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Marie is 102 years old and her birth date is March 22, 1904. She does not express a philosophy on how she has lived to be over 100 years old.

She recalls as a child, playing outside in good weather with her brothers (one older and one younger) and we played "Andy over". I walked ? mile to a one-room school, but then part of the time when I went to high school, I drove (a horse and buggy)." She reports that during school, there was a barn provided at the back of the school for the horses and...

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The Fort Wayne Women's Bowling Association held this year's City Tournament during the month of February at Georgetown Bowl. There were 62 teams competing in the Handicap Division and 6 teams in the Scratch Division.

The "Goodtimers" bowled the first shift on February 4th and posted a score of 3243. Team members included Jane Hambrock (116 ave.) bowled 366, Tonya McDonald (152 ave.) bowled 544, Janeen Hamblin (156 ave.) bowled 486, Freda McDonald (170 ave.) bowled a 482, and myself, (155 ave.)...

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Every day we are exposed to more and more environmental toxins which enter our bodies and disrupt our internal defense systems. Since these toxins are nearly impossible to avoid, then we must rely on our immune system for defense. By having an efficient immune system, then our bodies' defenses are at their highest potential to fight off infections and diseases, especially autoimmune diseases. The problem is that in today's world, we are not eating right. Sure, we all know that fast food is bad...

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Congratulations to Taylor Fierstine, 7th grade student at Saint Therese School, for completing the school-level Indiana Geographic Bee. He has qualified to represent his school for participation in the final rounds of the Indiana Geographic Bee to be held in Indianapolis. Tens of thousands of students participate in this school-level Geographic Bee program nationally.

Taylor has qualified for the Indiana top one hundred and is in the top 1% of the nations fourth through eighth grade students...

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On March 23, the second graders at St. Therese were treated to a playing of the bagpipes by Bob Bauser. The second graders have been studying Scotland. Pam Hoffman from the Waynedale Library also came and shared information about her trips to Scotland. The children were treated to snacks that are native to Scotland. Did you know that if the Loch Ness Monster is real, it is a Pleisiosaur?

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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