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(l-r) Exchange Student from Vera Cruz, Mexico Ana Karen Becerra, with the Aguirre family from St. Therese Parish Kim, Javeon, Monica and Gerry.

Life sometimes takes drastic turns. Junior Ana Becerra understands this concept well. Barely four months ago, she was sitting in beautiful Vera Cruz, Mexico with her parents, enjoying the summer sunshine and the seaside city. Now she is living in a foreign country with a family not her own and attending a school full of strangers. Becerra is an exchange student, living life a bit differently than the average Bishop Luers' student.

Through the help of an exchange program, C.A.S.E., Becerra has...

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***PJ Wilson and Cameron Jordan have been named National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Americans, two of just 76 nationwide to be so recognized. They will be honored at the NSCAA convention in Philadelphia January, 2006. This is the first time in Indiana that two players from the same school were named to the team in the same year. Cameron and PJ are the sixth and seventh Canterbury players selected for the team since 1987.

***The Canterbury boys' soccer team received the NSCAA...

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Baby Jesus is missing from 2615 Belle Vista Boulevard. This Christmas Nativity scene in the Belle Vista area had won fourth prize in the annual Belle Vista Christmas Display Contest.

The owners would like the person or persons who stole Jesus, sometime around Christmas Day, to bring him back.

If you have any information on this theft please call 747-7163.

On December 10, 2005 Bishop Luers High School hosted the first annual Corey Kennerk Memorial Wrestling Invitational. Corey tragically passed away two years ago in an automobile accident while on his way home from work. He was a sophomore at Bishop Luers.

Corey and his father, Tim, a 1985 graduate of Bishop Luers, both wrestled for Bishop Luers. When Corey was in 6th grade, he attended a wrestling camp and continued to wrestle from that time on.

The Kennerk family felt that this was the...

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With the early arrival of winter weather, the Allen County Board of Commissioners would like to remind motorists of the three levels of Snow and/or Ice Emergency that may be declared in unincorporated Allen County:

 

Level I: All motorists are asked to stay off roadways unless absolutely necessary.

Level II: Only emergency travel is allowed. Drivers may be ticketed and vehicles may be towed if on the roads. County Government offices are closed.

Level III: All travel is prohibited except...

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The Daughters of the American Revolution Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter held its annual awards ceremony on Friday, December 2, to honor students from 19 area schools. The program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship exhibited by its attendees.

Three students are selected from each school by the faculty and then voted on by the students of the senior class. The student that receives the most votes is then given the opportunity to compete in...

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Kathleen Shelby, daughter of long time Waynedale residents, Tony and Julie Maurer, of Fernwood Avenue has graduated Summa Cum Laude from Indiana State University, in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Kathleen was honored to wear an all gold fourrag'ere with her bachelor's gown during her commencement ceremony.

Kathleen grew up in Waynedale and attended Saint Therese Elementary School, Kekionga Junior High School and graduated from Elmhurst High School in 1978. Kathleen worked for many years in Human...

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Where was that top ranked quarterback from Morningside College on Saturday?‑Did anyone see him at the game, because the Cougar's defense completely shut him down in the NAIA semi-final game that was played at D'Arcy Stadium on Saturday, December 3?‑The Cougars finished off the Mustangs with a 42 to 14 win.‑This win paved the way to head south for the winter, or at least a weekend on December 17th.‑

The Cougars will face the toughest challenge of the season as they face the defending national...

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Saturday's NAIA championship game, featuring the University of Saint Francis football team, will be available live on Comcast Basic Cable. The game is being produced and aired by College Sports Television (CSTV).‑Although CSTV is normally exclusively available to Comcast's Digital Sports Tier customers, Comcast gained special permission from

CSTV to air the game on Basic Cable in Fort Wayne.

Kickoff is at 1:05 p.m.‑on Saturday, December 17.

Buffalo Wild Wings, a supporter of all University...

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