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Early morning crash fatal for Nappanee man

February 21, 2012

BOURBON — Shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday morning, Indiana State Police Troopers Rodd Schuh and Patrick O’Keefe responded to a vehicle crash on Beech Rd. north of Bourbon that claimed the life of one man. The crash was reported by a passerby that had noticed tire tracks that left the roadway and disappeared into a ditch.

George will direct Toledo Symphony, local students

February 17, 2012

GOSHEN — Nappanee native and world-renowned Director Emeritus of The San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Vance George, will entertain in Goshen with a concert Feb. 19. But first, he will spend some time working with the NorthWood High School choir, and musical director Jeff Cramer.
“Vance was a guest conductor for several events when I was a student at Penn High School,” Cramer said, “he is a close friend of my former director, C. Lamar Holoway — and I reconnected with him when I took the job at NorthWood.”

Round Barn alumnus O’Boyle to perform at Stage 773, Chicago

February 17, 2012

NAPPANEE — A former Nappanee resident will be gracing the stage of Chicago’s Stage 773 for the Porchlight Theater production “A Catered Affair.”
Jerry O’Boyle, 51, moved to Indiana in 1986 and lived in Nappanee from 1994 to 2008 while he worked at a Warsaw factory. A Chicago native, O’Boyle said he had always had an inclination for the bright lights of stage performing but only really considered it in his future after his sixth grade class went to see “Fiddler on the Roof” at a local high school.

Neighborhood Watch group hears about activities and services

February 17, 2012

NAPPANEE — Mem-bers of the Nappanee Neighborhood Watch heard from two speakers about activities — both good and not so good — in the area. Officer Steve Rulli of the Nappanee Police Department shared with the group that a recent string of burglaries at local businesses and homes have prompted law enforcement to remind citizens, as well as business owners, to remember to lock up their structures and vehicles.

Council takes a look inside city workings

February 17, 2012

NAPPANEE — Common Council members were presented with overviews, and potential departmental needs, Feb. 6.
All Nappanee department heads proudly reported recent accomplishments, looked ahead to coming projects, and received praise from the Common Council on doing a fine job in their specific areas. Based on needs — among them, needs for additional equipment and staffing — department heads laid the groundwork for potential requests which would increase each department’s budget costs in 2013.
POTENTIAL FIRE BUDGET ADDITIONS

Black Swish pummels West Noble for sectional title

February 17, 2012

By Steve Sittler
Correspondent

Market open in Nappanee

February 17, 2012

NAPPANEE — Culinary Mill Market and Deli was recently opened in Nappanee. Laura and Brad Yoder both love trying new foods (like deli meats and cheeses) and coming up with new ways to prepare things. They also shared a love for finding little shops, restaurants and stores that offer good quality products that can’t be found just everywhere. They thought for awhile that it would be nice to have a store in Nappanee that offered a good variety of bulk foods, and a wide selection of deli products.

Fatal accident in Nappanee

February 17, 2012

An accident involving a passenger car and trash truck resulted in a fatality Friday morning in Nappanee. The Nappanee Police Department records state that Marvin E. Pease, 72, of Albion, had driven into the oncoming lane at 8:55 a.m. Feb. 10, crashing into a Himco trash truck driven by Todd Berkey, 39, head on. Both drivers were taken to Elkhart General Hospital where Pease later succumbed to his injuries. Berkey was treated for minor injuries and released.

All we need Part 2 - The Hess'

February 7, 2012

The Hess’:
Dave and Diana Hess were married in 1974, six months after their first date. The couple began running her parents’ (Ruth and Ollie Larimer) furniture business in October of 1981. Together the couple has officially owned the furniture store Larimer Furniture (and Mattress) at 113 W. Waterford in Wakarusa for 20 years.
“We had known each other before,” Diana explained. “We both went to Goshen High School but didn’t hang out with the same people.”
She said when they bumped into each other again at a night club years later — “the rest was history.”

All we need Part 1 - The Mikels

February 7, 2012

WAKARUSA — Love is a many-splendored thing and it is even more rewarding when the relationship lasts for decades. When the marriage lasts through a family-run business, working side by side every day and still being able to enjoy one another’s company, it is something truly special.
The following local couples shared their success stories in honor of the annual holiday of love, Valentine’s Day.

The Mikels:

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