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LUERS GIRLS GOLF PLAYED THEIR BEST ALL YEAR (L-R:  Front Row Sitting)  Courtney Seward and Andrea Allphin. (L-R: Standing)  Coach Molly Weissert, Heather Hendrickson, Kristi O’Brien, Haylee Eckert, Abbey Waltke, and Coach A. J. Kalver. Not present-Madison Pepe.

The Bishop Luers Lady Knights golf team fashioned a fine 7-win and 4-loss record this fall. Then in the late season S.A.C. tournament played at Foster Park, the girls finished a strong 4th place, only 1 stroke out of 2nd. Then in the Norwell sectional, played at Parlor City, the underdog Lady Knights finished 3rd place (edging out Concordia who beat them earlier this year) thus earning a birth in the East Noble Regional.

Now, to say that the Luers Lady Linksters wouldn't have had such a...

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Front Row, L-R:  Amey Buskirk, Jackie Osborne, Susie Lammiman, Carol Kellerman, Pat Arnold, Barbara Allen, Audrey Rice, Pat Fuhrman, Carolyn Saine, Virginia Wolf, Barbara Racine, Donna Kiel.  Second Row, L-R:  Marcella Shady, Annette Grile, Marlene Beck, Nelson McBride, Susan Gouty, Margaret Haber, Don Specht, Dorothy Specht, Ethel Roy, Lynn Lee, Lynn Henschen, Bill Sims, Marlene Leatherman, Dick Knoblauch, Lucille Southworth, Betty Howell, Sharon Spadafore.  Third Row, L-R:  Karl Klemm, John Roth, Lynn Shady, Carolyn Logan, Clark Valentine, Jim Lowe, Jerome Morton, Jim Moore, Dave Stevenson, Dave Trainer, Dick Bunnell, Dick Grote, Bonnie Sommers, Carol Schoenemann, Larry Haynes, Dick Hill, Wayne Polley.

On September 11, 2004 the Elmhurst Class of 1954 met for their 50th class reunion. The event was held at Shriner's Ballroom in Fort Wayne. There were 46 members of the class along with guests that enjoyed a great evening.

The Waynedale United Methodist Church will step out in faith on January 2, 2005 and a team of 15-20 volunteers will depart on a two-week mission trip to the small island of Roatan Bay, Honduras. The Avalon Missionary Church, Zanesville United Methodist Church, and the Community Churches of Alexandria, Indiana are assisting with this mission project. The purpose of this mission is to build an addition to the small Honduran Methodist Bilingual School. Under the guidance of the Wesley Methodist...

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I would like to take this time to thank everyone who helped me find my son.

Our son, six-year- old Dillon Worrell was missing on September 15 for almost two hours. Dillon is autistic and he wandered off while playing with his sister. We live on Waynedale Blvd.

Everyone in our area stopped what they were doing and helped search for Dillon. We found him at a neighbor's playing on a trampoline. We have only lived here for six months and I am proud to be part of this community. Everyone here...

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On September 9, 2004, Jim Springer was named to the ISBA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm "Hall of Fame."

The selection committee consisted of Indiana Court of Appeals Judge, Nancy Vaidik; Past President of the Indiana State Bar Association, Terry Albright; immediate past chair of the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section (GP), Alice O'Brien; District 6 representative to GP Section Council, Jeanette C. Kassebaum and Mark D. Commons, Chair, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm...

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Angie Sturm, a Senior at Bishop Luers High School won the 2004 Indiana State YABA Masters and Queens Tournament at Cooper's Sports Bowl in Anderson, Indiana. She is the first person to win the tournament two years in a row. Angie received a $500 scholarship and an entry into the National Championship to be held at Indianapolis in 2005. She also qualified to enter the Midwest Tournament, which was held in August of this year.

I caught up with Angie on Tuesday afternoon, October 5, 2004. She...

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Aaron Mann,‑Allie Townsend, Lauren Zuber, Jack Schnellenberger cast in Barefoot in the Park at Elmhurst on Nov. 5 & 6.

Barefoot in the Park is a play that will have you laughing from start to finish and leave you with a warm tingling feeling.‑ It is a delightful show no matter how many times you see it. Robert Redford and Jane Fonda did the movie version and now Elmhurst High School will present the show live on stage on Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6, 2004 at 7:30 PM.‑ The newlyweds start out amorous but their relationship changes when they move into their first apartment with a broken window and...

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The Ossian High School Class of 1938 held their 66th reunion on August 20 at the Corner Depot in Bluffton. Ten members and guests attended the event. The reunion was opened with a prayer and a memorial of the deceased members. Various members reported on those unable to attend.

It was decided that the members of the class would meet again next year on the third Friday in August at the same place.

Those present were: Opal Archbold Gilbert, Mary Ellen Beck Affolders, Edith B. Confer...

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Student Jeffrey Andrews, Rachael Anspach, Kara Baumgartner, and Lauren Hellinger have been named 2004 Great Lake Scholars. The noted students join over 9100 third through eighth graders from across the Great Lakes Region of the Midwest that received such acclaim. Over 2000 schools participated in the project to select and honor students who not only excel academically but also show that they are well rounded individuals. To find a qualified individual, teachers were asked to only consider...

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