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MANCHESTER TOPPLES NORSE 24-14 Manchester scored a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns en route to toppling the Norse 24-14 and picking up the 105.9 Wabash County Championship trophy at Northfield.

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Suite Beginnings to host open house Dukes Memorial Hospital will unveil its newly renovated obstetrics unit Oct. 25 with a public open house and trick-or-treating event from 5 to 7 p.m. Dukes has worked the past six months to update the suites.

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Living Essentials breaks ground on latest expansion Gov. Mitch Daniels in town as company creates at least 60 new jobs by Brent Swan After starting in 2007 as a relative unknown, Living Essentials, makers of the now popular 5-hour energy drink, again broke ground on an

expansion. The latest, a manufacturing and distribution center, is slated to encompass nearly 1 million square feet on 46 acres of land, which is set to be completed in two separate phases. “We can stand here and say that we’ve taken an operation that started out with 150,000 sq.

ft. of space to just under 800,000 sq. ft. with the expansions we have at our WEDCOR facilities and we’ve grown our employment base to over 370 people,” Karl Smith, General Manager of Living Essentials said during the ground breaking ceremony. “Our goal is to continue to expand our manufacturing

LIVING ESSENTIALS GROUNDBREAKING: (from left) Wabash City Council members Jim Wenrich and Margaret “Boo”Salb; Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels; Living Essentials General Karl Smith; and Wabash County Commissioner Brian Haupert break ground on the new manufacturing and distribution center located within the Northeast Business Complex. (photo by Brent Swan)

YMCA declines United Fund money for 2013

By Ashley Flynn The Wabash County YMCA has declined funding from the Wabash County United Fund for 2013. Uncollected pledges and unanticipated construction costs left the Y with a $2.35 mil-

Wrong billing address published for new sewage billing In last week’s edition of The Paper the incorrect billing address for City of Wabash sewage payments was published. All sewage payments should be sent to P.O. Box 245, Wabash, IN 46992. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.

lion debt. The Y has received an anonymous challenge grant for up to $500,000 that would help eliminate this debt, but the fundraising needs to start immediately. According to a press release, the gift will match every dollar the Y receives toward debt elimination, but the funds must be received by April 30, 2013. The immediate funding interferes with the United Fund’s eightweek blackout period, which prohibits recipients of United Fund dollars from fundraising without prior approval from the United Fund Board of Directors. “Our volunteers have evaluated what is right at this moment in time for the Y and have decided that with compliance with

the regulation of being a United Fund agency that it was in our best interest at this time to decline the funding for 2013,” Clint Kugler of the YMCA said in a press conference. “We have a good rapport and we want to make sure that we are building community, and we have come to an agreement that this is what needs to happen,” Kugler said of the Y and UF. During the press conference, Kugler and Deborah VanMeter of the UF stressed the two organizations remain on good terms. “There was a great deal of discussion and concern on our board because we didn’t want the message to be interpreted wrong. There is no animosity or (continued on page 15)

INDIANA GOV. MITCH DANIELS (second from right) was on hand as Living Essentials broke ground Oct. 10 on its newest expansion, which will bring at least 60 jobs to Wabash, with the possibility of up to 200 additional jobs in total. (photo by Brent Swan) operations and explore new product lines. The expansion will include at least a minimum of 60 jobs. That will begin now while we hire new employees to prepare for the expansion and we will finish that up the latter part of next year.” Although the company is promising 60 jobs to the community, many officials suspect the number will grow as time progresses. “I think Karl is lowballing those hiring numbers because I can tell you we have set aside a whole lot more money for training than that,” Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said. “We’re expecting again that you will raise your estimates.” Daniels was quick to point out that Living Essentials has continually exceeded any and all expectations and is quickly becoming one of the state’s fastest growing businesses. “No matter what the number is they give us today about their production, even if they say the are making nine million bottles, by this time next week, it will be at 9.5 million or 10 million. It’s growing that quickly,” Gov. Daniels said of the constant growth. “This company is growing so rapidly here, it is beginning to expand internationally. I asked Karl where he was going to make all those millions and he said, ‘right here in Wabash.’ As Living Essentials has grown, so too has its presence in the Wabash area business landscape. “This company could have stayed in Michigan but you decided to come here, you didn’t have to grow here in Wabash; you had a world of choices,” Gov. Daniels said. “I want to say to Karl Smith and all the people involved at Living Essentials, thank you for your business.” In his speech, Gov. Daniels noted the level of cooperation between the City of Wabash, Wabash County government, and how it helped to fuel this expansion.

“We don’t have a better partner at the state level than the City of Wabash,” Gov. Daniels said. “Mayor Bob, he and I have had the chance to do something like this several times and this is a great example of how quickly they’ll move to keep up with a company that’s growing this rapidly. I wish I could tell you every place in Indiana is as organized as that, but that’s not the case.” City of Wabash Mayor Bob Vanlandingham echoed that sentiment in his speech by stating, “We don’t want to forget that we are getting to where we are because we get along, we communicate and we work together. When I look around and see what’s going on not only in Wabash, but also North Manchester, all of these things are going on because of the cooperation of our local government agencies.” That cooperation has helped Living Essentials continue to raise its employment level to where it is today, 370. The company has expanded in Wabash twice in 2010, adding eight production lines and the company’s research and development operations, totaling a capital investment of over $55 million. Living Essentials produces more than 9 million bottles of the 5-Hour Energy Drink at its Wabash plant. The 57 mL dietary supplements are sold in retail and convenience stores across the United States, and in Canada, Spain, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Ireland. The newest expansion will bring the companies overall footprint in Wabash County to over 1.8 million sq. ft. “This is spectacular for the state of Indiana,” Gov. Daniels said. “This is probably the fastest growing business anywhere in the state. I predict with full confidence this will not be the last time they expand either.”


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Community Foundation of Wabash County hosts 22 for Food Insecurity Summit

Twenty-two area pantries, free meal providers, and church leaders met on Oct. 1 to learn from each other and share best practices in an effort to reduce the number of hungry people in Wabash County. Organizations that provide relief to food insecure members of the community have few occasions to meet together. The daylong meeting, convened by the Community

Foundation, was an opportunity to gather important information and network. By gathering information about each agency’s services, hours of operation, targeted populations, and volume of food distributed into a “map,” participants determined there is little overlap between the eight pantries and various meal and backpack programs. Over a period of

more than 30 years, organizations have risen to meet food needs in the county and mobilized to cover gaps in services, such as aid to seniors, children, and the unemployed and working poor. Though most services are available once a month, families and seniors can rotate between agencies, accessing food almost weekly to supplement limited incomes and

SNAP benefits. Friends in Service Here (F.I.S.H.), located in the Women’s Clubhouse at the city park in Wabash, is open Tuesday through Friday for food distribution. Helping Hands of Wabash County on Canal Street in Wabash, opens its pantry on Mondays to complete the week. Most pantries, like Fellowship Pantry in North Manchester,

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To celebrate the opening of Suite Beginnings, Dukes Memorial Hospital would like to invite the public to our Suite B e g i n n i n g s Obstetrics Unit Open House and trick-ortreating event being held on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 5 – 7 p.m. Be one of the first to receive a peek inside our finished unit, take a staff-lead tour and enjoy some refreshments. Children who attend dressed in their Halloween costume will receive a complimentary goodie bag. During the past six months, the Suite B e g i n n i n g s

Obstetrics Unit at Dukes Memorial Hospital (DMH) has undergone many changes. With the completion of this renovation several exciting improvements and upgrades are in place and ready for use. Some of the upgrades in the publicly traveled areas of the unit include: all new flooring, wall coverings, and an entirely rebuilt centralized nurse’s station with new countertops, cabinetry and furniture. Each private room was thoughtfully redesigned while keeping our patients and their needs and

desires in the forefront of our minds. We have included in the rooms upgraded flat-panel televisions, new furniture, sinks and bathroom fixtures; as well as freshly painted walls; new flooring; and ceiling tiles. A tranquil color pallet was selected to promote relaxation while feminine fabrics and upholstery were chosen for all furniture and privacy curtains. Just a quick glimpse into the unit reveals a total transformation from what it consisted of before to what it displays now. As an added personalized touch, local professional photog-

rapher Bridgette Harmon-Smith, of Harmon Photography, has also graciously furnished the unit with several portraits that she has taken of individuals and families from Peru and the surrounding communities. Dukes Memorial Hospital feels that the use of her artwork illustrates yet another dimension of our dedication and commitment to the residents of the communities in which we serve. “We are very excited to announce these upgrades and unveil them to our obstetrics and gynecological patients,” stated

Uggen named IHSBCA 2A Coach of the Year The Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association has selected its 2012 Coach of the Year recipients. These coaches were nominated and selected by the IHSBCA membership. The 4A Coach of the Year is Jeff Sandor of Lake Central High School. His 2012 team posted a 32 – 1 record and won the state championship. This is Coach Sandor’s first state title and he holds a career mark of 78 wins and only 11 losses in three seasons at the helm. Ty Calloway of Western High School

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has been chosen as the 3A Coach of the Year. Coach Calloway just completed his 35th year as a head coach and has a career record of 640 wins and 304 losses. His 2012 team went 25 – 9 and he won his first state championship. The 2A Coach of the Year is Tony Uggen of Northfield High School. Coach Uggen won his 2nd state title in 2012 when his Norsemen posted a 29 – 5 record. He is in his 20th season leading the program and has a 375 win and 173 loss career mark. Tim Bordenet is

once again the Class 1A Coach of the Year as his Lafayette Central Catholic Knights posted a 31 – 4 mark and won the 2012 state championship. This marks his 6th state championship. Tim just completed his 17th season as a head coach and owns a 386 – 153 career mark. These four coaches will receive their Coach of the Year plaques at the Hall of Fame Banquet at the January state clinic. They will also receive a COTY ring sponsored by the Jostens Ring Company.

Debra Close, CEO. “The new unit offers a serene environment that will allow our new mothers and babies to feel as if they’re in a relaxed retreat, one that we expect will foster a positive birthing experience from start to finish.” It is the desire of Dukes Memorial to stay competitive with all other area hospitals in the realm of maternity

care. Whether you are a first time mother or you have had several children your expectations do not change. Expectant mothers have great expectations for their birthing experience and Dukes Memorial Hospital is striving to meet and exceed our patient’s expectations for their care experience during this special time. Dukes Memorial

Hospital is a health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute heart care and preventative medical care in a caring and compassionate manner to all people who live in, work in, or visit Miami County and its surrounding areas. Dukes Memorial Hospital is committed to building a healthier community.


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Austin men hurt Mendenhall challenges Donnelly opinion in Fulton County crash Oct. 10 at approximately 8:35 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and the Fulton County Sheriff ’s Department responded to a single vehicle crash on State Road 25, near Fulton County Road 850 South, which injured two Austin, Ind., men. The preliminary investigation by Master Trooper Ron Whitney revealed that Stephen Rogers, 43, Austin, Ind., was driving a 2001 International semitractor, pulling a tanker trailer, southbound on State Road 25 near County Road 850 South. The semitractor traveled partially off the west side of State Road 25 and rolled onto the passenger’s side.

Investigators are trying to determine if a northbound passenger car crossed the centerline, causing Rogers to take evasive action by traveling partially off the two-lane road. Rogers was transported by ambulance to Rochester’s Woodlawn Hospital with a complaint of shoulder and neck pain. A passenger in the semi-tractor, John Hurt, 28, Austin, Ind., was airlifted from the crash scene by Samaritan Helicopter. He was flown to Fort Wayne’s Parkview Hospital with fractures in his neck and back. Both occupants were wearing seat belts, which Master Trooper Whitney believed helped reduce the severity

of the injuries suffered in the crash. Neither the use of alcohol nor narcotics is suspected as having contributed to the crash. Rogers was hauling milk for Nimeyer Milk Transport based in Cedar Lake, IN. Some milk did spill onto the road. Anyone who might have information about this crash should contact Master Trooper Ron Whitney by calling 1765-473-6666. Whitney was assisted at the crash scene by Master Trooper Joe Swisher, Fulton County Sheriff ’s Deputy Larry Jolley, Fulton County Sheriff ’s Deputy Jim Hubbard, and the Liberty Township Fire Department.

Dear Editor, Since I believe more or us should speak out, I wish to express my appreciation to the writer of a recent article in The Paper expressing his opinion of Joe Donnelly. However, having read his article in favor of him, I have to ask how well he truly knows Representative Donnelly. Most of the article was critical of Richard Mourdock with few facts to show why voters should choose Donnelly in Nov. Joe Donnelly has been in the House of Representatives for three terms. He travels Indiana pretending to be a moderate, but during his time in congress, he has been in lockstep with almost every move President Obama has made. In fact, it has been said they are “two peas in a pod” by observers. Rep Donnelly’s voting record as published in the Indiana

City Council meeting Oct. 9

By Ashley Flynn The city council accomplished everything on their agenda without opposition during the meeting held Oct. 9. The council finished up old business with the second reading of General Ordinance No. 10, 2012, which requested additional funding for the “Rainy Day Fund.” All members of the board said, “Aye.” They proceeded in addressing four orders of new business. The council quickly mentioned the adoption of the Wabash County School budget of 2013. A motion was made and the adop-

tion was approved. M a y o r Va n l a n d i n g h a m swore in Denis Vigar as a new paramedic for the Wabash County Fire Department. The council moved on to the first reading of General Ordinance No. 11, 2012 to repeal a section of the Wabash City Code and enact a new Fair Housing Ordinance. The previous ordinance had been in place since 1996 and stated that there can be no discrimination because of race, religion, ethnicity or handicap. This new ordinance adds that one cannot discriminate against gender or living partners. City Attorney

Doug Leman explained that it has to do with gender preference and reconstitutes what defines a family. He also explained that an individual selling his or her own house may discriminate against anyone, but businesses may not. Such businesses include realtors, brokers or anyone who has sold or owned three or more properties within 24 months. To be eligible for city and state grants, the ordinance had to be passed. The council also approved an ordinance to establish standards for the placement of fire hydrants. A fireman explained that is was

necessary for them to see hydrants from at least 50 feet away. The standards would prohibit obstructions or require them to be removed to allow for better visibility. Previous structures would be considered on a case-by-case basis. While wrapping up discussions, Mayor Vanlandingham mentioned that trick-ortreating will be from 5 – 8 p.m. on Halloween night, which is a Wednesday.

Voters Guide by Freedom Works of America shows: he is for big government takeovers; he voted for the 2009 Stimulus, TARP, higher taxes and spending, earmarks, bail outs, health care and all its mandates. He has been a leader in keeping us dependent on foreign oil stifling our own energy production. His roll call votes on over 70 bills dated from 2007-2012 have shown he is in favor of the demands on issues and mandates coming from Washington D.C., not from Indiana constituents. We Hoosiers voted Senator Richard Lugar out in May. Why would we want to duplicate his actions in Donnelly’s moving to the Senate? Do we want Donnelly along with others dictating how much money we can make or even worse where and when we can spend it? Or if and what doctors we can see? Or what temp we can have in our house?

I have attended three events in which Richard Mourdock has made his positions on these issues clear. He wants smaller, less intrusive government. He vows to repeal and replace “Obamacare” early on. Further, he supports balance budget, tax reform, no tax hikes, and is against EPA’s job killing regulations. Voters may not agree with all these, but at least I believe Mourdock is being honest. On the other hand, I see

Representative Donnelly flying under false colors. If this is true as he crisscrosses Indiana, what will he carry into the Senate? Why should we trust as the aforementioned writer states that Donnelly will be for us in congress when he has not been up to now? Please vote on Nov. 6. At the same time, please know the facts about the candidates before you do. Martha Mendenhall North Manchester

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Live Life to the Fullest: A Spiritual Growth Conference will bring in six experts in the area of parenting and marriage to this year’s conference. This psycho-educational con-

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keynote speaker, George Barna, one of the country’s bestknown Christian authors and speakers, Dr. Tim Gardner, Dr. Gregory Sowles, Lisa Wanner, Laura Eib, Cheryl Gigler, and

Dan Reed will join him as experts in parenting and marriage. Dr. Tim Gardner is the CEO of Marriage Ministries in Indianapolis and has been a therapist for nearly 20 years. He

has worked with hundreds of marriages and is often a marriage retreat speaker. He will be giving a workshop entitled “Five Keys to an Incredible Marriage.”

Dr. Gregory Sowles is the director of Cornerstone Vision Counseling and Psychological Services. As a neuropsychologist, he will give the workshop entitled, “Oppositional and Defiant Youth: AKA, The Prodigals.” Laura Eib is a licensed Mental Health Counselor and Child and Family Therapist at Howard Regional Health System in Kokomo. From her specialty of working almost exclusively with children, she will give a workshop entitled, “Helping Children Attach After Early Trauma and Neglect.” This session will review how attachment bonds are formed, how brain functioning affects relationships and social development, and the effect early trauma and neglect has upon children. Attendees will better understand the often extreme and confusing behavior of children with an attachment disorder. Parenting capacities, approaches, and tools specific to the needs of children who struggle to attach will be identified. Dan Reed, Associate Faculty at Indiana UniversityPurdue University at Fort Wayne will present, “21st Century Parenting: Moving From A BehaviorBased Approach To A N e e d s - B a s e d Approach.” Parents depend on ineffective methods used hundreds of years ago. With some training, parents can become experts themselves in dealing with the inevitable problems that come up in all parent-child relationships. In this workshop attendees will be introduced to three basic fundamentals of parenting, a child’s four basic needs, the number one rule of parenting, why a system of rewards and punishments doesn’t work, a child’s two profound fears, and why so many children are angry and what to do about it. Lisa Wanner, a Mental Health Counselor and Consultant at Wieland and A s s o c i a t e s Counseling and Consulting in Fort

Wayne will present, “Rescue Your Love Life.” Most marriages need rescued at one time or another. In this workshop you will find practical, irresistible ways to resolve some of those “dumb” things we do to scuttle our most cherished relationship. You will discover how to avoid bringing out the worst in each other, get exactly what you need out of marriage, rebuild trust after great betrayal, reconnect when all seems hopeless. This workshop will blow apart the typical myths about marriage (e.g. my spouse should make me happy; my spouse should read my mind; my spouse should never hurt me) so you can find the joy, passion and connection you had always envisioned. Finally, “Success with Attention Deficit Disorder: Building Life Long Strategies,” will be presented by Cheryl Gigler, a Certified Educator and ADHD Coach and Certified Christian Coach. Live Life to the Fullest has become the largest one-day self-help conference in the Midwest and 700 to 900 people attended the last four years from Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio and Missouri. About 400 of the attendees are from outside Wabash County. Throughout the day at the Honeywell Center, specially discounted books will be available for conferees, as well as over 20 educational resource booths from a number of local and regional organizations and businesses. The presentations at this conference have been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors for 5.0 continuing education hours. Registration begins at 8 a.m. For more information or to register, visit the Counseling Center’s Website at, call 260563-8453 or 877-3501658 or email Live Life to the Fullest is also on Facebook and Twitter.

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Award-winning dancer Jones family shows national champion ram brings tour to Wabash As part of its 201213 series, Wabash Valley Music Association will present Savion Glover and his SoLe Sanctuary Tour at the Honeywell Center on Fri., Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Savion Glover is an award-winning tap dancer and choreographer. His credits include The Tap

Dance Kid and Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk and the choreography of Happy Feet the movie. The SoLe Sanctuary Tour, featuring Glover and Marshall Davis Jr. pays tribute to their tap dancing predecessors as well as their own legacies. In SoLe Sanctuary, Glover’s reverence for the art

of tap is put to the stage literally in the form of a living altar where he can pay his respects to the craft that he has perfected. Tickets may be purchased at the box office Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by calling 260-563-1102 or visiting

Local reuse artists donates a fiddle for the Chili Cook-off

Nationally recognized and local reuse artist, Michael “Hap” Hapner loves his “little river” city and seeks unique ways to support community causes. Hapner wanted to do something special in support of the 10th Anniversary of the Wabash Cannonball Chili for Charity Chili Cook-off scheduled to take place on Oct. 20, at Paradise Spring Historical Park with admission gates opening at noon. “I knew that The Charlie Daniels Band was performing at the Honeywell Center a few weeks prior to the cook-off,” said Hapner. “And I

thought, ‘hey I’m going to paint a fiddle and see if I can get it autographed by Charlie Daniels while he is in town, with the intent of donating it back to the cook-off as a raffle prize.” Wade Weaver, local radio station owner and ten year member of the Chili for Charity Board of Directors, provided Hapner with tickets and meet and greet passes to the Charlie Daniels performance which took place on Oct. 5 in downtown Wabash. “The Chili Committee is grateful for Hap’s generosity,” stated Weaver. “We are really excited to

have such a unique raffle prize.” Daniels, a famed Country and Southern Rock artist, is well known for his uncanny ability to play the fiddle and change bows several times throughout any given song and never miss a beat. “Painting a fiddle was the obvious instrument of choice to represent Charlie’s incredible music abilities,” said Hapner. The autographed fiddle is currently on display at Market Street Grill and is just one of the numerous raffle prizes available during this year’s chili cook-off. Raffle tickets may be pur-

A yearling ram raised by Glen and Chris Jones, Rochester, was selected Champion Ram at the National Polypay Show and Sale held in Sedalia Missouri. The Polypay breed of sheep is known for raising lots of lambs and for excellent mothering ability. The breed was developed by the US Sheep Experiment Station in DuBoise, Idaho and has quickly become the dominant mother breed in commercial sheep flocks throughout the upper Midwest. The Joneses got started by purchasing ewes in 1987. Their flock is enrolled in the National Sheep Improvement Program and they have produced many animals with outstanding estimated breeding values. The

chased at Market Street Grill, M & B Body Shop, the Elks Lodge, the Wabash County Tourism office and The Old Kettle Saloon. “This extraordinary raffle prize is just another great way to recognize the 10th Anniversary of the Chili Cook-off,” said Bob McCallen III, Wabash Cannonball Chili for Charity

NATIONAL CHAMPION POLYPAY RAM bred by Glen and Chris Jones and exhibited by Mike and Olivia Jones at the Midwest Stud Ram Sale in Sedalia Missouri. (photo provided) ram was exhibited by their son Mike and granddaughter

Board President, regarding the handpainted fiddle. “Honoring event cofounders Bill Gerding and Steve Bowman this year is important to the committee. Due to their love for the county, $250,000 dollars from the proceeds of the annual event has been donated back to local charities serving the community.”

Blessing of the Animals Nov. 11

The Congregational Christian Church invites the public to join them as they hold the annual Blessing of the Animals Service on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. The church is located at 310 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester. The outdoor service will be held in the church parking lot located to the west of the building. The service is a remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi, whose feast day is Oct. 4. St. Francis is the Patron Saint of the Animals and had a deep fondness for and respect of all of God’s creatures. Animals are an extension of the family and very much beloved by their owners. By honoring the significance of these special family members, we hope to provide joy and comfort to their owners - and the pets ben-

efit as well. The brief service will be held out of doors and participants are encouraged to bring their pets either on a leash or in a carrier for their pro-

tection. Pastor J. P. Freeman will offer brief comments after which each animal and owner will receive a blessing. “We very much understand and

respect the bond between pets and their owners and seek God’s blessing on both for His glory,” said Freeman, “The service is open to all who would attend.”

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Remember I need the information before Thursday evenings because The Paper comes out on Tuesdays. This is the email address you must use: L A F O N TA I N E FIRE DEPARTMENT/LAFONTAIN E TOWN HALLOWEEN PARTY will be on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at the fire station. There will be hot dogs, cider, chili, ham and beans, cornbread and kettle corn. The food will be served at 5 p.m. until it’s gone. There will be costume judging at 6 p.m. and pumpkin decorating judging

at 5 p.m. The Halloween Party is sponsor by the Fire D e p a r t m e n t , LaFontaine Business Association and LaFontaine Lions. Trunk or treat will be held at the McDonalds Funeral Home parking lot. United Methodist Church is putting on the trunk or treat. Come and enjoy this time. TOWN OF LAFONTAINE Board Meeting was on Monday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. The building for sale on 22 West Branson was not advertised that we were taking bids. Attorney Al Plummer is going to contact the Wabash Plain Dealer and get the information published for the advertisement of bids. The continued problem with people parking on wrong side of street will be addressed with further action. Street paving looking at repairing, Kendall Street SR15 to Rennaker, costs $11,485, Council approves to fix at this time. Hale StreetParker North, costs $3,475, Council approves to fix at this time. Kendall Streetbeside Snyder’s, costs $17,500, and is not going to be fixed at this time. The property owner is concerned that the ditch pip on Main Street and State Road 218 creates too much water to mow. The Town of LaFontaine owns neither the pipe nor the property. It is personal property. The town website is up and running. There is information on the website about the town and bills can be paid online. Utility bills can also be paid by credit card in the office. Residents need to be aware that there have been some cars egged and cars painted with window paint. If you have any vandalism to your car or personal property you are to notify the Town Marshal. Lead and copper testing on water are complete and reports have been submitted with the State of Indiana. Rolling Meadows wants the town to pay for sewer tap at the end of their new sewer

line. Council requested a cost estimate on tap fees. Rolling Meadows wants to close a drainpipe that runs under Wabash Avenue. Council is not in agreement with the closing of the drainpipe. LaFontaine Arms Apartment has water meters located inside each apartment in the closet. When the water needs turned off in these apartments, the town is unable to get in the apartment without consent. After talking to the owner of the apartments about this issue, he suggested putting in a Master meter. This would allow him to put the utility bill on the individuals rent. A Master Meter would cost about $7,500 total. A garage door would be beneficial in front of the new Utility Building. A quote given by Builder’s Mart is $1,400. By selling scrap metal from within the building, the town already has $1,100. Motion was made and approved to buy a garage door. The property at 5 East Parker Street is not owned by the UAW. The weed order is rescinded, due to mistake regarding ownership. The property is owned by town residents but is currently scheduled for sheriff sale. The tree that fell in the park has been cleaned up. Meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m. Next general meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12 in the LaFontaine Town Hall. You may get a complete meeting report at the town hall. HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY: Tucker Worster Oct. 2, Teresa Burnnell Oct. 5, Jan Bachman Oct. 10, Emma Eviston Oct. 11, Mary Guisewhite Oct. 14 HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Frances Lane, Codie Sarll Oct. 19, Nicholas Perlich, John Weaver Oct. 20 Lydia Lengel Oct. 21 Glenne Pogue Oct. 24 HAPPY BELATED A N N I V E R S A RY: James and Sherry Sarll Oct. 2, Ken and Deana Kreihbaum Oct. 15 L A F O N TA I N E POST OFFICE meeting was held on Wednesday, October



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10, 7 p.m. at the L a F o n t a i n e Community Building with 40 people in attendance. 1218 customer surveys were sent to the people of LaFontaine area. There were only 377 surveys returned. Everyone present was told the post office would be going down to four hours, and the people will decide the time the post office will be open. There is a possibility that the area where the boxes are will be open 24 hours after some changes that need to be done. Several questions were asked and several people had some problems with their mail delivery. They were asked to tell them after the meeting so they could get more of details. Most people wanted the post office to remain open at the same hours. They found out this was an option. People who were present, voted for the hours to be open was 8 a.m. – noon Monday – Friday and Saturday 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Everyone present was told that the post office would be going down to four hours starting in 30 days. WORDS OF WISDOM: “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” Bill Cosby. “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” Oscar Wilde I WOULD like for you to send your news and pictures to me by Thursday before the Tuesday, when The Paper comes out to or 2258 E 1050 S LaFontaine, IN, 46940. These can be any club news, family, birthdays, anniversaries, births or parties. I am looking forward to receiving your news items.


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H A P P Y BIRTHDAY to Shelley Long on Oct. 21. LEAF PICKUP: The Town of Lagro has announced that leaves will be picked up on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays this fall. Please pile leaves at the edge of the street for pickup. HALLOWEEN: Trick or Treat hours for the town of Lagro will be 5-7 p.m. on Oct. 31. Also on Oct. 31, the Lagro United Methodist Church will host their annual Trunk or Treat from 6-7:30 p.m. Parents

please note that Trunk or Treat will take the place of Kids Klub for the evening. LAGRO UNITED M E T H O D I S T CHURCH: Pastor Rick Borgman will give the sermon during the 9 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Oct. 21. Bruce and Jayne Tomlinson will be the greeters. Amanda Lyons will lead Jr. Church. Sunday School for all ages will begin at 10 a.m. For Kids Klub on Wednesday, Oct. 17, Monica Sparling will give the lesson. Ron and Lavonne Sparling will provide the meal. D O R A C H R I S T I A N CHURCH: Pastor Mark Wisniewski will give the sermon, “Are We Having Fun Yet?” during the worship service on Sunday, Oct. 21. Greeters will be Terry and Toni. Bill will assist with Communion and Gerald will assist with offering. Randy and Lisa will lead Children’s Church.

C R A F T VENDORS: Lagro Township Tourism, Inc. is looking for vendors with homemade crafts for our Christmas in a Canal Town festival. Our event is Saturday, Dec. 1. Our vendors will be at the Lagro Community Church and the Lagro United Methodist Church. The hours are to be set up and ready to go by 9 a.m. and closing at 3 p.m. Electricity, tables, and chairs are furnished. Half of the charge goes to the host church. The other half goes to Lagro Township Tourism to help fund our community activities. Outdoors spaces are also available. This money goes to Lagro Township Tourism to help with our activities, also. Outside vendors should be set up by 9 a.m. If you make soap, candles, Christmas ornaments, jewelry, wooden items, etc., please call Carolyn Hegel at 260-782-2397


THE LAGRO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT gave a fire safety lesson at Kids Klub at Lagro United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Pictured is Firefighter Bruce Eltzroth explaining the different types trucks and equipment. for more information and registration forms. Registration forms and booth fees are due to Carolyn by Saturday, November 3, 2012. B I R T H D AY, A N N I V E R S A R Y, birth, and engagement announcements

are welcomed. My contact information is listed at the bottom of the column. PICTURES: If you have any pictures, old or new, of happenings around Lagro that could be used in this column please contact me. You can email

them to me as a jpeg file or I will scan your original pictures and return them to you. If sending a picture for me to scan, please include your name and return address. DEADLINE FOR NEWS is each Wednesday by noon.

You can email news and pictures to lagronewscolumn@g, mail news to me at 425 S State Road 524 Lagro, IN 46941, or contact me by phone at 260-7820471 between 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

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Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lions members will have tickets for sale. Dictionaries for the third grade students at Metro North will be ordered. On Dec. 6, the group will visit the Eyeglass Recycling Center in Upland. They will leave at 8:45 a.m. and plan on returning around 4 p.m. The groupâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s next meeting is Oct. 22. ST. PETERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S WOMENâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S GUILD met at the home of Janet Warnock on Oct. 8. Hostesses Janet Warnock and Beverly Schnepp served pumpkin roll, cheese and crackers, hot cider and coffee, candy corn, nuts and mints. The following attendees were given â&#x20AC;&#x153;trick or treatâ&#x20AC;? bags to take home: Helen Dawes, Kitty Baer, Nancy Anderson, Martha Chamberlain, Alma DeVore, Lois Haupert, Doris Mattern, Lillian Maurer, Julie Miller, Esther Wagner, Hilda Wilcox, Nancy Chamberlain, Donna Harman, Linda Newcomb, and guest Rena Warnock. A lesson on happiness and joy was given by Janet Warnock. Happiness depends on â&#x20AC;&#x153;happeningsâ&#x20AC;? and â&#x20AC;&#x153;joyâ&#x20AC;? on Christ. Janet donned a pair of â&#x20AC;&#x153;fun glassesâ&#x20AC;? to give a reading about laughter being the best medicine. Roll call was answered by sharing a favorite fall chore. Oct. 17 was the date set to bake 40 dozen cookies for a jail ministry. Members were reminded to observe â&#x20AC;&#x153;Make a Difference Dayâ&#x20AC;? in some way. On Oct. 23 members will meet at the church at 1 p.m. for a fall outing to the Apple Dumplinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Inn at McClureâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Orchard in Peru. The Guildâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s next meeting will be at the home of Nancy Anderson on Nov. 13 with Nancy Anderson and Esther Wagner as hostesses. The meet(continued on page 11)


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ing will include a baby shower for the L.I.F.E. Center and the Director Cheryl Meyer will present a program. Suggestions for needed items to bring to the shower were distributed. NORTHFIELD PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES are Oct. 17 from 3:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. All teachers will be in the west/wooden gym and available on a first come, first served basis. Each teacher has a 30minute dinner break and will have a sign on the table when they will be gone. There are three different dinner times, so some teachers will always be present. Principal Mike Keaffaber asks “that you limit your time with each teacher to 5 to 10 minutes. If you need more time, please schedule a future appointment with that teacher.” Report cards can be picked up by parents

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BREAKFAST The Congregational Christian Church located at 310 N. Walnut Street is hosting a Saturday morning breakfast from 7 10 the first Saturday of the month until March. Imagine eggs made to order, biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, pancakes, French toast,

during the conference times from the counselors and/or administration in the gymnasium lobby. If report cards are not picked up they will be sent home with the student on the following Monday. SHARP CREEK WILDCAT PRIDE WINNERS drawn on Oct. 5 were Leah Betzner whose name was submitted by Mrs. Ross for being very nice and kind to another student, and Nate Nice whose name was submitted by Mrs. Mast for helping a classmate pick up a mess at the end of the day. Students received a Wildcat Pride drawstring backpack. SHARP CREEK OCT. DATES: Oct. 18 Parent/Teacher conferences and distribution of report cards; Oct. 22 – Grandparents’ Day (visit during lunch/recess time); Oct. 24 - Instrument Petting Zoo. Looking

ahead to Nov. dates: Nov. 7 – Worldfest Concert for fifth and sixth grade students at 1 p.m. at Northfield; Nov. 13 – Steve Seskin will present an AntiBullying Assembly at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 15 – Spell Bowl Competition. URBANA YOKE PARISH: The 9:30 a.m. worship service is in Grace Church on Oct. 21 with the following people serving: Worship Leader – Brian Chamberlain; Liturgist – Carla Krom; Head Usher –Troy Baer; Acolytes – Alia Krom and Emma Hoover. Nursery Attendant – Dawn Mattern; Greeters – Gene and Julie Miller; Organ – Nancy Miller; Piano – Janene Dawes. A “Trunk or Treat” event will be held at the Wabash City Park on Oct. 27 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will be a box for donations of candy in the back of the church. Money

donations for candy can be given to Teresa and Erin Cohee or Tim Hickman. Last year this event had at 1,200 kids attend so any donation would be appreciated. PRAYER CONCERNS: Ryker McKillip is much better! Jim Wilson has started treatments. Please remember Jim and his wife, Karen. Continue to remember Frank Sluss, Eugene Cartwright, Doris Bever, Blanche Norman, Judy Stein, Naomi and L.D. Cunningham, Ardis and Herb Witkoske, and Bob Frieden. BIRTHDAYS: Oct. 18 – Aaron Mast, Riley Hoagland. Oct. 19 – Amber Mast, N a t a l i e W h i t m e r, Donna Harman. Oct. 20 – Ken Dale, Gary Treska II. Oct. 21 – Lisa Curry, Larry Horine, Courtney Chamberlain, Landree Warnock. Oct. 22 – Cathy Gatchel, Bailey Lauer, Michael Tomson, Autumn Custer. Oct. 23 – Doc Baer, Peggy

coffee cake, fruit and more. This is a great way to start your Saturday and your month enjoying a homemade breakfast and fellowship. LEGION POST 286 The Oct. 7 open Sunday event had great attendance. Mr. Dierkes prepared the chicken and noodles, which was phenomenal. This month’s meeting featured a special guest, the 5th

of biscuits and gravy, sausage and your choice of eggs. The breakfast is open to the public so come on in and enjoy breakfast with a Veteran. VETERANS DAY – Veterans Day falls on Sunday Nov. 11 and the Post will have a meal available for Veterans on Monday Nov. 12. BIRTHDAY I get to wish some of my family happy birthday. Sam Pence celebrated his birthday on the 3; Reece Ripplinger celebrated his first birthday on the 6, and Sophie Pence will be celebrating her birthday on the 17. TALK TO ME Does your church group, club or other group

have an event or something of interest the rest of the community would be interested in hearing about? Let me know and I can pass it along. Do you have any questions about what’s happening in this town, if so, ask me and I will do my best to find the answer for you. DEADLINE for new is Wednesday by 5 p.m. for the following week’s edition. If you would like to include yourself or a friend or neighbor in the birthday or anniversary list please let me know at my email address. I also have a Facebook page if you spend your time on there.

District Commander Dick Thomas & M e m b e r s h i p Chairman Paul Layman Jr., as well as our local Veterans. LADIES AUXILIARRY will host a breakfast on Oct. 27 from 7 - 10 a.m. and the menu will consist

All Saints’ Day Recognized November 4

The Congregational Christian Church invites the public to join them as they hold a service of remembrance during regular service times in recognition of All Saints’ Day. Services will be held on Sunday morning, Nov. 4, at 8:30 and 11. The tradition of All Saints’ Day began in the fourth century when the Greek Christians kept a festival on the first

Sunday after Pentecost (in late May or early June) in honor of all martyrs and saints. Other sources say that a commemoration of “All Martyrs” began to be celebrated as early as 270 CE but no specific month or date is recorded. Today, All Saints’ Day is recognized in a variety of faith traditions all around the world. Those who wish will be asked to come

forward during the worship service, light a candle and speak the name or names of loved ones who have joined the saints in heaven. Pastor J. P. Freeman will lead the service and encourages all to participate in this very special day of healing. “Though we have lost their physical presence, we are yet ‘surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses’. Our memo-

ries become a source of healing as we speak the names of those we love,” said Freeman. The services are open to all who would attend. The Congregational Christian Church is located at 310 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester. Contact the church at 260-9822882 or on the web at www.brightlightccc.o rg for more information about the church.

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on the treats, games, hay rides, food, and fun! THE ROANN UNITED Methodist Church will be holding Trunk or Treat on Halloween night. It will be held on the east side of the church in Roann. THE UNITED M E T H O D I S T CHURCH will be holding a Chicken Noodle Dinner on November 3, from 4-7 p.m. at the church fellowship hall. Dinners will also include a salad bar, dessert, and an ice cream sundae bar. Carry-outs are available. Children under age 3 eat free.

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METRO NORTH Elementary News: Polar Pride winners for September were: Dylan Ross, Kaitlynn Lindsay, David White, and Lillianna Smith. All students at Metro North learn to follow the Polar Pride guidelines: Be Prepared, Be Prompt, Be Polite, and Be Peaceful. When students are “caught” following the guidelines, their name is entered in a weekly drawing. Fall break will be October 19-21. Pizza Hut BookIt has begun and will run through the month of March. Parent/Teacher Conferences will be October 15-18. Fall parties will be held on October 31. (from the Metro North newsletter). HAPPY BIRTHDAY this week to: Cassie Haupert, Cindy Hall, Owen Stakeman, Quintenn Vigar, Amanda Foust, Phillip Mark Hendrick, Joe Howard, Jill Van

REMEMBERING ROANN – Roann Merchant’s Independent Basketball Team, circa 1955. Top row: Manager, Delbert Haupert, Don Eilts, Tom Buzzard, Dean Burns, unknown, John Dyson. Second Row: “Jack” Body Hall, Dickie Maish, Larry Harris, Hank Eilts, unknown. If anyone can further identify these players, please contact Christine Burns at 574-382-3032. (photo submitted by Christine Burns) Duyne, Kyle Blackburn, Eric Scholes, Donna Harman, Micah Higgins, Bertie Schuler, Philip C. Draper, Richard Siders, Roger Harber Jr., Vonell Krom, Mildred Ogden, and

C o u r t n e y Chamberlain. (from the Roann C o m m u n i t y Calendar). H A P P Y ANNIVERSARY this week to: Mr. and Mrs. Phil Hendrick, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald

Spencer, and Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Evans. (from the Roann C o m m u n i t y Calendar). ROANN NEWS ITEMS may be sent to my e-mail address at roannhappenings@ya, or you may

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Terflinger from Legion Post #286 encourages veterans to apply for Honor Flight Dear editor, The North M a n c h e s t e r American Legion Post #286 had a good fundraising year! We are proud to announce that we were able to contribute to the North East Indiana Honor Flight, enough money to pay for three veterans on the Oct. 17 flight to Washington, D.C. The Honor Flights are free of charge for World War II Veterans. Each veteran is accompanied by a guardian for their day in the sun. Guardians pay their own way for the

flight, and it is a very rewarding experience. Most veterans select their own guardian; one will be provided if needed. Your spouse cannot be a guardian unless he or she is also a veteran of World War II. I would like to take this opportunity to encourage Korean Veterans to start filling out applications. Once we start taking Korean Veterans the application date is the first criteria for selection. Apply now if you would like to go to Washington and visit

the War Memorials. Please Note: any terminally ill veteran is encouraged to apply! They will go on the next flight regardless of which campaign they served in. Wheel chairs or oxygen, are not problems; accommodations are made for these conditions. Applications are available at the Legion Post in North Manchester, 215 E. Main St., 260-982-8114. I would like to remind everyone that Honor Flight North East Indiana is a not for profit organization that raises money to provide

these free trips for our veterans. You can donate directly to North East Indiana Honor Flight P.O. Box 5 Huntertown, Ind. You may also drop off or send donations to The Post at 215 E Main St., North Manchester, Ind. Please write ”HONOR FLIGHT” on the envelope and they will be included with our ongoing fundraising efforts! The government does not fund these trips. I would like to close with a reminder. If you can read this, say thank you to a

Youth rabbit hunt at Salamonie Lake Oct. 27 Salamonie Lake and the Indiana Beaglers Alliance will host a youth rabbit hunt Oct. 27. The hunt will start at 7 a.m. at the S a l a m o n i e Interpretive Center. Hunters will be in the field until noon. A free lunch will be provided for the youth hunters, adult mentors and dog handlers. A wildlife cleaning instructional session will follow the hunt. The hunt is for youths between 11 and 17 years old. Each youth will have a private mentor to supervise and assist him or her. Parents are also encouraged to accom-

pany the youth, but it’s not mandatory. Youth participants may hunt on either a valid Indiana Youth Hunting License or Apprentice License. All youth participants are encouraged to have attended and passed a Hunter Education Course, which is required for obtaining an Indiana Youth Hunting License, but not required for an Apprentice License. Information on upcoming Hunter Education Courses is available at for/4812.htm. Youth Hunting Licenses will be available at the interpre-

tive center the morning of the hunt. Hunting licenses are also available at IndianaOutdoor.IN.go v Participants must register by Oct. 23 by calling Jack Hyden at 574-551-4067 or Don LeCount at 574-5511461. Youth hunters should bring a hunter-orange hat and vest if possible. Shotguns will be provided for youths who do not have one. Those that need a shotgun should request one when registering. Adults wishing to volunteer as dog handlers or mentors must also register in

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Celebrate Recovery (CR) for adults and Celebration Station (CS) for k-6th grade meet every Thursday night from 7-8:30 p.m. at the North M a n c h e s t e r Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street. CR is a free 12-Step program based on eight biblical principles and provides a

Indiana Wesleyan University will receive $400,000 over the next two years to help pay tuition and fees for 20 graduate nursing students who reside in areas with a shortage of health professionals. The funds come from the Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT) program of the US Health Resources and Services Administration. Students who receive AENT funding will be enrolled in the Primary Care Track Nurse Practitioner (PYC) in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program and agree to work in rural or medically underserved communities or settings upon graduation. Grant County, location of IWU’s residential campus, and certain areas of Marion County, location of IWU’s Greenwood Education Center, are officially designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and provide the PYC program. Nearby Blackford and Howard counties are also HPSAs. “Advanced practice nurses are in short supply in areas all over the United States right now,” said Dr. Barbara Ihrke, School of Nursing Dean. “The AENT program enables IWU to be a servant in some of our most underserved home communities and provide assistance for a few students whose calling will take them where they’re needed most. Nurse practitioners achieve optimal patient/client health outcomes with clinical decision-making, client education and preventive healthcare practices.” IWU will receive $200,000 per year for the next two years through the AENT program. Information on PYC Admissions requirements and AENT funding is available at and 866-498-4968.

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on the third Thursday of the month for a family style carry in dinner at 6PM. All are welcomed to bring a dish to share and learn more about how to deal with life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups. This unique program is built around small group interaction and the fellowship of a caring community. Celebrate Recovery and Celebration Station offers age appropriate teachings based on the New Testament principle that as a community we support each other in our individual healing. Fellowship and accountability, exercised in a trusting and confidential environment, are two impor-

tant components of spiritual growth. Worship, teaching and small group discussions focus on helping each person apply their faith in every facet of life, so they may experience first-hand the blessings of God. Meetings are for adults and children 6th grade and under are held every Thursday evening beginning at 7 p.m. Meetings are held at the North Manchester Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street. For more information please contact the church at or by phone at 260-982-2882.

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ill will towards each other. We value the partnership we have had with the United Fund. “Last year, we launched the water safety initiative through funds from the United Fund. They were a key partner in our summer learning program and other youth initiatives that we did. We are going to have to find resources to fill those voids in 2013, but the long-term health of the organization is going to be determined by eliminated debt. “In 2011, we spent $272,000 in principle mortgage and interest payments. Those are

resources that if we were debt free, we would be able to invest in the care of people and care of this facility responding to the needs of the community,” Kugler said. VanMeter agreed that the decision was the best for the community and the two organizations. “Both organizations have similar missions and both need to be strong in our community, and this agreement just works for the betterment of the community. “When both of our boards looked at what is happening with the Y and what is happen-

ing with the United Fund we see that as an opportunity to expand some of the allotments to other smaller non for profits,” said VanMeter. “In order to be able to impact the community in the most effective ways and meet the United Fund impact initiatives of education, income stability, community support and health, over $100,000 in requests were unable to be funded. The decisions of the YMCA to decline funding for the 2013 year will be an opportunity for the United Fund to expand funding to other non for profits,” a UF press

release said. The organizations see the opportunity as a win-win. “The YMCA is able to pursue the resources that it needs to meet the long-term health of the organization, but it also expands to smaller organization’s ability to impact the people that they serve. The alloca-

tion for us represents about one percent of our budget where are seven or ten years ago it represented 30 or 40 percent, so every dollar is important and every dollar is utilized to create the outcome that we are working towards,” said Kugler. The YMCA would have received approximately $20,000 from

the UF, and now those funds will be dispersed between 25 other non-profits in the community. “The Wabash County United Fund and the Wabash County YMCA are two agencies committed to responding to the needs within our community. This commitment will be accomplished long-

term by improving the strength of each organization,” said the press release. “We need to care for the facility. We need to care for people, and once we’ve eliminated those (debts) we will be able to invest those resources in both of those items,” said Kugler.

Eric William Smitt is born Michelle and Keith Smitt, North Manchester, are the parents of a son born Aug. 27 at 11:25 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Eric William Smitt weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 inches long. He has a brother, Aaron Smitt. His mother is the former Michelle King. Grandparents are Eric and Sylvia Smitt, Melbourne, Fla., and Clay and Annette Prater, Buffalo, Ind.

Drew Floor is born Andrew and Tabitha Floor, Silver Lake, are the parents of a son born Sept. 5, 9:12 a.m. Drew Mathew Floor weighed 9 pounds 2.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. He has one brother Breckon, 2. His mother is the former Tabitha Pratt. Grandparents are Pete and Melinda Pratt, Rochester, Penni Harley, Rochester, and Todd and Dianne Floor, North Manchester. Great grandparents are Phil and Jan Pratt, Rochester, Barb Harley, Argos, and Steve and Kathryn Hartzler, Akron.

Manchester University dedicates its Fort Wayne pharmacy campus Oct. 18

With classes, labs and service opportunities in full swing at M a n c h e s t e r University’s College of Pharmacy, it’s time to dedicate the new north Fort Wayne campus. The $20 million, 82,000-square-foot structure at Dupont and Diebold roads just east of Interstate 69 is designed especially for pharmacy study. “Our new facility is far exceeding our expectations. It is contemporary, functional, comfortable, and gorgeous,” says Whitney Caudill, associate dean for administration and finance who also teaches pharmacy law and ethics courses. The public is invited to the dedication at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18. Indiana Sen. David C. Long and other supporters of the MU College of Pharmacy will speak, followed by a reception and campus tours. “We have ample and significant laboratory space to conduct basic and applied biomedical science research

with the potential to serve as a major hub for pharmacy education in the entire region,” says MU toxicology specialist Sidhartha Ray, who has 28 years of academic experience and national awards in pharmacy research and teaching. The College of Pharmacy also is home to a Drug Information Center dedicated to enhancing and collaborating in patient-centered pharmaceutical care in northeast Indiana. A stunning $35 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. in December 2010 put Manchester on the path to the “built from scratch” north Fort Wayne campus. MU broke ground only a year before faculty and staff moved into their new offices this June. Students arrived in early August for their fouryear journey of study and experiential opportunities in hundreds of area pharmacy and health care sites. Seventy more new Pharm D. candidates will arrive each of the next three

years to fill the campus. “The building has already proven to be an exceptional working and learning environment,” says Caudill. “The building design gives our students classrooms designed specifically for integrated and collaborative learning, study and working together on projects in teams.” The architect was Design Collaborative, working with general contractor Michael Kinder & Sons Inc., both of Fort Wayne. M a n c h e s t e r University’s 11-acre Fort Wayne campus also is quickly becoming an easily accessible hub for workshops, seminars and gatherings for a wide variety of groups in northeast Indiana as well as a learning center for Manchester University. The 150-seat auditorium, with the latest technical ability for communication in today’s world, is “one of the best around,” says Alexis Young, MU director of con(continued on page 19)

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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. Prayer Service at 9a.m.; Worship Service at 10a.m..; Wednesday Evening Discipleship at 6:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study/Elevate Youth Discipleship/KidzZone “LIVE”. BAPTIST Emmanuel Free Will Baptist, 129 Southwood Dr., Wabash; Rev. Scott Real 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: 563-8409. Sunday School 10:00 a.m.; Morning Service 11:00 a.m.; Sunday Evening 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday Evening 6:00 p.m. BRETHREN CHURCH 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. Wabash Church of the Brethren, 645 Bond Street ( off Falls Avenue) 260-563-5291. Kay Gaier, Pastor. Wherever you are on life’s journey, come join us as we continue the work of Jesus - Peacefully, Simply, Together. WINTER HOURS: Worship at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Children’s church available during worship. 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. 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: Mark Wisniewski. 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.

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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:; 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. 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) 9814345. 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. DVS June 6-8 from 6 to 8 nightly. It is kids from age 13 and below. Can call the church for enrollment or any questions 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 - Where Christ is our Passion and People are our Purpose, 4652 S. 100 W., Wabash; phone 260563-8263; Pastor Rick Harrison. 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;; email:; Alex Falder, Lead Pastor; Scott Makin, Director of Counseling; Pat Byers, Worship Pastor; Brandon Eaton, Youth Pastor; Kathy Jaderholm, Children’s Pastor. Dave Phillips, Pastoral Care, Dan Burnham, Discipleship and Outreach Pastor.; First Service 8:00 a.m.; Second Service 10:25 a.m.; Third Service 10:35 a.m.; Sunday School 9:15 a.m.; Youth Group 6:30 p.m. Handicap Accessible. LUTHERAN Living Faith Church, worship service this Sunday at Falls Chapel, 725 Falls Avenue begins at 10:00 am. Please join us for an uplifting worship service filled with contemporary and traditional music, prayer, and a Bible-based message. Bible study classes for all ages begin at 9:00 am with fellowship time after worship. Everyone is welcome to join us for worship, inspiration and fellowship. Our facility is handicap accessible.

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Zion Lutheran Church, (Missouri Synod), 173 Hale Drive, Wabash – (260) 563-1886; Sunday School 9:15a.m.; Morning worship 10:30a.m.; Sunday Service - October 21st, 21th Sunday after Pentecost, Rev. Jeremy Yeadon will conduct the Adult Sunday School Class and Holy Communion Service, Organist is Susan Garrett, Elder is Tom Panning, Communion Assistant is Bing Fowler, Usher is John Moeller, Reader is Seth Yeadon, and Acolyte is Kaelyn Short. Trinity Lutheran Church, (ELCA)1500 S. Wabash St., Wabash, IN 46992, 260.563.6626, We worship our Lord each Sunday at 9 a.m. with a Gospel-based message and Holy Communion. There is a time of fellowship and refreshments immediately following the service. We are handicap accessible and everyone is welcome at Trinity! CONGREGATIONAL CHRISTIAN CHURCHES Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester; Phone: 260-982-2882;; Sunday Praise & Worship Services - 8:30 & 11:00 AM. Sunday School for all ages: 10:00 AM. Celebrate Recovery to help overcome life’s hurts, habits & hangups Thursday - Worship at 7-7:40 PM; Gender-based small groups at 7:45-8:30 PM. Celebration Station for children 12 and under during the same time. Pastors JP Freeman and Sebrena Cline. WESLEYAN CHURCH Washington Street Wesleyan Church, 480 Washington Street, Wabash. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship 10:30 a.m.; Evening service 6:00 p.m.. Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m. Prayer and Praise. Pastor Rev. Pastor Joe & Cindy Ruder. Phone 260274-0119 NON-DENOMINATIONAL Christian Fellowship Church, 1002 State Road 114 East N. Manchester, IN 46962; Service times: Sundays -- Sunday School, 9 AM; Worship and Kids Church, 10 AM; Evening Service, 7 PM; Birthday Dinner the first Sunday night of the month: 6 PM. Wednesday night: Adult Bible Study: 7 PM; Missionettes and Royal Rangers: 7 PM. Youth Group: Sunday Nights at 6 PM. Children's Choir: Wednesdays at 6 PM. Second Sunday of each month, 7 PM, Possibilities Support Group for parents of children with special needs. We specialize in ministering to people with special needs and welcome families of children with autism and developmental delays. Come as you are. We don't follow rules, we follow Jesus. Everyone is welcome no matter what walk of life you are from. Pastors Eddie and Karla Akins 260-578-0190. On the web: Dinner Table Ministries, 31 E. Market St. Wabash, IN. Phone: 260-571-7686 or 260-274-2145. Pastor Roxane Mann;; Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m., Kids Church 12 p.m., wednesday 6 p.m.; Our focus is on a Verse by Verse style, to better know Christ and His word is to be transformed in His light of lasting truth. Feast from His Table of spiritual food.; Celebrating Life in Restoration; Friday 7:15 p.m. Support group of Restoration from addictions, and hang ups and habits. Men/Women. Wednesday noon women only. Encouraging Truth Ministries, Nixon Room in the Honeywell Center; Pastor Jackie Weaver; phone 765833-4793. Sunday School 9:00 a.m.; Sunday Worship 10:00 a.m. Faith Harvest Fellowship Church, meets in the Bowen Center gymnasium at 255 N Miami St. Wabash, IN. Pastor Bruce Hostetler can be reached at 260-5710548 or 260-563-4282. The church office is located at 2609 S. 100 W. Wabash, IN. We focus on knowing Christ and making Christ known through personal and community transformation. Join us on Sunday at 10 a.m. for food and fellowship followed by our worship celebration and Children’s worship at 10:15 a.m. YOU are also invited to our Wednesday evening Going Deeper class from 6:30-8 p.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. St. Paul’s County Line Church, 3995N 1000W, Phone 786-3365. Non-Denominational. Pastor Conrad Thompson. Sunday School at 9:00 a.m. Worship at 10:00 a.m. Youth program 6-8 p.m. on Sunday. Wednesday night Bible Study at 7 p.m. Walk by Faith Community Church, corner of Chippewa & Beamer Sts. in Roann; phone (765) 833-9931; fax (765) 8336561 Sunday School: 9:00 a.m.; Worship: 10:00 a.m.; Children’s Worship: 10:00 a.m.; Pastor - Brad Eckerley; Youth Pastor - Jody Tyner; Pastoral Care Minister - Donna Stiver; Sunday, October 21, 2012; Our worship leader for this Sunday is Duane Holloway. Our greeters for this Sunday will be Mark and Teresa Eiler and Larry and Nancy Meyer. Pastor Brad Eckerley will be sharing the message with us. We invite all to come and worship.; October 21 - Pastor Appreciation Dinner; 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. PRESBYTERIAN Presbyterian Church, 123 W. Hill St., Wabash; phone 260-563-8881; fax 260-563-8882; Minister Rev. Jonathan Cornell; Sunday Morning Schedule, Sunday School: 9:30am, Worship 10:30am; nursery available; handicap accessible sanctuary; email:; website:; There are no perfect people allowed. We invite you to come experience a relationship with the living God through: relationships, worship, and service. 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. Worship 8:00am & 10:00am. with kids message and wee-worship at 10am service, MultiMedia Worship W/Praise Team; Sunday School 9:00 a.m. First United Methodist Church, 110 N. Cass St. Wabash, IN; Senior Pastor Rev. Kurt Freeman, Minister of Family Life and Outreach Rev. Heather Olson-Bunnell; Sunday Schedule 8:00 & 10:00 a.m. Worship Service, 9:00 a.m. Teen & Adult Sunday School; Children’s Breakfast Club & Activities, 10:15 a.m. Sunday School for Pre-School thru 5th Grade following Children’s Message (except for 1st Sunday each month.), Kids First Child Care, Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Missie Edwards, Director LaFontaine United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 57 (Kendall & Main St.), LaFontaine; Phone: 765.981.4021; Email: Pastor Brad Garrett. Sunday School Adult & Teens: 9:00 a.m.; Children’s Breakfast Club & Activities: 9:00 a.m.; Worship & Children’s Sunday School: 10:00 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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Autism Support Group hosts special meeting Oct. 23 By Ashley Flynn The Autism Support Group of Wa b a s h / M i a m i County will hold a special meeting this month on Oct. 23, 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Wabash Middle School Auditorium. The meeting will feature two guest

speakers. Jaimie Knee, a behavioral therapist with BACA will lead a Q&A session providing behavioral change techniques. Travis Breeding, an author and national speaker, is a motivational adult on the spectrum. Both speakers

are Indiana natives. This event is sponsored by the Autism Society of Indiana, and all of Wabash County is welcome to attend. The Autism Support Group meets once a month at the Urbana Lion’s Club. At the meet-

ings they share stories and information and offer support to one another. The meetings are for anyone who is affected by autism including parents, relatives and teachers. Nicole Hicks, an Autism Society of Indiana ally for

seven Indiana counties, and another local ally formed the group. Hicks said she wanted to connect with other parents struggling with children with autism. Allies provide resources for parents and offer support. They also work with

schools, and they are all parents of children with autism. The support group is offering this special meeting this month to reach out to other people affected by autism. They recognize the need for support in Wabash County and

want to get the word about the group to those in need. Anyone who might be interested is encouraged to attend. For questions or more information contact Nicole Hicks at 1-800-609- 8449 or Nicole@inautism.or g.

Daughters of the American Revolution hold September meeting

The monthly meeting of the Frances Slocum Chapter of the Daughters of the A m e r i c a n Revolution (DAR) was held on Tuesday, September 11th in the Blocher Room at the North Manchester Public Library. Joyce Joy read the President General’s Message from Merry Ann T. Wright. The July/August 2012 issue of the DAR American Spirit Magazine focused on celebrating the 225th anniversary of the Constitution and getting young people engaged in history and civics. President General Wright said that survey after survey shows that many of our country’s students lack basic knowledge about how their government works, not to mention awareness of fundamental constitutional tenets designed to protect their individual rights and liberties. As Sandra Day O’Connor said in an April 13, 2012, article in the Washington Post: “The only reason we have public school education in America is because in the early days of

the country, our leaders thought we had to teach our young generation about citizenship…that obligation never ends. If we don’t take every generation of young people and make sure they understand that they are an essential part of government, we won’t survive.” The challenge is great, but the NSDAR and many other organizations and individuals are working diligently to teach young people about their democratic heritage, the underlying values and principles of the Constitution, and their responsibilities as citizens. Regent Jean Wright informed members that Constitution Week will be celebrated beginning September 16th and will run through September 23rd. This month the President General, Executive Officers and a small group of officers from the 13 original Colonies will journey to Philadelphia, where it all happened, to commemorate the anniversary. The group will visit Independence Hall,

historic Christ Church, the graves of five signers of the Constitution and the new National Constitution Center (NCC), among other sites. The NCC will host as many as 4,000 students on September 17, and DAR is Preparing Constitution Week Kits for their classes. Regent Wright thanked the North Manchester Public Library for allowing the DAR to display items relating to Constitution Week in the corridor of the library. Chapter members were saddened to hear of the death of Leah Dale. Mrs. Dale passed away on August 26th. She had been a member of DAR since 1991 and will be missed by each member. Regent Wright gave the program with the subject being The Constitution. The original constitution was written in 1787 on 4 sheets of parchment paper. It was kept in various cities until 1952, when it was placed in the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. In 2003, a major renovation of the National

Archives was completed. The entire Constitution is now on display. The Constitution was signed by 39 men. The oldest was Ben Franklin who was 81 years old and hailed from Pennsylvania. The youngest was Jonathan Dayton of New Jersey who was only 26 years old. The Clerk was paid $30.00 for the job. The United States Constitution has about 4,500 words. It is the oldest and the shortest written Constitution of any government in the world today. The DAR will cele-

brate its 100th anniversary by hosting an open house from 1-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 15th at the Woman’s Club House, 700 W. Hill St, Wabash. Any woman over 18 years of age who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the A m e r i c a n Revolution, is eligible for membership in the DAR. Volunteers will provide guidance and assistance with the first steps into the world of genealogy. The next regular meeting was held on Tuesday, Oct. 9th, 6:30 p.m. at the

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systems to labor unions and financial services, are booking the facilities, Young says. Just off the spacious, three-story lobby is an art gallery. In addition, this month, MU received a 12-panel original artwork of Jeffrey Crane, created especially for the Fort Wayne campus and made possible by a generous donor. His use of photography

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October 17, 2012

Farmers should consider the shortand long-term effects of fall tillage on their fields and not just the effects of the drought on this year’s crop, a Purdue Extension agronomist says. Tillage loosens and rearranges soil aggregates with the intent of establishing a better foundation for crop seed placement and root growth, but the drought itself has already accomplished deep cracking and loosening of some soils. The drought also reduced the post-harvest crop residue that is often used as an additional justification for tillage. “Tillage decisions should never be based on one year’s crop yield,” Tony Vyn said. A farmer’s natural reaction to a drought year is disappointment, and that may lead to what Vyn called “revenge tillage.” “I don’t want farmers to overestimate the need for fall tillage just because of the

2012 drought and poor crops,” he said. “It’s important to adopt a tillage system that leaves topsoil uniformly in place to build up a whole field’s resiliency in root-zone water retention over time.” He urged farmers to exercise caution and always be aware of the soil loss risk, saying they should examine soil conditions and crop yields over a number of years when considering tillage. “The early harvest may promote fall tillage, and the disappointment factor may further motivate farmers to till ground,” Vyn said. “But often we don’t know how an individual year’s yields would have changed with more or less tillage. “It’s been consistent that there are very few yield-related reasons for doing fall tillage on well-drained soils in a corn-soybean rotation. There’s more justification when a field is on a corn-corn rota-

tion or it has poorly drained soils. “ In addition to considering tillage in fields on a corn-corn rotation, Vyn recommended that farmers consider limited fall tillage for fields with a history of compaction, high clay content, lack of systematic drainage or fields with very slow-drying soils. He also advised farmers to consider the risks of fall tillage on their fields, especially in sloped areas. They should consider the amount of topsoil that could be lost, and the future yield loss in those eroded areas, if they bury residue that could be left to provide

protection from runoff. “Tillage has a permanent effect that can forever change soil water-holding capability on slopes,” Vyn said. Normally, the protective residue cover and greatly reduced soil disturbance associated with no-till mean less evaporation loss and higher soil water availability to roots. But this year, no-till fields did not provide as much protection against the drought as expected. The early-season onset of high temperatures and lack of rain limited both root growth and shoot growth in 2012. Corn

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The Upper Wabash Interpretive Staff will host a Reservoir History Gathering Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Salamonie Interpretive Center, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews. The public is invited to share stories, pictures, and mementos from prior to the construction of the reservoirs. Sharing time will be held form 10 a.m. to noon. A lunch will be served from noon to 1 p.m. followed by additional sharing time. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 260468-2127 or emailing

October 17, 2012


Gala to again feature Wabash County Has Talent

MEMBERS OF THE WABASH CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT including Dennis Vigar, Carl Hall, Keith Walters and Jared Tackett will be one of the performers at the 18th annual Wabash County Hospital Foundation Gala. (photo provided)

The Wabash County Hospital Foundation will feature its second Wabash County has Talent competition at the 18th annual Gala fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Honeywell Center. Performers include the Wabash Fire Department, the Wabash City Police Department and Peabody Entertainers’ Carolettes. An additional performance is being kept secret until the night of the gala. Performing for the Wabash City Fire Department are Carl Hall, Jared Tackett, Dennis Vigar and Keith Walters. The Wabash City Police Department’s performers are Bob Pilgrim, Matt Bruss and Jeff Whitmer. Duke Energy is their sponsor. The Peabody Entertainers’ Carolettes are Carol Davis, Christine Beery, Rosemary Bolinger, Lois Dickenson, Carolyn Fedewa, Kathryn Huntington, Bea Knarr, Nancy Nisbet and Miriam Rusher. The Peabody R e t i r e m e n t Community is sponsoring these performers. In addition to the talent competition, the gala includes live and silent auctions, a champagne diamond raffle, dancing and a duet entrée dinner prepared by Honeywell Center’s Chef Harry. Seating this year is limited. Reservations

may be made by calling the Foundation office at 569-2435 or 2254. Cash raffle drawings also take place at the gala. Winnings this year are $5,000, $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000 with the additional Early Bird drawing for $2,000. Tickets are currently on sale. You

need not be present at the gala to win. Gala proceeds and gifts will be used to purchase a new cardiac monitoring system for in monitoring patients with heart and lung problems. Cake sponsorships for dessert and table centerpieces at the gala are available. The sponsorships may be made in memory or honor of a loved one who has fought heart or lung disease. Each cake sponsor will have a card printed with his or her own words of dedication that is also placed on the table and then sent to them after the gala. “The gala is a fun event for hospital supporters to raise the funds needed to help

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By Eric Christiansen In the third and final week of the Wabash County round robin portion of the TRC schedule, the Manchester Squires did the things they needed to do to go 3-0 against the other county schools, Southwood, Wabash and Northfield. Friday night, the Squires used a running attack and a bend but not break defense to pull out a 24-14 win over Northfield. The win gives the Squires a three game winning streak heading into sectional play this weekend and a 4-5 regular season record, going 4-3 in conference play. Northfield dropped to 3-6 overall and 2-5 in the TRC.

Going in to the game, the Squires were aware of Northfield’s Andy Roser and the potential problem he could be. “We knew Roser was going to be a load, and we’d have to stop him,” Manchester coach Brandon Baker said. “We didn’t stop him, but we contained him pretty well.” Roser carried the ball 16 times for 152 yards and one touchdown on the night. It was Roser who gave the Norse the early 7-0 lead when he broke loose for a 60yard run just 1:06 into the game. The Squires bounced back a few minutes later, driving the ball from their own 32 to the Norse seven-yard line, but had to settle

for a field goal from Thad Miller from 24 yards out with 6:27 left in the first quarter. “Thad’s field goal was important in the fact that we needed to put points on the board,” Baker said. Early in the second quarter, the Norse had a fourth and six deep in Manchester territory and went for it in the air. But Austin Curless’s pass from picked off by Cody Harlan in the end zone, who returned it to the 42 yard line. Three plays later, Jacob Casper gave the Squires a 9-7 lead with a 21-yard touchdown run with 9:35 left in the half. But Northfield answered right back. A nine-play drive

Augustus, Halderman earn regional titles

NORTHFIELD’S JENNA HALDERMAN won the Culver Academies Regionals Saturday with a time of 18 minutes and 43 seconds, earning a semistate berth. (photo by Gary Andrews)

Northfield yet again asserted its prominence in the world of cross country. A pair of Norse came home Saturday evening with a regional medal around their necks, leading both the Northfield boys and cross country teams to a semistate berth. Norse senior Caleb Augustus won the Marion regional individual title in 16 minutes and one second. He helped his team to a third-place finish with 82 team points. Huntington North won with 73 points and South Adams took second with 76. Meanwhile, Jenna Halderman won a person-best time of 18:43 to lead all Culver Academy Regional runners. The Norse placed fourth as a team.

ended on a 12 yard touchdown run from Curless with 6:56 left in the half gave the Norse a 14-9 lead going into the locker room. The score remained 14-0 going into the fourth quarter, but in the final 12 minutes, Manchester took over. Early in the fourth, the Squires faced a 4th and 17 from the 35 yard line and decided to go for it. MHS quarterback Jim Sainsbury connected for Dan Griese for the conversion at the nine yard line. Two plays later, Sainsbury went back to Griese, hitting him for the go-ahead score on a nine-yard touchdown with 9:34 left in the game. The two-point conversion on a run from Gunner Ream gave the Squires a 17-14 lead. “We needed a receiver to step up and make a play, and Dan made two,” Baker said. “He did what he was coached to do. He got the ball at the highest point, and Jim did a good job of putting it where only he could catch it. We needed the passing game to get going.” Northfield looked to regain the lead with 4:30 left and the ball on its own 39, but Harlan picked off Curless again and took it to the 20 yard line, stopping the drive, and setting up the Squires for their final score. With 1:55 left, Sainsbury plunged in from the one-yard line to give the Squires a 24Karla Singer was next for the Norse girls with a 22nd-place finish in 20:25. Brittany Sloan took 29th in 21:09, Caitlin Eltzroth took 47th in 21:31, Paige Cole came in 50th in 21:50, and Sydney Eltzroth ran the course in 22:31 and came in 59th. Devin Tracy was the next Norse to

MANCHESTER RUNNING BACK JACOB CASPER breaks through the Norse offensive line during the Squires’ 24-14 win at Northfield. The victory improved the Squires’ record to 4-5 and 3-0 in Wabash County. (photo by Gary Andrews) 14 lead, and eventually the win. “It was a very physical game, and we knew they wanted to run the ball,” Baker said. “We were able to get a couple of big plays in our passing game, which was much needed. “Our offensive line did a good job of picking up the adjustments we made at halftime,” he continued. “We were trying to survive and keep it close until half, so we could draw some things up. We got some different schemes in blocking done, and our guys did a good job of executing.” Baker was also pleased with his team’s defensive performance. “Our defense seemed to bend a lot, but didn’t break,” he said. “We knew Roser was the key to their offense, so we did a pretty good job on him by eliminating

big plays. He had the one big touchdown run early in the game, but that was it. We did a good job in the second half.” The win also gave the Squires the unofficial county championship, which was something that motivated his team. “We talked about winning it so it didn’t have to go to a point system to figure out who would win it,” Baker said. “Our guys were very excited to get the first piece of hardware in the county.” Along with Roser’s 152 yards, Curless ran for 56 yards on 12 carries. He was also 3-12 passing for 47 yards and three interceptions. Alec Wells led the Norse defense with nine tackles, while Jared Kirtlan had five. Casper led the

Squires with 177 yards rushing on 26 carries and a touchdown, while Evan Olinger had 46 yards on one carry, and Evan Milam had 16 yards on six carries. Sainsbury was 3-8 in the air for 50 yards and one touchdown, while Griese had two catches and a touchdown, and Harlan, Brodi Carter and Nick Eubank all had one each. Thad Miller led Manchester’s defense with 12 tackles, while Sainsbury had eight, and Casper had seven. Manchester will travel to North Judson (3-6) in the Class 2A Sectional 26 this Friday at 7:30 EDT (6:30 CDT), while the Norse will be at Central Noble (0-9) in the Class 1A Sectional 35 at 7:00 p.m.”

cross the finish line after Augustus. Tracy finished eighth in 16:48, Joe Burcroff took 18th in 17:14, Seth Frye came in 19th in 17:19, Austin Andrews placed 42nd in 17:56, Austin Eads took 45th in 18:01, and Austin Frye took 55th in 18:27. The Wabash boys cross country team

also competed at the Marion meet. Sam Hall advanced to semistate after placing 14th in 17:04. The team took 10th. Southwood’s Haley Heath ran as an individual in Marion. She took 19th in 20:19, four places from advancing to semistate for the second-straight season as a sophomore.

Manchester’s Mathew Fahs-Brown came in seventh to earn an individual spot at semistate. He ran the course in 16:49. The Norse and Hall will advance to the New Haven Semistate Saturday, while FahsBrown runs at the New Prairie Semistate.

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Southwood: 41 Wabash: 15

by J.D. Sparks Southwood sophomore quarterback Robbie Cole threw for 367 yards in an aerial display against Wabash Friday. The Knights totaled 561 total yards of offense in a 41-15 rout over the Apaches at Southwood. “Robbie Cole keeps getting better and better,” said Southwood Head Coach Dave Snyder. “He’s moving really well in the pocket. He’s had his ups and his downs, but he’s been real good lately.” Cole completed six passes of at least 28 yards, including two of at least 40 yards and one 88-yard touchdown catch and run to Kyle Weaver in the fourth quarter that made the score 41-8. Weaver had three catches for 115 yards. “Kyle just outran the defenders on that one-there was just a group of players there in the middle of the field and then Kyle just came out and beat everybody to the end zone,” Snyder said. Cole connected with Danny Goff six times for 153 yards. In the first half alone, Goff had three catches for 107 yards. “Danny played real well and had some great catches,” Snyder continued. “He had one diving catch on the far side of the field, almost going out of bounds, and then had another one that helped set up the first Nathan (Hollars) touchdown.” Sophomore running back Nathan Hollars rushed the ball 20 times for 147 yards and found the end zone four times. He scored twice in the first quarter, helping the Knights to a 14-8 lead. Hollars scored his third touchdown with 11:12 left in the

second quarter. Goff ’s 47-yard reception from Cole helped set up Hollars’s 15-yard scoring run. Later in the second, Hollars took off for 45 yards, setting up a Jordan Boyer seven-yard touchdown reception from Cole. Hollars’s fourth touchdown run put the Knights up 34-8 with 6:48 left in the third. After an Apache fumble put the Knights on Wabash’s 26-yard line, Hollars was given the ball twice. The first run went for five yards and then he plowed his way through the defensive line for 21 yards and a score on the second. “There have been games where Hollars has ran more than 30 times,” Snyder said. “He seems to get stronger and stronger as the season goes on. He’s running real hard and looked good Friday.” Zach Hobson put a cap on the Knights’ scoring in the fourth with a 32-yard field goal. Hobson was 5for-6 in extra-point tries, too. On defense, Ryan Barton collected a pair of interceptions and 17 tackles. Garrett Porter added 12 tackles. “We defended the pass well,” Snyder continued.

“Barton had two interceptions and a couple of passes batted down. (Wabash’s) last touchdown in the fourth quarter, Hipskind made a great throw. It was defended nicely by us, but sometimes you can’t do anything. That throw was perfect.” Hipskind had a touchdown pass to Justin Holley in the fourth quarter. Holley also hauled in a touchdown pass from Kodi Clemons in the first quarter to help the Apaches take their only lead, 8-7, with 2:53 on the clock. Tyler Brewer ran for approximately 200 yards, but no official stats were released by The Paper’s press time. Southwood (2-7) returns to action at home Friday for the first round of Sectional 35 action against Fremont (45) at 7 p.m. Snyder said getting a pair of wins was big for the Knights. “The guys are having fun and the defense, they’re locked in and letting the coaches know who to key in on,” he said. “It was huge to get those wins.” Wabash (0-9) takes on Rochester (6-3) at Alumni Field.

SOUTHWOOD SOPHOMORE TRISTYN HOWELL DEFENDS Caleb Hipskind’s pass near the goal line during the Knights’ 44-15 victory over Wabash Friday. (photo by Ashley Flynn)

MU wins over Earlham Manchester University: 45 Earlham: 9 NORTH MANC H E S T E R — M a n c h e s t e r University gave a crowd of better than 2200 at Carl Burt Field a Homecoming 2012 treat Saturday, Oct. 13. The Spartans, improving to 3-4 overall and 3-2 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, took advantage of a stout rushing attack

and more impressive defense to subdue Earlham 45-9. MU picked up 291 yards on the ground, while the defensive unit limited the Quakers to 52 yards rushing and 221 yards total. Coach Shannon Griffith’s squad bolted out to a 31-0 halftime lead after junior quarterback Nick Williams (Fort Wayne, Ind.) rushed in two scores and threw for another. The Black and Gold was aided by an interception, stop-

ping Earlham on downs twice and two 70-plus-yard marches. The visitors, dipping to 0-6 and 0-4, did manage a pair of second half scores to avoid a shutout. Manchester also reached the end zone twice in the third period when freshman running back Tyler Truax (Kendallville, Ind.) dove in from four yards out and senior fullback/tight end Dante Dinkins (East Chicago, Ind.) went

in from a yard out. Williams’ 19 carries for 134 yards on the ground and nineof-13 passing for 120 yards topped the offense. Truax added 51 yards on the ground on nine carries, while sophomore running back Austin Adams (Dowagiac, Mich.) also scored as touchdown. Senior wide receiver Kurt Monix led the receiving corps with four catches for 74 yards and a touchdown.

Senior defensive end Aron Miller (LaGrange, Ind.) highlighted the defensive efforts with two sacks among his three tackles for losses. Senior defensive back Jake Butler (South Bend, Ind.) tallied five and a half tackles. MU puts its threegame win streak on the line with an HCAC road trip to Mt. St. Joseph Saturday, Oct. 20. Kickoff is 1:30 p.m. at Schueler Field on

MSJ’s campus. The Spartans’ three-game win streak is the program’s longest since the 2009 squad reeled off four straight. Monix moved to 111 career receptions with his four catches. He is nine shy of Jared Yoder’s 120 for sixth place. The 45 points for the Black and Gold are the most in a game since the 2007 team posted 54 against Hiram.


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Betty Clark, 82 Member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Dec. 27, 1929 – Oct. 11, 2012

Betty J. Clark, 82, North Manchester, died at 6:30 a.m. Oct. 11, 2012 in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester. She was born Dec. 27, 1929 in Wabash County to Wade H. & Ethel B. (Binkerd) Guthrie. She graduated from Central High School, North Manchester in 1947 and attended Manchester College. On June 16, 1950 she married Dr. Norman L. Clark. He died Jan. 16, 2008. Betty and Norman were married for 57 years and 7 months. She was a homemaker and a Girl Scout leader and trainer for many years in Vincennes. She and her husband were a host family for two students from Hong Kong while they attended Vincennes University. She was a former member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in Vincennes. She is survived by one brother, Richard (Sharon) Guthrie, Goshen, Ind., and several nieces and nephews. Three brothers and two sisters are deceased. Services will be Oct. 20, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Peabody Chapel, 400 W. 7th Street, North Manchester. Family and friends may call one half hour prior to services. Pastor J. P. Freeman will officiate. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester. Arrangements entrusted to McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 W, North Manchester. For those who wish to honor the memory of Betty J. Clark, memorial contributions may be made to Peabody Caring Circle, 400 W. Seventh Street, North Manchester. To send a private condolence to the Clark family, use the condolence link on the McKee Mortuary homepage.



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7:45 p.m., a vehicle driven by Cory Brainard, 30, North Manchester, struck a deer. Oct. 13 At approximately 12:05 a.m., a vehicle driven by Randy Miller, Wabash, struck a deer. Bookings Oct. 5 Brandi Steiner, 33, 326 E. Sherman St.,

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Wabash, escaped from doc. work release program. Michael Lorh, 29, Greencastle, felony revocation of probation. Elliot Aiken, 27, 1180 Columbus St., Wabash, felony domestic battery, strangulation. Oct. 6 Edgar Diaz, 22, 201 N. Market St., North Manchester, misde-

MaryLou Green, 90 Member of Christ United Methodist July 21, 1922 – Oct. 11, 2012 MaryLou Green, 90, formerly of Wabash, died at 11:25 a.m. Oct. 11, 2012 at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester. She was born July 21, 1922 in Danville, Ill. to Daniel and Leona (Barrow) Thrasher. MaryLou was the salutatorian of her graduating class at Parker High School in Chicago, and she graduated from Woodrow Wilson Junior College. She married Elmer F. Green in Chicago on Feb. 26, 1944; he died Nov. 22, 2003. She was Steve Downs’ secretary at Plummer, Tiede, Magley, Metz, and Downs Attorneys at Law in Wabash, retiring in 1986. MaryLou was a member of First United Methodist Church for over 40 years, and the Margaret Wilson Circle of the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Round Table Book Club and the Quilt Club. She loved sewing, quilting, cooking, entertaining, and especially loved her grandchildren. MaryLou’s family left to treasure her memory are; her son, Dennis (Debbie) Green, and their sons, Michael and Stephen Green, all of California, her daughter, Barbara (Rick) Gossett, and their children, Christian (Jamie) Gossett, Emily (Aaron) Aungst, and Marcel Gossett, all of Michigan, her second son, Charles (Lynne) Green, Indianapolis, and their daughter, Jennifer (Don) Hilton, Fishers, and her youngest daughter, who has taken such good care of her through the years, Lauri (Dean) Gunderman, and their children, Dylan and Nicole, all of Wabash, and two greatgrandchildren, Kovyn and Brinley Gossett, both of Michigan. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Leland and Bruce Thrasher, and sister Margaret Ovall. Funeral services were held at GrandstaffHentgen Funeral Service Oct. 13, with Reverend Sue Babovec officiating. Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Preferred memorial is First United Methodist Church. The memorial guest book for MaryLou may be signed at

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meanor operating while never licensed. Trevor Dickey, 23, 1212 Baldwin St., Midland, Ind., felony possession of marijuana, possession of controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, maintaining common nuisance. Cory Antinick, 23, 2809 E. Miller Road, Midland, felony possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, possession of controlled substance, visiting a common nuisance. Oct. 7 Kyle Williamson, 20, 271 W. Main St., felony conspiracy to manufacture meth. Tanesha Sloan, 20, 271 W. Main St., Wabash, assisting with manufacturing meth, maintaining a common nuisance. Steven Michael Learned, 20, 1402 Adams St., Wabash, misdemeanor minor consumption. Dustin Weaver, 19, 271 W. Main St., Wabash, felony con-

spiring to manufacture meth. Oct. 8 Jack Southwick, 23, revocation of probation. Johnny Ogan, 59, 148 W. Harrison Ave., Wabash, operating while intoxicated. Keith Wright Jr., 32, 10619 N. 275 W., North Manchester, felony theft, trespassing, criminal mischief. Oct. 9 Krista McGuire, 40, 507 N. Wayne St., North Manchester, manufacturing methamphetamine. Joseph Blair, 31, 25 E. Sinclair St., Wabash, manufacturing meth. Kenny Stiddom, 44, 10292 N. 650 W., Roann, misdemeanor failure to appear, illegal taking a wild animal. Amelia Tisoto, 24, 1601 SR 114 W., North Manchester, resisting law enforcement, disorderly conduct. Oct. 10 Kevin Bodkins, 25, 46 Tipton St., Lagro, felony manufacturing

methamphetamine. Jerry Lamb, 45, 460 Tipton St., Lagro, possession of paraphernalia, maintaining a common nuisance, purchasing Sudafed with intent to manufacture. Kevin Burcham, 25, 1205 Fairfield, Fort Wayne, felony failure to appear, theft. Oct. 11 Stacy Shearer, 31, 1041 Sivey Court, Wabash, felony forgery theft. Natalie Eisaman, 32, Rockville, Ind. Kevin Burcham, 25, 1205 Fairfield, Fort Wayne, felony failure to appear, theft. John Watson, 44, 292 W. Sinclair St., Wabash, parole violation. April Medlen, 39, 743 Chestnut St., misdemeanor writ failure to appear. Robin Stanton, 41, 6561 W State Road 16, Roann, misdemeanor possession of a synthetic drug. Oct. 12 Roger Coleman, 39, 981 Mill St., Wabash,

Evan Kinsley, 100 Member of the Church of the Brethren Aug. 27, 1912 – Oct. 11, 2012

C. Evan Kinsley, 100, North Manchester, died at 9:15 a.m. Oct. 11, 2012 in Timbercrest Healthcare Center. He was born Aug. 27, 1912 in Hartville, Ohio to Aaron and Lottie (Carper) Kinsley. He graduated from Manchester College in 1934, received his Master’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1941 and did advanced studies at Northern Illinois University. Evan was a teacher and principal for 21 years at Mt. Morris (IL) High School. From 1965-67 he and his wife, Lucile, served the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria as educational missionaries. From 1967-1974 he was principal of Franklin Center High School, Franklin Grove, Ill. and from 1974-1977 he was Director of Placement and Career Development at Manchester College, retiring in 1977. He served as a trustee of Manchester College from 1956-1965. He was a 50 plus year member of the Kiwanis Club, member of the North Manchester Shepherds Center, Wabash County Retired Teachers Association and a life member of the National Education Association. On June 25, 1935 he married Lucile I. Buck. She died December 29, 2010. He is survived by three sons, Dale (Cheryll) Kinsley, Lummi Island, Wash., Kenneth (Karen) Kinsley, Monticello, Minn. and Gerald (Cindy) Kinsley, Loves Park, Ill.; one daughter, Joyce Mann, Chico, Calif.; one brother, Gene Kinsley, Daytona Beach, Fla.; one half brother, Keith Pontius, Fairfield Glade, Tenn.; eight grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Two brothers and two sisters are deceased. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Burial will be at a later date at Chapel Hill Cemetery, Dixon, Ill. Arrangements entrusted to McKee Mortuary. For those who wish to honor the memory of Evan Kinsley, memorial contributions may be made to the Evan and Lucile Kinsley Scholarship Fund at Manchester College, 604 E. College Ave., North Manchester, or Timbercrest Senior Living Community, PO Box 501, North Manchester. To send a private condolence to the Kinsley family, use the condolence link on the McKee Mortuary homepage.

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retaking an offender. Bruce Wolfe, 62, 262 S. Fisher St., Wabash, misdemeanor invasion of privacy. Michael Crum, 30, 12638 S. 200 W., Silver Lake, criminal trespass, residential entry, failure to appear, failure to pay child support. Branden Beeks, 26, 349 W. Hill St., Wabash, revocation of electronic home detention. Sheriff ’s Department Statistics September 86 Traffic Citations; 180 Traffic Warnings; 5 DUI arrests; 2 other alcohol related arrests; 38 individuals arrested; 12 felony counts; 39 misdemeanor counts; 51 criminal cases worked; 34 crashes worked; 41 transports; 422 civil papers served; 28 warrants served; 17 public appearances; 922 total calls for service. Wabash City Police Department

Accidents Oct. 9 At approximately 3:53 p.m., a vehicle driven by Bradley Davis, 49, Wabash, turned out of Denney’s Motor Sales parking lot into a vehicle driven by Teruko Zintsmaster, 79, Wabash. At approximately 6:21 p.m. a vehicle driven by Sandra Taylor, 61, Wabash backed into a parked car. At approximately 8:54 p.m., an officer watched a bus driven by Jerald ughes, 66, Akron, pull out of a parking spot and knock the mirror off a parked car next to the bus. Hughes was unaware of the incident until the officer pulled him over. Citations Oct. 8 Jack Southwick, 23, 76 N. Fisher St., Wabash, possession of a controlled substance, possession of needle, revocation of probation, burglary. Johnny Ogan, 59, 148 Harrison Ave.,

Helen Rumpf, 92 Member of Christ United Methodist Church Dec. 29, 1919 – Oct. 11, 2012

Helen Louise Rumpf, 92, Wabash, died at 8:28 p.m. Oct. 11, 2012 at Bickford Cottage in Wabash. She was born Dec. 29, 1919 in Wabash, to William C. and Naomi A. (Tyner) Rector. Helen was a 1937 graduate of Wabash High School. She married Charles William “Bill” Rumpf in Wabash, on June 29, 1941; he died Aug. 20, 2004. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, where she served as the administrative secretary for 20 years, retiring in 1984. Helen was a member of the Lydia Circle of the church. She was a former board member of the American Red Cross, delivered meals and served on the board of Meals on Wheels, a member of the Business & Professional Women’s Association, and volunteered at Wabash County Hospital. She is survived by two children, Jim (Mary) Rumpf of Greenwood, Ind., and Susan (Todd) Daywalt, Wabash; seven grandchildren, Jennifer (John) McCoy, Greenwood, Sarah (Chris) Grindle, Avon, Ind., LeAnn (Mark) Kerkhoff, Parker City, Ind., Brian Daywalt, Fort Wayne, Laura (Cory) Chapman, Albany, Katie Rumpf, Greenwood, and Nathan Daywalt, Muncie; four great-grandchildren, Grace and Hope McCoy, Greenwood, Matthew and Nathan Kerkhoff, Parker City. She was preceded in death by her husband, and son, Donald E. Rumpf, who died on June 13, 2008. Funeral services were held at Christ United Methodist Church, Oct. 14, 2012 with Reverend Phil Lake and Reverend Dean Stuckey officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash. Preferred memorial is Christ United Methodist Church. The memorial guest book for Helen may be signed at

Wabash, operating while intoxicate, speeding. Stacy Pils, 40, 125 S. Pike St., Wabash, speeding. Oct. 10 StacyLynn Shearer, 31, forgery, theft. Arvindkunar Patel, 57, 37 Brown St., Stratford, Ontario, speeding Oct. 11 Brittany Wilcox, 22, 25 Union St. #26, Wabash, learner’s permit violation. David Murray, 19, 81 W. Market St. # 3K, Wabash, possession of marijuana. John Watson, 44, 292 W. Sinclair St. # 3., Wabash, parole violation

Oct. 12 Derick Prilaman, 31, 86 E. Main St. #3, Wabash, expired plate. Land Transfers Randall Straka and Patricia Straka to Matthew Straka, Warranty Deed. Richard Woodward to Richard Woodward and Luann Woodward, Quitclaim Deed. Auditor Wabash County Jane Ridgeway, J F SR Record Owner and Izetta Record holder to Michael Larson, Tax Title Deed. Sandra Burch to Becky Landes, Warranty Deed, Rolling Acres addi-

Ruth Bechtold, 90 Member of Salem United Methodist Church March 2, 1922 – Oct. 9, 2012 Ruth E. Bechtold, 90, formerly of the Bippus and Urbana areas died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester. She was born in Wabash County on March 2, 1922 to William and Flora (Boyer) Gahl. On May 3, 1940 she married Theron M. Bechtold. He died May 25, 2002. Ruth was a 1940 graduate of Urbana High School and worked at Delco in Kokomo for 22 years. She was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church in Urbana. Surviving are a son, Terry (Dian) Bechtold, Frankfort, Ind., and a daughter, Mrs. James (Linda) Renz, Urbana; two sisters, Mary Michel Burton, North Manchester and Leota Sands, Huntington; six grandchildren, Jeanett (Jay) Alexander, Urbana, Joseph (Jackie) Renz, Columbia City, Jason (Sherri) Renz, Urbana, Joelle (Stacy) Clark, North Manchester, Nathan Bechtold, Lafayette, and Joan (Randy) Hubler, Rossville, Ind. Also surviving are 12 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. One brother is deceased. Services were held Oct. 14, in Peabody Chapel, North Manchester. Pastor Randell Webb and Reverend Sue Babovec officiated. Final care has been entrusted to McKee Mortuary in North Manchester. For those who wish to honor the memory of Ruth E. Bechtold, memorial contributions may be made to the Peabody Caring Circle, 400 W. Seventh Street, North Manchester. To send a private condolence to the Bechtold family, use the condolence link on the homepage.

tion Lot: 5. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land, Dora Kahn Defendant formerly known as Dora Smithers to Beacon Credit Union, Sheriffs Deed. Dawn Johnson Defendant, Austin Johnson Defendant and Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land to Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land, Shirley Potts Defendant and Edward Potts Defendant to First Merchants Bank, Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land and John McCollister Defendant to Federal National Mortgage Association and Fannie Mae, Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land and Daniel Siders

Defendant to Federal National Mortgage Association and Fannie Mae, Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land, Paul Cornett Defendant and Mary Cornett Defendant to Federal National Mortgage Association and Fannie Mae, Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land and Martina Hipskind Defendant to Bank of America, Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land, Amy Niccum Defendant and Dustin Niccum Defendant to JP Morgan Chase Bank, Sheriffs Deed. Cindi Sams Defendant, Timothy Sams Defendant and Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land to US Bank, Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land,


C h r i s t o p h e r Beauchamp and Tricia Beauchamp Defendant to Beneficial Financial Inc., Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land, Dawn Hughes Defendant and Robert Hughes Defendant to Bank of New York Mellon, Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land and Robert Reed Deceased Defendant to JP Morgan Chase Bank, Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land, Shirley Potts Defendant and Edward Potts Defendant to First Merchants Bank, Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land and Chippewa Place LLC Defendant to First Farmers Bank and Trust, Sheriffs Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land

Paul Edward Black, 89 WWII veteran May 16, 1923 – Aug. 30, 2012

Paul Edward Black, 89, Marion, died Aug. 30, in Avon Park, Fla. He was born May 16, 1923 in Bloomington to Roscoe F. and Virginia (Bloomer) Black. Paul was an insurance agent for Mutual of Omaha, and he served in the U.S. Army during WWII in China, Burma and India. Paul attended the Community Bible Church, and he enjoyed roller-skating and spending time with his family and friends. He had been a resident of Avon Park since 1996 after moving from Marion. Paul is survived by his wife of 50 years, Anita Black, Avon Park, Fla.; daughter, Rae M. Bates, Denver; son, Scott E. Black, Indianapolis; brothers, Glen Black, Marion, James Black, Sweetser, and Charles Black, Marion; sisters, Grace Stratton, Bebee, Ark., Doris Jay, Marion, Margaret Brown, Marion; and three grandchildren, Shawn Bates, Cedar Hill, Texas, Samuel Black, Indianapolis, and Caroline Black, Indianapolis. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Lawrence Black, Robert Black and Jerry Black; and a sister, Donna Black. A time of remembrance will be held in honor of Mr. Black on Oct. 18 at the Hostess House, Marion. Friends may call any time between 2 and 3 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, 14010, Change of Pace, Inc., Sebring, Fla., or Community Bible Church, Avon Park, Fla.

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Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land, Shirley and Edward Potts and Gaunt and Son Inc Defendants to Crossroads Bank, Sheriffs Deed. Lorin Dotson and Gwendolyn Dotson to Angela Liles, Warranty Deed.

October 17, 2012

Housing and Urban Development Secy to Clint Keller, Warranty Deed. Clint Keller to New Found Investments LLC, Quitclaim Deed. Sheriff Wabash County Robert Land and Andrea Roorda Defendant to PNC

Freedom of Expression: Use it Wisely! Dear editor, Freedom of expression is the most important right granted to us by The Constitution of the United States. This right to free speech enables us, when used morally and conscientiously, to pursue and enjoy all other rights given by this document. During an election season, it becomes important to not only express this right by choosing and voting for a candidate, but also to observe how the candidates running for the highest office in our land are exercising their rights to freedom of expression. C o m p a r i n g Sesame Street to Wall Street, blaming an obscure, yet offensive movie trailer viewed on You Tube for the assassination

of four Americans, telling owners of businesses, “You didn’t build that!” are foolish and shameless examples of the exercise of freedom of expression. After weeks of being bombarded by this shallow and deceptive speech, we should feel compelled to make our voices heard. Every Presidential election makes a difference, and this one is destined to be a nationchanger. We must purpose to elect leaders who are committed to discussing imperative issues intelligently and honestly. To exercise our freedom of expression in the way the framers of the Constitution intended, a citizen must be able to sort out the truth. He or she must

be able to recognize and reject propaganda that clouds issues with the kind of deception that keeps voters confused and apathetic. Freedom of expression demands this of us. Nov. 6, 2012, provides us the opportunity of exercising the right to vote for our next President. We must elect a President who will lead by using his freedom of expression to speak the truth without deception, who understands what has made our nation strong, and who is courageous enough in today’s world-wide political environment to defend the greatness of America. Luke L. Hunt Urbana

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Van Buskirk Trust Number 1 and Lake City Bank Trustee to Jennifer Deck and James Deck, Trust Deed. Auditor Wabash County Jane Ridgeway and Glenna Hampton Record owner to Ma Tham,

Jasper Engle Son of Rex and Jennifer Engle Sept. 11, 2012 Jasper Rex Engle, beloved son of Rex A. and Jennifer (Gibson) Engle, Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at University Hospital in Cincinnati. He is survived by his parents, Rex and Jennifer Engle; twin brother, Jesse James Engle; brother, Wyatt Glen Engle; and sister, Adelynn Bea Engle, all of Fort Wayne; grandparents, Glen and Beth Engle, North Manchester, and Rick and Carol Price, Etna Green, Ind.; great grandparents, Ken and Ann Hunter, North Manchester, Betty Engle, Wabash, Ruth Wait, Churubusco, Ind., F. Glen Engle, North Manchester, and Roger Wait, Columbia City, Ind.; and his uncle, J.J. Gibson of Palestine, Ind. Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

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Betty Nearhouse, 72 Member of Lincolnville United Methodist Church Feb. 23, 1940 – Oct. 15, 2012

Betty Jean Nearhouse, 72, of rural Lincolnville, died Oct. 15, 5:35 a.m., at Wabash Skilled Care Center. She was born Feb. 23, 1940 in Indianapolis, Ito Ernest and Esther (Goodman) Riddle. She married Jon C. Nearhouse in Wabash, on Feb. 14, 1964. She worked at Rolling Meadows Healthcare in LaFontaine 10 years. She was a member of the Lincolnville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and loved her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Nearhouse is survived by her husband, Jon Nearhouse, Wabash; two daughters, Linda Pitcher, Indianapolis, and Jo Ann (Eric) Finnegan, Wabash; two grandchildren, Coty (Justin) Black, Peru, and Jon Richey, Wabash; mother, Esther Riddle, Bellefontaine, Ohio; brothers and sisters, Joyce Wagoner, and Jeanetta Justice, both of Bellefontaine, Howard Riddle and Danny (Robbie) Riddle, both of Cullman, Ala., Ernest (Rosalie) Riddle, Jr. Onaway, Mich., Tony (Vickie) Riddle, Sidney, Ohio, Rick (Debbie) Riddle, Warsaw, Sue (Paul) McKenna, Phoenix, Ariz., and Wanda Tompson, Warsaw. She was preceded in death by her father, two brothers and two sisters. Funeral services will be held at Lincolnville United Methodist Church, 5848E 500S, Lincolnville on Thurs., Oct. 18, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Melissa Rice officiating. Burial will be in Center Grove Cemetery, Lincolnville. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at GrandstaffHentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, and one hour prior to service Thursday, at the church. Preferred memorial is Wabash-Miami Home Healthcare and Hospice. The memorial guest book for Mrs. Nearhouse may be signed at


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October 17, 2012

Halloween events open to the community

The Wabash Community Band, under the direction of Bob Urbani, will perform at the Winchester Senior Center, 239 Bond St., Wabash, on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. The concert will be a real treat as band members will be dressed in Halloween costumes. Guests are encouraged to come in costume and bring the family to hear seasonal favorites and enjoy Halloween goodies. All ages are welcome to this family-friendly event. There is no admission charge. Travel back in time on Halloween to Sleepy Hollow, as Washington Irvingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s whimsical spooky story comes to life in classic radio-drama fashion. Joel Froomkin, artistic director of the New Huntington Theatre, Huntington, brings the American Halloween classic to life in this one-man storytelling presentation, which utilizes hundreds of sound effects to help set the mood. Ichabod Crane, a lean, lanky, a n d superstitious schoolm a s t e r from Connecticut arrives in Sleepy Hollow and soon sets his heart on Katrina Van Tassel, the daughter of the wealthiest farmer in the village. As he competes for her hand against the town rowdy, Brom Bones, his ears are filled with strange tales of the Headless Horseman, a soldier that had his head shot off by a stray cannonball during the Revolutionary War, and whose ghost, rides through the forest in nightly quest of his missing noggin. The performance begins at 1 p.m. Guests are encouraged to dress in black to add to the atmosphere. Light refreshments will be served with time to meet and greet Joel and coowner of the New

Huntington Theatre, Rich Najuch. Admission is offered by donation. The Winchester Senior Center is operated by Living Well in Wabash County, CoA, Inc. that provides services to one-in-four Wabash County residents through the C o m m u n i t y Cupboard food pantry, Wabash County P u b l i c Transportation, and the Dallas L. Winchester Senior Center.

Record Owner to Ma Tham, Tax Title Deed. Auditor Wabash County Jane Ridgeway, James Livesay Record Owner and John Reese Record Owner

to Ma Tham, Tax Title Deed. Eleanore Kniesly now known as Eleanore Hunt to Kimberly Finses, Quitclaim Deed.

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Helen French, 99 Member of South Pleasant United Methodist Church Feb. 25, 1913 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Oct. 10, 2012

Helen A. French, 99, North Manchester died at 3:10 p.m. Oct. 10, 2012 at her residence. She was born Feb. 25, 1913 in Elwood to Harley B. and Emma Julia (Smoak) Greene. She graduated from Kokomo High School in 1931. Helen was a homemaker and member of South Pleasant United Methodist Church, Silver Lake and United Methodist Women. On Feb. 25, 1933 she married Woodrow A. L. French. He died Feb. 18, 1992. She is survived by two sons, Danny (Mary) French, Warsaw, and Lonnie (Becky) French, North Manchester; two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Judith Helen Murphy) Poel, Boyne City, Mich. and Mrs. Haskins (Joyce Lynn) Kashima, Baltimore, Md.; nine grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. Two brothers and three sisters are deceased. Services were held Oct. 13 at South Pleasant United Methodist Church. Pastor Russell Reahard, Pastor Ed French and Pastor Chad W. Murphy officiated. Burial will be in South Pleasant Cemetery, Silver Lake. For those who wish to honor the memory of Helen A. French, memorial contributions may be made to Wabash-Miami Home Health Care & Hospice, 710 N. East Street, Wabash, or South Pleasant United Methodist Church, PO Box 2, Silver Lake, IN 46982. To send a private condolence to the French family, use the condolence link on the homepage.


October 17, 2012

Old German School open house slated for Oct. 21 Two new shows going on sale at the Honeywell Center An autumn open house will be held Oct. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m., at the school located on the cor-

ner of Maple Grove Rd. and the Wabash County line near the St. Paul’s County Line Church. Visitors will have an opportunity to observe the many exhibits that interpret the history of the large German settlement, which once existed in the area. Genealogy information on the early German families will also be available.

Mary Weirick celebrated 95th birthday Sept. 27 On Sept. 23, the family of Mary Weirick celebrated her 95th birthday with a surprise party. Those attending included her children, Roberta Daluisio, Peru; Shirley Creager, North Manchester; Tom (Jennifer) Daugherty, Amboy; and Kerny (Mary Kaye) Jones, Peru. Also attending were grandchildren Kevin (Kim) Matyjasik, Buffalo, N.Y.; Mike (Kimberly) Casper, Rochester; Aaron (Paula) Shaw, Wabash; Jeremy Daugherty, Columbus; Jeremy (Heather) Troyer, Indianapolis; Laura Ascota, Peru; Keenan Jones and Tiffany White, Peru; and Marvin Jones and Kelsey Tilla, Peru. Nine great-grandchildren also attended.

The Honeywell Center has announced two new shows coming to Wabash. Tickets for Ron White and 4192: Pete Rose Live! will go on sale Tues., Oct. 23 at 8 a.m. Comedian Ron White, sponsored by Market Street Grill, will arrive on Thurs., Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Famous for being one of the founding members of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, White has gone on to have a very successful solo career. Over the past five years he has been one of the top three grossing come-

dians on tour in the United States. With two Grammy Award nominations, a Gold Record, three of the top rated one-hour TV specials in Comedy Central history, a book on the New York Times Best Seller list, and CD and DVD sales of over 10 million units, White has established himself as a star in his own right. This show is for mature audiences only. ESPN 1480 Warsaw, 102.7 The Fan Warsaw, ESPN 1380 Fort Wayne, and 106.7 The Fan Fort Wayne wel-

come 4192: Pete Rose Live! sponsored by Wabash Little League. The most iconic name in sports today, Rose will make his debut appearance at the Honeywell Center Sat., April 20 at 7:30 p.m. Rose holds a large amount of major league records for hitting and will bring his one-man show to Wabash, complete with archival footage and stories from his all-star career. A VIP experience is also available, which includes a meet and greet and photo opportunity.

Agronomist: Consider history, not drought... continued from page 21 MARY WEIRICK was surprised with a 95th birthday party on Sept. 23 hosted by her family and friends. (photo provided)

tilled fields, despite the crop residue

cover,” Vyn said. “But we may never

see such a severe, early drought occur with that combination of timing and high temperatures again. “A later-season drought occurring after deep early root establishment would have favored no-till more.” If farmers decide to practice fall tillage, they can choose from several management techniques. Standard primary tillage procedures include using a disk, chisel plow, deep ripper, moldboard plow or strip tiller. Vyn said agronomists favor strip tillage because it allows for minimal soil mixing and residue incorporation while preparing fields for earlier seeding of spring crops, and it can be combined with fertilizer application. “It’s a proven, versatile tillage practice that creates a warmer, drier zone of soil in the spring that ensures timely seed placement in both corn-soybean and corn-corn rotations,” Vyn said. “Precision automatic guidance systems have also simplified crop row placement in the center of the loosened strips.” He said there’s still time yet for farmers to decide whether fall tillage is needed for their fields and that they shouldn’t rush the decision. With fall rains, farmers should be cautious and not rush fall tillage on soils that may be too wet.

October 17, 2012


Jeanette Draper and Melody Henson and Lamar Spencer to wed Aaron Anderson to wed

Jennifer Rife announces the engagement of her daughter Melody Henson, Fort Wayne, and Lamar Spencer, Fort Wayne. Melody is the daughter of Jennifer and Clyde Rife, Lagro, and the late Raymond Henson. She attended Ivy Tech Community College and is employed as a nurse at Miller’s Merry Manor in Fort Wayne. Lamar is the son of Robert and Marie Brown, Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from Trine State University and is employed as a civil engineer for the Ohio Department of Transportation. The couple plans to wed Oct. 20, 2012 in Negril, Jamaica. A reception will follow on Nov. 10 at the Cottage Inn, Roanoke.

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John Levi Jr. and ToniLynn Draper, Lagro, and Gary Anderson, Urbana, and Charolette Anderson, Wabash, announce the engagement of their children Jeanette Ann Draper, Lagro, and

Aaron James Anderson, Urbana. Jeanette is a Southwood High School graduate and a Heartland Career Center graduate for auto-body repair. She is employed as a route driver for Seyferts.

Aaron attended Northfield High School. He received a GED and graduated from Heartland Career Center in autobody. He is contracted with Seyferts. The couple wed Oct. 11, at 1:30 p.m.

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October 17, 2012

Lieutenant Governor hopeful visits Charley Creek Inn

By J.D. Sparks Sue Ellspermann, Indiana State Representative and Republican Mike Pence’s gubernatorial running mate, recently paid a visit to Wabash’s Cloud Club at Charley Creek Inn for a reception in her honor. One of the key issues Ellspermann spoke about was

expanding export opportunities for agriculture. “Over the last eight years, the department of agriculture was actually carved out in Indiana state government,” she said to The Paper. “Part of what they do is promote Indiana agriculture worldwide. They’ve begun trade missions to

other countries. We will continue that and expand the efforts across the glove for farmers to export their goods.” Ellspermann continued: “One of the major policies we have developed is the development of a food and agriculture innovation corridor. That came out of a BioCrossroads report.

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ing a one-year moratorium on state regulations, meaning that we don’t create more red tape. “And during that year, we will really go back through the Office of Management and Budget and revisit the regulations that are already there and can they stand up to an ROI, or return on investment, for Hoosiers. “Then, going forward, we will have a process that really, more closely, measures the impact of future regulations.” Ellspermann said there will still be regulations during the moratorium, however. “We do recognize that safety and some areas of the environment are necessary,” she continued. “We’re not saying ‘no regulation.’ We’re just saying we must be sensitive to how we enable companies to operate.” The Pence Roadmap for Indiana outlines many of the key issues Pence will address if he is elected. These can be found here: www.RoadmapforIndi

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10663 S. PLEASANT DR., SILVER LAKE 638 CROWN HILL DR. W., WABASH Lakefront year round home with pier on quiet lake. 24 x 38 heated garage just built in 1991 has shop & floored loft for storage. Living room with large window views of the lake. Property has a extra large lot, with 2 additional lots available to purchase as package or by them selves. Home and 1 extra lot available for $10,000. MLS #77071260 at $89,900

U p d a t e d ranch. Home has new carpet, laminate flooring, k i t c h e n counter tops, back splash, stove top & more, appliances stay. You will enjoy summer evenings in the large sunroom looking out to your private fenced in back yard. 3 bedrooms & 2 baths. Vinyl replacement windows. MLS #77073436 $114,900

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Great 6.07 acre building lot just a mile off Highway 24 close to Wabash and Huntington. Had a well and septic, septic would likely need upgraded, well was functioning but not been used in a couple years would need checked. Some mature trees and grass area, perfect for building your new home. $55,000 MLS #77074463

This brick ranch has so much to offer. Hardwood floors are in great shape with newer carpet in living area. Large kitchen w/all appliances. New vinyl replacement windows. 2 car attached & a 2 car detached garage w/asphalt driveway. Updated decor, furnace, doors, dura ceramic tiles and more. Full unfinished basement w/Ever Dry Lifetime warranty transferrable to new buyer. MLS #77072332 $119,900

Terry and Jessica G r i n s l a d e , Greentown, are the parents of a son born Sept. 1 at 2:21 a.m. Tysen Joe Grinslade weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces, and was 20 and one half inches long. Tysen joins his brother Tristin who is 3-yearsold. His mother is the former Jessica Clark. Grandparents are Greg Clark, North Manchester, Wanda and Robert King, Wabash, and Tim G r i n s l a d e , Greentown.

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Purdue creates graduate certificate in hybrid vehicles

Purdue University has launched a new graduate engineering certificate program in hybrid vehicles, a specialty that is expected to grow in demand as hybrids become more common. “This program is a great example of integrating research and education,” said Leah H. Jamieson, the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering and R a n s b u r g Distinguished Professor of Electrical and C o m p u t e r Engineering. “The program gives students technical depth and also breadth, and is responsive to industry needs.” The new certificate program is administered by the School of M e c h a n i c a l Engineering but open to any graduate student in engineering. “We expect the program to grow and become permanent at Purdue,” said Gregory Shaver, an associate professor of mechanical engineering. “After the program ramps up, we hope to issue 10 certificates per year and to have 30 students enrolled at any given time.” Participants will be required to take one course in each of three areas: the archi-

tecture, or the integrated layout of the powertrain, which consists of the engine, electric or hydraulic motor and generator, transmission and other components; energy storage and controls, with courses focused on batteries or the design of algorithms needed to control the system; and “prime movers,” which refers to the design of engines, electric motors and generators, hydraulic motors and pumps, and systems that capture braking energy with flywheels. The systems use electric motors as generators while the vehicle is braking, producing power to recharge the battery pack. The Hybrid Vehicle Systems Certificate program was developed through the Hoosier Heavy Hybrid Center of Excellence (H3CoE), which was formed last year and funded with a $1 million

grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Graduate A u t o m o t i v e T e c h n o l o g y Education initiative. The center will hold a hybrid vehicles workshop at Purdue on Sept. 12. Experts from industry and academia will gather to discuss the latest technologies and challenges for hybrid trucks and cars. Engineers from Cummins Inc., Allison Transmission Inc. and Navistar International Corp., will give talks to address the promise and challenges facing widespread use of hybrid technologies in mediumand heavy-duty vehicles. The center is leading an effort to cut fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in half for commercial vehicles by perfecting hybrid technologies for the world’s burgeoning bus and truck fleets. Buses and trucks, par-

ticularly vehicles used to transport goods, represent a huge percentage of global fuel consumption and tailpipe emissions, said Shaver, who co-directs the center with Maryam Saeedifard, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering. The center falls under the umbrella of the Purdue Energy Center Advanced Ground Vehicle Power and Energy Storage initiatives. More information about the workshop is available by contacting Pankaj Sharma, managing director of the Energy Center, 765-496-7452, The workshop will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Burton D. Morgan Center for E n t re p re n e u r s h i p, Room 121, at the university’s Discovery Park. Registration is free but limited to students and faculty

Stephanie Sparks and Jason Smith to wed

Stephanie Sparks, and Jason Smith, both of Wabash, announce their engagement. Stephanie is the daughter of Jennifer Chaplin, Wabash. She graduated from Northfield High School in 2010, and she is currently attending Ivy Tech to get a medical assisting degree. Jason is the son of Roger and Linda Smith, Wabash. He graduated from NHS in 2007 and ITT Technical Institute in 2009. He is employed at Bradford Scott Data Corporation. The couple plans to wed Sept. 28, 2013 at 5 p.m. at 285 N. Bridge Street.

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710 LINLAWN, WABASH • 2 Bed • 1 Bath • Recently Remodeled Home • Large Yard MLS #77074720 $53,900

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446 DELAWARE ST., WABASH • 1 Car Attached Garage • Vinyl Fenced In Back • Three Bedrooms, 1 Bath • Car Siding In Living Room • Located On Quiet Street MLS #77073473 $59,900

3057 E. 800 SOUTH, WABASH • 11.54 Wooded Acres • 1,653 Sq. Ft. Living Area • Finished Family Rm Basement • New Roof • Deck In Back • Wood Stove MLS #77067158 $178,900


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Kokomo man dies from injuries suffered in Tipton County crash .

Oct. 8 at approximately 7:30 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and the Tipton County Sheriff ’s Department responded to a single vehicle crash on Tipton County Road 500 North at Tipton County Road 300 West, which severely

injured a Kokomo man. The crash investigation by Master Trooper Jeff Franklin revealed that Morris Calvert, 50, Kokomo, was driving a 1991 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck westbound on County Road 500 North.

Calvert failed to negotiate a curve at County Road 300 West and traveled off the north side of the road into a ditch. The Chevrolet continued through the ditch and came to rest after slamming into an earth embankment. Calvert was trans-

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Old Wooden Wagons, Farm Equipment, Shop, Misc: 2 bottom plow, pull behind mower deck, wagon frames, 7 old wagons including Olds Wagon Co. and Milburn Wagon Co., McCormick Deering 4 row planter, 10 row wood box planter, John Deere 12 row planter, 2-wheel cart, Front wagon gears, B.M. Co. wagon frame, Allen Co. horse drawn cart, Craftsman vacuum shredder/bagger 148 cc, 2 wagon jacks, antique corn sheller, antique cream separator, iron tractor seats, many wagon wheels (new and old), many milk cans, 28 tires, several old saddles, rolling tool chest, tool boxes, old Singer industrial sewing machine, Enterprise press (cast iron), large Tug motor on wheels, rolling staircase, Constructor Machine Co. Wonder steel cement mixer, Ansul fire extinguisher on wheels (+2 more), 7hp boat motor, cutting torch, chop saw, portable air compressor

Antiques, Primitives: Circus wagon frame, circus wagon frame and bed, golf clubs (set with bag), school desks, trucks, tools, 4 Coach style lights, very old riding mower, Treadle sewing machine, hunting/ pocket knives, numerous canes/walking sticks, milk bottles, medicine bottles, Brass spittoon, 2-man saws and blades, numerous Player-piano rolls, Atlanta pot-EHOO\ VWRYH )UDQNÂśV DQG 'U Pepper Wooden soda cases, Kerosene stove, Regulator wall clock, sanitary meat scale, Hobart meat grinder, KG Schmidt-Logansport wood barrel

Household, Lawn & Garden Brass day bed, large round wood table w/ chairs, bed frame, dorm-sized refrigerator, wood toy box, 2 spinning wheels, large Culligan water cooler (reproduction), large metal coffee urn (2 spigot), iron skillets, antique bed warmer, numerous end tables and lamps, king bed frame, dressers w/ mirrors, rocker/recliner love seat, computer desk, soda shop table/chairs, metal lawn cart, suit of armor-life size, tin pig, dress frame, large bird, decorative cannon, smaller suit of armor, 2 carousel horses, wagon seat and rickshaw, charcoal grill, yard tools, birdhouse/bird baths, wall fountain, new hammock, glider, 2 benches, turtle shell clock, old metal signs, plastic signs, wood signs. Many items not listed! Estate of Micah Duncan Ĺ&#x201A; Attorney Will Siders Co-Executors Maggie Leslie, 765-460-5399; Tim Duncan, 765-469-2298 Please call executors with any questions


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TO BE HELD AT THE GRANT COUNTY 4-H FAIRGROUNDS, MARION, IN East of Marion on SR 18 westbound. Coming from the west, go east on SR 18 past Pennsylvania Avenue then turn north at Fairway Drive to SR 18 West. This is a very large auction! We will be running two auction rings part of the time. Lots of photos on or


Tall antique drop secretary with glass doors Burl wood trim; Marble top ornate table with dog statue on bottom shelf; wood frame lollipop glider chair; large double doors with glass china cabinet; oak China cupboard with step back shelf & glass doors; Cherry cabinet with glass double doors, two drawers, double wood doors with perforated tins; 3 drawer chest with dark marble top; low chest with white marble top and marble back splash; decorative wall shelf; poplar dry sink; pie safe with six tins, two drawers w/wood pulls; round oak dining table and cane bottomed chairs; several straight back and ladder back chairs; 2 needlepoint chairs; Curly Maple side tables; Settee with drop arms; Seth Thomas wall clock; old doll/cloth body; vintage baby dress; spittoon; folding screen; old wooden adjustable stool; Good Housekeeping Menuâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, recipes, & Household; Discoveries book printed 1925; Flow Blue plates Fairy Villas pattern; Blue Willow plates; Bennington pottery; (3) St. Clair lamps (one pink & black, one yellow & green, and one red, yellow, and green with finials; St. Clair paperweights; St. Clair paperweight vases; wall mirror w/flamingo painting; bone dishes; wood bowls; crocks; jugs; Delft cow creamer; Corticelli Spool Silk lap board; half gallon Swayzee canning jar; several hens on nests; Greentown glass chocolate dog head; Pirate ship fireplace stand; Toby figurines; lots of Fenton glass various shapes and sizes; many pieces of Carnival glass; Lalique globe lamp; cast stained glass lamp; Jadite pitcher; old cast banks and nut cracker; many old pictures with decorative frames; old flu cover pictures with chain edging; black memorabilia; (2) Roseville vases; 3D Floral ceramics; old wooden bowls and paddle; Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco sign; Mail Pouch Thermometer; old Advertiser thermometers; mantel clocks; enamel sponge ware; crocks some slightly damaged; match holders; toothpick holders; decanter set; iron skillets; refrigerator dishes; lots of figurines; many wooden wall shelves; hatchet; iron kettle; wooden spoke wheel; lingerie chest; grapevine stained glass shade; other beautiful stained glass shades; leaded stained glass lamp; Victorian fringed shades; old chicken feeders and crates; old corn sheller; City Dairy Kendallville quart milk bottle; hundreds of miscellaneous items.


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Readers Support Wabash High School Marching Band Dear editor, We would like to thank The Paper for recognition of the

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by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (MLS). For more information on this exhibit or other programs of the North Manchester

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Wabash High School marching band and their accomplishments at the state fair. Their placement was doubly impressive because of the size of the band, which consisted of six marching instruments, nine stationary percussionists and one amazing band captain. This small but mighty band defeated 19 other bands, some of which were three times their size. Despite the discouragement of several band members dropping out at crucial times in the season, this little team never gave up. Cheers to these kids who worked their hearts out in 90 plus temperatures for most of the summer! Cheers to Mr. Woodruff, the Terrys and Ms. Fritz who encouraged this band to be its best! How lucky we are to have music professionals at our schools who care so much about our kids. We hope Mr. Woodruff will be with Wabash Schools for a long time to come. Laurie Kieffaber Cornett and Bonnie Genovese North Manchester

October 17, 2012


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Heroes Tree honoring service members to be created in North Manchester On Oct. 17th, at 10 a.m., the North Manchester Public Library will hold a craft hour to make and decorate picture frames of U.S. Service members, both men and women, past or present to be hung on the Heroes tree. Bring in pictures and the library will have supplies available. The library will also be able to assist in scanning pictures, so that it can resized to fit the frame. Finished and decorated pictures may also be

brought in. The library will be accepting pictures for the tree until Dec. 1st. Our Heroes Tree will be erected on Oct. 22nd and the pictures will be hung. The tree will be available for viewing until Dec. 31st. Photos will be taken of each ornament and uploaded on the Virtual Heroes’ tree. Visit the Virtual Heroes’ Tree at m. Plan on attending the Dedication service

for Our Heroes Tree that will be held on Nov. 3rd at the North Manchester Public Library. The service will begin at 10 a.m. The North Manchester American Legion Color Guard will post the colors and the Peabody Choir will sing Patriotic songs. Bart Corricelli will be the featured speaker. Refreshments will follow in the Blocher Room. Our Heroes’ Tree is a popular community engagement program, which took root in

2005 when it was cofounded by Stephanie Pickup and Marlene Lee to promote awareness of the service and sacrifice of U.S. service members and their families. Our Heroes’ Tree is inclusive of all branches of service, all components and all generations.

Auctions FRIDAY OCTOBER 19, 2012 6:00 P.M. Location: 55 Main St., Andrews. Articles: Christmas trees, holiday decorations, wreaths & more. Auctioneer: Snyder’s Auction Service.

FRIDAY OCTOBER 19, 2012 6:00 P.M. OPEN HOUSE: SUN., OCT. 14, 1-3 P.M. Location: 1209 W. Main St., North Manchester. Articles: 4 bdrm home, 1 acre wooded building site, offered in 2 tracts or in combination. Owner: Sandra Rogers Estate. Auctioneer: Metzger Auctioneers & Appraisers/Halderman Real Estate.

FRIDAY OCTOBER 26, 2012 4:30 P.M. REAL ESTATE SELLS AT 6:00 P.M. OPEN HOUSE: THURS., OCT. 18, 4-6 & SUN., OCT. 21, 1-3. Location: 3332 W. Neher Rd., Silver Lake. Articles: 4 bdrm, 2 bath home w/garage w/workshop; household goods, tools & collectibles. Owner: James & Loretta Walker. Auctioneer: Metzger Auctioneers & Appraisers.

Mike Olinger Sales Representative THE FIRST DQ GRILL & CHILL OPENED in Wabash on Oct. 12. The 2,000 square-foot restaurant added 45 new jobs to the community. Pictured are, (first row, from left) Lance Agness, Michelle Hartley, Raschelle Till, Sara Hedington, Kim Hart and Rod Morison, (back row) Kim Pinkerton, Amy Ancil, Bob Vanlandingham, Gavin Hart, Matt Stilwell and Doug Mays. (photo by J.D. Sparks)

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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 SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2012 11:30 A.M. Location: 3582 S 700 W, Swayzee, IN, located 1 mile east of Swayzee on Co. Rd. 300 S to CR 700 W, thence right or south 1/2 mile. Watch for Gauntt Site Signs. Articles: Tractor, truck, combine, farm equipment, motorcycle, shop tools, household, antiques, collectibles, misc. Owner, Ivan H. Key Trust Estate. Auctioneer: Phillip L. Gauntt & Associates.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 27, 2012 10:00 A.M. Location: Grant Co. 4-H Fairgrounds, Marion, IN. East of Marion on SR18 westbound. Coming from the west, go east on SR18 past Pennsylvania Ave., then turn north at Fairway Dr. to SR18 west. Articles: Antiques, collectibles, primitives, household. Owner: Meredith R. Speicher Estate. Auctioneer: Price-Leffler.

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 1, 2012 5:30 P.M. PERSONAL PROPERTY SELLS AT 5:00 P.M. Open House: Sunday, October 28, 1-3 P.M. Location: 10200 Troyer Rd., North Manchester (Laketon). Articles: 2 bdrm on 1 acre (1 or -), lakefront property; personal property. Owner: John Graham. Auctioneer: Miller Auction Service.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 20, 2012 10:00 A.M. Location: 208 N. Mishawaka St., Akron, IN, watch for signs. Articles: Antiques, primitives, collectibles, tools, furniture, household, appliances, coins, misc. Auctioneer: Miller Auction Service, Larry Miller.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 27, 2012 11:30 A.M. REAL ESTATE SELLS AT NOON. OPEN HOUSE: 1 HOUR BEFORE AUCTION. Location: 91 W. Lakeside Dr., North Manchester. Articles: 2 bdrm cottage, 740 sq. ft., C/A, 14x20 car shed, 102x102 lot; personal property, lawn tractors, appliances, furniture, household. Owner: Gary Cline. Auctioneer: Ness Bros.

LARGE GARAGE Sale: Fri. & Sat., 8-?, 1 1/4 south of Wabash on Hwy 13. Many items, B & K spanish sauce for sale.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 20, 2012 10:00 A.M. Location: Kos. Co. Fairgrounds, Warsaw. Articles: Antiques, primitives, glassware, household, appliances, boats, sporting goods, lawn & garden equipment. Owner: Eunice Thompson Estate. Auctioneer: Metzger Auctioneers & Appraisers. SATURDAY OCTOBER 20, 2012 9:00 A.M. Location: 186 Van Buren, Peru, IN. Traveling US 24, go south on SR19 approx. 1 mile to Van Buren, go west on Van Buren to auction. Watch for Laycock Auction Signs. Articles: Vehicles, lawn mowers, golf carts, old wooden wagons, farm equipment, shop misc., antiques, primitives, household, lawn & garden. Owner: Estate of Micah Duncan. Auctioneer: LaycockHughes Auction Service.

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2012 10:00 A.M. OPEN HOUSE: MON., OCT. 15, 9-11A.M. & WED., OCT. 17, 9-11A.M. Location:165 N. Chippewa St, Roann. In Roann on SR16 at Chippewa St., turn south to property. Articles: Commercial building in downtown Roann (former Antique Mall), 5632 +/- sq. ft. & has been remodeled & used as an antique mall w/storage in the living quarters of the building. Mall offers 3696 sq. ft. of space w/dividers for consignors. Owner will be selling inventory until 10/31. Owner: Ronna Rodocker Auctioneer: Schrader Auction Co.

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DOWNSIZING SALE: Christmas, Halloween, furniture & misc., Thurs. & Fri. 12-5, Sat. 8-3, 1000 Indian Hills Dr. GARAGE SALE: 1524 Orchard St., Thurs.-Sat., 8a.m.-5p.m.. 4-17” truck tires, small dog cages, kids Halloween costumes, 2exeercise trampolines, toys, clothes (women & kids), misc. MOVING SALE: 443 W. Main St., Wed. 9-6, Thurs. CA system, Coleman canoe, 10x12 deck, , privacy fence- 16 full panels w/posts, lap top, cell phone, lots of tools, plumbing & electrical misc., Nascar & Americana collectibles, Xbox, Wii & DS games, DVD & VHS, name brand clothing, girls 24mo.3T, boys 4T-8/10, teen girls sm.-lg. 3-12. 260-5711885. TREASURERS SALE: Sat., Oct. 20, 8:30-?, Guenin Law Office parking lot, 574 S. Miami St., primitives (including large steel Amish buggy wheel), collectibles, baby items, dishes, books (including Danielle Steel, Fern Michael & children’s books). Lots of great stuff. Stop by on the way to the Chili Cook-off & Crows Nest.

North Manchester FRI. & Sat., Oct. 19 & 20, 7a.m.-6p.m., left handed youth bow, Rock Band set, all clothes 50 cents, lots of misc. Come see. Beckley St. extended, 3 miles north to 1200S (Kos. Co.), turn right, first lane on right, follow signs. FRI., OCT. 19, 7:30-2:30 & Sat., Oct. 20, 8:30-10:30, 1502 Briarwood Dr., 2 Lazyboy recliners, couch, antiques, books, lots of household misc. Rain or

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93 PlYmoTH Voyager; oak bedroom suite-complete, both reasonable, 260-563-1062.

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1995 merCUrY Sable elderly owned, donated to Peabody RC. Great shape with no rips or tears in seat, carpet, doors, dashboard. Runs perfectly, recently fully serviced & detailed. 105k miles & in fantastic running & driving condition. NOT your typical used car! $ 3 , 4 9 9 ; 2003 Chevy 2500 14-pass Ext Van. 40,500 original miles, new tires, fantastic shape inside & out. $ 1 0 , 9 9 5 ; 1997 14-passenger bus w/wheelchair lift & 85k original miles. Does NOT require a CDL license. Would be a great church or club bus. $10,500 Owned by Peabody RC and selling to make room for new bus fleet. Email stan.williams@peabodyrc. org or call 260-982-2787. Can be seen by appointment only.

3 Bdrm Country Home, N. Manchester, NO SMOKING/NO PETS, $650/mo., deposit/references required. Call Tri Oak Realty 260-982-2336. 3 Bdrm house for qualified renter, $600/mo., Southwood district, deposit & references required, 260377-9409. 3 Bdrm, 1 bath, C/A, family room, attached garage, Indian Hills Dr., lease, deposit, references, $570/mo., 260-571-7294 or 260-563-7294. 4 Bdrm Apartment, available immediately, no pets, $500/mo., $500 dep., 260571-0011. CoUNTrY Home 2 miles north of Wabash, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, attached garage, 260-571-1946. doWNToWN aParTmeNT FOR RENT, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, kitchen, large living space, beautiful 2nd floor apartment on E. Canal St., $400/mo. (water included), non-smokers only, no children please, references necessary, 260-563-4780.

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NICe 1 bdrm unfurnished apartment in North Manchester, non-smoking, no pets, 260-982-2746.

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Call Larry at

(260) 571-2801

NICe 2 bdrm House, 1Bath, W/D Hookup, Ref. & Stove Furnished. $525/month,Deposit, References,765-506-6248

All utilities & Cable Included

808 Manchester Ave.

3 Miles South of Wabash


2 Bdrm Ranch Duplex, Southside, $450/mo. plus utilities, 260-563-7743.


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2 Bdrm house, country setting, reference, deposit, lease, $450/mo., $350 deposit, you pay gas & electric, Northfield Schools, call after 10a.m., 260-7749382 or 260-330-9000.

260-569-1281 For Sale Or Rent

New Homes

“Family Owned & Operated” Over 39 Years in Business

3 Bdrm, 1 1/2 bath ranch on a full basement, 1.4 acres, pole barn, geothermal, 7513 S. Meridian Rd., Wabash, 260-568-0077.

2 Bdrm Apartments, utilities included, reference & deposit required, 260-5637713.

2 Bdrm w/combined bathroom & utility room, totally electric, 1 car garage, Southwood Schools, must see to appreciate, no pets, $425/mo., $600 deposit. Call anytime after 8:30 a.m., 260-571-3842.

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!

55 Year old female, 5’9”, homebody, loner, seeks similar in male, not interested in a roommate. Please send responses to box 157 c/o the paper, P.O. Box 603, Wabash, IN 46992.

NICe 2 bdrm, stove & refrigerator furnished, $115/wk. plus deposit & utilities, call after 3:30, 260330-3729. NICe CleaN 1 bdrm apartment for rent, stove & refrigerator provided. Rent paid by the month or week & deposit, references required. Call 260-5711892.


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