December 7, 2011

Five Years Ago

School Board members Ned Egolf and Keith Wyss were presented plaques commemorating their years of service to the School Board. Ned Egolf had ten years of service and Keith Wyss had four years.

Dana Corporation announced it had entered into a stock and asset purchase agreement with MAHLE, a leading supplier to the automotive and engine industries.

A fundraiser was held at Pit Stop Pizza for CES student, Brandon Goepfrich. Brandon was selected to be a Student Ambassador through the People to People Student Ambassador Program and would travel to Australia.

Ten Years Ago

Larry Yoder was hired as assistant principal at CHS replacing Lowell Griffin.

The School Board approved preliminary documents and drawings for the $2 million building and renovation project scheduled for the next summer.

CES sixth grade students enjoyed a field trip to Medieval Times in Schaumberg, Illinois.  Jousting was a favorite activity for the students to watch.

The Ronald McDonald Family Room was opening at Parkview Hospital for families of children from Northern Indiana who needed care at Parkview.

Star Financial Bank named Katherine Ford, banking center officer, Star Financial Bank, Churubusco.

Keith and Frances Nicodemus celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children and grand- children.

25 Years Ago

Churubusco Medical, a family medical practice of Dr. David Willyard and Whitley Innovation Network announced the completion of their professional office complex in Churubusco.

Mike Gross of Churubusco, and a Carroll High School teacher, was one of 65 to receive the Honorary American Farmer Degree at the National FFA Convention in Kansas City.

Bohn and Grable Real Estate opened an office in Churubusco to serve Busco and Northwest Allen County.

Laura and Robert Hursey announced the birth of their daughter, Katie Renee.  

50 Years Ago

Marion Mayberry was appointed to serve as Justice of the Peace for Churubusco, filling out the unexpired term of Lawrence Jones who passed away in November.

The Whitley County Ministerial Association was working on a plan where all the churches of the county would unite into a county organization.

Joyce Gaff and Shirley Byrd were initiated into the Churubusco Rainbow Assembly.

Mr. and Mrs. John Renkenberger celebrated their 50th anniversary with an open house with family and friends.

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Speaker announced the birth of their son, Robert Allen.

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Gorsuch announced the birth of their son, Greg Robert.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Frazier announced the birth of their daughter, Melodie Lee.

Mr. and Mrs. Ottell Eby announced the birth of their son, Bradley Vaughn.

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