October 21, 2009

Five Years Ago

The Town Council voiced their concerns over the lack of a formal agreement between Smith-Green Schools and the Town for the schools using the park. One of the members said, “The Park and the community should come first, the school should come second, as far as the Park (usage) goes.”

Keith Bohde, a third grader at CES, was the winner of the “Soaring for Excellence” award given by Indiana Tech and WMEE Radio.

Green Center United Methodist Church held a groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion to the church.

Scott and Karyn Harden announced the birth of their daughter, Aimee Elizabeth.

Adam and Christine Neireiter announced the birth of their son, Wyatt Lewis.

Ten Years Ago

CHS was rated as a “Best Buy” by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. The 120 schools chosen from 346 Indiana Schools listed as “best buys” gave the taxpayers the most for their money.

At the School Board meeting, Doretha Straw was honored for serving as crossing guard for four years, braving the weather and not missing a day unless she was ill.

Due to construction and paving at the Community park, the annual Halloween Costume Party and judging was not held.

C & A Tool hosted an open house at their new complex. Over a thousand visitors toured C & A’s newest building during the two day open house.

25 Years Ago

Tri County Truth celebrated its 100th birthday. An invitation was extended to all to tour the Truth office. Old pictures, newspapers and other memorabilia were on display.

The Churubusco Lions Club began their 29th year.  David McComb was the new president.

“Pure as the Driven Snow” was the Churubusco High School fall play.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Campbell celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary with an open house.

Congressman Dan Coats earned the Award “Guardian of Small  Business” from the National Business Association for his outstanding voting record on small business issues.

Indiana was in first place among the states in government support for small business.

50 Years Ago 

Former Journal-Gazette copy editor Dick Harmeson was named editor of the Tri County Truth.

Between 400 and 500 girls and their advisors were scheduled to attend the annual meeting of the Northeast District of the Indiana Association of Future Homemakers of America at the Churubusco High School.  

Carl Elster, Eel River-Perry Township School announced the proposed construction of a new eight classroom addition to the school.

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