December 9, 2009

Five Years Ago

Dana Corporation celebrated two years with no lost time accidents.

Matt Marr and Christy Gibson, CHS students, were selected for “Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders” in Indianapolis.

Cameron Amber, son of Bob and Marna Amber, finished fifth at the state level of competition for the NFL & Gatorade Punt, Pass & Kick Contest held at the Colts/Titans game in Indianapolis.

Dick Conrow received his 25-year membership pin from the Masons. Mason Worshipful Master, Joe Dickason presented the pin and congratulated Conrow for his years of support of Freemasonry and thanked him for all of his community service.

Ten Years Ago

Dale LeFever was retiring, after serving almost 38 years, as Churubusco Clerk-Treasurer.

Five members of the CHS classes 1928 and 1929 met at Brevin’s to hold their 70th and 71st year class reunion.

Denise Smith, wife of Lt. Col. Jeff Smith of Churubusco, participated in a spouse orientation flight aboard an Air Force KC-135 at Edwards Air Force Base, California. She observed air fueling of a variety of aircraft, including a B-52 bomber flown by her husband.

Darrell and Vicki Resler celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a surprise open house hosted by their children.

Chad and Jani Creech announced the birth of their daughter, Kira Dominique.

Kevin and Aimee Lehman announced the birth of their son, Austin Eugene.

25 Years Ago

Ruth Ann Coburn was named DAR Good Citizen. She planned to major in special education in college.

Lindsey Edwards was the editor of Tri-County Truth. He took over as editor from Debra Mason, who had been appointed advertising manager of Tri-County newspapers.

Construction and renovation had begun at the former Montgomery Ward Center in Northcrest for the new Kohl’s store. Grand opening was planned for April, 1985.

Headlining the agenda at the School Board meeting was the issue of the State requirement of three additional credits of required courses, beginning the next school year. Required was an additional year of English, math and science. Required credits went from 35 to 38.

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Jefferies announced the birth of their daughter, Tess Ann.

50 Years Ago

Work was underway for Churubusco’s second well. Construction had begun on the foundation of the pump house. The new well would produce water at the rate of 200 gallons a minute. No definite date was set for the well to go into operation.

Plans were underway for the Mother’s March and New March of Dimes by the Whitley County Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. The Mother’s March would include a door count to see who had arthritis, who was born with a defect and if anyone in the home ever had polio.

Burglars broke into the Mayberry Furniture Store and stole loose change from the cash drawer. The thieves jimmied the lock on the back door to gain entrance. 

The general construction contract for Eel River-Perry School was awarded to Hawk Construction Company.  Hattersley & Sons, the plumbing, and Elevator & Salvage Company, a filter bed and septic tank. The two story addition was to be completed by the next fall.

Judge Pefley set aside an execution order through which Mrs. Dora Jean Hobbs would receive $16,000 from Noble County Credit Union funds.  The execution order would not be reinstated until Mrs. Hobbs paid $1,500 in rents, profits and dividends she collected from the credit union.

Mr. and Mrs. David Hyndman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at the Green Grill Restaurant.

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