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Garcia recognized for her heroism

February 21, 2012

BREMEN — Valentine’s Day is special for many people but especially so for one Bremen High School freshman who was recognized at a ceremony Feb. 14 in front of an audience of her educators, community members and peers.
Magali Garcia, 14, and her family experienced many losses in the blaze that consumed the majority of their home and belongings Feb. 8. She had awakened (by choking on the smoke that filled her room from the fire below) and alerted her family and all eight of the home’s occupants made it out safely as emergency units arrived.

Battle re-enacted

February 21, 2012

At the end of day one of The Battle of Shiloh re-enactment at Bremen Public Library’s February Family Reading Program are (from left): Dillon Freeman (Union), Gary Kauffman (Confederate), Grant Kauffman (Confederate), Austin Hammond (Confederate), and Dalton Freeman (Union), with the Confederate army claiming victory at the “Hornet’s Nest.” 

Association presents Lenten series

February 21, 2012

BREMEN — As it has in years past, the Bremen Ministerial Association will host a series of Sunday evening services during the season of Lent.

Bi-County champions!

February 21, 2012

The Bremen J.V. Girls Basketball team won the Bi-County tournament, defeating Argos 29-12 in the first round. Bremen then outplayed New Prairie in the semifinals for a 28-24 win. In the championship game, Bremen faced off against Triton and never trailed in the game, playing a strong defense; the girls won 24-19.
Leading the way for the Lady Lions in the three-game tournament was Alexa Harshbarger with 22 points and 8 steals, Cassie Sears with 16 points and 12 rebounds and Brooke Fitch with 15 points, 11 rebounds and 11 steals. The girls finished their season with 14 wins and seven losses.

Volunteers needed at Bremen Health Care Center

February 17, 2012

BREMEN — Bremen Health Care Center is looking for a few good men … and women, to offer some of their time as volunteers to share in the lives of the 97 residents there.
Tracy Finney, activities director and aide, has been working at BHCC for 23 years. She said that adults of all ages and ability levels are welcome to contact her to fill out applications (and go through a short interview process) to offer their time and skills — whatever they may be.

Local girl called a hero

February 17, 2012

BREMEN — A hero is defined by Webster’s Dictionary as “a person, typically a man, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.”
For one Bremen family and to local fire Chief Jerry Lanning, the person they are calling a hero is a 14-year-old girl.
Magali Garcia was sleeping in her second-floor bedroom in the home they moved into not three months ago at 121 S. Alexander, when at 1:38 a.m. Thursday morning (Feb. 8) her sound sleep was interrupted.

2 apprehended after string of vehicle break-ins

February 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Andrew Benson, 19, of Plymouth and a juvenile from Plymouth were apprehended Thursday by Bourbon and Bremen police officers in the Bremen High School parking lot. The two had been breaking into vehicles in the parking lot of area high school for several weeks, taking items such as change, cell phones, stereo faceplates, and GPS systems.

Bremen Schools attract visitors

February 17, 2012

BREMEN — “There are many amazing things happening every day within the walls of the Bremen Public Schools,” said elementary-middle school principal, Larry Yelaska to the Bremen Board of School Trustees at a recent meeting. “The word is starting to spread about our success and initiatives.”
Yelaska pointed out that the schools will be hosting several visitors during the month of February and that administrators and teachers from the Wawasee School Corporation were planning to visit Bremen with the purpose of gathering information and experiences with the Teacher Evaluation Pilot program. 

Pfeiffer in Kokomo for DYW program

February 17, 2012

BREMEN — Jenna Pfeiffer, 2011 Distinguished Young Women of Bremen, will be competing in the Distinguished Young Women of Indiana Program in Kokomo the week of Feb. 19.

Bremen Conservation Club to host breakfast buffet and raffle Feb. 18

February 17, 2012

BREMEN — The Bremen Conservation Club will host a breakfast buffet and raffle at the VFW/American Legion Feb. 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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