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Having a disaster plan in place is essential for approaching spring storms, however, many Americans are not adequately prepared.

Although tornados occur throughout the year, peak activity months are March through August. The beginning of tornado season in early March marks the start of spring storm season. How damaging can spring storms be? Each year, Allstate Insurance Company responds to weather-related catastrophes across the country where families have their homes damaged or destroyed by...

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Brooks Doak, a senior at Bishop Luers High School was one out of the sixteen invited to the Robur 58 Baseball Series in Apeldoorn, Netherlands (Holland) from July 9 – July 17, 2006. Brooks will be playing for the 2006 USA Athletes International Inc., with NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) as a proud sponsor.

USA Athletes International is a non-profit organization dedicated to giving amateur athletes and coaches the opportunity to participate in International Olympic...

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Photo by Joni Kuhn Lady Knights Recieve State Trophy  L-R Megan Padro, Vinnie Dawson, Kierra Burnett, Melanie Huhn, Sarah Freiburger and Monica Lomuller

Unbelievable!

 

That's all I could think about as the final seconds ticked off the clock at Conseco Fieldhouse. Our 5th State Championship title! Winning never gets old. That championship feeling never leaves you. But it might feel even sweeter after waiting 4 years! I am so full of Luers Spirit. I am overwhelmed with Bishop Luers pride! But, I was most happy for the girls. JV Coach Denny Renier and I have been around for all 5 championships. But this was the very first for each and every...

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Co-owner Dave Alverson discusses beverage distribution with Coke rep. as Pro Quinn Griffing checks over the new renovation at Donald Ross Golf Course.

Donald Ross lives on. The spirit of the man who designed Pinehurst Country Club #2 and over 413 other golf courses in the country, lives on at Fairview Golf Course, corner of South Calhoun and Tillman Road, that he designed back in 1927.

Dave Alverson and Quinn Griffing, owners of Sycamore Golf Club in North Manchester, IN, recently purchased Fairview Golf Course following a sale from the estate of former owner Jim Kelley. Jim Kelley purchased the Fairview Golf Course in 1968. Co-owners Dave...

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Madeline Helser, of Fort Wayne has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award.

The award recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country. It was presented by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program on behalf of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation. Madeline Helser participated in the Spirit of Community program this year as a...

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Redeemer Radio, Catholic Radio 1450 AM, has completed its first two months of operation, broadcasting the truth and beauty of the Catholic faith throughout Fort Wayne and the surrounding area. The response from listeners has been tremendous. Priests have noted that they listen on a regular basis and that the station is a help to them in meeting the spiritual and theological needs of their parishioners. Many Catholics are reporting that they listen throughout the day and enjoy all of the...

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Elmhurst proudly‑presents the musical that made Carol Burnett famous, “Once Upon a Mattress.” ‑Performance dates are Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25, at ‑7:30PM. Tickets $8.

All the hard work and sweat has paid off. The costumes are being fitted and the stage is set. Makeup is being applied and all of the Ladies-In-Waiting and Knights are doing a last practice to the "Spanish Panic" before the curtain goes up. There are vocal and physical warm-ups for all the actors. And don't forget the mike checks. Excitement is in everyone's face and opening night jitters are being calmed by the director. Last minute preparations are being made; props and spotlights are being...

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Preoshia Kelly led the Lady Indians with seven points and Elise Hunter added six for the City Champion Lady Indians.

The Miami 'Lady' Indians won their fifth city basketball title defeating Blackhawk Middle School 20-19. It was a defensive battle on both teams part. Neither team was willing to give up fast break baskets or easy shots. Coach Davis called it a "basketball chess game."

With two minutes remaining in the game, Blackhawk was leading 17-14. Everything was looking up for Blackhawk until Alexis Meeks drilled a three-pointer from the right side of the court to tie the game. Brielle Wattley scored on a...

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Elmhurst High School freshman, Rebecca Coffelt, placed 4th and made state finals in the Poetry category at the IHSFA Sectional speech competition that was held at Snider High School on Saturday, March 4th.

Rebecca will be representing Elmhurst High School at the State IHSFA Speech Finals at Warren Central High School on Saturday, March 25th in Indianapolis. Becca, as she is called, is very excited about being chosen as a state finalist and looks forward to the state competition. This is quite...

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