk/Tan tiger(Channing) 264-DSH,F,Born 4/21/13,Blk/Tan tiger(Zoey) 258-DMH,F,4-5 yrs., blk/tan tiger(Saddie) 255-DSH,F,Calico,1 yr. (Tonya) 254-DSH,Blk/Tan tiger, born 4/16/13,F(Macey) 253-DSH,Blk/Tan tiger, born 4/16/13,M(Oakley) 251-DSH,Blk/Tan tiger, born 4/16/13,F(Candy) 249-DSH,F,2 yrs., Blk/Tan tiger (Sandy) 235-DSH,F,1 yr., White w/Gray. (Sonja) 216-DSH,NM,born 8/12,Org.(Bridge) 199-DSH,born 4/2/13,Blk.M,(Magic) 198-DSH,born 4/2/13,Blk.F,(Luna) 196-DSH,born 4/2/13,Blk.F,(Mocha) 195-DSH,born 4/2/13,Blk/wh,F(Latta) 177-DSH,F,born 3/24/13,Blk/wh(Annie) 173-DSH,M,Tan/Blk/ Gry.brn 3/24/13 (Atlas) 150-DSH,SF,2-3 yrs.Bro/Blk/wh(Whimsy) 136-DSH,F,Blk/Tan tiger,3 yrs.,(Loveina) 133-DSH,Bro/Blk. Tiger,F,2-3 yrs.(Nollie) 130-DSH,Blk/White,F, born 3/6/13 (Carmen) 128-DSH,Gry/white,F, Born 5/3/12(Lilly) 105-DSH,F,1 yr., Blk/ Tan/Org.(Apricot) 57-DSH,Blk/white,2 yrs.,SF(Star) 1183-DMH,F,2-3 yrs., Blk (Joni) 1079-DMH,2 yrs., Blk/white,F(Tinker) 1003-DSH,F,2 yrs.,Blk/Tan/Org(Jenna) 995-DSH,SF,1-2 yrs.Blk/white(Myra) 986-DSH,F, 2 yrs,Blk/Tan tiger(Vivien) 773-DSH,F,Tortoiseshell,1 yr.(Princess) 543-DSH,SF,Blk/ Tan/Org,2-3 yrs.(Kira) 327-DSH, Blk/ Tan, SF,DOB 5/9/12(Keeki) Humane Society of Noble County, Inc. 1305 Sherman St. Kendallville, IN 46755 260-347-2563


PETS/ANIMALS ADOPTABLE CATS 676-DSH,F,3 yrs., Blk/Tan/Org.(Crystal) 675-DSH,F,born 3/13,Blk/Tan tiger (Skittles) 670-DSH,Org.,M,born 5/13 (D.J.) 669-DSH,F,Gry.Tiger,2 yrs. (Vanna) 668-DSH, F, 1 yr.,Tan/Blk tiger (Crystal) 667-DSH, F,1 yr., Org. (Peach) 653-DMH,SF,White/ Blk.,5 yrs.(Nellie) 652-DMH,NM,3-4 yrs.,Bro/Blk.,declawed (Thatcher) 650-DSH,F,born 4/13, Gray (Lulu) 633-DSH,M,3 yrs., Blk (Allen) 631-DSH,F,Delute Calico,born 5/13 (Sahaira) 630-DSH,M,Blk/Tan tiger,5/13 (Ben) 629-DSH,SF,Blk/white, 2yrs.,declawed(Cutie) 627-DSH,M,born 5/16/13,Org.(Tom) 626-DSH,M,Org. tabby, bon 5/16/13 (Alex) 623-DLH,M,born 2/12,Blk.(Asher) 622-DSH,Blk/Tan/ White,F,born 4/13 (Penny) 619-DSH,4 yrs., Gry.,F (Sugar) 616-DMH,Org.,M,born 4/13(Kojak) 613-DSH,M,3yrs.,White w/Blk.(Bongo) 608-DSH,M,born 5/13,Gry/white(Mozart) 607-DSH,M,born 3/13,seal point(Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien) 606-DSH,F,born 3/13,gry/tan/wt(Lyssa) 605-DSH,F,born 3/13,seal point(Jubilee) 601-DSH,M,born 5/13,Yellow/wh(Chump) 600-DSH,F,1 yr, White/Gry. (Clare) 597-DSH,M,born 2/13,Org/white(Dozer) 596-DSH,M,born 2/13,Org(Dugger) 595-DSH,M,born 2/13,Buff/white(Doodle) 594-DSH,M,born 2/13,Buff/white(Echo) 593-DSH,Blk/Tan tiger,F,born 6/30/13 (Miylee) 592-DSH,M,2 yrs., Blk.(Mack) 591-DSH,2 yrs.,Blk.,M (Kalub) 565-DSH,F, 3 yrs., Blk. (Tilly) 562-Himalayan,SF, declawed,5 yrs,Chocolate (Madaline) 557-DSH,M,DOB 2/13, Blk/Tan tiger(Bonkers) 552-DSH,NM,White/Blk/ Tan,3-4 yrs.(Tucker) 543-DSH,F,DOB 2/13, Blk/white(Meowzer) 494-DSH,F,DOB 4/28/13,Blk/Tan(Darcy) 467-DSH,Org/White, M, 1 yr. (Max) Humane Society of Noble County, Inc. 1305 Sherman St. Kendallville, IN 46755 260-347-2563

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

CLASSIC CARS Carl Dilley's 80th Birthday Party. Open house on August 3rd from 6-8 p.m. At Roger Dilley's house 0174 Angle Road, Ashley,In. Gifts omitted.

TRUCKS 1991 Ford Pick-up truck F150. Has Cab 260-925-3408

BOATS/MOTORS YAMAHA Wave Venture, 3 seat jet ski, new cover, lift included, excel. cond. $3,000/obo 833-1235

MERCHANDISE UNDER $50 $300 kids gym set. You dismantle and haul away. $50.00 260-490-5187 1 pr. Mens Reebok Football Shoes. Very good cond. Worn 1 season. Size 10 1/2. $20.00. (260) 349-9282 1950â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Modern Dresser Nine Drawer Nine Drawer, Dark Wood. $50.00. (260) 925-1499 25 Dozen Golf Balls for $24.95 (260) 242-3689 6 ft. Picnic Table made with metal tubing stands and 2x8 wood. Hole cut in the middle for umbrella. $50.00. (260) 665-6673 Adult Skis $20.00 (260) 925-9473 Antique Dresser 34â&#x20AC;? high, 2 drawers on top, 2 large drawers on bottom, dark oak wood. $50.00. (260) 665-6673

Tear offs, wind damage & reroofs. Call (260)627-0017




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

Bag of Boys Size 14 Levi Jeans & shorts, $50.00. (260) 925-9473 Bag of Girls Clothes size 4/5. Gymboree and more, $25.00. (260) 925-9473 Buttons - In 4 gal. glass jar - half full. $50.00 (260) 927-9483

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Chemical Hose 2â&#x20AC;?dx20â&#x20AC;&#x2122;. This has stainless 2â&#x20AC;? Camlock ends. $20.00. (260) 410-9600 Chevy Celebrity 13â&#x20AC;? OE metal hubcaps. Set of 4, very nice. $25.00. Howe, (260) 562-1022 Comfort Glow Kerosene Heater Runs excellent. 1.9 gal. $25.00. (260) 347-0851

SETSER TRANSPORT AND TOWING USED TIRES Cash for Junk Cars! 701 Krueger St., Kâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ville. 260-318-5555

Downsizing Ceramic Molds. Very clean. 3 for $9.00 (260) 587-9139

ATTENTION: Paying up to $530 for scrap cars. Call me 318-2571

Dresser Nine large drawers. Will text picture, $45.00. (260) 242-0351

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1998 Ford Contour 4 cylinder 59,700 miles. $2,500 260-925-1196

Bag of Adult XS Male 10 American Eagle/Aeropostle and 6 shirts. $50.00. (260) 925-9473

Child Care Available 1st shift M-F, EN District, tax deductible & references. 599-0591

T & M TREE SERVICE FREE estimates, stump removal, insured. 260 573-7893

Golf Cart Pull Caddie $15.00 (260) 667-3926


Taking deposits for F1B Goldendoodle puppies. Born 6/24, ready in August. $1200. Call 260-316-4200 or email


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Golf Stand Bag Used twice, $15.00. (260) 636-2295 Ladies Golf Clubs LPGA Classic. Right handed. Like new, $45.00. (260) 667-3926 Lake Floats $20.00 (260) 925-9473 Large Print Hardcover Books, Macomber, Sparks, Steel, Michaels,. 21 books, $20.00. (260) 925-1499 Lifetime collection 25 Jazz tapes. Some Beatles. $20.00 takes all. (260) 495-2340 Loveseat. Plush, sage-green. Will text picture, $45.00. (260) 242-0351 Mens Golf Clubs Left handed Scissor Classic Cobra, $45.00. (260) 667-3926 Mens Golf Shoes Size 9 M, like new, $8.00. (260) 667-3926 Nice Black TV Stand 17hx19dx29w. Sliding doors on bottom, $50.00. (260) 475-1340 Nova Folding Transport Chair, dark red & black. Like new, $50.00. (260) 925-1499 Plant Stand 3 tier marble, $35.00 (260) 927-9483 Primitive Chimney Cupboard. Solid wood, 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122; tall, $50.00. (260) 243-8070 Princess Power Wheels $50.00 (260) 925-9473 Queen size Bedspread Like new, $10.00 (260) 667-3926 Set of Copper Bottom Cooking Pans. Lg. cooking pot w/cover, 7 1/2â&#x20AC;? saucepan w/cover, 10â&#x20AC;? fry pan, 6â&#x20AC;? sauce pan, coffee pot. $50.00. (260) 665-6024 Set of Copper bottom cooking pans. 12â&#x20AC;? fry pan w/cover, lg. cooking pot w/cover, 7â&#x20AC;? saucepan w/cover, 6 1/2 sauce pan w/cover. $50.00. (260) 665-6024 Small Bear Collection. Some Boyds, some Ty. Entire collection (11), $25.00. (260) 599-0441 Solid Wood Pine Book Shelves. 6 fixed shelves. 80hx36wx9.5d. $50.00. (260) 927-0788 Walker, Rolling with seat, green. $50.00. (260) 925-1499 Womens Golf Shoes Size 8 M, like new. $8.00. (260) 667-3926

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The News Sun – July 31, 2013  

The News Sun is the daily newspaper serving Noble and LaGrange counties in northeast Indiana.

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