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November 10, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 18:05

One Year Ago
The CHS fall play was Neil Simon’s, “Fools.”
Governor Mitch Daniels honored 97 Indiana companies for longevity and community service by awarding them the Governor’s Century or Half Century Business Awards. Albion New Era was honored for 137 years of operation.
Cardiologist Naveen Lal, MD, joined Churubusco Family Medicine.
The Lions Club organized the building of a ramp for Mark and Jodie Schepler. Eagle Lumber donated the materials and Ron Davis donated his time to build the ramp.
Todd Sherman ended his 25th year of racing with his best season ever.
Susan Egolf was awarded the 2009 Indiana Association of Schools Principals’ (IASP) Secretaries Compassion Award.
Five Years Ago
Mor For Less, owned by Rich and Jeanne Baughman, was named Business of the Year at the Chamber of Commerce banquet.
A cold front caused gusty winds that knocked down many trees and caused damage in Whitley and Noble Counties. The same system sent a tornado through southern Indiana and Kentucky, killing 22 people.
The Sign Ordinance was forwarded to the Churubusco Planning Commission for review. The Commission would make a recommendation to the Town Council regarding any or all changes to the Ordinance.
C & A Tool officially broke ground for an additional 75,000 square foot facility.
Ten Years Ago
The Blue River Church of the Brethren hosted a birthday open house for George Gump in honor of his 100th birthday.
The Indiana State Fair Board unanimously elected District 3 member Bob McDowell as president for 2001.
Residents of North Main Street attended the Council meeting asking for their support on efforts to get some safety devices installed on U.S. 33. State Representative Robert Alderman had been made aware of the concerns.  Alderman promised to investigate the situation and talk with the Indiana State Highway Department.
Former Busco Principal, Dr. Lee Harmon, now Superintendent of Warsaw Community Schools, received the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendent’s “Indiana Superintendent of the Year” award for 2001. Harmon was principal of CES for two years.
25 Years Ago
Grand Nite CH, “PR” Miller’s Beaver Lake Magic won the 1985 Purina Outstanding Coonhound Nite Hunt Award. Miller’s Beaver Lake Magic was co-owned by Charles Miller and trained and handled by other co-owner, Bryan Ruckman.
Cornerstone Wesleyan Church held dedication ceremonies in their new worship facility.
Churubusco was notified that the Indiana Public Service Commission had granted a 32 percent water rate increase for local users. Town officials had requested a 40 percent increase. The rate increase was not in force as repetitioning PSC for an additional eight percent increase was being filed. The increase was to make necessary improvements in the city’s water system as well as meet loan payments. It was the first rate increase in ten years.
Churubusco High School’s Fine Arts Department was performing “Dino.”
Bobby and Sally Davis announced the birth of their daughter, Natasha Danielle.
50 Years Ago
Mrs. Merle Butler, charter member of Northeast Smith NEO Group, was chosen Whitley County’s 1960 “Homemaker of the Year.”
Bids were being accepted for the proposed addition to Churubusco Schools. The anticipated cost of about $100,000 for the four room addition would be paid for entirely from the cumulative building fund with no increase in township indebtedness. The original plan was for eight rooms. The other four room construction was planned for 1963.
The congregation of the Churubusco Evangelical United Brethren Church bid farewell to its old church and moved to the new church at the north end of Churubusco.
Ralph Zeigler was selected as the Outstanding Neighborhood Poultryman of 1960. Fifteen Whitley County poultrymen were recommended for the honor. Zeigler was chosen by virtue of a high degree of skill in poultry management.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hostetter observed their golden wedding anniversary with a family dinner and open house.

One Year Ago

The CHS fall play was Neil Simon’s, “Fools.”

Governor Mitch Daniels honored 97 Indiana companies for longevity and community service by awarding them the Governor’s Century or Half Century Business Awards. Albion New Era was honored for 137 years of operation.

Cardiologist Naveen Lal, MD, joined Churubusco Family Medicine.

The Lions Club organized the building of a ramp for Mark and Jodie Schepler. Eagle Lumber donated the materials and Ron Davis donated his time to build the ramp.

Todd Sherman ended his 25th year of racing with his best season ever.

Susan Egolf was awarded the 2009 Indiana Association of Schools Principals’ (IASP) Secretaries Compassion Award.

 
November 3, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 03 November 2010 21:25

One Year Ago
Churubusco Auto Electric announced Churubusco resident Scott Smith joined their staff. Mr. Smith brought 20 years of experience in vehicle electronics and customizing.
Workers from Mapleshade Design & Landscape put the finishing touches on a new sitting garden outside Sheets & Childs Funeral Home.
The Churubusco Lions Club donated $200 to the Churubusco Public Library.
Marjorie Daniels, Churubusco Postmaster, retired. She had spent the last ten years of her career in Churubusco.
Alex McDowell and Ryan Mey were selected All-State Honorable Mention by the Indiana High School Tennis Coaches Association. The number one Doubles team completed a record breaking season with an undefeated 17-0 regular season, an NECC Conference Championship, Sectional Championship and were named to the All-District team.
Jacob and Alisha Hackett announced the birth of their son, Brodie Walter.
Five Years Ago
A large crowd was expected at the Town Council meeting to discuss the Town Sign Ordinance.
The Churubusco Eagles won 21-20 in a double overtime thriller against Woodlan. They would face #1 Lewis Cass in the Sectional Championship game.
The 225th Anniversary of the Battle of Colonel Augustin de la Balme was commemorated with a ceremony near 7,000 de la Balme Road. A brass and stone marker placed by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1930 reads:  “In memory of Col augustin de la Balme and his soldiers who were killed in battle with the Miami Indians under Little Turtle at this place, November 5, 1780.”
Dr. Donald Welsh, owner of the Churubusco Veterinary Hospital, retired after 40 years of service to the community.
Perfection Bakery changed their name to Aunt Millie’s Bakery.
Justin and Christy Shively announced the birth of their daughter, Kyndal Claire.
Ten Years Ago
Dr. Don Lahrman took over Dr. Jack Hamilton’s orthodontist practice. Dr. Hamilton was having health issues.
Town and School officials traveled to the State Capitol to meet with Governor’s Assistant and State Highway Department Direction Addison Simpson to investigate the possibility of a new warning and light system at the school crosswalk on Short and Whitley Streets. Four flashing lights and school crossing signs were to be installed immediately and a traffic study made to determine if there was enough merit for a push-button traffic light.
Busco artist Richard Tuck was one of the artists whose work was featured at Bonus Show at Artlink in Fort Wayne.
Dana Corporation announced its sales for the third quarter were $2.9 billion, down from $3.1 billion for the same period the year before.
Neal and Becky Hazen announced the birth of their son, Paul Michael.
Jeremy and Michelle Lahr announced the birth of their son, Mitchell Reese.
Phil and Karen Kelly announced the birth of their daughter, Brooklynn Grace.
25 Years Ago
A dog pack killed 58 head of 40 pound feeder pigs at the farm of Kent and Sue VanGorder.
Area residents turned out in great fashion for the Jerry Insley family benefit dinner.  Over $9,000 was raised.
Churubusco United Methodist Church held a celebration service to rededicate their facility and burn the mortgage.
Jerry and Nancy Parish celebrated their 25th anniversary with a family dinner at the Cork ‘N Cleaver. They also planned a Hawaiian Cruise.
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Herendeen announced the birth of their son, Justin Gene.
Nathan and Melanie Killworth announced the birth of their daughter, Alayna Louise.
Wesley and Marianne Nelson announced the birth of their son, Wesley Taylor.
50 Years Ago
Forty-nine students from Whitley County were enrolled in classes at Purdue University, West Lafayette campus. Total on campus enrollment was 15,640.
Herbert Dixon grew a 3 3/4 pound sweet potato. He said it was the largest one he had grown.
Sales of Churubusco High School’s yearbook “Tusitala” had begun. The goal was to sell 400.  The price was $3 and a down payment of $1.
The GOP had a landslide in the election. The only Democrat to get a majority was Joe Bauer, elected County Surveyor.
Congregation of Churubusco Evangelical United Brethren Church held a special supper and service to bid farewell to its old church.
Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” was playing at the Columbia Theater.

One Year Ago

Churubusco Auto Electric announced Churubusco resident Scott Smith joined their staff. Mr. Smith brought 20 years of experience in vehicle electronics and customizing.

Workers from Mapleshade Design & Landscape put the finishing touches on a new sitting garden outside Sheets & Childs Funeral Home.

The Churubusco Lions Club donated $200 to the Churubusco Public Library.

Marjorie Daniels, Churubusco Postmaster, retired. She had spent the last ten years of her career in Churubusco.

Alex McDowell and Ryan Mey were selected All-State Honorable Mention by the Indiana High School Tennis Coaches Association. The number one Doubles team completed a record breaking season with an undefeated 17-0 regular season, an NECC Conference Championship, Sectional Championship and were named to the All-District team.

Jacob and Alisha Hackett announced the birth of their son, Brodie Walter.

 
October 27, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 28 October 2010 13:50

One Year Ago
Adams Central Flying Jets won over the Churubusco Eagles. The Eagles finished the season 8-2.
The Churubusco Lions Club donated approximately 100 Thesauruses to the third grade students at CES.
The Town Council voted to purchase commercial property located at 530 S. Main Street for $150,000. The Town Hall, Clerk’s Department and Police Station would move to the 2,300 square foot building.
Demolition of a house on the north end of Busco, U.S. 33 took place to straighten the curve.
American Legion Post 157 presented a check for $500 to help with the Churubusco United Methodist Soup to Shut-ins Ministry.
Dr. Lynn and DeMerise Martin celebrated their 50th anniversary with an open house hosted by their children.
Derek and Jennifer Hupfer announced the birth of their son, Payton Lloyd.
Five Years Ago
The Churubusco Eagles defeated Wabash in the opening game of the Sectional Tournament.  They would face Woodlan next.
There was a packed room at the Board of Zoning Appeals meeting. The issue was the sign ordinance. Everyone was encouraged to attend the Town Council meeting the following week to discuss the ordinance issue.
The Council discussed creating a new non-profit/tax exempt Park Board Corporation specifically for received grant monies for the park. Further discussion would take place after the Council met with the Park Board.
Jay and Shannon Merkel announced the birth of their daughter, Grace Elizabeth.
Ten Years Ago
Students at CMS and CHS were offered free hepatitis B immunizations if they chose and with their parents’ permission. The usual cost for the vaccinations was $100-$150.  School nurses coordinated efforts with Whitley County Health Department to bring this to Churubusco students free of charge.
A photo of Guy McCoy, 102, holding his great-great-granddaughter was selected to be displayed along with 119 other photos from across Indiana in the Hoosier Millennium Photo Essay Contest.
Diane Bair, RN, Churubusco, was named Director of Whitley Memorial Hospital’s Medical Surgical Department.
Busco Bike-A-Thon riders raised $1,563 for St. Jude’s Childrens Research Hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard Nuenthel celebrated their 50th anniversary by renewing their vows and an open house hosted by their children.
25 Years Ago
Three projects had been completed by the city’s water department that were some of the required projects necessary as determined by the Public Service  Commission as part of the rate increase prerequisites.
The Indiana Department of Education and the Indiana Department of Commerce sponsored a statewide energy slogan contest. The energy slogan, “Energy: Measure the Treasure” submitted by Melissa Johnson, CMS was one of the five finalists.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Long celebrated their 50th anniversary with a reception for relatives and friends.
Earl and Mary Ellen Richards celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children.
Kelvin and Lea Ann Ramsey announced the birth of their son, Joel Adam.
Troy and Brenda Fleetwood announced the birth of their daughter, Leah Elizabeth.
Chad and Pamela Hall announced the birth of their daughter, Hollie Marie.
50 Years Ago
The County’s Community Chest fund drive had reached 65.4 percent of the $25,022 goal.
Kathy Amber and Mike King were crowned Princess and Prince at the community Halloween festivities.
J. L. Cockrell of Churubusco was awarded first place in the eighth annual “Paintings by Indiana Artist.” His painting was titled “Steel Mill.”
David Ladd starred in “Raymie” at the Columbia Theater.
Churubusco Woodworking featured a new 20’ x 22’ two car garage, all labor and material included for $1,279.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Dennison announced the birth of their son, Ernest Eugene.

One Year Ago

Adams Central Flying Jets won over the Churubusco Eagles. The Eagles finished the season 8-2.

The Churubusco Lions Club donated approximately 100 Thesauruses to the third grade students at CES.

The Town Council voted to purchase commercial property located at 530 S. Main Street for $150,000. The Town Hall, Clerk’s Department and Police Station would move to the 2,300 square foot building.

Demolition of a house on the north end of Busco, U.S. 33 took place to straighten the curve.

American Legion Post 157 presented a check for $500 to help with the Churubusco United Methodist Soup to Shut-ins Ministry.

Dr. Lynn and DeMerise Martin celebrated their 50th anniversary with an open house hosted by their children.

Derek and Jennifer Hupfer announced the birth of their son, Payton Lloyd

 
October 20, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 October 2010 21:44

One Year Ago
The Churubusco Eagles football team beat Lakeland 12-7 to claim their share of the Conference title. They would face Adams Central in the first round of sectional play.
Mahle Clevite celebrated seven years without any lost time due to accidents.  They enjoyed a catered lunch.
Cathy Petrie and Tanya Young were recognized as Level 1 Certification Awards Program (CAP) awardees at the Indiana School Boards Association regional meeting.
The Churubusco Town Council approved an initial plan to build the splash pad in the park. The cost was $270,245.
Randy and Lori Troyer celebrated their 25th anniversary by renewing their vows and a family dinner.
Jamie and Ashley Wirges announced the birth of their son, Cason Christopher.
Five Years Ago
Transfer tuition fees were up an average close to $160 per grade.  The fee for grades 9-12 was $2,470.
Indiana Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman toured the new Whitley County government building.  She arrived in a Chevy SUV powered by ethenol.
Ronald McDonald visited the Churubusco United Methodist Nursery School.  He shared a safety lesson and a magic show with the children.
The Churubusco Area Soup Kitchen was gearing up to begin their third year of service to the community.
Kala and Josh Warner announced the birth of their son, Isaac Paul.
Todd and Shanna Fleetwood announced the birth of their son, Jackson Allen.
Ten Years Ago
Students of CMS were sent home with a letter informing parents there was a confirmed case of tuberculosis. Whitley County Public Health Nurse said the student was not contagious.
Neighbors and friends pitched in to harvest crops for Loren Stahlhut who was recovering from a broken back.
The local PTA raised over $8,000 in entertainment coupon book sales.
Gamma Alpha Eta Chapter of Kappa Delta Phi Sorority hosted the 63rd North Central Regional Convention. “Under a Harvest Moon,” was held in Fort Wayne. Betty Zolman was recognized for 36 years as a charter member. Doris Martin presented a check to EMS Medic 21 from the Kappa Delta Phi Sorority.
25 Years Ago
The home of Dr. Dave and Debbie Bolinger was badly damaged by a fire. Local business owners and friends held a replacement household shower for the Bolingers at the home of Tim and Sue Holmes.
Members of the Tri-County Publishing staff were trained on a new two color Multilith press by a field training representative from Kalamazoo Printing Machinery (KPM).
The fortieth anniversary celebration of the Churubusco Woman’s Cultural Club was held at the United Methodist Church lounge. The club responded to many civic duties and contributed to worthy causes. Charter members Fannie Fry, Margaret Rosentrader and Lois Gross were present to enjoy a delicious lunch.
James and Natalie Foss announced the birth of their son, Cody James.
50 Years Ago
The Churubusco School was presented 450 of the “Presidential Handbook of 1960” by local insurance agent Pat Isay. The books were to be used as a teaching aid to election information.
LaOtto was to get a new doctor after 20 years of being without one. Dr. R. S. Carpenter opened an office in LaOtto and also maintained his office in Garrett.
A total of 16,516 voters had been registered in Noble County for the election. That was 949 more registered than in the 1956 presidential election.

One Year Ago

The Churubusco Eagles football team beat Lakeland 12-7 to claim their share of the Conference title. They would face Adams Central in the first round of sectional play.

Mahle Clevite celebrated seven years without any lost time due to accidents.  They enjoyed a catered lunch.

Cathy Petrie and Tanya Young were recognized as Level 1 Certification Awards Program (CAP) awardees at the Indiana School Boards Association regional meeting.

The Churubusco Town Council approved an initial plan to build the splash pad in the park. The cost was $270,245.

Randy and Lori Troyer celebrated their 25th anniversary by renewing their vows and a family dinner.

Jamie and Ashley Wirges announced the birth of their son, Cason Christopher.

 
October 13, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 11 October 2010 17:23

One Year Ago
Two cases of H1N1 were confirmed at Smith-Green Schools.
Ground was broken for the new 22-unit senior housing apartment complex.
The Muller Pool committee presented plans to the Town Council for a splash pad.
Winners of the community pie contest sponsored by Sugar Grove Church, were announced. Best Over-all, Kathy Engle, Best Fruit Pie, Pam Hill, Best Cream Pie, Jean Allen, Best Meat Pie, Erna Maurer, Most Unique Pie, Julie Resler and Kids Category, Darian Manth. Over 82 pies were entered.
Gerald and Leone Geiger celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
Bueford and Ardean Ebert celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children.
David and Carrie Hosted announced the birth of their son, Isaiah David Michael.
Five Years Ago
Churubusco Town Council voted to increase wastewater rates to help pay for a new wastewater treatment plant and make updates on the current one. A public hearing would be held before any final decision was made. The Council favored the increase to be $10.88 per 5000 gallons.
The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation held an open house to celebrate its new offices in the new Whitley County Government Center.
Farmers began harvesting their crops. The dry weather gave them a head start.
Levi Smith of Churubusco won top honors in the bicycle competition at the 4-H National Engineering, Science and Leadership Conference at Purdue University. Riders from six states participated.
Neil and Alison Sengupta announced the birth of their son, Noah.
Ten Years Ago
Marjorie Daniels was sworn in as Churubusco’s new postmaster.
Michelle Shiriaev was crowned Miss Jr. Teen Indianapolis and would compete at the National Competition in Orlando.
Tomlinson’s Shooting Supplies was moving its store to a newer, bigger building south of the building they were occupying in Turtle Town Plaza. A new business, Small Blessings, was opening in their old space.
State Representative Gary Dillon visited the staff of the administrative office at S-G Schools and gave a presentation to elementary and middle school students.
Jason and Annette Arnold announced the birth of their son, Trae Charles.
Michael and Kira Sturgis announced the birth of their daughter, Miranda Ragen.
Curt and Stacy Bonar announced the birth of their son, Brayton Lee.
25 Years Ago
The Octoberfest of arts and crafts the Churubusco Chamber of Commerce scheduled in the town park was cancelled. The competition with other events in the area left little hope the event would succeed.
Ray Rhodehammel reported to the Churubusco Town Board of Trustees the results of a meeting in Indianapolis with the Indiana State Stream Pollution Board. The report included information indicating the town had until July 1988 to bring its sewage treatment plant output within environmental regulations limits.
Recent reports and market developments indicated consumers would continue to enjoy low food prices during the fall and into early months of 1986.
Connie Meyers who was nominated as a contestant in the Teacher of the Year Award had received word that she had reached the finals and was in the top six finalists. She would travel to Indianapolis for an interview with the panel of interviewers.
50 Years Ago
The Whitley County Community Chest office announced that they had exceeded their quotas for the year’s drive. The county goal was $25,022.
John Gilliom, senior at CHS, was honored for outstanding performance in the National Merit Scholarship qualifying test. Although not a semi-finalist, his work along with some 28,000 others was so outstanding that they were singled out for special attention.
Specials at Shelton’s IGA, T-bone steak, 89¢/pound, milk, 69¢/gallon, chili beans, 10¢/can and 4 pounds of apples for 29¢.
Showing at the Columbia Theater was “Elmer Gantry” staring Burt Lancaster and Jean Simmons.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Zeigler celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and an open house.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Leitch celebrated their 60th anniversary with a reception hosted by their family.

One Year Ago

Two cases of H1N1 were confirmed at Smith-Green Schools.

Ground was broken for the new 22-unit senior housing apartment complex.

The Muller Pool committee presented plans to the Town Council for a splash pad.

Winners of the community pie contest sponsored by Sugar Grove Church, were announced. Best Over-all, Kathy Engle, Best Fruit Pie, Pam Hill, Best Cream Pie, Jean Allen, Best Meat Pie, Erna Maurer, Most Unique Pie, Julie Resler and Kids Category, Darian Manth. Over 82 pies were entered.

 
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