On June 9, 2010, Brad L. Myers was awarded a 40-year service pin by the Indiana Funeral Directors Association at their 130th annual convention held at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Myers began his career in funeral service as a volunteer on weekends in 1967 and then served as an apprentice at Klaehn Funeral Home in Fort Wayne, and finished at Farley Funeral Home in Indianapolis. He attended the Indiana College of Mortuary Science in Indianapolis and graduated in June of 1970, and held both an Embalmers and Funeral Directors License.
by Dave Crabill
Churubusco’s books are in proper order according to town clerk, Gerri Johnson. Johnson informed the town council that an Indiana state audit over a two year period checked out fine with the exception of a couple of findings.
by Katie Wagner
Based on amendments to Indiana laws during the past year, Smith-Green Community Schools is now accepting students who do not live within the District’s boundaries. Previously, non-resident students had to pay to attend SGCS. At the July 6 meeting of the SGCS School Board, Superintendent Steve Darnell said the new policy creates an “open boundary” notion and feeling of acceptance for parents and students living outside the District.
The entire community is invited to Blue River Churubusco’s Open House scheduled on Thursday, July 29 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 235 E. Clingerman Ave., Churubusco. Light refreshments will be served. Tours of the building and apartments will also be available.
St. Joseph Medical Group and the Whitley County Health Department will offer free sports physicals and immunizations Monday, July 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Churubusco Family Medicine, 202 W. Whitley Way, Churubusco.
Attention all Whitley County 4-H Fair participants and parents: feature reporter Katie Wagner will take pictures of Smith Township 4-H’ers with their livestock and projects on Wednesday, July 21 for the Churubusco News. Listed below are approximate times and locations for photographs:
On Sunday, July 18 at 2:30 p.m. the Turtletown Players will present “Celebrate Our Favorites” at Churubusco United Methodist Church. Each performer will deliver a favorite song representing many genres. It may be singing, or playing an instrument, etc.
One Year Ago
The Churubusco Chamber was selling raffle tickets for a $300 first prize gift certificate. Prize winners would be announced at Picnic In The Park.
Tommy Beezley was the points leader at the Butler Motor Speedway.
Noble REMC was a sponsor of the 2009 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington D.C. Kayla Helfrich of Churubusco High School and Racheal Stump of West Noble High School were among the 78 students from the state to go on the trip.
Children at the Church of the Nazarene collected canned goods and money for the local food bank. They gave close to $600 in groceries and cash.
Joshua and Krystal VanLaere announced the birth of their son, Joshua Allen.
U. S. Marine Private Drake C. Bianski graduated from MCRD San Diego, CA on July 9, 2010. He completed the…
HUNTINGTON – Huntington University is recognizing 75 of its EXCEL students who were named to the Dean’s List. The Dean’s List is published two times per year at Huntington University.