September 15, 2010

Churubusco residents Steve Conner and Aureus Randall were among over one million people who were at the United States Capitol Building on September 12 to protest big government.

VanGilder and Trzynka, PC. relocated their Churubusco office to 4084 North U.S. 33, adjacent to Farmers & Merchants Bank.

Noble REMC donated $1,500 toward the purchase of playground equipment for CES. The funds donated were from Operation Round-Up, a community service fund that assists non-profit organizations’ projects in the communities in the general service area of the cooperative. Over 85 percent of Noble REMC consumers allow their monthly bill to be rounded up to the next dollar, with the money going into the fund.

Five Years Ago

The Churubusco Public Library was the recipient of labor from United Way. The volunteers planted 65 mums, 120 daffodils and 60 hyacinths.

Dr. Holton and staff hosted an open house at Churubusco Family Medicine and Urgent Care.

Churubusco native, Col. Jeff Smith was the new Director of Operations at the U.S. Air Force’s Arnold Engineering Development Center in Tennessee.

Ag Plus had a Grand Opening. There was a new drive-through facility where customers could load up on all products needed.

Taylor’s Ornamental Grasses welcomed visitors during its Ornamental Grass Garden Walk.

Ten Years Ago

“Steel Magnolias” by the Turtletown Players was being performed at the Churubusco High School Auditorium.

The School Board approved the purchase of a lot behind the administrative office, just past the middle school entrance. It was bought for $8,000.

“Batman” made a special appearance at CES to kick off the latest PTA fundraiser. Students were selling entertainment coupon books.

David and Mary Deck announced the birth of their daughter, Jacquelyn Kay Barrago Deck.

25 Years Ago

Lester and Doris Sheets celebrated 25 years of business in Churubusco. When they came to Churubusco, Lester worked for Francis M. Sonday. The funeral home was owned by Stuart Smith and Francis Sonday.    In 1960, Stuart Smith sold the business to Sheets. They remodeled the funeral home in 1970.

Mr. Bill Auker was the new vice principal at Churubusco Junior Senior High School.

Carmen and Gregory Pressler announced the birth of their son, Douglas Scott. 

The topic at the Town Board meeting was the final bond issues for BRC through the Churubusco Economic Development Commission and the sewage treatment plant.

The Economic Development Commission approved the final economic development bond in the amount of $3 million for BRC.

50 Years Ago

The senior class had taken in $1,182 in the magazine subscription sales.  Their goal was $1,800.

Uniform patches bearing the likeness of the Great Beast of Busco were awarded to all Scouts attending the West District Camporee. Bud Darr silk-screened the patches for the event.

Roy Aaron, who farmed  north of Churubusco, had a pig that had a litter of 20 pigs. Aaron said they lost one and one was a runt.

Mr. and Mrs. Alton Gross announced the birth of their son, Gladden.

McClain & Aumsbaugh advertised a 5-piece dinette or a buffet hutch for $99.95.

You could own a Rambler for as little as $39.25 per month at Wolf Lake Rambler Sales.

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