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The Northfield Lady Norse hosted the North Miami Lady Warriors in a TRC match up on Jan. 15. Sophomore Sydney Eltzroth and freshman Sidney Reed scored 26 and 18, respectively, to help Northfield to their first conference win. For more on the game, check out this week’s Sports Shorts.

A Person You Should Know Heather Flack, the librarian at White’s Residential and Family Services, is this week’s A Person You Should Know. Read about Flack’s travels and memories inside this edition.

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Trevor Rebholz surpasses 100 career wins

Rep. Kubacki encourages Southwood grappler joins elite group in school’s history investment

State Rep. Rebecca Kubacki (R-Syracuse) is co-authoring House Bill 1008 which increases the amount of tax credits available for investment in a qualified Indiana business from $500,000 to $1 million. This venture capitalist tax credit improves the accessibility of funds for fast growing Indiana companies by providing individual and corporate investors additional incentives. “Venture capitalists play a pivotal role in boosting our economy and for job creation. We must continue to find creative ways to foster economic development in Indiana spurring continual growth,” Said Rep. Kubacki. Rep. Kubacki’s bill also suspends the application fee for two years – a fee that the business must pay to become a qualified Indiana business. Certification to be a qualified Indiana business is at the discretion of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation based on factors such as the potential to: create jobs, (continued on page 5)

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by Shaun Tilghman On Jan. 15, Southwood senior Trevor Rebholz became the fifth wrestler in the school’s history to record his 100th win. Rebholz reached the milestone after picking up his second win of the day in the second round of the Rochester Super-8 Duals. He finished 5-0 with three pins to win his 130-pound weight class, bringing his season record to 24-3 and his career record to 103-35. Rebholz, a Wabash native, began wrestling in first grade as part of club wrestling at Southwood. He started his high school career at 103 pounds before bumping up for his sophomore year and then again for his junior year. “One of the things with Trevor is that he’s been consistent,” said Southwood wrestling coach Leroy Striker, “he’s been consistently strong and he’s been healthy along the way. In our sport you don’t have a whole lot of opportunities to wrestle tons of matches so getting that 100th win is okay as long as you can be successful along the way. If you don’t wrestle one of the years – for example if you don’t come in as a freshman and be competitive – you’ll never get your 100th win.

TREVOR REBHOLZ (kneeling) spars with a fellow grappler during practice. On Jan. 15, the Southwood senior reached a career milestone with his 100th win, which made him only the fifth in school history to achieve the feat. (photo by Shaun Tilghman) “You also have to be able to advance in the State Tournament (sectional, regional, semi-state), which he has been able to do because of his hard work. As a freshman he wrestled 103, then he was up to 112, and he’s been 130 the last two years; he’s grown along the way and stayed competitive due to his strong work ethic.” Rebholz added, “The reason I bumped up was because of lifting and exercising – I got a lot stronger. When I went from 112 to 130 it was a different type of wrestling because they’re so much stronger than what the younger,

lighter kids are.” According to Rebholz, one of his goals has always been to reach 100 wins but he has had some other

goals throughout his career as well. “My freshman year I just wanted to make it to regional,” he explained. “Once I

made it to regional I wanted to make it to semi-state, which I did my sophomore year. After that my goal became to make it to

State, but I got beat in semi-state the last two years so obviously my goal this year is to make it to State.” (continued on page 5)

Longtime Wabash County 4-H Fair fixture Maxine Howard dies at 82

Maxine Howard, remembered by many Wabash County residents for her countless contributions to the Wabash County 4-H Fair died Jan. 14 at the age of 82. A 1946 graduate of Linlawn High School, Mrs. Howard married Joseph Lee Howard on Oct. 15, 1948. Howard and her husband were members of the Wabash Friends, where she served in the nursery. She worked in the Wabash County Extension office for 35 years before retiring, at least officially, while continuing her service at the fair by assisting with the 4-H Fair Queen Committee for many years. In addition to assisting with the fair, Howard could be seen assisting at Helping Hands and volunteering with the Stockdale Mill Association, Roann. Funeral services will be held Jan. 20, 10 a.m., at the Wabash Friends Church, 3563 S. St. Rd. 13. Friends may call Jan. 19, 2 to 8 p.m., at GrandstaffHentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., and one hour prior to services at the church.


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of the Year announced NAPA Fort Wayne is pleased to announce Steve Kirtlan as the 2011 NAPA ASE Technician of the Year for the Fort Wayne area. Kirtlan currently owns two NAPA AutoCare Centers in Wabash and Columbia City. He has owned his shop in Wabash since April 1993 and in 2009 purchased Whitley Tire & AutoCare in Columbia City. His Wabash location is a part of the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence Program that honors shops for having at least 75 percent of their technicians that are performing diagnosis and repairs ASE Certified. Also to qualify for this program you have to have each area of service offered in the shop covered by at least one ASE-certified technician. The Wabash shop has been a part of the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence Program since 2005. Kirtlan also takes great pride in being an ASE Master Certified Automotive Technician. Not only does Kirtlan run two very professional and clean shops, he is also very involved in the Wabash and Whitley County communities. He has

been a member of the Wabash Area Chamber of Commerce since 1999 and the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce since 2009. He also has been the Northfield High School wrestling coach since 1993 and a volunteer official at open wrestling tournaments. During his time as the Northfield High School wrestling coach he has coached his three sons to very successful careers. His son Eric was an Indiana State Qualifier; Chad was a semi-state qualifier, and his youngest son, Jared, will be on the mats this coming winter. He is also a very active member of the Bachelor Creek Church of Christ as well as volunteering as the Church’s bus driver for field trips. Another activity his Wabash shop, Kirtlan Automotive, participates in is the Wabash County YMCA Summer Day C a m p e r s “Transportation & Wheels” week at the YMCA. The campers came and took a tour of Kirtlan Automotive and learned about his shop while also participating in a tire relay race that the kids enjoyed. Along with the YMCA pro-

gram Steve Kirtlan has worked with various youth programs including 4-H in the Wabash community. Kirtlan has been the driving force and first president of the Fort Wayne Area B u s i n e s s Development Group that is one of the strongest and most well recognized business development groups in the NAPA system. He served as president for the first two years of the group’s existence and helped lay the foundation for this business development group that has been going strong for more than four years now. The group is currently running advertisements promoting the NAPA AutoCare brand, their shop members, and NAPA’s national promotions for NAPA AutoCare centers on three local radio stations monthly. Please join NAPA Fort Wayne in congratulating Steve Kirtlan on winning the 2011 NAPA Fort Wayne ASE Technician of the Year award. This is a very prestigious award and one that NAPA takes great pride in recognizing these outstanding technicians on a yearly basis.

Manchester 4-H clubs to hold call-out meeting Jan. 18

The Manchester 4-H Parent Committee would like to announce they are hosting a 4-H Club call-out meeting for all youth in the M a n c h e s t e r Community School District on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Manchester Junior High School Auditorium. The call-out meeting is for all youth that may be interested in the 4-H program including present and newly-enrolled 4-Hers in the Manchester School District that are interested in participating in the Wabash County 4-H program in 2011. This is an informative meeting to explain to youth and their families what exactly is 4H, how the 4-H program is conducted in Wabash County and to introduce all the different clubs and their leaders. Youth will be able to get 4-H program enrollment forms, pay club dues and get last year’s record books back from the club leaders. The following 4-H clubs will be partici-

pating in this call-out event: Chester Champs, Chester Challengers, Laketon Cloverleaves, Future Livestockers and the

Squirettes. For more information concerning this call-out meeting, please call Amy Lybarger at 574-2687551.

Maggie Smith speaks at Kiwanis meeting The Kiwanis Club meeting held Jan. 4 had Maggie Smith of the Wabash County Council on Aging (COA) as the program speaker. She shared what the COA is doing for Wabash and how it includes the Senior Center, Wabash County Public Transit, “Seniors Make a Difference”, Senior Transitions program and the Food Pantry. The organization is also calling out for nominations for a senior who makes a difference in Wabash County. Nomination forms and information regarding these programs are available on the COA’s website at w w w. l i v i n g wellinwabashcounty.or g. The club also introduced Jordan Tandy, of

Tiede Metz & Downs law firm, as its newest member.

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) is hosting a series of producer workshops across the state as part of the Certified Livestock Producer Program (CLPP), a voluntary program that recognizes farmers for their commitment to innovative and top industry standards. The training sessions are for livestock producers of all sizes and species. On Jan. 18, the workshop will be at Beck Ag Center (Purdue University), 4540 U.S. 52 W, West Lafayette; Jan. 25 will be at Whitley County Farm Bureau Office, 607 N. Opportunity Dr., Columbia City; and Jan. 29 will be at Southwestern Ag D e p a r t m e n t (Southwestern High School), 167 S. Main Cross St., Hanover. All sessions are from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and lunch will be provided. Each workshop is free of charge and will include industry experts in the five areas of focus for the CLPP program: commitment to the environment, animal wellbeing, food safety, emergency planning, biosecurity and being a good neighbor in their community. Speakers during the CLPP workshops will be as follows: Environmental - Rosalind (Roz) Leeck, program manager for the Environmental S t e w a r d s h i p Initiative for the ISDA, will speak on the conservation

aspects and opportunities of the CLPP. - Mike Veenhuizen, owner of Livestock E n g i n e e r i n g Solutions, will speak regarding the nutrient management and the compliance area of the Environmental Section. Livestock E n g i n e e r i n g Solutions is a company dedicated to assisting in correctly developing a livestock facility and ensuring that it meets all of the current regulations in place by Indiana Department of Environmental Management. Biosecurity - Marianne Ash, D.V.M. of the Indiana Board of Animal Health (BOAH), will speak on the importance of farm biosecurity. Since 2002, Dr. Ash has served as the Director of Biosecurity and Emergency Planning for BOAH. In this position, she has led the state’s charge to increase awareness of and readiness for diseases that can have significant impact on animal agriculture. Her efforts to expand the agency’s use of technology to aid in disease response have made Indiana one of the nation’s leaders in regulatory animal health. Emergency Planning Steve Wettschurack is the Farm Accident Rescue Instructor for Purdue University. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Tippecanoe County Local Emergency Planning Committee and is a

board member of the Homeland Security for Tippecanoe County and a former firefighter. He will speak on developing a farm emergency plan. (Jan. 18 only) - Jim Rink, director of farm and crop programs for Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance, will speak on developing a farm emergency plan. (Jan. 25 and 29 only) - Misty Livengood, director of Communications for ISDA, will provide techniques on how to work with the media. Misty comes to ISDA after 15 years as a television news producer in the Indianapolis market at both WTHR Channel 13 and most recently WXIN FOX59, where she helped to launch the 4 p.m. newscast.

Food Safety and Animal Well-Being - John Nagle, CLPP Program Manager of ISDA, will present information on food safety and animal well-being. Being a Good Neighbor Greg Slipher, L i v e s t o c k D e v e l o p m e n t Specialist for Indiana Farm Bureau Inc., will speak on how and why to be a good neighbor in your community. “Each speaker will offer in-depth information that can ultimately benefit a producer’s farm and community,” said CLPP Program Manager John Nagle. To register, contact John Nagle at jnagle@isda.in.gov or 317-232-8770.

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Marriage retreat to be held Feb. 11-13 Whether your marriage is fantastic or faltering, one or 50 years, you will leave the Marriage Enrichment Retreat more connected, refreshed and full of hope. For the past 10 years the Wabash Friends Counseling Center has sponsored a Marriage Enrichment Retreat in February. “Usually we have anywhere from 50 to 80 couples join us. Nearly half of these couples are from the community. We want to help our community to keeping be a great place to raise kids, and the best way we know how is to help strengthen the marriages,” said Scott Makin, director of the Wabash Friends C o u n s e l i n g Center. This year the retreat is on the weekend of Feb. 11-13. The retreat will take place at Don Hall’s Guest House in Ft. Wayne (Lima and Washington Center roads). You will enjoy the luxurious lobby with fireplace and very spacious rooms. They have an indoor pool, whirlpool and exercise room. They have high-speed Internet access. They are the 2010 Readers’ Picks Best of Award for Best Bed and Breakfast Hotel. Dr. Joe Graham will be the speaker. He is an engaging and humorous speaker. He is the director of the Warsaw Community Church Counseling Center and a licensed

psychologist with over 20 years experience in individual, premarital, marital and family counseling. Dr. Graham will help couples learn practical ideas of how to utilize personality strengths and healthy conflict resolution skills to increase opportunities for intimacy. One couple excitedly said, “It isn’t just for marriages that are having trouble. It is mainly to keep your marriage from getting that way by investing in your marriage for a weekend where you have fun growing closer. You also get to meet some other fun couples and have all these cool things to do. They really spoil you at this retreat with gift bags, door prizes, treats, great entertainment, lots of free time and massages if you want them. We keep going back.” Entertainment will provided both nights. On Saturday night there will be the Dead in the Water Mystery Theater. You’ve just boarded the Bahama Llama Mama for a holiday island cruise. When

Detective John Fieldstone mistakenly stumbles on board, the quiet cruise suddenly takes a strange turn. What happened and why? You’ll meet a cast of colorful characters, including: Captain Esau Bedderdaze, Pickles Rickles, Michelle Angelo and Tabitha Christy. You are the detective. Watch closely for clues. You will fill out a crime report at intermission. Someone in the audience will be named the “Super Sleuth of the Evening”. The rest of you will die laughing! Presented by Bower North Productions out of Ft. Wayne. On Friday night there will be several movies available: Avatar, Toy Story 3, Shrek Forever After or Inception. There also will be Wiis on hand, board games, cards, refreshments and music. Each couple receives a decorative gift bag filled with goodies; a door prize (e.g. a painting, gift cards for restaurants, gift baskets, pottery); and a treat in their room upon arrival.

There will be a professional massage therapist at the retreat all day Saturday offering 15minute chair massages or an hour Swedish massage during the free time. Randy said, “For those guys who think it will be too emotional or awkward, it really is a different kind of retreat than that. You only have to talk if you want. They leave you alone to join in at your pace or to not join in if you don’t want to. Thought this way at first, but it is so different than that. We aren’t sharing our deepest feelings in a circle. There is so much humor and craziness, there are time you think you are at Buffalo Wild Wings with a bunch of friends and their spouses.” The early registration fee holds your room reservation, includes two continental breakfasts, Friday’s “finger foods” upon arrival, Saturday’s lunch and contributes toward the speaker, meeting hall and entertainment costs. Attendees will pay for their hotel cost upon arrival.

The schedule for the weekend is as follows: Feb. 11, 3 - 7 p.m. is check-in; from 5 to 7 p.m. there will be light snacks and sandwiches available; the retreat will begin at 7 p.m. with door prizes and Dr. Joe Graham speaking for an hour; after that the movies and games will begin. On Feb. 12, Dr. Graham will speak from 9 to 11 a.m. with door prizes being given away during that time; the luncheon will be from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.; free time is from 1 to 8:30 p.m. On Feb. 13, there is a worship/fellowship time from 10 to 11:30 a.m. where people share the funny and serious experiences that happened over the weekend. Check out at 12:30 p.m. For additional information, or to register, go to www.wabashfriendscounseling.com or email Scott Makin, scott@wabashfriends.org or call 877350-1658. The early registration fee is due by Jan. 24. Registrations will be taken right up to Feb. 11.

Winter storm forces cancellation of Red Cross blood drives This week’s winter storm has forced the cancellation of hundreds of American Red Cross blood drives along the eastern seaboard, causing a shortfall of more than 8,000 blood donations in the southeast and northeast corners of the country. Red Cross Blood Regions in the southeast reported that more than 6,000 blood donations could not be collected due to the storm, which paralyzed the South. In the northeast, Red Cross Blood Regions reported that nearly 2,000 blood

safe to do so.” Across Indiana, Ohio and Michigan, the Red Cross has been forced to cancel 39 blood drives this winter due to winter weather, which results in over 1,600 pints of blood they were not able to collect. If you are in an area unaffected by the storms, your donations could help meet the blood needs of those in your local community, or wherever blood is needed is most. There is a particular need for people with O-negative blood to give now. Onegative is the univer-

donations were not collected Jan. 12 as the snow was still falling. “The result of the cancellation of that many blood drives and consequently all those blood donations translates into as many as 24,000 blood products that we now do not have available for patients who may need them,” said Chris Hrouda, executive vice president of Red Cross Biomedical Services. “We are asking anyone in these areas who is eligible to give blood to please consider making an appointment to donate as soon as it is

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Trevor Rebholz surpasses 100 career wins continued from front page Striker added, “I know one of his goals is to try to get to State and he wants to place in the top two at regional and semi-state to get that good shot. He’s got some tough competition to get through there but I always tell him, ‘People try to avoid you as well, when they see the name Trevor Rebholz they know they have a strong match ahead of them.’ “The big matches he’s won have been getting his placement for the semi-state level. I believe we have a fairly strong sectional and regional and our semi-state is very strong, especially where we seem to match up with our weight classes. As a whole he’s done very well in tournaments we’ve wrestled and just in getting to semi-state for two years in a row now. “With Trevor, in chasing that 100th win he has seen who came before him and he wants to be in that elite group. Now the next level for him is to be in the elite group of State qualifiers from Southwood High School, which is a small number as well. He’s only the fifth wrestler in the school’s history to reach 100 wins; his former teammate, TJ Evans, did it last year.” Rebholz added, “TJ and I have always been competitive with each other, but he really helped me and when I talked to him about it he thought it was really cool. I should probably have less losses but it’s a good record and I still think it’s pretty neat – I guess it’s just hard work paying off.” He went on to say that he doesn’t really have any goals for the individual matches he has remaining but he just wants to keep winning to try to get the third most wins in school history, which will require him to record at least seven more wins. While wrestling places a lot of focus on the efforts of individuals, in the end it is still a team sport and the team concept is a vital element of success. “When you have someone that is driven to be successful as an individual it spreads throughout the team,” Striker explained. “When other young kids come up and they see an individual that puts in the hard work, and they see the accolades that come with that, it’s something they want to work towards as well. In a lot of ways we don’t get wrapped around the numbers game here; yeah he got 100, but Trevor is a pretty humble guy. Although when it happened our team did stop and recognize his 100th win because it is one of those monumental things to reach.” Rebholz concluded, “The coaches have really helped me and my senior class has been great – we all push each other so much. We’re all competitive, and knowing that I achieved this probably makes others want to push themselves just as hard to reach an accomplishment of their own. We all do as good as we can, each of us wins and loses but I’d say we probably all put in the same amount of effort – nobody has a bigger impact than anyone else.”

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Wabash County 4-H Dog Club will be holding its first meeting for 2011 on Jan. 25 at J&K Mega Pets in Wabash at 6:30 p.m. There will be no dogs at this meeting. Everyone will stop at 14 different stations to get information, register for the club and meet the leaders and other club members. It will take approximately 30 minutes to go through all the stations. In case of any school closings due to weather, the meeting will occur Feb. 1. All youth in grades 3-12 are eligible to join the dog club. This meeting is for new members as well as members from last year. Contact the Purdue Extension office at 260-563-0661 ext. 246 or you may contact Kay Weikel, dog club leader, at 765-833-7064.

Kindergarten Round Up for 2011-12 Kindergarten Round Up will be held in the lobby area at the Honeywell Center on March 2 and 3. Morning times are from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and afternoon times are 1 - 3 p.m. Any child eligible to attend kindergarten this fall must attend one of the Round Up times to register for school. Students must be five by Aug. 1, 2011. Parents are to bring a copy of an original Court House issued birth certificate and shot records, along with completed registration papers. These papers can be obtained by calling or stopping by the school the child will attend. Please call the prospective school and pre-register. The last day to register is Feb. 25. All children are also required to have documented proof of a physical exam performed by a personal physician. The Round Up will provide free dental exams, vision screenings, lead testing and booster shots in order to ensure all children meet requirements to start kindergarten in the fall.

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Grant to be used to help save babies’ lives in Wabash County The Northeast Division of the Indiana Chapter of the March of Dimes is pleased to advance maternal and infant health in Wabash County by supporting the Tobacco Free Coalition Pregnant Women Cessation Program. This program will educate the pregnant women of the dangers of tobacco use while pregnant. The health of the mother and baby are in jeopardy while tobacco is consumed during pregnancy. Wabash County is the 10th highest county, at 29.5 percent, in the state of Indiana with pregnant women that smoke. It is higher than the state average of 17 percent. - Twenty-thirty percent of the cases of low birth weight babies can be attributable to smoking. - Women who smoke during pregnancy had more than twice the risk of delivering a low birth weight baby. - Babies with mothers who smoked during pregnancy have twice the risk of SIDS than infants of nonsmoking mothers. - Women who smoke have a higher incidence of ectopic pregnancy. - Pregnant smokers also have a 30-50 percent higher risk for miscarriage than nonsmokers. Prenatal exposure to secondhand smoke is also harmful to a

child’s mental development. Children of mothers who were exposed to secondhand smoke when pregnant have lower scores on cognitive development tests at age two, compared to children of mothers living in smoke free homes during pregnancy. Dan Gray, Wabash County Tobacco Free Coalition coordinator, added that pregnant smokers who are ready to quit should know that it’s never too late to quit smoking during pregnancy. Many pregnant women are tempted to cut down the number of cigarettes they smoke instead of quitting, but quitting entirely is the best thing a pregnant woman can do for themselves and their baby. The benefits of quitting smoking can be seen immediately. After just one day of not smoking, the baby will get more oxygen. While women experience withdrawal symptoms, these are often signs that the body is healing. They are normal, temporary, and will lessen in a couple of weeks. Quitting will increase the mother’s energy levels and help make breathing easier. In addition to awarding $30 million for biomedical research each year nationally, the March of Dimes also gives financial support to initiate communitybased projects that hold promise to help

reduce birth defects and infant mortality by addressing particular local needs. “In Wabash County a review of state and local health statistics and service gaps determined that mothers and babies would benefit from Tobacco Free Coalition Pregnant Women Cessation Program,” said Renell Leichty, Northeast Division Program Services volunteer chair. “We are pleased to support locally focused efforts to help babies be born healthy.” Wabash County Tobacco Free Coalition works diligently to educate Wabash County Hoosiers of the dangers of tobacco use and secondhand smoke. Other cessation programs are available by calling the state quit Line, 1-800-Quit-Now, Sensational Cessation classes held at the YMCA, and cessation information and resources are available from the Coalition office at 111 S. Wabash St., Wabash, 260-5637727. The Coalition is a program of Youth Service Bureau of Wabash County, supported by United Fund The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Founded in 1938, the March of Dimes

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The Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) applauds the Indiana Senate Elections Committee for passing a bill that would allow Indiana counties to adopt Vote Centers. Vote Centers are a top priority for the AIC and the Indiana County Clerks Association because Vote Centers make voting more convenient for voters and less costly for taxpayers. Senate Bill 32, which recently passed unanimously out of the Senate Elections Committee, is estimated to save counties up to 56 percent on the cost of administering elections. The bill establishes the use of Vote Centers as an option for all counties. The Vote Center Proposal allows voters to vote at any of the Vote Centers in the county. This makes voting more convenient for everyone since voters do not have to vote at a specific precinct. Full language of the introduced bill can be found at www.in.gov/le gislative/bills/2011/PDF/I N/IN0032.1.pdf. A similar bill on Vote Centers failed to pass the legislature during the 2010 session. Cass, Tippecanoe, and Wayne had been Vote Center pilot counties since 2006; this status expired Dec. 31, 2010. Expiration of Vote Center status for these counties means significant additional costs to administer elections. Heather K. Maddox, Democratic Party Chair in Tippecanoe County, testified in committee in favor of the bill. She said no matter what political party a voter represents we want as many (continued on page 7)


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Agricultural economists: Farmland values soaring, for now

Much of the U.S. economy has been slow to recover from the recession. That hasn’t been true of farmland markets, which have continued to climb, a group of Purdue University agricultural economists say. Strong crop returns, very low interest rates and a growing expectation that both might continue have had a positive influence on farmland values, said Mike Boehlje, Chris Hurt and Brent Gloy. “Even while some residential and commercial real estate values have been falling, that has not been the case for farm real estate,” Boehlje said. “Instead, we’ve seen some high prices for farmland in recent months, even exceeding $10,000 an acre in some extreme cases.” Boehlje, Hurt, Gloy and fellow Purdue agricultural economist Craig Dobbins examine farmland value dynamics in their paper “Farmland Values: Current and Future Prospects.” The paper can be viewed online by going to http://www.agecon.p urdue.edu/commercialag/progevents/la ndvalueswebinar.htm l and then clicking on the link. Farmland values have risen steadily since 1987 but have shot up in recent years. Between 2000 and 2010 the average price per acre of average-quality Indiana

farmland – land capable of producing an average corn yield of 155 bushels – rose from about $2,300 to just over $4,400 this past June, the economists said. Land values continued to increase even more dramatically during the last half of 2010. “These higher prices aren’t for development purposes,” Boehlje said. “Many of the land sales in the Midwest are to farmers rather than outside investors, so it’s farmers bidding against farmers. Not only is land demand strong but also supply is low as few families are willing to sell. Strong demand with limited supply makes farmland a hot commodity, both for its asset value and the income it can generate. “In addition, low interest rates are making farmland attractive, and farmland is seen as a hedge against inflation. Farmland and real assets, whether they be land or commodities, are perceived by many to have more inflation hedge potential than financial assets.” Higher crop prices play a major role in farmland values as they increase returns, Hurt said. Global demand for grain is growing, brought on by higher world incomes and the increased use of crops for biofuels. Two huge growth markets have been

corn for ethanol and soybean exports to China, Hurt said. In 2005 those two markets required 16 million acres of production. By 2010 it took 41 million acres of the two crops to meet those market demands, he said. “That’s a startling 25 million-acre increase in the demand for land,” Hurt said. “It represents about 10 percent of the U.S. crop base planted to major crops. That says we’ve had a very large increase in demand for land and is thus one of the primary contributors to surging land values on the demand side,” Crop prices also are getting an indirect boost from Federal Reserve monetary policy. Hurt said the second round of the Fed’s buying of Treasury securities through so-called “quantitative easing” is conducive to weakening the U.S. dollar and creating inflation. “The act of creating more money tends to depress the value of the dollar. That generally results in stronger commodity prices, which would then push up returns to farmland and be an added stimulant to land values,” he said. High crop returns also affect the rental rates landowners charge farmers to use their land. “Cash rents are higher as a result of the greater returns to

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Mental Health America expresses concern following Jan. 8 attack Mental Health America joins Americans in mourning the loss of those killed in the Jan. 8 tragic and senseless attack and

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we must recognize that the nation’s mental health system is drastically under-funded and fails to provide Americans living with mental health conditions with the effective communitybased mental health services they need. Sadly, in the current environment of strained state budgets, mental health services have been cut drastically just as demand for these critical services has risen dramatically. Wabash County is in the process of developing a Mental Health Court program to proactively assist individuals in obtaining mental health treatment,

rather than incarceration. Judge Goff, Judge McCallen, Wabash County P r o b a t i o n Department, Wabash Bowen Center and Mental Health America have been collaborating to address this issue. It is also important that, as a community, we assist persons with signs and symptoms of mental illnesses to seek treatment. Although rare, when a person becomes so ill that they are a danger to themselves or others, state laws provide a way to get them help even if they don’t believe that they need it. The best strategy,

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Paradise Spring to hold annual Meeting and Soup Supper Paradise Spring Inc., will hold its annual Meeting and Soup Supper on Jan. 26 at the Wabash County Historical Museum, 36 E. Market Street, Wabash. The supper will begin at 6:30 p.m. and be held in the multi-purpose room of the museum. The meal is free, but reservations must be made by Jan. 21. Please enter the east door of

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Rep. Kubacki encourages youth to apply to Statehouse Page Program

State Rep. Rebecca Kubacki (R-Syracuse) is encouraging local students to apply for the Statehouse Page Program. The Indiana House of Representatives offers the chance for students between the ages of 13 and 18 to visit the Statehouse to both interact and gain firsthand experience of legislative activity. “Our Page Program is a great educational tool for students to further their knowledge of the legislative process,” said Rep. Kubacki. “It combines what students are learning in the classroom with hands-on experience. “Touring the Statehouse, seeing where the Governor works and observing floor sessions of the House, Senate and Supreme Court chambers are all exciting parts of the program that each student will have the privilege to take part in.” Pages will also get to assist Rep. Kubacki with her daily activities and duties during their visit. Pages that choose to take advantage of this opportunity will have an excused day of absence from their school. Pages will also be responsible for finding their own means of transportation both to and from the Statehouse. Availability fills up fast, so interested students are encouraged to apply as quickly as possible. Those students interested in serving as a page for the House of Representatives should go to www.in.gov/legislative/house_republicans/page.html. Please have the first and second choice dates ready, and provide the student’s name, address, age, home phone number and school.

Local pork producer to address industry’s progress

Indiana pork production takes center stage on Jan. 27, at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Rotary Club of North Manchester. Jim Erickson of TDM Farms, Camden, will address the group at 12 p.m. at the Manchester College Union, located on East Street in North Manchester. Titled “The Pork Industry: More Than Just the Other White Meat,” the speech by Erickson will showcase the industry’s rural economic impact plus on-going programs to enhance the nutritional quality of pork, to protect the environment and to treat livestock humanely. Due to new technologies and management systems, U.S. pork producers have trimmed pork’s fat content 31 percent since 1983. “Like other industries facing strong competitive pressures,” Erickson remarked, “we’re working to constantly improve our ability to provide tasty, affordable and nutritious pork products in a responsible manner. I’d like to thank the North Manchester Rotary Club for giving me an opportunity to discuss how pork producers are providing quality pork products, benefiting the local economy and being responsible neighbors.” Erickson is one of more than 3,000 pork producers in Indiana. He said Indiana’s swine industry contributes more than $3 billion to the state’s economy each year.

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American Legion ice fishing tournament On Jan. 29, American Legion Post No. 402 will host an ice fishing tournament on Round Lake at the American Legion, 10140 N. Troyer Road, Laketon. The tournament will run from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Participants can enter two competition categories: pan fish for a $10 entry fee with a 50 percent payout, or largest fish for a $5 entry fee with a 75 percent payout. Food will be available from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. and there will be free coffee all day. For more information, contact Floyd or Mariam at 260901-1442.

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Ruthanne Warren, 70 Attended Wabash Christian Church Dec. 1, 1940 – Jan. 11, 2011 Ruthanne Warren, 70, Wabash, died Jan. 11, 9:35 p.m., at Autumn Ridge Healthcare Center, Wabash. She was born Dec. 1, 1940, in Wabash, to Earl and Wilma (Roye) Eltzroth. She married Dean Warren, at the Wabash Christian Church, on Dec. 4, 1976; he died Oct. 9, 2000. Mrs. Warren was a 1959 graduate of Wabash High School and attended the International Business College, Fort Wayne. She was an aide at Merriweather Nursing Home, Wabash. She attended Wabash Christian Church. She enjoyed reading, watching television, working in the yard, going to garage sales, and shopping. She lived at Autumn Ridge Healthcare Center since January of 2008. She is survived by three children, Bryan L. Scott, Muncie; and Pamela Pritchett and Chris Allan Warren, both of Wabash; a stepdaughter, Cindy Polson, Wabash; seven grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, David Eltzroth. Funeral services were held Jan. 17, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash. Burial was in Mississinewa Cemetery. Preferred memorials are to the family of Ruthanne Warren c/o Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service. The memorial guest book for Mrs. Warren may be signed online at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.

Linda Bartoo, 50 Member of St. Bernard Catholic Church June 3, 1960 – Jan. 14, 2011

Linda Marie Bartoo, 50, Wabash, died Jan. 14, 8:45 p.m., at her home. She was born June 3, 1960, in Festus, Mo., to Richard and Elizabeth (Linker) Kasmarzik. She married Mark Bartoo, in Fort Wayne, on July 5, 1997. Mrs. Bartoo was a 1979 graduate of St. Pius X High School, Festus, Mo. She was a self-employed insurance agent with All State Insurance. She owned Bartoo Insurance Agency, Columbia City, for eight years. She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Wabash. She enjoyed her children and grandson. She was an avid St. Louis Rams fan and followed all St. Louis sports teams. She also enjoyed golfing and all sports. She managed a Wabash Little League team for several years. She lived in Festus, Mo., for several years, before moving to Fort Wayne, where she lived five years, moving to Wabash in 2002. She is survived by her husband, Mark Bartoo, Wabash; three children, Jason (Evin) Coad, Ft. Polk, La., and Allison Bartoo and Madison Bartoo, both of Wabash; a grandson, Richard John Coad, Ft. Polk, La.; a sister, Theresa Henning, Festus, Mo.; four brothers, John Kasmarzik and Joseph (Janice) Kasmarzik, both of De Soto, Mo.; Thomas Kasmarzik, Osage Beach, Mo.; and Jerry (Pam) Ladany, Bourbon, Mo.; in-laws, Bob, Cheryl, Steve and Linda Bartoo, all of Wabash, and James D. Bartoo, Warsaw; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services will be held Jan. 19, 11 a.m., at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 188 W. Sinclair St., Wabash, with Father Thomas Kodakassery officiating. Calling will be Jan. 18, 5 - 8 p.m., at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Preferred memorials are to Wabash-Miami Home Healthcare and Hospice or the Lymphoma Research Foundation. The memorial guest book for Mrs. Bartoo may be signed online at www.grandstaffhentgen.com.

Centennial St., Wabash, and Jerry Eakright, 50, 4432 S. Old SR 15, Wabash, collided at the intersection of Allen and Main streets. Jan. 11 At 3:48 p.m., vehicles driven by Larry McGuire, 63, 4135 E. Hanging Rock Rd., Lagro, and Richard Shively, 43, 5275 W 500 N, Wabash, collided on Cass Street near U.S. 24. At 3:43 p.m., a vehicle driven by Justin Bartlett, 18, 515 Manchester Ave., Wabash, left the roadway and struck a sign on Manchester Avenue near Allen Street.

At 3:11 p.m., vehicles driven by Brooke Helton, 17, Roann, and Robert Tharp, 68, 12576 N 200 W, North Manchester, collided on Cass Street near Alber Street. At 2:48 p.m., a vehicle driven by Jacob Larrison, 34, Leonidas, Mich., left the roadway and struck a cement culvert on Wabash Street near Columbus Street. At 1:10 p.m., vehicles driven by Denice Lloyd, 48, Rochester, and Phyllis Stambaugh, 65, 1640 King St., Wabash, collided on Manchester Avenue near Wabash Street.

Inez Fleming, 76 Wabash resident July 2, 1934 – Jan. 9, 2011 Inez Mae Fleming, 76, Wabash, died Jan. 9, 6:05 p.m., at Miller’s Merry Manor East. She was born July 2, 1934, in Wabash, to Harvey and Althea (Millican) Hancock. She first married Carl Gordon, in North Manchester, on July 7, 1951; he preceded her in death. She then married Charles Fleming, in Wabash, on Dec. 19, 1966; he died in 1985. Mrs. Fleming attended Wabash High School. She retired from Wabash Magnetics after 10 years. She was a member of the local AARP chapter. She loved working in her flower garden, fishing, traveling and working crossword puzzles. She had also lived in Grand Junction, Colo., for six years. She is survived by three children, Roger (Kathie) Gordon, Wabash; Mark Gordon, Oakland, Calif.; and Corinna (Jay) Baumbauer, Gardiner, Mont.; three stepdaughters, Marketta (Chuck) Leeka, North Manchester; Kathy (Steve) Trump, Wabash; and Pam Fleming, Marion; her long-time companion, Robert Smith, Wabash; two grandchildren, Mike (Nikkie) Gordon of Roann, IN and Jeromy Gordon of Wabash; two great-grandchildren, Hailey and Mackenzie Gordon, both of Roann; and six step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Bill and Ron Hancock; and two sisters, Sharon Correll and Virginia Hancock. Funeral services were held Jan. 12, in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash, with Jack Fleming officiating. Burial was in Memorial Lawns Cemetery. Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, handled arrangements. Preferred memorials are to the Animal Shelter of Wabash County. The memorial guest book for Mrs. Fleming may be signed online at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.

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Jan. 9 At 12:00 p.m., a vehicle driven by Tonya Hampton, 42, 527 W. Market St., Apt. 1, Wabash, struck a U.S. Postal Service mailbox near the parking lot at 1289 Meadowbrook Lane. Jan. 8 At 5:30 a.m., a vehicle driven by Linda Lindzy, 71, 31 W. Lakeside Dr., North Manchester, left the roadway and struck the bridge railing on Smith Street near Bent Street. Wabash County Sheriff ’s Department Citations Jan. 10 Kasie A. Eberly, 30, 11344 N 700 E, North Manchester, failure to yield Jan. 9 Jay S. McDonald, 49, 268 Falls Ave., Wabash, speeding Jan. 8 Trint L. Nolen, 27, Rochester, speeding

Jan. 6 Matthew T. Murray, 29, 3707 Nicholas Dr. Apt. 1, Lafayette, speeding Accidents Jan. 12 At 4:31 p.m., a vehicle driven by Alisha A. Lambert, 18, 604 1/2 N. Sycamore St., North Manchester, left the roadway near 11784 Ogden Road. At 1:22 p.m., a vehicle driven by Austin N. Rowe, 17, Wabash, left the roadway near 686 N 150 W, Wabash. At 7:06 a.m., a vehicle driven by David Brinson, 87 Delaware Ln., Somerset, struck a deer. Jan. 11 At 5:29 p.m., a vehicle driven by Brianna R. Smith, 23, Marion, left the roadway near 538 W. Old Slocum Trail, LaFontaine. At 1:29 p.m., a vehicle driven by Angelez Rodriguez, Lagro, left the roadway at U.S. 24 and CR 600 E. Jan. 10 At 9:46 p.m., a vehi(continued on page 11)

Lewis Jacobs, 95 Former Wabash County resident Dec. 20, 1915 – Jan. 12, 2011

Lewis I. Jacobs, 95, Silver Lake, died Jan. 12, 5:45 a.m., at Heritage of Huntington Healthcare. He was born Dec. 20, 1915, in Wabash County, to Sampson and Alma (Bennett) Jacobs. He married Martha M. Oldfather on Feb. 2, 1940; she died Dec. 12, 2008. Mr. Jacobs was a farmer. He was a resident of Huntington County for many years before moving to Wabash County in 1967. He is survived by two sons, Michael (Kathleen) Jacobs, Huntington, and Sam Jacobs, Laketon; a daughter, Linda (Walter) Fulton, Andrews; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Along with his wife, he was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters. Funeral services were held Jan. 15, at McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, with Pastor Nikki Marker officiating. Burial was in South Pleasant Cemetery, Silver Lake. Preferred memorials are to South Pleasant United Methodist Church, 5064 W 1400 N, North Manchester, IN 46962 or Parkview Home Health & Hospice Huntington, 1900 Carew Street, Suite 6, Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Condolences for the family of Mr. Jacobs may be sent online to www.mckeemortuary.com.


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Continued from page 10 cle driven by Jeff Combs, 53, 45 E. Miller Rd., LaFontaine, struck a deer on SR 124 near County Line Road. At 6:22 p.m., a vehicle driven by Tammera Allen, 49, 2495 E. Baumbauer Rd., Lagro, struck a deer on CR 300 E near CR 400 N. At 1:08 p.m., vehicles driven by Kasie A. Eberly, 30, 11344 N 700 E, North Manchester, and Morrey J. Sellers, 20, Warsaw, collided on CR 1300 N near CR 200 W. Jan. 9 At 3:25 p.m., a vehicle driven by Leticia Diaz Martinez, 24, 500 E. SR 13 Trail 19, North Manchester, left the roadway on SR

114 near CR 500 E. Jan. 7 At 7:15 p.m., vehicles driven by Holly C. Slater, 25, 2396 E 1000 S, Claypool, and Jan L. Blocher, 58, 206 Rivercave Ln., North Manchester, collided on SR 114 near CR 400 E. At 8:10 a.m., vehicles driven by Nicole M. Booth, 17, Wabash, and Melody E. Sullivan, 58, Peru, collided on SR 124 E near CR 50 E. Land Transfers Gallie Taylor Estate and Representative Beverly Elshire to Nichalos A. Grove, P e r s o n a l Representative Deed, South Haven Addition, Cont. of

Margene Lybarger, 73 Member of North Manchester United Methodist Church Feb. 11, 1937 – Jan. 13, 2011

Margene Lybarger, 73, North Manchester, died Jan. 13, 12:21 p.m., at Marion General Hospital. She was born Feb. 11, 1937, in North Manchester, to Paul D. and Julia (Overholser) Abbott. She married Gerald Jack Lybarger, in Rochester, on July 26, 1997. Mrs. Lybarger was a 1955 graduate of Central High School, North Manchester. She worked at Lincoln Life in Fort Wayne, she was a receptionist and dental assistant at Dr. McKinley’s office, she worked for 12 years at Peabody Retirement Community, and she also babysat for over 50 children throughout the years. She was a member of the North Manchester United Methodist Church, and an associate member of the Tri Kappa Sorority. She loved drawing, reading classic literature, listening to music, enjoyed art, and was a faithful card sender. She is survived by her husband, Gerald Jack Lybarger, North Manchester; two daughters, Laurel Anne Lybarger, Silver Lake, and Shaunn (Jeffrey) Munn, Plymouth; two sisters, Jane Ann (Tom) Airgood and Mary Beth (Jon) Perkins, both of North Manchester; a brother, Ted Abbott of Weeki Wachee, Florida; five nieces, Beth (Mike) Helton, North Manchester; Laura (Andy) Roth, Cicero; Julia (Zachary Nelson) Perkins, St. Paul, Minn.; Lindsey Abbott, Collierville, Tenn.; and Tanya (Harold) Johnson, Indianapolis; and four nephews, Evan Perkins, Greenwood; Kris (Terri) Airgood, Kokomo; Tim (Becky) Airgood, Simsbury, Conn.; and Andy (Kari) Airgood, Claypool. She was preceded in death by a brother. Funeral services were held Jan. 17, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, North Manchester, with Pastor Kevin DeKoninck officiating. Burial was in Rochester I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Preferred memorials are to the Shrine Hospitals or Manchester United Methodist Church. The memorial guest book for Mrs. Lybarger may be signed online at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.

Wabash, Lot: 32 Donald L. Wintrode to Terry Wintrode, Julie Williams and Jeff Wintrode, Deed, Board of Trade, 2nd Addition, Wabash, Lot: 23 Margaret A. Schilling to Brian L. Schilling, Warranty Deed, 29-29-8 Raymond S. Blocker Jr. and Rose C. Blocker to Gene Tomlinson, Warranty Deed, Kingston Park Addition, Cont. Lukens Lake, Multiple Lots / Blocks Kyle Merrick to Merrick Farms LLC,

Warranty Deed, 20-286 Fannie Mae AKA Federal National Mortgage Association to Scott A. Richardson and Judy A. R i c h a r d s o n , Warranty Deed, Davis Sub O L 5 Collins & 6 E & Hanna, Wabash, Multiple Lots / Blocks Paul A. Reynolds to Paul A. Reynolds and Goldie M. Reynolds, Quitclaim Deed, 11-27-5 Larry A. Veverka and Brenda S. Veverka to Grant R. Kelley and Dawn L. Kelley, Warranty Deed, 29-27-7

Denis Russell, 68 Member of Presbyterian Faith Aug. 9, 1942 – Jan. 8, 2011 Denis Ian Russell, 68, Indianapolis, died Jan. 8, 8 p.m., at his residence. He was born Aug. 9, 1942, in Brisbane, Australia, to Ernest T. Russell and Shirley M. (Shelley) Kraft. Mr. Russell graduated from high school in Lafayette. He was a partner of Green Gables Restaurant, Eller House, Blue Herron, Adam’s Rib and Taylor’s Pub, all of Indianapolis. He was a member of the Presbyterian Faith, American Culinary Federation, and Big Brothers of America. He is survived by a stepbrother, Desmond Kraft, Honolulu, Hawaii. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services were held Jan. 14, at McDonald Funeral Home, Wabash. Burial was in Friends Cemetery, Wabash. Condolences for the family of Mr. Russell may be sent online at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com.

Ervin Combs, 82 U.S. Army veteran Sept. 19, 1928 – Jan. 11, 2011 Ervin Combs, 82, Wabash, formerly of rural Lagro, died Jan. 11, 6:35 a.m., at Miller’s Merry Manor East. He was born Sept. 19, 1928, in Weeksbury, Ky., to Carew and Virgie (Butcher) Combs. He married Lula Mae Dunnagan, in Paintsville, Ky., on May 14, 1949. Mr. Combs retired from General Tire, Wabash. He was a member and deacon of the Grand Street Baptist Church and was a very religious man. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family. He was also a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II. He is survived by his wife, Lula Mae Combs, Wabash; a daughter, Wilma Marlene Combs, Warsaw; a sister, Virginia McCloud, Van Lear, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Jean Combs; three brothers and a sister. Funeral services were held Jan. 14, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Rev. John Denniston officiating. Burial will be in Lagro Cemetery. The memorial guest book for Mr. Combs may be signed online at www.grandstaffhentgen.com.

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Virginia Diskey, 78 Attended Christian Heritage Church Nov. 15, 1932 – Jan. 13, 2011

Virginia Louise Diskey, 78, Wabash, died Jan. 13, 7:45 p.m., at Miller’s Merry Manor East. She was born Nov. 15, 1932, in Auxier, Ky., to Gordon “Gordy” and Mary (Sluss) Porter. Ms. Diskey retired from General Tire, Wabash, after 30 years. She attended the Christian Heritage Church, Wabash. She enjoyed singing karaoke, camping, traveling, and spending time with her family. She is survived by former husband, Arthur Diskey, Marion; three children, Judy (Charlie) Easterday and Randy (Brenda) Buchtel, both of Wabash; and Marlene (Darrell) Lutz, Peru; six grandchildren, Derek (Ivory) Lutz, Wabash; Darin Ray Lutz, Peru; Drew Buchtel, Christopher Buchtel, Phillip (Carla) Easterday, and Charlie (Jennifer) Easterday, all of Wabash; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, John (Jean) Porter, Wabash; and three sisters, Mintie Taylor, Wabash; Mary Sue (Jimmy) Fields, Roann; and Patsy Mahan, Wabash. She was preceded in death by two sons, Billy and Bennie McCoy; and a brother, Gordon Porter. Funeral services were held Jan. 18, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Rev. Tim Prater officiating. Burial was in Falls Cemetery, Wabash. Preferred memorials are to the Alzheimer’s Association. The memorial guest book for Ms. Diskey may be signed online at www.grandstaffhentgen.com.

Lois Sutton, 78 Member of First United Methodist Church July 14, 1932 – Jan. 16, 2011

Lois I. Sutton, 78, formerly of Wabash, died Jan. 16, 4:15 a.m., at Community North Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born July 14, 1932, in Auburn, to Glen and Zella (Schwartz) Romine. She married Richard D. Sutton, in Pleasant Lake, on Feb. 20, 1955; he died Dec. 28, 2006. Mrs. Sutton was the Wabash City and Wabash County Court Clerk. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She lived in Indianapolis since 2006 coming from Wabash, where she had lived from 1964-2006. She is survived by a daughter, Jodi (Jim) Morgan; three grandchildren, Michael (Elaine) Morgan, Matthew Morgan, and Katie Morgan, all of Indianapolis; two sisters, Peggy Johnson, Columbia City, and Virginia Stout, Coeur D Alene, Idaho; and a stepsister, Jean Culverson, Auburn. She was preceded in death by a son, Kent Sutton, who died in 2002; three brothers; and four sisters. Funeral services will be held Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m., at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Rev. Rebecca Fisher officiating. Friends may call Jan. 21, one hour prior to services, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Pleasant Lake. Preferred memorials are to the family of Lois I. Sutton c/o GrandstaffHentgen Funeral Service. The memorial guest book for Mrs. Sutton may be signed online at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.

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Church of the Brethren. If unable to attend please call either Bev Renz at 260-9821046 or Kaye Krom at 765-8337275. HAPPY BIRTHDAY this week to Linda McBride, Earlene Nordman, Virginia Bozarth, Gracie Mae Dale, Ryan Powell, Dale Tillman, Julia Rensberger, Greg Dale, John P. Schuler, Louise Lauer, Brett Donaldson, Karen Daniels, Helen Myer, and Macey Kramer. (From the Roann Community Calendar.) HAPPY ANNIVERSARY this week to Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Blackburn, and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bozarth, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Snyder, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hosier. (From the Roann Community Calendar.) ROANN NEWS ITEMS may be sent to my e-mail address at roannhappenings@yahoo.com, or you may call me at the phone number listed. The deadline for news to appear in the next week’s issue of The Paper is Tuesday at noon. It would be best to submit timely news items two weeks in advance.

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flag. The secretary and treasurer’s report was given by Don Everest and approved as read. Janet Shoue reported that she purchased five hams for the Roann Food Pantry. They were sliced and packaged into approximately 29 packages for the pantry. Donna Harman reported that Santa’s visit with the children went well. The extra treats of candy were donated to the Operation Elf in Wabash for the Christmas sharing program. The Christmas decorations in Roann are all taken down. The next project for the Lions Club will be the annual Valentine banquet for the Senior Citizens of Roann. It will be held at the Methodist Church on Feb. 12. We will be making home deliveries for the shut-ins so if you know of someone who needs to be on the list please contact Vonell Krom at Mom & Pop’s Jazzy Junk or you may call 765-8335663. THE EEL RIVER JR. AND SR. 4-H CLUB first meeting of the year will be Jan. 17, 7 p.m., at the Roann

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LAFONTAINE, SOMERSET AND ALL LIBERTY AND WALTZ TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS: Planning is underway for a new County Comprehensive Plan, which is a document prepared under the leadership of a plan commission, with input from citizens and community leaders. The Plan sets forth the policies for the future development of the entire community. It is based on inventory, analysis and evaluation of the issues such as land use, population, economy, community facilities, housing, natural resources, utilities and transportation. The plan provides the basis for future zoning ordinance. Steering Committee members will be at the LaFontaine Community Building on Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m., to receive public comment and suggestions from Liberty and Waltz Township residents. Your attendance and input would be greatly appreciated.

HAVE NEWS you’d like to share? If so, you may contact me by e-mail, leavesofthefall@embarqmail.com (leaves of the fall AT embarqmail DOT com (no spaces or caps); or you may mail your information to me at PO Box 3, LaFontaine, IN 46940. Please include your phone number. News items need to reach me by Wednesday evening for publication in the following week’s edition. I prefer photos be sent via email, however, if you’d like to mail an actual photo and want it returned, please include an SASE. FYI: If the week you would like to see your news in The Paper begins with a holiday, please have your items to me by Tuesday (instead of Wednesday) the week before.

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LAGRO UNITED M E T H O D I S T CHURCH held the dedication for the new breezeway that connects the church fellowship hall and church sanctuary on Jan. 9. Brian Howenstine began the dedication by explaining how a vision became a reality. Many in the church had wanted the two buildings to connect sometime in the future but we all were reminded that John and Kathy Swan really were the ones who continued to spearhead this venture. A slide show presentation was given to those attending that showed the progression through the day the building project was completed. Brian reminded every-

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one that each adult and child had a part in completing this project either through prayers, their feeding of workers, their work skills, assistance in many areas and overall encouragement to all involved. Doris Swan Paul gave her input on how this project was so important to John and Kathy and how she knows they would be so proud to see the finished project. Roxy Roser then went to the financial board in front of the sanctuary and removed the “Breezeway Project” since the project is now considered finished. She then acknowledged all of those who were on the initial planning committee. She also thanked all in the church for their continued pledges and participation. Pastor Rick Borgman closed the dedication with prayer. Brian then instructed all adults to line the breezeway walls on both sides. The children were then instructed that this would

be the “one and only time they would have permission to run through the breezeway as fast as they could into the fellowship hall.” The youth of the church graciously responded with excitement. A carry-in meal was held in the fellowship hall following the dedication. LAGRO GOOD OLE DAYS fair committee will meet Jan. 27, 7 p.m., in the Lagro Community Building to begin planning for the 2011 fair. Anyone is welcome to attend. If you would like to help run an event or if you have any thoughts to make this a better street fair, please feel free to come to this meeting. L A G R O C O M M U N I T Y CHURCH services for Jan. 23 will include Pastor Joel Murray’s continuing series, “In His Shoes” during the 10 a.m. worship service. Tom Burnsworth will be the greeter, and Bill Burnsworth and Betty

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WABASH CHAPTER OF TRI KAPPA will sponsor the fifth annual Winter Wonderland Ball and Dessert Auction on Feb. 5 Pictured are committee members (from left), Karen Walker, Beth Miller and Peggy Cordes. (photo provided)

The fifth annual Winter Wonderland Ball and Dessert Auction will be held on Feb. 5, at the Wabash County REMC Building, located at 350 Wedcor Dr. The dinner dance will start at 6:30 p.m. and end at 11:00 p.m. If you are looking for a fun evening to fight the winter blues, then this dinner dance, sponsored by the Wabash Chapter Tri Kappa is the place to be. The semi-formal evening will consist of a dinner catered by All Occasions, dessert auction with desserts provided by Tri Kappa members and dance music by A&A Sound. Photo opportunities will be provided by Lori Overmyer Photography. There will a cash bar. Tickets can be purchased from Tri Kappa members. They are also available at the following locations: Friermood Tire & Alignment, Love Bug, Dr. Streiterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dental Office, and Wabash Realty, 807 N. Cass St., Suite A. Proceeds from the dinner dance will go toward local scholarships for students from Northfield, Southwood and Wabash High School students.

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Wagon Wheel Theatre announces summer schedule

SHARP CREEK ELEMENTARY STUDENTS had a chance to learn about freshwater creatures and ocean life on Jan. 6. Tristan Heyde, from J & K Mega Pets, brought several animals, including a zebra fish, gold fish, snail, hermit crab, an eel and an alligator. He talked to the children about the role each creature plays in a water ecosystem. The program was presented as part of this year’s school-wide reading theme of oceans. (photo provided)

Salamonie animal tracks program for preschoolers to be held Jan. 19 “Making Tracks”, an animal tracks program for kids ages 2 to 5, will be offered at the Salamonie Interpretive Center on Jan. 19. The program runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Children will compare animal tracks to signs that they can make, take a hike to look for tracks and make a craft. Regardless of weather, the program is planned to be both indoors and out, starting at the Interpretive Center. Parents are expected to stay with their child throughout the program. Participants can choose to bring their lunch to eat together after the event. Register by calling 260-468-2127 or stop by the Interpretive Center at 3691 S. New Holland Rd., Andrews, IN 46702. The Interpretive Center and Otter Run Tradin’ Post are open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. This barrier-free building features exhibits, floor-to-ceiling windows in the wildlife viewing area and staff to answer your questions. See www.dnr.IN.gov/uwis for more information about other programs put on by the Upper Wabash Interpretive Services. Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/upperwabash.

Wabash County YMCA collects toilet paper for food pantry During the month of January, the Wabash County YMCA is challenging their members and the community to provide 2,400 rolls of toilet paper to the Winchester Senior Center Food Pantry. Toiletries, laundry detergent, soap and toilet paper are items that are always needed, but the pantry does not have good sources for them. Julie Echard, executive director of the YMCA, wanted to be of assistance to the food pantry during these hard economic times. After speaking with Bev Ferry of the Winchester Senior Center, they decided a toilet paper collection would help the food pantry the best at this time. Toilet paper can be dropped off at the front desk of the YMCA. In November, the food pantry distributed 46,791 pounds of food to 606 families, and 62 families came to the pantry for the first time for help. The pantry is operated by volunteers at the Winchester Senior

Center, and they work with Second Harvest of East Central Indiana to purchase food, generally

at an average price of 18 cents per pound. Food is provided through donations and grants.

After an unusually long wait, the Wagon Wheel Theatre, Warsaw, has received permission to announce its season opening production for summer 2011. The regional premiere of Disney’s Tarzan will kick off the summer season, June 5-15. This show is straight from Broadway and did not tour. Receiving a production at only one other regional theatre in America, The Tuacahn Center for the Arts in Ivins, Utah, the Wagon Wheel is ecstatic to provide its audiences with the Midwest’s first glimpse of this fantastic musical. Based on the 1999 animated film, the musical hosts the familiar story set to

music with a score by Pop/Rock musical legend Phil Collins. Audiences will recognize the smashhit song “You’ll Be in My Heart” as it sat at the #1 spot on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary Hit List for nineteen weeks and can still be heard on radio all across the country. Featuring some truly “high-flying” staging, the artistic staff at the Wagon Wheel has great plans for its treatment of the Tony-Award Winning Musical. Audiences should expect a show unlike anything seen at the theatre. Disney’s Tarzan will round out a season that includes three shows never-before-seen at the Wagon Wheel in Hairspray and Rodgers

and Hammerstein’s State Fair. The theatre is also bringing back three audience favorites in Big River, Lend Me a Tenor, and Always, Patsy Cline. Season tickets for the 2011 summer season are still available

and can be purchased by calling the Wagon Wheel Box Office at 574-267-8041 or toll free at 866-823-2618. Single tickets for all shows may also be purchased on the website at wagonwheeltheatre.com.

Caregiver Support Group will meet Jan. 20 The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group offers emotional support, practical assistance in coping with the issues they face and the latest information about research. Meetings are confidential and free of charge. This month’s discussion will be on brain damage and why our loved ones act the way they do or say what they say. The group will meet at 6 p.m. on Jan. 20 at the Dallas L. Winchester Senior Center. For more information, contact Kim Polk at 260-563-4475. The Dallas L. Winchester Senior Center is operated by the Wabash County Council on Aging, Inc., a Wabash County United Fund Agency.

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North Manchester Library announces events

The North Manchester Public Library’s Anime Club will meet Jan. 20. Teens and adults, ages 14 and up, are invited to watch anime and hear the latest anime and manga news. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Blocher Community Room. Visit the Children’s Department during the month of January to enter your name in our Valentine’s Card Giveaway. Twenty-three lucky children will win a brand new pack of Valentine’s cards, window clings, or heart containers to keep and give away to friends and family. The winning names will be drawn on Feb. 2. Two-year-olds and their adults experience the wonderful world of books, snacks, and crafts during the library’s Toddler Time program. The winter / spring sessions last for seven weeks and begin Feb. 7 and 8. Sign up in the Children’s Department for Mondays at 9:30 a.m. or Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Children, ages three to seven, will enjoy music, stories, art projects, dancing, and cooking in the winter / spring sessions of Storytime. Storytimes will take place Mondays at 10 a.m., Mondays at 4 p.m., and Tuesdays at 10 a.m. The program lasts for 14 weeks and begins Feb. 7 and 8. Please sign up by calling the library or visiting the Children’s Department. Contact the library at 260-982-4773 with questions about library programs and services.

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Winter children’s programs to begin at the Wabash Library Children’s programs for the winter months are now beginning at the Wabash Carnegie Public Library. They will be held in the library’s Program Room, which is located on the west side of the lower level of the library. Programs are free, but require registration. Parents or caregivers may register their children by calling the library at 260-563-2972 or by visiting the library’s website at www.wabash.lib.in.us, where there is a link to our email, general@wabash.lib.in .us. Please give us your child’s name and age, your name and phone number, and the name of the program for which you wish to register. Toddler Time is an opportunity for young children, ages 18 months to three years, to participate in group activities with stories, songs, action rhymes, puppets and playtime. These sessions designed for toddlers will be held for six consecutive weeks on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m., Jan. 20 through Feb. 23. Registration

with a parent or a caregiver is required. Preschool Story Hours are planned for young children, ages three to six. The program includes nine weeks of stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and art activities. The story hours will be held on Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m., Jan. 19 through March 16. Registration is required. Puppets and Dessert programs are designed for the entire family. All ages are welcome to come and enjoy the humorous puppet plays, art activities, and eat dessert. Two sessions are being offered this season on Tuesday evenings, Jan. 25 and Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m. Registration is required. A Valentine Craft and Party will be held Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. in the Program Room. Come to enjoy a story, art activity, games, and refreshments. Registration is required. Come to meet Amelia Bedelia at the Honeywell Center on March 8 at 6:30 p.m. This literal minded housekeeper will be

visiting the Honeywell Center Gym to meet her fans and display her talents. Parents are invited to bring their cameras to take pictures. All children will receive an Amelia Bedelia book and goody bag. Battle of the Books competitions will again be held in March. The elementary competitions between opposing fourth- and fifth-grade teams will be held at the Heartland Career Center starting at 4:30 p.m. on March 21 and 23. The middle school competitions between opposing sixth- to eighth-grade teams will be held at the library on March 22 starting at 4:30 p.m. Visit the library’s website to learn more about this competition. Sick Kid Kits are available at no charge to children who are ill. The Children’s Room staff will be glad to prepare a “sick kid kit” for your child when they are ill. Please call the Children’s Room to request a kit. A surprise package will be prepared and will be ready to pick up at your convenience.

North Manchester Public Library offers disc cleaning and repair The North Manchester Public Library now offers disc cleaning and repair at the main desk. Our Eco Auto-Smart Fully Automatic Disc Repair System works on scratched DVDs, CDs and game discs. Severely scratched discs may not be repairable, and the system cannot fix cracked discs. The library asks for a 24-hour notice in which to clean discs. There will be a Retro Saturday Morning Cartoon Marathon at the library on Jan. 29. Classic cartoons will be shown on the big screen of the Blocher Community Room from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Viewers will help choose which shows to watch and are invited to wear their favorite pajamas to the marathon. Teen Wednesdays continue on a weekly basis in the library basement. Teens, ages 12-18, enjoy card games, the Wii, snacks and hanging out with friends from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the library. Please call the library at 260-982-4773 with questions about library programs and services.

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4-H Vet Science Club to hold first meeting Jan. 25

Wabash County 4-H Vet Science Club will be holding its first meeting for 2011 on Jan. 25 at the REMC Building in Wabash at 6:30 p.m. Come and receive the schedule for the year. There will also be officer elections. We have a lot of new and interesting topics to cover this year as well as hands-on activities. All youth in grades 312 are eligible to join the vet science club. This meeting is for new members as well as members from last year. Contact the Purdue Extension office at 260-563-0661 ext. 246 or you may contact Lauren Greer, vet science club leader, at 260578-0839.

Salamonie Reservoir to host storytelling workshop Jan. 29

A storytelling workshop, to help boost your ability to spin a tale, will be offered at the Salamonie Interpretive Center on Jan. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Storyteller Doyne Carson will go over the basics of telling a story and captivating an audience. The event begins with Carson demonstrating such speaking tools as pitch, pause, pacing, tone, use of story maps and other useful storytelling tools. In the afternoon, participants will have the opportunity to tell a short story and gain some feedback and helpful tips. A light lunch will be included. Registration is required. Call 260-4682127 to register.


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January 19, 2011

Lady Norse down Lady Warriors 58-40 for first TRC win

NORTHFIELD’S SYDNEY ELTZROTH (23) gets a shot off despite pressure from North Miami’s Sammi Wood during their TRC match up on Jan. 15. Eltzroth had a game high 26 points as the Lady Norse defeated the visiting Lady Warriors 58-40. (photo by Shaun Tilghman)

by Shaun Tilghman When Northfield hosted North Miami on Jan. 15, both teams were 3-11 and 0-4 in the TRC. The Lady Norse took an early lead and put up good numbers in the second half to secure their first conference win with a 58-40 victory over the Lady Warriors. North Miami got on the board first with a three-pointer by senior Sammi Wood, but Northfield sophomore Sydney Eltzroth answered with a trey of her own. The Lady Norse took an 8-4 lead on a three-point play from freshman Sidney Reed before the Lady Warriors went on a 5-2 run cutting the lead to one point with just over a minute to play. Eltzroth would get a

basket and Morgan Peas connected on two free throws to give Northfield a 14-9 lead after the first stanza. The two teams battled back and forth in the beginning of the second quarter until Northfield was able to string together a 7-1 run sparked by another Eltzroth threepointer. North Miami held their opponents scoreless during the last half of the quarter while scoring five points of their own to make the score 23-19 heading into the break. “I am very pleased with our effort tonight,” said Northfield coach Courtney Cervanka. “We have a goal of every time we step on the court to play better than the last time;

I felt like we accomplished that tonight.” The big story in the third was Eltzroth, who nailed four treys on her way to 14 points in the quarter. “Sydney shot the ball well,” Cervanka said. “She hit four big three-pointers in the third quarter to help extend the lead. We talked to her about it being better coming from inside out, because she’ll have a higher percentage with those than coming down off the dribble. I thought she had smart shot selection tonight and we’ve got to have her step up and do those things for us.” North Miami coach Nathan Stauffer added, “[Eltzroth] had a great game. We just did not do a good job of recognizing where

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Stars of the game Wabash - Shea Beauchamp Manchester - Aric Howard

she was on the floor and getting a hand in her face.” Katie Stephan scored four points in the third, while Reed had three and Alyssa Richter added two as the Lady Norse extended their lead to 15 by the end of the quarter, 46-31. The Lady Warriors got off to a good start in the final stanza, going on a 5-0 run on free throw by Tiffany Huffman, two free throws from Lindsey Vincent, and a bucket by Karrisa West. Northfield answered, however, with five points of their own – Stephan (1) and Reed (4). From that point on North Miami’s Ashley Vincent had a basket, as did Reed for Northfield, but the rest of the points were scored on free throws. One of the keys to Northfield’s victory was rebounding, as the Lady Norse bested the Lady Warriors in that category by a doubledigit margin. “We worked a lot on [our rebounding] because we got outrebounded at Mississinewa and it cost us the game,” Cervanka explained. “We don’t want to get beat for the same reason two times in a row so we worked a lot on it. Morgan (Peas) was outsized but had 14 rebounds followed by Sidney (Reed) with 11 boards.” “We had a lot of players step up for us tonight and contribute,” she continued. “We talked about how we each have to do our part and [Reed] did a good job of taking the ball hard to the basket. Our bench players (Richter, Brown, Frehse, Echard) gave us good solid minutes tonight. I really felt like tonight our whole team helped each other out; the girls are so deserving of this win.” Eltzroth finished with 26 points and nine rebounds, while Reed chipped in 18 points and 11 rebounds. Also for the Lady Norse, Stephan had seven,

Richter scored five, and Peas had two to go with 14 rebounds. Wood led the Lady Warriors with 11, followed by L. Vincent and Huffman with seven apiece. A. Vincent and Taylor Sadowsky each finished with six, West had two, and Cortnee Lefebvre had one. Northfield improved to 4-11 (1-4) after the win. The loss dropped North Miami to 3-12 (0-5).

NHS baseball team announces Chili Supper The 39th Annual Northfield Baseball Boosters’ Chili Soup Supper will precede t h e Northfield/Rochester boys’ basketball games on Jan. 28. The supper will take place in the Northfield cafeteria from 5 - 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale and may be purchased from any baseball player or at the door the night of the supper. All tickets are $6. Pre-school children are free. All tickets include a coupon for $1 off any pizza, including $10 pizzas, from Pizza Hut in Wabash through March 31. All proceeds go towards defraying the cost of player packets and baseball equipment.

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AREA LINEUP (Jan. 19 – 25) MANCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL Friday, Jan. 21 6:15 p.m. Boys JV/V Bball at Rochester Saturday, Jan. 22 9 a.m. Wrestling TRC Meet at Northfield 6:15 p.m. Girls JV/V Bball vs. Rochester Tuesday, Jan. 25 6:15 p.m. Girls JV/V Bball vs. Triton NORTHFIELD HIGH SCHOOL Thursday, Jan. 20 6 p.m. Girls JV/V Bball vs. Madison-Grant Friday, Jan. 21 6:15 p.m. Boys JV/V Bball at Whitko 6:15 p.m. Boys C Bball at Whitko Saturday, Jan. 22 9 a.m. Wrestling hosts TRC Meet 6 p.m. Boys JV/V Bball at Eastern-Greentown 6 p.m. Girls JV/V Bball vs. Whitko Monday, Jan. 24 6 p.m. Boys C Bball vs. Peru Tuesday, Jan. 25 6 p.m. Girls JV/V Bball vs. Eastbrook SOUTHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL Thursday, Jan. 20 6:30 p.m. Wrestling at North Miami Friday, Jan. 21 6:15 p.m. Boys JV/V Bball at Tipp Valley Saturday, Jan. 22 9 a.m. Wrestling TRC Meet at Northfield 6:15 p.m. Girls JV/V Bball vs. Tipp Valley Tuesday, Jan. 25 6:15 p.m. Girls JV/V Bball vs. Southern Wells WABASH HIGH SCHOOL Wednesday, Jan. 19 6 p.m. Girls JV/V Bball at Lewis Cass Thursday, Jan. 20 5:30 p.m. Co-ed Swimming at Bluffton Friday, Jan. 21 6:15 p.m. Boys JV/V Bball vs. North Miami Saturday, Jan. 22 9 a.m. Wrestling TRC Meet at Northfield 6:15 p.m. Girls JV/V Bball at North Miami Tuesday, Jan. 25 6 p.m. Girls JV/V Bball vs. Bluffton MANCHESTER COLLEGE Wednesday, Jan. 19 7:30 p.m. Men’s Bball at Anderson 7:30 p.m. Women’s Bball vs. Anderson Friday, Jan. 21 6 p.m. Co-ed Indoor Track at Rose-Hulman Invite Saturday, Jan. 22 1 p.m. Women’s Bball vs. Hanover 3 p.m. Men’s Bball vs. Hanover 7 p.m. Wrestling at Monon Bell Duals (Wabash College)

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HEATHER FLACK enjoys reading, traveling and especially her position as librarian at White’s Residential and Family Services. She has many goals and aspirations including completing her master’s degree, continuing traveling and writing a memoir. (photo provided)

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January 19, 2011 by Danielle Smith A Person You Should Know this week is Heather Flack, librarian at White’s Residential and Family Services. Heather was born and raised in Wabash. She is a graduate of Wabash High School, and she received a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Manchester College. Upon graduating from college she began a life of working with children in a position at the Youth Service Bureau. That job was followed by a position with Junior Achievement. She then had the opportunity to teach college in Fort Wayne and Muncie, which began a new chapter in her working life. In 2006, during her time teaching college, Heather realized that she had a desire to teach high school students. Unfortunately, she needed two more years of school in order to teach high school in Indiana, so she packed up and moved to Montana, where she was able to teach on an emergency license for three years. Heather then returned to Indiana, where she floated between different teaching positions before landing her full-time position as librarian at White’s. She loves reading, and, at last count, had 39 boxes full of books. She also enjoys working with Lori Overmyer Photography, helping shoot large events such as weddings. Heather has a son, Ethan, a senior at Southwood Jr./Sr. High School. Her father, Jim Flack, is retired from Wabash Middle School, and her mother is deceased. Heather has led an

interesting life with plenty of traveling, and she has a passion for education that is evident in the energy she exhibits when interacting with students. Read her answers to the questions below to learn more about her life and career. What do you love about your position at White’s? I love these kids; I think they are funny and creative. It’s a good fit for me, I understand their needs and I relate to that. I have always said that when people say they have a calling I feel like it’s an excuse for someone to do something completely off the wall or to have an answer when they don’t know what else to say. Well now I’m at this age where I’m like, “Oh great, I have a calling!” I’m not sure I mean it even in a religious way, but I feel called to serve here in some capacity. I love books so it’s a wonderful blend. I get to work with kids and I get to be in a school setting. I get the best of both worlds, there are no papers to grade and there are no lesson plans to write. How do you maintain so much energy? The kids just seem to bring out the best in me. I think all kids need people who care, who are involved, who are positive, but especially here because they already have so many negatives that have brought them here. I always make sure that I keep a positive front. No matter what is happening at home, I park it at the door because it has nothing to do with them. This is a place where I always try to be positive because they deserve that. What are some of your childhood memories? My earliest memory is being

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four years old and walking to the public library by myself with my mom standing on the corner, watching me walk down the street. The librarian would come out and wave and walk in with me. There were tons of kids in my neighborhood and we played tag at night until the streetlights went on then it was time to go home. That was the rule. My parents always had an open door policy. As an adult I now know it was better for them to invite every kid in the neighborhood so they knew where I was, who I was with and what I was doing. We lived in a big old house so they didn’t care if a bunch of us were doing homework at the dining room table, the stereo was up loud, my brother had his friends playing video games and one of my other friends was cooking in our kitchen. They didn’t mind. How did you end up living in Montana? When I was a little girl I remember my mom reading a story to me. With all my love of books, I have never been able to find it, but it was about a little pioneer girl and little Native American girl who were friends. The pioneer girl would read to the Native American girl and it took place in Montana so I had always wanted to go there. So, on a whim, I sat down on a computer at the Montana Department of Education website, and applied for the first 10 English teacher jobs. I had nine interviews and eight offers so everything pointed that direction. It was a very small ranching town. I learned to ride a horse and I actually have herded cattle so when people say, “It’s easier to herd cattle than children”, it is and I know that. My son needed more opportunities to grow as a high school student and needed to have more academic opportunities so we came back so he could finish in a school larger than 76 kids. What traveling have you done? I’ve been through a good portion of the U.S. My very favorite place is Boston; I love the New England area. I was very lucky to have a chance to go to Ireland and I was in Dublin and Milan, Italy, for four days. I went to visit a friend, it was right after I moved back from Montana. Ireland is

everything that you think about when you see it in the movies or on TV; it was wonderful. I would go back in a second, I dream of one day living in London or somewhere in England or Ireland. What are your educational goals? I’ve worked halfway through my master’s degree, but I’m still unsure of my major. That’s why I stopped, I’ve taken as many hours as I can take with electives and now I have to decide if am I going to do English or education. If I get a master’s in education that’s going to qualify me to do administrative work, but my love is really with students which you don’t get as much of except more on, unfortunately, a negative end as a dean or an assistant principal, which usually falls as a disciplinarian and I don’t like that part. What other dreams do you have? Someday maybe I’ll have a book published. I had some crazy experiences when I was in Montana. Not that people think of Wabash really as a city, but you take a city girl from this part of the country and transplant her into a small ranch town with more population of horses and cows than people and you get some zany Carol Burnette sort of things happening. So I would probably go the female contemporary humorous memoir route and write my first book about the three years I spent there. What is your New Year’s resolution? I always set a goal of how many books I want to read in a year and I always say I want to read 100 books a year, but this year out of the 100 I want to make sure 10 of them are classics that I have never read before. I always find that education is lacking in the classics, we don’t seem to teach those as much, and the more I read them the more I know why, but I’m going to plow through 10 classics that I haven’t read before. Do you have someone you would like to nominate for “A Person You Should Know”? The only requirement is that they be a local person that contributes something positive to our community. Contact Mike Rees at mrees@thepaperofwabash.com or Danielle Smith at news@thepaperofwabash.com. They can also be reached by phone at 260-563-8326.


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January 19, 2011

URBANA

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URBANA LIONS CLUB met on Jan. 10 for a Board meeting at 6 p.m. and a regular meeting at 7 p.m. with President Luke Hunt in charge of both meetings. Plans were begun for the Club’s Feb. 26 Fish Fry to raise funds for upcoming projects. The joint effort between the Urbana Lions Club and the Urbana Yoke Parish to provide food for local families, through the Seven Mile Mini Mart, has not been completed. There is still money available to help Urbana individuals and families who are experiencing the consequences of unemployment or other negative conditions in our economy by providing food. If anyone who has an Urbana address or Urbana phone number has not already taken advantage of this offer and is still interested in the details, please contact Lisa or Jeff at the Seven Mile

Mini Mart. The Lions Club will meet on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. Lions District 25G’s First Vice District Governor Lana Wilson, from Pierceton, will be speaking at the meeting. On Feb. 14, at 6:30 p.m., the Club will have its annual Valentine’s dinner meeting for members, spouses, and/or guests at the Great Wall Restaurant, Wabash. The Urbana Lions Club is always seeking new members. It is one of 45,000 clubs worldwide with 1.35 million members making the Lions organization the world’s largest service club organization. The motto of all clubs is “We serve” and this is what they do in 205 countries, in hospitals and senior centers, in regions battered by natural disaster, in schools and in eyeglass recycling centers where they are at work, helping, leading, planning and supporting. Because clubs are local, they can serve the unique needs of the communities they live in. And because the Club is global, they can address challenges that go beyond borders.

Anyone interested in more information can contact Urbana Lions Club President Luke Hunt at 260-7749300 or email him at thehunts@century.lin k.net. SHARP CREEK WILDCAT PRIDE WINNERS drawn on Jan. 7 were Kalista Ballschmidt for fixing a broken bracelet for a friend. Kalista was caught doing good by Mrs. Wynn and received a Frosty and a Value Meal item from Wendy’s. Nate Nice’s name was submitted by Mr. Mills for holding the door open for all to exit as they headed to the buses. He received an IU shirt donated by Spiece. Mr. Mills and Mrs. Wynn both received a World’s Finest Chocolate Bar. SHARP CREEK DATES: Jan. 27, the fourth and fifth grade classes will go to the Shrine Circus in Fort Wayne. Jan. 29, the kindergarten classes will go to the YMCA to swim. February dates are: Feb. 1, author/illustrator Adam Seif will visit with students. Feb. 7, midterm grades will go home. Feb. 21-25, Book Fair Week. URBANA YOKE

PARISH: Those serving during the 9:30 a.m. worship service on Jan. 23 are: Worship Leader – Brian Chamberlain; Head Usher – John Eltzroth; Acolytes – Leah and Ella Gatchel; Greeters – Jerry and Janet Warnock; Liturgist – Carol Krom; Altar Flowers – Judy Eltzroth; Organist – Nancy Miller; Pianist – Janene Dawes. Everyone is invited to lunch after church and Sunday school on Jan. 23 by the Women’s Guild. A freewill offering will be taken for the meal and the Guild’s new “Heaven Scent” laundry detergent will be introduced for sale. PRAYER CONCERNS: Continue to remember the following: Jo Ellen Weaver, Amy (Lauer) Henson, Paul Fogel, Doris Eads, Deloris Greenlee, Kerry Schannep, Carol Porcenaluk, Jim

Wilson, Doug Rice, and the families and friends of Jeannine Young (who died on January 15) and Maxine Howard (who died on January 14). Also, please remember Muriel (Bowers) Tyson (Urbana Class of 1954) who had her leg amputated before Christmas and is now in rehab at Rolling Meadows Health Care Center, 604 Rennaker Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940. Cards and/or notes of encouragement can be sent to her there. BRUNCH BUNCH: Those meeting at Pam’s Café at 8 a.m. on Jan. 12 were: Helen Dawes, Max and Ruth Reed, Peggy and Chad Dilling, Jim and Anne Bell, Wanda Frehse, and Marvin and Mary Ann Mast. Ruth Reed served chocolate brownies in celebration of her birthday on Jan. 14. BIRTHDAYS: Jan. 20 – Carla Howard. Jan. 21 – Ralph Frank,

Taylor Poole, Jerrick Todd Warnock will be one year old! Jan. 22 – Dallas Baer, Roger Biehl, Aaron Gray. Jan. 23 – Mary Schenkel, Larry McGuire, and Doris Mattern. Doris would love to hear from her Urbana friends. Greetings can be sent to her at 25 Braden Castle Dr., Bradenton, FL 34205. Jan. 24 – Kara Branham. Jan. 25 – Erica Allen, Clayton Ross, John

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LENNIE AND CAROLINE (KUFFEL) ROSE, Wabash, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Jan. 27. The couple was married on Jan. 27, 1961, at Methodist Church Parsonage, Wabash, with Elmer Polk officiating. They have five children, Rocky (Denyse) Henemyer, Roxane Henemyer, Rosalind (Matt) Yeiter, Paula (Robert) Enyeart, and Diana (Kevin) Lee; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. In honor of this occasion, the couple plans to participate in a family reunion, open to their many friends, to be held in late June. (photo provided)

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2305 E. 1000 N., NORTH MANCHESTER BRAND New 40 yr Warranty Steel Roof. 5 acres ground with a portion of that as income from cash rent farm. 3 bedroom 1 new bath with many updates, newer carpets & laminate floors, large utility room w/double closets, Eat in kitchen and separate dining, natural woodwork, open landing & 2 full bedrooms up. Front porch has been finished & heated w/built in bench storage/sitting for a great family rm/play room. Deck in back & kids play set stays, workshop w/200 amp service & other outbuildings. Call Lori Siders for MLS# 77062894, $95,000.

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DO YOU HAVE a secret soup / chili that your family and friends say is the best ever? Would they be willing to put money on your recipe? If you can say yes to these questions you should enter the Relay Soup Challenge! We are trying to figure out who has the best specialty soup / chili in our area, and helping the Relay for Life at the same time. For more information, or how to get a registration form, please contact NeVonna or Marvin Allen at 260-982-6108. Minimum of five participants required. RELAY FOR LIFE of North Manchester is looking for event volunteers but even more for residents to form a team and register to participate in the event on April 2930. We had a strong turnout at our Kick Off event. We registered several teams, some new and some returning from last year, online at the

event. If residents missed the kickoff, but want to register a team for the event, they can do so anytime at www.relayforlife.org/nor thmanchesterin. Team captains will find an online version of the Team Captain Information Packet with all the materials they need to get started on their fundraising events. Team Captains are also asked to attend the Team Captain meetings on these dates: Jan. 18; Feb. 15; March 15; April 19 (Ice Cream Social); and April 28 (Trackside at The Manchester College Mall, final meeting prior to

Relay). All of these meetings, unless otherwise noted, will be held in the Blocher Community Room at the North Manchester Public Library. Team Captain meetings will be from 6 to 7 p.m. The Relay For Life of North Manchester Committee meetings will be on the same dates at the same location, but will meet from 5 to 6 p.m., just prior to the Team Captain meeting. For more information on registering a team or volunteering, please contact Lisa Ulrey at lkulrey@hotmail.com or 260-982-7672. ARE YOU NEW TO TOWN? Did you just have a baby? Did

Gypsy moth treatment public meetings to be held Jan. 25 - Feb. 10 The DNR will conduct public meetings for proposed gypsy moth treatments in or part of Adams, Allen, Grant, Lake, La Porte, Marshall, Miami, Porter, Starke, St. Joseph and Wabash counties from Jan. 25 - Feb. 10, to discuss the presence of the invasive gypsy moth insect, problems associated with infestations and methods for dealing with the insect. The Grant County meeting will be held at the Ivy Tech Conference Center, 261 S. Commerce Dr., Marion, on Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting for Miami and Wabash counties will be held at Miami State Recreation Area, 4673 S 625 E, Peru, on Feb. 3 at 6 p.m.

1539 MEADOW STREET Remodeled home on quiet street, this home has what you are looking for with new windows, siding, flooring and more. 3 bedrooms plus a landing used as a 4th bedroom. Large updated bath. Gorgeous eat in kitchen with all appliances staying plus a bar area. Guys check out the 2 plus car detached garage. Covered front porch and patio doors out to back deck for your outdoor enjoyment. Home is tastefully decorated and ready to move in. Call Lori Siders for MLS# 77064371. Priced at only $77,900!

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Optimist Club recognizes members’ commitment

On Dec. 15, 2010, the Wabash Optimist Club celebrated a “ M e m b e r s Recognition Day.” Five members were honored and given gifts for their commitment to the club for over 30 years. Bob Hunt and Dick Rider were recognized for being Charter Members and belonging for 44 years. Marvin Wright is a 43-year member, Ron Haney is a 40year member and Fred Biggs is a 33-year member. They shared their fondest memories and highlights from past years. They have served in many capacities on the local and state levels. They continue to serve and mentor the Optimist Club, dedicating themselves to positive service in out community.


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ASSEMBLY OF GOD Gospel Light Assembly of God, 347 Southwood Dr.; Neil Jeffrey, pastor. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. (all ages); Morning 10:30; Evening Service 6:00 p.m., Kids’ Korral Wednesday Midweek Service 7:00 p.m., Youth Meeting 7:00 p.m. Calvary Chapel Worship Center, north of corner of U.S. 24 & S.R. 13 (619 N. S.R. 13) in Wabash; phone 563-7849; Don Cogar, Senior Pastor. Sunday Bible Classes at 9:00 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:00 a.m.; Evening Praise & Worship, 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday Prayer, 7:00 p.m.; Shockwave Youth Meeting Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Handicapped Accessible. Sweetwater Assembly of God, 2551 State Road 114 East, North Manchester, IN; phone 260-982-6179; Pastor Chad McAtee. Sunday Morning Worship 9:00 & 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Outreach & Youth Ministry 5-7 p.m.; Wednesday Evening Service 6:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study/Youth Discipleship/Kidz Zone (ages 3 yrs.-6th grade). BAPTIST Calvary Baptist Church - GARBC, 1399 Falls Ave., Wabash. 9:30 a.m. Sunday School classes for all ages. 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning worship 6:00 p.m. Sunday evening service and T.O.C. (teens). Pastor Matt Haynes. Awana meets on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. for children ages 3 to 12. Nurseries are provided. Phone 260-563-3837. Wheelchair accessible. Emmanuel Free Will Baptist, 129 Southwood Dr., Wabash; Rev. Douglas K. Phillips, pastor. Phone 563-3009. Worship 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Service 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service 6 p.m.; Wednesday Morning Prayer Service 11 a.m.; Wednesday Prayer Meeting & Bible Study 7 p.m.; Bus transportation available, call 563-3009. Erie Street Free Will Baptist Church, 1056 Erie Street, Wabash; phone 563-8616; Hobert Meek, pastor, 563-8616. Sunday School, 10:00 a.m.; Worship Service, 11:00 a.m.; Youth Service, 5:00 p.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday Prayer Service, 6:00 p.m. Transportation and nursery available. Sunday morning radio broadcast from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Sundays mornings on Oldies 106. Grand Street Baptist Church, 1655 Grand Street, Wabash; John Denniston, pastor, phone 765-981-2868; church phone: 5638409. Sunday School 10:00 a.m.; Morning Service 11:00 a.m.; Sunday Evening 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday Evening 6:30 p.m. BRETHREN CHURCH Harvest Fellowship Church, 255 N. Miami St. (Bowen Center), Wabash, IN 46992 Pastor Bruce Hostetler, Church Office: 260563-4282 We can't change yesterday, (It doesn't matter where you've been) we don't know what may happen tomorrow (that's why we want you to know Jesus as your Savior) we care about where you are now, that's why today is "THE PRESENT" Our worship teaches "To Know Christ and Make Christ Known". Sunday Fellowship & Coffee Time - 10:00A.M. Praise Singing & Worship time 10:15 Sunday morning Fellowship and Snack time 10:00 A.M. Praise Singing & Worship 10:15 A.M..Wednesday night - 6:30-8:00 P.M., Discipleship Class, Act of Fear, Place: Bowen Center. Liberty Mills Church of the Brethren, 103 North Third St., Liberty Mills, IN; Church Phone: (260) 982-6169. Pastor: Kelly Beutler; Associate Pastor: Erin Huiras. Sunday Schedule: Traditional Worship: 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School All Ages: 9:45 a.m.; Fellowship Time: 10:30 a.m.; Contemporary Worship: 11:00 a.m. Roann Church of the Brethren, corner of Chippewa & Beamer Sts. in Roann; phone (765) 833-9931; fax (765) 833-6561 Sunday School: 9:00 a.m.; Worship: 10:00 a.m.; Children’s Worship: 10:00 a.m. Our Worship Leader for the month of January will be Keith Musselman. Our Youth Pastor, Jody Tyner will be sharing the message with us. We invite you to come and worship. January 20 - Women’s Fellowship at the church 7 p.m. Men’s Bible Study meets Wednesday mornings at 6:30 a.m. “The Source” Youth Ministry meets every Sunday at 6 p.m. Small groups meet at 6:00 p.m. Sunday evenings.

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Wabash Church of the Brethren, 645 Bond Street, Wabash (just south of Falls Ave.); phone (260) 563-5291; Pastor Kay Gaier. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m., nursery available, everyone welcome. Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Bible Study; Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. Choir. Handicap Accessible. CATHOLIC St. Bernard Catholic, Corner of Cass & Sinclair Sts.; Fr. Sextus Don, Pastor. Parish Office and Rectory: 207 N. Cass St., phone 563-4750. Saturday Evening Mass 5:30 p.m.; Sunday Masses: 8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. (Sept. thru May); 8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. (June thru August); CCD 9:30 a.m. each Sunday during school year. Weekday Masses: Mon., Wed., Fri., 5:30 p.m.; Tues. & Thurs. 8 a.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation 4:15 -5:15 p.m. Saturday or anytime by appointment. St. Patrick Catholic, Lagro, Mass at 12:30 p.m. first Sunday of each month. CHARISMATIC Victory Christian Fellowship, Discover abundant life and victorious Christian living! Worship services: Sunday 10:00 a.m.; Wednesdays 7:00 p.m. Christian Bookstore: Tuesday through Friday 9:00-12:00, 1:00-5:30, also before and after all services. All in our new facility at 112 W. Main St. Church: 260-982-8357; Bookstore: 260-982-8317. Tim Morbitzer, pastor. www.victory4u2.com God bless you! Come as you are! CHRISTIAN Dora Christian Church, located 1 1/2 miles South of Salamonie Dam, Lagro; phone 260-782-2006. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Early Service 8:15 a.m.; Church Service 10:30 a.m. Minister: Steven L. Witt. LaFontaine Christian Church, 202 Bruner Pike, LaFontaine; Phone 765-981-2101; Pastor Rick Smalling; Youth Pastor Jared Kidwell. Sunday School 9:00 a.m.; Worship 10:00 am. Nursery Available. Wabash Christian Church, 110 W. Hill St., Wabash; phone 260-563-4179; Rev. Melinda Kammerer, Pastor; Worship Service 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Nursery provided. CHRISTIAN HERITAGE CHURCH Christian Heritage Church, 2776 River Rd.; Tim Prater, pastor. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study, 9:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.; Radio Ministry 8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Sunday WKUZ 95.9 FM. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE Wabash Alliance Church, 1200 N. Cass St., 563-8503; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. (Kidz Worship, ages 4 through Grade 3); Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday Evening Family Night: activities include AWANA (6:30 p.m.); Alliance Allies (Teens) 7:00 p.m.; Adult Bible Study & Prayer 7:00 p.m. Nursery provided. Handicap Accessible. CHURCH OF CHRIST Bachelor Creek Church of Christ, 4 miles north of Wabash on St. Rd. 15; phone 563-4109; website: http://www.bachelorcreek.com; Solomon David, Senior Minister; Michael Eaton, Worship Minister; Cheryl Eaton, Director Of Music & Arts; David Lloyd, Children’s Minister; Linda Mirante, Associate Ministries; Aaron McClary, Minister of Connections; Kathy Henderson, Director of “Happy Days” Preschool. Dual Bible School & Worship, 9:30 & 11:00 a.m. Boundary Line Church of Christ, 1 1/2 mile North of LaFontaine, Corner Roads 390E & 900S; NonInstrumental; phone (765) 981-2056 or 981-2728. Bible Study Sunday Morning 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship 4:00 p.m.; Handicap Accessible.

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Church of Christ at Treaty, 5 Miles South of Wabash on St. Rd. 15 to 50 E, (N about 1000 feet); Doug Oakes, minister; Artie Weisenbarger, youth minister. Church phone (765) 981-4345. Bible School 9:00 a.m.; Morning Worship 10:00 a.m.; Sunday Evening Services 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 10:00 a.m. Wednesday evening meal at 5:45 p.m. Adult study & youth activity for all ages begins at 6:30 p.m. Church of Christ at Wabash, 1904 N. Wabash St., Wabash (corner of N. Wabash St. & State Route 24); Evangelist Guy G. Provance Jr.; office phone 563-8234. Sunday School 9:00 a.m.; Worship Hour 10:00 a.m.; Evening Worship Hour 6:30 p.m.; Mid-Week Bible Study & Youth J.A.M. Program on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Classes & activities for all ages. CHURCH OF GOD (ANDERSON) First Church of God, 525 N. Miami St., Wabash; church 563-5346; Robert Rensberger, pastor. Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. for all ages; Continental Breakfast at 10:00 a.m., Sunday Morning Worship at 10:30 a.m. Nursery care is available during worship service. Stair lift available. COMMUNITY CHURCH Grace Fellowship Church, 4652 S. 100 W., Wabash; phone 260-563-8263; Pastor Bill Bowling. Sunday Morning: Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Service 10:30 a.m. Sunday Evening Service: Faith In Action 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday Evening: Bible Study & Prayer Meeting 6:00 p.m. FRIENDS CHURCH Wabash Friends Church, 3563 S. St. Rd. 13, Wabash; phone 563-8452; www.wabashfriends.org; email: becky@wabashfriends.org; Alex Falder, lead pastor; Scott Makin, Director of Counseling; Rich Davis, Adult Fellowship and Outreach Co-Pastor; Sandy Davis, Adult Fellowship and Outreach Co-Pastor; Patrick Byers, Director of Youth and Contemporary Worship; Wes Ball, Worship Pastor/Choir Director; Kathy Jaderholm, Children’s Pastor. First Service 8:00 a.m.; Second Service 10:30 a.m.; Third Service 10:35 a.m.; Sunday School 9:15 a.m.; Youth Group 6:30 p.m. Handicap Accessible. LUTHERAN Zion Lutheran (Missouri Synod), 173 Hale Drive Sunday SChool 9:15am Morning Worship 10:30am. On Sunday, January 23rd, Interim pastor Galen Drawbaugh will lead the Adult Bible class and the morning worship service. Elder is Tom Panning, Organist is Susan Garrett, acolyte is Jamison Saunders, Usher is Dave Zolman, and greeters are Don and Lois Roser. Living Faith Church, A new mission congregation will meet for worship this Sunday in the ballroom downstairs at Charley Creek Inn at 10:30 am. Faith enrichment classes for all ages begin at 9:30 am. Fellowship time after worship. Our worship will focus on the scripture from 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 and Matthew 4:12-23. We welcome you to join us for worship, inspiration and fellowship. Handicap accessible. CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN CHURCHES Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street North Manchester, IN 46962. Pastor JP Freeman & Sebrena Cline, Assoc. Lay Minister. Service times: 8:30 – Early Bird Traditional Service; 9:30 – Contemporary Praise Service; 11:00 – Blended Service; Nursery provided during all services. NON-DENOMINATIONAL Encouraging Truth Ministries, Nixon Room in the Honeywell Center; Pastor Jackie Weaver; phone 765-8334793. Sunday School 9:00 a.m.; Sunday Worship 10:00 a.m. New Foundations Ministries Freedom Center, 111 Falls Ave., Wabash; phone 260-569-0630; Pastor Rick Tolley. Sunday Adult Bible Study & Fellowship 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m.; Tuesday 7pm Bible Study. Center for biblical council by appointment.

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Niconza Christian Fellowship Church, 4 Mile North of Rt. 16, 3 Mile South of Disco, Miami/Wabash County Line Road 13718N 700E, Roann, Indiana 46974. Sunday Praise & Worship Service begins at 9:00 AM. The youth will join with the adults for Praise and Worship in the sanctuary, and then move to the west rooms for Children’s Church. Special music will be presented during the service. Pastor Phil is bringing a series of messages on Pray & Fasting: when, where and how, in the morning service. Everyone is welcome! We are a Full Gospel Community Church where Spiritual gifts and talents operate. There is always an opportunity for one on one ministry for your special needs. You are invited to join us Sunday as we worship and hear from God through the preaching of His Word and the moving of the Holy Spirit! Get your prayer request to the prayer group by calling the church office at (260)-306-2030; by sending them E-Mail to (niconza@msn.com); or by sending them regular mail to Niconza Christian Fellowship Ministries, 300 W 4th Street, North Manchester, Indiana 46962 St. Paul’s County Line Church, 3995N 1000W, Phone 786-3365. Non-Denominational. Pastor Conrad Thompson. Sunday School at 9 a.m. Worship at 10 a.m. Youth program 6-8 p.m. on Sunday. Wednesday night Bible Study at 7 p.m. PRESBYTERIAN Presbyterian Church, 123 W. Hill St., Wabash; phone 260563-8881; fax 260-563-8882; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m.; Fellowship 11:30 a.m. (Winter Hours) Every Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. Prayer Partners at Mary Henderson’s home. e-mail: woffice@wabashpresbyterian.com; website: WabashPresbyterian.com, handicap accessible sanctuary. UNITED METHODIST Christ United Methodist Church, intersections of Wabash, Stitt & Manchester Ave.; phone 563-3308. Phil Lake, pastor. Facilities & provisions for the physically handicapped, hearing & sight impaired. Air conditioned. Chapel Worship 8:00 a.m.; Sanctuary Worship 10:00 a.m. with pre-school childcare, Multi-Media Worship W/Praise Team & Band; Sunday School 9:00 a.m. First United Methodist Church, 110 N. Cass St. (corner of Cass & Sinclair Sts.) in Wabash; phone 260-563-3108; fax 260-563-3109. Senior Pastor David Cross, Sunday worship services - 8:00 a.m. Rise & Shine; 9:00 a.m. Christ Alive Alternative Worship; 10:00 a.m. Mid-Morning Worship; 9:00 & 10:15 a.m. Sunday School for all ages. Music mignistries share each week in variety of choirs and instrumental talents. Jr. Church & nursery provided. Totally handicap accessible. Everyone welcome. KIDS FIRST REGISTERED CHILD CARE MINISTRY is a weekday program available for infants 4 weeks to 5 yrs. Accepting children full or part time. Pre-School Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Call 260-563-7665. LaFontaine United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 57 (Kendall & Main St.), LaFontaine; Phone: 765.981.4021; Email: lafontaineumc@embarqmail.com Pastor Brad Garrett. Sunday School 9:15 – 10:00 a.m.; Worship 10:15 a.m. Nursery is provided; Men’s Fellowship is the 1st Sunday of each month 8:00 a.m.; Prayer and Share every Wednesday 5:45 p.m.; Bible Study every Thursday morning 10:00 a.m. North Manchester United Methodist Church, 306 East Second St., North Manchester; (260) 982-7537; Pastor Kevin G. Dekoninck. (260) 578-2160; Worship 8:15 a.m.; Coffee Fellowship Time 9:00 a.m.; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m.

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WOOD BUNK beds complete w/ladder, $200 obo, 260-571-1046.

WABASH 2-WAY Radio: police scanners, CBâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, base station, repeaters, GPS systems & repair. Also buying laptops, computer towers, i-pods & other electronic devices, 235 Southwood Dr., 260-5635564.

BANKRUPTCY: Free initial client conference. Discharge all or most consumer debt. Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 relief available...we can save your home. Zimmerman Law Office, PC, Attorney Alan J. Zimmerman, 81 E. Hill St., Wabash, 260-5632178.

IBM, APTIVA, Windows 98 tower w/keyboard & mouse, $75, 260-5635564.

COMFORT GLOW, vented propane gas heater, 65,000 BTU, floor model, used very little, great for shops; HP printer/copier/scanner, excellent condition; accordian (Scandalli), 260-5710807.

Home Maintenance & Repair, Haul Driveway Stone, Top Soil, Fill Dirt, Mulch & Do Backhoe Work.

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DELL Z500 laptop, DVD/CD, internal drive, $165, 260-563-5564.

LIKE NEW Primos Power Dogg Electronic Predator call, $100; 9 boxes of once fired 222 Remington brass, $20, 765-981-9002.

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PART-TIME DRIVER needed for 24 ft. box truck. Must have valid chauffeur license. Apply in person at Custom Cartons, 3758 W Old 24, Wabash, IN 46992.

PIANO & bench, $75, 260563-3436. GOOD APPLIANCES: used washers, dryers, ranges & refrigerators. 30 day warranty! 35 E. Canal St., Wabash, 260-5630147.

PERSONAL INJURY: Free initail client conference, no recovery, no fee, contingent fee agreement available, over 20 years of experience. Zimmerman Law Office, PC, Attorney Alan J. Zimmerman, 81 E. Hill St., Wabash, 260-5632178.

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Recreational Vehicles 2001 POLARIS snowmobile 600 classic, straight line tracking skis, 4,900 miles, excellent condition, $2,800; heated face shield, $125, call 260-563-5591.

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HOME FOR Sale by Owner: All major repairs new or newer, low $40’s, corner of East & Indiana St., south of the hospital, Wabash, 260-563-1536.

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BEAUTIFUL RANCH Style Home in Roann: 2 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, sun room, appliances furnished, garage, no pets, $600/mo. plus utilities. Call 765-833-9003 for info. VERY NICE Roann Rental: cozy condo, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, fireplace, stove & refrigerator furnished, open floor plan, garage w/opener, no pets, 765-833-9003.

LAKEFRONT HOME for rent: 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, 2 car attached garage, no pets, no smoking, $650/mo., $500 deposit, 260-982-8045.

1 BDRM upstairs apartment, good condition & location. stove, refrigerator & all utilities included, no pets, $100/wk., plus $350 damage deposit, 260-5717719 or 260-571-8818 after 4p.m. DOWNSTAIRS 2 bdrm, washer/dryer hook up, $350/mo. plus deposit, you pay electric, 260-563-4059. 4 BDRM house in Lagro, C/A, Northfield Schools, $500/mo., $250 deposit & utilities, 260-225-2529. 1 BDRM house, compact, nice, cozy, carport, porch, yard, w/d hook up available, private, 260-5631938. 1 BDRM Duplex, $315/mo. plus electric, $300 damage deposit. 139 1/2 Elm St., 260-563-2715.

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1 BDRM house for rent, northside. stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer hook ups, $90/wk. plus deposit, 765863-1453 or 260-563-1556.

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‘the paper’ of Wabash County, Inc., P.O. Box 603, Wabash, IN 46992. Classified Ads: $7.00 for first 20 words in advance: 15¢ each word thereafter. Deadline 12:00 noon on Monday 2005 GMC YUKON SLT 4X4, 5.3L V8, Heated Seats, Sunroof, Rear DVD, Bose Stereo, Quad Buckets, 3rd Row Seat, LOADED! White w/Tan Leather, $15,995 #359Y, Wabash (800)573-1175, denneymotorsales.com.

2005 CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER 4X4, Sunroof, Bose Stereo, Alloy Wheels, Power Windows & Locks, Keyless Entry, Tinted Windows, 60K Miles, Black w/Gray Cloth, $13,995 #387X, Wabash (800)5731 1 7 5 , denneymotorsales.com.

2007 KIA SORENTO LX 4X4, 3.8L V6, Alloy Wheels, Running Boards, Automatic, Power Windows & Locks, Air, CD Player, Silver w/Charcoal Cloth, $14,995 #379Y, Wabash (800)573-1175, denneymotorsales.com. 2008 PONTIAC G6 GT SEDAN, 3.5L V6, Sunroof, Remote Start, XM Radio, Tinted Windows, Alloy Wheels, 100,000 Mile Warranty, Black w/Charcoal Cloth, $13,495 #399X, Wabash (800)5731 1 7 5 , denneymotorsales.com.

2006 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO SS, 5.3L V8, Sunroof, Remote Start, Heated Seats, 1 Owner, Showroom New Condition, MUST SEE!! Black w/Black Leather, $16,995 #339Y, Wabash (800)573-1175, denneymotorsales.com.

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1996 PONTIAC Grand Am, 87K miles, runs good, clean car, 2 dr., good tires, $2,500, 260-563-6904.

FOR SINGLES ONLY If you are single, lonely or just looking for someone new to talk with,you may place a For Singles Only ad by sending, in 55 words or less, a brief description of yourself and your interests and the type of person you are seeking for a companion to: For Singles Only, ‘the paper’, P.O. Box 603, Wabash, IN 46992, or you may bring your ad into the office. Enclose $7 for 2 weeks, plus your name, phone number and full address for our records. No names should appear in the copy of your ad. We will assign your ad a file number and forward replies to you, or you may pick them up in the office. All ads and replies must conform to good taste. ‘the paper’ reserves the right to edit or reject any ad. Singles ads must be received in our office before noon on Friday the week before the first publication. Interested parties may answer For Singles Only ads by writing ‘the paper’, P.O. Box 603,Wabash, IN 46992. Please keep replies within the bounds of good taste, and BE HONEST!

WHITE MALE 59 years of age. I’m 6 ft., 185 lbs. who is in good shape & has a good sense of humor. Seeking a woman with same qualities for a possible LTR. Please send responses to Box 104, c/o the paper, P.O. Box 603, Wabash, IN 46992.

2011 CRUZE LS

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2011 IMPALA LT SEDAN Stk#110361

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2011 TRAVERSE FWD LS Stk#110128

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MSRP..........................$29,999 Prefer..........................$29,021 Rebate ........................-$2,000 Loyal ............................-$1,000 EVA ............................. -$1,500

OR $199/mo Ally Smartlease

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2011 EQUINOX FWD 1LT

‘11 SILVERADO 1500 4WD EXT CAB LT

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MSRP..........................$25,500 Prefer..........................$24,633 Loyalty .........................-$1,000 EVA ................................ -$250

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Stk#110216

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Still The Best coverage in America with 5 Years/100,000 Miles Powertrain Warranty Must be GMS eligible. Price does not include tax and documentary fee. DPA abailable on Silverado and must fianance thru Ally Bank and standard rates with approved credit. Ally Smartlease does not include use tax per month. 1st payment, security deposit and sales tax due at lease signing with approved credit. Security Deposit waived on Cruze, Malibu, Traverse, Silverado. Ally Smartlease based on 12,000 miles per year for 39 months. GM card incentives may or may not be compatible. See Dealer for details. Must own or lease 1999 or newer GM vehicle to qualify for Loyalty incentive.

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2007 GMC ENVOY SLT 4X4, ONLY 33K MILES! 18” Alloy Wheels, Bose Stereo, Tow Package, All Power Options, 100,000 Mile Warranty, Dk. Gray w/Gray Leather, $20,995 #331X, Wabash (800)5731 1 7 5 , denneymotorsales.com.

2007 CHEVROLET COBALT LS, 4 Door, 30+MPG, Automatic, CD Player, Driver Info Center, 100,000 Mile Warranty, Black w/Gray Cloth, $8,495 #394X, Wabash (800)5731 1 7 5 , denneymotorsales.com.


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