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WEDNESDAY August 7, 2013

Commentary He’ll have a burger — hold the cow

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Code enforcement officer praised for work

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Weather Warm and humid today, with rain possible. High 85. Low 65. Page A6 Kendallville, Indiana

GOOD MORNING Allen Township Democrats to caucus AVILLA — A Democratic caucus will take place at the Allen Township Trustee Office, 104 W. Albion St., Avilla, Aug. 17 at 9 a.m. to fill a vacancy on the Allen Township Advisory Board. The vacancy was created when Justin Weber resigned from the board because he moved out of Allen Township. To run for the seat, Democratic candidates residing in Allen Township must file a CEB-5 form with Noble County Democratic Party Chairman Robert L. Holbrook no later than 72 hours before the caucus begins. A form may be obtained on the Indiana Government website,, or by contacting Holbrook at 350-0026 or holbrook9212@

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Industrial accident kills man Albion resident was working at Steel Dynamics in Columbia City BY BOB BRALEY

COLUMBIA CITY — An Albion man was killed in an industrial accident in Whitley County late Monday, the Whitley County coroner’s office said. Jeffery A. Flory, 44, of Albion died as the result of an accident at the Steel Dynamics Inc. plant at

2800 S. C.R. 800E, the coroner’s office said. An autopsy determined that Flory died of blunt force trauma with multiple internal injuries, Whitley County Coroner Frederick R. Dellinger said. He ruled the death to be accidental. Emergency personnel were called to SDI shortly after 10 p.m.

Monday, according to dispatch records. The coroner’s office began its investigation at about 10:30 p.m., a news release said. The autopsy will be performed at the Allen County coroner’s office, but the Whitley County coroner will remain officially in charge of the investigation. SDI is working in cooperation with the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration to determine the cause of the accident, said Ben Eisbart, SDI vice president of human resources.

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An OSHA press release said it has up to six mon ths to complete an investigation, but this type of investigation usually takes about two months. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Flory family and to Jeff’s co-workers,” Eisbart said. Flory was a graduate of West Noble High School in the class of 1987. Assisting at the scene were the Indiana State Police, Whitley County Sheriff’s Department and Union Township Fire Department.

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Ten East Noble students picked for INpact Band KENDALLVILLE — Ten East Noble students have been selected from band members statewide to perform in the Drum Corp International World Championship in Indianapolis Friday and Saturday. A total of 280 student-musicians were chosen to perform with the INpact Band during championship weekend, which includes performing at the opening ceremonies. Performances will take place in Lucas Oil Stadium. Eighth-graders Braeden Wallen-Frye, Clayton Halbert and Maddie Foreman and incoming freshmen Bryson Stadfeld, Breanna Terry, Jocelyn Hurchins, Cynthia Lowe, Amber Maxwell, Blake Yeager and Jace Wade were nominated by Kevin Haydl, East Noble Middle School director of bands. “Drum Corps International is honored to assemble these talented music students from all over the state to be part of the INpact Band,” said Dan E. Acheson, Drum Corps International executive director and CEO. “They represent the very best example of why a balanced education in Indiana must include music as part of the school-day curriculum.”

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen was thrust back into the forefront of the international fight against terrorism Tuesday when the U.S. and Britain evacuated embassy staff due to a threatened AP attack, a suspected U.S. drone killed four alleged members of Libby Dixon of Rensselaer washes her heifer, Fair Tuesday in Indianapolis. The State Fair runs al-Qaida, and militants shot down Stewart, before showing it at the Indiana State through Aug. 18. a Yemeni army helicopter. As Westerners flew out of the country, Yemeni authorities launched a wide investigation into the al-Qaida threat to multiple potential targets in the impoverished Arab nation. Security officials said they believed the terror network was seeking retaliation for a U.S.-backed military a.m. Tuesday, having learned commands, Reeves allegedly offensive that has dealt serious BY MATT GETTS the residents there might have picked up the methamphetamine setbacks to the terror network’s KENDALLVILLE — They information on a fugitive they and attempted to throw it herself. most active branch, including the didn’t find who they were looking were seeking. Reeves was taken into custody at death earlier this year of its No. 2 for, but Indiana State Police Police declined to identify the that point. leader. troopers hunting for a wanted fugitive. “When we go looking for these The Yemeni army, meanwhile, fugitive arrested two other people Kreger said while he was people, you never know what surrounded foreign installations, early Tuesday morning north of talking with Reeves at the you’re going to find,” Kreger government offices and the airport Kendallville. residence, a van approached said. with tanks and troops in the Jeremy Sawyer, 32, of the 1500 with its lights off. The driver of Earlier in the morning, the nation’s capital, Sanaa, as well as block of Brookview Boulevard, the vehicle then approached the Anti-Crime Enforcement team the strategic Bab al-Mandeb straits Kendallville, was booked into the home and began looking through worked with the LaGrange County at the entrance to the Red Sea in Noble County Jail on a charge of windows. Sheriff’s Department to visit two the southern Arabian Peninsula, possession of methamphetamine, Unsure of the identity of houses simultaneously in searching drawing parallels with security a Class D felony. Krystal Reeves, the man and suspicious of his for another fugitive, Lloyd measures following the 2000 21, of the same address, was behavior, police made contact with Rowlison, 20, who was wanted on bombing of the USS Cole in Aden booked on a charge of obstruction him and identified him as Sawyer. Noble County warrants for posses- harbor that killed 17 American of justice, a Class D felony. While police were attempting sion of meth, possession of precur- sailors. The arrests were made by to take him into custody, officers sors and a probation violation. Authorities also set up members of the Indiana State allegedly saw Sawyer throw Rowlison was located by checkpoints across Sanaa, Police’s Anti-Crime Enforcement something, later determined to be the LaGrange County Sheriff’s searching cars and individuals, team. an undisclosed amount of metham- Department at a residence in the especially after night fell. Top State troopers Caleb Anderson, phetamine. 10400 block of East C.R. 100S, government officials, along with Mike Carroll and Brian Kreger Kreger said Reeves then LaGrange. He was transported military and security commanders, went to the Brookview Boulevard approached the item that Sawyer by the state police to the Noble were told to stay vigilant and limit SEE TERROR PAGE A6 address at approximately 4 had thrown. Ignoring police County Jail.

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Intern from Uganda works at visitors bureau

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KENDALLVILLE — An agency designed to bring visitors to Noble County has had a “visitor” from Uganda on its staff this summer. Nancy Shitakha of Kampala, Uganda, has been serving as a summer intern at the Noble County Convention & Visitors Bureau since June 5. Her last day at the bureau will be Thursday. Shitakha has been in Indiana for years. “I was a student at Manchester University,” she said, and she recently graduated from the school. She plans to attend Ball State University this autumn to pursue her master’s degree. Manchester had a job fair this spring, and Noble visitors bureau Executive Director Sheryl Prentice

attended, Shitakha said. Working with a group such as the visitors bureau sounded interesting to Shitakha. “She had done internships with the Community Foundation of Wabash County,” Prentice said of Shitakha. “We had five excellent candidates to choose from at Manchester. She was the best of the group.” Part of what interested Shitakha in the internship was the agency’s nature. “I want to get into nonprofit as a professional career,” she said. Another appeal of the agency was that it was a new concept to Shitakha. There are no groups promoting tourism or preserving history in Uganda, she said. Shitakha’s work has included putting together the new Noble


Nancy Shitakha of Kampala, Uganda, is working as a summer intern at the Noble County Convention & Visitors Bureau office in Kendallville.

Rising website for the bureau and the Farm to Fork retail store and other aspects of restoring the historic Sauer farm house near Rome City. She’s also been involved in surveys for branding, including

electronic surveys on Facebook. “I feel like I’ve learned a lot,” Shitakha said. She’s discovered more of what she is capable of doing. Going into meetings and having corporate people or SEE INTERN, PAGE A6





Kendallville’s Friendship Food Pantry perilously low on food BY GRACE HOUSHOLDER

KENDALLVILLE — The Friendship Food Pantry’s cupboards are bare, according to Robert Smith, director. Donations of food and money have declined during the summer months while at the same time needy families have more children at home to feed. The food pantry needs cash donations to buy food, especially meat. “All of our food is not donated,� Smith explained Tuesday. “We have to buy food from local grocery stores or from the Community Harvest Food Bank in Fort Wayne. Even

Community Harvest is low on product. I haven’t seen a can of soup at the distribution center in Fort Wayne for about a month. I have never seen our soup shelf so low. We are always in need of pasta products such as spaghetti and macaroni and tomato sauce. Peanut butter is always a major item. Our one shelf with condiments like salad dressings and pancake syrup is almost empty, as well. Those are not the most essential items, but people do like to pick up ketchup and mustard. “We get quite a bit of food through the federal government’s commodity program. That is one

source that has been consistent. We thank the federal government for their surplus products. Sometimes we get meat from the government and canned items. “There is not a can of corn on our shelves. We usually have corn sticking out of our ears. In fact, we certainly welcome donations of fresh vegetables. Farmers do bring things in from their fields but it’s not a regular thing. “We also are really in need of paper products. We had a source and that dried up so now we have to depend on periodic donations. Right now there is no toilet paper on the shelves. That is always an important item because with the

food stamp program you can’t buy paper products. Also we need detergents for laundry; we have none.� The Friendship Food Pantry is open Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. and from 4-5:30 p.m. and Fridays from 2-4 p.m. A ministry of Common Grace of Noble County, the food pantry shares a facility with Common Grace at 2004 Dowling St., just east of the intersection of Dowling and Allen Chapel Road. In addition to families with children, the food pantry serves many single people living by themselves. “The elderly are becoming much more a client than

in the past,� Smith said. “We serve the greater Kendallville area. We don’t ask people to prove income or where they live.� In June, the pantry served 1,209 individuals in 459 households; in July, 1,234 individuals from 490 families. Last year in July, 1,203 individuals were served. Last August, 1,528 people were served. “We want to thank the volunteers who come in and help with the pantry operation, the board members and all donors,� Smith said. For more information call the food pantry at 242-6427 or Smith at 323-4571.

Council praises code enforcement officer KENDALLVILLE — The City Council Tuesday night praised the work of the city’s code enforcement officer for getting homeowners to improve their properties. “I’ve never seen so many cleaning up, repairing and fixing roofs, and it’s due to Terry’s (code enforcement officer Terry Longsworth’s) letters,� said Councilman Jim Dazey. “We hemmed and hawed about hiring a code enforcement officer, but I think it was the best move we could have done.� Longsworth was hired in November 2012 on a part-time basis and began his job in earnest this spring. He attempts to work with

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Kendallville • property owners to comply with city ordinances. Those who fail to cooperate are fined and cited into ordinance court. His July report, reviewed by the council, shows two citations issued for high grass and weed violations to owners of properties at Dowling Street and Fairview Boulevard and on Mathews Street. He also delivered 31 letters notifying property owners to comply with the excessive weed and grass ordinance. The city mowed nine of those properties after no response, and liens will be placed on the properties for the cost of the mowing. Longsworth also sent two


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NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION IN THE NOBLE CIRCUIT COURT CAUSE NO. 57C01-1307-ES-13 STATE OF INDIANA COUNTY OF NOBLE, SS: IN THE MATTER OF THE SUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION OF THE ESTATE OF SALLIE G. SOBOSLAY, DECEASED Notice is hereby given that Rhae A. Dazey and Dee-Anna R. Rathge were on the 26th day of July, 2013, appointed Co-personal representatives of the Estate of Sallie G. Soboslay, who died the 22nd day of July, 2013. All persons who have claims against this estate, whether or not now due, must file the claim in the office of the Clerk of this Court within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or within nine (9) months after the decedent’s death, whichever is earlier, or the claims will be forever barred. Dated at Albion, Indiana, this 1st day of August, 2013. Michelle Mawhorter Clerk, Noble Circuit Court Douglas J. Atz, Esq. Indiana Supreme Ct. ID#2473-98 202 South Main Street Kendallville, IN 46755 Phone: 260-347-4027 Fax: 260-347-4028 NS,00349006,8/7,14,hspaxlp NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of the school corporation known as Central Noble Community School Corporation that the Board of Trustees of said school corporation will meet in the School Administration Building, 200 East Main Street, Albion, Indiana at 7:00 pm on August 20, 2013 to consider the following additional appropriation said Board considers necessary. An additional appropriation in the amount of $13,000.00 on account of Central Noble Schools' increased portion of the Northeast Indiana Special Education Cooperative's bus purchase.

has received positive comments about the code enforcement, and she also publicly thanked Longsworth for his efforts. In other business, an ordinance allowing the city to borrow $157,604 for new sewer televising equipment was approved on third and final reading. The city will secure a loan from Campbell & Fetter Bank at 1.87 percent interest over the four-year term of the loan. Campbell & Fetter Bank offered the lowest interest rate of financial institutions bidding for the loan. Water pollution control department employees will use the equipment to check sewer lines for breaks and blockages.


Kid City community winner Payton Noel Eash of Ligonier, 7, smiles after winning the community and civic prize package at the 2013 Kid City event Saturday at the Noble County Fairgrounds in Kendallville.

Security software added to student iPads

ALBION — Central Noble school iPads KENDALLVILLE — now are equipped with The Kendallville USBC software designed to Bowling Association will keep students from going hold its annual business to inappropriate places meeting at 7 tonight at online, the school board the Shadow Bowl, 876 N. Lima Road. Officers will be learned Tuesday. James Swihart, who elected and rule changes, works with informaawards and start dates will tion technology for the be discussed. All members are asked to attend. For more corporation, said iPads for Central Noble High information, call 347-1938. School students now are linked to Filewave Mobile REALLY TRULY LOCAL... Device Management KPC Phone Books software. Steuben, DeKalb, Noble/LaGrange The software removes

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letters to property owners about unsightly rubbish and garbage. Regarding violations of the city’s substandard housing ordinance, he sent 20 letters of notice of violations for unpainted houses, siding torn open, rotting siding and wood, a collapsed garage, rotting roof, holes in the side of a house, a building falling apart, a roof collapsing and windows broken out. Fifteen owners of those properties either complied or are in the process of complying by repairing and painting their houses and roofs, replacing windows and demolishing collapsed buildings. Mayor Suzanne Handshoe said she

The foregoing appropriation is in addition to all appropriations provided for in the 2013 budget and tax levy, and reason for such appropriation exists by reason of the method of disbursement of these funds after the establishment of the School Bus Replacement Fund of said school corporation. Taxpayers of said school corporation appearing at said meeting shall have the right to be heard in respect to said additional appropriation. Dated this 16th day of July, 2013 John Fitzpatrick Secretary, Board of School Trustees Central Noble Community School Corporation NS,00349043,8/7 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOBLE COUNTY ORDINANCE NO. 2013AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC AT ALLEN CHAPEL ROAD (CR 1000 EAST) AND LISBON ROAD (CR 415 NORTH) IN ALLEN TOWNSHIP WHEREAS, a traffic engineering study and traffic investigation was completed, and based on this information it is recommended that a 2-WAY STOP be placed at the following intersection: At the intersection of Allen Chapel Road (CR 1000 E) and Lisbon Road (CR 415 N). Said stop signs being placed on Lisbon Road (CR 415 N) requiring that the East and West bound traffic stop. BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Commissioners of the County of Noble, State of Indiana; SECTION 1: A recommendation of the Highway Engineer, based on an engineering study and traffic investigation has been made to place a 2-WAY Stop at the intersection of Allen Chapel Road (CR 1000 E) and Lisbon Road (CR 415 N). Said stop signs being placed on Lisbon Road (CR 415 N) requiring that the East and West bound traffic stop. SECTION 2: Persons driving on these roads shall observe these Stops. SECTION 3: Violation of this ordinance shall constitute a Class C infraction with a penalty of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00). SECTION 4: This ordinance shall be in full force and effect after publication and passage by the Board of Commissioners as required by law, and after the erection of proper signs. A public hearing will be held on Monday August 19, 2013 at 9:15AM in the Noble County Commissioners Court on the 2nd floor of the Noble County Courthouse Albion In 46701. Dated: July 30, 2013 Jacqueline L. Knafel Noble County Auditor NS,00348385,8/7,14,hspaxlp

some programs from the iPads themselves, such as Facetime, iMessage and a games section, which were deemed to be only a distraction to students and have little educational value, Swihart said. It also blocks students from accessing sites that are not useful for educational purposes or inappropriate, Swihart said. Among the sites blocked is Twitter. If a device is tampered with to shut down the software, its wireless profile will be disabled immediately, Swihart said. Students who tamper with devices will be subject to the school’s disciplinary policies. The product, including training, cost the system a total of $1,800-$2,000, Swihart said.

Central Noble Superintendent Chris Daughtry said the software is the first system the district has tried that actually protects students. “We’ve had solutions that have come up before, but they didn’t work. This works,â€? Daughtry said. Also Tuesday, the board: • accepted the resignations of Alissa Schoon as high school and middle school choral director and Laura Freeze as middle school special education teacher. • hired Michelle Eggering as high school and middle school choir teacher, Ashley Vice as middle school special education teacher and Matt Phillips as high school chemistry and physics teacher.


Kid City science winner Samantha Salisbury of Albion, 9, was the winner of Kid City’s science and environment prize package. She was one of five prize winners in Saturday’s event at the Noble County Fairgrounds in Kendallville.

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ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT CENTRAL NOBLE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS County Number: 0057; School Corporation Number: 6055 Any questions regarding this report should be directed to: Kim Schlotterback; Title: Corporation Treasurer: Telephone Number: 260-636-2175 RECEIPTS COMPARISONS CALENDAR YEAR 2012 2012 2012 Approved Budget Actual Receipt Accounts Receipts Receipts GENERAL FUND 1000 Local Sources $ 55,500.00 $67,909.96 2000 Intermediate Sources 0.00 3.22 3000 State Sources 7,967,592.00 8,193,914.95 4000 Federal Sources 0.00 241,518.48 5000 Other Financing Sources 0.00 5,266.10 TOTAL $ 8,023,092.00 8,508,612.71 DEBT SERVICE FUND 1000 Local Sources $ 1,066,993.00 $1,078,706.91 TOTAL $ 1,066,993.00 $1,078,706.91 RETIREMENT/SEVERANCE BOND FUND DEBT SERVICE FUND 1000 Local Sources $132,450.00 $133,984.81 TOTAL $132,450.00 $133,984.81 CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND 1000 Local Sources $1,104,275.00 $1,134,739.73 5000 Other Financing Sources 25,261.24 TOTAL $1,104,275.00 $1,160,000.97 SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION FUND 1000 Local Sources $890,340.00 $915,085.67 6000 Other Items 6,100.03 TOTAL $890,340.00 $921,185.70 SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT FUND 1000 Local Sources $85,309.00 $77,105.05 TOTAL $85,309.00 $77,105.05 GRAND TOTAL $11,302,459.00 $11,879,596.15 STUDENT ENROLLMENT OCTOBER 1, 2012 Kindergarten - 51; Grade 1 - 102; Grade 2 - 83; Grade 3 - 106; Grade 4 - 88; Grade 5 - 96; Grade 6 - 95; Grade 7 - 92; Grade 8 - 94; Grade 9 - 117; Grade 10 - 110; Grade 11 - 98; Grade 12 - 110; Grade 12+/Adult (13) - 0; TOTAL - 1242 General Fund Amount $714,372.30 $415,130.00 $242,244.23 $324,695.52 $191,317.31 $52,457.22 $2,700.00

Capital Projects Fund Amount

EXPENDITURES COMPARISONS CALENDAR YEAR 2012 2012 2012 Approved Budget Actual Expenditure Accounts Expenditures Expenditures GENERAL FUND 11000 Instruction/Regular Programs $4,597,367.87 $4,484,145.36 12000 Instruction/Special Programs $ 618,843.34 $719,570.08 14000 Instruction/Summer School $14,300.00 $9,451.05 16000 Remediation Programs $94,000.00 $67,959.89 17000 Payments to Governmental Units in State $516,000.00 $438,632.37 21000 Support Services/Pupils $298,519.96 $400,849.38 22000 Support Services/Instructional Staff $203,404.44 $151,359.52 23000 Support Services/General Administration $302,339.50 $267,087.52 24000 Support Services/School Administration $687,122.19 $715,616.43 25000 Central Services $448,634.49 $238,244.22 26000 Operational & Maintenance of Plant Svcs $798,618.86 $787,194.61 30000 Operation of Non-Instructional Services $170,325.00 $166,305.71 40000 Facilities Acquisition & Construction $3,000.00 $2,572.57 TOTAL $8,752,475.65 $8,448,988.71 DEBT SERVICE FUND 50000 Debt Services $1,344,420.00 $1,344,420.00 TOTAL $1,344,420.00 $1,344,420.00 RETIREMENT/SEVERANCE BOND FUND 50000 Debt Services $141,231.00 $141,230.75 TOTAL $141,231.00 $141,230.75 CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND 22300 Instruction-Related Services $295,516.03 $273,167.36 25000 Central Service $126,262.42 $77,841.12 26000 Operation & Maintenance of Plant Svcs $483,235.15 $289,067.57 40000 Facilities Acquisition & Construction $974,681.04 $582,444.99 TOTAL $1,879,694.64 $1,222,521.04 TRANSPORTATION OPERATING FUND 23000 Support Svcs/General Admin $0.00 $0.00 27000 Student Transportation $1,227,436.00 $820,894.10 TOTAL $1,227,436.00 $820,894.10 TRANSPORTATION BUS REPLACEMENT FUND 27000 Student Transportation $157,791.00 $25,545.50 TOTAL $157,791.00 $25,545.50 GRAND TOTAL $13,503,048.29 $12,003,600.10

PAYMENTS IN EXCESS School School Bus Transportation Replacement Fund Amount Fund Amount $22,752.52 $31,228.24 $73,176.42 $25,545.50 $5,535.98

Vendor Name Central Noble Employee Benefit IRS Northeast IN Special Ed Svcs $32,808.60 IN State Teachers Ret. Fund Four County Area Vocational $47,449.62 Indiana Michigan Power $180,525.23 $1,088.21 Apple Inc. $153,355.84 Herdrich Petroleum $130,272.40 Public Employees’ Retirement $102,697.91 $25,586.65 Shambaugh & Son, LP $102,608.20 Valic Financial Advisors Inc. $90,691.58 148.16 Recreation Unlimited, Inc. $84,080.00 Playworld Midstates $60,627.80 Electronic Strategies Inc. $59,303.84 Central Noble (HRA) Health $53,314.54 NIPSCO $17,800.15 $28,115.76 $1,313.63 Riviera Finance $43,194.66 Selective Insurance Company $31,732.98 $6,135.02 Stewart/Brimner/Peters & Lear $26,153.00 $7,873.50 Vision Service Plan $23,889.79 $3,545.52 LBH Chemical $15,568.84 $11,441.38 $126.50 Frontier $26,184.74 $605.14 School Specialty Inc. $3,234.24 $22,115.78 Otterbox $24,739.00 Paul’s Painting $24,600.00 Mapletronics $597.48 $23,701.11 Sharp School Services $106.75 $24,029.00 Albion Water & Wastewater $23,325.61 $277.56 Superior Repair Services $21,966.57 Havel $20,761.31 Lee Company, Inc. $1,130.00 $19,205.00 Accident Fund Insurance $15,691.26 $4,479.59 North Central Co-Op $2,076.10 $17,116.83 ENA Services LLC $18,033.12 De Lage Landen $15,931.80 Bear High Wolf LRSD $13,731.00 CDW Government, Inc. $12,398.75 $573.96 Pronet Staffing, Inc. $12,840.60 Noble County Disposal $11,920.00 $13.00 Leatherman Leasing Inc. $10,450.00 ABM Co Inc. $1,540.84 $8,573.00 Doc’s Do It Best Hardware $9,377.46 $379.74 $263.04 Esco Communications, Inc. $497.60 $9,291.74 Canon Solutions America, Inc. $937.50 $8,762.16 PPG Architectural Finishes $912.07 $8,724.25 Emergency Radio Service Inc. $9,418.60 Hinen Printing $9,244.45 $33.49 NCS Pearson, Inc. $9,250.00 TotalFunds by Hasler $8,492.24 Indiana School Boards Assoc. $8,100.00 CERTIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE IN EFFECT JUNE 30, 2013 Masters Masters or + 18 hrs or Years of # of Bachelors # of Bachelors # of Bachelors # of Experience Bachelors Persons + 18 hrs Persons + 36 hrs Persons +54 hrs Persons 0 $34,219.00 4 $34,966.00 $35,658.00 $36,117.00 1 $34,903.00 6 $35,696.00 1 $36,371.00 $36,839.00 1 2 $35,697.00 1 $36,686.00 $37,677.00 $38,042.00 3 $36,489.00 4 $37,677.00 $38,866.00 1 $39,242.00 4 $37,283.00 4 $38,668.00 $40,123.00 1 $40,442.00 5 $38,077.00 1 $39,659.00 2 $41,247.00 $41,646.00 6 $38,869.00 1 $40,650.00 $42,438.00 1 $42,844.00 1 7 $39,661.00 2 $41,644.00 1 $43,627.00 1 $44,045.00 8 $40,438.00 $42,633.00 $44,817.00 $45,250.00 9 $41,217.00 $43,623.00 $46,008.00 $46,450.00 10 $41,995.00 $44,614.00 1 $47,197.00 1 $47,651.00 11 $42,771.00 2 $45,606.00 1 $48,388.00 $48,852.00 12 $42,771.00 $46,598.00 1 $49,577.00 2 $50,052.00 13 $42,771.00 1 $47,587.00 $50,767.00 1 $51,253.00 14 $42,771.00 1 $48,577.00 $51,957.00 $52,456.00 15 $42,771.00 1 $49,569.00 1 $53,148.00 2 $53,657.00 16 $42,771.00 $50,541.00 $54,335.00 1 $54,857.00 17 $42,771.00 $51,512.00 1 $55,524.00 1 $56,060.00 18 $42,771.00 $52,484.00 1 $56,715.00 2 $57,261.00 19 $42,771.00 $53,455.00 $57,906.00 $58,460.00 20 $42,771.00 $54,427.00 $59,095.00 $59,665.00 21 $42,771.00 $54,427.00 $59,103.00 1 $59,670.00 22 $42,771.00 $54,427.00 $59,103.00 2 $59,670.00 23 $42,771.00 $54,427.00 $60,285.00 $60,863.00 24 $42,771.00 $54,427.00 $60,737.00 $61,321.00 1 25 $42,771.00 $54,427.00 $60,737.00 $61,321.00 26 $42,771.00 $54,427.00 $60,737.00 3 $61,321.00 1 27 $42,771.00 $54,427.00 $60,737.00 2 $61,321.00 28 $42,771.00 $54,427.00 $60,737.00 1 $61,321.00 29 $42,771.00 $54,427.00 $60,737.00 $61,321.00 30 $42,771.00 $54,427.00 $60,737.00 10 $61,321.00 Total number of certified part-time employees: 0 Total number of certified full-time employees: 80

I hereby certify that the financial report is true and accurate in every respect to the best of my knowledge and belief. I further certify that all contracts, vouchers, and bills for all payments made by the school corporation are in its possession and open to public inspection. Date: August 1, 2013 Signature: John Fitzpatrick Secretary, Board of School Trustees Central Noble Community Schools 200 East Main Street Albion, Indiana 46701 NS,00349015,8/7,hspaxlp Legal Copy Deadlines Copy due Publish Wed. 4 p.m. .............................Mon. Thurs. 4 p.m. ..................................... Tues................................................... Fri. 4 p.m............................. Wed. Mon. 4 p.m. .......................... Thurs. Tues. 4 p.m. .............................. Fri. Annual Reports & Budgets due 5 working days before the publish date.

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LEGAL NOTICE SUMMONS IN THE NOBLE CIRCUIT COURT 2013 TERM CAUSE NO. 57C01-1307-MI-23 STATE OF INDIANA COUNTY OF NOBLE, SS: NOBLE COUNTY, PETITIONER V. DAWN R. GRADY, RESPONDENT This summons is to the Respondent above named, and to any other person who may be concerned. You are notified that you have been sued in the Noble Circuit Court, 101 N. Orange Street, Albion, IN 46701, telephone number (260) 636-2128, in an action entitled Noble

County vs. Dawn R. Grady, Cause No. 57C01-1307-MI-23, by Noble County. This summons by publication is specifically direct to Respondent, whose whereabouts are unknown or to anyone else claiming an interest through the Respondent or to the real estate. The Petitioner is represented by Dennis D. Graft, Attorney No. 7243-57, P.O. Box 790, Avilla, IN 46710, Phone: (219) 897-3178, Fax: (260) 897-3173. The nature of this suit against you is a Petition For Tax Deed due to Respondent’s failure to pay real estate taxes on following described real estate in Noble County, Indiana: 329 N. Main St., Kendallville, Indiana and more fully described as Commencing at a point 128 feet South of the Northeast corner of Lot 356 in Mitchell’s Addition, Kendallville, Indiana, thence West 105 feet parallel with Wayne Street, thence South 40 feet parallel with Main Street, thence East 105 feet parallel with Wayne Street, thence North 40 feet to the place of beginning, same being a part of Lot 167 in Mitchell’s Addition to said City of Kendallville. An answer or other response in writing to the complaint must be filed either by you or your attorney on or before the 20th day of September, 2013, and if you fail to do so, judgment by default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded by the Petitioner, which is that a tax deed for the above-described real

CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF IN EFFECT JUNE 30, 2013 Administrative Staff: Lowest Salary - $59,280; Highest Salary $100,000; Average Salary - $72,979; Number Personnel - 8 STATEMENT OF INDEBTEDNESS CALENDAR YEAR 2012 School Bonds $3,049,500.00 Holding Company – Public & Private $2,072,500.00 TOTAL $5,122,000.00 Outstanding Encumbrances – All Funds (Include purchase orders, vendor contracts, letters of commitment, leases) $182,973.10 ASSESSED VALUATION AND TAX RATES CALENDAR YEARS 2012 AND 2013 2012 2013 Assessed Valuation $365,373,403 $363,415,055 Tax Rate - General Fund $0.0000 $0.0000 Tax Rate - Debt Service Fund $0.2567 $0.2327 Tax Rate - Retirement/Severance Bond Debt Service Fund $0.0334 $0.0542 Tax Rate - Capital Projects Fund $0.2701 $0.2919 Tax Rate - School Transportation Fund $0.2175 $0.2170 Tax Rate - School Bus Replacement Fund $0.0184 $0.0396 Tax Rate - Special Education Preschool Fund $0.0000 $0.0000 NON-CERTIFIED EMPLOYEE CLASSIFICATIONS AND RANGE OF PAY RATES 2012-2013 Classifications Range of Pay Rates I. Instructional and Supplementary Pupil Services A. Library Aides $10.95-$11.50/hour B. Special Education Aids $10.90-$11.90/hour C. Other—Instructional Assistants $10.90-$11.90/hour II. Health Services A. Nurses $26.18-$26.78/hour III. Office/Clerical/Secretarial $11.25-$22.33/hour IV. Maintenance/Custodial/Warehouse/Security Transportation A. Building Custodians $10.65-$16.00/hour B. Bus Drivers $38.10-$79.40/day C. Other--Maintenance $11.10-$22.25/hour V. Computer Services $61,000/year Total number of non-certified part-time employees 4 Total number of non-certified full-time employees 84

OF $2,500 MADE TO VENDORS CALENDAR YEAR 2012 General Total Fund Amount Vendor Name Amount $737,124.82 SimplexGrinnell $446,358.24 Apex Learning $8,000.00 $373,774.75 Komputrol Software Systems $330,231.50 Indiana Dept of Workforce $7,579.18 $238,766.93 Clarke Power Service Inc. $234,070.66 Stationair’s Express $2,955.59 $156,055.84 Heinemann $6,528.60 $130,272.40 Jack Owen Excavating $128,284.56 MacAllister Machinery Co. Inc. $102,608.20 Building Temperature Solutions $652.50 $90,839.74 Noble County Tire, Inc. $340.28 $84,080.00 Bassett Office Supply $4,966.53 $60,627.80 Follett Software Company $148.51 $59,303.84 GE Capital Information $53,314.54 Region 8 Education Service $5,245.26 $47,229.54 Gopher $365.91 $43,194.66 Safety-Kleen $37,868.00 American Express $379.62 $34,026.50 Advanced Imaging Solutions, Inc. $689.12 $27,435.31 Contract Paper Group, Inc. $5,099.00 $27,136.72 Ferrellgas $4,942.27 $26,789.88 Quinlan & Fabish Music Co. $145.00 $25,350.02 Orkin $1,887.12 $24,739.00 Yoder Oil Company, Inc. $24,600.00 Kirby Risk $4,652.09 $24,298.59 Moss Building Products and $137.00 $24,135.75 Walmart Community/GEMB $3,200.39 $23,603.17 Kellermeyer $4,116.12 $21,966.57 Caskey Trucking & Excavating $3,950.00 $20,761.31 Selking International $20,335.00 BP Business Solutions $20,170.85 Duane Leatherman Body Shop $19,192.93 DerbyTech, Inc. $18,033.12 $15,931.80 Randals Autostore, Inc. $161.98 $13,731.00 Equiparts $3,400.49 $12,972.71 United Art and Education $2,765.59 $12,840.60 Goalsetter Systems, Inc. $11,933.00 Transfinder Corporation $10,450.00 Money $1,848.76 $10,113.84 Verizon Wireless $10,020.24 (EMS) Environmental Mgmt $9,789.34 All Printing & Publications $2,649.44 $9,699.66 Quill Corporation $851.64 $9,636.32 BSN Sports, Inc. $9,418.60 Frame Service Inc. $9,277.94 Sherry Laboratories Indiana $2,623.00 $9,250.00 Community Merchant Services $2,572.57 $8,492.24 KPC Media Group Inc. $2,548.54 $8,100.00 Neola of Indiana $2,527.33

Masters + 36 hrs or Bachelors # of + 72 hrs Persons $36,477.00 $37,206.00 $38,422.00 $39,633.00 $40,849.00 $42,060.00 $43,274.00 $44,488.00 $45,701.00 $46,914.00 1 $48,127.00 $49,339.00 $50,553.00 $51,768.00 $52,980.00 $54,194.00 1 $55,406.00 $56,623.00 $57,833.00 $59,045.00 $60,260.00 $60,268.00 $60,268.00 1 $61,474.00 $61,934.00 $61,934.00 $61,934.00 $61,934.00 $61,934.00 1 $61,934.00 $61,934.00 1

estate be issued to Noble County. Dated: 7/23/13 Michelle Mawhorter (seal) Clerk of the Noble Circuit Court Dennis D. Graft #7243-57 Attorney for Noble County P.O. Box 790 Avilla, IN 46710 (260) 897-3178 NS,00347970,7/31,8/7,14,hsapxlp NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to Indiana Code 20-26-7-37, the Board of School Trustees of Central Noble Community School Corporation gives notice that on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at 7:00 p.m., they will meet in public session at the Administrative Offices of the Central Noble School Corporation, 200 E. Main Street, Albion, Indiana, to discuss and hear objections and support regarding the proposed renovation of and improvements to Central Noble High School. You are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. Dated: August 7, 2013 John Fitzpatrick Secretary, Board of School Trustees Central Noble Community School Corporation NS,00348372,8/7,hspaxlp LEGAL NOTICE SUMMONS IN THE NOBLE CIRCUIT COURT 2013 TERM CAUSE NO. 57C01-1307-MI-22 STATE OF INDIANA COUNTY OF NOBLE, SS: NOBLE COUNTY, PETITIONER V.


Capital Projects Fund Amount $8,070.33

School Transportation Fund Amount

$7,690.00 $6,926.98 $3,607.62 $6,491.11 $6,273.67 $5,238.12 $329.00 $5,344.08 $5,466.11

$5,506.15 $244.02 $120.00

$4,885.57 $5,237.79 $4,855.40 $4,506.04 $4,746.74 $2,902.24 $4,701.73 $4,077.00 $461.46

$461.78 $3,942.17 $3,936.33 $3,680.30

$3,650.00 $3,637.02 $3,249.58 $453.94 $3,098.00 $3,000.00 $1,061.03 $199.98 $2,769.71

$2,629.84 $98.00

$1,815.24 $2,662.62 $2,660.88

School Bus Replacement Fund Amount

Total Amount $8,070.33 $8,000.00 $7,690.00 $7,579.18 $6,926.98 $6,563.21 $6,528.60 $6,491.11 $6,273.67 $5,890.62 $5,846.43 $5,539.55 $5,492.59 $5,466.11 $5,365.26 $5,251.48 $5,237.79 $5,235.02 $5,195.16 $5,099.00 $4,942.27 $4,891.74 $4,789.36 $4,701.73 $4,652.09 $4,214.00 $4,123.63 $4,116.12 $3,950.00 $3,942.17 $3,936.33 $3,680.30 $3,650.00 $3,637.02 $3,411.56 $3,400.49 $3,219.53 $3,098.00 $3,000.00 $2,909.79 $2,829.82 $2,769.71 $2,747.44 $2,666.88 $2,662.62 $2,660.88 $2,623.00 $2,572.57 $2,548.54 $2,527.33

EXTRA-CURRICULAR SALARY SCHEDULE IN EFFECT JUNE 30, 2013 Position Amount Position Amount High School Student Council Sponsor Summer Boys Basketball Coach $741.00 (2 positions) $2,330.00 Varsity Girls Basketball Coach $7,788.00 Middle School Student Council Sponsor $1,165.00 Varsity Girls Assistant Basketball Coach $1,951.00 Academic Competition Team Coordinator $741.00 Junior Varsity Girls Basketball Coach $2,804.00 Academic Competition Team Coach Eighth Grade Girls Basketball Coach $1,620.00 (5 positions) $3,705.00 Seventh Grade Girls Basketball Coach $1,620.00 High School Yearbook Advisor $1,909.00 Sixth Grade Girls Basketball Coach Middle School Yearbook Advisor $545.00 (2 positions) $1,794.00 Elementary Yearbook Advisor (2 positions) $1,090.00 Fifth Grade Girls Basketball Coach $897.00 High School Newspaper Advisor $601.00 Summer Girls Basketball Coach $741.00 Senior Class Sponsor (2 positions) $2,062.00 Varsity Football Coach $7,788.00 Junior Class Sponsor –Magazine Sales $384.00 Assistant Varsity Football Coach (4 positions) $11,212.00 Junior Class Sponsor –Prom $1,678.00 Eighth Grade Football Coach $1,620.00 Varsity & Junior Varsity Cheerleader Sponsor Seventh Grade Football Coach $1,183.00 (2 positions) $1,678.00 Middle School Assistant Football Coach $1,183.00 Freshman Cheerleader Sponsor $373.00 Varsity Volleyball Coach $3,115.00 Summer Practice Cheerleader Sponsor $545.00 Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach $1,539.00 Middle School Fall Cheerleader Sponsor $373.00 Eighth Grade Volleyball Coach $1,183.00 Middle School Winter Cheerleader Sponsor $373.00 Seventh grade Volleyball Coach $1,183.00 Pep Club Sponsor $373.00 Sixth Grade Volleyball Coach $897.00 FFA Advisor $1,200.00 Varsity Boys Golf Coach $1,423.00 National Honor Society Sponsor $274.00 Middle School Golf Coach $897.00 High School Science Fair Coordinator $373.00 Varsity Boys Tennis Coach $1,507.00 Middle School Science Fair Coordinator $274.00 Varsity Boys Assistant Tennis Coach $903.00 Elementary School Science Fair Coordinator Varsity Girls Tennis Coach $1,507.00 (1 ea school) $548.00 Varsity Girls Assistant Tennis Coach $903.00 Middle School Chess Club Sponsor $713.00 Varsity Boys & Girls Cross-Country Coach $2,043.00 High School & Middle School Instrumental Varsity Boys & Girls Asst. 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You are notified that you have been sued in the Noble Circuit Court, 101 N. Orange Street, Albion, IN 46701, telephone number (260) 636-2128, in an action entitled Noble County vs. John Marty, Cause No. 57C01-1307-MI-22, by Noble County, This summons by publication is specifically direct to Respondent, whose is believed to be deceased or his whereabouts are unknown or to anyone else claiming an interest through the Respondent or to the real estate. The Petitioner is represented by Dennis D. Graft, Attorney No. 7243-57, P.O. Box 790, Avilla, IN 46710, Phone: (260) 897-3178, Fax: (260) 897-3173. The nature of this suit against you is a Petition For Tax Deed due to Respondent’s failure to pay real estate taxes on following described real estate in Noble County, Indiana: 213 S.

Oak St., Kendallville, Indiana and more fully described as 33 feet off of the north side of Lot 103 in Mitchell’s Addition to the Town, now City, of Kendallville, Indiana. An answer or other response in writing to the complaint must be filed either by you or your attorney on or before the 20th day of September, 2013, and if you fail to do so, judgment by default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded by the Petitioner, which is that a tax deed for the above-described real estate be issued to Noble County. Dated: 7/23/13 Michelle Mawhorter (seal) Clerk of the Noble Circuit Court Dennis D. Graft #7243-57 Attorney for Noble County P.O. Box 790 Avilla, IN 46710 (260) 897-3178 NS,00347971,7/31,8/7,14,hspaxlp

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ST. JOE — Flossie Rose Chapman, 73, died Monday, August 5, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind. She was born on June 4, 1940, in Continental, Ohio, to the late John and Pauline (Ranes) Scott. She Mrs. married Rhett Chapman Chapman on September 21, 1963, in Ft. Wayne, Ind., and he preceded her in death on December 31, 2010. Surviving are her sons, Jack Chapman of Spencerville, Ind., Jamie Chapman of St. Joe, Ind., Jeff Chapman of Auburn, Ind., and Jonathan Chapman of St. Joe, Ind.; her daughter, Holly Michael of Fort Wayne, Ind.; her grandchildren, Ashley Michael, Chistopher Michael, Kaydence Chapman, Raegan Chapman and Velaria Boviall; her great-grandchildren, Kaedan and Serena Mowery and Harley Michael; and her brothers, Fred (Joann) Scott and Frank (Sharon) Scott, both of Continental, Ohio, and Thomas (Sandy) Scott of Paulding, Ohio. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Charles and Darrold Scott, and eight sisters, Mary Axon, Ellen Shaw, Ester Grubb, Maggie Carpenter, Martha Syndrom, Florence Collins, Violet Rupert and Mina Mae Scott. She retired from Magnavox in Auburn, Ind., and enjoyed canning, gardening, baking, cooking and spending time with her grandchildren. Calling will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Carnahan-Baidinger & Walter Funeral Home, Spencerville, Ind. Services will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in White City Cemetery, Spencerville, Ind. Memorials are to the family. To view an online obituary and sign the guestbook visit www.

AUBURN — Estelle L. Smith, 88, of Auburn and formerly of Garrett, died Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at his home in rural Auburn. Mr. Smith was a lifetime DeKalb County farmer. He also worked as Mr. Smith an engineer for International Harvester in Fort Wayne for over 40 years, retiring in 1983, and then went to work for the Dana Corporation in Fort Wayne, retiring in 1990. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during World War II. Mr. Smith was a member of the Garrett Presbyterian Church. He was also a 50-year member of the former Garrett Masonic Lodge and current DeKalb Masonic Lodge and served as past master, Fort Wayne Scottish Rite, and American Legion Post 178 of Garrett. He was born April 10, 1925, in Auburn, to Ashton V. and Mary (Goe) Smith. He married Betty M. Bloom on Jan. 31, 1945, and she died Dec. 15, 1998. He then married Mary Sue Roth on Jan. 28, 2000, and she survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Adele L. Williams of Garrett; two sons and a daughterin-law, Max E. Smith of Garrett, and Bernard M. and Barbara Smith of Garrett; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lois Stebing of Auburn, Ramona Rohm of Auburn and Violet (Larry) Hansche of South Carolina; and two brothers, Chester Smith of Auburn and Homer (Gloria) Smith of Twelve Mile. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Garrett Presbyterian Church, 201 S. Franklin St., Garrett, with visitation from 1–2 p.m. Friday prior to the service at the church. The Rev. William Haworth will be officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Creek Cemetery in rural Garrett with military graveside honors being conducted by the United States Navy and American Legion Post 178 of Garrett. Visitation will also be from 4–8 p.m. Thursday at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 S. Center St., Auburn, with the DeKalb Masonic Lodge conducting a service starting at 8 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the Garrett Presbyterian Church. To send condolences, visit www.fellerandclark. com.

BUTLER — Grace E. Bellamy, 80, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at Laurels of DeKalb Nursing in Butler. She was born November 14, 1932, in Pleasant Lake to Jesse and Nellie (Brand) Robison. Mrs. Grace was Bellamy secretary for Butler Elementary School for 22 years before retiring. After a few years of retirement she was asked to work in the DeKalb County Clerk’s office which she did for seven years, retiring in 2008. She also worked a number of years on the DeKalb County Election Board. She was a member of the Butler United Methodist Church. She served her church for many years with the Methodist Church Food Pantry. Her faith was her guiding light and set an example for all who knew her. Grace was the most loving and devoted wife, mother and grandma. Her family and friends have been so blessed. Grace’s warmth touched so many lives. Her sweet smile and loving hugs will be forever remembered by all. She married Duard Bellamy on November 4, 1950, in the United Brethren Church in Butler. They were married for 62 years and he survives in Butler. Also surviving are two daughters and a son, Teresa (Steve) Sweeney of Auburn, Jewell (Tom) Yoder of Auburn and Steve (Linda) Bellamy of Bloomington; seven grandchildren, Chris (Stacey) Sweeney, Bob (Laura) Sweeney, Tami (Chris) Vaughan, John (Amy) Yoder, Sarah (Todd) Savage, Stephen Bellamy II and Nick Bellamy; and nine great-grandchildren, Aliviah Sweeney, Gage Sweeney, Brooklynn Sweeney, Katelyn Sweeney, Emma Sweeney, Joshua Sweeney, Sarah Sweeney, Devin Sheets and Blake Sheets. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Dorothymae King. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 10, 2013, at the Butler United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Butler Cemetery at Butler. Calling will be Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the church and also one hour prior to the services from 1-2 p.m. Saturday. The family asks that memorials be given in honor of Grace to her grandson, Stephen Bellamy, to assist his family with expenses for Stephen’s third kidney transplant. Feller and Clark Funeral Home are assisting the family with arrangements. To send condolences, visit

AVILLA — Stanley E. Spohr, 88, of Avilla died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, in Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He moved to Avilla in 1953, coming from Fort Wayne. He was a World War II Navy veteran. Mr. Spohr Mr. Spohr retired in 1980 from International Harvester in Fort Wayne. He also farmed. He was a charter member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Avilla; Noble County Farm Bureau, Historical Automobile Association, Avilla American Legion, American Truck Historical Society, Noble County Gas & Steam Association, and a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge. He served as a 4-H leader, Soil & Water Conservation supervisor, and on the Farm Bureau board of directors. He was born May 19, 1925, in Maples to Stanley and Gladys Spohr. He and his wife, Grace, were married June 21, 1947, in Fort Wayne. She survives in Avilla. Also surviving are two daughters, Lori (Rich) Butler of Orange Park, Fla., and Julie (Chuck) Wolfe of Indianapolis; a daughterin-law, Pam Spohr of Kendallville; a brother, Don (Mary Jane) Spohr of Fort Wayne; a sister, Rosemary Fisher of Avilla; a sisterin-law, Pauline Spohr of Tennessee; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Thomas Spohr and Terry Spohr; a sister, Betty Lepper; and a brother, George Spohr. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Calvary United Methodist Church in Avilla with the Rev. Leonard King officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Military graveside services will be conducted by Avilla American Legion Post 240 and active duty members of the U.S. Navy. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday in the church and one hour prior to the services on Thursday. Preferred memorials may be given to Noble County Council on Aging Transit Service, Avilla Calvary United Methodist Church, or Noble County Humane Society. Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, is assisting in charge of arrangements. View a video tribute after Wednesday or send condolences to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneral

AUBURN — Solomon J. Wickey, 75, of Auburn died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at his home. He married Anna Mae Graber on Jan. 29, 1959, and she survives in Auburn. Additional survivors include his sons, Dave (Sylvia) Wickey of Cisne, Ill., Jerry (Christine) Wickey of Geneva, Solomon (Mary) Wickey of Auburn, Marvin (Mary Ann) Wickey of Milroy, Ind., Alvin (Melinda) Wickey of Milroy, Jake (Amy) Wickey of Vevay, Levi (Mary) Wickey of Cisne, Joe (Edith) Wickey of Cisne, and Ervin Wickey of Auburn; his daughters, Anna Mae (Sam) Schwartz of Flemingsburg, Ky., Esther (Dan) Schwartz of Spencerville and Edith (Amos) Schwartz of Decatur; a sister, Emma (Alvin) Lambright of Berne; a brother, Jerry (Anna) Wickey of Vevay.; 113 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob D. and Elizabeth Wickey; a son, Marvin Wickey; seven grandchildren; three brothers; three sisters; and three half sisters. Services will be at 9 a.m. on Friday at the Wickey residence, 6308 C.R. 43, Auburn, with Bishop Victor Graber officiating. Calling will be at the home until the day of the funeral. Burial will be in Spencerville Amish Cemetery at Spencerville. Pinnington-McComb Funeral & Cremation Services in Auburn is in charge of arrangements.

Bonnie Sutton SOUTH MILFORD — Bonnie Sutton, 67, of South Milford died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Funeral services will be Friday at 7 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 S. State St., Kendallville. Calling will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. A complete obituary will appear in Thursday’s edition.

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Rois Ward Sr. CRAB ORCHARD, Tenn. — Rois Neil Ward Sr., 88 years of age, left this earth and went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 24, 2013, after several months of declining health. He retired in Crab Orchard, Tenn., but had lived in Waterloo and Auburn, Indiana, for over 38 years. He retired from Warner Gear where he was general supervisor. Rois, as some called him while others called him Neil, was born in Natchez, Mississippi. He was a World War II veteran and served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific. Rois spent his retirement living in his beloved cabin, rocking on his front porch and fishing the lakes of Fairfield Glade in Crossville, Tenn. A past Deacon in the Baptist and the Methodist Church he viewed his life on Earth a stepping stone to something much better. His children will always remember him as a solid rock to lean on, a man of great integrity and a loving father. He was a true southern gentleman. Rois is survived by his wife, Helen M. Ward; his children, Rois Neil Ward Jr. (Bobbie), Carl Bruce Ward (Cindy), Pamela Ward Schimmel (Bruce), Michael David Ward (Mikey); the mother of his children, Betty Sue Strickland Ward; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Rois was preceded in death by his daughter, Brenda Kay Ward; his son, Thomas Glenn Ward; and his granddaughter, Sarah L. Ward, daughter of Carl and Cindy Ward. Bilbrey Funeral Home in Crossville, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements.

Jeff Flory ALBION — Jeff A. Flory, 44, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at 9:30 p.m. as a result injuries from an industrial accident at his place of work. Funeral arrangements are pending at Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion Chapel.



Report: Charges filed in Benghazi attack WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has filed the first criminal charges in the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, news reports said Tuesday. CNN, NBC News and The Wall Street Journal reported that unspecified counts had been filed and sealed in the September 2012 attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. CNN said the charges named Ahmed Abu Khattalah, a Libyan militia leader. The Journal said charges were filed against more than one person. “The department’s investigation is ongoing. It has been, and remains, a top priority,” said Justice Department spokesman Andrew C. Ames, who declined to comment further. A key Republican urged the administration to do more than file charges. “Osama bin Laden had been criminally charged long before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks but was not apprehended,” Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said in a statement. U.S. Navy SEALS killed bin Laden in Pakistan on May 2, 2011. “Delays in apprehending the suspected Benghazi killers,” Issa added, “will only put American lives at further and needless risk.” The Associated Press reported in May that American officials had identified five men who might be responsible for the Sept. 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi that occurred just weeks before President Barack Obama’s re-election. The FBI released photos of three of the five suspects, asking the public to provide more information on the men pictured. The images were captured by security cameras at the U.S. diplomatic post during the attack, but it took weeks for the FBI to see and study them. The FBI and other U.S. intelligence agencies identified the men through contacts in Libya and by monitoring their communications. They are thought to be members of Ansar al-Shariah, the Libyan militia group whose fighters were seen near the U.S. diplomatic facility prior to the violence.


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Area Activities • Today Onion Days: Most events at Noble Township Park in Wolf Lake. Several events at 6 p.m. Silent auction in park’s community building, the Auburn Dixielanders will perform in the gazebo, and Kiddie King and Queen pageant. Registration for the pet show at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m. Activities continue through Saturday night. Wolf Lake, U.S. 33, Wolf Lake. 6 p.m. Kendallville USBC Bowling Association: Annual meeting. 7 p.m. Officers will be elected and rule changes and award changes will be discussed. All current members urged to attend. 7 p.m. Shipshewana Flea Market: The Midwest’s largest flea market is open. 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 St., Suite 400, LaGrange. 9 a.m. Luckey Hospital Museum: The Luckey Hospital Museum began when Dr. James E. Luckey’s great-niece decided to open a small museum to display their private collection. Both are retired RNs and have been collecting obsolete medical equipment for years. 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.

can use any items you may have to donate. If you are looking to volunteer, 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 Games and Crafts: Not interested in Yu-Gi-Oh? We have many other board games to play. The Wii will be set up upon request. Crafts will also be available to make and take home. Registration not required. Grades K-5 Limberlost Public Library, 164 Kelly St., Rome City. 2 p.m. 854-3382 Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament: Stop in for our Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament and battle your buddies. This is a free tournament for students in third grade and up. Snacks will be provided. Registration is requested but not required. Limberlost Public Library, 164 Kelly St., Rome City. 2 p.m. 854-3382 Community Table: Free Meal & Groceries: Free supper the first and third Wednesdays. Free groceries given out at 7 p.m. Call the United Way at 347-6822 for more information. LaOtto Wesleyan Church, LaOtto. 6 p.m. The Xi Delta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi: Selected members will bring a salad or a dessert for a picnic dinner. Meat, drinks and table service will be furnished by the hostess, Brenda Sayles assisted by the Social Committee. Lorene Bonar is lesson leader. NCPL East Library, 104 Ley St., Avilla. 6 p.m. Celebrate Recovery Meeting: Sessions deal with addictions and relationship issues. Stone’s Hill Community Church, 151 W. C.R. 550N, Ligonier. 6:30 p.m.

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Sand sculpture planned at park LAKE JAMES — Pokagon State Park will host its annual sand sculpture demonstration and contest on the park’s main beach Saturday and Sunday. The Michigan Sand Sculptors, a group of families that vacations in the park every summer, will create sand art Friday through Sunday, weather permitting. Others are invited to create sand art also. A contest will be held Sunday from 1-3 p.m. The park beach is open sunrise to sunset. The bathhouse and beach concession stand is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Entry to the beach is free after paying the standard park entrance fee of $5 per in-state vehicle and $7 per out-of-state vehicle. For further information, call 833-2012.

Tops in twirling Two teams of dancers and twirlers from Prairie Heights and DeKalb competed July 14 at the Twirling Unlimited Internationals in Canton, Ohio. The teams captured two second place finishes and a fifth place. The girls are students at Tri-County Performers. The competition had 206 teams in various group events. Competing

were, front row, from left, Abby Christman, Lexi Keener, Kristie Brewster and Kalli McKee who placed fifth in the 7-9 division; middle row, Chyann Carcione, Olivia Stiff, Brandie Brewster and Briayn Murden who placed second in the 9-12 division; and back row, Faith, Sarah and Shaina Ehmke who placed second in the 12-15 division.

Vendors welcome Saturday in Ligonier LIGONIER — The Peddlers in the Park event, set for Saturday in Ligonier, is still accepting yard sale and craft vendors. The event is sponsored by the Ligonier Parks and Recreation Department and will take place at Pettit Park, located on S.R. 5 (Cavin Street) at the north edge of downtown Ligonier. Hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. At the Parks Department booth there will be a silent auction featuring three new purses that contain a special surprise gift of either a one month, six month or one year membership along with other items. Youth and adult T-shirts from past sports programs will also be available at reduced prices. Adults sizes

are $1, or two for $1.50; youth sizes are 75 cents for one or two for $1. There is also going to be a lot of good food along with special music by Emily Thomas and the

New Life Church. This event is a fundraiser for the Park Department’s youth programs and activities. To reserve a booth call 894-7344.

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TORONTO (AP) — A 100-pound python blamed in the strangling deaths of two Canadian boys apparently escaped from its enclosure, slithered through a ventilation system and fell through the ceiling into the room where the young brothers were sleeping, authorities said Tuesday.

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George W. Bush has stent procedure BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Former President George W. Bush successfully underwent a heart procedure in Dallas on Tuesday after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery during his annual physical, Bush spokesman Freddy Ford said. “At the recommendation of his doctors, President Bush agreed to have a stent placed to open the blockage,” Ford said. “The procedure was performed successfully this morning, without complication, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.” Bush, 67, was expected to be discharged Wednesday and resume his normal schedule the following day.

The blockage was discovered Monday during Bush’s physical at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas, where the nation’s 43rd president lives. Bush was described as being “in high spirits” and eager to return home. “He is grateful to the skilled medical professionals who have cared for him,” Ford said. “He thanks his family, friends, and fellow citizens for their prayers and well wishes. And he encourages us all to get our regular check-ups.” Stents are mesh scaffoldings that prop open arteries typically clogged by years of quiet cholesterol buildup. About half a million people have stents inserted in the

U.S. each year, generally involving an overnight stay in the hospital. Doctors usually guide a narrow tube through a blood vessel near the groin up to the heart, inflate a tiny balloon to flatten the blockage and insert the stent. Sometimes, they insert it through an artery in the wrist to lower the risk of bleeding. Doctors often recommend first trying medication to treat a clogged artery. More severe blockages, particularly in several arteries, may require bypass surgery. Arteries can reclog, so patients often are put on heart-friendly diets or medication.

Taco Bell expands breakfast testing NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell says it’s expanding its small test of waffle tacos, as it prepares to take its breakfast menu national sometime next year. The fast-food chain says the waffle taco, which includes scrambled eggs, sausage and a side of syrup, was the top seller during breakfast hours at the five

Southern California restaurants where they were tested earlier this year. Now the company wants to see how it would fare on a bigger scale; the waffle tacos and a full breakfast menu will be expanded to about 100 restaurants in Fresno, Calif.; Omaha, Neb.; and Chattanooga, Tenn., starting Thursday. Brian Niccol, president

of Taco Bell, said the idea is partly to get a better sense of how well restaurants will be able to handle the added operational pressure from the waffle tacos. “You only get one shot when you go with big items,” he said. Taco Bell already offers breakfast at about 850 locations in 10 Western states.

INTERN: Woman says every day is rewarding FROM PAGE A1

government officials respond showed her that. “They were listening and paying attention,” she said. Shitakha said she feels

she has accomplished something in Noble County. “Every day is rewarding,” she said. Her eventual goal is to return to Uganda and use her knowledge and experience

to make an impact with a nonprofit organization there. In the meantime, she’s open to the possibility of interning with the local agency again next summer, she said.

A snake expert said it was possible that the python was spooked and simply clung to whatever it landed on. Police are treating the deaths in Campbellton, New Brunswick, as a criminal investigation. Autopsies on Noah Barthe, 4 and his brother Connor Barthe, 6, were being performed Tuesday. The brothers had been

visiting the apartment of a friend whose father owned an exotic pet store on the floor below, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sgt. Alain Tremblay said at a news conference in Campbellton. Tremblay said the African rock python was being kept inside the second floor apartment, not inside the pet store as authorities had previously stated.

Embassy closures a window into terror threat concerns WASHINGTON (AP) — The map of closed American embassies — and those that remain open — in the Middle East and Africa provides a window into the Obama administration’s concern about a potentially imminent al-Qaida terrorist attack on overseas U.S. interests. While diplomatic missions across a broad swath of the Arab world are affected, some, including in capitals that have been targets for extremists in the past, are not. And those chosen for closure in Africa and the Indian Ocean suggest that the fear may be as much about the vulnerability of certain embassies and staff and the range of increasingly mobile terrorists as it is about specific threats. One apparently key factor: How significant is the security that is now in place? A total of 19 U.S. embassies and consulates in 16 countries have been ordered to close to the public until Saturday. They run along a jagged, east-tosouth crescent from Libya through the Persian Gulf to Rwanda and include the island nations of Madagascar and Mauritius, That’s fewer missions in

fewer nations than were ordered closed this past Sunday in the administration’s initial response to intelligence that al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula was gearing up for an attack. The changes, coupled with the inclusions and omissions, show how the threat analysis has evolved. According to the State Department, the closures are all the result of the same intelligence on the threat. Yet, that intelligence stream appears to be significantly diffuse, covering embassies and other posts stretching 4,800 miles from Tripoli, Libya, to Port Louis, Mauritius, and not limited to Muslim or Muslim-majority nations. “It is the same stream that we’ve referenced in travel warnings since Sunday,” department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Tuesday, adding: “Obviously, there’s new information.” She would not elaborate. Clearly, Yemen, where the department ordered most U.S. government employees to leave early Tuesday, is at the center. The base of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen has been the

subject of a dire and continuous U.S. travel warning since 2002. An intercepted secret message between al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri and his deputy in Yemen about plans for a major terror attack triggered the closures. Al-Zawahri’s message to Nasser al-Wahishi was picked up several weeks ago and appeared to initially target Yemen, according to officials familiar with the matter. The threat was expanded to include American or other Western sites abroad, officials said, indicating the target could be a single embassy, a number of posts or some other site. Based on their very close proximity to Yemen, U.S. facilities in that country’s closest neighbors — Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Djibouti — could be considered logical targets, as could posts in Egypt, Jordan, Libya and Sudan. But Lebanon, which has been the site of major anti-U.S. terrorist attacks in the past, is not included. And, neither are Morocco and Tunisia, where extremists have also struck previously.

TERROR: 19 diplomatic posts temporarily closed FROM PAGE A1

their movements. Although the immediate threat seemed to be focused on Yemen, the U.S. has temporarily shut down 19 diplomatic posts in the Middle East and Africa. A U.S. intelligence official and a Mideast diplomat told The Associated Press that the closures were triggered by the interception of a secret message between al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri and Nasser al-Wahishi, the leader of the Yemen-based al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, about plans for a major terror attack. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly. Zawahri also made a public statement on July 30 that exhorted Muslims to kill

Americans “in every spot on Earth.” Yemeni investigators looking into the threat said they believe the motive of the attack was retaliation for the killing of Saudi-born Saeed al-Shihri, who was released from the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay after nearly six years and later became the No. 2 al-Qaida leader in Yemen. Al-Shihri was critically wounded in a November drone strike and later died of his wounds, the militant group acknowledged. The terror network has suffered a series of setbacks after the military launched an offensive in June with the help of U.S. forces that has succeeded in uprooting it from strongholds in the south. The group had taken advantage of the instability after the Arab Spring wave

of revolutions that led to the resignation of Yemen’s longtime leader, Ali Abdullah Saleh. Yemen’s current president, Abdo Rabby Mansour Hadi, met with President Barack Obama at the White House last week, where both leaders cited strong counterterrorism cooperation. Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said the U.S. Air Force transported State Department personnel out of Sanaa early Tuesday. The department said in a travel warning that it had ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel “due to the continued potential for terrorist attacks,” adding that U.S. citizens should leave immediately because of an “extremely high” security threat level.


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Verlander, Tigers topple Indians CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Verlander dominated for eight innings and Don Kelly hit a three-run homer off Justin Masterson, leading the Detroit Tigers to their 10th straight win, 5-1 over the Cleveland Indians. Verlander (12-8) allowed one run and four hits as the Tigers beat the Indians for 10th time in 11 games and opened a five-game lead over Cleveland in the AL Central. Kelly connected in the fifth inning off Masterson (13-8) and Miguel Cabrera picked up his 100th RBI as the Tigers improved to 11-3 against their nearest division rival. The Indians, who are 24-10 against the Central’s three other teams, have to hope they can win the next two over Detroit to split the series. To do that, they’ll have to beat Doug Fister and Max Scherzer. “Detroit has four aces, which is why they are so good,” Indians manager Terry Francona said


Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander delivers against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday. The Tigers won, 5-1.

before the game. Although Scherzer leads the AL with 16 wins and is the

front-runner to win the Cy Young this season, Verlander remains the Tigers’ top gun and the one they

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Tamika Catchings scored 18 points and Shavonte Zellous added 14 as the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 64-58 on Tuesday night. Karima Christmas added 10 points as the Fever (10-10) beat the Sky for the second time in four days. Sylvia Fowles had 14 points to lead Chicago.

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Aug. 7, 1 9 9 9 — Wade Boggs becomes the first player to homer for his 3,000th hit, connecting in rare style with a two-run shot in Tampa Bay’s 1 5-1 0 loss to Cleveland. Boggs already with a pair of R B I singles, homers off Chris Haney in the sixth inning for the milestone. Aug. 7, 200 4 — Greg Maddux becomes the 22nd pitcher in major league history to reach 3 00 victories, leading the Chic ago Cubs to an 8-4 victory over San Francisco. 2007 — San Francisco’s Barry Bonds hits home run No. 75 6 to break Hank Aaron’s storied record. Noticeably absent are Aaron and Commissioner Bud Selig.

turn to when things get tough. He gave up an RBI groundout in the second, but otherwise handled the Indians with ease. When Cleveland threatened in the sixth with two on and none out, Verlander turned up the heat. He retired Nick Swisher on a deep fly to right before blowing a 100 mph fastball past All-Star Jason Kipnis for strike two and then locked him up with an 84 mph changeup. Verlander then got Asdrubal Cabrera to ground out on another fastball then hit the century mark on the radar gun. As he headed toward the dugout, the right-hander pumped his fist knowing he had probably put the Indians away for good. Masterson had one bad inning, and it cost him. Kelly’s three-run shot highlighted Detroit’s five-run fifth off the right-hander, who hurt himself by hitting two batters during the inning. Kelly owns Masterson. He’s now 11 of 24 (.458).

Forte happy to see new Bears offense

On The Air • CYCLI NG Tour of Ut ah, st age 2, Panguitch to Torrey, Ut ah, F S N, 4 p.m. USGA, U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, first round matches, at Charlest on, S.C., TGC, 3 p.m. LI T TLE LEAG U E BAS E BALL Playoffs, Midwest Reg ional semifinal, Kearney, Neb. vs. Urbandale, Iowa, at Indianapolis, E S P N2, Noon Playoffs, Southeast Regional semif inal, Nashville, Tenn. vs. Stuart, Fla., at Warner Robins, Ga., E S P N2, 2 p.m. Playoffs, Midwest Reg ional semifinal, Rapid City, S.D. vs. Coon Rapids, Minn., at Indianapolis E S P N2, 4 p.m. Playoffs, Southeast Regional semif inal, Tayl ors, S.C. vs. Henrico, Va., at Warner Robins, Ga., E S P N2, 6 p.m. MAJOR LEAG U E BAS E BALL Oakland at Cincinnati, M LB, 12:3 0 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at St. Louis, E S P N, 8 p.m.



Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the Bridgestone Invitational.

Mickelson heads into the PGA Championship this week.

Mickelson feeling complete after British Open triumph PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Phil Mickelson looks at himself differently these days. Sure, there’s a bit of uncertainty in the grogginess of morning, when he wakes up wondering if that claret jug really belongs to him for a whole year. Then — yep — there it is, his name engraved on the silver chalice. For Lefty, it’s all gravy from this point on. He feels complete. “The British Open really changed some of my perception of myself as a player,” Mickelson said Tuesday after a practice round at Oak Hill for the final major of the year, the PGA Championship. “Had I won another green jacket, that would not have done the same thing as what winning the claret jug has done.” Mickelson is a little over two weeks removed from one of the

greatest closing rounds in major championship history, a 5-under 66 at rock-hard Muirfield to claim golf’s oldest crown. It was the leg of the career Grand Slam that always figured to elude him. His game was built for the target golf played in America, complete with an array of soaring drives and wondrous wedges. But, over four days along the Scottish coast, Mickelson showed he could grind it out better than anyone on a tabletop of a course, imagining shots that go against everything he’s supposed to be about — then pulling them off. “In my mind, it is an accomplishment in my career that makes me more of a complete player,” he said. “To finally have won that and break through and play some of my best golf ever in my final round, that kind of changes the way I view myself and my game, more so than just a major championship that I had already won.”

Mickelson has already won the PGA Championship, back in 2005 at Baltusrol. That’s not to say he doesn’t want to add a few more majors to a resume that already ensures he’ll be remembered as one of the game’s greatest players. He’s never been this confident about his chances. “I’m more motivated than ever to work hard to succeed, because I can taste some of my best golf coming out,” Mickelson said, his voice and demeanor just oozing confidence. “I can feel it.” At 43, he’s already a man in full, complete with five major championships. Only 11 golfers have won more. But don’t get him wrong — he’s driven to complete a career Grand Slam, merely lacking a victory in the U.S. Open, where he’s been the runner-up a record six times. SEE MICKELSON, PAGE B2

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) — Matt Forte expects to be more than the last-resort receiver for quarterback Jay Cutler this season. Chicago brought in an additional weapon in tight end Martellus Bennett, it’s the veteran running back who may prove critical to the Bears’ success. Forte always played a big role in the passing attack until last season. In coach Marc Trestman’s new offense, Forte expects a return to the old days. “It’s not really a new role,” Forte said. “It’s not like I haven’t done it before. I’m just excited about getting back to getting out of the backfield and running routes and stuff and catching balls and not only just running the ball, getting handoffs, but getting the ball out in space, just spreading the ball around.” Forte had his fewest yards receiving (340) and fewest catches (44) last year when the only target Cutler could repeatedly find was Brandon Marshall. Former offensive coordinator Mike Tice brought Forte inside to use as a blocker as the offensive line struggled to protect Cutler. Trestman has a history of using running backs as receiving weapons. In 1995, Trestman used littleknown Derek Loville for 87 receptions with the San Francisco 49ers, second on the team only to Jerry Rice. Charlie Garner caught 91 passes for 941 yards in 2002 in Trestman’s offense with the Oakland Raiders. Even in Canada, Trestman used backs for receptions. Brandon Whitaker had 121 catches over two seasons for Montreal. Trestman sees Forte as entirely capable in this multi-threat role. “He’s at the top of everything,” Trestman said. SEE BEARS, PAGE B2

Chapman, Whalen having breakouts at Colts camp ANDERSON (AP) — Defensive tackle Josh Chapman took out four blockers with one big swipe. Colts receiver Griff Whalen has been catching everything that comes his way. They’re training camp wonder twins. “He (Chapman) has developed that nastiness, ‘Hey I demand two people on me at all times, and if you don’t I’m going to bull rush this center to the back of the quarterback and make something happen,’” defensive end Cory Redding said. “That’s his mindset and I love that. A lot of guys don’t like getting doubled or triple teamed and he’s like ‘Put more, put more on me, because if you

do, all my guys are free.’ He’s ready for the workload.” It’s not a surprise to the Colts, who gambled by using last year’s fifth-round pick on the Alabama star. Indy knew the 6-foot, 341-pound run-stuffer played half of his final college season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament and waited until the offseason to have surgery and might not play as a rookie. He didn’t. Chapman opened the season on PUP, was activated Nov. 12 and then landed on season-ending injured reserved 16 days later. Now that he’s healthy, Chapman has been impressive. SEE COLTS, PAGE B2


Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Griff Whalen makes a catch during practice at the NFL team’s football training camp in Anderson on Sunday.




Electronic trail helped MLB gain Biogenesis bans NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook friends. Transcripts of BlackBerry instant messages. Records of texts. Major League Baseball’s investigators used an arsenal of high-tech tools to collect the evidence that persuaded a dozen players to accept 50-game suspensions this week for their ties to the Biogenesis clinic. And when it came time to meet with the players’ association, they flashed some of their documentary proof. While there was not enough time for the union to thoroughly examine what baseball had collected, there was little doubt there was an electronic trail, one of the people familiar with the meetings said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no public statements were authorized. “It both complicates things and adds a layer of proof that certainly wasn’t available many years ago,” union general counsel David

Prouty said Tuesday. Alex Rodriguez, the lone holdout against a suspension, faces an arbitration hearing in coming months that likely will include such evidence. The New York Yankees third baseman was suspended for 211 games from Thursday through the 2014 season, though he is allowed to play until a decision is issued by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, which is not expected until at least November. Until now, nearly all suspensions under MLB’s drug program resulted from positive drug tests. The Biogenesis probe revealed players were using PEDs without detection. “To catch the most sophisticated intentional fraudsters, you have to use non-analytical means, which is another reason why baseball’s effort here is such a pivotal moment for the anti-doping fight,” said Travis Tygart, chief executive office of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

MLB officials would not speak for attribution about its investigation. The league used about 30 people full time in its fact-gathering, another person familiar with the process said Tuesday, also on condition of anonymity because no statements were authorized. The probe was sparked in January when the Miami New Times published documents linking players to the clinic and accused it of distributing banned performance-enhancing drugs. Technology has evolved since 2003, when federal agents raided the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative in Burlingame, Calif., sparking an investigation that eventually led to criminal convictions of Barry Bonds, track star Marion Jones, cyclist Tammy Thomas and NFL lineman Dana Stubblefield. And when former Sen. George Mitchell issued his report on drugs in baseball four years later, he recommended baseball start an investigations department. Dan

Mullin, a former New York City Police Officer, was hired as the unit’s head in 2008. Former U.S. Secret Service director Mark Sullivan was brought in to assist in the Biogenesis probe. After the Miami New Times report, baseball investigators examined the Facebook pages of Bosch and Porter Fisher, the former Biogenesis associate who gave documents to the newspaper. They began to sketch out which people they were friends with, and which of those friends posted photos of athletes or mentioned athletes. Each link led to new loops that provided leads. MLB filed a lawsuit in March against Biogenesis of America, company founder Anthony Bosch and others, complaining they interfered with the contracts between MLB and the union. The suit was unusual and may never reach trial, but it did give MLB the ability to file civil subpoenas. Records from Florida’s Circuit

Court for Miami-Dade County that were examined by the AP showed subpoenas were issued to Federal Express, AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, UPS and Metro PCS. At least some of those companies complied and turned over data to the probe, one of the people said. By June, Bosch agreed to cooperate with the investigation. The person said MLB hired a data recovery company to obtain records from his mobile telephone. When baseball officials met with the union, evidence included the BlackBerry instant message transcripts and records of text messages. Lawyers for players believed some emails also had been recovered. “It’s like traditional law enforcement methods,” Tygart said. “Even without the powers of law enforcement — wiretaps, search warrants — you can still have success in obtaining these documents.”

Bruce homers, Reds beat A’s 3-1 CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce homered and made a run-saving catch on the warning track, and Mat Latos pitched into the eighth inning against Oakland’s slumping lineup on Tuesday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-1 victory over the Athletics. The Reds had dropped seven of nine and were coming off what players called an embarrassing weekend against St. Louis — losses of 13-3 and 15-2. They found an American League team struggling even more. The West-leading Athletics have lost five of six. Latos (11-3) allowed four hits through 7 1-3 shutout innings, leaving him 3-0 in his last four starts. Aroldis Chapman gave up Derek Norris’ two-out homer in the ninth while getting his 26th save in 30 chances. Bruce hit his 23rd homer off Dan Straily (6-6), who has lost his last four starts. The right fielder also went a long way to run down Josh Reddick’s fly ball to the warning track in the fourth,

BEARS: Kromer is team’s offensive coordinator FROM PAGE B1

saving a run. The A’s made their first visit to Great American Ball Park — opened in 2003 — hoping to break out of their offensive slump in a hitterfriendly place. The A’s are only 8-9 since the All-Star break. Heading into the interleague series, the A’s were batting .218 in their last 20 games, getting blanked four times. They were coming off a 4-0 loss to Texas on Sunday. Manager Bob Melvin said his players knew all about Great American’s propensity to help hitters, and hoped it would provide some encouragement. Didn’t work out that way. The A’s stranded runners in scoring position in the first, third, fifth and eighth innings. Coco Crisp tripled over first base with one out in the third but failed to score as the next two batters popped out. Their best chance came in the fifth, when they loaded the bases on Stephen Vogt’s single, second baseman Brandon Phillips’

The idea is to get Forte out in the open field more so he can utilize his moves and speed. Forte knows now why Trestman’s offense is often said to use the passing game as the running game. “It’s a different way of actually kind of like running the ball,” he said. “After you catch it, you’ve got to run with it. So instead of handing it off, you get the ball out in space and that just gives you more opportunity to make big plays.” AP The running back/passing Chicago Cubs’ Donnie Murphy, left, a three-run home run off Philadelphia offense influence in Chicago celebrates with third base coach David Phillies starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick on is even greater with Aaron Bell as he rounds the bases after hitting Tuesday. Kromer as offensive coordiTwins 7, Royals 0 error and a walk. Yoenis field. He soon scored on a nator. He was with the New Andrew Albers allowed Cespedes grounded into a Domonic Brown ground out Orleans Saints when Darren four hits while pitching forceout. to give the Phillies the lead. Sproles caught 86 and 75 into the ninth inning in his Cincinnati didn’t get Ruf added one more on a passes. major league debut, easily much offense, either, but solo home run, his fourth of “Matt Forte, you can’t outdueling Royals ace this time it was enough. the season. appreciate him until you James Shields and leading Phillies 9, Cubs 8 Philadelphia tagged work with him every day,” the Minnesota Twins to a Darin Ruf and Chase Edwin Jackson (7-12) for Kromer said. “Coming out Utley sparked a three-run seven runs and 10 hits in six 7-0 victory. of college we really wanted fifth inning to lift the innings. The first big leaguer from to draft him with the last Philadelphia Phillies to a Kyle Kendrick (10-8) Saskatchewan in more than team I was on. So I’m glad 20 years, Albers at one point to join him at this point. 9-8 win over the Chicago allowed five runs and six retired 15 straight. Cubs. hits in six innings. He also Matt is very talented. He’s Brian Dozier homered had an RBI single. Utley, who had three strong, physical and patient. Philadelphia is 2-13 in its and drove in three runs for hits, drove in the tying run And he’s fast, which is an the Twins. last 15 games. on a triple to deep center odd combination.” All this has triggered talk the Bears could have the second back ever to gain 1,000 yards rushing and catch 100 passes. Ladainian Tomlinson was the first (2003). Phil.” FROM PAGE B1 Forte’s goals? Well, maybe one. “I feel as though I started “Every year, at least, When Tiger Woods was to play my best golf in the bare minimum 1,000 yards asked about their personal last four, five, six months,” rushing,” he said. “I know relationship, he danced he said. “I feel like I’ve whatever comes after that, around the question as keyed in on two areas that catching the ball and all that I’ve struggled with for years, much as possible before stuff, will come after that.” fi nally closing with a which is putting and off the Considering Marshall terse “it’s been a lot of tee. I feel very confident in got the ball so often last fun.” Mickelson was my ability to get the ball in year, setting Bears records more gracious, conceding play off the tee, and I feel for receptions (118) and his record doesn’t come very confident in my ability receiving yards (1,508), close to matching Woods on the greens now. Forte is going to be taking and those 14 major titles, “I’ve turned weaknesses some of the touches away marveling at his rival’s into strengths,” he went on, from Cutler’s good friend remarkable consistency over “and this serves me well in and longtime teammate both a professional career that’s major championships. I feel in Chicago and Denver. approaching two decades. like now the major champi“I bet he doesn’t mind,” “He’s a great motivator onships are possibly the Forte said of Marshall. “He for me. He’s helped me easiest ones for me to be in work hard,” Mickelson said. probably prefers that we all contention and maybe even share the load of the offense. “He’s helped me put forth win.” I think if we do it that way, the effort to try to compete At home in California, and they can’t just only at the highest level year in DON ZOLMAN Mickelson had a practice harp on one thing, you can and year out, and I’ve loved facility built right in his Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck signs competing against him. He’s get a defense on their heels autographs at the team’s camp in Anderson last week. yard, allowing him to work really brought the best out of and they don’t know what’s on shots when there’s coming next, whether it’s the me, especially when we’ve nothing on the line, no fans really hard to get rid of a running game or spreading and catch it. He’s always been paired together, and shouting his name. guy like that.” the ball around with me, surprised people.” “I enjoy walking out after I hope that we are able to Who else has played Whalen has played so play together for many more Alshon (Jeffery), Brandon, dinner and hitting some well? Martellus and Earl (Bennett) well in camp that he’s the putts and hitting some chips years.” Pagano said the veteran in the slot.” top candidate to replace They’re certainly not and hitting some balls,” he free agents — Aubrayo Darrius Heyward-Bey as he going anywhere at the said. “I find it very calming recovers from a sprained left Franklin, Ricky Jean moment. and very serene being out knee. Pagano said the former Francois, LaRon Landry, While Woods is mired there doing what I’ve always first-round draft pick is listed Greg Toler and Erik Walden loved to do.” in the longest major drought — fit well in Indy’s defense. as day-to-day after MRI of his career, he’s won five He’s still fending off Josh McNary, who is results came back negative. times this year on the PGA the next generation, giving trying to come back from a But barring an injury or Tour, is ranked No. 1 in players who aren’t even a complete collapse over the two-year deployment in the the world, and is coming half his age a lesson in how Army, also seems to making this profession is supposed next few weeks, it appears off a seven-shot victory at a rather smooth transition to to work — on and off the Whalen already may have the Bridgestone. Mickelson inside linebacker. locked up a roster spot. course. If it means spending is right behind him in the But the biggest improve“I don’t know if he ever rankings. a good half-hour or more ment has come from tight drops a pass, if any. He “I’m as motivated as ever signing autographs after a end Coby Fleener. As a is very, very reliable. He practice round, as Mickelson to compete and to play and rookie, the other draft pick is no different than Wes get the best golf out of me, did Tuesday for the throngs from Stanford struggled to Welker in the early stages, clamoring for a piece of him to hopefully play against hold onto passes at training (Julian) Edelman, Austin Tiger when he’s playing on a warm, sunny day at camp. This summer, he’s Collie, those type of guys,” Oak Hill — well, that’s part his best,” Lefty said. “That been a catching machine. Pagano said. “He is just would ultimately be the goal of the game, too. “Coby’s having as good a reliable guy, he studies — I play as well as I can at “He’s a guy that I’ve Chicago Bears running a camp as anybody,” Pagano always looked up to, been his craft, he’s a gym rat, the same time he’s doing the back Matt Forte (22) works said. “He’s been very, very he’s here all the time, he’s same. a fan of,” said 20-year-old on the field during NFL consistent day in and day out Jordan Spieth. “I don’t know working, he knows what to “I would love that football training camp on and he’s getting better every anybody who is not a fan of opportunity.” do, he doesn’t make mental Thursday. day.” mistakes. It’s going to be

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On one running play last week, Chapman shoved 300-pound center Samson Satele and 325-pound right guard Mike McGlynn into 314-pound right tackle Gosder Cherlius and tight end Dwayne Allen. With four blockers down, the play went nowhere. “You can see just what we saw on tape coming out of Alabama before he got injured,” coach Chuck Pagano said. “He’s a load. It’s like sticking a 900-pound safe in the middle of the line of scrimmage. He’s tough to get out of there and he’s smart as a whip. He’ll call out every run play based on formation and backfield sets before it ever happens.” If Chapman continues to play this well in the preseason and regular season, the Colts might finally have their anchor in the middle to stop the run. On offense, the breakout star has been Whalen. A year ago, he looked like a promising young undrafted rookie. Then he landed on injured reserve with a fractured right foot. This summer, the 5-foot11, 197-receiver has been turning heads. Thanks to his familiarity with Pep Hamilton’s new offense and Andrew Luck’s nuances, the Stanford grad has taken advantage of his opportunity by running crisp, precise routes and catching almost anything thrown in his direction. “Griffer, he’s always surprised people,” Luck said. “I remember coming in as a freshman, as a walk-on, we thought we had the best scout team in America because we would sort of throw the ball up to Griff and he would go run

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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

W 69 54 51 50 43

L 45 59 61 60 68

Pct GB .605 — .478 14½ .455 17 .455 17 .387 24½

W 68 65 62 49 47

L 44 46 51 63 65

Pct .607 .586 .549 .438 .420

GB — 2½ 6½ 19 21

W L Pct GB Los Angeles 62 49 .559 — Arizona 56 55 .505 6 San Diego 52 60 .464 10½ Colorado 52 62 .456 11½ San Francisco 50 61 .450 12 Monday’s Games Atlanta 3, Washington 2 L.A. Dodgers 3, St. Louis 2 San Francisco 4, Milwaukee 2 Tuesday’s Games Atlanta 2, Washington 1 Philadelphia 9, Chicago Cubs 8 Pittsburgh 4, Miami 3 N.Y. Mets 3, Colorado 2 Cincinnati 3, Oakland 1 L.A. Dodgers at St. Louis, late Tampa Bay at Arizona, late Baltimore at San Diego, late Milwaukee at San Francisco, late Wednesday’s Games Oakland (Colon 14-3) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 6-10), 12:35 p.m. Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 8-5) at San Diego (Stults 8-10), 3:40 p.m. Atlanta (Medlen 8-10) at Washington (Zimmermann 13-6), 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 7-8) at Philadelphia (Hamels 4-13), 7:05 p.m. Miami (Koehler 3-6) at Pittsburgh (Morton 3-3), 7:05 p.m. Colorado (Chacin 10-5) at N.Y. Mets (Harvey 8-3), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Nolasco 7-9) at St. Louis (S.Miller 11-7), 8:15 p.m. Tampa Bay (Archer 6-4) at Arizona (Delgado 4-3), 9:40 p.m. Milwaukee (Estrada 4-4) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 11-6), 10:15 p.m. Thursday’s Games Colorado at N.Y. Mets, 12:10 p.m. Miami at Pittsburgh, 12:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia, 1:05 p.m. Milwaukee at San Francisco, 3:45 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.

American League Standings East Division W L Pct GB Boston 68 46 .596 — Tampa Bay 66 45 .595 ½ Baltimore 61 51 .545 6 New York 57 54 .514 9½ Toronto 52 60 .464 15 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 66 45 .595 — Cleveland 62 51 .549 5 Kansas City 57 53 .518 8½ Minnesota 49 61 .445 16½ Chicago 41 69 .373 24½ West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 64 48 .571 — Texas 63 50 .558 1½ Seattle 52 60 .464 12 Los Angeles 51 60 .459 12½ Houston 37 74 .333 26½ Monday’s Games Detroit 4, Cleveland 2 Houston 2, Boston 0 Kansas City 13, Minnesota 0 Chicago White Sox 8, N.Y. Yankees 1 Texas 5, L.A. Angels 2 Toronto 3, Seattle 1 Tuesday’s Games Detroit 5, Cleveland 1 Cincinnati 3, Oakland 1 Minnesota 7, Kansas City 0 Chicago White Sox 3, N.Y. Yankees 2 Boston at Houston, late Tampa Bay at Arizona, late Texas at L.A. Angels, late Baltimore at San Diego, late Toronto at Seattle, late Wednesday’s Games Oakland (Colon 14-3) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 6-10), 12:35 p.m. Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 8-5) at San Diego (Stults 8-10), 3:40 p.m. Toronto (Happ 2-2) at Seattle (Harang 5-10), 3:40 p.m. Detroit (Fister 10-5) at Cleveland (Salazar 1-0), 7:05 p.m. Boston (Dempster 6-8) at Houston (Cosart 1-0), 8:10 p.m. Minnesota (Deduno 7-4) at Kansas City (Duffy 0-0), 8:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 9-10) at Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 3-7), 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Archer 6-4) at Arizona (Delgado 4-3), 9:40 p.m. Texas (Ogando 4-3) at L.A. Angels (Hanson 4-2), 10:05 p.m. Thursday’s Games Detroit at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Boston at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.

Midwest League Standings Eastern Division W L Pct. GB Bowling Green 27 17 .614 — Great Lakes 26 18 .591 1 x-South Bend 26 18 .591 1 Dayton 24 21 .533 3½ West Michigan 22 20 .524 4 Lake County 21 23 .477 6 Fort Wayne 17 27 .386 10 Lansing 17 28 .378 10½ Western Division W L Pct. GB Quad Cities 27 16 .628 — Cedar Rapids 27 17 .614 ½ Peoria 22 21 .512 5 x-Beloit 22 22 .500 5½ Clinton 21 23 .477 6½ Wisconsin 19 25 .432 8½ Burlington 17 26 .395 10 Kane County 15 28 .349 12 x-clinched first half Tuesday’s Games Lake County 5, Great Lakes 3 Wisconsin 8, Beloit 5 West Michigan 6, Dayton 3 Fort Wayne 3, Lansing 1 Quad Cities 7, Cedar Rapids 2 Kane County 6, Clinton 2 Burlington at Peoria, late South Bend at Bowling Green, late Wednesday’s Games Lake County at Dayton, 7 p.m. West Michigan at Lansing, 7:05 p.m. Fort Wayne at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. Burlington at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Wisconsin at Peoria, 8 p.m. Cedar Rapids at Beloit, 8 p.m. Clinton at Quad Cities, 8 p.m. Great Lakes at Bowling Green, 8:05 p.m. Thursday’s Games Lake County at Dayton, 7 p.m. West Michigan at Lansing, 7:05 p.m. Fort Wayne at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. Burlington at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Wisconsin at Peoria, 8 p.m. Cedar Rapids at Beloit, 8 p.m. Clinton at Quad Cities, 8 p.m. Great Lakes at Bowling Green, 8:05 p.m.

National Football League Preseason Sunday’s Game Dallas 24, Miami 20 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.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Schedule-Winners 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-NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (Jimmie Johnson) May 18 — x-Sprint Showdown (Jamie McMurray) 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 (Kasey Kahne) 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 Points Leaders 1. Jimmie Johnson, 772. 2. Clint Bowyer, 695. 3. Carl Edwards, 688. 4. Kevin Harvick, 675. 5. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 656. 6. Kyle Busch, 646. 7. Matt Kenseth, 638. 8. Kasey Kahne, 612. 9. Jeff Gordon, 602. 10. Greg Biffle, 599. 11. Tony Stewart, 594. 12. Brad Keselowski, 592. 13. Kurt Busch, 588. 14. Martin Truex Jr., 584. 15. Ryan Newman, 575. 16. Jamie McMurray, 566. 17. Joey Logano, 561. 18. Aric Almirola, 554. 19. Paul Menard, 532. 20. Jeff Burton, 507. 21. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 505. 22. Marcos Ambrose, 500. 23. Juan Pablo Montoya, 476. 24. Casey Mears, 440. 25. Denny Hamlin, 389. 26. David Ragan, 376. 27. Danica Patrick, 373. 28. David Gilliland, 368. 29. Mark Martin, 361. 30. Bobby Labonte, 328. 31. Dave Blaney, 312. 32. David Reutimann, 307. 33. J.J. Yeley, 296. 34. David Stremme, 285. 35. Travis Kvapil, 271. 36. A J Allmendinger, 244. 37. Michael McDowell, 109. 38. Michael Waltrip, 102. 39. Timmy Hill, 99. 40. Scott Speed, 91. 41. Terry Labonte, 77. 42. Ken Schrader, 68. 43. Boris Said, 26. 44. Ron Fellows, 22. 45. Justin Marks, 14. 46. Scott Riggs, 10. 47. Victor Gonzalez Jr., 7. 48. Tomy Drissi, 6. 49. Alex Kennedy, 6. 50. Brian Keselowski, 4. Money Leaders 1. Jimmie Johnson, $6,318,680 2. Kyle Busch, $4,282,965 3. Matt Kenseth, $4,156,286 4. Kevin Harvick, $4,009,848 5. Brad Keselowski, $3,988,275 6. Dale Earnhardt Jr., $3,753,333 7. Carl Edwards, $3,718,294 8. Tony Stewart, $3,710,624 9. Jeff Gordon, $3,609,344 10. Ryan Newman, $3,591,391 11. Clint Bowyer, $3,470,301 12. Kasey Kahne, $3,451,583 13. Martin Truex Jr., $3,435,664 14. Joey Logano, $3,382,567 15. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., $3,306,189 16. Greg Biffle, $3,196,999 17. Aric Almirola, $3,150,492 18. Kurt Busch, $3,139,628 19. Jamie McMurray, $3,022,643 20. Juan Pablo Montoya, $2,971,483 21. Marcos Ambrose, $2,912,227 22. Paul Menard, $2,904,194 23. David Ragan, $2,751,936 24. Casey Mears, $2,570,460 25. Denny Hamlin, $2,528,924 26. Jeff Burton, $2,456,628 27. Mark Martin, $2,411,589 28. David Gilliland, $2,395,627 29. Travis Kvapil, $2,327,069 30. Bobby Labonte, $2,295,647 31. Danica Patrick, $2,255,165 32. David Reutimann, $2,193,243 33. Dave Blaney, $2,131,948 34. J.J. Yeley, $2,084,638 35. Josh Wise, $1,973,003 36. David Stremme, $1,854,193 37. Joe Nemechek, $1,758,338 38. Michael McDowell, $1,637,506 39. Landon Cassill, $1,600,090 40. A J Allmendinger, $1,234,194 41. Trevor Bayne, $1,042,584 42. Austin Dillon, $1,035,932 43. Regan Smith, $1,019,772 44. Brian Vickers, $954,460 45. Scott Speed, $902,299 46. Timmy Hill, $885,781 47. Mike Bliss, $714,053 48. Terry Labonte, $639,840 49. Michael Waltrip, $606,549 50. Ken Schrader, $483,182

NASCAR Nationwide Series Schedule-Winners 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 (Brad Keselowski) 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. Points Leaders 1. Austin Dillon, 698. 2. Regan Smith, 684. 3. Sam Hornish Jr., 684. 4. Elliott Sadler, 679. 5. Brian Vickers, 670. 6. Kyle Larson, 651. 7. Justin Allgaier, 648. 8. Brian Scott, 641. 9. Trevor Bayne, 627. 10. Parker Kligerman, 617. 11. Alex Bowman, 553. 12. Nelson Piquet Jr., 537. 13. Mike Bliss, 506. 14. Travis Pastrana, 466. 15. Reed Sorenson, 391. 16. Mike Wallace, 389. 17. Eric McClure, 364. 18. Jeremy Clements, 362. 19. Michael Annett, 314. 20. Joe Nemechek, 313. 21. Johanna Long, 266. 22. Jeffrey Earnhardt, 240. 23. Dexter Stacey, 240. 24. Blake Koch, 235. 25. Brad Sweet, 234. 26. Kevin Swindell, 219. 27. Cole Whitt, 213. 28. Jamie Dick, 180. 29. Josh Wise, 170. 30. Hal Martin, 163.

NASCAR Camping World Trucks Schedule-Winners Feb. 22 — NextEra Energy Resources 250 (Johnny Sauter) April 6 — Kroger 250 (Johnny Sauter) April 14 — North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at The Rock (Kyle Larson) April 20 — SFP 250 (Matt Crafton) May 17 — North Carolina Education Lottery 200 (Kyle Busch) May 31 — Lucas Oil 200 (Kyle Busch) June 7 — WinStar World Casino 400 (Jeb Burton) June 27 — UNOH 225 (Ty Dillon) July 13 — American Ethanol 200 (Timothy Peters) July 24 — CarCash Mudsummer Classic (Austin Dillon) Aug. 3 — Pocono Mountains 125 (Ryan Blaney) Aug. 17 — Michigan National Guard 200, Brooklyn, Mich. Aug. 21 — UNOH 200, Bristol, Tenn. Sep. 1 — Chevrolet Silverado 250, Bowmanville, Ontario Sep. 8 — Iowa 200, Newton, Iowa Sep. 13 — Chicagoland 225, Joliet, Ill. Sep. 28 — Las Vegas 350, Las Vegas Oct. 19 — Fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola, Talladega, Ala. Oct. 26 — Kroger 200, Ridgeway, Va. Nov. 1 — WinStar World Casino 350, Fort Worth, Texas Nov. 8 — Lucas Oil 150, Avondale, Ariz. Nov. 15 — Ford EcoBoost 200, Homestead, Fla. Points Leaders 1. Matt Crafton, 429. 2. Jeb Burton, 377. 3. Ryan Blaney, 367. 4. James Buescher, 365. 5. Ty Dillon, 361. 6. Brendan Gaughan, 354. 7. Miguel Paludo, 351. 8. Timothy Peters, 350. 9. Darrell Wallace Jr., 347. 10. Johnny Sauter, 345. 11. Joey Coulter, 336. 12. Dakoda Armstrong, 325. 13. Ron Hornaday Jr., 314. 14. German Quiroga, 307. 15. John Wes Townley, 292. 16. Max Gresham, 268. 17. Ryan Sieg, 256. 18. Tim George Jr., 252. 19. Brennan Newberry, 229. 20. Ross Chastain, 219. 21. Todd Bodine, 215. 22. Jeff Agnew, 190. 23. David Starr, 179. 24. Norm Benning, 170. 25. Bryan Silas, 158. 26. Chase Elliott, 157. 27. Jennifer Jo Cobb, 133. 28. Erik Jones, 112. 29. Justin Jennings, 97. 30. Tyler Young, 77.

IndyCars Schedule-Winners March 24 — Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (James Hinchcliffe) April 7 — Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (Ryan Hunter-Reay) April 21 — Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Takuma Sato) May 5 — Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 (James Hinchcliffe) May 26 — Indianapolis 500 (Tony Kanaan) June 1 — Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Race 1 (Mike Conway) June 2 — Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Race 2 (Simon Pagenaud) June 8 — Firestone 550 (Helio Castroneves) June 15 — Milwaukee IndyFest (Ryan Hunter-Reay) June 23 — Iowa Corn Indy 250 (James Hinchcliffe) July 7 — Pocono IndyCar 400 (Scott Dixon) July 13 — Honda Indy Toronto Race 1 (Scott Dixon) July 14 — Honda Indy Toronto Race 2 (Scott Dixon) Aug. 4 — Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Charlie Kimball) Aug. 25 — GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Sonoma, Calif. Sep. 1 — Grand Prix of Baltimore, Baltimore Oct. 5 — Shell-Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston 1, Houston Oct. 6 — Shell-Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston 2, Houston Oct. 19 — MAVTV 500, Fontana, Calif. Points Leaders 1. Helio Castroneves, 453. 2. Scott Dixon, 422. 3. Ryan Hunter-Reay, 388. 4. Marco Andretti, 377. 5. Simon Pagenaud, 350. 6. Dario Franchitti, 342. 7. James Hinchcliffe, 325. 8. Charlie Kimball, 325. 9. Justin Wilson, 320. 10. Tony Kanaan, 313. 11. Will Power, 305. 12. E.J. Viso, 271. 13. Takuma Sato, 265. 14. Ed Carpenter, 250. 15. Josef Newgarden, 245. 16. Sebastien Bourdais, 241. 17. Graham Rahal, 233. 18. James Jakes, 232. 19. Simona de Silvestro, 226. 20. Tristan Vautier, 192. 21. Oriol Servia, 167. 22. Alex Tagliani, 163. 23. Sebastian Saavedra, 163. 24. Mike Conway, 149. 25. Ryan Briscoe, 87. 26. J.R. Hildebrand, 79. 27. Ana Beatriz, 72. 28. Carlos Munoz, 67. 29. A J Allmendinger, 65. 30. Pippa Mann, 29.

PGA Championship Tee Times At Oak Hill Country Club Piitsford, N.Y. Thursday-Friday Hole 1-Hole 10 7:10 a.m.-12:20 p.m. — Rob Labritz, United States; John Senden, Australia; Shane Lowry, Ireland 7:20 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Thailand; Bob Gaus, United States; Luke Guthrie, United States 7:30 a.m.-12:40 p.m. — Marc Leishman,

Australia; Josh Teater, United States; Pablo Larrazabal, Spain 7:40 a.m.-12:50 p.m. — Tommy Gainey, United States; Ryan Palmer, United States; David Hearn, Canada 7:50 a.m.-1 p.m. — Michael Thompson, United States; Marcel Siem, Germany; Bo Van Pelt, United States 8 a.m.-1:10 p.m. — Shaun Micheel, United States; Rich Beem, United States; Mark Brooks, United States 8:10 a.m.-1:20 p.m. — Richard Sterne, South Africa; Scott Brown, United States; David Lingmerth, Sweden 8:20 a.m.-1:30 p.m. — Ben Curtis, United States; Marcus Fraser, Australia; Peter Hanson, Sweden 8:30 a.m.-1:40 p.m. — Stewart Cink, United States; Paul Lawrie, Scotland; Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Spain 8:40 a.m.-1:50 p.m. — Thorbjorn Olesen, Denmark; Brian Gay, United States; David Lynn, England 8:50 a.m.-2 p.m. — Stephen Gallacher, Scotland; David McNabb, United States; Branden Grace, South Africa 9 a.m.-2:10 p.m. — Caine Fitzgerald, United States; Kevin Streelman, United States; Bernd Wiesberger, Austria 9:10 a.m.-2:20 p.m. — JC Anderson, United States; Jaco Van Zyl, South Africa 12:25 p.m.-7:15 a.m. — John Huh, United States; Ryo Ishikawa, Japan; Danny Balin, United States 12:35 p.m.-7:25 a.m. — Darren Clarke, Northern Ireland; Tom Watson, United States; Paul McGinley, Ireland 12:45 p.m.-7:35 a.m. — Kohki Idoki, Japan; Rod Perry, United States; Nick Watney, United States 12:55 p.m.-7:45 a.m. — Nicolas Colsaerts, Belgium; Jason Day, Australia; Brandt Snedeker, United States 1:05 p.m.-7:55 a.m. — Tim Clark, South Africa; Lee Westwood, England; Bubba Watson, United States 1:15 p.m.-8:05 a.m. — Miguel Angel Jimenez, Spain; Webb Simpson, United States; Angel Cabrera, Argentina 1:25 p.m.-8:15 a.m. — Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland; Vijay Singh, Fiji; Martin Kaymer, Germany 1:35 p.m.-8:25 a.m. — Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Spain; Luke Donald, England; Jordan Spieth, United States 1:45 p.m.-8:35 a.m. — Adam Scott, Australia; Justin Rose, England; Phil Mickelson, United States 1:55 p.m.-8:45 a.m. — Lucas Glover, United States; Ian Poulter, England; Zach Johnson, United States 2:05 p.m.-8:55 a.m. — Kevin Chappell, United States; Christopher Wood, England; Mike Small, United States 2:15 p.m.-9:05 a.m. — Kevin Stadler, United States; Chip Sullivan, United States; Chris Stroud, United States 2:25 p.m.-9:15 a.m. — Sonny Skinner, United States; Richie Ramsay, Scotland Hole 10-Hole 1 7:15 a.m.-12:25 p.m. — Charley Hoffman, United States; Bob Sowards, United States; Matt Every, United States 7:25 a.m.-12:35 p.m. — Mark Sheftic, United States; Robert Garrigus, United States; Hiroyuki Fujita, Japan 7:35 a.m.-12:45 p.m. — Hunter Mahan, United States; Paul Casey, England; Billy Horschel, United States 7:45 a.m.-12:55 p.m. — Hideki Matsuyama, Japan; Steve Stricker, United States; Jason Dufner, United States 7:55 a.m.-1:05 p.m. — Sergio Garcia, Spain; Matt Kuchar, United States; Rickie Fowler, United States 8:05 a.m.-1:15 p.m. — Graeme McDowell, Northern Ireland; Ernie Els, South Africa; Bill Haas, United States 8:15 a.m.-1:25 p.m. — David Toms, United States; Padraig Harrington, Ireland; Y.E. Yang, South Korea 8:25 a.m.-1:35 p.m. — Henrik Stenson, Sweden; Dustin Johnson, United States; Charl Schwartzel, South Africa 8:35 a.m.-1:45 p.m. — Davis Love III, United States; Keegan Bradley, United States; Tiger Woods, United States 8:45 a.m.-1:55 p.m. — Peter Uihlein, United States; Jim Furyk, United States; Thomas Bjorn, Denmark 8:55 a.m.-2:05 p.m. — K.J. Choi, South Korea; Ryan Polzin, United States; Jonas Blixt, Sweden 9:05 a.m.-2:15 p.m. — Scott Stallings, United States; Jason Kokrak, United States; Jeff Sorenson, United States 9:15 a.m.-2:25 p.m. — Scott Jamieson, Scotland; Roberto Castro, United States; Stuart Smith, United States 12:20 p.m.-7:10 a.m. — Mark Brown, United States; Scott Piercy, United States; Brooks Koepka, United States 12:30 p.m.-7:20 a.m. — Derek Ernst, United States; Jeff Martin, United States; Charles Howell III, United States 12:40 p.m.-7:30 a.m. — Ken Duke, United States; Matteo Manassero, Italy; Jimmy Walker, United States 12:50 p.m.-7:40 a.m. — Danny Willett, England; Joost Luiten, Netherlands; Russell Henley, United States 1 p.m.-7:50 a.m.— Freddie Jacobson, Sweden; George Coetzee, South Africa; Harris English, United States 1:10 p.m.-8 a.m. — Boo Weekley, United States; Francesco Molinari, Italy; Thongchai Jaidee, Thailand 1:20 p.m.-8:10 a.m. — Jamie Donaldson, Wales; Ryan Moore, United States; Alex Noren, Sweden 1:30 p.m.-8:20 a.m. — Brett Rumford, Australia; Geoff Ogilvy, Australia; John Merrick, United States 1:40 p.m.-8:30 a.m. — Sang-Moon Bae, South Korea; Woody Austin, United States; Martin Laird, Scotland 1:50 p.m.-8:40 a.m. — Carl Pettersson, Sweden; D.A. Points, United States; Mikko Ilonen, Finland 2 p.m.-8:50 a.m. — Graham DeLaet, Canada; Kirk Hanefeld, United States; Kyle Stanley, United States 2:10 p.m.-9 a.m. — David Muttitt, United States; Charlie Beljan, United States; Brendon de Jonge, United States 2:20 p.m.-9:10 a.m. — Lee Rhind, United States; Chris Kirk, United States; Marc Warren, Scotland

PGA Tour Schedule Jan. 4-7 — Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Dustin Johnson) Jan. 10-13 — Sony Open (Russell Henley) Jan. 17-20 — Humana Challenge (Brian Day) Jan. 24-27 — Farmers Insurance Open (Tiger Woods) Jan. 31-Feb. 3 — Waste Management Phoenix Open (Phil Mickelson) Feb. 7-10 — AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am (Brandt Snedeker) Feb. 14-17 — Northern Trust Open (John Merrick) Feb. 20-24 — WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Matt Kuchar) Feb. 28-March 3 — Honda Classic (Michael Thompson) March 7-10 — WGC-Cadillac Championship (Tiger Woods) March 7-10 — Puerto Rico Open (Scott Brown) March 14-17 — Tampa Bay Championship (Kevin Streelman) March 21-24 — Arnold Palmer Invitational (Tiger Woods) March 28-31 — Shell Houston Open (D.A. Points) April 4-7 — Valero Texas Open (Martin Laird) April 11-14 — The Masters (Adam Scott) April 18-21 — RBC Heritage (Graeme McDowell) April 25-28 — Zurich Classic (Billy Horschel) May 2-5 — Wells Fargo Championship (Derek Ernst) May 9-12 — The Players Championship (Tiger Woods) May 16-19 — HP Byron Nelson Championship (Sang-Moon Bae) May 23-26 — Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial (Boo Weekley) May 30-June 2— Memorial Tournament (Matt Kuchar) June 6-9 — FedEx St. Jude Classic (Harris English) June 13-16 — U.S. Open (Justin Rose) June 20-23 — Travelers Championship (Ken Duke) June 27-30 — AT&T National (Bill Haas) July 4-7 — The Greenbrier Classic (Jonas Blixt) July 11-14 — John Deere Classic (Jordan Spieth) July 18-21 — The Open Championship

(Phil Mickelson) July 18-21 — Sanderson Farms Championship (Woody Austin) July 25-28 — RBC Canadian Open (Brandt Snedeker) Aug. 1-4 — WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Tiger Woods) Aug. 1-4 — Reno-Tahoe Open (Gary Woodland) Aug. 8-11 — PGA Championship, Oak Hill CC, Rochester, N.Y. Aug. 15-18 — Wyndham Championship, Sedgefield CC, Greensboro, N.C. Aug. 22-25 — The Barclays, Liberty National, Jersey City, N.J. Aug. 30-Sept. 2 — Deutsche Bank Championship, TPC Boston, Norton, Mass. Sept. 12-15 — BMW Championship, Conway Farms GC, Lake Forest, Ill. Sept. 19-22 — Tour Championship, East Lake GC, Atlanta Oct. 3-6 — Presidents Cup, Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, Ohio Oct. 10-13 — Open, CordeValle GC, San Martin, Calif. Oct. 17-20 — Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas Oct. 24-27 — CIMB Classic, The MINES Resort & GC, Selangor, Malaysia Oct. 31-Nov. 3 — WGC-HSBC Champions, Sheshan International GC, Shanghai Nov. 7-10 — The McGladrey Classic, Sea Island Resort (Seaside), St. Simons Island, Ga. Nov. 14-17 — OHL Classic at Mayakoba, El Camaleon GC, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

PGA Tour FedExCup Leaders Rank Player 1. Tiger Woods 2. Matt Kuchar 3. Brandt Snedeker 4. Phil Mickelson 5. Billy Horschel 6. Bill Haas 7. Justin Rose 8. Keegan Bradley 9. Kevin Streelman 10. Boo Weekley 11. Adam Scott 12. Henrik Stenson 13. Jason Day 14. Dustin Johnson 15. Jordan Spieth 16. Harris English 17. Hunter Mahan 18. Webb Simpson 19. Steve Stricker 20. Russell Henley 21. D.A. Points 22. Jimmy Walker 23. Charles Howell III 24. Zach Johnson 25. Ken Duke

Points 3,031 2,245 2,214 2,165 1,487 1,412 1,412 1,365 1,270 1,242 1,232 1,216 1,198 1,140 1,136 1,126 1,088 1,081 1,055 1,048 1,010 996 996 955 890

LPGA Tour Schedule Feb. 14-17 — ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open (Jiyai Shin) Feb. 21-24 — Honda LPGA Thailand (Inbee Park) Feb. 28-March 3 — HSBC Women’s Champions (Stacy Lewis) March 14-17 — RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup (Stacy Lewis) March 21-24 — Kia Classic (Beatriz Recari) April 4-7 — Kraft Nabisco Championship (Inbee Park) April 17-20 — LPGA LOTTE Championship (Suzann Pettersen) April 25-28 — North Texas LPGA Shootout (Inbee Park) May 2-5 — Kingsmill Championship (Cristie Kerr) May 16-19 — Mobile Bay LPGA Classic (Jennifer Johnson) May 23-26 — Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic (Ilhee Lee) May 31-June 2 — ShopRite LPGA Classic (Karrie Webb) June 6-9 — Wegmans LPGA Championship (Inbee Park) June 21-23 — Walmart NW Arkansas Championship (Inbee Park) June 27-30 — U.S. Women’s Open (Inbee Park) July 11-14 — Manulife Financial LPGA Classic (Hee Young Park) July 18-21 — Marathon Classic (Beatriz Recari) Aug. 1-4 — RICOH Women’s British Open (Stacy Lewis) Aug. 16-18 — The Solheim Cup, Colorado GC, Parker, Colo. Aug. 22-25 — CN Canadian Women’s Open, Royal Mayfair GC, Edmonton, Alberta Aug. 29-Sept. 1 — Portland Classic, course TBA, Portland, Ore. Sept. 12-15 — The Evian Championship, The Evian Resort GC, Evian-lesBains, France Oct. 3-6 — Reignwood Pine Valley LPGA Classic, Pine Valley GC, Beijing Oct. 10-13 — Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur G&CC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Oct. 18-20 — LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship, Sky72 GC (Ocean Course), Incheon, South Korea Oct. 24-27 — Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship, Sunrise G&CC, Yang Mei, Taiwan Nov. 8-10 — Mizuno Classic, Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima, Japan Nov. 14-17 — Lorena Ochoa Invitational, Gualalajara CC, Guadalajara, Mexico Nov. 21-24 — CME Group Titleholders, course TBA, Naples, Fla.

LPGA Player of the Year Standings 1. Inbee Park, 2. Stacy Lewis, 3. Suzann Pettersen, 4. Beatriz Recari, 5. Hee Young Park, 6. So Yeon Ryu, 7. I.K. Kim, 8. Na Yeon Choi, 9. Jiyai Shin, 10. Karrie Webb, 11. Angela Stanford, 12. Paula Creamer, 12. Cristie Kerr, 14. Catriona Matthew, 15. Ilhee Lee, 16. Jessica Korda, 17. Lizette Salas, 18. Jennifer Johnson, 19. Morgan Pressel, 20. Jodi Ewart Shadoff,

281 161 110 80 78 73 62 58 57 54 47 46 46 45 39 38 37 34 33 31

ATP World Tour Rankings 1. Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 12040 2. Andy Murray, Britain, 8610 3. David Ferrer, Spain, 7120 4. Rafael Nadal, Spain, 6860 5. Roger Federer, Switzerland, 5515

6. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic, 4865 7. Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina, 4660 8. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, 3480 9. Richard Gasquet, France, 3045 10. Stanislas Wawrinka, Switzerland, 2915

WTA Rankings 1. Serena Williams, United States, 11245 2. Victoria Azarenka, Belarus, 8805 3. Maria Sharapova, Russia, 8765 4. Agnieszka Radwanska, Poland, 6165 5. Li Na, China, 5555 6. Sara Errani, Italy, 5100 7. Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic, 4385 8. Marion Bartoli, France, 4365 9. Angelique Kerber, Germany, 3920 10. Caroline Wozniacki, Denmark, 3660

Transactions BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Reinstated 2B Brian Roberts from the paternity leave list. Optioned INF Danny Valencia to Norfolk (IL). SEATTLE MARINERS — Recalled RHP Carter Capps from Tacoma (PCL). Optioned RHP Tom Wilhelmsen optioned to Tacoma. National League CHICAGO CUBS — Added OF Thomas Neal to the roster. Optioned RHP Eduardo Sanchez to Iowa (PCL). WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Selected RHP Tanner Roark from Syracuse (IL). Optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno to Syracuse. Transferred LHP Ross Detwiler to the 60-day Disabled List.


SPORTS BRIEFS • Packers sign QB Vince Young as backup GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed free agent Vince Young as a backup quarterback. The Packers looked at their options after No. 3 quarterback B.J. Coleman threw two interceptions in the team’s intrasquad scrimmage Saturday night, and decided to go with Young. The No. 2 quarterback behind Aaron Rodgers is Graham Harrell. Young was the third overall pick in the 2006 NFL draft. The 6-foot-5, 230-pound quarterback spent five seasons with the Tennessee Titans and one season with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was with the Buffalo Bills during the 2012 preseason. The Packers also signed wide receiver Justin Wilson on Tuesday. The rookie from Delaware State took part in the Packers’ rookie orientation camp in May. Also, wide receiver Sederrik Cunningham was placed on injured reserve.

Stanford to retire John Elway’s No. 7 jersey STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Thirty years after he left school, Stanford football is retiring John Elway’s No. 7 jersey. The former Cardinal quarterback and No. 1 overall pick of the 1983 NFL draft will have his jersey retired during halftime of Stanford’s home game against Oregon on Nov. 7. Elway, now the executive vice president of the Denver Broncos, will be only the third player to have his jersey enshrined by the school, joining Ernie Nevers ( No. 1) and Jim Plunkett (No. 16). Wide receiver Ty Montgomery and defensive end Aziz Shittu both wear No. 7 currently. They will be the last to wear that jersey at Stanford. Elway threw for 9,349 yards and 77 touchdowns while completing 62 percent of his passes at Stanford. He held nearly every major passing record — most of them since shattered by Andrew Luck — when he left school. Elway still owns the single-game record with six touchdown passes in a 54-13 win against Oregon State on Nov. 1, 1980. Elway was the Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year in 1980 and 1982, when he also was a consensus All-American. After the Cardinal lost at rival California on the infamous lateral play in his final collegiate game, Elway finished second to Herschel Walker in the 1982 Heisman Trophy voting.

Pacers to get national exposure in 2013-14 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Pacers will appear on national television 17 times this season, the NBA announced Monday. Indiana has eight games on ESPN, two on TNT and seven on NBA TV. The reigning Central Division champs will face two-time defending champion Miami at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Dec. 10 and March 26. The Chicago Bulls come to town Nov. 6 and March 21. Indiana also will host Brooklyn on Nov. 9. Western Conference champion San Antonio visits Indy on March 31, and Oklahoma City comes to town April 13. The Pacers open the season Oct. 29 by hosting Orlando, featuring No. 2 overall pick and former Indiana University star Victor Oladipo. They also will host Washington on Nov. 28 at 8 p.m. and Cleveland at 3 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.

Montgomery helps Liberty top Mystics, 93-88 NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Alex Montgomery scored a career-high 21 points to help New York rally for a 93-88 win Tuesday against the Washington Mystics. Montgomery, who scored 13 points in the second quarter, helped the Liberty (9-12) overcome a 14-point deficit early in the fourth quarter. She finished 8 of 15 from the field with five rebounds. Montgomery’s previous career high was 13 points. Cappie Pondexter scored 21 points. Crystal Langhorne scored a game-high 24 points and had 11 rebounds for the Mystics (9-13), while Matee Ajavon added 13 points. Washington lost for the fourth straight game, including an 88-78 home loss to the Liberty on July 31.

Pistons release schedule, host Wizards in opener AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons will play four of their first five games at home next season, including the Oct. 30 season opener against the Washington Wizards. The Pistons’ schedule was released Tuesday. Detroit hosts defending champion Miami on Dec. 8 and March 28. The Los Angeles Lakers come to town Nov. 29. The Pistons host the New York Knicks on Nov. 19 and March 3.

Cavs open at home on Oct. 30 against Brooklyn CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers will open next season at home against the Brooklyn Nets and make nine national TV appearances. LeBron James and the defending champion Miami Heat visit Quicken Loans Arena on Nov. 27 and will return on March 18.







I’ll take a burger — hold the cow Talk about skipping the middle man. Monday, The Associated Press reported that a Dutch scientist had created hamburger grown in a laboratory from cattle stem cells. Mark Post, whose team at Maastricht University in the Netherlands developed the burger over five years, told AP that making meat in labs eventually could help feed the world and fight climate change — although that goal is probably a decade or two away. Post’s team was able to come up with a 5-ounce burger. It took only five MATT years and $330,000. Now I don’t know GETTS about you, but that seems pretty pricey for a quarter pounder-plus. Post’s team made the meat from shoulder muscle cells of two organically raised cows, AP said. The cells were put into a nutrient solution to help them develop into muscle tissue, and they grew into small strands For the first time ever of meat. — outside of school Sounds tasty, doesn’t lunchrooms — burgers it? may be created with Let the Food no fat and no taste Channel put whatsoever. on a show about that. An animal rights activist (with way too much money and time on his hands) funded the project. As a result, if you have an extra quarter million lying around, you can get a hamburger without killing a cow. The implications of such news is wide-ranging. If we can create meat in a dish, what about chicken? What about fish? Will our rivers one day be filled with test tubes instead of salmon and trout? For the first time ever — outside of school lunchrooms — burgers may be created with no fat and no taste whatsoever. What about the ramifications to our county fairs? In 2032, the winner of the Noble County 4-H beef show may just bring in his winning entry in a small cooler. On the bright side, the shows would smell better, and how long could it take a judge to extol the virtues of something in a small petri dish? The Noble County 4-H cat show this year included awards for best decorated carrier cage. Will the 2032 winner of the beef show double as grand champion for best-designed petri? In a somewhat related note, disgraced baseball slugger Alex Rodriguez has been suspended for more than a year’s worth of games for his involvement in a performance-enhancing drug scandal. Personally, I like my meat — and ballplayers — natural. We can give athletes the muscle without the work. We can get hamburger without the cow. Maybe we are sacrificing too much. Who said the easiest way was the best?

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Rulings on same-sex marriage benefits leave uncertainty BY STEPHEN M. KING, PH.D.

In U.S. vs. Windsor, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the provision in the Defense of Marriage Act denying federal benefits to legally-married couples was unconstitutional. The Court, however, left intact Section 2 of DOMA, which essentially says that all 37 states that do not recognize same-sex marriage are not required to recognize same-sex marriages in the 13 states that do. Confusing? It only gets worse. This inaction on the part of the Court is causing havoc with the administration of state social services in the 37 states that do not recognize same-sex marriage, including Indiana. David Hansell, a consultant with the firm KPMG who advises states on legal and administrative matters related to social-services programs, contends that this ruling puts the state agencies in the position of having to administer these programs while balancing a responsibility to both the federal government and the states, meaning their own state. And to complicate matters, a federal judge in Ohio ruled that Ohio must acknowledge same-sex couples who were married in Maryland (one of the 13 states that does recognize same-sex marriage) so same-sex couples can be buried in the same cemetery in Ohio. Other states will probably succumb to the homosexual lobby’s pressure and pass laws recognizing, although not necessarily outright legalizing, same-sex marriages. Not confusing enough for you? Indiana law mandates that for a marriage here to be valid it must be between one man and one woman. In addition, Indiana does not recognize same-sex marriages conducted and recognized in another state.

Yet, because of the Court’s DOMA ruling — and, as importantly, the Ohio ruling — Indiana state officials will need to gear up for challenges from same-sex couples legally married in another state but who moved to Indiana. It will be argued that it is discriminatory to deny various social-services benefits such as Medicaid and food stamps. The 800-pound gorilla is that these services are administered by the state but funded by the federal government. So, the question is this: Who will decide whether or not same-sex couples in Indiana receive these services, the state or the feds? As Hansell points out, no decision will be made until after additional rounds of litigation. He thinks that states such as Indiana, however, will feel compelled to be bound to state law for administration of these services. Of course, more litigation will occur until finally, sometime over the next several years, a decision will be rendered, determining once and for all what is the law, who is bound by it and how it will be administered. All of this confusion could have been avoided if the Court had not involved itself in states’ political matters or had upheld DOMA under the same logic that it upheld the Patient Affordable Care Act, i.e., there must be strong and compelling evidence and interest to overturn federal legislation, invoking the much misinterpreted and misunderstood power of judicial review. Such abuse of federal judiciary power threatens to undermine the delicate institutional balance of power among the three branches of government. And probably as important and more alarming is the continued dismissal of the Tenth Amendment, that is: “The powers not

Indiana does not recognize same-sex marriages conducted and recognized in another state … Indiana state officials will need to gear up for challenges from same-sex couples legally married in another state but who moved to Indiana.

• delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” The U.S. Constitution does not disallow states from instituting laws that define marriage. Yet, because of the intruding nature and character of the federal court system, we are witnessing the disintegration of true liberal democracy, meaning the preservation of rights and freedoms contained within the Constitution, or sustained over the decades by and through common cultural standards, and dedicated for the greater public good. Democracy is not supposed to be shackled by the liberal elite, who through their power, influence and money maneuver their way through state legislative halls and courtrooms, and force their limited agenda on the people as a whole. STEPHEN M. KING, PH.D., an adjunct scholar of the Indiana Policy Review Foundation, holds the R. Philip Loy Endowed Chair of Political Science at Taylor University.

What Others Say • Goshen school board drops the ball on ‘Redskins’ discussion We’ll get to the point: This newspaper feels the term “Redskins,” used as the nickname for Goshen High School athletic teams, has derogatory racial overtones and could be offensive to Native Americans, among others. We also acknowledge that for decades GHS alumni have proudly identified themselves with that nickname, equating it not with Native Americans, but a pride in their school, coaches and classmates. We can see both sides. So, what should be done? Elsewhere, the “Redskins” nickname has been eliminated from college athletics and is on its way to informally being phased out in high school athletics. Port Townsend High School in Port Townsend, Wash., is the latest school to drop the controversial nickname after its school board voted unanimously in June to go in another direction after 87 years. Even Hall of Fame former players of the NFL’s Washington Redskins have come out in support of a name change for that professional franchise. We give credit to Goshen Community School Corp.

Superintendent Diane Woodworth for advancing this conversation back in May when she said, “If this concern re-emerges in our community, perhaps it would be time to organize a study committee again to re-examine all aspects of the current GHS mascot.” She’s right. That’s what should have happened. Too bad it didn’t. We are disappointed that Goshen school trustees have kept their heads in the sand as this debate exploded nearly two months ago when a wooden statue depicting a Native American chief was removed from the gymnasium for graduation. While the statue was returned to its normal spot in time for graduation, largely because of an outcry on social media, it became clear that this matter has a deeper meaning. How did the school board handle it? It ignored it and let Woodworth take a beating by herself on Facebook, Twitter and voicemail. Now is the time to talk about this and we are dismayed that the school board failed to take advantage of this opportunity in recent weeks, instead choosing to dismiss this matter as some little nickname not worthy of their attention. This school board should have stood up behind their superintendent and said, “We’re dealing with

this now.” Whether the nickname stays or goes, it demands a process of discussion that is not a Facebook comment or Twitter feed. Put grown-ups in a room and let them make their points. Consider that “Redskins” could be derogatory. Consider too that the term only represents school pride to many. Study what is happening elsewhere and why and determine a course of action. Goshen School Board President Jane Troup seemingly rolls her eyes at the “Redskins” controversy, practically declaring it not worthy of the board’s time and effort. While we understand each board member has other significant responsibilities, this matter should not be laughed off. The fact that trustees don’t want to talk about it speaks volumes. Troup went on to suggest that the “Redskins” issue shouldn’t be part of the board’s focus for the upcoming school year. That focus, she said Thursday, will be concentrating on efforts to answer the following questions: • Are the curriculum and programs up to date and relevant? • Are the facilities desirable? • Is Goshen Community Schools welcoming to all students? • And how should Goshen Community Schools most

effectively promote itself? Those are fine questions for trustees to strive to answer. We see the “Redskins” conversation fitting into the last two questions. If “Redskins” is synonymous with “Goshen Community Schools,” the board should determine if that moniker is welcoming to “all” students. And, if Goshen Community Schools wants to most effectively promote itself, the board should ask if it wishes to continue with a potentially offensive nickname that a previous study committee already suggested be de-emphasized. If we have a de-emphasized mascot, isn’t it logical to ask, “What’s the point?” What the board needs to understand is this issue is more about the future than it is the past. Times and sentiment are evolving. If we’re “Redskins” to the end, why not proclaim it? If it’s only a matter of time before we move on, why not prepare for it? The biggest mistake would be to flat out ignore it and end up on the wrong side of it. The school board should facilitate a community discussion and form a transparent committee that leads further evaluation of Goshen High School’s continued use of the “Redskins” nickname. We do believe it is worthy of their time and efforts. The Goshen News



Briefs • Coroner: Man who shot official tried firing more shots SAYLORSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who fatally shot a township official and two others during a municipal meeting in northeastern Pennsylvania was about to fire more rounds when he was wrestled to the ground, possibly preventing more bloodshed, authorities said Tuesday. About 15 to 18 residents and town officials were at the meeting Monday night in Ross Township when the gunfire erupted, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The gunman, 59-yearold Rockne Newell, who had been involved in a long-running dispute with the township over a dilapidated property, was tackled to the ground by two people and was shot with his own gun, authorities said. He was treated at a hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg and was arraigned Tuesday on homicide charges and other counts.

Fort Hood attack meticulously planned FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan fired the last of 146 bullets in his assault on Fort Hood, then walked outside where he met two civilians who asked about the commotion and the laser-sighted pistol in his hand. Hasan told one person not to worry. He assured the other it was just a training exercise and the gun shot only paint. He let both live. But moments earlier, dozens of uniformed soldiers received no quarter from Hasan, military prosecutors said Tuesday

as the Army psychiatrist’s long-delayed trial began. Hasan, who admits to killing 13 people and wounding 32 others in the 2009 attack, matter-of-factly told a jury of 13 officers that he was the gunman. “The evidence will clearly show that I am the shooter,” he said, calmly delivering an opening statement that lasted little more than a minute. His only utterance of regret was toward his religion for being among the “imperfect Muslims trying to establish the perfect religion.” “I apologize for any

mistakes I made in this endeavor,” said Hasan, an American-born 42-yearold who was paralyzed after being shot by officers responding to the attack. Hasan planned the assault for months, prosecutor Col. Steve Henricks said, describing how Hasan stockpiled bullets, practiced at a shooting range and bought an extender kit so his pistol could hold more bullets. If convicted, Hasan faces the death penalty. No American soldier has been executed since 1961, and military prosecutors showed

Elmore Leonard suffers stroke DETROIT (AP) — Acclaimed crime novelist Elmore Leonard is recovering at a hospital following a stroke last week. Leonard’s longtime researcher, Gregg Sutter, Leonard said Tuesday that family members are guardedly optimistic about the 87-yearold author’s condition. Leonard lives in suburban Detroit. He has written 45 Westerns, crime novels and mysteries. Sutter says Leonard has been at work on No. 46. Many of his books — notably “Out of Sight,” ”Get Shorty” and “Be Cool” — have become films.

People • Juan Pablo Galavis the new Bachelor NEW YORK (AP) — What Juan Pablo Galavis lacked in airtime on “The Bachelorette,” he made up in popularity among viewers. Now the former pro soccer Galavis player will be ABC’s next “Bachelor,” where 25 women begin the show vying for his heart. The 32-year-old was born in Ithaca, N.Y., but moved to Venezuela when he was 2. He returned to the U.S. to play college soccer and then went pro. “Bachelorette” Desiree Hartsock rejected Galavis, sending him home on the show’s sixth episode.

right from their opening statements that they will take no chance of fumbling details that could jeopardize any conviction down the line. They described a calculating Hasan, armed with two handguns and carrying paper towels in his pants pockets to conceal the sounds of rattling ammunition as he walked through a deployment-readiness center on the sprawling base. “He came to believe he had a jihad duty to murder his fellow soldiers,” Henricks said, adding that Hasan researched Taliban leaders’ call to wage holy

war. The government has also said Hasan sent more than a dozen emails starting in December 2008 to Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical U.S.-born Islamic cleric killed by a drone strike in Yemen in 2011. The shooting happened about three weeks after Hasan learned he would be deploying to Afghanistan. Upon getting the orders that he was going overseas, Hasan told a base doctor that, “They’ve got another thing coming if they think they are going to deploy me,” Henricks said.

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Gunmen kill 13 bus passengers in Pakistan QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Dozens of gunmen disguised in police uniforms shot to death 13 people they pulled off of a convoy of buses in southwest Pakistan and dumped their bodies in a nearby ravine, officials said Tuesday. The motive for the attack Monday night was unclear since no one has claimed responsibility. But suspicion may fall on separatists who have been waging a low-level insurgency in southwest Baluchistan province for decades. The buses were headed to central Punjab province, and the separatists have a history of attacking Punjabis who they view as outsiders encroaching on their independence. The province is also home to many Islamic militants who have carried out attacks in the past, especially on minority Shiite Muslims.



Japan remembers Hiroshima bombing A man watches paper lanterns for the repose of the souls of the atomic bombing victims in the Motoyasu River near the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, western Japan, Tuesday.

Japan marked the 68th anniversary Tuesday of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima with a somber ceremony to honor the dead and pledges to seek to eliminate nuclear weapons.

Post-Romney, some in GOP reject advice to moderate WASHINGTON (AP) — After Mitt Romney’s 2012 loss, many senior Republicans concluded the party must moderate its image on issues such as immigration and reproductive rights. But some GOP lawmakers have done the opposite. They imposed new restrictions on abortion in several states. They are strongly resisting a broad immigration bill in the U.S. House. They’re waging a steady assault on “Obamacare,” with some House and Senate Republicans vowing to shut down the government if that’s what it takes to choke off the health care law Congress enacted in 2010. These trends worry establishment Republicans. And they expose a growing split in the GOP, which is driven more by campaign strategy than ideology. One side focuses chiefly on presidential elections, saying that Republicans must change course to compete in 2016 and beyond after having lost the popular vote in five of the last six contests. The other side is a congressional wing, driven largely by House conservatives focused on their own elections, and determined to avoid primary challenges from the right. To an extent not mirrored among Democrats, these two GOP wings sometimes work against each other. For instance, a Republican Party- sanctioned study of Romney’s loss concluded the party must embrace “comprehensive immigration reform” to stem losses among Hispanic voters nationwide. The Senate has passed such a bill, which would create a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants living here illegally. But dozens of House Republicans oppose it, because their conservative supporters dislike what they consider “amnesty” for law breakers. In tone, if not always in substance, a number of elected Republicans seem to be edging farther right — and toward greater combativeness with President Barack Obama — on numerous issues. For nearly two decades,

Republicans shunned the idea of shutting down the federal government in budget disputes with Democratic presidents. They recalled the two partial shutdowns in the mid-1990s that angered many Americans, who in turn blamed Republicans more than President Bill Clinton and his fellow Democrats. Now, however, prominent Republicans are urging colleagues to close the government temporarily this fall — by refusing to fund federal operations beyond Sept. 30 — if that’s the only way to cut off money for Obama’s health care law. Ted Cruz of Texas, one of the dozen Republican senators who signed a letter to that effect, says the mid-1990s experience wasn’t so bad. The predicted “parade of horribles,” Cruz said in a recent Senate speech, “did not occur. Social Security checks continued to flow. The military continued to be funded….Planes didn’t fall out of the sky.” Cruz taunted fellow Republicans who denounce Obama’s health care law but refuse to shutter the government to block it. “If

you fund it, you’re for it,” he said. Some senior House and Senate Republicans call Cruz’s plan political suicide. They say it could cost the GOP control of the House in next year’s elections. Democratic activist Brad Woodhouse said of Cruz’s efforts: “Please, Lord, bring it on!” Abortion is another issue that has tripped up some high-profile Republican candidates. Two Senate nominees lost competitive races last year after making explosive comments about pregnancies resulting from rape. Establishment Republicans said the two men did not speak for the party. But Democrats used the incidents to argue the GOP is insensitive to women’s rights in areas that include access to abortion. This year, several Republican-controlled state governments have tightened abortion regulations. Some have outlawed abortions 20 weeks after conception. Wisconsin, which tilts Democratic in presidential elections, now requires women to get an ultrasound before having an abortion.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Bezos turned selling books online into a multibillion-dollar business that has changed retailing forever. Many are now anxious to see if Bezos can do the same for the media industry, after Bezos the Amazon. com founder announced he is buying The Washington Post and other newspapers for $250 million. Monday’s news of the sale to the 49-yearold pioneer of Internet commerce came as a shock to observers, many of whom thought the Graham family would never sell. It also sparked hope among the ranks of reporters beset by seemingly endless cutbacks. Among his champions are the members of the family selling the paper, including publisher Katharine Weymouth, who promised to stay on as publisher. As some journalists shed tears, others expressed optimism. “Jeff Bezos seems to me exactly the kind of inventive and innovative choice needed to bring about a recommitment to great journalism,” said Carl Bernstein, whose

co-reporting of the Watergate scandal in the early 1970s cemented the newspaper’s identity as a political watchdog. But The Post, like most newspapers, has been losing readers and advertisers to the Internet while watching its value plummet. The paper has cut its newsroom staff repeatedly in recent years and closed several bureaus. Many see Bezos, whose fortune was valued at $25 billion by Forbes magazine, as being rich enough to sustain the losses the newspaper will likely face over the next few years. Bezos is buying the newspaper as an individual. Inc. is not involved. Bezos said to Post employees in a letter distributed to the media that he’d be keeping his “day job” as Amazon CEO and a life in “the other Washington” where Amazon’s headquarters are based in Seattle. But he made clear there would be changes, if unforeseen ones, coming. “The Internet is transforming almost every element of the news business: shortening news cycles, eroding long-reliable revenue sources, and enabling new kinds of competition, some of which bear little or no news-gathering costs,” Bezos wrote.


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Walk-in clinics no sub for primary care for simple problems such as sinusitis or a urinary tract infection. No one likes to wait. You can walk into a retail health clinic without an appointment, and many clinics are open nights and weekends. What’s more, health ASK insurance DOCTOR K. covers all — or a percentage — the costs Dr. Anthony of of services at Komaroff provided these clinics, just as it does for care delivered at a doctor’s office. If you’re hurting and your own doctor is not available, retail health clinics have

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DEAR DOCTOR K: What do you think of the walk-in health clinics that are popping up? Can I use them instead of going to my regular doctor? DEAR READER: You ask a timely question. More and more Americans are turning to retail health clinics — walk-in medical facilities located in pharmacies, grocery stores and retailers. My one-sentence answer to your question is that it’s a shame they have become necessary. That’s because I believe the best answer is for every person to have a primary care physician who knows them, and to bring all health problems to that doctor. So why are people going to these walk-in clinics? The most obvious reason is that we haven’t trained enough primary care doctors, and the ones we have are very busy. As the number of primary care doctors shrinks, patients must wait longer to see a doctor

EMPLOYED: I am not excusing poor manners, and I do sympathize with your position. But when companies make these incessant calls, they are entering people’s homes being DEAR without invited, and ABBY it can make some of them very angry, Jeanne Phillips particularly if they have been interrupted while eating, working or napping. The people you call might be less hostile if they hadn’t been called repeatedly and asked to participate in these surveys after they had refused four, five or six times and had asked not to be called again.

Maybe. But ask yourself if you could, right now off the top of your head, list all of your medical conditions, the results of your most recent laboratory tests, all of the medicines you are taking and every drug you have an allergic reaction to. Retail health clinics are often staffed by nurse practitioners, not doctors. Nurse practitioners are required to follow specific care guidelines, and they must keep meticulous records on the care they’ve provided. Any time you visit a health clinic, get a printed copy of your health record. Health clinics keep excellent medical records. But it’s up to you to make sure they get to your primary care doctor so that all of your health records are in one place. DR. KOMAROFF is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. His website is

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Obama pitches mortgage overhaul PHOENIX (AP) — Buoyed by an improving housing market, President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed a broad overhaul of the nation’s mortgage finance system, including winding down government-backed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He declared that taxpayers should never again be left “holding the bag” for the mortgage giants’ bad bets. Obama outlined his proposals in Phoenix, the once foreclosure-riddled city at the epicenter of the nation’s housing crisis. The housing market in Phoenix, as well as in many other parts of the country, has rebounded robustly, with prices in the southwestern city up 66 percent from the low point in 2011. Despite the nationwide gains, the president said sweeping housing reforms are still needed to ensure that a rejuvenated market doesn’t simply “re-inflate the housing bubble.” The cornerstone of that effort is winding down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a proposal with bipartisan support in the Senate. “For too long, these companies were allowed to make big profits buying mortgages, knowing that if their bets went bad,

taxpayers would be left holding the bag,” Obama told a crowd of more than 2,000 at an area high school. He spoke following a tour of a construction company that has been able to hire hundreds of new workers as a result of the region’s housing comeback. While the president has previously endorsed overhauling Fannie and Freddie, his remarks Tuesday marked the first time he outlined his specific proposals for doing so. The president wants to replace Fannie and Freddie with a system that would put the private sector, not the government, primarily at risk for loans. The government would still be involved, both in oversight and as a last-resort loan guarantor. Obama is also seeking guarantees that a private sector-led mortgage finance system would still ensure wide homeowner access to popular 30-year mortgages at fixed rates. Making light of criticism from Republicans who have cast him as a big-spending liberal, Obama joked that his calls for deeper private sector involvement “must sound confusing to the folks who call me a socialist.” Obama’s mortgage

CAIRO (AP) — Two U.S. senators urged Egypt’s military-backed government to release AP detained members of the Muslim Brotherhood Air Force personnel stand at attention as Air Force One, with President Barack Obama aboard, prepares before starting negotiations with the group, warning to taxi down the runway at Andrews Air Force Base, of worsening relations “if Md., Tuesday Egypt is not moving to his economic policies ahead democracy.” reform priorities are largely But Egypt’s interim of looming budget fights in line with a Senate with congressional Republi- presidency denounced measure shepherded by “foreign pressure” in a sign cans this fall. It was also a Republican Sen. Bob of its growing impatience return to the city he visited Corker of Tennessee and just weeks after taking office with international Democratic Sen. Mark mediations. in 2009 to tout the governWarner of Virginia that Sens. John McCain ment’s role in bolstering the would wind down Fannie and Lindsey Graham housing market. Mae and Freddie Mac spoke after meeting with But some of Obama’s within five years. Corker top military and civilian housing proposals remain said Obama’s remarks were leaders in Cairo as part stalled in Congress, a sign of real and growing of a flurry of internamomentum behind efforts to including sweeping tional efforts to resolve refinancing legislation that shutter the mortgage giants. would expand eligibility for a standoff between the Once flourishing, Fannie government and supporters homeowners who do not and Freddie were bailed out of the ousted president, have government-backed in 2008 by a $187 billion Mohammed Morsi. mortgages. On Tuesday, taxpayer-backed bailout. McCain said “we urge he reiterated his calls for The two enterprises don’t the release of political make loans directly, but buy lawmakers to pass his prisoners,” referring to refinancing proposals, mortgages from lenders, Brotherhood members who saying they would help package them as bonds, homeowners save thousands were detained after the guarantee them against military ousted Morsi, an per year. default and sell them to Islamist, a month ago. The president also tried investors. The enterprises “In democracy, you to link his housing proposals currently own or guarantee sit down and talk to each to immigration reform, his half of all U.S. mortgages other,” Graham said, and back nearly 90 percent top second-term legislative adding, “it is impossible to of new ones. priority. He argued that talk to somebody who is in Obama’s trip to Phoenix legal immigration would jail.” allow more people to marked the latest stop on a Graham warned that purchase homes, thereby summertime tour aimed at U.S.-Egyptian relations raising home values. rallying the public around

might otherwise be harmed. “Some in Congress want to sever the relationship. Some want to suspend the aid,” he said. “We have to be honest to where the relationship stands. … We can’t support Egypt that is not moving to democracy.” Egypt’s new government has held firm to a political road map announced July 3, when the military ousted Morsi following mass protests calling on him to step down. U.S. and other international officials have urged the inclusion of Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood in the political process going forward. Top Egyptian officials said reconciliation is a priority but only after the Brotherhood renounces violence. They cite sectarian violence in southern Egypt, cases of torture of anti-Morsi protesters and the blocking of main roads. Ahmed el-Musalamani, a spokesman for interim president Adly Mansour, told reporters that “foreign pressure has exceeded international standards.” He said Egypt will protect “the revolution” — referring to June 30, the day hundreds of thousands of Egyptians revolted against Morsi’s rule.

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


William Drerup & Son 1772 N. 750 E Avilla, Indiana 46710 BRYAN DRERUP 260-897-2375

Established in 1963

Mobile Homes for Sale in Waterloo, Rome City & Butler. Small parks. No big dogs. Ref reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d. (260) 925-1716

REAL ESTATE SERVICES 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)

GARAGE SALES Angola 110 N. Cross St. Thurs. - Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 8 - 4 Kenmore range, couch, chest freezer, pools, cabinets, storage buildings, Boyd bears, & much more.

Or Contact Angie Smith Dir. of Nursing 260-897-2841 for an interview


BILL DRERUP 260-897-2121

Drivers GORDON TRUCKING CDL-A Drivers Needed! Up to $4,000 Sign On Bonus! Starting Pay Up to .46 cpm. Full Benefits, Excellent Hometime, No East Coast. Call 7 days/wk! 888-757-2003

JANITORIAL/HUDSON $8-$9HR start. Second shift. Part time, Monday thru Friday, approx. 25 hrs/wk. Must have clean background. Apply on line at: www.thecleaningco .com Questions? Call 1-888-832-8060 M-F between 8:00 - 4:00 only

Apply on line at:

Apply in person: Eshelman Excavating 5999 E. US 6 Kendallville M-F â&#x20AC;˘ 8:30 am-3:30 pm


Email resume to: resume@sturgis Or send to: Sturgis Hospital Attn: Human Resources 916 Myrtle Ave. Sturgis, MI 49091 (269) 659-4440 Fax (269) 659-6713

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PO Box 95 308 Sheridan Drive Topeka, IN 46571 (260) 593-2962


Position offers: â&#x20AC;˘ 12 hour shifts â&#x20AC;˘ Every third weekend â&#x20AC;˘ Excellent benefits and wages

Champion Home Builders, Inc.


The Cardio Respiratory Department of Sturgis Hospital has a 72 hour full time night position for a Certified eligible and/or registered Respiratory Therapist. MI licensure required or willing to obtain.

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


College degree desired, but not required



is now

Call 800-272-8726


Apply in person at Accel 302 Progress Way Avilla, IN




Machine Operators Wire Drawing

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



Angola 1100 N 330 W Foxfire additon off Landis Rd. Wed. 3-7, Thurs. 8-7 & Fri. 8-11 Furniture, scrapbooking, household items, electronics, toys

Angola 3445 W. Loon Lake Rd Thurs. & Fri. * 8-? Bike, bike child cart, dirt bike, 4 wheeler, household, TVs, computer desk, pontoon cover, kids clothes all genders/sizes, punching bag, snowblower, Scentsy & Coach items. Auburn 1309 Sanders Dr. Thurs. - Sat. HUGE SALE A little bit of everything. Down sizing. Household, antiques, collectibles, toys, building supplies, clothing, & much more.

Kendallville 640 W Waits Rd Aug. 8 & 9 * 8-4 Aug. 10 * 8-12 TV, TV stand, books, puzzles, movies, CDs, X-mas decorations, & more. Kendallville 835 S Main Street Thurs. & Fri. â&#x20AC;˘ 9-5 Clothing womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 3X and infant to 2T, blankets, pots & pans and lot of misc. Kendallville ST. JOHNâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S LUTHERAN CHURCH SALE AUG. 8 - 10 â&#x20AC;˘ 9 - 5 1000 E - North 1 MI. OFF OF US6 Lots of jewelry, antiques, toys, dishes, books, pictures & frames, household & misc. cheap. Come shop all proceeds to church. Montgomery 1030 E Copeland Rd *At Ray Quincy Aug. 9, 10 & 11 * 8-4 Estate Sale Coca Cola collection, antiques, dishes, tools, vintage LPs, & much more.

McNamara Storage Units Huge Warehouse Sale 1340 W. Main St. Downtown Pleasant Lake 2 blocks NW of Pleasant Lake School 260 475-5850 Aug. 8, 9 &10 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Furniture, antiques, tools, lawn & garden supplies, toys, and much, much more. Saint Joe 6824 County Road 64 Thurs. & Fri. â&#x20AC;˘ 8-5 Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 8-12 -1/2 price Multi Family Sale! Clothes from infant to adult, toys & more. ST. JOE 5604 State Road 1 Thurs. & Fri. â&#x20AC;˘ 8-5 Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 8-?? 6 Family Garage Sale Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & kids clothes & lots of misc. ST. Joe 5675 County Road 55 Corner of 56 & 55 2 mi. East of Pickle Factory August 8 & 9 * 9-5

Waterloo 3555 N Center Street Aug. 8,9,10 â&#x20AC;˘ 8 to 5

Huge Sale Clothes, glass, odds and ends, misc.

Auburn 228 S Baxter St August 8 & 9 Auburn 2919 CR 36 (N on Main St. to CR 36 turn Left, go past Auburn Hills entrance on right) Thurs. & Fri. â&#x20AC;˘ 9 - 6 Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 9 - 4 DAUGHTER MOVING OUT SALE ! Name brand girlâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing, shoes, Abercrombie, Nine West, Lucky Brand, jewelry & purses, small table & chairs, futon, small microwave, 3 wooden high back bar stools, lamps & misc. kitchen items. Auburn 3585 Franklin Dr. Franklin Place subdivision. 2 miles N of golf course August 8 & 9 * 8-4 August 10 * 8-12 Auburn Thoroughbred Lane (Hunterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Glen) **2 Garage Sales August 8 * 8-4 Children & adult clothing & toys, bikes, American Girl itty bitty twins, & misc. items. Hamilton Lake 1195 Lane 221 Fri. & Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 10 - 5 Sun. â&#x20AC;˘10 - 2 MOVING SALE Furniture, beds, household items, tools, table saw, golf cart. Everything goes. 419-966-7816 Kendallville 1048 West Lisbon Rd . 1 mi. W of SR 3 Thurs. & Fri. * 9 - 5 Sat. * 9-12 Moving Sale Furniture, antiques, brand name boys & junior girls clothes, & lots more. Kendallville 113 S State St. Very large yard sale! Thurs., Fri., & Sat. * 8-6 Pocket knives, jewelry, old fishing lures, DVDs & VHS, glassware, collectibles, Christmas ornaments, lots of misc. Kendallville 2510 Shiregreen Crt. Cobblestone Thurs. & Fri. â&#x20AC;˘ 8 - 5 Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 8 - noon LARGE MOVING SALE FURNITURE, ent. & computer centers, 4-TVs, lamps, housewares, lots of home decor from Pottery Barn, Crate & Barrel & Pier 1, kitchen goods. Lots of nice clean merchandise.

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

FURNITURE Brand NEW in plastic!

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

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

ADOPTABLE DOGS 683-Old English/Catahoula,F,7/27/13wht/Tan (Taffy) 674-American Bulldog, NM,4 yrs.,White(Garth) 663-Lab,Chocolate,F,6 yrs., (Daisy) 662-Lab,M,6 yrs., Blk. (Mac) 648-Yorkie,F,Blk/Gry,34 yrs. (Bree) 632-Norweign Elkhound, NM,3 yrs.,Blk/ silver(Norbert) 617-Terrier,NM,Gray/ Tan,1-2 yrs.(Sparky) 604-Mix,M,1 yr.,Tan, (Snuffy) 587-Hound,M,born 3/13, Tri.(Snoopy) 534-Pittbull mix,F,born 5/31/13,Tan(Sugar) 533-Pittbull mix,F,born 5/31/13,Tan(Lucy) 532-Pittbull mix,F,born 5/31/13,Tan/Blk(Bella) 531-Pittbull mix,F,born 5/31/13,Tan(Lainey) 530-Pittbull mix,M,born 5/31/13,Tan(Oakley) 529-Pittbull mix,F,born 5/31/13,Tan(Rosie) 528-Pittbull mix,M,born 5/31/13,Tan(Oscar) 527-Pittbull mix,F,born 5/31/13,Tan/Blk(Lala) 526-Pittbull mix,M,born 5/31/13,Bro/Blk. (Tanner) 525-Pittbull,F,Tan,3 yrs. (Squirt) 523-Pittbull,M,Blk/white, 2 yrs. (Zeus) 522-Pittbull,M,Tan, 2 yrs. (Trooper) 411-Boxer,M,1 yr.Blk/Bro/white(Kade) 410-Fox Terrier, Tri.,NM,8 yrs.,(Emeril) 262-Pit-bull,SF,white,2 yrs.(Paloma) 162-Boxer/Lab, SF, Tan,5 yrs.(Chloe Jo) 1072-Pittbull, NM, brindle, 6 yrs. (Duke) Humane Society of Noble County, Inc. 1305 Sherman St. Kendallville, IN 46755 260-347-2563 AKC Yorkie Puppies born June 14, will top out at 10 lbs. 2 Females- $500/each 419-212-4466

Wysong Blueberries GREAT picking! M, W, Th, & Sat. -7:00 AM-noon & M, W, Th 4:30 - 7:30 PM Already picked berries 1 mi. E of Wawaka on US 6. 260-760-6982

TOOLS 1 - 10 In. Tablesaw, 1- 10 in. bandsaw, table/belt sander, 2 Sears routers. 260 854-2777

VANS 2005 Chevy Venture. 53,000 miles. $7200. Call 260-636-3293.

CAMPERS/RV R Vision 2005 MaxLite pull behind camper. 30â&#x20AC;&#x2122; 1 slideout. Very good condition $8,500 260-668-9515

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

SETSER TRANSPORT AND TOWING USED TIRES Cash for Junk Cars! 701 Krueger St., Kâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ville. 260-318-5555 ATTENTION: Paying up to $530 for scrap cars. Call me 318-2571

IVANâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S TOWING Junk Auto Buyer (260) 238-4787

GUN SHOW!! Lafayette, IN - August 10th & 11th, Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds, 1401 Teal Rd., Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3 For information call 765-993-8942 Buy! Sell! Trade!

CARS 2002 Subaru Outback LL Bean Edition 1 owner, 96k mi., to settle the estate of Father James Rose $6,800. 260 349-2668

MERCHANDISE UNDER $50 Gold Frame Classic Style Wall Mirror. Approx. 54â&#x20AC;?lx39â&#x20AC;?h. Great for any large area or dining room. $50.00. (808) 757-3130 Graco Winnie the Pooh & Tigger car Snug Ride brand. Everything has been cleaned. $25.00. Kendallville, (260) 582-9458 Graco Winnie the Pooh and Tigger baby carrier. Has canopy. Everything has been cleaned. $25.00. Kendallville, (260) 582-9458 Guitar. Make Cleca Designed in USA. Excellent cond. $35.00 obo. Albion, (260) 242-7094 HP 3050A Printer includes ink cartridge. Never used. $30.00. (260) 349-8248 Kenwood Stereo System/Surround Sound. Radio, CD, amplifier, 5 speakers, subwolfer. $50.00. Can text, (260) 336-9999 Ladies Sterling Ring c3 diamonds. Size 7. $40.00. (260) 687-0592 New Omnitech paper shredder. Shreds credit cards, staples, has reverse, 3 gallon. $35.00. (260) 927-9753 New Tied Quilt Teacher theme. Good for dorm. $50.00. (260) 925-2672


New White Ultra Power Kitchen Aid five-speed blender & ice crusher. $45.00. (260) 927-9753

2007 Road King Classic Harley Davidson

Oak Coffee Table Oblong. 50â&#x20AC;? L x 28â&#x20AC;? W x 16â&#x20AC;? H. Good & solid. $35.00 obo. Albion, (260) 564-4924

FLHRC, 96 cu. in. 1584 cc, 6 speed trans, extra chrome, custom exhaust, custom seat, loaded. Only 15,109 miles. Over $26,000 invested. For Sale $16,500/obo

260 449-9277

MERCHANDISE UNDER $50 1963 Kendallville Yearbook. Excellent with no markings. $20.00. (260) 357-4466

2 Small White Coke Glasses, $15.00. (260) 357-8009


Schwinn, computer controlled stationary bike, $250 260-750-4936

1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, runs good, $2,500. or make offer. 260 316-3263

FREE to good home. 2 1/2 yr. old American & English bulldog mix. Great personality. 260-303-1156

up to $1000.00


1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Larado 4x4. Fully serviced, new brakes on front & rear, 4.0 Litre inline 6 cyl., good tires, battery tested good, no rust, Burgundy in color, factory Alloy wheels, CD/cassette player, factory power moon roof, Navigation system, cold A/C, Keyless entry, luggage rack, gauge package, tilt/cruise, P.W., P.D.L., 118K miles, has been well maintained, very good cond. $5,400/OBO (260) 349-1324 May see at 720 1/2 Arcadia Court, Friendly Village, Kendallville.

2 Ice Fishing Rods & Reels. $15.00 for the pair. Albion, (260) 242-7094

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

The Blueberry Patch U-Pick. Excellent picking everyday. 0540 CR 5 â&#x20AC;˘ Corunna 260 281-2051

1998 GMC Sierra 1500 Ext Cab 163,693 miles with cap. Good condition. $4,200.00. Call 00348812(260) 573-9571

FREE Male, friendly, neutered, declawed tiger cat to a good home 260-242-4814






Pleasant Lake

Auburn 2002 N Indiana Ave. 2 houses N of Reike Pk. Thurs. & Fri. â&#x20AC;˘ 8 - 5 Sat. â&#x20AC;˘ 8 - noon 3 Family Sale Furniture, various items.





















36 Cup West Bend Automatic Coffee Maker. Used twice, $25.00. (260) 837-7644 7 ft. Couch Cover Floral print, multi color. Like new. $15.00 obo. Albion, (260) 564-4924 Antique China Cabinet $50.00 (260) 357-8009 Antique Printers Box $30.00 (260) 357-8009 Beautiful Large Oval Ornate Mirror. $20.00. (260) 349-8248 Boys Arizona Jeans Size 14 Husky, never worn. $4.00. (260) 925-0221 Chase Authentics Jeff Gordon winter jacket size large. New. $40.00. (260) 475-5749 Coleman 2-Mantle Dual Fuel Lantern $25.00. (260) 837-7644 Couch with fold out bed $40.00 (260) 349-2668 Day Lite Slide & Movie Screen. $5.00. (260) 925-2672 Dehydrator $20.00 (260) 357-8009 Desk 36â&#x20AC;? long x 22 1/2â&#x20AC;? wide. 3 compartments on top. $40.00. Albion area, (260) 804-4591 Drafting Table For Sale Looks brand new, black with drawer. $50.00. (260) 750-8680 Exercise Fitness Disc. Practically new. $35.00. Lake George, Fremont, (260) 577-4020

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

Foosball Table For Sale Hardly used & has all the pieces. $50.00. (260) 750-8680

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

Girls Huffy Bicycle All Pro, 26â&#x20AC;?. Good cond. Only $35.00 cash (260) 357-3753

Pair Front Floor Mats Tan, 1990s GMC Van, like new, $25.00. (260) 357-5804 Pella Windows Crank out style with screens, frame size 24â&#x20AC;?x59â&#x20AC;?. Like new, $35.00. (260) 833-4232 Pokeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Park (Pikachuâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Adventure) for Wii $20.00 obo (260) 316-8311 Sauder Computer Desk 2 file drawers, 1 middle drawer. $49.00. (260) 349-8248 Singer Sewing Machine and Cabinet, $35.00. (260) 837-7644 Small Animal Cage $30.00 (260) 750-8680 Small Vintage Wood Desk & chair. Dark wood tone. $25.00. (260) 243-8070 Swivel Dark Wood TV Stand. 2 glass doors. 28x31, $50.00. (260) 897-2192 Thor Aftershock (Motocross) upper body protector. $20.00 obo. (260) 316-8311 Van Screens 2 sets, channel style. 20 1/2x17 1/2 & 20 1/2x6 1/2â&#x20AC;?. $15.00. (260) 357-5804

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The News Sun – August 7, 2013  

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

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