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As a youngster, I remember our one-car, cement block garage as being a very special place. It was always cool, and smelled of a mixture of oil, gasoline, rubber and grease. Real boy stuff! My Dad put-up a punching bag in the corner, which I could use even when the car was inside. Best of all, the garage housed "a secret place" – a dried-up cistern, where I could hide the things little boys consider "valuable": a sling shot, a cap pistol, some comic books and a battered black bag.

But for one...

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In the wilderness of Indiana in 1852, Indiana had been a state for only 36 years, America's thirteenth president Millard Fillmore was in office; a Circuit Rider organized the first Methodist class in Lafayette Township, in Allen County. The Reverend Uhlman Greenman was the Circuit Rider and the class that he organized was the beginning of Monson Chapel United Methodist Church. The eighty members of this first class met at the Beech Schoolhouse at irregular intervals for three years. The class...

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Indiana Eagles Shea Rolf receiving the Golden Arm Award from Cooperstown Dreams Park owner Lou Presutti Sr.

Shea Rolf, a member of the 12 and under Indiana Eagles (Decatur, IN) youth baseball team, was crowned the Golden Arm Champion at Cooperstown Dreams Park on Saturday, August 3rd, 2002.

Cooperstown Dreams Park, located in the Magical Mythical Home of Baseball, Cooperstown, NY, is the first and foremost youth baseball facility designed to have teams from all over the country to come and play baseball. Cooperstown Dreams Park has 14 professionally groomed and lighted fields situated on 110-acres...

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Winner of September 28th Drawing Takes Sport Coupe in "That Seventies Camaro" Raffle.

At the conclusion of the 2002 DeKalb County Free Fair, one lucky individual will be the winner of a 1979 Chevrolet Camaro Berlinetta Sport Coupe. The vintage Chevy will be given away in the "That Seventies Camaro" raffle, organized by the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum. The winning name will be drawn at 11pm, Saturday, September 28, 2002, on the DeKalb County Free Fall Fair entertainment stage in Auburn.

The...

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UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS

USF EXCEEDS RESIDENCE HALL CAPACITY

Steve Briggs, Director of Residential Life at USF, has announced that the university has received more requests for on-campus housing for the 2002/2003 academic year than can be accommodated. As a result, 12 upper-class women students will be housed at the Aston Pointe apartment complex for this year. The Office of Residential Life has also made arrangements for temporary overflow housing in a lower-level study room to house...

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TOWN MEETING FOR ALL VETERANS

Relating to National Defense and Quality of Life for Veterans, Military

Retirees, National Guards, Reservists, and Active Duty Personal. Hear how our Allen County Legislators stand on these issues.

Location: City of New Haven Town Hall, 815 Lincoln Highway East, New Haven, Indiana 46774

Date & Time: 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M., Friday, Sept.6.

Sponsored by: The Military/Veterans Coalition of Indiana & Allen County

Council of Veterans Organization For more...

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We have been informed by friends in Washington that the gathering of Native Peoples on September 14-15, 2002 will be at the National Mall in Washington DC, on the site of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian's Inaugural Pow Wow... At the foot of the capitol one of the largest Native American events ever will be held and unfold between the National Gallery of Art and the site of the new National Museum of the American Indian. The powwow's purpose is celebration and education...

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Kristi O'Brien, a 7th grader at St. Therese Catholic School is a regular participant in the Ft. Wayne Parks and Recreation Jr. Golf Program, which was featured in the July 24th edition of The Waynedale News. Kristi won the Tour Championship at Foster Park Golf Course. This is a 2-day tourney and is the most prestigious Jr. Tournament of the year. Kristi fired rounds of 53 and 49 to capture the tour championship for the 2nd year in a row for her age division. Kristi's 102 total edged out...

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Christopher Andrew Silvers and Nicole Marie Chaput were married at 4:30pm, June 14, 2002 at Clear Lake in Fremont, Indiana at St. Paul's Chapel. The service was performed by Father Tim Kummerer. Music was performed by singers Don and Peggy Knvere and pianist Dave Monager.

The bride wore a white empire waist gown with pearl and sequin embroidered flowers. She wore a two-tier fingertip length veil with a pearl & rhinestone studded headpiece. She carried a bouquet of 3 dozen red and white cut...

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