WINONA LAKE — Senior Michael “Drue” Parish is student teaching this semester in fulfillment of requirements for his transition to teaching major at Grace College.
Christian Stoner, of 5725 E. 600 S-57 of Churubusco has entered two head of market hogs in the Swine Division of the 36th annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE). The NAILE is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show with more than 22,000 entries and nearly $700,000 in prizes and awards. Scheduled for November 7-20, the event takes place at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY.
by Katie Wagner
SGCS Business Manager Adam Skiles was on the spot as he presented the 3rd Quarter Budget Report and Update, along with summaries of the 2010 Budget and three-year technology plan. The Board unanimously approved adoption of the 2010 Budget, Capital Projects Fund (CPF) Plan and Bus Replacement Plan, despite reservations about some line items.
School board members and administrators from around the state, including representatives from the Smith-Green Community Schools Corporation in Churubusco attended the Indiana School Boards Association regional meeting on Thursday, October 15, at Goeglein’s Kercherval Room in Fort Wayne. The ISBA is conducting meetings in each of its 10 regions across the state to discuss the legislative positions it will advocate during the 2010 Indiana General Assembly.
One Year Ago
Jim Horne, owner of Parker Insurance, announced the merger with Bonar Insurance.
A free health clinic for people without health insurance and who met financial qualifications, opened in Wolf Lake.
Kara Mawhorter was named Whitley County Junior Miss. Paige Hunsberger was named first runner-up.
The Arcola Lions Club honored Homer Ohlwine with the Annual Community Service Award. Pastor Harold Klinker described Ohlwine as a humble man who put his faith into action.
The Turtle Days Festival Board of Directors would like to thank the many generous sponsors and merchants who gave so generously to the fall fundraiser for the Turtle Days Festival Association, the October 10 OKturtlefest, held in the Churubusco Park.
by Dave Crabill
If all goes as scheduled the town of Churubusco will be enjoying a new water splash pad next summer.
Officials urge parents not to panic
by Katie Wagner
Two students in the Smith-Green school system have been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus within the past week, according to Superintendent Steve Darnell.
Students in Mr. Allen’s Natural Resource Management class had the opportunity to take part in the Indiana Department of Natural Resource’s Hunter Education and gun safety course. Erick Bolt,
On November 20 and 21 the cast of the high school play will introduce “Fools” to Churubusco; this is the first time CHS has put on this Neil Simon comedy.